Softening stance: Trump lifts tariffs on hundreds of Chinese goods

Both sides have since imposed tariffs over billions of dollars of each other's goods, including a recent USA tariff of 15 percent on $300 billion of Chinese imports, covering a range of consumer goods. Wall Street's main indexes dropped sharply as ... More..

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Chinmayanand arrested only after survivor threatened self immolation: Priyanka Gandhi
by | Saturday, September 21, 2019

Chinmayanand arrested only after survivor threatened self immolation: Priyanka Gandhi

The law student, who is enrolled in a postgraduate course at one of the colleges run by Chinmayanand's organisation, had levelled allegations of rape and physically exploitation against the former Union minis...More..

President Trump taps Robert O'Brien as new national security adviser
by | Saturday, September 21, 2019

President Trump taps Robert O'Brien as new national security adviser

Appearance is said to be something Trump's new hire as national security adviser, Robert C. O'Brien, had in his favour. "Robert's a very experienced foreign policy figure with deep knowledge of United Nations...More..

Citing corruption, U.S. slashes Afghan aid days before election
by | Saturday, September 21, 2019

Citing corruption, U.S. slashes Afghan aid days before election

The U.S. military was under fire Thursday from Afghan officials who said an American drone strike in Nangarhar province had killed at least 30 people and wounded more than 40 others. Until President Donald T...More..

Colt Ending Production of AR-15s for Civilian Market
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Colt Ending Production of AR-15s for Civilian Market

Colt says while this halt in production is in place, they are still committed to their military and law enforcement contracts and say the high-volume contracts are "absorbing all of Colt's manufacturing capac...More..

U.S. JIHADI TERROR: American Airlines Terror Mechanic 'has ISIS links'
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

U.S. JIHADI TERROR: American Airlines Terror Mechanic 'has ISIS links'

Authorities say that Alani tampered with an "air data module" on a flight from Miami to Nassau, Bahamas, with 150 people on board. Alani is said to have told federal air marshals he had only wanted to "ca...More..

Trade deal with China in the offing: Donald Trump
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Trade deal with China in the offing: Donald Trump

US and Chinese trade negotiators are meeting in Washington this week to find ways to defuse a trade war that has roiled markets and triggered tit-for-tat tariffs on hundreds of billions of goods traded betwee...More..

India Surprises With $20 Billion Tax Cut Stimulus; Stocks Soar
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

India Surprises With $20 Billion Tax Cut Stimulus; Stocks Soar

As the corporate tax rate has now been brought at par with many emerging economies and countries in South East Asia, industry captains hope it will make the Indian economy globally competitive. Markets are li...More..

Nevada desert towns prepare for possible ‘Storm Area 51’ influx
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Nevada desert towns prepare for possible ‘Storm Area 51’ influx

Just this week, the US Navy acknowledged that some videos of UFOs are indeed images of objects that can't be identified. The US Air Force says that the people planning to storm the place should take this inci...More..

UK Supreme Court to rule on Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

UK Supreme Court to rule on Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament

Britain and the European Union have moved a lot in the seven weeks that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been in office and the two sides can still agree a deal to secure Brexit by October 31, junior Brexit m...More..

Iran warns USA or Saudi attack would trigger 'all-out war'
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Iran warns USA or Saudi attack would trigger 'all-out war'

Saudi officials on Wednesday unveiled what they said were fragments of 25 drones and cruise missiles fired Saturday at the oil facilities in the country's east, engulfing them in flames. "The job of the Depar...More..

'Saudi oil output to recover in two or three weeks after attack'
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

'Saudi oil output to recover in two or three weeks after attack'

Relations between the United States and Iran have deteriorated since US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear accord past year and reimposed sanctions on its oil exports. "The policy of "maximum...More..

Imran Khan likely to meet Donald Trump on September 23
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Imran Khan likely to meet Donald Trump on September 23

In the latest move, Pakistan said yesterday it had denied Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi permission to fly through its airspace due to the "situation in Indian occupied Kashmir ". Prime Minister Imran...More..

Tropical Storm Kills One In Houston, Halts Flights, Floods Roads
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Tropical Storm Kills One In Houston, Halts Flights, Floods Roads

A second death was reported in Harris County, which includes Houston , as a man drowned after driving his van into floodwaters and became submerged, according to the sheriff's office. Floodwater poured Thur...More..

Bolton offers scathing criticism of Trump at closed-door event, attendee says
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Bolton offers scathing criticism of Trump at closed-door event, attendee says

O'Brien, now acting as the extremely effective Unique Presidential Envoy for Captive Affairs at the State Department, as our new National Security Consultant (sic)". A former senior administration official said...More..

1 dead, 5 injured in Washington DC shooting
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

1 dead, 5 injured in Washington DC shooting

Whether a suspect has been taken into custody is still not clear in the incident, however, a law enforcement source told Reuters it was not considered an "active shooter" situation. One adult male was kille...More..

Sterling buoyed by Juncker's comments on Brexit
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Sterling buoyed by Juncker's comments on Brexit

Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission , has told Sky News he believes "we can have a deal", prompting the pound to notch further tentative gains against the dollar and reach its highe...More..

Kiribati severs ties to Taiwan, switches diplomatic relations to China
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Kiribati severs ties to Taiwan, switches diplomatic relations to China

Steele did not elaborate and USAID did not immediately respond to a request for details. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comments at a regular press briefing Friday. "It is clear that broader ...More..

De Blasio Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

De Blasio Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race

De Blasio says he feels he's contributed all he can "to this primary election". De Blasio announced in May he would be running, but has had relatively little success. He is the second candidate from New York...More..

US Has No Immediate Plans to Boost Forces to Counter Iran: Pentagon
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

US Has No Immediate Plans to Boost Forces to Counter Iran: Pentagon

Tehran-linked Houthi rebels in Saudi Arabia's southern neighbour Yemen have claimed responsibility, but both Washington and Riyadh have said the operation was beyond the insurgents' capabilities. U.S. and S...More..

US Navy: Mysterious UFO videos are real
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

US Navy: Mysterious UFO videos are real

The neighborhood says that video is from 2004 and the "2004 Nimitz incident". Tom DeLonge of Blink-182 and his alien-hunting organization leaked UFO videos online that the U.S. The footage that accompanied th...More..

Elizabeth Warren’s huge NY rally was a tribute to garment workers
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Elizabeth Warren’s huge NY rally was a tribute to garment workers

Mr Trump has the trappings of the presidency on his. The backlash to the WFP's move illustrates both that the endorsement is influential and that it's a harbinger of a larger fight brewing between the far-lef...More..

Trump files lawsuit against Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance over subpoenas
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Trump files lawsuit against Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance over subpoenas

Vance Jr., who recently subpoenaed the president's accounting firm for eight years of Trump's state and federal returns. But Mr Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow told The Associated Press the lawsuit is intended "...More..

Greta Thunberg to US Congress: take climate action now
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Greta Thunberg to US Congress: take climate action now

On Monday, she met with former president Barack Obama , who known as her " one of our planet's greatest advocates ". The same article, however, states that Thunberg does not experience those periods of denia...More..

Errant US drone strike kills dozens of farmers in Afghanistan
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Errant US drone strike kills dozens of farmers in Afghanistan

A senior defence ministry official in Kabul said the militants wanted to target a training base for the country's powerful security agency National Directorate of Security, but parked the explosives-laden veh...More..

PM Modi will not raise Article 370 or J&K at UN
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

PM Modi will not raise Article 370 or J&K at UN

India had "regretted" the decision and described it as a deviation from "well-established global practice". On another question, he said that India would not raise the issue of Article 370 at United Nations...More..

Israel president to start consultations Sunday on next PM
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Israel president to start consultations Sunday on next PM

With Israeli media reporting 99 percent of votes counted in Tuesday's election, a Likud-led right-wing, religious bloc looked poised to control 55 of parliament's 120 seats, with up to 57 going to a centre-left...More..

by | Friday, September 20, 2019

Trump sues New York prosecutors to block tax return subpoena

Trump's lawsuit says Vance's actions are politically motivated to "harass" him and hurt the President during his reelection campaign, and it says Vance's subpoenas are unconstitutional because they're part of...More..

ME mother allegedly gave heroin to daughter, 1, who later died
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

ME mother allegedly gave heroin to daughter, 1, who later died

Police began an investigation into the child's death with detectives interviewing Nelligan and her husband several times over the next year. The Maine Medical Examiner's Office conducted tests and informed po...More..

On e-cigarettes ban
by | Friday, September 20, 2019

On e-cigarettes ban

India is the second-largest market for cigarette smoking in the world, after China . Since e-cigarette has a small consumer base, the ban will be highly effective. The agency got authority over what it call...More..

Trump Admin to Slap San Francisco With Environmental Citation Over Homelessness Problem
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Trump Admin to Slap San Francisco With Environmental Citation Over Homelessness Problem

But Sacramento has pushed back that, while cars will become more expensive, consumers will actually save money because they will be spending less on gasoline. Mary Nichols, chairwoman of the California Air Res...More..

Trump signals confidence about US-China talks
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Trump signals confidence about US-China talks

President Donald Trump's demand that China cut off shipments of the synthetic opioid fentanyl to the United States. "They think I'm going to win". The president, the Chinese are are starting to buy American...More..

China attacks Pelosi for meeting Hong Kong activists
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

China attacks Pelosi for meeting Hong Kong activists

Congress to stand by Hong Kong, and most of all, to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights Democracy Act". USA lawmakers will move next week to begin passing legislation combating human rights abuses in Hong Kong, a...More..

US Navy Confirms These UFO Videos Are The Real Deal
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

US Navy Confirms These UFO Videos Are The Real Deal

But a Navy spokesperson says the clips show "unexplained aerial phenomena", which is not to say that they're piloted by aliens. That's a big leap from how videos like these have been handled or described in the...More..

Hurricane Dorian Menaces Florida's East Coast
by | Thursday, September 19, 2019

Hurricane Dorian Menaces Florida's East Coast

Hurricane Dorian is continuing its churn toward the USA, and President Trump's so-called winter White House, Mar-a-Lago, is directly in its path. DeSantis continued advising residents to prepare essential su...More..