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ADP-Employment-050615.jpg In another sign of sluggishness in the U.S. labor market, payroll processor ADP released a report Wednesday morning showing that private sector employment increased by much less than expected in the month of April.

SaveTheChildren-050615.jpg A State of the World's Mothers report found that women in the United States face a shocking one in 1,800 lifetime risk of maternal death - the worst performance of any developed country in the world. This means that an American woman is, on average, more than 10 times as likely to die in pregnancy and childbirth as a Polish, Austrian, or Belarusian woman; and an American child under-five is just

The U.S. Government has offered rewards totaling $20 million for information on four key leaders of the terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). The Department of State said Tuesday that under its Rewards for Justice Program, the Secretary of State has authorized rewards of up to...

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday participated in a ceremony to remember and honor the countless victims who lost their lives in the Second World War. At a tree planting ceremony, Ban described the United Nations, as founded seventy years ago in 1945 from the ashes of one of humanity's darkest...

The United Nations on Tuesday initiated a series of consultations in Geneva, aimed at increasing international efforts in finding a political process to resolve the conflict in Syria. Speaking at a press briefing, UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura said, "This is not Geneva III," while...

JosephDunford-050515.jpg President Barack Obama announced Tuesday his nomination of Marine Corps General Joe Dunford as the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Obama described Dunford as one of the most admired officers in the military and praised his ability to provide unvarnished advice.

mikehuckabee-050515.jpg Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee officially joined the growing list of Republican presidential candidates on Tuesday, kicking off his second bid for the White House. In a speech to supporters at an event in his hometown of Hope, Arkansas, Huckabee sought to highlight his small town roots.

hillary-050515.jpg Hillary Clinton has once again indicated her willingness to testify before a House committee investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, but the former Secretary of State has rejected the committee's request to appear more than once.

fiatchrysler-050515.jpg Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCAU) said an employee was killed in an accident at its Jefferson North Assembly factory in Detroit Tuesday morning. According to reports, the 53-year-old worker, whose identity has not been disclosed, was crushed in a press shortly after 7 a.m. Tuesday while working...

court-rainbowflag-050515.jpg Following last week's oral arguments in a potentially historic case regarding same-sex marriage, the results of a NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll showed that a majority of Americans want the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize gay marriage throughout the nation.

iphoneCase-050515.jpg An Ohio-based startup claims to have developed a specially-designed iPhone 6 case that can slowly recharge the phone by harvesting electricity from thin air, or rather, from stray radio waves. At the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York, startup Nikola Labs launched an iPhone 6 case that converts radio frequency or RF signals into DC power.

WangJianlin-050515.jpg Wang Jianlin, chairman of Dalian Wanda Group is now Asia's richest man, with a fortune of $38.1 billion. Jianlin, who holds U.S. theater chain AMC Entertainment, has also been ranked 11th richest in the world.

ISM-Non-050515.jpg Economic activity in the U.S. service sector unexpectedly grew at a faster pace in the month of April, according to a report released by the Institute for Supply Management on Tuesday. The ISM said its non-manufacturing index rose to 57.8 in April from 56.5 in March.

The United States has called for the immediate release of all journalists imprisoned for doing their jobs. "We will continue to speak out when journalists are unfairly arrested and detained; we will continue to raise these issues with foreign officials at every level; and we will continue to promote...

On Tuesday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Somalia's capital Mogadishu to reinforce the United States commitment to support the African country's ongoing transition to a peaceful democracy. In his meetings with federal and regional government officials, Kerry will discuss security cooperation...

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