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Israeli minister sees Gaza-style measures for US-Mexico border

Israeli minister sees Gaza-style measures for US-Mexico border

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The United States could apply some of the security measures used for Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip to its own frontier with Mexico, an Israeli cabinet minister said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) sits next to Israeli Public security Minister Gilad Erdan during the weekly cabinet […]

Family says suspect in Toronto shooting had mental problems

Family says suspect in Toronto shooting had mental problems

by Rob Gillies | AP July 23 at 7:24 PM TORONTO — A man whose family said he suffered from psychosis and depression fired a handgun into restaurants and cafes in a lively Toronto neighborhood, killing a 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman and wounding 13 others in an attack that has shaken the confidence of many […]

At least 14 people shot in Toronto and shooter is dead, police say

At least 14 people shot in Toronto and shooter is dead, police say

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New UK Brexit chief: We may not pay exit fee if no deal

New UK Brexit chief: We may not pay exit fee if no deal

by Gregory Katz | AP July 22 at 7:13 AM LONDON — Britain’s slow move away from the European Union took a new twist Sunday as the new Brexit chief suggested that Britain might not pay its 39 billion pound ($51 billion) divorce bill if no trade agreement with the European Union is reached. Brexit Secretary Dominic […]

Mnuchin: Overall US economy not harmed by trade battles

Mnuchin: Overall US economy not harmed by trade battles

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin attends a press gaggle with reporters in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, July 21, 2018. Mnuchin said Saturday that Donald Trump was not trying to put pressure on the Federal Reserve when he criticized its decision to raise interest rates. (Victor R. Caivano/Associated Press) by Victor Caivano | AP July 21 at 1:11 […]

Israel Launches Broad Air Assault in Gaza Following Border Violence

Israel Launches Broad Air Assault in Gaza Following Border Violence

JERUSALEM — Israeli warplanes launched a wide-scale attack across the Gaza Strip on Friday, one of the fiercest in years, after a Palestinian sniper killed an Israeli soldier along the border fence during a day of escalating hostilities. Successive explosions rocked Gaza City at nightfall and the streets emptied as warplanes struck sites that Israel […]

Vietnam to deport American detained during nationwide protests

Vietnam to deport American detained during nationwide protests

By Khanh Vu and James Pearson HANOI (Reuters) – A Vietnamese court has ordered the deportation of an American man of Vietnamese descent detained during nationwide protests last month, state media reported on Friday. William Anh Nguyen, 32, was accused of “causing public disorder” during the mass protests, sparked by concerns the development of economic […]

France's Macron under fire after aide caught hitting May Day protester

France's Macron under fire after aide caught hitting May Day protester

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron came under fire on Thursday after his office suspended one of his aides who was caught on camera striking a May Day protester, but did not inform law enforcement authorities. Alexandre Benalla, French presidential aide, is seen during the May Day labour union rally in Paris, France May […]

Second 'more powerful' earthquake strikes near Gatwick Airport in space of 12 hours leaving homes shaking

Second 'more powerful' earthquake strikes near Gatwick Airport in space of 12 hours leaving homes shaking

Another earthquake has hit an area near Gatwick Airport in Surrey – the second recorded in just 12 hours. The first was recorded in Newdigate, Dorking at 4.59am this morning with a magnitude of 1.7. This was later raised to a magnitude of 2.0 by the British Geological Survey (BGS). Just hours later a second […]

After Helsinki, Democrats see chance to capitalize on Trump's embrace of Russia

After Helsinki, Democrats see chance to capitalize on Trump's embrace of Russia

Democrats are pouncing on President Trump’s performance at Monday’s summit with Russian President Vladi­mir Putin, eyeing a new opportunity to turn his embrace of Russia into a winning campaign issue in November’s midterm elections. Even lawmakers and strategists who have been skeptical that the Russia investigations would motivate swing voters said Tuesday that the president’s […]