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Search underway for 10 sailors after USS John S. McCain collision near Singapore

American, Singaporean and Malaysian armed forces on Monday are searching for 10 U.S. sailors missing after an early-morning collision between a Navy destroyer and a tanker near Singapore-the second collision involving a Navy ship in the Asia-Pacific region in two months. The Navy says five sailors were hurt in Monday’s collision between the USS John

Trump Is Bringing the 1990s Back to Markets

Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president is driving global markets to levels not seen in nearly two decades — but in completely different directions. And the “polarization’” of emerging and developed markets is all part of “Trump reflation,” argues Divya Devesh, a foreign-exchange strategist at Standard Chartered Plc in Singapore. In the post-Trump era, emerging

Oil prices stable on planned OPEC cut, but current glut still weighs

Brent crude oil prices steadied above $50 a barrel on Monday, supported by a planned production cut by exporter club OPEC, but still under pressure from an overhang in supply that currently exceeds consumption. International benchmark Brent crude futures LCOc1 were trading at $50.25 per barrel at 0651 GMT, up 6 cents from their last

Trump Win Is The Only Way To Stop TPP Catastrophe

Today President Obama Will Meet With Singapore’s Prime Minister To Push The Clinton-Drafted Trans-Pacific Partnership, Which Will Kill Millions Of Jobs Today President Obama Plans To Push The Trans-Pacific Partnership During A Meeting With The PM Of Singapore: Today “President Obama Will Use A Visit From The Prime Minister Of Singapore… To Launch A Final

Singapore PM: Rejecting TPP Means War, Shifting Alliances in Pacific More Certain

Neil W. McCabe, The Prime Minister of Singapore gave a spirited and detailed defense of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade agreement that cedes sovereignty to the treaty’s administration, at a Tuesday press conference with President Barack Obama at the White House. If the United States does not join the Trans-Pacific Partnership it could lead

Republican tensions rise as Trump withholds support for leading figures

U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump ratcheted up tensions in his Republican Party on Tuesday, denying leading figures support in their re-election bids, while his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton won her first endorsement from a Republican lawmaker. President Barack Obama blasted Trump as unfit to be president and questioned why any Republican would support the New


Hillary Clinton Is Campaigning For President Obama’s Third Term, But Their Economic Policies Will Lead To More Job Losses And Increased Poverty In Ohio And Pennsylvania Clinton Has Explicitly Campaigned On A Continuation Of President Obama’s Policies: The Washington Post Said Clinton Was Positioning “Herself As President Obama’s Heir Apparent.” “So it looks as if Hillary Clinton is

Singapore Airlines passenger jet catches fire on runway; no injuries reported

Hundreds of passengers aboard a Milan-bound red-eye flight got the scare of their lives Monday when the jet turned back due to engine problems and then burst into flames on the runway in Singapore. All 241 passengers and crew survived the harrowing ordeal aboard the Singapore Airlines Boeing 777, but not without heart-stopping drama in

Libertarianism and the Proper Meaning of Patriotism

Daniel J. Mitchell  Since we’re enjoying a long holiday weekend to celebrate the 4th of July, let’s take a moment to ponder patriotism. I’ve always been inspired (in more ways than one) by this t-shirt. My patriotism is for American principles, not the federal government. Indeed, I’m very proud that a Clinton Administration official once

America: Land of the œMostly Free

Michael Schaus  America. Home of the brave, and land of the “mostly” free. At least that’s the takeaway from the recent Index of Economic Freedom. For twenty years the Heritage Foundation has ranked the economic freedom of nations across the globe, and America has been slipping from the top. While much of the rest of

Missing Flight 370 Raises Need for Closer Cooperation

 Flight 370, which vanished almost three months ago, showcases the need for nations to collaborate more on sharing information about aviation, Singapore’s Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said. Countries already share information about ships to prevent piracy and hijacking, Ng said in an interview yesterday. “Is there capacity for collaboration? I think certainly very much