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'Ex-Russian spy' critically ill after suspected exposure to unknown substance

They are now being treated for suspected exposure to an unknown substance and both are in a critical condition in intensive care. She was sort of leant in on ...


President Trump threatens to impose tariffs on cars imported from the EU

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said on Thursday that they are "a blatant intervention to protect U.S. domestic industry and not to be based ...


China increases military budget and pegs GDP growth at 6.5%

About investments, Li said this year China will see 732 billion yuan ($115.6 billion) invested in railway construction and around 1.8 trillion yuan invested i...


Storm uncovers Revolutionary War era ship in Maine

Local historian and blogger Sharon Cummins wrote in a post for seacoastonline.com that "the old relic appears infrequently, adding to its mystique". The storm...


The Shape Of Water triumphs at Oscar Awards

To which J.Law replied, "She tripped me once". It was the first Oscar nomination for the trio, who also won in the same category at the recent British Acade...


Lots Of Democrats Running For Governor; Heated Texas House, Senate Races

On the Democratic side, U.S. Rep. Beto Cruz of El Paso also has only nominal primary opposition. GOP voting is up 16 percent from this point a year ago, and Dem...


China hikes military budget by 8.1%

The Communist party announced on Feb 25 the end of the two-term limit for the president - and the parliament is expected to ratify the move. He also said th...


China Sets GDP Target For 2018 At Around 6.5%

Defense spending is forecast to rise 8.1% in 2018, faster than the 7% increase past year, according to a budget document released Monday. According to globa...


China boosts defence spending to $175 bn, three times that of India's

The Chinese Ministry of Finance a year ago said the defense budget would top 1 trillion yuan (US$145 billion) after the exact figure was initially kept out of d...


US killer storm: Five dead, state of emergency

The high winds and rainfall made power failures a hard issue. More rain and snow is expected Tuesday night through Wednesday, when another nor'easter could hi...


Chris Christie thinks Jared Kushner should resign

The most recent source of tension was her attendance at the Olympic closing ceremony in South Korea. A spokeswoman for Kushner Companies told the newspaper th...


Crazy Kangana Ranaut & Rajkummar Rao show how sanity is overrated

He tweeted, "Crazy is the new normal". While Kangana is seen contorting her face, it is Rajkummar who is flipping us the bird. Rajkummar took to his social medi...


Winter storm kills five people, leaves millions without power in United States

At least six people died in the storm , all killed by falling trees, authorities said . Boston is bearing the brunt of its second major nor'easter in two mo...


President Trump says US 'Not backing down' on tariffs

His announcement shocked many industry executives but meant he was following up on a key campaign promise to put "America first". The tariffs , like Trump'...


Panama hotel owner wins right to remove Trump name

The Panama hotel would be the fourth property that removed Trump's name since he won the 2016 presidential election. "Today, this dispute has been settled by...


Racists gain in Italian election as voters give centre left the boot

Italy's mainstream parties have found it especially hard to contain voter anger, with the economy still 6 percent smaller than a decade ago and unemployment st...


Trump Has 'Obligation' to Produce Package on Guns, Graham Says

He stunned Democrats and Republicans alike when he bucked the National Rifle Association (NRA) and showed support for at least some Democratic gun control i...


China says it does not want a trade war with US

China's military budget rose by 7 percent to 1.044tn yuan (US$160bn) in 2017 - its slowest pace since 1991 - meaning China's defence expenditure sat at roughly ...


Xi Jinping's the Man in Beijing's Policy Report

The US amended its constitution in 1951 to limit presidents to two terms. Chinese leaders in the past have vowed not to ape the western political systems. Chi...


Colorado man freed from 300-year term for child sex assault arrested

McFadden had recently been released from the Colorado Department of Corrections after a 2015 conviction for sexual assault on a child was overturned. "There's...


Teen brought gun to high school, prompting lockdown

Students will be expected to report back to class in a timely manner at the end of the event without disrupting learning environment. Washington County Sherif...


PM: NZ not competing with China in Pacific

New Zealand has given tens of millions in aid to Samoa in recent years, but it's dwarfed by the money being pumped into the region by China. "There is much wo...


City of London Doesn't Want the Kind of Trade Deal May Cites

While the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland now trade power on the single electricity market (SEM) - a new wholesale electricity market, dubbed I-S...


US Northeast still facing flooding, outages after killer storm

Parts of MA and NY state are expected to get hit the hardest. " This storm is going to be worse because it's going over three high tides ", she said . The Na...


Porsche unveils its plans of flying taxis to combat traffic

A Porsche logo is seen at a customers center next to the the Porsche factory in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen, Germany, January 26, 2018. During the 87th Geneva Inte...


'Delhi chalo', says Mamata amid efforts to form anti-BJP front

If their target is Bengal then our target is Lal Qila (Red Fort in Delhi). Let's go to Delhi. "Bengal will not take anything for themselves but they will stan...


Messi free kick gives Barcelona win v Atletico, extends lead

The Argentine God also tops the charts for most goals scored, free kicks scored netted and assists in La Liga this season. Lionel Messi scored the only go...


GOP Sen. Thad Cochran from Mississippi resigning April 1

He oversees the defense subcommittee which controls the Pentagon's budget. "I regret my health has become an ongoing challenge". President Donald Trump won ...


Richard Spencer to speak at Michigan State University today

Shortly after 4 p.m., fights and arrests broke out at the tense scene, as a small group of Spencer supporters showed up and protesters tried to drive them back....


Charity abuse scandal: watchdog examining 80 claims

None involved sexual exploitation in exchange for aid. The Charity Commission said it would work with organisations to make changes and chairwoman Baroness St...


Nationalist party notches win in key Indian state

Conrad Sangma is now a Lok Sabha member from Tura seat in Meghalaya . It is here that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) meets its three long-time adversar...


China is increasing its military spending by almost 10%

Years of double-digit percentage growth have given China the world's second-largest defense budget after the United States, which is in a class of its own with ...


Trump International ordered golf course markers with presidential seal

The report said it's unclear how many tee markers will be placed in Trump International golf courses. But what makes Trump's tee markers different is that the...


Daycare Workers Charged With Giving Melatonin Gummy Bears To Toddlers

Police said that gummy bears with melatonin were given to a class of 2 year olds to get them to calm down before nap time without parental authorization. Parent...


Awards season favorite Sam Rockwell wins Oscar for 'Three Billboards …'

You can catch the Oscars live from the comfort of your laptop at ABC.com and on the ABC app . Kimmel also turned last year's embarrassing envelope mix-up o...