Russian Cybersecurity Expert At Kaspersky Lab Arrested For Treason

Maria Shirokova, Kaspersky's spokeswoman, quoted by the Associated Press , denies that the arrest of Stoyanov has anything to do with the company's operations and that the company has very little details regarding the charges the former manager face... More..

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Russian Federation offers rebels new peace plan that includes Assad
by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Russian Federation offers rebels new peace plan that includes Assad

Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov has also praised the gathering in the Kazakh capital. The Kremlin today said the talks on the Syrian crisis in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan, were successful and will contr...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Palestinian Shot Dead by Israeli Troops After Crashing Car Into Bus Stop

The Obama administration fought back, calling out anti-Israel bias in the United Nations but saying Israeli settlements undermined any hope of a two-state solution. Israel calls Jerusalem its eternal capita...More..

by | Thursday, January 26, 2017

Mary Tyler Moore, 1936

We mourn the life of legendary actress Mary Tyler Moore. But that wasn't the role which catapulted her into stardom. Moore said they used the term "cupping under" to refer to their concerns that the seat of...More..

by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Senate Confirms Nikki Haley as US Ambassador to United Nations

Sen. Tim Scott, R-South Carolina, the only African-American in the Senate, introduced Haley, as a "visionary leader" and Sen. She was critical of President Donald Trump during the campaign, but his transition t...More..

President Trump Expected to Announce Border Security Plans Wednesday
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

President Trump Expected to Announce Border Security Plans Wednesday

Trump's victory has also put new pressure on automakers and other manufacturers that have become dependent on open trade with Mexico. There may be an exception for religious minorities, such as Christians who...More..

by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

UK's transport sector to get £billion funding under new Industrial Strategy

Unless we can overcome "apprenticeship snobbery" and invest in practical routes that can lead right to the top we won't boost productivity and create the new, dynamic industries that will set the United Kingdom...More..

by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Syria talks end with truce pledge amid Iran tensions

Representatives of the Syrian armed opposition should take part in United Nations-led talks that are due to resume in Geneva on February 8, they said. In Washington, the State Department called on Russia , Tur...More..

Southern US Braces for More Tornadoes as Death Toll Reaches 15
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Southern US Braces for More Tornadoes as Death Toll Reaches 15

Forecasters said the storms hadn't caused as much damage in Florida as hurricane Hermine in September, the first hurricane to land on the state in more than a decade. This morning, authorities are still searc...More..

Donald Trump Reinstates
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Donald Trump Reinstates "Global Gag Rule" Against Abortions

Essentially, the policy forces organizations to choose between either accepting crucial federal funds and be prohibited from providing abortion services or counseling, or refusing the funds and finding alternat...More..

Rigopiano hotel: Italian media reports manager begged for help hours before avalanche
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Rigopiano hotel: Italian media reports manager begged for help hours before avalanche

Although the email did not mention fears of an avalanche it described the mounting panic of guests trapped in the hotel by snow as earthquakes shook the region. Alessio Feniello, whose son Stefano Feniello is m...More..

Non-Americans going to Women's March 'turned away at U.S. border'
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Non-Americans going to Women's March 'turned away at U.S. border'

He had a conversation he described as "casual and jovial" with a second border guard, who asked about his political views, and why he disapproved of Trump . He was turned away at the same crossing as Dyck, in ...More..

Mexico: President Pena Nieto, Trump have phone conversation
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Mexico: President Pena Nieto, Trump have phone conversation

Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer told a news conference on Saturday that the two leaders will meet on January 31, the week after senior officials of both administrations hold bilateral talks in Washington. Store...More..

White House Open to Cooperation with Russian Federation in Syria, Press Secretary Says
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

White House Open to Cooperation with Russian Federation in Syria, Press Secretary Says

Under the Obama administration, the USA supported moderate Syrian rebels against the Russia-backed regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whose government has been accused of committing war crimes. Spicer ...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Dwayne Johnson to star as DC's Black Adam in solo film

Originally Teth-Adam of Kahndaq, the character first appeared in Marvel Family #1 in 1945 and has gone on to be both a villain and an anti-hero throughout his history. Just who is this Black Adam fella, tho...More..

S. Korea's culture minister arrested over arts blacklist
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

S. Korea's culture minister arrested over arts blacklist

In issuing the warrant, the court said that her crime had been " verified and there were concerns over the destruction of evidence ". It has become the plot of Choi Soon-il, triggering the fall of the South Kor...More..

Istanbul rocket attacker identified as DHKP-C terrorist
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Istanbul rocket attacker identified as DHKP-C terrorist

Istanbul Governor Vasip Sahin said on Twitter that no one was hurt at the police headquarters attack and an operation was under way to catch the attackers. No group claimed responsibility for the attacks, but...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

8.0 magnitude natural disaster strikes off Papua New Guinea, triggering tsunami warning

Areas along the coasts of Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Nauru, Pohnpei, Kosrae, Vanuatu, Chuuk and Indonesia have been warned. Solomons government official George Herming said he was not aware of a...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

WH Spokesman Gave 'Alternative Facts' on Inauguration Crowd

In contrast, 1.8 million attended Barack Obama's first inauguration. Spicer claimed that, "photographs of the inaugural proceedings were intentionally framed in a way, in one particular tweet , to minimize t...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Mexico extradites top drug lord 'El Chapo' to US

American authorities finally got their wish on the eve of Donald Trump's presidential inauguration, though it was not clear if the timing of the extradition was intended as a sign of respect to the Republican o...More..

Justice Dept. clears Kushner to serve as White House adviser
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Justice Dept. clears Kushner to serve as White House adviser

The DOJ's statement echoes the position held by Kushner's lawyer earlier this week, who argued that that Kushner's appointment to his father-in-law's administration "is clearly lawful" under president's autho...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

French Voting for Left-Wing Presidential Nominee

In the first round of voting Sunday night, Hamon was first with 35.2 percent with Valls on 31.6 percent, with about one-third of voting stations reporting, the primary authority said. The competition promises t...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Trump Takes Office Amid Deep Uncertainty Surrounding Future Of Health Care

The individual mandate , which requires most people to have health insurance or face a tax penalty, has always been the most contentious part of the law. "But it's important for markets to understand that it d...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Russia Seeks Syria Peace With Turkey, Iran as U.S. Sidelined

The State Department has said that the American ambassador to Kazakhstan will represent the United States at worldwide talks on Syria set for Monday in the Kazakh capital. The U.S. and Turkey have backed rebel ...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

The bull returns: jallikattu to be held across Tamil Nadu tomorrow

In the wake of massive protests, the Tamil Nadu government has filed a caveat in Supreme Court over the ban on Jallikattu seeking one more hearing before the final order is passed. PMK leader Anbumani Ramados...More..

Donald Trump's Inauguration Brings in Over 30 Million Viewers
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Donald Trump's Inauguration Brings in Over 30 Million Viewers

Their analysis measured the number of viewers who watched live coverage on 12 networks from 10 a.m.to 6 p.m. ET. George W. Bush holds the distinction for having the least-watched inauguration in Nielsen's his...More..

by | Monday, January 23, 2017

India Andhra Pradesh train crash leaves 12 dead and many injured

India recorded 27,581 railway deaths in 2014, the most recent year for which figures are available, with most victims falling from, or being struck by, moving trains. India's railway system is the world' third ...More..

Praise for Intelligence: Trump Buries Hatchet With CIA on First Official Visit
by | Monday, January 23, 2017

Praise for Intelligence: Trump Buries Hatchet With CIA on First Official Visit

He said that Trump's visit to the agency was a "love fest", despite the President's repeated dismissal of the intelligence community. "And I know maybe sometimes you haven't gotten the backing that you've wan...More..

Netanyahu briefed on violent scenarios if USA embassy is relocated
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Netanyahu briefed on violent scenarios if USA embassy is relocated

Erekat told Xinhua "we look forward to working with positivity with Trump's administration after his official inauguration today, in order to realize the two state solution on the borders of 1967". Palestinian ...More..

by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Twitter Was Split Over Jackie Evancho's Performance At Donald Trump's Inauguration

After recovering from nostalgia on Thursday following 3 Doors Down's "Kryptonite", prepare for some crisp, soprano vocals during Evancho's national anthem performance while pondering just how the next four year...More..

Trump protests media coverage of sparse crowds at inaugural
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Trump protests media coverage of sparse crowds at inaugural

Trump also couldn't resist talking about his feud with the media. He said he felt a few drops of rain as he started delivering his address, but then, "God looked down and, and he said we're not going to let it ...More..

Turkey: Erdogan advocates powerful presidency after key vote
by | Sunday, January 22, 2017

Turkey: Erdogan advocates powerful presidency after key vote

Since last month, each article of the bill was put to vote in the 550-seat parliament, where the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) enjoys a comfortable majority with 317 seats. Since then, pushing...More..

Dan Evans:
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Dan Evans: "It could have gone either way"

The Frenchman, seeded 12, will be more exhausted than Evans , having taken three hours and 33 minutes to get it done. Evans managed to overcome being distracted by an unruly spectator at the Hisense Arena....More..

Gambia's Barrow to take oath in Senegal
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Gambia's Barrow to take oath in Senegal

More than 20,000 Gambians have already fled the country. Barrow is in Senegal and could, in theory, be sworn in as president at the Gambian embassy in that country, which is technically on Gambian soil. O...More..

Ten found alive in Italy hotel after two days
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Ten found alive in Italy hotel after two days

Mr. Parete with other fellow survivors were taken to the hospital, he continuously made phone calls however it was at around 8 PM when his pleas were acted upon by authorities. As much as 5m of snow covered muc...More..

Malia Obama to Intern With Movie Producer Harvey Weinstein
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Malia Obama to Intern With Movie Producer Harvey Weinstein

Malia , 18, will begin work in February at the New York Office of The Weinstein Company in the marketing or development department, after the Obama family's vacation in Palm Springs, California, according to T...More..

Islamic State Destroys More Roman Antiquities in Palmyra
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Islamic State Destroys More Roman Antiquities in Palmyra

The jihadist group had already ravaged the city during the nine months it held the site before being expelled in March previous year. Before being forced out of Palmyra in a Russian-backed offensive in March,...More..

by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Iran:Thirty firefighters killed as blazing high-rise in Tehran collapses

But Tehran Fire Department spokesman Jalal Maleki told the broadcaster: "I can not confirm the death of around 20 firefighters". "Some firefighters might be trapped inside the building", state TV reported. Th...More..

by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

China calls on U.S. to bar Taiwan from Trump inauguration

It is usual for Taiwan to send a delegation to United States presidential inaugurations and a U.S. delegation attended the Taiwanese Presidential initiation ceremony in 2016. Balding says more leverage is nee...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Cuellar endorses Perry for Energy Secretary

When asked about us nuclear stockpiles, however, Perry said that he was committed to "keeping them modern and safe" and that he would "promote energy in all forms", ABC News reports . Until recently, Perry...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Atlanta Pit Bull Attack Kills Young Child, Injures Another

Of those attacks, 800,000 people will have to go to the hospital and half of those are children. Atlanta police said an adult was escorting eleven children to the bus stop when three dogs attacked. Officers i...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Lowe's to lay off 'less than 1 percent' of 285000 employees

Lowe's is shifting roles and responsibilities rather than eliminating them, a move that allows the "vast majority" of associates impacted by the changes to apply for new roles. Also, some vice presidents at the...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

France says Mali army camp explosion is major 'symbolic attack'

The update came as Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta travelled to Gao in the troubled north to visit injured survivors and relatives of the dead, the head of state's office announced on Twitter. French tr...More..

Russia, Turkey carry out joint bombings in Syria
by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Russia, Turkey carry out joint bombings in Syria

Gen. Sergei Rudskoy, Chief of the Main Operational Directorate of the Russian General Staff, told a news briefing. These strikes followed Turkish criticism of insufficient US support for its ground offensive. A...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Ukraine files 'terrorism' case against Russian Federation

Biden says their intelligence agencies believe the Kremlin used hacking to try and influence their elections and that Russian Federation will try to do the same in Europe this year. In Monday's filing, Ukraine ...More..

Medical examiner: Loncar died of 'toxic effect of cocaine'
by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Medical examiner: Loncar died of 'toxic effect of cocaine'

Loncar's daughter Grace passed away and a few days after the funeral Loncar was found dead in his vehicle. Secondary causes of hypertension - abnormally high blood pressure - and heart disease were also listed....More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Unconstitutional Texas abortion law caused 50% drop in hardest-hit counties

This is a nonprofit research organization that supports legalized abortion. The U.S. Supreme Court past year struck down Texas' tougher abortion regulations - known as HB2 - but not before more than 20 clin...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Super Mario Run comes to Android in March

While initial interest in Super Mario Run was high, estimates from third-parties suggest that only around three percent of users paid for the full game. Android fans have always been waiting to get their han...More..

by | Friday, January 20, 2017

Gunman in Mexico school shooting

El Universal reported Wednesday's incident is the first known school shooting in Nuevo León. If you want to receive Breaking News alerts via email, or on a smartphone or tablet via the BBC News App then det...More..

More sunshine, high near 69 today in Charleston
by | Friday, January 20, 2017

More sunshine, high near 69 today in Charleston

If you're headed to the coast, expect to encounter high winds with gusts up to 60 miles per hour in areas. Low around 55. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Wind gusts again in the low 20s. Saturday: Sh...More..