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June 23, 2017 1:34 PM The Energy 202: This Energy Department official has a history of disturbing tweets

"Who is this little arrogant self-hating Jew to tell anyone for whom to vote?” These are some of the questions asked by William C. Bradford on Twitter before he was appointed by the Trump administration to run the Energy Department’s Office of Indian Energy. In those now-deleted tweets, which The Washington Post reported on late Thursday, Bradford remarked

June 22, 2017 8:39 AM The World's Population Is Forecast to Reach 9.8 Billion By the Year 2050

(UNITED NATIONS) — India's population is expected to surpass China's in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the United States and become the third most populous country in the world shortly before 2050, a U.N. report said Wednesday. The report by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs' Population Division forecasts that the current 4

June 21, 2017 9:28 AM Trump spikes the ball after Georgia election win

The GOP breathes a collective sigh of relief. Rattled by Donald Trump’s tumultuous first five months in office, the Republican Party breathed a collective sigh of relief Tuesday after a much-needed special election victory in Georgia. The White House also exhaled: After Republican Karen Handel was declared the victor in a race billed as a referendum 3

June 20, 2017 2:18 PM FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - FIFA has warned Mexico about the conduct of its fans after discriminatory chants at the Confederations Cup. The homophobic abuse was heard during Mexico's opening game against Portugal in Kazan on Sunday despite FIFA warning on the eve of the World Cup warm-up tournament that there would be tighter monitoring of offensive incidents 8

June 19, 2017 10:59 PM Top Cuban diplomat rejects Trump’s rollback policy

In the Castro regime’s first response since President Trump announced new curbs on relations with the island last week, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla accused Mr. Trump of returning to Cold War policies and insisted Havana will not be bullied during a news conference Monday. Talking with reporters on a visit to Austria, Mr. Rodriguez 1

June 19, 2017 2:11 PM Emmanuel Macron’s Majority Win Could Send European Stocks to Biggest High In Months

European stocks headed for their biggest rise in two months on Monday as investors snapped up cut-price retail and tech stocks and France's markets cheered a parliamentary majority for pro-business President Emmanuel Macron. Risk was back in vogue and the Nasdaq was expected to regain 0.7% of the near 3.5 % it has lost over the last couple of weeks as investors 2

June 18, 2017 4:20 PM Former Red Star boss Bozovic to coach Russian side Arsenal Tula

Former Red Star Belgrade coach Miodrag Bozovic has joined Russian top-flight side Arsenal Tula, his new club said on Sunday. Bozovic, 48, was sacked by 1991 European Cup winners Red Star in May following a shock defeat to unfancied Vozdovac that saw them relinquish their lead at the top of the Serbian championship to bitter city foes and eventual champions 2

June 17, 2017 5:05 AM Ronaldo set to leave Real Madrid

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo wants to leave the club and Spain after being accused of committing tax fraud in the country, a report in Portuguese sports daily A Bola said yesterday. The newspaper said its story was based on a reliable source and that the 32-year-old four-time world player of the year had already made up his mind to ask the club for a transfer 4

June 17, 2017 1:34 AM Helmut Kohl, chancellor who reunited Germany, dies at 87

BERLIN — Helmut Kohl, the physically imposing German chancellor whose reunification of a nation divided by the Cold War put Germany at the heart of a united Europe, died Friday at his home in Ludwigshafen. He was 87. “A life has ended and the person who lived it will go down in history” said German Chancellor Angela Merkel, speaking from Rome. “It will take some time, however 18

June 15, 2017 10:22 PM Trump said foreign leaders wouldn’t laugh at the U.S. Now they’re laughing at him

Two weeks ago in the Rose Garden, President Trump declared that under his leadership, foreign leaders won’t be “laughing at us anymore.” In Mexico, former president Vicente Fox posted a profane video on YouTube mocking Trump’s taste for taco bowls (“they’re not even Mexican!”) and border walls (“Mexico will not pay”) that has been viewed nearly half a million 2