Consensus a prerequisite for steady cross-Strait relations: mainland spokesman

The gulf between Mr. Xi's Stalinist-style humiliation of critics - the publishing house was preparing a critical biography of him - and Taiwan's burgeoning liberalism does a lot to explain the victory of Ms. Referring to the "1992 Consensus" as a "br... More..

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by | Friday, January 22, 2016

British MPs roast Trump as buffoon and wazzock

He sparked fierce controversy last month when he called for a "complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what the hell is going on". Using an acr...More..

Another blast in Jalalabad, Afghanistan as Taliban peace talks continue
by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Another blast in Jalalabad, Afghanistan as Taliban peace talks continue

Afghan security forces were battling gunmen who took over a building near the Pakistani consulate in the eastern city of Jalalabad on Wednesday, after a suicide bomber detonated explosives that killed at leas...More..

Scientists Say 2015 Was The Hottest Year EVER
by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Scientists Say 2015 Was The Hottest Year EVER

NASA, which used the same raw temperature data, but different methods to analyze Earth's polar regions and global temperatures, calculated a slightly smaller figure of 0.23 degrees Fahrenheit - the largest year...More..

by | Friday, January 22, 2016

At least 21 die in boat sinkings in Greece

Port police said 48 survivors managed to reach the shore of Farmakonisi after the first boat hit rocks around 0030 GMT as it was making the perilous crossing from Turkey. About 40 migrants have died so far this...More..

by | Friday, January 22, 2016

EPA Official Resigns Over Flint, Michigan, Water Crisis

Growing evidence of toxic water was ignored - some allege it was covered up - by state and local officials, as well as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The city switched back to the Lake Huron water su...More..

by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Kenya flies back bodies of troops killed in Somalia

A top Kenyan commander said on Sunday, the army was conducting "search and rescue" operations without specifically saying if they were looking for captured soldiers. President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday said offe...More..

by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Clinton ally says Sanders slights minorities in new ad

Among Democratic identifiers likely to vote in Democratic primaries, Clinton leads Sanders by 21 points. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she's a "results oriented" person and th...More..

New Poll: Trump Keeps Lead in Georgia GOP Presidential Race
by | Friday, January 22, 2016

New Poll: Trump Keeps Lead in Georgia GOP Presidential Race

Cruz also unleashed on Trump in an interview with Buzzfeed News Tuesday night, buffering his case that Trump is an establishment candidate because he has "promised to make deals and to continue the cronyism...More..

Sarah Palin: Obama Responsible for Her Son's Domestic Violence Arrest
by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Sarah Palin: Obama Responsible for Her Son's Domestic Violence Arrest

He was arrested on Monday in Wasilla, Alaska, and charged with domestic violence assault on a female, interfering with a report of domestic violence and possession of a weapon while intoxicated, according to ...More..

by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Ex-Okla. officer gets 263 years for rape, sex assaults

District Judge Timothy Henderson agreed, and ordered Holtzclaw to serve the terms consecutively. Holtzclaw waived his right to remain in custody in the county jail for 10 days, instead opting to be taken dire...More..

by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Americans Taken Hostage In Iraq

The US Treasury Department said in a statement that it had added five Iranian nationals and a network of companies based in the United Arab Emirates and China to an American blacklist. The American Iranian Co...More..

Obama calls Germany's Merkel to talk Syrian refugee crisis
by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Obama calls Germany's Merkel to talk Syrian refugee crisis

The chancellor has recently come under fire over her liberal immigration policy, and criticism has increased since sex attacks on New Year's Eve in Cologne, some of which were allegedly committed by refugees. ...More..

by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Immigration expert: United States v. Texas case could limit executive power

The court did broaden the scope of the case, asking the parties to address an additional and fundamental question: whether the administration's plan violates the constitutional command that the President "shall...More..

by | Friday, January 22, 2016

City Officials Blamed For Flint Water Crisis

He says, "It's really the city's water system that needs to deal with it". I can't figure out why the state is responsible except that Dillon did make the ultimate decision so we're not able to avoid the su...More..

by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Detroit Teachers Threaten Another Mass Sickout Thursday

The industrial action was scheduled to draw attention to the poor state of school premises and large class sizes on the day President Barack Obama was due to visit the city for the North American Internationa...More..

by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Michigan's Snyder says more funds in pipeline

One problem, the Office of the Auditor General found the EPA asked the MDEQ what kind of corrosion control system it was using in Flint, and the department said it had "an optimized corrosion control progra...More..

by | Friday, January 22, 2016

Iran to Push On With Missile Program After U.S. Sanctions

Under the deal, Iran agreed to curb its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting economic and trade sanctions . The article pointed out that Teheran's top authority, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei,...More..

India reiterates demand to book all perpetrators of Pathankot attack
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

India reiterates demand to book all perpetrators of Pathankot attack

On sending Special Investigating Team by Pakistan in India to investigate and gather information on Pathankot terror attack, Mr Swarup said India had already in-principle welcomed Islamabad's proposal. Pakistan...More..

Powerball jackpot increased to $1.5 billion for Wednesday's drawing
by | Thursday, January 21, 2016

Powerball jackpot increased to $1.5 billion for Wednesday's drawing

Meanwhile, in CT, lottery officials encouraged players to know their limits and play within them. "With this Powerball jackpot alone, since the last time we had a victor, November 4, we have generated more th...More..