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State treasurers renew call for independent chair at Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo workers would have earned an additional $323 million in returns if the company had offered Vanguard funds instead, according to the lawsuit. In a w...


Wisconsin Recount Slated To Kick Off

Wisconsin Green Party co-chairman George Martin said the party is seeking a "reconciliation of paper records" - a request that could go further than a simple ...


Acting Ohio State officer praised for killing attacker

Don Kaminski, director of human resources at Wheeling Jesuit University, said officials were dismayed by what took place in Columbus on Monday, but believed t...


France's Sarkozy loses primary with hard-line on immigration

The conservative candidates have been watching the political rise of far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who is hoping anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim and anti-establis...


Flynn offered key national security post

The selection of retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn for National Security Adviser has local Muslim leaders concerned about what it could mean for their community ...


Erdogan: Turkey to Open Border if EU Continues its Threats

Where there are difficulties, we need to deal with them". Turkey would allow refugees to stream into Europe if European Union leaders continued to back aw...


China detains 9 managers after plant collapse kills 74

Nine people, including the chairman and chief engineer of the Fengcheng power plant, have been arrested following a scaffold collapse that killed 74 constructio...


With fires under control, Israel turns to recovery efforts

They have professional degrees, which has allowed them to integrate into the city's hospitals, courts and businesses. "Since last night it's pretty calm, we h...


Woman Opens Emergency Exit And Jumps Out Of Plane

The FBI also stepped in to question her, though it was later said she was no longer in FBI custody, according to KHOU . A woman has jumped off a United Airli...


U.S. Performance Rising in Math, Science on International Tests

Australian students have plummeted in the latest worldwide maths and science rankings, with countries such as Kazakhstan, Cyprus and Slovenia leapfrogging us ov...


Priebus says Clinton, Trump teams 'cut a deal'

Mrs Clinton's legal team said it has agreed to take part in a recount of votes in Wisconsin after the state's election board approved a request by Green Party...


Fillon takes big early lead in presidential primary

Near-complete results showed him winning 66.5% of the vote, with ballots counted from 9,915 polling stations out of 10,229. Fillon provoked anger and ridicule...


Anti-EU UKIP picks new leader to replace Trump ally Farage

There were 32,757 ballot papers sent out, with 15,405 votes cast. Speaking on LBC Radio on Sunday, the former UKIP leader said it's in both British and United...


China protests to Singapore over military ties to Taiwan

Earlier on 25 November, when asked about the seized cargo, the China spokesman had reiterated that the Chinese government is firmly opposed to any forms of offi...


Syrian troops capture east Aleppo neighborhood from rebels

Syrian forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad captured the largest rebel-held district in eastern Aleppo on Saturday, (26 November) Syrian state media report...


Turkey withdraws child marriage bill, submits it for review

Turkish men and women protest the bill. Opponents argued that the bill amounted to a pardon for statutory rape if the perpetrator was married to his victim an...


Brazil leader denies lobbying minister for luxury apartment

He is the sixth ministerial casualty in the last six months. "Politics has these things, that kind of pressure", Temer said, according with Calero. Temer sa...


Obama, Putin discuss Syria and Ukraine at summit in Peru

Trudeau said he would "miss having Barack around", but that he wouldn't jump to any conclusions about what Trump will do with TPP once in office, saying the Lib...


Sixth child dies in Tennessee school bus crash

Three fourth-graders, one first-grader and a kindergarten-age child were killed in Monday's crash. Media reports say that the bus was traveling too fast excee...


New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

Eight of the victims are males, including the deceased victim, and two victims are females. A crime scene technician collects a shell casing as New Orleans ...


Wisconsin will play Penn State in next week's Big Ten title game

Trace McSorley threw for three scores in the third quarter alone, and then the defense mostly just overwhelmed the Spartan front the rest of the game . The ...


Dalai Lama: "I have no worries' about Trump's election"

He said he expects the businessman will align his policies with global realities. During the bitter campaign, some of Mr Trump's remarks were deemed offensive...


Powerful quake causes fire, disrupts operations at Nissan plant, grocery stores, banks

Shortly after 6 a.m., a fire broke out at Kureha's research facility in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, where experiments are conducted around the clock. Japan's M...


Foiled Paris terror plot 'was being directed from abroad'

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Lindsey Graham Presses Congress to Investigate Russian Hacks

Officials have confirmed that Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President-elect Donald Trump spoke on the phone on Monday evening. "Assuming for a m...


Suspected Syrian air strike kills three Turkish soldiers

In August, one Turkish soldier was killed and three others were wounded in a rocket attack on a Turkish tank south of Jarablus. After three months of oper...


President Putin gives Russian citizenship to American film star Steven Seagal

Reportedly, the President, who has always been a fan of the martial arts that Seagal has showcased in his action films, signed the order to grant the actor with...


Obama, Putin talk about Syria and Ukraine in quick summit meet

The conflict, sparked by Russian Federation, has led to Western sanctions that Putin says are "severely harming" Russia's economy, as The Christian Science Mo...


Merkel's challenge: Holding the Europe project together

Earlier at a meeting of the CDU presidency Merkel has said she believes the leader of her party, the Christian Democratic Union (CDU ), should also hold the ch...


Demonetisation to have positive impact on economy: Jaitley

Singh had said that the implementation of demonetisation was a "monumental management failure" and termed it a case of "organised loot and legalised plunder". T...


One Turkish soldier killed, 5 lightly wounded in clashes in Syria

The Turkish Army and its allies have launched a renewed offensive on the Kurdish-held positions in the northern Aleppo Governate earlier this week. "But we ...


Hurricane Otto weakens to Category 1 storm

Small & compact "Otto" briefly weakened to a tropical storm before regaining hurricane status Wednesday. Hurricane Otto is expected to make landfall in Nicara...


Ukip leader Nigel Farage 'planning move from Kent to the US'

I want this government to be a success'. Asked if he would back Mr Farage to be the United Kingdom ambassador to the US, Mr Rees-Mogg said: "Mr Farage's rel...


French presidential candidate: Jews wished to break our laws

Fillon addressed his comments in a Facebook post shortly thereafter in which he wrote that he "never meant to call into question the Jewish community's atta...


Iran Condemns Attack on Shiite Pilgrims in Iraq

They said the target of the attack appears to have been a bus carrying Iranian pilgrims heading home after taking part in a major Shiite holiday in the holy cit...


Israel evacuates thousands as fire spreads in northern city

Firefighting planes from Greece arrived in Israel on November 24, 2016 to help douse scrub and forest fires across the country. Israel's public security minis...


Woman arrested for 'shooting at house guests for being too loud'

Alana Annette Savell, 32, invited a couple over to her home in Panama City. During a night of drinking and carousing at Savell's residence, a female guest and...


Obama to meet Australia, Canada leaders

With Donald Trump's election sparking questions about the respect for democratic norms at home, U.S. President Barack Obama made a strident case for democracy o...


U-turn: Trump won't try to prosecute Clinton

One can only question the relationship between Trump and Putin. If that is the case, you just proved to me and America that laws are for the poor people. It is ...


Steve Bannon: 'I'm Not a White Nationalist'

Before joining Breitbart , Bannon served in the Navy, as an investment banker for Goldman Sachs and a Hollywood producer. One thing that surprised Trump about ...