US, Russia likely to discuss counterterrorism in coming months

US and Russian envoys are likely to discuss counterterrorism issues in the coming months, the national security adviser to the US president said in an opinion piece, published by The Washington Post on Sunday, Trend reports citing TASS. "Another area of potential cooperation with Russia is counterterrorism. Both Russia and the United States have had their homelands attacked by violent...

Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods jump 7.3% in June

Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose a solid 7.3% in June, the second big monthly gain as manufacturing tries to climb out of a spring slump triggered by the coronavirus pandemicBy MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics WriterJuly 27, 2020, 1:33 PM2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleWASHINGTON -- Orders for big-ticket manufactured goods rose a solid...

Coronavirus updates: Trump says increase of cases is ‘great news’

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 520,000 people worldwide. Over 10.8 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages,...

US challenges planned expedition to retrieve Titanic’s radio

The U.S. government will try to stop a company’s planned salvage mission to retrieve the Titanic’s wireless telegraph machineBy BEN FINLEY Associated PressJune 9, 2020, 9:53 PM4 min read4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleNORFOLK, Va. -- The U.S. government will try to stop a company's planned salvage mission to retrieve the Titanic’s wireless telegraph machine,...

Group buys Alabama abortion clinic to keep it from closing

An Alabama-based abortion rights group received a flood of donations after state lawmakers in 2019 attempted to outlaw abortionBy KIM CHANDLER Associated PressMay 16, 2020, 8:30 PM3 min read3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleMONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Conservative lawmakers in Alabama last year tried to enact the nation's most stringent abortion ban, but the attempt to outlaw...

Pompeo pushes China to provide access to Wuhan labs over coronavirus outbreak

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday again pushed China to provide the world access to its virology labs in Wuhan, saying the world needed to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic originated and Beijing had an obligation to be transparent, Trend reports citing Reuters. Ties between the United States and China have significantly deteriorated since the eruption of the coronavirus...

Police: 1 killed, 17 wounded in Cleveland party shooting

Police say gunfire that followed a fight at a Cleveland party attended by multiple motorcycle clubs killed one man and wounded 17 other peopleMarch 8, 2020, 3:24 PM1 min readCLEVELAND -- At least one person was killed and 17 people were injured when gunfire erupted late Saturday following a fight at a party in Cleveland, Ohio, attended by multiple motorcycle clubs, police said. A 48-year-old man...

U.S. producer prices post biggest gain in more than a year

U.S. producer prices increased by the most in more than a year in January, boosted by rises in the costs of services such as healthcare and hotel accommodation, Trend with reference to Reuters reports. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its producer price index for final demand jumped 0.5% last month, the largest gain since October 2018, after climbing 0.2% in December. In the 12 months...

‘Start Here’: Democratic senators running for president hit the campaign trail ahead of impeachment trial

It's Monday, Jan. 20, 2019. Let's start here. 1. Double duty Just days before the Iowa caucuses, the Democratic senators who are running for president are squeezing in last-minute campaign stops before heading back to Washington, D.C., for the impeachment trial in the Senate this week. On today's "Start Here," ABC News' Rachel Scott says some of the senators are planning to hit the trail when...

#WTO – EU, US and Japan agree on new ways to strengthen global rules on #IndustrialSubsidies

In a Joint Statement issued today (14 January), representatives of the European Union, the United States and Japan announced their agreement to strengthen existing rules on industrial subsidies and condemned forced technology transfers practices. In a meeting held in Washington, DC, the EU, US and Japan agreed that the current list of subsidies prohibited under the World Trade Organization’s...