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November 18, 2018 2:53 AM US in DESPERATE BID to fight China's influence in Asia as Beijing plots economic empire

A COALITION of four countries including the United States has agreed to facilitate a massive electrification programme in Papua New Guinea, in an apparent bid to restrain the rise of Chinese influence which is expanding rapidly thanks to development initiatives such as the New Silk Road. The United States, Japan, Australia and New Zealand hope to provide 75

November 17, 2018 4:53 AM Xi Jinping: US-China trade war will produce no winners

Countries which embrace protectionism are "doomed to failure", China's Xi Jinping has warned in a veiled swipe at the US's America First policy. Mr Xi was speaking at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit, where US-Chinese tensions are likely to be centre stage. US Vice-President Mike Pence later said he was prepared to "more than double" 54

November 16, 2018 2:52 PM EU CIVIL WAR: Netherlands hits back at Macron's EU Army plot

THE NETHERLANDS has rejected the idea of a European army backed by French leader Emmanuel Macron and his German counterpart Angela Merkel. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said joining an EU military force would be a step too far. He said: "The idea of a European Army goes way too far for the Netherlands. NATO is and remains the cornerstone of our defence 98

November 16, 2018 2:36 PM Earthquake today: Solomon Islands, Indonesia and Japan suffers HUGE quakes as 6.2 tremors

HUGE earthquakes has erupted around the world today across the volatile Ring of Fire. Here are the biggest earthquakes erupted today. Tremors have been felt around the Ring of Fire today, resulting in magnitude 6.0 and higher earthquakes. Some of the countries affected includes the Solomon Islands, Indonesia and Japan among others. The seismic activity 63

November 16, 2018 5:16 AM US-China tensions BOIL as Pence claims contested South China Sea does NOT belong to anyone

US VICE President Mike Pence has lashed out at Beijing, saying the South China Sea does not belong to any one nation and the US will continue to sail and fly where international law permits. Mr Pence made the remarks on Friday. His searing intervention is likely to infuriate China. The Asian superpower claims ownership of the disputed strategic sea route 62

November 16, 2018 3:47 AM BREAKING: MASSIVE magnitude 6.6 earthquake STRIKES Solomon Islands

A HUGE magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck east of the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific on Friday, the United States Geological Survey has reported. The quake, at a depth of 33km (20 miles), was centred 161km (100 miles) east of Kira Kira in the Solomon Islands. The Solomon Islands, a nation of hundreds of islands in the South Pacific, has many World 61

November 15, 2018 7:24 PM Italy shock poll as 60 percent think the EU is bad for them

SIX in ten Italians feel mistreated by the European Union, a shock poll claims. More than half of Italians polled are losing trust in the EU as just seven percent still believe the institution has their best interests at heart. These bombshell revelations come as Italy is still on a collision course with the EU after refusing to change its budget plan. The populist 79

November 15, 2018 12:14 AM Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti ARRESTED on domestic violence charge

STORMY DANIELS’ lawyer Michael Avenatti has been arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, it was reported on Wednesday night. Mr Avenatti has been vocal about his hopes to run for President in 2020. The 47-year-old said that he was “seriously considering” challenging President Donald Trump in 2020, and even said that he was willing to get dirty if he did. Mr Avenatti 63

November 13, 2018 1:02 PM BREXIT BREAKTHROUGH: Cabinet told to STANDBY to agree deal

THERESA May has told her Cabinet to expect to sign off on her Irish backstop on Wednesday or Thursday as a Brexit deal in November becomes more likely. The Prime Minister told ministers they could be recalled for a meeting to give her the go-ahead to conclude a Brexit deal with Brussels. UK and European Union negotiators are still busy at work in Brussels 44

November 13, 2018 12:10 PM WhatsApp Are Introducing Vacation Mode To Help You Relax On Holiday

Because there’s nothing worse than having to contribute to a boring WhatsApp conversation while you’re on holiday, the instant messaging service are introducing a brand new feature to save all our souls. Vacation Mode will enable users to completely mute their group notifications, meaning that pop-ups won’t appear on an individual’s phone in either the lock screen 73