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Gingrich seems to favor Giuliani over Romney for secretary of state

He gave assurances that "incredible meetings" would be bringing "incredible people" into the government. "We want to hear from you". President-elect Donald Trump will spend Thanksgiving at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Asked whether he wanted t...

New Pakistan army chief faces tensions with Kabul, India

Along with the Nagrota attack, an infiltration bid on the International Border (IB) near Samba in Jammu, in which three militants were killed, has indicated that it will be business as usual on the Line of Control (LoC) and the IB, despite the change...

Feds give states more time to bolster struggling schools

Other than that, I'm not sure what she can do for that cause. Charter schools advocate Leslie Jacobs, whose stature in Louisiana's education scene is on par with to DeVos' in MI, described their track record as "at best mediocre ". President-ele...

South Korea president accepts justice minister's resignation

Organizers estimated the turnout at 1.5 million, the largest since a 1987 pro-democracy demonstration, while police put the number at around 300,000. Protesters shout slogans calling South Korean President Park Geun-hye to step down in Seoul on S...

Rain, milder temperatures expected into the midweek

We'll have one more dry day today then a frontal system approaches from the west, bringing unsettled weather, the National Weather Service says. With heavy rain expected Monday night, a second round of showers could cause some flash flooding, esp...

BJP romps home in Gujarat local polls

Over the last few days we have seen the results of various polls, Parliamentary, Assembly & local polls across India. "Their grassroot level work ensured people place their valued trust in BJP", Modi said. Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani took t...

Katie Taylor opens Pro career with 3rd round stoppage in Wembley

Taylor is the poster girl for the rise in interest in women's sport, particularly in Ireland, with the most spectated female sporting event in Europe over the last two years being the All-Ireland Ladies Football final in Croke Park with over 30,000 i...

Volkswagen bets on new technology to bounce back from crisis

It was recently reported that Volkswagen wants to make more electric cars and now the automotive giant has confirmed where it's going to build a lot of them. "Over the next few years, we will be making considerable investments in electric infrastruct...

Opposition parties continue protest in Par, presses for PM's reply, JPC

She tried to carry on with the questions for about 15 minutes, but the din created by the Opposition made it hard to proceed further. "No placards please. Opposition parties have been stepping up their protests against the government's decision to ...

Japan ice skating rink slammed for freezing 5000 fish

The Space World amusement park was forced to close its doors after about 25 different kinds of dead fish were frozen into the ice along its 250 metre-long circuit. The park has since encountered a barrage of criticism online, and has apologised. Th...

Granit Xhaka is struggling to adapt at Arsenal, admits Arsene Wenger

His all-action, dominant style of play has quickly made him a favourite amongst Gunners fans, not to mention the 24-year-old's three goals, including two spectacular long-range strikes. "People want you always to buy players, but when you have bought...

One Second of Bad Data Doomed Mars Lander

As planned, the vehicle's heat shield was ejected when it reached an altitude of 4.85 miles (7.8 km). An initial inquiry has divulged that the on-board system of the Schiaparelli probe miscalculated on the exact distance of the vessel from the surf...

Nephew of ex-NBA player Camby found dead on Texas property

A vigil is planned for the young boy later on today at the Pearland's dad club. McGhee and his family are from CT, so he is probably unfamiliar with the area. "We've been amazed by how many off-duty officers came out, they just want to help out", P...

Government to invest in faster United Kingdom broadband speeds

He says they are also working on access to broadband in remote areas, pointing out "they will get there. but it will take two to three years". Britain's digital infrastructure is to be given a £1bn upgrade in the upcoming Autumn Statement from Chan...

Turkish army blames regime for deadly air strike

The Turkish military has said three of its troops have died following Syrian government air strikes in northern Syria . There was no comment from Damascus but the Aamaq news agency, an IS media arm, also reported a suicide attack against Turkish t...

Buyers urged to support local stores, businesses

The initiatives are important because healthy small businesses make for healthy local communities and are greatly important to the broader local economy, Baldassaro said. There's probably more locally-owned businesses than you realize. When con...

Xi wraps up LatAm tour as China's regional, global role growing bigger

In the past decade, China's two biggest development banks have pumped in $125 billion to Latin America - more than the Washington-based World Bank and Inter-American Development Bank combined. "Chile is close to China in the countries' alphabetic r...

China rebuffs Trump threat to take steps to win trade edge

She said there are differences with China that President Barack Obama's administration has fought to resolve. Zhang stressed that China has "paid close attention" to Trump's remarks during his presidential campaign, particularly his remarks on the ...

Car bomb attack in southern Turkish city kills 2, wounds 16

It is a major city in southern Turkey situated on the Seyhan river. Windows were blown out and parts of the facade of the building, roughly six floors high, were torn off, Reuters reported. No one has claimed responsibility but similar attacks have...

Ondo Election To Hold On Saturday - INEC

He added that INEC would abide strictly by the provisions of the law in the conduct of the election, which has 28 political parties participating. The Oodua Renaissance Movement (ORM), has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ...

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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...