South Korea's Moon Arrives for Inter-Korean Summit

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has arrived in Pyongyang for his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, seeking to reboot stalled talks with the U.S. The leaders of North and South Korean are meeting in the North Korean capital for t... More..

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Grassley says there's 'no reason for any further delay' on Kavanaugh hearing
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Grassley says there's 'no reason for any further delay' on Kavanaugh hearing

Ford's lawyers said on Tuesday, however, that she wants her allegations to be investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation before she appears at a U.S. "Not only do women like Dr. Ford, who bravely come...More..

Pakistan court orders release of Nawaz Sharif, daughter Mariam
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Pakistan court orders release of Nawaz Sharif, daughter Mariam

The court also directed them to submit bail bonds worth Rs 5 lakh each. "Right now the judges have just decided that there is enough reasonable doubt in the verdict of the accountability court for them [Shari...More..

North, South Korea agree to jointly bid for 2032 Olympics
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

North, South Korea agree to jointly bid for 2032 Olympics

Moon's ongoing visit is the first by a South Korean head of state to Pyongyang in 11 years. In the 30-minute edit of Moon's first two days as Kim's special guest, there was no mention of the United States, or...More..

What will life be like after Florence — WHAT’S HAPPENING
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

What will life be like after Florence — WHAT’S HAPPENING

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper reported 2,600 people have been rescued and evacuated, in addition to 300 animals in the state. "There's too much going on, " he told a news conference. "The roof is lea...More..

Doug Jones: Senate should compel Kavanaugh's friend to testify
by | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Doug Jones: Senate should compel Kavanaugh's friend to testify

Kavanaugh's confirmation, which once appeared all but certain, was cast in doubt after Christine Blasey Ford said in an interview published Sunday by The Washington Post that a drunken Kavanaugh groped her...More..

Moon-Kim 3rd Summit to Top Trio of Inter-Korean Events
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Moon-Kim 3rd Summit to Top Trio of Inter-Korean Events

The two Koreas will be holding a closed working-level meeting on Friday to discuss the logistics of next week's summit, an official at the South's presidential office said. During the July 31 general-grade talk...More..

Russia, Turkey agree to establish demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib
by | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Russia, Turkey agree to establish demilitarized zone in Syria's Idlib

The demilitarised zone will be secured with the help of "mobile patrol groups of Turkish contingents and contingents of Russian military police", Putin said. Erdogan said: "We will prevent a humanitarian trag...More..

Skripal suspects interview 'lies' and an 'insult' - Downing Street
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Skripal suspects interview 'lies' and an 'insult' - Downing Street

We'll see soon... They are civilians of course. Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov carried out one interview with Russian state-sponsored network RT, in which they claimed they were visiting Salisbu...More..

MA gas explosions reminiscent of 1992 Chicago incident
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

MA gas explosions reminiscent of 1992 Chicago incident

Investigators suspected the fires were caused by "over-pressurisation of a gas main" belonging to Columbia Gas lines. Some 60 homes and businesses north of Boston in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover ...More..

Border agent admits prostitute killings in Texas
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

Border agent admits prostitute killings in Texas

Border Patrol agent has been arrested and accused of murdering four women and kidnapping a fifth. But he had other confessions to make. The other two victims are an unidentified man and woman. At least two...More..

USA offers China new trade talks as tariffs loom
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

USA offers China new trade talks as tariffs loom

He added that he views such communication as "a positive thing". Mnuchin's offer comes just under a week after US President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on all United States dollars 500 billion...More..

How Puerto Rico Made Tragedy an Opportunity for Its Tourism
by | Monday, September 17, 2018

How Puerto Rico Made Tragedy an Opportunity for Its Tourism

Long also defended President Donald Trump's repeated denials that 3,000 people in Puerto Rico died a year ago during Hurricane Maria . The Puerto Rican government officially increased the death toll ...More..

Five dead in Carolinas as Florence brings ´epic´ floods
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Five dead in Carolinas as Florence brings ´epic´ floods

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper said the hurricane was "wreaking havoc" on the coast and could wipe out entire communities as it makes its "violent grind across our state for days". "The strong winds will ...More..

Trump's Ex-Campaign Chairman Manafort Pleads Guilty, Agrees To Cooperate With Prosecutors
by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

Trump's Ex-Campaign Chairman Manafort Pleads Guilty, Agrees To Cooperate With Prosecutors

As part of the deal , Mr Manafort, 69, could be required to cooperate with Mueller's probe into Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election and whether Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow. court, stavi...More..

by | Saturday, September 15, 2018

'Violent grind': Florence leaves several dead, states flooded

The White House said on Friday that US President Donald Trump had spoken with state and local officials, assuring them the federal government was prepared to help. Governor Cooper said there have been "several ...More..

Donald Trump claims '3,000 people did not die' in Puerto Rico hurricane
by | Friday, September 14, 2018

Donald Trump claims '3,000 people did not die' in Puerto Rico hurricane

Full power was restored in Puerto Rico following last year's storm only last month . "All the experts agree that the number of 64 is not real", he said, referencing the Puerto Rican government's offi...More..

Closure of the PLO Office in Washington
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Closure of the PLO Office in Washington

The Palestinian leadership is weighing retaliatory measures against U.S. penalties, including halting security cooperation, a senior Palestinian official said Wednesday. Palestinian leaders say the administra...More..

Philippines starts massive evacuations as huge typhoon nears
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Philippines starts massive evacuations as huge typhoon nears

We are preparing our emergency assets and relief items. The storm has already swept over the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam, leaving a trail of devastation in its wake. Social media users and radio comment...More..

Mallya backtracks after saying he met Arun Jaitley before leaving India
by | Thursday, September 13, 2018

Mallya backtracks after saying he met Arun Jaitley before leaving India

Mallya) fled the country on March 2". Three back-to-back statements and clarifications from absconding liquor king and alleged fraudster Vijay Mallya and Union finance minister Arun Jaitley about their unoffi...More..

Sanders Confirms DOJ Looking Into NYT Op-Ed
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Sanders Confirms DOJ Looking Into NYT Op-Ed

Sanders denied the White House is conducting its own investigation to uncover the source behind the article. Since excerpts were released last week, Trump has accused Woodward of making up quotes attributed...More..

California Fires: Massive Overnight Growth in Delta, Hirz Fires Prompt Mandatory Evacuations
by | Tuesday, September 11, 2018

California Fires: Massive Overnight Growth in Delta, Hirz Fires Prompt Mandatory Evacuations

Truckers who rely heavily on I-5 to transport timber and other goods along the West Coast had the unenviable choice of waiting or taking a jammed detour that added 115 miles or so to their journeys. As of Frida...More..

Florence Expected To Be Cat 4 Hurricane As It Nears Eastern Seaboard
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Florence Expected To Be Cat 4 Hurricane As It Nears Eastern Seaboard

He tweeted on Friday: "Globally, this is a remarkable day". The storm was centered about 765 miles southeast of Bermuda and moving west at 6 mph. At 0300 GMT Issac was about 1,305 miles east of the Windward...More..

Dallas Police Officer Enters Wrong Apartment, Shoots And Kills Man Inside
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Dallas Police Officer Enters Wrong Apartment, Shoots And Kills Man Inside

Allison Jean told NBC News that she doesn't want to judge the police officer who shot her son but wants an explanation. Crowds also gathered for a candlelight vigil for the victim, identified as 26-year-...More..

Key quotes from Woodward book, NYT op-ed assailing Trump
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Key quotes from Woodward book, NYT op-ed assailing Trump

In the first TV interview since his latest book began sending shock waves through Washington , author Bob Woodward defended himself against President Trump's claims that " Fear " is a work of "fiction". He...More..

Dallas Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Man In His Apartment Arrested
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Dallas Officer Who Fatally Shot Black Man In His Apartment Arrested

Jean inside the apartment", Dallas Police Chief Ulysha Renee Hall said Thursday. "That includes holding Amber Guyger accountable for her crimes as well as ID'ing all responsible for enabling this incident...More..

Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Sentenced to 14 Days In Prison
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Ex-Trump Campaign Adviser George Papadopoulos Sentenced to 14 Days In Prison

Papadopoulos was arrested more than a year ago and pleaded guilty to lying to investigators about his contacts with several people connected to Russian Federation during the campaign. At a campaign meeting at...More..

Three toddlers among dead in Australia mass killing
by | Monday, September 10, 2018

Three toddlers among dead in Australia mass killing

At the time of the statement, the Homicide Squad and teams of detectives were on ground, accompanied by specialist forensic police. Police have not said how the five died. "It's horrid to think that in such a...More..

Governor declares State of Emergency ahead of Florence
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Governor declares State of Emergency ahead of Florence

However, Florence is forecast to begin restrengthening as conditions become more favorable for it to gain the vertical structure that creates powerful hurricanes. "Given the large uncertainty at these time ra...More..

No cheering in India over high court ruling
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

No cheering in India over high court ruling

Although the law was seldom enforced, the gay community said it opened them to harassment and discrimination, and made it impossible for them to seek justice if they were victims of violence, rape or other crim...More..

George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison

George Papadopoulos , 31, told the court in Washington DC he was a "patriotic American" who made a mistake by lying. Papadopoulos initially told the Federal Bureau of Investigation that he spoke to Mifsud, who ...More..

Kirra Drury & Raegan Heitzig: Full Story of Colorado River Boat Crash
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Kirra Drury & Raegan Heitzig: Full Story of Colorado River Boat Crash

After the crash, both boats sank as passing boaters pulled crash victims from the water. The Mohave County Sheriff's Office said she was located downstream of Topock , Arizona , near the California bo...More..

Kolkata Majerhat bridge collapse: Search operation underway by NDRF
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Kolkata Majerhat bridge collapse: Search operation underway by NDRF

The incident in Majherhat, southern Kolkata , took place at around 11:30 GMT on Tuesday, when a almost 30-metre long section of the bridge dropped to the ground, the second such incident in the city in les...More..

Sessions’ job is safe until at least November elections — Trump to Bloomberg
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Sessions’ job is safe until at least November elections — Trump to Bloomberg

After Sessions recused himself, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller to lead the probe into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, which Trump has ca...More..

by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Kremlin dismisses Trump warning on Syria's Idlib

Assad has vowed to defeat the opposition in its last refuge in the northwestern province if the rebels do not surrender to government rule. He added: "Hundreds of thousands of people could be killed". Located...More..

Typhoon Jebi makes landfall in Japan, 600 flights cancelled
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Typhoon Jebi makes landfall in Japan, 600 flights cancelled

The bridge that links the island airport with the mainland was hit by a storm-driven tanker ship Tuesday, shearing off one chunk and dislodging a section of roadway from the rest of the bridge. Tides in some ar...More..

New Trump attack against Attorney General Jeff Sessions
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

New Trump attack against Attorney General Jeff Sessions

An incensed Jeffrey Toobin bluntly called out Donald Trump on Tuesday morning over a presidential tweet attacking Attorney General Jeff Sessions for allowing an investigation into corruption by two GOP ...More..

Malaysian women caned for attemping to have lesbian sex
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

Malaysian women caned for attemping to have lesbian sex

The officer swung the cane, hitting the first woman's back with a force similar to a forceful tap, as another woman officer from the Prison's Department kept count. Malaysian rights activists believe this is th...More..

Trump presses Supreme Court for action on Russian dossier
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Trump presses Supreme Court for action on Russian dossier

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden said on CNN tonight he has heard nothing but good things about DOJ official Bruce Ohr , one of the men at the center of another Russian Federation controversy. Presiden...More..

Gunfire heard on broadcast of Del Mar race
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Gunfire heard on broadcast of Del Mar race

The San Diego Sheriff's Department says a man who was told no more tickets were available to an Ice Cube concert at a racetrack was shot by a sheriff's deputy after he fired his gun into a crowd. He wanted ...More..

Pentagon withdraws $300M in funding to Pakistan's military
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Pentagon withdraws $300M in funding to Pakistan's military

The Coalition Support Funds were part of a broader suspension in aid to Pakistan announced by President Donald Trump at the start of 2018, when trump accused Islamabad of rewarding past assistance with "not...More..

Ramaphosa wants China communist party to work closely with ANC
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Ramaphosa wants China communist party to work closely with ANC

President Xi spoke before the start of a two-day China-Africa summit. Speaking earlier at a business forum, Xi said China had to be careful about where money was spent. Zimbabwe and China have excellent bil...More..

Fitzgerald delivers moving tribute to McCain
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Fitzgerald delivers moving tribute to McCain

A six-term senator and a Vietnam veteran who was held as a prisoner of war for more than five years, McCain pushed for bipartisanship on the Hill. McCain's family made clear Trump was not welcome at memoria...More..

Trump administration cuts US$300-million from funding to Palestinian refugees
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Trump administration cuts US$300-million from funding to Palestinian refugees

The shake-up is part of the Trump administration's bid to cut its spending overseas, and as the White House drafts its Middle East peace plan. The organization uses the funds to run schools and clinics for Pa...More..

Russian Federation to hold Mediterranean naval drills as Syria tensions rise
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Russian Federation to hold Mediterranean naval drills as Syria tensions rise

The exercise comes amid high tension in the region, with Moscow claiming that the United States is deploying additional military assets towards Syria for a likely missile attack against Syrian government forc...More..

Multiple dead after Greyhound bus slams into semi-truck
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Multiple dead after Greyhound bus slams into semi-truck

It smashed into the front of the passenger bus, which had 48 passengers on board. Boxes of produce - witnesses identified broccoli and cauliflower - were strewn for yards. The National Transportation Safety B...More..

Mystery Woman in Shackles Seen Ringing Neighbors' Doorbells - Dark Truth Emerges
by | Friday, August 31, 2018

Mystery Woman in Shackles Seen Ringing Neighbors' Doorbells - Dark Truth Emerges

Friday in the Sunrise Ranch subdivision in Montgomery, about 50 miles northwest of Houston. Has the mystery of the woman seen on security footage desperately ringing doorbells in the middle of the night bee...More..

Trump says he thinks United States is doing well with North Korea
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Trump says he thinks United States is doing well with North Korea

During a rare on-camera Pentagon news briefing alongside Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford, Mattis said the US military does not expect to suspend any further military exercises on the K...More..

White House reverses course, returns flag to half-staff to honor McCain
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

White House reverses course, returns flag to half-staff to honor McCain

Trump also suggested to advisers that many of those speaking out on television were merely looking for reasons to attack him and that some of the same people now praising McCain previously did not like the se...More..

Donald Trump Confirms: Don McGahn Leaving the White House in the Fall
by | Thursday, August 30, 2018

Donald Trump Confirms: Don McGahn Leaving the White House in the Fall

McGahn serves a key role in the confirmation process, as demonstrated during the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch. McGahn's cooperation with Mueller was reportedly driven by his own lawyer's f...More..