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Jan 29 2017

A Missionite Helps Hoist 75-Foot Resist Banner in DC

They unfurled a massive banner reading " Resist ", and after 14 hours on the crane, descended late Wednesday evening, when they were arrested. Police cordoned off the...

Jan 28 2017

Usain Bolt loses Olympic gold as Jamaica stripped of 2008 relay title

Bolt and Carter helped Jamaica win the gold medal in the4X100-meter relay at the Bejing Olympics in 2008, but Carter's positive test means they must return their medals t...

Jan 27 2017

North Korea Defector: Kim Jong-Un Wants to Meet Trump

He explains it with a phrase that perfectly summarizes what is happening in his country, "We have to pour gas on North Korea and let the people set on fire". Thae cal...

Jan 27 2017

Trump, Congressional GOP Coming To Philly

British Prime Minister Theresa May is also expected to attend and discuss plans for a possible USA -U.K. trade deal. Republicans hope their retreat will serve as an op...

Jan 27 2017

Trump's Florida Resort Ups Membership Fees To $200K

First comes the news, courtesy of Bloomberg , that "President Donald Trump's hotel company aims to eventually triple the number of Trump luxury hotels throughout the Uni...

Jan 26 2017

Rio Tinto Agrees To Sell Coal & Allied Industries For Around $2.45 Bln

Rio will take an initial payment of 1.95 billion USA dollars, along with up to 500 million US dollars over the next five years, not including any further royalty payments...

Jan 26 2017

After Backlash, USDA Lifts Gag-Order On Taxpayer-Funded Research

In a statement that afternoon, the department said the internal email - sent by Sharon Drumm, chief of staff at ARS - was "flawed" and released without being cleared by...

Jan 26 2017

Horizon Zero Dawn With 1TB PS4 Bundle

If you are looking for a fresh and new RPG experience, you can look forward to Horizon Zero Dawn . And so, with little over a month until launch, developer Guerrilla ...

Jan 25 2017

Germany's Vice Chancellor Won't Challenge Merkel in September Elections

Former European Parliament president Martin Schulz is set to be the leading candidate of the German Social-Democratic Party (SPD) for the elections later this year, after...

Jan 24 2017

Russian Federation and USA warplanes strike Syria in first ever JOINT attack

John Dorian, the top spokesman for the US coalition in Iraq and Syria, said Monday. "DoD maintains a channel of communication with the Russian military focused exclusivel...

Jan 23 2017

Trump's First Big Move: Repealing Obamacare Mandate

It is mainly believed that one of the reasons why Hillary Clinton lost the election was because she was an open supporter of Obamacare and did not see anything essentia...

Jan 22 2017

Michelle Obama wears red to leave the White House

There was one hiccup, though: Trump's new Twitter header photo is actually a picture from Obama's 2009 inauguration. This may not account for new followers to both acco...

Jan 22 2017

Georgia unemployment rate rises yet again in December

According to numbers released by the Alabama Department of Labor, 364 fewer people were considered employed in December than November, and 238 fewer people were considere...

Jan 22 2017

Theresa May will not last long as prime minister — GEORGE SOROS

Ultimately, Mr Soros said he expected Mr Trump to fail. Stocks in the United States shot up after Trump's November 8 election victory, which also gave his Republican pa...

Jan 22 2017

75 people killed after collapse of landmark high rise building in Tehran

Firefighters battle a blaze that engulfed Iran's oldest high-rise, the 15-storey Plasco building in downtown Tehran on January 19, 2017. The high-rise building engulfed b...

Jan 21 2017

Six people found alive at Italian hotel buried by avalanche

Fire brigade officials and local authorities said more than 30 people, including four children, had been in the building when the avalanche slammed into it, reducing much...

Jan 21 2017

Fate Of Gambia's Jammeh Unknown; Offici

Hours before the deadline for him to hand over, the Senegalese army said it had amassed troops at the border, ready to cross into its smaller neighbour, which it engulfs ...

Jan 21 2017

Feds Close Tesla Autopilot Probe, No Recall Required

NHTSA officials indicated they would not seek a recall of Tesla's other vehicles equipped with the autopilot feature after investigating a fatal crash involving a Tesla...

Jan 20 2017

India raises CPEC, raps China for insensitivity

India on Wednesday said that China, which is "very sensitive" about its territorial sovereignty, had failed to show similar respect for New Delhi's concerns. But it is ...

Jan 20 2017

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia remake launching on 3DS in May

Nintendo America has clarified that now via a tweet , that the game will launch simultaneously on both platforms. If you've been yearning for a Fire Emblem game to p...