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Trump's promises for first 100 days in office: Is he keeping them?

Monday  21:46,   24 april 2017
CBS News

President Trump made big promises on the campaign for his first 100 days in office – and his 100th day mark is just around the corner.In it, he promised to “work with Congress to introduce the following broader legislative measures and fight for[...]

President Obama’s former joke writer revealed what it was like to write comedy for the most powerful man in the world

Monday  21:45,   24 april 2017
Hello Giggles

There are many qualities to love about Barack Obama. He’s smart. He’s charming. He’s a devoted countryman and family man. And he’s…Appearing on Vulture’s podcast, Good One, about jokes and the comedy writers behind them, Litt, who is now the[...]

May Eyes Labour Votes as Poll Gives Party Biggest Lead Since '91

Monday  12:51,   24 april 2017
Bloomberg

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party looked to broaden its appeal to voters beyond its traditional base as most weekend polls showed it holding <g class="gr_ gr_3 gr-alert gr_gramm gr_inline_cards gr_run_anim Grammar only-ins [...]

Acupuncturist leaves needle in man's belly

Monday  10:37,   24 april 2017
Radio New Zealand

An acupuncturist who left a needle in a man's belly without telling him has been told off and asked to apologise. The Health and Disability Commission said the then 59-year-old man attended a Chinese medicine clinic in August 2015 for treatment[...]

In Indiana, Erin Moran's death and life a mystery

Monday  07:11,   24 april 2017
USA TODAY

INDIANAPOLIS — The death of Erin Moran in Southern Indiana Saturday afternoon remains surrounded by questions, rumors and wild speculation.&nbsp;The death of Erin Moran in Southern Indiana Saturday afternoon remains surrounded by questions,[...]

Few clues on casualties at site of huge U.S. bomb in Afghanistan

Monday  05:09,   24 april 2017
Reuters

<p>The remote site in eastern Afghanistan where the U.S. military dropped its largest non-nuclear bomb ever deployed in combat earlier this month bears signs of the weapon's power, but little evidence of how much material and human damage it[...]

Dolls, teddy bears return to eastern Mosul after Islamic State

Monday  05:09,   24 april 2017
Reuters

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N. Korea detains US citizen: Yonhap news agency

Monday  05:08,   24 april 2017
AFP

A US citizen has reportedly been arrested as he tried to fly out of North Korea, becoming the third American to be detained there, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said Sunday. The US State Department said it was aware of the reports, but there[...]

North Korea detains US citizen and may use him as 'leverage' in negotiations with Trump administration

Sunday  19:37,   23 april 2017
International Business Times

The detainee, identified only by his surname Kim, is thought to be a Korean-American aid worker.The Kim Jong-un regime is suspected to use him as leverage in negotiations with the Trump administration as Washington is turning increasingly aggressive [...]

Elvis Presley’s former Memphis home catches fire

Sunday  10:36,   23 april 2017
USA TODAY

A fire broke out Saturday at the former home of Elvis Presley.&nbsp;Memphis Fire Lt. Wayne Cooke said the department responded to the home just after 7:30 a.m. CT. The fire was under control by 7:52, he[...]

Terrorists killed in Philippines gun battle as security steps up amid ASEAN trade talks

Sunday  08:25,   23 april 2017
ABC News

Terrorists killed in Philippines gun battle as security steps up amid ASEAN trade talksPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned ahead of the talks, which included Australian delegates, that Abu Sayyaf were moving into the central province of[...]

France: The mood of a nation on election day

Sunday  08:05,   23 april 2017
Sky News

An hour inland from the Mediterranean, just north of Marseille, Provence is this country at its most beautiful.  Chateaux, ancient villages, rolling hills.But even here among the vineyards, France's malaise isn't hard to find.The village of[...]

Over 100 killed, wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base: govt

Sunday  07:52,   23 april 2017
AFP

Over 100 killed and wounded in Taliban attack on Afghan military base: defence ministryTwo of the attackers blew themselves up and seven were killed in the assault near Mazar-i-Sharif city on Friday which lasted several hours and targeted soldiers[...]

American Airlines' employee suspended after row with passengers

Saturday  14:15,   22 april 2017
Reuters

<p>American Airlines has suspended an employee</p>An American Airlines employee violently took a stroller from the woman, hitting her with it and just missing her child, Facebook user Surain Adyanthaya said in a post accompanying the video [...]

26 hostages, including Qatar royals, freed in bargain

Saturday  14:15,   22 april 2017
Associated Press

Qatar has secured the release of 26 hostages after nearly a year and a half in captivity, including members of its ruling family, in what became possibly the region's most complex and sensitive hostage negotiation deal in recent years. (Qatar[...]