With Oct. 31 Brexit pledge, Boris Johnson bids for UK leadership

Boris Johnson kicked off his campaign to succeed Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday with a commitment to lead Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31, warning his divided Conservative Party "delay means defeat".


Posted 2019/06/12 12:48:26

Hong Kong police fire rubber bullets as extradition bill protests turn to chaos

Hong Kong police fired rubber bullets and tear gas at demonstrators who threw plastic bottles on Wednesday as protests against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial descended into violent chaos.


Posted 2019/06/12 12:43:26

Wall Street split on Tesla 2019 delivery promises

Tesla Inc shares rose almost 3% in early trade on Wednesday, with analysts still divided on the electric-car maker's chances of meeting delivery and production targets in the months ahead, after comments by Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk at an annual shareholder meeting.


Posted 2019/06/12 12:12:22

Exclusive: Asylum seekers returned to Mexico rarely win bids to wait in U.S.

Over two hours on June 1, a Honduran teenager named Tania pleaded with a U.S. official not to be returned to Mexico.


Posted 2019/06/12 12:07:03

UK PM May says Hong Kong extradition must be in line with Sino-British declaration

British Prime Minister Theresa May said extradition rules in Hong Kong had to respect the rights and freedoms set out in the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration.


Posted 2019/06/12 11:58:18

Russian police detain more than 200 at Moscow journalist protest

Russian police said they had detained more than 200 people on Wednesday, including opposition politician Alexei Navalny, at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist.


Posted 2019/06/12 11:53:00

Russian police say they detain over 200 at Moscow journalist protest

Russian police said on Wednesday they had detained over 200 people at a protest in Moscow calling for punishment for police officers involved in the alleged framing of a journalist.


Posted 2019/06/12 11:53:00

Trump and Kim one year on: A "beautiful letter", stalled diplomacy

A year after President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un met for the first time, they appear committed to a personal bond upon which hopes for peace seem to rest despite a stalemate in efforts to get Kim to abandon his nuclear weapons.


Posted 2019/06/12 11:49:22

Shares snap seven-day hot streak; U.S. inflation next hurdle

World share markets snapped a seven-day winning streak on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on trade talks with China, while an impending reading on U.S. inflation was set to refine the odds of an early cut in interest rates there.


Posted 2019/06/12 11:27:13

Britain calls on Hong Kong to pause extradition bill, maintain rights

Britain urged the Hong Kong government to "pause and reflect" on an extradition bill that has sparked widespread protests, and said the former British colony must take steps to protect its rights, freedoms and high degree of autonomy.


Posted 2019/06/12 11:10:56

Ex-Stanford sailing coach faces sentencing in U.S. college scandal

A former Stanford University sailing coach is set to become the first person to be sentenced in the U.S. college admissions scandal after admitting he agreed to help wealthy parents secure spots for their children at the school in exchange for bribes.


Posted 2019/06/12 11:06:26

Expectations low for Trump-Xi talks, preparations limited

With under three weeks to go before proposed talks between the Chinese and U.S. leaders, expectations for progress toward ending the trade war are low and sources say there has been little preparation for a meeting even as the health of the world economy is at stake.


Posted 2019/06/12 11:05:14

UK PM candidate Johnson dodges question on past drug use

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to succeed Theresa May as British Prime Minister, dodged a question about his past use of drugs on Wednesday, saying that people want to focus on what government can do for them during the leadership campaign.


Posted 2019/06/12 11:02:51

Trump, Biden show distinct styles in potential 2020 preview

More than a year before the 2020 U.S. presidential election, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden went toe-to-toe in Iowa on Tuesday, trading barbs, testing their messages and providing a glimpse of a potential matchup between the two.


Posted 2019/06/12 10:57:37

UK PM candidate Johnson: the country can trust me

Former foreign minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday Britain could trust him to be prime minister and he would continue to voice his opinions directly as that is what the public wanted.


Posted 2019/06/12 10:48:46

EU executive says: be ready for "very possible" no-deal Brexit

The European Commission on Wednesday said a no-deal Brexit was "very much possible" as it updated its contingency preparations and told countries, companies and people to be ready for the expected economic fallout.


Posted 2019/06/12 10:45:58

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Posted 2019/06/11 12:39:27

China says will respond if U.S. escalates trade tension

China will respond firmly if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said further tariffs were ready to kick in if no deal was reached at a G20 summit this month.


Posted 2019/06/11 11:48:15

World shares rally again on Trump tariff relief, Fed hopes

World shares rallied on Tuesday to hold near one-month highs, with German carmakers outperforming and Wall Street looking to extend gains after the United States stepped back from imposing tariffs on Mexico.


Posted 2019/06/11 11:47:30

Exclusive: American banker and Putin ally dealt in access and assets, emails reveal

A senior American banker once secretly awarded a shareholding in powerful Moscow investment bank Renaissance Capital to one of Vladimir Putin's closest friends and brokered meetings for the friend with top U.S. foreign policy officials a decade ago, emails show.


Posted 2019/06/11 11:38:01