Trump's latest executive order dismantles Obama's climate change policies

Groups say they will fight the order in court. The order may keep older coal-fired power plants open, which would fuel demand for coal for USA coal mines. San Antonio's CPS Energy released a written statement indicating it will continue on its pa... More..

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U.S. wants border wall to be " "aesthetically pleasing"

The US has opened bidding for the 30-foot high structure which covers the 3,200km border between the US and Mexico. One reason for a lack of enthusiasm is a strong doubt that all of the terrain along the bord...More..

Special Education Students Deserve Challenging Curriculum, Rules Supreme Court
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Special Education Students Deserve Challenging Curriculum, Rules Supreme Court

They must design programs to let students make progress in light of their disabilities, and be prepared to explain their decisions when challenged. The court struck down a lower standard endorsed by President...More..

Nicola Sturgeon calmly sets out her independence referendum negotiating position
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Nicola Sturgeon calmly sets out her independence referendum negotiating position

The First Minister shocked the UK Government with her announcement on Monday that she wants a second independence referendum to be held between autumn 2018 and spring 2019. Delegates greeted her address with st...More..

Malaysia agrees to send body of Kim Jong-nam to N. Korea
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Malaysia agrees to send body of Kim Jong-nam to N. Korea

He didn't say whether Kim's body had already left Malaysia. Malaysian police say Kim was killed on February 13 by two women who smeared super toxic VX nerve agent on his face at the Kuala Lumpur budget term...More..

Trump says health-care law offers 'conservative solutions' to Obamacare
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trump says health-care law offers 'conservative solutions' to Obamacare

It is time for Republican leaders to do the right thing and pull this bill so we can work together on a carefully written, bipartisan measure that lowers costs, expands coverage and gets health care right for t...More..

Saudi Arabia suspends meat imports from Brazil over food safety fears
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Saudi Arabia suspends meat imports from Brazil over food safety fears

The EU had already suspended imports from four Brazilian meat-processing facilities earlier this week. Chairman of the Indonesian Meat Importers Association, Asnawi, urged the government to tighten the beef i...More..

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Netanyahu Vows to Work with Trump on Palestine Peace Efforts

Sunday began the first national policy conference for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee ( AIPAC ) since President Obama left office. Describing US President Donald Trump as "a man of action", Vice ...More..

Three dead, 5 hurt, in Ontario crash
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Three dead, 5 hurt, in Ontario crash

Stacey Laforme of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First nation says the girls, aged 12 and 14, died while coming home from the youth group outing in Hamilton. Three people were killed in the crash and severa...More..

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Putin visits Arctic archipelago to reaffirm Russian presence

They are used for domestic American political agendas. A CNBC moderator asked Putin during a panel Thursday in Arkhangelsk, Russia, whether any evidence would show he attempted to meddle in the November ele...More..

North Korea missile test fails, USA and South say, as tensions simmer
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

North Korea missile test fails, USA and South say, as tensions simmer

North Korea has been under sanctions for "half a century" but the communist state survives by placing an emphasis on juche or "self-sufficiency", he said. North Korea launched four missiles earlier this month ...More..

Oversight chair: 'Ridiculous' to call for investigation into Nunes
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Oversight chair: 'Ridiculous' to call for investigation into Nunes

But although Democrats want Nunes to step aside on the Russian Federation investigation, they are raising a far more urgent cry for him to schedule the outstanding hearings - and quickly, so they can get the Ho...More..

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Martin McGuinness, ex-IRA commander, dead at 66

Prime Minister Theresa May said Mr McGuinness "played a defining role" in leading the republican movement away from violence. The Sinn Féin chief is understood to have been suffering from a rare heart condi...More..

Kashmir civilians killed in protests against Indian rule
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Kashmir civilians killed in protests against Indian rule

Terming the incidences where the youth pelt stones at security forces during encounters with militants as unfortunate, Jammu and Kashmir Police chief SP Vaid said the youth of the state should not fall prey to ...More..

Tillerson ends first trip to Asia with meeting with Chinese president
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Tillerson ends first trip to Asia with meeting with Chinese president

Relations have also been strained by China's fierce opposition to a United States missile defence system being rolled out in South Korea. The administration of Donald Trump is looking for a new way forward on...More..

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S.Korea finds presumed remains of ferry disaster victim

The bones were discovered after the wreck was brought back to the surface last week and placed onto a semi-submersible ship to bring it back to shore three years after it sank. Salvaging the wreck in one piece ...More..

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Secretary of State Tillerson in Turkey for talks

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has said Turkey is saddened by the US and Russian readiness to work with the YPG in Syria. "A potential operation from now if needed will take another name", Yildirim said. Pres...More..

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Wenger reveals he's decided on Arsenal future

A section of Arsenal's remaining contingent of away supporters were quick to make their feelings known at full time calling for the sack of Arsene Wenger, having seen their side once again miss out on the cha...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Terrorist's Chilling Final Words To Hotel Staff Before Westminster Attack

The Islamic State group claimed that one of its "soldiers" carried out the attack, the worst in Britain since the July 2005 bombings which left 52 people dead. Masood plowed an SUV into pedestrians on Westminst...More..

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Palestinian woman killed after attacking police

Eyewitness, Mummad Shalodi told Al Jazeera that he did not see a knife, but it appeared that the woman tripped and grabbed the police barrier after which she was shot. Since the beginning of the unrest, Palesti...More..

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N Korea Making Advances In Building Rockets, Missiles

The report indicated that the engine is to be used for North Korea's space and satellite-launching program. His comments Sunday came as North Korean state media reported on Pyongyang testing a powerful ne...More..

Weather Channel mourns deaths of storm chasers
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Weather Channel mourns deaths of storm chasers

The weather service has issued a tornado watch for Missouri west of Poplar Bluff until 3 a.m. Thursday . The ratings mean the storm winds were estimated at 60 to 110 miles per hour. Fallen tree limbs and risin...More..

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Democrats vow to oppose vote on Trump Supreme Court nominee

Republicans have said they will use the "nuclear" option to confirm Gorsuch if necessary, which would require changing the Senate rules to a 51-simple majority for confirmation. Richard Blumenthal said he still...More..

Lawyer says Trump administration moved to limit Sally Yates' testimony
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Lawyer says Trump administration moved to limit Sally Yates' testimony

Adam Schiff of California, according to ABC News. The reports , Mr Nunes said earlier last week, showed Mr Trump or his closest associates may have been " incidentally " swept up in foreign surveillance by U...More..

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Arlene Foster: 'History will have the final say' on Martin McGuinness

He had a leading role in the IRA during a time when the paramilitary organisation was bombing his home city. "There will be some who can not forget the bitter legacy of the war". In 1997 he became the MP for ...More..

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Satellite imagery shows North Korea preparing for another nuclear test

Failure to understand the dangerously dysfunctional mind of the North Korean dictator is leading analysts to misread the character of the nuclear threat from North Korea. Entangled by all difficulties on its bo...More..

Schumer Announces 'No' Vote on Gorsuch, Signals Possible Filibuster
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Schumer Announces 'No' Vote on Gorsuch, Signals Possible Filibuster

Those numbers mean Republicans would need eight votes from Democrats or Independents to move Gorsuch's nomination forward under current senate rules. "To not confirm a man who is imminently qualified to be on...More..

Israel intercepts Syrian missile fired at its air force
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Israel intercepts Syrian missile fired at its air force

Although Israel has said it was keeping out of the Syrian war, prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu admitted for the first time in April past year that it had attacked dozens of convoys in Syria transporting wea...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

22-Year-Old Oklahoma Police Officer Dies After Sunday Night Shooting

To honor Terney's service, fellow law enforcement officers escorted his body to the Eufaula area for his memorial services. Authorities took both the suspect, whose identity was not immediately known, and Ter...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Toshiba's Westinghouse Unit Is Filing for Bankruptcy Chapter

The chapter 11 filing has been largely expected. According to a statement from Westinghouse , the strategic reshuffling will attempt to resolve financial issues relating to its U.S. The resulting losses ha...More..

North Korea Nuclear War? South Korea Increases Vigilance Fearing More Missile Launches
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

North Korea Nuclear War? South Korea Increases Vigilance Fearing More Missile Launches

Reporters working in the press room of South Korea's defense ministry in the Yongsan area rushed to contact military officials to verify Kyodo's report, to no avail. "All options are on the table ", particular...More..

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Sewol ferry salvaging operations get underway in South Korea

SEOUL , South Korea (AP) - Salvage crews towed a corroded 6,800-ton South Korean ferry toward a transport vessel on Friday after it was successfully raised from waters off the country's southwest coast. Once th...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Hong Kong Police Move To Arrest 'Umbrella Movement' Organizers

Critics say Lam will be no different from its unpopular current leader, Leung Chun-ying. He is not one of the opposition leaders arrested Monday for inciting protest, but he predicts there will be more demonstr...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

White murder suspect went to NYC to attack blacks

Hundreds of protestors are expected to take to the streets on Friday night in NY to protest the fatal stabbing of Timothy Caughman , a black man who was killed on Monday after authorities say a white man trave...More..

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Arab League: 'Reject apartheid system' in Palestine

He also discussed "how to meaningfully enable the growth of the Palestinian economy and promote economic opportunities for Palestinians so they can reach their full potential and contribute as full partners in ...More..