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Mourinho sent off, Man U draws 4th straight home league game

Published On: November 28, 2016 07:41 AM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, Nov 28: Hired to revitalize Manchester United, Jose Mourinho is instead turning the clock back and losing his temper in public.

Israeli military kills 4 IS militants in Syria after ambush

Published On: November 27, 2016 04:55 PM NPT By: Associated Press

JERUSALEM, Nov 27: Israeli aircraft struck a machine gun-mounted vehicle inside Syria Sunday, killing four Islamic State-affiliated militants inside after they had opened fire on a military patrol on the Israeli side of the Golan Heights, the Israeli military said.

Trump Tower becomes 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps

Published On: November 27, 2016 02:34 PM NPT By: Associated Press

NEW YORK, Nov 27: Someone renamed Donald Trump's midtown Manhattan building on Google Maps, and the new moniker isn't very flattering.

3 California mosques receive letters threatening Muslims

Published On: November 27, 2016 02:16 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LOS ANGELES, Nov 27: A civil rights group has called for more police protection of mosques after several in California received letters that praised President-elect Donald Trump and threatened Muslim genocide.

Tottenham returns to scene of title collapse after setback

Published On: November 26, 2016 05:10 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, Nov 26: Back at the scene of last season's Premier League title collapse, Tottenham will be picking up the pieces from a fresh disintegration.

Celebration, sorrow mingle after death of Fidel Castro

Published On: November 26, 2016 03:56 PM NPT By: Associated Press

The death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro prompted celebrations among the country's exiles in Miami, and expressions of sorrow from some world leaders.

Cuba's Fidel Castro, who defied US for 50 years, dies at 90

Published On: November 26, 2016 01:29 PM NPT By: Associated Press

HAVANA, Nov 26:  Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half century rule, has died at age 90.

6.5 quake hits China's Xinjiang region, kills 1

Published On: November 26, 2016 11:46 AM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, Nov 26: A powerful 6.5-magnitude quake rocked a mountainous area of far western China Friday night, with one person killed when a house collapsed in a region often plagued with seismic activity.

4 militants, 2 Pakistani soldiers killed in attack on mosque

Published On: November 26, 2016 11:39 AM NPT By: Associated Press

KHAR, Pakistan, Nov 26: A small group of militants armed with guns and suicide jackets attacked a mosque at an army facility in northwest Pakistan on Saturday, triggering a shootout in which four insurgents and two soldiers were killed, the military and officials said.

Kuwait faces exclusion from Asian Cup if FIFA ban remains

Published On: November 25, 2016 06:14 PM NPT By: Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov 25  Kuwait will be removed from the 2019 Asian Cup if it is still suspended by FIFA on Dec. 18.

Before classico, Barca must break losing streak at Anoeta

Published On: November 25, 2016 05:45 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BARCELONA, Nov 25: Barcelona's next two matches will go a long way to making or breaking its Spanish league title defense.

Death toll in Iraq bombing claimed by IS rises to 73

Published On: November 25, 2016 04:29 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BAGHDAD, Nov 25:  The death toll from a car bombing south of Baghdad claimed by the Islamic State group rose to 73 on Friday, including about 40 Iranian pilgrims, Iraqi hospital and police officials said, the deadliest IS attack in four months.

Nude students, Filipino activists protest dictator's burial

Published On: November 25, 2016 04:21 PM NPT By: Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines, Nov 25:  Thousands of Filipinos, including more than a dozen nude students, have protested the hasty burial of Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos in a heroes' cemetery in a growing political storm that's lashing the president who allowed the entombment.

Nepal's banks refuse to accept new Indian currency notes

Published On: November 25, 2016 04:07 PM NPT By: Associated Press

KATHMANDU, Nepal, Nov 25: Nepal's banks are refusing to accept new Indian 500 and 2,000 rupee notes because the Indian central bank has not officially informed the neighboring Himalayan nation of their issue, officials said Friday.

Cold weather kills 20 in north Afghanistan; 2 die in attacks

Published On: November 25, 2016 04:00 PM NPT By: Associated Press

KABUL, Afghanistan, Nov 25 :  Cold weather and freezing temperatures that engulfed a remote northern province in Afghanistan this week killed at least 20 people, all of them internally displaced and including several children, Afghan officials said Friday.

Former Liverpool and England captain Gerrard retires

Published On: November 24, 2016 06:11 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, Nov 24:  Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has retired from professional soccer and is considering a "number of options" about his next career move.

Barca advances as Bayern, City settle for runner-up spots

Published On: November 24, 2016 11:38 AM NPT By: Associated Press

MANCHESTER, England, Nov 24: Failing to top a Champions’ League group often comes back to bite teams when the competition really gets going in the round of 16.

At least 67 killed in east China scaffolding collapse (Update)

Published On: November 24, 2016 11:05 AM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, Nov 24: State media say the death toll from the collapse of scaffolding at a construction site in eastern China has jumped to 67, with two other workers injured and one more missing.

S. Korea president's office bought 360 Viagra pills

Published On: November 23, 2016 05:55 PM NPT By: Associated Press

South Korea President Park Geun-hye’s office on Wednesday confirmed revelations by an opposition lawmaker that it purchased about 360 erectile dysfunction Viagra pills and the generic version of the drug in December.

More than 1,000 fighters from Iran killed in war in Syria

Published On: November 23, 2016 02:51 PM NPT By: Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran, Nov, 23:  An Iranian semi-official news agency is quoting an official as saying that more than 1,000 fighters sent from Iran have been killed in the Syrian war so far.