Saturday, February 16, 2019

Fewer than 100 Guantanamo prisoners left as 10 leave to Oman

MIAMI: Ten prisoners from Yemen who were held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have been released and sent to the Middle Eastern nation of Oman...

US, Iran forge new diplomatic relationship as deal advances – Kerry talking to Zarif...

WASHINGTON: For diplomats from countries without diplomatic relations, Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sure are doing a...

Three winners hit $1.6 bn US lottery jackpot

Three winning tickets shared a $1.6 billion bonanza in the US Powerball lottery on Wednesday, after millions of people tuned in to see the...

Iran frees US Navy sailors

TEHRAN: Iran moved yesterday to head off a potential crisis days before the expected implementation of its nuclear deal with world powers by releasing...

Obama tells US to embrace change – Farewell State of the Union address draws...

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama told Americans nervous about terror and a changing economy that they should not fear the future, in a farewell State...

‘We don’t need Muslims’ – White supremacists back Donald Trump

WASHINGTON: A white supremacist group said it has placed thousands of automated phone calls in Iowa urging voters to back billionaire Donald Trump's bid...

Interview with Penn led to ‘Chapo’ arrest

MEXICO CITY: The Hollywood-worthy recapture of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman took a stunning turn yesterday as authorities sought to question US actor Sean Penn...

Invisible disaster drives people from upscale LA neighborhood

LOS ANGELES: Laura Gideon and her family endured the sickening stench from an out-of-control natural gas leak for about a month before they could...

IS sympathizer shoots Philadelphia policeman – Cop targeted in ‘chilling’ ambush

NEW YORK: A man claiming allegiance to the Islamic State extremist group shot and seriously wounded a police officer in Philadelphia, opening fire multiple...

Self-cleaning toilet makes splash in Vegas

LAS VEGAS: The demo high-tech toilets from Japan are unabashedly right in the middle of the floor at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las...

Last Kuwaiti detainee at Gitmo repatriated – Fayez Al-Kandari ‘delighted’ to return home

WASHINGTON: The last Kuwaiti Guantanamo Bay inmate has been transferred from the US military prison back to Kuwait, the Pentagon announced yesterday, bringing the...

Obama mocks gun ‘conspiracy’ – President will not campaign for opponents of new laws

FAIRFAX, Virginia: US President Barack Obama mocked conspiracy theorists and tore into the National Rifle Association for pushing "imaginary fiction", as he described his...

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