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  • Williamson accused of 'gunboat diplomacy' over China warship threat

    Philip Hammond’s planned trip to Beijing reportedly scuppered by defence secretary’s remarks Philip Hammond is not going to China this weekend for trade talks, following reports that Beijing scuppered advanced preparations for a meeting after the defence secretary, Gavin Williamson, threatened to deploy a warship in the Pacific. The UK chancellor was expected to meet the Chinese vice premier, Hu Chunhua, but Treasury sources said the trip was never confirmed. It is believed that there is an...

    the Guardian
  • Jennifer Lopez to celebrate 50th birthday with new tour

    Jennifer Lopez is set to mark a birthday milestone in an exciting way. The superstar will celebrate turning 50 this summer (on July 24, to be exact) by headlining a new U.S. concert tour, called It’s My Party. Lopez announced the news during an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show airing Wednesday, surprising members of the audience with tickets. “I decided I wanted to something big for my birthday,” she told DeGeneres, noting there will roughly 25 performances. The show follows her All I Have...

    EW.com
  • Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour

    Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in China on the latest stop of a sweep through Asia aiming to expand the kingdom's influence on the continent

    ABC News
  • Saudi crown prince in China on latest stop of Asian tour

    BEIJING (AP) — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in China on Thursday on the latest stop of a sweep through Asia that aims to expand the kingdom’s influence on the continent. Prince Mohammed

    WTOP