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Trump says 'major conflict' with N.Korea looms, prefers diplomacy

Thornton said China is key to pressuring the North. "They confirmed to us that they had requested that the regime conduct no further nuclear test", Tillerso...


India submits Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother's Appeal to Pakistan

Army Chief Gen Qamar Bajwa had on April 10 confirmed the death sentence awarded to Jadhav by Field General Court Martial after trying him under the Pakistan Arm...


North Korean Media Issue Threat To 'Wipe Out' US

Though the North Koreans have threatened to sink the Vinson , US Pacific Command's Adm. Harry Harris told Congress on Wednesday that as far as North Korea's mi...


World Championship O'Sullivan spurns 147 en route to exit

The 41-year-old Scot turned an overnight 11-5 lead into a 13-6 victory at the Betfred World Championship, and he awaits the victor of the quarter-final between ...


Australia to raise English language standard for citizenship

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has adopted a harsher stance towards skilled migrants, scaling back the intake of temporary workers as part of an "A...


At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs "eating French"

This is at least the perspective of punters as reported by Oddschecker which has seen a jump in bets for a Le Pen win. So, with the first round of voting over, ...


Trump Tells Canada And Mexico He Will Renegotiate, Not Withdraw From NAFTA

Trump has repeatedly vowed to pull out from the 23-year-old trade pact if he is unable to renegotiate it with better terms for America. Today, Trump told repo...


Trump's tax plan would have severe consequences

According to the Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, America's corporate tax rate of 35% is now the highest rate levied by any ...


Suspect packages sent to UK political offices ahead of election

Police were investigating and further advice has been issued to elected representatives across Scotland, the devolved assembly said. In a note to MSPs, head o...


Doctor Dragged Off Flight Settles with United Airlines

In an interview with Joshua Gillin of Politifact, Stephen Dedmon, an aviation law professor at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University said Dao's case could not be...


Calm weather expected for Thursday evening before storms roll in

Tonight will be mostly fair and calm. After a rather cloudy start to the day, sunshine swept in for the afternoon. Between a tenth and quarter-inch of rain is...


In new video, North Korea blows up White House

Tillerson says China also told the US that it had informed North Korea "that if they did conduct further nuclear tests, China would be taking sanctions actions ...


North Korea holds drill to mark military anniversary day

China has started to stage live fire drills and test new weapons to protect its national security (but has not named the threat as North Korea or the USA), the ...


Angela Merkel warns Britain over Brexit 'illusions'

She was speaking ahead of a summit in Brussels on Saturday, where the leaders of the 27 remaining countries will adopt guidelines for the talks prepared by memb...


US wants early results from NKorea pressure

McMaster. Since April 19, the US and South Korea have been conducting an 11-day long joint military drill, involving 1,500 infantry members from both countrie...


South Korea, US warn of punishment for North Korea; US stresses sanctions

During a concert held on April 16 and attended by Kim, a video was broadcast showing missiles arcing over the Pacific and leaving a USA city in flames, followed...


London police shoot one, arrest four in counter-terrorism operation

The 27-year-old man was detained by counter-terrorism officers on Parliament Street, a stone's throw from the parliament building, May's Downing Street office a...


Blast followed by fire reported near Damascus airport

Peskov also said Syria's sovereignty should be respected. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the explosion could be heard in the ...


Israel Attacks Syrian Arms Depot Near Damascus Airport

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 19 civilians, including nine children, were killed around the province. Israel is widely believed t...


Pentagon chief visits Afghanistan after deadly Taliban attack

US officials say Nicholson's request has been advancing through the chain of command. After being introduced at the Defense Ministry, Bahrami said the complex...


Woman shot, four arrested in UK anti-terrorism strike

The London police stressed the incident was not connected to the recent arrest of a knife-wielding man near the United Kingdom houses of parliament, which happe...


Trump team softens war talk but vows other pressure on North Korea

Harris scoffed at Chinese objections, saying he believed it was "preposterous" that Beijing would try to punish South Korea over a system to defend itself, an...


Heavy clashes hit Rojava as Syrian Kurds respond to Turkish attacks

Dorrian spoke hours after the Turkish embassy in Washington issued a statement from the country's Foreign Ministry detailing what it said were the steps Tur...


Nearing 100 days, Trump says his presidency is 'different'

Executive actions on trade, immigration, climate and government organization have pointed the direction Trump wants to take the country, though his controvers...


Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

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, whi...


Tony Blair: Theresa May will win the general election

But as British politicians started this week to campaign in earnest for next month's parliamentary elections, European Union membership remains a dominating iss...


Putin Notes Progress in Russia-Japan Ties at Meeting With Abe

After submitting his resignation, Mr Imamura said he deeply regretted the comments. Masahiro Imamura, 70, said "it was rather good" that the north-east of the...


Part of THAAD elements deployed in South Korea

North Korea conducted live-fire artillery drills, and a US guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday, as the Trump administration prepared an e...


Donald Trump to hold classified briefing on North Korea

Senate on Wednesday. This artillery drill appears to have been meant to underscore North Korea's substantial retaliatory capability in the event of a USA atta...


Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy

Trump railed against the decades-old trade deal during his campaign, describing it as a "disaster". Mr Trump did not detail his concerns but said his admini...


Taliban announce start of spring offensive in Afghanistan

The service members were conducting a partnered operation with Afghan National Defense and Security Forces, the statement said . That bomb targeted a sprawli...


China welcomes 'softer tone' on North Korea

A White House official said an option under consideration was to put North Korea back on the state department's list of countries that sponsor terrorism. He sai...


Hundreds rally in Berkeley after Coulter talk canceled

But CNN visited the campus and couldn't find thugs at what Coulter has called "radical thuggish institution". Coulter, one of America's best-known and most pr...


'The Simpsons' needles Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

Of course, it'd be a lot funnier to watch the Trump Administration's daily blunders if the weight of the free world weren't on its shoulders, but hey! "On...


Pentagon Investigating Michael Flynn for Foreign Payments

The letter , released today by Cummings, was a primer on ethics restrictions that apply to retired military officers and it warned that Flynn, a retired lieu...


Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

In the separate budget bill , Trump seemed poised to procure about $15 billion to boost the military. House Republicans appeared to reach some sort of compro...


Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence

Police have arrested four people at demonstrations on and near the campus related to a canceled Coulter speech. A photo from the February 1 protests the nigh...


Trump team to brief Senators on North Korea at White House

This undated picture released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency on April 26, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un attending a combined ...


Protesters storm Macedonian parliament after ethnic Albanian elected speaker

Mr Zaev and other members of his party were then surrounded as protesters waved national flags, shouted "traitors" and refused to let them leave. "There is no...


US Thaad missile defence equipment enters South Korea site: Yonhap

Earlier on Wednesday, North Korea's Foreign Ministry called United States attempts to make Pyongyang give up its nuclear weapons through military threats and ...


USS Carl Vinson exercises with Japan air force

USA ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, speaking on NBC's "Today" programme, said the United States and the global community were maintaining pressure...


US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

But the administration's statement after briefing senators - all 100 members were invited - outlined a similar approach to the Obama administration's focus on p...


After unexpected slip, Jamal Adams lands with Jets at No

For his career, he accumulated 209 tackles, 17.5 tackles for loss five interceptions and two sacks. Here's how Twitter felt about the Jets pick. "Hackenberg...


Texas Senate agrees to 'sanctuary cities' changes

But amendments by her and her Democratic colleagues were shot down repeatedly before the final vote on the bill . A version passed by the state Senate in Ma...


New span at Kosciuszko Bridge opens to drivers

The new Kosciuszko will be illuminated with LED lighting tonight, a move that will eventually be replicated on all of the city's bridges in a synchronized fashi...


Disputes over abortion, financial rules slow spending bill

Around 7:30 a.m., Trump threw an elbow at the opposition party, writing: "The Democrats want to shut government if we don't bail out Puerto Rico and give bi...


Norwegian to make Singapore launch in September

Norwegian's promotional fares for the flights (starting Sept 28) will see one-way Singapore-London fares going at S$199 for economy class, while premium-class t...


Manafort firm received Ukraine ledger payout

Even though former Trump campaign chairman and foreign agent Paul Manafort resigned from the president's team a year ago, his financial connections to Donald ...


Pentagon didn't need Donald Trump's permission to drop massive bomb in Afghanistan

Nangarhar provincial spokesman Attaullah Khogyani gave a toll of 90, far higher than the initial toll of 36 IS fighters given by Afghan officials. "Our team i...


Howard Stern says Sean Spicer is 'embarrassing' but 'entertaining as hell'

It was a mistake to do that". During a White House briefing on Tuesday, Spicer sought to intensify criticism of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, describing...