Manufacturing activity in China continued its rebound in September on improving production and demand, government data showed Saturday - a positive sign for the world's second-largest economy. The official purchasing managers' index (PMI) came in at 50.4 for September - exactly the same level as in August, which was its highest since October 2014 - figures from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed. Investors closely watch the PMI readings, which gauge conditions at Chinese factories and mines, as the first indicator of the health of the economy each month.
The United States and South Korea are destined to "pay the price" for their decision to deploy an advanced missile defense system which will inevitably prompt a "counter attack", China's top newspaper said on Saturday. Tension on the Korean peninsula has been high this year, beginning with North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January, which was followed by a satellite launch, a string of tests of various missiles, and its fifth and largest nuclear test last month. In July, South Korea agreed with the United States to deploy the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system to protect against any North Korean threats.
30, 2016. . Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump visits the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Friday, Sept.
Donald Trump is holding German Chancellor Angela Merkel up as a model leader after months of repeatedly railing against her for "ruining Germany" by accepting an influx of refugees from Syria. Trump was asked Thursday by New England's NECN to name a world leader he admires.
Democrat Hillary Clinton said from Iowa on Thursday that she was sending her "thoughts and prayers" to the victims and their families. She says the crash was personal to her as a New York resident, and she called it a "horrible accident."
The fatal shooting by police of a mentally unstable California man and the anguished response of his sister who had called 911 seeking help highlight the risks of a U.S. system that often relies on law enforcement to respond to mental health crises. Alfred Olango, 38, a Ugandan-born immigrant, was shot by one officer even as another, who had been trained to deal with mentally ill people, attempted to subdue him with a Taser, police said.
28, 2016. He is accu... . Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore gets a standing ovation from supporters as he arrives for his ethics trial before the Alabama Court of the Judiciary at the Alabama Judicial Building in Montgomery, Ala.... .
Trump told Fox News host Bill O'Reilly Wednesday night that he "saved her job because they wanted to fire her for putting on so much weight." Trump says he said, "'Don't do that, let her try and lose the weight.'
It turns out 1996 Miss Universe winner Alicia Machado, cited by Hillary Clinton in the first presidential debate as an example of Donald Trump's mistreatment of women, has a complicated past. Shortly after she won her crown in the late '90s, a judge in Venezuela accused Machado of threatening to kill him after he indicted her then-boyfriend for attempted murder.
Seven months after Pope Francis made history by visiting this city once considered the deadliest in the Americas, pedestrians can still see a billboard celebrating his visit looming right across the border over downtown El Paso. It's a reminder that the papal visit to Ciudad Jurez was meant to honor the region's binational culture and resilience as much as its primary religion.
Twenty years ago, a 911 call to the emergency dispatch center in Boulder, Colorado, launched a mystery that continues to perplex, confound and fascinate: What happened to JonBenet Ramsey ? "We have a kidnapping," her frantic mother, Patsy Ramsey, said over the phone, just before 6 a.m. on Dec. 26, 1996. "There's a note left and our daughter's gone.