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OECD predicts Canada's economic growth to be best in G7

OECD predicts Canada's economic growth to be best in G7

Its June forecast noted the economy was gaining steam, propelled by government spending on infrastructure, social housing, education and innovation, as well as rising household wealth and rebounding b...

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Iraq PM rejects any Kurdish independence referendum

Iraq PM rejects any Kurdish independence referendum

The two sides cooperated in the battle against Islamic State but many Iraqis wonder whether the central government can unite a country that has suffered sectarian and ethnic violence since a USA -le...

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Polls suggest jump in German far-right party's support

Polls suggest jump in German far-right party's support

Take immigration. Most Germans feel the country has taken in enough refugees, but economists argue it needs high-skilled migrants to make up for a shrinking working-age population. The SPD - and the...

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Video shows conditions inside Florida nursing home before 8 residents died

Video shows conditions inside Florida nursing home before 8 residents died

As bad as Irma was, AccuWeather predicts that Hurricane Harvey's destruction could cost $190 billion, topping damage from Hurricane Katrina in 2005. As it pounded through the Sunshine state, it didn...

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Ryanair Publishes List Of Cancelled Flights Affecting 2% Of Customers

Ryanair Publishes List Of Cancelled Flights Affecting 2% Of Customers

It said that Ryanair has requested pilots to work during their "leave" period, but this appears to contradict the airline's claim that difficulties are being caused by pilots having to take leave be...

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Theresa May to seek post-Brexit trade deal on Canada trip

Theresa May to seek post-Brexit trade deal on Canada trip

The Prime Minister echoed the hopes of Canada's prime minister Justin Trudeau after talks between the pair in Ottawa. The comments represent the strongest yet against the USA aerospace giant since B...

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PV Sindhu wins Korean Open 2017

PV Sindhu wins Korean Open 2017

Sameer, meanwhile, lost to South Korean top seed Son Wan Ho 22-20, 10-21, 13-21 in an hour and nine minutes. The win, though, didn't come easy as Okuhara fought Sindhu right to the end, never giving...

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F1 announces Singapore GP contract extension

How many laps will drivers race at the Singapore Grand Prix? "I am glad that all parties have been able to agree on commercial terms for an extension as F1 and Singapore have been good for eac...

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State Legislators pass bill to make California a 'sanctuary state'

State Legislators pass bill to make California a 'sanctuary state'

The measure cruised through the Senate and was expected to pass the Assembly before Brown blocked what many expected to be an easy lay-up to victory for de León and advocates for the undocumented co...

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Centre to file affidavit on Rohingyas in Supreme Court on Monday

Centre to file affidavit on Rohingyas in Supreme Court on Monday

Union minister VK Singh on Wednesday said the government will follow its policy for refugees to tackle the Rohingya issue. The Supreme Court has asked the government to explain why it wanted to de...

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Jemele Hill Responds to Controversy Over Trump White Supremacist Comments

Jemele Hill Responds to Controversy Over Trump White Supremacist Comments

ESPN has distanced itself from anchor Jemele Hill's tweets one day after she called President Donald Trump "a white supremacist" and "a bigot". In a previous statement , ESPN said its represen...

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Police pay rise

Police pay rise "doesn't go far enough" - force rep

Number 10 also noted that the 1% pay cap on the sector would require a thorough review to allow more room to move in the future. But the national prison officers' union said the pay rise was actua...

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Good Samaritans rescue manatees stranded in waterless Florida bay

Good Samaritans rescue manatees stranded in waterless Florida bay

He saw the water had receded and saw two manatees on the flats. "It shows what people can do when they come together". Michael Sechler wrote of how he had to call in for help after seeing the cr...

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Is Equifax's Cyber Insurance Enough to Cover Breach?

Is Equifax's Cyber Insurance Enough to Cover Breach?

Equifax , one of the nation's largest credit reporting agencies, announced it had experienced a cybersecurity incident on September 7. Hackers had access to Social Security numbers, birth dates, add...

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M8.1 quake kills at least 61 in Mexico

M8.1 quake kills at least 61 in Mexico

Dozens of people are dead in Mexico after the most powerful natural disaster to hit the country in 100 years, officials said Friday. While there were no initial reports of major damage in Mex...

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President Trump signs $15.3 billion Harvey aid package

President Trump signs $15.3 billion Harvey aid package

The lower chamber approved the measure in a 316-90 vote. Paul's office noted that the United States Agency for International Development's (USAID) latest information shows that roughly $20 billion i...

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Desmond Tutu Pleads for the Protection of Muslims in Myanmar

Desmond Tutu Pleads for the Protection of Muslims in Myanmar

This week another honorary Canadian citizen and Nobel Peace Prize victor, girls' education activist Malala Yousafzai, publicly condemned Aung San Suu Kyi's feeble leadership in protecting the Rohi...

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Hurricane Irma has left Cuba, headed for Florida Keys

Hurricane Irma has left Cuba, headed for Florida Keys

The new course brings a degree of relief for easterly cities such as Miami, which had feared a direct hit. On the Gulf coast, where the flat continental shelf worsens the threat, the surge could rea...

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United States threats to make North Korea more determined: Pundit

United States threats to make North Korea more determined: Pundit

Mr Moon and Mr Abe agreed to co-operate on seeking tougher United Nations sanctions against North Korea and pledged to strengthen efforts to persuade Beijing and Moscow to cut off oil supplies to the ...

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Bihar Congress MLAs rebuff claims of split in party

Bihar Congress MLAs rebuff claims of split in party

Of the 27 Congress MLAs in Bihar, about 6-7 MLAs met Gandhi on Wednesday. He later allied with the BJP and was sworn in as the chief minister again. Meanwhile, Chowdhary accused "those sitting in De...

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Internet cringes at revelation Ivanka Tump calls her father 'Daddy'

Internet cringes at revelation Ivanka Tump calls her father 'Daddy'

After receiving a rousing ovation, Trump then responded with a cringeworthy "Thank you, honey". I think he thinks Ivanka's sort of his prized possession and that everybody is going to be so blown away...

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Amazon Sets Bold Plan For Second Headquarters

Amazon Sets Bold Plan For Second Headquarters

Amazon now occupies 19 percent of all office space in Seattle, where its presence is more than twice as large as any other company in any other USA city, according to the Seattle Times. Amazon estim...

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Trump Administration Announces Plan To End DACA Program

Trump Administration Announces Plan To End DACA Program

Sanders said that she has spent a lot of time with the president and that she has "always felt respected and empowered" to do her job, adding that Trump doesn't "just put milquetoast women around him"...

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Top EU court throws out Slovakia and Hungary's action against migrant relocation

Top EU court throws out Slovakia and Hungary's action against migrant relocation

The ECJ's ruling said: 'The court dismisses the actions brought by Slovakia and Hungary against the provisional mechanism for the mandatory relocation of asylum seekers. Slovakia and the Czech R...

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Mattis on North Korea: 'We Have Many Military Options'

Mattis on North Korea: 'We Have Many Military Options'

The White House on Sunday rushed to take national security and economic measures against North Korea after confirming that the rogue nation had pulled off its largest nuclear weapons test yet. South...

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National Football League locals: Taysom Hill claimed by New Orleans Saints off waivers

National Football League locals: Taysom Hill claimed by New Orleans Saints off waivers

And setting up a visit with defensive lineman Quinton Dial , who started 26 games for the 49ers over the past two seasons but was released on Saturday. Odom (6-4, 262) was originally signed as an undr...

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State Department orders closure of Russian consulate in San Francisco

State Department orders closure of Russian consulate in San Francisco

Those sanctions on Russia's mining and oil industry, which President Trump signed despite reservations , were in turn a reprisal for Moscow's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The U.S....

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Trump Personally Decided to Close Russian Embassy in San Francisco

Trump Personally Decided to Close Russian Embassy in San Francisco

She said the closures would need to be completed by September 2. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Russia's foreign minister Sergey V. Lavrov about the punishment in a phone call Thursday an...

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Trump agree with South Korea Moon on revising bilateral missile treaty

Trump agree with South Korea Moon on revising bilateral missile treaty

The shift in tack could reflect Trump's belief that it's time to try something new and his desire for China to do more to rein in North Korea , the professor said. North Korea might not have perfecte...

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5000-acre La Tuna fire largest in Los Angeles city history

5000-acre La Tuna fire largest in Los Angeles city history

Mandatory evacuation orders remained in effect for the Brace Canyon Park area of Burbank. Subdivisions full of houses are within a mile of the flames, but officials say none are immediately thr...

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Kenya: 7 Students Die in Moi Girls School Fire

Kenya: 7 Students Die in Moi Girls School Fire

The Kenyan police did not immediately respond to a request for comment. "I am also sad to say that seven students have died", Matiangi said at the school. The cause of the fire is yet to be establishe...

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France calls for transition from Assad rule in Syria

France calls for transition from Assad rule in Syria

Syrian government forces control part of the provincial capital of the same name and its airport, but have been besieged by IS for years. The Lebanese Hezbollah movement on Saturday accused the Unit...

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Missing Temple student from Montgomery County found dead

Missing Temple student from Montgomery County found dead

Jenna Burleigh, 22, of Harleysville, was last seen in the area of Pub Webb at 1527 Cecil B. Moore Avenue around 2 a.m. Thursday. Police said Burleigh's body was found on a lakefront property belongi...

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DOJ Says There Is No Evidence To Support Trump's Wire-Tapping Claims

DOJ Says There Is No Evidence To Support Trump's Wire-Tapping Claims

There has never been any evidence to support Trump's assertion on Twitter that "Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower just before the victory", despite continued insistence from some conservative...

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Sources say Trump, Hill leaders to meet next Wednesday

Sources say Trump, Hill leaders to meet next Wednesday

In President Trump's press conference today with Finnish President Niinisto, a Finnish reporter appeared to be trying to get Trump to say something negative about Russian maneuvers in the Baltic. "We ...

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Steelers Signing Joe Haden To Three-Year Deal

Steelers Signing Joe Haden To Three-Year Deal

The Steelers are really good with drawing up contracts that are team-friendly, so I don't expect this one to be any different. Haden and his agent Drew Rosenhaus are probably aiming higher. Hade...

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United Kingdom police charge man under terror laws over Buckingham Palace incident

United Kingdom police charge man under terror laws over Buckingham Palace incident

Police said three officers were slightly injured as they struggled to arrest a man who deliberately drove up to a police van in a restricted area on Constitution Hill, a road near the palace. The of...

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Pentagon chief lets transgender troops remain in service

Pentagon chief lets transgender troops remain in service

The tweets said there was no room in the ranks for transgender troops and that the government would no longer pay for their medical treatment. This is exactly what Trump's ordered when he sign...

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Manchester City offer Arsenal £70m plus player for Alexis Sanchez

Manchester City offer Arsenal £70m plus player for Alexis Sanchez

The Independent claim Arsenal want Sergio Aguero should Sanchez leave, with the former Atletico Madrid striker regarded by many as one of the finest in the Premier League after scoring 170 goals...

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US Navy Recovers Remains of All 10 Sailors From USS McCain Collision

US Navy Recovers Remains of All 10 Sailors From USS McCain Collision

The collision with the tanker tore a large hole in the destroyer's portside hull, flooding nearby compartments. Several other sailors were disciplined. The high number of incidents prompted the USA n...

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