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May 20 2017

American journalist asked to leave 'Kushner family event' in China

The Kushner family told a group of 100 wealthy Chinese investors Saturday that they could secure immigration visas to the US with an investment of half a million dollar...

May 20 2017

Liberals eke out win as minority government

The Liberals needed 44 seats for a majority, but they only got 43, surrendering 41 to the NDP and three to the Green Party. Now the incumbent B.C. Liberals hold 43 seat...

May 20 2017

National Safe Boating Week 2017 stresses life jackets

U.S. Coast Guard statistics show that drowning was the reported cause of death in approximately 68 percent of recreational boating fatalities in 2015, and that approximat...

May 20 2017

Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe

But the swirling questions about his conduct were clearly on his mind when he told graduates at the US Coast Guard Academy in CT that "no politician in history, and I say...

May 19 2017

Trump Suggests He Might Drop Daily Press Briefings

Republican leaders in Congress remain opposed to giving up partisan-tainted investigations into Trump aides' possible collusion with Russian Federation. But Trump on Thur...

May 19 2017

Ryan backs Trump, cautions against 'rush to judgment'

A pair of Senate committees, meanwhile, wants more information about Comey's interaction with President Trump. At which point Trump, according to a contemporaneous me...

May 19 2017

Government scientist from DC wins Miss USA title

In addition to believe that healthcare should only be for those that can afford it, McCullough believes that there's a problem with the word "feminism", preferring the te...

May 19 2017

Mallika Sherawat looks ravishing at opening night of Cannes Film Festival

Mallika also shared a short video of herself from the festival's red carpet, where she is seen posing for the shutterbugs. Now, Deepika Padukone. The Cocktail actress...

May 19 2017

Senate intel committee: Flynn's lawyer says he won't answer subpoena

Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina, the panel's chairman, said Flynn's lawyer told him that the retired army general, whom President Donald Trump fired in Fe...

May 19 2017

Macron Cabinet reflects left, right and centre

After naming conservative Edouard Philippe from the Republicans party as prime minister earlier this week, Macron tapped outgoing Socialist defense minister Jean-Yves Le ...

May 19 2017

Trump willing to try engagement with N.Korea, on conditions: Seoul

According to Reuters , North Korea is working to develop a long-range missile with a nuclear warhead capable of striking the mainland US. President Moon Jae-in took off...

May 19 2017

Britain's Labour Party unveils 'radical' election manifesto

The poll follows Labour's manifesto launch in which it laid out plans to nationalise industries. Media captionJeremy Corbyn: "This is a manifesto for all generations"...

May 19 2017

BC election results are 'beginning of something different,' Clark says

Greens are committed to working with whichever party we end up working with", he said. "And with absentee ballots still to be counted I am confident they will strengthe...

May 19 2017

Planned Parenthood to close 4 Iowa clinics after funding cut

All other types of appointments will cease at the end of June. Planned Parenthood claims that part of the new law preventing someone from assisting a minor to obtain ...

May 19 2017

Triple talaq is a sin, says main petitioner's lawyer in SC

Questioning the competence of the SC to go deep into religious practices in which the community had shown faith for centuries, Sibal said , "A billion words have been wr...

May 19 2017

Merkel: British EU immigration cap would have price

Le Drian is expected to be the only member of the outgoing Socialist government to be kept on, with Macron keeping a careful distance from the little-loved administration...

May 19 2017

China installs rocket launchers on disputed South China Sea island

Indonesia's military says four soldiers were killed when a Chinese-made anti-aircraft cannon malfunctioned during an exercise in the Natuna island chain in the South Chi...

May 19 2017

Ferry between Russian Federation, N.Korea starts regular service

The Man Gyong Bong ferry was built in 1971 and underwent modernization previous year. The company owns RosKor, which is the route's operator. "The vessel will be on t...

May 19 2017

Westtown's Mohamed Bamba ends suspense, commits to Texas

On the other hand, if Mamba had unexpectedly committed to MI basketball and both Wagner and Wilson returned, UM would have been in a pickle, cause they would be one schol...

May 19 2017

New French government unveiled, Le Drian foreign minister

The designation was rebuffed by some right-wingers such as Francois Baroin, present head of the campaign committee of the Republicans for the legislative elections. While...