North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in massive parade

Washington has voiced concerns over Pyongyang's nuclear tests, but the North says such launches are an act as deterrence against a potential invasion by the US or South Korea. All eyes are on the Trump administration's plans for North Korea, with con... More..

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Russia Vetoes UNSC Condemnation of Assad's Chemical Attack
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russia Vetoes UNSC Condemnation of Assad's Chemical Attack

Meanwhile on Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump said that "things will work out fine" between the United States and Russian Federation, only a day after he said U.S. Russian Federation vetoed a Western draft...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

More than 100 killed in Syria blast, say White Helmets

The conflict monitor Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the explosion appeared to be a bomb. The blast took place near an area where buses carrying almost 5,000 people from Foua and Kfraya, villages in ...More..

Yes or No? Final day of campaigning before tight Turkey vote
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Yes or No? Final day of campaigning before tight Turkey vote

Erdogan has focused in recent campaign events on trying to ridicule the leader of the main secularist CHP opposition, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, playing videos of his gaffes in the apparent hope that voter patterns ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Marches Set Nationwide to Protest Trump Tax Returns

Saturday's rallies - sponsored by a large coalition of mostly left-leaning groups - is unlikely surpass that magnitude, but cities from Denver to Washington, DC are nonetheless expecting tens of thousands. Howe...More..

It's happening: Watch April the giraffe finally give birth
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

It's happening: Watch April the giraffe finally give birth

However, they were unable to tell fans the name of the calf, as that will be decided by a contest. You can watch the live stream here. April and Oliver have also been enjoying their new enrichment toys, t...More..

First night of playoffs teaches lesson to young Maple Leafs
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

First night of playoffs teaches lesson to young Maple Leafs

Washington has won seven division titles over the past 10 years but has failed to get out of the conference semifinals. "They have a young and talented team and we all know that about the Leafs". His regular s...More..

Donald Trump allows states to defund planned parenthood
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Donald Trump allows states to defund planned parenthood

A spokesman for Gov. Dayton says, "The Governor opposes any new law restricting a woman's right to make her own medical decisions". Most resolutions killing recent Obama-era regulations have sailed through th...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Is Bannon in peril? Trump comments worry his populist base

However, Bannon is, on balance, more conservative than his main rivals in the White House power struggle. "I like Steve", he told the New York Post. A spokesman for Manafort said the lobbying work was not con...More..

West 'warned' about Stockholm truck attack suspect Rakhmat Akilov
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

West 'warned' about Stockholm truck attack suspect Rakhmat Akilov

Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kamilov said its security services had informed a Western ally that Akilov had ties to "Islamic State" (IS) jihadists, Russian media reported. Mr Bevington lived in Stockholm with h...More..

Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

The Khan Sheikhun incident prompted the first direct United States military action against Assad's government since the war began, with 59 cruise missiles hitting the Shayrat airbase three days after the suspec...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Another Georgia Cop Fired For Punching Man In Face During Traffic Stop

A Georgia police department fired two officers after videos surfaced of them punching and kicking a suspect during an arrest. Police said the man, Demetrius Hollins , resisted arrested after being pulled over ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Trump drops China bashing during warm Xi summit

Days before the summit, Trump warned that the United States was prepared to act unilaterally to stop North Korea's nuclear program from advancing further should China be unwilling to use its leverage over Pyong...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

US aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula

James Caruso, the U.S. charge d'affaires based in Canberra, told The Australian "extreme concern" was mounting about North Korea's intentions after the rogue state yesterday declared it was ready for "war" an...More..

Trump headed to Mar-a-Lago for Easter weekend
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Trump headed to Mar-a-Lago for Easter weekend

Though the number is up from Trump's fifth trip to the area , when there were seven violations, it marks a drop in the number of violations from a trip in comparable length: When the president visited from Feb...More..

Following failed GOP replacement effort, record approval of Obamacare
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Following failed GOP replacement effort, record approval of Obamacare

At the same time , three-quarters of respondents said that Trump and his administration "should do what they can to make the current health care law work", while only 19 percent said they "should do what t...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Iraqi state-run TV says Islamic State's second-in-command killed in airstrike

The numbers are expected to rise after the Pentagon's review of the March 17 airstrike in support of Iraqi Security Forces' advance on the city of Mosul, the website noted. "We have to be able to positively...More..

Egypt's Sisi, meeting Jewish leaders, is optimistic on Israeli-Arab peace
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Egypt's Sisi, meeting Jewish leaders, is optimistic on Israeli-Arab peace

El-Sisi's warm White House reception was in stark contrast to the frosty relationship he had with former President Barack Obama. A warming of relations between the two countries is expected, with Al-Sisi posi...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

British PM arrives in Saudi Arabia on mission to boost ties

A Saudi-led coalition has been carrying out a bombing campaign in support of Yemen's internationally recognized government against Iran-backed Huthi rebels who have seized large parts of the Arabian Peninsula c...More..

South Africa's deputy president criticizes corruption
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

South Africa's deputy president criticizes corruption

Previous no-confidence votes against Zuma have failed as his ANC party, which has ruled South Africa since the end of apartheid in the 1990s, dominates the parliament. Gordhan has been replaced by former Minist...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Accused Killer in Brutal Sword Attack To Face A Judge

Jackson apparently brought his laptop to NY and officers are awaiting a search warrant in order to examine it, WABC notes. Authorities say he came to Manhattan from Baltimore with the aim of killing black m...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

Trump Authorizes Pre-Emptive Somalia Airstrikes in Latest US Military Escalation

In a statement issued several hours after The New York Times first published news of the directive, Capt. Jeff Davis , a Pentagon spokesman, acknowledged that Trump had approved the Pentagon's proposal to ex...More..

White House pushes for Bahrain F-16 deal
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

White House pushes for Bahrain F-16 deal

The upgrades will include 23 engines, radars, air-to-air and air-to-ground missiles and other related equipment. The State Department could not be immediately reached for comment. The State Department notific...More..

New Ssangyong Rexton to arrive later this year
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

New Ssangyong Rexton to arrive later this year

In other news, Anand Mahindra, the chairman of Mahindra group has confirmed that Mahindra and Pininfarina would together be developing a high performance EV. The SUV has improved safety, as it is equipped with ...More..

Cardinal William Keeler dies at 86; led oldest diocese in US
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Cardinal William Keeler dies at 86; led oldest diocese in US

We offer prayers of gratitude for Cardinal Keeler's return to the Lord he so dearly loved. He went on to refer to the following Easter Sunday - when Cardinal Keeler, then archbishop emeritus of Baltimore, was...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

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 c...More..

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..

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..

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..

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