16 January 2017
Updated 18:00
US Economy

Shinola bicycles are seen on display at the sompany's store in Detroit, Michigan

In Detroit, Shinola is «Made in USA» success story

From the outside, there's nothing much to say about this nondescript, hulking building in downtown Detroit, once the cradle of American industry.

US Politics

NATO, Russia, Merkel, Brexit: Trump unleashes broadsides on Europe

NATO is «obsolete», Germany's Angela Merkel made a «catastrophic mistake» on refugees, Brexit will be «great» and the US could cut a deal with Russia: Donald Trump unleashed a volley of broadsides in interviews with European media.

Obama returns home from last foreign trip

President Barack Obama returned to the White House early Monday, ending the last foreign tour of his tenure as he prepares to hand power over to Donald Trump, amid unease about the Republican's volatility and isolationist rhetoric.

Syrian crisis

Obama doesn't regret «red line» over Syria conflict

US President Barack Obama says he does not regret his speech drawing a «red line» over Syria's use of chemical weapons, a phrase critics say symbolizes the US failure to act over the country's conflict.

Turkey warns Syria talks at risk over truce violations

Turkey on Wednesday warned that planned Syrian peace talks co-sponsored by Russia were at risk, calling on the Damascus regime of President Bashar al-Assad to halt violations of a ceasefire.

US Politics

US President-elect Donald Trump during a press conference at Trump Tower in New York on January 11, 2017

Outgoing CIA chief warns Trump to watch his words

Outgoing CIA chief John Brennan launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump, warning him to watch what he says and suggesting the president-elect doesn't understand the challenges posed by Russia.

Trump angrily rejects «phony» Russia dossier claims

President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday berated the media and US intelligence agencies as he denied explosive allegations about his ties with Russia -- while admitting for the first time that Moscow had likely meddled in the US election.

Energy

Not enough investment in renewables: IRENA

Money invested in renewable energy is not enough to reach a climate goal of limiting global warming to 2.0 degrees Celsius, an Abu Dhabi-based green energy organisation said Sunday.

Middle East

Kerry: US worked to ensure fair Paris Mideast statement

Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that the United States had negotiated at the Paris Middle East peace conference to prevent Israel being treated unfairly.

Israel arrests 35 Palestinians in raids after violence spikes

Israeli authorities have arrested at least 35 Palestinians over the last few days in raids following a spike in violence ahead of upcoming Jewish holidays, officials said Thursday.

US Politics

Trump digs deep rift with crucial intelligence services

A week before he enters the White House, Donald Trump has picked a high-risk fight with the all-important US intelligence community, blaming it for an incendiary but unsubstantiated report on his alleged Moscow ties and lurid behavior in Russia.

Senate to begin grilling Trump's cabinet nominees

The US Senate begins confirmation hearings for key nominees to Donald Trump's cabinet Tuesday, amid concerns many of the president-elect's picks have not been fully vetted over ethics, or made full financial disclosures.

US Politics

Obama says goodbye in last presidential speech

Barack Obama closes the book on his presidency on Tuesday, with a farewell speech in Chicago that will try to lift supporters felled by Donald Trump's shock victory.

Obama pays last presidential holiday visit to Hawaii marine base

US President Barack Obama on Sunday visited American troops at a Hawaii military base, the last time he will participate in his holiday tradition as commander-in-chief.

US Politics

Clinton will never run for office again: confidante

Hillary Clinton will never run for office again after losing the US presidential election to Donald Trump in November after the most divisive campaign in memory, a confidante of the Democrat said on Sunday.

Congress, at odds with Trump, eyes Russia hack probe

Leading senators supported a congressional investigation on Monday into US intelligence assessments that Russia interfered in the election, putting top Republicans on a collision course with incoming president Donald Trump.

Automotive

Volkswagen to keep Mexico factories, exec says

The head of the Volkswagen brand of cars said his company would continue to manufacture in Mexico and pledged to produce electrified vehicles in the United States.

Detroit braces for Trump tweets as auto show opens

The global auto industry on Monday was bracing for more confrontational tweets from President-elect Donald Trump, with the festive Detroit auto show due to kick off here.

Fast food

McDonald's sells China operations for $2.08 bn

US fast-food giant McDonald’s will sell a controlling stake in its China and Hong Kong business for up to $2.08 billion to a consortium including state-owned Citic and the Carlyle Group, it was announced Monday.

Starbucks to increase base pay of workers in October

Starbucks announced Monday it will lift wages for some 150,000 baristas and other employees in its home market as it moves to address staff concerns over insufficient hours.

Automotive

Fiat Chrysler announces creation of 2,000 US jobs

Fiat Chrysler announced it was creating 2,000 jobs in the United States, coming as President-elect Donald Trump has been publicly scolding automakers for investing in Mexico.

Automakers in headlights as Trump set to take the wheel

US automakers found themselves in the political hot seat Tuesday, with President-elect Donald Trump lambasting GM for importing Mexican-made cars into the United States and Ford scrapping plans for a new plant south of the border.

US Politics

Obama moves to stop Trump gutting signature healthcare law

US President Barack Obama will make a short but politically charged trip from the White House to Capitol Hill Wednesday, calling allied lawmakers to arms in defense of his signature healthcare reforms.

DIARIO TV

France, Amnesty activists demanding clemency for Snowden

Former CIA computer technician, in prison on charges of being the deep gorge of the so-called Datagate scandal of 2013, for revealing details about mass surveillance of American citizens by the government.

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Life & Style

US President-elect Donald Trump arrives with his wife Melania for a New Year's Eve party at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on December 31, 2016

US President-elect Donald Trump arrives with his wife Melania for a New Year's Eve party at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on December 31, 2016

First lady Melania and the political fashion police

She may be tall, slim and a former model, but incoming first lady Melania Trump faces a new kind of fashion police -- designers refusing to dress her because of her husband's politics.

Jolie, Pitt agree to settle divorce in private

Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt, once Hollywood's most cel...

«La La Land» waltzes off with big win at Golden Globes

Whimsical modern-day musical «La La Land» pirouetted its way...

Sports

Michael Beasley (R) of the Milwaukee Bucks drives against Mike Dunleavy of the Atlanta Hawks during their NBA game at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15, 2017

Michael Beasley (R) of the Milwaukee Bucks drives against Mike Dunleavy of the Atlanta Hawks during their NBA game at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15, 2017

Dunleavy settles in at Atlanta, NBA Raptors batter Knicks

Mike Dunleavy is fitting in nicely with his new team, scoring a season-high 20 points as the Atlanta Hawks beat the Milwaukee Bucks 111-98.

Justin Thomas delivers Hawaiian punch, setting PGA record

Justin Thomas made more history at the Sony Open, firing a f...

Crosby the hero as Green Bay edge Dallas in NFL thriller

Mason Crosby kicked a last-gasp field goal as the Green Bay ...

SciTech

Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa was the surprise star of CES, with dozens of new products and services integrating the voice-accessed machine smarts

Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa was the surprise star of CES, with dozens of new products and services integrating the voice-accessed machine smarts

Highlights of 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Here are some key highlights of the 2017 International Consumer Electronics Show, which concluded Sunday.

Google's Waymo to expand self-driving partnerships

Waymo, the autonomous car subsidiary of Google's parent comp...

Streaming subscription boom boosts US music sales

Song streaming on subscription services more than doubled in...

Health

Ayahuasca concoction is prepared and consumed as part of a shamanic ritual

Ayahuasca concoction is prepared and consumed as part of a shamanic ritual

Hallucinogenic plant ayahuasca gains foothold in US

Dominique was hooked on cocaine and smoked two packs of cigarettes a day until she stumbled onto ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic concoction that she says has changed her life.

Japan culling 210,000 birds amid spreading avian flu

Japan has begun slaughtering about 210,000 farm birds in nor...

Study suggests statins linked to lower dementia risk

Some cholesterol-lowering drugs, known as statins, appear to...