China's Xi allowed to remain 'president for life' as term limits removed
China has approved the removal of term limits for its leader, in a move that effectively allows Xi Jinping to remain as president for life.
Dennis Rodman Offers Help as Trump Prepares for Kim Meeting
President Donald Trump has got the support of former NBA star and “Celebrity Apprentice” contestant Dennis Rodman as he prepares for a high-stakes meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Obstacles to Preventing Another Shutdown Include Hudson Tunnel, Border Wall
House and Senate negotiators aim to introduce a $1.2 trillion spending bill by Wednesday to avoid potentially messy battles that forced partial government shutdowns in January and February, according to members and aides involved in the talks.
Canadians question Trudeau’s eco-leadership as thousands march against pipeline
Thousands of demonstrators marched through a Vancouver suburb as part of an indigenous-led protest against a pipeline expansion project approved by ‘eco-friendly’ Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Manchester Piccadilly train station closed by protest
Crowds of people are holding banners which read "stop Turkey from helping ISIS terrorists".
Fury as UK and Saudi Arabia sign huge arms deal
To the surprise of no-one, Saudi Arabia and Britain signed a huge new arms deal on Friday. It comes despite repeated calls for the UK to halt arms sales in light of massive civilian casualties and a humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
Steve Bannon told a French far-right party to wear the 'racist' label 'as a badge of honor'
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon re-energized France's struggling far-right National Front party Saturday by speaking at a party congress and telling Marine Le Pen's nationalist supporters: "History is on our side."
Russia 'test-fires hypersonic Kinzhal missile'
Russia says it has successfully test-launched a hypersonic missile, one of a range of nuclear-capable weapons announced by President Vladimir Putin earlier this month.
Trump Pardons Sailor Who Invoked ‘Clinton Defense’ in Trial
President Donald Trump pardoned a former Navy sailor who served a year in prison for taking sensitive pictures of the reactor inside a nuclear submarine, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Friday.
Warren Says Banking Bill Has `Nothing' for American People
Senator Elizabeth Warren said a bill giving banks relief from rules imposed after the 2008 financial crisis could be a forerunner to another round of taxpayer-funded bailouts and make it easier for banks to discriminate on home mortgages and charge discriminatory fees.
Kentucky Man Pleads Guilty to Attacking Senator Rand Paul
The man accused of tackling U.S. Sen. Rand Paul in the Kentucky lawmaker's yard has pleaded guilty to the attack that broke the senator's ribs.
John McDonnell urges Labour MPs to stop appearing on Russia Today
Labour's Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell has said he won't be making any more appearances on Kremlin-sponsored TV station Russia Today.
Fake news spreads significantly faster than the truth - but don't blame Russian bots
Fake news is 70% more likely to be shared on Twitter compared with real news stories, a study has revealed.