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U.S. urges immediate halt to military operations in Libya

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 8:30pm
The United States called on Sunday for an immediate halt to military operations in Libya as the Libyan National Army headed by Khalifa Haftar advanced on the capital, Tripoli.

U.N.-backed Libya government: 11 killed and 23 wounded in clashes in southern Tripoli

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 5:45pm
The Health Ministry of the U.N.-backed Libyan government of National Accord said in a statement late on Sunday that clashes in the southern part of the capital, Tripoli, resulted in 11 killed and 23 wounded.

Exclusive: Pain-care specialist agrees to testify against Purdue, other drug makers - court documents

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 5:33pm
A physician ally of Purdue Pharma LP whose views helped drive the explosive growth in the use of addictive pain relievers for common aches and pains in the United States has agreed to testify against the OxyContin maker and other drug companies, newly disclosed court records show.

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen leaving position: Trump

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 5:14pm
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Sunday.

White House to Democrats seeking Trump tax returns: 'Never'

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 3:47pm
President Donald Trump's tax returns will never be handed over to Democratic lawmakers, White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday, defying an effort in Congress to learn more about the real estate mogul's personal finances.

Cory Booker raises more than $5 million for U.S. presidential run

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 3:27pm
New Jersey Senator Cory Booker raised more than $5 million for his presidential election campaign in February and March, and has more than $6.1 million in cash on hand, his campaign said on Sunday.

Fiat Chrysler to pay Tesla hundreds of millions of euros to pool fleet

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 2:03pm
Italian-U.S. carmaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) has agreed to pay electric carmaker Tesla Inc hundreds of millions of euros to allow Tesla vehicles to be counted in its fleet to avoid fines for violating new European Union emission rules.

Pakistan says it has intelligence of new Indian attack this month

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 1:47pm
Pakistan has "reliable intelligence" that India will attack again this month, its foreign minister said, drawing condemnation from New Delhi which described the claim as irresponsible.

Pakistan summons Delhi envoy in protest against any possible 'misadventure'

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 10:05am
Pakistan, warning of a possible new attack by giant neighbor India, said on Sunday it had summoned the Indian deputy high commissioner to protest against any "misadventure".

Cain, Moore nominations for Federal Reserve seats on track: Kudlow

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 9:11am
Top White House officials on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's plan to name two political loyalists to the Federal Reserve board of governors, brushing aside controversies over their personal lives and qualifications to help run the world's most powerful central bank.

Rwanda honors those killed in genocide 25 years ago

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 9:10am
Rwandan President Paul Kagame began a week of solemn ceremonies on Sunday to commemorate the lives of 800,000 Tutsi and moderate Hutus murdered during the Rwandan genocide, a three-month-killing spree that began 25 years ago.

Netanyahu plays pre-election Trump card: settlement annexation

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 9:09am
Palestinians voiced alarm while Israelis weighed the gravity on Sunday of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's sudden election promise to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.

White House resists release of Trump's tax returns

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 9:06am
President Donald Trump's tax returns will never be handed over to Democratic lawmakers, White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday, defying an effort in Congress to learn more about the Republican president's personal finances.

Haftar forces conduct air strike on Tripoli as U.N. calls for truce

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 8:50am
Eastern Libyan forces carried out an air strike on the southern part of Tripoli on Sunday, escalating an operation to take the capital despite calls for a truce from the United Nations.

Iran will retaliate in kind if U.S. designates Guards as terrorists: MPs

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 8:34am
Iran will take reciprocal action against the United States if Washington designates the elite Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as terrorists, a majority of Iranian parliamentarians said on Sunday, according to state news agency IRNA.

Terrorist designation for Revolutionary Guards would end calm for U.S. military: Guards chief

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 8:16am
The U.S. military will no longer have calm in west Asia if the United States designates the Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization, the head of the Guards, Mohammad Ali Jafari, was quoted as saying by the Fars news agency on Sunday.

Compromise? Time ticking down for Britain to come to Brexit agreement

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 8:15am
Britain's government held out the possibility of compromise with the opposition Labour Party on Sunday to try to win support in parliament for leaving the European Union with a deal, just days before the latest Brexit date.

UK Novichok victim told all would have died if Russia was behind Salisbury attack

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 7:58am
A British man whose partner died after being exposed to nerve agent Novichok was told by Russia's ambassador that Moscow could not have been behind the attacks because they would have "killed everyone", he told the Sunday Mirror newspaper.

U.S. seeks 'quagmire' with Iran in designating IRGC as terrorist group: Iran foreign minister

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 7:45am
Iran's foreign minister said on Sunday U.S. officials aiming to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) as a terrorist group want to "drag the U.S. into a quagmire" on behalf of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

New NAFTA deal 'in trouble', bruised by elections, tariff rows

Sun, 04/07/2019 - 7:32am
More than six months after the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed a new deal to govern more than $1 trillion in regional trade, the chances of the countries ratifying the pact this year are receding.