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January 12, 2018 3:53 AM Drake swaps Hennessy for whiskey in IPO of his liquor business

Drake, in collaboration with spirits producer Brent Hocking, plans to launch an initial public offering of the artist’s liquor company, Virginia Black. — Reuters picTORONTO, Jan 12 — R&B phenom and rapper Drake might have had One Dance with a Hennessy in his hand, but now he’s betting on his very own brand of whiskey. Drake, in collaboration with spirits 9

November 14, 2017 11:30 AM Cyclist who gave Trump the finger is showered with money

WASHINGTON: More than US$70,000 in donations have poured into a crowdfunding site set up for the cyclist who was fired from her job for making a rude gesture to President Donald Trump's motorcade. More than 3,000 donations - from $5 to $250 - have rolled in since Nov 6, when the GoFundMe campaign was set up on behalf of Juli Briskman. Briskman's raised 8

November 12, 2017 7:00 PM Orbital ATK launches eighth cargo mission to space

WASHINGTON: An unmanned cargo ship packed with 3,350 kilogrammes of food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station blasted off on Sunday (Nov 12) from Wallops Island, Virginia. Orbital ATK's barrel-shaped Cygnus cargo ship launched atop an Antares rocket at 7.19am (8.19pm Singapore time), a day after a last-second delay 15

November 1, 2017 5:00 PM New York attack: How did Trump do in his terror response?

As presidential candidate, Donald Trump made being tough on Islamic terror a central plank of his bid for election. How has he responded to the first test of this nature since taking office? In the immediate aftermath of the attack in New York on Tuesday evening, Donald Trump offered a measured reaction. His White House released a statement offering 21

October 30, 2017 6:22 PM Who are Paul Manafort and Rick Gates?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Manafort, a businessman and long-time Republican Party operative, surrendered on Monday to the FBI to face the first charges produced by a special counsel investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Manafort and his associate Rick Gates were indicted by a federal grand jury. The 12-count 15

October 27, 2017 11:08 AM The Daily 202: Trump bowing to CIA on JFK files is a reminder of how the presidency changes people

THE BIG IDEA: The world looks different when you sit behind the Resolute desk. At the request of the CIA, FBI and others in the national security community, President Trump made a last-minute decision to delay the release of thousands of pages of classified documents related to the John F. Kennedy assassination. The president allowed the National Archives 25

October 27, 2017 8:57 AM New JFK files reveal mafia plots, FBI warning on Oswald

While many theories over the years have related to Oswald's ties to Cuban or Soviet operatives, an FBI memo in 1963 indicated Kennedy's death was source of deep mourning in the USSR. WASHINGTON: The US government on Thursday released a mammoth, long-awaited trove of secret files on the killing of president John F. Kennedy, offering intriguing new insights 10

September 16, 2017 11:14 AM ‘Great job,’ Trump tells 11-year-old boy mowing White House lawn

WASHINGTON: An 11-year-old boy earned a “great job” and a high five from US President Donald Trump for mowing the White House lawn on Friday. Frank Giaccio, from Falls Church, Virginia, wrote the president earlier this year saying that he owned his own lawn-mowing business and it would an “honor” to mow the White House lawn. The White House accepted 12

September 16, 2017 8:31 AM WSJ: Toys 'R' Us mulls bankruptcy filing

BENGALURU: Toys ‘R’ Us Inc could file for bankruptcy in the coming weeks as pressure from skittish suppliers intensifies, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. The company and its restructuring advisers are considering filing for Chapter 11 protection in the US Bankruptcy Court in Richmond, Virginia, according 14

September 9, 2017 5:26 PM The Latest: Hurricane Irma damages crops in eastern Cuba

Cuban officials say Hurricane Irma has damaged crops in the rural eastern part of the country. Civil Defense official Gergorio Torres tells reporters that authorities are still trying to tally the extent of the damage in Las Tunas province and nearby areas. He said damage seems to have been concentrated in infrastructure for crops including bananas 14