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Transgender student embraced by exclusive boys school will finish Year under female name

A BOY attending one of Sydney's most exclusive single-sex schools has been allowed to complete his studies while transitioning to become a girl. Where other schools have forced transgender students t...

Arkansas Senator Proposes Bill to Rename Clinton National Airport

Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (L) and former President Bill Clinton arrive on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., U.S., January 20, 2017. REUTERS/Win McNa...

Trump’s Support Is Unwavering Among Republicans. But It’s Not Why You Think.

Steve Bannon, the White House chief strategist, vowed the Trump administration would fight to take America back from “corporatist, globalist” elites in rare public comments on Thursday at the Conserv...

Policing Authority ‘limited’ in what they can ask about alleged campaign again...

THE CHAIRPERSON OF the Policing Authority has said that she has a “degree of confidence” in the ability of Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan to carry out her duties for the duration of the Charlet...

Siti Aishah thought paid RM400 to smear baby oil in prank, Indonesian envoy says

The Indonesian suspect in the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother was paid $90 dollars (€85) to help carry out the attack involving VX nerve agent, said Indonesia's deputy ambassa...

Businessman who was sexually assaulted by teacher 25 years ago tells how his life was R...

A 77-year-old retired primary school teacher has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a nine-year-old schoolboy on eight occasions in the early 1990s. Leo Hickey of Realt Na Mara, Skevanish, Inni...

Russia Delivers Aid, Children’s Toys to Syria

Russia has delivered over 6 tonnes of humanitarian aid to residents of the Syrian city of Aleppo and Damascus province. Russian and Syrian servicemen at the Russian Armed Forces' International Mine A...

Can Mexico expect less-hostile days after this week’s visit by two Trump secretaries...

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Mexico to visit with officials there about President Trump's immigration and trade orders affecting that country. The stance has strained relations between the ...

Ankara suggests ‘Mosul model’ for Raqqa operation

A female Kurdish fighter of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, walks carrying a weapon in the village of Sabah al-Khayr on the northern...

Squatters near Buckingham Palace accused placing the Queen in danger

A royal specialist protection officer flagged a "potential security risk" posed by the group of activists near Buckingham Palace. 06:26, UK, Saturday 25 February 2017. A banner reading "Rogue Em...

Storm Doris: 41000 homes without power, tree-blocked roads

There are still 37,000 customers without power across the country following strong winds brought on by Storm Doris, with fears power may not be restored until tomorrow. ESB crews are working to resto...

DUP under renewed pressure to name their pro-Brexit paymasters

Long term collapse of devolution in Northern Ireland fears sparked by Sinn Fein remarks. Sinn Féin Assembly candidate Pat Sheehan has said his party will not return to government unless agreements re...

Religion events from around the Washington area

Saturday and Sunday, throughout both days: Join with us as we use two days to celebrate the beauty, breadth and power of liturgical music. This two-day Festival of Sacred Music features choral, organ...

Jordan Walters jailed for two years for shooting Harry Studley in the head with an airgun ...

Jordan Walters pleaded guilty to the assault after almost killing little Harry Studley and leaving the youngster with permanent disabilities. Share. ByClaire Hayhurst. 17:23, 24 FEB 2017. News. Twist...

Hundreds of homes still without power after Storm Doris…and may not be reconnected u...

Believe it or not no one weather day is same and the same rule applies to storms. No one storm is the same as any other and each storm has its own complicated set of atmospheric ingredients that if w...

Steve Bannon vows Donald Trump will take on ‘globalist’ elites with nationalis...

Anti-fascist pranksters tell IBTimes UK that even young Republicans were supportive of their protest. James Tennent. By James Tennent. February 24, 2017 23:33 GMT. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Tim...

BRAZIL’S CHIEF OF STAFF TO THE PRESIDENT, ELISEU PADILHA, TAKES LEAVE OF ABSENCE

Eliseu Padilha will undergo a prostate operation. When he's back, he will have to deal with a frying operation against himself. By plus55 on Feb 24, 2017. President's Chief of Staff eliseu padilha le...

Beyoncé joins outcry against Trump’s move on transgender rights

People use mobile devices to record President Donald Trump as he speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, in Oxon Hill, Md. Photo: Alex Brandon, AP. Image...

Retired teacher Leo Hickey guilty of sexually assaulting pupil (9)

A RETIRED teacher was convicted of sexually assaulting a nine year old former pupil who described the abuse as leaving him enduring "a living hell". Leo Hickey (77) was convicted by unanimous verdict...

Garda commissioner’s future hangs in the balance

An unexpectedly early session of the tribunal established last week to investigate the alleged smearing of Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe is to be held in Dublin on Monday, with the chairman ...