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A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the eastern coast of New Caledonia on Monday, triggering a brief tsunami warning and evacuation alert but causing no significant damage, local officials said. The US Geological Survey said the shallow tremor hit approximately 82 kilometres east of the lightly populated Loyalty Islands at around 09:45 am (2245 GMT). The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center initially issued an alert saying areas within 300 kilometres (180 miles) could be affected, including Vanuatu and New Caledonia, whose capital Noumea sits some 250 kilometres east of the epicentre.
VAN HORN, Texas (AP) - Authorities are searching Texas' Big Bend area for potential suspects and witnesses after a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent was fatally injured responding to activity there.
MARTINEZ, Calif. (AP) - Turkeys are traditional for Thanksgiving. But some folks in the San Francisco Bay Area are praying the wild ones will go away.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to delay new policy on importation of elephant trophies from two African countries (all times local):
Tesla Electric-Semi Truck to Be Tested By Walmart
Tesla Inc upstaged its own debut of an electric heavy duty truck on Thursday when a red Roadster pulled out of the big rig's trailer and Chief Executive Elon Musk said the new $200,000 sports car would be the fastest production car ever. As the presentation appeared to end, the Tesla Semi opened its trailer, and the Roadster drove out. The sports car with a removable glass roof is an updated version of Tesla's first production vehicle.
He implies she could be charged with disorderly conduct for speaking her mind.
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As both candidate and president, Donald Trump promised not to cut either Medicaid or Medicare, the government health-insurance programs for the poor and the elderly. The Republican party's tax reform proposal, however, looks set to break that promise. Republican leaders want their tax bill to end the
A sixth woman has accused Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual harassment, according to an account she gave to the Alabama news outlet AL.com.
By David Morgan and Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Senate Republican tax plan that would repeal the Obamacare mandate and give permanent tax cuts only to U.S. corporations drew fire from two Republican lawmakers on Wednesday in what could be a sign of trouble for the sweeping measure. Republican Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said he would not support the current Senator proposal, or a separate tax bill being debated in the House of Representatives, because he believes they unfairly benefit corporations over other kinds of enterprises, including small businesses. Senator Susan Collins, one of three Republicans who opposed a Republican Obamacare repeal effort earlier this...
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President Trump drank from a bottle of water during his White House remarks on Wednesday afternoon, and the pause was too much for Twitter to handle.
CNBC's Jim Cramer says owning General Electric shares through his charitable trust was a big mistake, after the company announced major changes to its board, dividend and earnings outlook.
General Electric's board of directors announced plans to cut the company's dividend by 50% to $0.12 a share. The company is said to be considering other cost-cutting measures. General Electric's board of directors on Monday announced plans to cut the company's dividend in half to $0.12
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NVIDIA's new GeForce 1070 Ti graphics card fills out a broad competitive offering to counter its archrival in the short term.
Republican Roy Moore trails his Democratic opponent for the first time in polling for the Alabama Senate race, days after accusations surfaced that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl almost ...
Hundreds of people are expected to worship with surviving members of the small Texas church where a shooting rampage left more than two dozen people dead. Members of the First Baptist Church in Sutherland ...
Airbus will have to buy back or find new homes for some of the older A380s currently operated by Dubai's Emirates as it finalises a deal to sell new superjumbos to the Gulf carrier, industry sources said on Sunday. The European planemaker is expected to announce an order for some 36-38 A380 superjumbos
The U.S. Justice Department has suggested to AT&T Inc. officials that they figure out how to get the benefits they're seeking from their proposed merger with Time Warner Inc. without being able to own ...
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Jim Cramer said teenagers' habits can provide valuable clues on the hottest trends in the market.
When Walgreens announced its intention to buy Rite Aid for $9.4 billion in October 2015, RAD stock was trading around $8 and darn close to decade highs. Now, RAD stock price is just $1.50. A scrapped acquisition won't be the catalyst that bankrupted 55-year-old Rite Aid.
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Ed Lee, managing editor at Recode, discusses comments from AT&T Randall Stephenson from Thursday's DealBook conference and the ongoing controversy with the Department of Justice and the telecom giant's deal with Time Warner.
After Forbes revealed that US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross had lied to them for years about being a billionaire, another member of the publication's "Richest People in America" ranking seems dismissive about the list. Big-name investor and television personality Mark Cuban gesticulated derisively when
Square is continuing to make its bid to capture the payments of small businesses around the world, as well as tap into the momentum of peer-to-peer payments products with Square Cash, as its payments volume continues a steady and methodical rise - though, Wall Street still seems a little skeptical today
Amazon quietly launched its own private label diapers on its site last week, this time under the Mama Bear brand.
Jeep brightens up the Wrangler interior with retro bits.
This is not a trick question: Should President Donald Trump tweet from China?
Trump Takes to Saber-Rattling in Korea
Four North Korean men have been named in court as potential suspects in the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother Kim Jong Un, who was killed at an airport in the Malaysian capital in February.
Gordon Chang, author of 'The Coming Collapse of China,' weighs in on President Trump's trip to Asia.
DENVER (AP) - The Latest on the fatal shooting at a Colorado Walmart (all times local):
A man court-martialed by the U.S. Air Force on charges of assaulting his then-wife and child had sent threatening messages to his mother-in-law who sometimes attended the rural Texas church where he fatally shot 26 people, officials said on Monday. Suspected gunman Devin Patrick Kelley injured another
Juli Briskman said she had no regrets about the attention her public show of displeasure received. A woman whose picture went viral after she raised her middle finger at Donald Trump as his motorcade passed her on her bicycle has been fired from her job. Juli Briskman was cycling in Virginia last month when she offered the gesture in a gut reaction to Trump's policies, she said.
The gunman was shot by a man who lives next to the church.
Russian Lawyer Says Trump Jr. Offered Her a Deal: Hillary Dirt for a Change to U.S. Law
Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren decided Sunday was a good time to talk about Texas and firearms after a gunman killed at least 26 people during a church service in the state.
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) has been a monster investment. Year-to-date, the BABA stock price at just under $185 gained over 110%. In market capitalization terms, Alibaba added roughly a quarter-trillion dollars.
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CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on President Trump's trip to Asia where he is wrapping up a two-day visit to Japan.
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Sandberg eventually got two job offers - one from Google and one from another company that she left unnamed. "When you're offered a seat on a rocket ship you don't ask, 'What seat?' You just get on," she recalled him saying.
Rick Gates failed to disclose he had a second passport until three days after he surrendered to face charges with Donald Trump's former campaign chairman that they hid their work as agents of Ukraine and ...
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By Raya Jalabi ERBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces have entered al-Qaim, one of the last remaining territories in the country still held by Islamic State militants, the Joint Operations Command said on Friday. Units from the Iraqi army, Counter-Terrorism Services, Sunni tribal and Iranian-backed Popular Mobilisation forces (PMF) are participating in an offensive to recapture al-Qaim and Rawa, two towns which lie on the border area with Syria. Iraq's security forces retook a border crossing with Syria from the militants, hours after entering al-Qaim, according to the Joint Operations Command.