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Philippines' Mayon volcano alert raised as eruption feared

Thousands living near Mayon Volcano were ordered evacuated after the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology warned that hazardous eruption is poss...


Oliver Ivanovic, Kosovo Serb politician - obituary

The southern province declared independence in 2008, which was never recognized by Belgrade . Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, there have be...


Timeline of Carillion's collapse

It is one of those big outsourcing companies, a private sector business delivering public sector services. "Let's hope that there is clarity and security for ...


Lavrov lashes out at U.S. in annual news conference

Iran failure - a message to North Korea? The minister said that Russian Federation and other co-chairing countries are trying "to offer compromises that could...


Iran's leading cleric extends sympathies on Sanchi tragedy

The tanker that had been burning for more than a week sank on Sunday, the Chinese Transportation Ministry said. Condensate is highly toxic but readily evapora...


Netanyahu to attend memorial for 2008 attack on Mumbai Jewish community center

His parents were killed by militants while he was miraculously rescued by his nanny Sandra Samuel. The plan got fast-forwarded by two years following an open in...


California couple held for torturing their 13 children

Authorities were alerted after one of the children, an emaciated, 17-year-old girl, called police after escaping through a window of the house in Perris, a ci...


Palestine slams United States ambassador to Israel for 'complicating road towards peace'

The meeting was called in the wake of Trump's December 6 declaration on Jerusalem that deeply angered the Palestinians. He said: "Jerusalem was removed from t...


Trump threat angers Iran, dismays allies

Others were linked to support for the country's ballistic missile program, which falls outside the scope of the nuclear deal. The French presidency stressed tha...


Girl should be allowed to take medical marijuana at school: suit

The girl, referred to as A.S.in court documents, now wears a medical marijuana patch on her foot. Ashley has been attending school off and on depending on h...


Senate votes to debate key NSA surveillance program after Trump's contradictory tweets

On Thursday morning, Donald Trump posted a Tweet expressing his skepticism about the government surveillance. Allows for the restarting of "about" collecti...


Protected Immigration Status for Salvadorans to End in 2019

The size of the wall Mr. Trump envisions is dwarfed only by its monumental stupidity - not only because it would do nothing to reduce the number of people who s...


United States discloses PKK/PYD-led army plan in Syria

The coalition had issued a written statement to some media outlets earlier on Sunday, wherein it said that the coalition was working with the SDF to set up and ...


Girl attacked twice in 10 minutes by "hijab scissor" assailant

But a short time later, the man approached her from behind again and started cutting her hijab once more , she said. Police are probing a possible hate crime...


GM just introduced a self-driving vehicle without a steering wheel

Waymo announced in November that it was removing test drivers from the front seat. As GM made the announcement on Friday, shares in the company rose as high...


OR might be exempted from offshore drilling plan

Zinke said after a brief meeting with Gov. Rick Scott , R-Fla., at the Tallahassee airport Tuesday that drilling in Florida waters would be "off the table", de...


Saudi football stadium welcomes women for first time

Powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is believed to have championed lifting the ban as he is seeking to open up the country and revamp its worldwide imag...


Govt examining G-to-G deal to buy Spike missile from Israel

India last month voted for a resolution at the UN General Assembly opposing US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. "Sometimes...


USA freezes payment to United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees

For their part, Hamas leaders downplayed the IS threats and dismissed the video as a "Zionist production". "It is naive to engage in the analysis of this is...


Treasury releases withholding tables for new tax law

The money going into the pockets of Americans is a direct result of the tax cuts promised by President Trump. Mnuchin spoke shortly after Treasury and the I...