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U.S. vice president Pence wraps up visit to Japan

South Korea will start mass-producing the missiles with two types of launch systems - inclined and vertical - next year after a seven-year project led by the Agency for Defense Development, according to the Defense Acquisition Program Administration....

Hopping to it: 100 children scramble for eggs filled with candy, prizes

While most eggs were filled with chocolate, some were "special" and could be redeemed for various prizes, from Dairy Queen cones to Easter baskets, she said. For some parents, Easter's religious importance is still part of that tradition. There are t...

Trump order would target high skilled worker visa program

It will call on the departments of Labor, Justice, Homeland Security and State to crack down on what the official called "fraud and abuse" in the U.S. That program allows employers to go outside the USA workforce to find workers with "highly speciali...

US aircraft carrier to reach waters near NKorea next week

A highly-criticized NBC report citing unnamed intelligence officials claimed the USA would launch a preemptive strike on North Korea if signs of an imminent nuclear test were detected. North Korea rolled out a few missiles in a military parade an...

'Who paid for' rallies seeking release of tax returns

And last October, The New York Times reported that Trump had declared a US$916 million loss on his 1995 federal tax return, citing three pages of documents from the return. Demonstrators who participated in Tax Day protests across the country Satur...

Japan PM: NKorea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

Tong Zhao, an analyst with the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, told CNN that "it appears technically possible to put chemical weapon agents including nerve agents such as VX or sarin in the warhead of a ballistic missile". "Ballistic mi...

Hundreds of Palestinians held by Israel launch hunger strike

More than 1,300 Palestinian prisons have joined in the hunger strike. According to Palestinian authorities and the advocacy group Addameer, some 500 of them are held under administrative detention which means they are jailed without charge or tria...

Teenage girl dies after shark attack in Western Australia

The girl, who had lost a lot of blood, was in critical condition when taken to Esperance Hospital where she later died of her injuries. West Australian police on Monday afternoon confirmed a female patient was being treated on the beach at Bandy ...

Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator

The Trump administration has chosen not to brand China a currency manipulator in an official report, reversing one of the president's most prominent campaign promises on trade. The designation means there will be intense talks between the USA and the...

New York Times Wins Pulitzer For Reporting On Putin's Power Plays

The Pulitzer Prizes were revealed Monday, and many of this year's prizewinners shared one thing in common: they've all been the target of insults from President Donald Trump. The gripping "Blood in the Water: The Attica Uprising of 1971 and its Le...

FBI Reportedly Got Court Order To Monitor Trump Adviser's Communications

Former Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page on Thursday could not say definitively whether he spoke to Russian officials during Donald Trump's presidential campaign a year ago about the possibility of easing US sanctions against Russia.

Trump says North Korea problem 'will be taken care of'

After an uptick in recent months, recent satellite images show excavation work and water pumping appears to have stopped, Liu and Bermudez said, indicating to them that a test may be imminent. "It's not the DPRK but the USA and Trump that makes troub...

Trudeau Proposes Bill To Legalize Recreational Pot

People will also be permitted to grow up to four plants at home. Under the new regime, the federal government will license marijuana producers, while the provinces will be in charge of distributing and selling the product to Canada's adult market.

The US intercepted communications that preceded Syria's chemical-weapons attack

But since Trump came to office in January, ties have chilled, and the fallout from the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria has thrown them into crisis. Putin left some unsure whether the meeting was going to happen, after he left Tillerson, a ...

Not as warm, but still mild this afternoon with sunshine

Saturday looks to remain dry, but we can not completely rule out an isolated shower Sunday afternoon, but overall Easter weekend looks to be very nice! There will be a chance of a thundershower or two in northwestern sections of New Hampshire late...

Pay day loan firm Wonga suffers data breach affecting up to 270000

The theft is of personal data such as names, email addresses, phone numbers and bank account numbers. Errol Damelin's short-term loan company Wonga.com has been hit by a major data breach, with personal data - including bank account details - for a...

U.S. soldier killed during op against ISIS in Afghanistan

The soldier was mortally wounded while helping Afghan forces conduct operations against Khorasan, the local branch of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Navy Capt. Despite their losses, the ISIS loyalists have claimed responsibility for high-profil...

Russian Federation slams United Kingdom for Syria support

The nature of the substance used has not been confirmed, and Syria has insisted it would not and has not used chemical weapons. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani said in a phone call that aggressive USA actions against Syri...

Russia sends warship to Syria amid feud with US

The US strike on Shayrat Airbase in Syria killed 14 people including nine innocent civilians, the governor of Homs told RT. The Syrian army had said earlier that six people were killed in the strike on the base - the first time that the U.S.

Sheikh Hasina visit: India commits $500 million credit for Bangladesh military

Stressing that the deal was "important" for India-Bangladesh ties, Modi assured India's commitment to the issue. The treaty calls for 50:50 sharing of the waters of River Teesta between West Bengal and Bangladesh during the lean season. The Indian pr...

1 person dead after shooting near mall in South Florida

No one was being sought in connection with the shooting, Perez said. Alvaro Zabaleta of the Miami-Dade Police Department says detectives have responded to the scene of the shooting in Coral Gables that resulted in one death. The police department s...

Dallas looking at why emergency sirens sounded in error

Dallas's fire dispatch and its office of emergency management pulled the plug on the sirens, after more than an hour and a half of blaring, at about 1:20 a.m. When it finally happens, the end of the world will likely begin like this: with wailing s...

Samsung Launches Galaxy C7 Pro @ Rs. 27990 In India

The dual-SIM smartphone offers 4G, LTE, 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Global Positioning System as connectivity options. Regarding battery power, Galaxy C7 Pro is fueled by a rather large non-removable Li-Ion 3,300 mAh batter that's been fitted with fas...

Concerned about White House infighting, Trump eyes shake-up

He actually said 'cuck, ' as in "cuckservative, '" a term often used on social media and generally online by the alt-right, a political movement, coined by white nationalist Richard Spencer, composed loosely of anti-establishment conservatives who al...

Russia ups ante by freezing communications with US in Syria

Tomahawk missiles fired from the USS Porter and USS Ross struck the airstrip, aircraft and fuel stations on the air base, which the Pentagon says was used to store chemical weapons. Russia's President Putin said on Friday morning that the strike had ...

Vast Wealth Held By Trump's Top Aides, Documents Show

Mr Spicer described the business people who had joined the administration as "very blessed and very successful", and said the disclosure forms would show that they had set aside "a lot" to go into public service. Kushner's disclosure document also ...

South Africa's ANC stands by Zuma, rejects calls for president to quit

The African National Congress has ruled South Africa for 23 years, ever since the end of apartheid and the first free election in 1994. "We won't recall President Jacob Zuma because opposition parties say so". Gordhan's speech was greeted with loud...

Modi speaks to Putin, condoles deaths in Russian Metro blast

Petersburg, said investigators were looking into whether the explosion on the train was a terror attack or if there might have been some other cause. The worst was the bombing of a Metrojet airliner enroute to St. Petersberg from Sharm el-Sheikh, E...

Russian Federation bans 'gay clown' picture of Putin

In list of illegal photographs, the photograph was described as a "man resembling the president whose makeup hints at the Russian president's allegedly nonstandard sexual orientation". Those include an article about a theoretical coup, which landed...

White House slams media over Russian Federation questions

The Post story alleges that the Trump administration blocked Yates from testifying, likely because of what she planned to say about Michael Flynn, the former Trump national security advisor who misled Vice President Mike Pence about his communicatio...

Girl Found Living With Monkeys in Indian Forest

According to a report , the girl was found when senior inspector Suresh Yadav was patrolling the Motipur range. Notably, the girl was found to be comfortable in the company of the apes. "From her behaviour, it appears that she had been with the mo...

EPA denies petition to ban pesticide used on crops

EPA will hold a public hearing on this proposed rule on April 19, 2017, to solicit input on the proposed delay of the effective date. "We will be going back and asking the court to order EPA to take action now, rather than in five more years".

Michael Flynn in talks with Congress, wary of prosecution

About 300 people protested on the sidewalk outside the event, which was closed to media. We need your support to keep our talented reporters, editors and photographers holding government accountable, looking out for the public interest, and separatin...

Chelsea Clinton is in no hurry to get into politics

No, Chelsea, we don't all need to ask ourselves that question - particularly you. "I clearly don't agree with our president", she said on CBS Tuesday. "I think to run for public office, though, a few things have to be true", she said. "I really am ...

Manafort pushes back on report he worked to help Putin's government

A White House spokeswoman says, "We do not feel it's appropriate to comment on someone who is not an employee at the White House". At the time, U.S. "My work for Mr Deripaska did not involve representing Russian political interests". A 2005 memo ...

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S.Korea to announce joint military drill plan with United States before April

The simple Sino-Russian proposal, firmly rejected by Washington, seeks a simultaneous suspension of both nuclear tests by Pyongyang and the large-scale military exercises by Wa...

McConnell: Trump Should Back Romney for Senate

Those close to Romney say as senator he is less interested in direct combat with President Donald Trump than he once was and more interested in promoting Utah - though the ma...

Political experts rate Donald Trump worst president in United States history

He has a ways to go to catch Abe Lincoln, however, who finished at No. 1. In the ranking of the most successful American leaders, U.S. President Donald trump took the last plac...

Israeli Army Fires at Gaza Target After Device Explodes Near Border

These specific military targets belonging to the Hamas organization were attacked, Xinhua quoted a statement issued by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). Saturday's incident comes...

Auburn vs SC basketball

Auburn sophomore forward Anfernee McLemore will miss the rest of the season after suffering a serious injury to his left leg during Saturday's loss against SC . Freshman forward...

'Oxfam's next actions will be critical' says MP

Oxfam has said it will set up a commission to investigate past and present allegations of exploitation by staff. More than 1,000 direct debits to the charity were cancelled ove...

Ramaphosa to outline anti-corruption plans in SONA

FILE: Ramaphosa is congratulated by members of opposition parties. Ramaphosa thanked South Africans for their "patience and forbearance" in allowing the governing African Nat...

Mitt Romney Announces Utah Senate Run

Romney is the former governor of MA and was the Republican candidate for the 2012 presidential election. Orrin Hatch considered retirement, speculation grew that Romney - who re...

Korea fall to Sweden amid more unity displays

He said he was confident the sides would eventually get to the negotiating table, but if Kim wanted to talk "he's got to tell me he wants to talk". His administration's 2019 bu...

USA urges help for Iraq, extends $3 billion credit line

Non-governmental organisations on Monday pledged $330mn but the main commitments are expected to be made by about 70 countries on the final day of the conference today. Araji said ...

Special Reports

NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

NY bomber sentenced to life in prison

In addition to the bombs in Manhattan, Rahimi was accused of planting a bomb on the route of a charity running race in New Jersey, which exploded without injuring anyone, and shoot...

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

NEC will finalise Zuma transition on Monday- Ramaphosa

On Sunday, the ANC marked the commemoration of Mandela from prison in Cape Town. It said the leaders, who have participated in discussions on Zuma's exit, dropped out because of ...

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

Internet Pioneer John Perry Barlow Dead at 70

The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir has paid tribute to Barlow on Twitter, writing: "This life is fleeting, as we all know - the Muse we serve is not". "With a broken heart I have to...

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

Colts Owner Jim Irsay Will Pay for Funeral of Edwin Jackson

Jackson and the driver of his ride-share auto Jeffrey Monroe were killed Sunday morning after a black Ford F-150 pickup driven by a 37-year-old undocumented immigrant man struck...

US Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal

US Senate leaders reach $300 billion federal spending deal

Under Congress' arcane ways, a broad-brush agreement to increase legally binding spending "caps" - which would otherwise keep the budgets for the military and domestic agencies ess...