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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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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...