Australian health care system better than US

It has long come under attack by conservatives. Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who had proposed a single-payer health care system during his 2016 presidential campaign, burst into laughter after seeing a clip of Trump praising the Aus... More..

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S&P, Nasdaq hit record highs as volatility drops
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

S&P, Nasdaq hit record highs as volatility drops

Telecom stocks in the S&P 500 fell 0.5 percent. On the S&P 500 , the energy sector posted a 0.8% loss as West Texas Intermediate, the main USA crude oil variety, fell about 1% to $45.98 a barrel. Elsewhere, ...More..

Mattis cites good talks with Turkey on fighting IS in Syria
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Mattis cites good talks with Turkey on fighting IS in Syria

Ankara sees the Kurdish fighters in the Syrian Democratic Forces - known as the YPG - as closely linked to the PKK, an internationally designated terror group that has carried out attacks against Turkey. Pentag...More..

Syrian refugees name baby for Canadian PM Justin Trudeau
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Syrian refugees name baby for Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

His parents, Afraa and Muhammad Bilan, came to Canada from their war-ravaged home nation with their two older children past year. "In Syria we name the boys like the parents, like my father's name or my husba...More..

Feldman shuts out Giants as Reds complete sweep
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Feldman shuts out Giants as Reds complete sweep

Scott Schebler and Zack Cozart homered off Johnny Cueto (4-2), who was the Reds' ace for eight seasons. The Giants selected Christian in the first round of the 2013 draft, the highest drafted high schooler ...More..

Amazon offers free shipping on purchases of $25
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Amazon offers free shipping on purchases of $25

Wal-Mart started its own membership program called ShippingPass last year, which offered free two-day shipping for $49 a year. Amazon may be protecting its own margin somewhat by offering "free shipping" to...More..

Trump tax plan: Relief for his voters but lots of unknowns
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump tax plan: Relief for his voters but lots of unknowns

Far from aiding the economy and paying for itself over time, Trump's tax plan would increase the size of the federal deficit, The NYT editorial board said. For example, it's great that the tax plan promises hel...More..

Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency said that Kim Hak Song had worked for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology before he was held on Saturday. In a 2015 message on the website of a K...More..

Sinclair close to buying rival TV operator Tribune
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Sinclair close to buying rival TV operator Tribune

Tribune also owns cable network WGN America and a minority stake in the TV Food Network. Sinclair expects to close the purchase during the fourth quarter of 2017. It added that it made sell certain statio...More..

Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe

Attorneys for Kenneth Williams called for a full investigation after Williams became the fourth convicted killer executed in Arkansas in eight days as the state sought to carry out as many lethal injections a...More..

Newell Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:NWL) To Release Earnings
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Newell Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:NWL) To Release Earnings

Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a buy rating and set a $61.00 price objective on shares of Newell Brands in a research report on Tuesday, February 14th. Newell Brands had a return on equity of 13.59% and a ...More..

Asian development lender takes stock as US policy shifts
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

Asian development lender takes stock as US policy shifts

Speaking at the 50th annual meeting of the regional development bank in Yokohama, Japan, Nakao said investment in infrastructure, particularly projects that incorporate advanced technologies, would be the bank'...More..

In latest airline video, Delta boots family from flight
by | Monday, May 08, 2017

In latest airline video, Delta boots family from flight

Brian told KABC-TV's "Eyewitness News" that he informed a flight attendant that he originally bought a seat for his 18-year-old son, Mason, but made a decision to put the child on an earlier flight so that h...More..

by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Comey defends Clinton choice; says he had limited options

The director faced incoming fire from Democrats and Republicans alike yesterday over his handling of the investigations into Hillary Clinton's emails as well as Russian meddling into the campaign, including w...More..

Johnson struggles in wind at Wells Fargo
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

Johnson struggles in wind at Wells Fargo

Molinari, who dropped a shot on his closing hole by missing a 5-foot putt, was at 6-under 138. It left dozens of players unable to finish their second round, with play due to start early on Saturday. Holmes b...More..

NY Lawmakers Hatch Plan to Release Trump's State Taxes
by | Sunday, May 07, 2017

NY Lawmakers Hatch Plan to Release Trump's State Taxes

While the details are sparse and will have to be filled in by Congress, President Trump's outline resembles the supply-side principles he campaigned on and is an ambitious and necessary economic course correcti...More..

Murdered Delaware trooper served the force for almost a decade
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Murdered Delaware trooper served the force for almost a decade

Then, one got out and shot Ballard several times before running away. The other man in the vehicle was arrested at the scene. As the stand-off stretched into the night, police used an explosive device to blow...More..

National Day Of Prayer Observed In St. Cloud
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

National Day Of Prayer Observed In St. Cloud

Kathy Hanselman, the wife of the late Center Line Mayor David Hanselman, said she remains thankful for the city's support of the observance. He's my best friend - what a friend we have in him. Renee Rector pray...More..

Syrian government supports de-escalation zones - foreign ministry
by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

Syrian government supports de-escalation zones - foreign ministry

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the attack included suicide bombers and heavy clashes with Kurdish-dominated US -backed rebels who are fighting IS in Syria . The latest discussions, ...More..

by | Saturday, May 06, 2017

China's narrow-body C919 jet makes maiden flight from Shanghai

State broadcaster CCTV sent out live footage from the plane, which had no passenger seats installed for the maiden flight. But the maiden flight is a milestone: While China is already an adept designer of mil...More..