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Trump eager to slap tariffs on $200 bln of China imports

Meanwhile, the majority of imports passing through USA ports could face new tariffs if Trump went ahead with the new set of tariffs, The Washington Post reporte...


Eight people injured after Germany oil refinery explosion

Locals situated several kilometers from the blast could see thick smoke clouds coming from the burning plant. A spokesman for the Upper Bavaria North police i...


Peskov: Preparations underway for guarantor states summit in Tehran

We will remind, the summit in the format of Russia - Republic of Turkey - Islamic Republic takes place, according to preliminary information, 14 - 16 September ...


China rejects US lawmakers' sanctions call over Muslim camps AP, Beijing

The letter singles out Xinjiang's top official, Chen Quanguo, accused by many of turning the region into a police surveillance state. The north-western Xinj...


Amsterdam stabbing suspect who injured two Americans had 'terrorist' motive, officials say

The wounded Americans were recovering in a hospital from what police termed serious but not life-threatening injuries. Police say they are still trying to est...


US extends ban on travel to North Korea for another year

Secretary Mike Pompeo to Pyongyang last week. The ban provides some exceptions for people traveling to North Korea "for extremely limited purposes", namely ...


Facing protests, Russia's Putin offers pension concessions

The pension reform bill, announced on first day of the World Cup in Russian Federation in June, was met with protests in Moscow and St Petersburg. Among t...


US Commerce Department Announces Some Aluminum Tariff Relief

U.S. President Donald Trump signed proclamations allowing relief from quotas on steel from South Korea, Brazil and Argentina and on aluminum from Argentina,...


Protests in Kampala as pop star politician blocked from leaving Uganda

We understand Bobi Wine is now at Entebbe airport on his way out of the country. The lawmakers were trying to leave the country to seek medical treatment over...


Homeless Good Samaritan Suing Couple Who Raised $400K To Help Him

Ms McClure set up the GoFundMe fundraiser page as a way to give back to Mr Bobbitt, and it raised more than $400,000 in funds donated by more than 15,000 peop...


Temporary housing to end for Puerto Ricans displaced by hurricane

A judge says the federal government can end a temporary housing vouching program for hundreds of Puerto Rican hurricane evacuees. "I wish the hospitals were...


Trump Aide Physically Blocks Photographer From Taking Picture of Demonstrator at Rally

President Donald Trump has arrived in IN, where he will rally Republicans on behalf of Senate candidate Mike Braun . Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) in one of this fal...


Korean envoy to travel to North for pre-summit talks

Trump later hailed his personal relationship North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and rowed back on suggestions by Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis that the United St...


Late Senator John McCain Returns to US Capitol for Final Farewell

So were members of the military and politicians from both sides of the aisle. Mr Biden said he thought of Mr McCain as a brother "with a lot of family fight...


Pres. Trump: Sessions' Job Is Safe Until At Least The November Midterms

Trump has repeatedly attacked Sessions for recusing himself from the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election campaign. "T...


Washington comes together for McCain, with one exception

Capitol rotunda for a ceremony and public visitation. "But you see, with John, it wasn't feigned disagreement". The Economist/YouGov poll taken between Augu...


Lawyer was told Russia had 'Trump over a barrel'

The comments from Steele reflect what he wrote in his dossier, which Republicans charge was political opposition research inappropriately used to obtain a F...


Rebel leader Alexander Zakharchenko killed in explosion in Ukraine

More than 10,000 people have been killed since the rebel insurgency broke out in the eastern Donetsk and Lugansk regions in April 2014 following Russia's annexa...


Donald Trump to visit Ireland in November 'to renew historic ties'

The president's participation in the commemoration "will highlight the sacrifices that Americans have made, not only during World War I but also in the century ...


DC lobbyist charged with failing to register as a foreign agent

The case was brought by the US attorney's office in Washington and not by special counsel Robert Mueller , whose team has been investigating potential coordi...


Toronto's Yorkdale mall evacuated after gunshots ring out

This is the latest in a string of shootings in Toronto this summer - many of which have taken place in high-traffic public areas. Toronto police said one pe...


Couple ordered to hand over $500k to homeless man

She also granted a request made by Bobbitt's attorneys to prohibit the couple from using the money for "any purposes other than to directly benefit Bobbitt". He...


Leftist Andrew Gillum Becomes 1st Black Nominee for Florida's Governor Race

President Donald Trump , DeSantis' most prominent supporter, has also been accused of using "dog whistles" to speak to white-supremacist supporters. Republica...


United States cuts almost $300 million in aid for Palestinian refugees

Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), a United Nations body that gives out aid to Palestinian refugees. "The administration has carefully reviewed the issue and de...


Trump Made Plans to Buy and Suppress National Enquirer Dirt

The people who knew about the discussions would speak about them only on condition of anonymity, given that they are now the potential subject of a federal inve...


Joe Biden gives emotional eulogy at McCain memorial service

He believes McCain's legacy will continue to inspire and challenge people in the future. A motorcade with McCain's remains leaves Thursday morning from th...


UN schools for Palestinians reopen despite US funding cut

However, the United States cut down its contribution to the UNRWA from 125 million dollars to 65 million dollars at the beginning of the year. A vocal advoc...


Field resignation reflects 'deep divisions' in Labour, Tom Watson says

Field was among a group of Labourites who backed the government in the Brexit votes. Labour MP Louise Ellman and Owen Jones, political commentator and labour ...


Horrific Greyhound bus crash: 'People were trying to climb out the windows'

Photos from the scene show the semi-truck overturned on its side, with debris from its cargo covering the area surrounding both vehicles. Police said passenge...


Justice Department sides with group suing Harvard over admissions practices

The Justice Department also maintains evidence shows that Harvard uses a "personal rating" that may be biased against Asian Americans. The US Justice Departme...


Sentencing underway for former Texas cop convicted of murdering black, unarmed teen

Very happy. It's been a long time. "Hard year. But I'm just really happy". Odell Edwards , Jordan Edwards' father, said his family is relieved and happy. O...


Judge drops charges for three in New Mexico compound case

The judge said prosecutors missed a deadline concerning the case. The child abuse charges can still be refiled by prosecutors. In total, authorities arreste...


Russian navy to hold drills off Syria as Idlib offensive looms

Idlib is home to almost three million people, up to half of whom are rebels and civilians transferred en masse from other areas such as Aleppo , Eastern Ghout...


Mystery Doorbell Woman Found, 'Family Violence Victim'

The woman had come to national attention when the sheriff's office released a photo of her taken from surveillance video of the home on which she rang the doo...


Pair Of Earthquakes Centered In La Verne Rattle Los Angeles Area

Geological Survey. The offshore tremor struck at a shallow depth of eight kilometres (five miles), about 100 kilometres southeast of Kupang on the Indonesian ...