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    Look to the skies tonight to catch one of the year's best and brightest meteor showers.The annual Geminid meteor shower will peak Wednesday night, streaking across the night sky from sunset to sunrise, NASA says.Sky & Telescope magazine called the…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to assume Al Franken's Senate seat
    Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith (D) has been tapped to replace resigning Sen. Al Franken (D), who announced last week that he would leave the Senate amid mounting allegations of inappropriate behavior toward women. Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) annou…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
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    Santa made some early stops across the country this week. But instead of sliding down chimneys, he quietly walked through Walmart's automatic doors.Anonymous do-gooders paid off layaway tabs at Walmart and Toys R Us stores in New Jersey, Pennsylvan…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Many Republicans express relief that Roy Moore lost Alabama: 'Decency wins'
    Many Republicans in Washington are breathing a not-so-quiet sigh of relief after their party's candidate, Roy Moore, lost the Alabama Senate race to Democrat Doug Jones on Tuesday night. Had Moore been elected, it would have put many members in an a…- 7 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • GOP Rep. Peter King rips Stephen Bannon as 'morally vacuous,' likens him to a 'disheveled drunk'
    The morning after Democrat Doug Jones' stunning victory over Republican Roy Moore in the special election for Alabama's Senate seat, Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) came out swinging against Stephen Bannon, the chairman of Breitbart News and former White H…- 7 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Omarosa is leaving the White House
    Former Apprentice villain Omarosa Manigault Newman will reportedly leave her role as President Trump's director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison next month to "pursue other opportunities," the White House said Wednesday.Manigault…- 7 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Here's how Alabama newspapers are reacting to Doug Jones' stunning win
    Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore in Alabama's special Senate election Tuesday night, becoming the first Democrat to win an upper-chamber seat in the Yellowhammer State in 25 years. Jones' triumph came as a shocker in the solidly red…- 7 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Fox & Friends has a desperate spin on Doug Jones' unexpected Alabama victory
    Democrat Doug Jones' victory in Alabama on Tuesday night represents a stunning blow to President Trump, who won the state by nearly 28 points last November. Trump's favorite television program, though, is giving Republican Roy Moore's bruising loss…- 8 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • How Doug Jones beat Roy Moore in deep-red Alabama
    Doug Jones, a Democrat and former federal prosecutor, beat Republican Roy Moore in Alabama's special Senate election on Tuesday night. Alabama is a solidly red state whose last elected Democrat in the Senate, Richard Shelby, switched parties in the…- 9 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Fed expected to hike interest rates at end of Wednesday meeting
    Federal Reserve policy makers wrap up their two-day meeting on Wednesday, and they are widely expected to bump up interest rates by a quarter percent for the third time this year. The meeting is Janet Yellen's last as chair. Her successor, Fed Gover…- 9 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Muslim world leaders say Trump's Jerusalem decision 'eliminates the possibility of peace'
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders in Turkey on Wednesday that "from now on" America does not have a legitimate role in the Middle Eastern peace process, The Associated Press writes. The decision follows President Trump's contro…- 9 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • <p>The daily business briefing: <em>December 13, 2017</em></p>
    1. Federal Reserve policy makers wrap up their two-day meeting on Wednesday, and they are widely expected to bump up interest rates by a quarter percent for the third time this year. The meeting is Janet Yellen's last as chair. Her successor, Fed Gov…- 9 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • <p>10 things you need to know today: <em>December 13, 2017</em></p>
    1. Democrat Doug Jones narrowly defeated Republican Roy Moore in Tuesday's contentious Senate election in Alabama, a deeply red state that had not elected a Democratic senator since 1992. Jones' victory narrows the GOP's Senate majority to 51-49. Moo…- 9 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Kirsten Gillibrand warns Trump that the tables have turned on sexual assault: 'People are looking for justice'
    After being blasted by President Trump on Tuesday in what many interpreted as a sexist smear, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D) firmly reiterated to Today that "women aren't going to be silenced right now.""Since the Women's March, women have st…- 9 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • The White House is reportedly bracing itself for Trump's belated Roy Moore outburst
    "Rarely has a sitting president rallied behind such a scandal-plagued candidate the way Donald Trump did with Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore," says Julie Pace at The Associated Press. "And rarely has that bet failed so spectacularly." One senior…- 10 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Fox News analyst finds a considerable 'silver lining' for the GOP in Roy Moore's loss
    Republican Roy Moore lost a Senate race in Alabama on Tuesday, despite full-throated support from President Trump, but Trump backed the other guy in the Republican primary, Fox News political editor Chris Stirewalt said Tuesday night. "This is somet…- 11 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Roy Moore's shocking loss reveals the cost of Republican lunacy
    In an astounding upset, Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama special election to the U.S. Senate. It was the seat that Attorney General Jeff Sessions won in 2014 running unopposed with over 97 percent of the vote — and…- 11 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • The best Star Wars movie is The Ewok Adventure
    My biggest hope for The Last Jedi is that it will finally conclude its long marginal footnote about the Skywalkers and get back to the real protagonist of George Lucas' epic space drama: Cindel Towani.We first encountered Cindel and her brother Mac…- 11 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Doug Jones' victory is an epic disaster for Republicans
    Last night the people of Alabama succeeded narrowly in doing the right thing by rejecting an accused serial sex predator who believes that the Bible should supersede American laws and dispatching his Democratic opponent, a decent man who once prosec…- 11 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Roy Moore's defeat shows partisanship has its limits
    How do you elect a Democrat to a Senate seat in the Deep South in 2017?You do it by running a Republican who's been credibly accused of child predation; who lost his judgeship twice after defying the rulings of higher courts; whose views of religio…- 11 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Don't be a holiday shopping sucker
    In these uncertain times, there remain certain truths, and one of them is this: It very often feels good to buy things, to spend, to accrue items small and large, to show your power via your wallet — especially if something is on sale, or unique/v…- 11 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • 13 insane Christmas cards from 100 years ago
    Holiday cards weren't always plastered with the toothy grins of your second cousin's three festively dressed children. Go back a century or two, and you'll find people had a more bizarre, sometimes inappropriate, sense of the yuletide spirit.Circa…- 11 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • What Sunday School taught me about Trump
    In the legal debate over whether President Trump could be charged with obstruction of justice for firing FBI Director James Comey, the rub appears to be about "corrupt intent." Trump's lawyer John Dowd, Harvard's Alan Dershowitz, and others argue th…- 11 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • America's Maenad moment
    Now would be a good time for America to brush up on its Greek mythology.A flip through The King Must Die, Mary Renault's exploration of the life of Theseus, would in particular be instructive. One of the great heroes of Greek lore, Theseus absconds…- 11 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • The Fed prepares for the next recession
    This afternoon, the Federal Reserve will finish its last meeting of the year — and Janet Yellen's last as Fed chair. Expectations are more or less unanimous that it will hike interest rates by 0.25 percent, from a 1-to-1.25 percent target to 1.25-…- 11 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Stephen Colbert laughs at Roy Moore's horse, gasps at Trump's Gillibrand tweet
    Tuesday was the first night of Hanukkah, Stephen Colbert noted on The Late Show, but it was also "a huge day in Alabama, Election Day, and now it is official: Roy Moore either is or is not our newest U.S. senator." (He's not.) Colbert said the show…- 12 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • CNN's Alabama election panel raucously disagrees over who's hurt most by Roy Moore's loss
    The Republican Party is in for some more turmoil after Democrat Doug Jones beat Roy Moore, the Republican nominee for a Senate seat in deeply Republican Alabama on Tuesday night. CNN gave the GOP a little taste of what's to come in the panel discuss…- 13 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • USA Today's editorial board savages Trump as 'uniquely awful' and 'not fit for office' after Gillibrand tweet
    On Tuesday morning, President Trump sent out a tweet saying Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), who had joined four male colleagues on Monday in calling on Trump to resign, had "begged" him for campaign contributions "and would do anything for them."…- 14 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show gives Peanuts the Riverdale treatment
    The CW has turned the Archie comic book franchise into a hit teen drama, Riverdale. On Tuesday, The Tonight Show looked at what would happen if you gave the same treatment to another storied 1900s comic strip, Peanuts. Charlie Brown (Jimmy Fallon),…- 15 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Charles Barkley calls Jones' win in Alabama 'a wake-up call' for Democrats
    On Monday night, Charles Barkley had a message for the voters of Alabama: Show the country "we're not a bunch of damn idiots" by electing Democrat Doug Jones to the Senate. After Jones' victory on Tuesday night, Barkley delivered another message, th…- 15 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • FBI agent pulled from Mueller investigation called Trump an 'idiot' in text exchanges
    On Tuesday, the Justice Department turned over to the House Intelligence Committee some 375 text messages between two FBI officials, senior counterintelligence agent Peter Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page, and according to several news organizations…- 16 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Forged document falsely accuses Chuck Schumer of sexual harassment
    A forged 13-page document accusing Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) of sexual harassment was circulated to several major media outlets in an attempt to discredit Schumer and the publications, Axios reported Tuesday. Axios says the docu…- 16 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Down 21,000 votes, Roy Moore says 'it's not over'
    With 100 percent of precincts in Alabama reporting and Democrat Doug Jones ahead by nearly 21,000 votes, Republican Roy Moore told his supporters to keep the faith, because "when the vote is this close, it's not over."Moore, who during the special…- 17 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Doug Jones celebrates victory and running a campaign based on 'decency'
    In his victory speech Tuesday night, Democrat Doug Jones, the projected winner of the Alabama special Senate election, said his entire campaign was based on "dignity and respect.""This campaign has been about the rule of law," he continued. "This c…- 17 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Trump tweets congratulations to Doug Jones for his 'hard fought victory' in Alabama
    If you were expecting an angry tweet from President Trump after the candidate he supported in the Alabama Senate special election, Republican Roy Moore, lost to Doug Jones, the Democrat, nope. On Tuesday night, Trump tweeted out his cordial congratu…- 18 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Republicans are already blaming Alabama Senate loss on Stephen Bannon
    Moments after several media outlets projected Democrat Doug Jones winning the Alabama special Senate election, the president and CEO of the Senate Leadership Fund super PAC released a short but scathing rebuke of the person he holds responsible for…- 18 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama special Senate election
    Democrat Doug Jones will be the next senator representing Alabama, The Associated Press, Fox News, and The New York Times project.The former U.S. attorney defeated Republican Roy Moore in a contentious election that took a turn last month when seve…- 18 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Alabama Senate race too close to call
    The results are still coming in for Alabama's special Senate election between Democrat Doug Jones and Republican Roy Moore, and with 86.7 percent of precincts reporting, they are tied with each having 49.2 percent of the vote.Moore was far ahead in…- 19 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • White House attorney says Mueller is done with staffer interviews he requested
    White House attorney Ty Cobb says that on Tuesday, Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced he's finished the interviews he requested with about two dozen current and former White House witnesses as part of the investigation into Russian meddling in…- 19 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • If Moore wins in Alabama, GOP senators will meet Wednesday to discuss next steps
    Should Roy Moore win the Alabama special Senate election Tuesday night, Senate Republicans will meet Wednesday morning to discuss where they go from here, several Republicans with knowledge of the meeting told NBC News.Moore has been accused by sev…- 21 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -

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The Silence Breakers: TIME Person of the Year 2017
For giving voice to open secrets, for moving whisper networks onto social networks, for pushing all of us to stop accepting the unacceptable, the Silence Breakers are the 2017 Person of the Year. time.com/time-person-of-the-year-2017-silence-breakers…
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Short film - 17' - 2014 Driving to reach his girlfriend’s cottage, Samuele accidentally hits the dog of an old hunter. Feeling guilty for the death of the dog he follows the hunter helping him to bury the animal in the woods. The journey in the wil…
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To Build a Fire
TO BUILD A FIRE a film by Fx Goby In the harshness of midwinter, a trapper is crossing the Yukon with his dog. Struggling to survive, he attempts to build a simple fire. To Build a Fire is widely recognised as a Jack London masterpiece and is a clas…
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Rescate | Filmsupply Presents
This inspiring documentary follows the heroic efforts of the Rescate Ambar volunteer Paramedics, a group that sacrifices sleep and safety to provide medical attention to the thousands of motor vehicle accidents that plague the Dominican Republic. Fil…
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Buildings dancing, Perspectives shifting. Sound design by: Benjamin Mauch soundcloud.com/benjaminmauch See more at nerual.designCast: Lauren PedrosaTags: experimental, animation, perspective, geometric, motion, architecture, building, film,…
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    ERBIL, Iraq -- On most days, Youssef Suleiman and his family of six can be found crowded around their television in a sprawling refugee camp on the outskirts of this Iraqi Kurdish city. Their tiny, white U.N. tent resembles nothing of their former li…- Monday June 16 -
  • Argentina Defeats Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-1 In World Cup Opener (VIDEOS)
    Argentina opened its 2014 World Cup campaign with a win that went from mundane to magical thanks to the man in the No. 10 shirt. Lionel Messi scored one goal and was involved in another as the two-time World Cup champions defeated Bosnia-Herzegovina,…- Sunday June 15 -
  • Martin Kaymer Easily Wins U.S. Open For His 2nd Major Title
    PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Martin Kaymer returned to the elite in golf with a U.S. Open victory that ranks among the best.A forgotten star for two years while building a complete game, Kaymer turned the toughest test of golf into a runaway at Pinehurst…- Sunday June 15 -
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    There's a right way to go whale watching and there's a wrong way to go whale watching. If your tour boat bumps into a whale in the open ocean and the passengers proceed to touch it like they're at a petting zoo (like one recently did on the island of…- Sunday June 15 -
  • Messi's Magical Goal Is What The World Cup Has Been Waiting For (GIFs)
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    One dad at the Giants-Rockies game on Sunday looked like he had himself a pretty good Father's Day. As Rockies star Troy Tulowitzki's home run made its way to the stands in left field, a father holding his baby was making his way back to his seat. As…- Sunday June 15 -
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Neon Nights
Neon Nights
Neon Nights | by With raindrops no longer falling, this street in Beijing, China, hums back to life under the glow of neon signs. Your Shot photographer Caue Ferraz took this photo in the neighborhood around Jingshan Park, a 57-acre green space with views into the Fo…
Sandy Oasis
Sandy Oasis
Sandy Oasis | by Anguilla, a British territory in the Caribbean, is a nation of tranquility, but Sandy Island takes it to another level. This speck of sand in the bright blue waters is constantly reshaped by the ocean and weather, and visitors to the cay are encourag…
Golden Hills
Golden Hills
Golden Hills | by Your Shot photographer Hannah Overeem captured this shot of her dog, Badger, an Australian cattle dog, in Chino Hills, California. She writes that the contrast of the golden field and blue-and-white sky give this image a “surreal” look.This phot…
Hidden Gem
Hidden Gem
Hidden Gem | by Forged by the wear of water rushing over rocks, Olo Canyon in Arizona is concealed inside the Grand Canyon. Its alluring landscape includes natural springs and rocks shaped like cathedral amphitheaters.See more pictures from the September 2016 story…
Behind the Curtain
Behind the Curtain
Behind the Curtain | by Circus performers in Hanoi, Vietnam, prepare for the show minutes before it gets under way. Nguyen Thi Thu Hiep, shown here stretching, is a contortionist. For extra money, she also performs at private parties and social events.See more pictures fro…
'You Dropped Something!'
'You Dropped Something!'
'You Dropped Something!' | by Your Shot photographer Suyash Mehta gained a souvenir from a passing eagle in Satara, India: a long feather. India is home to nearly two dozen eagle species.This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community where members can take par…
City of Sun Showers
City of Sun Showers
City of Sun Showers | by Even in a rainstorm, Paris lives up to its nickname of the City of Light, as sun streaks through storm clouds over the city in this image by Your Shot photographer Raffaele Tuzio.This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community wher…
A Flash in the Distance
A Flash in the Distance
A Flash in the Distance | by Flashes of lightning illuminate the night sky above Lake Ontario, as seen from an overlook in Lyndonville, New York—located about an hour from the Canadian border at Niagara Falls.This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community w…
Flood of Color
Flood of Color
Flood of Color | by Floods bring a mosaic of color to the rice fields of Y Ty, Vietnam. The wet season typically lasts from May to June in the mountainous village.This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community where members can take part in photo ass…

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  • Killings of Women Soared in Last Decade Amid Mexico Drug War
    A new study says killings of women in Mexico have risen sharply over the last decade during the country's drug war, more than wiping out two decades of gains when the rate fell by half. The report by the Mexican government and U.N. Women says the…- 17 mins ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Britain's May Defeated in Parliament Over Brexit Blueprint
    Prime Minister Theresa May's government was defeated Wednesday, when lawmakers forced through changes to its Brexit blueprint that ministers said could endanger Britain's departure from the European Union.In a blow to May, already weakened after lo…- 57 mins ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • A Landscape Carved in the Last Ice Age
    How many places are there in the U.S. where visitors get to see nature in all its abundance within a single setting? National parks traveler Mikah Meyer thinks Glacier National Park, in northern Montana on the border with Canada, comes pretty darn cl…- 1 hour ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • South Sudanese Turn to Illegal Mining for Survival
    South Sudanese residents of Kapoeta state say they found a way to earn money to feed their families: selling gold. Gold mining is illegal in South Sudan, but locals say it is worth the risk of getting arrested, or buried. They say they might sell as…- 1 hour ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • US Judge Orders Accused New York Bomber Detained Ahead of Trial
    The Bangladeshi man accused of attempting a suicide bombing in a busy New York City commuter hub will remain in federal custody while he awaits trial on charges that include supporting a foreign terrorist organization, a judge ruled on Wednesday.Ak…- 1 hour ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • US Official Accuses Turkey of Pushing Extreme Islamist Ideology
    An already tense relationship between the United States and Turkey appears to be under more strain after a top Trump administration official accused Turkey of spreading what he called extreme Islamist ideology around the world.President Donald Trum…- 1 hour ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • US Republican Lawmakers Reach Broad Accord on Tax Cuts
    Republican lawmakers in Congress reached broad agreement Wednesday on major U.S. tax cuts before heading to the White House to work out final details with President Donald Trump."We're very, very close to a historic legislative victory," Trump decl…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • US Central Bank Raises Interest Rate Slightly
    The U.S. central bank raised its key interest rate slightly Wednesday, but left the level low enough to continue stimulating economic growth.The Federal Reserve pushed up rates a quarter of a percent to a range between 1.25 and 1.5 percent. The inc…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Four Drown Fleeing Militia Attack in DR Congo
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  • African Beat
    African Beat showcases the latest and the greatest of contemporary African music and conversation. From Benga to Juju, Hip Life to Bongo Flava, Bubu to Soukous and more, host David Vandy has his finger on the pulse of the hottest African music and re…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Alabama Election Result Sends Shock Waves Across Capitol Hill
    Democrat Doug Jones' victory in Alabama's special Senate election sent shock waves Wednesday across Capitol Hill, buoying and emboldening Democrats while forcing Republicans to grapple with a soon-to-be slimmer Senate majority that will make enacting…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Biden Consoles Daughter of Ailing Arizona Senator McCain
    Former Vice President Joe Biden sought to console the daughter of ailing U.S. Senator John McCain after she began crying while discussing her father's battle with brain cancer on ABC's The View. Meghan McCain, a panelist on the program, told Biden…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Ukraine MP Calls to Expedite Anti-corruption Court Legislation
    Pressure to expedite creation of special court comes amid concerns that Kyiv is backsliding on promised reforms- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Trump Administration Calls for Government IT to Adopt Cloud Services
    The White House said Wednesday the U.S. government needs a major overhaul of information technology systems and should take steps to better protect data and accelerate efforts to use cloud-based technology."Difficulties in agency prioritization of…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • US Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein Sees No Reason to Fire Special Counsel Mueller
    U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told lawmakers Wednesday he has no reason to dismiss Robert Mueller, who is leading the special counsel investigation into whether Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 presidential e…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Half of World's People Can't get Basic Health Services: WHO
    At least half the world's population is unable to access essential health services and many others are forced into extreme poverty by having to pay for healthcare they cannot afford, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.Some 800 million…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • UN Expert Says Torture Persists at Guantanamo Bay; US Denies
    An independent U.N. human rights investigator said on Wednesday that he had information about an inmate being tortured at the U.S. Guantanamo Bay detention facility, despite Washington banning "enhanced interrogation techniques" almost 10 years ago.…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Rights Groups: Congo Fighters Jailed for Life for Child Rape Ceremonies
    Eleven Congolese militia fighters were jailed for life on Wednesday for raping dozens of girls as young as 18 months during ceremonies meant to give the men supernatural powers, rights groups observing the trial said.Human rights campaigners hailed…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Sonny Side of Sports
    “Brighten your day by tuning in the Sonny Side of Sports radio show. VOA’s Sonny Young delivers an upbeat and lively presentation during his 30 minute sports shows, broadcast Monday through Friday.”- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
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  • Uganda MPs Look at Abolishing Age Limit for Museveni
    Uganda's ruling party, the National Resistance Movement, has proposed scrapping the age-75 limit for presidential candidates and extending the length of a presidential term from five to seven years.  The proposal, which would require a constitutio…- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Pakistanis Celebrate the Other in Sindh, But for How Long?
    The performer danced with reckless abandon, her head bent forward, moving rhythmically left to right with the drum beat, her long, black, untied hair creating an arc in the air as it flew back and forth. Another woman, probably a relative or a friend…- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Rights Group Pleads for Zimbabwe's New Government to Ensure Free Elections
    The International Commission of Jurists is calling for Zimbabwe’s new government to ensure free and fair elections next year.  It is not the only the rights group making that appeal.Following a weeklong visit to Zimbabwe, the International Commi…- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • South Sudan in Focus
    The United Nations asks for more than a billion dollars to provide humanitarian assistance to millions of South Sudanese next year; a South Sudanese activist fears traveling back to Juba and being targeted; and people in Kapoeta State earn a living m…- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Africa News Tonight
    Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues,…- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Africa News Tonight
    Africa News Tonight is a lively news magazine show featuring VOA correspondent reports, interviews with African officials, opposition leaders, NGOs and human rights activists. News feature stories look at science and technology, environmental issues,…- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Sweet Victory: French Candymakers Win China Legal War
    Revenge is sweet for the makers of France's traditional "calisson" candies, who have won a months-long legal battle with a businessman who trademarked the product's name in China.The lozenge-shaped sweets, made of a mixture of candied fruit and gro…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • International Edition 1205 EST
    A Democrat wins election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson hopes diplomacy can counter North Korea's nuclear threat and singer Ed Sheeran joins forces with another pop music powerhouse to a remix that's topping the cha…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • International Edition 1205 EST
    International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • International Edition
    International Edition delivers insight into world news through eye-witnesses, correspondent reports and analysis from experts and news makers. We also keep you in touch with social media, science and entertainment trends.- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
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  • Cameroon's Ranchers Hurting Because of Nigeria Border Closure
    Cameroon has closed its border with Nigeria in the north, after a series of attacks by Boko Haram militants on Cameroonian ranchers. The closure is meant to protect the ranchers' cattle, but it is hurting the ranchers' business.Hundreds of ranchers…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Reuters Reporters Jailed in Myanmar Over Alleged Secret Documents
    Two reporters for the Reuters news agency have been arrested in Myanmar on suspicion of possessing "secret police documents" pertaining to the refugee crisis in Rakhine state, the government said Wednesday.Journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were a…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Tillerson: Terror Group Ties Could Cost Pakistan Territorial Control
    The United States has warned Pakistan it could lose control of its territory unless Islamabad abandons ties with terrorist groups operating in the country that are growing in "size and influence."U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson issued the war…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Hollywood Actor Bamba Reveals Secret: He's Undocumented
    Actor Bambadjan Bamba may be on the verge of stardom because of his role in the upcoming comic book superhero film Black Panther. But lately, he has been making headlines by revealing a secret he has kept for many years."I'm a black immigrant ...…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Sonny Side of Sports
    VOA's Sonny Young brings you the latest sports news and trends as well as questions and comments from sports fans around Africa and the world.- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Africa 54
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  • Sonny Side of Sports
    “Brighten your day by tuning in the Sonny Side of Sports radio show. VOA’s Sonny Young delivers an upbeat and lively presentation during his 30 minute sports shows, broadcast Monday through Friday.”- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • With Unity in Peril, EU Leaders Tackle Refugee Quotas
    European Union leaders will grapple Thursday with one of the most divisive issues ever to face the 28-nation bloc; how to collectively share responsibility for the tens of thousands of people arriving on Europe's southern shores in search of a better…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Minnesota Lt. Governor Tina Smith Named to Fill US Senate Seat
    Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith, a Democrat, was named Wednesday to fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Al Franken in the wake of sexual misconduct allegations leveled by several women against him."She genuinely likes people, and pe…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Africa News Tonight
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  • Africa News Tonight
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  • Zimbabwe Seizes $500,000 Worth of Ivory on Way to Malaysia
     Zimbabwe's parks agency says it has seized 200 kilograms (440 pounds) of ivory destined for Malaysia.National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesman Tinashe Farawo on Wednesday said the ivory was worth over $500,000.Farawo says no on…- 7 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Tanzania Orders Tighter Controls on Currency, Bank Crackdown as Growth Slows
    Tanzanian president John Magufuli ordered the central bank on Wednesday to tighten controls on the movement of hard currency and take swift action against failing banks in a bid to tackle financial crimes and protect the local shilling currency.The…- 7 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Saudi-led Airstrikes Kill 30 in Yemen's Capital
    At least 30 people were killed in airstrikes Wednesday on a police camp in Yemen's capital.At least 80 others were wounded when pre-dawn raids hit a prison that is run by rebels in the military police compound in Sanaa.The strikes were carried ou…- 7 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Prominent Black Supporter of Trump set to Leave White House
    The White House says Omarosa Manigault Newman - one of President Donald Trump's most prominent African-American supporters - plans to leave the administration next month.White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Manigault Newman's res…- 7 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • UN Court to Hear Appeal in Serbian Lawmaker's Acquittal
    A prosecutor urged United Nations judges Wednesday to overturn the acquittals of a prominent Serbian ultranationalist on atrocity charges, saying that failure to do so would inflict lasting damage to the legacy of a groundbreaking war crimes tribunal…- 7 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Nigerian Court Drops Most Asset Declaration Charges Against Senate President
    Nigeria's court of appeal on Tuesday dismissed 15 charges against the Senate president related to an alleged false declaration of assets, but it upheld three other charges against him.Bukola Saraki's three-year tenure as president of the upper hous…- 7 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • In Another Blow to Zuma, South African Top Court Orders Influence-Peddling Inquiry
    South Africa's High Court ruled on Wednesday that President Jacob Zuma, under fire for alleged corruption, must set up a judicial inquiry into state influence-peddling within 30 days.In the latest in a series of judicial blows to Zuma's scandal-tin…- 8 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -

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  • Swansea v Manchester City, Manchester United v Bournemouth and more – live!
    Premier League updates from around the grounds on a busy nightWest Ham United v Arsenal – live! | Live scoreboard!And feel free to email Barry or ping him a tweet @bglendenning 9.53pm GMT Romelu Lukaku got the only goal of the game as Manchester Un…- 7 mins ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • West Ham United v Arsenal: Premier League – live!
    Premier League updates from the 8pm GMT kick-offLive Premier League clockwatch | Live scoreboard!And feel free to email Jacob or tweet @JacobSteinberg 9.51pm GMT Mesut Ozil can’t get the free-kick over the wall and that’s it! 9.50pm GMT 90 min+3…- 9 mins ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • White House contradicts Tillerson and says not right time for North Korea talks
    Spokesman says ‘clearly right now is not the time’ for talks, going against what Tillerson had said and underlining chaotic nature of Trump’s foreign policyThe White House has ruled out a dialogue with North Korea until it “fundamentally impr…- 14 mins ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Geminid meteor shower peaks tonight – here's how to see it
    Make sure Star Wars isn’t the only celestial event you see tonight. The bright Geminid meteor shower reaches its peak in the early hours of Thursday morningThe latest chapter of events in a galaxy far, far away isn’t the only thing worth staying…- 26 mins ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Steve Bell on Theresa May's Brexit defeat – cartoon
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  • Donald Trump Jr testifies to US Senate committee in Russia investigation
    The president’s eldest son meets with the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of investigation into whether the Trump campaign colluded with MoscowDonald Trump’s eldest son met with the US Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday as part of t…- 1 hour ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Rupert Murdoch set to sell off 21st Century Fox assets to Disney
    Deal includes stakes in Sky and Hollywood studio and is expected to lead to split in family empire building dynastyRupert Murdoch is set to announce a $60bn (£45bn) deal to sell assets in 21st Century Fox, including a 39% stake in Sky and a Hollywoo…- 1 hour ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Janet Yellen raises interest rates in final act as Federal Reserve chair
    Outgoing Fed chief’s ‘final pull of interest rate lever’ comes amid forecast of economic growth, news that will be cheered by Trump administrationFederal Reserve chair Janet Yellen moved to raise interest rates again on Wednesday in her final m…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar
    News agency says arrests are attack on press freedom and US embassy says it is deeply concernedThe news agency Reuters has said it is “outraged” by the arrest of two of its journalists in Myanmar and accused officials of an attack against press f…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Are you anti-Christmas? Tell us why
    Not everyone is decking the halls with holly, and not everyone is jolly come the festive season. If you hate Christmas, we’d like you to tell us whyOne in five British people don’t like Christmas, and over a sixth would cancel it all together. Wh…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Star Wars director: 'hell yes' to a woman or person of colour directing franchise
    A brand new Star Wars trilogy is in the works, but directors for two of the films are yet to be announcedThe director of the latest Star Wars film has said it is “about time” a woman or person of colour was brought in to direct a film in the fran…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • After Froome’s failed drug test is this the end for Team Sky?
    Team Sky started out promising to be whiter than white but episodes with Bradley Wiggins and now Chris Froome mean that has to be questionedFrom a holiday in Miami to the launch of a luxury watch boutique and the announcement that he intends to race…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • US embassy proves a catalyst for £15bn Nine Elms regeneration project
    Standing in contrast to dark brick luxury flats, the glass citadel aims to be a benign fortress that is part of a wider rejuvenation of ‘Knightsbridge of the South’Yew hedges containing steel bollards, ditches deep enough to stop a truck and a re…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Universities minister demands restraint over vice-chancellors' pay
    Jo Johnson says pay policies should be published more openly and VCs should not sit on committees that set their salariesUniversities in England must introduce specific reforms to rein in rises in vice-chancellors’ pay, the higher education ministe…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Salma Hayek claims Harvey Weinstein threatened to kill her
    The actor has penned an essay detailing a history of predatory behavior from the disgraced producer, referring to him as a ‘monster’ with ‘Machiavellian rage’Salma Hayek has come forward with an essay, detailing her alleged experiences workin…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Israeli undercover soldiers seen arresting Palestinian protesters
    Footage shows officers posing as protesters before pulling out pistols and seizing stone throwers in West BankDramatic footage has emerged of plain clothes Israeli troops – known as “mustarabeen” – infiltrating a Palestinian demonstration in…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • The Guardian view on Chris Froome’s failed drugs test: transcending limits | Editorial
    The battle to get ahead of the drugs cheats will never be won but that’s no reason for abandoning itThis Sunday, in one of the biggest nights of the sporting calendar, the BBC’s sports personality of the year is decided. Apart from the shortage o…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Tory Brexit rebels inflict major defeat on Theresa May
    MPs on both sides of Commons back amendment promising them a decisive vote on final Brexit deal Conservative rebels inflicted a humiliating defeat on Theresa May in the House of Commons as they backed an amendment to her flagship European Union withd…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • How to feed the world while curbing our appetite for destruction | Letters
    There is enough food for everyone, says Chrissie Hynde – if everyone takes only their fair share and stops eating animals. Others suggest improving farming production methods, tackling population growth and taxing meatAlthough I strongly agree with…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • NHS faces acute and growing staffing shortage, warns agency
    Health Education England says service must recruit 190,000 more staff by 2027 but instead low pay and work pressure are driving skills drainThe NHS is beset by acute shortages of nurses and paramedics and is facing a skills drain, with staff quitting…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Doug Jones’s victory over Roy Moore could mean a dramatic shift in Congress
    Democrats now have a plausible path to a House majority in 2018, while Republican control of the Senate rests precariously on the narrowest seat marginDoug Jones’s stunning victory over Roy Moore in Alabama – which handed Democrats a rare win in…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Gareth Bale’s winner ensures Real Madrid reach Club World Cup final
    • European champions survive scare against UAE’s Al Jazira• Late goal from Bale sets up final against Brazilian side GrêmioGareth Bale came off the bench to score the winning goal as Real Madrid survived a scare to reach the final of the Club…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Maybot's fawning reception from cabinet evaporates at PMQs
    The prime minister is just as hopeless and out of depth as her party originally suspectedWhat a difference a couple of days make. On Monday, Theresa May was given a fawning reception by her own benches in the Commons for deferring the tricky stuff an…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Kezia Dugdale ‘deeply regrets’ effect of Celebrity trip on successor’s first weeks in job
    Former Scottish Labour leader to receive written warning for agreeing to take part in reality show I’m a Celebrity without formal approval Kezia Dugdale, the former Scottish Labour leader who angered colleagues by joining the reality show I’m a C…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Human foot found on Canada shoreline – the 13th such discovery in a decade
    Canadian Mike Johns made grisly find on Vancouver Island coastlineAnother dozen feet have washed up in British Columbia since 2007Canadian officials are investigating after a human foot washed up on the shores of British Columbia – marking the 13th…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Venezuela’s opposition wins EU’s prestigious human rights prize
    Julio Borges accepts prize and urges world to keep a close eye on Venezuela’s presidential election, where it hopes to end two decades of socialist ruleVenezuela’s opposition has won the EU’s prestigious Sakharav prize for human rights and urge…- 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Claiming disability benefit? Don’t ever dare shake hands | Peter Bradshaw
    Bethen Thorpe greeted her assessor the traditional way and promptly had her support axed. It seems people with disabilities now have to kiss cheeks insteadDo you shake hands? I do – with people I’m meeting for the first time, and often meeting up…- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Choose your own adventure – how tech is changing TV
    Streaming networks such as Twitch and Amazon are working on interactivity - the industry’s next big thingAt the start of the latest season of a hit TV detective series, interviews are taking place to find a new recruit to the murder squad. As the D…- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • The top 10 architecture and design events of 2017
    It was a year that celebrated new dawns. From plywood to postmodernism, from the return of council housing to a Cornish art gallery, our critic picks his highlights Continue reading...- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • The top 10 photography exhibitions of 2017
    The refugee crisis became a sci-fi dystopia, a handful of dust took us to the moon and back, a Polish pioneer had suggestive fun with hot dogs and love returned to the Left Bank. Our critic picks his 2017 highlights Continue reading...- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Can Jordan get a million Syrians into work?
    Women are at forefront of economic experiment in Jordan to find work for Syrians fleeing warEvery day at 6am, Fatima waits outside the gates of Jordan’s largest refugee camp for a bus that takes her and 18 other Syrian refugee women to work in a fa…- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Surgeon admits marking his initials on the livers of two patients
    Simon Bramhall pleads guilty to two counts of assault after using argon gas to sign ‘SB’ on patients’ organsA surgeon has pleaded guilty to marking his initials on the livers of two patients while performing transplant surgery. In a hearing at…- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Indian 'happiness minister' wanted over alleged murder
    State politician tasked with keeping citizens happy goes missing after court orders his arrest in relation to 2009 deathIndian police have launched a manhunt for the country’s only “happiness minister” after the state politician vanished when a…- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • First hygge, now còsagach – but has our obsession with cosiness gone too far?
    A Gaelic word has been rebranded in an attempt to promote a Scottish version of the Danish lifestyle philosophy. It’s time for something less tweeHow do you like your feeling of contentment? Is it stern and herring-flavoured, a wispy Danish cream c…- 4 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • 'He began to eat Hermione's family': bot tries to write Harry Potter book – and fails in magic ways
    After being fed all seven Potter tales, a predictive keyboard has produced a tale that veers from almost genuine to gloriously bonkersJK Rowling must be thanking Dumbledore that she has her Cormoran Strike series to fall back on, after a predictive k…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Don’t like talking to people? Automation will save us from the hellscape of human interaction
    From getting a taxi to buying condoms, there are countless interactions that are improved by avoiding base-level chitchatFrom what I can tell, as I watch my few remaining follicles wither and die, male pattern baldness is a phenomenon almost entirely…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Birmingham couple who plotted terrorist knife attack are jailed
    Madihah Taheer, 22, told Ummar Mirza, 21: ‘I want you to kill for me. I have a list,’ and he agreed to do so on their wedding dayA married couple from Birmingham who practised carrying out Islamic State-inspired knife attacks on a dummy in their…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • What are British values? And are faith schools really undermining them? | Catherine Pepinster
    Ofsted’s latest report has given the critics of faith schools another excuse to attack them – and again they refuse to distinguish between good and bad It was in the green room at the BBC that I first experienced the antipathy that faith schools…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • ‘C’mon, knock him over’ – the day Aussie sledging stopped me in my tracks | Vic Marks
    Australia have hinted they will bring up the Ben Duckett affair in the third Ashes Test against England in Perth as they demonstrate their love of the art of mental disintegration that goes back a long wayIt took an awfully long time to bowl my first…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Norway becomes first country to end national radio broadcasts on FM
    Digital switchover means that only the country’s local radio stations continue to use FM frequencies Norway has completed its transition to digital radio, becoming the first country in the world to shut down national broadcasts of its FM network.Th…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Facebook criticised for response to questions on Russia and Brexit
    Chair of Commons committee says firm has not answered questions put to Mark Zuckerberg about ‘troll army’ activityFacebook has been slammed for failing to do any extra work in its investigation into Russian influence on the EU referendum, after t…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • What is net neutrality about? Protecting us from corporate power | Matt Stoller
    Net neutrality is a rule against censorship and manipulation. The vote to repeal it would do real damage to our democracy This Thursday, Ajit Pai, Donald Trump’s choice to chair the Federal Communications Commission, will force a vote to repeal net…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Four people arrested in UK raids over ticket touting
    National Trading Standards seizes computers and phones as part of investigation into secondary ticketing marketFour people have been arrested on suspicion of breaching consumer laws related to ticket touting after dawn raids by the government’s con…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Amelia Edwards obituary
    Founding art director of Walker Books who oversaw some of the company’s great children’s classics including We’re Going on a Bear HuntAmelia Edwards, who has died aged 77, was the art director of Walker Books and one of the most important influ…- 5 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Abba's Björn Ulvaeus: I had no idea 1970s Britain was so gloomy
    Band member speaks at preview of London exhibition that lovingly recreates scenes from era of band’s sensational successThere were endless strikes, power cuts, three-day weeks, TV programmes that finished at 10.30pm and Noel Edmonds. “You get ver…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Cat Person: the short story that launched a thousand theories
    Kristen Roupenian’s 4,000-word tale about a stilted romance sent the internet into meltdown this week. Here’s the lowdown on the battle lines that formedAfter inspiring a cacophony of venom on Twitter, an exhausting avalanche of hot takes and a c…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Ukip to face tribunal over use of data in EU referendum campaign
    Information commissioner announces inquiry into parties’ use of personal information after Ukip’s refusal to cooperateUkip is to face a tribunal over its use of analytics during the EU referendum after refusing to cooperate with an investigation…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Salford arson attack: three-year-old confirmed as fourth child to die
    Zak Bolland, 23, and Courtney Brierley, 20, have been remanded in custody on multiple charges of murder, attempted murder and arsonA three-year-old girl has become the fourth child to die following an arson attack on a house in Salford that killed he…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Top 10 books about growing old
    While ageing can easily leave some frightened, the likes of Alec Guinness, Nora Ephron and Julian Barnes have produced wry, positive takes on old age, says septuagenarian author Christopher MatthewsWe have all seen old age in action and often it is n…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Three Billboards leads Screen Actors Guild nominations as The Post is snubbed
    Dark comedy-drama picks up four nominations, but there’s no room for The Post’s Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep or Phantom Thread’s Daniel Day-LewisThree Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri leads the way in nominations for the Screen Actors Guild aw…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • The Guardian view on Roy Moore’s defeat: sweet justice in Alabama | Editorial
    The Republican’s candidacy was backed by Donald Trump. It mobilised Democrats and embarrassed many in his own party. But it does not follow that Trump is finishedDoug Jones’s victory over Roy Moore in Alabama’s special Senate election is a vict…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Westminster rape trial: Woman left 'confused and devastated' after alleged attack
    Woman insists she did not sell story to the press when questioned by Samuel Armstrong’s barristerA woman who alleges that an aide to a Conservative MP raped her in the Houses of Parliament has told a court she was left feeling “confused and devas…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Artist hangs refugees' clothing in London church to highlight crisis
    Installation by Arabella Dorman at St James’s in Piccadilly uses 700 items salvaged from Greek island of Lesbos A baby’s bright red bib emblazoned with the words “My 1st Christmas Ever!” Pyjama tops with sleeve ends intertwined like holding h…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Former Apprentice contestant Omarosa resigns from Trump administration
    Omarosa Manigault Newman, one of Trump’s most prominent African American supporters, will leave in January as more departures expectedOmarosa Manigault Newman, one of Donald Trump’s most prominent African American supporters, plans to leave the a…- 6 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Talking turkey: the best culinary hacks for Christmas dinner
    Bake Off judge Prue Leith had said she freezes a stuffed bird to get ahead on the big day. Here are some other tips to stop you winging it on 25 DecemberPoor old Prue Leith lurches from one “controversy” to another. Having inadvertently revealed…- 7 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Kitchen gadgets review: the Uuni Pro pizza oven – stoking it is sheer addiction
    This steel furnace isn’t for purists, but it produces celestial results. Just be careful your base doesn’t turn into a volcanic ash FrisbeeWhat?The Uuni Pro pizza oven (£499, uk.uuni.net) is a steel furnace with fuel compartment, chimney stack a…- 8 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Jeremy Corbyn does not support boycott of Israel
    Labour spokesman clarifies leader’s position after party rift was exposed by shadow minister’s tweet backing BDS movementJeremy Corbyn would be happy to buy goods from Israel and does not support a blanket boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS)…- 8 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • 'We'll be living with this for a long time to come’: Grenfell, six months on
    As the catastrophic fire recedes from the immediate moment, survivors and locals take stock and share their hopes and fears for the futureBeinazir Lasharie, who has lived almost all her life in a flat on the Grenfell estate, hesitated when she was of…- 8 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Newcastle sale moves closer as Amanda Staveley increases offer to £300m
    • Agreement between two parties close with takeover set for late January• Mike Ashley could still offer Rafael Benítez a £30m transfer kittyOptimism that Amanda Staveley will persuade Mike Ashley to sell Newcastle United to her Dubai-based PCP…- 8 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • How very 2017: the trial by media of 11-year-old Keaton Jones | Hannah Jane Parkinson
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  • Firefighters defend homes as huge California wildfire rages on
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firefighters grappling with a wildfire that has burned out of control for 10 days on California's scenic coastline, destroying more than 700 homes, sought on Wednesday to defend homes from flames whipped by resurgent Santa Ana…- 26 mins ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Accused N.Y. bomber's family says attack 'our worst nightmare'
    DHAKA (Reuters) - Zulifikar Haider hoped his daughter would live the American dream when she married a fellow Bangladeshi living in the United States, but that dream turned into a nightmare when the family saw pictures of her husband wounded after al…- 32 mins ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • U.S. judge orders accused New York bomber detained ahead of trial
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Bangladeshi man accused of attempting a suicide bombing in a busy New York City commuter hub will remain in federal custody while he awaits trial on charges that include supporting a foreign terrorist organization, a judge ru…- 43 mins ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Three U.S. men plead guilty to crimes tied to 2016 botnet attacks
    (Reuters) - A former Rutgers University student and two other men pleaded guilty to computer crimes related to the creation, sale and use of the Mirai botnet, a network of infected electronics equipment used to knock major websites offline in massive…- 1 hour ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • U.S. sanctions two Africans over ivory, weapons trade
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department on Wednesday blacklisted two people it said supported the outlawed Lord's Resistance Army in Central African Republic through the illegal trade in ivory, weapons and money aimed at fueling conflict…- 2 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
  • Minnesota lieutenant governor to replace Franken in Senate
    (Reuters) - Minnesota's Democratic Lieutenant Governor Tina Smith was appointed as U.S. senator on Wednesday to replace Al Franken, who resigned after being accused of sexual harassment. - 3 hours ago, Wednesday December 13 -
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  • Obamacare sign-ups rise but overall enrollment set to fall
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  • U.N. expert says torture persists at Guantanamo Bay; U.S. denies
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  • Manhattan luxury condo sales skew apartment prices: survey
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  • Japan-U.S. alliance is being tested by a Chinese warship near Senkakus
    Tensions are rising to unusually high levels between China and it's Asian neighbors ever since the presence of the Chinese Navy began increasing in the South China Sea. The Mainichi reported on June 9, 2016, now there is a possible test of the allian…- Thursday June 9 -
  • Japan F-15 scrambled after China plane approaches disputed islets
    Japan scrambled F-15 fighter aircraft after a Chinese Government plane was spotted on course for a group of disputed islets,...- Monday March 24 -
  • AI flights ‘unaffected’ by Chinese air zone
    Air India’s flights that pass through China’s newly established Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) over the disputed East China Sea are unaffected by Beijing’s new move, according to airline officials, because the airline has already been f…- Saturday December 7 -
  • China scrambles jets to track US, Japanese planes in disputed zone
    In an escalation of the standoff over islands in the East China Sea, the Chinese Defense Ministry said Friday that it had scrambled two fighter jets to identify U.S. and Japanese planes flying through claimed airspace without notice. It was the lates…- Saturday November 30 -
  • US assures Japan in islands dispute with China
    US Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel Photo: AP Washington: The United States pledged support for ally Japan on Wednesday in a growing dispute with China over islands in the East China Sea and senior US administration officials accused Beijing of behav…- Thursday November 28 -
  • China downplays U.S. flights in disputed airspace
    BEIJING – China on Wednesday played down a U.S. challenge to its newly created air defense zone in the East China Sea, saying two American B-52 bombers that transited the area “were monitored the whole time and identified.” “China has the abi…- Thursday November 28 -
  • China asserts air rights despite US flight
    A B-52 Stratofortress Photo: AP Beijing, China: China has insisted it has the ability to enforce its newly-declared air zone over islands disputed with Japan, despite Beijing's reluctance to intervene after American B-52 bombers entered the area. The…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • Tensions escalate amid fears China may enforce new ‘air defence zone’ militarily
    Tensions in the East China Sea escalated on Wednesday after the Chinese government said it had monitored two American B-52 bombers that flew over its new air defence zone, but had decided not to take any further action. Beijing published co-ordinates…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • China asserts control over air zone despite US B-52 bombers
    BEIJING: China on Wednesday asserted that it has enough "will and ability" to enforce its unilaterally declared new air defence zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea after two US B-52 bombers challenged Chinese authority over the controver…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • US defies China with B-52 flight over disputed islands
    Two unarmed US B-52 bombers on a training mission flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing Beijing, Pentagon officials said on Tuesday, defying China's declaration of a new airspace defense zone in the region. The flig…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • US defies China as planes cross disputed zone
    Washington/Tokyo - Two unarmed US B-52 bombers on a training mission flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing Beijing, defying China's declaration of a new airspace defence zone and raising the stakes in a territorial stando…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • US defies Chinese restrictions by flying bombers over Senkaku islands
    Tweet Washington, Nov. 27 (ANI): The United States has reportedly flown two B-52 bombers over the disputed Senkaku Islands as part of a training exercise amid increased tensions in the sensitive region. The two unarmed aircrafts...- Wednesday November 27 -
  • Monitored US bombers' flight through airspace zone: China
    BEIJING: China's defence ministry said on Wednesday it had monitored the entire progress of two unarmed US B-52 bombers that flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea on a training mission without informing Beijing. The US move was in defiance…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • Defying China‚ U.S. bombers fly into East China Sea zone
    Added At: 2013-11-27 9:51 AM Last Updated At: 2013-11-27 9:51 AM The Himalayan Times - Saved Articles(s) The headlines has been added to your saved article(s) To View your saved article(s)please Click Here » Close Reuters A group of disputed isl…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • Defying China, US bombers fly into East China Sea zone, no response from China
    WASHINGTON/TOKYO: Two unarmed US B-52 bombers on a training mission flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing Beijing, defying China's declaration of a new airspace defence zone and raising the stakes in a territorial standof…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • WRAPUP 3-Defying China, U.S. bombers fly into East China Sea zone
    * No response from China to B-52 bomber flights over new zone * Japanese airlines stop giving flight details to China * China has said would take measures against aircraft that don't identify themselves * Issue on agenda when Vice President Biden vis…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • Defying China, U.S. bombers fly into East China Sea zone
    WASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Two unarmed U.S. B-52 bombers on a training mission flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing Beijing, defying China's declaration of a new airspace defense zone and raising the stakes in a territ…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • US flies B-52 bombers in China’s air defence zone
    WASHINGTON, Nov 26: Two US B-52 bombers flew over a disputed area of the East China Sea without informing Beijing, US officials said on Tuesday, challenging China’s bid to create an expanded “air defence zone.” The unarmed aircraft took off fro…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • US bombers defy China's air-defence zone
    Tweet Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) Two US B-52 bombers defied China's new air-defence zone over the East China Sea, flying directly into the demarcated zone without reporting the flight plans, officials said. The Chinese authorities had declared seeking…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • US defies China by flying bombers into disputed airspace
    The US has defied Chinese claims over an area of international airspace by flying two unarmed long-range B52 bombers over a chain of islands in the East China Sea between China and Japan. Ignoring new demands from China on aircraft flying into an are…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • International outcry against China fly zone
    BEIJING: China has announced an air defence zone over the Japan-controlled Diaoyu Islands which it claims to be its own, leading to protests from the US, South Korea and Australia besides Japan. Japan on Tuesday asked...- Wednesday November 27 -
  • Defying China, US flies two B-52 bombers into East China Sea zone
    Two unarmed US B-52 bombers on a training mission flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing Beijing, defying China’s declaration of a new airspace defence zone and raising the stakes in a territorial standoff. The flight di…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • US defies China, sends bombers into disputed East China Sea zone
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. dispatched a pair of bombers to fly over a disputed island chain in the East China Sea, challenging a new claim by China that it controls an air defense zone over the area. The aircraft flew out of Guam on Monday and entered th…- Wednesday November 27 -
  • U.S. bombers fly through China’s new defence zone
    Two days after China announced the establishment of an Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) to bolster its claims over parts of disputed East China Sea, the U.S. dispatched two B-52 bombers to fly through the...- Tuesday November 26 -
  • United States responds to Chinese 'air identification zone' over Japanese-claimed islands by sending B-52 bombers
    THREE days ago China declared a no-fly zone over waters claimed by Japan. Yesterday, the US flew bombers over them. Today, China has sent in an aircraft carrier. Are these the drums of war on our doorstep? It has all the “red flags” of conflict:…- Tuesday November 26 -
  • UPDATE 1-Defying China, U.S. aircraft fly over East China Sea without notification
    (Recasts lead, adds details, background throughout) By Phil Stewart and David Alexander WASHINGTON Nov 26 (Reuters) - Two unarmed U.S. B-52 bombers on a training mission flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing Beijing, Pent…- Tuesday November 26 -
  • US defies China with B-52 flight
    Two unarmed US B-52 bombers on a training mission flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing Beijing, Pentagon officials say, defying China's declaration of a new airspace defence zone in the region. The flight on Monday night…- Tuesday November 26 -
  • US challenges China airspace
    TWO US B-52 bombers flew over a disputed area of the East China Sea without informing Beijing, US officials said, challenging China's bid to create an expanded "air defence zone." The unarmed aircraft took off from Guam and the flight was previously…- Tuesday November 26 -
  • Defying China, B-52s fly over East China Sea
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two unarmed U.S. B-52 bombers on a training mission flew over disputed islands in the...- Tuesday November 26 -
  • Us defies China with B-52 flight over disputed island
    Two unarmed US B-52 bombers on a training mission flew over disputed islands in the East China Sea without...- Tuesday November 26 -
  • US Bombers Fly Over China's Air Defence Zone
    Two American B-52 bombers have flown over disputed islands in the East China Sea during a training mission, in defiance of China's new territorial claims. US officials say the two bombers were in the zone for less than an hour and encountered no prob…- Tuesday November 26 -
  • US defies China to fly over disputed Senkaku islands
    Two unarmed US military aircraft have flown over disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing China which has asserted its control over the airspace, a Pentagon spokesman said on Tuesday. "We have conducted operations in the area of the S…- Tuesday November 26 -
  • US aircraft fly over East China Sea
    WASHINGTON - Two US military aircraft have flown around disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing China, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, defying China's declaration that the region falls into a new airspace defense zone. “We have condu…- Tuesday November 26 -
  • Defying China, U.S. aircraft fly over East China Sea without notification
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two U.S. military aircraft have flown around disputed islands in the East China Sea without informing China, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, defying China's declaration that the region falls into a new airspace defense zone. "We…- Tuesday November 26 -
  • US, Japan Criticize China Air Defense Zone
    VOA News Japan's defense chief said Tokyo is working closely with Washington following China's establishment of an air defense zone over disputed waters in the East China Sea. The U.S. and Japan have vowed not to recognize the air defense identific…- Tuesday November 26 -
  • China’s airspace action angers Japan
    China has angered its neighbour Japan with the creation of an “air defence identification zone” covering the skies over a group of uninhabited islands at the centre of a fractious squabble between Beijing and Tokyo. Beijing published co-ordinates…- Tuesday November 26 -
  • China Hit with Complaints Over Maritime Air Defense Zone
    China faced a barrage of complaints from the United States, Japan and South Korea on Monday, following its creation of an air defense zone over disputed waters in the East China Sea. Beijing reacted angrily, filing its own formal protests over the cr…- Monday November 25 -
  • China-Japan airspace rift deepens
    Beijing has summoned the Japanese ambassador and Tokyo has summoned the Chinese ambassador amid an escalating dispute between the two countries over China's imposition of strict new rules on airspace over disputed waters. The move on Monday comes aft…- Monday November 25 -
  • China summons Japan envoy amid air zone tensions
    China has summoned the Japanese ambassador over Tokyo’s response to Beijing’s new “air defence identification zone” which covers islands claimed by both sides, the foreign ministry said. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Qin Gang said...- Monday November 25 -
  • China Defends Flight Over Disputed Islands
    China has defended the flight of a government plane in disputed airspace near contested islands in the East China Sea, an incident that provoked a diplomatic dispute with Japan. Chinese...- Saturday December 15 -
  • 'China’s airplane enters Japan airspace'
    Zeenews Bureau Tokyo: In an incident that could further fuel tensions between Beijing and Tokyo, Chinese airplane entered Japanese airspace over...- Thursday December 13 -

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