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Italy legend Andrea Pirlo announces retirement

Known for his curling free kicks and pin-point passing skills, Pirlo hung his boots after persistent knee problems proved to be a deterrent in his everyday trai...


Saudi king, Putin agree deals on historic Russian Federation trip

Khalid Bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia's energy minister and president of OPEC, speaks as Alexander Novak, Russia's energy minister, left, listens during...


Second Test: Sri Lanka 174-3 at dinner break

Not only did Karunaratne play a watchful innings to give Lanka a steady start after the visitors elected to bat after winning the toss but he also anchored th...


Sheikh Hasina accuses Myanmar of provoking 'war' over Rohingyas

But when the ARSA announced the ceasefire from September 10, a government spokesman said: "We have no policy to negotiate with terrorists". The shadowy, poorl...


Turkey says major operation underway in Syria's Idlib

The military operations are expected to be held jointly with troops of the Free Syrian Army . Last month, Turkey agreed with Iran and Russian Federation to e...


DOJ rescinds protections for transgender workers

It's actually not terribly clear, though, that this memo makes much of a difference in how the current Justice Department will tackle LGBT discrimination issu...


Brazil nursery attack: Children set on fire in Minas Gerais

BBC reports that some of those who were injured may need to be airlifted to specialized trauma centers in the state capital of Belo Horizonte. About 80 chil...


US Adds Import Duty To Bombardier CSeries, Now 300 Percent

It comes after a second preliminary levy of 80% has been loaded on the sales of the aircraft manufacturer by the USA government. The move follows complaints b...


U.S. lifting sanctions on Sudan after two decades of embargo

In a move that completes a process begun by former President Barack Obama at the end of his tenure and which was opposed by human rights groups, President Dona...


Who Is Lisa Bloom and Why is She Defending Harvey Weinsten

At Cafe Socialista , Weinstein offered Sivan a tour, which she reluctantly accepted after telling a friend to come and get her if she wasn't back in "ten min...


Hillary Clinton's Response to Las Vegas Shooting Calls for Gun Control

It was an apparent reference to the NRA's push to ease federal rules for silencers. There is, though, something different about the Las Vegas mass shooting ...


Iran has not lived up to spirit of nuclear deal

The presidential administration was previously instructed to review its policy on Iran , not only looking at Tehran's compliance with the nuclear deal but al...


Nadal to face Isner in China

It was bothering me for a while. Nadal , who won his third US Open title last month, maintained his momentum in the second set to seal the victory. World N...


Pakistan to retaliate if India conducts surgical strike again : Khawaja Asif

He said our armed forces have done extremely well in counter terrorism operations and no other country can match Pakistan's commitment and success. Pakistan a...


Las Vegas gunman believed to have killed himself

Investigators questioned her about Paddock's weapons purchases, a $US100,000 ($140,000 NZD) wire transfer to a Philippine bank that appeared to be intended for ...


Justice department: sex discrimination ban does not protect transgender people

Sessions called the interpretation a "conclusion of law, not policy", and said the move should not be construed to condone mistreatment of transgender people....


VP Pence to Hold National Space Council Meeting in Virginia

Back in June, President Trump re-established the council by an executive order to restore America's capability to engage in space travel and exploration. McMast...


Pujdeme accused the king of Spain in "ignoring the millions of Catalans"

Puigdemont appears to want worldwide mediation to be given a chance before he presses the button. The Catalan government has given scant details as to how i...


Saudi Arabia agrees to buy Russian S-400 air defense system

Saudi Arabia's energy minister said that Russian Federation has helped to breathe new life into OPEC and that shale can be a major contributor to the market ...


Senate Intel Committee on Russia: "Issue of collusion is still open"

He says "the issue of collusion is still open". In the end, Burr said, "The committee can not really decide the credibility of the dossier without understandi...