Feature: US resort city grieves after devastating mass shooting

On Sunday morning, Cervera described one of the patients as doing "much better", but that patient's condition was downgraded from fair to critical following an additional surgery, Gauding said. Later that day, Scott survived the shooting by barricadi... More..

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Kushner: Palestinians not yet capable of governing themselves
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

Kushner: Palestinians not yet capable of governing themselves

Mr. Trump was one of the leading voices among the conspiracy theorists who questioned whether Obama was really born in the U.S. But Kushner, who defended the president throughout the rare interview, simply said...More..

U.S. would talk with Iran 'with no preconditions'
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

U.S. would talk with Iran 'with no preconditions'

While the latest offer may not pan out, Pompeo made it during a visit to Switzerland, the country that long has represented American interests in Iran, as part of a European trip aimed at assuring wary leaders ...More..

N Korean official seen at show after 'purge' report
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

N Korean official seen at show after 'purge' report

Kim Yong Chol was one of Kim Jong Un's top aides, before a report that he was purged from politics and sentenced to hard labor. A North Korean official who was reported to be in a labour camp has appeare...More..

Govt declares Wednesday public holiday ahead of Eid Al Fitr fete
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

Govt declares Wednesday public holiday ahead of Eid Al Fitr fete

The date of Eid ul-Fitr typically varies from country to country, depending on whether the moon has been seen or not. This year, Eid al-Fitr will either start on June 4 or June 5. Muslims across the world beg...More..

China sets up blacklist to hit back in Huawei fight
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

China sets up blacklist to hit back in Huawei fight

The Trump administration added Huawei to a trade blacklist , making restrictions that will make it extremely hard for the company to do business with us counterparts, earlier this month. "It is quite possi...More..

by | Monday, June 03, 2019

Search for missing climbers resumes in Indian Himalayas

When British deputy leader Mark Thomas - who had remained lower down the mountain with three others - didn't hear again from the advance team he went to search for them, BMG understands. Another of the British ...More..

Vietnam defense minister calls for cooperation to solve South China Sea disputes
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

Vietnam defense minister calls for cooperation to solve South China Sea disputes

Beijing seeks peaceful reunification with Taiwan but will not rule out the use of force, Wei said. An increase in Chinese tariffs on most U.S. imports on a $60bn target list took effect as planned on Saturd...More..

FAA says some Boeing 737 Max jets may have faulty parts
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

FAA says some Boeing 737 Max jets may have faulty parts

Boeing has yet to submit a software upgrade to the FAA as it works to get approval to unground the 737 MAX that has been involved in two fatal crashes since October. Clark warned it could take six months to ...More..

Donald Trump has denied calling Meghan Markle 'nasty' despite audio recording
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

Donald Trump has denied calling Meghan Markle 'nasty' despite audio recording

And yet the remark about the American-born Dutchess of Sussex is heard clearly on a tape of a Trump interview with the British tabloid The Sun . "And one of her fellow briefcase girls said that he was su...More..

Trump Puts Tariffs on Mexico Until Illegal Immigration is Stopped
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

Trump Puts Tariffs on Mexico Until Illegal Immigration is Stopped

The president said last week that he will impose a 5% tariff on Mexican goods on 10 June to pressure the government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador to act on the issue of migrants. Under Trump's plan, U.S. tar...More..

Reports of gunfire as army moves in on Khartoum protesters
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

Reports of gunfire as army moves in on Khartoum protesters

The Transitional Military Council (TMC) assumed power in April after the military ousted President Omar al-Bashir after three decades in power. Troops and police have moved into the anti-government sit-in out...More..

China to lay out white paper on trade talk position
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

China to lay out white paper on trade talk position

Washington and Beijing resumed their bruising trade battle last month when the latest round of talks ended without a deal, with American negotiators accusing their Chinese counterparts of reneging on previous...More..

Sudan shuts down Al Jazeera office
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

Sudan shuts down Al Jazeera office

The news channel, which regularly broadcasts footage of the demonstrations in Sudan , is funded by Doha, a close ally of former president Bashir. The Alliance for Freedom and Change protest movement had call...More..

Mexico Is an ‘Abuser’ of the US, ‘America Has Had Enough!’
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

Mexico Is an ‘Abuser’ of the US, ‘America Has Had Enough!’

Trump claims Mexico has taken advantage of the United States for decades but that the abuse will end when he slaps tariffs on Mexican imports. "The White House is right, there's a real problem at the south...More..

UK's May hopes Trump's visit to United Kingdom to strengthen bilateral cooperation
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

UK's May hopes Trump's visit to United Kingdom to strengthen bilateral cooperation

There will be a formal tea Monday afternoon hosted by Prince Charles and his wife Camilla for Trump and first lady Melania Trump, which brings together a future king who has warned about the perils of cli...More..

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized

The 2008 Republican presidential nominee remained fiercely at odds with Trump over his military service in Vietnam and Trump's absence from that war, and over political matters including a healthcare overhaul t...More..

by | Monday, June 03, 2019

Trump brings Brexit advice on state visit to troubled UK

The first day of Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom will see him have a private lunch with the Queen, tea at Clarence House with Prince Charles and Camilla and attend a state banquet at Buckingham Palace...More..

US Says Prepared To Talk To Iran
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

US Says Prepared To Talk To Iran "With No Preconditions"

But Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview on the ABC News network in the US, that new talks with Washington are "not very likely". Pompeo was in Switzerland as part of a four-countr...More..

Trump says he may meet with Boris Johnson
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

Trump says he may meet with Boris Johnson

Her meeting with Trump on Tuesday will be one of the last acts of her star-crossed residency at 10 Downing Street. "They've got to get it done", he said in the Sunday Times interview . "They won't bring ...More..

Trump steps up attacks on Mexico, tariff threat called 'deadly serious'
by | Monday, June 03, 2019

Trump steps up attacks on Mexico, tariff threat called 'deadly serious'

Mulvaney also blamed Democrats in Congress for not supporting Trump's border agenda, which Mulvaney said caused the president to seek ways to apply direct pressure on Mexico. Trump issued his threat a little ov...More..

Nadler says Mueller should testify 'to a television audience'
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

Nadler says Mueller should testify 'to a television audience'

The president also offered mixed messages on Russia's efforts to help him defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 campaign. In letters sent Friday to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, FBI D...More..

Venice cruise ship loses control, slams wharf and tourist boat
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

Venice cruise ship loses control, slams wharf and tourist boat

Luckily no one was seriously injured, although reports state that at least five people were left with bruises, four of whom were on the smaller boat . While gondoliers in striped T-shirts and woven straw hat...More..

Dutch hostage held by Filipino militants killed in gubattle
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

Dutch hostage held by Filipino militants killed in gubattle

Zigzagging running away from the shots, he managed to reach the position of a Filipino soldier, having been wounded. A long-held Dutch hostage was fatally shot by his militant captors Friday when he tried to ...More..

ITBP, SDRF continue search for missing foreign climbers, 4 rescued
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

ITBP, SDRF continue search for missing foreign climbers, 4 rescued

He added, "Chances of survival are bleak", and confirmed the occurrence of an avalanche that is feared to have caught the climbers in the area around India's second-highest peak. They are undergoing medical e...More..

Pompeo: EU-Iran Trade Mechanism 'Unproblematic' For Goods Not Under US Sanctions
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

Pompeo: EU-Iran Trade Mechanism 'Unproblematic' For Goods Not Under US Sanctions

Germany, like many of its European partners, remains skeptical of the Trump administration's hardline stance towards Iran - including its decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. His visit had be...More..

United Airlines Extends Cancellation of Boeing Max Flights
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

United Airlines Extends Cancellation of Boeing Max Flights

The executive, who worked for more than three decades at Boeing , also said he has no plans to leave the company. In all, 346 people died. All 737 Max airliners have been grounded since March 13 with the j...More..

Border Patrol finds incomplete tunnel under Nogales parking lot
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

Border Patrol finds incomplete tunnel under Nogales parking lot

The agency said it has found 180 groups of more than 100 migrants since October, including 46 large groups in May alone, according to the Associated Press. In addition to the lack of open space that resulted ...More..

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria

The Israeli military confirmed the attack in a series of tweets saying it was in response to two rockets fired from Syria at Mount Hermon late on Saturday. In recent years, Israel has carried out multiple str...More..

Child's body found in southwest Arkansas during search for missing Houston girl
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

Child's body found in southwest Arkansas during search for missing Houston girl

Sheriff James Singleton in Arkansas' Hempstead County said his agency and others had begun searching Friday afternoon outside of Hope, Arkansas, at the request of Houston police. Police arrested Vence and cha...More..

China says U.S. actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

China says U.S. actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability

Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan (L) shake hands before the start of their meeting in Singapore on the sidelines of the Shangri-La Dialogue, May 31, 2019. In May, Taiwan's national security chief David Le...More..

USA demands visa applicants to list all social media names
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

USA demands visa applicants to list all social media names

The newly adopted rules will also force people to hand over five years' worth of email addresses and telephone numbers, the BBC reports. Visa applicants will have the option to say that they do not use any ...More..

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

North Korea executes 5 officials over failed Kim-Trump summit

In April, South Korea's parliamentary intelligence committee said Kim Yong Chol had been censured over his handling of the Hanoi summit , despite the fact he had recently been named a member of the State A...More..

Facebook still miles behind to deal with fake accounts, says officials
by | Sunday, June 02, 2019

Facebook still miles behind to deal with fake accounts, says officials

Topics of discussion included public figures, US secessionist movements, Islam, Saudi Arabian influence in the Middle East and politics in the United States and Britain. Facebook has taken down numerous network...More..

China to Create Blacklist of 'Unreliable' Foreign Firms, Individuals
by | Saturday, June 01, 2019

China to Create Blacklist of 'Unreliable' Foreign Firms, Individuals

China will set up a mechanism listing foreign enterprises, organisations and individuals that don't obey market rules, violate contracts and block, cut off supply for non-commercial reasons or severely damage t...More..