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Pope receives special edition Lamborghini to auction for charity

The Vatican will auction off the vehicle to raise money for several charities. Rebuilding on Iraq's Nineveh Plain. The money raised through the event will g...


Singapore Train Collision Updates: 25 People Injured in MRT Train Collision

The Land Transport Authority (LTA), in a statement yesterday, said that after suspending service on the Tuas West Extension (TWE), French firm Thales found th...


Senior Chinese diplomat to visit North Korea this week

Friday's trip by President Xi Jinping's envoy, Song Tao, is seen as a diplomatic push by China to resolve the recent nuclear standoff, AFP reports. Both China...


Twitter targets white nationalists and far-right activists in de-verification purge

Twitter's move to clarify the meaning of its verification badge and revoke the status for people who are famous for their racism or sexism or hate speech are g...


Outrage Bubbles Up After Texas Sheriff Threatens Owners of 'F**k Trump' Truck

In the comments of his post, Sheriff Nehls cited Texas disorderly conduct laws as: "(a) A person commits an offense if he intentionally or knowingly: "(1) uses ...


Saudis holding PM Hariri hostage, says Lebanon President

Before departing to Saudi Arabia Rai said the return of Hariri from Saudi Arabia was essential for Lebanon's stability. Speaking on Wednesday, Aoun also sai...


Iran, Iraq Refuse Israeli Offer of Aid Following Deadly Earthquake

Yet, the source continued that Israel shows concern over the absence of a timeline in the agreement, and the fact that secret agreements among parties can only ...


Rocket launch from VAFB scrubbed; pushed to Wednesday morning

PST (4:47:02 a.m. EST; 0947:02 GMT) Tuesday with the first spacecraft in NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System. The satellite, a collaboration between NASA an...


Turnbull cops a battering over same-sex marriage

The proposal has already been rejected by Turnbull, who said yesterday while still overseas that "I don't believe Australians would welcome, and certainly the...


Iran ends quake rescue operations as hungry survivors battle the cold

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif thanked foreign countries offering to help but wrote on Twitter: "For now, we are able to manage with our own resources". ...


Zimbabwean commander says military will step in to protect revolution

Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party on Tuesday condemned the "treasonous" statement by Zimbabwe Defense Forces Chief Constantino Chiwenga, who threatened military i...


European Union member states sign joint notification on deepening defense cooperation

Europe vowed to turn a new page on security cooperation on Monday as 23 states came together to sign a mutual defence pact created to transform military operati...


Manus Island refugees told they will not be removed by force

Ms Ardern has stressed the "great need" of the 600 refugee and asylum seekers now barricaded inside the closed Manus Regional Processing Centre during a press...


McConnell Calls for Roy Moore to Drop Out of Senate Race

He added, "We do not plan to let anybody deter us from this race". Todd's "orchestrated" assessment referred to the way Capitol Hill Republicans responded, ne...


Majority of Utah's hate crime is race-related, Federal Bureau of Investigation says

There were 40 hate crimes reported in the state previous year, the highest number of bias-related incidents since 2010. The majority of racial hate crimes, abo...


11 bodies recovered after boat capsizes in Andhra Pradesh

The NDRF said three teams of it are now performing operation. All of them belonged to Ongole Walkers' Club. Search and rescue operation is still on. A team of t...


Moon and Xi hold second summit Saturday

Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, shake hands before their bilateral summit meeting on Saturday in Danang, Vietnam, o...


Saudi forces lift Yemen airport blockade

According to media reports, the airstrikes hit a residential area near the ministry of defence building, which had been targeted just before. "I was sitting a...


Several children injured in stairwell collapse in Barrio Logan

One of the injured adults was a 72-year-old woman and the other was 46 years old. Cops said four kids were taken to hospital for major injuries, including spi...


Trump on North Korea crisis: I'd never call Kim 'short and fat'

North Korea's foreign ministry on Saturday aimed a barrage of insults and accusations at Trump, who has tried to drum up support for increased sanctions agai...