» Billionaire conservative icon David Koch dies at 79
23/08/19 11:32 from ABC News: ABCNews
Billionaire conservative icon David Koch has died at 79, a year after stepping down from the Koch Industries.

» China escalates US trade row with new tariffs
23/08/19 11:29 from BBC News - World
China plans to tax planes and oil in an escalation of the trade battle between the two superpowers.

» Amazon fires: Brazil threatened over EU trade deal
23/08/19 11:28 from BBC News - World
Mr Macron says Brazil's leader lied to him as UK and German leaders voice concerns over the fires.

» Amid global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro looks to send army to fight Amazon fires
23/08/19 11:25 from Reuters: International
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international condemnation and pressure mounted for tough action to quell the unfolding crisis.

» France opens investigation into Epstein sex crimes
23/08/19 11:25 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE - Top Stories
The French investigation comes as a charity said it had collected 10 witness statements linking Jeffrey Epstein to sex crimes. The late paedophile had a luxury apartment in Paris.

» Everything You Need to Know About the 2019 G7 Summit
23/08/19 11:23 from TIME: Top World Stories
The 45th annual G7 Summit is set to kick off on Aug. 24 in the seaside town of Biarritz in France. For two days, leaders from the U.S., Canada, U.K., France, Italy, Germany and Japan, as well as top E.U. officials, will discuss global ch...

» Dow falls 400 points as U.S.-China trade war escalates
23/08/19 11:23 from World news
Beijing announced Friday it would impose new tariffs on American soybeans, crude oil, and cars — prompting a sharp response from President Trump.

» China strikes back at U.S. with new tariffs on $75 billion in goods
23/08/19 11:21 from Reuters: Top News
China said on Friday it will impose retaliatory tariffs against about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods, putting as much as an extra 10% on top of existing rates in the dispute between the world's top two economies.

» California to file suit to block new Trump policy allowing indefinite detention of migrant families
23/08/19 11:21 from Latest News
California Gov. Gavin Newsom slams White House plans to overturn the Flores rule; William La Jeunesse reports.

» David Koch, billionaire businessman and influential GOP donor, dies
23/08/19 11:20 from CNN.com
Conservative billionaire David Koch, who became a household name through the policy and political empire he created with his older brother, Charles, has died. He was 79.

» Trump presses U.S. companies to close China operations
23/08/19 11:20 from Reuters: Top News
President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering U.S. companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products in the United States instead, a rhetorical strike at Beijing as trade tensions mounted.

» Iran has highly accurate missiles which it has not publicized: deputy defense minister
23/08/19 11:20 from Reuters: International
Iran has produced highly accurate missiles which it has not publicized, Iranian Deputy Defence Minister General Qassem Taqizadeh said on Friday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency.

» Syrian army takes towns in northwest that rebels held for years
23/08/19 11:19 from Reuters: International
Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eight-year-old war, pressing their offensive in the northwest, the country's last big rebel stronghold.

» Erdogan tells Putin Syrian offensive is causing humanitarian crisis
23/08/19 11:19 from Reuters: International
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis and threaten Turkey's national security, the Turkish presidency said.

» Trump goes on Twitter rant over China, calls Federal Reserve 'weak'
23/08/19 11:18 from CNN.com
President Donald Trump responded to the news of China's $75 billion in new tariffs on US goods by attacking Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell on Twitter suggesting the central bank is as big of a threat to the US economy as Beijing.

» Italy's 5-Star plays hardball with PD as government talks begin
23/08/19 11:18 from Reuters: International
The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement sought to gain the initiative as it began formal talks on Friday with the opposition Democratic Party (PD) to try to form a coalition to end Italy's government crisis.

» Renewed Chinese auto tariffs would cost U.S. jobs, industry coalition warns
23/08/19 11:18 from Reuters: Top News
The head of a broad coalition of Japanese, German and South Korean automakers warned on Friday that renewed punitive Chinese tariffs on U.S. autos would hurt U.S. vehicle exports to China and put U.S. jobs at risk.

» Italy 5-Star not planning talks with former ally League-lawmaker
23/08/19 11:18 from Reuters: International
Italy's 5-Star Movement will not hold talks with its former government ally the League while it tries to reach a deal on forming a new coalition with the Democratic Party (PD), a top lawmaker said on Friday.

» Russia's Chechnya inaugurates what it says is Europe's largest mosque
23/08/19 11:17 from Reuters: International
Authorities in the Russian region of Chechnya on Friday inaugurated what they said was the largest mosque in Europe in a pomp-filled ceremony attended by local and foreign officials.

» Italy's PD government talks with 5-Star give reason for hope: lawmaker
23/08/19 11:17 from Reuters: International
Italy's main center-left opposition party expressed hope on Friday that it could reach a deal with one of its avowed political enemies the 5-Star party to form a new government.

» Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won’t Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms
23/08/19 11:16 from TIME: Top World Stories
Imagine coming home and finding your entire house ransacked, your valuables stolen and your children tied to poles, their backs bleeding from being whipped with a sjambok. The sight rips your soul out and makes you want to find whoever d...

» Trump asks who is bigger enemy, Fed Chair Powell or China's Xi?
23/08/19 11:14 from Reuters: Top News
President Donald Trump reacted furiously on Friday after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell spoke about the trade war with China and economic risks to the United States, asking whether his appointee to the U.S. central bank was a greate...

» Russian nuclear accident: Medics fear 'radioactive patients'
23/08/19 11:14 from BBC News - World
Arctic hospital staff did not know that military test victims were irradiated, the BBC learns.

» How Pink came to Taylor Swift's defense after that Kanye West incident
23/08/19 11:14 from CNN.com
It's been a decade since Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, but people are still talking about the incident.

» French President on Amazon fire: 'Our house is burning'
23/08/19 11:14 from CNN.com

» Schoolchildren to be taught how to avoid being injured by seagulls
23/08/19 11:12 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa

» Lawsuit opposing Minnesota same-sex marriage video law is revived
23/08/19 11:11 from Reuters: Top News
A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit by a Minnesota couple challenging a state law requiring that their video production company film same-sex weddings, saying it violates their Christian beliefs.

» Powell says Fed will 'act as appropriate' but offers little more guidance
23/08/19 11:11 from Reuters: Top News
The U.S. economy is in a "favorable place" and the Federal Reserve will "act as appropriate" to keep the current economic expansion on track, Fed chair Jerome Powell said on Friday in remarks that gave few clues about whether the central...

» Amazon fires: Brazil threatened over EU trade deal - BBC News
23/08/19 11:11 from Google News - Top Stories
Amazon fires: Brazil threatened over EU trade deal    BBC News Amazon rainforest burning at record rate, engulfing Bolsonaro in controversy    CBS News Why you should be worried about the fires raging in the Amazon &n...

» Head chef at renowned NYC restaurant found dead
23/08/19 11:10 from CNN.com

» Trump administration not seen rescinding granted biofuel waivers: sources
23/08/19 11:09 from Reuters: Top News
The Trump administration is no longer expected to rescind any of the biofuel waivers already granted to oil refiners after a meeting on Thursday at the White House, sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.

» Conservative billionaire David Koch dies aged 79
23/08/19 11:08 from FT.com - World
Republican donor and philanthropist was a decisive force in US politics

» For world's central banks, a call to hang together
23/08/19 11:07 from Reuters: Top News
Over the decades since World War Two the growth rates, inflation rates, interest rates and business cycles of the world's major economies grew closer together.

» Russia rocket accident likely had two explosions, Norway monitor says
23/08/19 11:06 from Reuters: International
An explosion that killed five Russian scientists during a rocket engine test this month was followed by a second blast two hours later, the likely source of a spike in radiation, Norway's nuclear test-ban monitor said on Friday.

» Billionaire industrialist and conservative donor David Koch dies at age 79
23/08/19 11:05 from Reuters: Top News
Billionaire industrialist David Koch, a driving force behind conglomerate Koch Industries who as one of the world's richest people became a major financier of conservative causes and political candidates, has died at age 79, his brother ...

» Powell: Fed to act as appropriate to keep expansion going
23/08/19 11:05 from Reuters: Top News
The U.S. economy is in a "favorable place" and the Federal Reserve will "act as appropriate" to keep the current economic expansion on track, Fed chair Jerome Powell said on Friday in remarks that gave few clues about whether the central...

» More millennial women are choosing the religious life
23/08/19 11:04 from Latest News
In an age of social media, a higher calling is now trending; Lauren Green reports on the growing youth movement in the nun community.

» Israel eases rules on cyber weapons exports despite criticism
23/08/19 11:04 from Reuters: International
Israel is easing export rules on offensive cyber weapons, despite accusations by human rights and privacy groups that its technologies are used by some governments to spy on political foes and crush dissent.

» China-Vietnam Maritime Standoff: 3 Scenarios for the Next Stage
23/08/19 11:04 from Voice of America
Old rivals Beijing and Hanoi have sent vessels to a tract of sea where both are eyeing energy reserves

» Amazon fires: France and Ireland threaten to block EU trade deal
23/08/19 11:03 from BBC News - World
Mr Macron says Brazil's leader lied to him as UK and German leaders voice concerns over the fires.

» Hong Kong protesters form 28-mile human chain demanding democracy
23/08/19 11:03 from World news
Inspired by the 1989 "Baltic Way," Hong Kongers held hands across the city in protest of the government.

» China to hit $75bn of US goods with additional tariffs
23/08/19 11:02 from FT.com - World
Move marks latest escalation in trade war between world’s two biggest economies

» Half a century on, Soviet message in a bottle found in Alaska
23/08/19 11:01 from Reuters: International
Tyler Ivanoff, an American schoolteacher, was gathering firewood with his children on a beach in western Alaska when he came across a champagne bottle with a letter inside.

» Brazil minister says agribusiness should not be blamed for Amazon fires
23/08/19 11:00 from Reuters: International
Brazilian agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina Dias, said on Friday that agribusiness should not be blamed for the fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest and that potential trade barriers are unjustified.

» EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires
23/08/19 11:00 from Reuters: International
The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France saying they could block a trade deal with South America.

» Brazil's Bolsonaro says army may help fight Amazon fires
23/08/19 11:00 from Reuters: International
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the army may be enlisted to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon rainforest, as international condemnation and calls for tough action to quell the unfolding crisis continued to mo...

» Climate activists demonstrate outside Brazil embassies in Paris and London
23/08/19 11:00 from Reuters: International
Several hundred environmental activists demonstrated on Friday outside the Brazilian embassy in Paris as a clash between the two countries' leaders over the issue of climate change intensified, while similar protests took place in London.

» G7 advisers discuss 'concrete measures' on Amazon fires: France
23/08/19 11:00 from Reuters: International
Advisers to G7 leaders are discussing concrete measures to be decided on during the Group of Seven industrialized countries' summit this weekend in France, a French diplomatic source said on Friday.

» Brazilian army is ready to protect the Amazon rainforest, says general
23/08/19 11:00 from Reuters: International
The Brazilian army is ready to defend the Amazon rainforest, Edson Leal Pujol, head of the armed forces, said on Friday amid increasing international pressure and calls for tough action to combat fires sweeping through the forest.

» Jerome Powell said Fed prepared to act to sustain recovery
23/08/19 10:59 from Top Stories

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