German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday welcomed the "clarity" provided by British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech laying out her plans for Brexit. After talks with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Berlin, the leader...Show More Summary
Even though my parents were both blue collar workers they both were anti-union. In 1979 General Motors opened a new plant in Oklahoma City to build the new X-Body cars (Chevy Citation). Briefly my father considered trying to get a job there, but he didn’t want to be forced to join a...
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker promised Wednesday to seek a "balanced" deal for Britain's exit from the EU, after Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit plan. "For my part, I will do everything so that the negotiations...Show More Summary
The chief executive of HSBC bank says the company is likely to switch 1,000 jobs to Paris from London, with Britain planning to leave the European Union single market under Brexit.
SkyBridge Capital, the investment firm founded by incoming White House adviser Anthony Scaramucci, agreed to sell a majority stake to HNA Capital U.S., which is controlled by Chinese billionaire Chen... To view the full story, click the title link.
President Barack Obama is commuting the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst who leaked classified documents. The White House says Manning is one of 209 inmates whose sentences Obama is shortening. Manning is more than six years into a 35-year sentence for leaking...
Sheree Whitfield of The Real Housewives of Atlanta was spotted partaking in free food and beverages during the Melanie D. Jewelry Launch this past Saturday (January 14, 2017). Whitfield took a break from her many legal woes to attend...Show More Summary
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Prime Minister Theresa May won endorsement from US President-elect Donald Trump over her Brexit course but sterling plunged on Monday on fears that Britain could be on a collision course with its EU allies. Trump said Britain leaving...Show More Summary
Outgoing US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Ukraine on Monday to support the war-scarred country's leaders amid concerns that ties could chill under Donald Trump. Biden's one-day visit to meet President Petro Poroshenko and Prime...Show More Summary
A suicide bombing targeting militia groups committed to restoring peace in Mali left around 50 people dead and struck a fresh blow at long-running efforts to stabilise the troubled north. The car bomb attack on Wednesday in Gao, theShow More Summary
The CIA said Wednesday it would implement new rules to better respect the private information of Americans swept up incidentally during its investigations. The new restrictions imposed by the US attorney general just two days beforeShow More Summary
With his carrot-and-stick manhandling of the US business community, President-elect Donald Trump has major companies falling over themselves to offer goodwill gestures and promises to create US jobs. This aggressive strategy -- in which...Show More Summary
Migrants trying to sneak into the United States from the parched Mexican desert have to contend with border guards' drones overhead, poisonous snakes underfoot and human trafficking gangs at their backs. But these challenges are nothing...Show More Summary
The manager of rocker Alanis Morissette has admitted to fleecing the singer of nearly $5 million and falsely claiming the money was used to grow marijuana. Jonathan Todd Schwartz agreed to plead guilty to embezzling the money in court papers filed in Los Angeles federal court. Show More Summary
It will open in the spring Just down the road from Denver, Colorado Springs will count IV by Brother Luck, among its new restaurants this spring. Set at 321 N. Tejon Street, the upcoming venue is the creation of chef Brother Luck, who...Show More Summary
Passport Index has released its Global Passport Power Rank for 2017. In first place, Germany, with visa-free or visa on arrival access to 158 countries around the world. In 134th place, China, with 57 countries. [ more › ]
Tastings, fire pits, tacos, and more Austin Food & Wine Festival returns to the city, after last year’s weather-related cancellation, in late April. It comes back with the usual suspects and events. Read on for the full lineup. Additional...Show More Summary
Graphic surveillance video released Wednesday shows a throng of Fontana police officers surrounding a legally blind and mentally ill man in a convenience store before an officer opens fire, killing him. The muted video of the Nov. 22, 2015, incident shows multiple police officers cornering James...
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