Malaysia’s king abdicates the throne

Malaysia’s King Muhammad V has stepped down from the throne following weeks of speculation after the royal took medical leave. The national palace has confirmed his resignation, but have offered no detail on why he was stepping down. Sultan Muhammad V is the first king to abdicate since the country …

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Trump prefers a steel border wall

Supplied video obtained Monday, January 7, 2019 of US President Donald Trump speaking to reporters prior to his departure for Camp David. Trump says he intends to speak with US steel companies over designs for a US-Mexico border wall, despite being unable to secure funding for it. He also suggested …

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US delegation arrives in Beijing ahead of trade talks

A US delegation has arrived in China ahead of trade talks which mark the first negotiation since a 90-day truce was declared between Washington and Beijing. American and Chinese officials are expected to discuss tariff hikes amid ongoing trade tensions. US President Donald Trump says he thinks ‘good things’ will …

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Jetsar flight dumps fuel after technical problems

Video has emerged of a Jetstar plane dumping fuel over Newcastle, as the flight to Honolulu was turned around because of technical problems. Passenger Julie Tullberg, who was headed to Hawaii with her family to celebrate her 50th birthday, said she was told by a crew member the antifreeze system …

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