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USTR's Lighthizer says White House not actively working to withdraw from NAFTA

Among other demands, he also wants the trade agreement renogiated every five years to allow US companies access to independent arbitration if companies in anoth...


Lake Pontchartrain oil platform fire extinguished; search continues for missing worker

The Coast Guard was being aided by St. John and St. Charles parishes, Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries, the City of Kenner, the Jefferson Parish East Bank Conso...


Tillerson Reassures Corker: "I'm Fully Intact"

The secretary of state also denied that he had, in the words of interviewer Jake Tapper of CNN, been "gelded" . "You can not publicly castrate your own sec...


Sub-Inspector killed in Darjeeling, hunt on for GJM chief Gurung

The police did not comment on this. Police said the shootout followed a pre-dawn raid on a forest hideout used by members of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM)...


Trump denies seeking almost tenfold increase in U.S. nuclear arsenal

Although US presidents have modernised weapon stockpiles over the years, any meaningful addition to the nuclear arsenal would violate treaty agreements. "The Ju...


Hamas, Fatah reach agreement in Palestinian reconciliation talks

If this deal succeeds, the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza will be reunited under one leadership for the first time since the Islamist militan...


United States Announces Withdrawal From UNESCO, Cites 'Anti-Israel Bias'

The withdraw becomes official on December 31, 2018, after which the United States will remain involved as a nonmember observer state. That year the U.S. Bokov...


Sylvester Stallone to Direct and Produce

Stallone will take over Ryan Coogler as the film's director with Michael B. Jordan reprising his role as the titular character. Michael B. Jordan is a bon...


Australia fails to live up to International Monetary Fund forecast

The International Monetary Fund has cut its official outlook for United Kingdom economic growth this year, citing a slump in private consumption and a dramati...


Trump says 'only one thing will work' with North Korea

On Saturday (Sunday NZT), Trump made a similar comment on Twitter about how negotiations have failed for 25 years and said "only one thing will work" with ...


Bulgaria vs France World Cup Qualifying UEFA Venue, Kick-off Time, Predicted Lineups

Greece could also finish second in the group as they trail Bosnia-Herzegovina by a point ahead of their trip to Cyprus . After beating Hungary secured nin...


Turkish-backed forces starting 'major operation' in Syria's Idlib province

TRT World's Sara Firth , who is in the southern Turkish province of Hatay on the Mediterranean coast, explains the latest efforts to build a safe zone in nort...


Paralympian Tatyana McFadden wins seventh straight Chicago Marathon in record time

The two-time Olympic medalist (silver in the 10,000-meter in 2012, bronze in the marathon in 2016) is the first American to win the Chicago Marathon since Kha...


Iowa State QB Jacob Park on personal leave with 'medical concerns'

Ohio State fans remember Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield planting a flag at midfield after the Sooners' 31-16 win at Ohio Stadium earlier this season. The...


AG Sessions announces guidelines that broaden religious freedom

The new DOJ memo is "an attempt to deliver on President Donald Trump's pledge to his evangelical and other religious supporters", the AP reports , saying it ...


Trump administration scraps ACA's birth control mandate

The Obamacare provision required almost all employers to include a wide range of birth control methods in their healthcare plans, ensuring 55 million American...


Trump at medical center to meet with victims

Paddock wired US$100,000 (NZD$140,000) to the Philippines days before the shooting, a United States official not authorised to speak publicly because of the c...


Monday weather: Gradually clearing skies, and highs around 66

The overnight low is expected to be near 47. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 59. Thursday night should be partly cloudy in the low 40s followed by a part...


Stopping the Catalan vote at any cost

Puigdemont has vowed to push ahead with the independence vote for Catalonia , a wealthy northeastern region that is home to about 7.5 million people, even thou...


Woman Jets Off For International Vacation, Leaves Four Unsupervised Children At Home

She had reportedly left no provisions for the care of her children while she was away. Macke was also charged with making a firearm available to a person unde...


Former soldier Henry Bolton elected as new leader of Ukip

FORMER cop and army officer Henry Bolton OBE has been elected leader of Ukip - in a shock result which caught the party and political commentators by surprise...


EPA Administrator Spends $25000 On Soundproof Booth

Pruitt flew from Cincinnati to New York's JFK airport on an Air Force plane on June 7, before boarding a commercial flight to Italy for Group of Seven environme...


Aston Martin Goes Deep with "Project Neptune"

It will be a limited edition affair (how much of a demand is Aston Martin expecting for this thing, anyway?) and it'll carry three people into the depths of y...


Construction of Donald Trump's border wall starts

Last month the Trump administration said it had selected four construction companies to build concrete prototypes for a wall, which will be will be 30 feet (9...


Trump 'not happy' with United States health chief Price over private travel

Asked if he intends to fire Price, Trump said "We'll see". On Capitol Hill, the House Oversight Committee released a letter Wednesday revealing it was als...


Saudi Arabia to lift ban on women drivers

Umm Ibrahim sits behind the wheel of her vehicle as she drives in Riyadh, an act that is banned in Saudi Arabia June 21, 2011. "Ever since Mohammed bin Salman's...


'Matter of hours' before Bali volcano erupts, says Indonesian government

Jetstar and Singapore-based budget carrier Scoot said they had been contacted by a small number of customers looking to change their travel dates. "Even with ...


Russian Foreign Ministry Official Blames US For Death Of Russian General

Russian officials blamed Washington's policies in Syria for Asapov's death. In its statement, the ministry said that Asapov was at a command outpost mann...


Hurricane Maria moves north; Lee still far from land

Lee is expected to stay far out in the Atlantic through the next five days and not pose a threat to land. Click through to get a fuller picture of how intense t...


Two seismic events in North Korea 'unlikely' to be man-made explosions

The latest quake was recorded at a depth of 0km in North Hamgyong province, home to the Punggye-ri nuclear site, South Korea's meteorological agency says. So-ca...


Kurdish referendum matter of Turkey's national security, PM Yildirim says

But behind the scenes negotiations are still taking place aimed at persuading him to postpone the poll, according to officials close to the discussions. He told...


New Zealanders head to polls for neck-and-neck national vote

The results secured 58 seats for National in parliament, and 45 for Labour. National and Labour had been nearly neck and neck in opinion polls, with charismat...


'Dotard' or 'old lunatic'? North Korea chooses its words carefully

President Donald Trump says the USA will impose additional sanctions on North Korea over the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup. Mr Trump on Th...


U.S. crude stockpiles seen rising last week, products likely down

Brent crude futures, the worldwide benchmark for oil prices , were at United States dollars 56.13 a barrel at 0134 GMT, down 16 cents, or 0.3%, from their las...


Pelosi pushes back at immigration protesters who heckled her

The more people who see videos like this, the less support the "DREAMers" will have. The advocacy group California Immigrant Youth Justice Alliance later w...


NATO condemns United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty

More than 40 countries so far have signed on to the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons. Its Foreign Affairs secretary, Alan Peter Cayateno, issued the ca...


Mattis: No need yet to shoot down N Korean missiles

The final option was new diplomacy and a grand bargain that went to the bottom line of Chinese concerns. The United States has considered the possibility of s...


Israel PM scheduled to meet Egyptian President in NY

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will hold his first public meeting with Egyptian President Abd al-Fatah al-Sisi on Monday night in New York City, acco...


Threat To UK PM May Of Johnson Resignation "Recedes" On Brexit Accord

It was reported by the Telegraph , that Johnson could even resign before the weekend if May signalled that she will sign the United Kingdom up for paying acc...


Trump advisers warn North Korea to give up weapons programs

Moon and Trump agreed on the need to fully implement the sanctions so that North Korea understands that continuing with its weapons testing will only result in ...