US entrepreneur Elon Musk says he has received tentative approval from the government to build a conceptual 'hyperloop' system that would blast passenger pods down vacuum-sealed tubes from New York to Washington
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Since the cancer diagnosis, John McCain has been showered with tributes from all sides
General Ali Mohammed al-Mohannadi tells a news conference the 'hacking' was undertaken 'from two sites... in the Emirates'
Trump's expansive remarks to The New York Times painted a picture of a president preoccupied by allegations against him
(UPDATED) Los Angeles County coroner's office: 'It is being handled as a possible suicide'
(UPDATED) 'In 2016, 19.5 million of the 36.7 million people living with HIV had access to treatment,' says the UNAIDS global roundup
Rappler talks to outgoing UK Ambassador Asif Ahmad about his tenure in the Philippines
(UPDATED) The president also criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent testimony before a Senate panel which is investigating possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign
(UPDATED) The 80-year-old U.S. senator underwent surgery to remove a blood clot from above his left eye last week and tests 'revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood clot'
For the first time in its 94-year existence, the BBC this year is forced to release a list of its employees paid more than £150,000 ($195,000, 170,000 euros) between 2016/2017
Under tight security prompted by previous confrontations with the angry residents, victims of the devastating blaze crowded into the Kensington and Chelsea town hall to meet with local officials
It put Trump's son and son-in-law at the center of a burgeoning scandal involving multiple US investigations into whether Trump associates colluded with Moscow in its efforts to tilt the 2016 election
The court accepted a Hawaii federal judge's ruling last week that the Trump administration had too narrowly defined what constitutes 'close family relationships' in its travel ban exemptions
The attack on Tuesday afternoon hits a group of civilians in the Mawza district of the southwestern province of Taez, a statement by the UN refugee agency says
(UPDATED) The disclosure raises questions about what the pair talked about, who was present and why the meeting was not previously disclosed
(UPDATED) The exchange of sanctions comes just hours after Washington admitted Tehran was complying with a landmark nuclear deal signed two years ago
(UPDATED) The Senate's top Republican said he will forge ahead with what could be a last-gasp vote – on a new plan to kill off most of the 2010 reforms of Trump's predecessor without a replacement at the ready
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(UPDATED) Donald Trump backs away from a campaign promise to scrap a major nuclear security deal with Iran, with officials announcing the agreement and related sanctions relief will stay in place for now
The UAE state minister for foreign affairs also denies a Washington Post report saying that his country had been behind an alleged cyber attack on Qatar in May which sparked a crisis
The visit is not officially tied to British-EU diplomatic relations but British media outlets have dubbed it the 'Brexit diplomacy tour'
'China firmly opposes any forms of official exchange and military contact between the US and Taiwan,' foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang tells reporters
In the first half of the year, 1,662 civilians are killed and more than 3,500 injured with deaths in the capital Kabul accounting for nearly 20% of the toll, according to the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) report
During 4 days of talks the two sides hope to make progress on key issues surrounding Britain's withdrawal, including citizens' rights and its exit bill, so that talks can move on to discuss a future trade deal later this year
The concerted pushback comes as a Washington Post-ABC News poll near the 6-month point in Trump's administration shows him facing significantly declining approval ratings
The official news agency of Iran's judiciary identifies the man as Xiyue Wang, a researcher at Princeton University
The curriculum will include 'technical aspects of tax collection, administration, and compliance'
As the Russia scandal encroaches ever further on Donald Trump's White House, the vice president is also walking a political tightrope
The abrupt departure of American officials from an Australian Pacific island refugee camp fans fears among asylum-seekers that plans to resettle them in the US may not go ahead
Political leaders on the Pacific island say it's time to decide whether to remain a US colony or become an independent nation
The reversal comes after public outcry over the Afghan girls' inability to attend the 3-day FIRST Global Challenge competition
Qatar's foreign minister welcomes France's support for mediation aimed at finding a solution 'based on constructive dialogue... and respect of state sovereignty and international law'
Cuban President Raul Castro criticizes Donald Trump's partial rollback of his predecessor Barack Obama's rapprochement with the communist island
United Nations mediator Staffan de Mistura plans to convene an 8th round of talks in early September and instructs all sides, including the regime, to be ready to tackle the flashpoint issue of political transition
(UPDATED) The decision by Judge Derrick Watson is a victory for opponents of the ban, which the Trump administration says is necessary to keep out terrorists
The General Assembly adopts a resolution endorsing a proposal from UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres who is facing a major shortfall in the $400 million needed to help Haiti recover from the epidemic
The 'Repeal Bill' will pave the way for existing European Union law to be converted into British law so laws remain the same when Britain leaves the bloc
A team of Afghan girls who had been denied visas to attend a Washington robotics competition are now allowed to come, organizers say
(UPDATED) With Democrats united in opposition, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell needs support from at least 50 out of 52 Republicans to pass the measure in the 100-member chamber
(UPDATED) Human rights groups have decried the lack of independent reports about Liu Xiaobo's health, accusing the authorities of manipulating information
The US free trade agreement with South Korea, known as KORUS, went into force in March 2012, since when Washington says its trade deficit with the country has more than doubled
At least 80 mass graves have now been identified in the region that has seen a major spike in violence between security forces and a tribal militia since September
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In an interview with Pat Robertson of the Christian Broadcasting Network, the billionaire president claims his Russian counterpart would have preferred a win by the Democrat Clinton in 2016
The United States, a longtime ally of Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia, has given mixed signals about its policy on the Gulf crisis