Haitian President Jovenel Moise has reportedly survived an assassination attempt at a commemoration ceremony in the country’s capital of Port-au-Prince, amid resumed anti-government protests against financial corruption and a range of economic issues.
Haiti president ‘survives assassination attempt’
Iranian deputy ambassador to the UN says the United States should stop supporting terrorism in Syria and end its illegal military presence there as regional efforts are underway to find a political solution to over seven years militancy gripping the Arab country.
US must withdraw from Syria, stop supporting terrorism: Iran’s deputy UN envoy
The US government has again decided not to brand China a currency manipulator despite growing trade tensions after President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on Chinese exports to try to reduce the massive US trade deficit with China and contain Beijing’s growing power.
US refrains from calling China a currency manipulator
Former CIA Director John Brennan says the United States government is working with Saudi Arabia to “concoct a story” about the fate of Jamal Khashoggi, an anti-Riyadh journalist who is believed to have been murdered after entering the Saudi consulate in Turkey’s Istanbul earlier this month.
White House, Saudis working to make up story on missing journalist’s fate: Brennan
The United States and Pakistan have agreed to take another shot at putting their ties back on the track during recent high-level meetings.
Future of ties will depend on Pakistan acting on terror: US official
At least one person was killed and dozens injured as thousands of protesters took to the streets in Haiti on Wednesday over a corruption scandal and some marchers called for the resignation of President Jovenel Moise.
At least one dead, dozens hurt as thousands protest graft in Haiti
The United States will begin withdrawing from a UN postal pact that lowers rates for foreign postal deliveries of small packages, the latest move by President Donald Trump's administration to challenge practices it sees as unfairly advantageous to China.
US to exit global postal treaty in latest move against China
The US government’s budget deficit has surged to $779 billion in fiscal 2018, its highest level in six years as President Donald Trump’s tax cuts caused the government to borrow more heavily in order to cover its spending.
US budget deficit hits $779 billion, highest since 2012
More than a thousand people were still missing on Wednesday a week after Hurricane Michael flattened communities across the Florida Panhandle, killing at least 27.
More than a thousand remain missing a week after Hurricane Michael
US President Donald Trump has called the Associated Press “fake news” over a headline it had on a story about comments Trump made on the midterm congressional elections, saying the AP headline was misleading.
Trump slams AP as 'fake news' for changing his comments on midterm elections

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