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11:46 2019-08-25

Notting Hill Carnival 2019: One million people and thousands of police officers to gather for London's biggest street party One million people and thousands of police officers will take to the streets of west London in scorching temperatures for Notting Hill Carnival today...
10:42 2019-08-25

Notting Hill Carnival: Stunning archive pictures show Europe's biggest street party through the years As Notting Hill Carnival rolls into town for another year, stunning archive pictures have been unearthed which show Europe's biggest street party thr...
10:14 2019-08-25

Southall stabbing: Fatal victim 'begged for wife' after being knifed in leafy west London suburb A fatal stabbing victim begged to see his wife after he was attacked with a knife when leaving a pub in a leafy suburb in west London, according to a...
10:14 2019-08-25

Brazil dispatches troops, military aircraft to battle Amazon forest fires The Brazilian military is deploying troops to the Amazon to fight the massive wildfires that have swept the region and sparked an international outcr...
10:14 2019-08-25

Israel says latest Syria airstrike thwarted 'imminent' attack by Iranian drones The Israeli military carried out a late-night attack on targets inside Syria Saturday in what it described as a successful effort to thwart a "very i...
10:14 2019-08-25

Iran accuses US think tank of 'economic terrorism,' threatens action by 'security apparatuses' The Iranian government said Saturday that it had imposed sanctions in the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), a Washington-based think tank ...
10:14 2019-08-25

Paris celebrates its liberation from Nazis, 75 years on Paris is celebrating the French resistance fighters, American soldiers and others who liberated the City of Light from Nazi occupation exactly 75 yea...
09:28 2019-08-25

| The Amazon is on fire – here are 5 things you need to know Record fires are raging in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest, with more than 2,500 fires currently burning. They are collectively emitting huge amounts of c...
08:14 2019-08-25

| WATCH | Imagine if Obama 'had been assassinated?' - Biden The 2020 presidential election is still more than 14 months away, but with an early key deadline looming this week, the record field of Democratic ho...
08:14 2019-08-25

নিজভূমে নির্যাতিত, পরভূমে আশা-নিরাশার দোলাচলে ৭ লক্ষ ৩০ হাজার রোহিঙ্গা মায়ানমারে, যেখানে তারা জাতিগত নিধনের শিকার হয়েছে, সেখানে তাদের জন্য কি অপেক্ষা করছে তার আতঙ্কই রোহিঙ্গাদের মায়ানমারে ফিরে যেতে বাঁধা দিচ্ছে। কিন্ত...
08:14 2019-08-25

Boris Johnson Urges Trump To Remove "Considerable Barriers" For UK Trade British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday urged US President Donald Trump to remove the "considerable barriers" for UK companies seeking to ex...
07:14 2019-08-25

Hundreds Of New Fires In Brazil As Outrage Over Amazon Grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to hel...
07:14 2019-08-25

Who Is 'Mr No Deal'?: Boris Johnson, Donald Tusk Clash Over Brexit At G7 Accusing one another of being "Mr No Deal", British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and EU Council President Donald Tusk exchanged accusations at the G7...
07:14 2019-08-25

EU Leaders Round On Donald Trump Over Trade Threats At G7 Summit EU leaders rounded on US President Donald Trump over his trade threats on Saturday as they arrived in the chic French seaside resort of Biarritz for ...
07:14 2019-08-25

Kim Jong Un Oversaw 'Multiple Rocket Launcher' Test: Report North Korean leader Kim Jong Un again supervised the test-firing of a "newly developed" weapon, state media reported Sunday -- further muddying the w...
07:14 2019-08-25

"They Messed Up My Life": Man Who Was Jailed For Bringing Honey To US Leon Haughton likes honey in his tea. Which is why during his Christmas visit to relatives in Jamaica, he made his regular stop and bought three bott...
07:14 2019-08-25

Tourist With One Of The Most Contagious Viruses Visited Disneyland A teenager with measles was infectious when she visited Disneyland, Universal Studios and other tourist hotspots in Southern California earlier this ...
07:14 2019-08-25

Rohingya refugees protest exodus, demand rights in Myanmar Thousands of angry and frustrated Rohingya refugees have marked the second anniversary of their exodus from Myanmar into Bangladesh by demanding thei...
06:56 2019-08-25

2 dead as storm triggers landslides, hits south China coast A powerful tropical storm has swept across southern Taiwan, triggering landslides and flooding and leaving one dead before it hit southern China on S...
06:28 2019-08-25

Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump ‘order’ on trade President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful, but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted “orde...
06:28 2019-08-25

Hezbollah: Israeli drone falls, another explodes over Beirut A Hezbollah official in Lebanon says an Israeli drone has gone down over Beirut and another exploded in the air, amid regional tensions between Israe...
06:28 2019-08-25

In South Korea, schools are bringing video games into the classroom High schools and universities offer esports as an academic discipline, a plan being copied around the world. It’s helping give some students a sense ...
06:28 2019-08-25

Sidney Rittenberg, Idealistic American Aide to Mao Who Evolved to Counsel Capitalists, Dies at 98 Once a dedicated Communist, Mr. Rittenberg became disillusioned after 16 years in prison in China and returned to the United States to forge a lucrat...
06:28 2019-08-25

South Korea Launches Military Exercise for Islets Also Claimed by Japan The exercises are meant to protect South Korea’s claim to a set of islets also claimed by Japan, as ties between the two countries are at their worst...
06:28 2019-08-25

South Africa seizes Air Tanzania passenger jet South African authorities seized an Airbus passenger jet operated by Air Tanzania, forcing the state-run airline to cancel a flight to Dar es Salaam....
06:00 2019-08-25

Tropical Storm Dorian forms east of Lesser Antilles A tropical wave to the east of the Lesser Antilles that AccuWeather meteorologists have been monitoring for possible development over the past few da...
06:00 2019-08-25

Trump plans to use obscure law to make US companies cut ties with China Donald Trump has threatened to use an obscure federal law to order US businesses to cut ties with China as the trade war between the two countries es...
05:42 2019-08-25

China warns US to stop 'wrong' trade actions or face consequences China said on Saturday it strongly opposes Washington's decision to levy additional tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese goods and warned th...
04:28 2019-08-25

Brazil sends army to fight Amazon fires as EU threatens trade retaliation over blaze EU leaders threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting growing international anger at Brazil as fires in the Amazon intensified...
04:28 2019-08-25

Powerful, obscure U.S. law forms basis of Trump’s ‘order’ on trade China’s announcement Friday that it was raising tariffs on $75 billion in U.S. imports sent Trump into a rage and White House aides scrambling for a ...
04:28 2019-08-25

Russia tests advanced ICBMs by firing them from submarines Russian submarines have fired two nuclear-capable missiles which destroyed dummy targets in remote regions of the country, Russia's military says. Th...
04:00 2019-08-25

Hong Kong protests: Police fire tear gas in renewed flare of violence Hong Kong riot police rushed pro-democracy protesters who had built a barricade near a police station. The clashes broke a fragile peace between auth...
04:00 2019-08-25

Iranian oil tanker changes course to Turkey The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as Grace 1, has changed its destination to a port in Turkey. The US has threatened to sanction ...
04:00 2019-08-25

G7 Summit: EU's Tusk says meeting will be 'difficult test of unity' The list of issues for this year's G7 summit is long, with escalating trade tensions with the US, the UK's pending exit from the EU and fires in the ...
04:00 2019-08-25

Germany: Child crashes car into police vehicle in Hanover A 13-year-old crashed his stepfather's Suzuki into a patrol car in Hanover. Previously, an 8-year-old was busted for stealing and crashing his mother...
04:00 2019-08-25

NASA investigating first alleged crime in space — report Astronaut Anne McClain has been accused of identity theft by her estranged wife. She allegedly accessed her partner's bank account from the Internati...
04:00 2019-08-25

Borussia Dortmund: It all depends on Marco Reus Borussia Dortmund battled to a hard-earned victory against Cologne. Even if the victory was anything but comfortable, it proves the club are serious ...
04:00 2019-08-25

Germany plans to shift gears on driver's licenses Germans love manual cars, but more and more automatics are hitting the road. Now the transport minister wants to change how people get their driver's...
04:00 2019-08-25

Berlin in Petrenko fever: His inaugural concert with the Berlin Philharmonic Four years ago, Kirill Petrenko was elected principal conductor of the orchestra, one steeped in tradition. At his first official concert in that fun...
04:00 2019-08-25

Electric taxis — a welcome drop in Nairobi's pool of emissions An electric taxi can travel 150 kilometers on full charge. As the Kenyan capital struggles with air pollution, electric taxis are seen not just as an...
04:00 2019-08-25

Prince Andrew denies knowledge of Epstein's sex crimes Prince Andrew has issued another statement seeking to distance himself from Jeffrey Epstein. The two were close associates for nearly a decade as Eps...
04:00 2019-08-25

Bundesliga: Lewandowski the hat-trick hero for Bayern Munich After a less than ideal start to the new season, Bayern Munich and head coach Niko Kovac secured a comfortable win against Schalke. The win came than...
04:00 2019-08-25

Opinion: Bayern Munich need to reach Robert Lewandowski's level It was meant to be Philippe Coutinho's big day, but Robert Lewandowski stole the headlines against Schalke. With his hat trick and his leadership, th...
04:00 2019-08-25

German protesters march against racism in Dresden ahead of key elections Tens of thousands of people joined the "Unteilbar" demo against racism in Saxony, eastern Germany, where the far-right has enjoyed major gains. There...
04:00 2019-08-25

Amazon fires spark European rift at G7 over Mercosur trade deal French president and G7 summit host Emmanuel Macron's threat to ditch a trade deal over the fires in Brazil met immediate resistance from fellow EU m...
04:00 2019-08-25

Israel says jets hit targets in Syria to prevent Iranian drone attack Israel's military has said it thwarted an "imminent" Iranian attack involving killer drones. The announcement came unusually quickly on the heels of ...
04:00 2019-08-25

Chemnitz football club condemns racism among own fans Chemnitz FC has threatened to consider legal action after its own fans chanted anti-Semitic slogans at a Munich away game. The club is in a running c...
04:00 2019-08-25

Lightning strike at golf's PGA Tour Championship injures six Storm clouds rolled in, players were pulled off the course, and fans told to seek shelter — but that didn't stop lightning strikes from showering deb...
04:00 2019-08-25

Youth charity partners with Sony Music to help vulnerable teens ahead of Notting Hill Carnival A charity which helps steer vulnerable young people away from a life of crime is working with Sony Music UK to keep teenagers off the streets during ...
02:56 2019-08-25

Tributes to 'hero' London father killed 'protecting his family' during holiday at luxury Thai hotel A British father has been hailed a "hero" after he is said to have died protecting his family when a hotel guest barged into their room and attacked ...
02:56 2019-08-25

British Airways strike: Thousands of angry customers vent fury over cancelled flights due to strike action British Airways has been inundated with messages from angry customers after thousands of passengers received emails overnight to say their flights ha...
02:56 2019-08-25

Donald Tusk taunts 'Mr no-deal' Boris Johnson in latest Brexit warning European Council president Donald Tusk has taunted Boris Johnson by reaffirming he will not co-operate on a no-deal Brexit and saying he hopes the Pr...
02:56 2019-08-25

Nasa 'launches probe into first allegation of crime in space' Nasa is investigating an allegation that an astronaut accessed the bank account of her estranged partner from the International Space Station, it has...
02:56 2019-08-25

Man with 'pet peeve' about illegal parking convicted over fatal shooting in Florida A white man who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a dispute over illegal parking in handicapped spots in the US has been convicted of manslaug...
02:56 2019-08-25

Amazon fires: Brazilian military begins operations to fight record number of blazes amid global outcry Brazilian troops backed by military aircraft have begun operations to help battle a record number of fires in the Amazon, which have prompted anti-go...
02:56 2019-08-25

Brexit news latest: Boris Johnson and Donald Tusk clash over 'Mr no-deal' jibe as Brexit tensions rise at G7 summit Boris Johnson and European Council President Donald Tusk have clashed at the start of the G7 summit over who would be to blame in the event of a no-d...
02:56 2019-08-25

Weekend Motorsports Roundup: August 24-25 Lots of cars (and bikes!) on lots of tracks around the world this weekend. Personally, I’m trying to keep an eye on what’s happening at the Isle of M...
02:00 2019-08-25

You might want the RS6 but I’m not satisfied. You might want the RS6 but I’m not satisfied. I think we need an A8-based wagon to bring everything home after the polo match. Tell one of our people...
02:00 2019-08-25

The New Supra Looks Best In White, Just Like the 2000GT The new Supra isn’t coming soon. It’s here, and there’s already a color that looks best. Some of us around here can’t get enough of the Nitro Yellow ...
02:00 2019-08-25

Fake Chinese Policer Cars Roil Aussies Over the past few weeks, Australians in Adelaide, Perth and Melbourne have reported seeing cop cars they didn’t recognize around town. These didn’t l...
02:00 2019-08-25

Why The U.S. Is Selling Taiwan New F-16 Fighter Jets This week, the United States announced its intention to sell Taiwan a fleet of new F-16 fighter jets. The sale involves nearly 70 F-16 fighter jets w...
02:00 2019-08-25

The 2022 C8 Corvette Z06 Might Be An 800-HP Twin Turbo Monster: Report Less than a month after the base-spec C8 Corvette was shown to the public, rumors of what the hotter C8s will be like are already percolating....
02:00 2019-08-25

VW's T-Roc Cabriolet Needs A Roll Bar Volkswagen showed off its new T-Roc Cabriolet last week, proving that not everyone was watching that closely when Land Rover dropped its convertible ...
02:00 2019-08-25

The Mazda Miata-Based Fiat 124 Is Probably Not Getting A Replacement The Fiat 124 shares underpinnings with the Mazda Miata, which is good, because the Miata is a great car. But what’s not good is that, according to Au...
02:00 2019-08-25

Who's Your Favorite Celebrity Racing Driver? Racing is flashy. It’s expensive. You’ve gotta have resources to do it. But most importantly, racing is cool. Paul Newman was cool and Paul Newman ra...
02:00 2019-08-25

1995 Audi A4: Yuppies Need Not Apply In 1995, British stocks were hot and the FTSE 100 was on fire. Before 1996 came in, the index was up nearly 500 points and the growth curve was only ...
02:00 2019-08-25

Britain’s Prince Andrew Denies Knowledge of Jeffrey Epstein’s Crimes (LONDON) — Britain’s Prince Andrew responded to intense media scrutiny of his links to Jeffrey Epstein by issuing a statement Saturday de...
01:42 2019-08-25

Police Fire Water Cannon at Protesters Near G-7 Summit (BIARRITZ, France)— Police have fired water cannon at about 400 anti-capitalist protesters blocking roads in a town near the venue of the G-7 s...
01:42 2019-08-25

How Trump Fits Into the Long, Fraught History of the Relationship Between Israel and American Jews President Donald Trump’s tweeted claim on Aug. 20 that American Jews who vote for Democrats show “great disloyalty” provoked disgus...
01:42 2019-08-25

Brazil Deploys Troops to Fight Fires in the Amazon (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday prepared to deploy in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept th...
01:42 2019-08-25

‘A Test of Unity’, Power Moves and Posturing as G7 Summit Gets Underway (BIARRITZ, France) — The posturing by leaders of the G-7 rich democracies began well before they stood together for a summit photo. French Pres...
01:42 2019-08-25

Israel says it thwarts imminent Iranian attack from Syria The Israeli military says it has attacked targets near Damascus in what was a successful effort to thwart an imminent Iranian drone strike on Israel,...
00:28 2019-08-25

"Do Your Job, Not Non-Work Projects": Google's U-Turn In Letter To Staff Google has a message to its workers: heads down and do your job. Google issued new guidelines in a memo Friday for how its roughly 100,000 employees ...
00:00 2019-08-25

Soyuz Spacecraft Carrying Humanoid Robot Fails To Dock With Space Station A Soyuz spacecraft carrying Russia's first humanoid robot on Saturday failed to dock automatically with the international space station, Moscow news ...
00:00 2019-08-25

US Would Tax French Wine In Response To Digital Tax, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Friday reiterated criticism of a French proposal to levy a tax aimed at big US technology companies and threatened again...
00:00 2019-08-25

Hong Kong Police Fire Tear Gas To Counter Protest Petrol Bombs Hong Kong police used tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after some activists threw petrol bombs...
00:00 2019-08-25

China Warns US To Stop "Wrong" Trade Actions Or Face Consequences China said on Saturday it strongly opposes Washington's decision to levy additional tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese goods and warned the Uni...
00:00 2019-08-25

UK Consulate Staffer Returns To Hong Kong After China Detention A British consulate employee detained in China has returned to Hong Kong, his family said Saturday, ending a two-week ordeal during which Beijing's s...
00:00 2019-08-25

US Man Guilty Of Manslaughter In Test Of 'Stand Your Ground' Law: Reports A Florida man has been convicted of manslaughter for a fatal shooting during an argument about a parking spot, local media reported on Saturday, in a...
00:00 2019-08-25

Trump Trips Up In Tweet About French President Emmanuel Macron Lunch Did Donald Trump really have lunch with someone impersonating France's President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday? No -- but the US president did accident...
00:00 2019-08-25

Syrian Anti-Aircraft Defences Fire At Enemy Targets Over Damascus: Report Syrian anti-aircraft defences on Saturday fired at 'enemy targets' over Damascus, state media said, as the UK-based the Syrian Observatory for Human ...
00:00 2019-08-25

| WATCH | Teen blinded under ISIS rule in Iraq realises radio dream During Islamic State's control of Mosul, an Iraqi teenager lost her eyesight due to lack of medical access. But the setback did not dent the persever...
00:00 2019-08-25

| Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to hel...
00:00 2019-08-25

French police use water cannons, tear gas on anti-G7 protesters French riot police briefly used water cannons and tear gas on Saturday to disperse anti-capitalism protesters in Bayonne, near the resort of Biarritz...
22:56 2019-08-24

Britain joins Germany in criticizing Macron's Mercosur threat Britain joined Germany on Saturday in criticizing French President Emmanuel Macron's decision to block a trade deal between the European Union and th...
22:56 2019-08-24

Ethiopia's opposition parties criticize election law changes Ethiopian lawmakers on Saturday revised election laws to pave the way for polls next year, but some opposition parties said the changes would make it...
22:56 2019-08-24

Britain sends another warship to boost presence in the Gulf Britain is sending another warship to the Gulf to defend freedom of navigation, the defense minister said on Saturday, after Iran seized a British-fl...
22:56 2019-08-24

French police fire tear gas, water cannons at anti-G7 protesters French riot police used water cannons and tear gas on Saturday to disperse anti-capitalism protesters in Bayonne, near the resort of Biarritz where P...
22:56 2019-08-24

South African court impounds Tanzanian plane in compensation case: lawyer South African authorities impounded an Airbus 220-300 aircraft leased by Tanzania's national flag carrier following a court application by a retired ...
22:56 2019-08-24

Brazilian states ask for military help as Amazon fires rage Six states in Brazil's Amazon region requested military help on Saturday to combat record fires that are tearing through the rainforest, provoking an...
22:56 2019-08-24

Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders open summit in French resort Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday as their leaders gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade tensions, B...
22:56 2019-08-24

Exclusive: Sudan needs up to $10 billion in aid to rebuild economy, new PM says Sudan needs $8 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to cover its import bill and help rebuild its ravaged economy after months of political...
22:56 2019-08-24

Qatari envoy says Israel, Hamas committed to truce despite violence Israel and the Islamist group Hamas have no desire to go to war despite an uptick in violence, the Qatari envoy who helped mediate a truce between th...
22:56 2019-08-24

UK PM Johnson seeks legal advice on five-week parliament closure: The Observer British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has asked his attorney general whether parliament can be shut down for five weeks from Sept. 9 in what appears t...
22:56 2019-08-24

Groups launch media literacy campaign to help young voters identify ‘fake news’ In the coming weeks, the group -- along with some 400 other organizations and individuals -- will launch a media literacy campaign of sorts, focusing...
22:56 2019-08-24

India’s government bar opposition, journalists from entering Kashmir Authorities sent the opposition leaders back to New Delhi after they waited for several hours at the airport in Srinagar, the main city in the region...
22:56 2019-08-24

Iranian oil supertanker wanted by U.S. changes destination to Turkey Iranian state media did not acknowledge the new reported destination of the Adrian Darya, which carries 2.1 million barrels of Iranian crude oil wort...
22:56 2019-08-24

World leaders meet at G-7 summit Leaders of the world's seven richest democracies, Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States are meeting in France. &...
21:14 2019-08-24

G-7 Summit Off to Rocky Start as U.S. Officials Assail France The Group of Seven summit got off to a turbulent start as U.S. officials criticized French President Emmanuel Macron for his handling of the gatherin...
20:56 2019-08-24

India’s Modi awarded UAE medal amid Kashmir crackdown Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has received the United Arab Emirates’ highest civilian honor during a visit to the oil-rich Gulf nation amid Kas...
20:56 2019-08-24

France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate s...
19:42 2019-08-24

Iranian-flagged oil tanker sought by US sets new destination The saga of the Iranian-flagged oil tanker briefly detained in Gibraltar and sought by the United States amid heightened tensions between Tehran and ...
19:14 2019-08-24

Amazon wildfires get some help from US firefighting plane A firefighting plane from California made its way to South America on Friday to help local authorities fight the massive wildfires burning up in part...
19:14 2019-08-24

British Hong Kong consulate employee released from detention as pro-democracy protests turn violent The British Consulate employee detained in China after being accused of soliciting a prostitute while on a business trip has finally been released, h...
19:14 2019-08-24

EU's Tusk sees even more reasons to keep Russia out of G7 The president of the European Council on Saturday rebuffed Donald Trump's suggestion that Russia be readmitted to the Group of Seven (G7) advanced ec...
18:56 2019-08-24

Italy's 5-Star, PD talks on new government hit stumbling block over PM Conte Talks between Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the centre-left Democratic Party (PD) to form a new government have hit a stumbling bloc...
18:56 2019-08-24

Brazil says thousands of troops available to combat forest fires Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region that are available to combat forest fires and could send more from elsewhere in the ...
18:56 2019-08-24

Leaders Arrive in Biarritz for the G7 Summit. Here’s Everything You Need to Know President Donald Trump and the leaders of some of the U.S.’s closest allies have arrived in the French seaside town of Biarritz for the 45th An...
18:28 2019-08-24

Violence Flares in Hong Kong As Protesters and Police Clash After Anti-Surveilance Rally (HONG KONG) — Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the su...
18:28 2019-08-24

Hong Kong Erupts in Fresh Violence as Protesters, Police Brawl Protesters in helmets and gas masks clashed with riot police as the city’s pro-democracy movement took a confrontational turn after nearly two weeks ...
18:28 2019-08-24

As Hong Kong Protesters Wave the Stars and Stripes, Some See Grist for Chinese Propaganda Some Hong Kong protesters are waving the American flag at rallies, hoping to rally U.S. support for their cause, but others worry such displays will ...
18:28 2019-08-24

At global summit, Trump facing limits of go-it-alone stance President Donald Trump has arrived in France for an international summit with the leaders of the globe’s economic powers as he confronts the conseque...
17:00 2019-08-24

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull Hong Kong protesters have thrown bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti...
17:00 2019-08-24

The Latest: India’s Modi bars opposition from Kashmir visit India’s government has barred several opposition leaders from visiting the Kashmir region to assess the situation created by a massive security crack...
17:00 2019-08-24

Thousands protest in Germany against racism, discrimination Thousands of people are attending a protest against racism and discrimination in the German city of Dresden, a week ahead of two state elections in t...
17:00 2019-08-24

4 European countries agree on trade deal with Mercosur Switzerland says the European Free Trade Association, a group of four countries outside the European Union, has largely concluded a free-trade agreem...
17:00 2019-08-24

Macron to fight to de-escalate trade tensions, encourage stimulus French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday he hoped to convince G7 leaders to pull back from a trade war which is already destabilizing econom...
16:42 2019-08-24

Romanian PM Dancila gets party nod to run for president Romania's ruling Social Democrats (PSD) on Saturday confirmed Prime Minister Viorica Dancila as the party's candidate in a Nov. 10 presidential elect...
16:42 2019-08-24

Missile hits Tripoli airport car park, grounding flights for three hours A missile hit the car park of Libya's only functioning airport in Tripoli on Saturday, forcing flights to be grounded for almost three hours before o...
16:42 2019-08-24

Car blast, air strikes hit Syria's Idlib city: monitor A car bomb exploded in the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib on Saturday, a war monitor and opposition news channel said, as air strikes hit its outski...
16:42 2019-08-24

Indian opposition leaders denied entry to Kashmir, sent back from airport Indian opposition leaders including former Congress president Rahul Gandhi were barred from leaving the airport on Saturday in Kashmir, where local a...
16:42 2019-08-24

Sudan's ex-president Bashir's corruption trial to seek bail The lawyer for Sudan's ex-president Omar Hassan al-Bashir said on Saturday that he will request that Bashir be released on bail as his trial on corru...
16:42 2019-08-24

Protesters march near Biarritz demanding action from G7 leaders Thousands of anti-globalisation and environmental activists joined yellow vest protesters and Basque separatists on Saturday near the French coastal ...
16:42 2019-08-24

Trump arrives in Biarritz for testing G7 summit U.S. President Donald Trump landed in the Atlantic seaside resort of Biarritz in southwestern France on Saturday for a G7 summit that will likely exp...
16:42 2019-08-24

'So far so good', says Trump after G7 arrival U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he expected a G7 summit in France this weekend to accomplish a lot, adding he had a special relationship...
16:42 2019-08-24

UK PM Johnson says Tusk will be known as 'Mr No Deal' if agreement not changed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has warned European Council President Donald Tusk that unless he agrees to change the Brexit divorce deal, Tusk ...
16:42 2019-08-24

France's Macron says Europe looking at 'new tax cuts' to stimulate growth French President Emmanuel Macron said on Saturday Europe will "probably" decide to launch new tax cuts to kick-start a flagging economy threatened by...
16:42 2019-08-24

Global disputes set to jolt G7 summit in French resort U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in France on Saturday for what promises to be a fraught meeting of major industrialized nations, with friction ov...
16:42 2019-08-24

Turkey says Syria safe zone center with U.S. fully operational: Anadolu A joint Turkish-U.S. operation center to establish and manage a safe zone in northeast Syria is fully operational, Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi A...
16:42 2019-08-24

Tunisia's Karoui still presidential candidate despite arrest: electoral commission Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui remains in the race for next month's presidential election despite his arrest on Friday, the electoral commission...
16:42 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China frees UK mission staffer Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petro...
16:42 2019-08-24

Who would be Brexit's Mr No-Deal? Johnson and Tusk trade barbs British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Council head Donald Tusk sparred on Saturday over who would be to blame should Britain leave the EU...
16:42 2019-08-24

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in ...
14:14 2019-08-24

Bolsonaro to send army to fight huge fires in the Amazon Under international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of Brazil's Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized use of the milita...
14:14 2019-08-24

China warns US to stop wrong trade actions or face consequences China said on Saturday it strongly opposes Washington's decision to levy additional tariffs on $550 billion worth of Chinese goods and warned th...
14:14 2019-08-24

Protesters march near Biarritz demanding action from G-7 leaders Thousands of anti-globalisation and environmental activists joined yellow vest protesters and Basque separatists on Saturday near the French coastal ...
14:14 2019-08-24

Typhoon shuts businesses, forces flight cancellations in southern Taiwan Taiwan braced for typhoon Bailu on Saturday, shutting businesses and schools as airlines canceled hundreds of flights amid warnings of landslides, fl...
13:00 2019-08-24

Hong Kong police use tear gas to try to disperse protests Hong Kong police used tear gas on Saturday to try to disperse anti-government protests on the eastern side of the Kowloon peninsula, across the harbo...
13:00 2019-08-24

France delays signing of Internet pledge amid U.S. pressure France delayed the planned signing of a pledge by Internet platforms to fight hate speech online amid pressure from the United States, a French minis...
13:00 2019-08-24

G7 summit to be 'a difficult test of unity': EU's Tusk The summit of G7 nations opening on Saturday will be "a difficult test of unity and solidarity" after a year during which leaders of the rich nations...
13:00 2019-08-24

Hong Kong police use tear gas to counter protest petrol bombs Hong Kong police used tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after some activists threw petrol bombs...
13:00 2019-08-24

Russian robot Fedor's capsule fails to dock at ISS A Soyuz capsule carrying a robot called Fedor failed to dock at the International Space Station (ISS). Scientists at Russia's Roskosmos are trying to...
12:42 2019-08-24

Innovative designers challenge African fashion stereotypes Addressing established norms in African fashion, a Berlin exhibition features works demonstrating how sustainability can be found by revisiting tradi...
12:42 2019-08-24

| Family of Palestinian boy wounded in head wants answers from Israel The 9-year-old Palestinian boy lies in a hospital bed without speaking, his wounded head wrapped in bandages, and his father says he wants answers fr...
12:14 2019-08-24

| Trump drops plan to take back foreign aid US President Donald Trump has dropped plans to take back up to $4bn allocated for foreign aid, the State Department has said, in the face of oppositi...
12:14 2019-08-24

Two gay men exiled from St Vincent challenge old British colonial laws criminalising homosexuality Two gay men exiled from their Caribbean country have filed court proceedings to challenge the homosexuality laws inherited from British colonial rule...
11:56 2019-08-24

Russia test fires missiles from submarines in the Barents Sea Russia test-fired Sineva and Bulava ballistic missiles from two submarines from the polar region of the Arctic Ocean and from the Barents Sea on Satu...
11:00 2019-08-24

Former Indian finance minister Arun Jaitley dies aged 66 Arun Jaitley, the former Indian finance minister and one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s closest associates, died in hospital on Saturday, nearly t...
11:00 2019-08-24

Iranian tanker switches destination, heads to Turkey: ship-tracking data An Iranian tanker at the center of a confrontation between Washington and Tehran has switched destination and is now heading to Turkey instead of sou...
11:00 2019-08-24

North Korea launches more short-range missiles, clouding prospects for talks North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said,...
11:00 2019-08-24

N. Korea test-fires missiles again after joint drills end North Korea has fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast for the seventh time in a month, after it vowed to remain Ameri...
10:42 2019-08-24

Former Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dies at 66 Former Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, a key member of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first-term Cabinet, has died in a New Delhi hospital afte...
10:42 2019-08-24

Explosion in Iraq near Shiite mosque kills 3, wounds dozens Iraqi security officials say a motorcycle rigged with explosives went off near a Shiite mosque south of the capital Baghdad, killing three people and...
10:42 2019-08-24

As other countries fret over Amazon fires, Brazilian leaders see attacks on national sovereignty Amid raging fires in the Amazon and an international outcry, Brazilians have revived long-held fears that others are coveting what belongs to Brazil....
10:42 2019-08-24

Kashmir protesters defy restrictions, clash with security forces Security forces used tear gas against stone-throwing local residents in Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar on Friday, after a third straight week...
10:14 2019-08-24

Lithuanian human chain links anti-Soviet and Hong Kong protesters As protesters formed human chains across Hong Kong on Friday, Ramunas Terleckas was out on the streets of Lithuania's capital Vilnius getting ready t...
10:14 2019-08-24

Global disputes likely to thwart unity at G7 summit in France Leaders of the G7 nations arrive in France on Saturday for a summit as a brewing U.S.-China confrontation over protectionism highlighted President E...
10:14 2019-08-24

Japan coastguard says it detected North Korean ballistic missile launch Japan's coastguard said it had detected ballistic missile launches from North Korea on Saturday and warned shipping to stay to stay clear of any debr...
10:14 2019-08-24

Brazil's Bolsonaro says to fight Amazon fires, blames weather Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he will deploy federal troops with appropriate equipment to fight the fires in the Amazon rainfore...
10:14 2019-08-24

U.S. aware of reports of North Korea missile launch, consulting with allies: official The United States is aware of reports of a North Korean missile launch and is consulting with Japan and South Korea, a senior administration official...
10:14 2019-08-24

Encouraged by Johnson's visit, UK officials now hoping rest of EU agrees to work on Brexit solution Britain is hoping the rest of the European Union falls in behind France and Germany and agrees to work on solving a deadlock over Brexit, with offici...
10:14 2019-08-24

Hong Kong families form peaceful human chains ahead of airport protest Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined hands to form human chains on Friday in a peaceful protest, with almost three months of anti-govern...
10:14 2019-08-24

As EU threatens trade retaliation, Brazil sends army to fight Amazon fires European leaders on Friday threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting growing international anger at Brazil as a record number...
10:14 2019-08-24

'Shock' investment urged to stem flow of Central American migrants Regional leaders on Friday called for "shock" investment in infrastructure in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador to reduce the number of migrants fl...
10:14 2019-08-24

Employee of Britain's Hong Kong mission held in China released - police An employee of the British consulate in Hong Kong who was detained in China's border city of Shenzhen amid accusations of outside interference in pro...
10:14 2019-08-24

Trump says U.S. has really good relationship with North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States has a really good relationship with North Korea and that the country's leader, Kim Jong ...
10:14 2019-08-24

North Korea launches short-range missiles, complicating U.S. attempts to restart talks North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast on Saturday, the South Korean military said,...
10:14 2019-08-24

Chinese ship inches closer to Vietnam coastline amid South China Sea tensions A Chinese survey vessel on Saturday extended its activities to an area closer to Vietnam's coastline, ship tracking data showed, after the United Sta...
10:14 2019-08-24

Rescuers confirm three killed, 300 evacuated after Indonesian ferry fire Indonesian rescuers found three people dead and evacuated 300 from the blazing wreckage of a ferry off the coast of Java island, an official said on ...
10:14 2019-08-24

India's top opposition leaders plan to visit Kashmir despite pleas to keep away India's top opposition leaders including former Congress president Rahul Gandhi went ahead with their plans to visit the Kashmir valley in defiance o...
10:14 2019-08-24

Iran test fires new missile: Iran Revolutionary Guards commander Iran has test fired a new missile, the commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said on Saturday, according to the Tas...
10:14 2019-08-24

Thousands march in Hong Kong as police in black masks look on Hong Kong anti-government protesters marched in a gritty industrial district of the Chinese-ruled city on Saturday, with some police wearing new blac...
10:14 2019-08-24

Behind the scenes of USA Today's 1619 project A look at the making of the USA TODAY Network's 1619 project. American slavery began in 1619: Project documents brutal journey   ...
10:14 2019-08-24

'It was sarcasm': President Donald Trump changes course on 'chosen one' remark After raising eyebrows this week claiming he was "the chosen one" to take on China, President Donald Trump said he was being "sarcastic."  ...
10:14 2019-08-24

China To Impose New Tariffs On $75 Billion Of US Imports China announced Friday it will hit US soybeans, lobsters, peanut butter and other imports worth $75 billion with new tariffs in retaliation for Washi...
09:56 2019-08-24

Trump Asks Who Is Bigger Enemy, US Central Bank Chief Or China's Xi President Donald Trump reacted furiously on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke about the trade war with China and economic risks ...
09:56 2019-08-24

Fired Over Facebook Posts On Hong Kong Protests: Cathay Flight Attendant A flight attendant on Friday accused Cathay Pacific of summarily firing her over Facebook posts linked to Hong Kong's political crisis, adding to con...
09:56 2019-08-24

David Koch, Billionaire Donor To Republican Causes, Dies Age 79 David Koch, a billionaire American libertarian and influential donor to conservative causes, has died at age 79 after a long battle with cancer, his ...
09:56 2019-08-24

Family Of Detained UK Consulate Worker Rejects 'Made-Up' Report The family of a staffer at the UK consulate in Hong Kong have rejected a "made-up" report by Chinese state media that he was detained in the mainland...
09:56 2019-08-24

Donald Trump Lashes Out At China, Vows Quick Response To Tariffs US President Donald Trump lashed out at Beijing and vowed a quick response to China's plans for new tariffs, while ordering American companies to lea...
09:56 2019-08-24

Man Sent To Prison For Threatening To Kill Bernie Sanders In 'ISIS-Style' A Florida man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Friday for threatening to behead US Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders,...
09:56 2019-08-24

Hong Kong Protesters Form Human Chain 30 Years After "Baltic Way" Thousands of people held hands across Hong Kong late Friday in a dazzling, neon-framed recreation of a pro-democracy "Baltic Way" protest against Sov...
09:56 2019-08-24

US-China Trade War Worsens, Trump Slams "Unfair Trading Relationship" The United States and China exchanged blows Friday as each side increased punitive tariffs on the other, intensifying a trade war that is threatening...
09:56 2019-08-24

North Korea Fires 2 "Unidentified Projectiles" Into Sea: Seoul North Korea on Friday fired two "unidentified projectiles" into the ocean off its eastern coast, South Korea's military said, in the latest in a seri...
09:56 2019-08-24

No Rulebook For Trade War: Jerome Powell Vows To Sustain US Expansion Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell vowed Friday to act to ensure the American economic expansion continues, but warned the central bank has no "rule...
09:56 2019-08-24

2 New York Women Plead Guilty In Plan To Build Bomb For US Terror Attack Two women inspired by radical Islam pleaded guilty in New York City on Friday to teaching and distributing information about the manufacture and use ...
09:56 2019-08-24

After Global Outcry, Brazil Sends Army To Put Out Amazon Rainforest Fires President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized the deployment of Brazil's armed forces to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a grow...
09:56 2019-08-24

"If Barack Obama Had Been Assassinated...": Ex-US Vice President At Rally Former vice president Joe Biden, returning to this crucial primary state and attempting to put the focus on the foibles of President Donald Trump, to...
09:56 2019-08-24

She Thought She Had Water In Ear - It Was A Venomous Brown Recluse Spider The discomfort in Susie Torres' left ear felt like the water that can get stuck there after swimming. She heard swooshing when she woke up Tuesday an...
09:56 2019-08-24

She Was Watching YouTube Video On How To Find Diamonds - Then Spotted One Miranda Hollingshead was hot and tired during an extended family outing to Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas, a couple of hours away from her...
09:56 2019-08-24

"Do Work Hired To Do, Not Spend Time On Non-Work Topics": Google To Staff Google has a message to its workers: heads down and do your job. Google issued new guidelines in a memo Friday for how its roughly 100,000 employees ...
09:56 2019-08-24

Trump Adds 5% Tariff On Chinese Goods In Latest Tit-For-Tat Escalation President Donald Trump on Friday demanded that U.S. companies stop doing business with China and announced he would raise the rate of tariffs on Beij...
09:56 2019-08-24

German Army Seeks Out Gamers In Hunt For Computer-Savvy Soldiers Among countless stands of car manufacturers, software developers and engineering universities at Cologne's video games convention, the sight of fatig...
09:56 2019-08-24

World's largest biplane crashes in Austria The Antonov 2 aircraft was produced for more than fifty years and is still used for sightseeing flights. There were no reports of injuries at the sce...
08:42 2019-08-24

What is Russia hiding after 'Skyfall' radioactive blast? After an explosion at a Russian missile-testing site led to a surge in radiation, five monitoring stations went offline. This did not happen by chanc...
08:42 2019-08-24

Bundesliga transfers: Sanches leaves Bayern Munich Bayern Munich's midfield is now without Renato Sanches as he leaves for France. Elsewhere, Augsburg have shored up their backline by bringing in two ...
08:42 2019-08-24

G-7 protests: Inside the activists' camp As world leaders prepare to meet in the French resort of Biarritz, hundreds of climate activists and anti-capitalists have gathered in nearby Irun. D...
08:42 2019-08-24

American Ron Messel named air guitar world champion The victor strummed his way to success after becoming US national champion earlier this year. The annual event sees contestants adopt rock'n'roll alt...
08:42 2019-08-24

Kashmir protesters clash with security forces People in India-administered Kashmir have once again taken to the streets to protest against New Delhi's decision to scrap the state's special status...
08:42 2019-08-24

US: Donald Trump reacts to China with tariff increase The US president increased tensions with the hike as the stock markets went into a tailspin. Trump tweeted that he would be increasing tariffs by 5% ...
08:42 2019-08-24

Brazil: Jair Bolsonaro sends in army to tackle Amazon fires The Brazilian president has been coming under increasing pressure as European leaders criticize his environmental policies. Wildfires continue to rag...
08:42 2019-08-24

G7 Summit: Emmanuel Macron's nightmare in Biarritz The US-China trade war and forest fires in the Amazon are set to dominate the latest G7 summit in France. President Emmanuel Macron is doing everythi...
08:42 2019-08-24

North Korea test-fires missiles after joint military drills end North Korea has launched two suspected short-range missiles off its east coast, the latest in a series of launches in recent weeks. It comes after Py...
08:42 2019-08-24

China: British consulate worker Simon Cheng released The 28-year old had been in Chinese custody for more than two weeks. He had been accused of violating public security management regulations while in...
08:42 2019-08-24

This Manual Transmission Electric Ford Ranger Has A 30 Mile Range And It's For Sale Some enterprising individual converted a 1987 manual transmission-equipped Ford Ranger into an electric truck, and the resulting golf cart battery-po...
05:56 2019-08-24

Please Don't Vandalize The Car Museums Early Friday morning police responded to a break in at the National Automobile Museum in downtown Reno, Nevada. I live in Reno myself, and have visit...
05:56 2019-08-24

Flemish politicians jokingly offer Trump part of Belgium for 1 euro A group of Flemish nationalist politicians on Thursday joked that President Trump could buy a southern region in Belgium at a steal – for only 1 euro...
05:28 2019-08-24

2 Green Berets killed in combat in Afghanistan identified The U.S. Army’s Special Operations Command has released the names of the two Green Berets who were killed Wednesday during combat operations in Afgha...
05:28 2019-08-24

Russian model, track athlete found dead on roadside after going for run A Russian track athlete and model turned up dead on the side of the road earlier this week after she'd gone on a training run, according to a report....
05:28 2019-08-24

Amazon fires turn political as Brazil's president calls out France's Macron French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday took to Twitter to urge countries from around the world to respond to the massive fires in the Amazon, b...
05:28 2019-08-24

North Korea calls Mike Pompeo 'poisonous plant of American diplomacy' North Korea's foreign minister on Friday called U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a "poisonous plant of American diplomacy" and vowed to "shutter t...
05:28 2019-08-24

Canadian single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according t...
05:28 2019-08-24

Russia launches floating nuclear power station; environmentalists warn of ‘Chernobyl on ice’ A floating Russian nuclear power station that environmentalists are calling a potential “Chernobyl on ice” set sail Friday on a 3,000-mile journey ac...
05:28 2019-08-24

US confirms Israel behind last month's air strike in Iraq against Iranian base U.S. officials said Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, and former Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-M...
05:28 2019-08-24

France to investigate rape charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein case France opened an investigation on Friday into the alleged rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case, the chief Pa...
05:28 2019-08-24

American detained in Russia on spy charges says guards injured him; court extends detention by 2 months A retired United States Marine detained in Russia for eight months on allegation of spying will remain in detention for two more months, a Moscow cou...
05:28 2019-08-24

Family of detained British Hong Kong Consulate employee slams 'joke' prostitution allegations The family of a British Consulate employee detained in China is calling accusations that he solicited a prostitute while on a business trip “a joke,”...
05:28 2019-08-24

France threatens Brazil on trade deal, escalating tensions over Amazon fires France and Ireland are threatening to block a trade deal with South American nations in a sharp escalation of tensions with Brazil over the fires rav...
05:28 2019-08-24

5 dead, 21 injured after stampede at Algerian rap concert Five people are dead, including a 13-year-old, after a stampede at a concert in Algeria's capital injured at least 21, prompting prosecutors to open ...
05:28 2019-08-24

Raising awareness about fires in the Amazon? Share these photos, not dated stock images Many high-profile images of the fires burning in the Amazon don't show what they claim. Some are decades old.       &#...
05:28 2019-08-24

Man flees police on mobility scooter in low-speed chase as onlookers cheer 'Go old man!' The video shows Charlie Durham, a double amputee, speeding on his scooter as a police officer attempted to pull him over in New Zealand.   ...
05:28 2019-08-24

France Investigates Jeffrey Epstein French prosecutors, acting on information about alleged rape of underage French girls, have launched a preliminary investigation to determine whether...
05:28 2019-08-24

U.S. Aims to Block Sale of Ukraine's Aerospace Company to China U.S. national-security adviser John Bolton is seeking to scuttle the pending Chinese purchase of a Ukrainian aerospace company on grounds that it wil...
05:28 2019-08-24

India Leaves Risky Political Vacuum in Kashmir India’s decision to sideline Kashmiri political leaders as it enforces a military lockdown has left many locals wondering how their Muslim-majority s...
05:28 2019-08-24

As Amazon Fires Become Global Crisis, Brazil’s President Reverses Course After days of downplaying the fires raging across the Amazon, President Bolsonaro orders the military to step in. But it’s not clear that will be eno...
04:42 2019-08-24

Trump Administration Plans to Open U.S. Consulate in Greenland (WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration is planning to open a U.S. consulate in Greenland for the first time in decades amid increased strategi...
03:28 2019-08-24

‘In the Spirit of Achieving Fair Trade,’ Trump Raises Tariffs on Hundreds of Billions of Chinese Imports (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump said he’s raising tariffs further on Chinese imports in response to Beijing’s retaliation earl...
03:28 2019-08-24

‘Racist, or, at Best, Unfathomably Stupid.’ Britons Finding it Hard to Swallow Campaign to Curb Knife Crime With Ads on Fried Chicken Boxes The latest attempt by the British government to tackle a rise in knife attacks among young people has been widely criticized as ineffective and racia...
03:28 2019-08-24

More than 100 Palestinians injured in Gaza border protests More than 100 Palestinians sustained injuries -- at least two critically -- after clashing with Israeli troops in protests at the Gaza-Israel border ...
02:42 2019-08-24

Migrants stalemate ends as six EU countries agree to take them in Malta has agreed to let 356 migrants aboard a humanitarian ship in the Mediterranean Sea, to disembark after six European countries agreed to accept ...
02:14 2019-08-24

China, U.S. levy new retaliatory tariffs against each other; stocks drop President Donald Trump on Friday increased tariffs against Chinese goods hours after Beijing announced new punitive taxes on $75 billion worth of U.S...
02:14 2019-08-24

Kids Will Be Able To Go Off-Road Racing In The 'Mini Mint 400' The Mint 400, a big ol’ bash around the desert near Las Vegas, is probably one of the better-known off-road races in America. It’s also pretty rocky,...
01:56 2019-08-24

Tropical Storm Ivo forecast to weaken in Pacific off Mexico Forecasters say Tropical Storm Ivo should weaken gradually in the next couple of days as it moves through the Pacific Ocean parallel to Mexico’s west...
01:28 2019-08-24

Fitch Ratings downgrades Lebanon, S&P maintains its ratings Fitch Ratings has downgraded Lebanon’s long-term foreign currency issuer default rating to CCC from B-, while Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings is aff...
01:28 2019-08-24

Chinese embassy says the US is trying to suppress Huawei China’s embassy in Canada says the U.S. is trying to suppress a Chinese tech giant with unwarranted charges in what it calls “typical bullying behavi...
01:28 2019-08-24

Hong Kong protest: Another day on the front lines Hong Kong’s summer has been defined by upheaval. Gigi, who is 16, has been a constant presence at anti-government demonstrations in the semiautonomou...
01:28 2019-08-24

Gambia reels as it watches hit men confess to murder — and then walk free  What started as an investigation into the human rights abuses of Yahya Jammeh — the dictator who ruled Gambia for 22 years before fleeing to Equatori...
01:28 2019-08-24

| Bolsonaro mulls deploying army to combat Amazon fires Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday he is considering deploying the army to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing...
01:28 2019-08-24

Nothing to see here. Nothing to see here. Just a guy in dark clothes driving a Lincoln Continental Mark III coupé parked on the dock by the lake at 6 AM, holding a rag an...
01:00 2019-08-24

Why Is My Credit Union Telling Me Which Dealers I Can Buy From? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to ...
01:00 2019-08-24

China Hits Back At U.S. With 25 Percent Duty On American-Made Cars American-made cars are getting slapped with a tariff in China, Porsche mulls bringing entertainment to the Taycan, a Volkswagen recall and more await...
01:00 2019-08-24

Cheating Volkswagen Diesels Have Become A Hot Commodity After Volkswagen admitted to cheating on the emissions tests of hundreds of thousands of cars back in 2015, the company was forced to buy back the ve...
01:00 2019-08-24

Here's Subscription Mobility Company Lynk & Co Breaking Nürburgring Records, As They Do Lynk & Co is a new venture from Volvo owner Geely that ultimately aims to get cars on the road in a novel way: through month-to-month “subscripti...
01:00 2019-08-24

NASCAR Further Limits How Often Its Top-Level Cup Drivers Can Race In Lower Series NASCAR has made a lot of rule changes, and changes to those very rule changes, over the past handful of years. But perhaps one of the most called-for...
01:00 2019-08-24

Volkswagen's New Logo Is Its Old Logo Volkswagen’s basic logo design has remained fundamentally the same since the 1940s, with only minor changes over the years like taking off the bits t...
01:00 2019-08-24

Here Are Some Of The Most Terrible Cars Ever To Win An F1 Race If F1 is the pinnacle of racing, then surely the car that wins an F1 race must be the pinnacle of racing cars, right? Well, neither side of that equa...
01:00 2019-08-24

I Challenge You To Find A Better Ten-Year-Old Car Like most folks, I ignore most of the emails from dealerships. Most of them are just ads, but I probably get a few hundred of these a week, so it tak...
01:00 2019-08-24

What Do You Want To Know About The BMW M850i Convertible? For years when I ran this website remotely from Austin, I’d make fun of my New York City-based coworkers whenever they’d complain about their summer ...
01:00 2019-08-24

The 2020 Honda Civic Si Goes Up In Price But Gets New Features The Honda Civic Si is back for another round in the 2020 model year with some subtle appearance tweaks, more responsive acceleration and certain driv...
01:00 2019-08-24

Why We All Need To Be Paying More Attention To Formula E Getting on board with a brand-new racing series, especially one marketed as “world class” from the very start, can be hard. There’s already so much r...
01:00 2019-08-24

Have You Ever Owned A Mazda RX-8, The Car That Helped Kill The Rotary Engine? Mazda officially launched the oddball RX-8 in 2003, just one year after the great RX-7 officially died in Japan. But whereas the RX-7's stature h...
01:00 2019-08-24

I Never Knew An Op-Ed Could Be So Stupid There’s nothing quite like a good fearmongering op-ed to get the blood boiling. Unfortunately for everyone, the Wall Street Journal published a whop...
01:00 2019-08-24

Porsche Wants To Destroy The Word "Turbo" And I'm Not Fucking Okay With That As you likely know, Porsche is just about ready to officially announce their all-new, all-electric sports sedan, the Taycan. It looks to be extremely...
01:00 2019-08-24

Cattle farming in the Amazon has likely caused mass deforestation: experts Fires in the Amazon have surged by 83 per cent compared to the same period a year earlier, government figures show, and environmentalists blamed the ...
01:00 2019-08-24

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer The 86-year old U.S. Supreme Court justice, who has had previous cancer scares, tolerated the therapy well and no further treatment is required, a sp...
01:00 2019-08-24

Two Takes on Justin Trudeau’s Time as Prime Minister Ahead of the election, Ian Austen reviews two books by Canadian journalists offering different views of Justin Trudeau’s four years as prime minister...
01:00 2019-08-24

Brazil’s Rainforest Fires Prompt Alarm and Anger in Europe President Emmanuel Macron of France accused President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil of lying about climate change, and said he would try to kill a major t...
01:00 2019-08-24

After a String of Nuclear Incidents, Russia Just Launched a Floating Nuclear Power Plant. Is It Safe? On Friday, an unusual kind of vessel set sail from the Arctic city of Murmansk, Russia, for a destination in the country’s far east–&ndas...
23:28 2019-08-23

Brexit latest: Boris Johnson returns to Downing Street challenged with breaking backstop deadlock within 30 days Boris Johnson has returned to Downing Street this evening after France joined Germany in challenging him to come up with a backstop alternative withi...
23:00 2019-08-23

Central Line delays: Chaos as commuters trapped underground 'for over an hour' after Tube breakdown Commuters travelling in east London have faced chaos after a Central Line failure left "babies and elderly people stuck" underground for up to an hou...
23:00 2019-08-23

Home Secretary Priti Patel to hold talks after dozens of migrants, including six children, try to cross Channel Home Secretary Priti Patel is going to hold talks with her French counterpart after dozens of migrants, including six children, tried to cross the Ch...
23:00 2019-08-23

Poland lightning: Two children among five killed after storm Lightning strikes across the Tatra Mountains in southern Poland and neighbouring Slovakia have killed five people and injuring more than 100 others i...
23:00 2019-08-23

Great British Bake Off's Prue Leith to advise on hospital food after Listeria deaths Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith is to advise a Government review into hospital food following the deaths of six people due to a listeria outb...
23:00 2019-08-23

Canada bans Hong Kong consulate staff from travelling outside city after British worker detained in China It comes as the Chinese government announced that British Consulate employee Simon Cheng Man-kit has been held in neighbouring mainland city of Shenz...
23:00 2019-08-23

Pc Andrew Harper: Officer to be remembered with a minute's silence by colleagues A minute's silence will be held by police forces across the country this morning to remember Pc Andrew Harper who died while responding to a reported...
23:00 2019-08-23

Paralympic gold medallist humiliated and in tears after being left stranded in wheelchair on train An eight-time Paralympic gold medallist says she was reduced to tears after she was left stranded on train when the operator failed to provide her wi...
23:00 2019-08-23

August bank holiday travel: Drivers urged to travel 'after 9pm' as one of the busiest days of year on roads gets under way Bank holiday revellers have been urged to drive "after 9pm" as motorists are warned to expect heavy traffic on one of the busiest travel days of the ...
23:00 2019-08-23

Mike Pompeo blasted as 'poisonous plant of US diplomacy' by North Korean minister North Korea's foreign minister today branded US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a "poisonous plant of American diplomacy" and accused him of hampering...
23:00 2019-08-23

Ray Connor: Tributes to British man killed in 30ft plunge while working on billionaire Ineos founder's yacht Tributes were today paid to a British man working on billionaire Sir Jim Ratcliffe's yacht after he reportedly fell to his death during a session of ...
23:00 2019-08-23

The Londoner: Writer's fears over Cummings return James Graham on his part in the Cummings saga | Boris Orbit Tower in debt | Jacob Rees Mogg on his farming ambitions | Prom night for royal cellist |...
23:00 2019-08-23

Andrew Harper: Police forces around Britain pause for minute's silence to remember Pc A minute's silence has been by police forces across the country this morning to remember Pc Andrew Harper who died while responding to a reported cri...
23:00 2019-08-23

Andrew Harper's family vow to 'go forward with him in our hearts' in first official tribute to 'murdered' officer The family of Pc Andrew Harper have vowed to "go forward with Andrew in our hearts" in their first tribute to the officer, a week after he was killed...
23:00 2019-08-23

Amazon fires: Emmanuel Macron calls infernos 'international crisis' ahead of G7 meeting Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest were today branded a "crime against humanity" as a war of words erupted between the presidents of Brazil an...
23:00 2019-08-23

Cafer Aslan death: Hooded suspect wanted by police over shooting of Enfield cafe owner two years ago Murder detectives today revealed they are hunting a hooded suspect seen with petrol cans shortly before a cafe owner was gunned down and the getaway ...
23:00 2019-08-23

Pensioner fleeced out of more than £2k by pickpockets who preyed on bus passengers A pensioner who was fleeced out of more than £2,000 by a pickpocketing duo who preyed on vulnerable bus passengers today said she now felt unsafe goi...
23:00 2019-08-23

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Female performers reporting harassment and unwanted sexual behaviour, union says Female performers at the annual Edinburgh Fringe Festival have reported being sexually harassed and assaulted while out promoting their shows, the ac...
23:00 2019-08-23

Boris Johnson backs call for G7 talks on Amazon fires as he vows to raise 'horrific' loss of habitat and species at summit Boris Johnson has vowed to use the gathering of world leaders at the G7 summit to draw attention to the "horrific loss of habitats and species around...
23:00 2019-08-23

French authorities launch probe into rape charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein case The chief Paris prosecutor has announced he is opening an investigation into the rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to Jeffrey Epstein...
23:00 2019-08-23

George Barker death: Man accused of 'merciless' knife attack on gym user fled country after murder, court told A kickboxer "brutally stabbed to death" at a south-east London gym just days after becoming a father was killed by a man who then fled the country, a...
23:00 2019-08-23

More than 100,000 people back petition to save Belgravia flats where Duchess of Cornwall lived More than 100,000 people have signed a petition opposing plans to demolish the "aristo-flats" where Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall began ...
23:00 2019-08-23

St Pancras delays: Commuters stuck in train tunnel for two hours forced to walk along track due to cable problems Commuters were forced to walk along train tracks to St Pancras station after overhead cable problems left them stuck in a tunnel for two hours on Fri...
23:00 2019-08-23

Brazil's leader Jair Bolsonaro looks to send in army to battle Amazon fires amid international outcry Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has said he might send the military to battle the massive blazes engulfing the Amazon amid an international outcry....
23:00 2019-08-23

Israel Strikes Iraq in Expansion of Campaign Against Iran Israel struck a weapons depot near Baghdad in July, a U.S. official said, in what appears to be the first Israeli military campaign in Iraq in almost...
22:42 2019-08-23

Court Filings Shed New Light on Arrest of Huawei Executive New details about the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou emerged in roughly 1,100 pages of court documents, providing the most complete picture yet of...
22:42 2019-08-23

Hong Kong Protesters Form Human Chains in Latest Opposition Tactic Thousands of Hong Kong protesters of all ages and backgrounds embarked on a new and peaceful way to get their message across to the world—they held h...
22:42 2019-08-23

Latest Round in Trade War Set to Hit U.S. Vehicles, Agriculture Hard Beijing’s newly announced tariffs will impose levies of 5% and 10% on almost all the remaining U.S. imports on which it has yet to impose punitive ta...
22:42 2019-08-23

China hits back with new tariffs; President Donald Trump vows to 'respond' Friday The Chinese government retaliated against the United States on Friday by announcing two rounds of new punitive taxes on $75 billion worth of American...
22:14 2019-08-23

Japan to build new military facility on Miyako Island Japan will begin construction in October on new missile-related units and ammunition storage facilities on an island near the contested Senkaku Islan...
22:14 2019-08-23

Putin directs Russian military to respond to U.S. missile test Just days after the United States tested a Tomahawk cruise missile with a 310-mile range, Russian President Vladimir Putin directed his military to p...
22:14 2019-08-23

Russia launches its first floating nuclear power plant -- Akademik Lomonosov Russia launched its first floating nuclear power plant Friday, with plans to transport the vessel some 3,000 miles to the far eastern autonomous regi...
22:14 2019-08-23

US Homeland Security chief tours Panama jungle migrant camp The acting U.S. Homeland Security secretary has visited a camp with hundreds of migrants who survived the perilous jungle border crossing from Colomb...
21:56 2019-08-23

France opens Epstein-linked rape investigation The chief Paris prosecutor has announced that he is opening an investigation into the rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffre...
21:56 2019-08-23

UN expert: No peace in Myanmar if no military prosecutions A member of the U.N. Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar says there will be no long-term peace in the country and no return of ...
21:56 2019-08-23

American held in Russia on suspicion of being a spy sent back to jail for another two months Paul Whelan is still waiting for prosecutors to file a case against him, eight months after his arrest. He said in court that he was in pain and had ...
21:56 2019-08-23

India increases restrictions in Kashmir ahead of separatist call for protests Authorities in the main city of Indian Kashmir tightened security ahead of Friday prayers after separatists called for a protest march to a U.N. offi...
21:28 2019-08-23

Yemen's separatists, government forces clash in Shabwa for second night Yemen's southern separatists clashed with government forces in the oil-producing province of Shabwa for a second consecutive night, local officials a...
21:28 2019-08-23

Paris prosecutor opens inquiry into whether Epstein committed crimes in France The chief prosecutor in Paris has opened a preliminary inquiry to determine whether late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein committed any sex crimes on F...
20:42 2019-08-23

Russia extends detention of ex-U.S. Marine accused of spying A court on Friday extended by two months the pre-trial detention of a former U.S. Marine who has been held in Russia on suspicion of spying since Dec...
20:42 2019-08-23

Weekend strike at Barcelona airport cancels at least 124 flights Spain's largest airline, Vueling, has canceled 112 flights scheduled for Saturday and Sunday because of a strike by ground staff at Barcelona's El Pr...
20:42 2019-08-23

Turkey's Erdogan says he will discuss Syria's Idlib with Trump Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday he would discuss developments in northwestern Syria in a phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump ...
20:42 2019-08-23

U.S. 'deeply concerned' about Brazilian wild fires: official The U.S. government is deeply concerned about wildfires raging throughout the Brazilian Amazon, a senior White House official said on Friday, as inte...
20:42 2019-08-23

Turkey's Erdogan to visit Russia on Aug. 27: Turkish presidency Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will make a one-day official visit to Russia on August 27, the Turkish presidency said on Friday, hours after he hel...
20:42 2019-08-23

Zimbabwe police arrest 10 union officials as clampdown deepens Zimbabwe police arrested 10 union officials on Friday as they tried to lobby the finance minister over low pay for teachers, witnesses said, extendin...
20:42 2019-08-23

Barnier: EU waiting for 'realistic, operational & compatible' proposals from UK European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said he was ready to examine "realistic" proposals from Britain regarding its departure from the bloc...
20:42 2019-08-23

Le Brexit breakthrough? Europe says 'Nein', 'non', 'no' After sterling soared and some British newspapers roared at a supposed Brexit victory for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Europe's power brokers had a ...
20:42 2019-08-23

Italy's 5-Star, PD make early progress in talks on new government The first day of talks between the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the center-left Democratic Party (PD) to form a new Italian government ende...
20:42 2019-08-23

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis...
20:42 2019-08-23

Syrian army takes towns in northwest that rebels held for years Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eight-year-old war, pressing their offensive in the northwest, the co...
20:42 2019-08-23

France deploys Michelin-starred chefs to win over G7 leaders World leaders converging on the seaside Basque resort of Biarritz for a summit this weekend are sharply divided on a range of issues but host country...
20:42 2019-08-23

Facing global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro may send army to curb Amazon fires Amid growing global condemnation, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat a record number of fires s...
20:42 2019-08-23

Tunisian presidential candidate Karoui detained on tax evasion charges: media A judge ordered on Friday the detention of Tunisian presidential election candidate Nabil Karoui to face charges of tax evasion and money laundering,...
20:42 2019-08-23

France's Macron to push for charter on biodiversity at G7 summit French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday that he would put pressure on the United States to sign a charter on protecting biodiversity at the G...
20:42 2019-08-23

EU countries agree to share out Ocean Viking migrants Six European Union countries have agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel, ending the ...
20:42 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protesters form a 'Baltic chain' across the city Activists in Hong Kong have locked hands across the city, echoing protests in the USSR three decades ago. Meanwhile, a Chinese daily reported a detai...
20:42 2019-08-23

How Uighurs are using a popular video app to mourn missing relatives Dozens of short videos featuring Uighurs crying silently have surfaced on a popular Chinese video app. Activists say the videos may contain hidden me...
20:42 2019-08-23

The Amazon: Nutrient-rich rainforests on useless soils Rainforests in Brazil are burning. Their loss can never be restored. That's because these soils are not just infertile, they're the most nutrient-poo...
20:42 2019-08-23

Russia's floating nuclear plant sets sail for the Arctic A seaborne nuclear plant has started its journey across the Arctic Circle to supply power to a Siberian town. Russian activists warned the barge coul...
20:42 2019-08-23

David Koch, funder of conservative causes, dies at 79 David Koch and his brother Charles are best known for donating to conservative and libertarian causes. Critics say the Koch brothers have rolled back...
20:42 2019-08-23

Amazon fires: Can international pressure help put them out? Wildfires blazing in the Amazon have sparked an international dispute. As Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro dismisses foreign leaders' condemnations...
20:42 2019-08-23

China triggers $75 billion tariff hike despite Trump delay Although Washington postponed a new round of tariffs on Chinese exports, Beijing has targeted US cars, oil and food. President Donald Trump went on a...
20:42 2019-08-23

Kenya prepares for first paperless census The census will provide the first official snapshot of Kenya's demographics in a decade. Intersex persons will also be included for the first time in...
20:42 2019-08-23

France opens investigation into Epstein sex crimes The French investigation comes as a charity said it had collected 10 witness statements linking Jeffrey Epstein to sex crimes. The late pedophile had...
20:42 2019-08-23

How a new DNA rape kit can help victims of sexual assault After struggling with her own trauma, Wangu Kanja now helps women in Africa pursue perpetrators of sexual violence. Some at the Religions for Peace g...
20:42 2019-08-23

Narendra Modi is undermining the 'idea of India': Shashi Tharoor Critical voices are growing louder in India following PM Modi's decision to scrap Kashmir's autonomy. Shashi Tharoor, an opposition lawmaker, spoke t...
20:42 2019-08-23

Last stop, Vienna: Highlights from Rammstein's Stadium Tour The German hard rockers' sold-out tour is ending on Friday. Nazi concentration camp imagery, kisses supporting LGBTQ rights or a boat "welcoming" ref...
20:42 2019-08-23

Opinion: Action, not outcry will save the Amazon The Amazon rainforest is on fire and it's all Bolsonaro's fault. The world is outraged, but that's not going far enough. The global community will ha...
20:42 2019-08-23

Germany, France, Ireland threaten South American trade deal over Amazon wildfires Brazil is facing global pressure to contain an 80% increase in wildfires in the world's largest rain forest. Berlin has called for guarantees for the...
20:42 2019-08-23

Donald Trump clashes with Federal Reserve chief after criticism The president accused the central banker of being an "enemy" of the US, comparing him to Chinese leader Xi Jinping. Trump has been critical of the Fe...
20:42 2019-08-23

8-year-old German boy takes mom's car on high-speed joyride — again An 8-year-old boy has taken his mother's car on a joyride for the second time in a week. Police said the grade-schooler didn't appear to care about t...
20:42 2019-08-23

Wikileaks death: Dutch hacking expert 'had kayaking accident' Arjen Kamphuis disappeared in mysterious circumstances in the Norwegian Fjords and his body has never been found. Police now say he most likely died ...
20:42 2019-08-23

Putin orders response to US missile test Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to prepare a "symmetrical response" to a recent US test of a cruise missile, the Kremlin sa...
19:28 2019-08-23

Bird's-eye view of fiery devastation in Amazon Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate c...
19:28 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protesters form human chain across city Protesters formed a human chain across Hong Kong Friday evening in a show of solidarity for the city's pro-democracy protest movement that continues ...
19:28 2019-08-23

Italy’s Government Has Collapsed. What Happens Next? Italy’s Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned this week, bringing an end to the country’s 66th government since 1945. Why It Matters: It...
19:00 2019-08-23

Hong Kongers Form Human Chains Across City to Call for Democracy – Evoking Protests Against Soviets (HONG KONG) — Supporters of Hong Kong’s pro-democracy movement lined city streets and part of the city’s harbor front Friday, inspi...
19:00 2019-08-23

China Announces New Tariffs on $75 Billion in U.S. Goods (BEIJING) — China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest pla...
19:00 2019-08-23

Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won’t Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms Imagine coming home and finding your entire house ransacked, your valuables stolen and your children tied to poles, their backs bleeding from being w...
19:00 2019-08-23

Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 G7 Summit The 45th annual G7 Summit is set to kick off on Aug. 24 in the seaside town of Biarritz in France. For two days, leaders from the U.S., Canada, U.K....
19:00 2019-08-23

The Indian Government Insists All Is Well in Kashmir. But As the Communications Shutdown Continues, Its Citizens Are Struggling to Reach the Outside World As I write this piece for TIME, I’m standing furtively amid a clump of tall, itchy weeds behind an office in the outskirts of Jammu, a city in ...
19:00 2019-08-23

Environmentalists Have Been Warning About Amazon Fires for Decades. The Stakes Are Now Higher Than Ever The Amazon rain forest is burning — news that prompted shock and fear across the world as Brazil’s space research agency reported this we...
19:00 2019-08-23

Brazil leader accuses France's Macron of 'colonialist mindset' after call for action on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hit back at French leader Emmanuel Macron, after he urged dialogue among G-7 leaders on the rising number of fires...
19:00 2019-08-23

China will retaliate with tariffs on $75 billion more of US goods and resume auto duties China says the new tariffs will begin Sept. 1 and Dec. 15. That's when President Trump's latest tariffs on Chinese goods are to take effect...
19:00 2019-08-23

France says won't support Mercosur given Brazil president's climate comments Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was lying when he played down concerns about climate change at the G20 summit in Japan in June, said French Presid...
19:00 2019-08-23

| Brazil president says France's Macron has 'colonialist mentality' over Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro blasted his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron as having a "colonialist mentality" for rallying G-7 countries to a...
18:42 2019-08-23

| US man with gun cache charged for threatening to shoot up hotel A US man with a large home arsenal was charged Thursday for allegedly threatening to open fire at a Los Angeles hotel, as the United States reels fro...
18:42 2019-08-23

| UN, France raise concern over Amazon wildfires 'crisis' Paris and the United Nations have called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president accused his French...
18:42 2019-08-23

| WATCH: US charges 80 people, mostly Nigerians, in $46m internet scam US authorities have announced charges against 80 people, most of them Nigerians, in a wide-ranging fraud and money laundering operation that netted m...
18:42 2019-08-23

Surfers rally for the planet ahead of G7 Surfers gather in the French town of Guethary to raise awareness for the planet and its oceans ahead of the G7 Summit in neighboring Biarritz.  ...
18:42 2019-08-23

Scientists a step closer to saving northern white rhino from extinction Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species...
18:42 2019-08-23

Wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."...
18:42 2019-08-23

Amazon rainforest fire a 'crisis', Macron says, but Brazil pushes back: What we know As wildfires rage in the Amazon rainforest, global attention has ignited bitter dispute about who is the blame for burning "the lungs of the planet."...
18:42 2019-08-23

These smart shorts tell you how to improve your workout Wearable technology has made big strides in recent years, from fitness trackers and smartwatches to shoes that vibrate to give you directions, tops t...
17:14 2019-08-23

Activists form 24-mile human chain across Hong Kong Demonstrators in Hong Kong formed a human chain across the island territory Friday to oppose governmental "tyranny," a controversial extradition bill...
17:14 2019-08-23

Israeli Teenager Killed in West Bank Bombing An Israeli teenager was killed in a bombing at a natural spring near a central West Bank settlement, an attack that raises already high tensions betw...
17:14 2019-08-23

Putin Orders 'Symmetrical' Response to U.S. Missile Test President Vladimir Putin ordered Russia’s military to prepare a like-for-like response to a recent U.S. missile test, raising the prospect of a new a...
17:14 2019-08-23

China to Impose Tariffs on $75 Billion More of U.S. Goods China will impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of additional U.S. products in response to U.S. tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods. The country ...
17:14 2019-08-23

Italian Party Leaders Face Tight Deadline to Form a Government Italy’s president gave party leaders five days to form a new government and avoid early elections that could deepen the uncertainty in one of Europe’...
17:14 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protesters link hands in ‘Baltic chain’-inspired demonstration Demonstrators linked hands across different districts as others held up banners thanking overseas nations for supporting "freedom and democracy" in H...
16:56 2019-08-23

US-Australia basketball: Fans voice anger at seating Basketball fans who paid for expensive seats at a USA-Australia match in the Australian city of Melbourne say they have been ripped off. Hollywood ac...
15:14 2019-08-23

Is insufficient data Germany's biggest hurdle to tackling workplace discrimination? Germany has become more diverse in recent years. But diversity and inequality data is hard to come by. And when it's available it often lacks complex...
15:14 2019-08-23

Trump's ex-spokeswoman Sarah Sanders heads to Fox News Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders is to join Donald Trump's favorite news outlet, Fox News. While spokeswoman, she was known for her q...
15:14 2019-08-23

Religions for Peace: Women push for gender equality At this year's global religion summit on Lake Constance, female delegates from Africa, Asia and the Middle East made clear women must have a greater ...
15:14 2019-08-23

Hong Kong protesters to form a 'Baltic chain' across the city Activists in Hong Kong were preparing to lock hands across the city, echoing protests in the USSR three decades ago. Meanwhile, a Chinese daily repor...
15:14 2019-08-23

Daphne Caruana Galizia: The woman who 'broke the mold' A dedicated investigative journalist and fearless fighter for human rights, Daphne Caruana Galizia would have been 55 on August 29, 2019. Remembering...
15:14 2019-08-23

Japan's Abe decries Seoul ending intelligence deal Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says South Korea has damaged trust by ending an intelligence-sharing agreement. He said he would work closely with...
15:14 2019-08-23

US toymaker Hasbro to buy 'Peppa Pig' brand and studio "Peppa Pig" is set to get a new owner in a $4 billion deal with US giant Hasbro. The cartoon about a family of pigs has found millions of fans worldw...
15:14 2019-08-23

Syria: German-funded health facilities hit in government offensive The Syrian government's Idlib offensive has targeted several health facilities funded by Germany, German officials say. The violence in Idlib has kil...
15:14 2019-08-23

German farmers are 'feeling' climate change Extreme weather brings "extreme challenges," Germany's farmer association said while presenting their report on this year's harvest. The farmers urge...
15:14 2019-08-23

6 EU nations agree to take in 'Ocean Viking' migrants Six EU countries have said they will accept more than 300 migrants from a rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean. The Maltese prime minister said ...
15:14 2019-08-23

Russia's Vladimir Putin vows 'symmetric response' to US missile test Vladimir Putin says he has ordered a reciprocal response after the US tested a missile that would have been banned under the now-scrapped INF treaty....
15:14 2019-08-23

CITES: Elephant ivory ban upheld, but legal loopholes remain The CITES wildlife summit voted down proposals for one-off ivory sales. But with loopholes continuing to drive elephant poaching, the exctinct woolly...
15:14 2019-08-23

YouTubers of the world unite! Content creators on the popular video platform are uniting against YouTube in an effort to change company policies they consider unfair. Supported by...
15:14 2019-08-23

2 dead of Legionnaires' disease after staying at Bulgaria resort Medical authorities say Legionnaires' disease has killed two British citizens, who were both likely exposed while on vacation to Bulgaria this summer...
14:28 2019-08-23

Nations approve greater protections for world giraffe population Parties voted Thursday at the World Wildlife Conference in Switzerland to limit giraffe parts international trade to help protect the species from ex...
14:28 2019-08-23

Nepal bans single-use plastics at Mount Everest starting next year Officials in Nepal announced Thursday single-use plastics on or around Mount Everest will be entirely outlawed next year -- as part of an effort to t...
14:28 2019-08-23

Bolsonaro: Macron shows 'colonialist mindset' by urging G7 to act on Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro condemned his French counterpart's suggestion for the Group of 7 nations to discuss the Amazon wildfires as "colon...
14:28 2019-08-23

Tropical Storm Ivo strengthening as it tracks over the eastern Pacific Ivo is soon expected to become the eastern Pacific Ocean's next hurricane as it parallels the western coast of Mexico and unleashes dangerous surf in...
14:28 2019-08-23

North Korea foreign minister calls Mike Pompeo a 'diehard toxin' North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearization...
14:28 2019-08-23

Russian opposition leader Navalny released from jail Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released from a Moscow jail Friday, 30 days after being locked up for urging the public to join an unsan...
14:28 2019-08-23

Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc "deeply concerned" about South China Sea standoff Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Friday he is "deeply concerned" about recent developments in a long-running standoff in the South Chi...
14:28 2019-08-23

Activists target airport as Hong Kong braces for more protests Multiple protests are planned for Friday, including a march by accountants to government headquarters and a "Baltic Chain" event where protesters wil...
14:00 2019-08-23

Russia, U.S. blame each other for abandoned missile treaty Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador, Dmitry Polyansky, criticized what he called American "hypocrisy," saying the U.S. "consistently and deliberately vio...
14:00 2019-08-23

North Korea takes swipe at Trump’s secretary of state, but says it’s ready to talk Working-level talks between the United States and North Korea have yet to restart since stalling after the failed second summit between U.S. Presiden...
14:00 2019-08-23

Justice Dept. included anti-Semitic post in morning news brief to judges The post by VDARE featured links that directly attacked immigration judges with racially tinged slurs and a specific anti-Semitic reference about Jew...
14:00 2019-08-23

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League due to U.S. sanctions MLB said Thursday it is in contact with the U.S. government to determine how to proceed under the new sanctions against President Nicolás Maduro’s ad...
14:00 2019-08-23

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining jailed before trial Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people an...
14:00 2019-08-23

G7 leaders take in dim economic outlook as global growth sputters, trade war looms Factories are slumping, many businesses are paralyzed, global growth is sputtering and the world's two mightiest economies are in the grip of a dange...
14:00 2019-08-23

2 shot dead in Greece following argument over truck parking Police in northern Greece have arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting two neighbors following an argument over where they parked a heavy vehicl...
13:42 2019-08-23

Google Disables YouTube Channels for Alleged Disinformation Campaigns in Hong Kong Google pulled 210 YouTube channels from its platform, saying that they appeared to be part of a coordinated disinformation campaign in response to pr...
13:42 2019-08-23

Divided G-7 Leaders Headed for Clashes at Tense Summit Once a showcase for international cooperation, Group of Seven summits have turned into minefields of geopolitical discord—and this year’s gathering p...
13:42 2019-08-23

Wildfires and Floods Push Russia to Revise Its Stance on Climate Change A double blow of floods and wildfires in Russia this summer is injecting fresh urgency into rethinking the country’s usually skeptical stance toward ...
13:42 2019-08-23

Pakistan to UNICEF: Drop Priyanka Chopra Pakistan has demanded that Indian actress Priyanka Chopra be stripped of her UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador role, saying that her "support for war" and t...
12:56 2019-08-23

Romance scam 'targeted women worldwide' The Japanese woman and a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria started communicating in March 2016 on an international social netwo...
12:56 2019-08-23

YouTube shuts down 210 channels posting about Hong Kong Google announced Thursday that it had disabled 210 YouTube channels that were uploading videos "in a coordinated manner" about the ongoing protests i...
12:56 2019-08-23

US official says China is far short of soybean purchase pledge "Very publicly in the Oval Office, (China) made commitments for 20 million metric tons of purchases, and only about 9 or 10 (million tonnes) have bee...
12:28 2019-08-23

Japan and US negotiators fail to reach agreement on trade, and will extend talks Top negotiators for Japan and the United States on Thursday failed to reach an agreement on a two-way trade deal and decided to extend talks for anot...
12:28 2019-08-23

Pompeo says the US message on Huawei is clear. Trump's words say otherwise The Secretary of State says Huawei's CFO, who faces extradition to the U.S., is not a bargaining chip in the trade war. That's not what Tru...
12:28 2019-08-23

Italy elections look likely as experts cast doubt on a new left-wing alliance The unlikely alliance would in theory enjoy a relatively comfortable majority in the parliament's lower house but would rely on a handful of sym...
12:28 2019-08-23

Ray Dalio's Beatles-inspired routine for success Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio is widely considered a rock star of the investing world. But the source of his success has a lot to do with ...
12:28 2019-08-23

Hong Kong stocks at 'compelling' lows and could be a buying opportunity, strategist says Hong Kong's battered stocks may be on the cusp of a historic buying opportunity, with eleven straight weeks of protest and a protracted trade wa...
12:28 2019-08-23

What to Expect of Britain’s New Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the G7 Summit Britain’s new Prime Minister Boris Johnson will make his debut on the international stage this weekend, at the G7 summit of world leaders in Bi...
12:28 2019-08-23

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Released From Jail After Serving Time for Leading Protests (MOSCOW) — Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released on Friday after spending a month in jail for calling for an unsanctioned prote...
12:28 2019-08-23

What Does the G7 Stand For? Heads of state are meeting on Saturday for a two-day summit in the southern French city of Biarritz. President Emmanuel Macron is this year’s h...
12:28 2019-08-23

What’s Happening in Kashmir? Our Cameras Contradict India’s Official Story Indian authorities say life is returning to normal in Kashmir. But thousands of people have been detained, and the military still patrols the streets...
11:14 2019-08-23

India’s Move in Kashmir: More Than 2,000 Rounded Up With No Recourse Kashmiri politicians, business owners, activists and scholars are among those swept up as India tightens its grip — critics say illegally — on the te...
11:14 2019-08-23

Aleksei Navalny, Released From Jail, Says Anti-Putin Protests Will Intensify Mr. Navalny, the high-profile Kremlin critic, was jailed last month after calling for protests against the exclusion of opposition candidates from Mo...
11:14 2019-08-23

With Amazon Rain Forest Ablaze, Brazil Faces Global Backlash The fires scorching the Amazon come amid growing concern that Brazil’s weakening environmental policies could jeopardize the country’s trade and fore...
11:14 2019-08-23

Sen. Tom Cotton says he suggested Trump buy Greenland and met with Danish ambassador Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said he was one of the first people to raise the possibility of purchasing Greenland.        ...
10:56 2019-08-23

Porcupines to Penguins hit the scales for the London Zoo annual weigh-in The London Zoo weighs their animals during their annual weigh-in as keepers assess the animals’ general health and wellbeing.   &#...
10:56 2019-08-23

Why is the Amazon rainforest on fire? The Amazon rainforest is burning at an alarming rate, with tens of thousands of fires laying waste to the world's largest tropical rainforest. ...
10:56 2019-08-23

UN envoy challenges Malaysia’s claim to near zero poverty UN envoy challenges Malaysia’s claim to have nearly ended poverty, saying an estimated 1 in 6 people is poor and Malaysia’s count excluded vulnerable...
08:56 2019-08-23

New Zealand parliament speaker soothes baby as debate rages New Zealand’s parliament speaker was in action this week as a baby whisperer, rocking, feeding and burping a colleague’s infant as a legislative deba...
08:56 2019-08-23

Radioactive sushi: Japan-South Korea spat extends to Olympic cuisine Seoul says it is worried about contaminated food from Fukushima being served to its athletes at the Tokyo Games, despite strict Japanese safety stand...
08:56 2019-08-23

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's presiden...
08:56 2019-08-23

Brazil and France clash over raging wildfires in Amazon rainforest Brazil's president has accused other countries of interfering and having a "colonialist mindset" as they express fears for the burning Amazon rainfor...
08:00 2019-08-23

They visited the Titanic for the first time in 14 years and saw this The RMS Titanic was visited by divers for the first time in 14 years, and the ship that was once a picture of luxury was found in the process of bein...
07:42 2019-08-23

Laetitia Ky's strong hair and its powerful message Growing up, Laetitia Ky never gave her hair much thought, although she learned how to braid at the age of five by watching her mother and took to it ...
07:42 2019-08-23

Meet the model whose skin tone made her a social media star She calls herself the 'Melaniin Goddess,' but years before Khoudia Diop came to celebrate her strikingly dark skin, the 19-year-old model struggled w...
07:42 2019-08-23

Asian markets edge higher before Powell's speech Asian markets mostly moved cautiously higher Friday as investors awaited Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's speech for clues on whether the US ...
07:42 2019-08-23

Carlos Ghosn's wife asks Macron for help Carole Ghosn, the wife of embattled auto executive Carlos Ghosn, has for months been blasting Japanese authorities for how they have handled her husb...
07:42 2019-08-23

UK consulate staffer detained for 'solicitation of prostitution,' Chinese media reports A Hong Kong citizen working for the British consulate, who has not been heard from for two weeks, was detained in China for "solicitation of prostitu...
07:42 2019-08-23

Meghan Markle makes surprise appearance at photo shoot Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, made an unexpected appearance at a photo shoot for her Smart Works charity, which provides unemployed women with outfits f...
07:42 2019-08-23

Canadian Consulate Suspends Travel for Hong Kong Staff The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said Friday it has suspended official travel for local staff, following the detention of a U.K. Consulate employe...
07:14 2019-08-23

As Clashes Over Hong Kong Reach Australia, Speaking Up Brings Death Threats Fear of attacks — and of the consequences of speaking out for family members who remain in China — is keeping many in the Chinese community here quie...
07:14 2019-08-23

Qantas Testing The New World's Longest Flight: 19 Hours In The Air Qantas Airways wants to fly passengers from Sydney to New York and London without stopping. But first, the Australian airline needs to make sure trav...
06:28 2019-08-23

The Amazon Is In Flames. But Brazil's Past Can Show The Path Forward. Just over 16 years ago, on a sweltering day along the southeastern fringe of the Amazon forest, we sat down to catch our breath on a half-burnt log. ...
06:28 2019-08-23

Buddhists In Japan Are Turning To 'Mindar' Robots To Spread Their Message As interest in religion wanes around the world, and secularism surges, religious leaders have begun searching for innovative ways to spread their mes...
06:28 2019-08-23

Google Disables 210 YouTube Channels That Targeted Hong Kong Protests Google on Thursday said it disabled a series of YouTube channels that appeared to be part of a coordinated influence campaign against pro-democracy p...
06:28 2019-08-23

Germany unveils plan for climate-friendly aviation The German government wants to promote a culture of innovation to develop CO2-neutral aviation. Chancellor Merkel has said Germany must develop more ...
05:14 2019-08-23

German foreign minister urges Russia, Ukraine to revive peace talks Germany's top diplomat Heiko Maas said the war in eastern Ukraine "must be stopped." while meeting his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov in Moscow. The...
05:14 2019-08-23