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September 21, 2018 11:29 AM FBI chief meets Lebanese leaders, expresses support to army

BEIRUT – Lebanon says FBI Director Christopher Wray has expressed support to the Lebanese army during a visit to Beirut. A statement released by the presidential palace in Beirut said President Michel Aoun received Wray on Friday and told him that Lebanon has succeeded in fighting terror groups thanks to U.S. support and that of friendly countries 75

September 20, 2018 11:35 AM Jet Airways flight returns to Mumbai after passengers complain of nosebleeds from loss of cabin pressure

Dozens of passengers aboard the Jet Airways aircraft required medical assistance following the flight. (AP/Rajanish Kakade) A Jet Airways flight returned to Mumbai, India's financial capital, on Thursday after dozens of passengers complained of ear pain and nose bleeding due to the loss in cabin pressure. An airline statement said Flight 9W697 with 166 passengers 159

September 14, 2018 7:29 PM Texas man arrested after damaging American flags at courthouse, cops say

Matthew Emerson Reynolds, 29, allegedly damaged nine American flags at the local courthouse, cops said. (Denton County Sheriff’s Office ) A man in Denton County, Texas was arrested Thursday after he allegedly damaged nine American flags at the local courthouse, authorities said. The man, identified as Matthew Emerson Reynolds, 29, allegedly ripped the flags 71

September 14, 2018 9:45 AM Mexico 'evaluating' US offer to pay for deportation of migrants

Mexican government officials say they're evaluating a proposal by the United States to pay for the deportation of foreign migrants in Mexico to their home countries. The offer would help return mainly Central Americans to their homelands but no agreement has been reached, Mexico’s Interior Department said Thursday. “The Mexican government has not accepted 62

September 11, 2018 3:12 AM China does away with family planning offices

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s health commission is getting rid of three offices that were previously dedicated to family planning, it announced late on Sunday, the latest signal that Beijing may further reduce restrictions on childbirth to combat an aging population. State-media has hinted in recent weeks that China, the world’s most populous nation, may be preparing 61

September 5, 2018 1:41 PM Elon Musk in new rant at Thai cave rescuer

Elon Musk has again attacked a British diver he has previously accused without evidence of being a child abuser. In an email to a reporter, Mr Musk said Vernon Unsworth - who assisted with the rescue of 12 Thai teenagers from a flooded cave - was a "child rapist". Mr Musk had earlier apologised for calling Mr Unsworth a "pedo". The pair first clashed 98

September 3, 2018 9:57 AM China to provide $60 billion in financial support to Africa, Xi says

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will provide $60 billion in financial support to Africa, President Xi Jinping said on Monday at the opening of a major China-Africa summit. The support will be provided in the form of government assistance as well as investment and financing by financial institutions and companies, Xi said in a speech carried live on state television 53

August 28, 2018 4:18 PM As Turkey Teeters, Germany Considers Offering a Financial Lifeline

Berlin fears a meltdown of the Turkish economy could spill over into Europe with dire consequences ISTANBUL—The German government is considering providing emergency financial assistance to Turkey as concerns grow in Berlin that a full-blown economic crisis could destabilize the region, German and European officials said. While the talks are at an early 38

August 27, 2018 12:23 PM Kremlin to assess new U.S. sanctions before mulling any response

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin said it needed time to assess the impact of new U.S. sanctions that come into effect on Monday before considering any possible response, but that President Vladimir Putin would act in line with Russia’s national interest. The United States announced new sanctions on Russia earlier this month over a nerve agent attack in Britain 36

August 23, 2018 11:14 AM EU agrees 18 million euro development aid for Iran

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union agreed 18 million euros ($20.6 mln) in aid for Iran on Thursday, including for the private sector, to help offset the impact of U.S. sanctions and salvage a 2015 deal that saw Tehran limit its nuclear ambitions. The announcement is part of the bloc’s high-profile efforts to support the nuclear accord that President 49