Ginebra advances to PBA PH Cup Finals

Playing with only one good foot, Joe Devance also played a huge role in the Ginebra victory, scoring all of his 14 points and hauling down three rebounds in the third quarter when the Kings began dominating the game. "We looked at this game as no-tom... More..

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by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Cambodia PM empowers court to dissolve rival parties

Embassy in Phnom Penh said in a statement posted on its Facebook page. The amendments also allow for the dissolution of parties that threaten state security or take part in activities such as secession promot...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Brexit could endanger security for other European Union nations

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has reportedly suggested this sum be paid in instalments up until 2023. Britons are more concerned now about the economy than terrorism and immigration, after...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

France's Le Pen refuses headscarf to meet Lebanon's mufti

The National Front leader, who is on a three-day visit to Lebanon, met with Christian President Michel Aoun and Sunni Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri on Monday. Later, the mufti's office issued a statement saying...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Eurozone picks up pace as growth hits six-year high

Output in Germany accelerated slightly less than in France , but still posted the strongest reading in three years. Attentions should be on fresh reading of February Markit manufacturing PMIs from France, Ge...More..

Envoy's remark an insult to Malaysia: Anifah
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Envoy's remark an insult to Malaysia: Anifah

Earlier Monday, North Korean Ambassador to Malaysia Kang Chol alleged that Malaysia's investigation was politically motivated. North Korean envoy to Malaysia, Kang Chol, has repeatedly accused Malaysia of col...More..

Met Éireann issues nationwide weather warning as Storm Doris approaches
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Met Éireann issues nationwide weather warning as Storm Doris approaches

The Met Office Chief Forecaster said: "A developing area of low pressure is expected to move across the United Kingdom on Thursday". "It is strengthening as it moves eastwards to the United Kingdom", she adde...More..

Gov. Cooper proposes plan to raise teacher pay
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Gov. Cooper proposes plan to raise teacher pay

Cooper said he looks to improve the state North Carolina as a whole. After Cooper's announcement, Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger released this statement: "After he opposed recent Republican budgets that...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Pakistani forces kill over 100 terrorists following bombing killing almost 90 people

Bajwa also called "for more effective border coordination and cooperation" with Afghan security forces to prevent cross-border movement of terrorists and other illegal activities, according to a statement relea...More..

Spanish police fire on stolen truck full of gas cylinders
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Spanish police fire on stolen truck full of gas cylinders

Around 20 police officers and at least six police cars were on site, and several gas cylinders were lying on the ground, an AFP correspondent said. A Swede who stole a truck carrying dozens of butane gas bott...More..

Azerbaijani leader names his wife as country's First Vice President
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Azerbaijani leader names his wife as country's First Vice President

President, and all the people that believe in me", said Mehriban Aliyeva . The appointment of the 52-year-old first lady to a full constitutional role comes after a referendum in September that granted extra...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Dozens of migrants drown off Libya

A spokesperson for the Red Crescent said the circumstances of the disaster were unclear and that the bodies would be buried at a cemetery allocated to unidentified people in Tripoli. Sabratha is a launching po...More..

Topeka weather for Monday, Feb. 20, 2017
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Topeka weather for Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

Southeast wind around 5 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy with lows in the lower 50s. East northeast wind 10 to 16 miles per hour becoming west southwest in the aft...More..

Manchester City's Kompany to miss Monaco Champions League match
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Manchester City's Kompany to miss Monaco Champions League match

While uncertainty abounds regarding City's best XI, Jardim's Monaco team largely picks itself. Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. TV Channel: In Singapore , live coverage of the match ...More..

Brian Molefe: Supra's next kowtow to Zuma - Joe McGluwa
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Brian Molefe: Supra's next kowtow to Zuma - Joe McGluwa

The Sunday Times reported on Sunday that a day after it became known that Molefe was heading to Parliament‚ the ANC ordered Mudau to vacate his seat. Questions have been raised about the status of Molefe's me...More..

Russia's Long-time UN Ambassador Dies Suddenly
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Russia's Long-time UN Ambassador Dies Suddenly

Mr. Churkin, with his flawless English and unflappable demeanor, was regarded as a pinstriped survivor who had scaled the foreign ministry ladder over a turbulent 40-year period in his country in part by assert...More..

'Congratulations me!' Kooky Japanese pool player gives downright freaky winner's interview
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

'Congratulations me!' Kooky Japanese pool player gives downright freaky winner's interview

Naoyuki Oi was at it again with another freaky post-match interview after his defeat in the World Pool Masters. But Oi appears to be one of those people who can express their feelings with full confidence - an...More..

Remains found could belong to missing Melbourne woman Karen Ristevski
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Remains found could belong to missing Melbourne woman Karen Ristevski

He spent two hours walking the dirt track with a red rose in his back pocket but declined to give a comment. Detectives have reportedly arrived at the home of missing Melbourne mother Karen Ristevski. Mr Rist...More..

British heterosexual couple lose bid to have civil partnership instead of marriage
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

British heterosexual couple lose bid to have civil partnership instead of marriage

The Court of Appeal in London rejected a claim by Rebecca Steinfeld and Charles Keidan, from London, who argued that they were discriminated against because civil partnerships are only available to people of th...More..

Mumbai civic polls: 95% of cops on poll duty today
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Mumbai civic polls: 95% of cops on poll duty today

The SEC has banned any political advertisement after 5.30pm on February 19, the deadline of the campaign for the candidates in civic polls. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis earlier said he would t...More..

Malaysia Says 4 North Korean Suspects in Kim Death Fled Country
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Malaysia Says 4 North Korean Suspects in Kim Death Fled Country

North Korea's Ambassador to Malaysia Kang Chol speaks to the media outside the North Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. The clip shows Kim Jong Nam, 45, walking through a crowded...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Israeli court gives soldier 18 months for fatal shooting

It was not immediately clear if Azaria's lawyers, who had said after the verdict last month that they meant to appeal his conviction, would still proceed along that path. The killing received widespread coverag...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Iran says Turkey better not to test Tehran's patience

Iran and Turkey have close ties despite sharply different views regional issues, which include supporting opposite sides in the Syrian conflict. "We have normalized relations and then they started asking me 'wh...More..

FG summons South African envoy over renewed xenophobic attacks
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

FG summons South African envoy over renewed xenophobic attacks

She advised Nigerians to be extra cautious as it looks like South African government seems to have no control over these attacks. This much was made known by the President of Nigerian Union in that country, ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

North Korea, Malaysia row as Kim killing footage emerges

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak responded by saying his country had no reason "to paint the North Koreans in a bad light", and expressed "absolute confidence" in the objectivity of the investigation. Analy...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Airstrikes Take Out IS Headquarters in Mosul Hospital

In a written statement , the organization's Iraq country director Maurizio Crivallero said , "Iraqi forces and their allies, including the USA and United Kingdom, must do everything in their power to protec...More..

Pakistan Army authorised to chase terrorists in Afghanistan
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Pakistan Army authorised to chase terrorists in Afghanistan

Image Attribute: The Friendship Gate in the city of Wes/Chaman is the local border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Within days of the Pakistan Army summoning Afghan diplomats to demand action agai...More..

Indian teen wakes up on way to his own funeral
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Indian teen wakes up on way to his own funeral

After some routine treatment, he was sent back to home. The teen was later admitted to a hospital and put on a ventilator support after his condition deteriorated. After making funeral arrangements, his family ...More..

Pence and Merkel embrace North Atlantic Treaty Organisation but differ on transatlantic partnership
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Pence and Merkel embrace North Atlantic Treaty Organisation but differ on transatlantic partnership

Pence said. According to both Pence and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg , the primary focus of the vice-president's visit was on ramping up defense spending, or "burden sharing". European allies hav...More..

Trump picks Lt Gen McMaster as new national security advisor
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Trump picks Lt Gen McMaster as new national security advisor

Trump shared that he watched and read a lot about him in the last two days. He replaces Michael Flynn who resigned last week over a potentially illegal phone call he made to the Russian ambassador before ta...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Two explosions heard near Charsadda court, casualties feared

A spokesman for the Pakistani Taliban's Jamaat-ur-Ahrar faction claimed responsibility for the attack in the northwestern town of Charsadda . Charsadda police have confirmed deaths and said injured people ...More..

Milo Yiannopoulos officially dis-invited from CPAC after video firestorm; see statement
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Milo Yiannopoulos officially dis-invited from CPAC after video firestorm; see statement

Yiannopoulos said he had not suffered any harm and implied that such relationships were not always wrong and suggested that some young boys "discover who they are" through such relationships. More than 100 Si...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

DMK to challenge Tamil Nadu trust vote at Madras High Court

CM Palanisamy won the vote of confidence after all 6 divisions of MLAs in Tamil Nadu Assembly vote in his favour. M K Stalin, Leader of the Opposition DMK and members of AIADMKs Paneersselvam camp demanded th...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

New Orleans Pelicans Acquire All Star DeMarcus Cousins In Trade

No player there even comes close to the talent level Cousins gives you, and the draft picks? It's a scary thought - Cousins, 26, paired with Pelicans superstar forward Anthony Davis . He has also fouled ...More..

Russian Federation now recognizes Ukrainian rebel documents, passports
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Russian Federation now recognizes Ukrainian rebel documents, passports

Dmitry Peskov, Vladimir Putin's press secretary, denied prior knowledge of the sealed plan, which includes a suggestion that Ukraine lease Crimea to Russian Federation, which annexed the region in 2014. Preside...More..