'It is a dollar for dollar response': Canada strikes back at US

She said the measures were put in place not only to ensure Canada is a good trading partner, but primarily to protect Canada's own national interest by keeping Chinese steel and aluminum from being dumped into the market. The two countries, with Mexi... More..

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Senate panel approves Harris as USA ambassador to Korea
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Senate panel approves Harris as USA ambassador to Korea

On Wednesday, Pompeo acknowledged the United States has seen "a modest amount" of backsliding from China on sanctions enforcement, but insisted China's President Xi Jinping assured him they'll continue to work ...More..

by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

'Horrible thing happened' says Donald Trump to families of Maryland shooting

A gunman opened fire at the Capital Gazette newspaper headquarters in Annapolis, Maryland . As of this writing, the shooter has not been identified, and there is no information as to his motive. The ne...More..

Bolton Holds Talks With Putin In Moscow
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Bolton Holds Talks With Putin In Moscow

In greeting Bolton at the Kremlin, Putin said that Russian Federation does not want confrontation with the United States, and is willing to discuss how to "restore full-fledged relations based on equality and m...More..

by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Five dead, others wounded at Maryland newspaper shooting

Mr Ramos, 38, appeared in court via video link to be charged with five counts of first-degree murder. The Associated Press Media Editors promised to help Capital Gazette journalists as they recover. Phil Da...More..

Trump has chance to reshape Supreme Court
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Trump has chance to reshape Supreme Court

Justice Anthony Kennedy's recently announced decision to step down from the Supreme Court has raised major concerns for progressives, particularly pro-choice advocates; in his time on the bench, Kennedy...More..

Italy's interior minister rules out migrant reception centres
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Italy's interior minister rules out migrant reception centres

According to the BBC , Italy - which has borne numerous thousands of migrants in recent years - had threated to veto the summit if it did not get help. Nonetheless, Merkel said the overall agreement was more t...More..

Kremlin aide says time, place for Putin-Trump summit set
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Kremlin aide says time, place for Putin-Trump summit set

National Security Adviser John Bolton will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and then head to the Kremlin for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin . "But the president is hopeful that we...More..

How England's World Cup progress has helped Norwich City fans
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

How England's World Cup progress has helped Norwich City fans

If they managed to advance to the semi-finals they would be facing a Tuesday, July 10 (7pm) fixture, the same evening that City are due to travel to League Two side Lincoln City for another friendly. It's all i...More..

by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Trump breaks ground on site of new Foxconn factory

President Donald Trump kept up his running feud with iconic American manufacturer Harley-Davidson on Thursday, urging the Wisconsin maker of motorcycles not to transfer some production operations overseas. "Don...More..

At Least 5 Killed, Several Injured in Shooting at Maryland Newspaper
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

At Least 5 Killed, Several Injured in Shooting at Maryland Newspaper

According to media reports , Ramos lost a defamation case he had brought against the newspaper over a 2011 column he contended defamed him. The claim was dismissed, however, on account of Ramos not having any ...More..

by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Gunman kills 5 in attack targeting Maryland newspaper

The account was silent since January 2016, however, moments before the shooting , the account published a tweet that said, "F**k you, leave me alone". Ramos reportedly held a drudge against the newspaper and...More..

by | Friday, June 29, 2018

After Night-Long Talks, Europe Leaders Agree On Migration Plan

The bloc was meeting to discuss immigration, security, defense and growth. They also agreed to share responsibility for migrants rescued at sea, a key demand of Italy's new prime minister, Giuseppe Conte. For...More..

Russian pop star with ties to Trump trolls U.S
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Russian pop star with ties to Trump trolls U.S

The scenes in the music video appear to be a nod to some of the salacious but unproven claims about Trump's activities while in Moscow. The music video for his song, "Got Me Good ", features the lookalikes...More..

Pleas to give Merkel more time for asylum seeker fix
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Pleas to give Merkel more time for asylum seeker fix

The poll showed that the CSU has lost support in the region, with 40 percent of Bavarian respondents saying they would vote for the party - a drop of 7.7 percentage points compared to the 2013 regional electi...More..

Death sentence for woman who killed her alleged rapist husband scrapped
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Death sentence for woman who killed her alleged rapist husband scrapped

Consequently, the appeals court quashed the death sentence , as well as the five-year jail term. Her mother, Zainab Ahmed, told the BBC she was happy her daughter's life had been spared. Three years later,...More..

Mexico will push for vote to condemn United States policy
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Mexico will push for vote to condemn United States policy

Amid public outrage, Trump signed an executive order allowing families to be detained together. Immigrant children separated from their parents at the US-Mexico border are being ordered into court for t...More..

House rejects Trump-backed immigration reform bill
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

House rejects Trump-backed immigration reform bill

The House rejected a more conservative bill last week clamping down on legal immigration and lacking a way for the young immigrants to become citizens. Leaders flirted with adding provisions aimed at winn...More..

Susan Sarandon joins group protesting Trump's border policy
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Susan Sarandon joins group protesting Trump's border policy

Hundreds of women from 47 states gathered in Freedom Plaza, robed in white and carrying signs deriding the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy. She and other protesters were charged with ...More..

Trump attacks 'dirty' restaurant for kicking out press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Trump attacks 'dirty' restaurant for kicking out press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders

Speaking at a rally on Saturday, the congresswoman said she has "no sympathy for these people that are in this administration who know it is wrong what they're doing on so many fronts, but they tend to not ...More..

Fuel tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Fuel tanker explosion on Otedola Bridge, Lagos-Ibadan expressway

At least 30 cars have been reportedly destroyed by fire. Nigerian officials say nine people are dead after an oil-carrying tanker truck crashed and burst into flames on a bridge in Lagos. But New Telegraph ga...More..

Trump and Putin to meet in Helsinki in July
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Trump and Putin to meet in Helsinki in July

But he said the meeting should be much more substantive than Trump's summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, which Coons characterized as "more press event". With allegations still swirling about Rus...More..

Thousands of tourists stranded as Bali volcano erupts
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Thousands of tourists stranded as Bali volcano erupts

Virgin cancelled two flights between Denpasar and Sydney and said one due to depart the island in the morning would likely be delayed. Ngurah Rai airport was due to be closed from 12.30 am (IST) to at least 4...More..

by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Over 500 arrested at US Capitol as women protest border separations

In a written statement, the Capitol Police said around 575 people were charged with unlawfully demonstrating inside the office building. Demonstrators at the protest wrapped themselves in foil to represent th...More..

EU, Canada sanction Burmese generals for 'human rights violations'
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

EU, Canada sanction Burmese generals for 'human rights violations'

Last December, the United States imposed sanctions in response to the crackdown on the Rohingya minority in Rakhine. Rohingya witnesses and human rights activists have accused the armed forces of committing m...More..

Jimmy Fallon Reveals What Retirement Means For Justice Kennedy
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Jimmy Fallon Reveals What Retirement Means For Justice Kennedy

Contentious confirmation hearings in the Senate delayed his confirmation until 2006. And it is likely that Kennedy's retirement, by focusing attention on the Supreme Court and hence on the Senate, will re...More..

by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Bali volcano eruption: Mount Agung spews volcanic ash triggering CLOSURE of airport

The return flight NZ246 from Denpasar to Auckland was also cancelled. Budget carrier AirAsia said in a statement: "The eruption of Mount Agung today has impacted several of our flights to and from Bali". The ...More..

US postpones high-level dialogue with India
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

US postpones high-level dialogue with India

India could withdraw the notification to levy additional duties on 29 U.S. products from August 4, if both sides are able to resolve differences over tariffs before that date, official sources said, after three...More..

4 dead after shooting at Capital Gazette newspaper office building in Annapolis
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

4 dead after shooting at Capital Gazette newspaper office building in Annapolis

One suspect is in custody, a white male in his 20s who didn't have identification on him, sources told CBS News . "Our thoughts and prayers are with all that are affected", Walters said . Police arrived an...More..

by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Bali flights cancelled, thousands affected after Mount Agung erupts again

It's far from the first time Agung has interrupted travel plans for WA holiday-makers, with a November eruption past year causing chaos to flight schedules. Volcano trackers reported two eruptions from Mount Ag...More..

Auto drives through crowd protesting police killing of Antwon Rose in Pittsburg
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Auto drives through crowd protesting police killing of Antwon Rose in Pittsburg

Footage of the incident has sent a collective shudder through the Pittsburg community, with Antwon Rose's death sparking protests across the community. "We know that he was not armed at the time he was shot d...More..

by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Putin and Trump to hold summit in Helsinki

Niinistö expressed the hope that Trump and Putin would discuss arms control and disarmament issues, adding that "even small steps in reducing tensions would be in everybody's interest ". That ended with Trump ...More..

Gunman kills 5 at Capital Gazette newspaper office, suspected explosive device recovered
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Gunman kills 5 at Capital Gazette newspaper office, suspected explosive device recovered

Police, who were on the scene between 60 and 90 seconds after receiving the report, say that the building has been evacuated, and officers are continuing to search. Trooper 4 (Delaware State Police Aviation) is...More..

by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Thousands Of Women In D.C. Protest Trump's Migrant Family Separations

The controversial family separations are a result of President TrumpDonald John TrumpDem Senator: Trump's next Supreme Court nominee would overturn Roe v. "I have two kids, and as a white mother, there is nea...More..

Government Watchdog To Review Detention Centers Housing Migrant Children
by | Friday, June 29, 2018

Government Watchdog To Review Detention Centers Housing Migrant Children

The lawsuit argues that the practice of family separations is " irrationally discriminatory " and violates the constitutional guarantee of equal protection "because it targets only people crossing our southwes...More..