Fri, 18 Jan 2019

Huawei founder claims firm poses no security risk

SHANGHAI, China - A month after Huawei's chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou was detained in Canada, at the request of ...

UAE was prepared to host Saddam Hussein

DUBAI, UAE - The Vice President of the United Arab Emirates and the Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid ...

ISIS suicide bombing targets U.S. soldiers in Syria's Manbij

DAMASCUS, Syria - The Islamic State militant group has claimed a deadly suicide bombing that targeted the U.S.-led coalition troops ...

U.S., U.K. lead first joint naval drills in the South China Sea

WASHINGTON, U.S. - As part of Washington's pressure campaign against China's militarization of the man-made islands it has constructed in ...

William Barr asserts independence in confirmation hearing

WASHINGTON, U.S. - In a heated confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, the U.S. President Donald Trump's ...

May faces pressure from those seeking her resignation

LONDON, U.K. - The U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a crushing defeat in the Parliament on Tuesday, after British ...

Citizenship question in 2020 census invalidate by federal judge

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a ruling that came as a setback for the U.S. President Donald Trump, a federal ...

Protest Turns Violent Amidst Rising Petrol Prices in Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe - Because of a government-induced rise in fuel prices, protesters in Zimbabwe have taken to the streets to ...

US Federal Judge Halts US President Donald Trump’s Regulation on Birth

CALIFORNIA - President Donald Trump’s new ruling on birth control was blocked by a U.S. Federal Judge on Monday. According ...

Canadian drug smuggler's death sentence 'horrific', family says

BEIJING, China - The family of a Canadian man, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who has been sentenced to death in China ...

Rahaf Mohammed: 18-Year-Old Saudi Teen Says Fleeing and Seeking Asylum

TORONTO, Canada - Rahaf Mohammed, an 18-year-old Saudi teenager who fled from her family and sought refuge in Canada states ...

Kenya suffers deadly Al Shabaab attack: Seven killed

NAIROBI, Kenya - The Al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group, Al Shabaab has claimed responsibility for an attack at a luxury ...

After defying U.S. warnings, Iran's bold satellite launch fails

TEHRAN, Iran - Merely days after receiving a warning from authorities in Washington, against undertaking planned launches, Iran has announced ...

Up to 80% of youth in U.S. detention centers re-offend in 3 years

Children under 12 will no longer be treated as criminals in the state of California when they break the law, ...

Black box from Lion Air flight that crashed off Jakarta recovered

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Months after the tragic Lion Air flight crash, that left 189 people dead on October 29, 2018, ...

Personal data of over 202 million Chinese users exposed online

BEIJING, China - A database containing the personal data of over 202 million Chinese citizens was exposed online in what ...

WhatsApp testing new feature requiring fingerprint authentication

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to protect user conversations further, the popular messaging app WhatsApp has reportedly been working ...

Greek roads prove deadly for migrants on busy land route to Europe

Near the Evros River border between Turkey and Greece, which became a popular migration crossing point in 2018, officials have ...

WADA Says It's Recovered Doping Data From Moscow Lab

Inspectors from the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) have recovered doping data from a Moscow laboratory that has been at the ...

Killers of Star Kazakh Skater Get 18 Years in Prison

ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN Kazakhstan sentenced two men accused of killing celebrated Olympic figure skater Denis Ten to 18 years in a ...

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Dow Jones gains 163 points Thursday

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks rose on Thursday on the back of good employment figures and anticipation of ...

Netflix subscribers in the U.S. impacted by price hike

CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In what came as the company's biggest increase since being launched, Netflix has decided to hike prices ...

NBCUniversal's new streaming service to be launched in 2020

NEW YORK, U.S. - In a bid to compete with services like Netflix and Amazon that have been dominating the ...

U.S. unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week

WASHINGTON DC - The Labor Department on Thursday delivered some good news on the employment front. The jobs market remains ...

OPEC production cuts boost oil prices, U.S. stocks rally

NEW YORK, New York - Energy stocks drove Wall Street higher on Wednesday on the back of a rise in ...

GM Pushes for Electric Vehicle to Save the Cadillac Brand

DETROIT - According to President of General Motors Mark Reuss, the company only has one chance to try to shore ...

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