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U.S. retaliates against Russia, orders closure of Consulate, annexes

Posted on Friday, 1 September 2017 08:36 PM | No Comments
The United States has told Russia to close its Consulate in San Francisco and buildings in Washington and New York that house trade missions, the state department said on Thursday,...

Jim Henson’s career is highlighted in a permanent new exhibit

Posted on Wednesday, 26 July 2017 06:04 PM | No Comments
Kermit, The Fraggles, Miss Piggy and other Muppets stars have joined forces for a new Jim Henson exhibition in New York. The permanent gallery at the Museum of the Moving...

Filipino community groups in Canada call for VP Robredo’s impeachment

Posted on Wednesday, 5 April 2017 02:31 PM | No Comments
Various Filipino community groups staged protest rallies this weekend in Toronto, Canada to call for the impeachment of Vice President Leni Robredo. Carrying their placards with the statement “Stop shaming...

Struggling Knicks fire coach Fisher in second season

Posted on Tuesday, 9 February 2016 02:51 PM | No Comments
The struggling New York Knicks have fired head coach Derek Fisher less than two years after he was brought in to help turn around the once-proud franchise, the National Basketball...

New York City finds one in five adults has mental health problems

Posted on Saturday, 14 November 2015 01:33 AM | No Comments
At least one in five adult New Yorkers suffer from depression, substance abuse, suicidal thoughts or other psychological disorders every year, according to a report released on Thursday ahead of...

Samsung Electronics unveils high-end phones in search of sales boost

Posted on Monday, 17 August 2015 02:11 PM | No Comments
  Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) unveiled a new Galaxy Note phablet and a larger version of its curved-screen S6 edge smartphone on Thursday, marking a fresh bid by the...

Winter storm pummels eastern United States, grounds flights

Posted on Friday, 6 March 2015 03:31 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – A late winter storm pummeled the eastern United States on Thursday ahead of a cold front, canceling almost 5,000 flights as Kentucky dug out from up to 23...

Doctors, patients scramble ahead of high court Obamacare decision

Posted on Thursday, 5 March 2015 03:56 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – As the U.S. Supreme Court takes on a make-or-break Obamacare case this week, a growing number of U.S. patients and their doctors are already devising a Plan B...

U.S. spy chief says he got a mixed reception in North Korea

Posted on Tuesday, 3 March 2015 02:02 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – U.S. spy chief James Clapper said that when he made a secret visit to North Korea in November to bring home two jailed Americans he was first given...

Westbrook leads West to All-Star victory

Posted on Monday, 16 February 2015 01:47 PM | No Comments
(Reuters) – Russell Westbrook exploded for 41 points to lead the Western Conference to a 163-158 victory over the East in the 64th NBA All-Star Game on Sunday. The Oklahoma...