Articles Tagged 'united states'
China’s economy grew 6.6% in 2018, the lowest pace in 28 years
China on Monday announced that its official economic growth came in at 6.6 percent in 2018 — the slowest pace since 1990.
That announcement was…
Fresh-faced Venezuelan lawmaker emerges as Maduro’s rival
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — When Venezuelans rang in the new year, few in the crisis-wracked nation had even heard of Juan Guaido.
Two weeks later,…
Nancy Pelosi’s all-day marathon speech sets record
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s all-day speech broke a record for longest-continuous speech in House history.
The California Democrat spoke for more than 8 hours…
U.S. sanctions North Korean missile experts, Russia offers to mediate
The United States announced sanctions on two of North Korea’s most prominent officials behind its ballistic missile program on Tuesday, while Russia reiterated an offer…
GOP bets that tax bill will unlock corporate cash overseas
Republicans and major technology firms who support a tax overhaul have touted reforms that they say will bring offshore profits back into the country, boosting…
Syria joins Paris climate deal, leaving US as the only country opposed
Syria announced on Tuesday that it would be joining the Paris climate change agreement, leaving the United States as the only remaining country opposed to…
North Korea conducting evacuation, blackout drills amid growing tensions with US, report says
As tensions between the U.S. and North Korea continue to grow, the regime has been conducting safety measures for its people amid threats of nuclear…
US to withdraw from UNESCO due to ‘anti-Israel bias’
The United States is withdrawing from UNESCO because of what the Trump administration said is a “continuing anti-Israel bias” from the education and science organization.…
US expels 15 diplomats as Cuba attack toll rises
Fifteen Cuban diplomats must leave the United States within seven days over the ongoing and mysterious attacks against American personnel in Havana, the State Department…
North Korea accuses US of declaring war, says it has right to shoot down bombers
North Korea’s foreign minister on Monday accused President Donald Trump of declaring war, saying that gives the rogue regime the right to shoot down U.S.…