Northern Ireland urged to 'finish his work' as it buries Martin McGuinness

His role in Northern Irelands peace process is what brought these people out, including worldwide dignitaries and former U.S. President Bill Clinton whose years in office saw the transformation of a brutal sectarian war into a still-tentative peace. More..

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Derry City players mourn loss of captain Ryan McBride
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Derry City players mourn loss of captain Ryan McBride

The cause of death is unknown, though teammates reportedly said that McBride wasn't feeling well after the match. His death came just a day after he led his team to a 4-0 victory over Drogheda United. "I didn...More..

Fla. prosecutor removed from cop-killing case over death penalty decision
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Fla. prosecutor removed from cop-killing case over death penalty decision

Debra Clayton. Rick Scott threw the gubernatorial equivalent of a temper tantrum Thursday and removed Aramis Ayala - the only black elected prosecutor in Florida history - from a high-profile murder cas...More..

Syria rebels launch fresh assault on east Damascus
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Syria rebels launch fresh assault on east Damascus

The shooting came two days after the YPG, considered by Turkey to be a terrrorist organisation, claimed Russian Federation was setting up a military base in Syria bordering Hatay and would help train its fighte...More..

Paris airport attacker vowed to 'die for Allah'
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Paris airport attacker vowed to 'die for Allah'

He said the soldier who was attacked managed to hold on to her rifle and the two soldiers she was with opened fire to protect her and the public. Budget airline easyJet said in a statement that "like all othe...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Trump signs bill authorizing NASA funding, Mars exploration

The law, known as the NASA Transition Authorization Act , gives the space agency Dollars 19.5 billion in funding for fiscal year 2018. "It is the first time in seven years we've had a NASA authorization bil...More..

Iraqi Police Resume Push towards Grand Nuri Mosque in Western Mosul
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Iraqi Police Resume Push towards Grand Nuri Mosque in Western Mosul

Additionally, Iraqi forces' advance through western Mosul forced thousands of people to flee. Those on the scene say there is strong resistance from ISIL militants in some areas of the densely-populated Old C...More..

Turtle which needed surgery to remove a bellyful of coins has died
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Turtle which needed surgery to remove a bellyful of coins has died

Piggy Bank's shell was cracked, swollen and infected when she was found, leaving her rescuers anxious that she had a tumour. "She at least had the chance to swim freely and eat happily before she passed", Th...More..

Merkel hopes to address trade issues with Trump at G7 in May
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Merkel hopes to address trade issues with Trump at G7 in May

Her sentiments were backed by the Japanese Prime Minister, who also spoke at the event. "Of course, the views are different and this will not change through one meeting", Merkel said of differences with the U...More..

Ghana tree fall at waterfalls during storm kills 17
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ghana tree fall at waterfalls during storm kills 17

They were swimming under a waterfall when a giant tree fell on them. Rescue workers had to use chainsaws to free the trapped children. "We extend our condolences to the families of the dead and pray for the...More..

Israel's multi-layer defense system fully operational soon
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Israel's multi-layer defense system fully operational soon

Last week Syria's army high command said Israeli jets had breached Syrian air space and attacked a military target near Palmyra, in what it described as an act of aggression that aided Islamic State. Several ...More..

Statewide gas price up a penny
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Statewide gas price up a penny

For this weekly report, the auto club divides MI into ten regions. AAA found self-serve, regular selling for as low as $2.05 per gallon and as high as $2.39. The Florida average was $2.262, down from $2.274 a...More..

Netanyahu: Syria raids targeted Hezbollah arms
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Netanyahu: Syria raids targeted Hezbollah arms

Syria launched anti-aircraft missiles toward Israeli jets Friday after a series of attacks by the Israeli air force. According to the Syrian military, one of the Israeli jets was shot down over the occupied ...More..

Tillerson to Face Chinese Ire Over Blame for North Korea Tensions
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Tillerson to Face Chinese Ire Over Blame for North Korea Tensions

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday he is not ruling out military action against North Korea if a threat warrants it. Previous U.S. Presumably the U.S.is also continuing cyber-attacks agains...More..

Iran slams Israeli air raid in Syria
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Iran slams Israeli air raid in Syria

Israel has carried out numerous attacks on Syria over the past two years, including a recent missile strikes near the main Damascus airport. Israel has shot down a Syrian missile using its most advanced anti-...More..

Colin Kaepernick Gets Humanitarian Win for Somalia
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Colin Kaepernick Gets Humanitarian Win for Somalia

To Jerome, it exemplified a much bigger problem that's rarely talked about in mainstream media: 20 million people in East Africa are going through the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. They have est...More..

EMT Struck, Killed By Stolen Ambulance in NYC; Suspect Charged
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

EMT Struck, Killed By Stolen Ambulance in NYC; Suspect Charged

A bystander's video , posted on Twitter, captured a horrific scene of the ambulance speeding across an intersection with one of its doors open, its lights flashing and Arroyo's body being dragged beneath. "The...More..

Hijacked Bunker Tanker Released by Pirates off Somalia
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Hijacked Bunker Tanker Released by Pirates off Somalia

The first successful hijacking since May 2012 by Somali pirates has raised fears about a new surge in piracy in the region. Eight crew members of a fuel tanker hijacked off the coast of Somalia earlier this...More..

Theresa May to push back hopes of a Scottish referendum to 2023
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Theresa May to push back hopes of a Scottish referendum to 2023

She will say: "To stand in defiance of it would be for the Prime Minister to shatter beyond fix any notion of the United Kingdom as a respectful partnership of equals". May's stance sets up a showdown with Stur...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Scottish National Party using Brexit to engineer breakaway from United Kingdom, claims May

Mrs May accused First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and her party of being in a "muddle" about their plans and warned that breaking up the United Kingdom would be "bad for us all". The Scottish parliament will rep...More..

Trump Orders Review on Fuel-Efficiency Standards
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Trump Orders Review on Fuel-Efficiency Standards

The Post also wrote that a senior, unnamed "White House official said that poor sales of electric vehicles and consumers' preference for larger vehicles need to be considered in the review, echoing nearly...More..

NZ unable to help Australia with latest energy crisis
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

NZ unable to help Australia with latest energy crisis

According to Energy Minister Tom Koutsantonis the grid-scale battery will modernise South Australia's energy grid and begin the transformation to the next generation of renewable energy technologies. "South Au...More..

Adrian Gonzalez Says He'll Never Play in World Baseball Classic Again
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Adrian Gonzalez Says He'll Never Play in World Baseball Classic Again

The Venezuelans lost to Mexico on Sunday night, leaving Italy , Venezuela and Mexico all at 1-2 after round-robin play was completed in Pool D. The host team was eliminated on a close tiebreaker - runs al...More..

Washington state asks to keep travel ban pause
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Washington state asks to keep travel ban pause

Scarborough cited that the seven countries (now six) that were chosen for the ban were selected bipartisanly by Congress during the Obama administration as the nations that posed the greatest threat when it cam...More..

Manipur Election Results: CM Ibobi Singh's Gamble Didn't Pay Off
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Manipur Election Results: CM Ibobi Singh's Gamble Didn't Pay Off

Since then we have been able to cross the threshold of 13 and now reach 17 seats. In its petition, Congress, which emerged as the single largest party in the Goa assembly elections, contented that the state g...More..

Here's What Really Happened When Those Kids Crashed Their Dad's BBC Interview
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Here's What Really Happened When Those Kids Crashed Their Dad's BBC Interview

She said she was initially anxious that the botched interview would ruin her husband's career and prevent him from making other media appearances. Kelly normally locks his office door when doing interviews fr...More..

Trinamool MLA supports BJP in Manipur
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Trinamool MLA supports BJP in Manipur

But it is also true that those decisions - the Congress and its allies have been beneficiaries - were disputed on grounds of procedure and propriety. On attempts by BJP to retain power by cobbling up an allia...More..

Alabama jobless rate rises to 6.4 percent
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Alabama jobless rate rises to 6.4 percent

The state's unemployment rate fell during the same period to 2.9 percent, the lowest level since 2.8 percent in February 2001 and down from 3 percent in December. "After revising data from previous years, the n...More..

Byron Bay mum to learn her fate over Bali police officer death
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Byron Bay mum to learn her fate over Bali police officer death

In Connor's hearing, presiding judge Made Pasek said the mother of two to was sentence to only four years because of her polite behavior during the trial and because she had apologized to the victim's family. T...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Chinese president to meet with Trump

China's president may head to Palm Beach, FL, to meet with President Donald Trump next month. Chinese President Xi Jinping attends the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Jan. Spicer's announcement ...More..

by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Blanket-fee fight diverts Vegas plane

The airline confirms HA7 departed Las Vegas at 8:44 a.m. local time and was about an hour into the flight, just past Los Angeles , when the crew was notified of an unruly passenger. As unusual as it would migh...More..

KPCC Chief VM Sudheeran Steps Down Due to 'Health Reasons'
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

KPCC Chief VM Sudheeran Steps Down Due to 'Health Reasons'

No immediate announcement is expected since party president Sonia Gandhi is reportedly out of the country. Former Speaker and health minister Sudheeran was injured in a recent accident at Kozhikode. Sudheeran...More..

Shopping centre closed due to 'concrete indications of attack', say terror police
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Shopping centre closed due to 'concrete indications of attack', say terror police

Details of the threat weren't immediately available. A shopping center in Germany was shut down after Police received "concrete indications" of a possible terror attack. Last July, a German-Iranian man, who...More..

Judge resigns two years after 'keep your knees together' rape trial controversy
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Judge resigns two years after 'keep your knees together' rape trial controversy

A review of court transcripts from the trial revealed Mr Camp called the complainant " the accused " numerous times and spoke to her in a way that was " condescending, humiliating and disrespectful ". Through...More..

New Fukushima Worry: Potentially Radioactive Wild Boars Settle In
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

New Fukushima Worry: Potentially Radioactive Wild Boars Settle In

At the end of March, Japan is set to lift evacuation orders for parts of Namie, located just 4 km (2.5 miles) from the wrecked nuclear plant, as well as three other towns. In nearby Tomioka, a team of 14 have b...More..

by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Sean Spicer Explains 'What's Not to Love' About Recent WikiLeaks Dump

Asked about the latest dump by WikiLeaks - which claims the documents detail how the Central Intelligence Agency can hack into a variety of items, from cellphones to televisions - Spicer pointed out that the ...More..

Gold Cup Draw: Mexico to play El Salvador, Curaçao, and Jamaica
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Gold Cup Draw: Mexico to play El Salvador, Curaçao, and Jamaica

Saturday, July 15, FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland: Panama vs.Martinique; Haiti/Nicaragua vs. USA. Honduras, the victor of January's Copa Centroamericana are seeded in Group A and will face Costa Rica, French G...More..

Shiv Sena's Mahadeshwar is new Mumbai Mayor
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Shiv Sena's Mahadeshwar is new Mumbai Mayor

The Shiv Sena's Vishwanath Mahadeshwar has been elected as the new Mumbai mayor. The Mayoral candidates in fray for the position were Vishwanath Mahadeshwar from Shiv Sena and Vitthal Lokare from Congress w...More..

Zidane eyes Real shutout at Napoli
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Zidane eyes Real shutout at Napoli

Two quick-fire goals saw Real Madrid survive an early scare to win 3-1 at Napoli on Tuesday and reach the Champions League quarterfinals for a seventh successive time. Dries Mertens - who has been in fantasti...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

McDonald's has a plan to win back customers

Announcing its global growth plan during the Investor Day event in downtown Chicago, the fast food giant hinted that it might soon start delivering Big Macs and Happy Meals straight to the doorstep in its fiv...More..

Murray River search for missing boy
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Murray River search for missing boy

Authorities launched a major search operation involving police from Deniliquin Local Area Command, SES, and Maritime Rescue, and the Victorian police airwing. "The mother in this instance has been a really trou...More..

May's handling of Brexit riles Scottish nationalists
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

May's handling of Brexit riles Scottish nationalists

Mrs May added: "Unlike any of the individual devolved administrations, the United Kingdom Parliament is elected by the whole UK, and the UK Government serves the whole UK". While few would doubt her commitment ...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

House intelligence committee panel sets Russian Federation inquiry

What they did: U.S. officials included as much raw intel about the contacts and election meddling as possible into analyses, and raised specific topics in briefings knowing their comments would be archived. Tr...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Cuomo taking "solidarity" trip to Israel

Cuomo said the trip served two purposes: to facilitate business relationships between the Empire State and Israel, particularly in the tech sector, and to "bring a message of solidarity" amid a rash of anti-Sem...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Twenty US strikes target Yemen's al-Qaeda in one day

In his first nationally televised speech to Congress since taking office on January 20, Trump acknowledged in the audience the widow of U.S. Navy SEAL William "Ryan" Owens, who was killed in the operation. Owen...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Egypt court acquits Hosni Mubarak over killing of protesters in 2011

Mubarak, 88, got into a helicopter after the verdict to return to the hospital in the leafy Cairo suburb of Maadi where he has already completed a three year sentence in a separate corruption case - the only on...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

The Department of Homeland Security issues presolicitation for the border wall

There are now 354 miles of pedestrian fencing and 300 miles of vehicle barriers, much of it built during President George W. Bush's second term. President Donald Trump said there would be a "great, great wall...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Xenophobia: Ekweremadu leads 7-man Senate team to South Africa

Speaking during plenary, the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki said the Upper Legislative Chambers has resolved "to send a strong parliamentary delegation to the South African parliament to register its di...More..

Trump shirks responsibility for death of Navy SEAL in Yemen raid
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Trump shirks responsibility for death of Navy SEAL in Yemen raid

Facing criticism after the military disclosed that the raid left civilians dead in addition to Owens, the White House has repeatedly stated that the mission had been approved by the Obama administration. The el...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

99-year-old woman locked up as part of her last wishes

Officers at Nijmegen Zuid station, a town 75 miles south-east of Amsterdam, were moved by her story and helped her achieve "one of her last wishes". "One thing led to another, and the result is a happy Annie,...More..