Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

In other cases, Ross said, it may be that the other country can simply build a product cheaper or easier that the U.S. They will look, he said, for evidence of "cheating", inappropriate behavior, trade deals that have not lived up to their promise,... More..

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More funding needed for Iraq programs — United Nations chief
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

More funding needed for Iraq programs — United Nations chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres arrived in Iraq on Thursday to assess the humanitarian situation in the country amid the ongoing fight of the government army against Daesh, outlawed in Russian Federation ...More..

Tillerson says Trump looks forward to enhancing understanding with China
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Tillerson says Trump looks forward to enhancing understanding with China

China, the North's biggest source of diplomatic support and economic assistance, has not responded directly to those comments, although Beijing has called repeatedly for all sides to take steps to reduce tens...More..

Judge doesn't extend order on new travel ban
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Judge doesn't extend order on new travel ban

Speaking Wednesday evening at a rally in Nashville, Tennessee, Trump called the ruling in Hawaii an example of "unprecedented judicial overreach" and said his administration would appeal it to the U.S. "Mor...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

OAS chief denounces coup in Venezuela

Opposition leaders said Wednesday's ruling was Maduro's way of clearing the way for corrupt contracts, deepening the national debt, and holding off state elections that were due in December. Associated Press wr...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Korean court approves arrest of ex-president over scandal

Live TV footage earlier showed a stern-looking Park entering the Seoul Central District Court building amid a barrage of camera flashes. Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye, right, gets off a auto upon ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Malaysia says Kim Jong Nam's body released to North Korea

Following negotiations that he described as "very sensitive", Prime Minister Najib Razak said that North Korea had allowed the nine Malaysians to leave, and that Malaysia had agreed to release Mr Kim's remains ...More..

Trump Pins Blame On House Freedom Caucus, Harris Responds
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump Pins Blame On House Freedom Caucus, Harris Responds

But Trump is now considering retribution for those who did not support him, which could include support for primary challengers or using the trappings of the presidency - including using Air Force One for presi...More..

Schiff: The White House Letter Raised More Questions Than Answers
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Schiff: The White House Letter Raised More Questions Than Answers

Times reporter Maggie Haberman, who co-authored the story, tweeted that Ellis showed the information to Nunes while Cohen-Watnick had seen it in "another context". "I've read the report, and respectfully, your ...More..

Wizards beat Lakers 119-108 to clinch division title
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Wizards beat Lakers 119-108 to clinch division title

From 1979-80 on, Washington has had one of the worst winning percentages in the league, and while the team has made the playoffs 14 times in that span, they haven't gone past the second round. Kelly Oubre Jr....More..

American Woman Still Recovering Following Deadly London Terror Attack
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

American Woman Still Recovering Following Deadly London Terror Attack

Cochran and his wife, Melissa, were sightseeing on the last day of their 25th wedding anniversary trip to the United Kingdom capital when British man Khalid Masood drove along the pavement of Westminster Bridge...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Amnesty International Welcomes UN Ambassador Haley's Promises to Prioritize Human Rights

Then last month Haley shocked diplomats when she blocked the appointment of former Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad to a senior United Nations post unrelated to Israel-Palestinian issues. "The days of Is...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Indian police arrest five for attacking Nigerian students

Suspected Nigerian students were booked for murder, kidnapping and using drugs; however, they were later released for lack of evidence. Four Nigerian students on Monday sustained severe injuries after a gro...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Spiders Could Theoretically Eat Every Human On Earth And Still Be Hungry

Okay, fine. Whatever , you may be thinking. "We hope that these estimates and their significant magnitude raise public awareness and increase the level of appreciation for the important global role of spider...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

North Korean Rocket Test Raises Tensions

A TV news program shows an image, published in North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper, of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the country's Sohae launch site, at Seoul Railway station in Seoul, South Korea, S...More..

China can deploy warplanes on artificial islands any time: think tank
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

China can deploy warplanes on artificial islands any time: think tank

Monday's report from the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, a CSIS branch, says Beijing has " largely completed " its military construction on the Fiery Cross, Subi, and Mischief Reefs of the Spratly Is...More..

Kerala transport minister AK Saseendran resigns over sleaze talk
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Kerala transport minister AK Saseendran resigns over sleaze talk

The state unit's decision would be conveyed to the national leadership and after getting approval, request to make Chandy the minister would be made to LDF and Chief Minister, NCP state president Uzahavoor Vija...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Senate sends abortion insurance bill to House

House Speaker Brian Bosma says possible changes include altering the date of implementation and adding a residency or licensing requirement. My priorities reflect this, and I am happy to report that House Bil...More..

8 students feared dead in Japan avalanche
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

8 students feared dead in Japan avalanche

Japanese officials say the students were participating in a mountain-climbing outing early Monday in the town of Nasu, about 120 kilometers north of Tokyo. Almost 60 students and 11 teachers started their exped...More..

Rainy Weather Expected Tuesday Throughout Central Texas
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Rainy Weather Expected Tuesday Throughout Central Texas

Some of those storms could reach severe limits and contain damaging wind gusts and hail up to ping pong ball size. The impacted areas in north Alabama stretch from Lauderdale to Cullman and Marshall counties,...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Ousted S Korean President Park Geun-hye questioned for 14 hours

South Korean prosecutors have asked for an arrest warrant for disgraced former president Park Geun-hye in connection with a series of corruption allegations which resulted in her impeachment. On Tuesday morni...More..

Anti-Putin opposition leader Alexei Navalny, protesters detained at Moscow rally
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Anti-Putin opposition leader Alexei Navalny, protesters detained at Moscow rally

Sunday's march in Moscow was one of the biggest unauthorised demonstrations in recent years, with police putting turnout at 7,000-8,000 people. Anticorruption protests led by Russian opposition politician A...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Erdogan slams 'pressure' on Turks in Bulgaria ahead of vote

We are seriously anxious to see and hear that pressure is being exercised there", said Erdogan at a press conference in the Turkish capital. Bulgaria's ethnic Turks are estimated to total more than half a m...More..

Polish PM joins heads of European Union countries to sign Rome declaration
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Polish PM joins heads of European Union countries to sign Rome declaration

European Union leaders appealed for calm and a renewal of objective for the faltering project as they signed a declaration of unity without Theresa May. "The fearfulness that is becoming more and more evident h...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Enviros Prepare For Multi-Pronged Battle Against Revived Keystone Pipeline

Issuing a permit for Keystone would reverse one of the highest-profile decisions of President Obama's tenure in office. The Keystone XL oil pipeline is on the verge of being approved by the US government, ...More..

by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Book of Condolence In Memory Of Martin McGuinness Opens At Guildhall

And I believe the only way a lasting peace can take over and endure is when those who have legitimate griefs on both sides embrace the future together". Among those paying their respects will be Michael D Higgi...More..

Soccer world mourns the loss of Derry City captain Ryan McBride
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Soccer world mourns the loss of Derry City captain Ryan McBride

The cause of death is unknown, though teammates reportedly said that McBride wasn't feeling well after the match. Hundreds of friends and Derry City FC supporters lined the streets as McBride, 27, who died su...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Man accused of killing ex-girlfriend, officer won't face death penalty

An Orlando prosecutor says she will follow an order by Florida's governor transferring an officer-killing case out of her hands after she announced she would no longer seek the death penalty in any cases. " S...More..

Abe says Japan, Germany should lead the way on free trade
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Abe says Japan, Germany should lead the way on free trade

The event is partnered with Japan this year. Neither leader named the US government as they opened the CeBIT technology fair in Hanover, but both used the opportunity to distance themselves from protectioni...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Autopsy to learn if Paris airport attacker was drunk or high

Ben Belgacem triggered a major scare at Orly global airport south of Paris on Saturday morning when he grabbed a female soldier on patrol and put a gun to her head. At the time of his death, Ben Belgacem was ca...More..

Thailand's 25-year-old, coin-eating turtle in coma after 2nd surgery
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Thailand's 25-year-old, coin-eating turtle in coma after 2nd surgery

Despite efforts and a four hour operation, the turtle didn't survive - but they did say that "Bank", the sea turtle, 'had the chance to swim freely and eat happily before she passed'. "Piggy Bank" suffered the ...More..

Gas Prices Decline for a Second Straight Week
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Gas Prices Decline for a Second Straight Week

Gas prices slipped a cent or two in some places around the country in the past week, but predictions say that won't last long. "This seasonal trend, could push gas prices 25-50 cents higher by June, unless oil ...More..

South Sudan: Passenger jet crashes onto runway, dozens feared dead
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

South Sudan: Passenger jet crashes onto runway, dozens feared dead

For his part, Santino Deng, manager of the South Supreme Airlines , told Radio Tamazuj that the plane crashed due to bad weather conditions in Wau . At the time of this report, three passengers were still in ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Syrian forces and rebels fight fierce clashes in northeast Damascus

The Observatory said rebel shells hit several nearby districts in Damascus, including Bab Touma, Rukn al-Din and the Abbasiyin area. Lina Khatib, the head of the Middle East and North Africa program at Chatha...More..

by | Monday, March 20, 2017

USA policy of 'strategic patience' with North Korea over - Rex Tillerson

At a joint news conference with South Korea's Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, Tillerson said the U.S.'s " strategic patience " approach was over and that it would not engage in talks with Pyongyang unless the ...More..