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United States officially declines to label China as currency manipulator

Japan , South Korea , Taiwan (Taiwan OTC: 6549.TWO - news ) and Switzerland also were again included on Treasury's monitoring list. "Expanding trade in a way that is freer and fairer for all Americans requires that other economies avoid unfair ...

PM gets rousing welcome during his roadshow

When BJP lost the 2004 and 2009 general elections or state elections like the one in Delhi, EVMs were just fine. "We are going to start a signature campaign against EVMs and for the use of ballot papers in future elections", said Rajendra Chaudhary...

Putin speaks on relations with Trump

Western leaders including US President Donald Trump have accused Assad of being behind last week's attack in the rebel-held town Khan Sheikhoun, saying his forces unleashed a chemical weapon during an air strike . strike. "We had a lengthy exchang...

India Demands Copy Of Charge-Sheet, Verdict In Kulbhushan Jadhav's Case

The envoy informed Pakistan that India would appeal against the death sentence given to Jadhav, who was hurriedly tried and sentenced by a military court in murky circumstances. He said Letter of Assistance requesting specific information and acc...

Officer fired after kicking handcuffed man

Police have said the two officers hit 21-year-old Demetrius Bryan Hollins on Wednesday afternoon during a traffic stop in Lawrenceville, just outside Atlanta . Bongiovanni had arrested Hollins before, according to Ayers. But Bongiovanni said in writ...

Trump's 'mother of all bombs' killed 36 Isis fighters

The GBU-43/B, also known as the Massive Ordnance Air Blast, detonates during a test at Elgin Air Force Base, Florida, U.S., November 21, 2003 in this handout photo provided April 13, 2017. On Tuesday, the US-led coalition in Syria killed 18 of its ow...

Microsoft quits Windows Vista: it's time to upgrade

Over 10 years down the line, the tech-giant has finally chose to scrap off its what many described as the "disastrous" operating system. And now, a decade after it was first launched, Microsoft has announced that Windows Vista support has officia...

New Nintendo Direct Will Cover Splatoon 2 and ARMS

Nintendo has announced that its Direct livestreams will return once again this week. ARMS hasn't received quite as much attention as Splatoon , but it has the potential to be the first blockbuster original title for the Switch (as 1-2-Switch d...

Sun vs. Showers? California Easter weekend wet for some

Temperatures will be average for the time of year, peaking at around 12C-15C by day, according to the Met Office. The wet weather pattern will return Easter Sunday and stick around off and on through most of next week. Saturday looks to remain d...

Budget Session a 'winner' for treasury benches, says PM Modi

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray, who has often targeted the Modi government and the BJP, had a separate meeting with the Prime Minister, and sought a loan waiver for farmers in Maharashtra. Its allies from Bihar, including Union Ministers Ram Vi...

Islamic State warns Syrian dam at risk of collapse, evacuates residents

The U.S. has deployed more than 700 advisers, marines and Rangers to Syria to support fighters battling Islamic State militants. A Kurdish-Arab alliance known as the Syrian Democratic Forces [SDF] is battling to take Tabqa dam and nearby Tabqa town...

Rallying-Neuville leads Ogier into final day in Corsica

They have been so supportive of me since Monte Carlo and Sweden, and I'm really happy. Belgian Neuville became the fourth different victor across the four rallies this season and also ensured a fourth manufacturer featured on the top step of the po...

US Special operations soldier was killed today in Afghanistan

A US soldier was killed during a combat operation in the Nangarhar district of Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said. The soldier was mortally wounded late Saturday during an operation in Nangarhar Province, Capt. Forces statement. The identity...

North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

Ben Cardin of Maryland says the administration hasn't been clear on next steps and whether it would escalate a USA response if Syrian President Bashar Assad (bah-SHAR' AH'-sahd) continues his assault on rebel forces with conventional weapons.

Defeating IS is 'first priority' in Syria: Tillerson

The former ExxonMobil chief executive noted that holding such talks would require the participation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime along with its allies. In response, Syria's ally Russian Federation accused the United States of encourag...

Protection of civilians in Mosul should be "absolute priority", says United Nations chief

General Votel also agreed with an earlier assessment by another high-ranking USA military official, Lieutenant General Steve Townsend, who commands the Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR), who said , "there is a fair ch...

South Korea Tests 800 Km Range Ballistic Missile

The latest launch comes ahead of a summit meeting between USA president Donald Trump and China's President Xi Jinping, in which Trump is expected to discuss how to rein in North Korea's nuclear program. North Korea called it a satellite launch. Tru...

Ford's Crib Concept Tricks Babies Into Falling Asleep

Ford has been asking itself all these questions, apparently, because it just debuted a smart crib for infants that essentially mimics a vehicle ride. Some babies won't sleep unless they get a nighttime cruise around the neighborhood, as many parent...

Samsung Strikes Yet Again; This Time With A Faulty Samsung Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro will be sold in Navy Blue and Gold colour variants. The Galaxy C7 Pro comes with a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels) display with a screen resolution of 386 ppi. At merely 7-mm thick C7 Pro is equipped...

Jupiter Opposition: Don't miss seeing a bigger and brighter Jupiter this Friday

Observe Jupiter for a couple of nights in a row, and you may see the moons change their relative positions, as each orbits Jupiter at a different speed. NASA says the spot's winds can peak at 400 miles per hour (644 kph). Jupiter will remain close...

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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 ...

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...

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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'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...

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...