[News in Brief] Pentagon Sends More Soldiers to Middle East for Defensive Purposes, Citing Threats in the Region/LIVE UPDATES: Debate of No Confidence Against Carrie Lam’s Government Scheduled at Legislative Council …

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Sourced from “Top News” | The Epoch Times, as of Tue Jun 18

Pentagon Sends More Soldiers to Middle East for Defensive Purposes, Citing Threats in the Region

A key U.S. Department of Defense official has approved the deployment of extra troops to the Middle East for defensive purposes on June 17. Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan …

LIVE UPDATES: Debate of No Confidence Against Carrie Lam’s Government Scheduled at Legislative Council

UPDATE: June 18, 9:58 a.m. HKT Civic Party lawmaker Dennis Kwok will move a motion of no confidence …

British PM Addresses Hong Kong Protests with Chinese Official During Meeting

UPDATE: June 18, 07:28 a.m. HKT British Prime Minister Theresa May discussed the ongoing protests in Hong Kong …

Under US Pressure, Mexico Starts Moving to Secure Its Southern Border

WASHINGTON—As the United States and Mexico advance toward an agreement on how to handle illegal immigration, Mexico is …

Closing Arguments: NXIVM’s Leader Was After ‘Sex, Money, Power’

NEW YORK—Closing arguments in the high-profile trial of Keith Raniere, the former leader of the secret society NXIVM, began …

Chinese Regime Issues Blanket Media, Internet Censorship on Hong Kong Protests

After nearly two million Hongkongers took to the streets to call for a controversial extradition bill to be …

US to Withhold Hundreds of Millions in Aid From El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras

The administration of President Donald Trump announced on June 17 that it will withhold hundreds of millions of …

UK Foreign Secretary Says He Agrees ‘150 Percent’ With President Trump’s Criticism of London Mayor

UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has defended President Donald Trump’s comments about knife crime in London, saying that …

Two Strong Earthquakes Hit Southwest China, At Least One Person Dead

BEIJING–Two strong earthquakes shook the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan on June 17, killing at least one person …

Egypt TV Says Ousted President Morsi Dies in Court

Egypt’s state TV says the country’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has collapsed during a court session and died.

Supreme Court Sends Back Lower Court Ruling That Punishes Christian Bakers

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court on June 17 sent back to a lower court a ruling against the owners …

China Says Suspected Blast Caused Minor Quake Near N. Korea

BEIJING—China’s earthquake monitoring agency says a suspected explosion triggered a minor earthquake near its border with North Korea. …

Boeing Says ‘Sorry’ for Max Crashes, Seeks Renewed Trust

LE BOURGET, France—Boeing executives apologized on June 17 to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes …

Trump Says Hillary Clinton ‘Should be in Jail’

President Donald Trump said that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, his opponent in the 2016 presidential election, …

Forced Organ Harvesting in China Has Taken Place ‘on a Significant Scale,’ Independent Tribunal Finds

An independent people’s tribunal has unanimously concluded that prisoners of conscience have been—and continue to be—killed in China …

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