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FTSE 100 Tumbles As Services PMI Disappoints

That growth was boosted by new business flooding in at the fastest rate in over a decade. At the same time, manufacturers signalled the quickest upturn in production levels since December 2016. The services sector is more labor-intensive than manu...

Sole surviving Paris attacks suspect to go on trial in Belgium

He also refused permission for photos of videos of him to be taken during the four-day trial. Abdeslam, who has declined to to speak to investigators since his arrest in March 2016, immediately signalled his defiance on Monday by refusing to stand ...

Attack on Kashmiri students was not targeted: Haryana Police

Spokesperson of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Rafi Mir, said that he categorically told the government that the time was not opportune for panchayat elections. "Barring some pockets, the situation is overall conducive for the elections",...

Local gymnastics community speaks out after Nassar fallout

The case centers on sexual assaults at Twistars, a gym for elite gymnasts. Margraves said hearing details of his daughters' abuse for the first time Friday, combined with the sight of Nassar shaking his head drove him to attack the disgraced doct...

First meeting of Pak-Afghan Joint Working Group in Kabul today

Following a recent spate of deadly terrorist attacks in Afghanistan , Islamabad and Kabul on Saturday expressed their commitment to continue their discussions to reach an agreement for peace and solidarity. The committee emphasized that the peop...

2 confirmed dead, 70 injured in train crash and derailment

The two people killed were Amtrak workers, the Lexington County coroner announced. The freight train was stationary, said South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster at a press conference. "Families with questions about customers on the train can contac...

Thousands protest Greek government compromise in Macedonia dispute

The dispute broke out after Macedonia gained independence from Yugoslavia in 1991. Police estimated that 140,000 people showed up, while organisers claimed 1.5 million were protesting. Officials in Skopje counter that their country has been known...

Palestinians say Israeli army kills 19-year-old rock thrower

The official agenda for Sunday´s weekly cabinet meeting says ministers will hear a motion to designate the 15-year-old Havat Gilad outpost as a "new community" which will have the necessary building permits and a state budget. " Netanyahu is trying...

PLO orders plans to be made for 'disengaging' from Israel

Last month, the PLO's Central Council called on the Executive Committee to suspend recognition of Israel until it recognizes the state of Palestine and halts the building of Jewish settlements on occupied Palestinian land. Since 1967, multiple USA ad...

Tanker with 22 Indians missing in West Africa

Hong Kong-based Anglo-Eastern said in a statement Friday that the ship "was last contacted" on Thursday. The parent company, Anglo Eastern Univan group, is a ship management company with almost 900 vessels under third-party management, as of De...

People of Rajasthan have rejected BJP, says Rahul Gandhi

Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot is elated after the party won three Assembly bypolls . The drubbing is significant for several reasons. In Mandalgarh, the Congress established a narrow lead of 3282 votes, party leader Vivek Dhakar securing 5...

Shallow 6.1-magnitude quake hits off Taiwan: USGS

A strong quake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale struck off the coast of Hualien , Taiwan, on Sunday. Local media reported that people in Taipei felt the tremors in their homes. The 5.5 quake was centered 23.6 kilometers north, northeast of the...

Kashmiri students assaulted in Haryana, furious Mehbooba Mufti demands probe

Student of the Central University of Haryana in Mahendragarh district, Aftab said, "No one came forward to help us". "They just kept thrashing us with bricks and helmets". "In touch with DGP Haryana ". The National Conference General Secretary A...

Winter weather advisory in effect for Super Bowl Sunday

Meteorologists are calling for wintry mix beginning Saturday evening that will turn primarily to snow as we head into early Sunday morning. The light snow will be followed by freezing rain and then all rain through the afternoon, with everythin...

China Calls US Nuclear Weapons Policy 'Cold War Mentality'

The new nuclear policy is significantly more hawkish than the posture adopted by the administration of former President Barack Obama , which sought to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in the USA military. Defence ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang sa...

White House to withdraw Trump environmental nomination

Her comments, which echoed some other appointees of Trump, contradict the conclusion of an overwhelming number of scientific experts and the findings of the federal government. "What you never hear and regrettably not even from our side is there is n...

North Korea using Berlin embassy to obtain nuclear technology

Extracts of the interview were published on Saturday. He added that when the agency was made aware of these activities, it intervened to stop them. The German accusations come after the publication on Friday of a United Nations report which say...

Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire in Poonch

In Rajouri district, six mortars fired by Pakistani forces exploded near Neaka Panjgrain and Tarkundi villages in Manjakote sector around 1540 hours, the official added. The injured civilians have been identified as Gulnaz Begum, 15, of Islamabad and...

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Polls open in Kentucky primary

Are schools open on Election Day? Now that the primary is over, Stankiewicz said he's gotten numerous complaints about how the election was run, including some from elected offi...

Farm Bill fails in House of Representatives

Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fla.) responded, "Some of the best mothers in the world are poor mothers and some of the worst mothers in the world are rich mothers". I have a clear bias to...

Trump to press South Korea's Moon before summit with North

Last week , Trump said Xi "could be influencing" Kim to take a harder line with the USA after North Korea threatened to walk away from the summit. "We believe there is a 99.9 pe...

Syria war: Army takes full control of Damascus after ousting IS

Syrian government forces have regained full control of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee in southern Damascus , the Al-Masdar news outlet reported on Monday. ISIS had controlle...

Haspel: CIA 'a National Treasure,' Will 'Forge Ahead with Determination'

President Donald Trump made a rare visit to CIA headquarters on Monday to deliver remarks at incoming director Gina Haspel's swearing-in ceremony and expressed his optimism for...

American Idol finalists prepare for star-studded finale

Series host Ryan Seacrest was pleased with the way the inaugural season of the ABC series turned out, but revealed he would change one large aspect of the show. Did American ge...

Cougar kills 1 mountain biker, injures 2nd near Seattle

Alan Myers of the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. SJ Brooks, 32, was killed and Isaac Sederbaum, 31, was seriously injured by the mountain lion on Sunday. According t...

Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole

LeBron James scored 44 points on 17-of-28 shooting to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 111-102 victory over the visiting Boston Celtics to even the Eastern Conference finals ...

Trump attacks ex-CIA chief over 'hit job' Russian Federation probe

Rep. Devin Nunes, an ardent Trump supporter and head of the House intelligence committee, has been demanding information on an FBI source in the Russian Federation investigation. ...

Video shows lava spewing from Kilauea volcano

Hawaii residents dealing with Kilauea's volcanic eruption faced a potentially deadly new challenge on Sunday as lava that reached the Pacific Ocean threatened to send up laze , a ...

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Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

Sen. Bernie Sanders Says He's Running For Re-Election

According to the campaign, Sanders' name will appear on the Democratic primary ballot. He says he's very proud to have represented Vermont for two terms in the U.S. In the past...

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

Win Awesome Solo: A Star Wars Story Merch!

I didn't think that was that weird. "How can you not be pansexual in space?" he said. "There's a fluidity to Donald and Billy Dee's [portrayal of Lando's] sexuality". "And, to ...

Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Trump tightens Venezuela financial sanctions after 'sham' vote

Meanwhile, a number of countries said they would not recognize the election results. The United States and the European Union have also expressed concern. Mr. Maduro attributes t...

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Kentucky Derby victor Justify captures Preakness

Coming off an impressive victory in the Kentucky Derby , Justify is the 1-2 morning-line favorite for Saturday's second race in a field of eight horses. Baffert has never lost t...

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

US Warns Of Sanctions Risk To Germany-Russia Gas Pipeline

A consortium of western companies and Russia's Gazprom said this week it was starting preparatory work off Germany's Baltic coast. "Does he agree that there appears to be no ...

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

EU TO Defend Firms Against US Iran Sanctions - Macron

The European Union and Iran have launched a vigorous campaign to safeguard the 2015 nuclear deal that the USA has recently ditched by trying to keep Iran's oil and investment flow...

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

Soldier killed in Pak firing along IB in Jammu

The slain officer was identified as a 28-year-old constable Sitaram Upadhyaya of 192 Battalion. In total, six persons, including a BSF officer, were injured in the firing. On Tue...

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

China, Signaling Thaw With US Over Trade, Approves Toshiba Microchip Deal

In addition, Toshiba will retain a 40 per cent stake and, together with technology firm Hoya, will ensure that Japanese companies retain a controlling stake of just over 50 per cen...

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

Christine and Frank Lampard expecting their first baby

I'm actually 21 weeks, about four and a bit months. Frank posted a picture on Instagram with Christine, his two daughters and dog with the caption: We have some exciting news we ...