The U.S. Slow Lane's OK for Japan's Automakers

Lavrov's visit to North Korea comes amid a flurry of diplomacy ahead of a previously-canceled June 12 summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump , set to take place in Singapore. Working-level parties from both North Korea and ... More..

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Egypt embarking on effort to quell Gaza escalation, midnight ceasefire reported
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Egypt embarking on effort to quell Gaza escalation, midnight ceasefire reported

Also Tuesday, two fishing boats carrying students and medical patients set sail from Gaza City's port, aiming to reach Cyprus and break the Israeli blockade, which has restricted most activity along the coast...More..

White House slaps 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods
by | Wednesday, May 30, 2018

White House slaps 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods

Barely a week after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that the trade war with China was "on hold" and that tariffs would be suspended as talks continue, the White House issued a statement saying th...More..

Lava threatens more wells at Hawaii geothermal plant
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Lava threatens more wells at Hawaii geothermal plant

Lava flow crossed into PGV property overnight but has not impacted any wells. Lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano threatened to cover more wells at a geothermal power station on Monday as a fresh ...More..

Iran's Supreme Leader Has Launched a Scathing Attack on the U.S.
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Iran's Supreme Leader Has Launched a Scathing Attack on the U.S.

The Iran nuclear deal was signed between six countries in 2015 - Iran, US, Britain, Germany, Russia , France and China for lifting economic sanctions on Tehran in exchange for limitations to the country's nucl...More..

China raises ‘combat readiness’ as U.S. warships enter disputed waters
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

China raises ‘combat readiness’ as U.S. warships enter disputed waters

Both vessels reportedly came within 12 nautical miles (22 km) of the Paracels, carrying out maneuvering operations near Tree, Lincoln, Triton and Woody islands, Reuters quoted an unidentified us official as...More..

N Korea official Kim Yong-chol 'heads to United States for talks'
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

N Korea official Kim Yong-chol 'heads to United States for talks'

The two sides are also expected to hold separate talks on protocol and security in Singapore on Tuesday, with a White House team leaving for Singapore on Sunday. Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of North Korea'...More..

Venezuela releases United States citizen after two years in Caracas prison
by | Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Venezuela releases United States citizen after two years in Caracas prison

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker , R-Tenn., traveled to Caracas on Friday and was shown on state television shaking hands with the president. "They came back from a very tough ordeal in a...More..

Cyclone Mekunu: Dhaka seeks Delhi's help to rescue Bangla nationals
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Cyclone Mekunu: Dhaka seeks Delhi's help to rescue Bangla nationals

The NCM also predicts that Mekunu will intensify into a Category 2 cyclone over the next 12 hours, with an expected wind speed of between 155 to 165 km/h. Mekunu, which has wreaked havoc in Yemen's Socotra is...More..

Taiwan Loses Burkina Faso's Diplomatic Recognition as China Cheers
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Taiwan Loses Burkina Faso's Diplomatic Recognition as China Cheers

Although the African nation made no direct mention of China in its statement, a spokesperson for China's Foreign Ministry said Beijing "welcomes Burkina Faso to join in China-Africa friendly cooperation as so...More..

Populist fury after Italian president scuppers new government
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Populist fury after Italian president scuppers new government

That has prompted concern over the proposed coalition's commitment to the European Union and its ability to rein in the country's massive national debt - equal to 1.3 times its annual output. The leaders of the...More..

Weinstein Arrested on Rape, Other Charges
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Weinstein Arrested on Rape, Other Charges

He was arraigned in the first criminal prosecution to result from the multitude of allegations against him, and was charged with first- and third-degree rape and a criminal sex act, as well as lower-level s...More..

Israel begins building marine barrier along Gaza border
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Israel begins building marine barrier along Gaza border

Israeli military officials said Sunday's attacks targeted an observation post manned by militants from the Islamic Jihad organisation, Al Jazeera reported. The other they described only as a Hamas site in the...More..

Power cements status as INDYCAR star with Indy 500 win
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

Power cements status as INDYCAR star with Indy 500 win

Ahead of Sunday's race, Patrick had a four lap average of about 228 miles per hour, earning her a top spot, starting in 7th at the beginning of the race. But it's a race where lots can happen, you can never get...More..

U.S. Team in North Korea to 'Make Arrangements' for Summit
by | Monday, May 28, 2018

U.S. Team in North Korea to 'Make Arrangements' for Summit

The United States and North Korea on Sunday kicked off an urgent, behind-the-scenes effort to resurrect a summit meeting between their two leaders by June 12, racing to develop a joint agenda and dispel deep sc...More..

Hawaii volcano belches new ash plume as geothermal wells secured from harm
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Hawaii volcano belches new ash plume as geothermal wells secured from harm

Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as the Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering insight into a new dimensi...More..

Trump's Talk of U.S. Auto Tariffs Sends Carmakers' Stocks Tumbling
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Trump's Talk of U.S. Auto Tariffs Sends Carmakers' Stocks Tumbling

A new tariff on cars, trucks and SUVs could face opposition from some industry groups, with foreign automakers and their dealers likely to be concerned about a price disadvantage against domestic rivals. Of the...More..

Science teacher who tackled Noblesville West Middle School shooter identified
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Science teacher who tackled Noblesville West Middle School shooter identified

The unnamed educator tackled the shooter to the ground and swatted the gun away from him, a student who said she was in the classroom told WXIN-TV . It wasn't Seaman's first tackle. Stonebraker adds, "if it ...More..

Giuliani reverses course: Trump should meet with Mueller team
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Giuliani reverses course: Trump should meet with Mueller team

Republicans had little to say immediately after the meetings. Their presence was highly unusual in a sensitive congressional oversight briefing, and it raised the specter that top aides to the president could ...More..

NFL owners ready to go rogue on new anthem policy
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

NFL owners ready to go rogue on new anthem policy

In addition, teams may develop their own sets of rules for personnel "who do not stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem ", said the National Football League statement . "I think that's something...More..