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Australian PM says Beijing should adopt reform to end U.S. trade war

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 1:55am
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday that China should reform its economy to end a trade war with the United States that is damaging the global economy, comments that could strain ties with the country's largest trading partner.
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Kim Kardashian West's Kimono underwear meets Japanese backlash

BBC News - June 26, 2019 - 1:15am
The shapewear range is touted as inclusive, but Japanese people say the name disrespects tradition.
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AOC's backing boosts New York progressive in local Democratic primary

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 12:48am
Political newcomer Tiffany Caban, an insurgent progressive Democrat endorsed by U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, led a nationally watched primary race for district attorney in the New York City borough of Queens on Tuesday.
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U.S. would not dare violate Iranian soil: Guards commander

Reuters News - June 26, 2019 - 12:07am
The United States would not dare violate Iranian soil, the head of the Revolutionary Guards' aerospace division said on Wednesday, according to the Mehr news agency.
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China suspends some Canadian pork imports as tensions rise

BBC News - June 25, 2019 - 10:58pm
China halted imports of some Canadian pork products as tensions between the countries rise.
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U.S. border agency acting head leaving as House passes migrant aid funding bill

Reuters News - June 25, 2019 - 10:49pm
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency said on Tuesday its acting commissioner is resigning as House Democrats passed a $4.5 billion funding package to ease a migrant surge that has subjected children detained at U.S-Mexico border to overcrowded conditions.
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U.S. Special Counsel Mueller to testify before House panels on July 17: statement

Reuters News - June 25, 2019 - 10:39pm
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, will testify in open session before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17, the panels' Democratic chairmen said on Tuesday.
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U.S. House passes border aid bill, Trump vows veto

Reuters News - June 25, 2019 - 9:59pm
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following reports of poor conditions facing young children at overcrowded facilities.
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U.S. House passes $4.5 billion border aid bill

Reuters News - June 25, 2019 - 9:59pm
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $4.5 billion aid package to address the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, including new standards for migrants in custody following reports of poor conditions facing young children at overcrowded facilities.
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Apple buys self-driving car startup Drive.ai

Reuters News - June 25, 2019 - 9:56pm
Apple Inc on Tuesday confirmed that it has acquired self-driving shuttle firm Drive.ai.
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Special Counsel Mueller to testify before House panels on July 17: statement

Reuters News - June 25, 2019 - 9:29pm
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, will testify in open session before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17, the panels' Democratic chairmen said on Tuesday.
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Australia fire: Three children killed in house blaze

BBC News - June 25, 2019 - 9:26pm
Two girls and a boy died in the blaze in a popular tourism region north of Sydney, police say.
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On eve of debate, Senator Warren rips Trump on Iran

Reuters News - June 25, 2019 - 9:19pm
On the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, rising in public opinion polls, slammed President Donald’s Trump’s posture toward Iran at a raucous town hall on Tuesday.
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Chinese viewers watch webcast tour of tiny village museum

BBC News - June 25, 2019 - 9:17pm
A live stream tour of a tiny museum open only one day a week attracts nearly half a million viewers.
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U.S. aims to restart China trade talks, will not accept conditions on tariff use

Reuters News - June 25, 2019 - 9:05pm
The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday, but Washington will not accept any conditions around the U.S. use of tariffs in the dispute, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.
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Trump-Xi meet, Iran tension to overshadow G20 summit in Japan

Reuters News - June 25, 2019 - 9:00pm
Concerns over trade, conflict and oil will dominate a summit of the Group of 20 major economies in Japan this weekend, with attention focused on a meeting between the leaders of the United States and China, embroiled in a lengthy trade war.
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Pro-China groups step up offensive to win over Taiwan

Reuters News - June 25, 2019 - 8:43pm
When Taiwanese businessman Jhang Yun-nan wanted to find buyers for his company's new cleaning products in China, he turned to an unconventional channel: A Taiwanese party that advocates the unification of China with the self-ruled, democratic island.
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'The Office' to leave Netflix in 2021, head to NBCU streaming service

Reuters News - June 25, 2019 - 8:35pm
Comcast Corp's NBCUniversal will pull popular workplace comedy "The Office" from Netflix Inc in the United States in 2021 and make the show available on its own streaming service, the company said on Tuesday.
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Westerners 'fuelling Philippine child sex video rise'

BBC News - June 25, 2019 - 8:31pm
Philippine children are being forced into online sex abuse videos by family, paid for by people in the West.
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Pakistan: How one girl overcame the armed men who blocked her school

BBC News - June 25, 2019 - 8:30pm
Naeema Zehri grew up in a village in Pakistan where armed men stopped her from going to school.
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