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Germany, France must break taboos to advance on European reforms: Macron
Germany, France must break taboos to advance on European reforms: Macron
  • World
  • 2018-11-18 15:45:35Z

BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron called on Sunday for Germany and France to dig deeper as allies in their bid to spearhead a more united Europe, including by overcoming lingering scepticism on issues such as a euro zone budget. Macron has long championed a vision for a more

North Korea's Deadly Artillery Has the "Potential to Affect Millions of South Korean Citizens"
North Korea's Deadly Artillery Has the "Potential to Affect Millions of South Korean Citizens"

About that "ultramodern" weapon from last week: it could have been some fancy new artillery. 

Women Won The House For Democrats, But Men May End Up Running It
Women Won The House For Democrats, But Men May End Up Running It

WASHINGTON ― They ran for office at record levels. They came to the polls in

Anthony to Lakers
Anthony to Lakers 'not a question for myself', says LeBron James

LeBron James insisted the possibility of Carmelo Anthony joining the Los Angeles Lakers is not his call as he lamented the loss of Rajon Rondo after his team's loss to the Orlando Magic on Saturday. Anthony is seeking a new team after the Houston Rockets announced they were parting ways with the 10-time All Star following a disappointing 10-game run with them.

Pope says world mustn
Pope says world mustn't turn a blind eye to migrants, the poor
  • World
  • 2018-11-18 11:40:47Z

Pope Francis criticized rising wealth inequality and the treatment of migrants on Sunday, saying the world should not ignore those "tossed by the waves of life". "Injustice is the perverse root of poverty," Francis said at a Mass marking the Roman Catholic Church's annual World

4 Tax Surprises You Might Face in Retirement
4 Tax Surprises You Might Face in Retirement

Consider yourself warned.

Democrats Are Planning To Target The Arms Sales Trump Loves
Democrats Are Planning To Target The Arms Sales Trump Loves

WASHINGTON ― Top Democrats are discussing how to use their upcoming control of

Trump consoles Californians suffering from twin tragedies
Trump consoles Californians suffering from twin tragedies

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) - President Donald Trump acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking through the ashes of a mobile home and RV park in a small northern town all-but-destroyed by deadly wildfires and privately consoling people grieving after a mass shooting at a popular college

Bowl Projections: How the Playoff and New Year
Bowl Projections: How the Playoff and New Year's Six Look With One Regular Season Week Left

Week 12 was guaranteed to see one team drop from the top 12-which turned out to be Syracuse after Notre Dame shut down the Orange offense at Yankee Stadium-but an unexpected loss has opened the door for a slate of marquee bowls packed full of SEC teams.

Milton shines, No. 11 UCF routs No. 19 Cincinnati 38-13
Milton shines, No. 11 UCF routs No. 19 Cincinnati 38-13

The 11th-ranked Knights feel they are one of the best teams in the country and welcome any opportunity to strut to their stuff on a grand stage. McKenzie Milton threw for 268 yards and accounted for four touchdowns Saturday night, helping the defending American Athletic Conference champions remain unbeaten

Trump Hammered On Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker - By Republicans
Trump Hammered On Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker - By Republicans

When Chris Wallace's interview with Donald Trump airs Sunday on Fox News the

Pacific Rim summit highlights strained China-US relations
Pacific Rim summit highlights strained China-US relations
  • World
  • 2018-11-18 05:57:10Z

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) - A meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea has highlighted widening divisions between global powers the U.S. and China and a growing competition for influence in the usually neglected South Pacific.

Murray accounts for 5 TDs, No. 6 Oklahoma beats Kansas
Murray accounts for 5 TDs, No. 6 Oklahoma beats Kansas

Kyler Murray lifted Oklahoma - and boosted his Heisman Trophy campaign - with a big finish. Murray accounted for two of his five touchdowns in the fourth quarter. ''He's a special player,'' Kansas coach David Beaty said.

Doncic leads Mavericks over short-handed Warriors 112-109
Doncic leads Mavericks over short-handed Warriors 112-109

Luka Doncic gave the Dallas Mavericks a glimpse of an exciting future - and extended a bad week for the Golden State Warriors. The rookie scored 24 points, including a short jumper that put Dallas in front for good, and the Mavericks beat the Warriors 112-109 on Saturday night. The 19-year-old from

Orange County, A Conservative Bastion, Turns Blue For The First Time In Decades
Orange County, A Conservative Bastion, Turns Blue For The First Time In Decades

In 2016, the conservative bastion of Orange County, California, voted for a

Zimbabwe: the year since Mugabe
Zimbabwe: the year since Mugabe's ousting

Here is a summary of key developments since Robert Mugabe was ousted as president of Zimbabwe a year ago after 37 years in charge of the southern African country. Military generals had seized power days earlier after he fired Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, amid concern Mugabe was positioning his wife Grace to succeed him. Mnangagwa returns to Zimbabwe from South Africa the following day, having fled after his dismissal two weeks earlier.

Trump Insists 'Raking' Will Help Stop Forest Fires; Twitter Reels
Trump Insists 'Raking' Will Help Stop Forest Fires; Twitter Reels

With 76 people dead and nearly 1,300 unaccounted for and feared dead in

Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town
Migrants get cool reception in Mexican border town

Many of the nearly 3,000 Central American migrants who have reached the Mexican border with California via caravan said Saturday they do not feel welcome in the city of Tijuana, where hundreds more migrants are headed after more than a month on the road. The vast majority were camped at an outdoor sports

Central Americans stalled at U.S.-Mexico border, mull work offers
Central Americans stalled at U.S.-Mexico border, mull work offers
  • World
  • 2018-11-18 02:58:52Z

The Mexican government last week reiterated job offers to the migrants, saying that those who obtained legal status could occupy thousands of vacancies, most of them in the country's "maquiladoras," doing factory work. Since arriving at the border last week, they have been denied entry

Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California
Democrat Cisneros nabs GOP House seat in Southern California

Democrat Gil Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat in Southern California on Saturday, capping a Democratic rout in which the party picked up six congressional seats in the state. In what had been the last undecided House contest in California, Cisneros beat Republican Young Kim for the

Gil Cisneros Wins House Seat, Capping Democratic Rout In California
Gil Cisneros Wins House Seat, Capping Democratic Rout In California

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Democrat Gil Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S.

Auburn puts up over 500 yards of offense, routs Liberty 53-0
Auburn puts up over 500 yards of offense, routs Liberty 53-0

It was Senior Day inside Jordan-Hare Stadium, but it wasn't just the graduating Tigers dominating in Auburn's home finale. Seth Williams caught five passes for 109 yards and a touchdown, Kam Martin ran for 116 yards and Auburn's defense pitched a shutout in a 53-0 victory over Liberty on

The Latest: Pence, Xi chat on APEC summit sidelines
The Latest: Pence, Xi chat on APEC summit sidelines
  • World
  • 2018-11-18 01:04:19Z

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) - The Latest on the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea (all times local):

Lyons leads Furman to stunning upset of No. 8 Villanova
Lyons leads Furman to stunning upset of No. 8 Villanova

Jordan Lyons scored 17 points, Matt Rafferty and Clay Mounce each had 15, and Furman stunned defending national champion Villanova in overtime, 76-68, on Saturday. Noah Gurley and Alex Hunter added 13 points apiece for the surging Paladins, who have started 5-0 for the first time in 30 years. Phil

Wisconsin celebrates Taylor-made OT victory at Purdue
Wisconsin celebrates Taylor-made OT victory at Purdue

Jonathan Taylor rushed for a career-high 321 yards and scored three times including the decisive 17-yard run in triple overtime to give Wisconsin a 47-44 come-from-behind victory at Purdue on Saturday. Taylor's 33 carries matched his career high from earlier this season and helped the Badgers (7

The Latest: Trump says full report on Khashoggi coming soon
The Latest: Trump says full report on Khashoggi coming soon
  • World
  • 2018-11-18 00:49:39Z

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local):

Tyler Reddick wins Xfinity race in Miami, championship
Tyler Reddick wins Xfinity race in Miami, championship

Tyler Reddick claimed JR Motorsports' third Xfinity Series title

Tyler Reddick gives Earnhardt another Xfinity championship
Tyler Reddick gives Earnhardt another Xfinity championship

Tyler Reddick opened Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s first season in retirement with a victory and closed it with a championship. Reddick won the Xfinity Series finale Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway to claim the title in NASCAR's development series. Reddick was perhaps a long shot behind Christopher

Dwight Howard was heckled by arena clean up worker during postgame workout
Dwight Howard was heckled by arena clean up worker during postgame workout

Dwight Howard was a beast against the Brooklyn Nets Friday night, dropping 25 points and grabbing 17 rebounds against one of his former teams. Well, he was dominant in the first half, when he picked up a fourth foul relatively early in the third quarter Scott Brooks went away from Howard for too long, the Nets scored at will and pulled away for the win. What that video didn't show was Howard getting heckled during that workout by one of the people hired to clean up the arena.

As Florida recount wraps up, Democrat Gillum concedes
As Florida recount wraps up, Democrat Gillum concedes

Democrat Andrew Gillum ended his hard-fought campaign for Florida governor Saturday with just hours remaining for counties to turn in official recount results, conceding to a Republican whose party has held that office since 1999. Gillum, in a video he posted on Facebook, congratulated Republican Ron

Republican DeSantis secures Florida governor
Republican DeSantis secures Florida governor's seat after rival Gillum concedes
  • US
  • 2018-11-17 23:47:09Z

Gillum, the 39-year-old liberal mayor of Tallahassee, had initially conceded the race on the night of the Nov. 6 election to DeSantis, a conservative former congressman. This fight for Florida continues." DeSantis, 40, said on Saturday on Twitter, "This was a hard-fought campaign. Now it

Democrat concedes Florida governor's race to ally of Donald Trump
Democrat concedes Florida governor's race to ally of Donald Trump

Andrew Gillum, the Democrat who was running to become Florida's first black governor, conceded the race on Saturday to Ron DeSantis, a close ally of President Donald Trump, saying he was satisfied with a recount that showed him trailing by more than 30,000 votes. The race was one of the most closely watched in the country. The candidates come from the far poles of each party and their performances were scrutinised for hints they might offer for the 2020 presidential election. Mr Gillum, the liberal mayor of Tallahassee, had initially conceded the race to Mr DeSantis, a conservative former congressman. But he later withdrew that concession when the results were close enough for an...

Cab Drivers Refuse To Pick Up Racists After Philly Rally With Proud Boys
Cab Drivers Refuse To Pick Up Racists After Philly Rally With Proud Boys

Racists in Philadelphia were apparently denied a quick escape Saturday after

Democrat concedes to Republican in Florida governor race
Democrat concedes to Republican in Florida governor race

Democrat Andrew Gillum announced Saturday he was conceding his hard-fought race for Florida governor to his Republican rival, Ron DeSantis, vowing to keep fighting until he wins an election. Gillum, who was aiming to become the state's first black chief executive, had vowed to keep in the race until every single vote was counted. The race had gone to a recount, with results due by a Sunday deadline, as has a narrow Senate race between outgoing governor Rick Scott and incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson.

No. 3 Notre Dame slams Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium
No. 3 Notre Dame slams Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium

Ian Book returned to the starting lineup for No. 3 Notre Dame and threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns as the Fighting Irish routed No. 12 Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium on Saturday to stay on target for a trip to the College Football Playoff. The Fighting Irish held out Book from last week's

Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantis
Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantis

Andrew Gillum, the Democratic mayor of Tallahassee running for governor of

Syracuse QB Dungey leaves in 1st quarter with injury
Syracuse QB Dungey leaves in 1st quarter with injury

NEW YORK (AP) -- Syracuse quarterback Eric Dungey has left the Orange's game against No. 3 Notre Dame in the first quarter with a possible back injury.

Djokovic thumps Anderson to set up final clash with Zverev
Djokovic thumps Anderson to set up final clash with Zverev

Djokovic found his range immediately and the writing was on the wall for Anderson when he dropped serve in the opening game. Anderson, the first South African to reach the semi-finals in the tournament's 48-year history, simply had no answer to the relentless accuracy of Djokovic's groundstrokes

No. 9 Ohio State survives in OT, beating Maryland 52-51
No. 9 Ohio State survives in OT, beating Maryland 52-51

Ninth-ranked Ohio State went to overtime to avoid one of the most stunning upsets in this college football season, defeating Maryland 52-51 Saturday when the Terrapins failed to convert a 2-point conversion after the potential game-tying touchdown. Favored by 14 1/2 points, Ohio State (10-1, 7-1 Big

McSorley throws 2 TDs, No. 16 Penn State D dominates in win
McSorley throws 2 TDs, No. 16 Penn State D dominates in win

Trace McSorley threw two touchdown passes to tight end Pat Freiermuth and No. 16 Penn State's defense set up two touchdowns with turnovers in a 20-7 victory over Rutgers on Saturday, sending the Scarlet Knights to their 10th straight loss. McSorley's touchdown passes covered 6 yards in the second

3 FGs in 4th quarter carry Nebraska to 9-6 win over Spartans
3 FGs in 4th quarter carry Nebraska to 9-6 win over Spartans

Barret Pickering kicked three field goals in the fourth quarter, the last one a 47-yarder with 5:13 left, as Nebraska came from behind to beat Michigan State 9-6 on Saturday. Initial research indicated it was the first time Nebraska had won a game without scoring a touchdown since a 3-0 victory over

Denny Hamlin reacts to giving up the No. 1 pit stall to Kyle Busch
Denny Hamlin reacts to giving up the No. 1 pit stall to Kyle Busch

The Joe Gibbs Racing driver says the move could set a precedent for NASCAR; says sponsor FedEx is on board with the move.

Tied at half, No. 1 Alabama romps past The Citadel 50-17
Tied at half, No. 1 Alabama romps past The Citadel 50-17

No. 1 Alabama finally found a team that could play toe to toe with the Crimson Tide, at least until halftime. The surprise twist: It was The Citadel, an FCS team, not a Southeastern Conference rival. Tua Tagovailoa passed for 340 yards and three touchdowns, but the Tide struggled for 30-plus minutes

Best Home Depot Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018
Best Home Depot Black Friday Doorbusters and Deals 2018

Home Depot is closed on Thanksgiving, but look for deep discounts on appliances on Black Friday both in-store and online.

Florida sues Walgreens, CVS over opioid sales
Florida sues Walgreens, CVS over opioid sales

Florida is suing the nation's two largest drugstore chains, Walgreens and CVS, alleging they added to the state and national opioid crisis by overselling painkillers and not taking precautions to stop illegal sales. Attorney General Pam Bondi announced late Friday that she has added the companies

'Bitcoin's No Longer Boring,' Price Heading Towards $1.5K, Say Bloomberg Analysts

Analysts at Bloomberg Intelligence predict that Bitcoin (BTC) "has further to fall," Bloomberg reported Nov. 16. "Bitcoin's no longer boring" declares Bloomberg, before stating that analysts predict the price could fall as low as the $1,500 point, a further 70 percent drop in the coin's price. Bloomberg

Trump Calls Saudi Arabia A 'Spectacular Ally' Despite CIA's Khashoggi Findings
Trump Calls Saudi Arabia A 'Spectacular Ally' Despite CIA's Khashoggi Findings

President Donald Trump is still praising Saudi Arabia as a "truly spectacular

Israel
Israel's Netanyahu says early election must be avoided
  • World
  • 2018-11-17 19:01:41Z

Netanyahu has faced calls from his coalition members to hold a snap election after the resignation of Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday. Lieberman quit over what he described as the government's too-soft policy on an upsurge of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants in the

Trump says troops to remain at border
Trump says troops to remain at border 'as long as necessary'

President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his controversial deployment of thousands of troops to the US-Mexico border, confirming they would remain in place "as long as necessary."

Chechen official says only bomber dies in checkpoint attack
  • World
  • 2018-11-17 18:44:59Z

MOSCOW (AP) - The interior minister of Chechnya says a woman detonated a vest of explosives at a checkpoint outside the capital of Grozny and she was the only person killed.

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