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How a convicted felon nicknamed ‘Joey No Socks’ covered Donald Trump in stars

A photo of Donald Trump from the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences website showing him in Scotland with a Six Star Diamond award given to him by Joseph Cinque. (Photo: StarDiamondAward.com) It’s about as Trump as a moment gets Continue reading

Massive Alberta wildfire expected to burn for months

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — The images are ones of devastation — scorched homes, virtually whole neighborhoods burned to the ground. It rained a little Sunday morning in Fort McMurray, but Canadian officials say they expect to fight the massive wildfire that has destroyed large parts of Alberta’s oil sands town for months. Continue reading

N. Korea leader sets five-year economic plan, vows nuclear restraint

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during the Workers’ Party Congress in Pyongyang May 7, 2016 in this handout photo provided by KCNA. KCNA/via REUTERS More By James Pearson PYONGYANG (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country would not use nuclear weapons unless its sovereignty is infringed by others with nuclear arms, in a speech broadcast on Sunday, and set a five-year plan to boost the secretive state’s moribund economy. The North “will faithfully fulfil its obligation for non-proliferation and strive for global denuclearization”, Kim said on Saturday at the rare congress of the ruling Workers’ Party, although the speech only aired on Sunday on state television. Continue reading

President-elect or not, Trump is going to trial this year in Trump U fraud case

Donald Trump answers questions from reporters at the National Federation of Republican Assemblies in Nashville regarding an investigation of the now defunct Trump University, Aug. 29, 2015 Continue reading

US bans sale of e-cigarettes to those under 18

Traditional cigarette smoking has declined in recent decades, but youths are increasingly turning to e-cigarettes, which are battery powered devices that heat a nicotine liquid — and flavored cigars (AFP Photo/Justin Sullivan) More Miami (AFP) – The United States Thursday issued a sweeping ban on sales of e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and hookahs to those under 18, marking the first time these products have been federally regulated. Continue reading

Clinton has the map on her side, but history working against her

Hillary Clinton makes a stop at the Lincoln Square pancake house in Indianapolis on May 1. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images) If you want to experience the full-on contempt of the leftist intelligentsia right now, go on social media and suggest, as I did this week, that Donald Trump isn’t certain to get crushed in November Continue reading

Electricity cheaper for fourth month running

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Labour Day to bring 76 protests over in-work poverty and unemployment

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IMSERSO pensioners’ holiday chaos: cancellations, overbooking and last-minute changes

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Obama pushes for global trade deals in face of opposition

HANNOVER, Germany (AP) — President Barack Obama mounted a strong defense of international trade deals Sunday in the face of domestic and foreign opposition, saying it’s “indisputable” that such agreements strengthen the economy and make U.S. Continue reading