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The United States has urged Iran to immediately release two U.S. citizens detained and missing in Iran on humanitarian grounds. On the sidelines of the April 25 meeting in Vienna of the Joint Commission overseeing implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the U.S. delegation raised...

speaker-paul-ryan-042717.jpg House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said Thursday that House Republican leaders have not made a decision when to vote on a revised healthcare bill. "We have not yet made any decisions on a vote. But this is more progress," Ryan said at his weekly press conference. "And we will continue our progress and...

DonaldTrump3-042717.jpg As President Donald Trump approaches his 100th day in the White House, the results of a Gallup poll show that a majority of Americans think his performance in office has been about what they expected. Fifty-six percent of Americans said Trump has done about as expected as president.

The Air Force is inviting vetted computer security specialists from across the U.S. and select partner nations to do their best to hack some of its key public websites. The initiative is part of the Cyber Secure campaign sponsored by the Air Force's Chief Information Office as a measure to further...

JonathanDemme-042717.jpg U.S. film director, actor and screenwriter Jonathan Demme, who directed 1991 Oscar winning horror thriller "The Silence of the Lambs," has died. Demme, one of the most eclectic, delightful and original film-makers in Hollywood, died in NewYork City Wednesday at the age of 73 from complications from...

The Air Force is inviting vetted computer security specialists from across the U.S. and select partner nations to do their best to hack some of its key public websites. The initiative is part of the Cyber Secure campaign sponsored by the Air Force's Chief Information Office as a measure to further...

Trump-NAFTA-042717.jpg U.S. President Donald Trump has said that he will not scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA, and agreed with leaders of Mexico and Canada to renegotiate the trade deal. During election campaign, Trump had said he intends to renegotiate the terms of the NAFTA agreement to get a better...

US-northkorea-042717.jpg The U.S. Government has declared that it aims to pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear, ballistic missile, and proliferation programs by tightening economic sanctions and pursuing diplomatic measures with its allies and regional partners. President Donald Trump's strategy was announced...

Trump2-042617.jpg Officials from President Donald Trump's administration unveiled the president's highly anticipated tax reform plan on Wednesday. White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin outlined Trump's plan in a briefing to reporters at the White House.

cashless-042417.jpg People may be moving closer to accepting a cashless society as more than a third in Europe and the US said they were ready to ditch cash for alternative payment options, results of an online survey by the market research group Ipsos for the ING Bank website eZonomics showed Wednesday.

StevenMnuchin-042617.jpg Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin claimed Wednesday that the tax reform plan due to be unveiled by President Donald Trump's administration later in the day would include the biggest tax cut in U.S. history. Mnuchin said at an event hosted by The Hill that the tax reform plan would lower the corporate...

Ivanka-Trump-042617.jpg President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump was jeered by members of the audience during a panel discussion of a high profile female business leaders meet in Berlin Tuesday. Ivanka is in German capital this week on her first official international trip as the US presidential adviser. Ivanka...

Africaskyscrapers-042617.jpg Africa is the second largest continent after Asia (both by area and population). However, it is nowhere near Asia as far as the height or the number of skyscrapers is concerned. A rather late entrant on the skyscraper scene, Africa has seen the construction of many tall buildings since the start...

Kathleen-Ontario-042517.jpg Ontario in Canada is planning to launch universal basic income program to nearly 4000 households. The three year pilot project will be first launched in Hamilton, Thunder Bay and Lindsay. This is the first effort in North America to provide unconditional income to citizens to encourage work, community engagement and to reduce poverty.

SonnyPerdue-042517.jpg Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was easily confirmed by the Senate as the next Secretary of Agriculture on Monday. The Senate voted 87 to 11 in favor of Perdue's nomination, with 35 Democrats joining with the Republicans in the chamber. Georgia Senator David Perdue, R-Ga., voted "present,"...

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