• Escalating trade spat worries US, China companies, East Asia News & Top Stories
Escalating trade spat worries US, China companies, East Asia News & Top Stories

Trump's decision on the Chinese tariffs comes in the aftermath of his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. China will respond quickly to protect itself if the United States hurts its interests with fresh trade tariffs , a foreign ministry spokesman has said .

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  • Judge Strips Cohen Request for Stormy Daniels Gag Order
Judge Strips Cohen Request for Stormy Daniels Gag Order

Daniels has said the money was in exchange for her silence about an affair with Trump. Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani told Politico last month that Cohen was not representing Trump, following an Federal Bureau of Investigation raid in April on Cohen's home, office and hotel room.

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  • At least 5 die when SUV crashes during chase
At least 5 die when SUV crashes during chase

Boyd said such an incident was "not unusual at all", adding that his deputies are involved in high-speed pursuits related to human smuggling or drug trafficking on a daily basis. Border Patrol. "I think we need more boots on the ground, we need more patrol", Boyd said. Six patients were taken to San Antonio Military Medical Center in San Anton...

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  • 3-D Flyby of Aletta by GPM
3-D Flyby of Aletta by GPM

Aletta, the first tropical storm of the 2018 season in the Eastern Pacific Basin, is now moving west at around 7 miles per hour and will not be a threat to any land. During an average hurricane season we get 12 named storms, six that become hurricanes, including three major hurricanes. It's too soon to determine whether this second system will ev...

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  • Attack in Somalia Kills US Service Member
Attack in Somalia Kills US Service Member

Col. Abdi Ibrahim with the Somali armed forces said Friday. A Defense Department official told CBS News the attack was by the al Shabaab terror group. "We also injured four USA soldiers", Abdiasis Abu Musab said. "One of the wounded U.S service members received sufficient medical care in the field.

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  • Trump accuses Justin Trudeau of making 'false statements'
Trump accuses Justin Trudeau of making 'false statements'

If we're unable to make a deal, we will be better off. 'We strive to reduce tariff barriers, non-tariff barriers and subsidies, ' the leaders said in a statement after a meeting that focused heavily on trade fights between the United States and its allies.

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  • Two of Scott Pruitt's top aides resign amid EPA scrutiny
Two of Scott Pruitt's top aides resign amid EPA scrutiny

What's not easy apparently is keeping your job if you work for Pruitt. Greenwalt will leave the agency on Wednesday to serve as general counsel to the Oklahoma Workers Compensation Commission, the EPA announced Thursday. Earlier Wednesday, Pruitt laughed when asked about new reports that he used his position as an agency head to try to get a ...

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  • Aide dismissive of McCain departs White House
Aide dismissive of McCain departs White House

Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway on Wednesday morning indicated that Sadler may qualify for other jobs in the White House. This is a developing story. However, the White House refused to condemn it, and instead issued a statement: "We respect Senator McCain's service to our nation and he and his family are in our prayers during this ...

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  • 'Take the Man's Microphone!': 'Outnumbered' on Rudy's Shocking Trump-Kim Claim
'Take the Man's Microphone!': 'Outnumbered' on Rudy's Shocking Trump-Kim Claim

Once the US-North Korea summit was initially called off, Giuliani claimed Kim pleaded with Trump so that talks could resume. " It's about attitude . "We're meeting with the chairman on June 12 and I think it's probably going to be a very successful - ultimately a successful process". "I'm very thankful to the cooperation that we received from N...

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  • Mueller accuses Paul Manafort, ex-Trump campaign manager, of witness tampering
Mueller accuses Paul Manafort, ex-Trump campaign manager, of witness tampering

For one, prosecutors are likely to introduce evidence of witness tampering at Manafort's upcoming trial to show consciousness of guilt, or a guilty mind. The excerpt from the Monday court filing in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia appears below. Manafort allegedly paid the group some $2.5 million in 2012 and 2013 alon...

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  • Trump confirms June 12 meeting with Kim in Singapore
Trump confirms June 12 meeting with Kim in Singapore

Trump emerged after a more than hour-long Oval Office meeting with Kim Yong Chol - a general facing USA sanctions who is Kim's right-hand man - saying that the summit will go ahead in Singapore on June 12 as originally planned. Pompeo said on Thursday that, after what have now been two meetings with Kim Jong Un and three with Kim Yong Chol, ...

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  • Parson to take lead as Greitens resigns
Parson to take lead as Greitens resigns

Gov. Eric Greitens , mired in a scandal over an extramarital affair and allegations of campaign-finance violations, announced his resignation , effective Friday, at a hastily called news conference as an impeachment effort in the Legislature gained momentum.

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  • Obama Didn't Act on Russian Meddling to Help Clinton Win, Says Trump
Obama Didn't Act on Russian Meddling to Help Clinton Win, Says Trump

Mueller's office is also looking into possible links between President Donald Trump's election campaign and Russian Federation. Trump has repeatedly referred to Mueller's team as "13 angry Democrats". Trump also wondered on Twitter why there is no running investigation into Hillary Clinton, accusing those on Mueller's team of attending a post...

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  • White House says United States 'continues to actively prepare' for summit
White House says United States 'continues to actively prepare' for summit

A USA official told the Journal on Monday that the White House had been set to announce the sanctions as soon as Tuesday but will now delay them indefinitely as negotiations with North Korea continue, reports The Hill. Trump's tweet offered praise for the longtime USA adversary, and the latest signal that his concerns about the North's stance tow...

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  • Syria's Assad threatens to attack area under US-backed Kurds
Syria's Assad threatens to attack area under US-backed Kurds

Jordan is confident that Russian Federation will not allow President Bashar al-Assad's government to wreck a ceasefire in southern Syria , a Jordanian official said on Monday , days after Washington said it feared that the Syrian government plans an offensive there.

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  • Power wins Indy 500
Power wins Indy 500

My career, I've had so many wins, I've had so many poles but everyone talks about the ( Indy) 500 . He's done it: Will Power wins the Indy500. "He and I love racing together". And then he went straight into race chat, saying "man, you've got no idea how hard I pushed those last few laps, I was so on edge", just the intensity, the adrenaline's...

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  • Shooting suspect detained at IN school; at least 1 hurt
Shooting suspect detained at IN school; at least 1 hurt

According to his LinkedIn page, Seaman was also the seventh grade football coach at the school, where he has worked as a science teacher for almost four years. "We know there are also many other victims as well, students that observed this, teachers that observed this, law enforcement officers that observed this, and we're gonna try to get through...

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  • Giuliani reverses: Trump should talk to Mueller
Giuliani reverses: Trump should talk to Mueller

Giuliani also said the president was unlikely to make changes at the Department of Justice and had no intention of firing Mueller, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein or Attorney General Jeff Sessions - all three of whom have come under sustained attack from the president.

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  • US State Department on Alert After Possible 'Sonic Attack' in China
US State Department on Alert After Possible 'Sonic Attack' in China

The symptoms described recall those of U.S. embassy workers in Cuba, believed to be the target of invisible attacks , though the USA embassy in Beijing did not link the case to that in Havana. "The U.S. government is taking these reports seriously and has informed its official staff in China of this event". The employee was sent to the United St...

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  • Vedanta shares drop 6% after Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu
Vedanta shares drop 6% after Sterlite protests in Tamil Nadu

Thousands of protestors assembled for hours in India's southern Tamil Nadu to demand the closure of a British-owned copper plant due to worries over pollution, Agence France-Presse reports . The government committed a "Himalayan blunder" by handling the protest with 'guns and teargas shells, ' he said, adding at least a Minister accompanied by the...

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  • China denies Trump's view that Xi could be influencing N. Korea
China denies Trump's view that Xi could be influencing N. Korea

Trump on Thursday was responding to a suggestion made by his National Security Adviser John Bolton a few days back, and said: "The Libyan model is not a model that we have at all, when we're thinking of North Korea ". There was no deal to keep Gadhafi. He had given up his nuclear program in the 2000s. -South Korean military drills were practic...

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  • Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Blasts Trump Over 'Animals' Comment
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox Blasts Trump Over 'Animals' Comment

The comment came when a California sheriff noted her county is unable to notify Immigration and Customs Enforcement when an MS-13 gang member is jailed for a minor crime. "I'm referring to the MS-13 gangs that are coming in". "This is your Republican resistance right here against what they're doing in California", said Assemblywoman Melissa Mel...

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  • EU heads discuss bold-or-fold strategy toward Trump tariffs
EU heads discuss bold-or-fold strategy toward Trump tariffs

Some EU leaders have made a direct link between the move and the killing of nearly 60 Palestinians during protests on the Gaza border. "Looking at the latest decisions of President Trump, someone could even think: with friends like that, who needs enemies?" Theresa May will travel to the Bulgarian capital where she will join a working dinner ...

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  • Florida man killed in first recorded e-cig explosion death
Florida man killed in first recorded e-cig explosion death

According to the report , the pen he used was a "mod" type, or a modified e-cigarette created to be customizable. D'Elia was found by firefighters in the burning bedroom of his family's home in St. Until the vaping industry takes responsibility for its products, these incidents will continue to occur, and it is likely there will be more deaths.

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  • Pioneering journalist Tom Wolfe has died at the age of 88
Pioneering journalist Tom Wolfe has died at the age of 88

Wolfe was instantly recognizable in his trademark white suit, which he started wearing nearly year round in 1962. His death was confirmed by his agent, Lynn Nesbit. Wolfe didn't begin his novels with a character and a plot so much as an idea , Tom Vitale of NPR explained. And one of his best-regarded books, " The Right Stuff ", which was later m...

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  • Donald Trump pays return visit to recovering first lady at hospital
Donald Trump pays return visit to recovering first lady at hospital

President Donald Trump had visited her on Monday, posting on Twitter and saying "Successful procedure , she is in good spirits". According to the White House, the First Lady had undergone a procedure known as an "embolization procedure", after seeking treatment at a hospital for her kidney condition.

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  • Soros Foundation Leaves Hungary Citing 'Repression' of Civil Society
Soros Foundation Leaves Hungary Citing 'Repression' of Civil Society

The inspiration of billionaire philanthropist, George Soros , is relocating its headquarters to Berlin from Budapest within the wake of an "more and more repressive" setting in Hungary. Soros, 87, a Jew who survived the Nazi occupation of Budapest during World War II, later made a fortune in the financial markets, and he created the foundation...

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  • Sadr eyes Govt as poll upset rocks Iraq
Sadr eyes Govt as poll upset rocks Iraq

Remembered for leading an insurgency against USA forces and inciting sectarian bloodshed against the Sunni population, al-Sadr has in recent years sought to recast himself as a populist, railing against corruption and failing services and striking a political alliance with Iraq's secularists and Communist Party.

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  • Oil rallies to fresh 3-year high
Oil rallies to fresh 3-year high

American measures could cut the Persian Gulf nation's crude exports, and traders are watching whether OPEC and its allies will end their agreement to curb supply and instead increase production to fill in the gap. Prices rose 26 cents to close at $70.96 on Monday. Brent futures advanced as much as 1.6%. Total volume traded was about 37% below the...

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  • Angry and frustration as Edmund's run comes to an end — Madrid Open
Angry and frustration as Edmund's run comes to an end — Madrid Open

Interesting starts for (15) Berdych vs. Shapovalov who is finding his footing on clay, (6) Thiem vs. the Fognini-Monfils victor, (3) Dimitrov vs. Nishikori, (13) Sock vs. Nonetheless, Zverev has transformed into a consistent player on tour, taking down big names at will, ever since. A love hold, this time with forehand winners, threw the pressure b...

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  • Chinas first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials
Chinas first home-built aircraft carrier begins sea trials

China's first aircraft carrier, the Liaoning , arrived as a mostly empty hull from Ukraine and was commissioned in 2012 along with its flight wing of Chinese J-15 fighter jets. Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN . Once an aircraft carrier passes its sea trials, that doesn't mean it's ready for combat. China's defence budget plan in...

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  • BOA pays tribute to Dame Tessa Jowell
BOA pays tribute to Dame Tessa Jowell

TRIBUTES have been paid to an "inspirational" politician who helped stage the 2012 London Olympics. "Despite going through all of that and wanting to spend precious time with her family... She later stood to be Labour's candidate for mayor of London in 2016 but lost out to Sadiq Khan. She was one of just a few politicians to serve as a Cabinet me...

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  • Surabaya church attacks leave several dead
Surabaya church attacks leave several dead

Authorities are also investigating whether there was another explosion at a fourth church. "Nine people are dead and 40 are in hospital", East Java Police spokesman Frans Barung Mangera told reporters, adding that two police officers were among the injured.

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  • President Trump Declares Kilauea Eruption A Major Disaster
President Trump Declares Kilauea Eruption A Major Disaster

Hawaii tourism officials are hoping Kilauea's eruption won't deter travelers from visiting the state's largest island, even as geologists warn the volcano could soon shoot large boulders out of its summit. The Kilauea volcano erupted on May 3, leaving the future of hundreds of people in Hawaii's Big Island uncertain. The new fissure, the 17th to ...

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  • Cannes 2018: Deepika, Kangana and Huma set the red carpet on fire
Cannes 2018: Deepika, Kangana and Huma set the red carpet on fire

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut is a diva in true sense. Recently the Manikarnika actress who made her debut at the Cannes film festival spoke about women in Indian films. But this time, with the likes of Aishwarya Rai and Sonam Kapoor absent, Deepika Padukone took the French town by a storm. She was sported wearing blue denims wit...

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