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AP Explains: How a 'currency war' could weaken 2019-08-06 17:05:43WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's trade conflict with China escalated this week when Beijing let its currency fall to its lowest level again

China voices defiance in face of U.S. currency 2019-08-06 16:45:00China on Tuesday sharply criticized the Trump administration for "protectionist behavior" after the U.S. formally accused Beijing of manipulating cu

Peter Chadwick, '48 Hours' millionaire murder suspect, arrested 2019-08-06 16:17:25SANTA ANA, Calif. — For four years, millionaire murder suspect Peter Chadwick was nowhere to be found though his image was everywhere - in wides

A heightened US-China financial war imperils global economy 2019-08-06 15:32:18WASHINGTON (AP) - Just what the fragile global economy didn't need: An unpredictable escalation in President Donald Trump's trade war with China, on

India's former foreign minister, Sushma Swaraj, dies at 2019-08-06 14:21:03NEW DELHI (AP) - Sushma Swaraj, India's former external affairs minister and a leader of the ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, died Tu

US-Russia ambassador Jon Huntsman stepping down 2019-08-06 13:50:25SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. has submitted his resignation, signaling the end of a two-year stint during what he c

Mozambique peace accord signed, paves way for elections 2019-08-06 13:12:24JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Mozambique's president and the leader of the country's main opposition group signed a new peace accord Tuesday, pledging to end

The Latest: China concerned with rising tension over 2019-08-06 10:52:09NEW DELHI (AP) - The Latest on Indian-controlled Kashmir (all times local): 8 p.m. China says it is "seriously concerned" about the developing situa

Israeli minister says he met with 'high ranking' 2019-08-06 10:24:03JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's foreign minister says he recently met with a "high ranking persona" from the United Arab Emirates to improve ties between

Thai official links Bangkok bombings to troubled south 2019-08-06 10:18:09BANGKOK (AP) - An official in Thailand has linked groups from the country's troubled south to small bombings last week in Bangkok as it hosted a meet

The Latest: Louisiana governor candidates register for race 2019-08-06 10:12:33BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Latest on Louisiana's election sign-up period (all times local): 12 p.m. The three major candidates for Louisiana governo

Japan PM says WWII labor row is biggest 2019-08-06 08:52:52TOKYO (AP) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Tuesday that the main cause of escalating tensions between Japan and South Korea is a loss of tru

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Madagascar finds body believed to be Cambridge student 2019-08-07 05:23:25Police in Madagascar reportedly believe they have found the body of a 19-year-old Cambridge student who fell to her death from a small plane over the

Hong Kong faces worst crisis in 20 years, 2019-08-07 01:48:45A senior Chinese official said Wednesday that Hong Kong is facing its worst crisis in more than 20 years after months of frequently violent protests t

Israeli forces arrest Palestinian suspects in Jerusalem bomb 2019-08-06 21:58:43The Israeli military said Tuesday that it had arrested a group of Palestinians suspected of involvement in a Hamas plot to carry out a

North Korea says latest missile tests were 'warning' 2019-08-06 19:37:47North Korea said Tuesday that dictator Kim Jong Un supervised the latest live-fire demonstration of newly-developed short-range ballistic mi

Canadian police find items linked to fugitive murder 2019-08-06 18:59:13Canadian police have found several items on a riverbank they say are "directly linked" to two men suspected of killing three peo

British woman disappears on Greek island, prompting massive 2019-08-06 16:15:54The disappearance of a British-Cypriot woman who was last seen Monday going for a run on a Greek island has prompted a massive sea

Rouhani warns: ‘War with Iran is the mother 2019-08-06 15:37:46Iranian President Hassan Rouhani issued a chilling warning in a speech broadcasted live on state-television on Tuesday.

Mexican officials describe El Paso shooting as 'act 2019-08-06 15:32:48Mexican officials on Monday said their government considers Saturday's shooting at an El Paso, Texas department store t

How the Taliban remained dominant in Afghanistan: Terrifying 2019-08-06 14:28:31As the United States and the Taliban edge closer to inking a “peace deal” – having reportedly ironed out discrepancies over U.S pull

Philippines declares national epidemic as Dengue fever cases 2019-08-06 14:08:44Health officials in the Philippines have upgraded the country’s outbreak of Dengue fever to a national epidemic as more than 145,000 cases have

Brazil gang leader whose elaborate daughter disguise failed 2019-08-06 14:00:32A Brazilian gang leader, whose failed prison escape attempt made Internet headlines when he dressed up as his daughter, was found dead in his jai

Concerns over Robert Mugabe's health grow, ex-Zimbabwe strongman 2019-08-06 13:08:40Concerns over the health of former Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe are growing, despite assurances by the president who ousted him that the 95-year

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Trump Imposes Sanctions On Venezuelan Government's Assets 2019-08-05 22:09:57The Trump administration has been ramping up pressure on Caracas in a bid to oust President Nicolas Maduro from power.

Countries Warn Their Citizens About U.S. Travel After 2019-08-05 21:15:21The governments of Venezuela and Uruguay issued warnings about travel to the U.S. after the El Paso and Dayton shootings.

North Korea Generated $2 Billion For Weapons Programs 2019-08-05 14:35:06The country stole the money from banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, according to a United Nations report.

Hong Kong Protests Disrupt Flights, Subways As Strike 2019-08-04 22:32:28A citywide strike and demonstrations in seven districts in Hong Kong have been called for Monday afternoon.

Hong Kong Protesters Target Police Station 2019-08-04 07:59:36Protesters used a long, homemade slingshot to hurl rocks, bricks and other objects at another police station on Sunday.

A$AP Rocky Returns To U.S. To Await Verdict 2019-08-03 07:09:15President Donald Trump commented on the rapper's release on Twitter.

44 Injured When Wave Goes Rogue In 'Tsunami 2019-08-03 01:44:20Swimmers were picked up by a mammoth wave and hurled into one another.

Court Temporarily Frees A$AP Rocky From Jail 2019-08-02 13:53:03He and two other U.S. suspects are freed from detention until Aug. 14, when the verdict on their June 30 assault case will be announced.

Tsunami Warning After Strong Earthquake Off Indonesia's Sumatra 2019-08-02 08:57:07Indonesia’s disaster mitigation agency said on its Twitter feed that residents on the Banten coast should “immediately evacuate to higher

Facebook Says It Dismantled Covert Influence Campaign Tied 2019-08-02 08:46:28Facebook said it had suspended more than 350 accounts and pages with about 1.4 million followers.

U.S. Formally Withdraws From 1987 Nuclear Pact With 2019-08-02 05:27:55President Donald Trump's administration says Moscow is in violation of the Cold War-era Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty 

New Saudi Law Allows Women To Travel Without 2019-08-01 21:16:32Saudi women have been known to flee domestic abuse and the country's guardianship system and seek asylum abroad.

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Days after swearing in, Puerto Rico's new governor 2019-08-06 20:10:00Puerto Rico's newly installed governor and its Senate president faced off on Tuesday in written arguments submitted to the island's supreme court, w

Kim Jong-un calls latest missile test 'adequate warning' 2019-08-06 19:20:55North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed short-range ballistic missiles he said were intended to send

3 scientists share $3M US prize for theory 2019-08-06 16:37:08Three scientists are sharing a $3-million US prize for coming up with supergravity — a theory that suggests how to bring together the gravity th

Trump, Republican Party sue California over tax return 2019-08-06 15:13:06The Trump campaign and the U.S. Republican Party sued California on Tuesday over a new law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax retu

FBI opening domestic terrorism probe into California garlic 2019-08-06 14:54:12The FBI is opening a domestic terrorism investigation into the shooting at a popular California food festival that left three people dead, i

Trade war rhetoric between U.S. and China eases 2019-08-06 14:36:53Stock markets largely settled down on Tuesday as China stepped in to stabilize the yuan, soothing concerns that currencies would be the latest weapon

U.S. ambassador to Russia resigns 2019-08-06 14:21:57Washington's ambassador to Russia is resigning after two years in the position.

Brazilian inmate, who tried to escape dressed as 2019-08-06 12:16:38A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail dressed as his daughter reverberated around the world, was found dead in his cell, after

Ohio shooter had history of 'obsession with violent 2019-08-06 11:49:14Facing pressure to take action after the latest mass shooting in the U.S., Ohio's Republican governor urged the state legislature to pass laws r

U.S. court rules Sarah Palin can pursue defamation 2019-08-06 11:01:26A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a defamation lawsuit brought by former U.S. vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin against the New York Ti

Philippines declares national epidemic over dengue, which has 2019-08-06 10:54:13The Philippines Department of Health on Tuesday declared the country's outbreak of dengue to be a national epidemic. It said the Philippines has reco

Nobel laureate and novelist Toni Morrison has died 2019-08-06 09:53:08Nobel laureate Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88, her publisher confirmed Tuesday on Twitter.

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Of Barneys’ Bankruptcy, Pride and the Fall 2019-08-06 17:36:05The New York company filed for Chapter 11 after weeks of rumors, leaks and speculation. Why was this store different from all other stores?

Mass Shootings Updates: Gilroy Attack Investigated as Domestic 2019-08-06 17:31:52The F.B.I. said it had opened a domestic terrorism investigation into the Gilroy shooting, and that the Dayton gunman had been exploring “violen

The Vegetarians Who Turned Into Butchers 2019-08-06 17:31:52How several former vegans and vegetarians across the country came to see meat as their calling.

The U.S. Labeled China a Currency Manipulator. Here’s 2019-08-06 17:31:51The move is mainly symbolic but will escalate tensions with Beijing.

Beyond the Books: Toni Morrison’s Essays and Criticism 2019-08-06 17:31:50The Nobel laureate and author of such novels as “Beloved” and “Song of Solomon” wrote extensively for The New York Times.

World Reacts to El Paso Shooting and the 2019-08-06 17:31:50After an attack targeting Latinos, international reactions depicted America’s mass shooting epidemic as violence in a country at war with itself

A Long, Frustrated Push for Background Checks on 2019-08-06 17:31:49More than half a century after Lyndon Johnson fell short on his attempt at gun control, new battles bring fresh roadblocks and dispute.

What Are ‘Red Flag’ Gun Laws, and How 2019-08-06 17:31:49Hoping to prevent more mass shootings, some states have tried empowering courts to take guns away from potentially dangerous people.

Toni Morrison, Towering Novelist of the Black Experience, 2019-08-06 17:31:49Ms. Morrison, who wrote “Beloved” and “Song of Solomon,” was the first African-American woman to win the Nobel in literature.

‘Red Flag’ Gun Control Bills Pick Up Momentum 2019-08-06 17:27:48Republicans, seeking a response to this weekend’s massacres, are coalescing around such bills to help law enforcement take guns from those who p

Trump, Tax Cuts and Terrorism 2019-08-06 17:24:53Why do Republicans enable right-wing extremism?

Trump Is a White Nationalist Who Inspires Terrorism 2019-08-06 17:24:53Don’t pretend his teleprompter speech changes anything.

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