• US, China declare trade war ceasefire after Trump, Xi summit
US, China declare trade war ceasefire after Trump, Xi summit

Wang also noted that discussions between the two presidents on economic and trade issues are very positive and constructive. The Chinese side - unlike the United States - made no mention of the fact that the postponement of the tariff increase lasts only 90 days, and that they could be raised if upcoming trade talks don't go well.

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  • White House: No Trump-Putin 'Pull-Aside' Scheduled
White House: No Trump-Putin 'Pull-Aside' Scheduled

Russian Federation claimed the ships it seized violated its territorial waters, but the strait is considered shared under a 2003 agreement. Speaking at a Ukrainian military event, President Petro Poroshenko said Russian Federation has deployed "more than 80,000 troops, 1,400 artillery and multiple rocket launch systems, 900 tanks, 2,300 armored c...

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  • Dallas officer in wrong apartment indicted on murder for shooting man
Dallas officer in wrong apartment indicted on murder for shooting man

Lucia who was employed at the accounting and consulting firm PwC in Dallas. Prosecutors spoke to more than 300 witnesses in their investigation, Johnson said , before evidence was presented and the law was explained to the grand jury. Jean's relatives joined the district attorney for the announcement of the charge. A grand jury began hearing e...

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  • NYPD seek unlucky suitor who lost engagement ring news
NYPD seek unlucky suitor who lost engagement ring news

But by then the would-be bride and groom were long gone and had not left their names or contact information. Now the NYPD wants to locate the couple and return the ring to them. Video shared on social media by the New York Police Department showed the man fumble the ring before lying on ground and peering into the grating while his partner look...

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  • Korean soldier defects across border: South's military
Korean soldier defects across border: South's military

Three unspecified locations are under consideration, the president said aboard Air Force One as he returned from a weekend trip to Buenos Aires to attend the G-20 summit, Reuters reported . Complications: The Washington Post reported that in order for the trip to happen, South Korea had to receive special permission from the United Nations due ...

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  • Former President George Bush Senior Passes Away At 94
Former President George Bush Senior Passes Away At 94

Bush served as president from 1989 to 1993. In a major test of the post-Cold War order, Saddam's million-man army invaded Kuwait in 1990 and looked set to roll into Saudi Arabia, which would have given the Iraqi strongman more than 40 percent of the world's oil reserves.

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  • United Kingdom prime minister discusses Khashoggi killing with Saudi Crown Prince
United Kingdom prime minister discusses Khashoggi killing with Saudi Crown Prince

According to the highly classified Central Intelligence Agency report cited by The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Saturday, Saudi Arabia' de facto leader, known by media as MBS , sent Saud al-Qahtani, a top servant who was later sacked, at least 11 messages at the time of the crime.

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  • Search warrants served at Chicago alderman's office
Search warrants served at Chicago alderman's office

Edward Burke's political grave Thursday while federal agents were still scouring his offices for evidence of something yet to be revealed. The windows of Chicago Finance Committee Chairman Ed Burke's offices have now been papered over and the Federal Bureau of Investigation has not responded to questions from the Chicago Sun-Times, which fi...

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  • Murder charges filed against brother in mansion fire slayings
Murder charges filed against brother in mansion fire slayings

Obituaries published ahead of the services describe 11-year-old Jesse as being interested World War I and II history, video games and sports, and 8-year-old Sophia as loving ice skating, ninja classes and making cookies with her nanny, according to the AP.

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  • Trump, Nieto, and Trudeau Sign US-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal Replacing NAFTA
Trump, Nieto, and Trudeau Sign US-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal Replacing NAFTA

The USMCA replaces the North American Free Trade Agreement, which had created a free trade zone between the three North American countries in 1994. Massachusetts Sen. Mr Trump thanked his collaborators for "the work they put into" the agreement, including his financial advisor Peter Navarro and the U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo.

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  • Welch joins fellow Democrats in nominating Pelosi for speaker
Welch joins fellow Democrats in nominating Pelosi for speaker

He added that he finds it very unlikely that Brindisi will flip and support Pelosi, like Higgins did. And I told her I need to hear all the information and I was waiting just to hear if anyone else would step up, if anyone else would ask for a vote, if anyone else would present a contrast to what she was saying.

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  • China, US showdown looms on trade at fractious G20
China, US showdown looms on trade at fractious G20

In his latest attack, Mr Trump pointed to the 25% duty on imported pickup trucks and commercial vans from markets outside North America as supporting the industry. "Maybe he did, maybe he didn't", Mr. Trump said last week. Erdoğan will meet with Trump at 8:20 p.m. (GMT+3) Saturday, and subsequently hold a meeting With Russian President Vladimir P...

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  • Comey asks judge to overrule congressional subpoena for closed-door grilling
Comey asks judge to overrule congressional subpoena for closed-door grilling

District Judge Trevor McFadden has scheduled the hearing for Friday afternoon in Washington, D.C. It comes a day after lawyers for Comey filed court papers arguing he shouldn't have to appear for a closed-door interview with Congress next week.

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  • Texas officer who shot neighbor indicted for murder
Texas officer who shot neighbor indicted for murder

A police officer who claimed she killed a Dallas man in his own apartment in the mistaken belief that he was in her home was indicted Friday on a murder charge , authorities said . Dallas Police Chief U. Renee Hall emailed a statement to CBS 11 News that said in part, "Every person in the Dallas Police Department continues to feel anguish abo...

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  • Theresa May hit by new Brexit resignation
Theresa May hit by new Brexit resignation

As MPs begin to work through the mountain of questions left open by the political agreement struck by Brussels and Mrs May in the years to come the complex and messy process is likely to get harder - not easier. an alternative: no deal or no Brexit at all". "It has become increasingly clear to me that the proposed deal is not in the British natio...

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  • France's Macron will meet Saudi crown prince at G-20 summit
France's Macron will meet Saudi crown prince at G-20 summit

US intelligence officials have concluded that the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, must have at least known of the plot, but Trump has equivocated over who was to blame. Those responsible for Jamal Khashoggi's murder must be held to account and must face justice, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in the statement.

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  • Border agents arrest convicted murderer traveling with caravan
Border agents arrest convicted murderer traveling with caravan

The health department spokesman told Fox News that out of the estimated 6,000 migrants in Tijuana, 2,267 are being treated for some kind of health issue. US authorities say assailants threw a "hail of rocks" at Border Patrol agents in the Sunday chaos that erupted during a protest against USA asylum laws, striking four who escaped serious injury.

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  • President George H.W. Bush Has Passed Away
President George H.W. Bush Has Passed Away

George Bush Sr was visited by former president Barack Obama two days ago, according to the family's spokesman. Bush's eldest son, George W. Bush , served as governor of Texas and became the 43rd president of the United States - the first father and son presidents since John and John Quincy Adams.

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  • Latest Facebook controversy puts heat on Sheryl Sandberg
Latest Facebook controversy puts heat on Sheryl Sandberg

Facebook has now acknowledged that Sandberg directly requested the oppo research on Soros. Today's statement is in response to a New York Times article that describes Sandberg asking Facebook staff to look into Soros' financial interests in speaking out against the company in January.

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  • Heavy rain, floods cause chaos in Sydney
Heavy rain, floods cause chaos in Sydney

Meanwhile at least a dozen people have been rescued, a supermarket's walls burst with water and nearly 100 flights have been cancelled as heavy rain caused flash flooding across Sydney . "It will cross the coast and then move fairly rapidly offshore", Mr Lewis predicted. "If you can head home now, now's the time to do it - before we get more s...

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