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Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:40:29 -0500
India's top military commander in the disputed Kashmir region said on Tuesday Pakistan's main spy agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency, was involved in last week's attack on a security convoy claimed by a Pakistan-based militant group.
New round of U.S.-China trade talks to begin in Washington on Tuesday
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 23:16:35 -0500
A new round of talks between the United States and China to resolve their trade war will take place in Washington on Tuesday, with follow-up sessions at a higher level later in the week, the White House said on Monday.
Huawei founder says Huawei CFO arrest was politically motivated: BBC
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 23:02:07 -0500
Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei said on Monday that the arrest of his daughter, Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, was politically motivated.
U.S. states sue Trump administration in showdown over border wall funds
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:51:07 -0500
A coalition of 16 U.S. states led by California sued President Donald Trump and top members of his administration on Monday to block his decision to declare a national emergency to obtain funds for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein to step down in March: official
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:12:27 -0500
Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. deputy attorney general who appointed a special counsel to investigate possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trump's campaign, is expected to step down by mid March, a Justice Department official said on Monday.
Asian shares near four-month high, buoyed by trade optimism
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:57:45 -0500
Asian shares hovered near four-month highs on Tuesday, supported by hopes that Sino-U.S. trade talks were making progress and expectations of policy stimulus from central banks.
Trump urges Venezuelan military to abandon Maduro or 'lose everything'
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:42:45 -0500
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned members of Venezuela's military who remain loyal to socialist President Nicolas Maduro that they are risking their future and their lives and urged them to allow humanitarian aid into the country.
Exclusive: U.S. blocks North Korean air traffic revival ahead of Trump-Kim summit
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:55:08 -0500
The United States has blocked efforts by a U.N. agency to improve civil aviation in North Korea at a time when Pyongyang is trying to reopen part of its airspace to foreign flights, three sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
Presidents Day protests decry Trump's emergency declaration
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:18:38 -0500
Activists in Washington, Chicago and dozens of other U.S. cities protested on Monday's Presidents Day holiday against President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency to secure funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
Official cites 'unlawful' balloting in U.S. congressional vote
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:44:57 -0500
A Republican operative directed an unlawful absentee ballot scheme in North Carolina's 9th congressional district and tried to hide the evidence, an election official said on Monday at a hearing that could lead to a new vote in the disputed contest.
Fiascos and fumbles: Oscar organizers stumble to restore glory
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:00:01 -0500
First it was the furor over a proposed new "popular" film category, then it was the fiasco over planned host Kevin Hart, and last month the organizers of the Oscars were accused of intimidating celebrities not to present at rival award shows.
Exclusive: Air Force to push Congress for military housing tenant bill of rights
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:06:54 -0500
Aiming to grant military families far greater say to challenge hazardous housing, the U.S. Air Force told Reuters Monday it will push Congress to enact a tenant bill of rights allowing families the power to withhold rent or break leases to escape unsafe conditions.
Trump's 'relentless attack' on FBI prompted memoir by former official: NPR
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:21:34 -0500
Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe decried the "relentless attack" he said U.S. President Donald Trump has launched against the agency, according to released excerpts of an interview with NPR's Morning Edition, to be aired early Monday.
Navient rejects $3.2 billion takeover bid from Canyon Capital and Platinum Equity
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:19:53 -0500
Student-loan servicer Navient Corp has rejected a $3.2 billion takeover bid from two investors as it believes the offer undervalues the company.
Auto industry lines up against possible U.S. tariffs
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:15:12 -0500
The U.S. auto industry urged President Donald Trump's administration on Monday not to saddle imported cars and auto parts with steep tariffs, after the U.S. Commerce Department sent a confidential report to the White House late on Sunday with its recommendations for how to proceed.
Poland pulls out of Israel summit in row over WW2 role
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:00:37 -0500
Poland pulled out of a planned summit in Israel after Israel's acting foreign minister said on Monday that "many Poles" had collaborated with the Nazis in World War Two and shared responsibility for the Holocaust.
U.S. agency submits auto tariff probe report to White House
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:29:43 -0500
The U.S. Commerce Department sent a report on Sunday to U.S. President Donald Trump that could unleash steep tariffs on imported cars and auto parts, provoking a sharp backlash from the industry even before it is unveiled, the agency confirmed.
EU's Juncker expects Trump to refrain from imposing higher tariffs on cars
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:09:45 -0500
U.S. President Donald Trump has promised European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker that he will not impose additional import tariffs on European cars for the time being, Juncker was quoted in a published interview as saying on Monday.
U.S. tariffs on EU cars could mean EU buying less U.S. soya beans and gas: Juncker
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:09:10 -0500
United States tariffs on imports of European cars could mean that Europe would buy less soya beans and liquid gas from the U.S., the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said on Monday.
Army to be 'ruthless' against tampering in Nigeria's postponed vote: Buhari
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 14:00:40 -0500
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday warned that anyone trying to tamper with Nigeria's postponed vote risked their lives and accused the electoral commission of incompetence.
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