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US targets Cuba tourism with tighter airline sanctions

2019-10-19 12:30

The US moved to further hurt Cuba's vital tourism industry by tightening the ability of the country's airlines to lease aircraft.

McConnell slams Syria withdrawal as scattered fighting flares

2019-10-19 08:09

US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell has attacked President Donald Trump's decision to pull troops from Syria as "a strategic nightmare" as scattered fighting flared in the north of the country despite a ceasefire deal.

WATCH | White House admits Trump tied Ukraine aid to political effort

2019-10-18 09:14

A top White House official has admitted that US President Donald Trump had tied military aid for Ukraine to Kiev undertaking an investigation that would help Trump politically.

Trump Twitter attack backfires as Pelosi owns it

2019-10-17 10:18

US President Donald Trump's Twitter attack on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi following an acrimonious White House meeting appears to have backfired spectacularly.

Trump faces off with Democrats | Global paedophile network revealed: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-17 06:29

Trump and Democrats face off on Syria after US House vote | Dutton reveals AFP involved in disrupting paedophile networks; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Mozambique NGO wants Manuel Chang extradition ruling to be set aside, reviewed

2019-10-16 20:03

Mozambican NGO Forum de Monitoria do Orcamento has told the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg that a ruling from a magistrate as well as the former justice minister's decision on the extradition of former Mozambican finance minister, Manuel Chang, should be set aside and reviewed.

Giuliani digs in his heels | Confession leads to gruesome find: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-16 05:59

Giuliani defies House subpoena in impeachment probe | Police find bodies in car, home after confession; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Trump orders Turkey to stop war | Spain jail Catalan leaders: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-15 06:11

Scrambling, Trump tells Turkey to stop Syria invasion | Spain jails Catalan leaders, sparking angry protests at Barcelona airport; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

US troops in northern Syria ordered to leave country

2019-10-14 17:19

All US troops in northern Syria have been ordered to leave the country in the face of Turkey's attacks on Kurds in the region, a US official says.

WATCH | US cop kills woman in her Texas home after welfare call

2019-10-14 14:17

A black woman has been fatally shot by a white Fort Worth, Texas, officer inside her home, authorities have said. WATCH NOW.

 

US Democrats aim to block Trump resort from hosting G7

2019-10-19 10:45

Furious that US President Donald Trump announced he will host the next G7 summit at his own golf resort in Florida, congressional Democrats introduced legislation to block his plan.

WATCH | Turkey, US agree on Syria ceasefire to force Kurdish fighters' withdrawal

2019-10-18 11:27

Turkey has agreed to suspend its Syria offensive for five days and will end the assault if Kurdish-led forces withdraw from a safe zone along the border, US Vice President Mike Pence and Turkish officials announced after high-stakes talks.

White House acknowledges Ukraine deal | Turkey pauses Syria war: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-10-18 06:37

White House acknowledges strings attached for Ukraine aid | Turkey agrees with US to pause Syria assault; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Trump defends Syria pullout, denies giving Turkey 'green light' for invasion

2019-10-17 08:13

President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to pull US troops out of Syria, calling it "strategically brilliant," and denied giving Turkey a "green light" to launch operations against Kurdish militants.

WATCH | Hair-raising footage shows trooper saving man from his car seconds before train smashes through it

2019-10-16 22:18

A Utah trooper is being praised for saving a man stranded on train tracks. Dashcam video shows the trooper running toward a car that had crashed on the tracks and pulling the driver out seconds before a train barrels into the car.

WATCH | US government inaction leaves toxic PCBs in schools

2019-10-16 12:51

An AP investigation finds that a toxic chemical known as PCBs, or polychlorinated biphenyls, remain in tens of thousands of US schools. WATCH NOW.

WATCH | Owl killings spur moral debate

2019-10-15 10:31

In a last-ditch effort to save spotted owls, federal officials are killing hundreds of barred owls in the hopes they can stave off their spotted cousins' potential extinction. WATCH NOW.

Trump demands whistleblower testify, as ex-aide talks to Congress

2019-10-14 22:35

Donald Trump has demanded that a whistleblower whose warning about the US president's call with Ukraine triggered the impeachment inquiry against him be identified and testify before Congress.

China’s imports, exports both worse than expected in September

2019-10-14 16:56

China’s exports and imports shrank more than expected in September, as existing US tariffs and the ongoing slowdown in global trade combined to undercut demand.

WATCH | US Trio win Nobel Economics Prize for work on poverty

2019-10-14 14:06

A trio of American economists won the Nobel Economics Prize for their work in the fight against poverty, including novel initiatives in education and healthcare, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences says.

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