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Aug 25 2017

Construction giant CRH sells United States distribution arm for $2.63bn

CRH said the decision to divest the business was taken due to the absence of value accretive acquisition opportunities and a lack of visibility as regards a route to mar...

Aug 25 2017

Watch the trailer for Richard Linklater's Last Flag Flying

And while Detail's cast seems irreplaceable, it's hard to look askance at a movie with the good sense to place Bryan Cranston , Steve Carell , and Laurence Fishburne...

Aug 25 2017

China criticizes India's building roads near undemarcated boundary

India's newly approved road project will run through the disputed Ladakh region close to Pangong Lake, the country's Hindustan Times reported Tuesday. The Chinese st...

Aug 25 2017

BBCI: Angola's ruling MPLA party takes strong election lead, commission says

The first results of the election are expected Thursday. The main opposition UNITA party has disputed the claim, saying its tally showed a narrower race. The Portuguese...

Aug 25 2017

James Cameron Calls Wonder Woman a 'Step Backwards' for Feminism

Cameron continued, comparing Diana Prince to a character of his own creation, Sarah Connor , from the Terminator franchise. Though a lot of people agree that the film ...

Aug 25 2017

Tiger Cub Confiscated at Border Crossing

Border officers near San Diego , Calif. seized some unusual cargo this week: a baby tiger. To legally import an endangered species, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ...

Aug 25 2017

China's top diplomat defends Pakistan in Tillerson call

Yet critics, including many in the U.S., India and Afghanistan, have long accused it of playing a double game - sponsoring and colluding with some terror groups in fu...

Aug 25 2017

As CEOs shun Trump photo ops, GOP leaders court business

But he had plenty of vitriol left for lawmakers , including members of his own party . "We're going to have our wall", the president said. To the editor: While I ag...

Aug 25 2017

More Voters Trust Media Over Trump

The poll, which you can view in its entirety here , shows 59 percent of voters believe Trump is encouraging white supremacist groups, and 64 percent believe those groups...

Aug 25 2017

Rohingya Villagers Blockaded Amid Fresh Tensions in Myanmar's Rakhine: Residents

Speaking in Yangon, the former United Nations chief warned that failure to implement its recommendations could lead to more extremism and violence. Tensions with the ...

Aug 25 2017

Trump Administration Unveils Sanctions To Curb North Korea's Weapons Program

Also this month, Russian Federation and China both voted to toughen United Nations sanctions on North Korea. "We, first of all, condemn this move and, secondly, we do...

Aug 25 2017

McConnell Guards GOP Incumbents Amid Reports Of Trump Rift

While Republicans control the White House and both houses of Congress, the prospects of a big political brawl over the debt ceiling and the federal budget have risen be...

Aug 25 2017

White House: Efforts to have Mexico pay for wall not 'abandoned'

In the first White House press briefing in three weeks - after Trump spent much of August in New Jersey and on the road - Sanders was repeatedly asked about the president...

Aug 25 2017

US Probe Raises More Talk of Trade War with China

Mergers and acquisitions by Chinese companies in countries associated with the Belt and Road initiative have been growing at a face pace, even as the government takes sho...

Aug 25 2017

President Trump Rips the Media During Phoenix Speech

I really believe that. President Trump is accused of defending white nationalists protesters over the violent fracas that broke out in the Virginia college town of ...

Aug 24 2017

Sisters reported missing after OR eclipse festival found

The girls told their parents they chose to stay at the festival for one extra day and had tried to call, but never picked up a cell signal, according to Crook County Sher...

Aug 24 2017

Oil prices inch lower on demand pressures

About 20 percent of the total US crude oil production is centered in the Gulf of Mexico and four installations are already shut in by the storm. " Oil inventories co...

Aug 24 2017

Michael Schumacher : F1 champ's son to drive in Spa tribute

While there remains no news on Vettel's status for next year, Ferrari's decision to stick with Raikkonen could be viewed as a clear sign he is staying. The 27-year-old ...

Aug 24 2017

United States to impose restrictions on China and Russian Federation for supporting North Korea

The Trump administration has unveiled new sanctions against Chinese and Russian entities as part of an escalation to curb North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. ...

Aug 24 2017

Percent of Voters Think Trump Is Dividing the Country, Poll Shows

Incredibly, only 3 percent think Trump's behavior has acted to "discourage" white supremacy groups. The poll comes amid a rocky August for the president, who has face...