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US, China aim to improve ties

US, China aim to improve ties

The assistant secretary of defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, Randall Schriver, said the Chinese had requested the Singapore meeting. The United States and China in 2015 signed a pact...

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Train kills at least 60 people watching fireworks in India during festival

Train kills at least 60 people watching fireworks in India during festival

The disaster was over in 10-15 seconds, people at the spot said. Indian Railways, which had not slowed the train. In the train tragedy near Amritsar , which killed at least 60 and injured 71, the...

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Aussie PM rules out early vote amid by-election woe

Aussie PM rules out early vote amid by-election woe

Prime Minister Scott Morrison spoke to the Liberal party faithful at the InterContinental Hotel in Double Bay on Saturday night, praising their candidate Dave Sharma who he described as outstanding....

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Trump apparently accepts new Saudi account of Khashoggi's death

Trump apparently accepts new Saudi account of Khashoggi's death

Saudi Arabia had until now strenuously denied that Khashoggi had died in the consulate. The prince had no knowledge of the specific operation that resulted in Khashoggi's death, a Saudi official fam...

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Police say dozens of infant remains found in second Detroit funeral home

Police say dozens of infant remains found in second Detroit funeral home

The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the state's regulatory agency, made a decision to close the funeral home and suspend its license after making the discovery, the Detroit F...

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Kelly, Bolton reportedly get into White House screaming match

Kelly, Bolton reportedly get into White House screaming match

It's not clear if Trump heard the argument. All three spoke on the condition of anonymity to describe an internal conversation. She was at the White House for meetings on Thursday, but the people disa...

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Pope ponders landmark trip to North Korea after Kim invitation

Pope ponders landmark trip to North Korea after Kim invitation

Vatican The Pope is considering visiting North Korea, he told President Moon of South Korea in a private audience yesterday. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, holds the Euchari...

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CARAVAN DEFIANT: Migrants 'Crash Gates,' Head into Mexico

CARAVAN DEFIANT: Migrants 'Crash Gates,' Head into Mexico

On the Mexican side of a border bridge, they were met by a phalanx of police with riot shields. Those on the bridge watched with desperation Saturday as workers began erecting tall steel riot barr...

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Facebook recruits ex-deputy UK PM Nick Clegg

Facebook recruits ex-deputy UK PM Nick Clegg

The former MP had reportedly spent months trying to woo Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg . It's not April Fool's Day, nor is it Bring A British Politician to Work Day, so the news of the ...

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Women vs MJ Akbar: Defamation case against Priya Ramani in court today

Women vs MJ Akbar: Defamation case against Priya Ramani in court today

Many women journalists who worked under him have accused Akbar of inviting them for meetings to his hotel rooms, or cornering them in his office cabins and getting physical with them despite their pro...

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Saudi Arabia faces CONSEQUENCES if agents did murder Jamal Khashoggi, warns Hunt

Saudi Arabia faces CONSEQUENCES if agents did murder Jamal Khashoggi, warns Hunt

Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi criticized Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's "authoritarian rule" shortly before his death, in an interview published following confirmation he died at the kingdom's ...

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Saudi king removes top officials as probe shows Khashoggi died

Saudi king removes top officials as probe shows Khashoggi died

How did they explain it? Democratic rep for Texas said Congress should open investigation into whether Kushner (second left) or another admin official shared United States intelligence with Saudi...

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Trump's plans to withdraw from UPU could cause

Trump's plans to withdraw from UPU could cause "postal chaos"

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) treaty sets shipping rates that let Chinese companies shipping to the US pay approximately one-fifth the amount that US shippers must pay to ship domestically, report...

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Russian Oligarch Funded Effort To 'Sow Discord' Ahead Of 2018 Midterms

Russian Oligarch Funded Effort To 'Sow Discord' Ahead Of 2018 Midterms

National security adviser John Bolton heads to Russian Federation on Saturday. "These activities also may seek to influence voter perceptions and decision making in the 2018 and 2020 U.S. "Emphasize...

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Trump makes migrant caravan key battleground in midterms

Trump makes migrant caravan key battleground in midterms

A migrant caravan that started in Honduras and reached the southern border of Mexico appeared to turn back after Mexican federal police arrived at the border to block migrants without proper paper...

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Crimea's government publishes official list of people killed in Kerch attack

Crimea's government publishes official list of people killed in Kerch attack

Security has been stepped up in the city of 150,000, which sits in the far east of Crimea and is where a recently-opened bridge links the Russian mainland to its new territory. On Wednesday, members o...

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Fed's Quarles says uncertainty calls for gradual US rate hikes

Fed's Quarles says uncertainty calls for gradual US rate hikes

Greenspan Also weighted in on the discussion of Jerome Powell's competence commenting: "Jay Powell is a first rate Federal Reserve chairman". The median view of all Fed officials was that rates ...

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Israel overturns deportation order, will allow detained USA student Alqasem to enter

Israel overturns deportation order, will allow detained USA student Alqasem to enter

The supreme court accepted Alqasem's lawyers' argument that she had ceased her pro-boycott activity in April 2017, and noted that since then she had engaged in Holocaust studies and had been accepted ...

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Trump Threatens to Use Military to Stop Migrant Caravan at Border

Trump Threatens to Use Military to Stop Migrant Caravan at Border

Hundreds of Honduran migrants stand at the shore of the Suchiate river on the border between Guatemala and Mexico, in Tecun Uman, Guatemala, Thursday, Oct. But there are still many unanswered questi...

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'Not at all' giving cover to Saudis in journalist's disappearance

'Not at all' giving cover to Saudis in journalist's disappearance

Bipartisan groups of lawmakers have begun demanding an independent global investigation into Khashoggi's disappearance and are calling on President Donald Trump , who has touted the crown prince's " ...

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USA stays cautious over Khashoggi as new killing claims emerge

USA stays cautious over Khashoggi as new killing claims emerge

Turkish officials have said they believe Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who was critical of the authoritarian kingdom's Crown Prince Prince Mohammed bin Salman , was murdered at the Saudi c...

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USA shutting down consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem

USA shutting down consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem

Embassy in Israel. Pompeo said the US Consulate General, a separate office which formerly handled dealings with Palestinians, would be replaced by a new Palestinian Affairs Unit inside the embassy. ...

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Europeans among 700 Islamic State hostages seized in Syria, says Putin

Europeans among 700 Islamic State hostages seized in Syria, says Putin

People in the former republics "interpret it in their own way, but all the same they believe that life in the Soviet Union was more secure, calmer, they felt surer of themselves", he told a forum in t...

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Sen. Warren Provides DNA Proof of Silliness

Sen. Warren Provides DNA Proof of Silliness

A sharp critic of Mr Trump , Ms Warren wasted little time going after him following his comments during an appearance in Georgia. But Trump has made her dumb. "It may soothe his ego - but it won'...

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Trump threatens to send military against immigrant 'onslaught'

Trump threatens to send military against immigrant 'onslaught'

But we can't afford to have hundreds of thousands of people taking a free ride through two or three countries to get to the Mexican border. President Trump on Thursday morning warned Mexico he wou...

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Over 50 Dead After Train Runs Over Dussehra Revellers in Amritsar

Over 50 Dead After Train Runs Over Dussehra Revellers in Amritsar

The victims were said to have gathered near a level crossing to watch celebrations for the Hindu festival Dussehra. He said they didn't see the train, which failed to stop after the accident . That...

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What happened to missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi?

What happened to missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi?

Trump tweeted Monday that he had spoken with Saudi King Salman, "who denies any knowledge" of what happened to Khashoggi. Khashoggi, a Saudi national and USA resident who became increasingly criti...

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Twitter Releases Details of Russian and Iranian Trolling

Twitter Releases Details of Russian and Iranian Trolling

The Iranian campaign, they said , appeared to have been more focused on spreading its own government's messages via links to sympathetic websites. While the Russian op aimed to interfere in the 201...

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Canada legalizes recreational marijuana

Canada legalizes recreational marijuana

Everyone, provided you're of legal age of course. What happened? As if Canadians weren't friendly enough ... Canada legalized recreational marijuana today , which is a cause for cannabis love...

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UK PM Mulls Longer Transition as EU Demands Brexit Progress

UK PM Mulls Longer Transition as EU Demands Brexit Progress

Furious Brexiteers said that the move would delay yet further the moment when the United Kingdom could sign new trade deals around the world, and would cost taxpayers billions of pounds in additional ...

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Lanka rejects reports on President Sirisena's assassination plot

Lanka rejects reports on President Sirisena's assassination plot

While rejecting the media reports, the statement by Sri Lankan President's office admitted that discussions over progress of investigation into the alleged assassination plot and the development of a ...

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Trump Lauds Feral Congressman For Body Slamming Reporter

Trump Lauds Feral Congressman For Body Slamming Reporter

Gianforte pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault in June 2017 for assaulting Ben Jacobs , a reporter for the Guardian . "You understand that, never". I think it might help him. Gianforte - who re...

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Rod Rosenstein Offers 'Forceful Defense' Of 'Appropriate' Russia Probe

Rod Rosenstein Offers 'Forceful Defense' Of 'Appropriate' Russia Probe

The regulations of the investigation permit Mueller to reveal his findings only to his U.S. Justice Department supervisor, who now is deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein . The "wire" controversy f...

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Trump blasts critics for Saudi Arabia connections

Trump blasts critics for Saudi Arabia connections

CNN reported that the Saudis were going to admit the killing had occurred but deny the king or crown prince had ordered it, which does not match what analysts and experts know about the kingdom's inn...

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Trump Threatens Military Closure at U.S. Border to Stop Migrants

Trump Threatens Military Closure at U.S. Border to Stop Migrants

U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to send the military to close its southern border if Mexico fails to stem the "onslaught" of migrants from Central America, in a series of twee...

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Female Hecklers Attack Ted Cruz For Supporting Kavanaugh. His Response Is Perfect

Female Hecklers Attack Ted Cruz For Supporting Kavanaugh. His Response Is Perfect

In February, The News endorsed Cruz's little known opponent in the GOP primary , Houston energy lawyer Stefano di Stefano, calling him "an earnest if mostly untested conservative who offers Republica...

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Caught on Camera: Woman drops off toddler on doorstep, flees

Caught on Camera: Woman drops off toddler on doorstep, flees

Surveillance video was rolling on a home's front porch when the woman ran toward the front door, holding a child by the arm with one of her hands, and two bags with her other hand. "Had she waited jus...

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Turkey Demands That Saudis Prove Missing Journalist Left Consulate Alive

Turkey Demands That Saudis Prove Missing Journalist Left Consulate Alive

Yasin Aktay, an official in Turkey's ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) who was close to the journalist, said Khashoggi had made an appointment in advance with the consulate and called ...

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US airstrike kills 60 al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

US airstrike kills 60 al-Shabaab militants in Somalia

One official says some of the freshly trained al-Shabab recruits were "burnt beyond recognition" and that the death toll exceeds 75. Africa Command officials offered no other details except to say i...

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Cannabis becomes legal in Canada

Cannabis becomes legal in Canada

He and his friend Alex Lacrosse were smoking when two police officers walked by. Ian Power said prior to its grand opening, he was happy to "make history" by being the first to legally buy pot in C...

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