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China eyes military drills with ASEAN in South China Sea

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi smile before their bilateral meeting at the 51st Association of Southeast Asian Nation...


Vatican declares death penalty 'inadmissible'

The change was announced Thursday with the release of a letter to bishops that said the change stemmed from a new understanding of modern punishment, whic...


Missing Iowa student's boyfriend: 'Just imagine if somebody had taken your Mollie'

Authorities in Kearney, Missouri are investigating a possible sighting of Mollie Tibbetts, a missing college student from Iowa. "We are told very little by the ...


China slams United States 'blackmailing' as Trump weighs higher tariffs

Trump initially proposed 10 per cent tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese imports, but he told trade officials this week to consider raising that ...


U.S., Mexico, Leaving Canada behind in NAFTA Talks

Top trade officials from Mexico are in the USA this week after optimism showed through last week with a potential agreement on automotive rules as part of NAFTA...


Trump’s Sessions Tweet Itself Isn’t Obstruction of Justice — CNN Legal Analyst

The relationship between Mr Trump and Mr Sessions has been strained for more than a year, after the attorney general recused himself from the probe rela...


France bans smartphones in schools

French high schools will be able to decide on an individual basis whether to impose a partial or total ban on connected devices. One study by the London ...


Kansas firefighters head west to help battle wildfires

Meanwhile, firefighters were engaged in a pitched battle to contain at least 19 major wildfires that have claimed at least six lives and charred hundreds of s...


NEC gets behind land expropriation, economic growth

Lawmakers started a process to change the constitution to allow for expropriation without compensation in February after the ANC decided previous year to adopt ...


Malaysia's aviation chief steps down

The report did not unveil any new information on why MH370 disappeared. In a 495-page report, investigators said the controls of aircraft were likely delibera...


Trump touts his popularity with Republicans at Florida rally

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a defiant defence of his trade policies, praising American farmers for weathering Chinese tariffs and telling a cr...


Despite warnings from GOP leaders, Trump continues shutdown threats

But this year numerous bills are moving quickly in both the House and Senate, signaling Congress could at least fund part of the government normally before the ...


White House: Donald Trump Received August Letter from Kim Jong

There is "no meeting planned", Sanders told reporters. But there are still concerns about North Korea's other agreements made at the summit, namely North Ko...


US Cites 'pervasive' Russian Efforts to Weaken Election

Coats told reporters that the intelligence community "continues to be concerned about the threats of upcoming US elections , both the midterms and the presi...


OH judge orders chatty defendant's mouth taped for sentencing

When Williams interjected with "That means you are not letting me tell what's going on", the judge said: "That means zip it, right now, does that make sense?"...


Ex-Trump aide Manafort faces charges in first trial of Russia probe

Trump himself also said in a New York Times interview in December, "There is no collusion, and even if there was, it's not a crime ". " Collusion is not a ...


Trump's intel chief still doesn't 'fully understand' what happened in Putin meeting

While the president has in the past openly expressed regret about choosing Sessions as attorney general without knowing Sessions would announce he would recuse...


Sarah Huckabee Sanders is Donald Trump

He made it particularly easy for Sanders to say what had been clear to the country in less authoritarian times. "In the age of social media, where divisivenes...


Suspect in doctor's killing may have wanted revenge for mother's death

Police were able to identify Pappas, "thanks to the fact that we have a community that's cooperative, that is a partner, that understands that they have a respo...


Man hits woman in the face after wolf whistling

Marie Laguerre said she was walking to her home in Paris on July 24 when a man whistled at her and said "humiliating and provocative" things to her. Recent...


John Kelly Hits 1 Year As Chief Of Staff

In April, Kelly shot down an NBC News report that cited White House officials saying he called Trump an "idiot" in front of aides and had portrayed himself ...


Israel 'thwarts IS attack' on Golan Heights

The UN peacekeeping forces first deployed along the frontier in 1974 to separate Syrian and Israeli forces after Israel occupied the Golan Heights in the 1967...


Mueller offers to limit investigators' questions for Trump

A Justice Department spokeswoman declined to comment about Trump's call for Sessions to end the investigation. The New York Times reported last week that the ...


Glorious Leader: Only Most Of The Media Is The Enemy

She said she's been the subject of inaccurate reporting in the past so she understands why some people feel sensitive or targeted by the media. I feel very st...


Arrest made in Zimbabwe following violent protests

This photo taken on January 7, 2017 shows Zimbabwe's then acting President Emmerson Mnangagwa speaking during a funeral ceremony in Harare. This is despite ...


Mexico Plane Crash: All passengers miraculously survive

With the plane on the ground amid some bushes and brush, Flores said luggage began sliding down the aisle and she started to smell smoke. Both engines were knoc...


U.S. release of 3D-printed gun software blocked

Sen. Bill Nelson and other Democrats this morning demanded the Trump administration prevent the publication of online plans to make 3D-printed guns while push...


Ramaphosa's late-night land expropriation announcement keeps South Africans waiting

However, the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday that the ANC would support an amendment to a section of South Africa's Constitution to "...


Trump calls on Sessions to end Russian Federation probe 'right now'

A Justice Department spokeswoman said the department had no immediate comment on Trump's tweet about ending Mueller's probe. But he adds , " Most of us up...


Hannity Fires Back at Jim Acosta: ‘People See Through Your Lying Bullsh

Last night and tonight, Hannity criticized CNN's chief White House correspondent and said he was heckled by Trump rallygoers because he's part of the "abusive...


California: Mendocino Complex Fire Explodes to 28000 Acres

Fire crews also have battled numerous small brushfires this summer, most charring only a few acres but still threatening homes in built-up areas along parched...


People disappointed in changes to Ontario social assistance

The government said it will provide, "in the intermediate term", current Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program recipients with an across-the-boar...


Twitter isn’t thrilled with Jeff Sessions’ ‘religious liberty task force’

He praised a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple and said "we've seen nuns ordered to buy contraceptives" and USA senators a...


NRC: FIR filed against Mamata Banerjee

Attacking the Centre on Assam's National Register of Citizens final draft, she said, "People whose names have been kept out are from Bihar, UP, Tamil Nadu, Guja...


Zimbabwe's Ruling Party Wins Majority in Parliament

The man died after being shot in the stomach, an AFP photographer said , confirming that he died at the scene. Another was shot and wounded by police. We've mo...