• India, China have displayed maturity in ensuring a peaceful border
India, China have displayed maturity in ensuring a peaceful border

On Thursday, the U.S. renamed its military's Pacific Command as the Indo-Pacific Command, in a move seen as a symbolic acknowledgement of growing defence ties with India. On Indian economy, Modi said the country will sustain growth of 7.5 to 8 per cent per year. In his speech, Modi spoke of how India's strategic autonomy had helped it to develop ...

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  • Jury awards 4 cents to family of black man killed by deputy
Jury awards 4 cents to family of black man killed by deputy

Because the jury decided the sheriff was 1 percent liable, the portion of the award the Sheriff's Office must pay is reduced to 4 cents. Newman and another deputy were sent to investigate a complaint about noise coming from Hill's garage.

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  • Pompeii skeleton found crushed under stone block while fleeing volcanic eruption
Pompeii skeleton found crushed under stone block while fleeing volcanic eruption

Archaeologists have discovered a largely preserved skeleton in Pompeii. In the ensuing pyroclastic eruptions, the victim's thorax was crushed by a large block of stone that was violently thrown by the volcanic cloud. The man, who is believed to have been in his 30s, was found on the first floor of a building, above a layer of small stones carried...

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  • Chinese universities ranked among global elite
Chinese universities ranked among global elite

The top 10 were heavily American universities, with Harvard at the top, followed by MIT, Stanford, Cambridge (England), Oxford (England), Cal-Berkeley, Princeton, Yale, UCLA and the University of Chicago. The rankings and data collected in the survey will be considered when THE develops the World University Rankings for 2019, which will be relea...

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  • USA announces 25 percent tariffs on Chinese tech goods
USA announces 25 percent tariffs on Chinese tech goods

William Zarit, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, said the USA threat of tariffs appeared to have been "somewhat effective". US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is scheduled to travel to China this week for another round of discussions.

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  • Trump's warning to Canada: Fair NAFTA deal, or no deal at all
Trump's warning to Canada: Fair NAFTA deal, or no deal at all

Freeland says the dollar-for-dollar countermeasures, which apply to a long list of USA products from flat-rolled steel to playing cards and felt-tipped pens, will go into effect July 1. "This is a bad day for the world trade", Juncker said. What's your view on Canada's trade retaliation against the U.S.? Ross is scheduled to go to China this ...

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  • USA vetoes United Nations measure to protect Palestinians
USA vetoes United Nations measure to protect Palestinians

A Security Council resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by any of the permanent members - the United States, Britain, France, Russia or China to be adopted. The resolution drafted by Kuwait, the only Arab member of the Security Council, had undergone numerous revisions in recent weeks. In a speech to the council, U.S.

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  • United States warns Syria against attacking Kurdish militants
United States warns Syria against attacking Kurdish militants

McKenzie told reporters during a Pentagon briefing. Airwars, a non-profit organization based in the United Kingdom which tracks the global fight against Daesh, said earlier this year that more than 6,000 civilians had been killed in three years of the US-led war in Iraq and Syria.

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  • Kim Kardashian 'very hopeful' after prison reform meeting with Trump
Kim Kardashian 'very hopeful' after prison reform meeting with Trump

Is that what you think? However, the New York Post's cover on Thursday chose to focus on Kardashian's derriere rather than her policy interests, its headline blaring "TRUMP MEETS RUMP" and sub-headings making mentions of "Kim Thong Un" and Trump engaging in "the other big ass summit".

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  • Separating immigrant families is inhumane
Separating immigrant families is inhumane

And the story has given rise to some confusion. Congress is on a week-long vacation but a number of Democrats have said they'll introduce legislation to try to stop separation of parents and children caught sneaking into the U.S. " Put pressure on the Democrats to end the frightful law that separates children from there parents once they cross t...

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  • Visa Card Payment Systems Go Down Across Europe
Visa Card Payment Systems Go Down Across Europe

Visa announced Friday that it's experiencing a "service disruption" that is preventing transactions from going through. Derry businesses and customers have been affected today by the Visa payment system having crashed throughout Ireland and across Europe.

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  • Canadian Foreign Minister Travels to USA for NAFTA Negotiations
Canadian Foreign Minister Travels to USA for NAFTA Negotiations

The administration is also trying to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement to return more auto production to the United States. Even if the three countries somehow reached a full agreement on NAFTA this week, a deal has no chance of ratified in the US this year, he added.

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  • Blumenthal meets with Puerto Rican community leaders on hurricane response
Blumenthal meets with Puerto Rican community leaders on hurricane response

A review of storm-related reports and databases for 59 US tropical cyclones from the past half-century showed cardiovascular was the leading indirect killer long after storms passed. Officials now are warning Puerto Ricans to stockpile enough emergency supplies to survive as long as 10 days without help. Tens of thousands evacuated.

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  • The German train was a bloody stabbing
The German train was a bloody stabbing

The man survived but is seriously injured. The assailant attacked a policewoman on board, forcing her to open fire. When the authorities approached the man, who was in the vehicle, he attacked one of the guards. A fight broke out on the intercity train travelling north to Flensburg via Cologne and Hamburg. Police have said the incident has no c...

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  • Trump says North Korea talks positive, expects Kim letter
Trump says North Korea talks positive, expects Kim letter

Washington wants North Korea to quickly give up all its nuclear weapons in a verifiable way in return for sanctions and economic relief. Mr Trump said it was "a very interesting letter and at some point it may be appropriate" to share it.

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  • 30-year-old leaves parents' home with help from Alex Jones
30-year-old leaves parents' home with help from Alex Jones

Millennial Michael Rotondo is finally moving out of his parents' upstate NY home - thanks to conservative host Alex Jones who gave him $3,000 to help him move. When he was before Judge Donald Greenwood on May 22, he argued that the notices did not provide him with a "reasonable amount of time" to leave, citing a common-law requirement.

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  • Giuseppe Conte named Italian PM as leading parties form alliance
Giuseppe Conte named Italian PM as leading parties form alliance

They presented their proposed Cabinet over the weekend, but Mr Mattarella vetoed their choice of a eurosceptic economy minister, saying the candidate's views put Italians' savings at risk. Italy hosted the European Union's founding Treaty of Rome 60 years ago, but the once enthusiastically pro-EU Italians have progressively become disenchanted ...

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  • Chaos unfolds as VISA payment crashes across Europe
Chaos unfolds as VISA payment crashes across Europe

The company statement added that they are investigating the cause of the disruption and are working as quickly as possible to resolve the situation. Users of many United Kingdom banks have received alerts or messages informing them of a "disruption of service" which means they can not spend or receive money.

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  • Kim Jong-un sends right-hand man to United States for pre-summit talks
Kim Jong-un sends right-hand man to United States for pre-summit talks

It wasn't immediately clear whether the American officials including Sung Kim , the USA ambassador to Manila, were heading Tuesday to the border village between the Koreas where they met with North Korean officials on Sunday. A high-ranking North Korean general is heading to the U.S.to discuss preparations for a summit between Kim Jong Un and ...

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  • Trump, North Korean official meet to try to revive summit
Trump, North Korean official meet to try to revive summit

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un had been scheduled to hold an unprecedented summit in Singapore on June 12. While Trump has put great importance on sealing a nuclear deal with North Korea , he has bucked traditional US foreign policy by alienating America's European and NATO allies.

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