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Pressure mounts to move Olympic games because of Zika

Pressure mounts to move Olympic games because of Zika

  • Sun, 05/29/2016 12:10 AM

The World Health Organization (WHO) has rejected a proposal to move or postpone this summer's Rio Olympic Games over the Zika outbreak on grounds that it would "not significantly alter"...

Romania and Poland warned by Putin

Romania and Poland warned by Putin

  • Sun, 05/29/2016 12:51 AM

On Friday, President Vladimir Putin warned that both Romania and Poland are potential crosshairs of Russian rockets since they are hosting parts of the US missile defense shield that Moscow...

Yellen says Fed interest rate hike likely

Yellen says Fed interest rate hike likely

  • Sun, 05/29/2016 12:34 AM

On Friday, US central bank Chief Janet Yellen stated that the Federal Reserve should raise interest rates "in the coming months" if the economy picks up as expected and jobs continue to be...

Trump and Sanders considering a Debate

Trump and Sanders considering a Debate

  • Fri, 05/27/2016 07:48 PM

An off-hand remark from Donald Trump to a late-night talk show host might snowball into the blockbuster event of the 2016 presidential primary cycle. Trump, the Republican presidential...

Antibiotic resistant disease found

Antibiotic resistant disease found

  • Fri, 05/27/2016 07:03 PM

Researchers have found a person for the first time in the US carrying bacteria resistant to antibiotics of last resort, an alarming development that the top US public health official says it...

Key Hillary supporter exposed in Panama papers

Key Hillary supporter exposed in Panama papers

  • Fri, 05/27/2016 07:10 PM

An Israeli billionaire, Haim Saban, a key Hillary Clinton supporter who donated over $15 million to her presidential campaign and troubled family foundation has been found using a...

Violence erupts at New Mexico Trump event

Violence erupts at New Mexico Trump event

  • Thu, 05/26/2016 02:13 AM

p>On Wednesday, Trump slammed what he described as "thugs" and "criminals" who clashed with police outside an Albuquerque campaign event, just hours after police in riot gear and mounted...

More email troubles for Clinton

More email troubles for Clinton

  • Thu, 05/26/2016 02:26 AM

The reports released to lawmakers on Wednesday has State Department inspector general concluding Hillary Clinton of not complying with the agency’s policies on records and that Clinton and...

A surge of migrants ahead of a possible ‘Trump Wall’

A surge of migrants ahead of a possible ‘Trump Wall’

  • Thu, 05/26/2016 02:26 AM

Facing Salvadoran gangsters’ threat of rape and pressure to sell drugs, thousands of young children’s parents like 13 year old Adriana Zavala have become immigrants and arrived at the US...

Investigators raid Google Paris HQ

Investigators raid Google Paris HQ

  • Tue, 05/24/2016 06:16 PM

The financial prosecutor's office stated that on Tuesday that French investigators had raided Google's (GOOGL.O) Paris headquarters to look into the tax evasion inquiry. Google has...

Ryan secures Puerto Rico bailout deal

Ryan secures Puerto Rico bailout deal

  • Tue, 05/24/2016 06:16 PM

As speaker, Ryan’s first big victory is perhaps the bipartisan deal to tackle Puerto Rico’s debt crisis. Even though the Wisconsin Republican has notched other wins on highway, education...

Trump attacks Bill Clinton

Trump attacks Bill Clinton

  • Tue, 05/24/2016 06:47 PM

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is opening a few of the ugliest political chapters of the 1990s by escalating personal attacks on Bill Clinton’s character, part of a...

Austria presidential race too close to call

Austria presidential race too close to call

  • Tue, 05/24/2016 07:57 AM

On Sunday, Austrian far-right hopes of winning a presidential runoff took a halt with candidates in a neck-to-neck battle, closely watched by the EU, which is struggling to contain a surge of...

Armed revolt against the US Government

Armed revolt against the US Government

  • Tue, 05/24/2016 07:08 AM

Deep in the heart of a vast US military training ground, the Central Oregon Constitutional Guard, BJ Soper along with his wife and 16-year-old daughter were doing weekly practice with AR-15...

Sanders builds feud with Democratic establishment

Sanders builds feud with Democratic establishment

  • Tue, 05/24/2016 07:24 AM

On Sunday, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders stirred up a fight with party leaders backing a challenger to the Democratic National Committee's chairwoman and accusing the...

HIV cure a step closer after scientists remove virus's DNA from living tissue

HIV cure a step closer after scientists remove virus's DNA from living tissue

  • Fri, 05/20/2016 11:01 PM

Scientists have succeeded in eliminating the DNA of the HIV virus from living tissue for the first time in a breakthrough that could lead to an outright cure. Presently, the disease treatment...

Makeover coming for food nutrition labels

Makeover coming for food nutrition labels

  • Fri, 05/20/2016 11:14 PM

Nutrition facts labels on food packages will finally get the long awaited makeover, with calories listed in bigger, bolder type and a new line for added sugars. Additionally, serving sizes...

Wreckage from Egypt Air Flight 804 found in the Mediterranean

Wreckage from Egypt Air Flight 804 found in the Mediterranean

  • Fri, 05/20/2016 11:15 PM

On Friday, a military spokesman said that Egyptian naval vessels and reconnaissance planes have found wreckage from the missing Egypt Air Flight 804 in the Mediterranean Sea 180 miles north...

Egypt Air Jet Disappears Over Mediterranean Sea

Egypt Air Jet Disappears Over Mediterranean Sea

  • Thu, 05/19/2016 06:56 PM

Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Sherif Fathy stated that the Egypt Air flight from Paris to Cairo may have been brought down by a "terror attack" rather than technical fault. The search is...

Poll: Trump ahead of Clinton by 5 points

Poll: Trump ahead of Clinton by 5 points

  • Thu, 05/19/2016 06:46 PM

Rasmussen Reports’ first weekly White House Watch survey shows Trump leading over Clinton with 42% support to Clinton’s 37% on the query to vote if the presidential election were held...

Chinese jets intercept US military plane over South China Sea

Chinese jets intercept US military plane over South China Sea

  • Thu, 05/19/2016 06:40 PM

On Wednesday, the pentagon said that two Chinese fighter jets carried out an "unsafe" intercept of a US military reconnaissance aircraft over the South China Sea. Beijing rebuked it and...

Hillary Clinton Holds Slim National Lead over Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton Holds Slim National Lead over Donald Trump

  • Tue, 05/17/2016 09:33 PM

For the past couple of weeks, Donald Trump has emerged as the presumptive Republican nominee and Hillary Clinton has moved closer to the magic number of delegates required to become the...

Obama refuses to let aide testify on Iran

Obama refuses to let aide testify on Iran

  • Tue, 05/17/2016 09:58 PM

On Monday, the White House confirmed that Obama’s adviser Ben Rhodes is not being allowed to testify before House lawmakers on the Iran nuclear deal, after a last-ditch attempt by...

Oregon and Kentucky primaries put pressure on Clinton

Oregon and Kentucky primaries put pressure on Clinton

  • Tue, 05/17/2016 09:23 PM

Hillary Clinton faces intense pressure to fare well in Democratic nominating contests in Kentucky and Oregon on Tuesday to be free to focus on the general election and the mounting attacks on...

Sheldon Adelson backs Trump big

Sheldon Adelson backs Trump big

  • Sun, 05/15/2016 11:50 AM

In a private meeting last week, the casino magnate Sheldon G. Adelson communicated to Donald J. Trump his willingness to contribute more to help elect him than he has to any previous...

Venezuela in major meltdown

Venezuela in major meltdown

  • Sun, 05/15/2016 11:43 AM

On Friday, US intelligence officials stated their country’s concern over the potential economic and political meltdown in Venezuela, spurred by fears of a debt default, growing street...

House GOP will consider whether to impeach IRS Commissioner Koskinen

House GOP will consider whether to impeach IRS Commissioner Koskinen

  • Sun, 05/15/2016 11:37 AM

House Republicans will soon consider whether to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen over accusations that he failed to comply with a subpoena and lied to Congress, multiple sources have...

Brazil’s Rousseff is out

Brazil’s Rousseff is out

  • Fri, 05/13/2016 05:02 AM

On Thursday, Brazil's Senate voted for putting leftist President Dilma Rousseff on trial in a historic decision brought on by a deep recession and a corruption scandal that will now...

Trump Ryan meet

Trump Ryan meet

  • Fri, 05/13/2016 05:16 AM

After months of bickering the Washington political establishment, Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, sat down opposite GOP leaders on Thursday morning with nothing...

FBI's Comey: I feel 'pressure' to quickly finish Clinton email probe

FBI's Comey: I feel 'pressure' to quickly finish Clinton email probe

  • Fri, 05/13/2016 05:39 AM

On Wednesday, FBI Director James Comey spoke of feeling "pressure" to complete the federal investigation into Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's private e-mail server...

Poll shows close races in Florida, Pennsylvania and Ohio

Poll shows close races in Florida, Pennsylvania and Ohio

  • Wed, 05/11/2016 05:29 AM

Results of a Quinnipiac University survey released on Tuesday show Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are effectively tied in the swing states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Split along...

Brazil heads for Wednesday impeachment vote

Brazil heads for Wednesday impeachment vote

  • Wed, 05/11/2016 05:27 AM

On Tuesday, the acting speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress revoked his decision to annul the chamber's impeachment vote against President Dilma Rousseff, keeping the process...

New Philippine president Duterte plans government overhaul

New Philippine president Duterte plans government overhaul

  • Wed, 05/11/2016 05:15 AM

On Tuesday, the Philippines' president-elect, rough talking city mayor Rodrigo Duterte announced an overhaul of the country's government system which would devolve power from...

100,000 minors cross border this year

100,000 minors cross border this year

  • Mon, 05/09/2016 02:49 PM

With the election year already rife with anti-immigrant sentiment, US Customs and Border Patrol statistics show a spike in unaccompanied minors, from Central America, arrivals to levels near...

Army has fewest active-duty soldiers since 1940

Army has fewest active-duty soldiers since 1940

  • Mon, 05/09/2016 02:24 PM

A published report states that the number of US Army soldiers on active duty has been reduced to its lowest since 1940. This weekend, the Army Times reported that the Army’s strength for...

Hillary plans a fight for rust belt states

Hillary plans a fight for rust belt states

  • Mon, 05/09/2016 02:29 PM

Preparing for a general election fight with Donald Trump, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton and her allies are accumulating resources into industrial states such as Ohio...

Employment picture weakens

Employment picture weakens

  • Sat, 05/07/2016 07:50 AM

April had the lowest number of jobs added by the US economy in seven months with Americans dropping off the labor force in droves signifying a weakness that raises doubts over the Federal...

House speaker Paul Ryan not ready to support Trump

House speaker Paul Ryan not ready to support Trump

  • Sat, 05/07/2016 07:51 AM

On Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan declared of being unable to support Donald Trump, throwing a wrench in the presumptive nominee’s efforts to unify the Republican Party and giving cover...

120 nations accuse US top court of violating law over Iran

120 nations accuse US top court of violating law over Iran

  • Sat, 05/07/2016 07:14 AM

On Thursday, the 120-nation Nonaligned Movement headed by Iran accused the US Supreme Court of violating international law by ruling that nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets can be...

Trump makes plans for the general election

Trump makes plans for the general election

  • Thu, 05/05/2016 01:34 PM

With Ohio Gov. John Kasich exiting the presidential race, Donald Trump assumed control of the Republican Party on Wednesday as its presumptive presidential nominee. Trump is now considering...

Immigrant numbers at the Mexican border exploding

Immigrant numbers at the Mexican border exploding

  • Thu, 05/05/2016 01:51 PM

The new figures from the Obama administration indicate that the number of families and unaccompanied children apprehended on the southern border has skyrocketed this year. Compiled by the US...

Democrat uncertainty building on Obamacare

Democrat uncertainty building on Obamacare

  • Thu, 05/05/2016 01:46 PM

As the Obama administration counting comes close to an end, many Democrats are finding less to like about the president's health care law, unsure about its place among their party's...

Debt crisis in Puerto Rico exploding

Debt crisis in Puerto Rico exploding

  • Wed, 05/04/2016 09:05 PM

Puerto Rico’s debt crisis reached its climax Monday for residents, lawmakers and bondholders after the Government Development Bank failed to repay almost $400 million. This is the largest...

Trump leading in Indiana

Trump leading in Indiana

  • Wed, 05/04/2016 09:19 PM

Amidst Tuesday’s voting in Indiana’s critical primary; Donald Trump looks poised closer to locking up the Republican presidential nomination rather than denying him crucial delegates....

Sick-out by teachers shuts nearly all Detroit public schools

Sick-out by teachers shuts nearly all Detroit public schools

  • Wed, 05/04/2016 09:10 PM

On Monday, almost all of Detroit's public schools were closed with over 45,000 students missing classes with about half of district's teachers calling out sick to protest the...

Cruz goes all out in Indiana

Cruz goes all out in Indiana

  • Mon, 05/02/2016 09:15 PM

Ted Cruz’s second-floor campaign office witnessed an overdrive operation frenzy with dozens of volunteers calling voters and re¬fueling with Mountain Dew, coffee and snacks; staffers...

Congressional Conservatives seek to shutdown the IRS

Congressional Conservatives seek to shutdown the IRS

  • Mon, 05/02/2016 09:08 PM

p>Every US taxpayer dreams of making the Internal Revenue Service go away, and the largest conservative group in Congress is endorsing just that. The Republican Study Committee, comprising...

Big increases coming in Obamacare

Big increases coming in Obamacare

  • Mon, 05/02/2016 09:04 PM

With just a week before the 2016 presidential election, Democrats hardly want an outcry over double-digit insurance hikes as millions of Americans begin signing up for Obamacare. But it looks...

Latino immigrants rush for citizenship

Latino immigrants rush for citizenship

  • Sun, 05/01/2016 09:23 AM

Anti-immigrant rhetoric from the campaign trail is fueling the Latino immigrants’ decision to acquire US citizenship simply to vote against GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump. The...

Protesters storm Iraqi parliament in Baghdad

Protesters storm Iraqi parliament in Baghdad

  • Sun, 05/01/2016 09:38 AM

p>On Saturday, protestors stormed Iraq’s parliament, bursting into the capital’s fortified Green Zone, where other key buildings, including the US Embassy, are located. A live clip on...

Ted Cruz says Indiana primary will decide GOP race

Ted Cruz says Indiana primary will decide GOP race

  • Sun, 05/01/2016 09:41 AM

On Friday, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz declared that the 2016 race for the Republican presidential nomination will be decided next week in Indiana while making it clear that he's staking his...