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US economy grew at 1.4 percent rate in spring

The US economy expanded at a slightly faster pace in the spring than previously reported, aided by new-found strength in business construction.The Commerce Department said Thursday the gross domestic product, the broadest measure of the economy, expanded at an annual pace of 1.4 percent in...

Updated : 2016.09.29 22:04

[Newsmaker] Musk an innovator wary of humanity’s future

If the future is an array of possibilities ranging from catastrophic to divine, Elon Musk is working to increase the probability of good things happening.Musk has become one of the United States’ bes...

Updated : 2016.09.29 19:35

[Newsmaker] Wells Fargo scandal reignites debate about big bank culture

In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, the banking industry sought to address an ethics crisis with surveys, town hall meetings, appointments of overseers and mechanisms for employees to repor...

Updated : 2016.09.29 17:12

[NEWSMAKER] Clinton prep overrides Trump omissions

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Studious and diligent, Hillary Clinton spent weeks getting ready for the first presidential debate, poring over policy papers and sharpening attack lines in practice sessions. Donal...

Updated : 2016.09.28 19:18

World Bank reappoints Kim to second five-year term

The World Bank unanimously reappointed its Korean-American president, Jim Yong Kim, to a second five-year term on Tuesday."Executive Directors cited the achievements of Bank Group staff and management...

Updated : 2016.09.28 10:18

Strong winds from big typhoon hit Taiwan, at least 4 dead

Strong winds knocked down people and scattered debris as a large typhoon crossed over Taiwan on Tuesday, killing four people and injuring more than 260, officials said. Typhoon Megi’s bands of heavy...

Updated : 2016.09.27 21:19

Muslim radical convicted in destruction of mausoleums

An international court on Tuesday found a Muslim radical guilty of committing a war crime by overseeing the destruction of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert city of Timbuktu, and sentenced him ...

Updated : 2016.09.27 20:07

[Newsmaker] New evidence of water plumes on Jupiter's moon Europa

More evidence of possible water plumes erupting from the surface of Jupiter‘s icy moon Europa has been spotted using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, the US space agency said Monday. Europa, one of m...

Updated : 2016.09.27 18:39

Clinton, Trump clash in 1st debate

In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a “racist li...

Updated : 2016.09.27 18:33

[Newsmaker] Santos, Timochenko: Colombia foes turned peacemakers

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and FARC guerrilla leader Timoleon “Timochenko” Jimenez come from different worlds: one a rich businessman and politician; the other a country boy turned commu...

Updated : 2016.09.27 17:42

[Newsmaker] Palmer's skill and charisma redefined golf

Arnold Palmer, the golf great whose charisma and common touch drew a legion of fans known as "Arnie's Army" and propelled the game into the mainstream, died Sunday at the age of 87.Palmer's longtime a...

Updated : 2016.09.26 19:06

[Newsmaker] Obama: Black history museum tells US story

Black history officially has a new, prominent place in America’s story. With hugs, tears and the ringing of church bells, the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture ...

Updated : 2016.09.25 17:29

[Newsmaker] Jolie files for divorce from Pitt 'for health of the family’

Angelina Jolie Pitt has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt, bringing an end to what began as the world's most tabloid headline-generating romance before morphing into a glamorous engine of family and ph...

Updated : 2016.09.21 17:25

[Newsmaker] New York bomb suspect charged with attempted murder

Shock reigned supreme in the working-class neighborhood where Afghan-American Ahmad Khan Rahami apparently kept a low profile while allegedly plotting to bomb New York and New Jersey.Behind yellow pol...

Updated : 2016.09.20 17:23

1 of 5 devices near train station explodes; no injuries

NEW YORK (AFP) -- A suspicious device found in a trash can near a train station exploded early Monday as a bomb squad was attempting to disarm it with a robot, officials said.Elizabeth Mayor Christian...

Updated : 2016.09.19 21:54