China, US reach agreement on beef, poultry and natural gas

China, US reach agreement on beef, poultry and natural gas

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. The initial slate of commitments from the two countries marked the first sign of progress on the 100-day action plan that President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping called for during their meeting at Trump's Florida estate last month.

On social media, Trump wonders "what changed" for Democrats regarding Comey

That admission could expose the president to allegations of interfering with ongoing investigations in possible collusion between his aides and the Russian government during the 2016 election. Mr Trump's decision to oust Mr Comey sparked comparisons to Nixon, who fired the special prosecutor running the Watergate investigation, and the action left the fate of the Russian Federation probe uncertain.

Labour holds manifesto meeting as leak reveals radical plans

Jeremy Corbyn will say he is "not a pacifist" and accepts that military action is needed "as a last resort" at a speech in London on Friday. Ian Lavery, Labour's national campaign chair, said voters in northeast England "won't be fooled by this farcical attempt by Theresa May to mask the damage her Tories have done".

New Hamas chief latest step toward worldwide acceptance

Hamas' Gaza spokesman Fawzi Barhoum said the leadership transition would be smooth. He was named a prime minister following the group's electoral win, but was later sacked by President Mahmoud Abbas after Hamas seized control of Gaza after bloody infighting with rival group Fatah.

California governor wants more spending for schools

California governor wants more spending for schools

The plan retains other cuts proposed in January that have angered Democratic lawmakers, and Brown warned that the state could face a severe shortfall from an economic downturn or federal budget cuts sought by President Donald Trump and Republicans in Congress.

S. Korea's Moon Says to Visit Pyongyang in 'Right Circumstances'

A parliament official said that Moon will also name officials appointed for key positions of prime minister, head of the National Intelligence Service, chief of staff, and chief bodyguard. Moon's Democratic Party needs an additional 30 seats to reach a majority in the National Assembly. "Politics were turbulent (in the past several months), but our people showed greatness", Moon said.