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Panel backs University of Rochester misconduct probe; president resigns

Joel Seligman, president of the University of Rochester in NY, resigned on 11 January. Or at least that's the conclusion of a report released on Thursday by a...


Davos forum organizers: Trump visit to give USA 'perspective'

The launch of the petition followed the surprise announcement from the White House on Tuesday that Trump would become the first sitting U.S. president to att...


Teenager Amy 'Dolly' Everett farewelled in emotional service in Katherine

Out of all the sadness that the loss of our daughter has brought to our lives, we feel that through losing Dolly we would like to help other families by making ...


Trump bins United Kingdom visit after hitting out at "peanuts" embassy sell-off

The bombastic billionaire had planned to open the new £750m USA embassy during his first visit to Great Britain since he took office. The President had also b...


US Missouri Governor admits to affair

The couple didn't address claims of blackmail, but attorney James Bennett refuted the allegations. St. Louis TV station KMOV had obtained in which the woman...


UNRWA says it received no official US notice on aid cuts

Speaking in NY on Tuesday, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley said, "The President has basically said that he doesn't want to give any additiona...


RSS fuelling violence against Dalits; PM should clarify: Congress

If Ambedkar has called bandh to gain political mileage then it is unjustified as it has caused severe hardships to people. Dalits began protests in suburban Che...


Mexican President Says He's 'Optimistic' About NAFTA Deal

The filing was made just as a sixth round of North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) talks are set to resume January 23 in Montreal. But while the gover...


Brexit: Germany may force Britain to pay for financial access to EU

Among those due to attend Thursday's meeting are Jes Staley, chief executive of Barclays , Mark Wilson, chief executive of insurer Aviva, and Richard Gnodde, c...


Firetruck escorts 6-year-old shooting victim home

After undergoing several surgeries, Ryland has begun to make a full recovery and has started physical therapy, Ward told TIME on Thursday. Months after 26 peopl...


Death Toll From Montecito Mud Slide Rises As Search Intensifies

Among them was a mud-caked 14-year-old girl who was pulled after hours trapped under the rubble of a collapsed home in Montecito . Southern California resc...


President Trump: Ignore the Iran Deal "fixers" and just kill it

He also faces a deadline Friday to say whether he will "certify" to Congress that Iran is complying with the deal and that it remains in USA interests to adhere...


Tunisia arrests 237 after clashes and protests

Properties were damaged, he said, including a branch of the Carrefour supermarket chain in the suburbs of Tunis that was looted and a vehicle pound in Kasseri...


Weekend may bring snow, freezing rain

Monday will be sunny, with a high of 30 and low of 21. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. This is what gives us that glaze or dreaded black ice. A cold fro...


French police hunt for Ritz thieves

They suddenly heard gunfire as the heist unfolded before their eyes. French police have recovered all the jewellery stolen by armed robbers from a shop at the...


Axa Sells 91184 Shares of Freeport-McMoRan Inc (NYSE:FCX)

Morgan Stanley upgraded Freeport-McMoRan from an "underweight" rating to an "equal weight" rating and upped their price target for the company from $10.00 to $1...


A swarm of armed drones attacked a Russian military base in Syria

After two years of Russian military support for the regime of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad, President Vladimir Putin announced in mid-December the partial ...


Trump blasted for 'shithole' comment about Haiti, Africa

Earlier in the day, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said senators and the White House had not yet reached a deal, although a slightly differe...


N. Korea's Kim Jong Un 'absolutely competent, mature politician,' Putin says

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the Second Plenum of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) at the Kumsusan Palace of ...


White House Doesn't Deny Trump's 'Shithole Countries' Comment

The president said the United States should have more immigrants from countries like Norway . He said Trump wants to welcome immigrants who "contribute to ou...


Democrats ask Trump to address Russian Federation head-on in election meddling report

Trump has repeatedly dismissed the Russian Federation probe as a witch hunt and denied collusion. The report , commissioned by Sen. Yet the new Democrat re...


Tampa Salvadorans react to Trump order sending them back

Neighborhoods were buried. Homes collapsed. It will hurt many because El Salvadorans - some with children born in the US and some with mortgages and businesse...


Norway Prime Minister Caught Playing Pokemon GO

McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, said in September. "It has been determined there is no collusion", Trump said, making another false claim, as the...


Yakuza Boss Arrested In Thailand After Tattoos Go Viral

Thai police have arrested a Japanese yakuza boss on the run for 15 years after pictures of his tattoos went viral on Facebook. Yakuza are members of transna...


No deal hard Brexit could cost Britain 500000 jobs, warns Sadiq Khan

Ben Gardiner from Cambridge Econometrics said: "Our analysis is particularly valuable to local leaders because it indicates the potential impact on employment...


Alarming: A&E chiefs from 68 hospitals warn patients are 'dying prematurely'

It has been stated that the NHS was better prepared for this winter than ever before.... Some 2,016,000 people attended NHS England hospital emergency departm...


Putin Says Kim Jong-Un 'Won This Round' Against Donald Trump

The Kremlin strongman said Thursday that Kim Jong Un was "shrewd and mature" and had won the latest standoff with the West over his nuclear and missile prog...


Turkey urges Russia, Iran to stop Syrian army offensive…

The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights expressed grave concern for an estimated 2 million people in the Idlib region, where the population has grown as Syr...


A hospital responds after its disturbing treatment of a patient went viral

The University of Maryland Medical System says it is investigating after video of a patient being left outside the hospital's Midtown campus in only a hospital ...


Treasury and IRS release new guidance on tax withholdings

Employers will have until February 15 to incorporate the changes in their payroll systems. The new guidance, developed jointly by Treasury's Office of Tax Pol...


Attack in Northern West Bank leaves Israeli seriously wounded

On Tuesday night, Rabbi Raziel Shevah, a 35-year-old man, was shot multiple times from a passing auto. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman meanwhile as...


Gay couple's joy after ECJ advisor backs bid for Romania marriage recognition

If the ECJ does rule in the couple's favour it would pave the way for legal recognition of same-sex marriages to be expanded across Europe. The official opin...


Facing staffing exodus, Trump struggles to fill West Wing

President Trump's aides had previously been told they shouldn't use their personal phones for official government business. The memo, a copy of which was view...


Karnataka govt is anti-Hindu: Amit Shah

Keeping up his attack on the Congress government, he said that he had come to the state to bust the myth which the CM had created that the Centre has not done...


House votes to renew surveillance powers revealed by Snowden

The White House supports the bill, but President Trump raised concerns about it Thursday morning, wondering whether FISA had anything to do with the controversi...


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