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  • CIA assessment 'very premature'

    President Donald Trump calls a CIA assessment blaming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi "very premature" and says he will receive a complete report on the case on Tuesday.

  • US president visits fire-wrecked California

    President Donald Trump expressed sadness Saturday at the devastation caused by fires in a California town, but persisted in his controversial claim that forest mismanagement was responsible for the tragedy, which has killed 76 and left more than 1,200 listed as missing.

  • US paves way to get 'lab meat' on plates

    US authorities agrees on how to regulate food products cultured from animal cells -- paving the way to get so-called "lab meat" on American plates.

  • Rohingya refugees gather near the fence in the no man's land

    Leaked data on Rohingyas dangerous in wrong hands

    Leaked data about persecuted minority groups like Rohingyas, in wrong hands "could be used to target these individuals."

  • Khashoggi Killing: CIA blames Saudi Crown prince

    The US Central Intelligence Agency has concluded Saudi Arabia's powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US media reported Friday, citing people close to the matter.

  • Trump's attorney general appointment challenged at Supreme Court

    The fight over President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general has reached the US Supreme Court, with lawyers in a pending gun rights case asking the justices on Friday to decide if the action was lawful.

  • Rohingya refugee child

    UN resolution condemns Myanmar's rights violation

    Condemning human rights violations in Myanmar, the third committee of the UN General Assembly in New York has adopted a resolution on the situation.

  • Assange charged in US: WikiLeaks

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged in the United States, the organization said, in a development that could have implications for Robert Mueller's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the US presidential election.

  • Trump vs CNN: Court orders return of press pass

    A federal judge yesterday ordered the White House to reinstate the press credentials of CNN reporter Jim Acosta, whose pass was revoked after a heated exchange with President Donald Trump.

  • 600 still missing

    The number of people missing in one of California's deadliest wildfires soared to more than 600 on Thursday as the remains of seven additional victims were found by rescuers.

  • Caravan arrives at US-Mexico border

    The Central American migrant caravan trekking toward the United States converged on the US-Mexican border Thursday after more than a month on the road, undeterred by President Donald Trump's deployment of thousands of American troops near the border.

  • Trump seethes against Russia probe 'disgrace'

    President Donald Trump seethed Thursday that investigators probing alleged collusion between Russian agents and his election campaign have gone "totally nuts" and are a "disgrace."

  • Over 600 missing, 63 dead in California wildfire

    The number of people missing in one of California's deadliest wildfires soars to more than 600 as the remains of seven additional victims were found by rescuers.

  • Allies owe each other respect

    President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that "allies owe each other respect", after he was assailed on Twitter by US President Donald Trump after his visit to France for World War I commemorations.

  • Media groups, Fox back CNN

    Media groups including Fox News joined CNN's legal battle Wednesday to restore the White House pass of a banned chief correspondent, as Donald Trump's administration argued it had a broad right to allow or deny press access to the US president.

  • Trump pushes out senior advisor after Melania row

    An angry Donald Trump pushed out a senior advisor Wednesday after First Lady Melania Trump demanded her sacking, with more heads set to roll in a White House reshuffle triggered by infighting and setbacks in the midterm elections.

  • Stormy Daniels lawyer arrested in Los Angeles

    Attorney Michael Avenatti, who represents adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles with US President Donald Trump, was

  • US could lose in war with China or Russia: panel

    The United States is facing a national security and military crisis and could lose in a war against Russia or China, a bipartisan congressional panel warned in a report Wednesday.

  • Toll hits 59; 130 still missing

    The toll in the deadliest wildfires in recent California history climbed to 59 on Wednesday as authorities released a list of 130 people still missing.

  • Republicans block Senate bid to protect Mueller probe

    Republican leaders on Wednesday blocked a bipartisan US Senate effort to protect special counsel Robert Mueller, leaving his Russia investigation exposed amid new moves interpreted as threats to the probe.

  • No double standards!

    US Vice President Mike Pence yesterday said there were no double standards at play when he criticised Myanmar for jailing two Reuters journalists, given the White House's own combative relationship with Washington media.

  • US lays barbed wire at Mexico border

    Hundreds of Central American migrants planning to seek asylum in the United States move toward the country's border with Mexico as US military reinforced security measures, laying barbed wire and erecting barricades.

  • California wildfire

    Paradise lost: California fire rage on killing 50

    Thousands of firefighters battle blazes in northern and southern California as body recovery teams searched the remains of houses and charred cars for victims of the deadliest wildfire in the history of the US state.

  • Deadly US wildfire kills 42

    Search teams were set to sift through the charred wreckage of Paradise, California, yesterday in the search of human remains as

  • Trump, top aides sued

    CNN sued Donald Trump's administration yesterday, alleging the White House violated journalist Jim Acosta's constitutional rights by revoking his press credentials following a heated exchange with the US president.

  • Taliban peace deal 'when, not if': Ghani

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani voiced confidence Monday on reaching a peace deal to end the Taliban insurgency -- but warned Pakistan's alleged meddling risked sparking long-term hostility.

  • North Korea hiding nuke-capable bases

    North Korea is operating at least 13 undeclared bases to hide mobile, nuclear-capable missiles, a new study asserted Monday, as progress stalls on US President Donald Trump's signature foreign policy initiative.

  • INFERNOS IN CALIFORNIA: Death toll rises to 44

    Body recovery teams with sniffer dogs carried out a grim search for fire victims yesterday as thousands of weary firefighters waged a pitched battle against the deadliest infernos in California's history.

  • Democrats flip Senate seat in Arizona

    Democratic Rep Kyrsten Sinema will win Arizona's US Senate race, defeating Republican Rep Martha McSally and flipping a seat that had been in GOP hands for 24 years.

  • 31 dead, 200 missing in California wildfire

    More than 200 people are missing in California's deadliest and most destructive blaze on record, one of two fires raging in the state which have killed at least 31 people and forced more than a quarter of a million evacuations.