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    China scolds U.S. for pulling invitation to major naval drill

    China scolds U.S. for pulling invitation to major naval drill


    China's Defence Ministry has expressed regret after the United States withdrew an invitation to China to attend a major U.S.-hosted naval drill, saying that closing the door does not promote mutual trust and...

    China's Defence Ministry has expressed regret after the United States withdrew an invitation to China to attend a major U.S.-hosted naval drill, saying that closing the door does not promote mutual trust and co-operation.

    Morgan Freeman apologizes amid sexual misconduct allegations

    Morgan Freeman apologizes amid sexual misconduct allegations


    Morgan Freeman is apologizing to work colleagues "who felt uncomfortable or disrepected" by him, following a CNN report alleging sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour by the veteran...

    Morgan Freeman is apologizing to work colleagues "who felt uncomfortable or disrepected" by him, following a CNN report alleging sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour by the veteran actor.

    Self-driving Uber was aware of pedestrian but didn't stop, probe on fatal Arizona crash finds

    Self-driving Uber was aware of pedestrian but didn't stop, probe on fatal Arizona crash finds


    The self-driving technology deployed in an Uber which struck and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona recently, noted a pedestrian was on the road, but didn't stop, a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board...

    The self-driving technology deployed in an Uber which struck and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona recently, noted a pedestrian was on the road, but didn't stop, a preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says.

    Iran continues to comply with nuclear deal after U.S. withdrawal, UN says

    Iran continues to comply with nuclear deal after U.S. withdrawal, UN says


    Iran has stayed within the main curbs on its nuclear activity imposed by its deal with major powers despite the U.S. pullout from the pact, but could be quicker to provide extra access to inspectors, the UN atomic watchdog...

    Iran has stayed within the main curbs on its nuclear activity imposed by its deal with major powers despite the U.S. pullout from the pact, but could be quicker to provide extra access to inspectors, the UN atomic watchdog says.

    Congo says Ebola cases have reached 30

    Congo says Ebola cases have reached 30


    Congo's Ministry of Health says the number of confirmed Ebola cases has reached 30, including eight...

    Congo's Ministry of Health says the number of confirmed Ebola cases has reached 30, including eight deaths.

    Republican, Democrat lawmakers get classified briefing on Russia probe

    Republican, Democrat lawmakers get classified briefing on Russia probe


    U.S. lawmakers, including a senior Democrat, have visited the Justice Department for the first of two planned classified briefings from FBI and intelligence officials on an FBI probe into Russian election meddling after President Donald Trump made...

    U.S. lawmakers, including a senior Democrat, have visited the Justice Department for the first of two planned classified briefings from FBI and intelligence officials on an FBI probe into Russian election meddling after President Donald Trump made unsubstantiated claims about a "spy" being used against his campaign.

    North Korea says it's willing to talk after Trump cancels summit

    North Korea says it's willing to talk after Trump cancels summit


    North Korea is responding to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a planned summit between the leaders of the two countries, saying it is ready to...

    North Korea is responding to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a planned summit between the leaders of the two countries, saying it is ready to talk.

    Kilauea volcano producing 'eerie' blue flames

    Kilauea volcano producing 'eerie' blue flames


    Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering a look at a new dimension in the volcano's weeks-long...

    Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering a look at a new dimension in the volcano's weeks-long eruption.

    Trump threatens tariffs of up to 25% on all cars imported into U.S.

    Trump threatens tariffs of up to 25% on all cars imported into U.S.


    U.S. President Donald Trump is mulling slapping tariffs of up to 25 per cent on all vehicles imported into the United States, throwing a wrench into negotiations for a new North American free trade...

    U.S. President Donald Trump is mulling slapping tariffs of up to 25 per cent on all vehicles imported into the United States, throwing a wrench into negotiations for a new North American free trade deal.

    Trump believes those who don't stand for anthem 'shouldn't be in the country'

    Trump believes those who don't stand for anthem 'shouldn't be in the country'


    President Donald Trump praised an NFL policy banning kneeling during the "The Star-Spangled Banner," saying that "maybe you shouldn't be in the country" if you don't stand for the...

    President Donald Trump praised an NFL policy banning kneeling during the "The Star-Spangled Banner," saying that "maybe you shouldn't be in the country" if you don't stand for the anthem.

    Moscow rejects damning new report linking Russian military unit to downing of Flight MH17

    Moscow rejects damning new report linking Russian military unit to downing of Flight MH17


    Moscow continued to deny involvement in the destruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 even as an international team of investigators said Thursday that detailed analysis has unequivocally established that the Buk missile that brought down the plane over...

    Moscow continued to deny involvement in the destruction of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 even as an international team of investigators said Thursday that detailed analysis has unequivocally established that the Buk missile that brought down the plane over eastern Ukraine nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit.

    Giuseppe Conte, unheralded professor, faces huge challenge as new Italy PM

    Giuseppe Conte, unheralded professor, faces huge challenge as new Italy PM


    Giuseppe Conte, the law professor named as Italian prime minister on Wednesday after surviving accusations he inflated his academic credentials, must now prove he can lead the euro zone's third largest economy with no political...

    Giuseppe Conte, the law professor named as Italian prime minister on Wednesday after surviving accusations he inflated his academic credentials, must now prove he can lead the euro zone's third largest economy with no political experience.

    Ukraine president angrily denies report government paid Trump lawyer Cohen for access

    Ukraine president angrily denies report government paid Trump lawyer Cohen for access


    U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, received a secret payment of at least $400,000 to arrange talks between Trump and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko last year, the British Broadcasting Corp reported on...

    U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, received a secret payment of at least $400,000 to arrange talks between Trump and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko last year, the British Broadcasting Corp reported on Wednesday.

    U.S. launches national security probe of vehicle imports

    U.S. launches national security probe of vehicle imports


    The Trump administration launches a national security investigation into car and truck imports that could lead to new U.S. tariffs similar to those imposed on imported steel and aluminum in...

    The Trump administration launches a national security investigation into car and truck imports that could lead to new U.S. tariffs similar to those imposed on imported steel and aluminum in March.

    Milwaukee police admit 'intimidation' used in arrest of NBA's Sterling Brown

    Milwaukee police admit 'intimidation' used in arrest of NBA's Sterling Brown


    Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales apologized to Bucks guard Sterling Brown on Wednesday for a January arrest that started with a parking violation and escalated to include use of a stun gun, and said some officers had been...

    Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales apologized to Bucks guard Sterling Brown on Wednesday for a January arrest that started with a parking violation and escalated to include use of a stun gun, and said some officers had been disciplined.

    Jared Kushner granted permanent security clearance

    Jared Kushner granted permanent security clearance


    White House adviser Jared Kushner, who is U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law, has been granted a permanent security...

    White House adviser Jared Kushner, who is U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law, has been granted a permanent security clearance.

    New NFL policy says players risk being fined, disciplined for kneeling during anthem

    New NFL policy says players risk being fined, disciplined for kneeling during anthem


    NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker-room during The Star-Spangled Banner, but requiring them to stand if they come to the...

    NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests, permitting players to stay in the locker-room during The Star-Spangled Banner, but requiring them to stand if they come to the field.

    Gaza images stir emotions but fail to capture complexity of Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    Gaza images stir emotions but fail to capture complexity of Israeli-Palestinian conflict


    Israelis and Palestinians have long fought a battle for the hearts and minds of the international community. What happened last week in Gaza is a continuation of the propaganda war, writes Derek...

    Israelis and Palestinians have long fought a battle for the hearts and minds of the international community. What happened last week in Gaza is a continuation of the propaganda war, writes Derek Stoffel.