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False missile alert sets off wave of panic in Hawaii

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The second recent blunder in Hawaii's planning for a possible North Korean nuclear attack left islanders shaken after an emergency alert warning of an imminent strike.

Palestinian leader rebukes Trump: 'Shame on you'

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian president railed at President Donald Trump in a fiery, two-hour-long speech on Sunday, saying "shame on you" for his treatment of the Palestinians and warning that he would have no problem rejecting what he suggested would be an unacceptable peace plan.

Trump defends vulgar comments on immigrants, partly denies them

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

President Donald Trump offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries.

Tunisian government announces social reforms after week of unrest

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Tunisia's government on Saturday announced an increase in aid to the needy and improved health care as part of social reforms following a week of unrest triggered by austerity measures. Social Affairs Minister Mohamed Trabelsi told reporters...Show More Summary

Morocco to begin gradual liberalisation of dirham

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Morocco will start a gradual and controlled liberalisation of its currency the dirham from Monday, Prime Minister Saad-Eddine Al-Othmani said after a cabinet meeting. The North African country has had a fixed exchange rate regime for the dirham since the 1970s. Show More Summary

Israel says destroyed Gaza attack tunnel under Israel, Egypt borders

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli military said on Sunday it had destroyed a cross-border attack tunnel that ran from Gaza into Israel and Egypt, dug by the Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Palestinian enclave. Show More Summary

On earthquake anniversary, Haitians trying to rebuild

4 days agoNews : The Newsroom

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Eight years ago, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake upended life in Haiti, killing more than 300,000 people by some estimates and destroying hundreds of thousands of homes. For many of those left homeless, life hasn't yet returned to normal.

Rep. John Lewis Says Being Racist Must Be In Trump's DNA

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) blasted President Donald Trump’s characterization of Haiti and African nations as “shitholes,” adding that being racist “must be” in Trump’s DNA.

Hawaii Gov. David Ige addresses false emergency alert of incoming missile

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The governor said the false alarm was due to an employee's pushing the wrong button.

Some Walmart employees get raises, others to lose their jobs

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

NEW YORK (AP) — For some Walmart employees, the day brought news of a pay raise. Others learned they were out of a job.

CNN Guest Called Out For Using Asians To Defend Trump After 'Shithole' Comments

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

A conservative commentator got called out for perpetuating a stereotype that has long hurt Asian immigrants during a CNN discussion Thursday night about President Donald Trump’s reported labeling of Haiti and African nations as “shithole countries.”

Boy, 9, Holds His Newborn Baby Sister Before Dying of Cancer

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

"My wife and I and his doctors didn’t think Bailey would be around to meet his baby sister,” the boy's dad explained.

GM Ready to Ditch the Steering Wheel and Brake Pedal in Its Self-Driving Car

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

General Motors is asking regulators for exemptions to federal safety standards so that it can put a self-driving car without a steering wheel or brake pedal onto U.S. roads as soon as next year....

Maxine Waters Tears Into Donald Trump: The ‘Most Despicable Human Being'

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

did not hold back in her criticism of President Donald Trump for reportedly suggesting that Haiti and some African nations were “shithole countries.”

Trump Reportedly Wonders Why ‘Pretty Korean Lady’ Isn’t Handling North Korea For Him

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

There are two things that seem to accompany President Donald Trump in the Oval Office more than any other these days: Diet Coke and racism.

Walmart raises starting wages, handing out $1,000 bonuses

5 days agoNews : The Newsroom

Walmart is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, giving a one-time $1,000 cash bonus to eligible employees and expanding its maternity and parental leave benefits.

Alleged MS-13 gang members indicted on murder, drug charges

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A grand jury indicted 17 alleged members and associates of the notoriously violent MS-13 gang on charges including murder and drug trafficking following a seven-month investigation that spanned several states, officials announced Thursday.

How to Figure Out Your Take-Home Pay From the New IRS Tables

6 days agoNews : The Newsroom

The Internal Revenue Service has released its new tax-withholding tables, giving Americans a first look at how the tax-cut law will affect their take-home pay this year. But anyone who wants to g...

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