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Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez hangs self in MA prison cell

BOSTON (AP) - Aaron Hernandez's death in prison - just days after the former National Football League star was cleared of additional murder charges - remains...


Syria regime change is inevitable: USA envoy

Back in 2013, Trump tweeted that then-President Barack Obama shouldn't intervene in Syria. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson insisted, however, that defeati...


Anger after Russian Federation protects Syria at UN

Ambassador Nikki Haley told the council. But that prospect appeared remote, with Trump's secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, getting a frosty reception in Mo...


John Oliver Issues a Stark Warning to France Ahead of Presidential Election

Opinion polls show record numbers of voters - one in three - still undecided about who to back after a campaign that has been big on scandals but short on polic...


Green Investment Bank sold to Macquarie

The bank is expected to continue to operate the GIB as a separate division dedicated to investing in low carbon infrastructure. "This deal gives us the best o...


Trump tells Kim Jong-Un: Behave

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador accused the United States on Monday of turning the Korean Peninsula into "the world's biggest hotspot...


Russian Federation vetoes United Nations statement on North Korea's missile tests

They've been suspended since the last round collapsed in 2008 following a failed rocket launch in North Korea. "We appreciate the challenging times in which...


Jusuf Nurkic out, Kevin Durant questionable for Game 2

As for Durant and Curry, they each scored 25-plus points with Durant leading the Warriors with 32 points and 10 rebounds in his first NBA Playoff game while a...


Cannot be complacent about potential threat of North Korean missiles

Female North Korean soldiers march during the public parade. "And the question is, can we bring them to a point where they'll use it?" said Fran Townsend, C...


Turkish Referendum Results Clear, Opposition Should Act Responsibly - PM

Hundreds of demonstrators marched in a central neighbourhood, clanking pots and pans and chant. Joy-Ann Reid reports on the questions about the legitimacy of ...


Not all Patriots - including an unexpected one - attending White House celebration

That group included Super Bowl MVP quarterback Tom Brady , who said he was forced to miss the celebration to attend to a "personal family matter". "I am so h...


S. Korea prosecutors charge ousted leader Park and Lotte chief with bribery

Though surveys show a majority of South Koreans backed Park's removal from office and arrest, some of her last-remaining ultra-conservative supporters still sta...


Indian businessman Vijay Mallya granted bail

The Westminster Magistrate's court granted Mallya bail on some stringent conditions, instructing "neither he can apply for travel documents nor attempt to leave...


Turkey's president Erdogan fulfills ambition, but at a cost

Showing no sign of pulling his punches, Erdogan said Turkey could hold further referendums on its European Union bid and re-introducing the death penalty. On ...


Aid workers rescue thousands of migrants off Libyan coast on Easter

Italian NGO Sea Eye and the German group Jugend Rettet were also aiding the rescue attempt. MOAS distributed over one thousand life vests to migrants stuck on b...


Christian governor on trial for blasphemy fights to keep job in vote

So-called quick counts of the votes show his opponent Muslim Anies Baswedan will win by a margin of around 15 per cent. Baswedan, surrounded by his political ...


Pence praises Indonesia's moderate form of Islam

Pence arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday from South Korea and reassured Japan of USA commitment to reining in North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions in a series...


Cowboys' 2016 Alamo Bowl rings tout 11-2 season record

The official record books may have the 2016 Oklahoma State Cowboys' record as 10-3, but don't tell that to head coach Mike Gundy. Based on the rings from the ...


#Ramaphosa: 'Radical economic transformation will happen soon'

He said the government had hoped to create more sustainable growth, higher investment, increased employment, reduced inequality and to deradicalise the economy....


Gov. Abbott signals support for 'bathroom bill' from Texas House

The House Republican caucus was anything but unified in recent months when it came to other high profile showdowns. Governor McMaster says raising taxes in SC...


Dairy farmers worry about trade to Mexico

It could also set a bad precedent for the future of USA exports. In return, Ellis said the Canadian Dairy Commission has promised to provide cheap milk for ...


VP Pence praises Indonesia's democratic, tolerant values

Indonesia is the latest stop on an Asian tour by Pence that is reinforcing traditional USA alliances at a time when Donald Trump's presidency has raised questio...


Venezuela protests: Boy, woman killed in mass demonstration

In the culmination of a fortnight of violent demonstrations that have killed five people, protesters around the country will demand the government present a tim...


Macron maintains slim lead as first round of French elections approaches

But the polls show a four-way race has developed between her, Emmanuel Macron; François Fillon, the scandal-scarred conservative candidate; and Jean-Luc Melench...


Serena Williams announces pregnancy

Serena posted this photo on Snapchat. Predicting how long it will take Williams to recover from a pregnancy depends on several factors, including whether she ...


Pence: No negotiations with N. Korea 'at this time'

The Rodong Sinmun , the official newspaper of the North's ruling Workers' Party, did not mince its words in a commentary, saying North Korea was fully prepare...


US governor brought down by humiliating sex scandal

Bentley was booked into a Montgomery County jail Monday on charges of failing to file a major contribution report and knowingly converting campaign contribution...


New images show volleyball game at nuclear test site

South Korean and USA officials and 38 North have been saying for weeks that North Korea could test a bomb at any time and speculation was rife that it could c...


Turkish opposition party seeks annulment of referendum

In a phone call, the USA president also thanked Mr Erdogan for supporting America's missile strike on a Syrian government airbase on 7 April. There is hope in...


Pope condemns Aleppo bus convoy attack as "ignoble"

Madaya and Zabadani, which are predominantly Sunni, have been besieged since June 2015 by the Syrian army and fighters from Lebanon's Shia Muslim Hezbollah move...


Palestinian prisoners on mass hunger strike

The media committee said the strikers aim at restoring many of their rights that were taken away by the occupation prisons administration, which they had achiev...


Phaneuf scores as Senators tie series

The New York Rangers have been terrific on the road all season (their 27-12-2 record away from MSG was tops in the NHL ), and that continued in Games 1 and 2 o...


Ahok Accepts Defeat, Calling on Supporters to Chin up

Basuki, a Christian, won the first round of voting in February in a three-way race. Baswedan, is backed by a conservative retired general, Prabowo Subianto, w...


Pope calls for end to "horror and death" in Syria

Delivering his annual Easter message to pilgrims gathered at the Vatican , the Pope denounced the "latest vile attack on fleeing refugees". "By his resurrectio...


Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers back June 8 election

CGTN's Richard Bestic reports from London. The Conservative majority forecast by the latest opinion polls might actually soften Brexit by making May less ...