U.S. flies warplanes amid tensions with N.Korea

President Donald Trump spoke about keeping pressure on North Korea using economic sanctions imposed through the United Nations, the White House said on Monday. Amid calls for the United States and Japan to shoot down such missiles, Mattis said there ... More..

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South Korea intends to provide humanitarian aid to the DPRK
by | Friday, September 22, 2017

South Korea intends to provide humanitarian aid to the DPRK

He said South Korea is now capable of overcoming any imbalance of power between the North through its ironclad alliance with America. The resolution will be put to a vote at the United Nations General Asse...More..

Armen Navasardyan: Great powers oppose Kurdish referendum amid worries of spillover
by | Friday, September 22, 2017

Armen Navasardyan: Great powers oppose Kurdish referendum amid worries of spillover

Even if Ankara doesn't consider the KRG as an existential threat, it still views the vote from a security perspective amid worries that an independent Kurdish state in northern Iraq will foster dreams of a gr...More..

Mueller Seeks White House Documents Related to Trump's Actions as President
by | Friday, September 22, 2017

Mueller Seeks White House Documents Related to Trump's Actions as President

Comey, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, was fired. Per Comey's later testimony, Trump asked him to "let" the Flynn investigation "go". The document request also seeks communications about Trum...More..

Boris Johnson 'won't resign' over Brexit intervention fallout, Foreign Secretary insists
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Boris Johnson 'won't resign' over Brexit intervention fallout, Foreign Secretary insists

Boris Johnson has dismissed suggestions he might resign in protest of the Government's Brexit strategy. Their schedules do not coincide until Wednesday when Mr Johnson is due to be in the audience for Mrs May...More..

French president: Paris climate deal 'will not be renegotiated'
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

French president: Paris climate deal 'will not be renegotiated'

Addressing the General Assembly, Netanyahu, who vehemently opposes the deal with Iran, called Tehran's nuclear ambitions a "dark shadow" and said its rulers "vow to destroy my country". "That agreement is not u...More..

US Air Force to Have First Base Ever in Israel
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

US Air Force to Have First Base Ever in Israel

Brigadier General Tzvika Haimovitch, head of the Israeli Air Force's Aerial Defence Command, said this demonstrates the "years-old alliance between the United States and the State of Israel". "And now with the ...More..

Heavy rains batter Mumbai, disrupt life, main runway shut
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Heavy rains batter Mumbai, disrupt life, main runway shut

Meanwhile, the "dabbawalas" of Mumbai today have cancelled their delivery of over two lakh tiffins to office- goers in the city in view of the disruption of suburban rail services after heavy rains. A stateme...More..

NATO condemns United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

NATO condemns United Nations nuclear weapon ban treaty

The treaty on the prohibition of nuclear weapons will enter into force 90 days after 50 countries have ratified it. Scores of police were soon on the scene but did not appear to be intent on brining the pro...More..

Kenya Supreme Court criticises election board in verdict on polls
by | Thursday, September 21, 2017

Kenya Supreme Court criticises election board in verdict on polls

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has launched a full-throttled campaign for the sacking of electoral commission officials whom it blames for bungling the election. The electoral commission announced the victor of...More..

Senate Hearing on Navy Incidents at Sea
by | Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Senate Hearing on Navy Incidents at Sea

The John S. McCain's sister ship, the Fitzgerald , nearly sank off the coast of Japan after colliding with a Philippine container ship on June 17. Adm. John Richardson, chief of naval operations, said th...More..

Texas Woman Asking Hobby Lobby to Remove Cotton Decor
by | Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Texas Woman Asking Hobby Lobby to Remove Cotton Decor

Daniell Rider wrote to Hobby Lobby that she found the cotton sprays offensive due to their connection to the history of American slavery and asked the store to remove the item. "Cotton is a fact of life". Mos...More..

West-2017: Russian Helicopter Fires At Journalists
by | Wednesday, September 20, 2017

West-2017: Russian Helicopter Fires At Journalists

It shows that the rocket fired by the gunship hit a military truck which had an antenna. "At least two cars have been burned, while the two persons who have been seriously injured are now hospitalized,", addi...More..

Trump warns Venezuela is 'collapsing'
by | Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Trump warns Venezuela is 'collapsing'

Trump threatened to build upon sweeping economic sanctions that the US slapped on Venezuela last month if Maduro "persists on a path to impose authoritarian rule". Maduro has blamed Venezuela's financial troubl...More..

FPL promises full power restoration by Tuesday after Irma
by | Wednesday, September 20, 2017

FPL promises full power restoration by Tuesday after Irma

As of 10 a.m. Tuesday in Broward County, 3,600 were reporting outages, of 933,300 accounts, and Palm Beach County was essentially restored, with just 60 outages, according to FPL. Rick Scott said in a written ...More..

Tracking the tropics: Jose stays off shore; Maria threatens the Caribbean
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tracking the tropics: Jose stays off shore; Maria threatens the Caribbean

While the center of Jose is expected to stay off from the US East Coast, "swells generated by Jose are affecting Bermuda, the Bahamas, and much of the US east coast", the NHC said . Hurricane-force winds...More..

The Week 4 Coaches' Poll Top 25 Is Out
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Week 4 Coaches' Poll Top 25 Is Out

Stock up: TCU . The Horned Frogs make the biggest upward move within the top 25 of the week, climbing five places to No. 15 following a victory against neighborhood rival SMU. Clemson started the season at No...More..

Indian government tells Supreme Court Rohingya pose 'serious threat'
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Indian government tells Supreme Court Rohingya pose 'serious threat'

Estimates say over 40,000 Rohingyas from Myanmar have settled in India in the past years, of which only 30 percent to 40 percent are registered with the United Nation's refugee agency. Centre also informed th...More..

Video captures deadly bus collision
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Video captures deadly bus collision

The hospitalized city bus driver was being interviewed by investigators, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joe Lhota said. The tour bus driver and a passenger on the transit bus were killed, as was...More..

Ryanair CEO vows damaging cancellation
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Ryanair CEO vows damaging cancellation "mess" will not happen again

A Norwegian spokesperson told the BBC said: "We can confirm that 140 pilots have joined us from Ryanair this year". As it stands, Ryanair has only released a list of cancellations for a few days in advance....More..

by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Dreamers Protest Pelosi Over Trump Deal: 'We Are Not Your Bargaining Chip'

Pelosi is in her home city to call for legislation that would protect young immigrants brought to the US illegally as children or by parents who overstayed visas. But the White House and Congressional Republica...More..

Shot fired after man chases daughter in clown mask
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Shot fired after man chases daughter in clown mask

That's when the man at that apartment fired a gunshot into the ground as the father approached the girl. Anyway, the cops clearly saw that this was not a good parenting tactic and charged Barrett Jr. Around...More..

For first time in 300 years, no one is living on Barbuda
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

For first time in 300 years, no one is living on Barbuda

There is no electricity and no clean water. Ronald Sanders , the Antigua and Barbuda ambassador to the United States said, " For the first time in 300 years , there's not a single living person on the is...More..

Graham's Final Warning: Repeal Obamacare or Get 'Full-Blown Single-Payer Socialism'
by | Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Graham's Final Warning: Repeal Obamacare or Get 'Full-Blown Single-Payer Socialism'

Another twist that could adversely affect Medicaid-expansion states is that they will not be able to use the new block-grant money to reenroll people in Medicaid: If they want to cover them, it will have to be ...More..

US Will Stay in Paris Climate Agreement After All
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

US Will Stay in Paris Climate Agreement After All

President Donald Trump has given notice the US will withdraw from the agreement in 2020 unless it can be renegotiated in the U.S.'s favour. President Trump previously had said he would be open to "renego...More..

Pandya and spinners secure India's win against Australia
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Pandya and spinners secure India's win against Australia

He displayed a lot of presence of mind, to negotiate a vicious short ball by Australia paceman Marcus Stoinis, for a four over the wicketkeeper's head. With more boxes ticked than otherwise, India will have...More..

Amber Rudd says Boris Johnson is 'backseat driving' over Brexit
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Amber Rudd says Boris Johnson is 'backseat driving' over Brexit

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said she had been "too busy" dealing with the Parsons Green bomb attack to read the opus and said the Foreign Secretary should have chosen a better time. Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable...More..

by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Why Jacoby Brissett must be the Colts QB until Luck returns

Jacoby Brissett played well for most of the game completing 20 of 37 passes for 216 yards, but he couldn't get the job done at the end of the game in his first start with the Colts . But Rodney Gunter was p...More..

Sardar Sarovar Dam: Five points to know
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Sardar Sarovar Dam: Five points to know

In 2015, Patkar revealed details about the Sardar Sarovar dam rehabilitation scam, which showed financial irregularities of about Rs 1,000 to Rs 1,500 crores. Paying tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and B...More..

4 students attacked with acid in France from Boston College
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

4 students attacked with acid in France from Boston College

Boston College in MA said the female students were treated for burns at a Marseille hospital after they were sprayed in the face with acid on Sunday morning. The port city of Marseille, about 500 miles southe...More..

Trump retweets meme of him hitting Hillary Clinton with golf ball
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Trump retweets meme of him hitting Hillary Clinton with golf ball

Some pointed out that while the retweet may have been motivated by little more than an attempt at humor and a reference to golf, one of the president's most frequent hobbies, but there's little comedy to be f...More..

Qatar agrees to buy 24 fighter jets from Britain
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Qatar agrees to buy 24 fighter jets from Britain

He said: "Despite the ongoing Gulf crisis, this is a clear sign of political and military support for a brutal regime that even its neighbouring states accuse of willingly ignoring violent groups". In its annua...More..

Hamas makes move toward Palestinian reconciliation
by | Monday, September 18, 2017

Hamas makes move toward Palestinian reconciliation

Yesterday, Hamas announced the dissolution of the administrative committee in Gaza while Fatah, which has imposed sanctions on the terrorist organization over the past two months, applauds the initiative. Hamas...More..

United States judge sides against Trump in fight over 'sanctuary cities'
by | Sunday, September 17, 2017

United States judge sides against Trump in fight over 'sanctuary cities'

A federal judge has just ruled that Attorney General Jeff Sessions can not withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities . Chicago has applied for $2.2 million in the federal grants: $1.5 million for th...More..

White House expected to preview Trump's first United Nations summit
by | Sunday, September 17, 2017

White House expected to preview Trump's first United Nations summit

Both of North Korea's patron nations insist that Pyongyang has legitimate grievances that should be settled through negotiations with the US and South Korea. And he comes out with US being very strong in the ...More..