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chinabans-jun26.jpg China urged Canada to suspend exporting its meat products to the country after customs authorities found that veterinary health certificates attached to a consignment of pork were bogus. The Chinese Customs authorities found residues of ractopamine, a banned feed additive, in a batch of pork products exported from Canada to China. Following this, the Chinese government suspended the import of p

biblereading-jun26.jpg It may sound ironic that more than half of the world's Bibles are printed in China, where the Communist government has always drawn flak for persecution of religions such as Christianity and Buddhism. This was brought to the attention of the world by Congressman Josh Harder in a letter he wrote to President Donald Trump, raising concern that the new import duties that he imposed on China would in

muelleragrees-jun26.jpg Former US special counsel Robert Mueller, who neither indicted nor cleared President Donald Trump in his report after investigating into Russian electoral interference, has agreed to testify publicly before US House committees on July 17. House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler and House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff announced that in response to a subpoena they issued Tuesday,

Illinois on Tuesday officially became the eleventh U.S. state to legalize marijuana for adult use. Democratic Governor J.B. Pritzker, who advocated for legalization in his 2018 campaign, signed the marijuana legalization bill into law on Tuesday. The bill was sent to the governor by the legislature...

trump-jeancarroll-062519.jpg Dismissing columnist E. Jean Carroll's rape allegation President Donald Trump said, "She is not my type." Trump said it never happened and the allegation of rape in a department store dressing room is a "fiction." Previously he said that the allegation was to sell a new book. Carroll's allegation...

congressman-jun25.jpg A top US lawmaker sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo raising concerns over the Trump Administration's inconsistent policy towards India. Rep. Eliot L. Engel (D-NY) sent the letter Tuesday, on the eve of Pompeo's visit to Indian capital New Delhi. There is lack of predictability and coherence in the United States' strategic relationship with India, according to Engel, who is Chairman

winterolympics -062519.jpg Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, two of the wealthiest regions of Italy, will host the 2026 Winter Olympics. The Italian cities will also be the venues for the Winter Paralympic Games 2026. This is the second time that Cortina will be hosting the Winter Games. It was first held in the Alpine ski resort...

hmh-trickoflight-062519.jpg Stan Lee's first Adult Fiction novel,"A Trick of Light" to hit stands on September 17

wealthtax-062519.jpg A group of billionaires have said they are ready to pay more in taxes and urged the 2020 presidential candidates to support a wealth tax on the richest 1 percent of Americans. In an open letter to the 2020 Presidential candidates that was published on Medium, the billionaires said the next dollar of new tax revenue should come from the most financially fortunate.

falconheavy-jun25.jpg SpaceX Tuesday launched Falcon Heavy rocket, the world's most powerful lift vehicle, carrying two dozen satellites for the US Air Force's Space Test Program-2, or STP-2. In the most ambitious of the three launches, Falcon Heavy this time will place 24 satellites into orbit around Earth for the US Defense Department, NASA, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, military research laborator

donald-trump3-113018_24jun19.jpg President Donald Trump has followed through on previously announced plans to impose new sanctions on Iran after an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone was recently shot down by Iranian forces. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that the U.S. does not seek conflict with Iran but said his administration will continue to increase pressure on Tehran.

viietnam-us2-062419.jpg Vietnam court sentenced 55-year-old Michael Phuong Minh Nguyen to 12 years in prison, alleging attempts to overthrow the state administration. After the jail term, Nguyen will be deported. He was arrested along with 23-year-old college student Huynh Duc Thanh Binh and 21-year-old Tran Long Phi last...

iransanctions-jun24.jpg President Donald Trump is set to announce the latest round of sanctions on Iran targeting the Islamic nation's nuclear weapons program on Monday. "Iran cannot have Nuclear Weapons! Under the terrible Obama plan, they would have been on their way to Nuclear in a short number of years, and existing verification is not acceptable," Trump said on Twitter. He said he looks forward to the day that sa

defensepolicy-jun24.jpg Former Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak, who is also a defense policy expert, said he is running for President. The announcement was made in a video released on his campaign website. The 67-year-old serviceman-turned-politician promised that if elected as President, he will be accountable to the people, above self, above party and above any special interest. "I wore the cloth of the nati

U.S. President Donald Trump considers his 2016 Presidential opponent Hillary Clinton as a "tough and ruthless" candidate than former Vice President Joe Biden. "I actually think that Hillary Clinton was a great candidate. She was very smart. She was very tough. She was ruthless and vicious," Trump...

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