The 'Doomsday Clock' has jumped closer to midnight than ever as nuclear weapons and climate disasters turn the world into a 'pressure cooker'

2020-01-24 13:38

The Doomsday Clock is now just 100 seconds from the apocalypse. Previously, the clock's most alarming position was two minutes to midnight.

IT'S OFFICIAL: Trump signs China trade deal

2020-01-16 05:41

The move would be the first tangible sign of de-escalation in a trade dispute that has weighed on the world's largest economies for nearly two years.

US president Donald Trump's impeachment trial could start as soon as next week

2020-01-10 07:27

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reportedly expects to get the articles of impeachment on Friday and for a trial to start on Monday.

Trump tweeted a photo of the American flag just minutes before the US killed Iran's top military general

2020-01-03 07:03

The Pentagon confirmed shortly after Trump's tweet that the US military, acting on the orders of the president, carried out the attack.

US president Donald Trump ranted about wind energy, describing it as something he 'never understood' despite having 'studied it better than anybody'

2019-12-23 17:23

Trump renewed his longstanding attacks on windmills when speaking to pro-Trump student organisation Turning Point USA.

Elon Musk welcomes Space Force with 2 words on Twitter: 'Starfleet begins'

2019-12-21 12:24

President Trump launched the first new military service in more than 70 years. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk responded on Twitter with a 'Star Trek' reference.

Many American Jews are worried Trump's decision to define Judaism as a nationality and not just a religion will do far more harm than good

2019-12-12 09:32

President Donald Trump reportedly plans to sign an executive order which will classify Judaism as a race or nationality instead of just a religion.

US president Donald Trump's administration proposes slapping new tariffs on R34 billion worth of French goods to retaliate against big tech tax

2019-12-03 14:02

Critics said the tax has disproportionately hit large-scale technology companies that are based in the US.

Donald Trump signs bill to defend human rights in Hong Kong in a powerful act that is likely to put an additional strain on relations with China

2019-11-29 09:30

"I signed these bills out of respect for President Xi, China, and the people Hong Kong," Trump said in a statement.

Trump's trade war puts the US and China 'in the foothills of a cold war,' says Henry Kissinger

2019-11-21 13:56

"World War I broke out because a relatively minor crisis could not be mastered," the former US trade secretary said at a Bloomberg event.

 

A quick guide to what Trump's 94-page trade deal with China included — and left out

2020-01-17 16:33

The text offered for the first time the details of what will be expected in a new chapter of relations between the two largest economies.

Trump's national security adviser suggests Iran has been 'choked off' by sanctions, but Trump says he 'couldn't care less' if Iran wants to negotiate

2020-01-13 19:35

National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien appeared on Fox News Sunday and said that a "maximum pressure campaign" against Iran is working.

The Donald Trump administration has started preparing economic sanctions against Iraq

2020-01-08 09:30

US president Donald Trump first threatened economic penalties after the Iraqi parliament passed a nonbinding resolution to force the US military out of the nation.

15 American jobs that have boomed since Trump became president

2019-12-26 16:42

Breweries, mental health practitioners' offices, and oil and gas extraction have all seen increases in employment in the last two and a half years.

A majority of Americans in a new poll support US president Donald Trump's impeachment and removal from office

2019-12-23 11:07

The share of Americans who want President Donald Trump removed from office has climbed since the House's impeachment proceedings concluded on Wednesday.

Donald Trump was impeached with more votes against him than any other US president

2019-12-19 15:00

Donald Trump gained more votes for his impeachment than either of the presidents previously impeached — Bill Clinton in 1998, and Andrew Johnson in 1868.

US president Donald Trump's team released a video of him as Thanos, the villain who commits genocide in the 'Avengers' movies, and people are puzzled

2019-12-11 11:46

In the video shared on Twitter, Trump's head is shown on Thanos' body as the character wipes Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats from existence.

Trump's signing of a Hong Kong human rights bill reportedly slashed efforts towards a China trade deal

2019-12-02 08:30

A source close to Trump's negotiating team told Axios that the US and China may not sign a "phase-one" trade deal until the "year-end at the earliest."

This chart shows how hard Trump's trade war is hammering global growth

2019-11-22 15:09

"Escalating conflict over tariffs ... has hit trade, is undermining business investment, and is putting jobs at risk," the OECD said. Global GDP is set to plunge to 2.9% in 2019.

Trump officials are quietly negotiating with the Taliban — which is now ranked the world's deadliest terror group

2019-11-21 08:49

The Taliban has ousted ISIS as the most dangerous terror group, pushing out ISIS for the top spot, according to the Global Terror Index.

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