Hawaii threatened by North Korea now, United States commander tells Congress

Although such an explosion hasn't yet occurred, Trump has sent high-powered USA military vessels and an aircraft carrier to the region in a show of force, while the North conducted large-scale, live-fire artillery drills, witnessed by national leader... More..

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India asks for Jadhav's health certificate
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

India asks for Jadhav's health certificate

Singh on Friday. New Delhi also renewed its request to Islamabad for consular access to Jadhav for the 16th time. So the well being and state of health of Mr Jadhav is a matter of great concern. Pakistan ha...More..

BJP practising political vendetta of worst order
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

BJP practising political vendetta of worst order

The Economic Times said the Vadra-owned hospitality firm had bought land from Onkareshwar Properties. The Indian Express had, on 1 September 2016, reported that the Dhingra Commission, constituted by the H...More..

Turkish court rejects opposition bid to appeal referendum
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Turkish court rejects opposition bid to appeal referendum

Erdogan said he was ready to take the question of European Union accession to a referendum and that Turkey could not wait indefinitely after 54 years at the door. Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his...More..

by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

'Unhappy' Rajnath tells CRPF DG, MHA officer to stay put in Chhattisgarh

The blueprint of the proposed strategy for tackling Maoists will be presented at a meeting on May 8 where the chief ministers and top police officers of the 10 Maoist-affected states will be present. The securi...More..

by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Merkel wants dialogue before Brexit negotiations

Arguing that the Brexit talks would only really get going after Britain's 8 June parliamentary election, Merkel stressed several times that all 27 remaining European Union members agreed that the divorce se...More..

Malcolm Turnbull to abolish 457 immigration work visas
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Malcolm Turnbull to abolish 457 immigration work visas

Other occupations of concern identified were "hair or beauty salon managers" who were in fact sales assistants or beauty therapists, "transport and company managers" who were in fact truck drivers, "importers a...More..

by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Dueling Shows Of Force As Tensions Ratchet Up On Korean Peninsula

North Korea's U.N. mission has threatened a sudden pre-emptive strike or other measures to counter the United States' deployment of the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier to waters off the Korean Peninsula and it...More..

BC New Democrat leader heads to Vancouver Island for today's campaign
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

BC New Democrat leader heads to Vancouver Island for today's campaign

The debate on Wednesday featured issue-dominated topics, but the moderator also singled out Horgan on his temperament, asking if he has an anger-management problem. The renters' tax credit amounts to little m...More..

Samsung Pay lands in four new markets
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Samsung Pay lands in four new markets

This previously might have been problematic, due to the need for a fingerprint scanner to authorise payments, but apparently now all you will need is a PIN. He said that the UPI option will work on terminals wh...More..

China 'seriously concerned' over North Korea missile warnings
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

China 'seriously concerned' over North Korea missile warnings

If they were, North Korea wouldn't have been able to conduct over the years five nuclear tests and a series of ballistic missile tests. Pence, on Tuesday, reassured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the...More..

White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea

Last year, North Korea conducted two nuclear tests, which would have improved its knowledge in making nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles. A ministry source said Wu was likely to meet his...More..

USA commander suggests missile defense in Hawaii amid N. Korea threat
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

USA commander suggests missile defense in Hawaii amid N. Korea threat

Earlier, the top U.S. commander in the Pacific defended the deployment of an advanced missile defence system in South Korea. There have been increasing tensions amid rising fears that North Korea could be pla...More..

French appeals court refuses extradition of ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

French appeals court refuses extradition of ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj

After an urgent meeting, the Serbian government, which considers Haradinaj a war criminal, chose to send a protest note to France and recall its ambassador for consultations. The case has heightened tensions be...More..

Government loses bid to delay air pollution plan until after General Election
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Government loses bid to delay air pollution plan until after General Election

It comes after the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs attempted to postpone publication until after the general election on June 8. During the hearing, government barrister James Eadie QC told...More..

Indian steel tycoon visits Murree despite visa issuance for Islamabad, Lahore
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Indian steel tycoon visits Murree despite visa issuance for Islamabad, Lahore

According to reports in Pakistani media , the delegation reached Islamabad from Kabul in a special aircraft yesterday morning from where they travelled to Murree in Rawalpindi district by road to meet Nawaz S...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10000

Video of the incident has sparked more than two weeks of withering criticism and mockery of United. Increase customer compensation incentives for voluntary denied boarding up to $10,000. Southwest chief execu...More..

Erdogan says Turkey will
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Erdogan says Turkey will "drain the swamp" and drive out PKK

In the latest complication on an increasingly messy battlefield, Turkish warplanes launched multiple airstrikes on Tuesday against US -backed Kurdish paramilitary forces that have been key to the fight agains...More..

French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen temporarily stepping down as party leader
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen temporarily stepping down as party leader

Le Pen and centrist frontrunner Macron yesterday moved to the second and final round of the French presidential election in a historic shake-up of French politics. Le Pen and Mélenchon's pro-Russia, protection...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Flynn was warned not to accept foreign payments in 2014

Trump fired Flynn in February for failing to inform senior administration officials about his contacts with Russian officials - contacts that are being examined as part of the wider inquiries into Russian meddl...More..

Five facts about the crane rescue operation in Toronto
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Five facts about the crane rescue operation in Toronto

Fire officials said the decision was made not to move the crane and to have both the firefighter and the woman rappel down together. Mr Wonfor told journalists after the more than two-hour long rescue that ...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Coroner says autopsy of dead girl inconclusive

More than 100 volunteers joined about 100 police personnel from several jurisdictions, combing ponds and woods nearby. Sheriff's deputies and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents discovered Semaj Crosby aro...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Putin hosts Japan's Abe for talks on disputed islands

Japan's disaster reconstruction minister Masahiro Imamura resigned Wednesday after remarking that it was a "good thing" that the quake and tsunami disaster in March 2011 struck Japan's northeast rather that the...More..

Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition appeals for annulment of referendum
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition appeals for annulment of referendum

Until now, Turkey's president was required to remain above party politics, a condition which was removed in one of the referendum's 18 amendments. Turkey's main opposition party has filed a formal request see...More..

Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in

Steve Stephens , the man wanted for killing a 74-year-old man and uploading the video to Facebook Easter Sunday, has been found dead inside a auto in Erie, Pennsylvania. "And that's been hard", she said. Step...More..

WATCH Harry Styles makes FaceTime call to James Corden and it's hilarious
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

WATCH Harry Styles makes FaceTime call to James Corden and it's hilarious

Styles and Corden made the announcement during a skit for the talk show. Anyway, the video continues and explains what Harry will be doing for the week. Ending their call, the pair joke about their close fr...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

French vote for Macron, Le Pen shuts out mainstream politics

In a solemn address from the Elysee palace, Hollande said he would vote for Macron, his former economy minister, because Le Pen represents "both the danger of the isolation of France and of rupture with the Eur...More..

Pakistan rejects Indian demand of consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Pakistan rejects Indian demand of consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav

They wish to travel to Pakistan to meet him and also to personally file the petition and the appeal", the Ministry of External Affairs stated in a press release. Categorically dismissing the charge that Jadhav ...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Turkey: hundreds more detained over suspected links to Gulen

The Turkish leader recently won a referendum to boost his powers, with critics saying he now has quasi-dictatorial control over the country. The government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused the cl...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Pence embraces US-Australia partnership after Trump spat

Trump lambasted Mr. Turnbull over the resettlement arrangement, which Mr. Trump labelled a "dumb" deal. The White House has already stressed that any refugees coming to America will be subject to "extreme v...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

North Korea celebrated its founder's birthday with an extravagant military display

This year's celebrations come at a tense time on the Korean Peninsula, days after a United States strike group was deployed to the region and amid expectations of another missile or nuclear test by Pyongya...More..

Barclays Capital Reiterated Anglo American PLC (LON:AAL) As 'Equal Weight'
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Barclays Capital Reiterated Anglo American PLC (LON:AAL) As 'Equal Weight'

Anglo Pacific Group plc presently has an average rating of "Buy" and an average target price of GBX 150.33 ($1.92). Macquarie reissued an "outperform" rating and issued a GBX 210 ($2.68) target price on shares ...More..

Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance Day
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

The yearly march is also aimed at instilling a desire in Israeli youth to protect the Jewish state, and many people carried Israeli flags. Unlocking the Gates of Auschwitz 70 Years Later is presented by the...More..

UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

UK's Labour pledges new Brexit strategy if it wins election

The Daily Telegraph said the local branch will vote on a motion that Labour should not contest the election, but instead "swing behind a single progressive candidate". Oh and Corbyn issued this challenge ...More..

PN ships, other assets deployed for 30th ASEAN Summit
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

PN ships, other assets deployed for 30th ASEAN Summit

The 30th ASEAN Summit is expected to result in an outcome document in the form of a joint statement or the " Chairman Statement " agreed by member counters. Although not the official first lady of the Philippi...More..

Qatar Airways sees 'manageable' decline in flights to US
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Qatar Airways sees 'manageable' decline in flights to US

The Persian Gulf airline will use Boeing Co. Mr. Al Baker also affirmed that Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways were not approaching the USA government jointly to discuss lifting the ban. According to AP, A...More..

Annual jobless rates fall in 86 of Kentucky's 120 counties
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Annual jobless rates fall in 86 of Kentucky's 120 counties

Increases were recorded in Trade, Transportation, and Utilities (+2,200); Education and Health Services (+1,400); Manufacturing (+1,200); Government (+900); and Leisure and Hospitality (+800). Meanwhile the lab...More..

Leading Candidate in French Presidential Race
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Leading Candidate in French Presidential Race

In what is turning into one of the most unpredictable elections in recent French history, undecided and no-show voters could upend a race in which the four top contenders are clustered within a few points of ea...More..

Watch out for this Facebook scam promising a Lowe's gift card
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Watch out for this Facebook scam promising a Lowe's gift card

Once there, you're asked to complete a survey. In another comment the company wrote, "Please be careful, [customer]". There's an online coupon floating around on Facebook that sounds like a great deal. If...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Ivanka Trump Clothing Is Secretly Being Relabeled at Some Retailers

With regard to how involved Ivanka was in her brand before she stepped down, consider this: She chose G-III as a licensor. The items were relabeled without the knowledge of Ivanka Trump company executives, it...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump, Australia prime minister to meet next month in NYC

Malcolm Turnbull and Donald Trump. The meeting will take place in NY, according to media reports. Trump later returned to the topic on Twitter with a message that stated: "Do you believe it?" Administration...More..

Southern California Armenians Mark 102nd Anniversary Of Genocide
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Southern California Armenians Mark 102nd Anniversary Of Genocide

On Thursday, Trump commemorated the anniversary of the start of the Armenian genocide in a statement released by the White House, saying that " Meds Yeghern ", a term used by the Armenians to describe the 1...More..

Advocates fan out in global show of support for science
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

Hundreds of community members from Harvard University and MIT march across the Massachusetts Avenue Bridge to join the Science March at the Boston Common on April 22, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. However,...More..

Edmonton police arrest man and woman in dead toddler case
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Edmonton police arrest man and woman in dead toddler case

Family has identified the toddler as one-year-old Anthony Joseph Raine. He said evidence shows that Anthony Raine was already dead when his body was left outside the Good Shepherd Anglican Church on Tuesday, ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Venezuelans shut down roads and highways as protests enter 4th week

The return to violence in the streets of Venezuela after a weekend lull was certain to further stoke global concern over the country, whose economy is imploding despite vast oil reserves. Maduro presented a vid...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

General Election: UK Parliament Approves Theresa May's Snap Vote

Although the credibility of polls has, in recent votes, taken a hammering, according to the BBC , the average of five opinion polls published in April puts the Conservatives on around 43 per cent compared to j...More..

Possible Shutdown, Health Care Quagmire Awaiting Congress
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Possible Shutdown, Health Care Quagmire Awaiting Congress

The federal government will partially shut down Friday if Congress does not pass a bill to keep the government funded. This will be a political test for the congressional leadership and also for the president...More..

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Clippers' Griffin to miss rest of playoffs with toe injury

The Los Angeles Clippers just announced that forward Blake Griffin will miss the remaning National Basketball Association playoffs. One of the most anticipated series of the opening round has now been marred ...More..

Afghan officials: 100 casualties in Afghanistan attack
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Afghan officials: 100 casualties in Afghanistan attack

The attack, for which the Taliban claimed responsibility, was launched near a mosque on the base in Mazar-i-Sharif just as soldiers were leaving Friday prayers. By the end, at least five attackers were killed a...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Cavaliers erase 26-point deficit, stun Pacers

In Game 4 of the 2012 conference semifinals James had 40 points, 18 rebounds and nine assists in a 101-93 win at in (the Pacers must be getting exhausted of this). He's 32 years old - an age when virtually ever...More..