USA unveils de facto embassy in Taiwan amid China tensions

But the U.S. sent an assistant secretary of state for the unveiling, a visit less likely to unnerve China which was concerned that higher-level officials may attend. Beijing has sought to increase political pressure on the island, halting any cross s... More..

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Jared and Ivanka made at least R1 billion in the White House
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Jared and Ivanka made at least R1 billion in the White House

Jared Kushner , senior White House adviser, left, and Ivanka Trump , assistant to US President Donald Trump , get ready to board Marine One. Ivanka Trump , the president's daughter and senior adviser, repo...More..

Congolese warlord faces verdict in war crimes appeal
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Congolese warlord faces verdict in war crimes appeal

Bemba had been found guilty of a devastating campaign of rape, murder and torture by troops he sent to the Central African Republic in 2002-2003. Van den Wijngaert said Bemba's efforts to stop the crimes "ext...More..

Dem Strategist: Singapore Meeting 'A Win for Kim Jong Un'
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Dem Strategist: Singapore Meeting 'A Win for Kim Jong Un'

Fox News is President Donald Trump's favorite TV network, and Fox & Friends is his favorite show, which makes this recent slip up by Fox & Friends host Abby Huntsman so hilarious. As the video feed feature...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Crucial week for Brexit

In the months that followed, May struggled to assert her authority over her party and government, with a string of ministers resigning from the Cabinet and disunity over Brexit among those who remained around h...More..

Trump and Kim sign agreement on denuclearization
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump and Kim sign agreement on denuclearization

As Trump was trying to build a bridge with Kim , he was smashing longtime alliances with Western allies with his abrasive performance at the G-7. Basketball star and improbable North Korean envoy Dennis Rod...More..

Trump Kim summit: Face-to-face
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump Kim summit: Face-to-face

Trump described meeting Kim as an "honour" and said he had no doubt the two would have "a tremendous relationship". Trump had been scheduled to fly back to Washington tomorrow morning after spending today wit...More..

Kim Jong-un and Trump Meet in Singapore for Historic Summit
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Kim Jong-un and Trump Meet in Singapore for Historic Summit

When the US president meets with leaders of countries with dimmer views of free speech, the American role is typically to push for more access. The U.S. "The entire world is watching the historic summit bet...More..

1 killed in stabbing on bullet train
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

1 killed in stabbing on bullet train

Meanwhile, the wounds of the 2 other passengers are not life-threatening, local media reported. The prefectural police will investigate details, including his motive. According to JR Central, an average of 446,...More..

Who Owns Hawaii's New Kapoho Peninsula Created by Kilauea's Lava?
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Who Owns Hawaii's New Kapoho Peninsula Created by Kilauea's Lava?

Also present at the press conference, Hawaii Governor David Ige said state will allocate 12 million US dollars to help respond to the eruption, covering expenses ranging from overtime work to food and equipme...More..

CT's Larry Kudlow in Middle of Trump-Trudeau Clash
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

CT's Larry Kudlow in Middle of Trump-Trudeau Clash

Senior White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington. The multitasking tweets are bound to bring attention to comments Mr Trump made to reporters at t...More..

G7 leaders commit to fighting trade protectionism: communique
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

G7 leaders commit to fighting trade protectionism: communique

But the criticism left a former Canadian prime minister, Stephen Harper, stumped. Mulroney began working with Trudeau previous year. In view of threatened United States tariffs on auto imports, which woul...More..

Larry Kudlow In The Hospital After Having Heart Attack
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Larry Kudlow In The Hospital After Having Heart Attack

Trump wrote. Kudlow's condition wasn't immediately known. A longtime TV personality, Kudlow, 70, succeeded former Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn who quit Trump's team in March in protest at the decis...More..

Air Force Captain AWOL For 35 Years Is Arrested In California
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Air Force Captain AWOL For 35 Years Is Arrested In California

In his home, the investigators found lists of plans and books he wanted to read, the article states. After the Air Force formally declared Hughes a deserter in December 1983, his family said in an Associat...More..

Economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Economic adviser Larry Kudlow suffers heart attack

He replaced Gary Cohn , who resigned after losing his battle against imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Before joining the White House, he had vigorously opposed the protectionist trade agenda t...More..

Sessions: No More Asylum for Victims of Gangs and Domestic Violence
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Sessions: No More Asylum for Victims of Gangs and Domestic Violence

The move by Sessions is estimated to impact tens of thousands of people, though exact numbers for asylum seekers who fall under those particular social groups are not knowable because the categories are not tra...More..

It’s Someone’s Job to Tape Together All the Papers Trump Tears Up
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

It’s Someone’s Job to Tape Together All the Papers Trump Tears Up

CNN reports Trump has come under fire before for possible records act violations, notably when he deletes his own tweets (electronic media are considered presidential records). His colleague, Mr Young, worke...More..

Reality Check: Trump’s Tariffs & Canadian Retaliation
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Reality Check: Trump’s Tariffs & Canadian Retaliation

We are sticking to them and whoever reneges on them is showing incoherence and inconsistency. A spokesman for Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said the government had built "valuable relationship...More..

Egypt, Ethiopia agree to settle differences over Nile mega-dam
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Egypt, Ethiopia agree to settle differences over Nile mega-dam

The dam is expected to be Africa's largest dam that will produce around 6,000 megawatts of electricity for Ethiopia. The construction of the dam is now being built on the main tributary to Nile River of Egypt w...More..

Trump and Kim Arrive in Singapore Ahead of Historic Summit
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump and Kim Arrive in Singapore Ahead of Historic Summit

Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila said Sunday that the rift between G7 members at the summit reflects the unpredictability in global political arena, and he hoped the aftermath of the summit would be cleared u...More..

Russians slammed with new sanctions
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Russians slammed with new sanctions

The sanctions follow charges filed in February against 13 employees of a Russian troll factory which was accused of attempting to interfere with the 2016 USA presidential election. "Today's action also target...More..

Trump casts North Korea summit as just a first date
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump casts North Korea summit as just a first date

The North has presented Kim's sudden diplomatic overtures to the country's neighbours and the U.S. as a logical next step and completion of his plan to develop a credible nuclear deterrent in response to what...More..

Melania trump admired appearance at a gala evening at Ford’s theater
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Melania trump admired appearance at a gala evening at Ford’s theater

He said Mrs Trump had wanted to join him at an annual summit of leading industrialised nations, as she did past year, but that she "can't fly for one month". "All Fake", he added. The star continued by lament...More..

Photo shared by Angela Merkel hints at tension at G7
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Photo shared by Angela Merkel hints at tension at G7

A photo shared on Angela Merkel's official Instagram page appears to hint at some of the billed tension at the G7 summit in Canada. American President Donald Trump has said the WTO has been a "disaster" a...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

USAF captain missing for 35 years found alive in California

Department of State's Diplomatic Security Service on June 5. At the time, Hughes was single and assigned to an Air Force center in New Mexico, where he had responsibilities including "classified planning and ...More..

Donald Trump's G7 Tweets Were Depressing, Says Angela Merkel
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Donald Trump's G7 Tweets Were Depressing, Says Angela Merkel

Russian Federation was expelled following Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea in 2014, which Mr Trump characterised as "something happened a while ago". Trudeau's office cast doubt over the genuineness of T...More..

France's Macron seeks to forge European front against Trump
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

France's Macron seeks to forge European front against Trump

President Donald Trump's top economic adviser says Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "really kind of stabbed us in the back" when Trudeau said at the end of the Group of Seven summit that Canada wouldn't ...More..

75 dead, hundreds injured by erupting volcano in Guatemala
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

75 dead, hundreds injured by erupting volcano in Guatemala

More than 1,000 people were being housed in temporary shelters. The death toll rose late Sunday with 18 bodies found in the community of San Miguel Los Lotes, disaster agency spokesman David de Leon said, add...More..

Supreme Court Upholds Ohio Rules for Canceling Voter Registration
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Supreme Court Upholds Ohio Rules for Canceling Voter Registration

OH state officials argued that the practice is an attempt to keep the list of registered voters up to date, removing people, for example, who have moved to another state. The US Supreme Court sided with the OH ...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Yemen rebel fire kills three civilians in Saudi, coalition says

The Iran-backed Houthis have ramped up missile attacks against neighbouring Saudi Arabia , which leads a military coalition that has fought the rebels since 2015. Global aid group Doctors Without Borders s...More..