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Trump's choice for top China diplomat has long ties to Xi

The longest-serving governor in USA history, Branstad has extensive ties to China and a close friendship with the Chinese President Xi Jinping that goes back decades. During the general election campaign, Branstad expressed support for the Trans-Pa...

Iran says UN atomic agency chief to visit Tehran again

We have to resist, be steadfast and find a way to counter it", Rouhani said, according to IRNA. "The country has produce and export as much as it wants". Local newspapers displaying articles on U.S. president-elect Donald Trump a day after his electi...

South Korea's ranking drops in PISA test

The math scores on PISA are similar to 2015 results on the National Assessment of Educational Progress, a standardized test given only in the U.S. Only five countries with data available - Luxembourg, Switzerland, Norway, Austria and Singapore - ...

UK Experts to Investigate Colombia Crash Boxes

Players of the Chapecoense team were among the 77 people on board the doomed flight that crashed into mountains in northwestern Colombia . According to Colombian civil aviation rules, all planes should have 30 minutes of extra fuel to allow them...

'Cyber Monday' Shatters Records As Online Sales Reach $3.4B

While Black Friday traditionally involved big discounts at physical stores and Cyber Monday when shoppers could fetch a bargain online, a number of Australian retailers made a decision to change things up. Wal Mart Stores Inc, Target Corp and Best ...

How to Shop Online Safely on Cyber Monday

This year's pile-on will produce sales of $3.36 billion, estimates Adobe Digital Insights, surpassing the $2 billion in purchases made between courses on Thanksgiving Day, and the $3.05 billion in expected online sales scored on Black Friday.

Shoppers hunt for deals, hit the shops for entertainment

Retailers also racked up online sales on Thanksgiving Day and the day before, the latest evidence that consumers are increasingly turning to online shopping as an alternative to wading into malls packed with holiday season bargain-hunters. This weeke...

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Alfred Angelo Bridal Chain Reportedly Closing, Brides Scrambling

Plus, David's Bridal is also waiving their rush fees on alterations to ensure that you make it to your wedding day hemmed, tailored, and dressed to the nines-even with a tight ...

'Gandhi-style' Liu Xiaobo dies of advanced liver cancer

She did say, however, police were still investigating the booksellers' cases. A bill to change the address of the embassy from "3505 International Place" to "1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza...

Novak Djokovic retires from Wimbledon with arm injury

When Raonic opened up an early lead in the tiebreak it looked as though Federer might drop his first set of the tournament. Asked if he had considered taking time off during th...

What Is Net Neutrality And Why Should You Care?

If we take our hypothetical Trumpista ISP owner, they could make a site like Breitbart load in a flash, while the Washington Post is blocked - or not blocked, but throttled so ...

GOP health care plan hurts small business owners

Alabama now has 480,000 children on Medicaid , representing more than 40 percent of the state's kids, Ernest says . This plan was a huge financial safety net, and allowed me to ...

Sexton hardly surprised by Jordie Barrett's selection

The tour reaches its climax when Lions play the last of their 10 matches at Eden Park on Saturday, taking on the world champion All Blacks in a mouthwatering Third test to de...

US Prepared to Defend Against North Korean Attack, China Defends North Korea

Schiller noted the example of Russia's latest submarine-launched missile, the Bulava. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un reportedly oversaw the launch and said the projectile was "a...

Be safe, smart with fireworks on holiday

Unless you're a professional, fireworks are illegal to set off in both OH and West Virginia, with the exception of sparklers and bang-snaps and other very small novelties. Exa...

Cities plan celebration to light up everybody's Fourth

Neenah - Tuesday, July 4 , 2017 at Riverside Park. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Tuesday, Steamboat Springs; steamboatchamber.com. For more information, visit www.orientyc.com . Feature...

Democrats' real problem is that Nancy Pelosi is their true face

When President Trump, for example, announced US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord - a voluntary agreement that promised only to reduce the average global temperature by jus...

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Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidate

As long as the Democrats want to keep her at the top, I say to them, "Go for it". That's because they think she helps them win elections. Big donors to the party's congressiona...

White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

Rep. Tim Ryan , D-Ohio, on Thursday criticized Pelosi , saying that the Democratic brand is more toxic than Trump's , which he said has led to Democratic losses in electio...

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

The 66-year-old was from Belleville , Illinois , a small city just across the Mississippi River from the city of St Louis, Missouri. The Daily Beast is reporting that Hodgkin...

Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in 2020

But it was demoralizing for Democrats, who also lost a special election in neighboring SC . The ultra-liberal House minority leader was featured in numerous GOP ads linking he...

Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th District Congressional seat Karen Handel declares victory during an election-night watch party Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Atlanta. "A loss...

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

The commander-in-chief then posted a third tweet , writing "Congratulations to Karen Handel on her big win in Georgia 6th". She became Georgia's first female Republican Cong...

In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

As U.S. Adds Troops in Afghanistan, Trump's Strategy Remains UndefinedLike past presidents, no clear definition of victory. Gingrich, a Trump ally and confidant, said he me...

Ward stuns Kovalev in eighth to defend titles

Ward stuns Kovalev in eighth to defend titles

Ward improved to 32-0 as he held onto 3 of the 4 major boxing belts in the 175-pound fight . And any efforts to generate buzz this week were dashed when Floyd Mayweather Jr. W...

Trump '100 Percent' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey Conversations

Trump '100 Percent' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey Conversations

Standing with the president of Romania, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partner, Trump at last confirmed his commitment to the alliance's mutual defense pact, Article 5, ut...