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 2018-08-20 05:03 

AFP

'Crazy Rich Asians' sparkles at N.America box office...

Highly anticipated rom-com "Crazy Rich Asians" -- the first Hollywood film with an mainly Asian cast in a generation -- dazzled the North American box office in its debut weekend, claiming the top spot, industry estimates showed Sunday.The global ...

 2018-08-20 05:00 

AFP

Chinese police nab suspects after $87 mn cryptocurrency theft...

Chinese police have arrested three suspects alleged to have stolen assets worth 600 million yuan ($87 million) through hacking, state media reported Sunday, as cyber criminals target holders of bitcoin and other virtual currencies.The global network of Ag...

 2018-08-20 04:59 

AP

North Carolina acts deep blue with state worker minimum wage...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Republicans have infuriated liberal activists by slashing income-tax rates, defending illegally gerrymandered districts and passing a now-partially repealed "bat......

 2018-08-20 04:57 

UPI

Milwaukee Brewers look for turnaround vs. Cincinnati Reds...

The Milwaukee Brewers will try to put a disappointing road trip behind them and get back on track Monday when they open a series against the Cincinnati Reds....

 2018-08-20 04:57 

AFP

Park returns to world No. 1 with LPGA Indy playoff win...

Park Sung-hyun is headed back to the world number one spot after a birdie at the first playoff hole lifted her to a US LPGA victory over Lizette Salas in Indianapolis.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share...

 2018-08-20 04:57 

AFP

Multiple quakes rock Indonesia's Lombok island, five dead...

Multiple earthquakes -- including a powerful and shallow 6.9-magnitude tremor -- have rocked the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, killing at least five people and setting off fresh waves of panic.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 c...

 2018-08-20 04:54 

UPI

San Francisco 49ers CB Richard Sherman expected to increase practice activities...

San Francisco 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said Sunday that he expects cornerback Richard Sherman to practice this week....

 2018-08-20 04:54 

AFP

Djokovic wins Cincy title to complete Masters matched set...

Novak Djokovic ended a career-long jinx, lifting the trophy in Cincinnati at last to complete a matched set of Masters 1000 titles.The global network of Agence France Presse covers 151 countriesIf you have news to share or a question, comment or suggestio...

 2018-08-20 04:52 

Reuters Africa

Gunshots fired at U.S. embassy in Turkey, no casualties - CNN Turk...

Several gunshots were fired from a vehicle at the U.S. embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Monday, hitting a window in a security post but causing no casualties, broadcaster CNN Turk reported....

 2018-08-20 04:45 

UPI

Possible Xi Jinping visit to North Korea raises concerns in Seoul...

Concern is rising in Seoul following reports of a possible Xi Jinping visit to Pyongyang on the anniversary of North Korea's national foundation day....

 2018-08-20 04:43 

UPI

British woman survives 10 hours at sea after falling off cruise ship...

A British woman fell off the back of a cruise ship 60 miles off the coast of Croatia and survived 10 hours at sea until she was rescued....

 2018-08-20 04:39 

AP

Steve Bannon wants GOP to rally behind Trump...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bannon has a dire warning for Republicans — rally around President Donald Trump....

 2018-08-20 04:37 

AP

Georgia police: GSU officers fired upon, suspect sought...

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say police at a Georgia university were fired upon and a search for the suspect is underway....

 2018-08-20 04:30 

AP

Georgia man killed by officers responding to domestic call...

ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia man has been fatally shot by officers responding to a domestic call....

 2018-08-20 04:28 

AP

Nguyen, Rossi help LAFC beat the Rapids 2-0...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lee Nguyen and Diego Rossi each scored in the second half to help Los Angeles FC beat the Colorado Rapids 2-0 on Sunday night....

 2018-08-20 04:24 

AP

Muslim pilgrims gather at Mount Arafat for hajj's pinnacle...

MOUNT ARAFAT, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Muslim pilgrims have gathered in the valley of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for a day of prayer that marks the pinnacle of the annual hajj....

 2018-08-20 04:23 

AP

Survey of economists: Some Trump policies could slow growth...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. business economists are concerned about the risks of some of President Donald Trump's economic policies, saying they fear his tariffs and higher budget deficits could eventua......

 2018-08-20 04:23 

AP

Brennan gets offers for legal action on clearance revocation...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Sunday that he is considering taking legal action to try to prevent President Donald Trump from stripping other current and former officials'......

 2018-08-20 04:19 

AP

Trump calls Russia probe "McCarthyism at its 'WORST'"...

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump insists that his White House counsel isn't a "RAT" like the Watergate-era White House attorney who turned on Richard Nixon, and he is blasting the on......

 2018-08-20 04:15 

AP

Giuliani on hazards of Trump interview: 'Truth isn't truth'...

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Truth isn't truth," says President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, explaining why he's wary about pushing the president into an interview that he says could be a ......

 2018-08-20 04:13 

AP

Trump administration less concerned about conserving oil...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of governmen......

 2018-08-20 04:11 

AP

Third day of deliberations set for Manafort fraud trial...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Jury deliberations are expected to resume in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort....

 2018-08-20 04:10 

Reuters Africa

Thailand's Queen Mother admitted to hospital...

Thailand's 86-year-old Queen Mother Sirikit is being treated for influenza at a Bangkok hospital, the Royal Household Bureau said in a statement on Monday in a rare statement on her health....

 2018-08-20 04:08 

AP

Record number of women have won major party primaries...

ATLANTA (AP) — Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year — they are winning....

 2018-08-20 04:06 

Reuters Africa

China envoy says no accurate figure on Uighurs fighting in Syria...

There is no accurate figure of the number of ethnic Uighurs who have gone to fight with militant groups in Syria, China's special envoy for the Syrian issue said on Monday, adding he hoped to return to Syria to gain a clearer picture....

 2018-08-20 04:06 

Reuters Canada

China envoy says no accurate figure on Uighurs fighting in Syria...

There is no accurate figure of the number of ethnic Uighurs who have gone to fight with militant groups in Syria, China's special envoy for the Syrian issue said on Monday, adding he hoped to return to Syria to gain a clearer picture....

 2018-08-20 04:05 

AP

Survey of economists: Some Trump policies could slow growth...

WASHINGTON (AP) — A survey of U.S. business economists finds concern about the risks of some of President Donald Trump's economic policies. Many say they worry that his tariffs and higher budget de......

 2018-08-20 04:05 

AP

Prominent Republicans struggling to fit into Trump's party...

NEW YORK (AP) — The ranks of forgotten Republicans are growing....

 2018-08-20 04:02 

AP

Venezuelans nervously await dramatic economic reforms...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan shopkeepers and consumers nervously awaited the launch of dramatic reforms announced by President Nicolas Maduro to rescue a downward-spiraling economy, includi......

 2018-08-20 04:02 

AFP

S. Koreans head for family reunions in North after decades apart...

Dozens of elderly and frail South Koreans set off for North Korea Monday to meet relatives for the first time since they were separated nearly seven decades ago by a war that divided the peninsula and their families.The global network of Agence France Pre...

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