Taylor Swift Pines Hard For A Pretty Face On 'Gorgeous'

Taylor Swift Pines Hard For A Pretty Face On 'Gorgeous' Taylor Swift’s third single from Reputation is a slightly understated, minor-leaning slice of radio pop that sees her being honest about leaning on her cats after going unrequited. (Image credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for Tommy…

Smoggy skies crash Beijing’s Party Congress

Smoggy skies crash Beijing’s Party Congress Bad timing in Beijing as smog blankets the city during the Communist Party Congress. Authorities have nearly perfected the art of cleaning up the capital city’s skies ahead of major events, so what went wrong this time? Reuters’ Anita…

'Xi's Thought' touted for a place in China's constitution

'Xi's Thought' touted for a place in China's constitution Chinese officials on Thursday heaped praise on President Xi Jinping’s political ideology, unveiled a day earlier at a key Communist Party Congress. As Reuters’ Christian Shepherd explains, it’s a sign that it could be enshrined in…

Spain plans to force Catalonia into January elections: opposition

Spain plans to force Catalonia into January elections: opposition MADRID (Reuters) – The Spanish government has secured opposition support to dissolve Catalonia’s parliament and hold new elections there in January in an effort to defuse the regional government’s push for independence. Source This Post sponsored…

Moscow seeks support for Russia-Chinese roadmap on North Korea

Moscow seeks support for Russia-Chinese roadmap on North Korea MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urged world powers on Friday to get behind a joint Russian-Chinese roadmap for settling the crisis over North Korea’s weapons program. Source This Post sponsored by: Business For…

Merkel sends positive signal to May on Brexit talks

Merkel sends positive signal to May on Brexit talks BRUSSELS (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in a markedly positive response on Friday to an EU summit appeal by Prime Minister Theresa May for help with Brexit, said talks with Britain were moving forward and…

Doubts about smoking gun as Duterte lauds China role in rebel killing

Doubts about smoking gun as Duterte lauds China role in rebel killing MANILA/MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was eager to credit new ally Beijing in the death of militant leader Isnilon Hapilon, saying it was a Chinese rifle that fired the…

Russia says continues dialogue with Washington on North Korea, Iran: RIA

Russia says continues dialogue with Washington on North Korea, Iran: RIA MOSCOW (Reuters) – Moscow and Washington are continuing a dialogue on North Korea and the future of the international deal on Iran’s nuclear program, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov…

Raqqa to be part of decentralized Syria, U.S.-backed SDF says

Raqqa to be part of decentralized Syria, U.S.-backed SDF says BEIRUT (Reuters) – The Syrian city of Raqqa and surrounding province will be part of a decentralized federal Syria, the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) militia that captured the city from Islamic State (IS) said…