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Aug 20 2017

Trump signs executive order to speed infrastructure permitting process

Trump is expected to issue his statement at 3:45 p.m. In overturning the two-year-old regulation initiated by the Obama administration, the executive order will ...

Aug 19 2017

Congress members push for Trump to be censured

Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash., and Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, D-N.J. Trump initially condemned "hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides". Censuring is a harsh condemna...

Aug 19 2017

2 police officers shot, killed in Kissimmee, Florida

A massive manhunt is underway for a second person, who may be barricaded in an apartment or building near McLaren Circle. It's unclear what, if anything, happened at that...

Aug 19 2017

Call for Removal of Chief Justice Taney Statue from MD State Capitol

The controversial statue of former Supreme Court Justice Roger B. Taney was removed from outside the Maryland State House in Annapolis early Friday. Robert E. Lee and S...

Aug 19 2017

'I thought Grace Mugabe was going to kill me'

Initially, it was believed that Mugabe wouldn't qualify for immunity because she was in South Africa for a medical treatment - and not on official business. Engels has pr...

Aug 19 2017

China rebukes Japan for comment on Doklam

Japan's ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu had said on Thursday that the region under scrutiny was disputed, and supported the view that no unilateral steps should be ta...

Aug 19 2017

'I Hope Trump Is Assassinated'

Louis". The post drew a swift rebuke, including calls from top Democrats for her resignation. Democratic state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal told local media she w...

Aug 19 2017

United Kingdom will see partial solar eclipse for 40 minutes

So, if you need a little refresher on the whole solar eclipse thing, like I did, you should know it takes place when the moon completely blocks out the sun for a few mi...

Aug 18 2017

Hong Kong democracy leaders face jail as government reviews sentences

Alex Chow and Nathan Law , who were also student leaders in the 2014 protests, were jailed for seven and eight months, in a move that critics said was created to keep ...

Aug 18 2017

Ayoub Lelhari laid to rest; Pulwama areas shut to mourn his death

Police said Lelhari's death was yet another success in fight against militancy. Local residents said the vehicle was intercepted and it led to a very brief encounter. "...

Aug 18 2017

Alibaba shares jump as net profit doubles on online shopping fervor

Alibaba's revenue rose to 50.1 billion yuan ($7.51 billion) for the three months ended June 30, compared with analysts' average estimate of 47.7 billion yuan, according t...

Aug 17 2017

Actually, Lee was against Confederate memorials

There should not be a single memorial to such a man. I used to be a defender of the Confederate battle flag. We do not have statues for Erwin Rommel in the United Sta...

Aug 17 2017

Raila Odinga : Kenya's delays decision on poll dispute

While Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared victor of the Kenyan 2017 presidential elections, it is certainly not yet uhuru as claims of electoral rigging and violence lingers...

Aug 17 2017

LEVEL RESULTS: Two-thirds A*-B grades at The King's School

Promptness and persistence are important. The process works by helping students find out what university courses still have places remaining. Therefore, do not feel pre...

Aug 17 2017

Malala finds place in Oxford University for graduation

Among those celebrating was the activist and Nobel prize victor, Malala Yousafzai , 20, who said she is excited after gaining a place to study philosophy, politics and e...

Aug 17 2017

Sierra Leone mourns mudslide victims as search for missing continues

A relative of a victim of the mudslide is comforted at the Freetown Morgue, Sierra Leone , on August 16, 2017. Many homes in Regent, on the outskirts of Freetown , ...

Aug 17 2017

Obama's Charlottesville tweet attracts more than 3 million social media users

It also ranks seventh among the most retweeted tweets according to tweet tracking site Favstar . The previous most liked tweet was pop singer Ariana Grande's post af...

Aug 17 2017

Mexican Workers March in Protest of NAFTA Renegotiations

U.S. negotiators will insist on measures to ensure "the huge trade deficits do not continue", he said. After modernizing, the tough work begins. Rules of origin , part...

Aug 16 2017

Confederate statues' days are numbered in US

Veterans Park, on the southern outskirts of the city, has been proposed as a new location for the statues, which are now on the grounds of the old county courthouse in do...