Paris Champs-Elysees attack, one of the attackers killed
2017-04-20 21:01:04 UTC
PARIS — One police officer dead, two injured in Paris attack, one of the attackers also killed - Interior Ministry. The shooting took place on the Champs-Elysees.
A person who fired on police on the Champs-Elysees shopping boulevard just days a...
Trudeau rejects Trump's rhetoric over Canadian dairy system
2017-04-20 17:47:39 UTC
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday brushed off an attack by U.S. President Donald Trump against Canada's system of dairy protections, saying every nation defended its agricultural industries.
Trudeau told Bloomberg Television th...
World Bank Express Concerns Over Trump's Economic Policy
2017-04-20 10:33:25 UTC
WASHINGTON — Global finance leaders are gathering on Trump's home turf to try to nudge his still-evolving policies away from protectionism and show broad support for open trade and global integration.
The International Monetary Fund and World B...
Putin-linked think tank wrote plan to sway 2016 election in Trump's favor - documents
2017-04-20 10:26:25 UTC
WASHINGTON — A Russian government think tank controlled by Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 U.S. presidential election to Donald Trump and undermine voters’ faith in the American electoral system, three current and four former U.S...
Runoff in Georgia: "This is already a victory for the ages"
2017-04-19 07:21:54 UTC
A novice Democratic candidate weathered attacks from President Donald Trump and finished well ahead of his Republican rivals in a much-watched Georgia congressional race on Tuesday, but appeared to fall short of the majority he needed to win outri...
Trump's Options Limited In Dealing With North Korea, Despite His Rhetoric
2017-04-17 02:57:58 UTC
North Korea denounced the United States for bringing "huge nuclear strategic assets" to the region as the Carl Vinson strike group with a flag-ship nuclear-powered aircraft carrier steamed closer, and said it stood ready to strike back.
Protesters To Trump: We Want To See Your Tax Returns
2017-04-16 05:20:35 UTC
WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK — Tens of thousands of people marched through midtown Manhattan and dozens of U.S. cities on Saturday to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns and to dispute his claim that the public does not care about t...
China Warns US & N-Korea Not To Let The Situation Get To An Irreversible Stage
2017-04-15 07:15:54 UTC
China said on Friday tension over North Korea had to be stopped from reaching an "irreversible and unmanageable stage" as a U.S. aircraft carrier group steamed toward the region amid fears the North may conduct a sixth nuclear weapons test.
Dutch researchers: Common risk factors for depression change over the years
2017-04-14 07:21:13 UTC
Different types of problems are most likely to afflict people at different times of life, so common risk factors for depression change over the years, too, Dutch researchers say.
But when a risk factor is uncommon among peers – like widowhood o...
Japan discusses how to evacuate its citizens from South Korea, If needed
2017-04-14 06:40:56 UTC
Japan's National Security Council discussed how to evacuate its nearly 60,000 citizens from South Korea in the event of a crisis, a government official said on Friday, amid rising concern over North Korea's nuclear weapons program.
North Korea ...
Trump Turning Away From Everything Relating To His Promises
2017-04-13 02:46:21 UTC
The Establishment's President : Donald Trump Turning Away From Everything Relating To His Promises.
Donald Trump abandoned stances that were at the bedrock of his establishment-bashing campaign.
Days after his administration had seemed to ac...
Mexico's Economy Thriving Despite Trump's Hostility
2017-04-12 19:38:14 UTC
MEXICO CITY — The election of Donald Trump as U.S. president last year raised the specter of economic recession in Mexico, sent the country's peso into a tailspin, and threatened local industry such as car making.
But four months on, Mexican au...
World’s Top Executioners 2016: China, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan
2017-04-11 07:57:07 UTC
<h2>The Death penalty in 2016: Facts and figures</h2>
At least 1,032 people were executed in 23 countries in 2016. In 2015 Amnesty International recorded 1,634 exe...
Brexit: Eyes on trading operations of UK investment banks
2017-04-11 05:28:27 UTC
By Huw Jones, Rachel Armstrong and Jesús Aguado |
LONDON/MADRID - A gap in EU financial rules is allowing member countries to compete to host the trading operations of London-based investment banks after Brexit by offering looser regulatory st...
CIA Files Prove: US Supported Iraq's Use of Chemical Weapons Against Iran
2017-04-10 08:13:38 UTC
The U.S. government may be considering military action in response to chemical strikes in Syria. But a generation ago, America’s military and intelligence communities knew about and did nothing to stop a series of nerve gas attacks far more devast...
No More Than 8 Hours Of Sleep Improves Breast Cancer Survival
2017-04-09 19:23:30 UTC
HEALTH — IMPROVE BREAST CANCER SURVIVAL —
Women with breast cancer who sleep at least nine hours a night may be more likely to die from their tumors than patients who get just eight hours of rest, a recent study suggests.
Compared to wome...
Russia, Iran say U.S. strike on a Syrian air base crossed "red lines"
2017-04-09 17:12:55 UTC
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani said in a phone call that aggressive U.S. actions against Syria were not permissible and violated international law, the Kremlin said on Sunday.
The two leaders also called for an objec...
Dalai Lama criticizes Trump, China and says Tibetan people should decide on his succession
2017-04-08 18:42:18 UTC
By Sunil Kataria |
TAWANG, INDIA — Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Saturday he disagreed with U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" policy and the recent curbs on immigration saying that he admired America as a leader...
U.S. Senate Approves Conservative Court Pick Neil Gorsuch
2017-04-07 20:27:36 UTC
By Lawrence Hurley and Andrew Chung |
WASHINGTON — The Republican-led Senate on Friday gave Donald Trump the biggest triumph of his young presidency, confirming his Supreme Court nominee over stout Democratic opposition and restoring a conserv...
Bernie Sanders: It's easier to get into a war than to get out of one
2017-04-11 03:22:58 UTC
Sen. Bernie Sanders said he's "deeply concerned" that President Donald Trump's unilateral military action against the Syrian government will once again drag the U.S. "into the quagmire of long-term military engagement in the Middle East."
Louis C.K.: Trump Is A ‘Gross Crook Dirty Rotten Lying Sack Of Sh*t’
2017-04-05 08:47:51 UTC
Appearing the The Late Show, comedian Louis C.K. went off on liars and President Donald Trump in particular, calling him a “Gross crook dirty rotten lying sack of shit.”
As he sat with host Stephen Colbert, C.K. launched into a diatribe about l...
China Eyes Plant in Mexico as a New Capital of the Automotive Industries - Fact Check: Trump's Misleading Claims
2017-04-05 07:31:58 UTC
China Eyes Plant in Mexico as a New Capital of the Automotive Industries - Fact Check: Trump's Misleading Claims.
MEXICO CITY/BEIJING — Trump has criticized carmakers including General Motors for shifting production south of the border. Under...
Global Humanitarian Crisis: U.S. Withdraws Funding For UNFPA
2017-04-04 02:02:04 UTC
Global Humanitarian Crisis: U.S. Withdraws Funding For United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).
The State Department said on Monday it was ending U.S. funding for the UNFPA, the international body's agency focused on family planning as well as m...
Trump's anti-immigration stance focusing on H1B Visa
2017-04-04 16:18:54 UTC
By Julia Edwards Ainsley |
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced steps on Monday to prevent the fraudulent use of H1B visas, used by employers to bring in specialized foreign workers temporarily, which appeared to fal...
German soccer icon speaks out against right-wing populism
2017-04-03 16:03:31 UTC
<h3>Philipp Lahm, who is considered one of the best players of his generation, told the German newspaper, Welt am Sonntag: "I think what presumably most Germans think: that Germany should not veer to the right."</h3>
"The wrong ones, the populi...