Theresa May announces June 8 as date for Britain's general elections

Mrs May suggested she reached her decision over the Easter parliamentary recess - during which she went on a walking holiday in North Wales. "It is an honour to represent West Suffolk in Parliament, and I hope I can persuade people to vote Conservati... More..

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by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Pence assures Japan America is with its ally '100 percent'

On Monday, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to the Demilitarized Zone dividing the Koreas and warned Pyongyang that "the era of strategic patience is over". Security Council on April 28. The dialogue...More..

Boy killed in classroom was 'happy child' with rare disorder
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Boy killed in classroom was 'happy child' with rare disorder

Imbriani said he was friends with Jonathan Martinez who was killed along with his teacher, Karen Smith. The suspect, who died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, was identified as Cedric Anderson, 53. Karen Sm...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump signs law allowing states to defund Planned Parenthood

Anthony List, in a statement on the bill's signing. But anti-abortion activists and Republicans welcomed the law, saying states can redirect dollars to organizations that won't provide abortions. "We want...More..

Detroit officers shot overnight on city's west side
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Detroit officers shot overnight on city's west side

Several calls reporting a burglary at the residence had been made earlier Sunday, and on the last call, the person reported seeing someone outside with a flashlight. It turned out that was the police, Craig sai...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jail to begin hunger strike in protest

PA President Mahmoud Abbas called on the worldwide community "to intervene to save the lives of Palestinian prisoners who have opened hunger strikes... The strike also comes ahead of commemorations this summer ...More..

Canada irked at Amarinder's 'Khalistani' tag on its ministers
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Canada irked at Amarinder's 'Khalistani' tag on its ministers

Speaking to the private news channel NDTV on Wednesday, Capt. Amarinder Singh had said he would depute a minister to receive Mr. Sajjan when the latter Punjab as he and other members of Prime Minister Justin Tr...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

AR Supreme Court Upholds Bruce Ward Stay of Execution

The inmates wanted stays of execution while the U.S. Supreme Court takes up a separate case concerning access to independent mental health experts by defendants. A spokesman for Rutledge initially said the moti...More..

Security forces, students clash in Srinagar
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Security forces, students clash in Srinagar

The banned students' union of Kashmir University- the state's oldest university - had given a call for peaceful protests after troops reportedly used force against college students on Saturday in Pulwama distri...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Russia Blocks The UN From Investigating Syrian Chemical Attack

Putin also said on Russian TV that the level of trust has "deteriorated". During a meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, US President Donald Trump thanked the member states for supporting Am...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

A Nice Easter Before Showers Return

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. We'll be tracking partial sunshine through Saturday afternoon with highs in the mid-70s. Sat: High: 58 Low: 45 Rain , then scattered showers otherwise m...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Spain rescues 125 migrants crossing sea at night

The Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station has rescued between 1,500 and 1,800 in the Central Mediterranean in a major overnight operation. A spokesman for the Libyan Coast Guard said authorities rescued 23...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator

Since the central bank was reluctant to intervene in recent sessions, the Taiwan dollar appreciated more than 6 percent against the greenback in the first quarter of this year, which sparked an outcry from expo...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

North Korea missile test demonstrates limits of USA intelligence

Seoul had condemned North Korea's latest ballistic missile launch on Wednesday. It was not known what type of missile it was as the military authorities of South Korea and the United States are still analyzi...More..

Cleveland police seek suspect who they say broadcast killing on Facebook Live
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Cleveland police seek suspect who they say broadcast killing on Facebook Live

He is 6ft and is said to weight 240lbs. Cleveland Police say they have not verified at this time if Stephens has killed anyone else. Cleveland Police said Sunday (April 16) they are searching for a susp...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Thousands of evacuated Syrians stuck as transfer stalls

The United Nations did not oversee the transfer deal of the villages of Foua and Kfraya, besieged by the rebels, and Madaya and Zabadani, encircled by the government. Hundreds of civilians and fighters who have...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

No positive shift yet on Russia-US ties

Calling for an "objective and unbiased probe" into the chemical attack in Syria, Lavrov said that Russian Federation has no intention to shield anyone responsible for the incident and repeated Russia's view t...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

United Kingdom lacks understanding of events in Syria: Russia

Haley said that Trump's administration has "multiple priorities" and "getting Assad out is not the only priority". National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and ambassador to...More..

BC election: Key developments from Day Three on the campaign trail
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

BC election: Key developments from Day Three on the campaign trail

The two-per-cent tax on a property's assessed value would give the government $200 million a year in additional revenue, the party said. NDP leader John Horgan and Green Party leader Andrew Weaver also had publ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump Starts Preparing for Next Election Campaign

The Trump campaign brought in more than $3 million during the first quarter after his inauguration, mainly through donations of $200 or less. Also of note in the filings is the employment of Vice President Mi...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Odisha would be PM Modi's lab for testing 'pro-poor welfare schemes'

The executive meets against the backdrop of the party's stunning win in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand besides maiden conquest in Manipur. An impressive show by the BJP in recent local body polls in the State,...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

April the giraffe in New York has calf before 1.2 million online

April has been with Animal Adventure Park since September 2015 and this is her first calf birth at the park. When she finally went into labour, Mr Patch live streamed himself rushing to the scene of birth....More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Tax March NYC: Photos from the Bryant Park demonstration

She also said she believes the public will see Trump's tax returns "one way or another" and that she hoped the march would encourage people to bring the issue up to their congressional representatives. The Trum...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117

Emma Morano, the world's oldest person has died in Italy, according to a report from the Associated Press. Bava, her doctor for 27 years, said Morano rarely ate vegetables or fruit. I was 26 years old. She ...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Headquarters building of France's Le Pen hit by arson

Le Pen because she wants to remove France from the European Union and the euro, as well as tackle Islamisation, and Macron because "he has no party machine behind him to back him in any tough battle in the Nati...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Japan discusses how to evacuate citizens from South Korea

Foreign journalists visiting North Korea have been told to prepare for a " big and important event" on Thursday, although there were no indications it was directly linked to tensions in the region over the i...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Wenger says Arsenal faces 'massive' challenge to reach top 4

The Italian has a Coppa Italia final against Lazio to look forward to, is on the verge of hoisting his third consecutive Serie A title, while he's now lapping up the praise following Juventus' 3-0 demolitio...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Hillary Clinton: I would have taken on Assad

Clinton noted that she had advocated for a no-fly zone in Syria after leaving government, something that Obama opposed. Hillary Clinton, a 2016 presidential candidate and a former Secretary of State, will spe...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Sharks beat Oilers 3-2 in overtime in Game 1

As Game 1 of the Western Conference first-round series between San Jose and Edmonton progressed, something became clearly obvious; that the Sharks postseason experience was a key factor against an Oilers' t...More..

Video of youth tied to Army jeep goes viral
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Video of youth tied to Army jeep goes viral

Going by the evidence in the public domain, the incident was more about inflicting quick punishment to "miscreants" for attacking the army rather than using innocent people for protection. The back-to-back emer...More..

Fierce Clashes Rock Palestinian Refugee Camp in Lebanon
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Fierce Clashes Rock Palestinian Refugee Camp in Lebanon

Lebanese Army commander Gen. Joseph Aoun vowed Thursday that the army will respond firmly to any attack against the military centers or the residential compounds surrounding the Ain Helweh Palestinian refugee C...More..

Dalai Lama visit: No change in policy towards Tibet, says India
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Dalai Lama visit: No change in policy towards Tibet, says India

He also said despite China's objection, India insisted on arranging the Dalai Lama's visit "in the disputed areas of the eastern section of the China-India boundary". We have already expressed our solemn repres...More..

Three arrested in CRPF personnel assault case
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Three arrested in CRPF personnel assault case

Sahi said the incident happened in Kralpora area in the Chadoora assembly segment in central Kashmir's Budgam district. Bollywood celebrities such as Farhan Akhtar and Anupam Kher have come out in support of ...More..

Iraqi city still suffering 5 months after IS was run out
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Iraqi city still suffering 5 months after IS was run out

The eastern section of Mosul was retaken from the al-Qaeda splinter group about a month earlier. Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, the top USA general commanding the fight against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Republicans hold onto Kansas House seat

After Democrat James Thompson gave Republican Ron Estes a surprising run for his money in a special election for the 4th district of the typically deep-red Sunflower State on Tuesday, a Democrat in Georgia'...More..