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May 06 2017

Might New "Comp Time" Bill Actually Pass This Time?

In the private sector, the ability of employers to offer "comp time" for nonexempt employees-future time off as a reward for working extra hours, in lieu of overtime pay-...

May 05 2017

FBI's latest on Russian Federation investigation? Comey isn't saying

Ranking Democrat Dianne Feinstein of California disputed Comey's decisions on the inquiry into Clinton's use of a private email server when she was secretary of state...

May 05 2017

Kerala panchayat poll: CPM backs KC(M) nominee, Congress fumes

Kerala Congress (M) nominee Zakharias Kuthiravelil secured 12 votes while Congress nominee Sunny Pambady could secure only eight votes in the 22-member district panchayat...

May 05 2017

FBI chief says he had to tell Congress of Clinton email news

The FBI director says it makes him "mildly nauseous" to think he may have swayed last year's United States presidential election. On the morning of 28 October, Mr Com...

May 03 2017

Philadelphia takes home top prizes at the 2017 James Beard Awards

The theme of Monday's award ceremony, which was hosted by Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson , was social media, and throughout the evening chefs discussed the way t...

May 03 2017

Turkish president joins Justice and Development Party

Then we will sit at the table and talk. So just like U.S. President Donald Trump being a member of the Republican Party and former U.S. President Barack Obama being ele...

May 03 2017

More than 230000 British Columbians cast ballots in advance polls

Liberal government's climate team, endorsed Horgan today, saying she's encouraged the NDP has committed to reducing emissions while accusing Christy Clark of breaking her...

May 03 2017

TJ Watt Wiki: NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers, Stats, Highlights & Facts to Know

Watt , a second-team All-American, recorded 15.5 tackles for loss a year ago. According to Pro Football Focus, Ramczyk was the top run blocker among tackles in FBS in...

May 03 2017

Pentagon expands rebuke of Turkey over Iraq, Syria strikes

In Syria , the Turkish jets targeted leadership sites used by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-dominated force that has emerged as the United States' primar...

May 01 2017

Chinese FM Meets with US Counterpart on Bilateral Ties, Nuclear Issue

The UNSC also called for "a political and diplomatic solution" to the issue during the meeting, the statement added. "The key to solving the nuclear issue on the penins...

May 01 2017

Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

Erdogan is due in Washington on May 16 for his first meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump . Video from northern Syria shows U.S. patrols parked alongside Kurdish...

May 01 2017

Duterte urges USA restraint on N.Korea

China has dismissed and ignored last July's arbitration ruling, which invalidated most of its historic claims to nearly all of the South China Sea. During the meetings,...

May 01 2017

Pence says spending bill is 'bipartisan win'

According to a senior congressional aide, the deal also protects other important Democratic priorities. The Republican-majority Congress is expected to vote on the budg...

May 01 2017

Indonesia prosecutors call for one-year jail term for Jakarta governor

Indonesians at a polling station under a bridge in Jakarta yesterday to vote for either Basuki (left) or Mr Anies (right). "Elites" within Indonesia promote the idea ...

May 01 2017

White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea

The U.S. Navy destroyer, the USS Wayne E. Meyer, began maritime exercises with a South Korean destroyer in the Yellow Sea, west of the Korean Peninsula, Tuesday. "Sarin g...

May 01 2017

Sturgeon Made A Mistake By Weaponising Brexit, Says Ruth Davidson

On a visit to Dreams Daycare nursery in Insch, Ms Sturgeon said: "We've got to make sure that there's a check on the Tories, that there's strong opposition and strong voi...

May 01 2017

French presidential candidates to debate on TV next week

Sarkozy, still a powerful force in right-wing politics, later said on social media that he would vote for Macron because the election of Le Pen, who wants to take France ...

Apr 30 2017

Barack Obama Clowns Cheeto Jesus For His Twitter Fingers

Goodwin reportedly offered a historical take on presidential frustration, noting that Abraham Lincoln would write angry letters and, instead of sending them, file them aw...

Apr 30 2017

Palestinians say dozens wounded at protests for prisoners

Clashes erupted between Israeli forces and Palestinians across the occupied Palestinian territory on Friday for a " Day of Rage " announced by the Fatah movement to supp...

Apr 28 2017

French appeals court refuses extradition of ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj

Serbia says it has evidence of Haradinaj's involvement in crimes not considered in his previous trials. He was detained when he flew into France on January 4 following ...