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Ohio Dem to challenge Pelosi for minority leader

Ryan writes that Democrats should work for "a multicultural, progressive, and innovative country that fights every day for ordinary people". In the days and weeks ahead, I will put forward policies and ideas to help us energize the diverse base of ...

Wall's 23 points, 11 assists lead Wizards over Knicks

His 3-pointer gave the Wizards an 87-60 lead. We've got a lot more games to play. "That probably didn't help as much in terms of them having that type of effort that you need to stop some guys". They will face the Washington Wizards (2-8), who are ...

PS4 & Xbox One Skyrim Mods You Should Try Right Now

Skyrim mods are now available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 and there are a number of Skyrim mods we think you should try on your PS4 and Xbox One right now. This means that for the PS4, gamers will have to create the mods themselves. Sony is...

Malaysian group to hold anti-Najib rally despite ban

Monday-Friday. It has vowed to press on with demonstrations despite the arrest of Bersih's chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah and secretariat member Mandeep Singh on Friday. Wong believes bloodshed by the group would ultimately be counterproductiv...

World carbon emission level has not increased for 3 years now

The annual carbon dioxide output from fossil fuels rose roughly 3 percent per year during the 2000's. Bob Ward, policy and communications director at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, tells The Washington...

Israel President hopes India visit opens way for full FTA

The unfolding fourth Industrial Revolution and advent of disruptive technologies will make some of the present skills and jobs redundant, but this will also open up many new areas of job creation, especially in the services sector. "And together we m...

US to resettle Australia's refugees languishing on islands

Whether or not a connection exists, skepticism surrounds the likelihood of a Trump administration honoring an agreement to take in refugees from Australia's holding facilities, many of whom are Muslims from Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.

Trump University students advised to settle

Trump lawyer Daniel Petrocelli requested that the case be delayed to accommodate the president-elect's busy schedule while he was transitioning into the Oval Office. "If he's not here, I think it's a big disadvantage", Petrocelli said after the hea...

No 10 rejects Farage as go-between with Trump

The Daily Telegraph reported that the United Kingdom government would be "forced" to seek Mr Farage's advice because it had no links to the new president's team. Nigel Farage has redoubled his efforts to become irritant-in-chief to British minist...

Congressional GOP pledges swift action on Trump's agenda

One option ― which Ryan and McConnell seem to prefer ― is to "clean the barn", as House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told his Republican colleagues on Wednesday, with a spending deal that would go until October 2017. Half the country is ...

Chinese Construction Workers Set Off Dynamite And Uncover 'New' Dinosaur Species

As Seeker reports, the creature, called Mud Dragon, was found with its neck and wings extended as if it had died trying to emerge from mud it had somehow gotten stuck in. Researchers believe that oviraptorids were thriving almost 15 million years b...

Civil nuclear pact with Japan historic step: Modi

TOKYO (AP) — Japan formally signed a pact Friday in which it agreed to sell India civil nuclear power equipment and technology, as the Japanese nuclear industry seeks markets overseas because of shrinking business at home since the 2011 Fukushim...

YouTube VR Android App Goes Live On Google Play Store

Google launched the Pixel phone last month - the first "Daydream-ready" device - with the Daydream View following shortly after. In addition to Google's own apps , including YouTube VR , Street View VR and Google Photos VR, there are apps from...

McConnell says he won't revisit Trump comments

Speaker Ryan offered the President-elect a look at the inaugural platform being constructed where Mr. Trump will be sworn-in next year. "It's pretty high on our agenda as you know", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told Politico Wednesday.

Donald Trump: US presidential election victory praised by far-right groups

Leading figures of the far-right have united to congratulate Donald Trump on being elected the 45 president of the US. " Marine Le Pen's estranged father, the former far-right leader, Jean-Marie Le Pen, added: " Today the United States, tomorrow Fr...

North Carolina Extends Voting In Critical Democratic County

But as far as the presidency is concerned, the early voting statistics-how many registered party members voted, their gender breakdown and race-show that women and minorities have been surpassing 2012's turnout in nearly every state, suggesting they ...

Muslim Students Attacked On US College Campuses In 'Trump-Related' Incidents

The victim said the men were wearing sweat trousers and one wore a white hat or cap that had Trump on it, he said. No arrests have been made in the robbery. "No one wants this to happen, and it's hitting home for us", Attia said. Authorities said t...

Clinton, Trump wage tight race in OH as votes get counted

But Ohio's importance as a swing state seemed to fade this year ; based on the electoral map and early voting numbers, Trump's win in Ohio doesn't necessarily break the election for Clinton. John Kerry won 66.6 percent of the Cuyahoga vote in 2004, ...

Clinton casts her ballot: 'It is the most humbling feeling'

Meanwhile, supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump cheer during the election night event at the New York Hilton Midtown. It's all going down at the Javits Convention Center at 655 West 34th Street in Manhattan, with doors openi...

My Year With Trump: Katy Tur Reflects On Historic Election

Ford refused to confirm who the Bushes voted for - with most believing they could have left the President section of the ballot blank. Bush cast a protest vote of sorts in the USA election, with an aide saying Tuesday the former president chose...

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Inspectors' visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

President Donald J. Trump announced the combined strikes were in retaliation for the regime of Syrian leader Bashar Assad using chemical weapons April 7 against civilians in Doum...

Michael Cohen withdraws lawsuits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

Cohen's lawyer, David Schwartz , said in a statement that the suits were withdrawn because Cohen no longer has time for them, report the Wall Street Journal , Politico an...

Mueller team says it has not gone rogue

Bloomberg reports that Rosenstein met with the president last week and that's when the Deputy AG gave the president the assurance according to people familiar with the matter. The...

Just when you thought Sean Hannity couldn't sink any lower …

Cohen should be asked to reveal the name or can permissibly do so", the letter said. Maddow explained the that the Steele dossier allegations are "just" allegations, but noted wh...

Barbara Bush remembered as friendly, approachable by Bush library visitors

Bush's daughter, Doro, had a couple of friends in common. "We just came to pay our respects to Mrs". Bush died Tuesday evening according to a statement made by the office of Geo...

Former First Lady Barbara Bush To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Laura, Barbara, Jenna, and I are sad, but our souls are settled because we know hers was. "Especially now - we should remember her by working to return those values to our public l...

Diamonds from space may be from 'lost planet'

The meteorites were formed after an asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere - making it technically a meteor - exploding 23 miles (37 kilometers) above the Nubian Desert in Suda...

Gold medalist sues USA Gymnastics, Michigan State

Two-time Olympic medal winning gymnast McKayla Maroney says she has questioned whether she paid too high of a price for her success . Maroney pointed to personnel overhauls at...

Local Congressional Leaders on Syria Airstrikes

The Russian military, meanwhile, claims to have struck down a majority of the missiles . The tripartite military action from the United States, France and Britain was created to...

Indo-Nordic summit: India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation

We will engage with them in a similar manner, and examine how they can help our missions like Make in India , Skill India, Startup India and Smart Cities programmes. The partnersh...

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Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Bon-Ton has 700 employees at its corporate offices in downtown Milwaukee. Liquidators are companies that sell off all of retailers assets and then close the stores. The group signe...

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall along the border with Mexico and the president's upcoming meeting wi...

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...