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The White House says the U.S. will soon pull out of the current 144-year-old United Postal Union Treaty because it is yet another agreement that treats America badly.
Romanian national Romeo Vasile Chita was charged in U.S. Federal Court for crimes related to his leading an international cyber fraud ring which eventually stole over $4 million.
Hurricane Leslie, which slashed through Portugal this weekend, joins Hurricane Michael as another example of how climate change is radically altering our weather.
The Justice Department arrested a senior official in China’s Ministry of State Security on charges of economic espionage and theft of trade secrets.
The International Court of Justice began hearings Monday on a case Iran filed against the U.S. for seizing $2 billion in funds without proof of any crime.
With China no longer allowing foreign trash into the country, the U.S. recycling industry is scrambling to find what to do with its ever-increasing pile of plastic scrap.
Newly-signed agreements to buy military equipment from Russia and oil from Iran put India straight in U.S. diplomatic cross-hairs.
In late October, Ottawa will host representatives of major trading nations from around the world to discuss reforms for the World Trade Organization; China and the U.S. were not invited.
The Nunn-Lugar Central Public Health Research Laboratory (CPHRL) continues to be a source for Russian conspiracy theories designed to create fear of the U.S. and a secret bio-weapons program on Russia's doorstep.
Norway’s electric vehicle sales accounted for almost half of all new vehicle purchases in September, a new high.
According to a new investigation by Greenpeace International, major global companies such as Unilever, Nestlé, Colgate-Palmolive, and Mondelez are responsible – via their palm oil producing partners – for destroying rainforest in Indonesia twice the size of Singapore in under three years.
Italy's latest budget features a radical new basic income program and tax cuts for millions, but it's driving its dangerous deficits much higher.
As talks regarding the UK’s exit from the European Union continue to break down, British export orders have fallen to their lowest since October 2017.
According to a just-published internal report, Denmark’s largest financial institution may have laundered €200 billion ($234 billion) in illegal funds transactions over an eight-year period.
The Center for Biological Diversity has sued the Trump administration for refusing to release public records related to the government’s failure to develop greenhouse gas emission standards for airplanes as required by the Clean Air Act.
As Russian and Chinese forces begin what could be the biggest war games ever held, what is happening between the countries behind the scenes is even bigger.
The United Nations has launched work on the world's first legally-binding intergovernmental treaty to regulate and secure the "high seas" around the world.
Talks between the leaders of Iran and Russia in Tehran on September 7 point to a new political alignment designed to counter U.S. moves in the Middle East.
Although they won’t win the overall national election on September 9, the far-right Sweden Democrats can be expected to gain a major voice in any new government coalition.
The U.S. Internal Revenue Service and central tax authorities from the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and the Netherlands have come together to minimize how much cryptocurrencies are being used commit crimes and evade taxes.
A just-published report says there is over $26 trillion in economic benefits out there in the Green Economy if countries would just go out and grab it.
A variant of the deadly MRSA bacteria has rapidly evolved into what is potentially one of the most dangerous superbugs on the planet.