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United Airlines shares tumble, outrage in China over ‘racial discrimination’ of Chinese American

United Airlines shares tumble, outrage in China over ‘racial discrimination’ of Chinese American

United Continental Holdings Inc. tumbled early Tuesday as outrage on social media over the removal of a passenger from a flight spread across the globe. The stock dropped as much…

U.S. Navy sends strike group toward Korean peninsula

U.S. Navy sends strike group toward Korean peninsula

A U.S. Navy strike group led by the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier was making its way towards the Korean peninsula Sunday “to maintain readiness” as Kim Jong Un’s regime…

India, PM Narendra Modi should be wary of dealing with Donald Trump

India, PM Narendra Modi should be wary of dealing with Donald Trump

NEW YORK: President Donald Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida, where Trump hailed the ‘great progress” made between the two countries, on Friday, without…

‘Poor’ Nikki Haley inducted by Trump into National Security Council committee

‘Poor’ Nikki Haley inducted by Trump into National Security Council committee

NEW YORK: As White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon’s star begins to fade in the inner coterie of President Donald Trump, the US Permanent Representative to the United Nations Nikki…

7-Eleven operator to buy U.S. stores from Sunoco for $3.3 billion

7-Eleven operator to buy U.S. stores from Sunoco for $3.3 billion

Seven & i Holdings Co on Thursday said it would buy convenience stores and petrol stations from Texas-based Sunoco LP for about $3.3 billion, as the Japanese retailer closes in…

Trump’s EPA moves to defund programs that protect children from lead-based paint

Trump’s EPA moves to defund programs that protect children from lead-based paint

Environmental Protection Agency officials are proposing to eliminate two programs focused on limiting children’s exposure to lead-based paint – which is known to cause damage to developing brains and nervous…

U.S. lawmakers introduce bill to limit phone searches at the border

U.S. lawmakers introduce bill to limit phone searches at the border

WASHINGTON, DC: Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday introduced legislation that would require border agents to obtain a warrant before searching data held on electronic devices belonging to Americans. The…

Americans’ right to protest is in grave danger, United Nations warns

Americans’ right to protest is in grave danger, United Nations warns

The right to protest is fundamental to American democracy. The country was born, after all, out of decades of civil disobedience by people angry about taxation without representation. (In Washington,…