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China's premier appeals for free trade amid tariff battle

Trump may be "trying to force US companies to change their supply chains and reduce their reliance on China", said Robert Holleyman, a partner at the Crowell & ...


Defence Ministry counters ex-French President Hollandes claim on Rafale

In its statement, Dassault cites Reliance Group's ownership of land abutting a runway in Nagpur as a reason for deciding to partner Anil Ambani . "We did not...


Bishop Franco admitted to hospital after complaints of chest pain, discharged later

The nun , who has not been named, first accused Mulakkal in late June of raping her 13 times between 2014 and 2016. At the same time, the protesting nuns exp...


Two shark attacks in Whitsundays

Authorities said the extent of the woman's injuries mean she was "lucky" to be alive, mostly due to an emergency room doctor who happened to be on a nearby boat...


India stamps out rare Pakistan meeting over 'brutal killings'

The Indian government's decision to hold talks with Pakistan was strongly criticized by the Congress party and other opposition groups after rebels in the Ind...


Puerto Rico marks 1 year since Maria with song and sadness

Jeanette Morelan, communications and marketing manager for World Central Kitchen, said that Puerto Rico was already importing about 85 percent of its food befor...


Unknown gunmen 'kill, injure several' in attack on Iranian army parade

State television aired footage of the aftermath of the assault on Ahvaz's Quds, or Jerusalem, Boulevard, which like many other places around the country saw an ...


Trump says women support Kavanaugh despite sex assault allegation

Grassley later added: "With all the extensions we give Dr Ford to decide if she still wants to testify to the Senate I feel like I'm playing 2nd trombone in t...


Beto O'Rourke debate; first debate for Texas Senator tonight

Cruz's case, the senator showcased a masterful command of nearly every topic, while Mr. O'Rourke unfailingly managed to take any issue and tie it to a specific ...


Trump Urged Spain to Build Wall Across Sahara

The US-Mexico border is a little under 3,300 kilometres long. In addition to all the stated reasons that it's illogical, Noah pointed out the biggest diffic...


Sen. Grassley Sets Deadline for Kavanaugh Accuser to Respond to Testimony Request

As for a possible Federal Bureau of Investigation intervention, Mr Grassley said in his letter to Ford's lawyers, "We have no power to commandeer an Executi...


Kim Jong Un wants 2nd meeting with Donald Trump, South Korea says

His Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday invited North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho to meet next week on the sidelines of the United Nations Gene...


United Nations chief saddened over havoc caused by Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines

Banawol's body was among more than a dozen dug up by rescuers from the avalanche of mud and earth in Itogon in Benguet province. Noah Sellers, a UNC senior st...


Triple talaq ordinance historic: Amit Shah

Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said that almost 22 countries, including neighboring Pakistan and Bangladesh, have banned the practice and appealed to the ...


Hopes Korea summit will kick-start nuclear talks

Samsung's Lee Jae-yong and the heads of the SK and LG groups will be part of President Moon Jae-in's delegation as he heads for a meeting with the North's leade...


Feinstein's opponent seizes on her role in Kavanaugh fight

The university professor in California , has accused Kavanaugh of assaulting her in 1982 when they were both high school students , allegations Kavanaugh ha...


Pakistan court orders release of former PM Nawaz Sharif on bail

The Islamabad High Court suspended the 10-year sentence for Sharif and the seven-year term handed down to his daughter, Maryam, over corrupt practices linked ...


North Korea's Kim agrees to 'dismantle' key missile test sites

US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert stated on Tuesday that Washington hopes the latest inter-Korean summit will bring about "meaningful, verifiable s...


Water will haunt Carolinas after Florence — WHAT’S HAPPENING

One of those was responsible for the death of a man just outside Richmond. Duke Energy said there are 209,478 customers without power across North Carolina , 3...


Kavanaugh: Clarence Thomas 2.0?

There are no Republican women on the Senate Judiciary Committee but they're still in the spotlight because of the nature of the allegations. " Judge Kavanaug...


U.S. Calls Urgent Security Council Meeting To Discuss North Korea Sanctions

Moon Chung-in, an adviser in the South Korean presidential office, also explained during a briefing with foreign journalists that the president will want his No...


Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Vladimir Putin set Syria deal on demilitarized zone

Turkey is backing rebel groups and established military observation posts around Idlib, which Ankara has reportedly reinforced with troops and equipment in rec...


Novichok poisoning accused will never speak to journalists again - RT

The men denied having any poison or the counterfeit Nina Ricci perfume bottle that United Kingdom police say was used to transport the weapons-grade nerve age...


MA gas-blast: Residents allowed home after fires and explosions

Gov. Charlie Baker and other officials announced Sunday morning that people in Lawrence, North Andover and Andover were cleared to return home. Gas service will...


Arrested Texas border agent described as 'serial killer'

Webb County district attorney Isidro Alaniz said: "We do consider this to be a serial killer ". Ortiz is being held on $2.56 million bond. Thank you for ...


US Proposing New Round of Trade Talks With China

Trump has already imposed 25-percent customs duties on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods, triggering a tit-for-tat response from Beijing. The stakes could no...


Trump comments sting in Puerto Rico amid slow storm recovery

President Donald Trump is rejecting the official death count from Hurricane Maria and falsely accusing Democrats of inflating the Puerto Rican toll fro...


Reporter mocked for 'Oscar-worthy' Hurricane Florence broadcast

At least five people have died, including a mother and her baby, as Hurricane Florence battered the southeastern coast of the US. There have been two fatali...


Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to 'plead guilty'

Under the terms of the plea deal , prosecutors dropped the bulk of the charges against Manafort, filing new paperwork that includes just two counts that resemb...


Five dead in Carolinas as Florence brings ´epic´ floods

The child's father was taken to a hospital. Local media said she had suffered a heart attack. The centre of the hurricane's eye came ashore close to Wilming...


Trump's Puerto Rico tweets draw bipartisan fire in Florida

Every time we switch our focus off the island itself and onto Trump's political rhetoric about the island, we do a disservice to the people of Puerto Rico . Sa...


Poll shows Palestinian mistrust of Trump runs deep

The PLO said it was being blackmailed by a White House blatantly biased in favour of Israel and called the move a "dangerous escalation" of tensions in the re...


Evacuations start as Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on Philippines

Before Mangkhut arrives, both Hong Kong and Macau will have to deal with the smaller Typhoon Barijat . Super Typhoon Mangkhut is now located 607miles east ...


Arun Jaitley slams at Mallya for false claim

That is the truth.' However, he did not mention that it was Arun Jaitley. Vijay Mallya has been charged with money laundering and bank fraud worth Rs 9000 cro...


The "Trump Resistance" Op-Ed

Woodward and his book - full title is Fear: Trump in the White House - clearly is getting under the president's skin. Pressed on whether Trump can win a cre...