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25 October 2017 8:30 PM NYC mayoral candidate trips over her Chihuahua, breaks foot

New York — New York City's Republican candidate for mayor is campaigning on a broken foot after tripping over her Chihuahua. State Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (mal-ee-oh-TAH'-kihs) tells the Daily News that she ran into a table leg while trying to avoid stepping on the little dog, named Peanut. Malliotakis says Peanut "gets really excited" whenever 27

25 October 2017 10:44 AM Trump bridge-building with Republicans blows up

Washington - US President Donald Trump's attempt to build bridges in his own party blew up spectacularly on Tuesday as one senator announced he is quitting Congress and another attacked the president for debasing the country. Senator Jeff Flake assailed Trump in a bombshell 17-minute floor speech that sounded like a distress call warning of a "reckless 42

20 October 2017 3:12 AM Senate votes to raise revenue by drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The Senate rejected an amendment Thursday that sought to block a key panel from raising revenue through drilling in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, a move that could make it easier for future oil and gas drilling to take place there. Sen. Maria Cantwell (Wash.), the top Democrat on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee, offered an budget 43

20 October 2017 2:20 AM U.S. Sen. Cantwell’s amendment to protect ANWR from oil exploration fails

The Senate on Thursday, in a 52-48 vote, rejected an amendment co-sponsored by Washington state U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell intended to keep the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge closed to oil development. The refuge is both a prime oil prospect and a northern Alaska stronghold of caribou and hundreds of other wildlife species that conservationists for decades 43

20 October 2017 1:20 AM Asian shares edge higher, Fed chief speculation tempers appetite

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares inched slightly higher on Friday, but grappled for firmer leads as speculation about who the next U.S. central bank chief will be kept global investors wary. Shares in New Zealand .NZ50 slipped 0.1 percent, snapping 13 gaining sessions, after the nationalist New Zealand First Party agreed to form a new government with center-left 56

19 October 2017 1:53 PM Rand tracks firmer euro despite Catalan tensions

The rand was firmer against the dollar on Wednesday afternoon, tracking a firmer euro, which gained against the greenback despite escalating tension in Spain. The Spanish government announced on Thursday it would take steps to take control of the Catalan government, after the region said it may have to unilaterally declare independence. Analysts said the effect 45

15 October 2017 2:42 AM Pence backs Virginia GOP gubernatorial candidate Gillespie

Vice President Mike Pence flew into Virginia to throw his weight behind Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie. The Washington Post reports Pence stumped at the Washington County Fairgrounds in southwest Virginia on Saturday telling a half-filled exhibition hall, "The president sent me here to ask the people of Virginia to do everything in your power 100

14 October 2017 11:36 AM Trump kicks fate of Iran nuclear deal to Congress

Washington - President Donald Trump has kicked the fate of the landmark Iran nuclear deal to the US Congress, ignoring the advice of worried allies as he vowed to confront the "fanatical regime" in Tehran. Trump defended his decision to "decertify" Iran's compliance with the 2015 agreement in a speech Friday that evoked US grievances dating back to the 1979 Islamic 62

13 October 2017 7:24 PM Analysis: Trump applies chaos strategy to health care, Iran

WASHINGTON — Unable or unwilling to completely erase his predecessor’s signature initiatives, President Donald Trump this week turned to another approach: wreaking havoc. Trump’s back-to-back body blows against President Barack Obama’s health care law and nuclear agreement with Iran demonstrated the president’s embrace of turmoil as strategy. In both cases 62

13 October 2017 4:01 PM President Trump to decertify Iran nuclear deal in major shift in U.S. policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will strike a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement in defiance of international support for it on Friday, choosing not to certify that Tehran is complying with the deal in a major reversal of U.S. policy. Trump will make the announcement in a speech at 12:45 p.m. EDT (1645 GMT) that will detail 27