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At Some Point US Had to Take on China

Capital Economics now expects the yuan to end the year at 7.30 per U.S. dollar, compared with previous forecasts of 6.90. As reported earlier, the US Secret...


Weekend washout as Met Office issue yellow weather warning for thunderstorms

Devon and Cornwall Police have issued a travel warning with forecasters saying the wind and rain could see roads closed, buildings flood, trees brought down and...


Thursday forecast: Morning storms, mainly dry this afternoon

Most of the scattered storm and shower development this afternoon has been to the far northeast, but we are seeing lots of development to the north over Tenn...


House panel files suit to force McGahn testimony

The committee argues it needs to hear from him to determine whether it should consider articles of impeachment against President Trump . An aide for the Judi...


European Union diplomats hint no-deal Brexit as Johnson's central scenario

New UK prime minister Boris Johnson has pledged a £1.8 billion cash injection for the NHS as he ramps up plans for the country to leave the European Union...


RCMP to make ‘significant announcement’ in B.C. murders manhunt

Police also consider the men suspects in the shooting of Australian Lucas Fowler and his American girlfriend Chynna Deese , who were found dead on the Alaska...


Death toll rises to 22 in mass shooting in El Paso, Texas

Two victims died in the hospital on Monday morning, raising the grim total rose to 22, El Paso Police said on Twitter . The Del Sol Medical Center did not re...


British Airways IT failures create chaos for passengers

Stephen Gibbons posted a photo of the cabin of a grounded jet meant to be flying from Scotland to London today and said: "Been stuck on the ground in Glasgow fo...


Chinese Officials Warn Protesters Not to Challenge Hong Kong Status Quo

In a strong warning aimed at the more violent "criminals" behind the worst of the unrest, Yang said: "Don't ever misjudge the situation and mistake our restrain...


North Korea fires two missiles into sea to keep pressure on Washington

Pyongyang may be seeking to gain leverage in denuclearization negotiations with Washington , not going further than launching short-range projectiles. Japan's ...


AOC blasts McConnell again: 'Boys will be held accountable... starting with Mitch'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks during a vigil for the victims of the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in Grand Army Plaza on Au...


European Union open to Brexit discussions but prepared for no-deal: Spokeswoman

At the moment, with both sides digging in, they do not look promising. However, he said, they failed to muster the numbers as pro-EU Conservative rebels were ...


Mexico: Texas shooting 'act of terrorism' against Mexicans

Many in Mexico were reeling Sunday from revelations that the shooting appeared to have been aimed at Hispanics - and Mexicans in particular. Crusius' murd...


Britain Will Join US in Gulf Naval Mission

Even so, the impounding of the ship could escalate the tensions that have flared in the region's waters as Iran resists USA sanctions that are crippling its all...


Democrats target Donald Trump rhetoric after deadly mass shootings

The gunman was shot to death by responding officers. The shootings in El Paso, Texas , and Dayton, Ohio , over the weekend left at least 29 people dead. Tru...


Netanyahu Offers Condolences Following Texas, Ohio Mass Shootings

Nine people were killed early Sunday morning, and at least 27 more injured, in a shooting in the Oregon District of Dayton , Ohio . El Paso authorities ...


Hong Kong police make fresh arrests, city braces for further protests

Beijing-backed leader Carrie Lam addressed the media for the first time in two weeks and warned again that the protests gripping the city are a challenge to...


Trump condemns white supremacy but doesn’t propose gun laws after shootings

In a brief speech Monday morning, Trump repeated his openness to more gun control measures but avoided any mention of immigration. In Texas, police and FB...


Zarif in the post-sanctions era

The Grace 1 tanker flying Panama's flag was detained by Gibraltar, a British Overseas Territory, on July 4 on suspicion of carrying crude oil to Syria in violat...


Stocks get hammered as trade war heats up

Trump has long attacked China for its currency policy, even though the Treasury has refrained from officially labeling the country a currency manipulator. Thos...