EU leader responds to Trump’s tariff plan: ‘We can also do stupid’
European Union officials are priming their regulatory guns to fire back at U.S. President Donald Trump’s tariff plan.
Possibility of North Korea detente stirs diplomatic angst in Japan
An agreement between North and South Korea to hold a summit and signals about possible talks between North Korea and the United States are stirring concern in Japan about its diplomatic nightmare - being left out in the cold.
U.S. Considers Broad Curbs on Chinese Imports, Takeovers
The Trump administration is considering clamping down on Chinese investments in the U.S. and imposing tariffs on a broad range of its imports to punish Beijing for its alleged theft of intellectual property, according to people familiar with the matter.
Cape Town drought: South African city may avoid 'Day Zero'
Cape Town will not have to turn off water supplies after all if current consumption levels are maintained, the region's governing party has said.
Mexico: Lead Widens for Leftist Presidential Candidate
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador remains confident ahead of the presidential race as his rivals accuse each other of corruption.
Congressmen call for ‘foreign agent’ tag for Al Jazeera as it ‘digs into pro-Israel lobby’
A group of congressmen has called for Al Jazeera to be designated a “foreign agent” for its “anti-American and anti-Semitic broadcasts.” This coincided with reports the TV network was releasing a film on the US pro-Israel lobby.
Nuclear alert? Belgium distributes millions of iodine pills, yet claims ‘no risk’
Belgium has started distributing iodine pills free for all citizens, claiming the measure was not prompted by any “specific risk.”
Opioid crisis: Overdose rates jump 30% in one year
Opioid overdoses were up 30% in the last year across the United States, a study by a federal agency has found.
University strike talks resume after Twitter skirmishes
Talks in the university pension dispute resumed at noon on Tuesday after overnight skirmishes on Twitter.
W.Va., Va. Frontier workers on strike
The Communication Workers of America (CWA) in West Virginia and Virginia representing Frontier Communications employees went on strike, effective Sunday.
New documents reveal FBI paid Geek Squad repair staff as informants
A freedom of information request revealed that the FBI used the Best Buy division's repair staff to flag illegal content.
Pepe the Frog cartoonist sues website Infowars over poster sales
The cartoonist who created Pepe the Frog has sued conspiracy-promoting website Infowars for selling a poster copying the character, which became hijacked by racist internet trolls and far-right extremists.