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China harbouring military-linked fugitive scientist at San Francisco consulate: FBI

Tensions between the U.S. and China have continued to ratchet up following the forced closure by Washington of Beijing’s consulate in Houston, amid revelations that federal prosecutors are seeking a Chinese scientist accused of visa fraud who they …

EU summit breaks up after all-night talks, to resume later

Weary and bleary European Union leaders temporarily broke up their summit at dawn on the fourth day of acrimonious haggling over an unprecedented 1.85 trillion-euro (US$2.1 trillion) EU budget and coronavirus recovery fund to tackle the crisis. They …

‘I wish her well,’ Trump says of Ghislaine Maxwell

U.S. President Donald Trump said that he wishes Ghislaine Maxwell ‘well,’ as she faces charges for recruiting, grooming and ultimately sexually abusing minors as young as 14 as Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged accomplice.

Powerful quake jolts Alaska towns, produces small tsunami

A powerful earthquake off Alaska’s southern coast jolted coastal communities late Tuesday, and some residents briefly scrambled for higher ground over fears of a tsunami.

Fort Hood soldier’s body found near base; third death in month

U.S. Army officials on Tuesday said that the body of a Fort Hood solider was found near the Texas army base, marking the third time in a month that a Fort Hood soldier’s body has been discovered.

Police say 15 shot as gunfire erupts outside Chicago funeral home

Fifteen people were shot, one person was being questioned and multiple suspects were being sought after gunfire erupted outside a funeral home on Chicago’s South Side where at least one squad car was present, police said.

U.S. orders China to close its consulate in Houston

The United States said Wednesday that it has ordered China to close its consulate in Houston ‘to protect American intellectual property’ and the private information of Americans.

U.S. convent lost 13 religious sisters to COVID-19, with 12 dying in one month

Coronavirus spread so quickly through a convent in Michigan that it claimed the lives of 12 sisters in one month.

Italian officers arrested for helping drug dealers during lockdown

Seven Carabinieri officers were arrested in northern Italy Wednesday for allegedly helping drug dealers evade the country’s coronavirus lockdown to obtain supplies and for alleged abuses of power dating back several years, including the extortion and torture of …

Prince Philip, 99, makes rare public appearance

Prince Philip has made a rare public appearance as he attended a military ceremony at Windsor Castle to transfer a long-held ceremonial role to his daughter-in-law Camilla.