French Minister Says EU-US Trade Talks Dead as TTIP Wobbles

She said that Europe had made demands on food safety and environmental and social issues, which needed to be met before the treaty can become a reality. In the United States, both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have hardened their position on free ... More..

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MS monster alligator beats record
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

MS monster alligator beats record

In total, it took the hunters almost two hours to secure the gator, kill it and lift it into their boat. FOX13 has reached out to Wienke for more information about her gargantuan catch and will update this st...More..

Sanders applauds EU ruling to make Apple pay
by | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Sanders applauds EU ruling to make Apple pay

Apple CEO Tim Cook, CFO Peter Oppenheimer (L) and Apple Head of tax operations Philip Bullock appear before a Senate subcommittee hearing on offshore profit shifting and the USA tax code in 2013. "Our tax syste...More..

Tributes to Cheshire backpacker killed in Austrailia
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tributes to Cheshire backpacker killed in Austrailia

Last Tuesday Ms Ayliffe-Chung was allegedly dragged from her bed onto the balcony of the Queensland hostel, where she was allegedly stabbed repeatedly by French national Smail Ayad who was staying in the same r...More..

Another university furls Confederate-themed Mississippi flag
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Another university furls Confederate-themed Mississippi flag

In a 2001 referendum, MS voters strongly supported keeping the flag. Another public university in MS has stopped flying the state flag that prominently features the Confederate battle emblem. "Under our proce...More..

Putin's Japan visit could be firmed up at Abe meeting
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Putin's Japan visit could be firmed up at Abe meeting

Putin will hold talks with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on September 3 as the "process of normalisation of relations between the two countries is under way", Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov said. Abe visited Russ...More..

Thumbs down: Local students struggle with test scores
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Thumbs down: Local students struggle with test scores

The California Department of Education released the scores Wednesday morning. CVUSD continued to have the fewest percentage of students meet or exceed state standards in Riverside County in both English L...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

France calls for ending US-EU trade talks

There's resistance on both continents to the free-trade zone that would encompass half the world economy, and the talks are complicated by Britain's exit from the European Union and presidential elections in th...More..

Jayalalithaa announces 500 Amma parks, gymnasiums in Tamil Nadu
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Jayalalithaa announces 500 Amma parks, gymnasiums in Tamil Nadu

Stating that 8.24 lakh tubelights in rural areas are being replaced by LED bulbs at a cost of Rs 300 crore, she said that during the current year, the rest of 8.22 lakh tubelights would be replaced with LED bul...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Turkey asks US to drop support for Syrian Kurds

Syrian opposition activists have said that at least 35 civilians were killed in northern Syria in the Turkish-led operation so far. Ankara has said it killed 25 Kurdish "terrorists" in strikes on YPG position...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Ex-Istanbul police chief, others detained in anti-coup probe

Ankara says it aims to push both Isil and Kurdish fighters away from its border. Turkey is a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, and the USA -backed Kurdish forces have proven to be the most effective ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

German minister says talks on EU-US trade deal have 'failed'

He noted that in 14 rounds of talks the two sides haven't agreed on a single common chapter out of 27 chapters being discussed. Negotiators from the U.S. Time isn't ripe to lift sanctions off Russian Federati...More..

Japan pledges $30bln for Africa, about 9mln to spur Kenya economy
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Japan pledges $30bln for Africa, about 9mln to spur Kenya economy

Abe was accompanied by around 200 officials of more than 70 Japanese companies during his trip to Nairobi, the first official visit by a Japanese prime minister in 15 years. Addressing attendees at the conferen...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Trump to issue new immigration policy

A black pastor and prominent Donald Trump supporter apologized for tweeting a cartoon of Hillary Clinton in blackface but criticized the Democratic nominee, who he said continues to "pander to black people". Ag...More..

Africa, Japan partner to fight terrorism, piracy
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Africa, Japan partner to fight terrorism, piracy

According to the Nairobi Declaration signed at the 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development ( TICAD ), the leaders agreed to promote investment across the African continent in order to encour...More..

Nigerian Army Confirms That Boko Haram Leader Was Wounded in Air Raid
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Nigerian Army Confirms That Boko Haram Leader Was Wounded in Air Raid

In a statement, the spokesman for the army Sani Usman said that Shekau "was fatally wounded on his shoulders" in a raid that was carried out on Friday on the Sambisa forest. Officials from Cameroon, Chad, Nig...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

New Trump ad says he will create millions of jobs

She added that "Trump's acceptance of him could put that man, that despicable man, in the Senate of the United States". "But given the importance of this election, we wanted to engage at the top of the ticket"...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Australia Backpacker Murder: French National Charged With Killing Mia Ayliffe-Chung

Police have charged a 29-year-old Frenchman with the murder of a British backpacker at a hostel in Australia. He also faces a serious animal cruelty charge over the fatal wounding of a dog and charges alleged...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Shields to fight for repeat gold in 165-pound final

Middleweight Claressa Shields defeated Nouchka Fontijn of the Netherlands on Sunday, August 21 in Rio to become the first American boxer to retain her Olympic title. "You have to go in there and seal the deal...More..

Man dead, two injured, in TTC bus crash
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Man dead, two injured, in TTC bus crash

Warden is closed in both directions at Finch while police investigate the cause of the crash. At least one other person is believed to have been injured in the crash, paramedics said. More..