China says United States tariff threat runs against trend of the times

Geng said at a news conference, "we advise the United States to be level-headed and avoid simply acting on impulse". In June, Trump directed the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) to impose an additional 10% tariff on US$200bn of Chinese ... More..

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Vivek Oberoi urges people not to do the 'Kiki challenge'
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Vivek Oberoi urges people not to do the 'Kiki challenge'

However, the well-meaning advice turned out to be a nightmare for a family in Kochi. Actor Vivek Anand Oberoi has urged everyone to not do the Kiki challenge as it can claim innocent lives. The Uttar Prade...More..

Trump rails against Mueller in Sunday tweetstorm
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Trump rails against Mueller in Sunday tweetstorm

President Trump argued Tuesday that collusion can not be a criminal offense, but he doubled down on denials of any wrongdoing. Giuliani's comments come as Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort's t...More..

Russian Federation is continuing efforts to interfere in USA politics: intel chief
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Russian Federation is continuing efforts to interfere in USA politics: intel chief

But Nielsen said that USA agencies have "seen a willingness and a capability on the part of the Russians " to attack US election infrastructure. Kirstjen Nielsen , the secretary of Homeland Security, said...More..

Israeli Airstrike Kills Armed Islamic State Operatives On Border With Syria
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Israeli Airstrike Kills Armed Islamic State Operatives On Border With Syria

Still, in related violence, Israel's military said Thursday that its aircraft fired on "several armed terror operatives in the southern Syrian Golan Heights" overnight and that troops were on high alert. We've ...More..

Eel Fire sparks in Mendocino County, in addition to Mendocino Complex Fire
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Eel Fire sparks in Mendocino County, in addition to Mendocino Complex Fire

More than 13,000 firefighters are battling fires with the help of crews from as far away as Florida. The largest blaze burned in the Redding area, in Shasta County north of Sacramento. Relief crews came from...More..

Ford government scrapping Ontario basic income pilot project
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

Ford government scrapping Ontario basic income pilot project

A Canadian province has made a decision to scrap its universal basic income pilot after lawmakers decided it was "quite expensive" and "not sustainable", The Guardian reported. The New Democrats and the Li...More..

How John Kelly became
by | Friday, August 03, 2018

How John Kelly became "chief in name only"

Trump was reportedly privately furious for Kelly's handling of the scandal surrounding former White House staff secretary Rob Porter , who resigned from his post after his two former wives publicly acc...More..

Dozens of Manafort’s Seized Records Introduced at Trial
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Dozens of Manafort’s Seized Records Introduced at Trial

The government's first witness, Democratic strategist Tad Devine, testified about his collaborations with Manafort on behalf of Ukrainian presidential candidate Viktor Yanukovych and his Party of Regions. Mr Ma...More..

HHS officials warned against family separations
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

HHS officials warned against family separations

Albence described the Family Residential Centers where children separated from their parents are held by ICE as "summer camps". Officials from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and other agencies plann...More..

Trump claims Americans need IDs to buy groceries
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Trump claims Americans need IDs to buy groceries

The ad then features home videos of DeSantis, one of eight Republicans competing in the August 28 primary, parenting with a pro-Trump flair. Democrats "don't want to give Trump any victory", he said. Adam Put...More..

Passengers and crew survive Mexico air crash
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Passengers and crew survive Mexico air crash

The plane made an emergency landing about six miles (10 km) from the airport, Alejandro Cardoza, a spokesman for the state's civil protection agency, said on local television. A spokesperson for Durango, Mexi...More..

Don’t call dolphin hybrid spotted off Hawaii a ‘wholphin’
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Don’t call dolphin hybrid spotted off Hawaii a ‘wholphin’

Which is a technical way of saying this odd fellow didn't have look exactly like the other whales, but it also didn't look exactly like the other dolphins. "And to know she has cousins out there in the ocean is...More..

Agency Begins Process of Identifying Korean War Remains
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Agency Begins Process of Identifying Korean War Remains

A USA military plane made a rare trip into North Korea to retrieve the 55 cases. The remains were then moved in gray vans to an airfield where US and South Korean soldiers loaded them one by one into transpor...More..

North Korea appears to be building one or two ICBMs
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

North Korea appears to be building one or two ICBMs

In May, Trump halted new sanctions targeting North Korea in anticipation of his summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un . "We'll see what happens". Trump's remark at a political rally Wednesday in ...More..

Facebook suspends accounts engaged in 'inauthentic' political activity
by | Thursday, August 02, 2018

Facebook suspends accounts engaged in 'inauthentic' political activity

The removed pages had more than 290,000 followers, the company said. When details of the Russian social media trolling attempt to influence the 2016 election came out, Reason's Jacob Sullum looked it ...More..

San Antonio Aquarium Recovers Shark Stolen in Baby Stroller
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

San Antonio Aquarium Recovers Shark Stolen in Baby Stroller

A four-door Chevrolet Silverado maroon truck left the aquarium with the shark . According to Leon Valley Police, one of the men who went to the San Antonio Aquarium Saturday is a marine wildlife expert...More..

India leaves 4 million off Assam citizens' list, triggers fear
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

India leaves 4 million off Assam citizens' list, triggers fear

Jiauddin, who is native of a Rangiya in Kamrup district in Assam, said, "When we tried to search the NRC database for the legacy database, we could not find our grandfather's name". seek fake credit for Na...More..

North Korea Might Be Working On New ICBMs
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

North Korea Might Be Working On New ICBMs

These officials say new evidence, including satellite photos taken in recent weeks, suggests that work is under way on at least one and possibly two liquid-fueled intercontinental ballistic missiles at a resear...More..

Manafort earned $60M from Ukrainian consulting work, prosecutors say
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Manafort earned $60M from Ukrainian consulting work, prosecutors say

Despite a focus on financial crimes, the trial could yield politically damaging headlines about a man who ran Trump's campaign for three months and attended a June 2016 meeting with Russians offering damaging i...More..

Norway Demands Israel to Explain Seizure of Boat Bound for Gaza
by | Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Norway Demands Israel to Explain Seizure of Boat Bound for Gaza

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said the Al-Awda vessel was sailing on a humanitarian mission to Gaza, Palestine, with 22 activists from around the globe, including a Malaysian, Prof D...More..

Mugabe Urges Voters To Reject Mnangagwa
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Mugabe Urges Voters To Reject Mnangagwa

ZANU-PF, which was previously fiercely loyal to Mugabe, has ruled since the country's independence from British colonial rule in 1980. I am not leaving anything to chance. We will sink or swim together'. Zimb...More..

Russia's Putin says he invited Trump to Moscow
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Russia's Putin says he invited Trump to Moscow

President Donald Trump's three-day consideration of whether to heed a request from Russian President Vladimir Putin to send a former ambassador to Moscow for questioning will make current diplomats less wil...More..

Giuliani says he doesn't know if Trump would pardon Cohen
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Giuliani says he doesn't know if Trump would pardon Cohen

Giuliani say negotiations are continuing with Mueller's office regarding the conditions for an interview. The President has repeatedly denied that there was any collusion between his campaign and Moscow. Ethi...More..

Wildfires blaze in Napa County and Mendocino
by | Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Wildfires blaze in Napa County and Mendocino

The sheriff cited evidence that door-to-door notifications were made in the area. A count by The Associated Press found at least 300 of those structures were homes. "These fires are exacting a devastating monet...More..