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Trump in-laws, the Kushners, near $400 million deal with powerful Chinese firm

Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that the Chinese company Anbang Insurance Group is now in talks to grab a hefty piece of prime Manhattan real estate, hoping to invest $4 billion in transforming the 666 Fifth Ave. Unfortunately, for Kushner the global...

Chinese premier warns rising tensions in Korean Peninsula could lead to 'conflict'

The given target, which is the lowest growth rate seen by China in decades, will allow the government to focus on improving the country's economy in qualitative terms, he added, stressing that China's contribution to the global economy will not dimin...

Merkel flies in for Trump meeting flanked by German CEOs

Merkel said that despite the current changes in the US, the "trans-Atlantic partnership based upon our values and interests" is of overriding importance for Europeans - and that "this is the spirit" in which she would lead her talks with Trump in ...

Turkish foreign minister's plane not allowed to land in Netherlands

The Dutch election was upended by a diplomatic standoff with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as a spiral of increasingly hostile rhetoric threatened to overshadow the final stretch of campaigning and influence voting. On Monday, Turkish Europ...

South Korea upholds impeachment of President Park Geun-hye

The unanimous ruling yesterday by constitutional court judges to back parliament's decision to impeach her begins lifting the cloud of uncertainty. In a matter of hours, South Koreans will see whether suspended President Park Geun-hye gets booted f...

LIVE Assembly Elections 2017 results for 5 states to be announced today

Congress emerged as the lone giant in 2012 Manipur Assembly polls and achieved a hat trick win by securing 42 of the 60 seats in the state. Congress leader Shakeel Ahmad attributed the party's poor show in UP to "public mood" and said its performan...

Arsène Wenger still obsessed with Bayern despite high five against Lincoln

The game was killed not by the fault of the players but we have to take a distance with us and have a look at a bigger perspective than people want to do. Maintaining confidence after letting in five against a superior side is now the task facing the...

Patriots trade for Panthers' talented if unproductive Kony Ealy at minimal cost

It's a stunning fall from grace for a player who might have been the MVP of Super Bowl 50 had the Panthers beaten the Denver Broncos . He's just 25 years old and has done a good job of stopping the run. Last season, they used Trey Flowers , Chris Lo...

Taylor Swift Granted Order of Protection Against Alleged Stalker

Taylor Swift's obsessed fan Mohammed Jaffar was spotted at her $20 million NY penthouse five times in two months. In NYC this week Mohammed Jaffar has been taken into custody after he was discovered lurking around her apartment building in New Y...

SAP will host its enterprise apps on Google Cloud

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Azure and Amazon Web Services are also working on new offers. The API was built using Google's TensorFlow framework and has been applied to YouTube. It has also acquired data science startup Kaggle which is...

Exit polls point to Congress upsurge in Goa with 15 seats

Times Now's exit poll gives the BJP a sharp edge over its rivals by projecting its win between 190 and 210 seats in Uttar Pradesh. India Today-Axis poll predicted that BJP would get 46-53 seats, the Congress 12-21, and others 2-6 seats. The BJP wil...

DTE: 670000 without power

That's down from the 700,000 DTE customers and 300,000 Consumers Energy Consumers who initially went dark following Wednesday's wind storms. Don't touch a fallen power line or anything touching the wire. DTE Energy crews are now on 16-hour shifts...

US, Russia counter Erdogan in Syria as Kurds get shield

The Pentagon said Monday that US forces have also taken up positions on the outskirts of Manbij to try to keep a lid on tensions. The U.S. has a few hundred special operations forces embedded with the SDF and wants the alliance to lead the march on...

Koreans rally ahead of Park's impeachment ruling

Tension is rising in South Korea as the clock ticks toward the announcement of a court decision on President Park Geun-hye's fate. "The Constitutional Court ruling can not satisfy everyone". Firms involved include Samsung Group, whose heir Lee Jae-...

Boeing 737 MAX 9 makes its debut

The LEAP-1B-powered Boeing 737 MAX began flight tests in January 2016 and the engine has performed exceptionally well in more than 2,200 aircraft flight hours. It says that by stretching the 737 MAX 9 fuselage and adding 12 seats, it would match capa...

30 die in Myanmar-China border town

The latest clashes, which involved artillery and small-arms fire, took place in the town of Laukkai in the Kokang region in the northern part of Shan state. "With this attack, we taught a lesson to the Tatmadaw who have destroyed peace in the Union f...

Poland's Kaczynski says EU on path towards disintegration

Thursday's others talks should see agreement on pressing ahead with new free trade pacts despite "protectionist tendencies" elsewhere - a reference to European concerns about new U.S. Tweeting from his personal account, Tusk wrote in Polish: "Thank y...

Bloke Desperately Tries To Stop A Cruise Ship Crushing His Mansion

Mr Todhunter said he was reluctant to believe the company when it said the hulking ship did not touch the bottom. "We've never seen anything like that", Todhunter said. The ship operated safely... Yasmine and her husband, Bill , said they've never...

RadioShack Files for Bankruptcy

In a separate statement , Sprint said its agreement with Radio Shack was created to protect it in the event of another bankruptcy. The 1743 retail outlets that survived RadioShack's 2015 bankruptcy were acquired by General Wireless Inc, an aff...

Final Fantasy VII Remake combat system will be action based

His latest comments come through Famitsu in response to a controversial screenshot that shows Cloud taking cover from enemy fire. The Final Fantasy VII remake will feature an entirely revamped battle system according to the director Tetsuya Nomu...

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Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

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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 ...

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'

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

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...

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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...

Investigators Suspect Somebody Set Roy Moore Accuser's House on Fire

Investigators Suspect Somebody Set Roy Moore Accuser's House on Fire

Johnson told AL.com Friday that the fire left her Gadsden home a total loss, saying she was "devastated, just devastated". Johnson says she and her family were not injured but...

Thousands of Flights Cancelled, Delayed Due to Winter Storm

Thousands of Flights Cancelled, Delayed Due to Winter Storm

The airport was temporarily closed due to heavy snow, ice, and harsh winds, the airport tweeted . For travelers who use Greyhound , buses running between Montreal, Boston, New...

United Kingdom needs 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups to cut waste - lawmakers

United Kingdom needs 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups to cut waste - lawmakers

The Irish parliament is considering banning single-use coffee cups whilst the German city Hamburg said in 2016 that it will no longer use coffee-makers with aluminium capsules in...