New Air Force One refrigerators to cost almost $24 million

In December, Boeing was awarded a $23.7 million contract to replace two of the fridges. The U.S. Air Force is going on a million-dollar shopping spree for refrigerators - and you're paying. As president-elect, Trump trashed Boeing's stock by attack... More..

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Barry and Honey Sherman's death now ruled as double homicide
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Barry and Honey Sherman's death now ruled as double homicide

Mr Sherman was the founder of Canadian pharmaceutical giant Apotex , and both he and his wife have been recognized internationally for their philanthropic work. The Sherman family has hired a team of experts -...More..

Syrian opposition says will boycott Russia-brokered peace talks in Sochi
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Syrian opposition says will boycott Russia-brokered peace talks in Sochi

The Kurdish delegation is one of them, despite Turkey's protests over their participation. On Saturday, Turkey's foreign minister said his country wants to see "concrete" steps from the United States to re-es...More..

Diplomacy should impose reason on N Korea's Kim: Mattis
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Diplomacy should impose reason on N Korea's Kim: Mattis

Pacific Command's headquarters at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, with South Korea Minister of Defense Song Young-moo. "The Kim regime is a threat to the entire world". Their visit followed last week's trip...More..

Texas kidnapping victim shot dead in Federal Bureau of Investigation 'operation'
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Texas kidnapping victim shot dead in Federal Bureau of Investigation 'operation'

Federal Bureau of Investigation spokeswoman Christina Garza said that an agent shot the man shortly before 4 a.m. Thursday and the man later died at the hospital, The Dallas Morning News reported. Heath faces a...More..

Floodwaters nearing their peak in Paris
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Floodwaters nearing their peak in Paris

West of Paris , the Seine River burst its banks in some spots and spread to nearly twice its usual breadth between the towns of Saint-Germain-en-Laye and Le Pecq. More favourable weather is expected for the we...More..

[Noah Smith] Trump's tariff is not a big deal
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

[Noah Smith] Trump's tariff is not a big deal

Companies need certainty to create value and jobs - and for solar and other renewable energy sources , certainty is in short supply at the moment. However, home owners in Washington state should not be deterre...More..

Black Ferns eye up Sydney sevens trophy
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Black Ferns eye up Sydney sevens trophy

Two of the best teams in the world faced off in the final game as England came up against South Africa, with both sides having already secured two wins. A focused English outfit commenced with a 35-5 result ove...More..

U.S. needs to withdraw from Syria's Manbij region immediately: Turkish FM
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

U.S. needs to withdraw from Syria's Manbij region immediately: Turkish FM

We are prepared to discuss and we don't want to partition Syria . Turkey launched a military offensive against YPG-held Afrin on January 20. The Turkish army used as a pretext, an announcement by a military ...More..

Supreme Court stays execution of Mobile cop killer Vernon Madison
by | Saturday, January 27, 2018

Supreme Court stays execution of Mobile cop killer Vernon Madison

He was scheduled to be executed on January 25. Madison suffers from vascular dementia, "encephalomacia (dead brain tissue), small vessel ischemia, speaks in a dysarthric or slurred manner, is legally blind, c...More..

Philippine volcano spreads lava 3 km from crater
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Philippine volcano spreads lava 3 km from crater

Director of Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology Renato Solidum warned during a media briefing Monday that the explosion could be similar to that of 2001. But officials say many evacuees are try...More..

Canada to sign Pacific trade deal, labour and auto sectors fume
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Canada to sign Pacific trade deal, labour and auto sectors fume

With financial markets skittish about the possible collapse of a US$1.2-trillion global trading bloc, Canada and Mexico say they are prepared to be flexible on USA proposals they had initially rejected as u...More..

Fair Work Commission Orders NSW Train Workers To Cancel Monday's Strike
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Fair Work Commission Orders NSW Train Workers To Cancel Monday's Strike

Jonathan Hamberger, Senior Deputy President of the FWC said the strike would endanger the thousands of people who use the network to commute to work and to school. "I'm hopeful that by him [Mr Constance] coming...More..

Duchess Catherine made appearances to support an important cause: mental health
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Duchess Catherine made appearances to support an important cause: mental health

Kate met a young mum, known only as Claire, and her seven-month-old daughter Angela, who was discharged last week after receiving seven months treatment for bipolar affective disorder. Starting off by saying t...More..

Princess Eugenie forced to delay wedding for royal protocol
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Princess Eugenie forced to delay wedding for royal protocol

Princess Eugenie and Jack have been forced to delay their wedding. While the couple had originally planned to marry in September-in the same venue where Harry and Meghan are set to Wednesday in May-they were r...More..

United Nations cites safety, citizenship for Rohingya refugees amid fears of repatriation
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

United Nations cites safety, citizenship for Rohingya refugees amid fears of repatriation

Many Rohingya want to return eventually to their villages in Burma, Unicef deputy executive director Justin Forsyth said during a visit to the enormous Kutupalong refugee camp. "Time and again when we've tried ...More..

Full school bus slides down icy street, students unhurt
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Full school bus slides down icy street, students unhurt

As the bus slides down the street, it turns sideways, running over a mailbox before coming into contact with a vehicle. The bus flattened a mailbox before colliding with another vehicle, which was also strugg...More..

LG Rushes Tennessee Washer Plant In Response To US Safeguards
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

LG Rushes Tennessee Washer Plant In Response To US Safeguards

Monday's decision, largely in line with what the MI appliance maker sought, followed findings by the U.S. International Trade Commission that the imported washers "are a substantial cause of serious injury to d...More..

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro, mired in crises, hits re-election campaign trail
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro, mired in crises, hits re-election campaign trail

Foreign sanctions against Maduro's government, including a United States prohibition on investors' dealing with any new Venezuelan debt, have exacerbated the grim panorama as millions suffer food and medicine...More..

Senate Dems Need to Share Trump Jr. Transcripts With Mueller
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Senate Dems Need to Share Trump Jr. Transcripts With Mueller

But Grassley also said the committee has given up in its efforts to speak with Kushner, saying that he would not be testifying before the panel. Kushner and Manafort have spoken with the Senate Intelligence C...More..

by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Former Michigan Journalist Killed In Afghanistan Hotel Attack

The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack, but that assertion is under investigation, U.S. State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said in a January 23 press briefing. He was remembered as a "...More..

Prosecutors want to keep parents accused of torturing children from contacting victims
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Prosecutors want to keep parents accused of torturing children from contacting victims

Deputy District Attorney Kevin Beecham said in court that prosecutors technically spread the victims across two protective orders for each suspect because the Turpins had so many children. She told them: "You m...More..

Israel tries to block draft resolution denouncing Trump's Jerusalem decision
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Israel tries to block draft resolution denouncing Trump's Jerusalem decision

During his talks with the USA vice president, the King reaffirmed his deep and unwavering conviction that the two-state solution for the Palestinian conflict is and remains the only viable solution and that all...More..

Trump solar tariff impacts valley businesses
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Trump solar tariff impacts valley businesses

On Monday, the White House announced a 30-percent tariff on imported solar panel technology and 20-percent on washing machines. While it may sound like good news for American manufacturing, experts say only...More..

Central Intelligence Agency director says North Korean missiles are for 'coercion' and not defense
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Central Intelligence Agency director says North Korean missiles are for 'coercion' and not defense

The US believes North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is not getting good information to handle the crisis over Pyongyang's nuclear missile programme and the that country is moving "ever closer" to putting American...More..

Trump meets with May at Davos, praises 'great relationship' with UK
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Trump meets with May at Davos, praises 'great relationship' with UK

The Swiss group Campax posted the banner - which says "Trump not welcome!" - on the side of a mountain near Sargans. Meanwhile, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin roiled markets by talking up the benefits of a w...More..

Mayon still belching lava, ash, superheated gas and rocks
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Mayon still belching lava, ash, superheated gas and rocks

The Mount Mayon volcano in the Philippines continued to spew lava and ash on Wednesday, more than a week after it first erupted. The quiet intervals may be the volcano's recharging time, it said. Alert status w...More..

Super Blue Moon Eclipse: When and Where To Watch It
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Super Blue Moon Eclipse: When and Where To Watch It

And if you do miss it, the next time this moon madness will happen is 2037. Interestingly enough, NASA reports we'll have another lunar eclipse next January, and that will also be a supermoon , but not a...More..

Canada provincial opposition leader Patrick Brown quits months before election
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Canada provincial opposition leader Patrick Brown quits months before election

And despite barnstorming his way to victory in the leadership campaign with an outreach to ethnic voters long neglected by the party, and despite the party's positive polls and the impressive fundraising figu...More..

Manhunt underway after sheriff's deputy killed in Colorado
by | Friday, January 26, 2018

Manhunt underway after sheriff's deputy killed in Colorado

Police so far haven't released specifics of Dearing's arrest. Authorities lifted the lockdown shortly before 10 p.m. Denver Police Department: "Our honest condolences and prayers to the fallen @AdamsCoSher...More..