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© Reuters. A money changer counts Euro banknotes at a currency exchange office in Nice By Tommy Wilkes LONDON (Reuters)...
Personal income figures show San Francisco County among the wealthiest Federal figures show average income is $59,796 Federal figures on average income San Francisco County is in the top 10 for average personal income in California. The latest figures from the Department of Commerce show the average individual income in 2017 was $119,868. That’s the second highest of the 58 counties in the...
Algeria’s president announces bid for fifth term amid protests Abdelaziz Bouteflika has pledged to organise a public referendum on a new constitution and to call an early election in which he will not run. Demonstrators march with Algerian national flags during a protest to denounce President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term (Fateh Guidoum/AP) Algeria’s ailing president has said if he...
Malaysia open to proposals to resume MH370 hunt The plane vanished March 8, 2014, with 239 people on board. Malaysian Minister of Transport Anthony Loke plants a tree with family members of passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 (Vincent Thian/AP) Malaysia is open to proposals to resume the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, as families of passengers marked the...
WATCH: Donald Trump predicts re-election to White House US President Donald Trump has told an appreciative audience of conservatives that he will win re-election in 2020 - and by a bigger margin than his 2016 victory. In a wide-ranging speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, he also mocked Democrats for their framework to combat climate change and said House politicians...
Isil and al-Qaeda: How do the two Islamist militant groups differ? SON AND HEIR: Hamza bin Laden, in a photo from 2017. Picture: AFP/Getty Who leads al-Qaeda and Isil? Ayman al-Zawahiri has led al-Qaeda since the death of Osama bin Laden. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi remains leader of Isil but is believed to have recently fended off a coup. How many fighters do...
Last Ones Left Alive: A post-apocalyptic Ireland and a steely heroine Fiction: Last Ones Left Alive Sarah Davis-Goff Tinder Press, hardback, 275 pages, €13.99 Left field: Davis-Goff is one-half of independent publisher Tramp Press In Living with the Living Dead (2017), academic Greg Garrett expounded with bemusing rigour on the swelling utilisation of the zombie apocalypse in popular culture. The Undead, he insisted, were...
Trump delivers aggressive speech to rouse supporters on the right He complained often of getting ‘no credit’ for his achievements as he proudly drifted “off script” at the Conservative Political Action Conference. President Donald Trump hugs the American flag (Jose Luis Magana/AP) President Donald Trump denounced Democrats as the party of “the socialist nightmare” and attacked several other groups in a speech...
Mary O'Rourke: 'Confidence and supply lacks a little respect' Micheal Martin is a fine leader and should seize his chance to steer FF to election success CONFIDENCE AND SUPPLY, PART ONE: In 1988, in the aftermath of Alan Dukes’s Tallaght strategy, Minister Mary O’Rourke, Taoiseach Charlie Haughey and Labour Minister Bertie Ahern meet for talks with teachers’ unions at Government Buildings Now,...
New Brunswick: From from coast to côte in Canada's new frontier Some consider New Brunswick a 'drive-thru' province, but savvy travellers know it's somewhere to stop... Kayaking in the Bay of Fundy. Photo: Tourism New BrunswickThomas in Grande-Anse, New BrunswickWhale watching in New BrunswickMoose! Into the wild in New Brunswick'New Brunswick's wilds are very much a four-season playground for kayaker'Ministers IslandAcadian...

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