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China GDP grows 6.9 percent in the second quarter

The quarterly pace came up from 6.7 percent for the first three quarters of 2016 and 6.8 percent for the final quarter of past year. Analysts polled by AFP ha...


Homeland Security to allow 15000 more visas for seasonal workers

The government does not require them to submit evidence, but requires them to maintain documents that could act as evidence for three years. DHS said the gove...


Ashley Madison offer $11 million to settle hacking claims

In 2015, Ashley Madison, adult dating site created to facilitate discreet, extramarital affairs, reported that its user databases had been leaked , revealing t...


Amazon Trademark Filing Puts Target On Blue Apron, Meal Delivery

If that isn't sufficient evidence that Amazon is preparing to enter the space, the product's tagline reads: "We do the prep". Amazon's acquisition of Whol...


Grayling confirms HS2 phase 2 route

The official unveiling of the northern leg of the project comes on the same day as two other major announcements for the future of high-speed rail in the United...


Chelsea given green light to sign 120-goal Premier League star

Conte's team missed out on signing 24-year-old Romelu Lukaku from Everton , snatched away in a £75 million (about $98 million) deal by Jose Mourinho's Man...


American Airlines insists farty passenger wasn't cause of emergency

An American Airlines flight was evacuated after a sick man broke wind so violently it caused nausea and headaches among his fellow passengers, according to a US...


China's economy slows in second quarter: AFP survey

The figure of 6.9 percent between April and June was the same as the first quarter of 2017, and 0.1 percent above analysts' projections. The main Asian stock ...


China Has Banned Winnie the Pooh Once Again

Images of the bear were also deleted from Weibo and Wechat, a popular Chinese messaging app. Articles about the censorship circulated on Wechat, mentioning ru...


EasyJet boss Carolyn McCall named new ITV chief executive

Carolyn McCall, who emerged as frontrunner to replace outgoing CEO Adam Crozier earlier this month, will take up the role on January 8 next year. Arrestin...


Trump's Approval Rating Keeps Sinking

According to the poll released yesterday , Mr Trump's disapproval rating has risen five points to 58 percent. In terms of negotiating on the United States' b...


Gold rises as dollar drops on weak USA data

WASHINGTON (AP ) - Lower costs for gas, airline tickets, new and used cars and wireless mobile phone plans kept USA consumer prices flat in June, evidence that ...


AC Milan close to signing Real Madrid striker Morata

Where will Alvaro Morata be playing next season? United had been strongly linked with a move for the Spain worldwide before the Premier League club conclude...


66 people arrested in Spanish horse meat investigation

Meat from the animals, which came from Portugal and several parts of northern Spain , was processed in a specific facility and from there sent to Belgium, a ma...


A Pirates fan hurled Jedd Gyorko's home run ball into the river

The Cardinals have won three of four after downing the Pirates 4-0 Saturday behind outstanding pitching and a few clutch hits. Matt Carpenter went 2 for 4 with ...


Emirates Airlines pour unused champagne back into bottles

It told The Independent: " Emirates always strives to provide the top quality service". The airline says that they are investigating it . As some commen...


Justin Trudeau meets the baby Syrian refugee named in his honour

Afraa Hajj Hammoud and Mohammed Belal fled Syria in 2016 and now call the Canadian city of Calgary home, according to CBC News . However, this happened last...


Trudeau pitches free trade in speech to United States governors

Canada's Prime Minister took the opportunity to take on the Trump Administration on the issue of free-trade during his visit to Providence for the Summer Meetin...


Trains headed into Penn station disabled due to power issues

No injuries were reported, but some riders vented their frustrations on social media: Earlier in the day, an Amtrak train from Miami to NY came to a halt jus...


White Sox shuffle rotation following Jose Quintana trade

Bolstering Epstein's point is that Quintana is under club control through the 2020 season. So, this was more about the next three seasons than it was about th...


Get well the Game of Thrones way at Haven Spa

So the higher the weight, the more points the player will earn if the selected character does, in fact, die. Gendry was last seen in season three after ...


Trump Approval Remains Steady As Conservatives Grow Frustrated With Russian Scandal

The payment came nearly two weeks before Trump Jr. revealed that he met with a Russian lawyer in order to discuss damaging information on Hillary Clinton . B...


Two Israeli cops, three terrorists dead in shootout on Temple Mount

The gunmen walked toward a gate in Jerusalem's Old City, spotted the officers and began shooting at them, police spokeswoman Luba Simri said. Police release...


Texas ATM's choices: deposit, withdraw, release trapped repairman

The contractor was inside the ATM's vault room trying to fix the electronic lock and was trapped by the same lock. The man later told the police he had been s...


Brides panic as popular bridal shop Alfred Angelo abruptly closes

Many said their dresses were inside the store and already paid for. Its "customer care" account hasn't tweeted since July 5 . Brides who have not received dr...