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Amid Trade War With US, China's Xi Jinping Says No Civilization Superior

China will only be more open to the world, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, as he denounced as "stupid" those who believe in cultural superiority, in his first public addres...

Amid Trade War With US, China's Xi Jinping Says No Civilization Superior

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No civilization is superior, says China's Xi Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged countries not to "close their doors and hide behind them" in his first major public speech since US President ...
14:00, 05/15/2019

No race or civilization is superior: China's Xi Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged countries not to "close their doors and hide behind them" in his first major public speech since US President ...
20:00, 05/15/2019

Etruscan tomb in Corsica may yield secrets on civilization's decline French archaeologists have unearthed an Etruscan tomb containing a skeleton and dozens of artefacts in Corsica, a rare discovery that could shed new ...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Amid US-China trade war, Americans need to know who they're dealing with China is a bad actor that has no interest in making the lives of Americans better, and American politicians on both sides should be quick to remember...
04:14, 05/16/2019

US-China relations near new low amid trade battle WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and China have gone through rough patches before but U.S.-Chinese relations may be testing a new low. The world’s tw...
06:28, 05/11/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 bln in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products ma...
02:56, 05/14/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says it will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods amid last-ditch talks to rescue...
14:56, 05/10/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products ma...
00:28, 05/14/2019

Oil prices mixed amid US-China trade impasse Oil futures were mixed on Monday, with U.S. crude edging lower, as investors and traders fretted over global economic growth prospects amid a standof...
05:14, 05/13/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with ...
00:42, 05/11/2019

Markets Take a Nosedive Amid Trump’s Trade War With China (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks sank, with contracts on the Dow Jones Industrial Average sliding as much as 460 points, after China retaliated with h...
17:56, 05/13/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in the midst of last-ditch talk...
13:42, 05/10/2019

Dow Jones drops over 600 points amid US-China trade war Stocks are closing sharply lower as an escalating trade war between the US and China rattles investors. Technology companies, which do a lot of busin...
22:28, 05/13/2019

European shares tumble amid trade tensions European shares dropped broadly on Thursday as investors shunned risky assets while waiting to see whether United States and China manage to avoid a ...
11:56, 05/09/2019

Small Stock Fund Provides Safe Haven Amid Trade War Sandy Villere, one of the portfolio managers of the Villere Balanced Fund (VILLX), which is up 9.7% this year and is beating both the S&P 500 and the...
17:28, 05/01/2019

China to Hit U.S. With Tariffs on $60 Billion in Goods Amid Escalating Trade War (BEIJING) — Deepening a trade battle and sending financial markets spinning, China announced Monday it was raising tariffs on $60 billion of U....
15:56, 05/13/2019

U.S. Seeks to Resolve Other Trade Disputes Amid China Impasse With U.S.-China trade talks at an impasse, President Trump moved to tackle festering trade disputes with U.S. allies and North American neighbors. Th...
04:00, 05/18/2019

Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbors including th...
01:56, 05/13/2019

China says it will never surrender to foreign pressure amid trade dispute China's foreign ministry said on Monday the country will never surrender to foreign pressure after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs on...
11:28, 05/13/2019

Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters Shares in Asia declined in Wednesday morning trade as investors continued to digest U.S.-China trade developments that sent U.S. stocks tumbling over...
04:14, 05/08/2019

Love The Position We're In: Trump On China Amid Trade Dispute Amidst escalating trade tensions, US President Donald Trump on Monday announced that he would meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summ...
07:42, 05/14/2019

Wall Street seesaws amid heightened trade tensions The S&P 500 was trading flat but was off session lows on Friday as investors tracked trade headlines after China took a hard stance on its tariff war...
18:42, 05/17/2019

Civilization Is Accelerating Extinction and Altering the Natural World at a Pace ‘Unprecedented in Human History’ A dire United Nations report, based on thousands of scientific studies, paints an urgent picture of biodiversity loss and finds that climate change i...
14:14, 05/06/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat: agriculture secretary U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with ...
21:14, 05/10/2019

METALS-Copper prices drop amid U.S.-China trade deadlock Copper prices fell on Monday, pressured by concerns over the outlook for the global economy as Washington and Beijing appeared at a deadlock in talks...
04:14, 05/13/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China...
02:42, 05/08/2019

U.S. tariffs kick in amid trade talks; China vows to hit back After talks failed to prevent new U.S. tariffs from taking effect, China vowed countermeasures against the United States Friday for its raising tarif...
14:14, 05/10/2019

US Plans To Give $15 Billion Aid To Farmers Amid Trade War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help US farmers whose products m...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Sensex, Nifty Fluctuate Between Gains And Losses Amid Volatile Trade Zee Entertainment, Bharti Airtel, Adani Ports, Indiabulls Housing Finance and HDFC were the top percentage gainers on the 50-scrip index at the time....
11:42, 05/10/2019

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs amid EU, Japan trade talks President Trump faces a May 18 deadline over how to proceed with his threat to slap a tariff of as much as 25 percent on imported cars and parts in t...
20:14, 05/15/2019

METALS-Copper heads for 5th week of decline amid U.S.-China trade tension Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange are on track to fall for a fifth straight week, as deepening U.S.-China trade tensions sparked concerns ab...
10:28, 05/17/2019

Asian shares off five-week low, remain fragile amid U.S.-China trade tensions Asian shares staggered up from five-week lows on Tuesday but remained fragile after U.S. President Donald Trump's latest threat to raise tariffs on C...
09:28, 05/07/2019

Dow futures slightly higher amid fresh optimism on US-China trade talks U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and fresh data re...
12:00, 04/29/2019

US futures point to a slightly higher open amid trade deal standoff U.S. stock index futures hovered around the flatline on Wednesday morning, as market participants continued to monitor trade relations between the U....
09:00, 05/08/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stock futures slip in Asia amid trade standoff Stock futures turned red in Asia early on Monday as a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks blunted risk appetite, underpinning safe harbours including t...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Chinese delegation to hold trade talks in U.S. amid tariff hike threat A Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He is expected to follow through on plans to visit the United States this week, amid U.S. plans to incre...
03:28, 05/07/2019

U.S. planning to support farmers amid China trade spat: agriculture secretary U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to support American farmers amid a trade...
17:28, 05/10/2019

Amid stocks rout, Warren Buffett warns U.S.-China trade war would be ‘bad for the whole world’ Stocks are reeling after President Trump tweeted on Sunday that he will raise tariffs on billions worth of Chinese imports, despite ongoing trade tal...
16:00, 05/06/2019

Auto stocks lead European shares lower amid U.S.-China trade standoff European shares extended losses early on Monday from the biggest weekly slump this year as the U.S.-China standoff quelled hopes that the two largest...
12:28, 05/13/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 bln outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ende...
00:42, 05/17/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ende...
01:28, 05/17/2019

Amid trade, Huawei furors, U.S. House panel launches China 'deep dive' The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee launched on Thursday a "deep dive" focus on China this year and next, one of several moves b...
18:42, 05/16/2019

Ottawa increases loan limits for canola farmers to $1 million amid China trade dispute The federal government is rolling out changes to a payment program for canola farmers to help those affected by China's decision to ban the Canadian ...
17:56, 05/01/2019

Donald Trump Says He Has Received "Beautiful Letter" From Xi Jinping US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had received a "beautiful letter" from Chinese President Xi Jinping as negotiations on a trade deal bet...
23:42, 05/09/2019

Trump to meet with Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping at G20 in June President Trump said Monday he would meet with presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Xi Jinping of China at the G20 summit in Japan this June. “We’...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Xi Jinping praises a historic student protest. It could never happen today In a country whose leadership has little tolerance for open dissent, it is rare to hear Chinese President Xi Jinping praise a student protest against...
11:23, 04/30/2019

India, China Celebrate First Anniversary Of PM-Xi Jinping Wuhan Summit India and China on Monday kicked off the first anniversary of the landmark "informal summit" between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Ji...
20:00, 04/29/2019

China's Xi Jinping causes alarm with mass student trips to the country An unremarkable Communist Party directive has sparked painful memories of past trauma for millions of people across China, with many drawing parallel...
05:00, 05/05/2019

An Exiled Chinese Novelist Rips Apart Xi Jinping and His ‘China Dream’ Ma Jian, the exiled Chinese novelist, knows better than most the desire for freedom in a country where democracy is a dream and censorship is the nor...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump, Xi Jinping Likely To Meet Next Month: White House Official US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping could meet next month on the sidelines of the G20 summit to hash out their differences on trade, but...
06:14, 05/13/2019

Xi Jinping Meets Imran Khan, Talks Of India-Pakistan Peace Chinese President Xi Jinping met Imran Khan in Beijing today and expressed hope that Pakistan and India could meet each other halfway improving their...
18:42, 04/28/2019

Mercedes superior to Red Bull F1 car in all corners - Verstappen Max Verstappen believes Red Bull's car is "not really better in any corner than Mercedes" after his team's Formula 1 rival's fifth consecutive one-tw...
22:00, 05/12/2019

Anadarko to resume talks with Occidental on 'superior' bid Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Monday it planned to resume talks with Occidental Petroleum Corp over its $38 billion bid, putting pressure on Chevro...
16:00, 04/29/2019

U.N. Chief Antonio Guterres Raises the Plight of Uighurs with China’s President Xi Jinping UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres raised the plight of an estimated 1 million Uighurs incarcerated in re-education camps...
04:00, 04/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Anadarko to resume talks with Occidental on "superior" $38 bln bid Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Monday it planned to resume talks with Occidental Petroleum Corp over its $38 billion bid lodged in competition with ...
14:00, 04/29/2019

METALS-London base metals mixed amid renewed U.S.-China trade tensions London base metals were mixed in early trade on Tuesday amid concerns that an escalating U.S.-China trade tension could hurt the global economy, but ...
05:56, 05/07/2019

Anadarko to negotiate sale to Occidental 'superior' to Chevron deal Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Monday it would negotiate with Occidental Petroleum Corp over its $38 billion cash-and-stock bid, after determining i...
21:00, 04/29/2019

METALS-Most metals rise amid strong US, China data; trade tight ahead of holidays Most metals advanced on Monday amid surprisingly strong data on U.S. economic growth and solid profit numbers from Chinese industrial firms, although...
11:14, 04/29/2019

Anadarko spurns Chevron purchase in favor of ‘superior’ offer from Occidental Anadarko’s board said it has informed the Chevron of its intent to terminate their $33 billion deal. Chevron has four days to make a counter-offer, o...
20:14, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 4-Anadarko to negotiate sale to Occidental 'superior' to Chevron deal Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Monday it would negotiate with Occidental Petroleum Corp over its $38 billion cash-and-stock bid, after determining i...
18:42, 04/29/2019

Anadarko likely to deem Occidental's buyout offer superior to Chevron's bid on Monday: Sources Anadarko is likely to determine that Occidental's buyout offer is superior to the agreement its board reached last month with Chevron, sources t...
23:42, 05/06/2019

Occidental: Skipping shareholder merger vote will make its Anadarko bid superior to Chevron's Occidental Petroleum Corp said on Monday that its latest bid to take over Anadarko Petroleum Corp was designed to make sure Anadarko's board consider...
15:28, 05/06/2019

Opinion: Bruins' superior special teams make the difference in Game 1 win vs. Hurricanes Bruins turn the tide with two power-play goals in the third period against the Hurricanes to win Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final.   ...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Pelosi claims Congress is a 'superior branch' of government, as clash with White House intensifies House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday declared that Congress is a “superior branch” of government, as the clash between congressional Democrats and...
16:28, 05/08/2019

Anadarko turns back Chevron purchase in favor of ‘superior,’ cash-rich offer from Occidental Anadarko Petroleum says Occidental Petroleum’s cash-rich purchase offer is “a superior proposal” to the one it had with Chevron, raising the possibil...
20:14, 05/07/2019

China Trade Talks Complicate Outlook for Trade Deficit The U.S. trade gap showed signs of stabilizing in March as exports and imports both grew, though economists said unpredictable trade negotiations wit...
21:56, 05/09/2019

Oil rises for a third day amid escalating Mideast tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an...
08:14, 05/16/2019

GM Cruise gets $1.15B investment amid robotaxi plans General Motors' autonomous vehicle unit is taking on new investors and gaining value as it works toward launching a self-driving taxi service by the ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Facebook to pay US content reviewers more amid criticism SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other ...
22:42, 05/13/2019

CBS staffers left in the dark amid major changes CBS is in chaos amid a massive shake up at the network’s news division that will have Gayle King crowned queen of the morning show as soon as Monday,...
08:56, 05/04/2019

Dreamer bill stalls amid Dem divisions House Democrats have shelved plans to advance legislation protecting “Dreamers” next week, delivering a setback to the caucus on a top legislative pr...
02:14, 05/03/2019

Boeing shareholders meet amid 737 Max questions Moment of silence for Boeing 737 max crash victims opens shareholders meeting on a somber note. (April 29)        ...
20:14, 04/29/2019

GM considered selling HQ amid 2018 restructuring Talks between GM and billionaire Dan Gilbert did not advance far, at least in part because the Renaissance Center -- first built by Ford Motor Co. --...
06:42, 05/19/2019

Pennsylvania college's fraternities disband amid protests The only two fraternities at Swarthmore College have decided to disband amid outrage over documents containing derogatory comments about women and th...
19:00, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Polls close in most of Spain amid divisions Polls have closed in most of Spain in an election with one of the highest turnout levels in recent years amid division over the role that the far-rig...
21:56, 04/28/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 bi...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Chick-fil-A says it has ‘much higher calling’ amid charity backlash Chick-fil-A is taking the high road in response to a handful of liberal critics alleging the popular fast food restaurant is hostile to LGBTQ individ...
00:28, 05/17/2019

Gold Rate Declines By Rs 250 Amid Weak Demand In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity declined by Rs 250 each to Rs 32,620 and Rs 32,450 per 10 gram, respectively....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Georgia professor barred from campus amid complaints ATLANTA (AP) — The University of Georgia has barred a longtime math professor from campus as investigators review several sexual misconduct complaint...
00:00, 05/05/2019

North Macedonia goes to the polls amid rain and rancour Ethnic and political divisions may affect turnout in former Yugoslav republic’s presidential electionVoters in North Macedonia braving heavy rain hav...
19:56, 05/05/2019

Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the ...
19:42, 05/06/2019

Big Four miners languish amid demand, ESG, capex concerns The world's biggest diversified miners have yet to see their share prices reflect their role as providers of the minerals needed for a shift to a low...
14:42, 05/08/2019

‘Safety was just a given’: Inside Boeing’s boardroom amid the 737 Max crisis The decision-making of Boeing’s board — an elite club of corporate titans and government dignitaries — is under scrutiny after two crashes of the 737...
02:56, 05/06/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Med...
04:28, 05/03/2019

Facebook to pay U.S. content reviewers up to $22 an hour amid criticism In addition to paying more, Facebook said it's adding tools for moderators to have graphic images blurred out, for example, before they see them...
21:42, 05/13/2019

New US commander in Europe amid NATO worries and tensions The United States is installing new military leadership in Europe at a moment of heightened worries about Russian aggression, doubts about the future...
19:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq amid concerns over Iran Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another apparent show of co...
22:14, 05/15/2019

Yankees-Orioles postponed amid very soggy field The Yankees and Orioles were postponed Monday due to bad weather, and will be made up as part of a single admission doubleheader on Wednesday beginni...
03:14, 05/14/2019

Boeing names special adviser to CEO amid 737 MAX crisis Boeing Co on Wednesday named a new senior adviser to Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and the board of directors as the world's largest plan...
18:00, 05/01/2019

Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa’s Sahel BRUSSELS (AP) — Mali is urging the European Union to step up support for Africa’s Sahel countries amid a series of extremist attacks, as France...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Citigroup: 'Be brave' amid volatility and buy Argentine stocks To analysts at the financial firm, Argentina’s next government will likely support the country’s US$56-billion loan from the International Monetary F...
20:56, 04/28/2019

Pompeo going to Russia amid disputes over Venezuela, Arctic WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) will head to Russia to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin amid disputes o...
16:14, 05/10/2019

Ex-MVP Wetteland maintains innocence amid sex abuse charges An attorney for John Wetteland says the former All-Star and World Series MVP pitcher is "completely shocked" and innocent of charges accusing him of ...
03:28, 05/15/2019

"Safety Was Just A Given": Inside Boeing's Boardroom Amid 737 Max Crisis Before approving plans for a new jetliner called the 737 Max, Boeing's board of directors discussed how quickly and cheaply it could be built to comp...
05:14, 05/06/2019

War raging between Gannett board, MNG amid hostile takeover bid All out war is raging between the Gannett board and Alden Global-backed MNG Enterprises, which is trying to pull off a hostile $1.36 billion takeover...
13:14, 05/03/2019

Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an at...
06:00, 05/14/2019

In Bengal, Vidyasagar Lookalike Campaigns For BJP Amid Row Over Statue In the massive political row over the vandalism of an Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar statue in clashes at BJP president Amit Shah's rally in Kolkata, the ...
17:56, 05/16/2019

Mali calls for more EU help amid attacks in Africa's Sahel Mali is urging the European Union to step up support for Africa's Sahel countries amid a series of extremist attacks, as France mourns two officers k...
18:42, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics celebrate Mass via TV amid new warnings Sri Lankan Catholics are celebrating Sunday Mass in their homes for a second week as churches remain closed after reports of possible fresh attacks b...
08:14, 05/05/2019

Amid deprivation, Gaza youth skate in search of fun At a Gaza beachfront skatepark, Palestinian youngsters on skateboards and rollerblades zip around curves and jump over concrete obstacles to the deli...
16:56, 04/30/2019

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-...
13:14, 05/17/2019

The big picture: national pride flourishes amid war in Ukraine Mark Neville captures a moment full of symbolism on the fringes of the conflict in DonbassOver the past three years, London-based photographer Mark N...
13:14, 05/19/2019

Mets nail down rotation plans amid rainout Sunday’s rainout gave the Mets the option of skipping Wilmer Font’s spot in the rotation, but with the team still uncertain when Steven Matz will be ...
03:42, 05/13/2019

Guardiola has ‘trust’ in Man City amid UEFA investigation MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he has “trust” in the club amid UEFA’s investigation into fin...
15:42, 05/17/2019

Bolsonaro cancels New York trip amid backlash RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is canceling a trip to New York after several companies pulled out of an event where he was ...
02:14, 05/04/2019

China’s investment in US drops 83% amid growing mistrust WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese direct investment in the United States dropped 83% last year, pushed down by growing mistrust between the world’s two...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Finding some solace amid the bloodshed in Christchurch and Colombo The island nations of New Zealand and Sri Lanka are separated by some 6,600 miles (10,600 km) of ocean. But in just over a month's time, each has see...
13:56, 05/03/2019

Iran inches away from nuclear deal amid US sanctions Iran has threatened to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal a year af...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Buffett Defends Berkshire Amid Lagging Performance Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has underperformed the S&P 500 for a decade, forcing Warren Buffett into a position he rarely resides: on the defensive.At th...
00:56, 05/06/2019

Boeing Moves to Sell Bonds Amid Scrutiny Boeing Co. was poised to sell $3.5 billion of bonds Tuesday, providing a liquidity boost as it faces at least $1 billion of costs related to its 737 ...
21:56, 04/30/2019

Arctic Council meets amid tensions over resources The eight-member Arctic Council is looking at ways to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth. The thawing of ice has some countries sc...
12:28, 05/06/2019

Libyan TV says 2 reporters kidnapped amid Tripoli fighting CAIRO (AP) — A Libyan television channel says two of its reporters were kidnapped by forces loyal to a military commander while covering fighting in ...
15:56, 05/03/2019

McConnell defends Burr amid Trump Jr. subpoena fallout Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell backed Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr on Tuesday, signaling that the embattled Republican chairman ...
23:42, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Qatar trying to defuse tensions amid Iran crisis The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times loca...
10:00, 05/16/2019

| Facebook to curb livestreaming amid pressure over Christchurch massacre Facebook announced it would tighten access to its livestreaming feature as New Zealand's Premier Jacinda Ardern and French leader Emmanuel Macron pre...
20:56, 05/15/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the po...
01:28, 05/06/2019

Trump Fed choice Stephen Moore withdraws amid controversy WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his pick for the Federal Reserve board, conservative commentator Stephen Moore, has withdrawn from cont...
20:00, 05/02/2019

Secluded Baltimore mayor to make announcement amid scandal BALTIMORE (AP) — The lawyer for Baltimore’s mayor is making an announcement amid growing pressure for the city’s top leader to resign ove...
17:28, 05/02/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns amid ongoing corruption scandal Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a widening scandal over a lucrative deal she inked with the University of Maryland Me...
23:14, 05/02/2019

Baltimore mayor quits amid questions over $500,000 book deal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal agents last week as part of an investigation into her financial dealing...
05:14, 05/03/2019

Trump calls for unity and tolerance amid religious attacks President Trump on Thursday called for religious unity and tolerance in the wake of a series of deadly attacks in recent months across the globe aime...
21:00, 05/02/2019

Terry Rozier wants off these Celtics amid Kyrie Irving complaints If the Celtics bring back the same cast next season, including the retaining of free agent Kyrie Irving, backup point guard Terry Rozier hopes to be ...
22:28, 05/14/2019

Amid Battle With BJP Over Kolkata Violence, Trinamool Cites "Evidence" Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has claimed to have "irrefutable evidence" that BJP goons are responsible for yesterday's violence at Amit Shah'...
18:14, 05/15/2019

American Axle Q1 net income falls 53% amid program changeovers The supplier said its financial results reflected customer downtime for two of its largest programs and lower light-vehicle production in North Ameri...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Backstory: Finding some solace amid the bloodshed in Christchurch and Colombo The island nations of New Zealand and Sri Lanka are separated by some 6,600 miles (10,600 km) of ocean. But in just over a month's time, each has see...
15:42, 05/03/2019

Pakistan sacks key member of economic team amid IMF talks Senior Pakistani officials say the government has removed the head of the country's central bank, a key member of a team currently in talks with the ...
12:14, 05/04/2019

Quarterly Petrobras oil production falls amid platform stoppages Oil production by Petroleo Brasileiro SA fell 3.5 percent in the first quarter from the same period a year before, according to Brazil's oil regulato...
05:00, 05/04/2019

Bolsonaro to Skip New York Gala Amid Swelling Controversy Chamber of Commerce award dinners tend to be low-key affairs. But the Brazilian-American chamber’s decision to honor Brazil’s new leader set off outr...
04:00, 05/04/2019

Tesla Forced to Raise Over $2 Billion Amid Profitability Struggle Tesla is looking to raise $2 billion, Ford is scaling back V8 production, electric vehicles have to fight solar companies for supplies, and Jaguar ha...
18:28, 05/03/2019

Sainz Jr: Predictable F1 hurting fan interest amid Spanish GP doubt Carlos Sainz Jr believes Formula 1 must become "more attractive" to prevent events like the Spanish Grand Prix from losing more spectators as a conse...
00:00, 05/16/2019

US middle market loan yields fall amid low dealflow NEW YORK, May 3 (LPC) - Middle market institutional term loan yields fell in the second quarter of 2019, reversing six consecutive quarters of upward...
19:42, 05/03/2019

Felon voting bill goes to Florida governor amid outcry TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida felons will have to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored under a bill g...
00:42, 05/04/2019

Amid scrutiny over 737 Max, Boeing to replace 900 inspectors. And union is not happy Boeing plans to cut about 900 inspection jobs, using technology replacements at its Seattle area factories, despite uproar over the 737 Max.  &...
16:42, 05/06/2019

Schools Re-Open Amid Fears Of More Terrorist Attacks In Sri Lanka State schools in Sri Lanka resumed classes on Monday amid tight security after the Easter Sunday bombings, but many anxious parents kept their childr...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to su...
05:42, 05/16/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket amid massive firing from Gaza JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli medical officials say an early morning rocket from Gaza has killed an Israeli man outside a home in the coastal city of Ashk...
08:14, 05/05/2019

Panamanian choose president amid slowing growth, corruption Panamanians will choose between six mostly business-friendly candidates to lead this Central American trade and financial hub for the next five years...
08:14, 05/05/2019

Boeing to replace 900 inspectors with technology amid increased scrutiny over 737 Max Boeing plans to cut about 900 inspection jobs, using technology replacements at its Seattle area factories, despite uproar over the 737 Max.  &...
14:00, 05/06/2019

A solid US job gain expected for April amid resilient growth WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers are expected to have delivered a solid month of job growth in April, buoyed by a resilient economy that has confound...
10:28, 05/03/2019

China's economic activity weakens amid tariff war with US China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as the U.S.-China trade war over tariffs intensified.     &...
14:56, 05/15/2019

Six dead in Gaza amid failed Israel ceasefire talks Six people - including a 14-month-old baby - have reportedly died amid an exchange of airstrikes and rockets between Israel and militants in Gaza fol...
20:14, 05/04/2019

Spa WEC: Alonso/Buemi/Nakajima near title after winning amid snow Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima took a significant step towards 2018/19 World Endurance Championship title glory by taking victo...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Met to reject gifts from Sacklers amid fury over opioid crisis The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Wednesday that it would no longer accept gifts from the Sackler family, principal owners of the drugmaker be...
22:56, 05/15/2019

| Ajax CT desperate for PSL status amid Amsterdam quit threat Ajax Cape Town are in a desperate bid to secure top-flight football amid the threat of parent club Ajax Amsterdam pulling out of their 20-year partne...
12:42, 05/16/2019

Venezuela’s imprisoned opposition leader reappears amid uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty a...
19:56, 04/30/2019

South Africa starts voting amid corruption, unemployment JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans have started voting in presidential and parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption and unemployment. Wednes...
08:14, 05/08/2019

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U....
22:56, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Souza provisionally suspended amid corruption probe "Brazilian Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended for the second time this year amid a corruption investigation, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU)...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka expands curfew amid growing backlash against Muslims KINIYAMA, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easte...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under...
20:14, 05/11/2019

Imprisoned opposition leader reappears amid Venezuela uprising In 2014, Leopoldo López called people to the streets to protest the government and was arrested for inciting violence. In 2015, he was found guilty a...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Afghanistan opens peace summit amid talks with U.S., Taliban More than 3,200 delegates opened Afghanistan's grand council Monday as leaders throughout the country hope to find some consensus on peace negotiatio...
13:56, 04/29/2019

Poland cancels Israeli visit amid Holocaust restitution row Poland has called off a visit by Israeli officials, claiming they were seeking to force talks on the restitution of Jewish property seized during Wor...
14:56, 05/13/2019

Jeep lands seasoned leader amid global expansion Christian Meunier quit as global president of Infiniti after just four months to take over FCA's fast-growing SUV brand. Mike Manley had been in char...
21:56, 05/07/2019

Oil rises amid surging China crude imports, US sanctions Oil prices rose on Wednesday as U.S. sanctions on crude exporters Iran and Venezuela as well as ongoing supply cuts by producers have left markets ti...
13:28, 05/08/2019

BJP Leader Plays Down PM Modi's Comments On Balakot Op Amid Criticism As Prime Minister Narendra Modi's account of the Balakot airstrike and his suggestion that "clouds would help escape Pakistani radars" drew criticism...
09:14, 05/13/2019

UK Conservatives resume Brexit talks with Labour amid low expectations Britain's Conservative government held what it called "constructive and detailed" talks with the opposition Labour Party on Tuesday as the two sides ...
23:00, 05/07/2019

3 more Maryland medical board members resign amid scandal ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Three members of the University of Maryland Medical System’s board have resigned in the continuing aftermath of a scandal...
23:42, 05/07/2019

Amid 'Yeti' Storm, Akhilesh Yadav's Wisecrack At PM Modi As social media mused if the Army's pictures of the footprints of the mythical mountain creature 'Yeti' proved its existence, Samajwadi Party chief A...
15:28, 04/30/2019

The U.S. Issues a Warning Amid Reports of Ships Being Sabotaged off the UAE Coast (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) —Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in atta...
06:56, 05/13/2019

West Bengal Witnesses 16.9% Polling Till 9 am Amid Violence Union Minister and sitting MP Babul Supriyo's car was vandalised outside a polling booth in West Bengal's Asansol today. Reports of EVM malfunctionin...
07:14, 04/29/2019

Saudi Arabia oil tankers among those hit off UAE coast amid Iran tensions Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an at...
22:56, 05/13/2019

Darling Of Australia's Hard-Right Goes AWOL Amid Election Battle Australia's conservatives control the ruling Liberal Party and occupy key positions in government, but a week out from tight elections their talisman...
07:56, 05/11/2019

The Latest: Tennessee speaker aide resigns amid allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Tennessee House speaker’s chief of staff (all times local): 7 p.m. The Tennessee House speaker’...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Allegri's future in the air amid speculation on Conte return Juventus has little to play for now, and coach Massimiliano Allegri is using his pressure-free time to think about his future    ...
18:00, 05/09/2019

Pompeo skips visit to Greenland amid new tensions with Iran LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled a visit to Greenland to return to Washington amid an escalation of tensions with Iran...
06:28, 05/09/2019

Disney Promotes Studio Executive Amid Box-Office Boom Walt Disney said it is shuffling the executive ranks at its film operation, elevating studio President Alan Bergman to help oversee a division behind...
00:42, 05/02/2019

Sudanese to hold mass rally amid standoff with generals KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest movement plans to hold a mass rally as it steps up pressure on the military to hand over power to civili...
12:14, 05/02/2019

Shares in UK travel agency plunge amid Brexit warning Shares in travel agency Thomas Cook slumped 17 percent after it reported a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) half year pre-tax loss and warned Brexit ...
13:56, 05/16/2019

Walgreens to raise tobacco buying age to 21 in September amid FDA pressure The FDA put Walgreens "on notice" in February, accusing the pharmacy chain of violating rules that prohibit selling cigarettes and other tobacco prod...
19:56, 04/28/2019

F1 return to Africa a priority for Liberty amid Marrakech interest Formula 1's commercial boss Sean Bratches says a return to the African continent is a priority for Liberty Media, and that Marrakech has expressed an...
18:28, 05/16/2019

| Faltering Brexit talks limp on amid UK political impasse Britain's government and opposition are holding more talks about striking a compromise Brexit deal, although neither side sounds optimistic about pro...
08:56, 04/30/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid ...
18:28, 05/17/2019

| Sudanese military invites protesters to talks amid tensions Sudan's ruling military council has proposed a meeting with the organisers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they suspended...
19:56, 04/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Boeing names special adviser to CEO amid 737 MAX crisis Boeing Co on Wednesday named a new senior adviser to Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and the board of directors as the world's largest plan...
18:28, 05/01/2019

Serbia holds military parade amid tensions with Kosovo Serbia is holding a military parade to mark Victory Day, the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, in an apparent show of force amid rising tension...
13:14, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Boeing names special adviser to CEO amid 737 MAX crisis Boeing Co on Wednesday named a new senior adviser to Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and the board of directors as the world's largest plan...
22:14, 05/01/2019

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the...
10:00, 05/11/2019

Wolff 100% committed to Mercedes amid links to replace F1 boss Carey Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he has not contemplated a move away from his team despite emerging as a potential candidate to succeed Formula 1 boss C...
22:42, 05/11/2019

Constance Wu Clarifies Comments About Fresh Off the Boat Renewal Amid Backlash Constance Wu wants to "unmuddle" the misconceptions about her social media remarks regarding the renewal of Fresh Off the Boat, and wants you to hear...
22:28, 05/11/2019

China’s April exports fall amid US tariff war; imports rise BEIJING (AP) — China’s April exports fell 2.7% from a year ago amid the country’s tariff war with Washington, while imports rebounded to ...
07:00, 05/08/2019

US firms aim to fight workplace stress amid rise of employee burnout Wellness app Shine is working with employers across the U.S. to arrange a nationwide Mental Health Break on Wednesday, with more than 50 companies ta...
13:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is ...
17:14, 05/15/2019

New York's Rideshare Organizers Clash Amid Unprecedented Uber Strike Long Island City—Just days before Uber’s expected debut on the stock market at a conservative but still-astronomical $80 to $90 billion valuation, th...
04:28, 05/09/2019

Trump praises Bolton amid suggestions he's frustrated with his hawkish adviser President Trump on Thursday indicated that talk he is growing frustrated with national security adviser John Bolton is untrue, describing his famousl...
04:28, 05/10/2019

Party City says it is closing 45 stores amid a global helium shortage Is the party over for Party City? The New Jersey-based retailer says it will close 45 stores, which represents about 5% of locations.   &#...
07:42, 05/10/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount betwee...
17:28, 05/15/2019

"We The Family... ": Robert Vadra Defends Rajiv Gandhi Amid BJP Attack Robert Vadra, husband of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi, came to the defence of his father-in-law Rajiv Gandhi at a time when the BJP has been dragg...
14:28, 05/10/2019

Bethesda’s latest Elder Scrolls adventure taken down amid cries of plagiarism In a series a comparative text samples published on Facebook, co-author Paige Leitman shows significant similarities throughout her "The Black Road" ...
21:14, 05/08/2019

‘Pissed off’ War of Will trainer blasts Maximum Security amid Derby fight The disqualification of Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security hasn’t ended the frustration over the Triple Crown race. One trainer’s anger is ...
20:42, 05/08/2019

Disaster bill clears U.S. House amid feud over Puerto Rico aid The U.S. House of Representatives approved a multibillion-dollar disaster relief bill on Friday, continuing a quarrel with President Donald Trump and...
02:00, 05/11/2019

House panel yanks Curbelo invite amid furor from top Democrats The Ways and Means Committee yanked an invitation for former GOP Rep. Carlos Curbelo to testify at a hearing next week after other Democrats became e...
02:14, 05/11/2019

Saboteurs attack Saudi oil vessels amid Middle East tensions The government of Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in a move it says could se...
13:42, 05/13/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill will require online media platforms to carry corrections or remove content the government...
09:28, 05/09/2019

Harvard professor out as dean amid backlash for representing Harvey Weinstein A Harvard professor under fire from students for representing Harvey Weinstein will not be renewed as a house faculty dean.     ...
00:14, 05/12/2019

3 Oil Tankers ‘Sabotaged,’ Gulf Officials Say, Amid Heightened Tensions With Iran (FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates) — Two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian-flagged vessel were damaged in what Gulf officials described Monday as...
20:42, 05/13/2019

Explosive Substance Thrown At Polling Station In Pulwama Amid Elections Terrorists threw a grenade at a polling station in Pulwama and set off an explosion at another in the district during voting in the Anantnag constitu...
02:42, 05/07/2019

NRA Board member calls on CEO LaPierre to resign amid spending allegations Former congressman and National Rifle Association board member retired Lt. Col. Allen West called on the gun rights group to replace longtime CEO Way...
03:28, 05/15/2019

Mike Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow amid tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday canceled his trip to Moscow -- but not to Sochi -- opting instead to stop in Brussels amid rising tensi...
03:56, 05/14/2019

Ayesha Curry Reflects on the "Botched Boob Job" She Got Amid Postpartum Depression Pregnancy took an unexpected toll on Ayesha Curry. In a new interview with Working Mother, the celebrity cook got candid about undergoing plastic s...
23:28, 05/14/2019

Health Department closes Queens yeshiva amid measles outbreak Health officials ordered a Queens yeshiva closed Monday as New York City struggles to contain the nation's worst measles outbreak in a generatio...
04:42, 05/14/2019

Pompeo to meet Putin in Russia amid fears over US-Iran clash Secretary of state’s visit will be first high-level meeting since redacted Mueller report releaseMike Pompeo is to meet Vladimir Putin in Russia at a...
06:56, 05/14/2019

Tiger Woods, amid lawsuit, says death of former employee a 'terrible ending' Tiger Woods, who is being sued by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash last year after working at the golfer's restaurant, on Tues...
20:56, 05/14/2019

Spain pulls frigate from U.S. Gulf mission amid differences over Iran Spain has withdrawn a frigate from a U.S.-led naval group in the Gulf because it was now focusing on alleged threats from Iran rather than an agreed ...
16:56, 05/14/2019

Anti-Semitic crime in Germany up, amid uptick in hate crimes BERLIN (AP) — German security officials say the number of anti-Semitic and anti-foreigner incidents rose in the country last year, despite an overall...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Iran foreign minister visits India amid falling oil revenue NEW DELHI (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister has met with his Indian counterpart in New Delhi, days after India decided to follow U.S. restrictions...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Spain pulls frigate from U.S. Gulf mission amid Iran differences Spain said on Tuesday it had temporarily withdrawn a frigate from a U.S.-led combat group in the Gulf in a possible sign of diplomatic differences be...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Alabama Senate rejects exception for rape amid debate to ban nearly all abortions Alabama's state Senate on Tuesday debated a bill that would outlaw nearly all abortions, rejecting an exception for rape and incest, part of an effor...
03:28, 05/15/2019

Tati Westbrook Says Her Heart Is "Heavy" Amid Feud With James Charles Tati Westbrook is taking a step back from the camera. After severing ties with her YouTube protégé James Charles last week, the beauty guru announce...
18:42, 05/13/2019

South Africa to vote amid graft scandals, high unemployment A quarter-century after the end of apartheid, South Africans go to the polls Wednesday for the sixth national elections since the demise of the harsh...
19:14, 05/07/2019

China Denies Visas To 90 Pak Brides Amid Trafficking Fears: Report Amidst a raging controversy over Pakistani girls being trafficked to China after fake marriages, the Chinese embassy here has withheld visas of 90 Pa...
11:28, 05/15/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid tensions with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced, dead-of-night jaunt to Iraq on Tuesday, showing support for the country’s government in the...
03:56, 05/08/2019

Navy to deploy hospital ship amid escalating tensions in Venezuela The U.S. Navy is slated to deploy a hospital ship to Latin America next month to provide humanitarian medical support to countries hosting Venezuelan...
03:14, 05/08/2019

China’s factory output, retail sales weaken amid tariff war BEIJING (AP) — China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as a tariff war with Washington intensified. Wednesday’s da...
09:42, 05/15/2019

Cyprus killings: Police chief apologises amid negligence claims Cyprus' new police chief has apologised over the force's handling of a serial killer case, amid accusations that negligent police work allowed him to...
02:28, 05/08/2019

Gaza laments deadly start to Ramadan, amid funerals and debris After two sleepless days and nights of Israeli shelling and Palestinian rocket fire, Gazans on Monday faced a first day of Ramadan overshadowed by fu...
14:56, 05/06/2019

Georgia governor delays film trip amid abortion ban fallout ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has delayed an annual trip to Los Angeles to promote Georgia’s film industry as movie executives, produc...
09:42, 05/15/2019

Robert Kennedy Jr. stands behind anti-vaxxers amid measles outbreak Robert Kennedy Jr. joined anti-vaxxers in Albany Tuesday railing against the proposed strengthening of New York’s vaccination law amid the worst meas...
07:56, 05/15/2019

McConnell aims to pass disaster aid before Memorial Day amid fresh snags Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called on the Senate Tuesday to pass a disaster aid package before the Memorial Day recess. “We need t...
01:28, 05/08/2019

Nadler moving forward with Barr contempt vote amid DOJ talks House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) said on Tuesday that the committee is “still scheduled” to vote to hold Attorney General William Barr ...
01:28, 05/08/2019

Huawei in bid to grow enterprise business amid scrutiny on key telecoms segment Huawei Technologies unveiled on Wednesday a new database management system, in a bid to expand its enterprise business and challenge Western rivals s...
06:28, 05/15/2019

Former MLB pitcher John Wetteland maintains innocence amid sex abuse charges John Wetteland is stunned by the charges accusing him of child sex abuse, said an attorney for the former all-star and World Series MVP pitcher. ...
03:42, 05/15/2019

Poland vows firm penalties for sex abuse amid church crisis WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister is vowing tougher punishments for those who sexually abuse minors after a new film spurred the co...
15:14, 05/14/2019

Few heed latest call for caravan amid fear after police raid Calls for a new migrant caravan have largely gone unheeded as a relatively small group departed from Honduras a week after a raid by Mexican police r...
19:56, 04/30/2019

Argentines seek refuge in Chilean bonds amid electoral fears Argentine buyers are distancing themselves from volatile local markets in favor of Chilean bonds, attracted by the neighboring country’s low inflatio...
06:00, 05/18/2019

Election security push stumbles amid White House resistance Senate Democrats and Republicans can agree on perhaps just one thing about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — that Russia interfered in...
14:14, 05/02/2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. diplomats are warning that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being R...
06:42, 05/18/2019

Sudan protest group calls for strike amid transition stand-off Sudan's main protest group called on Monday for civil disobedience and a general strike as meetings with the country's military rulers failed to prov...
00:42, 04/30/2019

BlackRock's Larry Fink slams the UK for its 'irresponsibility' amid Brexit chaos The UK is due to leave the European Union on March 29 but Parliament has not yet agreed on, let alone ratified, a Brexit deal with the EU, raising th...
22:14, 04/28/2019

Amid U.S. Silence, Gulf Nations Back the Military in Sudan’s Revolution As protesters and generals argue over who should run Sudan, the United States has been unusually quiet. Saudi Arabia and its allies are filling the v...
21:00, 04/28/2019

The Latest: Austria vice chancellor quits amid video scandal The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache says he is resigning after two German ...
13:42, 05/18/2019

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid book controversy Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a growing scandal over the sale of self-published books and her relationships with firms doing ...
23:56, 05/02/2019

Tesla says it plans software update amid vehicle fire investigation Tesla Inc said on Thursday that it would roll out a software update to protect batteries while it conducts an investigation into incidents in which i...
07:00, 05/16/2019

400 firefighters battle Germany forest fire amid spring heat Hundreds of firefighters battled a major forest fire in central Germany on Thursday they said was the size of eight soccer fields, which injured thre...
20:14, 04/28/2019

US warns airliners flying over Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions The US aviation regulator has warned that "military activities" and "political tensions" could put flights at risk. Washington has increased its mili...
13:42, 05/18/2019

Barclays first-quarter profit tumbles 10% amid tough market conditions Barclays first-quarter profit fell 10% over the first three months of the year, amid challenging market conditions and lingering concerns over Brexit...
19:14, 04/28/2019

Canadian farm exports run into Chinese wall amid diplomatic dispute An expanding list of Canadian farm exports is hitting obstacles at Chinese ports, leaving sellers of soybeans, peas and pork scrambling amid a bitter...
09:00, 04/29/2019

West Bengal Records 52.36% Voter Turnout Till 1PM Amid Violence Polling began amid incidents of violence in West Bengal, where an estimated 52.36 per cent of voters cast their votes till 1pm on Monday in eight Lok...
12:28, 04/29/2019

Pakistan’s War on Polio Falters Amid Attacks on Health Workers and Mistrust Pakistani officials had hoped that 2019 would be the year they declared victory against the disease. But attacks and mistrust of vaccinations make th...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Algeria’s ruling party names relatively young new leader amid protests Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party, has elected Mohamed Djemai, a businessman, as its new leader, state television said on Tuesda...
22:14, 04/30/2019

For investors, bloom is off Europe amid Brexit, yellow vest worries Europe, long a major destination of investor capital, is losing luster, say prominent bankers and asset managers, who are reducing exposure to the ar...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Samsung's Profit Falls Amid Delays for Galaxy Fold Phone Samsung Electronics Co. reported a 57% decline in first-quarter net profit, as the technology giant wrestles with a postponed rollout of its foldable...
03:56, 04/30/2019

U.S. lawmakers blast Chinese rail firm amid cybersecurity fears China's CRRC, the world's top passenger train maker, was slammed by U.S. lawmakers during a hearing on Thursday to limit the world's top passenger tr...
01:42, 05/17/2019

Trump's Iran stance is the right one amid increasing tensions: Rick Scott President Trump is correct to stand up to Iran, as the Rouhani government is contributing to tensions in both the Middle East and in its support for ...
00:28, 05/17/2019

Lone midwife delivers amid chaos of Colombia jungle river Marciana Caycedo is the only midwife on Isla Mono, a small island marooned in the middle of the wide brown San Juan river, on Colombia's remote and r...
19:14, 05/17/2019

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information Retired U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will step down as president of the National Rifle Association, North said on Saturday, adding he ...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Starbucks rolls out summer drinks amid solid sales growth Starbucks rolled out its new summer 2019 offerings Tuesday, announcing the return of fan favorites S'more, Mocha Cookie Crumble and Caramel Ribbon Cr...
20:00, 04/30/2019

Amid Euphoria in Sudan, a Delicate Dance Over Who Will Lead: Soldiers or Civilians? Outside defense headquarters, protesters celebrated the ouster of an autocrat. Inside, the generals were still in charge. Distrust abounds between th...
17:14, 04/29/2019

Barr’s Mueller Report Testimony in Doubt Amid Dispute Over Questions WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has informed the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William Barr may skip a Thursday hearing o...
14:00, 04/29/2019

China formally arrests Canadians detained amid Huawei spat Detained since late last year, Chinese authorities have now formally arrested businessman Michael Spavor and former diplomat Michael Kovrig on state ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

RPT-Canadian farm exports run into Chinese wall amid diplomatic dispute An expanding list of Canadian farm exports is hitting obstacles at Chinese ports, leaving sellers of soybeans, peas and pork scrambling amid a bitter...
13:42, 04/29/2019

Sri Lanka Church Cancels Mass Amid Fears Of Fresh Attack Sri Lanka's Catholic Church scrapped plans to resume Sunday services following a "specific threat" against two religious locations after the deadly E...
18:14, 05/03/2019

Trump hails ‘unbelievable’ economy amid historic jobs report President Trump hailed the “unbelievable” economy on Friday, calling the US the “envy of the world” amid an jobs report that ...
00:28, 05/04/2019

North Macedonia holds presidential run-off election amid divisions over name change Voters went to the polls in the second round of North Macedonia's presidential election on Sunday, following a campaign dominated by divisions over a...
16:28, 05/05/2019

Yemen hospital airstrike under investigation amid resurgence of deadly cholera UN human rights staff in Yemen are investigating an apparent airstrike on a hospital in opposition-held territory which reportedly killed at least se...
18:28, 04/28/2019

30 nations pitch internet security rules amid Huawei concern PRAGUE (AP) — Officials from over 30 countries have proposed a set of principles to ensure the safety of next generation mobile networks amid concern...
15:56, 05/03/2019

Amid Bailout Talks, Pak Appoints Ex-IMF Official As State Bank Governor A Pakistani economist working for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has been appointed as the governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), as th...
09:14, 05/05/2019

Rescuers deploy, homes collapse amid flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers were racing to help people caught in fast-rising floodwaters in Mozambique's cyclone-hit city of Pemba on Sunday, as houses collapsed in one...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Manchester City defends anti-Liverpool chant amid criticism Manchester City has denied accusations that the anti-Liverpool song sung by the first-team during its title celebrations referred the Hillsborough di...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Crude oil prices rise early Friday amid supply concerns Oil prices rose early Friday amid supply concerns following reports of smaller-than-expected stocks, and amid reduced expectation of interest rate hi...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Elections in India draw to a close amid bitter political rhetoric Voters in India cast their ballots in the seventh and last phase of elections to choose a new government in New Delhi. This year’s polls witnessed a ...
13:56, 05/19/2019

North Macedonia holds run-off presidential vote amid divisions over name change Voters in North Macedonia will elect a new president on Sunday in a run-off vote dominated by deep divisions over a change in the country's name agre...
01:28, 05/05/2019

Selma Blair "Cannot Imagine Ever Feeling OK Again" Amid Multiple Sclerosis Battle Throughout her battle with multiple sclerosis, Selma Blair has learned that some days will be better than others. Today, she revealed, is not one of ...
18:42, 05/03/2019

Austrian leader calls an early election amid video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election after his vice chancellor resigned over a covertly shot video that showed him pro...
23:56, 05/18/2019

At least 8 dead as cops raid Rio slum amid sharp rise in killings by police At least eight people died when police raided a drug-scarred Rio de Janeiro neighborhood on Monday, amid a sharp jump in police killing of suspected ...
01:42, 05/07/2019

William Barr defiant amid calls to resign over his handling of Mueller report A letter from Robert Mueller expressed concern that the attorney general’s summary did not reflect ‘the nature of this office’s work’The US attorney ...
18:28, 05/02/2019

US Postal Service fears running out of cash by 2024 amid a 'death spiral' The U.S. Postal Service, contending with dwindling revenue even as it delivers mail to 1 million new addresses every year, will run out of cash in th...
13:28, 05/02/2019

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles To Middle East Amid Iran "Threat" The Pentagon announced Friday that it is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East to bolster an aircraft...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran The secretary of state’s trip came on the eve of the first anniversary of President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran. Washingt...
11:00, 05/08/2019

Manchester City protest innocence to Uefa amid Champions League ban threat • City say they have ‘comprehensive proof’ of their innocence• Uefa investigatory body members feel City have case to answerManchester City say they ...
14:56, 05/14/2019

Wilder, Joshua, Fury mark time amid lost heavyweight season The three men with claims to the title of world’s best heavyweight will each fight in the next month, but the 19-year wait for an undisputed champion...
11:42, 05/16/2019

China's natural gas consumption grows in first-quarter amid pollution fight: Xinhua China's natural gas consumption grew steadily in the first quarter amid the country's fight against air pollution, the official Xinhua News Agency re...
15:56, 05/04/2019

Smash Mouth turns on ‘jackass’ Bryce Harper amid Phillies boos The heat is ticking up around Bryce Harper. Soon enough, he might as well be walking on the sun. Smash Mouth, the very same ironically beloved ’...
17:56, 05/02/2019

Algerian finance minister, ex-police chief in court amid graft investigations Algeria's finance minister and ex police chief appeared in court on Monday, joining a list of powerful figures to face judicial investigations since ...
20:00, 04/29/2019

Empty classrooms: Sri Lanka schools re-open amid fears of more militant attacks State schools in Sri Lanka resumed classes on Monday amid tight security after the Easter Sunday bombings, but many anxious parents kept their childr...
10:56, 05/06/2019

Tennessee whiskey exports slump amid Trump tariff turmoil, report says Tennessee whiskey exports, which have climbed steadily in past years, dropped to $135 million from $197 million, according to the report.  ...
19:56, 05/17/2019

United Airlines is covering up cameras on seat backs amid privacy backlash United Airlines is covering up all the cameras on the back of customers' seats amid backlash about privacy.       ...
19:28, 04/29/2019

U.S. Halts Recovery of Remains of Missing Soldiers Amid Impasse With North Korea U.S. officials are pausing efforts to recover the remains of American solders who went missing in the Korean War, citing a lack of cooperation from N...
09:42, 05/09/2019

Advocates demand de Blasio bolster Vision Zero amid rise in traffic deaths With traffic deaths on the rise, safe-street advocates gathered outside City Hall Tuesday to demand Mayor de Blasio bolster his Vision Zero program. ...
05:42, 05/08/2019

Harvard’s First Black Faculty Deans Let Go Amid Uproar Over Harvey Weinstein Defense Students in Winthrop House, where Robert S. Sullivan Jr. and his wife served as residential deans, had called for his resignation. Harvard chose not ...
20:14, 05/11/2019

Saudi Arabia replaces civil aviation head amid airport delays Saudi Arabia replaced the head of its civil aviation authority on Wednesday, after lengthy flight delays at domestic airports disrupted journeys at t...
11:28, 05/08/2019

Polish ambassador to Israel assaulted in Tel Aviv amid diplomatic row over Holocaust reparations The standoff between Poland and Israel has further escalated after Poland's foreign ministry summoned Israel's ambassador to the country after the Po...
16:14, 05/15/2019

Roger Federer still finds joy in tennis life amid record-breaking success Into the 21st year of his storied career, Roger Federer remains dedicated to playing tennis and continuing to rewrite tennis history books.  &#...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Bahrain premier calls Qatar ruler, rare contact amid dispute DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain’s long-serving prime minister has called Qatar’s emir to mark the start of the holy month of R...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Georgia governor delays film industry trip amid abortion ban fallout ATLANTA — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has delayed an annual trip to Los Angeles to promote Georgia’s film industry as movie executives, producers a...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Another dead, skinny whale washes ashore amid West Coast mystery The West Coast death toll for gray whales has surpassed 30, the highest for this time of year since 2000, when 86 whales died.    ...
16:14, 05/09/2019

Obama spymasters point fingers amid Russia probe review: ‘Throwing each other under the bus’ The launch of a formal inquiry into the origins of the Russia investigation -- being led by one of the Justice Department’s toughest prosecutors -- h...
20:28, 05/16/2019

METALS-Shanghai aluminium hits 7-mth high amid supply shortage in China Shanghai aluminium futures prices on Thursday hit their highest since October 2018 on worries over supply shortage, following a refinery shutdown in ...
11:28, 05/16/2019

US orders non-essential embassy staff to leave Iraq amid Iran tensions Order comes as Iran’s supreme leader issues warning over country’s nuclear capabilitiesThe US embassy in Baghdad has ordered all non-essential and no...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Corey Johnson unveils criminal justice plan amid De Blasio presidential run He’s auditioning to be the next mayor. As Mayor Bill de Blasio headed out of town Thursday to embark on a pipe-dream presidential bid, City Cou...
02:14, 05/17/2019

US warns commercial flights near Persian Gulf could be 'misidentified,' amid tensions with Iran Commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf could be “misidentified” and targeted amid the increasing escalation between the U.S. and Ira...
13:42, 05/18/2019

Trump Welcomes ‘Red Socks’ to White House Amid Concerns of Racial Divide (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump honored the World Series champion Boston Red Sox — well, some of them — at the White House on...
02:56, 05/10/2019

Citi closes CitiCross 'dark pool' amid equities unit review A unit of Citigroup Inc has shut down one of its private stock trading venues, often referred to as dark pools, as part of a broader review of the ba...
20:42, 05/06/2019

China, Iran foreign ministers meet amid Middle East tensions BEIJING (AP) — The foreign ministers of China and Iran have met in Beijing amid heightened Middle East tensions and efforts by Tehran to keep its wor...
15:42, 05/17/2019

North Korea Launches 'Several' Unidentified Projectiles Amid Stalled Nuclear Talks North Korea fired off what the South Korean military described as “several unidentified short-range projectiles” early Saturday local time in a move ...
21:42, 05/04/2019

Brazil's National Museum asks for money amid difficult recuperation effort Kellner told AFP last month that Brazil's National Museum had received the equivalent of $280,000 in donations after a faulty air conditioning system...
02:42, 05/09/2019

ExxonMobil Employees Begin Evacuating an Iraqi Oil Field Amid U.S.-Iran Tensions (BAGHDAD) — Employees of energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at th...
17:14, 05/18/2019

Divya Spandana Reminds BJP Of Sedition Case Amid Bengal Meme Controversy As top BJP leaders called out the Bengal government over its handling of the controversy around the morphed photo of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamat...
03:56, 05/15/2019

Saudi Arabia is Blaming Iran for a Drone Attack Amid Calls for U.S. Strikes (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia accused Tehran of being behind a drone strike that shut down a key oil pipeline in the kingdom, an...
08:56, 05/17/2019

US officials urge some adults to get revaccinated against measles amid worst outbreak in 25 years Most adults should be protected from the measles, though some may need to be vaccinated amid the worst year for the disease in 25 years, the Centers ...
23:14, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido issues call for military uprising amid violent clashes Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Tuesday made his strongest call yet to the military to help him oust President Nicolas Maduro, and violen...
22:14, 04/30/2019

Top Poll Officer Skips Meetings Amid Dissent Over Clean Chits: Sources Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa has recused himself from attending meetings of the Election Commission on deciding violations of the Model Code ov...
07:14, 05/18/2019

Party City closes dozens of stores amid global helium shortage Party City is having trouble staying afloat amid a global helium shortage. The New Jersey-based party supply company announced Thursday it will close...
18:14, 05/10/2019

Cypriot Justice Minister Nicolaou resigns amid outcry over serial killings Cyprus' justice minister, Ionas Nicolaou, resigned Thursday amid public backlash over law enforcement's handling of an investigation into the slaying...
18:56, 05/02/2019

James Charles Loses 1 Million Subscribers Amid Tati Westbrook Feud The saga continues. Hollywood celebrities appear to be taking sides in the dramatic and stunning feud between YouTube stars James Charles and Tati W...
03:00, 05/12/2019

"Extreme Drought" In North Korea, Says State Media Amid Food Shortages North Korea's average rain and snowfall this year fell to the lowest level in 37 years, Pyongyang's state media said Wednesday, just days after the U...
17:28, 05/15/2019

Amid outcry over Yemen war, Saudi ship leaves France without arms cargo A Saudi vessel that had been due to load weapons at a northern French port on Friday set sail without them and headed for Spain, a day after a rights...
17:14, 05/10/2019

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising ten...
07:42, 05/16/2019

John Bolton warns Iran of ‘unrelenting force’ amid tensions in Gaza John Bolton warned on Sunday that the Trump administration would send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran as a carrier strike grou...
13:14, 05/06/2019

Baltimore’s Mayor, Catherine Pugh, Resigns Amid Children’s Book Scandal The resignation came days after the City Council proposed amending the charter to make it possible to remove Ms. Pugh and amid a widening scandal inv...
22:56, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Canadian farm exports hit new Chinese obstacles amid diplomatic dispute An expanding list of Canadian farm exports is hitting obstacles at Chinese ports, leaving sellers of soybeans, peas and pork scrambling amid a bitter...
21:42, 04/29/2019

Alyssa Milano facing backlash after defending Joe Biden amid inappropriate touching allegations "Charmed" actress Alyssa Milano received a flurry of criticism after she defended former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday and promoted his 2020 can...
22:00, 04/30/2019

Swarthmore fraternities disband amid protests over leaked documents that referenced ‘rape attic’ Swarthmore College’s two remaining fraternity chapters announced Tuesday they will disband amid outrage over leaked internal documents from one of th...
19:00, 05/01/2019

‘I Should’ve Just Kept Her and Gone to Jail’: Mom’s Lament After Her 3-Year-Old Daughter Burns to Death in Car Fire Amid Custody Dispute A 3-year-old child burned to death inside a car that had been set on fire and its doors chained shut, and her father is in a hospital under police cu...
05:42, 05/08/2019

Inside the Past 2 Months of Felicity Huffman's Life Amid the College Admissions Scandal Two months ago, life as she knew it changed for Felicity Huffman. It was on March 12 that the star was arrested after being named one of many defen...
20:42, 05/13/2019

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido calls for ‘largest march in history’ amid violent protests Venezuelans are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the count...
17:56, 05/01/2019

Maserati Promises to Be a Bastion of Hope and Combustion Amid Future Wave of Electric Cars The only new Maserati model we know to be in the works at all is an upcoming hybrid version of the Alfieri concept from all the way back in 2014, but...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Israel Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day Amid Rising Wave of Anti-Semitism Worldwide (JERUSALEM) — Israel on Wednesday began commemorating its Holocaust Remembrance Day in honor of the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis, as lead...
23:42, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Ambev misses quarterly profit estimates amid higher costs Brazilian beverage firm Ambev SA reported a 6.2 percent rise in first-quarter net profit on Tuesday which still missed market expectations amid a dou...
15:42, 05/07/2019

Adele Embraces Change and Self-Love in Birthday Post Amid Simon Konecki Divorce Adele is saying "hello" to 31 and she's more than ready for it. The Grammy-winning singer wrote a reflective and hopeful Instagram post on Sunday, h...
05:28, 05/06/2019

Tiger Woods responds to drunk-driving suit amid allegations tapes were ‘destroyed’ Tiger Woods on Tuesday addressed the death of the employee whose Florida family is suing the PGA legend after their son was killed in a December drun...
22:28, 05/14/2019

Pompeo to meet with Russian President Putin amid heightened tensions over Iran, Venezuela Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian President Vladimir Putin will talk about a thicket of thorny issues, from Iran and Venezuela to nuclear ar...
17:42, 05/14/2019

Suit: Kansas City jail staff joked amid dying woman's cries The children of a woman who died of a torn aorta at a jail in downtown Kansas City allege in a lawsuit that staff joked as their mother lay curled up...
19:00, 05/14/2019

U.S. warns commercial airliners flying in the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened ten...
17:28, 05/18/2019

FDA defends oversight amid questions of safety of generic drugs made in India and China The FDA defends its track records of inspections of overseas drug factories as a new book raises question about the safety of generic drugs  &...
12:00, 05/18/2019

Tesla reports bruising first-quarter loss of $702M amid concerns about Model 3 demand Facing concerns about demand and profitability, Tesla reported a bruising first-quarter net loss of $702 million on Wednesday.    ...
19:56, 04/28/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid criminal probe over children's book Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who has been away from the job amid a corruption scandal centered around a children's book, announced ...
23:42, 05/02/2019

Weld could face scrutiny on party loyalty, lobbying, more amid Trump primary challenge Bill Weld, the former Massachusetts governor making a longshot challenge for the 2020 Republican presidential nod, has aggressively gone after Presid...
21:42, 05/06/2019

Andrew Wakefield, others hold anti-vaccine rally amid raging measles outbreaks Enlarge / Andrew Wakefield, disgraced former doctor found to have committed fraudulent research. (credit: Getty | Peter Macdiarmid) Andrew Wakefi...
02:42, 05/15/2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar fires back at VP Pence for saying she ‘doesn’t know what she’s talking about’ amid Venezuela remarks Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., fired back at Vice President Pence on Friday after he took issue with her remarks on the escalating tensions in Ve...
02:00, 05/04/2019

Trump issues executive order to protect US networks amid China spying concerns President Trump on Wednesday declared a national emergency, signing an executive order that bans U.S. companies from using foreign telecom services t...
03:28, 05/16/2019

UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dialogue in Sudan amid reports ‘70 killed’ in demonstrations Sudan’s authorities have an “over-arching responsibility” to protect protesters, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, said on Tu...
19:28, 04/28/2019

Prince Harry Cancels Trip Amid Meghan Markle's Royal Baby Watch As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle await the arrival of their first child, the Duke of Sussex has postponed his trip to Amsterdam. "Due to the logist...
18:42, 05/03/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opi...
17:56, 05/16/2019

New crop-destroying pest enters China amid devastating swine fever epidemic A new pest that threatens key agricultural commodities is spreading through China while the nation already is reeling from an African swine fever epi...
18:42, 05/16/2019

Iran dissidents call for Tehran’s embassies in Europe to be shut down amid terror threat A top Iran resistance group is calling on European nations to shut down Tehran's embassies in response to the regime's alleged use of embassies to pl...
18:28, 05/03/2019

President Trump: North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un Won’t ‘Break His Promise’ Amid Possible Weapons Test President Donald Trump brushed off news of a possible weapons test by North Korea, vowing that leader Kim Jong Un “will do nothing to interfere...
21:00, 05/04/2019

Amid troop build-up in Rohingya's home state, UN appeals to Myanmar for peaceful solution Major fighting in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state has so far been avoided following clashes between armed separatists and national security forces w...
00:42, 04/29/2019

Opinion: Amid unfair NFL landscape, Jets make right call by unloading GM Mike Maccagnan Deposed GM won't get to see if recent moves work out, but more important that franchise finds somebody who can align with new coach Adam Gase. ...
22:28, 05/15/2019

Met museum nixes donations from Purdue Pharma's Sackler family amid opioid uproar The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Wednesday it will stop accepting donations from members of the Sackler family who are still linked to Purdue Phar...
09:14, 05/16/2019

U.S. stocks post broad declines amid U.S.-China tariff standoff, recover some losses Wall Street sank on Monday after China defied Washington by announcing retaliatory tariffs, the latest salvo in the two countries' increasingly belli...
03:14, 05/14/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Surprise Trip to Iraq Amid Increasing Tensions With Iran BAGHDAD — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American...
23:56, 05/07/2019

Provocative tweet from federal agency amid SNC-Lavalin affair ‘total coincidence,’ docs reveal "Our prosecutors must be objective, independent and dispassionate, as well as free from improper influence — including political influence," the twee...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Auschwitz exhibit shows horror of Nazi death camp amid rise of anti-Semitism The boxcar stops you in your tracks. Each artifact tells a story, each story reflects a life. As we move further away in time from the Holocaust, it...
16:42, 05/06/2019

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.   &#...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Recognizing limits of border wall, Trump turns his focus to asylum changes amid immigration surge A memo from the president directing staff to develop rule changes to dissuade migrants came after a push by senior adviser Stephen Miller, aides said...
02:14, 05/01/2019

North Korea fires short-range projectiles, raising tensions amid stalled U.S. talks North Korea fired several short-range projectiles from its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said, as analysts said the country is stepp...
07:28, 05/04/2019

Amid Brexit turmoil, Theresa May promises June timetable for her exit as British prime minister British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation. ...
02:56, 05/17/2019

Iranian cleric threatens U.S. Navy fleet amid warning regime could target commercial ships Tensions escalated in the Persian Gulf on Friday as Iran warned it could easily destroy a naval fleet sent by the United States in order to ward off ...
22:00, 05/11/2019

Obama deal sent Rwandans accused of butchering Americans to Australia amid refugee swap: report The Obama administration reportedly agreed to offload three Rwandans accused of slaughtering Americans to Australia -- a previously unknown arrangeme...
19:14, 05/16/2019

South Africa’s ruling ANC cruises to election win, but support declines amid anger over government corruption The ruling African National Congress has cruised to the victory in South Africa’s presidential and parliamentary elections, albeit the support for th...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced stop in Iraq amid increased tensions in region Pompeo met with Iraq's defense and intelligence chiefs, as well as the country's foreign minister and several other officials.   ...
06:00, 05/08/2019

South Africa begins voting in presidential, parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption, unemployment JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa begins voting in presidential, parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption, unemployment....
08:14, 05/08/2019

State Department orders non-essential staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.   &...
13:56, 05/15/2019

Vin Diesel announces John Cena is joining 'Fast and Furious 9' amid rumored feud with The Rock As he celebrated the premiere of “Avengers: Endgame,” Vin Diesel teased fans with the newest addition to the “Fast and Furious” family, professional ...
20:00, 04/29/2019

Tennessee House speaker's chief of staff resigns amid sexually explicit texts scandal Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada's chief of staff resigns amid scandal over sexually explicit texts.        ...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Poll: Percentage of Democrats who see border ‘crisis’ jumps 17 points since January amid spike in migrant families Blame over unauthorized immigration at the southern border falls about evenly between President Trump and congressional Democrats, according to a Pos...
14:00, 04/30/2019

Mainland Chinese stocks tumble amid stimulus concerns; South Korean economy unexpectedly contracts Stocks in China tumbled on Thursday amid worries that Beijing could pull back on stimulus measures following recent better-than-expected economic dat...
21:42, 04/28/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up...
08:42, 05/08/2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Baghdad amid stepped-up warnings to Iran. BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Baghdad amid stepped-up warnings to Iran....
23:42, 05/07/2019

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of...
23:56, 05/15/2019

Fed holds rates steady amid Trump pressure to ease money, calls economic growth 'solid' Federal Reserve officials announced Wednesday that they had held their interest rate target steady, further cementing the central bank’s shift away f...
13:42, 05/02/2019

Treasurys rise, sending yields lower as investors seek safety amid Trump's tariff threat U.S. government debt prices were higher on Monday morning, as investors digested news that the White House will impose higher tariffs on Chinese good...
20:56, 05/06/2019

Cyprus serial killer case forces justice minister to resign amid uproar over handling by police The unprecedented spate of killings by a suspected serial killer on Cyprus that spurred uproar over how police handled the disappearances of foreign ...
21:42, 05/02/2019

Disgraced political journalist Mark Halperin issues new apology amid reported career rehab attempt Disgraced political journalist Mark Halperin issued a new apology Sunday amid a report he was trying to "rehab" his career over a year after being fi...
01:14, 05/06/2019

Sandra Bland's own video from 2015 traffic stop in Texas released, amid calls by family to re-examine case Cellphone footage released Monday shows the confrontational 2015 traffic stop of Sandra Bland from her perspective as a Texas state trooper draws his...
19:14, 05/07/2019

Woman files lawsuit amid E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef, says she suffered kidney failure, seizures Melissa Carmicle is seeking damages in excess of $75,000 from K2D Foods, alleging that her kidneys began to fail, and that she began having seizures,...
22:00, 04/28/2019

White House declines to back Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social ...
04:42, 05/16/2019

Guardiola has 'trust' in Man City amid UEFA investigation Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says he has "trust" in the club amid UEFA's investigation into financial misconduct that could result in t...
17:14, 05/17/2019

Red Dead Redemption 2 Update: Good news for Red Dead Online amid shock GTA 5 reveal Rockstar and Take-Two had quite a lot of information to drop on us this week regarding Red Dead Online and Red Dead Redemption 2 - here's everything ...
10:14, 05/19/2019

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information Oliver North announced that he will step down as president of the NRA after his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties. ...
22:56, 04/29/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., ...
13:00, 05/17/2019

Daily on Energy: Iraqi energy transition grows more urgent amid tensions with Tehran SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexami...
21:28, 05/09/2019

Joel Embiid defends 76ers coach Brett Brown amid 'BS' rumors Joel Embiid offered a strong defense of his coach after rumors surfaced that Brett Brown would need to make the NBA Finals to keep his job.  &#...
06:14, 05/14/2019

'We are nervous': Sri Lankan PM warns of suspects with bombs at large amid fears of new attacks Despite the arrest of dozens of suspects in Sri Lanka's Easter massacre, the nation remained fearful over the possibility of attacks this weeken...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Hillary Clinton promotes abortion fund, decries 'attacks on women's lives' amid Alabama abortion ban Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton blasted state-level abortion restrictions, calling on Wednesday for her followers to donate to...
00:56, 05/16/2019

Arsenal blast 'unacceptable' Europa League Final plans amid fears over fans Arsenal have urged Uefa to explain their reasoning in selecting Baku for the Europa League Final after casting doubt over whether they can sell out t...
12:42, 05/16/2019

Jeremy Corbyn admits language in book for which he wrote foreword 'deplorable' amid fresh anti-Semitism row Jeremy Corbyn has admitted some language used in a century-old book for which he wrote the foreword was "absolutely deplorable" as he faced a fierce ...
05:42, 05/02/2019

Cyprus justice minister resigns over serial killer case amid reports of lapses in investigating missing persons’ reports NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus justice minister resigns over serial killer case amid reports of lapses in investigating missing persons’ reports...
12:14, 05/02/2019

Trade War Developments Is the US about to wrap up talks with China to end their trade war while it considers imposing new tariffs against Europe? Equities could be in play....
15:56, 05/01/2019

Would you trade in your car for this e-bike? Rad Power Bikes' RadWagon is a beast of a machine, but in a good way. It’s the end product of a business that was started up in Seattle b...
23:14, 05/11/2019

Why the US-China trade war won't last The United States and China don't just coexist. Their massive economies are deeply intertwined in ways that make the intensifying trade war unsustain...
19:42, 05/15/2019

Arsenal to learn Uefa's Europa League final security plan amid concerns over Henrikh Mkhitaryan's safety Uefa are set to confirm in the next 24 hours whether they will meet the security requirements requested by Arsenal to ensure Henrikh Mkhitaryan can p...
12:42, 05/15/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: Should I Trade Up For A 'Better' Girlfriend? Hello all you orgasm manatees of damnation, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to help you navigate the lootboxes of love...
20:28, 05/16/2019

Treat the Trade War Like Any Other Stock Dip The stock market has its guard up now that increased China tariffs here for an indefinite stay. On Monday the S&P 500 had its worst day since Jan...
01:28, 05/15/2019

Tariffs are bad; trade quotas are no better President Trump seems poised to step up tariffs and trade tensions with China. These tariffs, however, are a major sticking point with all his free t...
22:28, 05/08/2019

Eden Hazard still undecided over Chelsea future amid Real Madrid interest: 'In my mind I don't know yet' Eden Hazard insists he is only focused on lifting another trophy for Chelsea as speculation continues to mount regarding a possible high-profile summ...
01:56, 05/10/2019

U.S.-China Trade Talks End Without a Deal U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators failed to break an impasse following two days of globally watched trade talks, as both sides tried to prevent sent...
01:14, 05/11/2019

Trump's China threat is about more than just trade The US president has threatened to expand tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potentia...
01:14, 05/07/2019

China says trade delegation is preparing to go to the U.S. China's foreign ministry said on Monday a Chinese delegation is preparing to go to United States for trade talks, after U.S. President Donald Trump s...
10:56, 05/06/2019

Growth Is Great, What Could Go Wrong? Trade. Markets have been in Goldilocks territory recently, aided by better growth in the world’s two largest economies and easing trade tensions. But better...
08:00, 05/06/2019

China says U.S. has agreed to keep talking over trade war China and the United States have agreed to keep talking about their trade dispute, the Chinese government said on Tuesday, as U.S. President Donald T...
13:28, 05/14/2019

Crowded NL could blow up MLB’s trade market The National League is what we thought it would be. The weekend began with 14 teams either in a playoff position or within 4 ¹/₂ games of one. Wither...
23:14, 05/04/2019

This is what might happen if U.S. starts a trade war with China Wall Street's top investment banks are bracing clients for the worst-case scenario following ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China. &#...
05:14, 05/08/2019

May 'concerned' as US and China wage trade war Theresa May is "concerned" about the trade war between the US and China after Donald Trump increased tariffs on $200bn (£153bn) of Chinese impor...
12:56, 05/10/2019

There's a '50-50' chance of a trade deal at the G-20, says former US ambassador Investors will be scrutinizing the G-20 summit in June, as U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set to meet amid their es...
07:42, 05/15/2019

US trade deficit rises to $71 billion The U.S. international trade deficit was $71.4 billion in March, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Friday, up half-billion dollars from February, or 0....
15:28, 05/03/2019

Tesla May Be Especially Burned By the U.S.-China Trade War Tesla’s China strategy may be thrown into disarray by the trade war, Uber’s stock continues to plunge, questions about the electric vehicle supply ch...
18:14, 05/14/2019

Gasoline futures are seeing a sell-off - Here's how to trade them Jeff Kilburg of KKM Financial and Jim Iuorio of TJM Institutional join CNBC's Seema Mody to discuss crude prices rising and if the rally could c...
20:56, 04/28/2019

US-China trade war causes anxiety in midwest The price of U.S. soybeans, which have been targeted by Chinese tariffs since last year, fell Monday to a 10-year low on fears of a protracted trade ...
04:56, 05/15/2019

Beijing Plays Hardball on Trade The new hard line taken by China in trade talks came after Beijing interpreted recent statements and actions by President Trump as a sign the U.S. wa...
01:56, 05/09/2019

Will a trade deal end US-China rivalry? Chinese trade negotiators are in Washington to try to hammer out a deal between the world’s two largest economies. But will an agreement end the riva...
02:14, 05/09/2019

Trump's China tariffs are about more than just trade The US president has expanded tariffs against China, putting a trade deal in doubt. Is this an effort to gain more leverage in a potential final lap ...
11:56, 05/10/2019

China Says US Has Agreed To Keep Talking Over Trade War China and the United States have agreed to keep talking about their trade dispute, the Chinese government said on Tuesday, as US President Donald Tru...
20:28, 05/14/2019

Timeline: Key dates in the U.S.-China trade war The U.S.-China trade war entered a critical phase this week. The following timeline details key moments in the souring trade relationship between the...
00:00, 05/09/2019

EU Stocks, Brexit & "Trade Wars" The August European Financial Forecast delivers all-new insights on Brexit, the German economy and more. Editor Brian Whitmer delivers distinct insig...
22:28, 05/01/2019

‘It’s Working Out Very Well’: Trump on Trade War With China President Trump answered questions about increasing tariffs on American goods and Chinese retaliation during a meeting on Monday with Hungary’s prime...
01:56, 05/14/2019

"Trade Wars": Time to Sell... or Buy? The "trade war" between the U.S. and China began near the July lows in Asian stock markets. Since then, most have rallied. Asian-Pacific Financial Fo...
14:28, 05/01/2019

Trade War to Trading Floor: The Picture May Not Be What It Seems Fact: On March 23, lean hog prices plunged to a 4-month low. Not a fact: Hogs started falling the moment trade threats started flying between the U.S...
16:14, 05/01/2019

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s lar...
20:00, 04/29/2019

Trump Administration Identifies Who Will Pay For the Trade War: You A Trump administration official contradicts Trump over the trade war with China that will affect cars and much more, Lotus is getting a ton of invest...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Apple and the iPhone Near Trade Crosshairs Again Renewed trade tensions between the U.S. and China threaten to throw Apple back into the global trade battle, putting its iPhone business at risk just...
00:28, 05/12/2019

EU's Juncker say he trusts Trump on trade The head of the EU executive said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump could be trusted on EU-U.S. trade relations and that the Sino-U.S. trad...
15:42, 05/07/2019

U.S., China Conclude Trade Talks Negotiators made headway on thorny issues in the U.S.-China trade dispute, including access to key markets and how to roll back punitive tariffs, tho...
20:14, 05/01/2019

Stocks hit as China retaliates in US trade war US stock markets are on course for their biggest daily losses this year after China announced tariffs on $60bn worth of US goods, in the latest escal...
20:28, 05/13/2019

China says will 'never surrender' as U.S. trade row heats up China will never surrender to external pressure, the government said on Monday, though stopped short of announcing how Beijing will hit back after Wa...
11:28, 05/13/2019

China’s Liu says trade talks with US have not broken down BEIJING (AP) — Chinese Vice Premier Liu He says trade talks with the U.S. have not broken down. Hong Kong’s Phoenix TV on Saturday showed Liu t...
14:42, 05/11/2019

China says agreed with U.S. to keep talking over trade war China and the United States have agreed to keep talking about their trade dispute, the Chinese government said on Tuesday, as U.S. President Donald T...
11:42, 05/14/2019

250 ways to trade Apple into earnings Apple's earnings report on Tuesday will be integral to the 253 exchange-traded funds that count the iPhone maker's stock among their holdin...
19:28, 04/30/2019

Germany wants speedy end to China-US trade war Germany's economy minister has told Beijing he wants to see a swift solution to the trade war between China and the US. The long-running spat has har...
16:14, 05/01/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks sink as trade war escalates NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are plunging on Wall Street after China said it ...
18:56, 05/13/2019

Trade war gutting U.S. lobster export industry The trade war with China that U.S President Donald Trump is threatening to escalate is already hitting lobster exporters in the Northeast and benefit...
04:28, 05/10/2019

US-China trade talks to continue into Friday Trade talks between the U.S. and China are expected to continue on into Friday despite the Trump administration's plans to hike tariffs on virtually ...
06:00, 05/10/2019

China made 3 demands to end the trade war, only one of them is legit Thomas Peter/Reuters One sticking point of China's in the trade war is the amount of US goods the Trump administration wants China to buy. This is a...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Oil pares gains as US escalates trade war with China Oil prices pared earlier gains on Friday following U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took eff...
08:42, 05/10/2019

Lakers eye impact player or trade with 4th pick After a chaotic start to the offseason, the Lakers were one of the big winners in Tuesday's NBA draft lottery, jumping from 11th to fourth overall --...
10:28, 05/15/2019

U.S. consumer sentiment robust before escalation of trade war U.S. consumer sentiment jumped to a 15-year high in early May amid growing confidence over the economy's outlook, but much of the surge was recorded ...
18:42, 05/17/2019

"Negotiations Have Not Broken Down": China On US Trade Talks China's top trade negotiator Liu He said on Friday in Washington that trade talks with the US would continue in Beijing but warned that there would b...
05:00, 05/11/2019

Trade rhetoric weighs on European shares European shares dropped on Friday after three days of gains, as Beijing ratcheted up its war of words with Washington over trade, weighing on risk ap...
10:28, 05/17/2019

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16:00, 05/09/2019

Futures dip after China's tough stance on trade U.S. stock index futures dipped on Friday, following three consecutive sessions of gains, as trade worries returned after a Chinese newspaper took a ...
13:42, 05/17/2019

China Considers Next Volley in Trade Fight An escalation in tariffs by the U.S. has China dusting off its options for retaliation, which include a reciprocal increase, piling on new tariffs an...
16:14, 05/09/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures dip as trade war escalates Futures pointed to a lower opening for Canada's main stock index on Friday, tracking global markets which were impacted by tough words on trade from ...
14:56, 05/17/2019

China says it wants to meet the US 'halfway' on trade deal China said Thursday that it hoped to the meet the U.S. "halfway" on a trade deal and warned of potential retaliation if the U.S. followed through wit...
21:28, 05/09/2019

U.S. trade war will only make us stronger, China's top paper says The trade war with the United States will only make China stronger and will never bring the country to its knees, the Communist Party's People's Dail...
07:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. Stocks Fall as Trade Hopes Falter U.S. stocks opened lower, ending a recent rally after comments from Chinese officials suggested an uncertain course ahead for trade talks with Washin...
16:56, 05/17/2019

Trump blames China for not having a trade deal President Donald Trump says the United States and China were close to a trade deal, before China tried to re-negotiate. This comes hours before a Chi...
22:42, 05/09/2019

As trade war bites, China's Xi preaches openness China has a glorious history of being open to the world and it will only be more open, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, in his first public ad...
10:42, 05/15/2019

Chinese trade retaliation likely to involve more than tariffs China is not likely to retaliate against President Trump's threatened new tariffs by applying new tariffs of its own, because it has already put tari...
01:28, 05/10/2019