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Trump Solar Duties Strike at $161 Billion China-Led Industry

Trump Solar Duties Strike at $161 Billion China-Led Industry

The petitioners who sought trade relief, US -based solar manufacturers Suniva and SolarWorld , had asked the Trump administration for the equivalent of a 50 percent tariff, arguing they can not c...

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UK's former chief rabbi defends his help for Pence's Israel speech

UK's former chief rabbi defends his help for Pence's Israel speech

The Trump administration's position is that arriving at a peaceful solution to the contention is up to Israel and the Palestinian Authority. According to Hadashot, if the Palestinians were willing t...

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Central Intelligence Agency warns about Pyongyang's aims

Central Intelligence Agency warns about Pyongyang's aims

A former senior U.S. intelligence official recently stated: "They ( North Korea ) need to raise money wherever they can, and if they are perceived as having a valuable and reliable nuclear weapons t...

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Davos: Theresa May to warn tech firms over terror content

Davos: Theresa May to warn tech firms over terror content

Trump said efforts to that end were already under way. Campax is a group of independent activists who say they are working toward "a fair and green economy and for a society that is founded on solidar...

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Super Blue Blood Moon coming to a night sky near you

Super Blue Blood Moon coming to a night sky near you

Because it is the second full Moon of the month, it is also a blue moon . The first happened on December 3, 2017, NASA said in a report. On Jan. 31, for the first time since 1866, all three lunar...

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A senior member of Germany's far-right AfD has converted to Islam

A senior member of Germany's far-right AfD has converted to Islam

Being a Muslim was no barrier to being a member of the party, he said, despite the fact that among the party's campaign slogans before September's general election were "Islam has no place in Germany"...

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Trump urges Turkey to limit military actions in Syria

Trump urges Turkey to limit military actions in Syria

A push towards Manbij, in a separate Kurdish-held enclave some 100 km (60 miles) east of Afrin, could threaten USA plans to stabilize a swath of northeast Syria . The rocket attack came after Turkey ...

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Another Royal wedding as Eugenie to tie knot

Another Royal wedding as Eugenie to tie knot

The pair met in the Swiss ski resort of Verbier while Eugenie was at Newcastle University. The wedding will take place at St. George's Chapel in Windsor, the same place where Eugenie's cousin ...

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Uganda's Museveni: I love Trump for being frank with Africans

Uganda's Museveni: I love Trump for being frank with Africans

Museveni's backing of Trump fell in ideal line with his country's reluctance to condemn the White House over its new policy for Jerusalem. President Donald Trump sparked a firestorm of criticism aft...

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North Korea intent on building reliable nuclear arsenal, says CIA chief

North Korea intent on building reliable nuclear arsenal, says CIA chief

Asked if the Central Intelligence Agency believes North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is a rational actor, Pompeo replied: " We do ". According to Davenport, the "uptick in loose talk" about a possible ...

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Indiana's December jobless rate declines to 3.4 percent

Indiana's December jobless rate declines to 3.4 percent

Jobless rates have been falling across much of the country, with NY state at 4.4 percent from 4.5 percent a year ago. It's still higher than the national unemployment of 4.1 percent. Private sector ...

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George Weah sworn in as president of Liberia

George Weah sworn in as president of Liberia

Samuel Doe, who took power in 1980 in a military coup, also tapped into a seam of frustration at the failure of the ruling elite to improve the lot of the people - but his rule was dictatorial and aut...

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5 missing in Oklahoma drilling rig fire

5 missing in Oklahoma drilling rig fire

One person was treated on site for burns, but no one was taken to the hospital, said Pittsburg County Emergency Management Director Kevin Enloe. The explosion was reported to Pittsburg County Emerge...

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SC to hear Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan pleas on 'Padmaavat'

SC to hear Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan pleas on 'Padmaavat'

In their petitions, the two state governments contended that they were empowered under the Cinematograph act to stop the exhibition of the movie on the grounds of law and order. Madhya Pradesh and Raj...

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BJP camp gloats on Karat win

BJP camp gloats on Karat win

Sitaram Yechury said that in Tripura the CPM-led Left Front would contest the election on its own. A rare vote at the Communist Party of India (Marxist), or CPM , central committee meeting on Sunda...

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Rocket Lab reaches orbit for the first time

Rocket Lab reaches orbit for the first time

However, because the launch vehicle is so cheap to manufacture, Rocket Lab can charge $5 million to put a payload into space, placing spaceflight within the range of smaller, less deep-pocketed cust...

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Mike Pence Says US Embassy Will Open in Jerusalem Next Year

Mike Pence Says US Embassy Will Open in Jerusalem Next Year

US Vice President Mike Pence addressed Israel's Knesset on Monday, and he said all the right things, if you're Israeli, that is. Palestinians leaders boycotted Pence's visit amid continued anger at ...

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GOP rep loses spot on Ethics Committee over sexual harassment settlement

GOP rep loses spot on Ethics Committee over sexual harassment settlement

The Times , citing several people familiar with the settlement and situation, reports that Rep. Patrick Meehan , R-Pennsylvania, settled a misconduct complaint after a former aide had accused him of ...

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Las Vegas Shooter Was Germophobe and Possibly Bipolar, Records Show

Las Vegas Shooter Was Germophobe and Possibly Bipolar, Records Show

Police say they don't believe Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley was involved but say they are looking at another individual. "I will not be able to elaborate on that statement". She said through he...

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Russians Plunge Into Icy Water to Mark Epiphany

Russians Plunge Into Icy Water to Mark Epiphany

Swiftly the president disrobed and dunked himself completely in the pool of water, covering his head, and emerged on the other side in what his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said was a chill of around -6 de...

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Who Will Carry The Blame For The Shutdown? Maybe No One

Who Will Carry The Blame For The Shutdown? Maybe No One

Friday he tweeted: Not looking good for our great Military or Safety & Security on the very unsafe Southern Border. The budget proposal presented by the Republicans on Friday night got more votes ...

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CJI Dipak Misra's bench to hear Judge Loya case on Monday

CJI Dipak Misra's bench to hear Judge Loya case on Monday

The issue of Loya's death became even more controversial when four judges, J. Chelameswar, by Justice Ranjan Gogoi, Justice M.B. Lokur and Justice Kurian Joseph from the supreme court held a press ...

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Germany's SPD gathers in Bonn for crunch coalition meeting

Germany's SPD gathers in Bonn for crunch coalition meeting

However, SPD party members will still get to vote on any final coalition deal that emerges. Sunday's convention was the biggest obstacle to Merkel's plan to govern with the SPD. A new election, St...

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Kim and Kanye choose Chicago for their new baby's name

Kim and Kanye choose Chicago for their new baby's name

Earlier on Friday Kanye West was spotted alone, beaming after the announcement of their new daughter Chicago's birth. They named their first daughter, North and son, Saint . Khloe Kardashian ...

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UFC 220 Miocic vs. Ngannou results

UFC 220 Miocic vs. Ngannou results

Stipe Miocic made history Saturday with a dominant decision win over Francis Ngannou to retain his UFC heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 220 in Boston, Mass. "I've lost twice to Jon...

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Turkish forces move into Afrin with Free Syrian Army

Turkish forces move into Afrin with Free Syrian Army

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had repeatedly vowed that Turkey would root out the "nests of terror" in Syria of the YPG, which Ankara accuses of being the Syrian offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers' Pa...

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Pakistan Violates Ceasefire For Third Consecutive Day Along The LoC

Pakistan Violates Ceasefire For Third Consecutive Day Along The LoC

National Conference and Congress MLAs questioned the BJP's "inability" to stop the killing of civilians and armed forces on the border and the failure of the NDA's Pakistan policy. The Army ret...

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Met Office issue ice and rain warnings for Derry

Met Office issue ice and rain warnings for Derry

Kevan Mason, of Greenhow, walks his dogs across a snow cover field at Greenhow, near Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire. 'In addition, rain may fall onto frozen surfaces for a time, following a very co...

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Snow warning for part of West Sussex

Snow warning for part of West Sussex

Its spokesman said: "Very strong winds will affect parts of the United Kingdom during tonight and into Thursday". "Southwest to west winds will reach mean speeds between 50 and 65km/h with gusts bet...

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USA to Renew Internet Surveillance Program Exposed by Snowden

USA to Renew Internet Surveillance Program Exposed by Snowden

The bill as passed by the House would extend the NSA's spying program for six years with minimal changes. One minor provision requiring warrants related to ongoing crimes was added, though for Ame...

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Joint Arab List Chairman: We will boycott Pence's speech

Joint Arab List Chairman: We will boycott Pence's speech

The leaders met for almost 2½ hours at the presidential palace and delivered brief statements before a small group of reporters who are traveling with Pence - a almost nine-minute event that only happ...

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Donald Trump holds last-minute talks to avert a United States government shutdown

Donald Trump holds last-minute talks to avert a United States government shutdown

Republicans were asking for a four-week stopgap funding measure to keep the government running. Schumer, however, resisted this characterization and pointed out that four Republican senators - Mike ...

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India outclass Pakistan by 2 wickets to lift Blind Cricket World Cup

India outclass Pakistan by 2 wickets to lift Blind Cricket World Cup

India , who remained unbeaten throughout the tournament, chased down the target of 309 inside 39 overs to win the trophy. India's Deepak Malik and Rambir took two wickets each, while Sunil Ramesh ...

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Gunmen target Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul

Gunmen target Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul

Afghan media is reporting multiple casualties in the attack, which comes days after a UN Security Council delegation visited Kabul for a close-up view of the conflict. Seven people died in that assa...

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56 Percent Say Don't Shut Down Government to Save DACA — CNN Poll

56 Percent Say Don't Shut Down Government to Save DACA — CNN Poll

Mr Trump phoned the NY senator to invite him to the White House to try to reach some sort of accord. After the meeting, Schumer told reporters that they made some progress but still have "a good n...

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FAA: Helicopter with 6 aboard crashes in northern New Mexico

FAA: Helicopter with 6 aboard crashes in northern New Mexico

One dead later on the scene and the other passed on the way to the healing center, a public statement by the New Mexico State Police said. Authorities in the US state of New Mexico say key Zimbabw...

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US National Security Concerns Focused on Superpower Competition

US National Security Concerns Focused on Superpower Competition

The U.S. Congress raced the clock to avoid a federal government shutdown before a midnight deadline on Friday after a meeting between President Donald Trump and Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schume...

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Twitter Suspends More Than 1000 Accounts Allegedly Linked to Russian IRA Agency

Twitter Suspends More Than 1000 Accounts Allegedly Linked to Russian IRA Agency

In preparation for the 2018 midterm congressional elections, Twitter said it would verify major-party candidates for all statewide and federal elective offices, and major national party accounts, "as ...

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The world is losing it over the New Zealand PM's pregnancy announcement

The world is losing it over the New Zealand PM's pregnancy announcement

Ardern took to Twitter to announce that she and her partner Clarke Gayford were expecting a child, and that Gayford would become a stay-at-home dad. New Zealand's PM has been breaking all sorts of b...

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Snow falls in parts of Deep South as winter weather moves in

Snow falls in parts of Deep South as winter weather moves in

Still many accidents have been reported on icy roads. Police reported 84 wrecks in Clarke County as of Wednesday afternoon. Snow and ice blanketed grassy areas and neighborhood roads. The snowfall s...

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