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China clears way for Xi Jinping to rule for life

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> China's largely ceremonial parliament on Sunday overwhelmingly endorsed a controversial change to the country's constitution, paving the way for President Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely.<p>Inside Beijing's Great Hall of the People, nearly 3,000 delegates to the National …

China

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

Ten Basic Facts about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

In all the discussion about this decades-long conflict and the quest for a solution, some basic facts are too often missing, neglected, downplayed, or skewed.<p>Not only does this do a disservice to history, but it also contributes to prolonging the conflict by perpetuating false assumptions and …

Hezbollah scandal perfect timing for Trump administration

Did an investigative report give US officials the smoking gun after a year of rhetoric?<p>><br>• ><p>Hezbollah displays a pick-up truck mounted with a multiple …

Analysts Cut iPhone X Shipment Forecasts, Citing Lukewarm Demand

Apple Inc. looks like it’s having a not-so Merry Christmas.<p>Analysts have lowered iPhone X shipment projections for the first quarter of next year, …

Galaxy Note

The stock market's record-breaking run keeps going, but for how long?

John Templeton, the late investing guru, once said bull markets in stocks "mature on optimism" before they eventually "die on euphoria."<p>Chalk up 2017 as another year of maturity for the current bull market -- on a record scale.<p>Defying speculation 12 months ago that the years-long rally would be …

N. Korea says it's a 'pipe dream' that it will give up nukes

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said it is a "pipe dream" for the United States to think it will give up its nuclear weapons, and called the latest U.N. sanctions to target the country "an act of war" that violates its sovereignty.<p>The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new …

North Korea

Dow poised for best year since 2013

<b>1. Capping off a terrific year:</b> For many investors, the best gift would be if 2017 didn't end.<p>It's been a merry year in the markets, with the Dow up an impressive 25%. That would be the best annual performance since 2013.<p>If a Santa Claus rally during this holiday-shortened week lifts the Dow above …

Stock Markets

Trump supporters greet tax law with shrugs and measured hope

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ask someone like Sam Banks about the tax plan President Donald Trump signed into law Friday, and you hear something other than the effusive joy Republicans in Congress put on display this week.<p>The $1.5 trillion plan cuts taxes broadly while bestowing its richest …

Donald Trump

North Korea Calls U.N. Sanctions an ‘Act of War’

North Korea on Sunday called the latest round of punishing United Nations sanctions an “act of war,” and reminded the United States that the North’s rapid development of missiles and atomic bombs meant it posed a “substantial nuclear threat to the U.S. mainland.”<p>In a statement released by the …

North Korea

Syrian Kurds seize territory from IS with US, Russian support

Syrian Kurdish fighters have cleared the "Islamic State" from parts of eastern Deir el-Zour province, with US and Russian support. The move comes as …

New York financier killed in Costa Rica shark attack

A New York financier has been killed in a shark attack while scuba diving off the coast of Costa Rica, the country's Environment Ministry announced.<p>Rohina Bhandari, 49, a senior director at WL Ross & Co. LL, was identified by friends as the American tourist who was fatally attacked last …

Saudi Arabia is about to release a group of 'de-radicalized' militants who were once at Guantanamo Bay — and the Trump administration is not happy about it

RIYADH — Saudi Arabia is quietly preparing to release a group of Yemenis once held in Guantánamo, the first non-Saudis to graduate from its 13-year-old deradicalization program. The imminent release of the nine Yemeni men, however, comes at a tense time for the kingdom and a potentially awkward …

Middle East

India's New Bullet Train Will Travel Underwater

Meticulous Planning by Las Vegas Gunman Before He Opened Fire

LAS VEGAS — <i>Read the latest on the Las Vegas shooting with Wednesday’s live updates.</i><p>Before he mowed down concertgoers from a perch high in a hotel tower, Stephen C. Paddock created a ring of surveillance around him, with video cameras in his suite and in the hallway, law enforcement officials said …

Las Vegas

Bangladesh slams Myanmar for 'atrocities' against Rohingya

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — The Bangladeshi prime minister was traveling Tuesday to struggling refugee camps that have absorbed hundreds of …

Asia

U.N. agrees to toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea

The U.N. Security Council on Monday agreed on its toughest-ever sanctions against North Korea that passed unanimously after the United States softened its initial demands to win support from China and Russia.<p>The sanctions set limits on North Korea's oil imports and banned its textile exports in an …

North Korea

Nordstrom's New Concept: A Store That Doesn't Stock Clothes

It sounds like a bit of a head-scratcher: Department store giant Nordstrom says its new concept store won't actually have any clothing in stock.<p>Instead, Nordstrom Local will focus on free consultations with personal stylists, who will advise customers and then have the merchandise brought in. …

eCommerce

Your routines might be screwing with your body. Here's how to fix it.

When to eat, drink, sleep, and think deep thoughts.<p>You might think you’re in control of your schedule, but your body evolved to follow a natural rhythm. Sticking closer to that routine can help keep you in tiptop shape.<p>Drink coffee<p>Sipping caffeine is best done early in the day. Imbibed later, it …

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