Australia recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital but embassy not moving yet

World News - Sat, 2018-12-15 05:38
Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday.
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Australia recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital: PM Morrison

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 22:42
Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday.
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China should free Canadians held after Huawei arrest, U.S.'s Pompeo says

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 22:35
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday China should free two Canadian citizens who were detained this week after authorities in Canada arrested a senior Chinese technology executive on a U.S. extradition warrant.
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Trump picks Mulvaney as chief of staff - for now

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 20:43
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday moved to end speculation that he was having a hard time finding a new chief of staff, naming his budget chief Mick Mulvaney to the top post on a temporary basis.
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North Carolina Republican says he hired consultant at heart of fraud probe

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 20:10
The North Carolina Republican embroiled in a vote fraud controversy said on Friday he hired the political operative at the center of a probe into possible absentee ballot irregularities in a disputed U.S. congressional election.
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Trump taps budget director Mulvaney as acting chief of staff

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 20:04
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said his budget chief, Mick Mulvaney, would take over as White House chief of staff on a temporary basis after two prominent candidates for the job withdrew from consideration in the space of a week.
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Mueller rebukes Flynn, saying he knew better than to lie to FBI

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 19:50
President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn knew better than to lie to the FBI and does not deserve sentencing leniency because he was not warned that lying to federal agents was a crime, U.S. prosecutors said on Friday.
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Global growth worry hits stocks, but U.S. data lifts dollar

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 19:46
A gauge of global stocks tumbled on Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe intensified global growth worries as investors weighed the broader impact of the trade dispute between the United States and China.
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CVS defends settlement that allowed Aetna merger as judge assesses

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 19:31
CVS Health Corp defended on Friday an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department which allowed it to purchase health insurer Aetna for $69 billion, a settlement that a federal judge is still assessing.
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U.S. government watchdog to probe child's death after border arrest

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 19:21
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's internal watchdog will investigate the death of a 7-year-old Guatemalan migrant which occurred after she was detained by U.S. border agents, officials said on Friday.
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Lame-duck Wisconsin governor signs bill undercutting incoming Democrat

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 19:15
Outgoing Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker on Friday signed legislation that will weaken the powers of his newly elected Democratic successor, dismissing critics who called the move a last-minute partisan power grab.
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U.S. sets new March 2 date for China tariff increases amid talks

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 19:12
The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Friday officially changed the scheduled date of a tariff rate increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 12:01 a.m. EST (0501 GMT) on March 2, 2019 as the United States and China pursue talks on trade and intellectual property.
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Challenging judges' orders, Trump aims to enlist Supreme Court

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 19:01
President Donald Trump's administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court this week to suspend nationwide orders by federal judges blocking two of his major policies in an unusual step but one in line with an aggressive White House litigation strategy.
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U.N. climate talks go into overtime as negotiators grapple with text

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 18:52
The United Nations' climate talks went into overtime early Saturday morning as negotiators from nearly 200 nations grappled with disagreements over parts of a package of rules to implement a landmark agreement to combat global warming.
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'Who are you calling 'nebulous'?' May presses testy EU for Brexit help

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 18:45
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday further assurances on her Brexit deal were possible after European Union leaders told her they would not be renegotiating the treaty and scorned her stilted defense of Britain's departure.
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UK ministers think May's Brexit plan is dead, seek alternatives: The Times

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 18:44
Most of British Prime Minister Theresa May's senior ministers think her Brexit plan is dead and are discussing different options including a second referendum, The Times newspaper reported.
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California could have seismic impact on 2020 Democratic presidential race

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 18:13
California is determined to force 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls to make some hard choices.
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Anti-harassment groups share $20 million CBS handout after Moonves exit

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 18:11
CBS Corp on Friday named the Time's Up anti-sexual harassment group and 17 other organizations that will share a $20 million donation stemming from the exit of its chief executive Les Moonves following allegations of sexual misconduct.
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Wall St. tumbles on global growth worries, J&J decline

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 17:56
Wall Street's three major indexes tumbled on Friday and the Dow confirmed a correction as weak data from China and Europe stoked fears of a global economic slowdown, while Johnson & Johnson shares were the biggest drag after Reuters reported the company knew for decades that its Baby Powder contained asbestos.
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Special Report: J&J knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder

World News - Fri, 2018-12-14 17:54
Darlene Coker knew she was dying. She just wanted to know why.
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