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Dueling Rallies Rack Caracas After Death Toll Inches Toward 30 In Venezuela

Almagro unsuccessfully urged OAS members to suspend Venezuela. But he's shown staunch support for Maduro. Several of them have been shot in anti-government prot...


Samsung profit boosted by chips, sees better earnings from the S8

A memory chip super-cycle and the revival of the mobile business - damaged by the costly failure and fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 previous year - look set to underp...


California judge OKs Cummins' move back to Tennessee

Federal court documents alleged the teacher had been plotting his escape with the girl after their relationship was discovered and planned to take her to Mexico...


Exxon seeks waiver from U.S. sanctions on Russian Federation

Exxon Mobil applied for the waiver in 2015, arguing that it could lose its exploration rights in the Black Sea if it did not begin drilling operations by the en...


Abbas threatens 'unprecedented measures' against Hamas-run Gaza

Israeli news reports said that the Hamas position was destroyed. Abul Gheit sent a letter to ICRC president Peter Maurer requesting "the committee (ICRC) urge...


Rumors rife as gas restrictions in N. Korean capital drag on

Despite Trump's suggestion that Saudi Arabia should cough up more cash, the State Department last month approved resuming arms sales to Saudi Arabia which was p...


Trooper slaying suspect shot dead after standoff

Sarah Adkins, 18, who lives with her parents on the same street where the suspect was barricaded, said that shortly after arriving home early Thursday afternoon...


Barclays boss Jess Staley faces City after whistleblower scandal

The bank now employs 3,000 staff from the EU27. Barclays is due to report first-quarter results on Friday. The two top 20 shareholders also expressed disq...


Turkey says European rights court has no jurisdiction over referendum

The official results are due to be released at the beginning of May. Bozdag said all decisions on electoral issues, including complaints and fraud allegations...


House to vote on North Korean sanctions next week

He maintained he wanted to resolve the dispute peacefully. Secretive images revealed as North Korea prepares for war Wed, April 5, 2017 A look at North Korea...


White House readies order to quit NAFTA - administration official

Mexico had expected to start NAFTA renegotiations in August but the possible executive order could add urgency to the timeline.Trump criticized Mexico extensive...


The Trump Tax Plan: What You Need To Know

About 70% of Americans, mostly low- to moderate-income, now take the standard deduction and would benefit , Viard says. But the misunderstanding itself was a...


Man arrested with weapon near British Parliament

Chris Kacyk says that he had just arrived to the area when he saw the suspect "standing with his back toward the public and his face against the wall". British ...


There is 'absolutely' a chance of 'major, major conflict' with North Korea

North Korea's official Rodong Sinmun said it was "entirely because of the US" that global denuclearization had not materialized. The measure passed the commit...


U.S. says it will take two years for Venezuela to leave OAS

European Union lawmakers today overwhelmingly condemned "brutal repression" in Venezuela, where anti-government unrest has left 28 people dead this month. The b...


Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments

The DIA also said it had no records of Flynn seeking permission or approval for accepting foreign payments from Russia Today, a state-sponsored entity, for a ...


Hector Bellerin hopes Arsenal can continue recent form against Tottenham

Unfortunately, Merson doesn't fancy Arsenal's chances against a Tottenham side that are a whopping 14 points ahead of them in the table and still in with a shou...


Trump turns to once-mocked executive orders to tout wins

Instead, the political newcomer will mark his 100th day in office as the most unpopular president in recent history, stymied by political missteps, an uncoope...


Buy a book for a $1 and help the library

Talking Books are digitally recorded books or magazines in audio formats provided by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. "I d...


'A disgrace': Trump takes fresh aim at Canada's dairy, lumber and energy

Canada's ambassador to the USA said Tuesday night that Trump is wrong , and denied any unfair trade practices with the dairy industry. Canada changed its pol...


GM: Raiders 'totally comfortable' with Gareon Conley pick amid accusation of rape

He was initially one of the 22 players invited to attend the draft in Philadelphia but later opted not to attend the event, saying he did not want to be a "dist...


Tillerson says China asked NK to stop nuke tests

In an exclusive interview with Fox News on Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Beijing had informed Washington of its recent warning to North K...


Trump says US won't leave NAFTA - for now

In late March it came out that the US would simply renegotiate our terms of the deal instead. "We are shocked and distressed to see news reports that the Trum...


Australia first: Country overhauls visa program for skilled workers

The US administration has said that with the new reforms to the H1-B visa programme, they will now employ a merit-based vetting system, which will only allow ...


Massena's Alcoa Plant Keeps Watchful Eye On Trump, NAFTA

A White House statement issued late Wednesday night said that Trump had spoken by phone with both Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Mini...


Sharp Rise in Bets for Le Pen Victory in Second-Round: Oddschecker

France's leader Francois Hollande warned Tuesday of complacency ahead of the country's second-round presidential runoff, saying the defeat of far-right candidat...


Obama Returns to Spotlight for Chicago Civics Forum

First, Obama drew laughs from students in the audience at the University of Chicago by jokingly asking, "So, what's been going on while I've been gone? ". Form...


North Korea Threatens to Sink US Aircraft Carrier

Two Japanese destroyers joined the USS Carl Vinson and two other U.S. warships as they continued their journey north in the western Pacific Ocean, the U.S. "W...


More Donald Trump Tax Proposal Details Have Been Released

This is a problem for Republicans because it means they would need Democratic support in the Senate to pass a tax overhaul that significantly cuts corporate tax...


Germany: Turkey must answer reports of election fraud

Some had earlier been assigned to oversee legal probes into suspected Gulenists, it said. (Erodgan also accused the USA of being behind the coup.) About 1,300 p...


United States pushes for more sanctions, diplomacy over NK threats

Seoul lies only 25 miles from the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, well within artillery range . But the system's installation is also upsetting...


27 negotiators show unity ahead of Brexit talks

North Ireland voted by 55.8 percent to remain in the European Union, and the FT said, it could be given an opportunity to rejoin the bloc seamlessly if its resi...


Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

His comments follow multiple North Korean missile tests, which have escalated tensions between the rogue Asian nation and its neighbors, as well as the U.S. "So...


Armed UK police arrest man with knives near May's office

Security has been increased around Parliament after an attacker drove an SUV into pedestrians on nearby Westminster Bridge on March 22, killing four, before sta...


US wants early results from NKorea pressure

Julie Bishop said North Korea is "provocative and belligerent" and is "causing great tension in our region, that's why Australia and others have called North Ko...