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Washington Post lambastes Trump as dangerous to U.S., world

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is a "unique and present danger" to the Constitution and his presidency will be dangerous not only to the United States, but also to the world, The Washington Post said Sunday.In an unusually lengthy editorial, the newspaper lambasted the real-e...

Updated : 2016.07.25 09:11

[Newsmaker] Kaine wows as Clinton running mate

Tim Kaine made a big splash Saturday in his first appearance as Hillary Clinton's running mate for the White House, savaging Donald Trump's foreign policy ideas as dangerous and wowing a Miami crowd w...

Updated : 2016.07.24 19:32

[Graphic News] Global climate breaks new records

Global temperatures for the first six months of this year shattered yet more records, and mean that 2016 is on track to be the world’s hottest year on record.Arctic sea ice melted early and fast, ano...

Updated : 2016.07.24 18:01

Police give all-clear in Munich shooting, say suspect dead

MUNICH (AP) -- An 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald’s Friday night, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself...

Updated : 2016.07.23 10:22

[Newsmaker] Hillary Clinton chooses Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

TAMPA, Florida (AP) -- Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic t...

Updated : 2016.07.23 10:03

U.S. experts cautions against Obama administration adopting nuclear 'no-first use' doctrine

The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama should not adopt a nuclear "no first use" doctrine at a time when North Korea increases its nuclear arsenal and threatens key U.S. allies South Korea and Japan, U.S. experts said Thursday.Jonathan Pollack and Richard Bush, senior experts at...

Updated : 2016.07.22 10:10

Trump says he's ready to tell allies, 'Congratulations, you will be defending yourself'

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said he would be "absolutely" prepared to tell U.S. allies, "Congratulations, you will be defending yourself," unless they agree to shoulder more of the cost for American troop presence.Trump made the remark in an interview with the New York Tim...

Updated : 2016.07.22 10:08

[Newsmaker] Merkel accepts Britain's decision to delay triggering Brexit

BERLIN (AFP) -- Germany and Britain agreed Wednesday that Prime Minister Theresa May needed time to prepare for talks to leave the EU, after London took the first step towards Brexit by giving up its ...

Updated : 2016.07.21 19:00

UK PM May to visit Germany for Brexit talks with Merkel

LONDON -- Prime Minister Theresa May is making her first overseas trip as Britain's leader on Wednesday to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a key figure in negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union. A week ago May replaced David Cameron, who resigned in the wake of Britain'...

Updated : 2016.07.20 21:35

[Newsmaker] Melania Trump hit by plagiarism controversy

Portions of Melania Trump‘s prime-time speech to the Republican National Convention on Monday appear to have been plagiarized, tarnishing what should have been her big moment to introduce herself to ...

Updated : 2016.07.19 21:09

Suspected MH370 wing flap reaches Australian investigators

Investigators in Australia on Monday were examining a wing flap found last month on an East African island that is suspected to be from the missing Malaysian airliner, officials said.    The "large piece of aircraft debris'' arrived at the Australian Transport Safety Bureau headquarters...

Updated : 2016.07.18 20:20

[NEWSMAKER] Gulen, arch-enemy of Turkey's president

LOS ANGELES (AFP) -- Fethullah Gulen, the US-based cleric accused by Ankara of orchestrating the coup attempt in Turkey, has a wide following in his native country, where he enjoys support among the ...

Updated : 2016.07.17 18:49

ICC launches #JusticeMatters social media campaign

The International Criminal Court is launching a new #JusticeMatters social media campaign from 1 to 17 July, the Day of International Criminal Justice, including a Facebook photo contest. Participants...

Updated : 2016.07.17 11:36

Nice attack: What we know so far

Eighty-four people were killed after a truck ploughed through crowds of people celebrating Bastille Day in the southern French city of Nice.Here is what we know so far about the attack that the Islamic State group claims was carried out by one of its “soldiers.”How did the attack unfold?...

Updated : 2016.07.17 09:34

Turkey regains control after deadly anti-Erdogan coup bid

Turkish authorities wrested back control of the country Saturday, after crushing a military coup by discontented soldiers seeking to seize power from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that claimed more than 250 lives.After facing down the bloodiest challenge to his 13-year rule, Erdogan trium...

Updated : 2016.07.17 09:30