Thu, 19 Sep 2019

US Farmers Hope for US-China Trade Deal as Pork, Soybean Tariffs Ease

ELKHART, IND. - Thomas Titus handles all the challenges of running his sprawling Elkhart, Illinois, farm, but lately, he isn't ...

Pompeo describes attack on Saudi oil facilities as 'act of war'

Washington [USA], Sept 19 (ANI): US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo on Wednesday termed the drone attack on oil facilities ...

Trump Cancels California's Auto Pollution Rules

The state that made smog famous is losing its half-century-old authority to set air pollution rules.President Donald Trump announced Wednesday ...

Polarized Politics Deepen Divide Over Who Is a 'Real' American

WASHINGTON - In the United States, the growing political divide along ethnic lines, along with President Donald Trump's race-related rhetoric, ...

The Strip Mining of the US News Industry

WASHINGTON - There is an oft-quoted line from Thomas Jefferson about the importance of a free press to the stability ...

US Lawmakers Pledge Support for Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists

VOA Mandarin Service's Xu Teng contributed to this report.CAPITOL HILL - U.S. lawmakers will move next week to begin passing ...

Karima Brown breached broadcasting code - independent inquiry finds

An independent inquiry into allegations of censorship and editorial interference at Primedia found that journalist Karima Brown had breached the ...

Youth climate movement puts ethics at the center of the global debate

Even if you've never heard of Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmentalist who crossed the Atlantic on a sailboat to ...

World Leaders to Take Stock of 'Faltering' Global Goals

UNITED NATIONS - The world is decades behind schedule to achieve ambitious goals to fight poverty, inequality and other ills, ...

UN Chief Rules Out Meeting Venezuela's Guaido in New York

UNITED NATIONS - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday ruled out meeting Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido if he attends ...

Qatar Airways Reports $639 Million Loss as Boycott Bites

DOHA - Qatar Airways hit turbulence Wednesday, posting a net loss for the year to March 2019 of $639 million ...

Uyghur Brothers Perish While Detained in Xinjiang

A pair of Uyghur brothers who had both been held in the same internment camp in Kashgar (in Chinese, Kashi) ...

White monopoly capital is a reality, Ace Magashule tells students

ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule says despite attempts to relabel white monopoly capital or to deny its existence it is a ...

From Patients to Doctors, Fear Rules in Zimbabwe's Hospitals

HARARE - If there is one thing that unites doctors and patients in Zimbabwe's ailing public health system, it's fear.The ...

UN Says Deal Reached on Committee for New Syria Constitution

UNITED NATIONS - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced Wednesday that a long-sought agreement has been reached on the composition ...

US Federal Reserve Cuts Key Rate for 2nd Time This Year

WASHINGTON - A sharply divided Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate Wednesday for a second time this year while ...

Pakistani Plan For Media Courts Marks ?Black Day? For Press Freedom

Pakistani media advocates, human rights activists, and opposition politicians have strongly denounced the government's plan to set up special tribunals ...

Stocks softer as investors await Fed decision

The local bourse extended its declines on Wednesday as global markets awaited the interest rate decision from the Fed.The Fed ...

Fed makes second straight rate cut, splits on further action

Federal Reserve policy makers lowered their main interest rate for a second time this year while splitting over the need ...

As e-cigarettes take heat, Europe takes wait-and-see approach

Europe appears to have been spared an outbreak of the mysterious vaping-induced illnesses that have claimed seven lives in the ...

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Some US Lawmakers Consider Designating White Supremacists as Terrorist

In June, Canada labeled the white supremacist group Blood & Honor and its armed branch, Combat 18, as terrorist organizations. ...

Uyghur Brothers Perish While Detained in Xinjiang

A pair of Uyghur brothers who had both been held in the same internment camp in Kashgar (in Chinese, Kashi) ...

Orlando Stadium to host MTN 8 final

Cape Town - The 2019/20 MTN 8 final will be held at Orlando Stadium in Soweto.The news was announced by ...

US man shoots and kills three teens in front lawn encounter

Washington, Sept 18, 2019 (AFP) -A man shot and killed three teenagers on his front lawn in the southern US ...

Video games can bring history back to life

It is one thing to learn about history in a classroom. But as any visitor to a living museum or ...

Bermuda Battens Down for Category 3 Hurricane Humberto

MIAMI, FLORIDA - Bermuda's government called up troops and urged people on the British Atlantic island to make final preparations ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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