Trump to receive letter from Kim Jong Un

It was not clear whether the United States president would receive Kim Jong-un's envoy in the Oval Office. While Cho said an agreement would "not be impossible" to strike during the talks, the run-up to the scheduled June 12 summit has somewhat dev... More..

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USA announces 25% new tariffs on Chinese tech goods
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

USA announces 25% new tariffs on Chinese tech goods

A United States negotiating team is in China, preparing for the next round of trade and investment talks. But on Tuesday evening it said that sanctions announced in March - largely focused on China's thef...More..

Trump tell allies to fix trade after U.S. tariffs strike
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Trump tell allies to fix trade after U.S. tariffs strike

News of the tariffs rattled global markets and sparked sell-offs of manufacturing shares by USA investors. Asked whether the company could cut its costs by 20% to maintain its competitiveness, Mr Ellis said...More..

Syrian President Assad threatens to expel US troops from Syria by 'force'
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Syrian President Assad threatens to expel US troops from Syria by 'force'

Iraq is no exception, and Syria is no exception. He would either be killed by ISIS, forced to abdicate under pressure from foreign governments or his own people would hang him in the public square. A Channel 10...More..

Summit preparations intensify with Pompeo, top North Korean to meet
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Summit preparations intensify with Pompeo, top North Korean to meet

The apparent progress in the on-again-off-again talks followed a tense and turbulent few days of diplomatic brinkmanship. Across Asia, administration officials have been dispatched to carry out Trump's direct...More..

President Trump Plans Pardon for Dinesh D'Souza. Who Is He?
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

President Trump Plans Pardon for Dinesh D'Souza. Who Is He?

In 2012, his movie " 2016: Obama's America's " which was based on his anti-Obama book had become the second-highest-grossing political documentary film produced in the US. In 2014, he was convicted of making an...More..

No talks while terrorist activities continue, India hits out at Pakistan
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

No talks while terrorist activities continue, India hits out at Pakistan

Iran's foreign minister has said the details concerning the implementation of European Union proposals for keeping Tehran committed to Iran's nuclear deal with world powers (JCPOA) are not yet clear. Z...More..

White House trade adviser says China trade dispute was never 'on hold'
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

White House trade adviser says China trade dispute was never 'on hold'

The White House said a list of products would be announced June 15. The Trump administration has renewed its threat to place 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods in retaliation for what it say...More..

'I Wish I Did' Pick A Different Attorney General Than Sessions
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

'I Wish I Did' Pick A Different Attorney General Than Sessions

But Trump in his tweets didn't mention how Gowdy debunked his claim that the Federal Bureau of Investigation planted an informant to spy on his campaign during the 2016 election. Sessions recused himself pr...More..

Wall Street falls on Italy worries; bank shares drop
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Wall Street falls on Italy worries; bank shares drop

The populist parties' effort to form a government foundered on their choice of an anti-euro figure as economic minister, rejected by Mattarella. Stocks in the USA and Europe sank following political turmoil i...More..

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko shows up at Ukraine press conference alive
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko shows up at Ukraine press conference alive

Vasily Gritsak, head of the service, told reporters at a press conference that Babchenko's murder had been staged. Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman said in a social media posting late on Tuesday he...More..

'Spider-Man' Scales Building To Save Dangling Child; Macron Offers Him Citizenship
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

'Spider-Man' Scales Building To Save Dangling Child; Macron Offers Him Citizenship

Gassama received French citizenship and a job for his efforts saving the boy's life, according to BBC News . It was a jaw-dropping feat captured on video that went viral and also captured the hearts of...More..

by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

United States announces 25 per cent new tariffs on Chinese tech goods

The United States intends to impose restrictions on some of China's investments and customs duties of 25% on certain categories of its goods supplied to the USA market, the White House press service said on T...More..

by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

"Spygate" Has Comey and Clapper in the Cross-hairs

Without mentioning the president's name, Rosenstein proceeded with a couple of pointed remarks, seemingly aimed at Trump's criticism of his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Ru...More..

Diplomacy heats up before summit, with trips by US, North Korean officials
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Diplomacy heats up before summit, with trips by US, North Korean officials

Significant differences, however, remain - especially over the USA and North Korean definition of "complete denuclearization". The talks indicate that planning for the historic summit, initially scheduled for...More..

North Korea has 'brilliant potential' as USA team arrives at border
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

North Korea has 'brilliant potential' as USA team arrives at border

It has long said it is open to eventually giving up its nuclear arsenal if the United States withdraws its troops from South Korea and ends its "nuclear umbrella" alliance with Seoul. "I truly believe North...More..

Battered Woman Slips Note To Dog's Vet About Armed Boyfriend, Police Say
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Battered Woman Slips Note To Dog's Vet About Armed Boyfriend, Police Say

But when they arrived, she slipped a note to the staff and begged them to call police because she was in danger and her boyfriend was armed, the Volusia County Sheriff's Office wrote in a Facebook post on Sat...More..

Indiana Teacher Who Tackled Shooter Released From Hospital
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Indiana Teacher Who Tackled Shooter Released From Hospital

His mother, Kristi J. Hubly Seaman, in Facebook post said her son was being treated at the Indiana Universtiy Methodist Hospital for gunshot wounds to his abdomen, hip and forearm. Jeremy Seaman, Jason's br...More..

Northern Ireland abortion reforms 'a test of May's feminism'
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Northern Ireland abortion reforms 'a test of May's feminism'

The referendum repeals Ireland's Eighth Amendment , which was added to the constitution in 1983, which banned abortion in Ireland unless there was a "real and substantial risk" to the mother's life. Although...More..

Second exit poll projects large victory for Yes side in Abortion Referendum
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Second exit poll projects large victory for Yes side in Abortion Referendum

An official result will not be announced until Saturday morning (local time). People arriving at polling stations on Friday in more traditional rural areas and city centres spoke about the momentousness of a ...More..