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Trump Renews Attacks on Non-White Lawmakers

WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his attacks Monday on four Democratic members of Congress, all women of ...


How China Will Dominate Taiwan's 2020 Presidential Election Campaign

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Taiwan's presidential race kicked off Monday with China the top issue as a Beijing-friendly mayor won the ...


Taiwan President Visits Haiti, But No New Deals Announced

WASHINGTON/PORT AU PRINCE, HAITI - Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen made a quick visit to Haiti Saturday during which she expressed ...


Hsieh, Strycova win women's doubles at Wimbledon

London - Popular Czech Barbora Strycova gained rich consolation for her loss in the women's singles semi-finals, partnering Taiwan's Hsieh ...


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U.S. stock markets continue record run

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks began the week with rises across the board on Monday, as the major ...

U.S. president claims reponsibility for slowing GDP growth in China

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Donald Trump says tariffs on China are working by claiming credit for a major slide ...

Chinese and Japanese shares gain ground, greenback dips

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in China and Japan advanced on Monday, while in Australia the key index sagged.The U.S. dollar ...

Dubai gearing up for Expo2020

DUBAI, UAE - Planning for Expo 2020 Dubai is on track with construction projects well underway and transport plans being ...

Britain facing first recession since GFC

LONDON, UK - Recessions are bad for living standards, in both the short term and the longer term. And because ...

More jobs for Milwaukee, thanks to Donald J. Trump

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin - Derco, a Lockheed Martin company, is planning to expand its plant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, by up to ...

Asia Pacific

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Tensions between Ottawa and Beijing heightened after third arrest

BEIJING, China - A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada said ...

North Korea angry at South Korea over F-35A purchases

PYONGYANG, North Korea - North Korea has taken a swing at its southern neighbour over its purchase of F-35A fighter ...

South Asia monsoon leaves thousands in need

Monsoon floods and landslides sweeping through large swathes of South Asia have killed dozens of people and left hundreds of ...

Malaysia Takes Back $243M from Chinese Firm over Canceled Pipelines

Malaysia has taken back more than U.S. $243 million from a Chinese state company to cover the portion of gas ...

China's Growth Cools Further as Tariff War Pressures Mount

BEIJING - China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in ...

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U.S. ICE agents begin rounding up illegal immigrants

Nationwide raids across the United States, aimed at rounding up 2,000 immigrants in the country illegally for possible deportation got ...


14 dead after building collapses in Kumarhatt in India

SOLAN, Himachal Pradesh, India - As many as 14 people, including thirteen Army personnel were killed and 28 others injured ...


Widespread floods in Nepal lead to death and destruction

KATHMANDU, Nepal - Search and rescue operations are occurring across Nepal as the southeast Asian nation continues to be hit ...


Tensions between Ottawa and Beijing heightened after third arrest

BEIJING, China - A Canadian citizen has been detained in Yantai, a city in northeastern China, Global Affairs Canada said ...


Huge death toll in wake of hotel attack in Kismayo, Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least two journalists were among the 26 people killed in the terror attack at a Somali ...


Ten dead after extensive lightning strikes across Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - Lightning has wreaked havoc across the southeast Asian nation of Bangladesh.At least ten people died on Saturday ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...