ZTE stock plummets 40% after crippling USA ban

After it was exposed that ZTE violated US trade embargoes and directly lied to officials about the conduct, the Commerce Department banned USA exports to the company as punishment. The coordinator will have a staff of at least six employees funded by... More..

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Ex-CIA chief on Trump attacking Trudeau
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Ex-CIA chief on Trump attacking Trudeau

Journalists traveling on Air Force One to Singapore with Trump had been told that the U.S. had made a decision to be part of the joint communique, which represented a minimal show of unity amid deep disagreem...More..

Trump wants to stop provocative 'war games' with South Korea
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump wants to stop provocative 'war games' with South Korea

If we ever needed visual confirmation of just how freaky world diplomacy is in 2018, we now have it: in the spritely form of Dennis Rodman arriving in Singapore for the Trump-Kim summit in a marijuana crypt...More..

Trump adviser apologizes for saying Trudeau has ‘special place in hell’
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Trump adviser apologizes for saying Trudeau has ‘special place in hell’

Trudeau, who had said at the news conference that Canada would retaliate for new USA tariffs, didn't respond to questions about Trump when the prime minister arrived at a Quebec City hotel Sunday for meetin...More..

Macedonia and Greece reach agreement in name dispute
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Macedonia and Greece reach agreement in name dispute

Under the agreement, the agreed name, the Republic of North Macedonia , will be used internationally and domestically, an issue that was a priority for Greece . The proposed name change has been resisted by s...More..

Putin welcomes Trump-Kim meeting in Singapore
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Putin welcomes Trump-Kim meeting in Singapore

G7 leaders demanded Saturday that Russian Federation stop what they described as attempts to undermine democracy and support for the Syrian regime as they closed the door on Moscow's readmission to the club. "E...More..

Police sergeant rescues child from busy roadway
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Police sergeant rescues child from busy roadway

The sergeant pulled over and parked his squad auto to block traffic in the lane. A heroic police officer rescued a child wandering in the middle of a highway in IL. Mannino then alerts dispatch that he has ...More..

Following one-on-one talks, Kim says he and Trump made an
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Following one-on-one talks, Kim says he and Trump made an "excellent start"

Monday in NY - marking the first face-to-face encounter between a sitting United States president and a North Korean leader. The two leaders signed a document that pledges to renew U.S. Kim called the sit-down ...More..

United Kingdom minister resigns, plans to rebel over parliament's Brexit role
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

United Kingdom minister resigns, plans to rebel over parliament's Brexit role

Ahead of the crucial votes, Brexit Secretary David Davis warned MPs that defeat would undermine the UK's negotiating stance in Brussels. Facing the prospect of losing a vote on a crucial amendment to the go...More..

by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Raccoon scales St. Paul office tower, captivating public

This item has been corrected to show the building is called UBS Plaza, not UBS Tower. The story was picked up by Minnesota Public Radio and the raccoon's saga - with the hashtag " mprraccoon " went viral....More..

Winners and Losers: Trump is the big victor in Tuesday's primaries
by | Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Winners and Losers: Trump is the big victor in Tuesday's primaries

To assess the Democrats' chances, Reuters examined election data from 10 states where Republicans control legislatures considered key in redistricting: Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, O...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Theresa May warns Conservative rebels they'll undermine Brexit talks

The current " meaningful vote " offered by the Government allows MPs to accept or reject the Brexit deal , but the proposed change would see MPs take control of the negotiation aims. Earlier this year, Lee had...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump, Kim sign agreement to keep momentum of talks going

The world was watching as they smiled for the cameras, then sat down to make brief remarks before going into a almost 40-minute private meeting, with only translators present. South Korean President Moon Jae-in...More..

Trudeau 'stabbed us in back' on trade, says Trump chief economic adviser
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trudeau 'stabbed us in back' on trade, says Trump chief economic adviser

The group of seven nations that make up the G7 are Canada , France , the USA, the UK, Germany, Japan and Italy. Russia was ousted from the elite group in 2014 as punishment for Vladimir Putin's annexation...More..

Sessions announces stricter asylum rules for victims of domestic battery, gang violence
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Sessions announces stricter asylum rules for victims of domestic battery, gang violence

Sessions told immigration judges in Washington that illegal immigrants are misusing the asylum system. "They continue to separate children from their families, and now they're targeting victims of domestic ...More..

Fox & Friends Host Calls Trump a ‘Dictator’
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Fox & Friends Host Calls Trump a ‘Dictator’

Anthony Scaramucci , Huntsman's guest and Trump's former White House Communications Director, appeared not to notice Huntsman's mistake and continued talking. "I'll never claim to be a ideal human being", s...More..

Migrants rescue-ship adrift as Italy-Malta standoff continues
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Migrants rescue-ship adrift as Italy-Malta standoff continues

The migrants had been rescued during a series of operations Saturday by Italian maritime ships, cargo vessels and the Aquarius itself. He noted that other European countries are very much involved in migran...More..

Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) Defends Canada as Trump Launches More Attacks
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) Defends Canada as Trump Launches More Attacks

While there was "common ground" in some areas, she said she was "deeply disappointed" by U.S. trade policies. "It's kind of insulting". "We hope it doesn't come to that, but if the USA tariffs remain in effec...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Grandmother caught on video transporting kids in dog kennels, Memphis police say

The video was filmed on Saturday evening by a concerned citizen, KTLA sister station WREG in Memphis reported . Footage has emerged of the moment at grandmother apparently let her grandchildren out of do...More..

'Setback for Voting Rights': Supreme Court Upholds Ohio's Voter-Purge Process
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

'Setback for Voting Rights': Supreme Court Upholds Ohio's Voter-Purge Process

At least a dozen other politically conservative states said they would adopt a similar practice if OH prevailed, as a way of keeping their voter registration lists accurate and up to date . And Justice Sotom...More..

Donald Trump Slams Justin Trudeau, Calls Him
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Donald Trump Slams Justin Trudeau, Calls Him "Dishonest & Weak" Over G7 Verdict

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow accused Trudeau of betraying Trump with "polarising" statements on trade policy that risked making the USA leader look weak ahead of the historic summit with Kim. ...More..

Trump Trade War - French president Macron to meet Trump
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trump Trade War - French president Macron to meet Trump

As the heads of the top industrialised democracies embarked on a two-day G-7 summit in rural Quebec , European leaders warned that Trump's stance on trade, climate, Iran and - now - Russian Federation was sett...More..

Korea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Korea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early

When asked upon landing in Singapore how he was feeling about the encounter, Trump gave a brief answer: "Very good". It's a reflection of the intense global curiosity over Kim's sudden turn to diplomacy in re...More..

Putin says G-7 criticism of Russian Federation is 'chatter'
by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Putin says G-7 criticism of Russian Federation is 'chatter'

The Russian prez said he did not discuss meeting venue but "many" countries including Austria are willing to help organise such a summit. "But I believe it's a technical issue", he said. Iranian President Has...More..

by | Tuesday, June 12, 2018

United States air force deserter found alive in California after 35 year manhunt

When investigators confronted him about "inconsistencies about his identity", the man confessed that his real name was William Howard Hughes Jr., and that he deserted the Air Force in 1983, according to the...More..

Aletta Becomes a Major Hurricane In The Pacific
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Aletta Becomes a Major Hurricane In The Pacific

MDT Friday National Hurricane Center advisory. Some additional strengthening is possible through Saturday. The center of the storm was located about 455 miles west-southwest of Manzanillo, Mexico. According t...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Trudeau stabbed us in the back: Trump adviser

Trump". "Canadians, we're polite, we're reasonable, but we also will not be pushed around". Saying Trudeau is "dishonest & weak", he also threatened " tariffs on automobiles flooding the U.S. Some commentato...More..

Flight from Pyongyang lands in Singapore ahead of North Korean leader’s arrival
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

Flight from Pyongyang lands in Singapore ahead of North Korean leader’s arrival

More than 1,000 people paid for a photo with the Kim-Trump lookalikes over the weekend. The arrival of the Air China Airbus 330 flight at Changi airport raised speculation that a delegation of North Korean...More..

by | Monday, June 11, 2018

'Fox & Friends' Host Calls North Korea Summit A Meeting Of 'Two Dictators'

Though he's confident he can totally play Trump, the North Korean dictator did admit Trump could surprise him by being merely played. Later in the segment, Huntsman apologized for the apparent mistake. "It's ...More..

White House Economic Adviser: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'
by | Monday, June 11, 2018

White House Economic Adviser: Canada's Trudeau 'Stabbed Us In The Back'

The comments come in the midst of Trump's ongoing trade war with allied nations. But Trudeau pointed to firm commitments from some members of the G7 to promote cleaner oceans and fund better access to educati...More..