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Wizards clinch National Basketball Association divisional title

It ends the longest active division title drought in major professional US sports - the last time the Wizards won their division, it was the 1978-79 season an...


Spiders could theoretically eat every human on Earth in one year

Right now , the worldwide spider population feeds primarily on insects except for a few extreme species that prey on lizards, birds, and small mammals. Even if ...


African national attacked by locals: 5 people detained

The students were later released without charge after police failed to find any evidence against them. "Five attackers have been arrested and four others ar...


North Korea engine test may be prelude to partial ICBM flight

Claiming the test to be successful, Kim Jong-un said it was a new birth of the nation's rocket industry. Although neither side brought up the subject publicly...


China can deploy military hardware on artificial islands any time

On each of the islands, China has constructed enough concrete hangers for 24 fighter jets and four or five larger planes such as bombers or early warning airc...


AK Saseendran meets CM, says government will order probe

If the minister had refused to budge, there may have been little ground to demand his resignation, specially as there is no complaint against him and the woman,...


8 students feared dead in Japan avalanche

About 60 students from seven high schools were participating in the mountaineering event, which was held at a local ski resort, the Japanese Times reported. A...


Senate panel to again take up appointed schools chief bill

House Speaker Brian Bosma says possible changes include altering the date of implementation and adding a residency or licensing requirement. The Senate Rules ...


Severe storms in forecast for United States much of this week

Mild weather returns Tuesday with a small chance of rain and partly sunny skies on Wednesday . There is an ENHANCED risk for severe thunderstorms today. Th...


Bulgaria beats Netherlands 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

Delev was again on target 15 minutes later, firing home from 20 yards out, and there was to be no way back for the Dutch. On Sunday, the 55-year-old's employe...


[Editorial] Arrest of Park

Ms Park denied all charges on Tuesday, citing sources. It was the first time that a democratically elected president had been removed from office in South K...


Russian police detain opposition leader, dozens of protesters

In Vladivostok, police detained at least 30 people. "Seventeen members of the foundation were detained by police at the foundation's office where we were doin...


Turkey may hold Brexit-style vote over European Union membership

Polls suggest DOST will fall short of the four-percent vote needed to enter parliament. Still, the Swiss government has been trying to avoid a confrontation ...


Poles celebrate EU on bloc's 60th anniversary with march

One by one they were greeted by the European council president, Donald Tusk, the Italian prime minister, Paolo Gentilini, and Joseph Muscat , the prime ministe...


Trump approval for Keystone pipeline doesn't guarantee it'll be built

President Donald Trump may have approved a federal permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but the fight is far from over in Nebraska, the one state in its pat...


Finish the work Martin started, says Clinton

McGuinness's remains will shortly be removed to the City Cemetery in Derry, where thousands of people lined the streets to watch his remains pass by. As Ulste...


RTÉ release emotional tribute to Ryan McBride on Soccer Republic

Catholic primate and Derry native Archbishop Eamon Martin also tweeted condolences. "But my dream as a boy was to play for Derry City and that came true". This ...


Florida Prosecutor's Refusal To Seek Death Penalties Draws Political Backlash

Ayala was instantly criticized by the law enforcement community leaders in Florida because her decision means that capital punishment would not be pursued in th...


EU Committed to Concluding Japan Free Trade Deal 'Very Soon' - Tusk

Two days after Merkel held inconclusive talks with US President Donald Trump at the White House, the German and Japanese leaders opened the CeBIT technology sho...


Video shows moment Paris airport attacker grabbed soldier

Yelling that he wanted to kill and die for Allah, a suspected Islamic extremist attacked a French soldier Saturday morning at Paris' Orly Airport and wrested ...


Thailand's coin-eating turtle unconscious after 2nd surgery

Veterinarian Nantarika Chansue removed the coins March 6 in an hours-long operation. "We have tried our best but we couldn't save her, " said Nantarika C...


Passengers feared injured as plane crashes during landing in South Sudan

The South Supreme Airlines was carrying more than 50 people when it hit the runway while trying to land on arrival at Wau airport from Juba. The plane was...


AAA: Gas prices could drop 5-10 cents

The average price is $2.67. AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average cost of a gallon of regular slipped two over the past seven days - from $2.24 to $2.22. But D...


Rebels tunnel into govt-held areas in Damascus

Damascus has not seen such attacks in months if not years, said SOHR Director Rami Abdel Rahman. Meanwhile, Syrian state TV and the Observatory reported that ...


Tillerson Suggests Pre-Emptive Military Action Against North Korea a Possibility

During a press conference in South Korea, Tillerson told reporters the US doesn't necessarily want a military conflict with the North. China and the U...


Netanyahu: Syria raids targeted Hezbollah arms

An Israeli air force jet fighter plane takes off from Tel Nof Air Force base in central Israel, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. Israel said it was "absolutely untrue" ...


Israeli strike in Syria targeted advanced Hezbollah arms, says Benjamin Netanyahu

In Syria, Hezbollah, along with Russian Federation, has established itself as one of the primary forces backing President Bashar Assad in Damascus' war against ...


Slain EMT Was a Mother of Five Who Loved Her Job

When Arroyo, a 14-year veteran of the FDNY, pulled over and stopped, Jose Gonzalez reportedly tried to grab a bag being carried by one of the bystanders. All ...


Somali Pirates Leave Oil Tanker

A pirate said they chose to release the ship without any ransom payment, Reuters reported. Sri Lankan deputy foreign minister Harsha De Silva told media in Co...


What comes next for Nicola Sturgeon's plan for indyref2?

That would be a democratic outrage. Ms Sturgeon, the Scottish first minister, told BBC Scotland: "It is an argument for independence really in a nutshell,...