by | January 28, 2017 | 00:30

That was a deceleration from the 3.5 percent growth pace logged in the third quarter. However, Paul Ashworth, chief USA economist at Capital Economics, said the slowdown was not a cause for alarm because the final half of the year was heavily influenced by a temporary swing in exports.

by | January 28, 2017 | 00:34

Winterkorn and Herbert Diess, Chairman of the VW passenger vehicle brand, have been under German prosecutors' microscopes for potential market manipulation, but now officials are looking into the former CEO for potentially committing fraud.

by | January 28, 2017 | 00:32

Bulgarian right-hander Dimitrov had beaten Nadal for the first time in eight attempts a year ago and started in confident fashion, taking the first two points from the Spaniard's serve before Nadal held on. Nadal's game, which encompasses every corner of the court on a consistent level and his defence has gone to a place we haven't seen since his prime, something that any player is going to have to be on fire to overcome.

by | January 28, 2017 | 00:15

They are generally not considered aggressive animals, but being red panda breeding season, Sunny may be a bit agitated and hyper, according to the zoo . Thank you to staff & volunteers who worked diligently today searching for Sunny, our missing Red Panda. Although the tips produced no results, the zoo has invited residents to search the zoo and the trees in their backyards and neighborhoods within a mile of the zoo for Sunny.

by | January 27, 2017 | 01:07

She made Oprah cry on television as she inspired not only Winfrey but legions of us all to be fearless and embrace humor and kindness. Mary Richards was not TV's first working woman, or its first woman on her own. Redford praised Moore for her "courage she displayed in taking on a role [ Ordinary People ] darker than anything she had ever done", calling her decision to portray that character "brave and enormously powerful".

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:45

But the latter will depend largely on Donald Trump, whose statements regarding trade have emphasized the importance of trade deals that are favorable to the U.S. Over the weekend, Trump told the media that he has already scheduled meetings with Trudeau and Nieto to renegotiate NAFTA . "It is essential that Japan and the United States cooperate more closely and further contribute to a more prosperous world".

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:36

Romania scored better in the 2016 index - 48 points, up from 46 points in the 2015 ranking, 43 in 2014 and 2013, and 44 in 2012. Italy shared 60th place with Cuba, with both countries scoring 47 on the 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean) scale.

by | January 26, 2017 | 00:37

The smoking rate in Florida is almost 16 percent and there are more than 32,000 smoking-attributable deaths. "It really could tremendously change the way things are done with our health care", said Kristie Wolff, program manager for the American Lung Association in North Dakota.

by | January 25, 2017 | 09:21

State regulators in North Dakota say there's not enough pipeline capacity to transport the amount of crude oil coming out of the Bakken and Three Forks oil reservoirs. Tuesday's actions would also mark yet another day of aggressive policy decisions by Trump. -Canadian border. For the Dakota Access Pipeline , President Trump overturned several Obama-era regulatory procedural measures that had resulted in unnecessary project delays and cost increases.

by | January 24, 2017 | 01:09

Trump Advisor Stephen Schwarzman, who is in Calgary meeting with the cabinet, says "trade between the United States and Canada is very much in balance and the way trade should be". Eliminating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which was crafted by former President Bill Clinton and enacted in 1994, was a frequent Trump campaign promise.

by | January 24, 2017 | 00:45

A 12-week consultation will be held on the proposals, with the United Kingdom government calling for industries, businesses, groups and workers from across Scotland to take part. "The UK is home to a number of the world's leading academic publishers and therefore we are ideally placed to be a beacon for global research and innovation".

by | January 24, 2017 | 00:41

It has been reversed and reinstated in successive Democratic and Republican. President Donald Trump signed an executive order reinstating the Mexico City Policy, which bars federal funds from going to overseas organizations that perform or promote abortions.

by | January 24, 2017 | 00:39

The commander of Nineveh Liberation Operation, Lieutenant General Abdul Amir Yarallah, said on Sunday that soldiers from the 71st Brigade of the 15th Division in the Iraqi Army had recaptured al-Milayeen neighborhood and al-Binaa al-Jahiz area east of the city, located some 400 kilometers north of the capital, Baghdad, Arabic-language al-Sumaria television network reported.

by | January 24, 2017 | 00:37

Nuttall announcing his bid. The by-election was triggered by the resignation of Labour MP Tristram Hunt, who is set to become the director of London's Victoria & Albert Museum. UKIP's Paul Nuttall has told talkRADIO he is confident of winning election to Parliament in Stoke, "the Brexit capital of the country". The party came in second place during the 2015 general election race for the Stoke Central seat with 7,041 votes.

by | January 24, 2017 | 00:39

The Astana talks were organised by regime backers Iran and Russian Federation and rebel ally Turkey. Iran sponsors and funds numerous militias fighting on the ground on behalf of Assad, including the powerful Lebanese Hezbollah militia. Ahrar al-Sham said it would align with agreements made by other rebel groups if they were "in the interest of the nation". Tehran has sent thousands to Syria to fight alongside the Government.

by | January 23, 2017 | 01:24

Jammeh could return to The Gambia when he pleased, the statement added, and property "lawfully" belonging to him would not be seized. After 22 years in power, Yahya Jammeh has left Gambia. "Under worldwide law in fact you can't amnesty certain crimes like torture and massive or systematic political killings", Brody says. Gambian human rights activists are insisting that Jammeh be held accountable for alleged human rights abuses during his 22-year rule and that he not be able to keep funds ...

by | January 22, 2017 | 00:45

The avalanche came hours after a series of tremors struck the Abruzzo region, hit by several deadly earthquakes previous year. But they were found on Thursday four kilometres away from the hotel. The building was crushed beneath more than 16 feet of snow. Prosecutors have opened a manslaughter investigation into the tragedy, and among the hypotheses being pursued is whether the avalanche threat was not taken seriously enough, according to Italian media.

by | January 22, 2017 | 00:39

Opposition parties see the changes as a bid to cement the powers of Erdogan, who has established a de-facto presidential system since coming into the office in 2014. The constitutional changes would also reset the clock on term limits, giving Erdogan the possibility of continuing as president until 2029. Parliament would be elected every five years, instead of every four, in general elections held in tandem with presidential elections.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:40

NSW Treasurer Gladys Berejiklian walks past locals near her electorate office in Naremburn, Sydney . The New South Wales treasurer, Gladys Berejiklian has confirmed she will run for premier with the finance minister, Dominic Perrottet, as her deputy, The Sidney Mornin Herald reports.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:38

A single U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber and an undisclosed number of drones dropped 14 precision-guided bombs at noon eastern time Thursday on an Al Qaeda "basic training" camp in Syria west of the city of Aleppo near the border with Turkey, according to the official.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:34

Around 75 more are reported injured and hospitalised in the initial blaze, according to Iran's state-run IRNA news agency. In this image made from video, a high-rise residential building collapses following a large fire, Thursday, Jan. " The building is one of the oldest buildings in Tehran ", it said, adding that " the Plasco building is located in southern Tehran and is mostly a commercial building ".

by | January 20, 2017 | 00:45

In Jallikattu, the bull was to be tamed within a radial distance of 15 metres beyond the enclosure. Several college students bunked classes to be at the protest venue with numbers swelling as the day progressed. Chess champion Viswanathan Anand too tweeted in support and said that he respects jalikattu as a cultural symbol. The chief minister of Tamil Nadu has approached the central government to issue an ordinance for allowing the sport.

by | January 20, 2017 | 00:46

Current Time TV sent RT a statement stating that, "the channel has not sent any complaints regarding RT or any other organizations in connection with the live feed". The US intelligence establishment has stressed that Russian intervention - at least in the form of fake or disparaging news concerning Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton - had led to a large chunk of voters being influenced to vote for Trump.

by | January 20, 2017 | 00:44

And he suggested other Labour MPs were yet to make up their minds, saying: "I think that will be critical to many people when they come to make their decision on this vote". One shadow cabinet minister said: "I'm concerned that if we wave article 50 through, my constituents will go insane". When asked if he would impose a three-line whip, he replied: "It means that all Labour MPs will be asked to vote in that direction next week or whenever the vote comes up".

by | January 20, 2017 | 00:40

NSW's next premier is yet to be determined, the day after Mike Baird's shock resignation from the state's top job. 'But she is a fantastic leader and there are others in the Liberal Party that are touted that could be committed to leadership and I will committed to working with whoever the leader may be, ' he said.

by | January 20, 2017 | 00:42

The resolution was moved by former Chief Minister and National Conference working president Omar Abdullah. The Kashmiri Pandits are a brahmin community native to the valley, their numbers began to decline as a result of the 1948 riots and 1950 land reforms.

by | January 20, 2017 | 00:39

New CBI chief Alok Kumar Verma and his wife and Police Families Welfare Society President (PFWS), Shefali Verma, walk the ramp with a divyang child during the "Tarana" function organised by PFWS in New Delhi . He has earlier served as the Director General of the high-security Tihar jail. Kharge argued that Dutta "is the most suitable candidate for the post of director, CBI, having a total of 208 months of experience in CBI and 43 months of experience as ADGP in the Karnataka Lokayukta under ...

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:46

Lopez Rivera and his supporters long considered him a political prisoner who was serving an unjust sentence. Lopez Rivera was part of the Puerto Rican independence group FALN, or Fuerzas Armadas de Liberación Nacional. When asked what he thought his brother might want to do upon his release, Lopez said: "Oscar is a very spiritual person". A dozen others were released after accepting then-President Bill Clinton's conditional clemency offer in 1999, which Lopez rejected.

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:45

Recent research by Keeper Security has found that 17% of all accounts had "123456" as their password in 2016. Experts were hoping we'd learn our lesson, but "123456" continued to be the most widely used password in 2016. While it's important for users to be aware of risks, a sizable minority are never going to take the time or effort to protect themselves. Despite having numerous data breached for years, website operators are still not imposing best practices for users to generate ...

by | January 18, 2017 | 01:12

The successful mission sent 10 telecommunications satellites into space and marked SpaceX's first mission since a fireball engulfed a similar rocket on a Florida launch pad previous year. This is a feat which was recently accomplished by the four other returning Falcon rockets. Iridium, based in McLean, Virginia, is counting on SpaceX to take 70 new satellites into orbit with seven separate launches over the next 14 to 18 months.