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Trump chief of staff: Speculation mounts over job

Speculation is mounting over who will be US President Donald Trump's new chief of staff after the man believed to be the top candidate said he too was leaving the government.Nick Ayers, chief of staff to the vice-president, will…

Trump says China agreed to reduce tariffs on US car imports

Beijing will "reduce and remove" the 40% tariffs it places on US cars imported into China, US President Donald Trump has said.China has declined to confirm President Trump's announcement, which he made on Twitter without providing…

Republican wins Mississippi Senate vote marked by race row

Republican Cindy Hyde-Smith has won Mississippi's racially charged Senate election, beating a challenge from the black Democrat, Mike Espy.It extends the Senate majority of President Donald Trump's party 53 for Republicans and 47 for…

Climate Change: Global Challenge Requiring Global Response

Dr. Lee Ying-yuan Minister Environmental Protection Administration Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan) August 2018 Continued growth in emissions of greenhouse gases around the world has caused abnormal and extreme weather events such as…

Matthew Hedges: British academic pardoned by UAE

A British academic who was jailed for spying in the United Arab Emirates has been freed after a pardon.Matthew Hedges, 31, denied spying and said he had been researching his PhD.READ MORE: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-46341310

Sandra Parks: Anti-gun student, 13, killed by stray bullet

"We are in a state of chaos. In the city in which I live, I hear and see examples of chaos almost every day. Little children are victims of senseless gun violence..."Two years ago, 11-year-old Milwaukee schoolgirl Sandra Parks wrote…

Venus Williams agrees settlement in fatal Florida car crash

Venus Williams has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the family of a man who died as a result of a car crash in Florida involving the US tennis star.Ms Williams and the family of Jerome Barson reached a settlement last week, court…

Briton Matthew Hedges jailed for life on UAE spy charge

A British PhD student has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of spying in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Matthew Hedges, 31, of Durham University, denies the charge and said he had been conducting research.…