WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he was "the chosen one" to address trade imbalances with China, even as congressional researchers warned that his tariffs would reduce U.S. economic output by 0.3% in 2020.
Democratic presidential candidates and U.S. Jewish groups condemned President Donald Trump's remarks accusing American Jews who vote for Democrats of "great disloyalty," while the Republican leader stuck to his criticism on Wednesday.
Current law gives border patrol a 100-mile-wide area extending from any international border where the patrol can stop people without reasonable suspicion. The bill would change that number from 100 miles to 25 miles.
WASHINGTON — Spiders have moved in to dine on the bugs drawn by the lights. Wasps have built nests to eat the spiders. And a “community” of dark biofilm has spread over the surface of the marble like the spots of a giant leopard.
The fake toothpaste was imported from China, Mexico and Thailand and had the same color scheme and design as some of Colgate's genuine brands available in Venezuela, the Venezuelan National Hygiene Institute said.
COPENHAGEN — Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark’s prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the U.S. interest in buying the world’s largest island.
KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 63 people were killed when a suicide bomber linked to the Islamic State blew himself up in a crowded wedding hall in the Afghan capital late Saturday night, one of the most devastating attacks on civilians in years of conflict and terror.
BEIRUT — The global standoff between the United States and Iran over shipping escalated Saturday when the United States issued a warrant for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker detained in Gibraltar, just hours after the ship was ordered released.
KABUL, Afghanistan — A bomb exploded at a wedding reception in the Afghan capital Saturday night, wounding at least 20 people, officials said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Afghan Taliban officials said on Saturday the killing of the brother of their leader in a bomb attack would not derail talks with the United States aimed at securing the withdrawal of U.S. troops after 18 years of war.
A Florida man was extradited from Georgia this week after allegedly sending 10,000 text messages to a female acquaintance in a 12-day period, including some that police say were sexually explicit, obsessive and threatened violence upon churches and airports.
BERLIN - A$AP Rocky and two associates were found guilty of assault by a Swedish court on Wednesday but will face no prison time, capping a case that drew international attention - including from President Donald Trump, who provoked a low-level diplomatic spat with Sweden after calling for t…
Mevan Babakar, who lives in England, wanted to say thank you, but first she had to find the man who had given her a bicycle while she was staying at a refugee camp as a child. So she asked Twitter for help.
HONG KONG — China said on Wednesday Hong Kong’s protest movement had reached “near terrorism” and more street clashes followed ugly scenes the previous day when protesters set upon men they suspected of being government sympathizers.
HONG KONG — Riot police armed with pepper spray and batons clashed with protesters late Tuesday at Hong Kong’s airport, bringing violence to the key international hub while passengers remained stranded inside after many departing flights were canceled.
WASHINGTON — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell warned China on Monday that any violent crackdown on protests in Hong Kong would be “completely unacceptable,” while Trump administration officials urged all sides to refrain from violence.
Hong Kong demonstrators clashed with police across the city Sunday, with officers again resorting to tear gas to try to disperse protesters hurling projectiles and petrol bombs in the 10th weekend of anti-China protests in the city.
TOKYO — President Donald Trump on Saturday appeared to side with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in renewing his objections to joint military exercises with South Korea, calling such drills “ridiculous and expensive” at a time when Pyongyang has ramped up tests of short-range missiles.
MOSCOW — Tens of thousands of Russians staged what a monitoring group called the country’s biggest political protest in eight years on Saturday, defying a crackdown to demand free elections to Moscow’s city legislature.
Canadian police said on Wednesday they found two bodies which they believe are of the fugitive teenage boys charged with killing a university lecturer and suspected in the murders of two tourists in British Columbia.
This July, Roman officials announced a new sanction to administer fines to those who soil, deface or damage the city’s historic, artistic and monumental sites. The rule serves as an attempt to curb unwanted tourist behavior, from jumping into fountains to walking around Rome shirtless. It al…
KABUL — A Taliban suicide bomber killed 14 people and wounded 145 in the Afghan capital Kabul on Wednesday, an attack the government said raised questions about the militants’ commitment to peace despite an expected deal with the United States.
BEIJING — China responded with angry rhetoric after the United States labeled Beijing a currency manipulator but maintained a relatively measured stance in the markets on Tuesday, signaling a desire not to jeopardize economic stability.
WASHINGTON/SEOUL — National security adviser John Bolton reminded North Korea on Tuesday of its leader’s pledge to President Donald Trump not to resume launches of intercontinental-range missiles after Pyongyang conducted its fourth short-range missile test in less than two weeks and warned …
SRAGEN, Indonesia — An Indonesian man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one of the highest deforestation rates in the world.
RIO DE JANEIRO — A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwarted on the cusp of freedom by state prison authorities.
BEIJING — Chinese companies have stopped buying U.S. agricultural products, China’s Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday, a blow to U.S. farmers who have already seen their exports slashed by the more than year-old trade war.
SYDNEY — Defense Secretary Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively soon, a day after the United States withdrew from a landmark arms control treaty.
WASHINGTON — Administration officials insisted Friday that President Donald Trump’s latest tariffs on Chinese goods would not punish consumers even as some White House aides privately acknowledged the move damaged prospects for the slowing economy to rebound this year.