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US Economy Grows at 1.2% Pace in 2Q

US Economy Grows at 1.2% Pace in 2Q

  • Sat, 07/30/2016 07:18 AM

The growth rate of the US economy in the second quarter was much less than expected with inventories dipping for the first time since 2011 although a surge in consumer spending indicated...

Homeownership Rate in the US Drops to Lowest Since 1965

Homeownership Rate in the US Drops to Lowest Since 1965

  • Sat, 07/30/2016 07:37 AM

US homeownership rate reached a record low in over 50 years as rising prices put buying out of reach for many renters. Only about 62.9 percent of Americans own their homes in the second...

Syrian refugee detained in France as church attack investigation widens

Syrian refugee detained in France as church attack investigation widens

  • Sat, 07/30/2016 07:32 AM

A Syrian asylum seeker was detained by French police while investigating the Normandy church attack amidst the security services expanding the investigation into the killing of an elderly...

Obama passes baton to Clinton

Obama passes baton to Clinton

  • Thu, 07/28/2016 08:39 PM

After oodles of testimonials, urgent pleas and persuasion, Hillary Clinton finally has the chance and the limelight to convince entire America of her being the most apt choice to helm a...

Turkey shuts down 130 media outlets

Turkey shuts down 130 media outlets

  • Thu, 07/28/2016 08:49 PM

Following the failed coup attempt, Turkey’s regime continues its authoritarian streak, purging the media, universities, schools, the police, judiciary and military of potential opponents....

North Korea says US has crossed “red line”

North Korea says US has crossed “red line”

  • Thu, 07/28/2016 08:16 PM

On Thursday, North Korea's top diplomat for US affairs, Han Song Ryol, stated of Washington “crossing the red line” and thus declaring war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list...

All charges dropped in Freddie Gray case

All charges dropped in Freddie Gray case

  • Thu, 07/28/2016 06:10 AM

All charges against the three Baltimore police officers, accused of killing Freddie Gray, have been dropped thus ending the case without a conviction. Gray, a black man, had his neck broken...

Reagan shooter John Hinckley Jr. to be freed

Reagan shooter John Hinckley Jr. to be freed

  • Thu, 07/28/2016 06:01 AM

On Wednesday, a judge decided to let the President Ronald Reagan would-be assassin John Hinckley Jr. go free to live with his mother in Virginia full-time. US District Judge Paul Friedman...

Death of police officers up 78% this year

Death of police officers up 78% this year

  • Thu, 07/28/2016 06:14 AM

As compared to last year in equivalent time frame, the number of US law enforcement officers shot dead while on duty has hiked by about 78 percent this year. This was evident by the...

Democrats fighting as convention starts

Democrats fighting as convention starts

  • Mon, 07/25/2016 07:22 PM

On Monday, the Democratic National Convention started amidst a cloud of sudden resignation of its unpopular chairwoman following leakage of a few emails suggesting her of using her powers to...

California wildfire causes panic

California wildfire causes panic

  • Mon, 07/25/2016 07:43 PM

On Sunday, the firefighters were striving to stop the fast spread of the wildfire in the drought-stricken canyons north of Los Angeles which have killed one person, destroyed 18 homes and...

Four German strikes in one week

Four German strikes in one week

  • Mon, 07/25/2016 07:05 PM

Since last week, Germany is suffering the rash of bloody attacks in the south of the country. Although three of four assaults are attributed to refugees, Chancellor Angela Merkel's...

Trump acceptance speech vows to put America first

Trump acceptance speech vows to put America first

  • Sat, 07/23/2016 07:54 AM

Accusing Democratic rival Hillary Clinton of leaving a legacy of "death, destruction, terrorism and weakness" as US secretary of state, Donald Trump pledged to come down hard on crime and...

Russian planes bomb CIA base in Syria

Russian planes bomb CIA base in Syria

  • Sat, 07/23/2016 07:06 AM

According to reports by the Wall Street Journal, on Thursday, Russian warplanes struck a secret CIA-linked military base in Syria last month which was used by the elite American and British...

Ivanka Trump a potent surrogate for her father

Ivanka Trump a potent surrogate for her father

  • Sat, 07/23/2016 07:19 AM

Ivanka Trump established herself as a potent surrogate for her father on Thursday when she promised of his being a compassionate leader who would fight for women's rights and affordable...

Trump considering fracking mogul Harold Hamm as energy secretary

Trump considering fracking mogul Harold Hamm as energy secretary

  • Thu, 07/21/2016 06:56 PM

According to sources, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump may nominate Oklahoma oil and gas mogul Harold Hamm as energy secretary in the scenario of him becoming president on...

Cruz speech at convention was divisive

Cruz speech at convention was divisive

  • Thu, 07/21/2016 06:17 PM

Cruz’s recount of outlasting the 16 rivals for the Republican presidential nomination to an audience was interrupted by the plane carrying the winner, Donald Trump. Later, he extracted...

Roger Ailes and Murdoch sons bracing for a fight

Roger Ailes and Murdoch sons bracing for a fight

  • Thu, 07/21/2016 06:51 PM

Roger Ailes, the pivotal force behind the success of Fox News channel was not much admired by the two sons of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and both had deep cultural and personal differences...

After Trump nomination at convention, Republican leaders urge unity

After Trump nomination at convention, Republican leaders urge unity

  • Wed, 07/20/2016 08:05 PM

ith the national convention formally nominating Trump for president, all Republican congressional leaders including vanquished primary candidates began working to rally the party behind him....

Roger Ailes builder of Fox News on his way out

Roger Ailes builder of Fox News on his way out

  • Wed, 07/20/2016 08:41 PM

p>Roger Ailes, the builder of the profitable Fox News and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc (FOXA.O) are in negotiations over his exit from the channel post allegations of sexual harassment, the...

Turkey's Erdogan widens and capitalizes on coup unrest

Turkey's Erdogan widens and capitalizes on coup unrest

  • Wed, 07/20/2016 08:14 PM

p>Exhibiting the grit behind the vow to root out supporters of an exiled Islamic cleric it accuses of orchestrating an attempted power grab, Turkey extended its massive post-coup purge to the...

Trump’s plan with Pence

Trump’s plan with Pence

  • Tue, 07/19/2016 08:12 PM

Showing his ability to adjust, forgive past sins and above all-his desire to win; Donald Trump picked Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate. Publicly perceived as a businessman used to...

Police being killed across the country

Police being killed across the country

  • Tue, 07/19/2016 08:17 PM

The killing of five police officers along with nine wounded in the protest march in Dallas on July 7th has shaken the nation. Just ten days later three more were killed and an equal number...

Baton Rouge shooter was seeking out police

Baton Rouge shooter was seeking out police

  • Tue, 07/19/2016 08:36 PM

On Monday, Col. Michael Edmonson, superintendent of the Louisiana State Police, stated of believing that the shooter in Baton Rouge who killed three police officers and injured three others...

Truck attacker kills more than 80 in Bastille Day terrorism

Truck attacker kills more than 80 in Bastille Day terrorism

  • Fri, 07/15/2016 09:49 PM

While the crowd was busy celebrating Bastille Day on the French Riviera, an attacker plowed a truck into them killing at least 84 people. President Francois Hollande described it as a...

Famous French promenade in Nice used by terrorist

Famous French promenade in Nice used by terrorist

  • Fri, 07/15/2016 09:08 PM

The Promenade des Anglais in Nice is one of the most evocative places of celebration. Thursday night, the boulevard lined with palm trees and flanked by broad sidewalks and arching gently...

Democrats nervous over recent weak Clinton polling

Democrats nervous over recent weak Clinton polling

  • Fri, 07/15/2016 09:21 PM

On Thursday, in a private meeting with Hillary Clinton in the Capitol, nervous Senate Democrats voiced concerns about the recent poll results indicating that Trump is leading or tied in...

FBI confirms special secrecy agreements in Clinton email probe

FBI confirms special secrecy agreements in Clinton email probe

  • Fri, 07/15/2016 01:44 AM

The FBI’s admittance to a senior Republican senator of agents being sworn to secrecy and exposed to lie detector tests in the Hillary Clinton email probe may have a "chilling effect." The...

Theresa May makes changes to prepare for Brexit

Theresa May makes changes to prepare for Brexit

  • Fri, 07/15/2016 01:21 AM

Exhibiting a ruthless streak on Thursday, the new Prime Minister Theresa May built a cabinet to lead Britain's exit from the European Union. Her finance minister assured of leaving no...

Trump, Supreme Court justice doubles down in war of words

Trump, Supreme Court justice doubles down in war of words

  • Fri, 07/15/2016 01:58 AM

It’s almost unimaginable to hear a US Supreme Court justice comment openly about politics. But aging doyenne Ruth Bader Ginsburg realized it and blasted Donald Trump as a phony. In...

China claims in South China Sea negated

China claims in South China Sea negated

  • Tue, 07/12/2016 06:27 PM

On Tuesday, the tribunal’s sweeping decision nullifying China’s legal basis of claiming almost all of the South China Sea has intensified the seething regional dispute over the extensive...

Hillary Poll: Voters disagree with FBI decision on emails

Hillary Poll: Voters disagree with FBI decision on emails

  • Tue, 07/12/2016 06:17 PM

As Hillary Clinton is poised to be crowned as the Democratic presidential nominee later this month, recent poll statistics show a majority of Americans disagreeing with the FBI’s decision...

Lawmakers still attacking Iran nuclear deal

Lawmakers still attacking Iran nuclear deal

  • Tue, 07/12/2016 06:31 PM

This week, US lawmakers will look into the three Republican-backed measures which target the Obama administration's nuclear agreement with Iran. The issue has been a bone of contention...

Report:  No racial bias in police shooting

Report: No racial bias in police shooting

  • Tue, 07/12/2016 07:10 AM

A new study confirms law enforcement is treating black men and women differently. They are more likely to be touched, handcuffed, pushed to the ground or pepper-sprayed by a police officer,...

Theresa May set to replace Cameron

Theresa May set to replace Cameron

  • Tue, 07/12/2016 07:26 AM

p>Interior Minister Theresa May is poised to become Britain's first woman prime minister since Margaret Thatcher, after her only rival abruptly quit the race on Monday, eliminating the...

More Robots coming to police

More Robots coming to police

  • Tue, 07/12/2016 07:17 AM

ot-maker Sean Bielat felt fine with the Dallas Police Department’s apparently unprecedented use of a bomb-disposal robot to kill a gunman on Thursday. The CEO of Endeavor Robotics stated...

Another stop Trump effort building in GOP

Another stop Trump effort building in GOP

  • Sun, 07/10/2016 07:33 AM

Apart from the Rules Committee, the debate is ongoing about dump Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention this month allowing the key committee’s 112 members to support a measure...

Venezuela crisis grows

Venezuela crisis grows

  • Sun, 07/10/2016 07:27 AM

Extreme economic and political turmoil causing food shortages and deadly unrest over recent months, have thrown ordinary citizens lives into chaos. Elizabeth Arana sits amidst tears in the...

Phoenix protest grows

Phoenix protest grows

  • Sun, 07/10/2016 07:24 AM

Tear gas was used on Black Lives matter protesters in Phoenix after a march against police turned brutal. Within three hours into protest, police declared the protest an “unlawful...

Dallas sniper who gunned down 5 cops “wanted to kill white people”

Dallas sniper who gunned down 5 cops “wanted to kill white people”

  • Sat, 07/09/2016 06:28 AM

On Thursday, the Dallas sniper who "wanted to kill white people" during an anti-police brutality protest, killed five Dallas police officers and wounded seven. President Obama called this...

Black Power group' claims responsibility for police killings

Black Power group' claims responsibility for police killings

  • Sat, 07/09/2016 06:09 AM

A self-proclaimed black power group claimed responsibility for the assassinations of five police officers at a Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas. They were gunned down by a minimum of two...

US economy posts largest job gains in eight months in June

US economy posts largest job gains in eight months in June

  • Sat, 07/09/2016 06:52 AM

June saw a surge in US job growth as factories and retailers boosted hiring indicating of the economy gaining speed after a first-quarter lull, but tepid wage growth could see the Federal...

Hillary no charges but caught lying over and over

Hillary no charges but caught lying over and over

  • Thu, 07/07/2016 06:07 AM

While Hillary Clinton succeeded in avoiding criminal charges, the searing rebuke of her “extremely careless” email practices by FBI Director James B. Comey on Tuesday is likely to...

FBI decision proves rules don’t apply to rich and powerful

FBI decision proves rules don’t apply to rich and powerful

  • Thu, 07/07/2016 06:33 AM

The US maintains a separate and unequal criminal justice system that is stratified according to wealth and power. Earlier a chronicled history of presidential orders regarding classified...

Desperate to maintain legacy Obama joins Clinton on campaign trail

Desperate to maintain legacy Obama joins Clinton on campaign trail

  • Thu, 07/07/2016 06:26 AM

In his debut appearance on the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton on Tuesday in swing state North Carolina, President Obama touted the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee’s decades...

Obama legacy protected by Clinton

Obama legacy protected by Clinton

  • Mon, 07/04/2016 07:54 PM

With past phases of being bitter rivals, allies and colleagues, both President Barrack Obama and Hillary Clinton will take the stage at their first joint campaign appearance on Tuesday to...

Obama six month push for globalization

Obama six month push for globalization

  • Mon, 07/04/2016 07:12 PM

On his tour to North Carolina and Europe this week, President Obama will press an argument defining foreign policy in the last six months of his presidency: that Americans and Europeans must...

Australian election in doubt too close to call

Australian election in doubt too close to call

  • Mon, 07/04/2016 07:48 PM

Sunday morning, Australians found their government plagued in uncertainty after a stunningly close national election failed to deliver a clear victor, raising the prospect of a hung...

Lynch to Accept FBI Recommendations in Clinton Email Inquiry

Lynch to Accept FBI Recommendations in Clinton Email Inquiry

  • Fri, 07/01/2016 02:07 PM

Friday, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch may announce of accepting whatever recommendation career prosecutors and the FBI director make about whether to bring charges related to Hillary...

Recommendations for Israel to stop settlements

Recommendations for Israel to stop settlements

  • Fri, 07/01/2016 02:11 PM

The Middle East peace “Quartet” recommended that Israel should stop building settlements denying the development of Palestinian land for Israeli use that they seek for future state. The...

Ground operation – Clinton overpowers Trump

Ground operation – Clinton overpowers Trump

  • Fri, 07/01/2016 02:56 PM

In field operations, Hillary Clinton has a dominating advantage over Donald Trump a panel of activists, operatives and strategists in 10 of those states. There were about 100 Democratic...