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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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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...