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joe-biden-trump-032218.jpg President Donald Trump has claimed that he will defeat Joe Biden if he faces the former vice president for a fistfight. The Republican president was replying to a comment the Democrat leader made during a speech at the University of Miami. "A guy who ended up becoming our national leader said, 'I can grab a woman anywhere, and she likes it,' " Biden reportedly told a crowd of thousands Tuesday.

us-impose-tariff-chinese-imports-032218.jpg Thursday, the U.S. Government is likely to impose heavy tariffs on imports from China, saying that it has strong evidence of its Chinese counterpart violating its commitments on intellectual property and technology transfers. "Tomorrow the president will announce the actions he has decided to take based on USTR's 301 investigations into China's state-led, market-distorting efforts to force, press

cynthianixon-032118.jpg Sex and the City star Cynthia Nixon has launched her campaign for New York governor with a stop in Brownsville, one of Brooklyn's most run-down neighbourhoods. The 51 year old New Yorker and progressive activist plans to challenge incumbent Governor Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic party nomination "to fight for a better, more equal New York". Cynthia said she is contesting the election to stop C

saudiaramco-ipo-032118.jpg Saudi Arabia's oil major Aramco is reportedly planning to list its much hyped initial public offering on the Saudi stock market, Tadawu only. Earlier, the Dhahran-based Saudi Arabian national petroleum company was planning for a wider international listing.

jamesbcomey-032118.jpg A memoir written by former FBI director James Comey surged to the top of Amazon's bestseller list one month before its publication. Pre-orders for Comey's eagerly-awaited book, "A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership,"occupied the number one spot among Amazon's top 20 books over the weekend after President Donald Trump attacked the former investigation chief in a series of tweets. The mem

sanfrancisco-fursaleban-032118.jpg San Francisco has become the largest U.S. city and the third city in California to ban the sales of animal fur products after the city's Board of Supervisors voted on the legislation Tuesday. The ban applies to clothing items and accessories featuring real animal fur, including coats, gloves and key chains. It takes effect on January 1, 2019.

Sen. Sherrod Brown has introduced a Bill aimed at protecting call center jobs in Ohio and the U.S. from going overseas. The senator's office cited a new report from the Communications Workers of America, which they said shows banks are "aggressively offshoring call center jobs outside of the U.S.,...

donaldtrump-retailgaints-032018.jpg A group of major American companies in the retail sector has made an appeal to the U.S. President to reconsider imposing tariffs against China, saying they could hurt American families. They wrote a letter to Donald Trump in the wake of reports that the Government is preparing to impose annual tariffs amounting to $60 billion on goods imported from China. The signatories, which include Walmart,

Vladimir Putin has been re-elected as Russia's president for a new six-year term, winning three-fourth of the votes. With almost all the votes counted, the incumbent won 76.66 percent, the chairman of the Russian Central Election Commission Ella Pamfilova said. According to the Election Commission...

Former deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe has been fired by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday, just two days before his retirement with pension rights. "I have terminated the employment of Andrew McCabe effective immediately," Jeff Sessions said in a statement. Sessions said that the termination...

DeanHeller-031618.jpg Republican businessman Danny Tarkanian announced Friday he is dropping his primary challenge against GOP Senator Dean Heller, R-Nev. Tarkanian revealed that he has instead been urged by President Donald Trump to run for the House seat being vacated by Congresswoman Jacky Rosen, D-Nev.

JeffFlake-031618.jpg A Republican Senator who has been highly critical of President Donald Trump indicated Friday he hopes the president will face a primary challenge in 2020. Senator Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., made the comments at an event in New Hampshire that is seen as a must-stop spot for presidential hopefuls.

LouiseSlaughter-031618.jpg New York Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., has died at the age of 88, the longtime Democratic lawmaker's office revealed on Friday. Slaughter suffered a fall at her Washington, D.C. residence last week and was taken to George Washington University Hospital, where she passed away early Friday morning.

An American military helicopter crashed in western Iraq Thursday. A Pentagon statement said all personnel aboard the HH-60 Pave Hawk were killed in the crash. It did not specify the numbers. Media reports said there were seven service members on board. The crash does not appear to be a result...

HRMcMaster-031618.jpg Several media outlets have indicated that President Donald Trump is planning to remove National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, although the White House is pushing back against the reports. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a post on Twitter late Thursday that Trump and McMaster have...

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