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New U.S. ambassador set to assume Japan post, vows strong economic and security ties
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 12:41

William Hagerty, the new U.S. Ambassador to Japan succeeding Caroline Kennedy, played up the close ties between the leaders of the two nations and vow...

Drug Overdose Deaths On Rise Among U.S. Teenagers
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:34

The rate of opiod drug overdose deaths among older teenagers in the United States has taken a turn for the worse, a new federal report finds, CBS News...

Canadians heading to U.S. for best views of total solar eclipse on Monday
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 06:34

The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada set up to observe an eclipse at a camp south of Jalu, Libya in this March 29, 2006 handout photo. Joe Carr...

Twitter shutters accounts of U.S. white supremacy website
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 04:43

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Twitter Inc on Wednesday suspended accounts linked to the neo-Nazi website Daily Stormer, keeping up pressure from Silicon V...

U.S. court rules Arkansas can block Planned Parenthood funding
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 02:55

(Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday reversed a ruling that prevented Arkansas from cutting off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood follow...

Donald Trump Is Helping the U.S. Fight China's Intellectual Property Theft
  • Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:27

President Trump is helping American companies fight intellectual property theft. U.S. News - Opinion

Why Venezuela Crisis Is Drawing More U.S. Attention
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 22:44

This summer has been full of big stories and controversies. One story that hasn't grabbed the brightest spotlight is Venezuela's crisis and its emerge...

Canyon Finally Jumps the Pond - German-consumer direct brand opens its doors in the U.S.
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:42

We've been dreaming of throwing a leg over a Canyon Strive for a while, and the day finally came. The day also came with a celebratory heli-drop invit...

U.S. Match Racing Championship Qualifier – Chris Nesbitt in action
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:31

Chris Nesbitt of San Diego Yacht Club and his team won the World Sailing Grade 3 2017 U.S. Match Racing Championship Qualifier Sunday, thus earning a ...

In open letter, Taliban urges Trump to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:08

The Taliban wrote an open letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to "be responsible" and withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Top News - UPI....

U.S. prosecutors try to force firm to turn over website records linked to Inauguration Day protests
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:43

An internet company is fighting what it says is a “sweeping” request for information about an anti-Trump website that prosecutors allege w...

North Korea delays Guam missile firing; U.S. says dialogue up to Kim
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:30

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has delayed a decision on firing missiles toward Guam while he waits to see what the Unit...

How Medicare Tourism Could Help Puerto Rico and the U.S. Federal Budget
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:27

The practice would be good for both the island's economy and the U.S. federal budget. U.S. News - Opinion

China drone maker steps up security after U.S. Army ban
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:42

(Reuters) - Chinese drone maker SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd is tightening data security on its drones after the U.S. Army ordered its members to stop u...

U.S. trade vets say Canada's NAFTA demands a 'long shot'
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:25

WASHINGTON — Some of Canada’s key demands in the upcoming NAFTA renegotiation will be a tough sell in the United States, according to former Ameri...

Sharapova awarded main draw wildcard at U.S. Open
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 04:42

(Reuters) - Former world number one Maria Sharapova will make her first grand slam appearance in over 18 months after she was awarded a main-draw wild...

Uber settles U.S. allegations over data privacy
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 03:41

WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] has agreed to two decades of audits after U.S. regulators found the ride-services...

U.S., China agree to improve military communication
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 03:21

United States and China military leaders signed an agreement Tuesday in Beijing in an attempt to improve communication and avoid misunderstandings. T...

Amazon debuts ‘Instant Pickup Points’ in the U.S. for pickups in minutes
  • Wed, 16 Aug 2017 02:28

 Amazon’s latest physical retail foray is called “Instant Pickup,” and it works as the name implies: Amazon shoppers can pick u...

Pentagon identifies two U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq
  • Tue, 15 Aug 2017 22:04

The Pentagon identified the two U.S. soldiers who died Sunday after sustaining injuries during a combat operation in Iraq. Top News - UPI.com

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