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North Korea's sole ally China suspends coal imports for 2017

That may indicate it was in part a North Korean attempt to sow division between China and the United States, which has pressed Beijing to bring more pressure on Pyongyang, said Wang Dong, an expert on Northeast Asian geopolitics at Peking Universit...

Southern Californians are asking 'where's the rain?' Be patient

At higher elevations, particularly above 6,000 feet, heavy snow is expected. The threat level has been reduced for residents living near the dam, but Butte County officials on Wednesday advised those returning to their homes to "remain vigilant and...

Suspected Assassin of Kim Jong Un's Half-Brother Wore 'LOL' Shirt

Malaysia started an autopsy Wednesday to determine the cause of death. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the case involves sensitive diplomacy. He later said he was trying to bring his family to Tokyo Disneyland. "We are still look...

Burlington Coat Factory Pulls Down Ivanka's Fashion Line From Website

Maxx and Marshalls have removed the trademark from their main selling websites and showed its products in the reductions departments. It was revealed by Slice's Marketing and Communications Manager, Taylor Stanton that Ivanka's brand had great sa...

North Korea agents believed behind murder of leader's half-brother: United States source

The half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has reportedly been assassinated in Malaysia, South Korean media and Malaysian police say. He said the man held a North Korean passport but "we do not know his identity". Like his half brother, ...

Kenyan doctors jailed for not ending strike

It was to give doctors a 150-180 percent pay rise on basic salaries; review their working conditions, job structures and criteria for promotions; and address under-staffing in state hospitals. "This is the most corrupt government we have in history",...

Tragedy as 32 tourists die in Taiwan

It was taking tourists back from a trip to see cherry blossoms when it crashed, Taipei city Deputy Mayor Teng Chia-ji said. The fire department told Reuters that area hospitals were treating 12 people injured in the crash. "The whole frame of the b...

Kailash Satyarthi's Nobel Peace Prize theft: Replica recovered, 3 arrested

According to sources, the nobel citation is however yet to be recovered. The police have arrested the three accused brothers namely Rajan, Sunil and Vinod from their usual hideouts. Expressing hope that the citation will be recovered soon, child ri...

Turkish-backed Syrian Rebels Push into IS-held City

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkey's ultimate goal in its military operation in northern Syria is not the town of al-Bab alone but clearing the region of terrorism. Two rebel officials accused government forces of pro...

Twist in Rangers manager saga as Mark Warburton 'denies' resigning

It soon became apparent that Warburton had in fact left his post after a week of behind the scenes drama involving resignations, cancelled resignations and a vacant manager position at Nottingham Forest. "It's been so confusing and it really has been...

Trump says Israel should be 'reasonable' in peace process

He added: "Every time you take land for settlements, there is less land left". But we are looking at that, and we are looking at some other options we'll see. He also said he would move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , a controversial de...

Sean Spicer defends United States raid in Yemen as "absolutely a success"

Spicer's comments clash with an NBC report that the raid meant to take out al Qaeda in the Arab Peninsula's leader Qassim Al-Rimi, who survived the raid and later mocked Trump on an audio recording. The extremists' base had been identified as a tar...

USA 'committed' to Iran nuclear deal — European Union leader

He made the remarks in response to a question about Iran's response to US President-elect Donald Trump who has threatened to either scrap the agreement or renegotiate it and seek a better deal. "But I don't know if this is going to be a consolidated ...

Melania Trump revives suit against escort allegations

Melania Trump had a "once in a lifetime opportunity" to launch a brand whose product categories would have included "apparel, accessories, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics, hair care, skin care and fragrance". Harder is the same attorney who successfully r...

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo Elected President Of Somalia

Thousands of Somalis fired guns in the air, cheered atop military vehicles and slaughtered camels on Thursday to celebrate the election of anti-corruption campaigner Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed as president. Over the years, the Hawiye clan became entre...

Hideki Matsuyama wins another playoff in Arizona

Matsuyama had his chances to seize the win in regulation, but it went to a playoff when his 20-foot putt at the 72nd hole stopped inches short. Matsuyama closed with a 5-under 66, parring the final three holes to match Simpson at 17-under 267.

Arrest made in Karina Vetrano case, helped by DNA evidence, NYPD says

The victim, 30-year-old Karina Vetrano , told her father, a retired NY firefighter, that she was going out for a run August 2, and never returned home, according to multiple media reports. Vetrano disappeared on August 2 near her Howard Beach home...

What do we know about the Louvre shooter?

The man was armed with at least one machete and carrying two briefcases as he attempted to enter the museum's shopping center. The Louvre Museum has reopened its doors to the public less than 24 hours after four French soldiers were attacked with...

Philippines' Duterte Ends Cease-fire With Communist Rebels

The President, however, wanted to lift the government ceasefire as of Thursday night. The president said that it was "pointless to continue with the ceasefire.it will not produce anything". No more ceasefire from both the government and the NPA. ...

Government white paper on Brexit strategy to be published on Thursday

Ex Labour Party leader Ed Miliband , said he would vote for the bill, if it wasn't for his major concerns over Britain's future after Brexit, focusing on the foreign affairs impact, particularly with then new USA administration: "I can go along with...

Leading historian accuses White House of anti-Semitism

The Trump administration statement on Holocaust Memorial Day displayed a total lack of understanding of this terrible period in history. "The Holocaust was undoubtedly a systematic attempt to annihilate the Jewish people, and the failure to acknowled...

Tillerson's Nomination Puts Both Russia and the U.S. 'in a Safer Place'

Tillerson was approved 56 to 43 , with three Democrats and one Independent joining Republicans in approval. Although many Democrats - including Schumer - will oppose Tillerson, they'll need at least several Republicans to join them to derail...

US, S. Korea reaffirm Thaad deployment plan

In a rally in Seoul yesterday, anti-war activists protested against Mr Mattis' visit and denounced the planned deployment of Thaad. South Korea is the first official visit for Mattis, who met with Seoul's national security chief Kim Kwan-jin an...

Rahul's first rally with Akhilesh in Agra February 3

The running feud between the two factions in the SP is expected to form a key element in the UP Elections 2017. "We told the Chief Minister (Akhilesh Yadav) take everything including the right to distribute tickets but let Netaji remain the National ...

George HW Bush discharged from hospital after pneumonia

After he was extubated, he worked with physical therapists to regain strength. The statement also paid tribute to the "world-class care that both his doctors and nurses provided". W. Bush wanted to thank hospital and all his well-wishers. They were...

Philippines suspends drugs war to clean up police force

Heavily armed officers of the police Anti-Illegal Drugs Group burst into the home of South Korean businessman Jee Ick-joo in Angeles City, 80 kilometres north of Manila, as the bodies of drugs suspects were piling up in funeral parlours across the is...

Trump orders strategy within 30 days for IS defeat

Mr. Trump is expected to sign executive action as soon as Saturday for the new strategy against the Islamic State, which is also as ISIS or ISIL. At times , he sharply criticized the generals he now commands, but he also said he would give them a mo...

Chinese New Year Traditions That Define The Week Of Celebration

Legend spoke of the wild beast Nian (which also is the word for "year") that appeared at the end of each year, attacking and killing villagers". With the Chinese New Year being the biggest annual celebration for the Chinese community, Lai said ...

Knights of Malta head quits over Vatican condom row

It followed revelations that the Knights' charity branch had distributed thousands of condoms in Myanmar and the order's grand chancellor was sacked. Although the Pope may not officially have jurisdiction over the Order, Festing chose to accept the...

RIP Mary Tyler Moore (1936 - 2017): Where To Stream Her Greatest Hits

Many classic series don't age well after several decades; but Moore and The Mary Tyler Moore Show still hold up today. Moore was born December 29, 1936, in Brooklyn, New York, to George Tyler Moore and Marjorie Hackett Moore. "He apologized", tel...

Russia, Iran and Turkey agree to enforce shaky Syria truce

The agreement stressed that any talks on a political settlement will take place under the auspices of the United Nations in Geneva, in accordance with an existing peace process mandated by U.N. "We think that the USA leadership will take the right de...

Russian Federation announces joint airstrikes with USA in Syria, DoD denies claim

Earlier in the day, the Russian Defense Ministry said that the United States provided Daesh coordinates for Russia-coalition airstrikes on Daesh positions in Syria. It said on Monday that two Russian warplanes and two aircraft of the US-led coaliti...

Mexico's Pena Nieto, Trump speak by phone, to meet January 31

He also expressed interest in working on "an agenda that benefits both countries, with a focus on respect for the sovereignty of both nations and shared responsibility". This month, Ford canceled a planned $1.6 billion factory in Mexico, saying it wo...

Oklahoma's Cost of Affordable Care Act Repeal: 23000 Jobs, $13 Billion

Republicans plan to turn control of Medicaid over to the states as part of their replacement for the Affordable Care Act, according to an adviser to President Donald Trump. When the law was passed here, I had no health insurance. In the wake of s...

Valls and Hamon advance in French primary

The pair with the most votes will advance to a run-off on 29 January. Either way, opinion polls indicate that no Socialist candidate has much chance of getting beyond the first round of the election in April-May after five years of unpopular rule b...

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Fire whirl brings critical conditions in Northern…

Wind-driven flames roll over a hill towards homes during the River Fire (Mendocino Complex) near Lakeport, California, U.S. August 2, 2018. As of the latest update, the Carr wil...

OH judge orders defiant defendant's mouth taped during court hearing

During his trial, he allegedly cut off his ankle bracelet and slipped away to Nebraska before being rearrested, the site reported . When Williams continued to defy the judge's o...

President's cardiologist murdered over '20-year-old grudge'

This man is unsafe , this man is capable, this man has some skills. "The Houston Police Department's identification of a suspect in the shooting death of Dr. The gunman rode pa...

On Election Interference, Trump And His Advisers Sound Completely Out Of Step

But Mr Coats , Mr Bolton , FBI Director Christopher Wray , Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and the director of the National Security Agency Paul Nakasone, said R...

US Believes North Korea Still Building Missiles

East Coast, officials told The Washington Post Monday on condition of anonymity. "There is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea". Addressing upcoming meetings in south...

California's Carr Fire 30 Percent Contained As New Blazes Erupt Elsewhere

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said another 440 buildings, including barns and warehouses, have also been destroyed by the fire, which is now the sixth ...

Facebook uncovers 'sophisticated' efforts to disrupt United States elections

In its statement , Facebook showed one of the fake pages it identified to be promoting a left-wing rally in the hopes of attracting participants, offline. Some of the deleted ...

Gun-rights activists offer blueprints as 3D-printed weapons fight escalates

The 3D-blueprints were removed from the site in 2013 because the government said it violated global regulation laws, but eventually surrendered, concluding 3D-gun blueprints cou...

Paul Manafort trial: jury selection under way

Prosecutors accuse Manafort , 69, of working as an unregistered lobbyist for pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine, laundering more than $30 million in income and deceiving banks t...

Trump looks to rebuild TPP to put pressure on China

But growers of soybeans - the single largest agricultural export to China, worth $12.4 billion - have largely escaped financial damage thus far, raising questions about the objec...

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Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

Trump threatens U.S. government shutdown over border wall

The president said that Democrats need to get onboard with his immigration agenda, which includes a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border, or risk another government shutdown. Rand Paul ...

3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen fire on crowd in New Orleans

3 dead, 7 wounded after gunmen fire on crowd in New Orleans

Harrison said that one of the three people who were killed at the scene was found in the 2800 block of Louisiana Avenue . Three of the seven injured people were taken by ambulan...

Facebook suspends profile of Infowars founder, says ban is 'close'

Facebook suspends profile of Infowars founder, says ban is 'close'

A Facebook spokesperson also said if Jones or his fellow admins continue to break its rules, his pages face a permanent ban from the site. The Facebook spokesperson said that thr...

Demi Lovato's famous friends are sharing support for her on Twitter

Demi Lovato's famous friends are sharing support for her on Twitter

The singer, who started using drugs and alcohol when she was 17, sung: "Momma, I'm so sorry, I'm not sober anymore / And daddy, please forgive me for the drinks spilled on the fl...

Israel confirms evacuation of White Helmets members from Syria at United States request

Israel confirms evacuation of White Helmets members from Syria at United States request

Their volunteers have gone into war-stricken areas, searching for survivors, winning them support from many countries, including the United States. What have Israel and Jordan...