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Police: 'Threat situation' at movie theater in Germany

Published On: June 23, 2016 08:23 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BERLIN, June 23: Police say there is a "threat situation" at a movie theater in a town in southwestern Germany which probably involves a weapon.

Chinese state media say 51 killed by powerful tornado

Published On: June 23, 2016 06:45 PM NPT By: Associated Press

Chinese state media say a powerful tornado has killed 51 people and destroyed a large number of buildings in the eastern province of Jiangsu.

British referendum decides on future EU membership

Published On: June 23, 2016 04:52 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, June 23: Voters in Britain are deciding Thursday whether the country should remain in the European Union — a historic referendum that threatens to undermine the experiment in continental unity that began in the aftermath of World War II.

Facepalm, drooling face, pregnant woman among 72 new emojis

Published On: June 23, 2016 04:05 PM NPT By: Associated Press

A face representing "rolling on the floor laughing" and a hand taking a selfie are among 72 new emojis that will soon make their way to your smartphone.

11 killed in China aluminum plant accident

Published On: June 23, 2016 02:53 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BEIJING, June 23: State media reports say 11 workers have been killed in an accident at an aluminum refinery in central China.

Belgium knocks out Sweden in Ibrahimovic's last game

Published On: June 23, 2016 07:40 AM NPT By: Associated Press

NICE, France, June 23: Zlatan Ibrahimovic chested the ball down, let it bounce and hit it. Wide.

Ireland's resilience rewarded, late winner versus Italy

Published On: June 23, 2016 07:27 AM NPT By: Associated Press

LILLE, France (AP) — Ireland's never-say-die mentality has finally paid off. Even when another early exit from a European Championship seemed unavoidable, Ireland refused to concede.

Iceland advances at Euro 2016, next plays England

Published On: June 23, 2016 06:59 AM NPT By: Associated Press

SAINT-DENIS, France, June 22: A late winning goal. A spot in the knockout stage. The prospect of playing in the round of 16 against England.

Lightning kills 56 people, mostly farmworkers, in east India

Published On: June 22, 2016 02:14 PM NPT By: Associated Press

PATNA, India, June 22: Lightning has killed 56 people, mostly farm laborers working in fields, across the eastern India state of Bihar over the past 24 hours, a state official said Wednesday.

Hosts blown out, record breaker Messi fires Argentina into Copa final!

Published On: June 22, 2016 09:25 AM NPT By: Associated Press

HOUSTON, June 22: Argentina will seek its first major title since the 1993 Copa — and its first since Messi's debut in 2005 — when it plays Chile or Colombia on Sunday in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Egyptian court rejects transfer of islands to Saudis

Published On: June 22, 2016 08:53 AM NPT By: Associated Press

CAIRO, June 22: An Egyptian court on Tuesday struck down an agreement to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, delivering a rare rebuke to President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's government over a decision that sparked the biggest street protests of his two-year rule.

6 teams advance, 1 goes home as Euro 2016 takes shape

Published On: June 22, 2016 08:39 AM NPT By: Associated Press

PARIS, June 22: Six teams advanced at the European Championship on Tuesday, and a heavyweight clash was set up as the round of 16 took shape.

Aussies win by 6 wickets, secure a spot in tri-series final

Published On: June 22, 2016 08:35 AM NPT By: Associated Press

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 22: Mitchell Marsh hit an unbeaten 79 and captain Steve Smith scored 78 in a 122-run stand Tuesday to lead Australia to a six-wicket victory over the West Indies and a spot in the final of the limited-overs tri-series.

Plunkett hits 6 off last ball as England ties with Sri Lanka

Published On: June 22, 2016 08:31 AM NPT By: Associated Press

NOTTINGHAM, England, June 22: Liam Plunkett hit last-ball six as England forced a dramatic tie against Sri Lanka in the first limited-overs cricket international on Tuesday.

Blaszczykowski goal cements Poland's place in last 16

Published On: June 22, 2016 08:17 AM NPT By: Associated Press

MARSEILLE, France, June 22: Poland will play Switzerland in the last 16 of the European Championship with a big question hanging over its head: Has star striker Robert Lewandowski left his goal-scoring boots at home?

Germany beats Northern Ireland 1-0 but both advance

Published On: June 22, 2016 08:14 AM NPT By: Associated Press

PARIS, June 22: If there can be a 1-0 rout in soccer, then this was it.

Croatia ends Spain's 12-year unbeaten run at European finals

Published On: June 22, 2016 08:04 AM NPT By: Associated Press

BORDEAUX, France, June 22: Spain's 12-year unbeaten run at the European Championship ended when Croatia rallied for a stunning 2-1 win on Tuesday, sending the two-time champions into an intense, high-profile knockout match against Italy in the round of 16.

Thai drunken drivers to work in morgues as punishment

Published On: June 21, 2016 06:13 PM NPT By: Associated Press

BANGKOK, June 21: Several convicted drunken drivers were brought to a Bangkok morgue today to see a corpse and reflect on the gory consequences of their actions as part of a program aimed at combating the carnage on Thailand's roads.

David Beckham voting for Britain to remain in European Union

Published On: June 21, 2016 02:16 PM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, June 21: Former England captain David Beckham is voting for Britain to remain in the European Union in Thursday's referendum.

Lawmakers remember Jo Cox as markets sense rising EU support

Published On: June 21, 2016 11:06 AM NPT By: Associated Press

LONDON, June 21: Britain's normally raucous House of Commons was given over to tears, roses and warm tributes Monday as legislators urged an end to angry and divisive politics in honor of their slain colleague Jo Cox, who was killed last week.