U.S., Japan Strike Limited Deal to Cut Tariffs on U.S. Farm Goods, Japanese Machine Tools; Autos Not Included for Now

President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe “signed a limited trade deal on Wednesday that cuts tariffs on U.S. farm goods, Japanese machine tools and other products while further staving off the threat of higher U.S. car duties.” Further, “Trump said the first-phase deal would open up Japanese markets to some $7 billion worth of […]

Netanyahu Given Formal Opportunity by President to Form Government Within 4 Weeks; Netanyahu Reaches Out to Gantz

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has formally given Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu “four weeks to form the government, after a meeting at the President’s Residence with Blue and White leader Benny Gantz failed to bring about a breakthrough. The deadline will be October 24.” This will be Netanyahu’s sixth time to form a government “after succeeding […]

Face-Off: Defiant, Unapologetic Boris Johnson Refuses to Apologize, Resign Before Angry Parliament a Day after UK Court Said Parliament Suspension Unlawful

Defiant and unapologetic as ever, Prime Minister Boris Johnson dismissed shouts of “Resign!” as he faced a yelling, angry Parliament on Wednesday, “a day after Britain’s highest court ruled he acted illegally in suspending the body ahead of the Brexit deadline.” Johnson continued to defend “his intention to withdraw Britain from the European Union on […]

International Panel of Scientists Issue Fear-Mongering, Apocalyptic Climate Change Report to Scare the Masses

The United Nation’s climate panel published a dire report on the state of the planet that said that “sea levels are rising at an ever-faster rate as ice and snow shrink, and oceans are getting more acidic and losing oxygen.” The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued the report to world leaders at the U.N. […]

U.S., 30 other U.N. Member States Condemn China’s Treatment of Muslims; China Says Criticism Violation of U.N. Charter

On Tuesday, the U.S. “led more than 30 countries in condemning what it called China’s horrific campaign of repression against Muslims in the western region of Xinjiang at an event on the sidelines of the annual U.N. General Assembly that was denounced by China.” Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan highlighted the “abuses against ethnic […]

Rouhani Dismisses Meeting With Trump During UN Meeting; Blames Trump for Deteriorated Relationship

During an interview with Chris Wallace on Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani basically dismissed the idea of talks between Iran and the U.S., ruling out “meeting with President Trump this week.” Rouhani blamed Trump for ruining the relationship between the two nations as he was in New York for the United Nations General Assembly. When […]

America First: Trump Delivers Fiery, Unapologetic Speech Focused on Nationalism at UN General Assembly

President Trump’s third address to the U.N. General Assembly was fiery and unapologetic with its theme of nationalism. Trump repeated “the theme of his foreign policy doctrine that all nations should be looking inward and considering their own interests first.” Trump lashed out at open border activists and said: “Today, I have a message for […]

British Supreme Court Ruled Johnson’s Suspension of Parliament Unlawful; Johnson Hasn’t Ruled Out Another Suspension

The British Supreme Court ruled that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s “decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks was unlawful.” The judges ruled that “it was wrong to stop MPs from carrying out duties in the run-up to the Brexit deadline on 31 October.” Johnson has faced repeated calls to resign, which he refuses to do, […]

About Time: UK, France, Germany Agree with U.S. that Iran Behind Saudi Oil Facilities Attack; Iran Continues to Deny Involvement

The UK, France and Germany are in consensus with the U.S. that Iran was behind the attack on critical Saudi Arabian oil facilities on Sept. 14. However, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif “pointed to claims of responsibility by Yemeni rebels,” and remarked: “If Iran were behind this attack, nothing would have been left of […]

All About Unity: Trump, Modi Shared Stage at ‘Howdy, Modi Rally!’ in Houston to Tout Strength of U.S.-India Relationship

President Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared a stage on Sunday at a “Howdy, Modi!” rally in Houston, TX, where the two leaders praised each other. The rally was “attended by upward of 50,000 people, a rare mass showing for a foreign leader on American soil.” Trump called the event a “profoundly historic […]