Imran Khan, the presumptive prime minister, has sought to temper his past anti-American speech. But his election could signal more tensions in an already strained relationship.
Defence in trial of Trump’s former campaign chair claims his deputy, Rick Gates, betrayed him
Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort put “himself and his money above the law” to bankroll a lavish lifestyle that included a $21,000 watch and a $15,000 jacket made from ostrich, a court heard on Tuesday.
“As the old adage goes, just follow the money,” assistant US attorney Uzo Asonye told the jury on the first day of the lobbyist and political consultant’s trial on 18 charges of bank fraud and tax evasion.
Trains operated by rival rail companies collide near ancient Inca citadel
Several foreign tourists have been injured in a collision between two passenger trains near Peru’s most popular tourist site – the Inca citadel Machu Picchu.
The accident on Tuesday took place when trains operated by two competing rail companies crashed on the principal route to the ruins from the village of Ollantaytambo, near Cusco, in southern Peru, said local police.
Charles G. Koch, one of the Republicans’ biggest donors, has been critical of President Trump’s protectionist trade policies. Mr. Trump is hitting back, creating tensions that could affect the party in the midterm elections.
Prime minister urged to offer more concessions to EU to minimise economic damage
Theresa May will be forced to offer further politically difficult concessions to the EU to minimise damage to the economy caused by Brexit, said one of the UK’s leading economic thinktanks.
The National Institute for Economic and Social Research (NIESR) said Britain was gripped by an epidemic of uncertainty about the terms of its EU departure, and warned that the government would have to pay a bigger financial contribution or accept higher migration to get the deal it wanted.
Mr. Koch has bristled at some of President Trump’s policies, and this week his unease escalated to open threats. Mr. Trump fought back in tweets.
Order puts hold on plan to make blueprints downloadable to print untraceable and undetectable plastic guns
A federal judge in Seattle has issued a temporary restraining order to stop the release of blueprints to make untraceable and undetectable 3D-printed plastic guns.
North Korea is building ICBMs at a facility outside Pyongyang, a sign that the country is continuing its weapons programs despite U.S. diplomacy.
Firm sued Martin Tripp after Elon Musk claimed the ex-technician had attacked Tesla computer systems
The Tesla “whistleblower” who was accused of sabotage has filed a counterclaim against Tesla and Elon Musk, arguing that his former employer defamed him when it told media outlets that he had threatened a mass shooting.
Martin Tripp, a former technician at Tesla’s Gigafactory in Nevada, was sued by the electric car company on 20 June, just days after Musk had sent a company email stating that an employee had engaged in “quite extensive and damaging sabotage” against the company’s computer systems.
- Aeromexico plane crashed five minutes after take-off
- No injuries or deaths yet known, but survivors were reported
An Aeromexico airliner carrying 101 people from the Mexican city of Durango to the country’s capital has crashed soon after take-off, but all 97 passengers and four crew survived the accident.
Aeromexico flight 2431, which was carrying 97 passengers and four crew, crashed at around 4pm, tweeted Gerardo Ruiz Esparza, Mexico’s secretary of communication and transport.