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USA missile submarine arrives in S.Korea


It says: "The game of chicken between Washington and Pyongyang has come to a breaking point". With tensions rising between the USA and North Korea, the Pentagon on Sunday called for the isolated communist nation to avoid destabilising the situation further. Read More »

Le chef de cabinet de Couillard a déja eu des liens professionnels avec Bibeau


Bibeau". "Il y a une déclaration de votre chef de cabinet qui vient de sortir, et qui affirme qu'il a eu avec M. Bibeau des liens professionnels avec un mandat confié à BCP Consultants, a dit M. "C'était l'entreprise de M. Bibeau qui a retenu les services de BCP Consultants, comme ça se fait couramment". Le premier ministre n'a rien vu de mal dans cette situation, puisqu'on ne peut reprocher à quelqu'un d'exercer sa profession, selon lui. Read More »

Ivanka Trump hears groans as she defends father in Berlin


The first daughter faced jeers from an unsympathetic audience as she attended the G20 women's summit in Berlin alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel, IMF head Christine Lagarde and others. Ivanka Trump's prospects have some feeling optimistic. TRUMP: I've certainly heard the criticism from the media, and that's been perpetuated, but I know from personal experience. Read More »

United States ties with Russian Federation may be at an all-time low


Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in Moscow following his talks with Tillerson that the OPCW should be allowed to carry out an "objective investigation". During his campaign, then President-elect Donald Trump pledged that he would have a much better relationship with Russian Federation than President Barack Obama had. Read More »

Harbhajan Singh hits out at Jet Airways pilot for racist, violent conduct


In a series of tweets, the 35-year-old cricketer named a certain Bernd Hoesslin, a pilot with Jet, and accused him of making racist comments directed at a fellow passenger. Gujral said. "I don't need apology, I want this captain to be out of India so no one dare to (sic) call us bloody Indians", Singh told PTI . Responding to Singh's tweet , Jet Airways spokesperson in a statement said, "Jet Airways takes a serious view of such incidents". Read More »

There's a new great spot to watch the Dubai Fountain from


Developed by high-tech architecture firm Foster + Partners , the solar wings were fabricated from 340 carbon fiber reinforced polymer rods. Speaking at the briefing, Angela Ahrendts, Senior Vice President of Retail, noted "We view our stores as a modern-day town square, where visitors come to shop, be inspired or learn to connect with others in their community", she also added "And what better place to come together than overlooking Dubai's epicenter, where the Dubai Fountain, Burj Khalifa ... Read More »

White House set to unveil tax reform blueprint

Although a border adjustability tax was supposed to serve as a means to offset any loss in revenue from corporate tax cuts, it ran into opposition from major corporate interests including retailers and automobile manufacturers. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Tuesday that the combination of changes on taxes, trade and regulations being pushed by the administration would accelerate the pace of economic gains. Read More »

Arkansas stages first double execution in U.S. in 17 years


But Williams, who weighed 400 pounds, was administered with the lethal injection and pronounced dead just over three hours after his fellow inmate. On Monday night, Arkansas executed two convicted murders back-to-back, making it the first state to carry out two executions in one day since Texas did it in 2000. Read More »

China launches first indigenously built aircraft carrier

While aircraft carriers are typically seen as global power-projection assets, analysts - such as Vasily Kashin (via Sputnik News ) - believe that China's aircraft carriers will be used to support Beijing's regional security goals. The conventionally powered aircraft carrier would be the second for China after the Liaoning , a remodeled former Soviet Union vessel that went into service in 2012 for crew training and studies. Read More »

SC poser: Can it restrain Parliament from linking Aadhaar with PAN


It wondered why the Members of Parliament (MP) chose not to object to the government's decision if the new provision was draconian or destructive as argued by the petitioners. "What difference would it make if PAN is replaced by Aadhaar", it asked Datar. To this, the bench said, "the goal of the Aadhaar Act is different from that of section 139AA of the IT Act". Read More »

Mnuchin promises Trump's tax cuts will be biggest ever

Yet for Wall Street, by far the biggest anticipatory concern was the possibility of tax reform in general, and specifically corporate tax reform. The top tax rate for individuals would drop by a few percentage points, from 39.6 percent to the "mid-30s", according to an official with knowledge of the plan. Read More »

Jakarta rejects incumbent governor, early results show


Other pollsters showed similar results with 99 per cent counted. The national elections commission will announce the official results in early May. JAKARTA's Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, faced court today where prosecutors reportedly called for one year's jail for alleged blasphemy - but only if the capital's outgoing governor repeats the offence over the next two years. Read More »

Edinson Cavani extends contract with Paris St Germain until 2020


The Uruguay global has hit 125 goals in 192 matches since joining PSG in July 2013 from Napoli and is closing in on Ibrahimovic's club record of 156 goals. Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco get together for the fourth time this season on Wednesday in the French Cup semifinals. The Uruguayan striker has extended his stay at the Paris des Princes by two years, until 2020, disappointing a host of clubs in England and Europe . Read More »

'The Wall's Going to Get Built, Folks': Trump Defiant on Border Wall

Without a almost $1 trillion spending bill that covers all government agencies, portions of the government would be forced to shut down on Saturday, which also happens to be Trump's 100 day in office. Democrats vowed not to give up, either, and look forward to the fight. "No, no - there's two budget processes", he said. Meanwhile, Mr Trump appeared poised to procure about 15 billion dollar (£11.6 billion) to boost the military. Read More »

O'Leary se retire de la course au Parti conservateur — Alerte


O'Leary au Québec justifie son retrait de la course. Et sans le Québec, il juge qu'il n'aurait pas été en mesure de défaire le Parti libéral de Justin Trudeau aux prochaines élections fédérales. Kevin O'Leary s'est lancé le 18 janvier dans la course après le débat en français de Québec. Il a été vertement critiqué pour son unilinguisme, bien qu'il ait promis d'apprendre le français. Read More »

Ex-Auburn coach Tuberville says he won't run for Alabama governor


Tuberville cited several complications as a deterrent to running, including a potential legal dispute over his established residency in Alabama. "I'm a patriotic person, I love this country". "At the end of the day, I decided not to run", Tuberville told College Sports Nation on Sirius XM Radio. People recognize me not as a candidate for a political office, but they recognize me as the former Auburn football coach and that has opened a lot of doors for me. Read More »

Trump administration proposes 'biggest tax cut' in US history

Most of Trump's achievements so far have been accomplished through executive actions - he's either failed to convince Congress, as with the Obamacare repeal, or has yet to introduce legislation, as is the case with his promised tax reform and infrastructure plans. Read More »

Starbucks Plans Huge High-End Roastery Coffee Store On Michigan Avenue


The concept, which debuted in late 2014 in Seattle, will open in Manhattan in 2018. Chicago was the first city to open a Starbucks outside of Seattle 30 years ago. Here's what it's like to visit the Seattle Roastery - the inspiration for Chicago's biggest and most over-the-top Starbucks ever. Its North Avenue store will remain open. Read More »

Kevin O'Leary dropping out of Conservative leadership race


Bernier will hold a press conference at 4:30 p.m. ET in Toronto to discuss the developments. Bernier has been a close second in those same polls and O'Leary's endorsement could give him a significant advantage over the 12 other candidates still in the race. Read More »

Trump Has A Red Button For Coke On The Resolute Desk


President Donald Trump recently sat down with Associated Press White House Correspondent Julie Pace to discuss his largely unimpressive 100 days in office, which is an important milestone for any administration. "A man accustomed to wealth and its trappings, Trump has embraced life in the Executive Mansion, often regaling guests with trivia about the historic décor", The Associated Press reports. Read More »

Ivanka Trump defends father, brushes aside groans in Berlin

Discussing her father, Trump said the president agrees with her about the need to empower women, saying that he had encouraged her "to fully lean into this opportunity and come into the White House and be by his side" - and to take part in discussions like the Women20 Summit . Read More »

France's Le Pen says the people revolting against the elite


On Twitter , she said she wants to be the candidate for "all French [people]". Le Pen said Monday she was quitting temporarily as head of her National Front (FN) party in order to concentrate on the campaign. She did not mention shechitah , the kosher slaughter of animals, but did say she wanted to outlaw any slaughter of animals done without stunning. Le Pen, best described as a national socialist, would like to take France out of global institutions, including both the European Union ... Read More »