• U.S. probe into China trade practices may lead to sanctions
U.S. probe into China trade practices may lead to sanctions

President Donald Trump's administration is considering using rarely invoked US trade laws to fend off China's demands that foreign companies share their technology in return for access to the country's vast market, a person familiar with USA discussions said Wednesday.

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  • Tillerson says he has differences with Trump on Iran deal
Tillerson says he has differences with Trump on Iran deal

Speaking to reporters, he warned: "We don't think having a dialogue where the North Koreans come to the table assuming they're going to maintain their nuclear weapons is productive". in its range. Mr Trump tweeted on Sunday that he was "very disappointed" in China for not doing more to stop North Korea's missile programme. Tillerson also unders...

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  • Israel acted with 'common sense,' Turkish FM says over al-Aqsa crisis
Israel acted with 'common sense,' Turkish FM says over al-Aqsa crisis

The Iranian foreign minister arrived in Istanbul on Tuesday to attend the extraordinary meeting of the OIC amid heightened Israeli aggression against Palestinians. that incite religious sensitivities, feed tension and incite violence". The Palestinian Red Crescent Society earlier said that clashes took place between worshipers and the Israeli pol...

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  • Trump 'dictated' son's statement on Russian lawyer meeting
Trump 'dictated' son's statement on Russian lawyer meeting

According to the Post , Trump Jr. initially planned to release a statement with the full truth about the meeting as soon as the news broke, but President Trump made a decision to say the meeting focused on adoptions instead. Trump". The Washington Post , which broke the story Monday evening, notes the statement, "emphasized that the subject of ...

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  • After Trump's Use of Force Quip, Sessions Tells Police to Be 'Lawful'
After Trump's Use of Force Quip, Sessions Tells Police to Be 'Lawful'

Certain things people don't realize: "It's really hard being black and being a police officer when these things happen", said Clarence E. Cox III, former chief of Clayton County Schools in Georgia and incoming president of NOBLE. His address largely stuck to themes he's hit elsewhere while traveling around the nation talking to law enforcement agen...

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  • Australia Players, Board Edge Closer to Resolve Pay Dispute
Australia Players, Board Edge Closer to Resolve Pay Dispute

They've been told this". Australia captain Steve Smith is upbeat about the pay crisis being nearly over, Yahoo New Zealand reports. Smith, on the other hand, also said that he remains hopeful that the pay dispute between the two warring parties will resolve soon after what he described as "some really good progress" in negotiations.

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  • Austin Jackson wows Boston, Major League Baseball with awesome catch
Austin Jackson wows Boston, Major League Baseball with awesome catch

The Boston Red Sox won't win the AL East in 2017 like we all originally thought they would. The game had already been one of unexpected turns and subverted expectations, and Vazquez's home run was the flawless nightcap. But then in the sixth inning, Bryan Shaw and Andrew Miller , two of the game's premier relievers, squandered the Indians' ...

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  • US in show of force after North Korea missile launch
US in show of force after North Korea missile launch

North Korea's test Friday of an intercontinental ballistic missile was its second of the long-range weapon in a month. Trump tweeted on Saturday after the missile test that he was "very disappointed " in China and that Beijing profits from USA trade but had done " nothing " for the United States with regards to North Korea, something he would no...

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  • Saudi Arabia plans luxury beach resorts on Red Sea
Saudi Arabia plans luxury beach resorts on Red Sea

According to the statement, the project will include "the development of hotels and luxury residential units, as well as all logistical infrastructure". The project will create as many as 35,000 jobs "once it's up and running" as well as contributing 15 billion riyals ($US 4 billion) to Saudi Arabia's gross domestic product, according to the statem...

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  • USAF to test-fire Minuteman III missile days after N. Korean ICBM launch
USAF to test-fire Minuteman III missile days after N. Korean ICBM launch

The Minuteman III launch by U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command is scheduled to take place between midnight and 6 a.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from Vandenberg. Russian Federation also provided evidence indicating that the missile launch on July 4 was a test of an intermediate range rocket, much smaller in size and with lower cap...

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  • IT Raids Karnataka Resort Where Gujarat Congress MLAs Are Staying
IT Raids Karnataka Resort Where Gujarat Congress MLAs Are Staying

Shivakumar, the Energy Minister in Karnataka's Congress government, is being investigated for tax evasion. The search at the Minister's posh residence in the city's upscale northwest suburb and his deluxe room at the resort caught the ruling party in Karnataka unaware and led to condemnation.

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  • Iraqi Delegation to Investigate Embassy Attack
Iraqi Delegation to Investigate Embassy Attack

Afghan officials initially said that no one had been killed in the assault, but the interior ministry later confirmed that two people - a woman and a guard - had died and two were policemen injured. But experts have previously questioned whether there are direct links between IS-K and the central IS command. Meantime, Afghan analyst Dad Mohammad ...

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  • Will Fosun's deal go ahead amid the Sino-Indian spat?
Will Fosun's deal go ahead amid the Sino-Indian spat?

Meanwhile, on 31 July, Bloomberg and Reuters reported that the Indian government has chose to stall the deal. Gland Pharma has a lead in injectables, an area where Chinese firms lag Indian pharma companies. Reports citing the Chinese firm said the deal has already been cleared by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and the now-defunct...

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  • Celebrity Big Brother 2017: Take a peek at the BRAND NEW house
Celebrity Big Brother 2017: Take a peek at the BRAND NEW house

Among the stars rumoured to be taking part this year are former Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding , ex-EastEnder Shaun Williamson , The Only Way Is Essex star Pete Wicks, and former Gogglebox star Sandi Bogle . Paul has now entered this year's Big Brother house, teaming up with the likes of Shaun Williamson , Sarah Harding and Helen Lederer. ...

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  • Iran, the United States & the nuclear deal
Iran, the United States & the nuclear deal

However last month Trump signed into law new United States sanctions against its missile program after Tehran tested a satellite-launch rocket. The sanctions were announced a day after the country tested a satellite rocket launcher . JCPOA is the official name for the July 2015 nuclear agreement. The U.S. Congress has ratified sanctions against ...

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  • Jordan in response to Jewish Temple Mount visits:
Jordan in response to Jewish Temple Mount visits: "extremists invaded al-Aqsa"

This number is unprecedented! For years, most rabbi forbade visits to the site for fear of treading on holy ground. Jewish visitors were also required to leave identification at the checkpoint. The mass influx of visitors comes after almost two weeks of tensions roiled the site over increased security measures, including metal detectors, followin...

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  • Tom Hiddleston to star in stage production of 'Hamlet'
Tom Hiddleston to star in stage production of 'Hamlet'

Hiddleston told The Stage that the role has "almost limitless possibilities for interpretation". "I hope the funds raised by the production will help RADA continue to provide a wider field of equal opportunity to train actors, stage managers and technical theatre artists, from every background, to a standard of excellence and professionalism", ...

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  • Scaramucci incorrectly listed as dead in Harvard Law alumni directory
Scaramucci incorrectly listed as dead in Harvard Law alumni directory

Anthony, and the awful, horrible, no good, very bad 10 days. A directory mailed to alumni this week included an asterisk by his name indicating he had died. He was appointed as communications director for the White House on July 21. Scaramucci's exit followed mere days after former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus was allegedly fired...

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  • IT sleuths search Karnataka minister's house in Bengaluru
IT sleuths search Karnataka minister's house in Bengaluru

In the Lok Sabha , senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue, but Jaitley said the matter should not linked to the polls in Gujarat for Rajya Sabha seats. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , however, downplayed the timing of the raids. An unidentified investigator told ANI that they had recovered Rs 5 crore during raids at ...

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  • Honolulu bans eyes on phones while walking
Honolulu bans eyes on phones while walking

The new law will go into effect in October. Punishment for " distracted walking" is a fine that increases with number of infractions. The bill, also known as the Distracted Walking Law, was signed off by the mayor of Honolulu, Kirk Caldwell, on Thursday, after the city council approved the measure by a vote of 7-2.

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