Tillerson ends China trip with warm words from President Xi

Wang told Tillerson that China aspired peace for the Korean Peninsula and that the nuclear weapons were a problem between the US and North Korea. Xi also set forth cooperation as the only good choice for both countries, which, he added, could be ex... More..

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Now what? Options for consumers as health law drama fades
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Now what? Options for consumers as health law drama fades

After the last Trump fail, the president - and the American people - may forget what it looks like for the country to have a president "win" when it comes to passing a health care plan that has so far helped mi...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

No. 1 South Carolina follows men's team, reaches Final Four

Williams said he wouldn't expect players from any of the teams to have difficulty adjusting to the environment. This will be the Tar Heels' fifth trip to the Final Four under the guidance of coach Roy Williams...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Norway tops global happiness report overtaking Denmark

Over the past decade as income in the USA has gone up, self-reported happiness levels have fallen fast, some of the biggest slides in the world. "Income differences matter more in poorer countries, but even t...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

In Adityanath's UP, three meat shops set on fire

Yogi Adityanath's latest order came just hours after he asked officials to crackdown on smuggling of cows and said zero tolerance would be exercised in this regard. Many employees hailed the decision, praising ...More..

Vettel's drought-breaker sets up F1 duel in 2017
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Vettel's drought-breaker sets up F1 duel in 2017

Unfortunately for Red Bull Racing, their weekend was less than ideal. " A big congratulations to Sebastian and Ferrari ". "If you look back and say what we could have done better, we could have done better ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

South Korea holds memorial for 9 missing ferry victims

Nine people are still missing after the Sewol ferry disaster in South Korea in April 2014, which killed 304 people, mostly teens on a school trip. Salvage crews raised Sewol enough to load it on to semi-sub...More..

Majority of Scottish voters say no to independence
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Majority of Scottish voters say no to independence

On Monday (13 March) Sturgeon said that she would demand a referendum be held in late 2018 or early 2019, once the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union have become clear. "We have just come thr...More..

US denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

US denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties

With many changes happening at the White House since the inauguration of Donald Trump , at least one thing stayed the same - USA -backed forces are killing civilians. The coalition had previously said it carri...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

Republican members of Congress said Tuesday that they would continue to try to reach a party consensus on a bill to replace Obamacare. Republicans are focused on trying to come together after a major set...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump agenda

Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas, withdrew from the group Sunday and said the group must find solutions. What is needed is an explosion of better ideas and prudent programs, and we want the process to begin now. Asked ...More..

GERB party leads in Bulgaria's parliamentary elections: exit polls
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

GERB party leads in Bulgaria's parliamentary elections: exit polls

GERB won the snap election with between 32.2 percent and 32.8 percent of the vote, exit polls showed. This in turn has boosted the United Patriots nationalists, who blocked the border on Friday to stop voters...More..

Big Ten rides NCAA Tournament surge with 3 teams in Sweet 16
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Big Ten rides NCAA Tournament surge with 3 teams in Sweet 16

MI guard Derrick Walton Jr. said Wagner has the guts to make a big play. "He has the (guts) to make the big plays, so we feed off him because he's not afraid of anything". We'll have up-to-the-minute scoring an...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Paris airport attack: What we know

Ben Belgacem, who was born in France to Tunisian parents, said he wanted to "die for Allah" and that others too would die after grabbing a female soldier, putting a gun to her head and seizing her rifle. The wh...More..

Charlton plan tribute to policeman killed in Westminster terror attack
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Charlton plan tribute to policeman killed in Westminster terror attack

Police have so far arrested 11 people in connection with the investigation, six of whom have been released with no further action. "He was still on the bridge, screaming that he couldn't find Andreea, that he d...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Company: Oil in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

Although its legal challenges have not ended, the backers of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) reported to a federal district court on Monday that Bakken crude oil began to flow in the $3.68 b...More..

Malaysia says DNA sample confirms murdered Kim Jong Nam's identity
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Malaysia says DNA sample confirms murdered Kim Jong Nam's identity

Political analysts have suggested that Kim Jong-un may have ordered the assassination of his half brother over fear that China, which was protecting Kim Jong-nam, might try to install him as North Korea's leade...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Le Pen brings pro-Russia stance to meeting with Putin

Opinion polls show the anti-EU, anti-immigrant Front National leader qualifying for the April 23 first round of the presidential election but losing the May 7 run-off to centrist Emmanuel Macron . " Russia ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Malaysia hunting for more N. Korean suspects in Kim's death

The rocket engine that North Korea tested appeared to be powered with liquid fuel, according to Melissa Hanham, an expert at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, rather than the solid fuel the ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Lawmakers back measures to protect Israel by punishing Iran

It's not for a fashion statement ". Russian Federation should play a bigger role in helping resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Nofal added. "We are talking about a situation that is unchangeable", he...More..

Merkel's CDU savors local election win
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Merkel's CDU savors local election win

The unexpectedly strong performance in the election for the state of Saarland came as Merkel prepares to seek a fourth term in a national vote later this year. Germany now spends 1.2 percent of its GDP on defen...More..

Israeli occupation forces kill another Palestinian in West Bank
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Israeli occupation forces kill another Palestinian in West Bank

Settlements in both the West Bank and east Jerusalem are viewed as illegal under global law and major stumbling blocks to peace as they are built on land the Palestinians want for their own state. Retired U.S. ...More..

China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

China's man-made S.China Sea islands nearly complete

The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative , a project of the Center for Strategic and International Studies, says that China has now completed construction of military and dual-use infastructure at Subi, Mis...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

ISIS Orders Raqqa Residents To Flee, Then Stay

With air support from the US-led coalition against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) are fighting to seize the town of Tabqa and the adjacent dam on the Euphrates, ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Barcelona confirm interest in possible Neymar replacement

Neymar has reaffirmed his commitment to Barcelona amid speculation in Spain that Manchester United are keen to acquire his services. "He is a good player and I can not say more", Fernandez told Mundo Depo...More..

Melissa McCarthy sheds light on how she transforms into Sean Spicer
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Melissa McCarthy sheds light on how she transforms into Sean Spicer

If the president puts Russian salad dressing on his salad tonight, somehow that's a Russian connection". White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's reference to an obscure law at Tuesday's briefing left many...More..

North Korea Conducts Failed Missile Test Wednesday
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

North Korea Conducts Failed Missile Test Wednesday

The reported launch failure came as USA and South Korean troops were conducting their annual military drills that the North calls an invasion rehearsal. The bitter dispute that has developed between Beijing a...More..

Supreme Court blocks Texas execution over disability
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Supreme Court blocks Texas execution over disability

The case centered on Bobby James Moore, who was convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death for fatally shooting a store clerk during a botched robbery that occurred when Moore was 20 years old. Moore'...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

'Sanctuary Cities' Promise Legal Fight After Sessions Threatens Funds

The Department of Justice will also take all lawful steps to claw-back any funds awarded to a jurisdiction that willfully violates Section 1373 . He said the findings echoed those of law enforcement officials ...More..

London victims: Police officer, teacher, American tourist killed
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

London victims: Police officer, teacher, American tourist killed

The attacker, armed with two large knives, jumped out of the vehicle after smashing it into the railings encircling the Palace of Westminster, fatally stabbing Pc Palmer as he entered the grounds. Payne said ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

UK: Northern Ireland must act soon to save self-government

Talks collapsed on Sunday night after Sinn Fein announced it would not be nominating a deputy first minister in the Assembly on Monday. However, DUP leader and Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster ...More..

ACLU Battles Georgia over Toddler's Last Name of 'Allah'
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

ACLU Battles Georgia over Toddler's Last Name of 'Allah'

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Georgia Department of Public Health lawyers say state law requires a baby's surname to be either that of the father of the mother for the initial birth record...More..

ICE: Rape suspect's father arrested after immigration review
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

ICE: Rape suspect's father arrested after immigration review

Authorities have arrested Adolfo Sanchez-Reyes, 43, of Guatemala, for allegedly being unlawfully in the country, said Matthew Bourke with ICE in a statement. "He was stopped at the border and detained by ICE"...More..

American Airlines buys stake in China Southern Airlines
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

American Airlines buys stake in China Southern Airlines

The shares would be issued at HK$5.74 apiece, or a 4.6% premium to the previous close. "We are two of the biggest carriers in the world, and our networks are highly complementary, with the potential to offer ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The South African rand is getting whacked

Following these events, the rand dropped 3.2 percent against the dollar, and nearly 5 percent against the pound sterling. "It's quite a radical step to recall the minister and his deputy in the middle of an g...More..