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 2018-12-17 15:41 

AP

After being bullied, boy named Trump gets some encouragement...

CLAYMONT, Del. (AP) — An anti-bullying organization is offering some encouragement to a middle-school student who has been teased because his last name is Trump....

 2018-12-17 15:41 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

GFH Financial Group honoured...

Manama, Dec. 17 (BNA): GFH Financial Group ("GFH") today announced that it has been named "Best Investment Bank- Middle East" and "Best Islamic Bank Bahrain" at the Islamic Business & Finance Awards - EMEA 2018 held in Dubai on 6 D...

 2018-12-17 15:39 

Ecns.cn

Zagreb Advent Run held to raise funds for fighting diabetes...

People take part in the third edition of Zagreb Advent Run in Zagreb, Croatia, on Dec. 16, 2018. More than 2,500 participants took part in the race on Sunday to raise funds for fighting diabetes....

 2018-12-17 15:39 

Press Trust of India

3 die as vehicle hits bike...

Pilibhit (UP), Dec 17 (PTI) Two men and a minor have died after the motorcycle they were travelling on was hit by an unidentified vehicle in Pilibhit district, police said Monday. The incident occurred at Barkhera area on Sunday evening. Anil (27), Ajay (...

 2018-12-17 15:39 

Press Trust of India

Kamal Nath signs farmers' loan waiver file...

Bhopal, Dec 17 (PTI) Loans of up to Rs two lakh ofMadhya Pradesh farmers will be waived, with Chief MinisterKamal Nath Monday signing a file to the effect.The move follows a promise by Congress president RahulGandhi during the poll campaign that if people...

 2018-12-17 15:39 

Kuwait News Agency

EU adopts new projects for Syrian refugees in the region...

BRUSSELS, Dec 17 (KUNA) -- The European Union Trust Fund announced Monday that it has adopted projects worth 122 million euro (USD 138 million) to support Syrian refugees and vulnerable local communities in Jordan, Turkey and in Iraq. In view of the conti...

 2018-12-17 15:37 

Ecns.cn

Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant blast...

Dozens of people were injured Sunday in an explosion at an izakaya, or a Japanese-styled pub, in the city of Sapporo in Japan's northernmost Hokkaido prefecture....

 2018-12-17 15:35 

Press Trust of India

Niti pushes for methanol use as cooking fuel: Member...

New Delhi, Dec 17 (PTI) To promote clean energy, Niti Aayog is pushing for the use of methanol as cooking fuel in households as well as transport fuel, a member of the government think tank said Monday. The Aayog is in talks with the states of Uttar Prade...

 2018-12-17 15:31 

UPI

Detroit Pistons host Milwaukee Bucks, hope to build winning streak...

The Detroit Pistons put their losing streak to bed on Saturday night. They don't have a lot of time to rest up for their next challenge....

 2018-12-17 15:31 

Press Trust of India

Infant killed during occult practice for TB treatment...

Bahraich (UP), Dec 17 (PTI) A one-year-old girl was allegedly killed by her mother during the treatment of tuberculosis through occult practices in Tajpur village under Kotwali Nanpara Police Station area here, officials said. The locals alerted the polic...

 2018-12-17 15:29 

UPI

Watch: Lance Stephenson is probably still spinning after John Wall layup...

John Wall went coast to coast and put Lance Stephenson in a spin cycle before hitting a layup during the Washington Wizards' win against the Los Angeles Lakers....

 2018-12-17 15:28 

UPI

Father-son talks about condoms prevent STIs, unplanned pregnancy...

Fathers who talk with their teenage sons about condom use can help prevent sexually transmitted infections and unplanned pregnancies, researchers say....

 2018-12-17 15:28 

Ecns.cn

China's foreign trade to remain steady in 2018: report...

China's foreign trade will maintain steady growth in 2018, as the country's economy posted stable performance amid mounting external uncertainties, according to a report released by the Ministry of Commerce....

 2018-12-17 15:26 

SANA

Foreign Ministries of Astana guarantor states to discuss political solution to crisis in Syria...

Moscow, SANA- Russian Foreign Ministry announced that Foreign Ministries of Russia, Iran , and the Turkish regime will meet in Geneva on Tuesday to discuss the political solution to crisis in Syria. The Ministry said in a statement that the foreign minist...

 2018-12-17 15:26 

UPI

'Flash' Grant Gustin marries LA Thoma in Los Angeles...

Grant Gustin tied the knot with LA Thoma at a wedding with Melissa Benoist, RJ Brown, Daveed Diggs and other stars in attendance....

 2018-12-17 15:25 

ANA-MPA

Liquidity 'bomb' arriving in Greek economy, Dep. Digital Policy Min Kretsos says...

A new liquidity "bomb" of eight billion euros will be injected into the Greek economy with the......

 2018-12-17 15:24 

Ecns.cn

No casualties reported after magnitude 5.7 quake hits Sichuan...

No casualties have been reported after a magnitude 5.7 earthquake jolted the county of Xingwen in Yibin City, Sichuan Province, at 12:46 p.m. Sunday (Beijing Time), according to the local government....

 2018-12-17 15:24 

UPI

New York Islanders open four-game road swing against Colorado Avalanche...

Hitting the road isn't normally seen as a good thing for NHL teams, but the New York Islanders are embracing their longest trip of the season to date....

 2018-12-17 15:23 

AP

Senate report: Russia social media influence efforts ongoing...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A report compiled by private researchers and expected to be released Monday by the Senate intelligence committee says that "active and ongoing" Russian interference operations sti......

 2018-12-17 15:22 

Ecns.cn

Opera Troupe performers teach local students Huangmei Opera in China's Jiangsu...

Performers of the troupe have been teaching local students Huangmei Opera in recent years to promote the traditional opera....

 2018-12-17 15:21 

Press Trust of India

KTR takes over as TRS working prez...

(Eds: Adding details) Hyderabad, Dec 17 (PTI) K T Rama Rao, the son of TRS chief and Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, took over as the party's working president on Monday, a move seen by many as his virtual anointment as the heir apparent...

 2018-12-17 15:20 

UPI

At least six die in India hospital fire...

Five people died and dozens more were injured when a five-story hospital caught fire in the Andheri district of Mumbai on Monday....

 2018-12-17 15:20 

Ecns.cn

China-India anti-terrorism training underway in Sichuan...

Codenamed "Hand-in-Hand 2018," the 14-day event aims to strengthen understanding and mutual trust between the two armies, exchange training experience and build up anti-terrorism capacity....

 2018-12-17 15:19 

UPI

[ Science ]

NASA contemplates 'tunnelbot' to explore ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa...

To pierce through the icy crust of the Jovian moon Europa, one group of scientists wants to use a nuclear-powered 'tunnelbot.'...

 2018-12-17 15:19 

Saudi Press Agency

Office of Saudi Cultural Attach, in Italy, to Mark World Day of Arabic...
 2018-12-17 15:18 

UPI

Oklahoma City Thunder look to maintain defense vs. Chicago Bulls...

Having lost three of their last four games, the Oklahoma City Thunder were in need of some positive momentum Saturday night against the Los Angeles Clippers....

 2018-12-17 15:16 

ISNA

Commanding view...
 2018-12-17 15:15 

Ecns.cn

Gov't maintains grip on housing...

China will likely keep a strict grip on the real estate market and continue to "stabilize housing prices" without loosening lending next year, but there may be some structural change in coordinating policy such as removing regulatory caps on housi...

 2018-12-17 15:15 

dpa

Singapore court grants gay man right to adopt child born by surrogacy...

Top Stories from around the globe brought to you by dpa International....

 2018-12-17 15:15 

Bahrain News Agency

[ Local News ]

GIB celebrates Bahrain National Day...

Manama, Dec. 17 (BNA): Gulf International Bank (GIB) today announced the holding of a special celebration at its Manama headquarters for employees marking Bahrain National Day....

 2018-12-17 15:15 

Ukrinform News

Mogherini: EU supports ambitious plans of Ukraine...

The European Union supports Ukraine's ambitious plans to deepen bilateral relations in such key areas as energy, justice and home affairs, customs and the digital economy....

 2018-12-17 15:14 

AP

Michigan man, 90, brings Christmas to wife in nursing home...

CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A 90-year-old Michigan man dressed up as Santa and brought Christmas to a local nursing home so his wife of six decades could celebrate the holidays....

 2018-12-17 15:13 

ISNA

Sanctions not the way forward to solve problem: Qatari FM...

Tehran (ISNA) - Qatar's Foreign Minister criticized U.S. sanctions on Iran and called for better engagement among Persian Gulf Cooperation Council members to solve regional crises....

 2018-12-17 15:13 

Ecns.cn

Breastfeeding linked to smaller waistline of mothers: study...

Breastfeeding may have one more benefit for mothers, with a study linking it to a smaller waistline in the decade after giving birth....

 2018-12-17 15:12 

Ecns.cn

Egypt uncovers intact 4,400-year-old pharaonic tomb near Giza pyramids...

Egyptian Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anany announced Saturday the discovery of an "exceptionally well-preserved" tomb belonging to a Fifth Dynasty royal priest at Saqqara Necropolis near Giza's pyramids....

 2018-12-17 15:10 

Ecns.cn

Decorations set up for upcoming Christmas season in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia...

Customers walk past decorations set up for the upcoming Christmas season at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Dec. 16, 2018....

 2018-12-17 15:10 

BloombergQuint

Mumbai Hospital Fire Kills Two, Injures Over 100...

As many as 108 people, including patients, were trapped inside when the fire broke out at ESIC Kamgar Hospital in Marol, Mumbai....

 2018-12-17 15:09 

UPI

Fighting for Yemen port city rages on ahead of cease-fire...

Both sides in the protracted Yemeni civil war have continued to fight for the critical port city of Hudaydah before a cease-fire takes effect Tuesday....

 2018-12-17 15:07 

Reuters Canada

Metal or mariachi? Metalachi offers best of both music worlds...

Decked out in skin-tight leopard print spandex, his eyelids smeared with black make-up, singer Vega de la Rockha roars into a sea of raised "devil horn" hand gestures - the appreciation symbol of heavy metal music....

 2018-12-17 15:05 

UPI

Watch: Sabres' Linus Ullmark makes spectacular glove save vs. Bruins...

Linus Ullmark made a spectacular glove save while on his back during the Buffalo Sabres' 4-2 win against the Boston Bruins....

 2018-12-17 15:05 

UPI

Oil prices little changed as bearishness lingers...

Crude oil prices were slightly higher Monday morning, barely recovering a small part of the losses from a 2 percent decline on Friday....

 2018-12-17 15:05 

Reuters Canada

Emily Blunt's terrifying moment as the new Mary Poppins...

She takes on a beloved movie character and dances with penguins, but what really terrified British actress Emily Blunt was descending slowly from the clouds as the new Mary Poppins....

 2018-12-17 15:05 

Press Trust of India

One killed as cyclone Phethai barrels through coastal AP...

Amaravati, Dec 17 (PTI) Cyclone Phethai barrelledthrough coastal Andhra Pradesh on Monday, triggering heavyrains, uprooting trees and electric poles, and claiming onelife, officials said.Train and air services were also disrupted because ofthe cyclone.Eas...

 2018-12-17 15:04 

Ecns.cn

Foreign automakers reduce prices on cars made in U.S. after govt announces tariff cuts...

U.S. tech giant Tesla Inc and German automaker BMW have reduced prices in the Chinese market for their U.S.-built luxury cars following the Chinese government's announcement that it will cut auto tariffs, marking progress in trade negotiations between...

 2018-12-17 15:03 

Kuwait News Agency

Briefing of KUNA main news for Monday until 12:00 GMT...

KUWAIT -- The State of Kuwait plays an integral role in promoting peace and security both on the regional and international levels, British Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt says. KUWAIT -- The first ice hockey championship ...

 2018-12-17 15:01 

ANA-MPA

Large number of wire snares for poaching wildlife found along Greek-Albanian border...

Over 200 wire snares for the poaching of wild animals have been found on the Greek-Albanian......

 2018-12-17 15:01 

Press Trust of India

Sensex logs 5th straight gains; soars 307 points...

Mumbai, Dec 17 (PTI) Equity benchmark Sensex continued its winning streak for a fifth straight session Monday, surging over 307 points with gains mainly in auto, metal and financial stocks as investors maintained their bullish stance in view of strengthen...

 2018-12-17 15:01 

Press Trust of India

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath has signed...

the state farmers' loan waiver file: CMO official....

 2018-12-17 15:00 

BloombergQuint

U.S. Homebuilder Sentiment Tumbles to Weakest in Three Years...

U.S. Homebuilder Sentiment Tumbles to Weakest in Three Years...

 2018-12-17 14:59 

TASS

Russia and France agree to deepen economic cooperation...

Three documents were signed following a meeting of the Council for Financial, Industrial and Trade Cooperation in Paris...

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