North Korea calls Biden 'fool of low IQ' over Kim criticism

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has labeled Joe Biden a "fool of low IQ" and an "imbecile bereft of elementary quality as a human being" after the U.S. presidential hopeful called North Korean leader Kim Jong Un a tyrant during a recent speech.

Julian Assange faces 175 years in jail after fresh espionage charges

WikiLeaks said Home Secretary Sajid Javid was under 'enormous pressure to protect the rights of the free press in the UK and elsewhere'.

Trump to visit Japanese warship as country has been quietly building up its military

Seventy-four years after Japan's defeat in World War II, the world's third-largest economy is in the midst of a quiet military buildup, at U.S. urging

Asia stocks flat as trade worries linger, Europe to open higher

Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war was becoming more protracted, and others hopeful that the world's two largest...

NBA notebook: Durant doubtful for Finals opener

The Golden State Warriors announced Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series.

How Facebook is changing its political ad-buying policies

Mark Zuckerberg just can’t quit political ads. Facebook executives considered banning political ads after it was revealed that Russia used the social network to influence the 2016 presidential elec…

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fi

Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fistula continues to afflict women; UN mission condemns attack in Central African Republic 

Trump Orders Cooperation with AG Barr's Surveillance Investigation

Trump directed the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General Bill Barr's investigation into 2016 surveillance.

Warriors' Durant, Cousins unlikely for start of Finals

The Golden State Warriors said Thursday it is unlikely forward Kevin Durant will be ready for the start of the NBA Finals, but they are hopeful he can return during the series.

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma -...

JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people fa...

U.S. lawmakers reach $19 billion deal on disaster aid: senators

U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill that has President Donald Trump's support, senators from both parties said on Thursda...

Senate Moves Bill Forward to Urge Sanctioning China for Muslim Camps

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed a bill Tuesday that, if enacted, would call for sanctions on the Chinese government.

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