Trump pushing for $200 bn tariffs on China

The two governments have already imposed 25 per cent tariffs on $50 billion of each other's goods. The White House has sought to pressure Beijing to reduce its trade surplus with America and protect intellectual property rights of U.S. Mnuchin has ... More..

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by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Russian military plane with 14 aboard ‘accidentally shot down by Syria’

Syrian anti-aircraft artillery reportedly responded to a number of Israeli missiles that were launched towards the coastal city of Latakia when it accidentally shot the Russian maritime patrol aircraft, accor...More..

Koreas open 1st liaison office for better communication
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Koreas open 1st liaison office for better communication

South Korea had hoped to open the office by August but it was delayed when denuclearisation talks between the United States and North Korea stalled after an historic summit between Kim and U.S. The North wa...More..

September 17, 2018 Flooding fear for Galway as Storm Helene approaches
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 Flooding fear for Galway as Storm Helene approaches

As well as a Yorkshire and Humber warning, North East England, North West England, Northern Ireland, SW Scotland, Lothian Borders, South West England, Strathclyde and Wales have also been issued with warnings. ...More..

House Speaker Ryan doesn't dispute Puerto Rico death toll
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

House Speaker Ryan doesn't dispute Puerto Rico death toll

But if you ask the president, he'll tell you a very different story. As Hurricane Florence bore down on the US on Thursday, President Donald Trump angrily churned up the devastating storm of a year earlier,...More..

Kenyan marathoner defies logic to push limits of human physiology
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Kenyan marathoner defies logic to push limits of human physiology

The 33-year-old Olympic champion, aided by a string of pacemakers through to 25km of the 42.195km race, took 1min 18sec off the previous best set four years ago by Dennis Kimetto. "Yes, it was tough running al...More..

Gaza: funeral of a palestinian child killed during clashes
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Gaza: funeral of a palestinian child killed during clashes

The campaign began as near-daily attacks against Israelis but has since decreased significantly. Settler spokesman Josh Hasten, who said he had known Fuld for about a decade, said his friend traveled widely...More..

Winners and losers from the Manafort plea deal
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Winners and losers from the Manafort plea deal

Pleading guilty to these charges allowed Manafort to make a deal with prosecutors, and avoid adding jail time to the ten years he is already facing for the earlier convictions. Others on social media are...More..

United Nations chief calls for prevention of full-scale attack on Syria's Idlib - USA
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

United Nations chief calls for prevention of full-scale attack on Syria's Idlib - USA

According to the Russian defence ministry, Middle Eastern and USA television networks have already sent operatives into northern Syria to stage and film a fake chemical attack ahead of an expected Russian and ...More..

Skripal poisoning: Suspects say they were in Salisbury to see cathedral
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Skripal poisoning: Suspects say they were in Salisbury to see cathedral

A United Kingdom government spokesperson said the United Kingdom is "clear" that Petrov and Boshirov are agents with Russian military intelligence and slammed the interview as "lies and blatant fabrications...More..

Paul Manafort expected to plead guilty, avoid second trial
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Paul Manafort expected to plead guilty, avoid second trial

In-person jury selection for his Washington trial was set to start Monday, with opening statements scheduled for September 24 before U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson. "In order to hide Ukraine payments ...More..

Puerto Rico hurricane death toll inflated by Democrats, claims Trump
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Puerto Rico hurricane death toll inflated by Democrats, claims Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump has taken to Twitter to deny a report that 3,000 people died in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in 2017. That left him with enough phone time to insult Jamie Dimon, the J.P. ...More..

Trump denies 3,000 died as a result of Hurricane Maria
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Trump denies 3,000 died as a result of Hurricane Maria

The death toll for those who died from the 2017 hurricane was raised last month from 64 to almost 3,000 people. Cruz said she spoke with North Carolina Gov. " Nearly 3 ,000 people died", tweeted Sen. FEMA...More..

Philippines Starts Evacuations Along Coast As Super Typhoon Nears
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Philippines Starts Evacuations Along Coast As Super Typhoon Nears

President Rodrigo Duterte and defense, interior and energy chiefs were given a briefing on emergency plans for a storm that could impact 4.3 million people, more than 800,000 of whom live in poverty. Once the...More..

Trump admin closing Palestinian office in Washington
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Trump admin closing Palestinian office in Washington

Palestinian Authority spokesperson Saeb Erekat slammed the decision as a "dangerous escalation" meant to "protect Israeli crimes and attacks against the land and people of Palestine" and called on the Internati...More..

Trump tells Apple to make products in US to avoid China tariffs
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Trump tells Apple to make products in US to avoid China tariffs

The US government already imposed 25 percent tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese imports in July and another $16 billion last month. The tariffs that Trump has imposed, and threatened to impose, total $517 bill...More..

Florence Expected To Be Cat 4 Hurricane As It Nears Eastern Seaboard
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Florence Expected To Be Cat 4 Hurricane As It Nears Eastern Seaboard

But the gravest threat to the US remains Hurricane Florence , which is expected to strengthen to a major hurricane by Monday night and remain "an extremely risky major hurricane" through Thursday, according ...More..

Russian Federation to brief UN Security Council on Syria´s Idlib
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Russian Federation to brief UN Security Council on Syria´s Idlib

Britain, France and the USA have warned Syria it will suffer a "much stronger response" if it uses chemical weapons again. On Monday, on the main highway running across the province, men on motorbikes heade...More..

South Carolina Orders Mandatory Evacuation of Coast Ahead of Hurricane Florence
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

South Carolina Orders Mandatory Evacuation of Coast Ahead of Hurricane Florence

Once it makes landfall, Florence is predicted to stall and remain over North Carolina for at least 24 hours - increasing the threat of unsafe flooding, NHC director Ken Graham said on Monday. The storm is e...More..

Seven Wounded, Including Two British Tourists in Paris Knife Attack
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Seven Wounded, Including Two British Tourists in Paris Knife Attack

A witness said: "He was challenged by a group of petanque players who threw their metal balls at him". A bystander fought off the attacker with balls from a petanque game, a local kind of bowling, until polic...More..

Russian Federation poses active threat, warns United Kingdom spy chief
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Russian Federation poses active threat, warns United Kingdom spy chief

British police have published a series of surveillance images tracking the movements of two alleged Russian agents who authorities say traveled to England to execute a nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy...More..

Obama tells voters to step up or 'things could get worse'
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Obama tells voters to step up or 'things could get worse'

Here was one of Obama's salvos during his speech: "Sometimes the backlash comes from people who are genuinely, if wrongly, fearful of change", he said. "When you hear how great the economy's doing right now, le...More..

Ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Ex-Trump campaign aide Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, leaves the Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Court House past news media in lower Manhattan, New York City, U.S. Partly as a result,...More..

Drones and gymnasts: North Korean 'Mass Games' return with messages of reconciliation
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Drones and gymnasts: North Korean 'Mass Games' return with messages of reconciliation

Unlike some past shows, however, Sunday's imagery largely left out any anti-American themes, though one portion compared global sanctions over North Korea's nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs to wav...More..

Big rigs abandoned as wildfire scorches California freeway
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Big rigs abandoned as wildfire scorches California freeway

It is in the same parched region of the state where the Carr Fire killed eight people earlier this summer, destroying more than 1,000 homes and consuming 229,651 acres, according to California fire official...More..