Turkey, Russia call for Syria cease-fire

Both presidents also reportedly emphasized the importance of normalizing ties between them, ties which were badly strained over a year ago when Turkey shot down a Russian bomber over its border with Syria. Experts say rebels supported by Ankara are a varied collective of different Syrian opposition brigades rather than a single organised force. The Turkish official's comments in Beirut came a day after he held talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Ankara, in which ... Читать Далее

Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

In a series of tweets early on Sunday - which followed a much-discussed tweet criticising Saturday Night Live after a sketch which said the president-elect tweeted too much - Trump promised a 35% tax on products sold inside the U.S. Firms should be "forewarned prior to making a very expensive mistake", he said. Trump earlier challenged U.S. companies at a campaign-style rally on Thursday after striking a deal with Carrier to keep about 1,100 jobs in IN in exchange for $7 million in ... Читать Далее

Japanese leader Abe to visit Pearl Harbor with Obama

The joint visit comes after Obama went to Hiroshima with Abe in May, becoming the first American leader to visit the site where the USA dropped an atomic bomb in 1945 to end Japan's involvement in the war. Obama will also accompany Abe to the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor to honor those killed, the White House said. He said today: 'We must never repeat the tragedy of the war. Читать Далее

No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game

No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game

The one thing that does not appear to be changing is Alabama's continued dominance in the SEC. Showing off all its weapons, Alabama scored off a blocked punt and an interception return before wearing down the Gators in the second half with a dominant running game. Читать Далее

Carrier workers hired after February 2005 likely to lose their jobs

Carrier already received tax incentives from the state. In a six-tweet diatribe sent just before 7 a.m., President-elect Donald Trump proposed a 35 percent tariff on goods imported to the United States by American companies that took their factories and jobs overseas . Читать Далее

Alec Baldwin tells Trump to release tax returns after angry SNL tweet

One was highlighting a 16-year-old who was retweeted by Trump for blasting a CNN's reporter work debunking Trump's claim of illegal voting. It portrayed Trump along with some aides, including Kate McKinnon playing Trump's campaign manager and senior adviser Kellyanne Conway , trying to tear Trump's attention away from Twitter for a security briefing. Читать Далее

The X Factor studio to be demolished after this weekend's semi-finals

The X Factor studio to be demolished after this weekend's semi-finals

Fans took to the social media site to question whether the Bad Romance singer had had a nose job or other surgery to alter her features, the Daily Mail reports . The star took to the stage, belting out her hit Million Reasons against a dramatic smoky backdrop. Gaga had a number of costume changes during the show, including a sequinned jumpsuit, worn with and without sleeves, as well as teamed with a white leather jacket, and a black and red long dress, which was teamed with her very own ... Читать Далее

For College Football Playoff panel, picking Ohio State was the easy part

For College Football Playoff panel, picking Ohio State was the easy part

Air Force: RB Tim McVey, 667 yards rushing, 8.3 yards per carry, 10 TDs. Exhibit B: Oklahoma not only lost the Big 12 title game in 2004, the Sooners got thumped 35-7 by Kansas State for the crown. The Nittany Lions sophomore quarterback led the team to an improbable comeback win in the Big Ten Championship with four touchdown passes, but faces a surging Trojans team in the Rose Bowl that has looked nearly unbeatable down the stretch. Читать Далее

Melancon, Giants reach $62M, 4-year deal pending physical

Washington Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo did not give up any high-end prospects for Melancon last July, when he acquired the right-hander from Pittsburgh, but he did send hard-throwing left-hander Felipe Rivero and minor league lefty Taylor Hearn to the Pirates in return for what ended up being 30 appearances, 29 ⁄3 innings and 17 saves from Melancon. Читать Далее


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