India risks losing its fastest growing economy to China

GDP climbed 5.8% in the past quarter, putting it behind China’s 6.4% growth India’s gross-domestic-product expansion dipped below 6%...

TSA changes policy to allow some CBD oil and medications on...

The change was made so that the only FDA-approved drug that contains CBD oil, Epidiolex, which is used to treat seizures in...

New York lawmakers reach deal to ban plastic bags starting with...

Environmental advocates estimate that New Yorkers use about 23 billion plastic bags each year, according to The Associated Press, but Gov. Andrew...

Taiwan becomes the first asian country to approve same-sex marriage

Taiwan's parliament legalised same-sex marriage on Friday (May 16) in a landmark first for Asia as the government survived a last-minute attempt...

Joe Biden campaign is setting up his campaign headquarters in Philadelphia

Joe Biden will base his presidential campaign headquarters in Philadelphia, his team announced Thursday. The move, which came as...

Alabama’s abortion ban is designed to challenge Roe vs Wade at...

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill on Wednesday that would effectively ban abortion in the state, with no exceptions for rape...

European tourists quarantined in Mongolia after two die of bubonic plague

Tourists and residents in the Mongolian city of Ulgii have been stranded for almost a week by a quarantine put in place...

Denver says no to magic mushrooms in a major public vote

Voters in the Mile High City appeared to have voted down a first-in-the nation plan to decriminalize the use and possession of...

Erdogan defends Istanbul election re-run amid protests

Istanbul's mayoral election was affected by "organised crime and serious corruption", Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says. Mr Erdogan...

A new Pentagon report: military sexual assaults rise by 44% among...

Military sexual assaults reported by its female members rose by 44 percent between 2016 and 2018, according to a new Pentagon report...

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