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U.S., U.K. lead first joint naval drills in the South China Sea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - As part of Washington's pressure campaign against China's militarization of the man-made islands it has constructed in ...

William Barr asserts independence in confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a heated confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, the U.S. President Donald Trump's ...

May faces pressure from those seeking her resignation

LONDON, U.K. - The U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a crushing defeat in the Parliament on Tuesday, after British ...

Citizenship question in 2020 census invalidate by federal judge

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a ruling that came as a setback for the U.S. President Donald Trump, a federal ...

Protest Turns Violent Amidst Rising Petrol Prices in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Because of a government-induced rise in fuel prices, protesters in Zimbabwe have taken to the streets to ...

US Federal Judge Halts US President Donald Trump’s Regulation on Birth

CALIFORNIA - President Donald Trump’s new ruling on birth control was blocked by a U.S. Federal Judge on Monday. According ...

Canadian drug smuggler's death sentence 'horrific', family says

BEIJING, China - The family of a Canadian man, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who has been sentenced to death in China ...

Rahaf Mohammed: 18-Year-Old Saudi Teen Says Fleeing and Seeking Asylum

TORONTO, Canada - Rahaf Mohammed, an 18-year-old Saudi teenager who fled from her family and sought refuge in Canada states ...

Kenya suffers deadly Al Shabaab attack: Seven killed

NAIROBI, Kenya - The Al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group, Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for an attack at a luxury ...

After defying U.S. warnings, Iran's bold satellite launch fails

TEHRAN, Iran - Merely days after receiving a warning from authorities in Washington, against undertaking planned launches, Iran has announced ...

Up to 80% of youth in U.S. detention centers re-offend in 3 years

Children under 12 will no longer be treated as criminals in the state of California when they break the law, ...

Black box from Lion Air flight that crashed off Jakarta recovered

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Months after the tragic Lion Air flight crash, that left 189 people dead on October 29, 2018, ...

Personal data of over 202 million Chinese users exposed online

BEIJING, China - A database containing the personal data of over 202 million Chinese citizens was exposed online in what ...

WhatsApp testing new feature requiring fingerprint authentication

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to protect user conversations further, the popular messaging app WhatsApp has reportedly been working ...

Ivory Coast govt urges 'reconciliation' after Gbagbo acquittal

Ivory Coast's government on Wednesday called for "reconciliation" a day after former president Laurent Gbagbo was acquitted of war-crimes charges ...

UPDATE: Aid group IDs British victim in Kenya attack

The Latest on the extremist attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local): 19:30 The British aid ...

How Europe reacted to Brexit deal defeat

The EU and European governments warned on Tuesday that the British parliament's rejection of a Brexit deal heightened the risk ...

Iran Warns Israel: Dont Play with Lion's Tail

The IRGC commander calls funny the Israeli premiers warning to Iranian forces to leave Syria saying that the Islamic Republic ...

Tribute to 9/11 workers takes shape in granite country

A memorial paying homage to thousands of rescue and recovery workers who laboured in the ruins of the World Trade ...

Is Turkmenistan Being Pulled Into Russia's Orbit

April will mark 10 years since a mysterious explosion at a gas pipeline leading from Turkmenistan to Russia. It was ...

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GM Pushes for Electric Vehicle to Save the Cadillac Brand

DETROIT - According to President of General Motors Mark Reuss, the company only has one chance to try to shore ...

China signals more stimulus as economic slowdown worsens

BEIJING, China- China will strive to have a strong start to the economy in the first quarter as it tells ...

Tokyo court rejects bail request of former Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn

TOKYO, Japan - A Tokyo court has denied the bail request of former Nissan Motor Co Ltd chief Carlos Ghosn ...

Despite Trump tariffs, trade deficit with China now highest on record

BEIJING, China - The introduction of trade tariffs on Chinese-manufactured goods by the Trump administration has done little to address ...

Asian stock markets on the boil as confidence returns

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia rose on Tuesday as investors bet the Chinese government would inject some stimulus into ...

Newmont Mining to buy Goldcorp in deal worth $10 billion

COLORADO, U.S. - In what has become the second high-profile merger in the mining industry in less than 12 months, ...

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