SK Group brass grilled in presidential scandal

Park, 65, became the first democratically elected South Korean president to be removed from office, after the Constitutional Court on Friday upheld parliament's vote last December to impeach her. Park and her confidante, Choi, have denied wrongdoing.... More..

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North Korea 'Fails' In New Missile Test
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

North Korea 'Fails' In New Missile Test

The reported launch failure comes as the North is angrily reacting to ongoing annual U.S. Speaking to reporters, Hua reiterated China's proposal for an end to the US-South Korean drills in exchange for Nort...More..

Lawmakers back measures to protect Israel by punishing Iran
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Lawmakers back measures to protect Israel by punishing Iran

This was an apparent reference to President Donald Trump's previously stated intentions to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the city at the core of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Israel captur...More..

Lok Sabha GST Bill debate - Who Said What
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Lok Sabha GST Bill debate - Who Said What

With the passing of the bill, GST is expected to boost GDP growth by about 2% as it removes inter-state barriers and turns India into single market, boosting efficiency and slashing costs. Actual tax rates wo...More..

Little girl thinks water heater is robot in adorable viral video
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Little girl thinks water heater is robot in adorable viral video

Is it a discarded water heater? The footage shows tiny Rayna attempting to communicate with the machine she wrongly assumes is an android, as she waves and at one point even hugs the inanimate object, without ...More..

6 aid workers killed in South Sudan
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

6 aid workers killed in South Sudan

However, the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mohamat, condemned the killing of the aid workers and urged both the government and the rebels to protect all humanitarian workers in the co...More..

Kim Jong-nam's body still in Malaysia, says minister
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Kim Jong-nam's body still in Malaysia, says minister

Security at the National Forensic Medicine Institute (IPFN) of the Kuala Lumpur Hospital mortuary where North Korean Kim Jong-nam's body was kept since his murder on Feb 13, has been relaxed following new devel...More..

Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One killed, 14 injured
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One killed, 14 injured

Several attendees are now undergoing surgery, Cincinnati Police Sgt. Eric Franz told CNN . Authorities say there may have been several shooters. Police say there was only one gunman, but they are still l...More..

Erdogan 'to review European Union ties after referendum'
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Erdogan 'to review European Union ties after referendum'

Erdogan is looking to the large number of Turks living in Europe, especially in Germany and the Netherlands, to help secure victory next month ( 16 April) in a referendum that would give him a range of new powe...More..

Mattis: US Troops Need to Stay in Iraq for 'Years'
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Mattis: US Troops Need to Stay in Iraq for 'Years'

The Associated Press says its reporters saw at least 50 bodies recovered from the wreckage of buildings following recent airstrikes. USA officials said that airstrike killed dozens of al-Qaeda militants who h...More..

GOP senator urges party to cancel House healthcare vote
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

GOP senator urges party to cancel House healthcare vote

The House leadership needs to win over conservatives who believe the bill does not go far enough in repealing the law. The sessions came as leaders rummaged for votes on a roll call they can ill-afford to lose ...More..

by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Thai Oil buys first crude cargoes from Oman, US amid OPEC cuts

USA crude futures fell 34 cents on the day, settling at US$47.70 a barrel. Saudi Arabia is OPEC's largest producer. Along with the note of cutting deliveries to the U.S., the Saudi's energy ministry also reve...More..

by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

House Oversight Committee Requests Flynn Docs From WH, FBI, DoD, DNI

Chaffetz and Cummings said their request included documents on security clearance applications as well as on foreign contacts and payments, including payments Flynn received from RT, the Kremlin-backed media ou...More..

Call for prayer as 22 girls die in Guatemala fire
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Call for prayer as 22 girls die in Guatemala fire

This was a sin committed with these kids, and the Guatemalan government must respond, including the president of the republic, who must respond. Attorney General Annabella Morfin said children in a protecti...More..

by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Sears stock plummets after disclosure sparks concern that end is near

The money troubles at Sears are no secret - it's lost more than $10 billion since 2011, including $2 billion previous year. A blog post from Sears Holdings' chief financial officer Jason Hollar seeks to f...More..

FDA links rare cancer, 9 deaths, to textured breast implants
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

FDA links rare cancer, 9 deaths, to textured breast implants

Nine of the women has since died. FDA indicated that 231 cases out of 359, which were reported , included data regarding the surface of the implant. At the time so few cases of BIA-ALCL existed that the ag...More..

Filipino tycoons included in Forbes' list of world's richest
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Filipino tycoons included in Forbes' list of world's richest

He has been the richest person in the world for 18 out of the past 23 years. Notable newcomers to the Forbes list include Vietnam's first self-made billionaire, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, who went public with h...More..

Families of Hundreds of 9/11 Victims Sue Government of Saudi Arabia
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Families of Hundreds of 9/11 Victims Sue Government of Saudi Arabia

The lawsuit , filed in the federal court that covers lower Manhattan, is one of several brought in recent months after Congress passed a law a year ago allowing countries to be sued in terrorism cases. Of the 1...More..

by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Airline electronics ban: What you need to know

The airports touched by the ban are Queen Alia International in Amman, Jordan; Cairo International in Egypt; Ataturk in Istanbul, Turkey; King Abdulaziz International in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; King Khalid Intern...More..

China must persuade North Korea, US 'strategic patience' over: White House
by | Wednesday, March 22, 2017

China must persuade North Korea, US 'strategic patience' over: White House

Mr. Trump must play the superpower card to persuade China that its future will be brighter without North Korea's intergenerational obsession with nuclear weapons. Would China back North Korea or the U.S.? Ti...More..

Russian Federation wants increased USA role in Syrian reconciliation - Deputy FM
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Russian Federation wants increased USA role in Syrian reconciliation - Deputy FM

No Israelis were hurt during the strikes Thursday night or from the anti-aircraft fire, according to a statement by the IDF spokesman. Also on Sunday, Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman in an interv...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Royal Jordanian Airlines Says It's Banning Electronics From US-Bound Flights

The full list of countries has not been revealed, but appears to include Jordan and Saudi Arabia. A spokesperson for the Department of Homeland Security didn't deny there is a directive, but declined to com...More..

March Madness 2017: Confederate Flag Flown Near South Carolina vs. Duke Site
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

March Madness 2017: Confederate Flag Flown Near South Carolina vs. Duke Site

The NCAA announced Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville , South Carolina, would serve as a host for this year's tournament last October after banning championship events from taking place in North Caroli...More..

Sukhoi MKI 30 crashes in Rajasthan; pilots escaped unhurt
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Sukhoi MKI 30 crashes in Rajasthan; pilots escaped unhurt

The plane was on a routine sortie and was about to land at the Uttarlai Air Force Base, at a village called Devaniyon ki Dhani, when the crash took place around 2 pm. According to India's Ministry of Defense, t...More..

BJP-led NDA set to form govt in Manipur, Goa
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

BJP-led NDA set to form govt in Manipur, Goa

Another senior leader, Sheila Dikshit, said Congress should shed its feudalistic image and its members should share the blame for the party's defeat in UP. The move followed the newly-elected BJP legislators pa...More..

Intel to buy autonomous driving firm Mobileye for $15.3bn
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Intel to buy autonomous driving firm Mobileye for $15.3bn

It's easy to say Mobileye signed the deal to cash in on its development efforts to date, but it goes beyond that. Nevertheless, Intel's acquisition of Mobileye is mainly seen as further proof that the ...More..

Landslide kills 35 in Ethiopian capital
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Landslide kills 35 in Ethiopian capital

The landslide, destroyed several makeshift homes, killed and injured many people. The area has been a dumping ground for Addis Ababa's waste for more than five decades and hundreds of people rely on it to sur...More..

by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Donald Trump invites Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to White House

Trump is unpopular among Palestinians because he appeared to break from his predecessor and adopt friendlier positions toward the Israeli government; ambivalence has marked his position toward a two-state solut...More..

US Marines deploy artillery battery to Syria
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

US Marines deploy artillery battery to Syria

Military.com reported this week that a U.S. Marine artillery unit quietly set up an artillery base weeks ago with 155 millimeter howitzers. A group of Camp Pendleton Marines with the 11th Marine Expedition...More..

Around 40 Iraqis dead in Damascus bombings: foreign ministry
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Around 40 Iraqis dead in Damascus bombings: foreign ministry

Interior Minister Mohammed al-Shaar visited the wounded in local hospitals. Those pilgrims, it now appears, were all Iraqis, according to Iraq's foreign ministry. The Observatory said the death toll is likely...More..

Roger Stone Admits to Communication With DNC Hacker
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Roger Stone Admits to Communication With DNC Hacker

This was after Stone published an article at Breitbart News supporting Guccifer 2.0's claims of sole responsibility for the hack of the DNC. On August 14th, Stone sent Guccifer 2.0 a direct message on Twitt...More..

Biloxi Crash: Three Killed, Others Hurt After Train Hits Charter Bus
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Biloxi Crash: Three Killed, Others Hurt After Train Hits Charter Bus

About " six or seven " people rescued from the bus walked away from the scene, WLOX reported, noting that all 50 passengers are considered to be injured. The bus was marked as belonging to Echo Transportation...More..

#March4Trump rallies in Berkeley, Calif., and around the country turn violent
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

#March4Trump rallies in Berkeley, Calif., and around the country turn violent

Some Trump supporters were recorded screaming at the police to do their jobs and accusing them of standing down for political reasons. "People feel pride. "We hate the fact that he's working so hard and he's lo...More..

Jeremy Corbyn's tax return still poses some questions for Labour
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn's tax return still poses some questions for Labour

Labour later issued a statement saying, "Claims in some media that Jeremy Corbyn failed to declare £40,000 of income to the taxman are untrue". " My taxes (are) fully paid, nothing missing, nothing hidden ", ...More..

Barack Obama responds to Donald Trump's 'wire tap' accusation
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Barack Obama responds to Donald Trump's 'wire tap' accusation

Nothing found. This is McCarthyism! Trump's claims could have been in reference to a Breitbart article from Friday saying the Obama administration made two Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court requests i...More..

India set to become country with largest Muslim population by 2050
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

India set to become country with largest Muslim population by 2050

India will overtake Indonesia as the country with the largest Muslim population in the world by 2050, claims a study by the Washington DC-based Pew Research Center . Muslims have the highest, at 3.1 children p...More..

Malaysian police say raided condo rented by suspects in Kim's murder
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Malaysian police say raided condo rented by suspects in Kim's murder

Police said one of them had suffered from the effects of VX and had been vomiting. In addition to the two women, police are holding a North Korean man. The Malaysian police inspector general has been talking ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Turkey condemns deadly terror attack in Pakistan

First, provincial government authorities said it was a "generator explosion", but then a Punjab police spokesman described it as a bomb blast, a claim corroborated by the Counter Terrorism Department. "Nothin...More..

United States official tells Mexico there will be 'no mass deportations'
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

United States official tells Mexico there will be 'no mass deportations'

Tillerson said the meeting "reaffirmed" the close cooperation between the two countries on energy, legal migration, security, education exchanges and people-to-people ties. On Tuesday, the Trump administratio...More..

by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Things You Should Know About Trump's Labor Secretary Pick, R. Alexander Acosta

Matthew Haller, senior vice president for communications and public affairs at the International Franchise Association, said the IFA was impressed with Acosta's background and thought he would have an easier ...More..