Tariffs: How Europe is punishing the US

But Ross said Thursday that those talks "are taking longer than we hoped". Canada and Mexico , embroiled in talks with the United States to modernise the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), responded swiftly and German Economy Minis... More..

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Trump Pardons Dinesh D’Souza, in Triumph for Social Justice
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Trump Pardons Dinesh D’Souza, in Triumph for Social Justice

By pardoning Dinesh D'Souza, President Trump is undermining the rule of law by pardoning a political supporter who is an unapologetic convicted felon. In 2014, when he was charged with violating federal ele...More..

Iran, India Resolved to Expand Ties despite US Sanctions
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Iran, India Resolved to Expand Ties despite US Sanctions

The two sides will review ways to safeguard both countries' economic interests and prepare the grounds for developing further cooperation between Tehran and News Delhi , he said. On Prime Minister Modi hol...More..

Key Republican Trey Gowdy defends Federal Bureau of Investigation against Trump attacks
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Key Republican Trey Gowdy defends Federal Bureau of Investigation against Trump attacks

Following Gowdy's comment that Trump could have "picked somebody else" to head the DOJ, Trump added: "And I wish I did!" In this December 15, 2017, file photo, Trump, left, and Attorney General Jeff Sess...More..

Trump moving ahead with plan to slap tariffs on Chinese goods
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Trump moving ahead with plan to slap tariffs on Chinese goods

China's main market index fell 2.5 percent and Japan's benchmark lost 1.5 percent. Meanwhile, Matthew Shay, CEO of the National Retail Federation (NRF) in the USA, said the group is disappointed the adminis...More..

Summit preparations intensify with Pompeo, top North Korean to meet
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Summit preparations intensify with Pompeo, top North Korean to meet

Kim, in a dispatch issued by the North's state-run news service earlier Sunday, "expressed his fixed will on the historic ( North Korea )-U.S. summit talks". A White House logistical group was also sent to Sing...More..

Gaza border falls quiet after Egypt brokers ceasefire
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Gaza border falls quiet after Egypt brokers ceasefire

Hamas political bureau official Khalil al-Haya stated today that the Palestinian factions would be committed to the ceasefire as long as Israel was in compliance as well. One mortar shell exploded near a kinder...More..

Russian journalist reportedly killed in Kiev shows up alive at news conference
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Russian journalist reportedly killed in Kiev shows up alive at news conference

Authorities announced on Tuesday that Babchenko's wife discovered him with gunshot wounds at their apartment and he died en route to a Kiev hospital. Kiev police reported on Tuesday evening about an attack ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Prominent Russian journalist shot dead in Ukraine

Babchenko fled Russian Federation a year ago, fearing for his life, and settled in Ukraine. "The first and the most probable theory is his professional activity", Kiev police chief Andriy Kryshchenko said . ...More..

Wow! Look who beat Trump to Singapore summit
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Wow! Look who beat Trump to Singapore summit

Its demands could include a reduced U.S. military role in South Korea or an end to the American nuclear "umbrella" over South Korea and Japan. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has deployed his top aide to ...More..

Mamoudou Gassama: Mali 'Spiderman' to be made French citizen
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Mamoudou Gassama: Mali 'Spiderman' to be made French citizen

Gassama has been living illegally in France and working in construction after arriving in the country in September previous year following a perilous journey from his homeland to Libya then Italy. Passers-by...More..

Kim Jong-un impersonator turns heads in Singapore ahead of summit
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Kim Jong-un impersonator turns heads in Singapore ahead of summit

Meetings between American and North Korean officials are underway simultaneously in Panmunjom and Singapore as the two nations strive to revive a June 12 summit between U.S. Moon added that Kim said he's willin...More..

Savita Halappanavar's parents hail Irish abortion vote
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Savita Halappanavar's parents hail Irish abortion vote

The referendum repeals Ireland's Eighth Amendment , which was added to the constitution in 1983, which banned abortion in Ireland unless there was a "real and substantial risk" to the mother's life. Ireland's ...More..

Ireland Repeals Anti-Abortion Amendment in Landmark Vote for Reproductive Justice
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Ireland Repeals Anti-Abortion Amendment in Landmark Vote for Reproductive Justice

The referendum saw 64.1% voters turnout out of which 66.4% voted yes. Andanappa Yalagi read from a one-page letter as his wife Mahadevi sat on a sofa beside him with a photo of Savita, who had moved with he...More..

Trump doesn't rule out North Korea summit
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Trump doesn't rule out North Korea summit

Trump said on Sunday a USA team had arrived in North Korea to prepare for a proposed summit between him and Kim, which Trump pulled out of last week before reconsidering. However, North Korea said it was still...More..

Flash flood smashes into Maryland community
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Flash flood smashes into Maryland community

The department also said swift water units from as far away as Northern Virginia were coming to help. Thankfully, officials say there have been no reported deaths or injuries as a result of the floods. Those ...More..

Italy crisis: Call to impeach president after candidate vetoed
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Italy crisis: Call to impeach president after candidate vetoed

Mr Mattarella, however, objected to the choice of Paolo Savona , 81, as economy minister, forcing the prime minister-designate to abandon his efforts to form a government, more than 80 days after the elections...More..

Trump suggests Kim summit could still take place as scheduled
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Trump suggests Kim summit could still take place as scheduled

For instance, the North cancelled a high-level meeting last week because it said it was outraged over joint military exercises being conducted by US and South Korean forces - even though Kim had previously said...More..

Irish abortion referendum: Counting starts as exit polls show landslide in favor
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Irish abortion referendum: Counting starts as exit polls show landslide in favor

The official result for the referendum is expected this afternoon. Currently, terminations are only allowed when a woman's life is at risk. Those who don't have the means to travel sometimes find other ways to ...More..

Judge orders 30-year-old man to move out of parents' house
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Judge orders 30-year-old man to move out of parents' house

With reporters watching in court, Michael Rotondo sparred with Greenwood for 30 minutes, at one point refusing the judge's request to work things out directly to his parents, who were sitting quietly nearby. In...More..

Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote: exit polls
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Ireland set to end abortion ban in landslide vote: exit polls

Irish voters went to the polls on Friday, to determine whether or not to repeal the eight amendment to their constitution, which bans abortion . Ireland adopted the ban in 1983, but support has waned as the ...More..

Giuliani: Trump wants briefing on classified info shared with lawmakers
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Giuliani: Trump wants briefing on classified info shared with lawmakers

The president said " SPYGATE " could be one of the biggest political scandals in history. Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani reversed course on the advice he was giving to President Trump about ...More..

WikiLeaks Suspect Identified But Not Charged With Leak
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

WikiLeaks Suspect Identified But Not Charged With Leak

The data dump, which WikiLeaks referred to as " Vault 7 ", contained 7,818 Web pages and 943 attachments and included more than several hundred million lines of code, providing "the entire hacking capacity of...More..

Langley Woman Arrested after Throwing Feces at Tim Hortons Employee
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

Langley Woman Arrested after Throwing Feces at Tim Hortons Employee

A woman was arrested this week after allegedly tossing feces inside a Tim Hortons in Langley, B.C. - a shocking incident that was captured on the restaurant's surveillance camera. According to initial underst...More..

European Union considers little-used statute to block United States sanctions over Iran
by | Friday, May 18, 2018

European Union considers little-used statute to block United States sanctions over Iran

The EU wants to salvage the nuclear deal and its blocking statute is the most powerful tool at its immediate disposal, as it means EU companies won't have to comply with USA sanctions. The Commission also urged...More..