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Pope Francis condemns war as 'useless tragedy'

At the cemetery Mass, the pontiff railed against the futility of war and cited Pope Benedict XV who vainly tried to stop World War One. Francis concluded by r...


Oversight Dems Sue Trump Admin Over Trump DC Hotel Documents

It accuses the acting head of the General Services Administration of violating a almost 90-year-old law and preventing congressional oversight. The goal was to ...


Europa League updates from the Emirates

Shkodran Mustafi (hamstring), Sead Kolasinac (hip), Santi Cazorla (ankle), Danny Welbeck (groin) will play no part due to injuries, although Welbeck, Kolasinac ...


AG Report: SOEs Failing, Irregular Expenditure R45.6-billion

Makwetu said irregular expenditure increased despite a very slow rate of improvement of audit outcomes in the past four years. Makwetu says this is caused by a ...


Toronto home sales see above average 12% monthly jump in October

Ontario provincial government introduced a 15% tax on foreign purchases in April to calm the overheated market in Toronto and the areas around Lake Ontario. Tra...


Rick Perry Believes Fossil Fuels Could Help Prevent Sexual Assault

It's unclear if Perry was using the rambling narrative that sexual assaults can be prevented by the use of fossil fuels to push Trump's agenda, or if he inserte...


Mounties, Manitoba government, butt out illegal smokes, save tax revenue

They found 488,800 illegal cigarettes during a search of the vehicle, as well as almost 150 bottles of 1.75-liter bottles of non-duty-paid alcohol. Jason Mic...


Trump nominee withdraws from consideration for top USDA science post

But it was revealed this week that Clovis had communications with George Papadopoulos , a former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser who has admitted to lyin...


ADL: Anti-Semitic incidents in USA on the rise; 1299 reports in 2017

The organization's Mid-Year Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents reported almost 1,300 anti-Semitic incidents for the first nine months of 2017 alone. The Anti-Def...


Trump calls for death penalty for NYC truck attack suspect

DEATH PENALTY!" He had tweeted Wednesday night: " NYC terrorist was happy as he asked to hang ISIS flag in his hospital room. Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saip...


Tesla slides on murky outlook for fixing Model 3 production woes

Tesla reportedly spends some $80,000 to build each Model 3, which will retail for $35,000 - or about half the price of Tesla's next-cheapest vehicle, the Model ...


Rohingya crisis: Tillerson to visit Myanmar next week

Tillerson's spokeswoman said he would visit Naypyidaw on November 15 for talks on "humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State and USA support for Burma's democratic...


Trump Accuses Clinton of Deliberately Losing Election So He Could Be Impeached

Apparently, a "Cold War" where Moscow gave over $150 million in bribes to the Clinton Foundation. Meanwhile, Huillary warns everyone to be careful. Consider...


India 'disappointed' with China blocking bid to blacklist militant leader

This is the second time Beijing has vetoed the proposal which was first moved by India at the Al Qaida Sanctions Committee of the United Nations Security Co...


House Republican Tax Summary Released. Read The Details Here

The bill would collapse seven tax brackets for individuals to four brackets with rates of 12, 25, 35 and 39.6 percent. Retirement incentives for 401 (k) s and...


Prosecutors mull charges in DNC hacking

The Russian government has denied interfering in the US election, and President Donald Trump has cast doubt on the conclusion that the Kremlin was behind it, po...


Hamas hands over Gaza border crossings to Palestinian Authority

A ceremony at the Rafah crossing with Egypt saw a formal transfer from a Hamas official to his Palestinian Authority counterpart, the BBC reported. "There is no...


Virginia Democrat Campaigning for Northam: Republicans Are 'Evil'

At the rally in Arlington, Virginia, on Wednesday Favola said , "My colleagues didn't really tell you how risky it will be if the other side wins". "I think ...


Tarantino's Manson Movie Looking to Cast Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio

They state "there has been a lot of press that the script focuses on Charles Manson and the murder spree he orchestrated, but I'm told that is akin to calling ...


Regents name University of New Mexico president

He was one of five finalists for the position. The fifth is Anny Morrobel-Sosa, a former administrator at City University of NY and the University of Texas at...


Tanker explosion in Afghanistan kills 8, injures 25

Fire from the blast engulfed a passing long-distance passenger bus and Toyota vehicle in the centre of Charikar , the capital of Parwan province, provincial go...


Several killed after terrorist drives truck through Manhattan

Police investigating a rented Home Depot truck's deadly rampage down a bike path near New York's World Trade Center have surrounded a white Toyota minivan with ...


NC inmate who assaulted officer, escaped during medical procedure captured

The officer notified communications at 1:28 p.m. that Calloway was out of custody, Bailey said. Sheriff Van Duncan noted Calloway has a lenghty and violent arre...


Independent Bank Group's (NASDAQ:IBTX) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray Companies

It is positive, as 22 investors sold IBTX shares while 21 reduced holdings. About shares traded. Independent Bank Corporation (MI) (NASDAQ:IBCP) has risen 39....


NYC terror truck attack investigation moves to Paterson

Officers also searched a garage. The 29-year-old terror suspect was rude to cashiers at the Farm Boy Super Fresh Supermarket on Getty Avenue in Paterson, N...


LeT, JeM in US' terror list shared with Pak

Asif made it clear that he had not "unwittingly" criticised American generals for their failure in Afghanistan , saying the new United States policy was ineffe...


Indian-origin MP accuses May of sexual abuse cover-up

But later on Lisa Nandy stood up and said she had told Theresa May three years ago that the whips were using sexual abuse allegations to impose party discipline...


Angry McDonald's customer pulled gun when told restaurant was out of McMuffins

The two men "were not happy that McMuffins were not being sold at that time", according to the police report obtained by The Vindicator . The worker told pol...


Lindsey Graham is disappointed Trump won't hold NYC attacker as enemy combatant

Graham said Trump should change the policy of former Democratic President Barack Obama, who allowed attack suspects to be tried in federal court. The full ter...


The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir Poster - Dhanush Hollywood Debut First Look

In the poster, Dhanush is seen along with the rest of the cast of the film and the IKEA wardrobe in the backdrop while in the first look of The Extraordinary ...


Jefferies Group LLC Upgrades Tate & Lyle PLC (TATYY) to Buy

Finally, Credit Suisse Group lowered their price objective on shares of Tate & Lyle PLC from GBX 780 ($10.29) to GBX 710 ($9.37) and set a neutral rating for th...


Former MI6 Officer Steele Was Paid $168000 For Dossier, Fusion GPS Says

Citing a statement from the research firm that paid Steele's company, Fusion GPS, Reuters reported that the money paid to Steele was part of $1.02 million i...


There's An Amazing Lego House In Denmark And You Can Stay There

Fans of the popular kid's toy can enter by telling Airbnb and Lego what they'd build if they had an infinite supply of Lego pieces. Fancy a hotel bedroom with...


Rentech's Robert Mercer to Resign as Co-CEO

The decision comes as another one of Mercer's companies, the data mining and analysis firm Cambridge Analytica, is facing scrutiny for its role in the 2016 pres...


End daylight saving time?

Castanet hit the streets of Penticton to ask is it time to ditch daylight saving time? You're going to want to go home from work an hour earlier. "I don't thi...