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Canadian NAFTA negotiator declares 'high hopes' for talks

According to the White House, since the implementation of NAFTA in 1994, the US trade balance with Mexico has shifted from a surplus of $1.3 billion to a $64 ...


Camels Busted for Botox in Pageant Scandal

The possibility that a Botox-injected camel could win big money or go to a buyer for a high price, months before it returns to its regular appearance, has anxio...


OR approves new taxes for Medicaid costs

OR voters were easily passing Measure 101 Tuesday night, preserving taxes on health insurers and hospitals to fund the state's Medicaid program. The Oregon ...


Senate voting on Brownback's ambassadorship confirmation — HAPPENING NOW

Wolf International Religious Freedom Act which was signed into law by President Barack Obama in 2016. Wednesday's vote took a dramatic turn when the Senate's ...


Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis

They then cut the cobras' heads off and drank the snake blood, Business Insider noted . One man appeared to be injured during a demonstration in which he w...


Martin O'Neill In Another Tetchy Interview With Tony O'Donoghue

The Republic of Ireland were drawn with Wales and Denmark in Group 4 of League B in the UEFA Nations League . O'Donoghue at the time asked if the result const...


USA partisan divide over Israel at its widest ever, new poll finds

The partisan divide in the USA over support for Israel has reached a historic high according to a new opinion poll published by the Pew Research Center. In Ap...


Padmaavat row: Protesters attacks school bus in Gurugram

The police are well-prepared to tackle any situation, he said , adding, "We have provided adequate security to the theatres". Media reports said two Rajput...


Democratic mayors blast Trump, decline White House invite

President Donald Trump speaks to a gathering of mayors in the East Room of the White House in Washington , Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Joining Brand from oth...


Blame rains down as Cape Town counts down to zero

Unfortunately, residents are already on edge, with legal restrictions keeping them from using more than 13 gallons per day. The City will announce the date on...


DA seeks to bar parents from contacting 13 kids kept captive

The siblings - ages 2 to 29 - have since been hospitalized. They are accused of abuse that lasted for years, including putting some of their 13 children in ...


Trudeau says U.S. should see merits of NAFTA

The Canadian Prime Minister will be joined in Davos by Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains, Minister of Finance Bill Mornea...


Globalisation going through major crisis: Macron

Honestly, I'm not saying it's impossible. "We can not end up in a world with a cosmopolitan digital elite and an army of discontented workers", Gentiloni said...


Seoul confident in taking United States washer safeguards issue to WTO

Last November, the International Energy Agency (IEA), in its flagship publication, World Energy Outlook-2017 (WEO-2017), said fast-declining costs would turn ...


It's their loss, says BJP on Shiv Sena's decision to break ties

However, it seems he has not taken lessons from Shivaji's guerrilla war tactics. He has given the BJP ample time to formulate its strategy ahead of the 2019 Lo...


Dreamers' Protections Could 'Morph Into' Citizenship in 10,12 Years

I truly appreciate President Trump making it clear that he supports a path to citizenship for DACA recipients. The White House will encourage the Senate t...


Senate confirms Azar as Secretary of Health and Human Services

Several patient and consumer advocacy groups opposed Azar's nomination because of drug price increases at Lilly under his watch. The department is responsible f...


United Kingdom won't be Europe's lapdog during transition period, says David Davis

Under the plans drawn up by Downing Street, much of which is being kept secret, the nation will stay under European Union rule for two years in a "transition sp...


Russian Federation bans Iannucci's 'vicious' film The Death of Stalin

The film contained elements "that can be assessed as extremist and aimed at humiliating Russian people", the letter said. The ministry said it chose to pull t...


Trump in 'Excellent' Physical, Cognitive Health, Doctor Says

The White House doctor released the results of President Donald Trump's comprehensive medical exam on Tuesday which included a flawless score on a cogniti...


Twitter And Facebook Urged To Investigate Russian Role In #ReleaseTheMemo Meme

The letter to Facebook and Twitter calls for rapid study of these allegations and for the companies to shut down accounts that are involved. Last week, ...


Wind Advisory Again Issued For Tuesday Afternoon Through Wednesday Morning

With the wind, dropping branches and flying debris are possible, and power outages could take place. Rain will continue to move out and be completely out of our...


EasyJet's boosted by rivals' demise as passengers splurge on-board

Revenue per seat jumped 6. 6 per cent while the cost per seat dropped by 3.3 per cent. Johan Lundgren , easyJet Chief Executive, said, " easyJet delivere...


Hundreds to rally for school choice in Topeka

However, at least half of the scholarships must be given to students who are completely below the free and reduced lunch level. Charter schools were created i...


Weekend airstrikes killed some 150 Islamic State fighters in Syria

He said those targeted were "purely ISIS fighters", using an acronym for the group. Airstrikes against an Islamic State headquarters in eastern Syria kill...


Cecile Richards Is Stepping Down as the President of Planned Parenthood

As Planned Parenthood's president, Richards has been at the helm during a period of both overwhelming support and opposition. Planned Parenthood doctors ab...


Afghanistan: auto bomb explodes outside Save the Children office in Jalalabad

The Islamic State jihadist group claimed the assault in which the gunmen used a vehicle bomb and rocket-propelled grenades. "An attack against an organiza...


Politician with Germany's hard-right AfD leaves party after converting to Islam

Friese added that the party has no issue with Wagner's decision. "That's my private business", he told the daily. The anti-immigration party received a surg...


Trump urges Turkish president to scale back military action in Syria

Speaking with Erdogan by telephone, Trump became the latest US official to try to rein in the offensive and to pointedly flag the risk of the two allies' forces...


Two militants killed by security forces in Shopian encounter

A spokesman of Indian army said that an encounter was also going on between mujahideen and Indian forces in the same area. "So, the security forces cordoned...


Drone Strike In Pakistan Kills Haqqani Commander

Two missiles were fired from the drone at the house in Speen Thall area? on the confluence of borders between Hangu district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Orakzai ...


Trump will be 'best salesperson' for U.S. economy at Davos: WH

He will be delivering an important speech addressing the global community in Davos. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross argued that new USA tariffs on imported sol...


Gay couple sues US State Dept. over son's citizenship

Elad and Andrew Dvash-Banks were shocked to learn that one of their twins, Ethan , had been denied the same rights as his brother, Aiden, because his biologica...


Super Bowl ticket prices fall 25 percent in 72 hours

Though the numbers aren't as staggering as you might think, quarterbacks do win the majority of Super Bowl MVP awards. Eagles Defensive Coordinator Jim Schw...


Kentucky school shooting: 15-year-old student formally charged with murder

Apart from those who were shot, five other people were also injured in the chaos, police said. Sanders said 15-year-old Bailey Nicole Holt died on the scene a...


Malaysia's Dec inflation rate at 3.5 pct y/y, meets forecast

The increase was lower than the rise at the end of 2016, meaning annual inflation dropped to 1.6 per cent, the lowest in annual rate in 12 months. "Today's da...


Pope Francis Compares Fake News to Snake in Garden of Eden

The Holy Father framed his statement around the biblical verse "The truth will set you free", before delving into an explanation of fake news and disinformatio...


India PM: Climate change, terrorism, protectionism top global threats

Hidehiko Yuzaki. Delivering his keynote address at the plenary session, PM Modi told the global leaders gathered there that his government has done away wit...


Trump to meet May, Netanyahu, Kagame in Davos: White House

Netanyahu held meetings with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, Swiss President Ala...


CPI(M) mulling impeachment motion against CJI Dipak Misra

Refusing to let the "crisis" surrounding the country's top judiciary die down, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Tuesday said it was contemplating bring...


Gisele asked former MI player to convince Tom Brady to retire

He was even better in the playoffs, completing 67 percent of his passes while throwing for five touchdowns without an interception. Remember a year ago when B...


North Korea reschedules army anniversary, may hold parade on Winter Olympics eve

Song said a North Korean presence at the Pyeongchang Olympics would make the peace-themed opening and closing ceremonies more meaningful, but it would be im...


Elton John's Fans React to His Retirement Announcement

Thursday, Jan. 25, through 10 p.m. Jan. 29. The legendary singer/songwriter announced his last-ever concert tour on January 24 and it'll be an epic one. "I'm ...


U.S. oil price tops $65 for first time since 2014

USA crude oil futures topped $65 (€52) a barrel for the first time since 2014 on Wednesday, with the gap between the North American benchmark and global rival...


The woman is charged with murdering two of her children

She was allegedly responsible for killing her son, Jonathan Crabtree, whose body was found at an Upper Coomera home in July past year. "These acts haven't bee...


Terrifying video shows school bus sliding down icy road

Video taken from an upstairs room in a nearby home shows the bus sliding out of control and hitting another vehicle before coming to a stop. "We just kind of ...


'Padmaavat' protests: 50 supporters of Karni Sena detained in Mumbai

None had, so far. Hundreds of supporters of fringe right-wing Hindu groups , like the Rajput Karni Sena , ran amok across several Indian states Wednesday ...


Remains of 7 Ukrainians killed in Kabul hotel attack repatriated

The American deaths were the latest reminder of the continuing toll paid by the United States in Afghanistan, where local forces have struggled to fight the Tal...


US gymnastics doctor sentenced to 40 to 175 years in prison

Schuette, who is seeking the Republican nomination for governor, said Nassar's next sentencing hearing, in Eaton County Circuit Court, is expected to get under ...


South Korea seeks talks with United States to withdraw levies

Most of the US solar industry revolves around installing solar systems for homeowners and utilities, and those companies largely opposed the tariffs. "We can ...