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Ford ships Raptor pickups to China

Dozens of China-bound Raptors are now aboard a ship headed for Asia. The 2014 Ford SVT Raptor, making do with its 6.2-liter V8 sourced from the F-Series Super...


Nicki Minaj Is Calling This Fashion Designer Racist In Twitter Rant

She clarified in a later tweet that it wasn't about money, but the "disrespect". In the tweets, Nicki says she met the designer years ago and he told her h...


Malaysian PM sends aid for Muslim Rohingyas in Myanmar

United Nations mission leader Linnea Arvidsson said testimony pointed to "a persecution on ethnic grounds which is similar to what has been, in other contexts, ...


Report offers a surge in jobs, but pay gains are weak

In the household survey, the reference period is generally the calendar week that contains the 12th day of the month. The government revised down sharply its es...


Duterte orders AFP: End ceasefire with NPA tonight

Gen. Eduardo Año, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) said as he cited violations of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's...


Snapchat parent files for $3 billion IPO

First, the basics of the IPO. As of the end of 2016, Snap , which will list as SNAP on the New York Stock Exchange, had 1,859 employees, and the company has a ...


US Coast Guard continues search for missing 'Sharkwater' filmmaker

EST. on January 31 near the Alligator Reef in the Upper Florida Keys. Tyler MacLeod, a close friend of Stewart's , said the costs of sending out private airc...


This Beached Whale's Stomach Was Filled with Plastic Bags

The Cuvier's beaked whale was put down by wardens at the weekend. He said the longest of the plastic bits had been more than two-metres long. "I don't think i...


Libya Asks For More Money To Stem Migration

Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern criticized Trump's travel ban and suspension of refugee admissions, arguing that U.S. foreign policy had contributed to high ...


Will Galaxy S8 Use Japanese battery?

The rumored smartphone will house many novel features including an iris scanner, which was supported by the Galaxy Note 7. DJ Koh, president of Samsung's mo...


Man Throws Homemade Explosive Into Cheesecake Factory

The small explosion sent patrons running for cover, but no one was hurt according to Pasadena police. Detectives are still working to track down a motive fo...


Trump taps CIA veteran for agency's second in command

Gina Haspel, who served as an undercover agent for decades years, will be the number two to CIA Director Mike Pompeo. Haspel briefly ran a secret CIA prison w...


Trump travel order revoked 100000 visas

Hours later, the State Department contradicted the Justice Department lawyer's claim. "The number 100,000 sucked the air out of my lungs", Simon Sandoval-Mosh...


Gold-Backed ETFs Had Second-Best Year On Record In 2016

Jewellers in many parts of India shut their shops for many days to avoid raids by tax authorities looking for high-value deals by people trying to convert their...


French Soldier Shoots Machete-Wielding Attacker At Louvre

He took stairs leading to an underground shopping gallery from the Tuileries side of the Louvre and attacked the patrol before he arrived at the metal detector ...


A London man has been charged in a historic sexual abuse investigation

Two arrests in an investigation of the alleged sexual assault of a child were announced by Toronto police Thursday, Feb. 2. The investigation resulted in a se...


Dwight Freeney says what many think: Super Bowl week sucks

Of course, when it came time to say the words, Freeney held up his end of the bargain while Brady left him hanging. Asked today about the process of waiting t...


Silicon Valley's Visceral Reaction to Trump's Immigration Ban

Other companies based in India insist that they first hire local talent in the USA and only resort to using the work-visa programs when they need to. Based on...


PM of Libya's unity government bargains for more assistance from EU

The EU is now working with Libyan authorities to make sure the migrants do not board rickety sloops and head into the unforgiving waters, and will require that ...


European Parliament approves visa-free travel for Georgia

The voting process was preceded by debates between the MEPs. "I congratulate granting visa free travel to Georgian citizens, Abkhaz, and Ossetian compatriots,...


Justin Trudeau open letter to Fox News takes down Donald Trump

The tweet dealt with the deadly Quebec City mosque shooting which left six dead and seventeen wounded on Sunday night. In a statement sent to iMediaEthics ...


House voids Obama rule on mining debris

This rule would cost cities and counties $6.4 billion in tax revenue with the decline in coal mining. House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., joined by Rep. "In my h...


Mexico president cancels Trump talks in USA wall row

Earlier this week, Trump signed an executive order to build a wall along the border that separates the USA from Mexico, one of his key campaign pledges. But Mex...


Gallup Poll: Trump plummets to historic low eight days Into his presidency

Trump's disapproval rating has increased 6 points in the last 4 days, according to the poll. Asked how they expected Trump's presidency to turn out, 43% say t...


Religious leaders condemn shooting at Quebec mosque

Police Sgt. Christine Coulombe said 39 people escaped the shooting in the capital of the French-speaking eastern Canadian province. However, police said this ...


Student who attacked Quebec mosque known for far-right views

He faces 11 charges - six counts of first degree murder and five counts of attempted murder using a restricted firearm. Trump also "offered to provide any ass...


Anger as Michael Fallon dismisses second referendum

However, he refused to repeat his assertion when pressed in a radio interview and Ms Sturgeon said the apparent about-turn showed that he understood that blocki...


Aircel-Maxis cases: I stand vindicated, says Dayanidhi Maran

In a surprising turn of events, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Thursday dropped all charges brought by both CBI and the Enforcement Di...


Record number of anti-Semitic hate crimes

More than three-quarters of all recorded incidents took place in Greater London and Greater Manchester, where the two largest Jewish communities in the United K...


Duterte halts NBI anti-drug operations

The 170,000-strong national police were barred from carrying out raids and making drug-related arrests after a group of officers used the crackdown as a cover t...


Trump's Travel Ban Not Directed Against Islam, UAE Minister Says

In his defence of the ban which has stirred widespread protests across the globe, Sheikh Abdullah also said that some of the countries on the blacklist had "str...


Ukraine: US will never accept Russia's annexation of Crimea

Tusk said that "the fighting must stop immediately". "Crimea is a part of Ukraine". Russian Federation took control of Crimea in March 2014 after sending in...


"The Robot" returns: Peter Crouch hits Premier League

Fifteen years on, Crouch is still doing the business, and found himself in the right place to put Stoke ahead in the seventh minute, turning the ball home from ...


Trump to focus counter-extremism program exclusively on Islam

On the campaign trail, Donald Trump repeatedly criticized the Obama administration for not using the term "Islamic extremism" in the battle against terrorism, a...


Bank of England in dramatic upgrade of United Kingdom growth forecasts

Despite raising its growth forecasts - a move that had been widely expected - the BoE sent broad signals that it was comfortable with its record low interest ra...


Donald Trump takes drug to promote hair growth, says President's personal doctor

In addition to lowering levels of prostate-specific antigen, the drug, marketed as Propecia, is known to treat male pattern baldness . Dr Bornstein was eff...


France's Fillon seen winning presidency against Le Pen

The new revelations are likely to further weaken public support for Fillon, who has already lost ground since the paper first reported on January 25 that the ...


Theresa May desperately needs an opposition - and she doesn't have one

A huge majority to get our Brexit negotiations going forward. Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood, Cat Smith, had backed the Remain campaign in the June r...


Morning Roundup: Briles drops libel suit vs. Baylor

Briles' suit targeted three regents for the school and a Baylor vice president for libel and slander. A spokesman told the Waco Tribune-Herald, "We will defend ...


'Horrific' abuse claims against Archbishop's ex-colleague in 1982 report

Channel 4 News claims the camp's managing body, the Iwerne Trust, was claimed to have been made aware of the allegations, but didn't submit a police report. Th...


Landslide vote in favour of starting Brexit process hailed as 'momentous'

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had issued a three-line whip, a strong disciplinary order, to his MPs to back the bill. The next stage of the Brexit process wil...


Crews find body of Tennessee officer in Cumberland River

Nashville Fire Department rescue divers have recovered the body of a Metro Police officer who drowned in the Cumberland River after he and another officer saved...


Trump threatens to send US troops into Mexico

Earlier in the day, the Associated Press and Mexico's Aristegui Noticias claimed to have obtained a transcript of the call, which showed that Trump called t...


Charlotte teacher has specialized handshake with every student

Since a video of White and his students' handshakes has gone viral, the fifth grade teacher has received an overwhelming amount of praise, especially from fell...


US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis's Asia Venture Seeks to Calm Jittery Allies

Mr Mattis, in his first trip overseas as Pentagon chief, vowed to strengthen ties in talks with South Korean Prime Minister and Acting President Hwang Kyo Ahn. ...


It Would Appear That Donald Trump Doesn't Know Who Frederick Douglass Is

Colbert also jokingly revealed a different theory about the presidential Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. bust that Trump stressed was not removed from his office. Ho...


Trump's state visit puts Queen in 'very hard position' - retired diplomat

Norman Smith, BBC News Assistant Political Editor, confirmed early in the morning that Downing Street would not be cancelling the new president's visit: "The ...


Sterling hits seven-week high before Bank of England statement

The Bank says growth over the next three years will be 1% higher than it thought in November as a result of the boost provided to infrastructure spending by Phi...


What Senate Republicans Are Saying About Trump's Supreme Court Pick

US President Donald Trump has announced his nominee to sit on the US Supreme Court in a prime-time telecast that gave the process the aura of a reality TV drama...


EC issues notice to Parrikar for 'bribery comments'

He regretted that while he succeeded in getting 9 Congress governments elected all over the country, in Goa the Congress lost at the last elections. "AAP (whi...