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Dec 22 2018

DHS: Immigrants seeking asylum in United States will be sent to Mexico

Migrants who cross the US southern border and seek asylum will be forced to wait in Mexico while their claims are being processed, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen...

Dec 22 2018

Trump tells House GOP he won't sign Senate bill

The partial shutdown would be the third such closure of federal agencies in 2018. If Thursday's spending bill crisis seemed familiar, that's because it was a repeat of ...

Dec 20 2018

Explosion Rips Through Bar in Japan's Sapporo

Around 42 people have been injured, although there could be fatalities. Police have now sealed off the area amid fears of another blast. The most severe damage was to t...

Dec 20 2018

China: Canadian woman detained for working illegally

So far, no information has been released about this third individual. In a recent interview with The Canadian Press, Trudeau said it's often best to let diplomats spe...

Dec 20 2018

China takes aim at Japan's plan to boost defense spending

Japan has announced plans to increase defense spending and weapon capabilities. In a separate plan also endorsed by the cabinet Tuesday, Japan said it would buy 42 F-35...

Dec 20 2018

British opposition leader denies calling Prime Minister a 'stupid woman'

However, a spokesperson for Corbyn denied the Labour leader said "stupid woman", maintaining that the comment was " stupid people ". But several Conservatives continu...

Dec 20 2018

North Korea condemns US sanctions

It said Washington was guilty of a "grave miscalculation" if it believed that applying more economic pressure on the regime would force it to abandon its nuclear wea...

Dec 19 2018

Mahathir remains undeterred on Jerusalem move

Australia's announcement over the weekend that it was formally recognizing west Jerusalem as the capital of Israel but would not be moving its embassy to any part of th...

Dec 19 2018

United States begins Syria troop withdrawal as Trump says IS group ‘defeated’

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and other Pentagon officials have reportedly urged Trump to leave some forces in Syria, arguing that it would be a mistake to abandon ...

Dec 19 2018

UN force says Israel-Lebanon border tunnels violate truce

While the IDF said that it only plans to operate against the Hezbollah attack tunnels on the Israeli side of the border, Lebanon fears that Israel won't be bound by...

Dec 19 2018

Trump's personal charity closed down over misuse of funds

The agreement was reached after a NY judge last month rejected arguments from the foundation's lawyers that the lawsuit was politically motivated and should be thrown...

Dec 19 2018

YPG terrorists ramp up preparations against Turkish military operation

The explosion comes after the Turkish president on Wednesday threatened to launch a new offensive against the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) in Syria . Despite ...

Dec 18 2018

James Comey Rips Trump for 'Lying' About Cohen Raid

But the evidence so far shows a broad range of Trump associates had Russia-related contacts during the 2016 presidential campaign and transition period, and that several ...

Dec 18 2018

Meadows out of running for chief of staff

Chris Christie has pulled himself out of consideration to serve as President Donald Trump's next chief of staff. Trump met with Christie in the White House residence...

Dec 18 2018

Washington careens toward government shutdown with no deal in sight

Democratic congressional leaders Senator Chuck Schumer and Representative Nancy Pelosi have proposed no more than US$1.6 billion, as outlined in a bipartisan Senate bill....

Dec 18 2018

House GOP Doesn't Have Votes To Fund Trump's Border Wall

She is telling him, "We have decided what your options are, so now you choose". "White working-class men were traditionally a huge party of our party". In doing so, and i...

Dec 18 2018

FBI's Flynn Notes Show He Was Aware of Nature of First Interview

As former FBI Director James Comey left his second closed-door interview with Congressional lawmakers Monday , he made sure to take parting shots at the Republicans ...

Dec 18 2018

China seeks to defuse trade war with reversals on cars, corn

The Finance Ministry said the tariff suspension would apply to imports worth up to a total of $ 126 billion , but that would be almost 10 times the $13 billion of vehicle...

Dec 15 2018

Sri Lanka court rules parliament dissolution illegal in setback for president

According to Sri Lanka's constitution, President Sirisena, without a two thirds Parliamentary majority can not dissolve Parliament for four and a half years since Parli...