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World Bank adopts $1 bln-plus annual China lending plan over U.S. objections

The World Bank said its board on Thursday adopted a new plan to aid China with $1 billion to $1.5 billion in low-interest loans...

President Trump’s trade policy seems to have achieved the impossible

Past administrations’ symbolic protocol exchanges with China were a fool’s errand, writes Juscelino F. Colares of Case Western Reserve University

French strike against Macron reforms enters day two

A strike that crippled public transport and closed schools across France entered a second day on Friday, with trade unions saying they planned to...

Joe Biden Challenges Iowa Man to a Push-Up Contest During Heated Exchange

Biden also called the man a 'damn liar' after comments about his son

Trump Administration Authorizes ‘Cyanide Bombs’ to Kill Predators Again, Months After Backlash

The devices have been used to poison thousands of coyotes, foxes and feral dogs to protect wildlife

Impeachment Witness Turley Claims Home, Professorship Threatened during Testimony

In an opinion article penned Thursday, George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley claimed that his home and office were flooded with “threatening messages...

Tennessee high court rules against paper in defamation case

The Tennessee Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that a newspaper cannot use the state's fair report privilege law as a shield against a defamation...

Report: Investigators ask about Illinois House leader

The longest-serving state House speaker in modern American history is a subject of inquiries in an ongoing federal corruption investigation that has already entangled...

19 unforgettable images from the Pearl Harbor attack 78 years ago

December 7, 1941 began as a perfect Sunday morning. These photos show the attack by Imperial Japan that changed history.