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Merkel, Trump differ on NATO, immigration but Trump thinks he has found common ground

A conference of retorts Date : March 18, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a press conference full of retorts, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, clashed with U.S. President Donald Trump when it came to differences on policy, trade and immigration.> BNN After the scheduled meeting with the Chancellor was delayed earlier this week, Trump welcomed Merkel to the White House on Friday for a full schedule of events.  She was scheduled to attend an Oval Office meeting, lunch and a round-table discussion with German and ...Full Story

POLITICS

Merkel, Trump differ on NATO, immigration but Trump thinks he has found common ground

Date : March 18, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network A conference of retorts WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a press conference full of retorts, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, clashed with U.S. President Donald Trump when it came to differences on policy, trade and immigration.> BNN After the scheduled meeting ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Fortune’s list of 100 best companies to work for ranks Google on top

Date : March 11, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Features seven from New York City NEW YORK, U.S. - For the sixth year in a row and eight time in 11 years, Google topped the list featuring the 100 best companies to work for.> BNN Fortune, that has been compiling the annual ranking for 20 years now surveyed more ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

WB predicts decline in oil supplies from non-OPEC countries

Date : April 27, 2016 Reporter : Trend WB latest Commodity Markets Outlook April 27 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: The World Bank (WB) predicts a decline in oil supplies from the non-OPEC countries by 0.7 million barrels per day in 2016 mainly due to a decrease in production at the US onshore fields, said WB ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

American President calls the country’s media ‘enemy of the American People’

Date : February 19, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Trump v/s Media Round 2 FLORIDA, U.S. - A day after U.S. President Donald Trump shocked the world after his explosive press conference, his most unrehearsed encounter with the media since last summer, Trump took to Twitter to accuse the country’s media ...Full Story

HISTORY

The world’s ‘Crown Prince of terror’ is Osama bin Laden’s son

Date : January 7, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Future leader of al-Qaeda WASHINGTON, U.S. - Osama Bin Laden’s son, Hamza Bin Laden is the latest to be added to the U.S. counter-terrorism sanctions list.> BNN Laden’s son has been tipped to become the future leader of al-Qaeda. This has ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

UN Aid Chief: 20 Million People in 4 Countries Face Starvation, Famine

Date : March 9, 2017 Reporter : UNO/ VoA Prevent a famine UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations says it needs $4.4 billion by July to prevent famine in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and northeastern Nigeria.> VoA U.N. humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien, who just returned from field ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Monster storm places 18 million people under blizzard warning: Five cities declare state of emergency

Date : March 15, 2017 Reporter : Big News Network Thousands of flights cancelled NEW YORK, U.S. - A Northeast snowstorm has reportedly placed about 18 million people under a blizzard warning - leading to normal life being disrupted in many pockets of the country.> BNN The Nor'easter led to over 7,800 U.S. ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Exoplanets 101: Looking for life beyond our Solar System

Date : February 23, 2017 Reporter : News24/BNN What conditions support life Paris - Seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our Galaxy called Trappist-1, revealed on Wednesday, are the most recent - and arguably the most spectacular - in a string of exoplanet discoveries going back 20 years. BNN ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

NASA names asteroid after scientist of Iranian origin

Date : March 30, 2016 Reporter : Trend Firouz Michael Naderi an Iranian-American scientist March 29 By Farhad Daneshvar, Dalga Khatinoglu – Trend: The US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has decided to name an asteroid formerly known as (5515) 1989 EL1 after Firouz Michael Naderi, an Iranian-American ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Top ten airports in world revealed

Date : September 10, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Beijing remains hot on the heels of Atlanta MONTREAL, Canada - While Middle East carriers such as Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways are making robust inroads into international air travel, the North America region still handles more passengers and cargo than any other ...Full Story

SPORTS

Rio 2016 - Margarita Mamun is the current World Record holder

Date : August 23, 2016 Reporter : The Daily Star/ ANI A win for two countries One of the best rhythmic gymnasts in the world, Margarita Mamun won the individual all-around gold in Rio de Janeiro and helped Russia win the competition for the fifth straight Olympics. A score of 76.483 was enough for her to finish ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

’My Fair Lady’ revival to bow on Broadway after 25-year absence

Date : March 11, 2017 Reporter : BNN Lovers of the great musical classics PanARMENIAN.Net - A My Fair Lady revival on Broadway - oh, wouldn't it be loverly> BNN It's been a quarter-century since My Fair Lady was last revived on Broadway, but lovers of the great musical classics will have their ...Full Story

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