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Apple beats on top and bottom lines, and the stock is soaring

A 31 percent increase in services revenue to $9.2 billion was a bright spot in earnings reported on Tuesday, lifting overall gross margins as well as sales, the company said. Despite that, Apple said it sold 52.2 million iPhones during the qu...

Fire lights up downtown Sao Paulo in 26-storey building blaze

Though a fire department spokesman told CNN the department did not expect any deaths or injuries, local newspaper Estadão said at least one person had died and others were thought to be still trapped in the rubble. The blaze is understood to ha...

May 1st International Workers Day

Labor Day in the U.S. This day serves as a reason to denounce abuses, request reforms and seek recognition of social and employment benefits.This day commemorates the historic struggle of working people throughout the world and is recognized in ev...

Residents participate in National Drug Take Back Day

The take back initiative only accepts pills and patches that are expired or unused; no needles or inhalers were taken. This is the 15th take back opportunity the DEA has provided in the last seven years. Partnering with the D.E.A., the Rapid City P...

Trump keeps allies guessing on steel tariffs as deadline looms

In Malmstrom's latest telephone conversation with Ross, Malmstom rejected Ross' demand for a voluntarily limit of European Union steel and aluminum exports to the United States of 90 percent of the average 2016-17 level. European leaders have resiste...

Missile strikes on Syria kill 26, mostly Iranian, forces

The Israelis are seeking Iran's reaction so that they could start an extensive conflict in Syria , Davod Hermidas-Bavand, a politics professor, told ILNA on Monday. A missile attack on Syria's T4 air base in central province of Homs earlier this m...

India, China likely to go for joint economic project with Afghanistan

The Congress today accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of compromising the countrys defence and strategic interests and asked whether he raised issues of national interest including Chinese military buildup in the Dokalam sector during his two-day...

House Intel Committee Clears Trump in Russia Probe

Adam Schiff, D-Calif., issued a statement eschewing the report as a way for Republicans to "not seriously investigate or even see, when in plain sight, evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation". In Friday's release, the...

James Comey Is 'Embarrassed And Ashamed' Of The Republican Party

Just last week, memos that Comey wrote documenting his conversations with the president before he was sacked were released to the media. Comey argues that Trump does not make decisions on the basis of philosophical, religious or logical considerati...

Paraguay Announces Plans to Move Tel-Aviv Embassy to Jerusalem

The us President stressed that he considers the "ideal" location of the Embassy of the Arnon in West Jerusalem . It's been promised for many, many years by presidents. He urged countries that do not recognize the state of Palestine to do so with...

Trump Hails Ronny Jackson as an "American Hero"

President Donald Trump is calling White House doctor Ronny Jackson an "American hero" a day after Jackson withdrew from consideration for Veterans Affairs secretary in the wake of allegations about his conduct. The Secret Service also challen...

HUD secretary proposes rent increases for poor

Beyond the potential of increased rent for residents and more complicated administration for those who operate subsidized housing , LeadingAge also opposes Carson's ideas, Couch said , because "Our members don't want to implement these kinds of p...

As Merkel Visits US, Germany's Trade Surplus Isn't the Problem

Whereas Mr Trump has forged an improbable bromance with his French counterpart, his relationship with the German chancellor is more strained. "The premise of Macron's proposal is that the agreement remains in its existing form and additional elemen...

Bucks 104, Celtics 102

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton have torched Boston and are combining for 53.3 points a night. The NBA released its Last Two Minute Report (L2M ) for the Boston Celtics' Game 4 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday. Morris ben...

EPA's Pruitt Proposes Rule To Strengthen Science Used In EPA Regulations

But critics of the policy, including former EPA administrator Gina McCarthy, say the new rule could undermine rules meant to protect public health because the studies used to support those rules rely on private health data. "They are trying to ...

Twitter meltdown: Princess Charlotte steals the show at brother's birth

Formerly Alice St John Webster, she married Gerald Avenel, a French banker, in 2012, and both the duke and duchess of Cambridge and the duchess's sister Pippa Middleton attended the wedding. William's brother, Prince Harry , is now sixth. Her olde...

Sen. Paul's Flip Flop on Pompeo Angers His Base

But on Tuesday he said Pompeo has not satisfactorily answered questions of a top diplomat. Now, with Paul's approval, the nomination will head to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation from the committee. Joe Donnelly of IN who said they...

Court sides with human in copyright fight over monkey selfie

PETA's 2015 suit against Slater sought financial control of the photographs - including a now-famous selfie of the monkey grinning - for the benefit of the animal named Naruto . Puzzlingly, while representing to the world that "animals are not ours ...

Theresa May insists: We will quit customs union after Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May is battling to avert a Cabinet revolt amid fears from euroskeptic Tories that she'll break her promise to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union's trade regime. The Government is negotiating what Britai...

Hundreds of South African soccer fans riot at game

The Kaizer Chiefs , One of the most supported clubs in South Africa, were knocked out of the Nedbank Cup on Saturday, going down to a 2-0 defeat to the Free State Stars. The weekend's action started at the Moses Mabhida Stadium on Saturday, where ...

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At least two killed, 13 injured in blast at a church

Note that the deadly explosions all reportedly occurred within 10 minutes of each other with the first explosion reportedly at 7.30 am local time (00:30 GMT). Television images sho...

Super-hot lava threat for Hawaii as Trump declares disaster

It has destroyed 36 structures, including 26 homes. Kilauea volcano began erupting lava into a residential neighborhood on the Big Island on May 3. "Because the lava intrusion ...

The Boring Company Has Almost Finished Digging A Tunnel Under LA

The Boring Company has been working for well more than a year on a tunnel that has its entrance in what was once a parking lot next to SpaceX's headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif...

Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle once served as San Francisco's First Lady

At the shindig - hosted by Bill White and Bryan Eure - Don Jr. and Kim mingled with guests but stayed close together. The latest point of intrigue: the love life of Donald T...

Nepal FM visits Janakpur ahead of Modi visit

Sharma Oli, with New Delhi working swiftly to accelerate the pace of its joint connectivity initiatives in Nepal. PM Modi is coming here for the first time along with Nepal's Pri...

United States can't be 'economic policeman of the planet', France says

Merkel's conservative hardliners, both in the CDU and the Bavarian CSU, are reluctant to accept a eurozone finance minister, managing a "federal budget", mostly paid for by German ...

Russia calls for 'dialogue' between Israel and Iran

Earlier, after talks with the foreign Ministers of Russia and Germany Sergey Lavrov said that the Russian side is alarmed by the escalating tensions between Iran and Israel, and in...

Arizona woman accused of stalking man, sending over 65k text messages

In total, she is suspected of sending as many as 500 texts a day to the man and as many as 65,000 texts total, The Arizona Republic reported . On April 8, the victim called a de...

Fog this morning turning to mostly sunny skies

South wind 10 to 15 miles per hour , with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour . While the forecast shows possible thunderstorms on Wednesday , Thursday and Friday , Regan said...

First giant religious group announces break up with new boy scouts

The Mormon church said the move is part of a push to grow its worldwide reach and create a "uniform" and global youth leadership and development program. The move is important bec...

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#Popcorn Moment- AG Jeff Sessions On Illegal Immigration

#Popcorn Moment- AG Jeff Sessions On Illegal Immigration

Under the new policy of "zero tolerance", Sessions said the goal is for "100 percent" of all illegal border crossers to be referred by DHS to federal prosecutors and charged with...

Barbara Underwood: What to know about the acting NY attorney general

Barbara Underwood: What to know about the acting NY attorney general

Ms Selvaratnam also said he threatened to tap her phone among other threats. While the allegations against Schneiderman are "horrifying and inexcusable", Frosh said that Presid...

Google Maps goes beyond directions

Google Maps goes beyond directions

Whether you're meeting up with friends, hosting out-of-towners in your city or simply exploring someplace new, Google Maps will help you make quick decisions and find the best sp...

USA embassy road signs go up in Jerusalem ahead of move

USA embassy road signs go up in Jerusalem ahead of move

Paraguay is set to become the third country, after the USA and Guatemala, to transfer its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Israel said Monday. However, other countries have c...

Could Don Blankenship, the Trump of West Virginia, Cost Republicans the Senate?

Could Don Blankenship, the Trump of West Virginia, Cost Republicans the Senate?

After President Donald Trump used former Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore's loss to dissuade West Virginians from voting for coal baron and ex-convict Don Blankenship , Bl...