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Asian, European Stocks Rebound Ahead of US-China Trade Talks

Asian, European Stocks Rebound Ahead of US-China Trade Talks A sharp drop in Chinese economic growth will hit the profits of US firms but sales by Apple Inc and other American companies should recover once Washington strikes a trade deal with Beijing , a senior White House adviser said on Thursday. [Full Article...]

Voter confronts Elizabeth Warren over her DNA test. Warren's response is mind-boggling

Voter confronts Elizabeth Warren over her DNA test. Warren's response is mind-boggling Price also pointed to the fact that Iowa's smaller population lends itself to "retail politics", meaning voters get a chance to meet candidates in church basements, coffee shops and school auditoriums. As if to remind Warren that the man in the White House looms large over this election, a Minnesotan Trump supporter was arrested outside her event in Storm Lake after a brief skirmish. [Full Article...]

Trump criticizes Democrats’ intention to raise issue of his impeachment

Trump criticizes Democrats’ intention to raise issue of his impeachment After some in her party, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi , disapproved of her language, Tlaib did not apologize or back down from her comments. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), the freshman congresswoman who said during her remarks at an event the new Democrat-controlled Congress would "go in and impeach the motherfucker", apparently referring to President Donald Trump . [Full Article...]

Nearly 130 Polish escape rooms not up to standard

Nearly 130 Polish escape rooms not up to standard The 28-year-old suspect was charged with "deliberately creating the danger of a fire in the escape room and with unintentionally causing the death of people in a fire", said Ryszard Gasiorowski, a spokesman for Koszalin district prosecutor, quoted by the Polish PAP news agency. [Full Article...]

Warren's debut trip to Iowa ignites voter passion

Warren's debut trip to Iowa ignites voter passion The Associated Press reports that Warren has already hired Sanders' 2016 caucus manager in Iowa, Brendan Summers, for her unannounced bid for president. "Every Democratic candidate for president has got to tell themselves Iowa is winnable, but we can't do it the way Clinton did it". "We're going to make real change", she added. [Full Article...]

Xi: Unification with Taiwan inevitable

Xi: Unification with Taiwan inevitable He has also described taking Taiwan, which has been a de facto independent country since the end of China's civil war in 1949, as a requisite step in China's century-long journey back to Great Power status. Over the years, Beijing has issued three open letters urging Taiwan to reunite with the motherland, the last one in 1979 after the death of Mao. [Full Article...]

Ohio Doctor Vows to Give Wrong Medicines to Jews

Ohio Doctor Vows to Give Wrong Medicines to Jews The statement continues, "We fully embrace diversity, inclusion and a culture of safety and respect across our entire health system". The website mined the physician's social media profile for dozens of such tweets , all of which were written between 2011 and 2017. [Full Article...]

Trump softens Syria pullout schedule but claims 'hero' status

Trump softens Syria pullout schedule but claims 'hero' status Sean Robertson, said Monday, "I'll let the president's words speak for themselves". When Trump first ordered a drawdown within 30 days, his position provoked an outcry, including from some of his political allies like Graham, who said that such a hasty withdrawal would leave exposed US partners such as the Kurds, who are concerned about a possible attack from Turkey. [Full Article...]

Trump pushes for border wall money as top lawmakers receive briefing

Trump pushes for border wall money as top lawmakers receive briefing The president said his Homeland Security officials will "make a plea" for the border wall during a briefing for congressional leaders later Wednesday at the White House. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., and top House Republicans Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and Steve Scalise, R-La., attended the meeting in the high-security enclave of the White House, which typically is used to hand... [Full Article...]

Brazil swears in far-right President Jair Bolsonaro

Brazil swears in far-right President Jair Bolsonaro Once inside Congress, Mr Bolsonaro and his vice president, retired Gen Hamilton Mourao, took the oath of office. Bolsonaro then read a short speech that included numerous far-right positions he staked out during the campaign. Netanyahu also met with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez in Brazilt, who according to the source promised to follow in Donald Trump's footsteps and relocate the... [Full Article...]

Women form 385-mile 'wall' in protest against against Sabarimala temple ban

Women form 385-mile 'wall' in protest against against Sabarimala temple ban Repeated efforts by women to enter the temple since September have been angrily rebuffed by Hindu devotees with police having to step in to escort them away to safety. It's clear that the women were under police protection. In October, devotees clashed with police leading to the arrest of more than 2,000 people. The campaign was held on a 620 kilometre stretch to uphold gender equality and saf... [Full Article...]

North Korea's Kim sent message to Trump on atomic talks: Chosun Ilbo

North Korea's Kim sent message to Trump on atomic talks: Chosun Ilbo The timing of the speech is unclear, since North Korea rarely provides advance notice about Kim's schedule. Kim said he was willing to meet the USA president at any time, mixing in conciliatory messages with his warnings of conflict to Washington and Seoul in his annual speech where he laid out policy priorities for his isolated and impoverished country. [Full Article...]

Bolsonaro to Meet with Israeli Prime Minister

Bolsonaro to Meet with Israeli Prime Minister On Sunday, Netanyahu is scheduled to meet separately with leading Brazilian journalists, leaders of the Jewish community; leaders of the Evangelical community; and Honduras president Juan Orlando Hernandez. Despite earlier reports, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu plans to attend the inauguration of pro-Israel Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro . [Full Article...]

Victim: Gunman fired beside and in front of auto

Victim: Gunman fired beside and in front of auto Another child in the vehicle suffered minor injuries from glass fragments. The shooting occurred about 7 a.m.at Wallisville Road and the Texas 8 Beltway in Cloverleaf, Harris County Sheriff's Office Major Jesse Razo said. "Because we will be looking for you, we will locate you and we will find you". The suspect was wearing a red hoodie and fled in a red truck, Gonzalez said. [Full Article...]

Chinese court orders new trial for Canadian in drug trafficking case

Chinese court orders new trial for Canadian in drug trafficking case In a statement Saturday, the Canadian government said it has been following the case. Many observers believe the detentions of the two Canadians were in response to Canada's arrest of Meng Wanzhou , the chief financial officer of Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. [Full Article...]

Spike in illegal Channel crossings 'concerning': United Kingdom minister

Spike in illegal Channel crossings 'concerning': United Kingdom minister Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott branded Mr Javid's efforts to bring the crisis under control as "flawed" and criticised his slow response. Six Iranian men were found on a Kent beach early on Sunday, in the latest successful crossing of the Channel from France by migrants in inflatable boats. [Full Article...]

Severe storm system that has already killed 2 moves toward eastern US

Severe storm system that has already killed 2 moves toward eastern US A 37-year-old man from Louisiana died in Dunn County, North Dakota, when his vehicle and another collided in "snow fog" on Thursday, according to North Dakota Highway Patrol Trooper Megan Christopher. The storm systems were invariably constituted of two ultimatums, one for blizzard scenario and another for grave weather. The storm, which began late on Wednesday, contributed to the cancellation o... [Full Article...]

UAE Embassy in Damascus resumes diplomatic service

UAE Embassy in Damascus resumes diplomatic service Rumours of the Emirati embassy reopening have circulated in recent days as renovation work was spotted getting underway at the building. - All eyes are on regional heavyweight Saudi Arabia , which could announce it is also reopening its embassy. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to shut down border as government funding stalemate drags on

Trump threatens to shut down border as government funding stalemate drags on A funding bill with the $5 billion Trump wants for the border wall has already passed through the House. With "non-essential" operations at numerous agencies shut down for lack of funding and Congress adjourned until next week, Trump was in the White House firing off angry tweets . [Full Article...]

Egypt Police Kill 40 Terrorists in Giza, North Sinai

Egypt Police Kill 40 Terrorists in Giza, North Sinai A terrorist attack took the lives of two people and injured a dozen more in Egypt Friday; targeting a tourist bus as it made its way towards the country's world-famous ancient pyramids. Madbouly said the Egyptian authorities have been in contact with the embassy of Vietnam. According to the official state news agency MENA, security forces killed the suspected fighters in raids in Giza and nort... [Full Article...]


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