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Riot at Trump rally in California

Riot at Trump rally in California

  • Sat, 04/30/2016 07:40 AM

Thursday night, the street outside the Orange County amphitheater was filled with hundreds of demonstrators who were hurling rocks and stomping cars to declare their opposition to the...

Zika found in second type of mosquito

Zika found in second type of mosquito

  • Sat, 04/30/2016 07:11 AM

Researchers for the first time in the Western Hemisphere have detected the Zika virus in Aedes albopictus, the mosquito species known as the “Asian tiger,” a finding that increases the...

Iran complaining to UN Chief about court ruling

Iran complaining to UN Chief about court ruling

  • Sat, 04/30/2016 07:33 AM

Iran had made a plea to UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Thursday to convince the United States to stop violating state immunity after the top US court ruled that $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets...

Trump close to victory

Trump close to victory

  • Fri, 04/29/2016 07:06 AM

Donald Trump scored crushing victories on Tuesday in primaries across the Eastern Seaboard, substantially expanding his lead and narrowing the chances for his opponents to stop his march to...

Clinton victory in sight

Clinton victory in sight

  • Fri, 04/29/2016 07:46 AM

With decisive victories in four of five East Coast states to cast ballots, Hillary Clinton has all but secured the Democratic nomination on Tuesday after a long and bruising primary fight...

Fed looks to keep rates very low

Fed looks to keep rates very low

  • Fri, 04/29/2016 07:05 AM

The US Federal Reserve my keep rates unchanged on Wednesday as it continues to monitor the impact from weakening global growth but might indicate of its determination to resume policy...

Cruz and Kasich plot to stop Trump

Cruz and Kasich plot to stop Trump

  • Mon, 04/25/2016 08:38 PM

Late Sunday, both Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaigns announced of coordinating their efforts in three upcoming primary states in an extraordinary attempt...

Obama plans more troops in Syria

Obama plans more troops in Syria

  • Mon, 04/25/2016 08:08 PM

On Monday, President Obama announced the deployment of up to 250 US military personnel to Syria, mostly special operations forces, to assist local troops trying to dislodge Islamic State...

Austria far right party wins big

Austria far right party wins big

  • Mon, 04/25/2016 08:06 PM

On Monday, Austria's government was humiliated with the win of the anti-immigration far-right in the presidential vote, a debacle of historic proportions for a cozy political...

Crucial race building in Indiana

Crucial race building in Indiana

  • Sat, 04/23/2016 07:39 AM

No state in the coming Republican presidential contests are viewed by the campaigns as more consequential than Indiana as none has as big a black hole for polling as it, since there has not...

ISIS suspect reveals plans to open up route from Syria to US through Mexico

ISIS suspect reveals plans to open up route from Syria to US through Mexico

  • Sat, 04/23/2016 07:38 AM

Prosecutors disclosed that one of the American men accused in Minnesota of trying to join the Islamic State group wanted to open up routes from Syria to the US through Mexico. In a document...

Japan succeeds in test flight of first stealth fighter jet

Japan succeeds in test flight of first stealth fighter jet

  • Sat, 04/23/2016 07:28 AM

On Friday, Japan's first stealth fighter jet successfully took to the skies with the country joining the select group of world military powers wielding the radar-dodging technology....

Harriet Tubman is the next face of the $20 bill; $5 and $10 bills will also change

Harriet Tubman is the next face of the $20 bill; $5 and $10 bills will also change

  • Thu, 04/21/2016 06:35 PM

p>Harriet Tubman and President Andrew Jackson are opposite faces of the American experience. Tubman was a black woman who had escaped slavery to become a conductor on the Underground Railroad...

Republican leadership warms to Trump

Republican leadership warms to Trump

  • Thu, 04/21/2016 06:05 PM

A day after Donald Trump's crushing victory in the New York presidential nominating contest, Republican officials started meeting him on Wednesday and stated that his gradual growing...

Obama talks with Gulf leaders, seeks to ease tensions

Obama talks with Gulf leaders, seeks to ease tensions

  • Thu, 04/21/2016 06:06 PM

On Thursday, a dialogue was initiated between President Barrack Obama and Gulf Arab leaders in Riyadh at a summit to try to forge joint action on perceived security threats from Iran and the...

Hillary nervous in New York Primary

Hillary nervous in New York Primary

  • Wed, 04/20/2016 02:57 AM

Just a day before the polls start in New York, Hillary Clinton’s campaign is trying to bring down expectations of a huge victory by predicting a less-than-overwhelming margin in Tuesday’s...

Largest health insurer drops Obamacare

Largest health insurer drops Obamacare

  • Wed, 04/20/2016 02:27 AM

UnitedHealth Group, the nation's largest health insurer announced of exiting from most of the 34 states in 2017 where it offers plans on the Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges in an...

Biden upset with Netanyahu Government

Biden upset with Netanyahu Government

  • Wed, 04/20/2016 02:35 AM

Vice President Joe Biden admitted of "overwhelming frustration" with Israel’s’ government, saying that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's administration has led Israel in the wrong...

Venezuela imploding

Venezuela imploding

  • Mon, 04/18/2016 06:39 PM

Venezuela has been facing an exceptionally painful year, plagued with violent crime, chronic shortages, plummeting oil prices on which they depend, declining health and fractured government....

Brazil's Rousseff close to impeachment

Brazil's Rousseff close to impeachment

  • Mon, 04/18/2016 06:03 PM

On Sunday, Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff suffered a humiliating loss in a crucial impeachment vote in the lower house of Congress and is sure to be evicted out of the...

Doha deal fails, oil prices fall

Doha deal fails, oil prices fall

  • Mon, 04/18/2016 06:11 PM

Oil prices crashed again on Monday with the meeting between major producing nations on a proposed output freeze falling apart, leaving the world grappling with an excess of unwanted crude....

China economy in recovery

China economy in recovery

  • Sat, 04/16/2016 05:10 AM

Although China manifested its slowest economic growth since 2009, a surge of new debt appears to be fueling a recovery in factory activity, investment and household spending in the...

Sanders and Clinton fight it out in Brooklyn debate

Sanders and Clinton fight it out in Brooklyn debate

  • Sat, 04/16/2016 05:16 AM

Bernie Sanders built a combative US presidential debate to pressurize front-runner Hillary Clinton on Friday over her high speaking fees and minimum wage stance before Tuesday's the...

Republicans consider rewriting convention rules

Republicans consider rewriting convention rules

  • Sat, 04/16/2016 05:48 AM

The Republican National Committee is considering debating a proposal next week that would dramatically shift the balance of power at this summer’s convention and impose a new rulebook for...

Cruz strategy

Cruz strategy

  • Thu, 04/14/2016 08:11 PM

Eight days before the New York Primary with 95 delegates in stake, Cruz stood all ready for his first California rally. This decision to lavish attention on parochial power brokers 3,000...

Zika confirmed is causing major problems

Zika confirmed is causing major problems

  • Thu, 04/14/2016 08:54 PM

On Wednesday, federal health officials confirmed that the Zika virus causing a rare birth defect and other severe fetal abnormalities, marking a turning point in an epidemic that has spread...

Oil market still in major oversupply

Oil market still in major oversupply

  • Thu, 04/14/2016 08:00 PM

On Wednesday, OPEC warned of the world still awash with crude ahead of a crunch weekend meeting in Doha between cartel members and other major producers to discuss a production freeze to...

Big money funds anti Trump push

Big money funds anti Trump push

  • Tue, 04/12/2016 09:02 PM

Anti-Trump billionaires have spent millions boosting their favorite presidential candidates, into ads attacking Donald Trump and are now getting into the delegates fight. They are financing...

Clinton tries to solidly defeat of Sanders in New York

Clinton tries to solidly defeat of Sanders in New York

  • Tue, 04/12/2016 09:25 PM

Hillary Clinton is leaving no stone unturned in the final week before New York's Democratic primary; aware that anything short of a big win may breathe new life into Bernie Sanders'...

Democrat AGs mounting Big Tobacco-style probe of oil companies

Democrat AGs mounting Big Tobacco-style probe of oil companies

  • Tue, 04/12/2016 09:00 PM

p>Democratic officials' campaign against fossil fuel companies enters a new phase as state attorney general’s launch investigations mirroring the Justice Department’s landmark case...

Top North Korean intelligence officer defected to South Korea

Top North Korean intelligence officer defected to South Korea

  • Mon, 04/11/2016 07:24 PM

On Monday, the Seoul government confirmed of a high-ranking officer from North Korea's military intelligence agency fleeing to South Korea last year. His name is being withheld by the...

US Navy officer charged with spying, possibly for China, Taiwan

US Navy officer charged with spying, possibly for China, Taiwan

  • Mon, 04/11/2016 07:24 PM

A US official told Reuters on Sunday that a US Navy officer who had access to sensitive US intelligence has passed some state secrets, possibly to China and Taiwan, and thus he would be...

Boston Globe denounces Trump candidacy in 'front page' satire

Boston Globe denounces Trump candidacy in 'front page' satire

  • Mon, 04/11/2016 07:08 PM

Amidst the headlines of "Deportations to begin" and "Markets sink as trade war looms", the Saturday edition of the Boston Globe posted a scathing editorial denouncing Republican presidential...

Cruz has edge in shadow delegates

Cruz has edge in shadow delegates

  • Sat, 04/09/2016 08:39 PM

The Republican convention delegates’ battle has now moved to Colorado, where a days-long selection process will culminate this weekend and once again, it seems Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has the...

US deploys B52 bombers to fight ISIS

US deploys B52 bombers to fight ISIS

  • Sat, 04/09/2016 08:02 PM

p>On Saturday, the US Air Force deployed B-52 bombers to Qatar to join the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, for the first time in the Middle East since the end of the Gulf...

Trump loosing Indiana

Trump loosing Indiana

  • Sat, 04/09/2016 08:31 PM

Even without the casting of ballots, Donald Trump looks like he is losing Indiana. The state’s Republican Party insiders will select 27 delegates to the national convention on Saturday and...

Sanders says Clinton is not qualified to be president

Sanders says Clinton is not qualified to be president

  • Thu, 04/07/2016 08:42 PM

The Democratic presidential race is also taking an ugly turn and forcing other party leaders into the fray as Sen. Bernie Sanders lashed out at front-running rival Hillary Clinton as "not...

Obama issues loads of green cards to Muslims

Obama issues loads of green cards to Muslims

  • Thu, 04/07/2016 08:52 PM

The Obama administration is issuing twice as many green cards to migrants from Muslim majority countries than from Europe which makes the Middle Eastern migrant population in the country...

EU may require visas from Americans and Canadians

EU may require visas from Americans and Canadians

  • Thu, 04/07/2016 08:39 PM

The European Union executive is considering a visa requisite for US and Canadian citizens before traveling to the bloc. This move could raise tensions as Brussels negotiates a trade pact with...

Cruz and Sanders get big win in Wisconsin

Cruz and Sanders get big win in Wisconsin

  • Wed, 04/06/2016 10:35 PM

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's hopes of wrapping up the race any time soon were dashed by the big victories of Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders in...

Trump’s weakness begins to show

Trump’s weakness begins to show

  • Wed, 04/06/2016 10:28 PM

p>Just three weeks ago, Donald Trump seemed to defy all laws of political physics. But after his strong showing in the March 15th round of primaries, the GOP front-runner made a series of...

Inflation becoming a fundamental threat

Inflation becoming a fundamental threat

  • Wed, 04/06/2016 10:04 PM

Currency market strategists are forecasting greater weakness in the US dollar over the next few months, as the Federal Reserve seems to have closed the door on interest rate hikes through the...

Chase to limit some ATM withdrawals

Chase to limit some ATM withdrawals

  • Tue, 04/05/2016 02:16 PM

To stop people from pulling out tens of thousands of dollars while the bank was modifying its machines to dispense hundred-dollar bills with no limit, JP Morgan Chase & Co. has capped ATM...

Wisconsin causing trouble for both Hillary and Trump

Wisconsin causing trouble for both Hillary and Trump

  • Tue, 04/05/2016 02:51 PM

Both parties’ presidential front-runner candidates, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are on the defensive in Wisconsin, where Tuesday’s primaries could deliver embarrassing setbacks and...

Cruz focuses on being Trump alternative

Cruz focuses on being Trump alternative

  • Tue, 04/05/2016 02:32 PM

In the Tuesday Wisconsin primary, US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz looks poised to defeat Donald Trump and showcase himself as a uniter for Republican voters despite a Senate...

Delegates ready to dump Trump

Delegates ready to dump Trump

  • Sun, 04/03/2016 03:30 AM

A contested convention is becoming more real with Donald Trump’s risk of losing Wisconsin next week goes higher and him requiring winning roughly 60 percent of the remaining delegates to...

Pressure on Clinton exploding

Pressure on Clinton exploding

  • Sun, 04/03/2016 03:35 AM

A year of campaigning, months of debates and 35 primary elections had eventually got Sanders under Clinton's skin in the Democratic presidential race. And her angry body language is...

Zika virus threatening this summer

Zika virus threatening this summer

  • Sun, 04/03/2016 03:44 AM

On Friday, the US government urged health officials around the country to be prepared for outbreaks of the mosquito-borne Zika virus this summer. While the Zika epidemic has been sweeping...

Desperate Trump tries to nuzzle the Republican establishment

Desperate Trump tries to nuzzle the Republican establishment

  • Fri, 04/01/2016 10:14 PM

Trying to recover from a series of stumbles ahead of an important primary contest next week in Wisconsin, the Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump surprised everyone by appearing...

New York looms as an important primary

New York looms as an important primary

  • Fri, 04/01/2016 10:20 PM

New York is the new US presidential circus venue with adoptive daughter Hillary Clinton and native-born sons Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders battling to win the state's most important...

FBI ready to interview Clinton and aids

FBI ready to interview Clinton and aids

  • Fri, 04/01/2016 10:10 PM

Four of Hillary Clinton’s closest aides have adopted an unusual legal strategy of hiring the same ex-Justice Department attorney to represent them in the FBI’s investigation of...