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In 'Chilling' Attack on Press Freedom, Trump's DOJ Seizes Records of Reporter

NYT said yesterday, it learnt of a February letter informing Watkins that her records had been obtained, adding that those records covered a period before ...


How Meghan Markle's Trooping the Colour Dress Broke Royal Tradition

Featuring 1400 parading soldiers from the royal household divisions, 200 horses and 400 musicians, the annual Trooping the Colour parade dates back at least 2...


India strikes river, rice deals with China as relations thaw

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping signed the agreement as they began the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) ...


US Special Operations Member Killed In Somalia

Witnesses said the attack took place near the town of Sanguni, while the USA and Somali troops were digging trenches and setting up other defenses. During t...


Trump plows into G7 summit, facing foreign critics

President Donald Trump spoke during a news conference at the G-7 summit today. But Vice President Mike Pence called and demanded he agree to a clause that woul...


Protester With a Bottle of Lotion Interrupts Scott Pruitt Speech

Anyone can send a trolling tweet , but a Republican Cabinet member has to feel hurt receiving this kind of treatment from Fox News. On Wednesday, Pruitt schedu...


Putin Says Russian Military Not Building Long-term in Syria

Vladivostok is about 100 miles from the Russian border with North Korea, a four-hour drive due to having to navigate around the Amur and Posyet Bays. "This is o...


I have absolute right to pardon myself

It all stems from the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller into alleged collusion between the Trump team and Russian officials in the election ca...


US Tariffs "Unjustified", UK PM Theresa May Tells Donald Trump

Mr Morneau, who presided over the ministerial meeting in Whistler, has called the tariffs "absurd", saying Canadian metal sales are no security risk to the US...


Supreme Court sides with baker in same-sex wedding case

It did state that "tolerance" for people of faith must be balanced with the rights of gay people in the marketplace. He was joined by the four other justices on...


Saudi Arabia issues driving licences to women

Licensed female drivers will be allowed on the roads of Saudi Arabia on June 24, ending the world's only ban on women behind the wheel. The first 10 women t...


Why White House approach to China talks may backfire

Following Chinese Vice Premier Liu He's talks with Ross , China referred instead to a consensus reached last month in Washington, when China agreed to increase...


Japan may file WTO challenge against USA steel, aluminum tariffs: Aso

President Trump on Thursday, May 31 imposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from the European Union, Canada and Mexico , triggering immediate retaliat...


Denmark joins European countries in 'burqa ban'

Danish minister called facial coverings 'incompatible with Danish values'. "But I won't take my niqab off so I have to find another solution", the 20-year-o...


Trump can 'probably' pardon himself over Russian Federation but won't, Giuliani says

The warnings came after Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani argued Sunday that Trump " probably " had the authority to pardon himself , but that he didn't pla...


Steel & Aluminum Tariffs 'Against Agreed International Rules,' Per EU Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom

In fact, U.S. Commerce Department numbers show, the United States recorded a trade surplus with Canada for each of the past three years. Malmstrom said the Tr...


Kim says committed to denuclearisation of Korean peninsula

Before being delivered to the president, the letter was "carefully examined" by the Secret Service in order to make sure it contained nothing which was threaten...


Chamber of Commerce: Trump trade policies threaten United States jobs

He said Canadians are insulted to be deemed a security threat when "our solders ... fought and died together on the beaches of World War II and the mountains of...


Napolitano: Sessions 'Shouldn't Have Accepted the Job' as Attorney General

On Wednesday, the president tweet-quoted an interview Rep. Trey Gowdy gave about Sessions' decision to recuse himself , adding "I wish I had" regarding Gow...


United States defends latest tariffs on China products

A truce between China and the U.S. said to put a trade war on hold has dissolved in less than two weeks. Trump also said a deal to ease sanctions on the...