August 31st @ 7:47 PM GMT
E! Online But that goes without saying, given that the actor willingly signed up to participate in his very own Comedy Central Roast. In the latest promo (Entertainment)
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November 28th @ 4:56 PM GMT
Yahoo! Syrian government forces seized a swathe of what was once rebel territory in Aleppo Monday, in one of the most dramatic shifts in the country's 5-1/2-year long war. The divided northern city has paid dearly in lives and wealth as one of the war's central theaters. In the past two weeks alone, over 250 civilians have been killed under the government's intense bombardment of the city's rebel-held eastern zones. A photo of 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh, who was rescued in August from the rubbl... (World)
November 26th @ 9:02 PM GMT
CNN Police have detained 23 people on suspicion of arson in connection with wildfires that swept across central and northern Israel this week, said police spokeswoman Luba Samri. (World)
November 27th @ 3:22 PM GMT
Yahoo! Dutch officials have culled 190,000 ducks on a central Netherlands farm where inspectors have confirmed the presence of a highly infectuous strain of bird flu, officials and local media said Sunday. The outbreak was detected at a farm in Biddinghuizen, about 70 kilometres (43 miles) west of Amsterdam, where about 180,000 ducks were put down together with another 10,000 within a one kilometre radius, the Dutch food and safety watchdog NVWA said. ''There are three other poultry farms within... (World)
November 25th @ 8:17 PM GMT
Yahoo! Tropical Storm Otto killed at least nine people in Costa Rica and then headed into the Pacific Ocean Friday after making landfall as the southernmost hurricane on record to hit Central America. (World)
November 27th @ 6:16 AM GMT
Yahoo! Hirotake Ooka does not do anything by half. With most parcels of land in this dry corner of south central France passed down from father to son, Ooka had to carve his vineyards out of a wooded hillside, before planting his syrah vines in the granite soil. (World)
November 28th @ 2:52 PM GMT
Reuters Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, a buyout fund that agreed to acquire U.S.-based chip maker Lattice Semiconductor Corp for $1.3 billion earlier this month, is funded partly by cash originating from China's central government and also has indirect links to its space program, Chinese corporate filings show. (Technology)
November 28th @ 5:00 PM GMT
Yahoo! Clashes between the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab and villagers in a central Somali town have left 10 people dead and dozens wounded, say local residents. (World)
November 25th @ 11:36 AM GMT
Yahoo! At least 31 people were killed on Friday when two passenger trains collided in Iran's north-central province of Semnan and the death toll is likely to rise, the provincial governor said. A spokesman for Iran's Red Crescent, Mostafa Mortazavi, told the semi-official Fars news agency that firefighters were trying to control the blaze. ''The death toll has reached 31 and we are expecting this number to increase,'' Semnan Governor Mohammad Reza Khabbaz told Fars. (World)
November 28th @ 11:00 AM GMT
Yahoo! Growth in borrowing by businesses and households in the eurozone picked up only slightly in October, the European Central Bank said Monday, firming up analysts' expectations it will extend monetary easing next week. ECB policies are aimed at boosting growth and investment by pushing banks to lend to households and businesses in the real economy. The bank insists its measures are working, but loan growth has failed to show the sharp uptick hoped for since its last batch of monetary policy m... (Politics)
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