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Africa denies skimping on Commonwealth Games budget

Africa denies skimping on Commonwealth Games budget

Durban presented a revised budget and hosting proposal to the Commonwealth Games Federation at a last-ditch meeting last weekend to save Africa's first worldwide multi-sport event. Meanwhile from the ...

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Killed in Airstrike on Syrian Mosque, Rights Office Reports

Killed in Airstrike on Syrian Mosque, Rights Office Reports

The attack on Thursday is said to have taken place in Jeeneh, near the province of Idlib in western Aleppo, a day after the sixth anniversary of the start of the country's civil war. The observatory s...

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Vanderbilt commits questionable intentional foul in loss to Northwestern

Vanderbilt commits questionable intentional foul in loss to Northwestern

There's been no shortage of attention for the Northwestern Wildcats, those NCAA Tournament first-timers from the Big Ten, and no shortage of questions either. In Thursday's first-round NCAA Tournament...

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Two EMTs run over by their own ambulance; one dead, other critical

Two EMTs run over by their own ambulance; one dead, other critical

One FDNY EMT was killed, a second critically injured when a man commandeered an ambulance and struck them with it Thursday night, sources familiar with the incident told the Daily News. Video posted o...

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President Trump 'absolutely' plans Irish visit

President Trump 'absolutely' plans Irish visit

The prime minister, who has called Trump's language "dangerous and racist", said Wednesday the meeting is not about "me or the president". At the Capitol, Kenny told Trump, 'Ireland and the European...

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'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

'Beware of Jews' sign causes outrage in London

The artist's other signs also depict the silhouettes of Londoners he'd witnessed crossing the streets in the areas where they were installed - a parent pushing a stroller, an older woman pulling a ca...

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By-election to Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency on April 9

By-election to Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency on April 9

At a joint press conference, NC working president Omar Abdullah said, "The alliance is not a compulsion but a strategy to emerge as winners in the by-polls". Karra who had successfully contested the 2...

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DA hiked by 2% for Central Govt employees, pensioners

DA hiked by 2% for Central Govt employees, pensioners

While the hike for the salary component was announced and implemented previous year, the government preferred to appoint a committee to look into proposals pertaining to allowances before taking a dec...

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Shiv Sena, Opposition meet to corner BJP government

Shiv Sena, Opposition meet to corner BJP government

On Wednesday morning, Sena ministers Eknath Shinde, Diwakar Raote and Ramdas Kadam met Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan and Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil as well as NCP leaders Ajit Pawar, Jayant Patil an...

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Senate Endorses Dan Coats As Director Of National Intelligence

Senate Endorses Dan Coats As Director Of National Intelligence

Coats oversees 16 other intelligence agencies. Dan Coats , R-Ind., sailed through a pair of votes. Coats replaces James Clapper, who retired at the end of the Obama administration. The Senate on We...

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IPhone's New App Facezam Can Help Find Strangers On Facebook

IPhone's New App Facezam Can Help Find Strangers On Facebook

It had social media feeds and a website with app mockups. The app that claimed to be able to identify anyone with just a photo based on searching Facebook photos is officially a hoax. Facebook denie...

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Eurostar reports continued recovery in trading environment

Eurostar reports continued recovery in trading environment

Nevertheless, Eurostar said it had observed signs of a pick-up in business at the end of past year "which are continuing into 2017". Sales were down 8% at constant exchange rates. market demand and ...

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Blasphemy culprits to be dealt with iron hands: Nisar

Blasphemy culprits to be dealt with iron hands: Nisar

As for whether Facebook and Twitter will play ball - FB says, "We disclose information about accounts exclusively in accordance with our terms of service and applicable law". As well, YouTube was unav...

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Google Home is playing audio ads for Beauty and the Beast

Google Home is playing audio ads for Beauty and the Beast

A few hours later on Thursday, the company put out a second statement saying that the movie promotion "wasn't meant to be an ad". Weird. That sure sounds like an advertisement to us. Twitter user ...

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Erdogan Escalates Tone against Netherlands on Eve of Dutch Election

Erdogan Escalates Tone against Netherlands on Eve of Dutch Election

Kurtulmus, the government's main spokesman, made the comment in an interview with CNN Turk. The ministers had planned to join rallies attempted to convince Turks living in the Netherlands to vote fo...

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Egypt says ancient colossus pulled from slum likely not Ramses

Egypt says ancient colossus pulled from slum likely not Ramses

The big discovery was revealed by Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany at the famous Egyptian museum in the heart of Cairo, home of the country's ancient antiquities. When they believed it was Rams...

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Virginia outlasts UNC-Wilmington 76-71 in first round of NCAA Tournament

Virginia outlasts UNC-Wilmington 76-71 in first round of NCAA Tournament

He's part of just the second team in Virginia history - think Ralph Sampson - to make the NCAA Tournament four years in a row. That helped the Cavaliers space the floor and create driving aines for P...

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Officer Darren Wilson Often Used The N-Word According To Police

Officer Darren Wilson Often Used The N-Word According To Police

The documentary brought to light the never-seen-before security footage of Brown that Ferguson police deemed "not relevant". Surveillance video shows Brown strong-arming Patel while leaving the stor...

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Republican-appointed judges on 9th Circuit voice support for Trump travel ban

Republican-appointed judges on 9th Circuit voice support for Trump travel ban

We have an obligation to correct our own errors, particularly when those errors so confound Supreme Court and Ninth Circuit precedent that neither we nor our district courts will know what law to appl...

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Thailand seizes rhino horns worth $7.2 million in biggest haul for years

Thailand seizes rhino horns worth $7.2 million in biggest haul for years

When police found the horns, the two women ran away from authorities at the airport but were caught a short time later. The horns weighed around 110 pounds and were transported from the Ethiopian ci...

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