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Donald Trump attacks UN officials over North Korea and Syria 'failures' as they sit beside him

Donald Trump has called the Security Council’s inaction against Syria's President Bashar al Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons as a “failure” while they were sitting next to him after a White House luncheon. The president said he...Show More Summary

Police say 'minimal but necessary force' used on United passenger

Video taken by other passengers showed David Dao, a 69-year-old Vietnamese-American doctor, being dragged up the aisle with blood on his face after the airline decided it needed his seat for a crew member on a flight from Chicago to Kentucky on April 9. Show More Summary

Former Haiti coup leader pleads guilty in U.S. drug case

The leader of a 2004 coup that toppled Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide pleaded guilty on Monday to a money laundering charge related to an international drug trafficking scheme, the U.S. Department of Justice said. Guy Philippe,...Show More Summary

3-Year-Old Boy Dies After Car Window Closes on His Neck

A toddler died after his neck became stuck in a car's power window, police said.

Obama says ready to train new leaders in first post-presidency speech

After three months off, Obama -- looking rested and sporting a coat with no tie -- broke his silence in his adopted hometown of Chicago, speaking to a packed auditorium of more than 400 high school and college students at the University of Chicago. Show More Summary

Chelsea Clinton Responds To SNL Cast Member’s Joke

Chelsea Clinton responded to a joke made by ‘Saturday Night Live’ star Vanessa Bayer at the expense of former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

China's quota threat charges up electric car market

China's electric-car market is already the world's biggest, but a government proposal to introduce "new energy" vehicle quotas for automakers is further charging it up. With the threat of the measure looming, major manufacturers at the annual auto show in Shanghai are announcing big plans to boost their electric vehicle (EV) offerings in China. Show More Summary

President Obama speaks to University of Chicago on youth leadership

On Monday, April 24, 2017, President Obama will make his first major return to public life since his two terms in office with a speech at the University of Chicago directed at youth leaders.

Turkey's Erdogan to apply to rejoin ruling AK Party after final vote results: spokesman

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan will apply to rejoin the ruling AK Party after final results are declared from the April 16 referendum to expand the president's powers, his spokesman Ibrahim Kalin said on Monday. Turkey's president...Show More Summary

US blasts 'unconscionable' Taliban attack in Afghanistan

The US State Department on Monday described last week's Taliban attack in northern Afghanistan as "unconscionable," but stressed America has no intention of giving up on the country despite more than 15 years of brutal war. State Department...Show More Summary

Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this week

By David Shepardson and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump this week will sign new executive orders before he completes his first 100 days in office, including two on energy and the environment, which would make it easier for the United States to develop energy on and offshore, a White House official said on Sunday. Show More Summary

U.S. Citizen Killed In Ukraine Mine Blast

The victim, whose name has not been released, was a part of a patrol of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe in eastern Ukraine.

Data Download: Partisan Divide True for Sports Fans, Too

New polling from Marist/HBO show that football, the most popular sport by viewership, is also the most diverse in terms of partisan diversity.

iPhone 8 Dummy Indicates Dual Cameras, Display-Embedded Fingerprint Sensor

Benjamin Geskin, known to leak phones, claimed to have obtained a dummy model of Apple's upcoming iPhone 8, expected to be launched later this year.

2017 Honda Civic Type R sets Nürburgring lap record

The all-new version of the Honda Civic Type R was always going to make a big slash when it was unveiled at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, but the Honda has now proved it has just as much substance as it undoubtedly has style. The CivicShow More Summary

Full Pelosi Interview: Trump Is Showing 'Weakness' With Wall

In an exclusive interview on Meet the Press, House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) tells Chuck Todd that Democrats unite around a variety of issues, but stand opposed to the president's border wall plan.

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