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Trump is betting American families are willing to pay for his trade war

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Trade Skirmish or War? Who Gets Hurt?

Upshot Trade Skirmish or War? Who Gets Hurt? Answers to questions about the Trump administration’s tariffs on China and beyond. ImageThe setting for a June 2017 agriculture trade meeting beween the U.S. and China in Beijing — in calmer days.CreditJason Lee/Reuters By Neil Irwin June 15, 2018 In the first year of the Trump administration, the president’s threats to upend ...

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Comedian killed while walking home after gig, sparking outrage

Eurydice Dixon was murdered while walking home from a gig in Australia.  (Facebook) An Australian comedian was killed while walking home from a gig on Tuesday night, sparking a national discussion regarding violence against women. Eurydice Dixon, 22, was discovered dead at a soccer field in Melbourne on Wednesday, the BBC reported. She was walking home following a performance at a bar ...

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Pakistan Taliban leader Mullah Fazlullah is killed in a US airstrike in Afghanistan

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Trump to slap tariffs on $50B in Chinese tech imports

President Donald Trump announced Friday he will move forward with 25 percent tariffs on Chinese technology imports worth roughly $50 billion. | Nicholas Kamm/Getty Images By MEGAN CASSELLA 06/15/2018 08:21 AM EDT Updated 06/15/2018 11:59 AM EDT 2018-06-15T11:59-0400 President Donald Trump took another aggressive step in his trade war with China on Friday, announcing that 25 percent tariffs will start ...

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Judge Orders Paul Manafort Detained Amid Witness Tampering Allegations

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Manafort ordered to jail after witness-tampering charges

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Merkel Coalition Threatened by Bavarian Revolt Over Migration

Merkel Coalition Threatened by Bavarian Revolt Over Migration ImageInterior Minister Horst Seehofer of Germany left, is leading a mutiny inside Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc that could bring down the governing coalition and the chancellor herself.CreditJohn Macdougall/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images By Katrin Bennhold June 15, 2018 BERLIN — The populist surge that has left Hungary, Austria and Italy threatening ...

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US and China announce new tariffs in escalation of trade war

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Pakistan Taliban leader linked to Malala attack reportedly killed

Ministry of Defense spokesman Mohammad Radmanish confirmed to CNN that Mullah Fazlullah, who led the TTP from 2013, was killed in the strike Wednesday. US forces had conducted the strike close to the border of Pakistan, targeting the “Emir” of the group, according US Forces-Afghanistan spokesman Lt. Col. Martin O’Donnell. Fazlullah had been a major figure in the TTP even ...

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