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International Monetary Fund lowers growth forecast for British economy amid Brexit

The fund said on Wednesday that it expected the British economy to grow by 1.6 percent this year, down slightly from its previous forecast of 1.7 percent, AP re...


Trudeau Vacation Broke Ethics Rules, Canadian Commissioner Says

But the ethics commissioner disagreed, indicating that Trudeau had not spoken directly with the Aga Khan in 20 years. Trudeau's wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, a...


Russians sanctioned over human rights violations

In the wake of the 2012 US law, Moscow banned American parents from adopting Russian children. Kadyrov, head of the Chechen Republic, is responsible for disap...


Environmentalists slam posh residents after 'anti-pigeon spikes' installed in trees

The spikes, which serve the objective of preventing birds from nesting in otherwise unsafe areas (such as building ledges), are being criticized by several indi...


Syrians are covering one eye in photos to protest Assad's regime

He lost one eye. The Solidarity with Karim campaign is the latest effort to draw global attention to the four-year-long government siege. In recent months, ...


Rick Scott calls on Jack Latvala to resign from Florida Senate

Jack Latvala could now go before a criminal prosecutor after a retired judge found that the Clearwater Republican may have committed both sexual harassment and...


Idaho the fastest-growing state by population, US Census Bureau estimates

Between July 2016 and July 2017, 399,734 new Texans were welcomed. Fewer births, more deaths and "out-migration", or people leaving the state, are main factor...


Amtrak derailment: Trump calls for more infrastructure spending months after proposing cuts

It's believed officials could be investigating whether the Amtrak engineer was distracted at the time of the incident. A conductor was in the cab with the t...


Chicago Toddler Hit With Bullet For Second Time In 2 Years

Details of the latest shooting were sketchy. Police said Kavan managed to get his hands on a gun at his home at 81st and Coles around 6:20 p.m. Tuesday, when ...


Jerusalem Not a Religious Issue, Time for United Nations to Interfere: Jordanian Ambassador

It is expected that the Assembly will vote in favor of resolution that will call on United States to reverse the move, the Hill reports . While the USA has t...


Turkey Seeks 4-Year Prison Sentence For Knicks' Kanter

The Chief Public Prosecutor's Office in Istanbul prepared an indictment after Erdogan's lawyer filed a complaint against Enes Kanter on June 17, 2016. However...


Sikhs in Pakistan 'being forced to convert to Islam'

Taking to Twitter, Swaraj said, "We will take this up at the highest level with Government of Pakistan". Expressing concern over reports that the Sikh communi...


Trump's approval rating hits historic low of 35 percent

On Dec. 19, a CNN/SSRS survey found that only 35 percent of national adults approved of Trump's job performance, marking the president's lowest result by the p...


Thomas Fire grows to 270500 acres; 2 firefighters injured

That grass dried out in summer and turned into tinder, providing fuel for rapidly spreading fires often pushed by strong winds that can carry hot embers for m...


Council tax bills in England may rise by up to 5.99%

Some councils that fund social care directly are expected to implement the maximum 5.99% increase, although the BBC's political correspondent Iain Watson said t...


Saudi Arabia just announced its largest budget ever

Approximately 50 percent of this year's budget will be financed from non-oil sources of income. The country is working to reduce its reliance on oil revenue aft...


Former TV producer Suhaib Ilyasi sentenced life imprisonment for wife's murder

Suhaib had been convicted of murdering his wife, who had suffered multiple stab wounds from a pair scissors. Rukma Singh, Justice Indermeet Kaur said in a s...


Ambassador Haley: 'US Will Be Taking Names' during UN Jerusalem Vote

According to Haaretz, Haley continued, "As you know, the General assembly is considering a resolution about President Trump's recent decision on Jerusalem". The...


Shops, restaurants can now operate 24x7 in Maharashtra

If you're in Mumbai, you can now enjoy a midnight meal with your girl at a local restaurant, shop for groceries at wee hours of the morning, or even visit a sal...


Diddy wants to buy the Carolina Panthers. Steph Curry also wants 'in'

The artist also said he would want to improve the halftime shows. The hitmaker has publicly flexed his support in seeing Puff Daddy as the NFL's first black...


Kohl's Corporation (KSS) Stocks Showing Pleasant Sentiment- Telefonica, SA (TEF)

The stock has actually made sharp losses in the past year, as the company has gathered a -7.59% return in the past twelve months. Lucus Advsrs Lc invested in 9,...


Senate passes Donald Trump's tax cuts but triumph is delayed by blunders

In a CNN/SSRS poll released Tuesday, 66 percent of respondents said the bill would do more for wealthy Americans than the middle class or the poor, and 65 per...


Pakistan issues visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife, mother

India, however, maintains that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring from the Navy. The development comes weeks before...


Amber alert issued for Houston baby after mother stabbed to death

The Amber Alert was issued for 11-month-old Shanally Flores, KPRC reported . The suspect, Shanally's father Thomas Bernardez, is described as a black, Hondur...


Police Union Protests Mayor De Blasio's Iowa Speech

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told a crowd in Iowa that Democrats must push a progressive agenda to win elections in 2018. "I can do my job as mayor of t...


European Union begins process that could see Poland stripped of voting rights

Polish justice minister Zbigniew Ziobro seemed to confirm the move on Wednesday, saying he had received the decision with "calm" and insisting that Poland is a ...


Today Nordic American Tankers Limited (NAT) Stock Reaches All-Time Low

International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) has risen 26.95% since December 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 27.93% the S&P500. Nordic American Tan...


Egyptian police kill 5 terrorists in fire exchange

According to the army's spokesperson, Col Tamer El-Rifai, the attack also caused partial damages to an armed forces helicopter. In a statement, the ministry s...


Florida officer dragged leads to chase, ends on highway

A police chase in Pembroke Pines that exacerbated Tuesday morning's usual rush hour congestion began, police say, with an overdose call in Century Village. He t...


Myanmar military finds bodies in Rakhine, vows no impunity

Ten corpses have been unearthed from a shallow grave inside a cemetery at the village of Inn Din in Maungdaw Township, Rakhine State, according to the Office of...


Turkish FM to visit NY for UN Jerusalem (Qudus) vote

At the end of the session, foreign ministers of Iran, Azerbaijan and Turkey issued a statement and signed two documents to strengthen trilateral cooperation and...


8 biggest challenges for Rahul Gandhi as congress president

The Congress president appears to have at last found his feet as a leader. (Yet) BJP has been losing grip in rural areas of the state. We are anxious about th...


Trump unveils new security strategy

In the context of India, the new strategy states "We will deepen our strategic partnership with India and support its leadership role in Indian Ocean security...


Baird: Upgrade Given to Shares of Continental Resources Inc (NYSE:CLR)

It now has negative earnings. Finally, Barclays increased their target price on shares of Continental Resources from $37.00 to $42.00 and gave the stock an "ove...


City offices to close for the holidays

According to the Public Works Department, refuse and recycling will not be picked up on those days but instead will be collected Tuesday, Dec. 26, and on Tuesda...