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TPP 11 deal reached as Canada and Vietnam end holdout

The Tokyo agreement among the 11 remaining TPP member countries follows a basic pact reached after tough negotiations at a regional forum in Danang, Vietnam, in November. "A statement of agreement by the TPP 11 has finally been sealed and the 11 coun...

Acadiana schools participate in National School of Choice Week

This was started back in 2011 to raise awareness for enrollment options. It will be the largest series of education-related events and activities in US history. Students sing the National Anthem at UNLV to celebrate National School Choice Week Tues...

Satellite spots massive troop movement inside North Korea

Pompeo said U.S. President Donald Trump has been focused on pursuing a diplomatic solution to the North Korean crisis, but the Central Intelligence Agency was working to give him a variety of other options. The North's abrupt decision to commemorate ...

Venezuela to Hold Presidential Election by April

On Jan. 23, 2018, the assembly ordered presidential elections by April 30. Maduro said if the country's progressive forces backed him as their candidate, he would stand for a second term. Venezuela's national constituent assembly voted unanimously ...

Yosemite National Park Open But Services Are Curtailed

Example of services that could be open: a free-standing gift shop, lodge, restaurant or gas station that requires no assistance from the Park to operate. "Gates would be open and people could enter, but there would be virtually no staff on hand to...

Trump Puts Immigration In The Hands Of 'True Believer' Stephen Miller

Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., Sunday after Graham said WH staff was making a deal on immigration "very hard". The South Carolina Republican warned earlier in the day that with Miller in charge of immigration, negotiations are "going nowhere".

Tillerson tours US Embassy in London criticized by Trump

Mattis calls North Korea situation "sobering" Mattis: North Korea situation "sobering" MORE on Monday visited the new USA embassy in London, which has been the subject of criticism from President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Se...

Rutgers for 2nd straight win over ranked opponent

Mississippi State (20-0, 6-0 SEC) also got off to a 20-0 start last season and went on to finish 34-5 with a loss to SC in the NCAA Tournament final. Rutgers slipped to 17-5 overall and 5-3 in the Big Ten with its second straight loss since being men...

Pennsylvania court tosses state's congressional map

The confluence of challenges and court rulings concerning so-called partisan gerrymandering raises the political stakes on the eve of the 2018 midterm elections , when Republican control of Congress and many state legislatures is up for grab...

Indian Supreme Court allows screening of controversial film Padmavat

On the other hand, violence and arson erupted in parts of BJP-ruled Madhya Pradesh and Haryana on Monday ahead of the release of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's period drama as the Karni Sena on Monday warned of "enormous outburst of people" if the movie...

Trump's Davos Trip Is 'Day-to-Day' During Government Shutdown

President Donald Trump was also scheduled to attend, meet with world leaders and deliver a big speech , but the administration has since backed off on the certainty of the trip. The latter believes it is critical to use WEF Davos as a plat...

Kevin Davis, Baltimore police commissioner, ousted by Mayor Catherine Pugh

Davis, the outgoing commissioner, replaced Commissioner Anthony Batts in July 2015 when then-Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake fired Commissioner Anthony Batts. He also wanted to let violent repeat offenders know they are on notice. "We're c...

Winter storm expected to hit Nebraska, parts of Iowa, Kansas

Significant accumulations of 15 to 20 centimetres are likely. Communities around Rochester could see around.04 inches of ice on the ground before the snow starts falling. Forecasters say it appears the Omaha area should miss the brunt of a strong w...

Borussia Dortmund confirm Arsenal bid for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

But the clubs are now in talks over a deal that would breach Arsenal's record £46.5m move for Alexandre Lacazette . Watzke has now confirmed that a formal offer has been lodged by the Premier League club, with reports suggesting that Dortmun...

Sens. Perdue and Cotton: Trump did not make inflammatory immigration comments

Trump told a bipartisan group of senators in the Oval Office, according to the Washington Post and CNN . Trump is being quoted as saying, "Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?" then suggesting the USA shou...

Mike Vrabel Early Favorite To Land Titans' Head Coaching Job

Mularkey went 21-22 as the Titans head coach over the past two seasons and led the franchise to its first playoff victory in 14 years. The last four seasons he was with the Houston Texans , including a stint as their defensive coordinator in 2017....

Calls for Donald Trump to be weighed on live TV

It's not hard for a person without any cognitive impairment to get a ideal score on the MoCA , said Dr. Collin Herman, a neurology resident physician at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, in North Carolina. He says the president's language can fe...

Elina Svitolina Into Fourth Round, Ends 15-Year-Old Marta Kostyuk's Run

Kostyuk , who had nine double faults Friday, including on match point, received entry into qualifying because of her junior girls' victory a year ago at the Australian Open . Open champion Angelique Kerber are playing each other Saturday. "I learn...

Macron says 'special' United Kingdom deal possible

Although the leader opened the door to a bespoke trade deal with the United Kingdom, he insisted full access to the single market without accepting its rules was "not feasible". She has, however, noted that a comprehensive trade deal covering goods a...

Kerber crushes Sharapova at Australian Open

The German has ben in exceptional form this year, after a thoroughly disappointing 2017, and she levelled her head-to-head with the five-time major victor in what was a very professional display. She started the match in strong fashion, not offering ...

Twitter Emailing Users Who Retweeted, Liked Or Followed Russian-Linked Accounts

The #releasethememo Twitter cloudburst also appears to be a microcosm of what USA intelligence officials say are Kremlin efforts to fan political divisions in the United States after having meddled in the 2016 presidential election, according to a ...

The world is losing it over the New Zealand PM's pregnancy announcement

The 37-year-old anxious her staff might notice she was eating constantly, and only the same foods. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that she is pregnant. Gayford would be a "stay-at-home" dad, she added. New Zealanders of...

Toronto police identify possible gay serial killer

Months after dismissing growing fears about a potential serial killer prowling Toronto's gay village, police said Thursday they have arrested a man they believe is responsible for the presumed deaths of at least two men who disappeared from the nei...

Russian FM: Iran Nuclear Deal Couldn't Survive US Pullout

The Security Council meeting today on the theme of non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction: confidence-building measures was convened by Kazakhstan in its capacity as the President of the Security Council for the month of January. Last Frida...

Two civilians killed, several injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

The BSF officer added that Pakistan was hitting civilian villages, and that the Border Security Force was giving a "befitting reply". Atleast 18 civilians were injured in Arnia and RS Pura sector in cross-border firing and two of them succumbed to ...

Canadians urged to be cautious in Jamaican resorts

St. James Parish, which includes the popular vacation destination, has seen an uptick in violent crime lately, leading authorities to declare a state of emergency , impose a temporary curfew and increase military presence in the area. Mr Holness sai...

Senate Re-Authorizes FISA Section 702 Another 6 Years

The American people deserve better than warrantless wiretapping", said Sen. Intelligence officials have so far refused to tell Congress how many unknowing Americans have had their personal communications collected under the program.

US Vice-President Arrives in Egypt

The leaders met for almost 2½ hours at the presidential palace and delivered brief statements before a small group of reporters who are traveling with Pence - a almost nine-minute event that only happened after intense negotiation between Pence's sta...

Militants attack Intercontinental Hotel in Afghan capital

A deputy spokesman for the Interior Ministry confirmed that there were four attackers. According to one witness, who did not want to be named, the attackers took some hotel staff and guests hostage. An AFP reporter who attended the conference p...

Supreme Court to hear Trump travel ban case

Late past year, the justices allowed the entire travel ban issued in September to go into effect pending appeal. The Supreme Court said Friday that it would take up a challenge to the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban.

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Killed In Gas Explosion At School In Crimea

Photographs from the scene of the blast posted by local media outlet Kerch.FM showed that the ground floor windows of the two-story building had been blown out, and that debris f...

Canada makes history with first legal pot purchase in St. John's

As of 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, adults will be allowed to carry and share up to 30 grams of legal marijuana in public, according to a bill that passed the Senate in June. Uruguay was...

Theresa May to give Brexit update after talks break down

May was is set to make a statement to Parliament later on Monday. The key issue of how to prevent the return of a hard border between Northern Ireland and EU-member Ireland h...

Australia Takes Trump’s Lead, Considers Moving Israeli Embassy To Jerusalem

Arguing that a two-state solution has failed to achieve peace between Israel and the Palestinians , Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced that his government is contemplati...

Trump tells '60 Minutes' that climate change will 'change back again'

Keeping to the target of 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming against pre-industrial levels agreed to in the internationally-backed Paris climate change agreement of 2015 will mean "ra...

Hauwa Liman: How Boko Haram killed Red Cross staff

According to him, killing another aid worker whose only crime is dedicating her life to make life better for others confirms that Boko Haram has sunken to its lowest level of wea...

Jared Kushner likely paid no taxes for years - despite making millions

In the eyes of the IRS, real estate depreciates over time , so there is a provision that allows property owners to deduct a part of the cost related to their assets each year. Kus...

Melania Trump's spokeswoman wants to boycott T.I

The woman is wearing a jacket that reads "I REALLY DON'T CARE, DO U?" Check out the clip above. While the White House was outraged over both T.I.'s music video and Brown's rema...

Sex abuse allegations 'political' - minister

Is there an agenda? "You be the judge", Akbar said , referring to the elections to be held in five states-Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Mizoram and Telangana-starting...

Amal Clooney Blasts Trump For Mocking Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

Dr. Ford testified that Brett Kavanaugh , Mr. Trump's Supreme Court nominee, had pinned her on a bed, tried to take off her clothes and covered her mouth in the early 1980s, when ...

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Trump Threatens To Withdraw Honduras Aid Over Approaching Migrant Caravan

Trump Threatens To Withdraw Honduras Aid Over Approaching Migrant Caravan

The group has swollen in size since leaving San Pedro Sula, one of the world's most unsafe cities, on Friday. The latest caravan was launched a day after Vice President Pence ur...

Trump says defense chief Mattis 'could be' leaving post

Trump says defense chief Mattis 'could be' leaving post

Trump added that he and Mattis "get along very well". By that, I mean that in our duties, we were brought up to obey the elected commander in chief, whoever that is. Mattis has ...

Pro-Trump Mob Assaults Protesters in NYC:

Pro-Trump Mob Assaults Protesters in NYC: "Are You Brave Now, F*ggot?!"

The fact that it's taken three days for the department to publicly call for all of the men to be taken into custody has a variety of elected officials and community leaders calli...

Russian Orthodox Church severs ties with Ecumenical Patriarchate

Russian Orthodox Church severs ties with Ecumenical Patriarchate

The Moscow Patriarchate has denied being a tool of the Kremlin and says it has tried to bring about peace in eastern Ukraine. Ilarion said that Constantinople's decision to back ...

Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘total fraud,’ offers to give DNA test himself

Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘total fraud,’ offers to give DNA test himself

In a second tweet moments later, Trump alleged that Warren's claims of Native American heritage "have turned out to be a scam and a lie" and called for Warren to apologize for ...

A judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against Trump

A judge dismisses Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit against Trump

After Whoopi Goldberg read Trump's tweet , in which he also denied knowing Ms. Daniels, Sunny Hostin chimed in, saying "he didn't think she was a horseface when he was having an a...

China's USA ambassador vows Beijing will defend its own interests

China's USA ambassador vows Beijing will defend its own interests

Anyway, it makes for a pretty hilarious segment. Trump on 60 Minutes: Lesley Stahl tells Trump: "I wish you could go to Greenland, watch these huge chunks of ice just falling...

Australia mulling embassy move to Jerusalem - PM

Australia mulling embassy move to Jerusalem - PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has attempted to persuade other countries to move their embassies to Jerusalem. Labor reminded the government that Frances Adamson, th...

British Mountain Biker Shot Dead By Hunter In French Alps

British Mountain Biker Shot Dead By Hunter In French Alps

The hunter was taken to hospital for shock. Dozens of gendarmes surrounded the area where the tragedy happened, as others attempted to contact the victim's next of kin. "He now f...