|Donald Trump doesn’t talk like other presidents. Would he be a better president if he did? - |
|Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians? - |
Pope Francis arrives in Cairo on Friday hoping to mend ties with Islamic religious leaders but his message of peace comes as Egypt's Coptic Christian community faces unprecedented pressure from Islamic State militants who have threatened to wipe it out. Below are some facts about Egypt's Coptic Christians: -- The Coptic Orthodox Church is one of oldest in the world.
|South Korea to 'wait and see' after Trump threat to scrap free trade deal - |
By Christine Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea is adopting a "wait and see" stance, government officials said on Friday, after U.S. President Donald Trump told Reuters he would "renegotiate or terminate" a free trade pact between the two countries. The won turned lower against the dollar soon after Trump's comments, trading down 0.2 percent at 1,132.5 to the dollar. South Korea's benchmark share index <.KS11> fell, wiping out earlier gains, to stand down 0.03 percent at 2,208.73 points by 0207 GMT (10:07 p.m. ET).
|U.S. House may vote within days on tighter North Korea sanctions - |
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives could vote as soon as next week on legislation to toughen sanctions on North Korea by targeting its shipping industry and companies that do business with the reclusive state, congressional aides said on Thursday. The legislation, approved by the House Foreign Affairs Committee last month, is intended to cut off supplies of cash that help fund North Korea's nuclear program, and increase pressure to stop human rights abuses such as the use of slave labor, the bill's sponsor, Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce, said. It also calls on President Donald Trump's administration to decide whether North Korea is a state sponsor of terrorism.
|APNewsBreak: Plot to kill gang boss a lie, witness now says - |
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The star witness who helped convict the triggerman who killed a high-ranking Hells Angels' boss at a Nevada casino in 2011 says he was lying when he testified that the shooting was an assassination plot orchestrated by a rival motorcycle gang, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.