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Dec 31 2018

Trump says `big progress being made' with China after Xi call

Trump and Xi agreed to a ceasefire in the trade war at the G20 summit in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, in December, deciding to hold off on imposing more tariff...

Dec 31 2018

White House says shutdown ball is in Dem's court

Trump also falsely claimed that the deceased 7-year-old's father "said it was not their fault", referring to immigration authorities. Asked about Trump's latest t...

Dec 31 2018

Donald Trump blames Democrats for deaths of migrant children at border

Late Friday, El Paso Mayor Dee Margo confirmed he was among those who met with Nielsen, saying they discussed "our immigration needs on the border". On Saturday, Presid...

Dec 30 2018

Sarah McIver, Canadian Detained In China Over Work Permit, Released

A Canadian government source identified the citizen as teacher Sarah McIver. Global Affairs said the detention was due to a work permit issue, but did not offer any fur...

Dec 30 2018

Hanover airport shut after car driven near runway

Germany's Hanover airport temporarily suspended flights earlier after a man drove onto the apron area before police stopped his auto and overpowered and detained him. Fed...

Dec 30 2018

Netanyahu Could Cut Unprecedented Brazil Visit Over Politics At Home

He said that for his country to overcome obstacles, "we need good allies, good friends, good brothers , like Benjamin Netanyahu". He also spoke of cooperation in milit...

Dec 29 2018

Man accused in shooting death of California police officer arrested

Surveillance photos of the suspect wanted for shooting and killing a police officer during a traffic stop in Newman, Calif. Dec. 26, 2018. The 33-year-old police offi...

Dec 29 2018

Search underway for man who killed Northern California police officer

Surveillance footage also captured the suspect's vehicle, a grey Dodge Ram pickup with paper dealership plates, matching the description that Singh had called in. The Cal...

Dec 29 2018

Deadly blast hits tourist bus in Giza, Egypt

The bus was carrying a total of 14 Vietnamese tourists, it added , saying only two of them escaped unharmed. All of the injured are Vietnamese tourists apart from the ...

Dec 28 2018

Indonesia Reroutes Flights as Anak Krakatau Volcano Spews Ash Into Air

The tsunami hit at 9:27 p.m. Jakarta time (1427 GMT) on Saturday, after the eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano sparked underwater landslides, leading to the rise...

Dec 28 2018

Russian weapon 27 times faster than speed of sound, Kremlin official says

He also said the missile would enter service with the Strategic Missile Forces next year. Russian Federation claims the system is capable of speeds exceeding Mach 5 (fi...

Dec 28 2018

President Trump makes surprise Christmas visit to troops in Iraq

Trump made the 11-hour flight on a darkened Air Force One with lights off and window shades drawn plus military jet escorts. The trip also comes after Trump announce...

Dec 27 2018

Mount Etna: Earthquake hits Sicily after eruption at Europe's most active volcano

The natural disaster hit at 3:19 a.m. (0219 GMT), prompting many people to run out of their homes and sleep in cars. A Christmas Eve eruption of Mount Etna, the most a...

Dec 27 2018

Trump Crushes a 7-Year-Old's Dreams About Santa

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney has predicted that the shutdown could stretch into January, when Democrats are set to control the House of Representatives, the lower hous...

Dec 27 2018

Trump says shutdown will continue until his border wall demand is met

Trump then appeared to remember what day it was, and finished his short press conference by saying: 'But other than that I wish everybody a very merry Christmas '. "(I) ...

Dec 27 2018

Russian Federation accuses Israel of threatening civilian planes

The Syrians said they had downed a number of targets, but there were no reports of any Israeli planes being hit. Israel Defense Forces, meanwhile, said an aerial de...

Dec 27 2018

Donald and Melania Trump make surprise visit to United States troops in Iraq

He went against the views of his top national security advisers in announcing the Syria withdrawal, a decision that risks creating a vacuum for extremists to thrive. ...

Dec 26 2018

Trump Says US Government Shutdown To Last Until Agreement On Border Wall

The House and Senate briefly gaveled into session on Christmas Eve before quickly closing again with no further action. The area was reopened after electrical repairs w...

Dec 26 2018

Driver killed in accident at French 'yellow vest' protest

About 2,000 people were demonstrating in Paris at around 16:00 (15:00 GMT), compared to about 4,000 last Saturday, police sources said . In the French capital, the pol...

Dec 26 2018

United States move to leave Syria may increase Israel's aggressiveness

Aldar Khalil, a senior Kurdish official, urged the USA to stop Turkey from moving ahead with its plans for a major attack against Kurdish groups - which it considers to...