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Haley: North Korea has brought the world 'closer to war'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Members of the United Nations Security Council strongly condemned North Korea's successful launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile during an emergency meeting in New York on Wednesday, during which US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said the rogue regime's actions have …

North Korea

Don’t Let The Basic Economy Gate-Service Fee Catch You By Surprise

This year, airlines have introduced a new kind of fare, the “Basic Economy” ticket. Passengers with this ticket type board last and, on some …

Consumer Protection

The 10 Best Cities to Live in Around the World

What it takes to be an ideal city.<p>The Australian city of Melbourne has taken first place for the world’s most livable city for the seventh year in a …

Canada

Body scanners being piloted in Los Angeles subway system

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Aiming to stay ahead of an evolving threat against transit systems worldwide, officials in Los Angeles are testing out airport-style body scanners that screen subway passengers for firearms and explosives.<p>As commuters raced to get on their trains Wednesday, the Los Angeles County …

Trains

Black journalists' conference panel erupts over Omarosa Manigault appearance

White House aide Omarosa Manigault's panel appearance caused an uproar at the National Association of Black Journalists annual conference in New Orleans on Friday.<p>Manigault, director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison and an assistant to president under Donald Trump, repeatedly …

Donald Trump

State firm to operate West Java’s Kertajati Airport

State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura (AP) II has been appointed to operate Kertajati International Airport in Majalengka, West Java.<p>AP II …

7 High-Waisted Jeans You'll Want to Wear Every Day For the Rest of Winter

There's very little a pair of high-waisted jeans can't do. They're perfect for the office, dinner dates and beyond, but in addition, they tuck in …

Jeans

Airline stocks finally back to pre-9/11 levels

Having dental surgery without Novocain can be a more pleasant experience than flying on a major U.S. airline these days, some would say.<p>There has been a litany of high-profile customer service mishaps on United, American and Delta in the past few months. Yet despite all the negative publicity, …

Flying

Pen power: China closer to ballpoint success

<b>It has sent rockets into space, produced millions of the world's smartphones and built high-speed trains. But until now, one bit of manufacturing had perhaps unexpectedly eluded China: the ballpoint pen.</b><p>A year ago Premier Li Keqiang went on national television and bemoaned the failure of his …

China

Why Blood Pressure Is Rising Worldwide

One U.S. adult out of every three has high blood pressure, which increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. But the number of people with …

Diabetes

American Airlines' New Uniforms Are Making People Sick

<i>This story has been updated to reflect a response from American Airlines.</i><p>American Airlines (aal) introduced a new uniform earlier this month, marking …

American Airlines

US homeowners get a huge tax break almost nobody knows about, and it's even part of GDP

But what makes it different than an apartment in, say, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is that in the eyes of Dutch tax collectors, owning that home means the Van de Klunderts became landlords. Their tenant? Well, that's where things get weird. There isn't one.<p>The Van de Klunderts owe taxes on roughly what …

Housing

Egyptian lawmaker says women should prove they are virgins to go to college

JERUSALEM – He’s at it again.<p>Last month, Egyptian lawmaker Elhamy Agina declared that women should undergo female genital mutilation in order to “reduce their sexual desires” because Egyptian men are “sexually weak.”<p>Now, he wants all Egyptian women to undergo compulsory “virginity tests” prior to …

Female Genital Mutilation

Russia warns against US attack on Syrian forces

BEIRUT (AP) — Russia warned the United States Saturday against carrying out any attacks on Syrian government forces, saying it would have repercussions across the Middle East as government forces captured a hill on the edge of the northern city of Aleppo under the cover of airstrikes.<p>Meanwhile, …

Middle East

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ISPs