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Thursday, 19 September 2019 16:41 WIB

Two U.S. senators are warning the Trump administration against a nuclear cooperation deal with Saudi Arabia, fearing it could set off a nuclear arms race in the volatile Middle East. "Sharing nuclear technology with Saudi Arabia, especially without adequate safeguards, will give Riyadh the tools it needs to turn the crown prince's nuclear weapons vision into reality," Democratic senators Ed Markey and Jeff Merkley said in a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Energy Secretary Rick Perry. Both lawmakers are members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. They say making such a...

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US 'Concerned' by Reports of Chinese Military Movement Near Hong Kong Border
Thursday, 15 August 2019 10:50 WIB | Global

The United States says it is "deeply concerned" by reports of Chinese paramilitary movement along the border with Hong Kong, the Chinese territory that has seen 10 consecutive weeks of pro-democracy demonstrations. "We encourage China and all parties in Hong Kong to pursue a solution that respects the liberty of Hongkongers and Hong Kongs high degree of autonomy, as enshrined in the Sino-British Joint Declaration," a State Department spokesperson said. "It is important for the Hong Kong government to respect the freedoms of speech and peaceful assembly, as enshrined in the Sino-British...

A$AP Rocky Convicted of Assault in Sweden
Thursday, 15 August 2019 02:31 WIB | Global

A court in Sweden has found American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault but he will not serve any more jail time. The court on Wednesday gave the rapper a suspended sentence. A$AP Rocky, whose real name is Rakim Mayers, was arrested with three members of his team after a fight that took place in Stockholm June 30.  Prosecutors alleged that Mayers and two members of his entourage repeatedly punched and kicked the victim during an attack that lasted several minutes. Prosecutors also accuse the rapper of hitting the victim with a glass bottle. The rapper, who said he was acting in...

San Francisco Sues Trump Administration Over Rule to Limit Legal Immigration
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 17:15 WIB | Global

The city of San Francisco and nearby Santa Clara County sued President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday, seeking to block a new rule that would drastically reduce legal immigration by denying visas to poor migrants. Some experts say the new rule could cut legal immigration in half by denying visas and permanent residency to hundreds of thousands of people if they fail to meet high enough income standards or if they receive public assistance such as welfare, food stamps, public housing or Medicaid. "This illegal rule is just another attempt to vilify immigrants," San Francisco City...

US Delays New Tariffs on Some Chinese Exports
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 11:36 WIB | Global

The United States is delaying a new 10% tariff on some key Chinese imports which was supposed to take effect Sept. 1. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said the levies on laptop computers and computer monitors, cellphones, video game consoles, some toys, shoes and clothing will be put off until Dec. 15. The postponement could help U.S. consumers, who often buy such items as Christmas presents. "What we've done is, we've delayed it so they wont be relevant in the Christmas shopping season just in case they might have an impact on people," President Donald Trump said...

Ex-Kyrgyzstan President Charged with Murder, Plotting Coup
Tuesday, 13 August 2019 23:28 WIB | Global

Almazbek Atambayev, Kyrgyzstan's former president, has been charged with plotting to overthrow the government and murder. Authorities arrested Atambayev during a raid on his house last Thursday after an attempt to take him into custody a day earlier turned violent when his supporters clashed with police, leaving a security officer dead.  Atambayev had been wanted for questioning over a corruption case. Atambayev's arrest could escalate a lingering feud with his hand-picked successor, Sooronbai Jeenbekov, which could plunge the Central Asian country and ex-Soviet republic into a...

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