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Moscow holds 'consultations' with North Korea diplomat

Choe Son-hui, director-general of the North American department in the North Korean Foreign Ministry, had earlier discussed the situation with Russian ambassado...


Yosemite's El Capitan scarred after 2 days of rock falls

Despite the rockslides, climbers say those won't keep them away from the mountain and the sport they love. It is not clear how far the climber fell or their...


Supreme Court to hear union fair share case

About half of all union members now work for federal, state and local governments, and many are in states like Illinois, New York, and California that are lar...


Somalia: Al-Shabab seizes army base, kills soldiers

Col. Mohamed Mumin said almost 60 militants and a suicide vehicle bomber targeted the army base in Barire in Lower Shabelle region leading to fierce clashes. Ba...


Catalonia urges EU intervention in independence vote dispute

The Catalan government has not tabled any proposal for constitutional reform nor presented its proposals within the established institutions of Spain, a democra...


BIG will design massive Mars simulation city in the United Arab Emirates

The project Mars Science City is included into the strategy of the UAE Mars 2117 Strategy , according to which the first settlement on Mars should be bui...


Former soldier Henry Bolton elected as new leader of Ukip

A former soldier, Bolton is a one-time Lib Dem member who has worked as an European Union common defence strategist. Based in Folkestone, the former soldier a...


Bronx teen allegedly bullied for years prior to stabbing classmates

Friend Savannah Hornbeck told reporters the violence was sparked by an "ongoing bullying issue around his perceived sexual orientation". One source familiar w...


Porsche 911 GT2 RS sets new RWD Nürburgring record

But it was more than just a one-lap screamer as Porsche claims Kern and Le Mans victor, Nick Tandy , recorded more than five laps under the 6:50min benchmark...


Refer Boeing-Bombardier case to World Trade Organization, say United Kingdom opposition Labour

Trump also has threatened to pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement if he can't negotiate a better version with Canada and Mexico. "The U.S. an...


Korea Ranks 26th in WEF Global Competitiveness Report

The World Economic Forum , the same organisation that runs the Davos meeting of global powerbrokers each January, bases its rankings on a dozen drivers of co...


Trump says he will 'probably' sign Executive Order on healthcare

Trump was accused of inflaming racial tensions once again. "I think that it's always appropriate for the President of the United States to defend our flag and...


Thailand: Former PM sentenced to five years in jail

Her campaigning strategy - dubbed fighting with smiles - and her propensity to shed tears in public forged an image far removed from that of the stern junta gen...


Road closed amid reports of police shooting

They shot maybe five, six or ten times. A man has died after he was shot by armed police near a busy motorway outside Bristol. Commenting on the Hello Port...


HHS Tom Price chartered government-funded jets to places he owns property

He wrote to Price last week requesting documents related to Price's flights. The exchange came days after the same publication reported that Price flew char...


An explosion at an ammunition depot forces almost 30000 to evacuate

There were no reports of any fatalities. The Vinnytsia regional administration more than doubled the military's initial estimate of the amount of munitions st...


Rockets, grenades fired at Kabul airport after Mattis arrival

At a press conference with Stoltenberg and Ghani at the Afghan presidential palace in Kabul , Mattis said "an attack on an airport anywhere in the world is a c...


Decision due from United States on Bombardier trade dispute

The Montreal-based company accused Boeing of using a "skewed process" to "stifle competition and prevent US airlines and their passengers from benefiting from t...


Otto Warmbier's parents in interview: "North Korea is not a victim"

It listed manner of death as "undetermined". Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment with hard labor after being convicted of trying to steal a propag...


Spain targets polling stations as Catalan referendum nears

Rajoy urged Catalan officials to return to "common sense" while announcing that the crisis would delay the national budget. The Catalan government has alrea...


Saudi Arabia announces it will let women drive

The royal decree ordered the formation of a ministerial body to give advice within 30 days and then implement the order by June 2018. Ali al-Ahmed, director o...


Oil prices rally after OPEC meeting

Opec and non-Opec technical committee estimates that compliance to output cuts crossed 100 per cent in September. The statement from Aiteo stated that, "Ou...


Ivanka Trump, experts talk STEM education in Detroit

She'll be in Detroit on Tuesday to announce commitments from the private sector meant to "boost US coding and computer-science classes". Currently, more than...


Trump calls North Korea's Kim 'a madman'

During Tuesday's speech, Trump said there will be no choice but to " totally destroy " North Korea if it attacks, and Tillerson said on Friday that the presiden...


Iran Shows Off New Ballistic Missile At Military Parade

Iran has other missiles of this range in its arsenal. Speaking during Friday's parade, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran would press ahead with str...


Iran successfully tested new ballistic missile, says state media

The Khorramshahr is a long-range ballistic missile that can carry multiple warheads. He said it was the only way to prevent Iran from pursuing its nuclear...


Hopes of finding quake survivors all but vanish in Mexico

In addition to Mizrachi, Netanyahu also spoke with Israel's Ambassador to Mexico Yoni Peled. Capt. Juan Carlos Penas of the rescue team says they will now hav...


France's Macron says mistake to pull out of Iran nuclear deal

On Wednesday, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Trump's speech signaled his unhappiness but not a decision to abandon the accord. "We were ...


Dwyane Wade and Pat Riley Still Have 'Fractured' Relationship

Smith, Kyle Korver and Iman Shumpert, and he could also run some offense with Isaiah Thomas (hip) opening the season on the sidelines. Wade reportedly retur...


Target raises its hourly minimum wage

The company also is lowering prices to compete against Wal-Mart, Amazon.com Inc. and others. Earlier this year, Target announced a $ 7 billion plan to improv...


Syrian Army Captures New Settlements in Deir Ezzor

Senior representatives from the USA and Russian militaries met in an undisclosed location "somewhere in the Middle East" to discuss the tensions surrounding the...


Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site

She said the analysis of seismic waves and the lack of sound waves clearly showed that the quake wasn't caused by an artificial explosion. North Korea has b...


North Korea Says Pacific Test Of Nuclear Warhead Is Possible

An official at South Korea's meteorological agency said they were analyzing the tremor, which they put at magnitude 3.0, but the initial view was that it was ...


Shooter kills one, wounds 7 at Tennessee church

The shooting at Burnett Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, Tennessee, started in the church's parking lot, according to police and the Nashville Fire Departm...


'Madman' Kim calls Trump 'dotard' as Pyongyang hints at H-bomb

In a rare statement by a leader of North Korea , Kim on Friday vowed to take countermeasures against the USA over Trump's threats regarding Pyongyang's nuc...


China's cenbank tells banks to stop doing business with North Korea

China's Ministry of Commerce said Saturday it would limit refined petroleum exports starting October 1 and ban the import of North Korean textiles immediately. ...


Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly'

On Saturday, the mudslinging continued with Ri calling Trump "a mentally deranged person full of megalomania and complacency" who is trying to turn the United ...


Trump administration to replace travel ban with country-specific restrictions

After a federal judge blocked the ban - a move later upheld by an appeals court - Trump signed a new order in March that revoked the first travel ban, removed I...


South Korean government offers truce resolution in advance of Winter Olympics

The multi-billion dollar Pyeongchang Olympics will be held just 80 km (50 miles) from the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea , the world's most h...


Iowa's Elections System Targeted But Not Breached

Secretary of State Kim Wyman of Washington state issued a statement on "security protocols" which had alerted her team to "these attempted intrusions by Russi...


Extra Security At Geneva High School Amid Rumors Of Possible Shooting

A student at Mattoon High School in Mattoon, Ill . Mattoon Police Department will be present at the high school in the coming days so families and students...


Defense Ministry: N. Korea Close to Final Stage of Securing ICBM Capability

Defence Secretary Jim Mattis created unease in South Korea by saying without elaboration that the United States has military options against North Korea tha...


Rouhani lambastes Trump's United Nations speech

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump said that he has reached a decision on recertifying or scrapping the deal. US President Donald Trump's United Natio...


Catalonia: high tension overnight in Barcelona

The Catalan government , meanwhile, insists that it has all of the logistical and financial resources to go ahead with the referendum . Turnout is just 37 p...


Myanmar willing to take Rohingyas, why you object to deportation: Rajnath

Days after the MHA submitted a strong affidavit supporting government's plans to deport Rohingyas, Singh also asked some people were objecting to the deportatio...


USA mulls shooting down North Korean missiles that don't pose direct threat

His comments come after President Donald Trump's administration ramped up pressure on North Korea, warning Pyongyang will be "destroyed" if it refuses to end it...


North Korea Says Sanctions Will Only Speed Up Nuclear Programme

South Korea offered humanitarian assistance to the North even under conservative administrations, but Moon's predecessor under an ousted President Park Geun-hye...


Tata Steel, Thyssenkrupp Sign MoU, Merge European operations

Thyssenkrupp shares closed up 2.4 percent at 25.86 euros, having earlier hit a high of 26.58 euros, bolstered by hopes the joint venture will also ease the bur...


Putin Manspreaded Every Time He Met With Hillary Clinton

While speaking to host Stephen Colbert , Clinton who just released her new book " What Happened " (an exposition of the back scene of her election loss) claime...


Trump's actions as president now under scrutiny in special counsel's investigation

The lawyer handling the matter for the president Ty Cobb, told Mueller's office that he will turn over numerous documents this week, according to The Times . T...