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Stocks shake losses and finish strong in wild day of trading

The equity market has become highly sensitive to inflation this month. The New York Stock Exchange moments before the closing bell on Thursday, a day when t...


UN Security Council told Maldives crisis may get worse

We hope relevant parties in the Maldives can properly resolve the issue through consultation and restore national stability and social order as soon as possible...


Lawmakers rain on Trump's idea for military parade through Washington

First reported by the Washington Post , the proposal has been met with strong opposition from Congressional Democrats and lukewarm feelings from Republicans....


Turkish soldier killed in Syria's Afrin

The HDP, parliament's second-largest opposition party, is the only major political party to oppose the campaign - dubbed " Operation Olive Branch " - against th...


US Government Attempts To Avoid Shutdown

Paul suggested the long term uncertainty is leading to the recent jitters in the stock market. In addition, Democratic members of the House have voiced opposi...


Congress set to vote on bipartisan spending package

The deal also provides nearly $90bn for disaster relief efforts in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico, which have been hard-hit by hurricanes in the a year ago. T...


Olympics Opening Ceremony: Who is U.S. flag bearer Erin Hamlin?

USA Luge declined comment to the AP on Davis' tweet. No problem. I can wait until 2022. Hamlin won a coin toss, the predetermined method of picking a victor i...


Patchell under fire as Jones ramps up pre-match hype

He looks set to come into contention to face Scotland on 24 February, as will Joe Marler and James Haskell - both are suspended and have been sent back to their...


Decision on President Jacob Zuma will be taken in due course: Magashule

South Africans were facing political uncertainty yesterday after the ruling ANC party cancelled a meeting that could have removed embattled President Jacob Zum...


Bangladesh ex-PM sentenced to 5 years in jail

The Court also awarded Khaleda Zia's son Tarique Rahman 10 years in jail for aiding her mother in the embezzlement. Now, with Zia out of the way, Hasina wil...


NI to be 'one of hardest hit regions' after Brexit

The forecast impact of Brexit on every industrial sector of the economy reveals the estimated added costs to United Kingdom companies. The analysis has been...


Storm could bring up to foot of snow in northern Indiana

Another winter storm is forecast to paste the Midwest with heavy snow on Thursday and Friday. Nationwide, more than 450 flights have been scrubbed. Winter s...


Snow, sleet, freezing rain forecast for region

At Oxford airport, the temperature was 35 degrees, six degrees colder than midnight. Heavy rainfall of 1 inch to 2.5 inches is possible across Southern and Ea...


New snow and ice warning from Met Éireann

It suggest that showers will be more frequent in the west and north of the country. "Southwest breezes will gradually freshen everywhere". "Widespread showers...


Manchester United 'blame' Trump for losses

Manchester United have announced revenue of £163.9 million and operating profit of £28.7 million for its 2018 second quarter financial results ending December ...


South Korean president to meet Kim Jong Un's sister during Olympics

Like most of North Korea's key people, little is known about her. She did not interact with any of the mediapersons. The princess has been a member of the...


Florida boy climbs into claw machine to retrieve toy and gets stuck

Fire officials were able to extract the boy in "short order" while causing minimal damage to the game. Rescue personnel responded to the call at 5:33 p.m. Mas...


German parties reach coalition deal

The coalition breakthrough will come as a relief to Germany's European Union partners as the bloc faces tough negotiations on migration and Brexit. In Stras...


Turkey 'neutralises' 1028 terrorists in Syria's Afrin

The date of the summit would be set in coming weeks. In a telephone conversation, Putin and Erdogan discussed the potential for new contacts between Russia, T...


Cops issue cartoonish drawing of suspected thief and get mocked mercilessly online

A sketch of a theft suspect in Lancaster, Pennsylvania provided by a witness and a man police believe is responsible for the crime are shown side-by-side. Penn...


Toronto police find remains of six victims

Bruce McArthur, 66, had already been charged with five counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of several males, some of whom were Middle Eastern. "We're go...


Area Koreans find reason for hope in 2018 Olympics

The two Koreas will march together in Friday night's opening ceremony in the South Korean town of Pyeongchang, and even field their first-ever joint Olympic te...


British IS fighters 'the Beatles' captured in Syria

The four, all from London, were nicknamed "the Beatles" due to their British accents. El Shafee Elsheikh (l.) and Alexandar Amon Kotey (r.) are two British m...


Laundry Pod Makers Are Facing More Pressure to Make Packaging Safer

Not everyone in the New York State Assembly is on board. "We're asking for all laundry detergent pods to be uniform in color", Hoylman said. "You and other ...


Lebanon intensifies protests against Israeli border wall

The Higher Defense Council has given instructions to confront these violations and prevent Israel from building a so-called wall of separation on Lebanese soil,...


Knicks trade C Hernangomez to Hornets

He is guaranteed $1.54 million in 2018-19 and a trigger date worth $1.7 million in 2019-20. An NBA All-Rookie First Team selection in 2016-17, Hernangomez w...


Biden: 'The President Has Some Issue with Precision'

Kennedy, who delivered the Democrats' official response to Trump's State of the Union address last week, in the podcast said he believed Biden would have won,...


Page-Strzok text: 'POTUS wants to know everything we're doing'

A footnote in Johnson's report explains that the Justice Department explained it would redact "text messages that were personal in nature or relating to other...


Black Lives Matter leader fatally shot in New Orleans

On Tuesday night, a vigil for Moye was held outside of the North Charleston city hall. He then became a minor Internet celebrity in February 2017, when a video ...


European Union revises up 2018 growth forecast for eurozone

The Irish economy performed better than expected in the third quarter of past year with the growth rate for the period reaching 4.9 percent, said EC, an execu...


Palm Beach County multi-vehicle crash, deputy-involved shooting close I-95

Two people were injured in the three separate vehicle accidents, but none of the injuries appear to be life-threatening. The Nissan was in three, "just about ...


Nancy Pelosi just threw a wrench into the government shutdown fight

A measure to increase or suspend the debt ceiling could be added to other legislation before the end of the month. "The president wants a long-term deal, and ...


Justin Trudeau corrects woman to say 'peoplekind' rather than 'mankind'

The comment , was applauded in the room, however social media users and media reports were more critical . It seems Trudeau angered both sides of the politic...


Julian Assange loses bid to have United Kingdom arrest warrant dropped

It was issued in 2012 for jumping bail. A ruling in Assange's favor could pave the way for him to leave the Ecuadorean Embassy in London where he has been h...


Israel Shoots Dead Palestinian Teen Near Hebron Settlement

The Shin Bet Israeli security agency said that he was armed. Israeli military forces from the Samaria Regional Brigade were faced with a massive and violent r...