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tesla-model3-05-22-18.jpg Tesla Inc.'s (TSLA) mass-market Model 3 sedan, which will be available in two new versions with dual motors and all-wheel drive in July, has failed to earn a recommendation from Consumer Reports.

sec-pompeo-052218.jpg The United States has warned that it is set to impose the "strongest sanctions in history" on Iran. In his first major foreign policy speech after becoming the Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said: "This sting of sanctions will be painful if the (Iranian) regime does not change its course from the unacceptable and unproductive path it has chosen to one that rejoins the league of nations." The form

miss-usa-052218.jpg Sarah Rose Summers, the beauty queen from Nebraska, was crowned Miss USA 2018. The 23-year-old Certified Child Life Specialist beat out 50 other contestants in the annual pageant held at the Hirsch Memorial Coliseum in Shreveport-Bossier, Louisiana, Monday night. Miss North Carolina Caelynn Miller-Keyes is the First Runner-up, and the second runner-up is Miss Nevada Carolina Urrea. Instead of c

obama-michelle-obama-netflix-052218.jpg Within one and a half years of leaving the White House, President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle are venturing into film production. The former President and First Lady have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce films and TV shows with Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment service said on Monday. The production package potentially includes scripted series, unscripted s

us-wealthiest-country-052118.jpg The United States is the richest country in the world with a total wealth of $62,584 billion, says a report. AfrAsia Bank published its Global Wealth Migration Review ranking nations based on their "total wealth," which refers to the private wealth held by all the individuals living in each country. U.S. is followed by China ($24,803 billion) and Japan ($19,522 billion). Other countries in the t

starbucks-052118.jpg Shortly after announcing a racial bias training for the staff, Starbucks revealed its changed policy of allowing anyone to use its spaces, rest rooms, cafes and patios even without buying anything from the stores. The new policy will be consistent all across U.S. stores.

us-china-trade-052118.jpg The US Government has decided to put "on hold" its proposed tariff hike on Chinese imports after high-level bilateral trade talks. The U.S. Trade Representative last month had imposed 25 percent tariff on 1300 products imported from China to prevent U.S. intellectual property theft and forced transfers of technology. China hit back by saying that it plans to impose the same tariff on 106 U.S. prod

The United Nations chief has welcomed the start of a national dialogue in Nicaragua between civic groups and the government, following deadly clashes between security forces and people protesting the country's planned social security reforms. "The Secretary-General welcomes the start of a national...

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been declared husband and wife, following a ceremony at Windsor Castle. The couple exchanged vows and rings before the Queen and 600 guests at St George's Chapel. Wearing a dress by British designer Clare Waight Keller, Ms Markle was met by Prince Charles, who...

More than 100 people have died after a Boeing 737 airliner crashed near Cuba's main airport in Havana, according to reports. Three women were pulled alive from the wreckage, but are said to be in a critical condition. The plane, which was nearly 40 years old, was carrying 104 passengers and six...

Ten people have been killed and 10 others injured after a student opened fire at a Texas high school, the state governor said. The attacker, who was arrested and charged with murder, was identified as Dimitrios Pagourtzis, a 17-year-old pupil at Santa Fe High School. He allegedly used a shotgun...

trump3-051818.jpg Following a deadly school shooting in Texas on Friday, President Donald Trump lamented that such incidents have been "going on too long in our country." "Unfortunately, I have to begin by expressing our sadness and heartbreak over the deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas," Trump said.

us-capitol-field-051818.jpg House Republicans failed to pass an $867 billion farm bill on Friday amid a revolt by several more conservative lawmakers. The House voted 198 to 213 in favor of the bill, with thirty Republicans joining with all of the Democrats in the chamber to block the bill. Many of the Republicans that voted...

robert-l-wilkie-051818.jpg In a surprise move, President Donald Trump has revealed he intends to nominate acting Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie to permanently head the agency. Trump announced his intention to nominate Wilkie on Friday during an unrelated White House event on prison reform.

trump2-051818.jpg President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized the media but has latched on to reports suggesting a government informant was implanted within his presidential campaign. Trump argued that it would be the "all time biggest political scandal" if the reports about the informant are true.

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