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WASHINGTON: Chanting "never again," hundreds of thousands of young Americans and their supporters answered a call to action from survivors of last month's Florida high school massacre and rallied across the United States on Saturday to demand tighter gun laws. In some of the biggest U.S. youth demonstrations for decades,...
Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking, whose mental genius and physical disability made him a household name and inspiration across the globe, has died at age 76, a family spokesman said on Wednesday. “We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today,” professor Hawking's children, Lucy, Robert, and Tim...
BEIRUT: The Syrian army broke apart the rebel enclave in eastern Ghouta on Sunday, cutting off two major towns from the rest of the area, state media said, after a fierce battle waged under cover of an unrelenting bombardment. State television on Sunday broadcast from the eastern Ghouta town of...
A Russian military cargo plane crashed as it was descending to land at an airbase in Syria on Tuesday, killing all 32 people onboard, the Russian Defense Ministry said. The Russian military said an An-26, with 26 passengers and six crew members onboard, crashed just 500 meters from the runway....
WARSAW: Four people died and about 20 were injured in an apartment building collapse in Poznan, western Poland, most likely to have been caused by a gas explosion, state-run news agency PAP said on Sunday. The explosion on Sunday morning destroyed four of 18 apartments in the building, PAP said,...
MALE: Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Monday sought parliamentary approval to extend a state of emergency for 30 days in the Indian Ocean archipelago as "the situation has not changed", a top parliamentary official said. Yameen imposed the emergency on Feb. 5 for 15 days to annul a Supreme Court...
PARKLAND, Fla. As families prepared on Friday to bury victims of another U.S. mass shooting, grief mixed with anger amid signs of possible lapses in school security and indications that law enforcement may have missed clues about the suspected gunman's plans. One distraught mother who said she had just spent...
LOS ANGELES: The United States government doubled its financial support for solar power projects overseas last year under a climate-friendly investment policy written in the last days of the Obama administration, according to a Reuters review of government documents. The growing U.S. support for foreign solar projects comes despite an...
SEOUL: A prim, young woman with a high forehead and hair half swept back quietly gazes at the throngs of people pushing for a glimpse of her, a faint smile on her lips and eyelids low as four bodyguards jostle around her. In her first appearance on the global stage,...
MOSCOW:A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed outside Moscow on Sunday after taking off from the capital’s Domodedovo airport, killing everyone on board. The Antonov An-148 plane operated by the domestic Saratov Airlines was flying to Orsk, a city in the Urals, and crashed in the Ramensky district on...
Los Angeles, California: Nvidia Corp's (NVDA.O) graphic processors, or GPUs, are so overwhelmingly popular that gamers and crypto currency miners are willing to pay up to three times the original list price to get their hands on its cards online. The company's GeForce 1070 chip set, which retailed at $349...