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Share markets tumble as recession fears grow

Panic gripped Wall Street on Wednesday as investors fled shares amid fears over a US-China trade war and the health of the global economy.

Trump targets legal migrants who get food aid

US President Donald Trump's administration is to make it more difficult for poorer legal migrants to extend their visas or gain permanent resident status (a green card)

Trump escalates trade war with more China tariffs

US President Donald Trump has said he will impose a fresh 10% tariff on another $300bn (RM1.245 trillion) of Chinese goods, in a sharp escalation of a trade war between the two countries.

Sir Kim Darroch: UK ambassador to US resigns in Trump leaks...

Sir Kim Darroch has resigned as UK ambassador to the US, as a row over leaked emails critical of President Trump's administration escalates.

UK Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt rebukes ‘disrespectful’ Trump

US President Donald Trump has been "disrespectful" towards the prime minister and the UK, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said

Rapinoe and Lavelle give U.S. fourth World Cup title

The United States won a record-extending fourth women’s World Cup with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands as second-half goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle confirmed their status as the leading power in the women’s game.

A joyous US Independence Day celebration in KL

It was truly a jubilant 243rd Anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America in Kuala Lumpur

US stocks hit record as trade talk hopes rise

The S&P 500 index of US stocks has closed at a record high amid signs of progress in US-China trade talks.

Donald Trump steps into North Korea

Donald Trump has become the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea, after meeting Kim Jong-un in the area dividing the two Koreas.

San Francisco bans e-cigarettes

San Francisco has become the first US city to ban e-cigarette sales until their health effects are clearer.