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Paris airport video shows attacker rushing soldier

To view this page ensure that Adobe Flash Player version 10.2.0 or greater is installed. By LORI HINNANT PARIS (AP) — Video of a suspected Islamic extremist at Paris’ Orly airport shows a soldier caught by surprise when an attacker drops a shopping bag and grabs her from behind. The Associated Press has obtained...

Barron, Melania and Her Parents Join Donald Trump’s Controversial Weekend [Opinion]

The Trump family landed in Florida on Air Force One on Friday, and this has spawned polarized reports about how Donald Trump spent his time over the weekend. Along with President Trump and First Lady Melania, Barron Trump and Melania’s parents also hopped on board Air Force One for the trip from Washington, D.C.,...

Premarket: French presidential debate lifts euro to six-week highs

People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Asian shares were mixed in lacklustre trading on Tuesday, as markets searched for a dominant theme. (Shizuo Kambayashi/AP) The euro climbed to six-week highs and French bonds and stocks rallied on Tuesday after centrist Emmanuel Macron’s performance...

England to face Germany in semi after Federico Bernardeschi strikes for Italy

England will face their old foes Germany in the semi-finals of the European Under-21 Championship after a Federico Bernardeschi goal also sent Italy through to the last four. On a night of head-scratching calculations with only the group winners and best runners-up guaranteed to progress, a mistake from the usually reliable Hertha Berlin defender...

End poverty everywhere, India says in report to UN

India has urged the United Nations to end poverty in all forms everywhere, ensure food security, achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. (Image: IE) India has urged the United Nations to end poverty in all forms everywhere, ensure food security, achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Submitting the...

Destroyed by Islamic State, ancient winged bull to rise again in London

Artists Michael Rakowitz and Heather Phillipson pose for a photograph after they both won the competition to make a piece to be displayed on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square, in central London, Britain, March 21, 2017. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth An ancient Assyrian winged bull sculpture destroyed by Islamic State fighters in 2015 is to...

Solving the Scorching Mystery of the Sun’s Erupting Plasma Jets

Spiky bursts of plasma called spicules swirl around the surface of the sun. Millions erupt every moment, spurting solar material some 6,000 miles high at speeds of about 60 miles per second. “These things are very violent,” said Bart De Pontieu, a research scientist with Lockheed Martin Solar and Astrophysics Lab in Palo Alto,...

Whistleblowers Celebrate New VA Accountability Legislation, But Worry It May Be Used To Target Them

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S. June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Scott Morgan. Whistleblowers celebrated President Donald Trump’s decision to sign the Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act into law Friday morning as a hopeful beacon of change, but are wary the legislation...

Fall Out Boy unleashes new single, announces hometown show

After promising fans another taste of their upcoming LP, Fall Out Boy has unveiled a new album cut. On Thursday (June 22), the Chicago-founded band released “Champion," the second single off their seventh studio album M A N I A. Earlier this month, bassist Pete Wentz took to Instagram not only to confirm the...

Asian Development Bank okays $102 million loan to skill 2 lakh youths in Odisha

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 102 million (Rs 568.31 crore) loan to train 2 lakh youngsters in Odisha. (Image: Reuters) Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 102 million (Rs 568.31 crore) loan to train 2 lakh youngsters in Odisha. With this assistance, youths in the age group of 15-34...
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