China's backtracking on trade commitments triggered USA tariff hike

Furthermore, Beijing disagreed with Trump's plan to "keep some tariffs in place, perhaps through 2020". "What's even more significant is not just that the talks appear to have hit a road block but the perception that China is trying to renegoti... More..

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Egypt sends condolences to Russian Federation over deadly plane accident
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Egypt sends condolences to Russian Federation over deadly plane accident

Russian news reports have stated the plane was serviced as recently as last month. One passenger who survived the crash, Petr Egorov, was quoted by the Komsomolskaya Pravda daily newspaper as saying that ...More..

Woman Detained After Egging Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Campaign Trial
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Woman Detained After Egging Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Campaign Trial

Ms Hardman said she's worked with plenty of politicians in her time, from Bob Carr to John Howard, and believes Mr Morrison is genuine. The egg-thrower was arrested amid the commotion, and Morrison assist...More..

Four dead after blast near major Sufi shrine in Lahore
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Four dead after blast near major Sufi shrine in Lahore

Since then, security has dramatically improved - but militants retain the ability to carry out dramatic attacks. It is not clear if the shrine, established in the 11th century, was the intended target and wha...More..

Trump Suffered $1.17 Billion in Business Losses Between 1985 and 1994
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Trump Suffered $1.17 Billion in Business Losses Between 1985 and 1994

Because when you do your taxes, your incentive is to minimize your income as much as possible to pay the least amount of taxes. Reporters Susanne Craig and Russ Buettner contrasted his reported losses with "his...More..

Iran's Zarif says Tehran not pulling out of nuclear deal
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Iran's Zarif says Tehran not pulling out of nuclear deal

Also on Wednesday, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani noted Tehran will keep excess enriched uranium, instead of selling it as called for by the nuclear deal. "The American people should know we've done that", h...More..

US Democrats set contempt vote for Barr over Mueller report
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

US Democrats set contempt vote for Barr over Mueller report

Monday to provide the report as well as the underlying evidence". Should the committee approve the contempt citation it would then go to the full House floor for a vote. It's the opening salvo in what could b...More..

Sandra Bland Taped Her Own Arrest, Footage Released For The First Time
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Sandra Bland Taped Her Own Arrest, Footage Released For The First Time

In the footage, the 28-year-old woman can be seen recording the officer who was raising his voice at the woman along with pointing a taser at her. Nearly four years after Sandra Bland was stopped by a Texas...More..

China confirms economy czar going to US for trade talks:The Asahi Shimbun
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

China confirms economy czar going to US for trade talks:The Asahi Shimbun

The deadline for more tariffs looms over negotiations, which are set to resume on Thursday in Washington . Volume on USA exchanges was 7.8 billion shares, compared to the 6.71 billion average for the full se...More..

Top Republican McConnell: 'Case closed' on Trump-Russia probe
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Top Republican McConnell: 'Case closed' on Trump-Russia probe

We are not a government that circles the wagon around a leader and says everything else falls away. "Every day he's obstructing justice by saying this one shouldn't testify, that one shouldn't testify and the r...More..

MADURO HANGS ON: Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaido Says Uprising 'Failed'
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

MADURO HANGS ON: Venezuelan Opposition Leader Juan Guaido Says Uprising 'Failed'

On the list were former National Assembly leader Henry Ramos Allup, Luis Florido, Marianela Magallanes, Jose Calzadilla, Americo De Grazia and Richard Blanco. Venezuela and other left-governed nations pulled o...More..

Backbench Tory MPs hopeful of rule change to oust Theresa May
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Backbench Tory MPs hopeful of rule change to oust Theresa May

The British government on Tuesday acknowledged for the first time that the country will definitely take part in the European Parliament elections this month because there's no chance that a Brexit deal can ...More..

Georgia's Republican governor signs early abortion ban
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Georgia's Republican governor signs early abortion ban

Pro-abortion advocates such as Planned Parenthood plan to issue legal challenges to the law , arguing that it is wrong to ban abortion so early since many women don't even know they're pregnant by the time t...More..

Major Stock Indexes Plunge As US Threatens Higher Tariffs On Chinese Goods
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Major Stock Indexes Plunge As US Threatens Higher Tariffs On Chinese Goods

China also has balked over terms regarding how existing tariffs might disappear, insisting the US drop them as a condition for entering a deal . The swift deterioration in negotiations between the world's tw...More..

Multiple victims in shooting at STEM School near Denver
by | Wednesday, May 08, 2019

Multiple victims in shooting at STEM School near Denver

Kelley Paulson, the mother of two students at STEM School Highlands Ranch , spoke to Denver7 about what she knows about the shooting and said she was still waiting to hear about one of her children. "The heart...More..

Authorities: Woman pulls gator from trousers during stop
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Authorities: Woman pulls gator from trousers during stop

Afterward, the deputies gave them a warning citation but requested to look at their backpacks and inside the truck to ensure the pair were not transporting any wildlife they were not allowed to have. A Florida ...More..

Baby Sussex is here, the birth announcement, NZ PM on engagement
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Baby Sussex is here, the birth announcement, NZ PM on engagement

The baby is a little bit overdue, so we've had a little bit of time to think about it. "That's the next bit", he teased confirming he and Meghan will make their debut as a family in two days "as planned". The f...More..

Trump contradicts Pompeo and Bolton's Venezuela claims after call with Putin
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Trump contradicts Pompeo and Bolton's Venezuela claims after call with Putin

He alleged the media misled the public about special council Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's interference into the 2016 USA presidential election. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un traveled to Russ...More..

PM announces Rs 1000 cr assistance for cyclone-hit Odisha
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

PM announces Rs 1000 cr assistance for cyclone-hit Odisha

I was monitoring the situation", said Modi. He said that the Central Government is fully committed not only for providing immediate relief, but also to ensure rebuilding of the state. Over 13.41 lakh people had...More..

UK's May seeks Brexit deal amid mounting pressure to quit
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

UK's May seeks Brexit deal amid mounting pressure to quit

In responding to the Prime Minister's appeal, Labour party agreed that any deal should be done quickly but was quick to accuse the Prime Minister of spilling the beans regarding the details of thecompromise t...More..

Police find bodies believed to be of missing Calgary woman, child
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Police find bodies believed to be of missing Calgary woman, child

Police say charges are pending. Jasmine Lovett, right, and her 22-month-old daughter Aliyah Sanderson, left, were reported missing in Calgary in April. Ms Lovett's family said their lives had been "devastated...More..

Fighting in southern Tripoli kills 187, more than 1,000 wounded: Spokesperson
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Fighting in southern Tripoli kills 187, more than 1,000 wounded: Spokesperson

The White House revealed the next day that Donald Trump had reached out personally to Haftar in a phone call, during which the United States president "recognised Field Marshal Haftar's significant role in fi...More..

Treasury Refuses To Turn Trump Tax Returns Over to Congress
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Treasury Refuses To Turn Trump Tax Returns Over to Congress

Richard Neal of MA. "The committee's request is unprecedented, and it presents serious constitutional questions, the resolution of which may have lasting consequences for all taxpayers", Mr. He concluded tha...More..

AG: RM236.5mil returned so far to Malaysia in 1MDB recovery
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

AG: RM236.5mil returned so far to Malaysia in 1MDB recovery

Ng, who left Goldman Sachs in 2014, faces up to 30 years in prison if he is convicted of the three charges against him in the United States, based on alleged violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Tho...More..

Democrats Announce Plan to Hold William Barr in Contempt
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Democrats Announce Plan to Hold William Barr in Contempt

May 6 for Barr to provide the committee with a version of the report without redactions. The committee said contempt proceedings could be postponed if the attorney general makes a "good faith" effort to...More..

Theresa May urges Jeremy Corbyn to do a Brexit deal
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Theresa May urges Jeremy Corbyn to do a Brexit deal

He said that the election result was a "clear and devastating judgement" on the Tories handling of Brexit. Speaking in the wake of "terrible" local election results Mr Duncan Smith told Matt Frei that Theres...More..

Israel Bombs Building as Retaliation for Hamas Cyber Attack
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Israel Bombs Building as Retaliation for Hamas Cyber Attack

Twitter users have slammed Pierson for " peddling disinformation " to attack the congresswoman, with some joking about Gaza "annexing" Ukraine. Twenty-five Palestinians, including at least 10 militants, and ...More..

Boeing admits knowing of 737 Max problem
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Boeing admits knowing of 737 Max problem

The US-based company came under scrutiny after two of its best-selling jets crashed within five months, killing 346 people. Rescuers work at the scene of an Ethiopian Airlines flight crash near Bishoftu, or D...More..

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison

Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo gesture as they walk free outside Insein prison after receiving a presidential pardon in Yangon, Myanmar, on May 7, 2019. Their imprisonment was widely condemned a...More..

by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Protester throws egg at Australian prime minister

The woman was quickly tackled by security. A 25-year-old woman wearing a beanie and wielding a six-pack of eggs tried to to crack an egg on Mr Morrison's head at a Country Women's Association function in Alb...More..

Private jet en route to Mexico from Las Vegas crashes killing 13
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Private jet en route to Mexico from Las Vegas crashes killing 13

Miguel Riquelme said. "On an overflight of the area, (officials) sighted the remains of the aircraft in a mountainous, difficult-to-access area in the municipality of Ocampo, Coahuila", the state public secur...More..

Girl dies after being found in burning vehicle
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Girl dies after being found in burning vehicle

WPIX-TV, a New York TV station, reported that the doors to the 2008 Audi were chained shut and that officials found two fuel canisters and a propane tank inside of the vehicle. The heat from the fire had melt...More..

by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

"Didn't Respond To My Calls On Cyclone, Such Is Didi's Arrogance": PM

Wishing PM Modi's fabled 56-inch chest doubles to 112 inches as she wants everybody to be in good health, Mamata said, "He has a good figure, I want it to get better; I will be happy if 56-inch becomes 112-inch...More..

Pompeo: US Will
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Pompeo: US Will "Fortify" Military Presence In Arctic

Speaking as he arrived in northern Finland for a meeting of nations with territory in the Arctic, Pompeo said China appeared to have national security aims there, and Russia's activities, including plans ...More..

Nadler to Officially Start Contempt Proceedings for Barr
by | Tuesday, May 07, 2019

Nadler to Officially Start Contempt Proceedings for Barr

The Department of Justice said Monday that it was "disappointed" with House Democrats' decision to begin contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr , lamenting lawmakers' "rush" to subpoe...More..