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Zealandia: What secrets does the world's hidden eighth continent hold?

3 hours agoNews : The Cutline

A team of scientists will today set sail from Australia on a two-month expedition to discover the secrets of the mysterious, largely submerged continent of Zealandia. With increasingly detailed seafloor maps available, scientists are now wondering what secrets the lost eighth continent, which is about half the size of Australia, holds. Show More Summary

Britain makes pitch for massive Australia warship contract: report

4 hours agoNews : The Cutline

Britain's defence secretary Wednesday made a strong push to build Australia's next fleet of warships, saying the frigates he proposes are best placed to hunt "Russian and Chinese submarines" amid regional tensions. Australia earlierShow More Summary

Don't Mess With the Mooch: Anthony Scaramucci Making Waves After Just 6 Days on the Job

4 hours agoNews : The Cutline

The new White House communications director called out Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on live TV.

Scaramucci Pledges 'Dramatic Steps' To End White House Leaks

4 hours agoNews : The Cutline

While it has just been a week that he assumed office, the White House communications director is already grabbing headlines because of his statements and deleted tweets.

The Latest: Gore slams trump's military transgender ban

6 hours agoNews : The Cutline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military (all times local):

Woman vows to 'kill all Muslims' during supermarket car park dispute

10 hours agoNews : The Cutline

Amber Hensley shouted at Rowda Soyan, Sarah Hassan and Laleyla Hassan in the car park of a Walmart in Fargo, North Dakota, as she believed they had parked too close to her car. Ms Hassan recorded a video of Hensley delivering an angry tirade, which was sent to the police and circulated widely on social media. “Go home, go home,” Hensley was heard saying.

US oil firm Halliburton to pay $30 mn to settle Angola bribery case

10 hours agoNews : The Cutline

Oil field services giant Halliburton will pay nearly $30 million to resolve allegations of bribery in Angola, US regulators announced Thursday. Former Halliburton vice president Jeannot Lorenz also agreed to pay a $75,000 fine for falsifying...Show More Summary

Tears in rain: North Korea marks 'Victory Day'

11 hours agoNews : The Cutline

In heavy rain, North Koreans put down their umbrellas to bow before the mausoleum of founder Kim Il Sung and his son on Thursday as the country marked the end of the Korean War, which it calls Victory Day. There had been widespread speculation...Show More Summary

Samsung Scared of iPhone 8? Looks Like It

11 hours agoNews : The Cutline

Samsung appears to have some concerns about the impact Apple's new iPhone 8 might have on its bottom line. Although Samsung anticipates a heavy third quarter for smartphone purchases, the company cited unidentified competitors as potential problems for its business. Show More Summary

U.S. ecommerce, price hikes lift UPS profit but shares fall on outlook

12 hours agoNews : The Cutline

By Eric M. Johnson and Nick Carey SEATTLE/DETROIT (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly net profit due to rising ecommerce deliveries but investors worried about the company's performance in the back-half of the year and shares fell 4 percent. Show More Summary

Iran in 'successful' test of satellite-launch rocket

12 hours agoNews : The Cutline

Iran on Thursday "successfully" tested a satellite-launch rocket, days after warning Washington of a response to new US sanctions over the Islamic republic's ballistic missile programme, state television said. It said the launch vehicle,...Show More Summary

Trump to nominate Kan. Gov. Brownback to serve as ambassador

12 hours agoNews : The Cutline

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Five years ago, Gov. Sam Brownback made Kansas an economic laboratory for the nation by aggressively cutting taxes. He's expected to leave office with his Kansas reputation in tatters and his home state an example of trickle-down economics that didn't work.

Foxconn announces U.S. manufacturing plant in Wisconsin

13 hours agoNews : The Cutline

Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Foxconn on Wednesday announced plans to build a $10 billion LCD display panel screen plant in Wisconsin, a deal President Donald Trump asserted would not have happened without his efforts. Trump praised...Show More Summary

White House threatens to shut down briefing over questions on transgender policy shift

13 hours agoNews : The Cutline

WH press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders threatened to shut down Wednesday’s briefing after several reporters asked for details on President Trump’s new policy

Protesting Trump's military transgender ban

16 hours agoNews : The Cutline

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered Wednesday in New York City, Washington D.C. and San Francisco to protest of President Donald Trump‘s ban on transgender service members in the military. The protests came just hours after Trump announced the ban on Twitter. Show More Summary

Samsung Electronics' record earnings see it overtake Apple

17 hours agoNews : The Cutline

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics posted record-breaking earnings on Thursday, putting it on course to better rival Apple's quarterly profits as it seeks to move past a bribery scandal and a damaging recall debacle. The firm...Show More Summary

Donald Trump launches fresh assault on Jeff Sessions as Attorney General clings to job

22 hours agoNews : The Cutline

Donald Trump has launched a fresh attack on his Department of Justice, even as his Attorney General seeks to cling on to his job. Amid mounting speculation that Attorney General Jeff Sessions will have little option but to stand down, Mr Trump launched another broadside by social media against his own cabinet member. Show More Summary

The White House didn't want to talk about the transgender ban, so it just read a letter from a child instead

yesterdayNews : The Cutline

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders introduced a new, very conveniently timed feature to her press briefing Wednesday. Only hours after Donald Trump announced a plan to ban transgender people from the military, she kicked off a new "process" that entails reading emails and letters sent to the White House. Show More Summary

The Latest: Duckworth says transgender ban discriminatory

yesterdayNews : The Cutline

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military (all times local):

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