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Feb 06 2016

Obama takes victory lap on economy

Obama will release his fiscal 2017 budget on February 9, and he said the spending plan would further advance the economy, if it is adopted by Congress. "I guess you can't...

Feb 06 2016

Obama, China's Xi say N. Korea missile test 'provocative' action-W. House

South Korean and USA officials said the launch would threaten regional security and violate U.N. Security Council resolutions that ban the country from engaging in any ba...

Feb 06 2016

1 dead, many injured in NYC crane collapse

At least three other people suffered injuries that were not life-threatening, with two taken to a hospital for head lacerations, officials said. "It was right outside m...

Feb 06 2016

Big city mayors push Trudeau for looser strings on infrastructure money

The Liberals have pledged to spend an additional $60-billion on infrastructure over the next decade. The federal government has been saying it wants to expedite $13 bil...

Feb 06 2016

Strong natural disaster hits south Taiwan

Police and emergency workers were fighting to rescue people from some households in the building, most of which was left lying on its side after the quake, in Yongkang Di...