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New York charity says will give pharma bad boy Martin Shkreli his money back

Martin Shkreli denies the charges and is confident he will be cleared of them, a spokesman said on Thursday.

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Syria group discussing ‘terror’ blacklist: Jordan

Speaking on the sidelines of the International Syria Support Group talks, Jordan's foreign minister Nasser Judeh said his country had coordinated the creation of the list.

Syria group discussing ‘terror’ blacklist: Jordan

Donald Trump’s popularity continues to soar

69-year-old Trump's gain in 11 per cent came after his comment on temporary banning entry of all Muslims into the US.

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Barack Obama issues mass commutation to 95 Americans

President Barack Obama today commuted the sentences of 95 individuals charged mostly with drug offenses, an unusually large show of clemency that foreshadows a 2016 push to fix the criminal justice sy

Barack Obama issues mass commutation to 95 Americans

World Bank approves $1 billion loan to Egypt

The loan will provide much-needed foreign currency to Egypt, which has struggled economically in the wake of the 2011 uprising.

World Bank approves $1 billion loan to Egypt

Barack Obama says he won’t fade away in final year

President Barack Obama sought to lay the groundwork today for his last year in office by vowing not to fade in the background but instead use his remaining months to push longstanding goals to fruitio

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David Cameron points to ‘Brexit’ referendum next year

A law being passed by the British parliament stipulates that the referendum must be held by the end of 2017, but Cameron has not set a date. Reports have suggested he is keen on mid-2016, as soon as p

David Cameron points to ‘Brexit’ referendum next year

Challenge posed by ISIS different from Al Qaeda: Barack Obama

ISIS today poses a different challenge than that by Al Qaeda previously, US President Barack Obama said today, insisting on striking right balance between individual's privacy concerns and use of inte

Challenge posed by ISIS different from Al Qaeda: Barack Obama

Waiter turns over $32,000 in cash left at Applebee’s in California

An Applebee's waiter in central California turned over $32,000 in cash that a family forgot at a table, an amount that exceeds his annual salary after taxes, because it was the right thing to do, the

Waiter turns over $32,000 in cash left at Applebee’s in California

Beijing issues 2nd smog red alert of the month

China's capital Beijing issued its second smog red alert of the month, triggering vehicle restrictions and forcing schools to close.

Beijing issues 2nd smog red alert of the month

Barack Obama hits out at GOP for opposing climate change agreement

US President Barack Obama has slammed the Republican Party and its presidential candidates for opposing the historic Paris agreement on climate change, saying they were the only major party in the wor

Barack Obama hits out at GOP for opposing climate change agreement

UK lawmakers caution government over Green Investment Bank sell-off plan

The planned privatisation of Britain's Green Investment Bank (GIB) must not go ahead unless the government can guarantee the bank's environmental objectives are protected, a parliamentary committee re

UK lawmakers caution government over Green Investment Bank sell-off plan

11 killed in Libya fighting between Ajdabiya residents, Qaeda

Eleven people have been killed in fighting in the eastern Libyan city of Ajdabiya between armed residents and fighters of al-Qaeda affiliate Ansar al-Sharia, the Red Crescent.

11 killed in Libya fighting between Ajdabiya residents, Qaeda

Barack Obama signs Omnibus spending bill into law; raises H1B visa fee

Companies having more than 50 employees and having more than 50 per cent of their US employees on H-1B and L1 visas would have to pay the new fee when the next visa application session kicks off on Ap

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SpaceX conducts rocket-firing test; aims for Sunday launch

SpaceX is aiming for a Sunday launch, its first since a summer accident grounded its Falcon line of rockets.

SpaceX conducts rocket-firing test; aims for Sunday launch

UN endorses peace process for Syria, but no mention of Assad

UN Security Council members unanimously approved a U.N. resolution Friday endorsing a peace process for Syria including a cease-fire and talks between the Damascus government and the opposition, but t

UN endorses peace process for Syria, but no mention of Assad

African Union readies 5,000 peacekeepers for Burundi crisis

The African Union said on Friday it was preparing to send 5,000 peacekeepers to Burundi to protect civilians caught up in a growing crisis, for the first time using powers to deploy troops to a member

African Union readies 5,000 peacekeepers for Burundi crisis

‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ screened at White House

US President Barack Obama had a special screening of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" at the White House with families of fallen soldiers, ahead of the first family's annual holiday trip to Hawaii.

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For first time since 1977, rare full moon to light up Christmas Day

For all the 'good' little munchkins who will be waiting for Santa Claus on Christmas, there is good news. This year, the heavenly landing light will be on!

For first time since 1977, rare full moon to light up Christmas Day

Facebook’s new ‘Year in Review’ lets you omit bad memories

With its new algorithm, Facebook has made this year's 'Year in Review' a little less depressing for you.

Facebook’s new ‘Year in Review’ lets you omit bad memories

Beijing issues second smog ‘red alert’

Beijing has issued the second ever 'red alert' for pollution, as the government pledged to crack down on the hazardous levels of smog.

Beijing issues second smog ‘red alert’

Ash Carter admits improper use of personal email account

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged on Thursday he sometimes used a personal, unsecured email account to conduct official business after he took office in February, a practice he called ''e

Ash Carter admits improper use of personal email account

From Russia with love: Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump sing each other’s praises

Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump praised each other on Thursday, saying they would welcome an improvement in the now-icy relations between their two nation

From Russia with love: Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump sing each other’s praises

No specific, credible terror threats against US: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama on Thursday reassured Americans that there are no specific and credible terror threats against the country during holidays...

No specific, credible terror threats against US: Barack Obama

IMF head Christine Lagarde ordered to face trial over Tapie affair

France's Court of Justice of the Republic ordered International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde to stand trial for her role in handling a scandal involving business magnate Ber

IMF head Christine Lagarde ordered to face trial over Tapie affair

Lacking Christmas spirit? Blame your brain

With Christmas around the corner, if you still can't get into the spirit and feel Bah Humbug about it, don't worry as a new study has revealed that it may just be how your brain works.

Lacking Christmas spirit? Blame your brain

Ludwig van Beethoven 245th birth anniversary: Google Doodle paid tribute to maestro

Hailed as one of the best composers of all time, Ludwig van Beethoven was paid a tribute with a doodle that lets Google users arrange his sheet music in the right order to proceed.

Ludwig van Beethoven 245th birth anniversary: Google Doodle paid tribute to maestro
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