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Jan 21 2018

Trump, Theresa May to meet on sidelines of Davos summit

The Swiss government statement on topics for the meeting of the two leaders did not mention black money, an issue which has been central to most of the high-level delib...

Jan 21 2018

Trump Appointee Resigns After Racist, Sexist And Anti-Gay Remarks

Carl Higbie resigned from his post as external affairs chief at the Corporation for National and Community Service, according to a statement from CNCS spokeswoman Sama...

Jan 21 2018

Mourinho To Sign New Bumper Deal At Man Utd

The former England global even underwent a minor procedure to solve an ongoing heart problem and Mourinho had already revealed that Carrick would be offered a coaching po...

Jan 21 2018

Kidnapped Americans, Canadians Released in Nigeria

He said the four were taken to the capital, Abuja , where they were undergoing medical observation because of the trauma they experienced. The Commander of the team, A...

Jan 21 2018

France and Britain reach bilateral border security deal

In last year's presidential election, Macron suggested he may tear up the 2003 Le Touquet agreement, which established French border controls at UK Channel ports and ...

Jan 21 2018

Las Vegas concert shooter had searched multiple Chicago events

Paddock's girlfriend, who was in the Philippines at the time of the attack, told investigators that her boyfriend's behavior started to change in the year leading up to t...

Jan 21 2018

Senator Cory Booker goes viral after speaking against Trump's sh*thole comment

Nielsen said what struck her during the meeting was "the general profanity that was used in the room by nearly everyone". One person who attended the meeting told aides...

Jan 21 2018

China fumes as USA warship enters SCS

China claims undisputed sovereignty over Huangyan Island and its adjacent waters, although they are also claimed by the Philippines and Taiwan. Lu observed that the US ...

Jan 21 2018

Pence still to head to Mideast despite govt shutdown threat

US Vice President Mike Pence headed for Egypt Saturday to begin a Middle East trip overshadowed by anger in the Arab world over Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as I...

Jan 20 2018

Duty to talk to native peoples says pope

Francis' trip to the Amazon comes as the expansion of illegal gold mining and farming as well as new roads and dams have turned thousands of acres of once lush green fore...

Jan 20 2018

Guam AG joins others seeking "safe harbor" banking legislation for legalized marijuana

Attorney General Xavier Becerra joined a bipartisan group of 18 state attorneys general in urging Congress to advance legislation that will enable the cannabis industry t...

Jan 20 2018

European Union withdrawal bill to face House of Lords after MPs approve it

The text, which was passed by 324 votes to 295, will enable the United Kingdom to continue on a "business as usual" basis after Brexit, scheduled for March 29th, 2019. Th...

Jan 20 2018

Sen. Menendez Could Be Facing Another Corruption Trial

The retrial announcement comes just as Menendez gears up for re-election in the fall. "The way this case started was wrong, the way it was investigated was wrong, the w...

Jan 20 2018

5 killed as deadly storm Friederike hits Netherlands, Germany

NS, the Dutch national railway company announced that "due to the storm all trains are halted until further notice" apart from a small local service in northern Groningen...

Jan 19 2018

Trump's Consumer Agency Announces Plan to Let Predatory Lenders Off the Hook

Specifically, the CFPB plans to publish multiple Requests for Information (RFIs) in the Federal Register , which will ask for comments from the public on "enforcement,...

Jan 19 2018

Shutting out immigrants is not Christian, pope says

Recounting the story to the 70 or so journalists who travel with the pope on his foreign trips, Podest said Francis offered a bit of advice to the not-so-newlyweds. So,...

Jan 19 2018

United States withholds $65 million from UN aid for Palestine

She also clarified that the decision is not aimed at punishing anyone and is not a punitive move against the Palestinians. But she declined to say whether the United ...

Jan 19 2018

Facebook is launching another probe to see if Russian Federation pushed Brexit propaganda

Petersburg, ' including Glavset, an alleged successor of the Internet Research Agency, and the Federal News Agency, a reported propaganda 'media farm, ' according to Russ...

Jan 19 2018

Trump to attend Wednesday's gold medal ceremony for Bob Dole

Two significant examples of Dole's willingness to reach across the political aisle, Pinegar said , were his work in creating the Americans with Disabilities Act and Soci...

Jan 18 2018

Surprise Democratic victor of Wisconsin special election is a school board member

Also Tuesday, Democrat Greta Neubauer of Racine won a special election for an open seat in southeastern Wisconsin's 66th Assembly District. "Right now, when you look at...