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Exclusive: China runs state-owned enterprises to increase investment in crisis-managed Hong Kong

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China has called on its largest state-owned companies to take a more active role in Hong Kong, including increasing investment and securing more control over companies in the financial hub, say executives familiar with the matter, such as Beijing trying to calm months of turmoil in the city. FILE PHOTO: A junk boat crosses the horizon seen …

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Air Force states that "the vast majority" of crews "overnight Glasgow stays were not at the Trump resort

A preliminary investigation by the Air Force found that only a small minority of its flight crews on international trips stayed at a Scottish resort owned by President Trump between 2015 and 2019, an official told Fox News Thursday. The official said the Air Force had reviewed "the vast majority of [of] the 659 nights" near Glasgow Prestwick Airport and …

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Elizabeth Warren is lying about Afghanistan

At the Democratic presidential primary debate on Thursday night, Elizabeth Warren answered "Yes" to a simple question. Namely, whether she would withdraw U.S. forces from Afghanistan without an agreement with the Taliban. Her response is a recipe for disaster. Whether you believe in my fight or not, you should be able to recognize that Warren's follow-up line was a clear …

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Mexico pushes back after top U.S. court favors Trump on shunning migrants

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – The Mexican government protested and Central American migrants feared deportation back to their violent homelands on Thursday after the U.S. The Supreme Court allowed President Donald Trump to slam the door on asylum-seekers on the U.S.-Mexican border. Mexican citizens fleeing violence, queue to cross into the U.S. to apply for asylum at Paso del Norte border …

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The perils of a president who wants to make deals

In the "fire and fury" phase of Trump's presidency, everyone worried that he would impulsively start a war with North Korea. The worry should have been, almost on a whim, step across the Korean DMZ in a chummy photo-op with Kim Jong-un. Richard Nixon famously had his "madman" theory of bringing our adversaries to heel by impressing on them his …

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Trump admin. to expose Saudis who allegedly help terrorists from September 11

The Trump administration plans to provide the identity of a Saudi official who allegedly helped hijackers 9/11 to family members of victims of the terrorist attacks that occurred 18 years ago. The news was first reported by The Wall Street Journal on Thursday. Victims' family members have pressured the Trump administration to release the information. In a recent letter to …

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The Bahamas, ravaged by Hurricane Dorian, supports for second hit as tropical storm approaches

A tropical storm warning was issued Thursday in the Bahamas, less than two weeks after Hurricane Dorian destroyed the Commonwealth's northwest region as a Category 5 hurricane. The US National Weather Service issued an advisory warning that tropical storm conditions are expected in northwest Bahamas, including the Abaco Islands, late Friday. No significant storm surge is expected, as the storm …

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