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April 22, 2018 11:57 PM Nicaragua Revokes Legislation That Increased Payroll Tax, Cut Pension Benefits

President Daniel Ortega’s announcement follows days of violent protests and looting Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega canceled an unpopular package of measures to overhaul the country’s social security system, seeking to contain rising unrest after five days of violent street protests that left as many as 26 people dead in this poor Central American 27

April 20, 2018 5:23 PM Flip phones are back: Less distracting and a lot cheaper than a smartphone

The flip phone is having a mini-resurgence as consumers seek less distraction. Call it a rejection of the smartphone with its bombardment of messaging and social media that sap your attention. Or maybe it’s just a return to the cell phone’s roots, when a phone was just a phone. “This year’s hottest cultural trend is none other than the humble flip phone 153

April 18, 2018 2:11 PM North Korea meeting won't affect Pompeo vote in U.S. Senate: committee chair

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Wednesday he did not expect that CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would affect votes in the Senate on his nomination to be secretary of state. Republican Senator Bob Corker, who has said he “avidly” supports Pompeo’s nomination 27

April 17, 2018 8:41 PM Ric Flair Says Cavs Will Win, But LeBron Must Score 40

Ric Flair has a message for all you Cavs fans fretting over that Game 1 beatdown the Pacers put on you ... CHILLLLLLL ... 'cause Nature Boy says LeBron James and the Cavs will win on Wednesday. We got Ric -- a huge Cavs fan and the man LeBron credits with keeping him off the street as a kid -- out in NYC ... and asked if Cleveland is in trouble after 30

April 17, 2018 10:25 AM France's Macron: EU must reform to fight rising nationalism

France's Macron: EU must reform to fight rising nationalism French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday urged the European Union to reform itself to offer better protection for its citizens in a world troubled by wars and authoritarian regimes. The 40-year-old leader, who wants to play a key role in the EU, outlined his vision for Europe's future in a speech 31

April 17, 2018 8:03 AM France's Macron to outline his vision for Europe

STRASBOURG, France – French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to outline his vision for the future of Europe as he addresses the European Parliament. In his speech to European lawmakers Tuesday in Strasbourg, France, Macron will launch a drive to seek European citizens' opinions on the European Union's future. Macron said in a television interview 29

April 12, 2018 11:14 AM New Zealand may have just killed its oil industry

New Zealand has stunned the energy industry by slapping a new cap on drilling for oil and gas in its waters as part of efforts to combat climate change. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday that the government will "no longer be granting any new offshore oil and gas exploration permits." "This is another step on our transition away from fossil 19

April 12, 2018 11:07 AM Israeli, Polish presidents join youth at remembrance event

WARSAW, Poland – The Israeli and Polish presidents are joining thousands of young Israelis and Jews from elsewhere in the world for a Holocaust remembrance march between the former Nazi German death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau. The participation by the leaders in the yearly March of the Living comes as their countries seek to heal a rift that opened 28

April 9, 2018 10:45 PM Florida Gov. Rick Scott to Enter Senate Race

Contest could be one of the most expensive in the country WASHINGTON—Florida Gov. Rick Scott announced Monday he would run for the Senate seat held by Democrat Bill Nelson, committing to a contest likely to become one of the most competitive and costly in the nation. “Our work is not done,” Mr. Scott said in a speech in Orlando with construction firm ODC Construction 9

April 8, 2018 9:45 PM Parkland massacre survivor says she hid under dead classmate's body

Aalayah Eastmond, a junior at Stoneman Douglas High School, opened up about the shooting massacre. (AP Photo/Julie Walker) A Marjory Stoneman Douglas student on Saturday said that as one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history unfolded at her high school nearly two months ago, she used a dead student's body to shield herself from gunman Nikolas 24