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Kansas' last-second shot lifts it over top-ranked Duke 77-75

Kansas' last-second shot lifts it over top-ranked Duke 77-75

The Blue Devils were without three of their star freshmen - Harry Giles, Jayson Tatum and Marques Bolden - who wore matching suits and sat at the end of the bench. 1 in the preseason poll and the first voting of the regular season. Duke clings to a 34-29 lead at the break from Manhattan, but things could be a real struggle if Allen can't go in the second half.


Israeli minister: Trump election is time to 'reset' policies

Israeli minister: Trump election is time to 'reset' policies

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. In a briefing Monday to reporters, State Department Press Office director Elizabeth Trudeau first referred to the legislation passed a day earlier by a Knesset committee as "a dramatic advancement of the settlement enterprise, which is already gravely endangering the prospects for a two-state solution".



Anti-Obama protesters in Athens to test police ban

Greek authorities have deployed more than 5,000 police for Obama's visit. About 7,000 people, among them many hooded protesters and members of the Communist-affiliated group PAME, marched through central Athens holding banners reading "Unwanted", Reuters reported.


Questioning of WikiLeaks' Assange set to continue in London

Questioning of WikiLeaks' Assange set to continue in London

She said Assange would have another day with the prosecutors on Tuesday answering questions after delivering his statement on Monday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Swedish prosecutors dropped their sexual assault probe into Assange last year after the five-year statute of limitations expired. He was represented by a lawyer from Ecuador.


Ancient city of Nimrud recaptured from Islamic State — Iraq military

Ancient city of Nimrud recaptured from Islamic State — Iraq military

Image: Marine Corps General Joe Dunford talks with military leaders in Irbil, Iraq. A soldier from the Ninth Armored Division, 109th artillery battalion, covers his ears after a 155mm shell was sacked towards an Islamic State militant position in Mosul , from the village of Ali Rash, east of Mosul , Iraq, Tuesday, Nov.



German minister tells Turkey anxious about mass arrests

The advisory appeals Turkish citizens to be "careful due to the protests". Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he wanted to improve relations with Turkey. However, since the July 15 coup attempt, relations between Ankara and Brussels have fallen to a low as Turkish politicians lament the EU's muted response to the attempted takeover and European Union leaders criticize Turkey over widespread arrests and job suspensions in its wake.