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NKorea says it will speed up nuke program in response to US

President Donald Trump said he would meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un amid heightened tensions over his country's nuclear weapons program if the circumstances were right. "A lot of people, I'm sure, tried to take that power away, whether i...

Steelworkers Launch Hard-Hitting TV Ad on "Sell-Out" Christy Clark

The NDP plan also calls for a "sector by sector" regulation of carbon emissions, with reduction targets for transportation and industry set at 30 per cent, while buildings and homes would be slated for a 50 per cent reduction by 2030. She uses a se...

Republicans keen to shift US focus to tax reform

SAD! President Trump didn't get the border wall or the budget cuts he wanted in a congressional spending deal that instead preserved funding for home heating aid, the Great Lakes, community development, medical research and a host of other prog...

Apple reportedly in talks to launch a money-transfer service

Back then, it was also touted as a potential rival to PayPal's Venmo , which now dominates the scene. Apple may have not have reached its goal to replace the wallet, but a new report has revealed that the tech giant is not giving up on the m...

Lumber tariff could put squeeze on builders

The U.S. Department of Commerce is applying import tariffs of between three and 24 per cent on softwood lumber imports from Canada, with the vast majority of Canada's small and medium-sized softwood operations paying 19.88 per cent. Most of the Upper...

Police still questioning Whitehall terror suspect and six held in separate swoop

An operation across London and Kent, south-east England, was not linked with the arrest of a 27-year-old man with knives near the Houses of Parliament yesterday, the Scotland Yard said today. Basu said security forces are constantly monitoring thre...

European Union leaders show firm united front ahead of Brexit talks

EU27 firm and fair political mandate for the #Brexit talks is ready", EU Council President Donald Tusk tweeted. The EU guidelines say that only when "sufficient progress" has been made on divorce issues can trade talks begin, with sources saying ...

'Bachelor' star Chris Soules charged in deadly Iowa crash

Chris Soules , who rose to fame when he starred on the reality show "The Bachelor " back in 2015, made headlines when he had a fatal vehicular accident, wherein he slammed into the back of a tractor on Monday evening. He was taken to Mercy Hospital ...

Moving Beyond China And Mexico, Trump Targets Canada Trade

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross denies that an all-out trade war is on the horizon. Trump's aggressive comments echoed a tweet he sent earlier in the day, just hours after the Commerce Department announced it was imposing tariffs of up to 24 ...

Poland supports India's bid for NSG membership, UNSC seat: VP Ansari

Indian investments in Poland amount to around $3 billion and Polish investments in India are of about $600 million. This was conveyed by Polish Prime Minister Beata Syzdlo to Vice President Hamid Ansari when the two leaders met here to discuss issu...

Chelsea: Costa Brace Shoots Down Saints As Blues Go Seven Points Clear

The victory takes Chelsea seven points clear of second-placed Tottenham, who face in-form Crystal Palace on Wednesday, and England defender Cahill - who missed out on the FA Cup semi-final win over Tottenham through illness - knows the title is now...

Madonna expresses her displeasure about planned biopic

She's said: 'I think would tell the stories that I felt were valuable to tell, that were inspiring, that people could relate to, that - I mean, I'm a storyteller. Last year, the Blond Ambition screenplay was number one on The Black List , an annua...

Oilers win and eliminate Sharks

In the forthcoming battle of Orange Crush versus Orange County, the Edmonton Oilers say they can no longer be characterized as green. "You see a player play with that type of injury tells you all you need to know about him". "It just didn't go for u...

France says analysis shows Syria regime behind sarin attack

French intelligence services have concluded that forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad carried out a sarin nerve gas attack in northern Syria and that the Syrian president or his closest entourage ordered the strike, a declassified report showed.

In Venezuela Young man shot dead in unrest

The unrest is Venezuela's worst since 2014 when 43 people died in months of mayhem sparked by protests against Maduro, the 54-year-old successor to late leftist leader Hugo Chavez . In addition, five people were injured at the Merida protest, Venezu...

Australian PM to meet Trump after heated phone call

US Vice-President Mike Pence during a visit to Australia that aimed in part to smoothe ruffled feathers, last week reaffirmed US plans to take the refugees. For more than two years, the Australian Special Operations Task Group has been advising and a...

Nasdaq Composite Tops 6000 for First Time

All of these stocks have hit all-time highs at some point in the last 6 months, and majority have again reached new highs over the last few weeks. The tech-heavy stock index - which has been overshadowed of late as the Dow has blown past the 20,000...

State Department promotion of Mar-a-Lago questioned by Senator

Acting State Department spokesman Mark Toner wasn't aware of the post when it was raised by reporters on Monday. "We regret any misperception and have removed the post", a State Department official said in a statement that has now replaced the origi...

Saudi King appoints his son ambassador to the U.S

The king issued a royal decree restoring "all allowances, financial benefits, and bonuses" following calls for protests in four Saudi cities over the weekend, adding a two-month salary bonus for forces fighting in the kingdom's intervention in Yemen....

Saudi king names son as US envoy as ties boosted with Trump

Though a member of the royal family, Prince Abdullah was not seen as part of the inner Al Saud circle and is not a direct grandson of Saudi Arabia's founder, King Abdulaziz. The salaries of other civil servants were frozen past year and benefits curb...

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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...

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...

'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...