Why Trump Needs the Iran Deal

With important issues facing our country, the last thing the country needs is for the president to upend an agreement ...
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Death toll in Brazil nursery arson attack rises to eight

Janaúba (Brazil) (AFP) - Two children burned in an arson attack at a nursery school in Brazil succumbed to their ...
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Melania Trump dazzles in a bold and bright Carolina Herrera look

Melania Trump made an appearance alongside husband President Trump on Friday at a Hispanic Heritage Month event.
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Top Puerto Rico bank says four months too long to wait for power

Puerto Rico needs to accelerate the timetable for restoring its power grid or else residents will flee for the mainland ...
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Three men charged over alleged Isil plot to bomb New York

Three men have been arrested since May of last year on charges of plotting attacks in New York City for ...
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Driving lesson

How a picture of a Saudi man teaching his wife to drive polarised social media ...
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U.N. expands North Korea blacklist in first U.S., China sanctions deal under Trump

U.N. expands North Korea blacklist in first U.S., China sanctions deal under TrumpBy Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council on Friday expanded targeted sanctions against North Korea after its repeated missile tests, adopting the first such resolution agreed by the United States and Pyongyang’s only major ally China since President Donald Trump took office. The Trump administration has been pressing China aggressively to rein in its reclusive neighbor, warning that all options are on the table if Pyongyang persists with its nuclear and missile development programs.


British PM, rival face angry voters as election nears

British PM, rival face angry voters as election nearsThe Conservative leader was accused of “broken promises” for calling an early election for June 8 after she had repeatedly said she would not, and for a U-turn on a key manifesto pledge on elderly social care. The prime minister called the election three years early, warning that opposition parties threatened to derail her plans to take Britain out of the European Union following last year’s referendum vote.


Apple set to expand Siri, taking different route from Amazon's Alexa

Apple set to expand Siri, taking different route from Amazon's AlexaApple Inc is expected to announce plans next week to make its Siri voice assistant work with a larger variety of apps, as the technology company looks to counter the runaway success of Amazon.com Inc’s competing Alexa service. Some industry-watchers have also predicted Apple will announce hardware similar to Amazon’s Echo device for the home, which has been a hot-seller recently. Apple declined comment.


Lawyer withdraws from consideration for US Justice Dept post

Lawyer withdraws from consideration for US Justice Dept postBy Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York lawyer George Conway, who had been expected to be nominated to head the U.S. Department of Justice’s civil division, has withdrawn from consideration. Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said in a statement received on Friday that he was “profoundly grateful to the President and to the Attorney General” for selecting him to serve in the Justice Department. A White House spokeswoman referred a request for comment to the Justice Department.