Category Archives: World News

US and China wrap up latest trade talks as tariff deadline looms

15 FEB 19 07:30 ET By Daniel Shane, CNN (CNN) — The latest round of talks aimed at ending the trade war between the United States and China has finished as the threat of another huge wave of tariffs approaches. Negotiators from the two countries have been trying to strike a deal before March 2,…MORE

Airbus to stop making superjumbo A380

 Airbus is pulling the plug on its iconic superjumbo jet that once promised to revolutionize commercial air travel but failed to deliver on outsized expectations.MORE

Top US general says defeat in Syria wouldn’t ‘mean the end’ for ISIS

11 FEB 19 13:31 ET By Barbara Starr, CNN Pentagon Correspondent (CNN) — As the assault to retake ISIS’s last enclave of territory in Syria continues, the top US general overseeing the fight against the terror group warned Monday that if the terror group loses that fight it “doesn’t mean the end of the organization.”…MORE

El Chapo trial deliberations are in their second week

11 FEB 19 10:26 ET By Sonia Moghe and Eric Levenson, CNN (CNN) — Jury deliberations in the trial of Mexican druglord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán stretched into a second week Monday as jurors worked their way through the nearly two and a half months of testimony. Guzmán, 61, faces 10 counts, including engaging in…MORE

A380 cancellations by Qantas raise new questions about the superjumbo’s future

07 FEB 19 02:59 ET By Daniel Shane, CNN Business (CNN) — Doubts about the future of the Airbus A380 have grown after yet another airline canceled an order for the superjumbo jet. Australia’s Qantas said Thursday that it had scrapped longstanding plans to buy eight more of the double-decker planes. The A380 has been…MORE

Tens of thousands infected in measles outbreak in Madagascar

07 FEB 19 08:35 ET By David McKenzie and Brent Swails, CNN (CNN) — Measles found Hasina Raharimandimby and her family. Over three heartbreaking days in late January, three of her young children died of the virus. “I miss taking them sweets and snacks for them whenever I came back home from work,” she says.…MORE

North Korea is hiding nukes and selling weapons, alleges confidential UN report

05 FEB 19 23:21 ET By Richard Roth, CNN (CNN) — North Korea is moving its nuclear and ballistic weapons to hide them from potential US military strikes, according to a UN Security Council diplomat citing a confidential UN report. The North Korean nuclear and missile program remains intact and shows no change in North…MORE

Trump announces second Kim summit will take place in Vietnam

06 FEB 19 08:32 ET By Kylie Atwood and Zachary Cohen, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump announced during Tuesday’s State of the Union address that his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will take place in Vietnam on February 27 and 28. “We continue our historic push for peace on the…MORE

ISIS has been reduced to 1.5 square miles in Syria. This is its final stand.

01 FEB 19 05:37 ET By Ben Wedeman, Waffa Munayyer and Gabriel Chaim (CNN) — “They broke us, I swear to God. [ISIS] broke us,” the tall man said. He was thin, in his mid-thirties, his face drawn with exhaustion, his eyes hollow. He had just walked with his extended family out of the town…MORE