Nuclear war 'always' a concern with North Korea

Pence's visit, full of Cold War symbolism, came amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. The North has said such launches are an act of deterrence against a potential invasion by the United States or South Korea. More..

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Kupwara Army Camp Attacked: Two Militants Shot Dead, Encounter Underway
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Kupwara Army Camp Attacked: Two Militants Shot Dead, Encounter Underway

The reports claim that five army men have suffered injuries and were shifted to Army's base hospital in Srinagar however there is no official confirmation on this yet. "Militants now active in the state have ma...More..

Melania Trump turns 47 today
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Melania Trump turns 47 today

Does Melania have an icy relationship with her stepdaughter Ivanka? "She promised him that everything would go back to the way it was", the house guest told VF, calling it a virtual "contract" between Donal...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

France Elections: first round of elections raises stocks in France and Europe

Melenchon's "France unbowed" political movement said in a statement that none of its members would vote for far-right leader Marine Le Pen on May 7. On Sunday she won 7.6 million votes, the strongest ever resul...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Ballarat students remember the city's WWI soldiers

But their courage and their love of home united them. The volunteer armies were therefore keen to fight so they could secure a safe passage for allied navies. How is it celebrated? Warnings of a potential...More..

Trump touts plans to put 'American workers first'
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump touts plans to put 'American workers first'

Trump issued the 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order on Tuesday in Wisconsin, stating that the order will tighten guest worker visas like H1-B, and would also require American agencies to purchase mor...More..

Kenya: Renowned Author, Conservationist Kuki Gallmann Shot in Kenya
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Kenya: Renowned Author, Conservationist Kuki Gallmann Shot in Kenya

The Laikipia Farmers Association says it previously had arrangements with herders to allow them to feed their animals on the ranches when there is little or no grazing elsewhere. Residents of the area have ac...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Authorities say 5 dead in New York City fire

Although they valiantly fought the fire, they couldn't rescue anyone from inside, he said. The fire spread from the two-story house to another home, the FDNY said. Firefighters tried to save the family even a...More..

Federal Court Finds Lawmakers Intentionally Discriminated In Drawing Texas House Districts
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Federal Court Finds Lawmakers Intentionally Discriminated In Drawing Texas House Districts

In addition to the rulings on the USA and Texas House maps, Texas suffered another legal defeat this month when a Corpus Christi federal judge ruled that the state's voter ID law was enacted in 2011 with th...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

US VP Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Speaking to Fox News television, Trump said he was dealing with Xi "with great respect" and that China had already begun enforcing more strictly its own ban on coal imports from North Korea. The U.S. military...More..

Tiger hits a few shots, but unsure of comeback
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Tiger hits a few shots, but unsure of comeback

As expected, though, the topic on everyone's mind was when the 14-time major champion would be returning to play on the PGA Tour. "I've had three back operations, and that's the nature of the business unfortuna...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Canadian lawmakers call for legalizing recreational marijuana

On Thursday, the government released a plan to "legalize [and] strictly regulate" marijuana. Details still need to be worked out, the government said, including how cannabis will be taxed and how Canada's pro...More..

80% of Americans Want to See the President's Taxes
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

80% of Americans Want to See the President's Taxes

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) faced a rowdy town hall on Monday, eliciting boos as he attempted to defend President Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns. Toting handmade signs, marchers shouted their di...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

The US military said the bomb was used purely on tactical grounds, "the right weapon against the right target". United States military officials claim the bomb would feel like a nuclear blast to anyone in the...More..

Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'

Vice President Mike Pence will begin his highly-anticipated trip to Asia Saturday as tension continues to build on the Korean peninsula, with North Korea vowing to continue its provocative campaign to test and ...More..

Chemical weapons experts in Turkey to investigate; United Kingdom confirms sarin use
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Chemical weapons experts in Turkey to investigate; United Kingdom confirms sarin use

Ten days after the chemical weapons attack that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out on Idlib, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) sent a team of inspectors to Turkey today (...More..

AC Milan grab 97th minute derby equaliser
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

AC Milan grab 97th minute derby equaliser

Vincenzo Montella's side remain in sixth place with all the draw, two points above Inter, who are now with no win in four matches . The Milan derby, which has been dubbed the "China derby" in Italy as with c...More..

Fire quelled on roof of Bellagio retail annex
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Fire quelled on roof of Bellagio retail annex

The Clark County Fire Department responded to the blaze, which they said was hard to access given its location, but that they had nonetheless managed to knock down the fire. He praised the firefighters for putt...More..

Ex-NFL star Hernandez acquitted in Boston double murder
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Ex-NFL star Hernandez acquitted in Boston double murder

Aaron Hernandez stands at the defense table Thursday. He described Hernandez as a "very good young man who happened to hang out with a very bad guy in Alexander Bradley ". Hernandez wanted five bullets visibl...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Iran's president registers to run in May elections

Running on the platform "More freedom and peace" Rouhani said, "Freedom should be expanded in both scope and strength in this country". Following Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's recommendation in Dece...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Russian Federation relations may be at 'all-time low'

Tillerson reiterated the US position that Assad must eventually relinquish power in Syria but appeared to take a slightly softer line with Russian Federation. "Are we insisting on it? No". Lavrov says Russi...More..

Government: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Government: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by massive bomb

A statement from the Ministry of Defence statement said several IS caves and ammunition caches were also destroyed. The Afghan presidential palace said precautions were taken to avoid civilian casualties. M...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Mother of all Bombs: What is it all about?

The target was close to the Pakistani border. The claims have not been independently verified, but ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said no civilians were harmed in the massive blast that targeted a network...More..

India to ban discrimination against people with HIV/AIDS
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

India to ban discrimination against people with HIV/AIDS

Following the passage of the bill, Union Health Minister JP Nadda tweeted: "The #HIVAIDSBill puts obligations of the establishments to provide safe working environment for the #HIV affected people". If an HIV p...More..

Iraq says Islamic State has lost most of the land it seized
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Iraq says Islamic State has lost most of the land it seized

The battle for Mosul, one of Iraq's largest cities, began last October and the outcome will likely determine whether Iraq's various sects can work together to keep the country from fracturing. "The biggest chal...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Zuma celebrates as second mass march against him takes place

The march coincides with Zuma's 75th birthday. He said the Constitutional Court had clarified the role of MPs in its Nkandla judgment, in which it criticised parliament for not rapping Zuma over the knuckles ...More..

Chief Keef Arrested, Charged With DUI in Miami Beach
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Chief Keef Arrested, Charged With DUI in Miami Beach

Cops searched the vehicle and found marijuana. Chief Keef reported told cops that he will get his attorney to hand them his marijuana card when they find the drug inside his urine. Jamil Perkins, the driver...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

UK's Johnson says more Russian Federation sanctions possible

The UK is in talks with worldwide partners to collectively impose new sanctions on Russian Federation if it does not withdraw support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, a government spokesman said . Putin s...More..

Indian Ship Hijacked in Somalia Freed, But 9 Crew Members Missing
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Indian Ship Hijacked in Somalia Freed, But 9 Crew Members Missing

As an illustration, on Sunday a Chinese navy vessel and an Indian Navy helicopter thwarted a hijacking of the bulker OS 35 off the coast of Yemen. After receiving the "all clear" from the helicopter that no...More..

Dalai Lama's visit negatively impacts border dispute: China
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Dalai Lama's visit negatively impacts border dispute: China

Annoyed with Dalai Lama's recent Arunachal visit, a report in China Daily described the spiritual leader as "troublemaker". The Dalai Lama said on his controversial tour that "Tibet is a part of China but needs...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

AG Vows to Confront Cartels, Gangs on US-Mexico Border Visit

Sessions also asked for more prosecutions of crimes like document theft and identity fraud. Trump has also received resignations from all the USA attorneys across the country, meaning he will now be able to h...More..

Around The Web The Sky Pool
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Around The Web The Sky Pool

As Travel + Leisure reports, the glass-bottomed pool became the highest in the state when it opened in October 2016. The pool is restricted to high-rise residents, with leases on one-bedroom apartments star...More..

Trump gave Syria attack order 'during dessert' with Xi Jinping
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Trump gave Syria attack order 'during dessert' with Xi Jinping

Just five days after taking office, over dinner with his newly installed secretary of defense and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, President Trump was presented with the first of what will be many l...More..

Extra Enforcement April 10-23 To Combat Distracted Driving
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Extra Enforcement April 10-23 To Combat Distracted Driving

Gleason says 4.6 seconds is the average time a distracted driver has his/her eyes off the road when texting or looking at texts. "We have seen all of that". Redman says research finds even 70-year-olds are allo...More..

Assad speaks with Iran's president, who affirms support
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Assad speaks with Iran's president, who affirms support

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday condemned as "flagrant US aggression on Syria " a USA missile strike on a on a Syrian air base this week and criticised Gulf Arab states for supporting it, state tele...More..

Malala to become the UN's messenger of peace
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Malala to become the UN's messenger of peace

After receiving her appointment, Yousafzai, who survived a terrorist attack for campaigning for girls' education, said: "I have a second life for the objective of education and I'll continue working". 10, 2014,...More..

Venezuela's Maduro blasts foe for chemical attack comments
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Venezuela's Maduro blasts foe for chemical attack comments

As the sea of protesters approached the headquarters of state-run PDVSA oil company, they were met by a curtain of eye-scorching tear gas and rubber bullets. "The country has chosen the path of dictatorship", h...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Sen. Mark Warner: No Evidence To Support Trump's Political Snooping Claims

But Trump has now parroted the claim that Rice may have acted illegally, commenting on the issue in an April 5 interview with The New York Times . Rice has said asking intelligence officials for the iden...More..

Markey to Trump: Negotiate with Kim Jong Un
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Markey to Trump: Negotiate with Kim Jong Un

According to NBC News , the National Security Council has presented Donald Trump and his advisers with a range of options to counteract the North Korean threat, among them positioning nuclear weapons in South ...More..

European Union open to exit deal with Britain as Scots demand referendum
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

European Union open to exit deal with Britain as Scots demand referendum

The EU has unveiled its plans for negotiating the big Brexit, after the United Kingdom formally filed for a divorce. "The talks which are about to start will be hard, complex and sometimes even confrontatio...More..

Assad: Washington's Attack Fails to 'Raise the Morale of US-Backed Terrorists'
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Assad: Washington's Attack Fails to 'Raise the Morale of US-Backed Terrorists'

Thursday's strike "was related exclusively to the most recent horrific use of chemical weapons", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told ABC News' George Stephanopoulos on Sunday. "I'm disappointed in that respon...More..

China's Xi to meet Trump, who predicts 'difficult' meeting
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

China's Xi to meet Trump, who predicts 'difficult' meeting

Gary Hufbauer, a trade expert with the Peterson Institute for International Economics, said that the United States runs an overall trade deficit with the rest of the world because the combined net savings of ...More..

Russian warship steams toward US destroyers that launched Syria strikes
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Russian warship steams toward US destroyers that launched Syria strikes

There is no indication yet what the warship's intentions are or if it is headed on a collision course with the two Navy destroyers. "The Russian ship armed with cruise missiles Kalibr will visit the logistics...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Weather Service counts 17 tornadoes in Louisiana outbreak

No deaths or injuries have initially been reported. A survey showed a twister with top winds of 110 miles per hour touched down just inside Franklin County at 12:57 a.m. when the Tornado watch for the area ex...More..

US says North Korean missile test ended in fiery crash
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

US says North Korean missile test ended in fiery crash

That distance is much shorter than recent North Korean missile tests that have drawn strong criticism from the United States, South Korea and Japan. "We have no further comment", he said in a statement. Chief C...More..

Jared Kushner omits some foreign contacts on security form
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Jared Kushner omits some foreign contacts on security form

David Urban - Washington advisory firm American Continental Group, and a former chief of staff to the late Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) and helped Trump win an upset victory in Pennsylvania, is also being consid...More..

The Atlantic: Romney Ponders 2018 Senate Run
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

The Atlantic: Romney Ponders 2018 Senate Run

McConnell said he hopes that Republicans will keep the Senate majority in the midterm elections, which traditionally are tough for the president's party. He even added, 'Mitt Romney would be flawless'. Hatc...More..

Venezuela police block opposition lawmakers in protest march to National Assembly
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Venezuela police block opposition lawmakers in protest march to National Assembly

The opposition-controlled National Assembly had called for the march ahead of a vote by lawmakers to remove members of the country's top court, less than a week after judges attempted to seize the power of Cong...More..

Florida Senate says there should be time to play in schools
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Florida Senate says there should be time to play in schools

Both chambers are also standing-by with their versions of a gambling law. Galvano has introduced sweeping legislation, SB 8 , that would essentially turn Florida from a state that theoretically bans gambling...More..

Arizona sheriff to shut down famed Tent City jails complex
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Arizona sheriff to shut down famed Tent City jails complex

That may have been the intent when it was first opened and there was a need, but this facility became more of a circus atmosphere for the general public ", Penzone said. He said it may take several months to ad...More..