Trump says Iran's Khamenei 'should be very careful with his words'

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 17:59
U.S. President Donald Trump said Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei should be very careful about what he says after Khamenei harshly criticized the United States in a Friday prayers sermon in Tehran.
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Judge slashes $8 billion Risperdal award against Johnson & Johnson to $6.8 million

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 15:25
A Pennsylvania judge on Friday slashed to $6.8 million from $8 billion a punitive damages award against Johnson & Johnson to a man who said it failed to warn that boys using its antipsychotic drug Risperdal could grow breasts.
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Global shares set fresh records, lifted by U.S. housing data

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 15:18
Key world equity indexes scaled new highs on Friday as a surge in U.S. housing starts to levels last seen in 2006 powered stocks while the greenback rose to a one-week high against the euro on expectations of solid economic growth.
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After India's Amazon snub, Modi's party slams Bezos-owned Washington Post

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 15:14
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ruling party on Friday slammed editorial policies of billionaire Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post, even as his e-commerce firm Amazon announced plans to create a million jobs in the country by 2025.
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Wall Street strikes new high as housing data fuels optimism

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 15:01
Wall Street edged up to record highs on Friday after strong U.S. housing data and signs of resilience in the Chinese economy raised hopes of a rebound in global growth.
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'You have not seen anything yet,' climate activist Greta says ahead of Davos

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 14:49
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg marched with 10,000 protesters in the Swiss city of Lausanne on Friday and said "you have not seen anything yet" before some head to Davos next week to challenge the global financial elite to fight climate change.
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The members of Trump's impeachment defense team

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 14:46
Prominent attorney Alan Dershowitz and two former independent counsels, Ken Starr and Robert Ray, will be among those defending President Donald Trump when his impeachment trial begins in the Senate in earnest on Tuesday.
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Canada says black boxes from Iran crash should be sent to France

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 14:30
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday urged Iran to send the black boxes from the passenger plane shot down by its forces to France for analysis and said the first remains of victims should soon arrive back in Canada.
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Families of Iran crash victims face politically charged litigation

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 14:30
Families of the 176 people killed when Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner face a complicated legal battle where backing from the victims' governments may be crucial as they seek damages, legal experts said.
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Fashion's bad boy Jean Paul Gaultier bids farewell to the catwalk

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 14:21
French designer Jean Paul Gaultier, known for dressing stars like Madonna and who cultivated an irreverent image as the industry's "bad boy", said on Friday that a fashion show in Paris next week would be his last. Gaultier, 67, did not detail what would happen to his namesake brand, owned by private Spanish fashion and fragrance group Puig, only saying in a brief statement that it would continue to exist.
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Factbox: French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier bows out in Paris

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 14:21
Jean Paul Gaultier, one of the long-standing stars of the French fashion industry, said Paris Fashion Week, said his show scheduled for next week in Paris would be his last in a career that has pushed boundaries for nearly half a century. [L8N29M4VR]
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Trump allies draw up plan to limit damage from impeachment trial

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 14:21
U.S. President Donald Trump and his Republican allies plan to launch a massive effort to limit damage to his chances of re-election as the Senate trial to determine whether to remove him from office gets under way in earnest next week.
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Migrant surge into Guatemala reaches 3,500, heads for Mexico

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 13:32
More than 3,500 Central Americans had poured into Guatemala by Friday in U.S.-bound gatherings known as caravans, officials said, posing a headache for the leaders of Guatemala and Mexico amid fierce U.S. pressure to curb migration.
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U.S. will work to determine if ex-ambassdor Yovanovitch was under threat - Pompeo

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 12:59
The U.S. State Department will do everything necessary to determine whether former U.S. ambassador Marie Yovanovitch was under threat in Ukraine, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.
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U.S. housing starts at 13-year high, factory output gains

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 12:50
U.S. homebuilding surged to a 13-year high in December as activity increased across the board, suggesting the housing market recovery was back on track amid low mortgage rates, and could help support the longest economic expansion on record.
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U.S. job openings post biggest drop in more than four years

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 12:50
U.S. job openings recorded their biggest drop in more than four years in November, while hiring increased moderately, suggesting a loss of momentum in the labor market at the tail end of 2019.
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U.S. will look at sudden acceleration complaints involving 500,000 Tesla vehicles

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 12:10
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Friday it will review a petition asking the agency to formally investigate 500,000 Tesla Inc vehicles over sudden unintended acceleration reports.
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Prominent lawyers Starr, Dershowitz join Trump impeachment team

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 11:13
President Donald Trump is bringing in high-profile legal firepower to help defend him in his Senate impeachment trial with the addition on Friday of former independent counsel Ken Starr, who paved the way for Democratic President Bill Clinton's 1998 impeachment, and prominent lawyer Alan Dershowitz.
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Iran's Khamenei backs military in rare sermon after plane disaster, unrest

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 11:11
Iran's supreme leader threw his support behind the elite Revolutionary Guards in a rare sermon on Friday after their belated admission that they had accidentally downed an airliner triggered days of protests on the streets.
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Mexico hails USMCA trade deal approval, expects more investment

World News - Fri, 2020-01-17 10:48
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday hailed the U.S. Senate's approval of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal, forecasting it would deliver a boost to the Mexican economy.
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