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Jan 30 2017

United States commandos reportedly launch major raid on al Qaeda stronghold

Trump has pledged to wage a more aggressive campaign against militant groups worldwide. A two-hour gun battle ensued after American service members landed on the ground...

Jan 30 2017

French Left picks presidential candidate, boosting Macron campaign

Hamon, a former junior minister and briefly Valls' education minister, picked up backing from Arnaud Montebourg, another Socialist left-wing rebel who defied Hollande. Th...

Jan 30 2017

Boat carrying 31 goes missing in Malaysia, several Chinese tourists on board

A catamaran boat with 31 people on board - mostly Chinese tourists - has been reported missing after failing to return from its excursion. The agency spoke to the Chi...

Jan 28 2017

Usain Bolt Now Just Another Dude With 8 Gold Medals

Bolt won the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4x100 relay at the last three Summer Olympics. It was found to contain a prohibited substance, methylhexaneamine. The global gover...

Jan 27 2017

President Trump Coming To Philly Thursday For GOP Retreat, Reports Say

Trump said looking around. Democrats say Obamacare has allowed growing numbers of Americans to get medical insurance and helped slow the rise in healthcare spending. "T...

Jan 27 2017

North Korean Defector Predicts 'Popular Uprising' Against Kim Jong

North Korean diplomats are generally compelled to leave one of their children behind in Pyongyang when they are dispatched overseas, but Thae was able to take both his so...

Jan 26 2017

Rio Tinto extracted top dollar in Yancoal coal deal

As per the agreement, an initial $1.95 billion cash will be payable at completion; and $500 million in aggregate deferred cash payments, payable as annual installments of...

Jan 25 2017

Former EP President Schulz to Run for German Chancellor in September Election

Chairman Sigmar Gabriel announced on Tuesday 24, that he will not be the candidate of SPD, opening up the position for Schulz , who has been touted as the possible suc...

Jan 24 2017

USA denies working with Russian Federation in Syria

In a significant break from the policy of the Obama Administration, President Trump is open to conducting joint strikes between USA and Russian forces on the Islamic Stat...

Jan 23 2017

Trump signs executive order giving HHS power to waive ObamaCare's individual mandate

It comes at a time when Republicans in Congress, who share Trump's commitment to repealing the Affordable Care Act , are suddenly struggling with questions of exactly ...

Jan 22 2017

Obama Just Gave His First Speech Since Leaving White House

The header image has since been changed to a photo of the new president by a window and looking outside. Obama's last tweets as President read: "It's been the honor...

Jan 22 2017

George Soros Says Donald Trump Is a Con Man

However, the entrepreneur saved his harshest words for Trump, saying his fellow tycoon is no more than an " impostor and con-man " who is already " gearing up for a trade...

Jan 22 2017

Texas job growth flattens in December, jobless rate holds steady

Nationally, the unemployment rate stands at 4.7%. "How we can have a discrepancy of 77,000 jobs with our neighbor to the north on a year-over-year basis should really set...

Jan 22 2017

High-Rise Collapses In Tehran, Killing Firefighters Working Inside

The building collapsed three hours later, in images broadcast live on Iranian television. At least 30 firefighters have been killed after Iran's oldest high-rise in s...

Jan 21 2017

African troops on standby as Gambia deadline expires

Local children, foreground, look toward Senegal soldiers at the Gambia border with Senegal at the town of Karang, Senegal, Jan. 20, 2017. Facing nearly total diplomatic...

Jan 21 2017

Rescuers search for 30 after avalanche

Central Italy was struck by a series of earthquakes on Wednesday, measuring up to magnitude 5.7, with tremors reportedly felt across the regions of Abruzzo, Marche and La...

Jan 20 2017

Trump to take office today amid fears of trade war

Trump made waves when he stated during a conversation on trade relations with Fox News last month that "I fully understand the "One China" policy, but I don't know why w...

Jan 20 2017

Bad health forces McGuinness to quit N. Ireland politics

His resignation forced the current DUP first minister, Arlene Foster, to step down in a crisis that has sparked fears for the viability of the power-sharing institutions....

Jan 19 2017

Darcy cartoon — Trump spooks Central Intelligence Agency

It soon became conventional wisdom among many that the allegations were fabricated, and everyone was merry and we joked about how silly it was that the heads of the CIA a...

Jan 19 2017

North American rebound sends oil prices lower

Brent for March settlement declined $1.55, or 2.8%, to $53.92 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange, closing at a $2.03 premium to WTI for the same mon...