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Feb 04 2017

Nicki Minaj sparks feud with Giuseppe Zanotti over 'Nicki' shoe

On Friday, the Grammy victor came for Giuseppe Zanotti after learning the designer has been naming shoes " Nicki "... but won't pick up her call. We've reached out to...

Feb 04 2017

Hundreds killed in Myanmar crackdown on Rohingya

One woman described her baby's throat being slit. "The "area clearance operations" have likely resulted in hundreds of deaths", some of them through helicopters shootin...

Feb 04 2017

Work to improve, not repeal, the ACA

Open enrollment for receiving health insurance through the Affordable Care Act ends at midnight, Tuesday night. After hard campaigning by Donald Trump on the repeal o...

Feb 04 2017

With steady job creation in January, slow wage growth still puzzles

Hourly wages increased by 2.5 percent in December, which is about average for the past decade. The unemployment rate - a statistic that Trump frequently maligned on th...

Feb 03 2017

Brexit Bill Vote: Article 50 Legislation Clears First Hurdle in Commons

Kicking off the debate, Brexit Secretary David Davis said legislators had to answer a simple question: "Do we trust the people or not?" Last month, UK Prime Minister Th...

Feb 03 2017

Lancashire MPs vote for Brexit bill

However, a few prominent MPs, such as Tory Ken Clarke and Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said they would vote against the bill. The vote, which will follow two days of parli...

Feb 03 2017

Pentagon chief Mattis arrives in S.Korea amid Trump uncertainty

Secretary of Defense. "There's no other nation that needs to be concerned about THAAD other than North Korea", he said . After landing at the Osan Air Base in Pyeong...

Feb 03 2017

BRIEF: Priebus: No regrets that Holocaust statement didn't refer to Jews

The reason to remember the Holocaust is so that nothing like it ever happens again. Underlying this claim is the contention that the Jews are "stealing" the Holocaust f...

Feb 03 2017

Rex Tillerson Has Just Been Confirmed as Secretary of State

On Wednesday night, Tillerson was sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence as the new U.S. secretary of state in the Oval Office of the White House as President Donald Trum...

Feb 01 2017

UP polls: Shivpal Yadav to form new party after elections

The SP leader and chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, Akhilesh, stressed that he was happy to work side by side with Rahul and boasted that "we've been together in the Lok S...

Jan 31 2017

Duterte accuses United States of building 'permanent' arsenal in Philippines

Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald "Bato" Dela Rosa on Monday said the implementation of Oplan Tokhang and Project Double Barrel are now tempo...

Jan 31 2017

Syrian refugees say 'dreams vanished' with United States ban

The experts credibly say that this order will have the opposite effect from the one intended - that this will embolden terrorists because they will view this order as pro...

Jan 30 2017

President Trump Orders 30-Day Review of Strategy to Fight ISIS

On the campaign trail, Trump slammed his predecessor's approach to the fight against ISIS, saying the Obama administration was hamstrung by political correctness and publ...

Jan 29 2017

UK Prime Minister Theresa May announces £100m defence collaboration deal with Turkey

May is now visiting Turkey to talk about both trade and security. May said after meeting Erdogan at his palace she was "proud" Britain had stood with Turkey's democrati...

Jan 28 2017

Gambia's new President Adama Barrow to return home

Mr Barrow has asked the troops to stay for six months to provide security, said Mohamed Ibn Chambas, special representative of the United Nations secretary general and he...

Jan 28 2017

Digital red envelopes help Chinese celebrate Lunar New Year

According to the Chinese zodiac, people born in the Year of the Rooster are fearless, responsible and punctual. While many living in China will be traveling overseas dur...

Jan 28 2017

Usain Bolt Loses A Gold Medal After 2008 Teammate's Failed Test

Bolt has now been stripped of one of his nine Olympic gold medals. The 31-year-old Carter has been a vital member of Jamaica's 4x100m relay team for almost a decade, ru...

Jan 27 2017

President Trump to attend GOP summit in Philadelphia this week

Additionally, a " Queer Rager " dance party - a protest against the anti-LGBTQ agenda found in the GOP Platform and pursued by former Governor Mike Pence in IN - has alre...

Jan 27 2017

Pope takes over Knights of Malta after condom dispute

Festing had refused to cooperate with a papal commission investigating the suspension of the grand chancellor, over revelations the order's charity branch distributed tho...

Jan 24 2017

White House Open to Cooperation with Russian Federation in Syria, Press Secretary Says

Claims that the DoD is coordinating airstrikes with Russian Federation are unsubstantiated, said Pentagon spokesperson Maj. Pahon said the Defense Department had a chan...