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Billionaire couple found dead in their mansion basement

Billionaire couple found dead in their mansion basement

Staff Sgt. Jeff Taylor of Toronto police's 33 Division said officers were called shortly before noon to the home at 50 Old Colony Rd., near Bayview Ave. Sherman and his wife have four children toget...

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Jamaicans Help Doug Jones Win In Alabama

Jamaicans Help Doug Jones Win In Alabama

He won a staggering 98% of the vote among black women, just ahead of his 93% share of black men, according to exit polls. Or is it just the very fabric of American society? But there was no denying ...

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Muslim leaders declare East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he is beginning United Nations initiatives to reverse the decision , which marked a departure from decades of USA foreign policy and sparked unrest across the worl...

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Russia-Egypt direct flights may resume next February: minister

Russia-Egypt direct flights may resume next February: minister

Sokolov said flights between Moscow and Cairo would restart in February 2018 pending internal procedures, in comments echoed by the Egyptian minister. The plane crash and subsequent suspension badly...

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Xi, Moon agree on 'principles' to solve nuke crisis with N. Korea

Xi, Moon agree on 'principles' to solve nuke crisis with N. Korea

Moon also acknowledged the "temporary difficulties" between the nations, without mentioning the in US-made Terminal High Altitude Area Defence system. Kang Jun-young, who teaches Chinese studies at th...

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North Korea says naval blockade would be 'act of war'

North Korea says naval blockade would be 'act of war'

And the senator's numbers were remarkably high. Mr. Kim's new statements come as the major powers try to find a solution to the crisis created by the acceleration of North Korea's nuclear and ballis...

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N.Korea threatens to be 'most powerful nuclear, military state'

N.Korea threatens to be 'most powerful nuclear, military state'

Later speaking to reporters, Tillerson said that Washington would not accept any preconditions for talks with Pyongyang. The council meeting was joined by North Korean Ambassador to the U.N. The g...

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Gujarat Polls: Phase 2 sees moderate 69% voter turnout

Gujarat Polls: Phase 2 sees moderate 69% voter turnout

The Congress , which apparently gave a tough fight to the saffron party, has aligned with the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) to take on the BJP in the state. The prime minister's mother Hiraba,...

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Charlottesville: James Alex Fields Jr faces life in prison

Charlottesville: James Alex Fields Jr faces life in prison

Fields' attorney did not present evidence or make any arguments at the hearing, although she did cross-examine a prosecution witness. Fields' former high school teacher, Derek Weimer, told CNN tha...

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Full text: Republicans unveil their final tax bill

He said he made a decision to support the bill now because the country is "better off with it" than without it. The conference bill that came out of negotiations between the two chambers is broadl...

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Grace Notes: John Kennedy making mark as 'tough questioner' of Trump nominees

Grace Notes: John Kennedy making mark as 'tough questioner' of Trump nominees

Kennedy was very dignified in asking the questions the way he did, and very effective in making the point that this nominee lacks the requisite experience for the position", said Dane Ciolino, a long...

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Erdogan: Muslim nations to seek UN 'annulment' of Trump's Jerusalem move

Erdogan: Muslim nations to seek UN 'annulment' of Trump's Jerusalem move

Speaking to crowds gathered in the central Anatolian city of Konya via teleconference, Erdogan said Turkey would first seek annulment of the move in the Security Council, and if that failed it would t...

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OIC Istanbul summit and standing up for al-Quds

OIC Istanbul summit and standing up for al-Quds

Prime Minister Abbasi will convey the sentiments of the people and the Government of Pakistan of the unequivocal support to the people of Palestine. Pakistan's representation at the OIC can be terme...

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MP: Catholic priest arrested, 40 others detained for alleged forced conversion

MP: Catholic priest arrested, 40 others detained for alleged forced conversion

Satna superintendent of police, Rajesh Hingankar, said police brought all clergymen - said to be about 32 - to the police station as they had been surrounded by angry villagers. "We were beaten up in ...

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Tillerson calls on China, Russia to increase North Korea pressure

Tillerson calls on China, Russia to increase North Korea pressure

Mr Tillerson said that the U.S. did not "accept" previous remarks about a "freeze for freeze" on nuclear programs as a precondition to talks with North Korea. Tillerson had been set to say that, "apar...

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Natural disaster hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported

Natural disaster hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported

There were reports of collapsed buildings, and authorities issued a tsunami warning for parts of Java's coastline after the quake struck just before midnight (1700 GMT) on Friday. Geological Survey ...

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Russell Simmons denies reports of misconduct, rape

Russell Simmons denies reports of misconduct, rape

Brad Rose , an attorney for Simmons, released a statement Thursday night saying that " Russell Simmons fully supports and will cooperate with the police inquiry and is confident of a swift resolution...

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50 ISIS foreign fighters captured since November — US military official

50 ISIS foreign fighters captured since November — US military official

Joseph Dunford, said in October that "as many as 40,000 foreign fighters from 120 different countries" had joined ISIS in Iraq and Syria, when he spoke to reporters following a chiefs of defense confe...

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Dutch police shoot man with knife at Amsterdam airport

Dutch police shoot man with knife at Amsterdam airport

A tweet from Dutch military police read: "Man at Schiphol shot at by the military police, after he made threats with a knife". The situation is under control and the airport is safe, the military po...

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Former 'Apprentice' star Omarosa says she wasn't fired from the White House

The Good Morning America host quipped " Bye Felicia " following an interview with the former White House aide and reality star Thursday (Dec. 14), after her pre-taped interview with host Michael ...

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European Union leaders agree on prolongation of economic sanctions against Russian Federation

European Union leaders agree on prolongation of economic sanctions against Russian Federation

EU Council President Donald Tusk said at Thursday's summit of the 28 EU leaders that they were "united on the roll-over of economic sanctions on Russian Federation". "EU united on roll-over of econo...

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Woman, 93, released from jail after eviction, arrest for not paying rent

Woman, 93, released from jail after eviction, arrest for not paying rent

Juanita Fitzgerald says the National Church Residences' Franklin House retirement community had made a decision to "put her out" after blaming her for mould found in her apartment. Twinem said offi...

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Trump Becomes The Grinch Who Ruined Christmas For Jesus' Hometown

Trump Becomes The Grinch Who Ruined Christmas For Jesus' Hometown

US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has caused a backlash in the region, particularly among Muslims, and the reaction's reverberated to Nazareth, whe...

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Ohio Senate sends Down syndrome abortion ban to Gov. John Kasich

Ohio Senate sends Down syndrome abortion ban to Gov. John Kasich

The legislation was a priority for Ohio Right to Life, the state's largest anti-abortion group, which said such abortions amount to discrmination. "Both the House and the Senate sent a loud message ...

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Court finds former Russian minister guilty

Court finds former Russian minister guilty

The verdict read out by judge Larisa Semyonova said Ulyukayev had "made use of his position in order to demand from Rosneft chief Sechin a bribe, in exchange for giving approval" for the purchase ...

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