Trump Breaks Protocol, Sends Market Signal on Jobs Report Before Data Released

According to a Labor Department rule, executive branch employees are barred from publicly commenting on the jobs report until "at least one hour" after its official release. When the report was officially released, the jobs market showed a strong g... More..

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With or Without Parents, Immigrant Children Missing
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

With or Without Parents, Immigrant Children Missing

The photos were taken by The Associated Press in 2014, when President Barack Obama was in office. NOTE: Correction: A previous version of this post said that Department of Homeland Security Secret...More..

China warns United States sanctions will void trade talks
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

China warns United States sanctions will void trade talks

Last month, they held talks in Washington and put out a joint statement . Private sector analysts say Beijing may be willing to trim its trade surplus, but it will resist changes that might threaten its pl...More..

United States singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminium tariffs
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

United States singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminium tariffs

Initially announced in March, the levies took effect Friday. Trump used national security concerns to justify imposing tariffs, which Morneau has called "absurd". Other allies have denounced the tariffs i...More..

US to impose tariffs on steel, aluminum from European Union soon
by | Monday, June 04, 2018

US to impose tariffs on steel, aluminum from European Union soon

And he repeated his inaccurate claim that Canada runs a trade surplus with the United States. He said the focus now is to use the threat of retaliatory measures to pressure the United States into reconsiderin...More..

S.Korea willing to help realize US-N.Korea summit
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

S.Korea willing to help realize US-N.Korea summit

Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea's ruling party executive and a veteran regime insider, arrived for his Oval Office encounter accompanied by the senior U.S. Kim and Trump's initial decision to meet f...More..

Trump Receives North Korean Envoy in Historic White House Visit
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Trump Receives North Korean Envoy in Historic White House Visit

The White House emphasized that it has remained in close contact with South Korean and Japanese officials as preparations for the talks continue. The key meeting, scheduled for 12 June, has been jeopardised s...More..

North Korea summit back on for June 12
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

North Korea summit back on for June 12

Trump's announcement comes after top North Korean official Kim Yong Chol visited the White House Friday to deliver the letter . After his second summit with Kim on May 26, Moon voiced hopes that should th...More..

Michael Rotondo, evicted NY son, moves out after Lego row
by | Saturday, June 02, 2018

Michael Rotondo, evicted NY son, moves out after Lego row

According to the Syracuse.com report, Rotondo moved all of his belongings from the home, including a Volkswagon Passat that had been sitting in his parents' driveway, untouched for months. That Rotondo, of Cam...More..

North Korea Says Trump Wasn't 'Confident' Enough to Meet Kim Jong Un
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

North Korea Says Trump Wasn't 'Confident' Enough to Meet Kim Jong Un

Earlier on Sunday, South Korean president Moon Jae-in said he and North Korea's Kim had agreed during a surprise meeting on Saturday that the North Korea-US summit must be held. Sputnik: Do you think there can ...More..

Is Duterte serious about a South China Sea red line?
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Is Duterte serious about a South China Sea red line?

Meanwhile, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said the Duterte administration has agreed to China's request that the Philippines stop extracting resources in the West Philippine Sea. Over the wee...More..

Syrian Armed Opposition Rep. Urges EU to Force Iran Out of Country
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Syrian Armed Opposition Rep. Urges EU to Force Iran Out of Country

But in February, U.S. -led coalition airstrikes killed several Russian private contractors that appeared to be advancing with pro-government forces on a position held by Syrian Kurdish forces in Deir el-Zour. "...More..

Court filing may show Russian Federation probe nearing close
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Court filing may show Russian Federation probe nearing close

However, this series of angry declaiming tweets began earlier, as on May 26, Trump previously blamed "13 Angry Democrats". Two hours earlier, Trump suggested in a tweet that as a result of the Mueller inves...More..

Pompeii: New find shows man crushed trying to flee eruption
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Pompeii: New find shows man crushed trying to flee eruption

Pompeii archaeologists say the skeleton shows signs of a bone infection in his leg, which could have made walking - much less running - very hard. "Initial observations would appear to indicate that the indiv...More..

Top North Korean official, Pompeo meet to discuss summit
by | Friday, June 01, 2018

Top North Korean official, Pompeo meet to discuss summit

During a telephone call, the pair "discussed recent developments in North Korea and confirmed they would meet again to continue close coordination in advance of the expected meeting between the United States ...More..

U.S. general: Taliban may be behind Kabul attack
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

U.S. general: Taliban may be behind Kabul attack

Just after midday, a vehicle bomb exploded at the entrance to the ministry compound, said Hashmat Stanekzai, spokesman for Kabul police. The Islamic State claimed responsibility just hours after the attack,...More..

Pelosi dismisses Trump's claim she favors MS-13 as false
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Pelosi dismisses Trump's claim she favors MS-13 as false

President Trump was in the Music City to campaign for Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn in her bid to replace retiring Sen. Bredesen is, in fact, a popular former Nashville mayor and Tennessee governor,...More..

Lavrov meets Kim in Pyongyang, invites him to Moscow
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Lavrov meets Kim in Pyongyang, invites him to Moscow

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gets into a vehicle after meeting with Kim Yong-chol on Wednesday. NEW YORK-U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will hold a crucial meeting Thursday morning with the right-...More..

Russian Federation agreed with Israel on the Golan
by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Russian Federation agreed with Israel on the Golan

In the interview with RT, the Russian state's worldwide broadcaster, Assad raised the prospect of conflict with US forces if they do not leave Syria . "The majority of the people who were against the governmen...More..

by | Thursday, May 31, 2018

Trump hits Europe, Mexico and Canada with metals tariffs

However, reports have suggested that last-minute talks in Paris had failed, with Wilbur Ross , the US Commerce Secretary, indicating that he was poised to impose the tariffs. The harsh duties imposed in March ...More..

Malaysia Says It Will Axe High-Speed Railway to Singapore
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Malaysia Says It Will Axe High-Speed Railway to Singapore

The project, valued by analysts at about RM50 billion, is out for tender and is scheduled to be completed by 2026. Meanwhile, Mahathir also said that he has not informed Singapore formally of the cancellation...More..

Islamic Jihad announces ceasefire with Israel after day of strikes
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Islamic Jihad announces ceasefire with Israel after day of strikes

It was the worst flareup since the 2014 war between Israel in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip . "An agreement was reached to return to the [2014] ceasefire understandings in the Gaza Strip", Hamas' deputy chief i...More..

China slams surprise U.S. trade announcement, says ready to fight
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

China slams surprise U.S. trade announcement, says ready to fight

The White House said "the United States will continue efforts to protect domestic technology and intellectual property, stop noneconomic transfers of industrially significant technology and intellectual propert...More..

Alabama, Mississippi activate National Guard ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Alabama, Mississippi activate National Guard ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto

The storm is moving north-northeast at 13 miles per hour with winds at 40 miles per hour. Rain chances remain at 60 percent every day through Friday, according to the Weather Service. The Florida Panhandle is g...More..

Extremely Severe Cyclone Mekunu heads for Oman and Yemen
by | Sunday, May 27, 2018

Extremely Severe Cyclone Mekunu heads for Oman and Yemen

An Indian labourer died in a flooded valley, a man was reported drowned when his auto was swept away, and a 12-year-old girl was killed when winds blew her into a wall, Oman police said. And at least 11 people ...More..