White House Plays Down Stock Market's Bad Day

You might have heard about them from President Trump . Last July, six months into Trump's presidency, Varney argued that Trump's election was responsible for adding trillions of dollars to the economy and lifting the wages of low-income workers. More..

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Trade deficit spikes in 2017 on 'Trump's watch,' sparking immediate reaction
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Trade deficit spikes in 2017 on 'Trump's watch,' sparking immediate reaction

The Commerce Department said Tuesday that the trade gap in goods and services hit $566 billion previous year, the highest deficit since $708.7 billion in 2008. Exports of energy products, which had been hit b...More..

Nassar sentenced to another 40-125 years in prison
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Nassar sentenced to another 40-125 years in prison

Engler told university workers in Monday's memo that "these are likely the most hard times ever faced by MSU". Nassar said he was sorry for his crimes during his sentencing hearing today. "No department and...More..

Iraq Announces Gradual Drawdown of US Forces
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Iraq Announces Gradual Drawdown of US Forces

Two Iraqi officials confirmed that US -led coalition and Iraqi government have reached an agreement to draw down troops in Iraq. If the drawdown is true, it represents the first of its kind since the war agai...More..

Polish president to sign controversial Holocaust bill into law
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Polish president to sign controversial Holocaust bill into law

The law has created a diplomatic crisis between Poland and Israel , which strongly opposes the legislation as an attempt to whitewash the complicity of some Poles in the Holocaust . "The ruling party couldn't...More..

Court suspends any criminal proceedings against Miguna Miguna
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Court suspends any criminal proceedings against Miguna Miguna

It also reinvigorated an opposition that had appeared unsure of its next step after a highly publicised rally last week at which leader Raila Odinga symbolically inaugurated himself as president. "I will not ge...More..

India, China advise citizens to avoid travelling to the Maldives
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

India, China advise citizens to avoid travelling to the Maldives

An exiled former president of the Maldives has urged India to send an envoy backed by military to release political prisoners. "We are asking for a physical presence", Nasheed tweeted . The emergency dec...More..

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria's Idlib province
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria's Idlib province

The military says the soldier was killed late Monday by a mortar-and-rocket attack. According to the Turkish General Staff, the ongoing operation aims to secure northern Syria's border region with Turkey ...More..

GOP Coverup? Report Says Trump May Use Nunes Memo to Fire Rosenstein
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

GOP Coverup? Report Says Trump May Use Nunes Memo to Fire Rosenstein

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said Friday that his panel was investigating the State Department and. Senate Minority Whip warned President Trump and his GOP allies on Sunday not to use a...More..

'This Is Us' finally reveals how Jack dies in emotional episode
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

'This Is Us' finally reveals how Jack dies in emotional episode

Of course, Jack only ever existed as a fixture in the past, and it stands that, as the show continues to explore the Pearsons' past and present, there's no escaping the beloved patriarch's influence on all aspe...More..

Five Turkish soldiers killed in Afrin, Turkey suspects US
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Five Turkish soldiers killed in Afrin, Turkey suspects US

Syrian opposition activists say rebels have shot down a warplane in the country's northwest where government forces and their allies are advancing under the cover of intense airstrikes. However, Turkey cons...More..

Turkey's President Erdogan meets Pope, encounters protests in Rome
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Turkey's President Erdogan meets Pope, encounters protests in Rome

Both Erdogan and Pope Francis are opposed to US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel . Turkish sources said Erdoğan and Pope Francis agreed that "joint steps ar...More..

DOD Pushes Spending Hikes In New Nuclear Weapons Plan
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

DOD Pushes Spending Hikes In New Nuclear Weapons Plan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned in a Twitter message that the USA policy document risked " bringing humankind closer to annihilation ". He broadly described the US strategy's approach to ar...More..

Dodge's Super Bowl ad sparks controversy
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Dodge's Super Bowl ad sparks controversy

However, not everyone was upset about the commercial. The use of King's speeches , images and personal papers and items including his Bible and Nobel Peace Prize are closely guarded by the estate and the s...More..

Backed Free Syrian Army Group Shoots Down Russian Jet, Kills Pilot
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Backed Free Syrian Army Group Shoots Down Russian Jet, Kills Pilot

In a warning to Ankara, a commander in the military alliance supporting Assad said the Syrian army had deployed new air defences and anti-aircraft missiles to frontlines with rebels in the Aleppo and Idlib ...More..

Rebels attack police, free Lashkar militant in Kashmir, 2 policemen dead
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Rebels attack police, free Lashkar militant in Kashmir, 2 policemen dead

A police official told Rising Kashmir that militants fired upon the police party who were accompanying a prisoner to the hospital. As the cops ran for cover, the militant managed to escape from the spot. Sour...More..

Alabama police identify suspect in child sex assault video shared on Facebook
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Alabama police identify suspect in child sex assault video shared on Facebook

Although investigators have not confirmed that the video is the same one that was reported to 21 News by viewers this past weekend, the Alabama Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force says the video has bee...More..

FBI Special Agent Says He's Leaving Over Political Attacks Against The Bureau
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

FBI Special Agent Says He's Leaving Over Political Attacks Against The Bureau

The panel is conducting one of several federal investigations into whether Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 presidential election. The memo confirms the FBI's counterintelligence investigation into the ...More..

Akali Dal, BJP share unbreakable bond, says Akali leader Naresh Gujral
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Akali Dal, BJP share unbreakable bond, says Akali leader Naresh Gujral

On being asked if the BJP will ignore Akali Dal , party leader Naresh Gujral said that it is not possible as Akali Dal is BJP's old ally and they have an unbreakable bond. It had said that its concerns w...More..

Colorado deputy killed, 4 others injured shootout
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Colorado deputy killed, 4 others injured shootout

A Colorado Springs police officer is in surgery and is in stable condition and three sheriff's deputies were wounded by gunshot and transported to an area hospital. The suspect was not named, but died at th...More..

Siddaramaiah's poser to PM
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Siddaramaiah's poser to PM

Barring Punjab, Karnataka is the only major state in India where Congress's political capital translates to a substantial measure of power. The Prime Minister, however, made no mention of the Mahadayi ...More..

France investigated over HIA
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

France investigated over HIA

It was an incredible finish but it should not completely gloss over what threatened to be a major controversy with France once again accused of manipulating the Head Injury Assessment protocols, just as the...More..

United States could ban imports of Venezuelan crude oil
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

United States could ban imports of Venezuelan crude oil

Tillerson said the United States was discussing ways to raise the pressure on the Venezuelan government, which is planning to hold early presidential elections. "What the United States said is entirely agai...More..

Pakistan involved in 240 incidents at LoC, IB in past 35 days
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Pakistan involved in 240 incidents at LoC, IB in past 35 days

One Captain and three jawans lost their last breath after the Pakistan Rangers kicked off the unprovoked and indiscriminate selling of small arms, automatics, mortars, and missiles, in Bhimber Gali sector on ...More..

Pakistan stands behind Kashmiris, says Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Pakistan stands behind Kashmiris, says Pak PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

In their separate messages on this day, President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi have said the dream of peace and prosperity in the region will remain elusive without resolving decades-...More..

Mass Graves Suggest Systematic Killing Of Rohingya In Myanmar
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Mass Graves Suggest Systematic Killing Of Rohingya In Myanmar

Nearly every villager interviewed by the AP saw three large mass graves at Gu Dar Pyin's northern entrance, near the main road, where witnesses say soldiers herded and killed most of the Rohingya. "Two days b...More..

Budget session: Congress gears up to corner BJP
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Budget session: Congress gears up to corner BJP

In the Alwar Lok Sabha constituency, the Congress won the seat with a margin of almost 2 lakh votes, overturning a large BJP majority of 2.83 lakh. Leadership mattered too. Massouda - Congress ahead of 1567...More..

Super Bowl LII: Pink Clarifies That was a Throat Lozenge, Not Gum
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Super Bowl LII: Pink Clarifies That was a Throat Lozenge, Not Gum

However, her killer vocals, despite the flu, wasn't even the best part. "If it's a contest, babies, you win", Pink added. One performer will execute "The Star-Spangled Banner", and another will sing "Americ...More..

Father and daughter arrested over incest
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Father and daughter arrested over incest

She spent years of searching for her biological parents and reconnected with them via social media. At some point after May 31, 2017, Katie and Steven Pladl moved to Wake County. Katie is Steven's biological ...More..

Assam Attracts Investment Commitments of Rs 1 lakh crore in GIS
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Assam Attracts Investment Commitments of Rs 1 lakh crore in GIS

Asserting that Guwahati could be the gateway to ASEAN countries, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today said he is in advanced talks with the civil aviation ministry to start flight services to a...More..