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Billionaire heads toward confirmation as Commerce secretary

Former Commerce secretaries have praised him, including one who served under President Barack Obama. During his confirmation hearing Ross pushed the idea of taking a tough stance on China, citing it as one of the most protectionist of the world...

Disgusting! Beloved Hippo Gustavito Beaten To Death In El Salvador Zoo!

El Salvador has one of the highest murder rates in the world, but this hasn't stopped this tragic event from angering a nation. When the war ended in 1992 many of them returned home, taking the LA gang culture with them. " They killed an animal th...

'Obama 2017' Campaign Launches To Elect Barack Obama President Of France

NBC Reports that posters calling for Obama 2017 have been plastered around Paris and the petition has received about 27,000 signatures so far. "Barack Obama has completed his second term as president of the United States. The campaign is in resp...

Fox News claims Swedish unknown Nils Bildt is 'national security advisor'

And the Foreign Office was similarly stumped, with a spokesman telling the newspaper Dagens Nyhether (DN): " We do not know who he is ". Trump's initial remark about "last night in Sweden" stirred a burst of social media mockery, while Trump expla...

Republican congressman calls for special prosecutor to investigate Russia-Trump ties

Issa , the former chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, was also asked by Maher if he was going to let the Russian Federation controversy "slide", and the congressman insisted that he and his colleagues would not.

People's Court Judge Joseph Wapner Has Passed Away at 97

Wapner served at the L.A. Superior Court from 1961-79 after two years as a municipal judge. Over the years, Wapner's version of The People's Court was parodied on Saturday Night Live . "[For example], when a litigant [once] told him, 'I'm not th...

Body Of Russian UN Ambassador Returned To Moscow

A farewell ceremony was held at the UN Headquarters in NY on Wednesday and was attended by more than 300 Russian and foreign diplomats and contemporaries. Mr Churkin accused former U.S. president Barack Obama's administration, which Ms Power served, ...

White supremacist Dylann Roof drove toward 2nd black church - court docs

Roof's legal team sought to keep the Branch AME information out of his trial, noting in documents of their own that the church - one of more than 500 AME congregations in SC - was merely near his route from Charleston to North Carolina and that the g...

Iraqi Forces Launch Push to Retake Western Mosul from IS

US army officer Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of offensive operations across Iraq , said in an official statement that "Mosul would be a tough fight for any army in the world, and the Iraqi forces have risen to the challenge". Unable to undo ...

Authorities investigate vandalism at University City Jewish cemetery

The defacement was discovered on a weekend when 11 Jewish Community Centers received bomb threats. The Washington Post reported the number of grave sites damaged in the break-in topped 170. "We must fight acts of intolerance and hate". From thei...

British lords all set to have their say on the Brexit bill

Amendments on guaranteeing the rights of European Union citizens living in Britain, and calling for the government to give parliament a vote on the final Brexit deal are expected to attract the most support. The author of Article 50 has ridiculed...

Homeland Security issues sweeping rules on immigrant deportations

And the memo describes a plan to use an obscure provision of federal law that allows those who illegally cross the Mexican border in the United States to be sent back to Mexico, even if they are from other countries. Tragically, Kelly noted , ma...

Rockets fired at Israel from Egypt's Sinai, army claims

According to the claim, published by the the ISIS-affiliated Amaq news website, the strike targeted a vehicle carrying the militants in the village of Shibana located south of the town Rafah, in northern Sinai near the Egypt-Israel border.

Jose Mourinho refuses to confirm Wayne Rooney future, explains Luke Shaw's absence

Staying at home will give the 31-year-old extra opportunity to improve his fitness ahead of Sunday's EFL Cup final against Southampton at Wembley where the first silverware of the season will be handed out. And he feels in a game of football anything...

Mattis says USA won't be taking Iraq oil as Trump once suggested

A retired marine general who led U.S. troops in Iraq, Mattis has also sought an exemption from Trump's travel ban for Iraqis who served with United States troops, including translators. The recapture of Mosul would deal a death blow to the "caliphate...

Greece compromises on bailout reforms

The country needs access to the latest tranche of its €86bn bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Union in order to meet debt repayments. Cabinet ministers stressed that Athens achieved to convince its lenders on the pro...

China halts North Korea coal imports after missile test

As a matter of fact, the shift to have have already begun: Citing South Korea's Yonhap news agency, Reuters reports a North Korean coal shipment - valued around $1 million - was rejected by China last week. However, the assassination of Kim Jong-...

One dead, 20 injured as train derails in Belgium

The accident occurred early in the afternoon as the train left Leuven Station at slow speed in the direction of Brussels Airport and the Belgian capital. Investigators are now trying to determine the cause of the deadly derailment. The victim was not...

Epic rain expected in Southern California

As of 6 a.m., 12-hour statewide rainfall totals include Santa Rosa.04 inches, San Francisco.31, Oakland.19, Ben Lomond.12 inches, San Jose.01, San Luis Obispo.59 inches and Santa Barbara.61 inches. Officials throughout Orange County Thursday prepared...

Israelis and Palestinians: One state or two?

Palestinians seek diplomatic recognition for their independent state on the territories of the West Bank , including East Jerusalem, which is partially occupied by Israel, and the Gaza Strip. On this visit Mr Netanyahu backed away, gingerly, from hi...

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Forecast: Chilly Week Ahead With Some Rain

After the front passes Friday night , highs over next weekend will be back in the lower 70s! Highs in the low 40s and lows in the mid 30s. For Tuesday , skies will clear throug...

14 feared drowned in Andhra Pradesh boat mishap

The incident occurred at Ibrahimpatnam Ferry Ghat. More than 16 people were killed when the boat in which they were travelling capsized at Pavithra Sanghamam near Vijayawada. The...

President Trump Strikes Back at 'Short and Fat' Kim Jong Un

In this undated photo distributed on September 16, 2017, by the North Korean government, leader Kim Jong Un, center, celebrates what was said to be the test launch of an intermedi...

Xi Strongly Hopes to Develop China-S. Korea Relations

Moon congratulated Xi on the successful conclusion of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and his re-election as general secretary of the CPC Central C...

Humanitarian gesture: Pakistan allows wife to meet Kulbhushan Jhadav

Pakistan's foreign office in the national capital said it would allow Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife. A note verbale has been sent in this regard to the Indian High Commis...

Barack Obama Shows Up in Chicago for Jury Duty; Not Chosen

Did you know I was coming?" he asked one man who held a copy of Obama's "Dreams From My Father". But he was not picked to serve as a juror. As happens most days, would-be jurors br...

North Korea Warns 'Spiritually Instable' Trump Against Reckless Remarks

The US Defense Department sent the letter in response to a request from two members of Congress for details regarding "expected casualty assessments in a conflict with North Kor...

Investigators have enough evidence to charge Michael Flynn, son

Federal investigators are also reportedly looking into allegations Flynn attempted to sidestep the extradition process and send the Turkish cleric Fethullah Gülen, a rival of Tur...

Hezbollah says Saudi Arabia forced Lebanese PM to quit

Hariri accused Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world in his resignation statement earlier on Saturday. Hariri's resignation toppled a coalitio...

George Bush Sr dislikes Trump

Bush told Updegrove before the election, according to the book. His son, George W. Bush, didn't go as far as to vote for a Democrat but allegedly left the presidential ballot blank...

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Saudis destroy Houthi missile near Riyadh's Khaled airport

Saudis destroy Houthi missile near Riyadh's Khaled airport

Unconfirmed footage uploaded to Twitter appeared to show a volley of at least three missiles being fired from the ground at an undetermined location in Riyadh. The Saudi-led allian...

Penn study: Assaults increase after end of Daylight Saving Time

Penn study: Assaults increase after end of Daylight Saving Time

As a result of the time change, you will gain an extra hour of sleep Sunday morning. Some clocks still need to be manually adjusted, some computer systems need additional monitorin...

Jared Kushner Turns Over Documents to Special Counsel Robert Mueller

Jared Kushner Turns Over Documents to Special Counsel Robert Mueller

An NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released on Sunday put Mr. Trump's approval rating at 38 percent - the lowest for the survey since February, when he was a month into his presiden...

What we know about the Thornton Walmart shooting

What we know about the Thornton Walmart shooting

Court records also show Ostrem filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2015. Thornton police said a nationwide extradition homicide warrant has been issued for the 47-year-old Ostrem. ...

Tourists will be banned from climbing Australia's UIuru

Tourists will be banned from climbing Australia's UIuru

It chose to close the rock to climbers from October 26, 2019 - 34 years to the day since it was handed back to its traditional owners, the Anangu people, the Northern Territory N...