|Chest of News|
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news
The New Yorker
Trump's Speech at the UN Triggers Laughter—and Disbelief
The New Yorker
The audible ripple of gasps and giggles began about a minute into President Trump's U.N. speech on Tuesday, as he bragged that his Administration had already accomplished more than any in U.S. history. The reaction in the cavernous General Assembly ...
China cancels US warship visit to Hong Kong amid military sanction backlash
(CNN) The Chinese government has blocked a US Navy ship from docking in Hong Kong amid a growing diplomatic feud between the two countries over strict military sanctions imposed by Washington. The USS Wasp, an amphibious assault ship ...
US sanctions target Venezuela's first lady and president's inner circle
The United States slapped sanctions on the inner circle of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro on Tuesday, accusing the first lady, defense minister, vice president and other allies of helping the socialist leader “plunder” the nation's wealth. The ...
Exclusive: Turkey's Erdogan says court will decide fate of detained US pastor
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said a Turkish court, not politicians, will decide the fate of an American pastor whose detention on terrorism charges has roiled relations between Ankara and Washington. Turkey's President Recep ...
Mexico disarms Acapulco police force linked to drug gangs
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities in southern Mexico disarmed and placed under investigation the entire police force in the once-glittering resort of Acapulco on Tuesday, claiming the local cops were infiltrated by drug gangs. Officials in Guerrero state ...
Trump Lashes China Over Trade At UN
President Trump lashed out at China for “relentless product dumping, forced technology transfer and the theft of intellectual property” during a speech at the United Nations on Tuesday. Speaking to a session in the UN General Assembly, which opened in ...
In photos: Astronaut sees powerful Super Typhoon Trami aimed at Japan
Super Typhoon Trami as seen from the International Space Station on Sept. 25, 2018. Photo: Alexander Gerst/ESA. Super Typhoon Trami, which as of Tuesday afternoon was the equivalent of a Category 4 hurricane, is projected to hit Japan this weekend.
Mattis to Iran: Don't Even Think About Taking Us On
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Monday warned Iran against threatening the U.S. with retaliation for a terror attack over the weekend that killed at least 25. Iran's Revolutionary Guards have charged that the U.S., Saudi Arabia and Israel were behind ...
New York Times
An Apology — and a Pledge — on Sex Abuse From Germany's Bishops
New York Times
BERLIN — The head of the German Bishops' Conference apologized on Tuesday for the “pain and suffering” caused by the Catholic Church's decades-long failure to take abuse of children at the hands of clergy members seriously enough, and pledged to ...
Sky Views: Beijing's feud with Sweden over viral clip
Tom Cheshire, Asia correspondent. Here's a curious, shaggy dog story, set in Sweden, that reveals a lot about China and how it sees its place in the world. Earlier this month, a man called Zeng and his parents, both in their 60s, arrived at a hostel in ...