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Theresa May lays down independence vote challenge to Sturgeon

In a speech nearly entirely devoted to criticising the SNP and making the case for the future of the United Kingdom, May said there was "no economic case" for Scottish independence. Addressing politicians pushing for a referendum on whether Scotland ...

Jaafari: Key Achievement of Geneva Talks Reasonable Agenda of Four Points

The general principles on the future of Syria were derived from points set out by United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura previous year, Hariri told reporters after the final meeting of the round of United Nations -led talks in Geneva, the first i...

Iranian oil output to exceed 3.9m bpd in Feb.: Zanganeh

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) light crude was 70 cents lower at $53.13. Saudi Arabia, the de-facto OPEC leader and the biggest producer of the bloc not only reached its target production cuts, according to the oil ministry of the kingdom it ha...

With 85% of its staff gone, LeEco might soon exit India

Chinese e-commerce giant LeEco has fired 85% of its staff in India amid signs of growing financial strain on the company and this could lead to its possible exit from the country. Already, the company has lost some of its top executives in India. It ...

Tony Romo rumors: Broncos in 'driver's seat' for Cowboys quarterback

Earlier this year, Roethlisberger said he needed time to think about his future before coming back for a 14th season. That timeframe is rather open-ended. Elway expressed the Broncos' belief that Siemian is a player. Elway said the team has not n...

DOL Wants to Delay Fiduciary Rule

The measure, titled " Conflict of Interest Rule - Retirement Investment Advice " but commonly referred to as simply the "Fiduciary Rule", defines investment advisers as fiduciaries, meaning they must trade and adjust portfolios as if their customers'...

Yemen raid was success, gathered vital intelligence

The official insisted the raid was worth the risk because AQAP has a history of plotting, inspiring, and exporting terror to America and the West, and because the USA has no military presence on the ground, the Examiner reported. The officials spoke ...

Australia GDP Rises 1.1% On Quarter In Q4

Annualised growth was 2.4 per cent nationally, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. ANZ said in a note that the result "confirmed that the weakness in Q3 was only temporary, and underlying momentum in the economy remains solid".

Aguero's double leads Man City into FA Cup quarterfinals

City bounced back from falling behind in the seventh minute at Etihad Stadium as Guardiola's decision to play a virtually full-strength team paid off. Ultimately, Huddersfield was outclassed, which was to be predicted after making nine changes from...

Judge agrees to free widow of Orlando shooter on bail

The judge says there's no evidence that Salman has connections to the Islamic State group or holds extremist views. In a statement posted to social media, Orlando police Chief John Mina said he was disappointed by the turn of events. A date for...

Head of al-Qaida affiliate derides Syria talks

The Syrian opposition delegation to Geneva rejects drafting a constitution if no assembly is elected to formulate it, sources told Al-Arabiya. The source said the government delegation had "in-depth and fruitful talks" with de Mistura over the past...

Shrove (Fat) Tuesday pancake supper planned

The day's proper name, Shrove Tuesday, comes from shrive, meaning absolution for sins by doing penance, with Christians trying to be "shriven" before the 40 days of fasting or similar exhibition of discipline that takes place during Lent.

Wilderness Society comment on Zinke confirmation as Interior Secretary

Zinke, a 55-year-old former Navy SEAL, told The Montana Standard in October 2016 that he would "never agree with the transfer or sale of public lands". Zinke's confirmation marks the most recent victory for the Trump administration in a historically...

United States billionaire Wilbur Ross sworn in as Trump's commerce secretary

Ross was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Monday night. The senate confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as secretary of commerce in a 72 to 27 vote less contentious than some other cabinet approvals. Trump sent out a tweet congratulating ...

Swedes never heard of Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor'

Alas, the person they introduced as a "defense and national security advisor" is known as such only to the Fox News team, as Swedish officials have never heard of the mysterious Nils Bildt . "We have no spokesman by that name ", she said. Alleged...

Huawei Watch 2: Good Looks, But Lacking a Major Feature

Both the Huawei Watch 2 and Watch 2 Classic have a 1.2-inch display with a resolution of 390 x 390, a Snapdragon Wear 2100 processor and 2 GB of internal storage . Huawei hasn't released pricing information for any of its new phones or watc...

Darrell Issa says Russian Federation investigations need a special prosecutor, not Jeff Sessions

US intelligence services have concluded Russian Federation intervened in the USA election by hacking into Democratic National Committee emails and leaking them, as well as pushing fake reports aimed at hurting the reputation of Democratic presidentia...

Death of Russian ambassador to United Nations needs to be studied more

A memorial service has been held in Russian Federation for the former ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, who died suddenly this week after falling ill at work a day short of his 65th birthday. Churkin countered that Democratic former President Bar...

Apple Watch Series 3: New Touch Panel And Theater Mode Expected

There's no word whether changing touchscreen technology will provide any noticeable benefits for users. The curvature of the Apple Watch makes it hard to manufacture touch sensors, wherein the TPK Holding even made losses previous year due to the low...

White supremacist Dylann Roof drove toward 2nd black church - court docs

In court documents unsealed Tuesday, federal prosecutors said they had evidence showing that Roof got off the interstate and drove toward a church in Jedburg after he killed the victims at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church. In a videotaped confession t...

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Canada Launches Global Trade Complaint Against US Over Use of Duties

This decision appears even more fraught given the USA administration's critical stance on the WTO; the Trump administration feels as if world trade rules are stacked against them....

Yikes: Camila Cabello Admits the Girls of Fifth Harmony Hurt Her Feelings

Did we use the word "fluke" for the massive success of " Havana "? Meanwhile, Camila has recently spoken out about the reason she left American girl group Fifth Harmony in a ...

Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

However, it is believed the deal went through in August. The Verge tested startup's technology a year ago on a tablet. "Moreover, our surface audio technology is more power ef...

Trump says Russian Federation probe is a 'Democrat hoax'

Mueller for months has led a team of prosecutors and agents investigating whether Russian Federation and Trump's Republican campaign coordinated to sway the 2016 election, and whe...

Rain on tap but watch out for Friday night

Mostly cloudy and cold , with a high near 10. The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . A Blizz...

Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

Led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, the bill would curtail chain migration and end the Diversity Visa Lottery, which Presiden...

Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

Sanders said there was a "very short phone conversation" but there was no "interview about the book ", accusing Wolff of falsely making it seem as if he was outside the Oval Offic...

Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

Police say Diaz and Fields are driving a 2002 black Chevy Cavalier with the MI license plate of DTR1854. A postmortem uncovered signs of Battered Child Syndrome, denoting the gi...

Replay of SpaceX's first launch and landing of 2018

A backup two-hour launch is slated for tonight, January 8 at 8:00 p.m. Zuma is funded by an unknown branch of the United States government and its payload is classified. Falcon H...

HTC Vive Introduces New Vive Pro Headset, Wireless Adapter

CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cover or go hands on with any promising VR demos, especially any with the HTC ...

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Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two challenges to a MS law considered to be one of the most extreme anti-gay rights laws in the country. This follows the ape...

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

The US has given almost $33 billion aid to Pakistan since 2002. The Foreign Military Financing programme, by which the United States pays Pakistan to buy its military hardware ma...

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Luv tells that he will miss the wake up song, while Hina tells that she will miss the peace in the house. Contestants Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta , Luv Tyagi wer...

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Sillitoe said he doesn't expect prosecutors to start banging down his doors. "You're not going to waste your resources on cases you can't win or cases your community is against". T...

Astronaut John Young remembered as

Astronaut John Young remembered as "fearless"

He eventually became one of the most accomplished astronauts in the history of the United States space programme. Spanning three generations of spaceflight, he went on to fly in s...