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Jan 28 2017

United Kingdom economy defies expectations in Q4

Gross domestic product, a broad measure of the goods and services produced across the economy, expanded at an inflation- and seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.9% in th...

Jan 28 2017

Germany widens probe of ex-VW CEO Winterkorn

The prosecutor's office of Braunschweig said it was investigating Volkswagen's former CEO Martin Winterkorn, who headed the company between 2007 and 2015, Efe news repor...

Jan 28 2017

Virginia zoo scours neighborhood for missing red panda

Zoo staff is hopeful that Sunny is still on zoo grounds. Staff is hoping that Sunny is still on the zoo grounds but have warned the public not to approach the red panda...

Jan 27 2017

Jimmy Fallon Gives Special Tribute to Mary Tyler Moore

Her television career began with Moore's first job as "Happy Hotpoint", a tiny elf dancing on Hotpoint appliances in TV commercials during the 1950s series Ozzie and Har...

Jan 26 2017

Donald Trump to 'start renegotiating' NAFTA with Mexico and Canada

Mr Schwarzman chairs a panel of business leaders who give Mr Trump advice. MacNaughton acknowledged concerns that Canada could be "collateral damage" of the administr...

Jan 26 2017

NZ's return to top of anti-corruption rankings reflects 'zero-tolerance'

The Corruption Perception Index , among others, used 13 data sources to construct the 2016 report; the African Development Bank Governance Ratings 2015; World Bank's Cou...

Jan 26 2017

State of Tobacco Control Report: SC Gets a Failing Grade

It says Arkansas needs to maintain the current level of prevention funding, remove exemption for the state's clean indoor air act to protect workers from second hand smok...

Jan 25 2017

Donald Trump advances North Dakota, Keystone XL pipeline projects

President Trump has signed an order allowing construction to restart of an oil pipeline through Native American lands in Dakota. The Dakota Access Pipeline would brin...

Jan 24 2017

Trump to Sign Executive Order on TPP Monday, Official Says

Federal ministers gathering for a two-day cabinet retreat were working hard to play down concerns Monday that the newly installed Trump administration could hurt Canada's...

Jan 24 2017

Theresa May lays out interventionist "industrial strategy" plan

A 12-week consultation will be held on the proposals , with the United Kingdom government calling for industries, businesses, groups and workers from across Scotland to t...

Jan 24 2017

Trump US President reinstates Reagan's abortion 'Global Gag Rule'

Clinton and Bush signed their orders on January 22, the anniversary of the 1973 landmark Roe v. Wade decision. As LifeNews.com reported, the pro-life policy had bee...

Jan 24 2017

Backed forces brace for ISIS' last stand in Iraq

An Iraqi News report quoted a statement from a local leader as saying: "The Islamic State is still controlling dozens of oil wells in Alas fields, east of Salahuddin Prov...

Jan 24 2017

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall to contest Stoke-on-Trent Central by-election

The ballot will be a test for Labour after 69% of voters in Stoke-on-Trent opted to leave the European Union in the 23 June referendum, despite Labour's official position...

Jan 24 2017

Syria conflict: USA says Idlib strike kills 100 al-Qaeda fighters

Davis said the Shaykh Sulayman training camp had been operational since 2013, adding that since the start of this year more than 150 al Qaeda militants have been killed i...

Jan 24 2017

Syria: Warring sides begin Russia-brokered negotiations in Astana

The Syria peace talks in Astana, Kazakhstan kicked off this morning with a forward-looking agenda that seeks to strengthen the current ceasefire in place and move negot...

Jan 23 2017

Gambians return home after Jammeh flies into exile

In a sharp twist, after pressure was mounted on him by ECOWAS leaders, left The Gambia on Saturday, January 21, 2016 to Guinea. Furthermore, the three organizations a...

Jan 22 2017

4 more survivors pulled out of Italy's avalanche-hit hotel

Rescuers pull survivors, including a young boy and a woman, from the Italian hotel buried by the avalanche. Evacuated by helicopter, the rescued survivors were taken to...

Jan 21 2017

NSW Treasurer frontrunner to replace Baird

But on Friday - a day after Premier Mike Baird announced he will quit politics next week - Ms Berejiklian came under attack from broadcaster Alan Jones and Opposition Lea...

Jan 21 2017

Dozens of Firefighters Killed as Iconic Building in Tehran Collapses

Tehran's mayor, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, said there were "no ordinary civilians" trapped under the rubble. A thick plume of brown smoke could be seen rising over the r...

Jan 20 2017

Jallikattu protests which has divided India threatens to spill over into Singapore

As the sport motivates them to hold on their bulls and take care of them. As you can see BJP alone has stood by the people of Tamil Nadu and defended their right to cel...