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May 24 2017

Remember the Carrier Jobs Trump 'Saved'? Company Announces 600 Layoffs Before Christmas

But the company has since announced that at least 600 employees at the factory will still be laid off, with the final 290 job cuts coming just ahead of Christmas. "No", ...

May 24 2017

Comey to Testify in Open Session on Russia Investigation

The White House did not dispute the account, saying in a statement to CBS News that Mr. Trump "has always emphasized the importance of making deals with Russian Federatio...

May 24 2017

Tom MacArthur resigns as co-chair of moderate Tuesday group

MacArthur pointedly noted that "more than half" of the 20 Republicans who voted against the healthcare bill were from the Tuesday Group, even though most had voted many...

May 24 2017

Putin Discusses Crisis on Korean Peninsula With New S Korea's President

This, in turn, could alarm a more conservative Washington. That said, it is not clear that Seoul and Beijing can immediately get on the same page and put bad blood be...

May 24 2017

Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing

The former adviser is party to three simultaneous USA investigations into the Russian Federation affair at the Justice Department and in both chambers of Congress. Flyn...

May 24 2017

New S. Korea President to Defuse Tensions

The Trump administration has unfolded a strategy of maximum pressure and engagement toward North Korea and has especially focused on bolstering sanctions on the Kim...

May 24 2017

Trump arrives for talks with Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

They were joined by Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, as well as daughter Ivanka Trump and Kushner. He also said he appreciated Trump's visit to the Western Wall earlier in...

May 24 2017

Trump's visit to Saudi a 'turning point': King Salman

Trump , ahead of his speech in Saudi Arabia . Drive them out of your holy lands. As a candidate, Trump proposed temporarily banning Muslims from entering the United...

May 24 2017

Trump to Comey: Throw journalists in jail

Bad enough that he was there; bad enough that there would be a handshake; he emphatically did not want any show of warmth. Flynn has already been interviewed. "I've been ...

May 24 2017

Manchester terror attack: Man behind bombing named

Law enforcement confirms that they are investigating Monday's incident as a terrorist act. The attack was carried out by a lone suspect who detonated an improvised explos...

May 24 2017

First Ebola outbreak since 2014 kills three people

Now, a case of Ebola has again been confirmed in the country-and public health officials taking the threat seriously. The WHO said that teams including epidemiologists ...

May 24 2017

In updated count, NDP lead by 101 votes in Courtenay-Comox

Final vote counts for 71 ridings across the province are expected to be complete by Wednesday. At one point, Benninger jumped ahead of Leonard with a three-vote lead wh...

May 24 2017

Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has met with a special envoy sent by new South Korean President Moon Jae-in as the two countries attempt to fix relations damaged b...

May 24 2017

British PM to water down £100k 'dementia tax' pledge

Two years ago, the Conservative Party 2015 manifesto promised to introduce in 2020 a maximum limit of £72,000 to the amount people must pay for their social care . There...

May 24 2017

South Korea's new president moves to soothe tensions with China

Chinese President Xi Jinping tacitly asked new South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in on Thursday to reconsider the deployment of a USA anti-missile system. Putin was the...

May 24 2017

UK PM May says threat level raised to "critical" after Manchester attack

The man was in his early 20s and his name appears in some information as Salmon. A top US intelligence official, Dan Coats, said the claim had not been verified by the US...

May 24 2017

No time for Brexit delays, says UK's May as poll lead slips

Yet the row over what has become known as the "dementia tax" on elderly people led to her poll lead being cut to 9 points on Sunday, causing alarm in the Conservative Par...

May 24 2017

Donald Trump calls for help in tackling 'Islamic extremism'

The king lauded the relationship and said it had led to "great stability in the region and prosperity". US President Donald Trump held talks on Sunday with leaders of...

May 24 2017

USA slaps sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court judges

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - The U.S. imposed a new round of sanctions on high-level Venezuelan officials, this time targeting eight Supreme Court judges that Washington accu...

May 24 2017

Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

In total, this meant roughly $3.6 trillion in cuts over the next 10 years. The Trump administration says it can balance the federal budget within a decade. It also ...