China reclaims position as world's largest holder of U.S. treasuries

Japan held $1.091 trillion in U.S. government debt in June, down from $1.111 trillion in May. China's drive to lend huge amounts of money to the U.S. China increased its holdings of U.S. Treasuries by the most in two years, once again became the Un... More..

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'Red alert' over Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assault
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

'Red alert' over Zimbabwe first lady, accused of assault

Facile Mbalula earlier informed global and local reporters that 52-year-old Grace Mugabe , considered a possible successor to her husband, 93-year-old President Robert Mugabe is a good person and has been coop...More..

Clash with North Korea Not Imminent
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Clash with North Korea Not Imminent

Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo and HR McMaster, Donald Trump's national security adviser, tried to provide assurances that a conflict is avoidable, while also supporting the president's tough ...More..

NIA arrests Zahoor Watali in terror funding
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

NIA arrests Zahoor Watali in terror funding

Top sources told Kashmir Dispatch that Inspector General of the NIA arrived in the valley yesterday and multiple raids are underway in Srinagar , Baramulla and Handwara . A case was registered but investiga...More..

CIO President Richard Trumka resigns from Trump's manufacturing council
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

CIO President Richard Trumka resigns from Trump's manufacturing council

The AFL-CIO union represents 12.5 million workers around the world. Regarding business leaders, Trump linked their departure from the council to his government's pressure on them to manufacture products in th...More..

Kenya's Odinga to challenge Kenyatta's victory in court
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Kenya's Odinga to challenge Kenyatta's victory in court

Opposition leader Raila Odinga's rejection of the results of Tuesday's election - in which Kenyatta won 54 percent of the vote - has led to sometimes violent clashes between his supporters and police that hav...More..

Canadian Province Ends 'Trophy' Hunting for Grizzlies
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Canadian Province Ends 'Trophy' Hunting for Grizzlies

He'd applied six times for a limited-entry grizzly hunt over a decade, was drawn twice, but this was his first successful hunt. Within BC, grizzly bears have been wiped out of several areas including the sout...More..

Tech Giants to Supreme Court
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Tech Giants to Supreme Court

The fourteen tech companies argue that the Fourth Amendment has to adapt to the way technology works. The justices agreed last June to hear an appeal by Timothy Carpenter , who was convicted in 2013 in a...More..

Iran threatens to rejoin nuclear arms race within hours if…
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Iran threatens to rejoin nuclear arms race within hours if…

However during the G20 summit in Hamburg in early July U.S. President Donald Trump called on countries not to do business with Iran, remarks which contravened the terms and spirit of the nuclear agreement. ...More..

Objects spotted near suspected MH370 crash site - Australia
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Objects spotted near suspected MH370 crash site - Australia

An undated supplied image from Geoscience Australia shows a computer generated three-dimensional view of the sea floor obtained from mapping data collected during the first phase of the search for missing Malay...More..

UK's new £3bn warship HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Portsmouth
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

UK's new £3bn warship HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in Portsmouth

The carrier will carry a crew of almost 700 members and be able to reach a top speed of more than 25k. The present Defence Secretary Michael Fallon welcomes the warship to its new home, he said: 'When she en...More..

Trump's Infrastructure Plan Aims To Bring 'Accountability And Discipline'
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Trump's Infrastructure Plan Aims To Bring 'Accountability And Discipline'

The White House said the changes are desperately needed, noting a Government Accountability Office report that said it takes seven years, on average, for a complex highway project to go through the environmen...More..

United Kingdom seeking temporary customs union with EU after Brexit
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

United Kingdom seeking temporary customs union with EU after Brexit

As a first step, the United Kingdom said it proposed to leave the customs union when it exits the EU in March 2019. The customs union allows goods to travel across the EU free of tariffs and checks. But when ...More..

Mike Pence Defends Donald Trump, Slams Media Over Charlottesville Response
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Mike Pence Defends Donald Trump, Slams Media Over Charlottesville Response

I'm open-minded to a reason, but at the end of the day, our military should be deployed when there's a national security interest that can be articulated to the American people, ' South Carolina's Lindsey Grah...More..

GoDaddy Withdraws Service To US Far Right Website
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

GoDaddy Withdraws Service To US Far Right Website

Who would have thought. GoDaddy spokesman, Dan Race, told The Washington Post in an email that The Daily Stormer's post about Heyer was in direct violation of their terms of service. The alt-right-lin...More..

US, China agree to improve military communication
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

US, China agree to improve military communication

Starting on Tuesday, China "completely prohibits" imports of coal, iron, iron ore, lead and seafood from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the Ministry of Commerce and General Administration of Custo...More..

India Independence Day 2017: Top Quotes, Photos From PM Narendra Modi's Speech
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

India Independence Day 2017: Top Quotes, Photos From PM Narendra Modi's Speech

As India faces a frontier showdown with China and aggravated tensions with Pakistan, Modi said the country is strong enough to defend its borders. "We have been repeatedly cautioning the government that inste...More..

by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Kim Jong-un puts Guam missile plan on hold

Concern that North Korea is close to achieving its goal of putting the mainland United States within range of a nuclear weapon has caused tension to spike in recent months. and N. Korea to avoid words or acti...More..

President Trump Says He May Pardon Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

President Trump Says He May Pardon Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio

President Donald Trump tells Fox News that " America's Toughest Sheriff " has been treated poorly. The American Civil Liberties Union, one of America's leading human rights groups, said Trump's idea of ...More..

Obama Just Did Something Twitterer-in-Chief Trump Is Going to Hate
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Obama Just Did Something Twitterer-in-Chief Trump Is Going to Hate

Barack Obama then published a trio of tweets, quoting late South African President Nelson Mandela . Obama's posting of a quote from Nelson Mandela's autobiography Long Walk to Freedom and a photo of...More..

War with N.Korea not imminent
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

War with N.Korea not imminent

Any new military conflict with North Korea would likely escalate quickly to the use of nuclear weapons, bringing catastrophic casualties and an untold economic impact worldwide, former USA defense officials a...More..

Confederate statue toppled in North Carolina during anti-racism rally
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Confederate statue toppled in North Carolina during anti-racism rally

Several of the participants had attended the counterprotests in Charlottesville , where at one point a auto plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters, killing one woman and injuring almost 20 people. The inscr...More..

Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

Kim said North Korea will conduct the planned missile launches if the "Yankees persist in their extremely risky reckless actions on the Korean Peninsula and its vicinity" and that the U.S. Suh said North Ko...More..

Graffiti Found At Lincoln Memorial
by | Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Graffiti Found At Lincoln Memorial

News4 spotted additional damage to the Lincoln Memorial Tuesday afternoon. While the paint can be removed, the carving is permanent. The graffiti, which officials say appeared to have been made with red spray...More..

White House: Trump 'condemns' white supremacists, KKK, neo-Nazi and all extremist groups
by | Tuesday, August 15, 2017

White House: Trump 'condemns' white supremacists, KKK, neo-Nazi and all extremist groups

Donald Trump's condemnation of violence and hate includes " white supremacists ", the White House has said . Trump's remarks on Monday came as he faced heavy criticism for not directly calling out the wh...More..