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North Korea warns Australia for supporting United States

North Korea is believed to be preparing to launch a ballistic missile ahead of an upcoming joint naval drill by the US and South Korea, a news report said today, citing a government source. That mission came 17 days after four US F-35B stealth fighte...

Police Continue To Look For Bimal Gurung

The police, however, did not comment on this. By now, it is clear that Gurung has lost popular support in Darjeeling, said Anuj Sharma, additional director general of police (law and order). “We will not allow this to happen at any cost, even if we...

Republican Collins will stay in US Senate, focused on healthcare

Collins has been a pivotal vote in the Senate this year on defeating Republican attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. She said, "I continue to believe that Congress can and will be more productive". Senator Susan Collins addressed a crowd at ...

A Large Hole Seems To Have Formed In The Antarctic Sea Ice

It's odd for one very good reason: while most polynyas occur near coastlines, the Weddell is far inland and relatively sheltered from the violent winds and turbulent seas that generally cause them. Then it wasn't seen for four decades, reopened for a...

Employees injured in attempted prison break in Pasquotank Co

Authorities say an inmate there set a fire in a trash can, then beat Callahan with the fire extinguisher that she had brought to douse the flames. The prison, which had 729 inmates on Thursday, was locked down, as were nearby schools . Smith was ...

White House Chief of Staff Kelly dismisses quitting rumors

On Tuesday, Trump tweeted praise for Kelly, writing that "The Chief is doing a FANTASTIC job" and disputing reports that he would be fired. "It's amusing, I read in the paper-you all know, you write it-that I have been a failure at controlling ...

Catalan government to blame for companies' exodus from region - Spanish finance minister

Regional president Carles Puigdemont said the vote justified secession and separatists urged him to declare independence in defiance of the central government and national courts. "They say the point is to have an independent country because it w...

Anti-India Forces Want to Sabotage Growing Economy, Says Rajnath Singh

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said that the CISF is a multi-dimensional security organisation whose role in future is going to increase as Indian economy progress rapidly. In 95 per cent of its cases, the accused get conviction, he said. ...

Over half million Rohingya fled Myanmar, 2000 per day, says UN

The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) did not say what action it would take after the ceasefire ends at midnight on Monday, but it was "determined to stop the tyranny and oppression" waged against the Rohingya people. Rights groups say the real...

Turkey advances into Syria's Idlib in major offensive against jihadists

The operation is part of a de-escalation deal agreed between Turkey, Iran, and Russian Federation, and will involve Syrian rebel groups crossing into Idlib supported by Turkish soldiers from inside Turkey. "The Free Syrian Army with support from Turk...

ISIS Fighters Killed by Russian Forces in Syria's Deir Az Zor

Gen. Igor Konashenkov stated that within the last 24 hours, Russian Aerospace forces in Syria were focused on destroying Daesh reinforcements with a large number of foreign mercenaries arriving from Iraq to the region of Abu Kamal along the Syrian-Ir...

Lisa Bloom resigns as embattled movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's attorney

The report also details how Sivan met Weinstein along with a few other people at a popular Italian restaurant in Manhattan and then rode with him to Socialista , a Cuban-themed club, and restaurant. Mr. Weinstein was not available to be intervie...

U.S. concerned over future of government in Pakistan: Tillerson

Asif has met with National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who described Pakistan as a partner of the US and critical to the long-term stability of the region. He did not elaborate on what those steps might be. ...

Iniesta 'renews for life' at Barcelona

Iniesta signed in Barcelona at the age of 12 in 1996, and six years later made his debut in the first team. Andres Iniesta is an iconic figure in the history of Spanish football. However, in tying down Iniesta, Bartomeu has at least ensured tha...

Counter-terrorism expert from NH talks about Las Vegas mass shooting

Tuesday local time. Paddock was using her identification leading up to the shooting. "He would glare down at her and say - with a mean attitude - 'You don't need my casino card for this", Mendoza told the Times . All told, authorities uncovered 47...

Saudi King Salman Heads to Russian Federation for Official Visit

Saudi ruler Salman bin Abdulaziz will hold early talks about investing in Russian oil and gas when he visits Moscow this week, reports suggest. In a post on Twitter, the official account of the kingdom's Foreign Ministry wrote, " Saudi Arabia al...

Man arrested after vicious knife attack on Edmonton police officer

An Islamic State flag was found inside the Malibu, Rod Knecht, police chief of Edmonton , said. Late on Saturday, a auto crashed into a police barricade near Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton , after which the driver approached a policeman and s...

Gabby Giffords Reacts to Las Vegas Shooting: "We Must Stop This"

Capitol. At the moment, the House is also set to vote on legislation that would make gun silencers more accessible . Mark Kelly is a retired Navy captain and former NASA astronaut. Videos of the initial gunfire in Las Vegas appeared to indicate ...

Amiens-Lille abandoned after barrier collapses

Both teams were sent to the changing rooms as the match was halted initially before a French league official later said the game had been called off. All but six - five Lille fans and a steward - were able to go home overnight. Amiens preside...

Moscow says ready to cooperate with Pyongyang to resolve missile crisis

Prior to North Korea's most recent test launch, the USA and its allies had 15 minutes' warning before the missile was sacked, suggesting an early intercept is possible if a launch is believed to be a danger. "However, it does not necessarily share th...

Port Authority workers head to Puerto Rico for relief efforts

This means that foreign vessels can not move between USA ports, including Puerto Rico, explains Fialkoff. Both Duke and Bossert emphasized that federal officials have been on the island since the storm hit and are working around the clock to rebuil...

Judge Rules Black Lives Matter Cannot Be Sued

The officer, of the Baton Rouge Police Department, first filed the suit late a year ago, arguing that the pair should be held responsible for injuries he suffered while responding to protests in 2016. Grodner had argued Black Lives Matter is an "un...

Henry Bolton elected the new leader of UKIP in shock result

UKIP had a disastrous General Election - and their membership fell dramatically. Phil Hornby spent the day on the English Riviera, and watched the build-up to an unexpected result. A banner was superimposed with an image of Mr Farage posing as Adol...

Defence Minister Sitharaman visits border areas to boost soldiers' moral

Sitharaman is slated to visit J&K on Friday to review the situation along the 778-km LoC. Nirmala Sitharaman, who chaired her first DAC meeting after taking over the reins of the Defence Ministry, reviewed the status of the capital acquisition scheme...

Koike shakes up Japan vote

Shortly after his announcement Abe made his own specific proposal to use money from a scheduled rise in the national sales tax to fund kindergartens and childcare - issues appealing to women. "But we are absolutely not lowering the flag of fiscal con...

Moon touts stronger military for South

The report cited an unnamed intelligence source saying South Korean and USA intelligence officials detected missiles being transported away from North Korea's Missile Research and Development Facility at Sanum-dong in the northern part of Pyongya...

Former army officer elected Ukip leader

The U.K. Independent Party on Friday elected Henry Bolton as its new leader after Paul Nuttall stepped down in June. Anne Marie Waters - the far-right anti-Islam candidate - has been beaten to first place by a former Lib Dem candidate named Hen...

Ikea buys on-demand services site TaskRabbit

TaskRabbit has 60 employees and a 60,000-person network of independent contractors on its platform, and will continue to be able to work on other partnerships (in the United Kingdom, it already had a partnership with IKEA for furniture assembly; i...

Iraq's flight ban on Kurds goes into effect

UAE-based Air Arabia and low-priced carrier FlyDubai said they would also suspend flights, while Doha-based Qatar Airways announced that it would comply with the civil aviation authority's ruling. The State Department said it was "deeply disappoi...

Taxi company Uber goes in search of a new United Kingdom chairman

First is Uber's way of reporting serious crimes. Drivers for the firm, which allows users of its smartphone app to hail a ride anywhere, anytime at budget rates, could be out of a job when the company's current licence expires on September 30.

Police search convicted PM Yingluck's home

In January 2014, Thailand's anti-corruption authorities started investigations of Yingluck's connection to the scheme and she was forced to step down in May 2014 after the constitutional court found her guilty of abuse of power in another case.

Russia's Putin says discussed Iraqi Kurds' vote with Erdogan

Russian Federation and Iran are backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the conflict, while Turkey and the United States are supporting various rebel groups opposed to Assad's rule. They both stressed the importance of preserving the territorial ...

It's 2017 and Saudi Arabia Will Finally Allow Women to Drive

For the first time in their history, women will legally be allowed to drive. Other measures included allowing women to attend soccer matches and the inclusion of physical education in girls' school curriculum. "A crackdown is still in full swin...

New quake shakes traumatized Mexico City

In Mexico City alone, at least 186 people are confirmed dead, and at least 44 are still missing or unaccounted for at the last official search and rescue site, an office building located at 286 Álvaro Obregón Avenue. Search teams were still diggi...

Megyn Kelly's NBC morning debut delivers mixed ratings results

In addition, other critics thought that it seemed like Kelly had lost her intelligent persistence and integrity that made her so well known and respected initially. It premiered Monday on NBC in the 9 a.m. hour of the "Today" show , proving only t...

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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

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...