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World News Mattis: US relations with China not worsening despite bumps
Author: 0 Mattis: US relations with China not worsening despite bumps

Mattis said the US has to learn how to manage its relationship with the communist nation. Also last week, China cancelled plans for its naval chief to visit the Pentagon. China was also irritated by a Pentagon announcement last Wednesday that B-52 bombers had flown over the East China Sea and the South China Sea as part of its "continuous bomber presence in the region".

World News Trump rewrites rules of trade with new deal
Author: 0 Trump rewrites rules of trade with new deal

A painfully divided House of Representatives approved the North American Free Trade Agreement by an unexpectedly large margin Wednesday night, ending a hard-fought battle that grew into a referendum on the fundamental changes sweeping the American economy.

World News Melania Trump donates phototherapy machine to Ridge Hospital
Author: 0 Melania Trump donates phototherapy machine to Ridge Hospital

The first ladies met privately at Ghana's presidential palace, the Jubilee House after meeting for the first time at the United Nations General Assembly meeting in NY last week. The median age of Africa's more than 1 billion people is only 19. She is the first naturalized and second foreign-born United States citizen to become the First Lady, after Louisa Adams, wife of the sixth president, John Quincy Adams.

World News Senator anxious by Kavanaugh's 'partisan' tone
Author: 0 Senator anxious by Kavanaugh's 'partisan' tone

Ramirez has separately accused Kavanaugh in a report from The New Yorker of inappropriate sexual behavior related to his time at Yale. He said that it was "a scary time for young men" who could become subject of false accusations.

World News Donald Trump helped parents hide money on tax returns
Author: 0 Donald Trump helped parents hide money on tax returns

The Times said its analysis drew on tax returns of Trump's father, among other documents, but not Trump's personal tax returns. The Times says that before Fred Trump died in the late 1990s, he transferred ownership of most of his real estate empire to his four living children.

World News Revised North American trade deal returns US to 'manufacturing powerhouse'
Author: 0 Revised North American trade deal returns US to 'manufacturing powerhouse'

And Trump repeatedly said he was ready to scrap the deal entirely, which in my opinion would have been the worst outcome. He said he is "disappointed" with the prospect of more US competition. "In terms of dairy, wine, the de minimis threshold - I mean, it was all in the right direction in terms of easier access to goods and services overseas, lower prices and greater variety for the Canadian consumer", said Christine McDaniel, a senior research fellow at George Mason University.

World News Brett Kavanaugh was 'belligerent and aggressive' drinker, Yale classmate says
Author: 0 Brett Kavanaugh was 'belligerent and aggressive' drinker, Yale classmate says

He suggested it was troubling that people were found "automatically guilty" and had to prove their innocence. "All the delays have been caused within the Republican caucus". Dom Cozzolino, the man who allegedly was injured in a bar fight involving U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh , went to work in his shabby office in an aging strip mall near Fort Lauderdale, Fla., today as the controversy about Kavanaugh's future continued to swirl.

World News MS police officers killed; suspect in custody
Author: 0 MS police officers killed; suspect in custody

Two Brookhaven police officers are dead following a Saturday morning shootout. Authorities have confirmed that one suspect, who has been identified as 25-year-old Marquis Aaron Flowers, was also wounded and transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.

World News 'Ricin poison' packages sent to Pentagon
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The envelopes were discovered at the Pentagon's mail screening center. Pentagon police referred the matter to the FBI for investigation. The mail facility is separate from the Pentagon building, ensuring the more than 20,000 employees there were never exposed to the letters.

Author: 0 Trump trusted less than Putin and Xi, says new global study

Since taking office in January 2017, Trump has pulled the United States out of global agreements such as the Paris accord to combat climate change and the deal to curb Iran's nuclear program, cultivated relations with authoritarian leaders including Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, and severely criticized neighboring Canada and Mexico as well as Germany and other NATO allies.

World News Boris Johnson hit with barrage of criticism from top Tories
Author: 0 Boris Johnson hit with barrage of criticism from top Tories

However, Mr Johnson said this would be "politically humiliating for a £2tn economy" and would prevent the United Kingdom from making its own laws and subject it to the directives of Brussels. "This government will then be remembered for having done something fearless and right and remarkable and in accordance with the wishes of the people", Johnson said.

World News Mark Judge Interviewed by FBI in Kavanaugh Investigation
Author: 0 Mark Judge Interviewed by FBI in Kavanaugh Investigation

She told " CBS This Morning " on Tuesday that California college professor Christine Blasey (BLAH'-zee) Ford's sexual assault allegation against Kavanaugh lacks corroboration. He was belligerent". The latest Supreme Court session opened on Monday, with eight justices. He said Kavanaugh seemed willing to "mislead senators about everything from the momentous to the mundane" to ensure his ascension to the high court.

Author: 0 FBI interviews Brett Kavanaugh's friend Mark Judge as part of investigation

In a report on red-state Democrats' "nightmare scenario" on the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation, The Hill's sources, including two unnamed Democratic senators, make some revealing comments about what appears to be the driving hope of many Democrats in the Kavanaugh allegations: that the flood of increasingly ugly, uncorroborated accusations will compel him to bow out.

World News Arizona Gender Reveal Party Leads To Uncontrollable Wildfire
Author: 0 Arizona Gender Reveal Party Leads To Uncontrollable Wildfire

Dennis Dickey, 37, of Tucson, Arizona , entered the guilty plea on Friday to causing the Sawmill Fire , which torched swaths of Coronado National Forest, federal land administered by the U.S. He was just trying to reveal the gender of his upcoming child to family and friends. Unusually high winds of around 40 miles per hour and lower than average rainfall contributed to the fire's growth, which took about a week to contain, The Washington Post reported.

Author: 0 Mexico-Canada Agreement to Replace NAFTA after Last-Minute Deal

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland are championing the deal , calling it a victory for the middle class and for Canadian businesses. It is modernizing what was NAFTA and we have an even stronger agreement now". Federal cabinet ministers were summoned to a late Sunday meeting at the Prime Minister's Office near Parliament Hill, while the White House convened its own late-night trade briefing conference call just an hour before the midnight deadline.

World News Horse causes panic after galloping through a bar in France
Author: 0 Horse causes panic after galloping through a bar in France

The horse was being trained at the nearby Chateau de Chantilly, some 30 miles north of Paris, which is known throughout the world for hosting prized racehorses. The horse also begins bucking as it runs from one end of the bar to the other, while knocking aside a few chairs during a 15-second clip uploaded by Jasmin.

World News Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats
Author: 0 Trump Administration Halts Visas for Unmarried Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats

Applying the same standard to same-sex couples will "help ensure and promote equal treatment ", a US State Department spokesperson said. "Those not yet in the country will need to show they're married to secure a visa, potentially forcing those living in countries without marriage equality to choose between a posting at the United Nations headquarters or family separation", Akshaya Kumar of Human Rights Watch said in a blog post.

World News Melania Trump arrives in Ghana on solo African trip
Author: 0 Melania Trump arrives in Ghana on solo African trip

The visit is being organised in partnership with USAID and will involve Ghana and three other countries, which she has described as "four lovely and very different countries in Africa". Avoid becoming a victim of Fake News. President Donald Trump's wife plans to promote child welfare during the five-day, four-nation tour. The U.S.

World News Outside of Graham's office Friday, protestors support FBI investigation into Kavanaugh allegations
Author: 0 Outside of Graham's office Friday, protestors support FBI investigation into Kavanaugh allegations

He called the Democrats' actions "the most unethical sham since I've been in politics". Graham declared, "To my Republican colleagues: if you vote 'no, ' you're legitimizing the most despicable thing I've seen in my time in politics". "This is not a job interview, this is hell", he added. And Lindsey Graham , for a long time, was on a path, that he'd be that person - that he'd be a figure of courage.

World News Apple executive killing: Wife claims pressure, minister Brijesh Pathak agrees
Author: 0 Apple executive killing: Wife claims pressure, minister Brijesh Pathak agrees

The latest FIR, filed at the Gomti Nagar Police Station on the basis of Kalpana's complaint names the two accused policemen - Prashant Chaudhary and Sandeep Kumar - unlike the first one, which appeared diluted to weaken the case. "I have directed my party leader Satish Mishra to take up this family's case if they require legal help", said the BSP chief. Chief minister, Yogi Aditynath, said on Saturday that "this was not an encounter".

World News Trump to Female Reporter: I Know You're Not Thinking, You Never Do
Author: 0 Trump to Female Reporter: I Know You're Not Thinking, You Never Do

The White House did not immediately respond to HuffPost's request for comment. "She's shocked that I picked her", Trump said. "Like in a state of shock". Trump, who held a press conference to discuss a new North Atlantic free trade agreement, agreed to have Vega ask him a question. She joined the network in 2011 as a Los Angeles-based correspondent.

World News Chinese destroyer extremely close to US warship, alleges US
Author: 0 Chinese destroyer extremely close to US warship, alleges US

Overview imagery of the Fiery Cross Reef located in the South China Sea. 'The US has repeatedly sent warships into the territorial waters near Chinese reefs and islands in the South China Sea, ' it said. The presence of American ships near the Chinese-claimed archipelago off the coast of the Philippines, Malaysia and southern Vietnam is "seriously threatening China's sovereignty and security" and "seriously undermining the relations between the two countries and the two militaries", Wu ...

World News U.S. and Canada agree free trade deal
Author: 0 U.S. and Canada agree free trade deal

Trump said . With limited details on what USMCA entails, the Times reports that with the new agreement, Canada's dairy management system will ease its protections, allowing the us more access to Canada's dairy products. Congress to get the deal fast-tracked and voted on by December 1, ahead of a new incoming Mexican government. On the matter of Section 232 tariffs, Trump's trade weapon of choice, US officials told a late-night conference call with reporters that the two sides had ...