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Watch Rep. Ryan Zinkes confirmation hearing live

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Montana Rep. Ryan Zinke, President-elect Donald Trumps pick to serve as secretary of the interior, will face a Senate hearing as...

Budget office: 18M to lose insurance if ACA repealed

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Congressional Budget Office on Tuesday said repealing major measures in the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare,...

Watch Betsy DeVos confirmation hearing live

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee is expected to grill secretary of education nominee Betsy DeVos on...

Ex-North Korea diplomat describes slave state under Kim Jong Un

A former North Korea diplomat who fled Pyongyangs embassy in London wants South Koreans to stop calling his country of origin a communist state. ...

Indictment: Wife knowingly aided Orlando nightclub shooter

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The widow of the Pulse nightclub shooter "did knowingly aid and abet" her husband in support of the Islamic State, according to...

Lawyer: El Chapo says hes being sexually harassed in prison

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, leader of Mexicos Sinaloa Cartel, said her client alleged he is suffering from sexual...

Walmart to add 10,000 jobs this year

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Walmart plans to add 10,000 jobs through expansion in the United States, the Bentonville-Ark.-based company announced Tuesday. ...

South Korea holds emergency meeting on new barriers to trade in China

The South Korean government held an "emergency meeting" on Tuesday in response to Chinas enforcement of new trade barriers, following Seouls...

Pakistan to exhume bodies of plane crash crew to check for drugs, poisoning

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Authorities in Pakistan want to exhume the bodies of the five crew members of a jet that crashed last month to see if any were...

Boko Haram claims University of Maiduguri bombings

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Self-proclaimed Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said his militant Islamist group is responsible for bombings at University of...

German court rejects ban on far-right political party NPD

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Germanys Federal Constitutional Court on Tuesday rejected an attempt by lawmakers to ban the National Democratic Party, or NPD, a...

Three arrested in Dakota Access Pipeline protest

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The Morton County Sheriffs Office said three people were arrested and taken to jail in Mandan, N.D., for attempting to reach the...

Putin accuses Obama administration of undermining Trumps legitimacy

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin called reports his nation had compromising intelligence on Donald Trump "total nonsense" and...

British American Tobacco to buy Reynolds American for $48B

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- British American Tobacco announced it will buy out other Reynolds American shareholders for $48 billion, taking full control of...

Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain will make clean break from EU

LONDON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday described plans for the United Kingdom to make a clean break from the European...