Arguments set on West Virginia Supreme Court seats

Arguments are set before the West Virginia Supreme Court in challenges to the eligibilities of a congressman and a former House of Delegates speaker to serve on the court

Surprise victory for Maldives opposition

Ibrahim Mohamed Solih won the Maldives' presidential election in a surprise defeat.

President Trump Calls the Allegations Against…

President Trump Calls the Allegations Against Brett Kavanaugh 'Totally Political'

Former co-worker: Wisconsin shooting suspect never smiled

A former co-worker says a gunman who opened fire at a Wisconsin software company was quiet and never smiled

World shares wobble on fears of long U.S.-China…

Asian shares stumbled in holiday-thinned trading on Monday as China's decision to cancel talks with the United States reinforced fears of a protracted trade war with neither side willing to back down. Laura Frykberg reports.

Germany looking to sell costly, rarely used drone to Canada

Germany wants to sell Canada a second-hand drone that's cost over 700 million euros ($823 million) _ without many core components it needs to fly

CIA director: Agency keenly focused on nation state rivals

Recently confirmed CIA Director Gina Haspel says one of her top priorities is to invest more heavily in collecting intelligence against nation state adversaries as well as Islamic extremists

Trump Backs Nominee; Conway Sees 'Left-Wing…

As Brett Kavanaugh fends off the allegations of a second accuser , he has the unequivocal support of a key backer—President Trump. "I am with him all the way," Trump said Monday as he entered the UN headquarters in New York, reports the Washington Post . Trump also dismissed the accusations...

Double-headed snake surprises homeowner

The rare copperhead was discovered in a garden in Virginia and is unlikely to survive in the wild.

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Another 'Incendiary' Book on Trump Hits Shelves

Another book on the Trump presidency is coming out, and it won't be received well at the White House. In fact, it "promises to be incendiary," writes Jane Mayer at the New Yorker . The title should explain why: Cyberwar: How Russian Hackers and Trolls Helped Elect a President—What We...

Federal Reserve: markets see hike - many more to…

Traders are betting the Federal Reserve will hike its key rates this week. But as David Pollard reports, a sell off in the dollar hints at doubts about the tightening trajectory ahead.

Global stocks slip after US and China impose new…

Global stock markets are down after the US and China officially put new tariffs on each other's goods and China reportedly rebuffed a plan for talks with the U.S. Industrial and basic materials companies falling

1 killed, 4 wounded in Southern California shooting

Authorities say one person has died in a shooting that left four others wounded in Southern California

Driver finds baby crawling across busy road; child unharmed

Authorities say a baby found crawling across a busy New Jersey street was unharmed after a neighbor and passing motorist came to her aid

Paid leave for domestic abuse victims - Labour

Shadow equalities minister Dawn Butler says the policy will tackle the "hidden killer" of domestic violence.