Senate bill would bar unilateral withdrawal of USA troops from South Korea

US President Donald Trump had said on Tuesday that he would stop "expensive, provocative" military exercises with South Korea, following his historic summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Speaking at a news conference at the Seoul... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
Greek govt faces no-confidence vote on Macedonia name deal
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Greek govt faces no-confidence vote on Macedonia name deal

The deal with Greece was reached on June 12 after decades of disputes. For Greece, the term "Macedonia" implies a territorial claim on its northern province, also called Macedonia, which is the birthplace o...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Seven World Cup fans injured after Moscow taxi crashed into crowd

The Moscow Traffic Authority has said the driver claimed he did not hit the crowd on objective. An unidentified official said of the injured: "Seven of them are in a satisfactory condition and one woman is ...More..

Eight injured in Moscow after taxi mounts pavement
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Eight injured in Moscow after taxi mounts pavement

Moscow cops said their initial investigation found the driver likely lost control - and probably had not targeted the crowd on Ilinka Street, about 650 feet from Red Square. The witness added some of those hit...More..

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull to deliver formal apology to child sex victims
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull to deliver formal apology to child sex victims

Among the recommendations - A National Office of Child Safety will be established next month; and Malcolm Turnbull will formally say sorry to those who've suffered. The new National Office for Child Safety will...More..

2nd Kansas sheriff’s deputy dies after shooting
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

2nd Kansas sheriff’s deputy dies after shooting

The other deputy, as of 9 p.m. Friday night, was still reported in critical condition at KU Hospital. "This is a courthouse building, there is video". In a statement, David Alvey, mayor of the Unified Governm...More..

‘Excessive’ heat wave to hit Chicago in time for Pride Fest weekend
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

‘Excessive’ heat wave to hit Chicago in time for Pride Fest weekend

Humidity will be fairly high, so it could feel like 100 degrees in the southern half of MI, including Detroit , Ann Arbor and Grand Rapids. Temperatures overnight Sunday will stay in the high 60s or 70s, als...More..

Dem Rep Rips Harvard: ‘Your Admissions Policies Against Asian-Americans Are Racist’
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Dem Rep Rips Harvard: ‘Your Admissions Policies Against Asian-Americans Are Racist’

Yet Harvard alumni who interview applicants and provide their own ratings generally scored Asian-Americans higher than whites, a contrast that Arcidiacono says suggests bias. The university lashed out at the ...More..

Glasgow School of Art fire: historic Mackintosh building devastated by blaze
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Glasgow School of Art fire: historic Mackintosh building devastated by blaze

Crews were called to the building in the city centre at around 11.20pm on Friday and were met with "extremely hard conditions", he said. Devastated that a major fire has broken out at the Glasgow School of ...More..

Russian Politician to Women
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Russian Politician to Women

Tamara Pletnyova, the head of a parliamentary committee on family matters, told a Russian radio station that women should be vigilant during any romantic encounters with foreigners so as to not end up raising...More..

Dozens Killed as Saudi-Led Forces Launch Yemen Port Strikes
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Dozens Killed as Saudi-Led Forces Launch Yemen Port Strikes

The Yemeni president, Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi, who has been living in exile in Saudi Arabia, arrived in the southern city of Aden on Thursday, his first return to Yemen since 2015, according to the Yemeni Emb...More..

Memorial services held for Grenfell victims
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Memorial services held for Grenfell victims

The UK is remembering a awful fire in a block of flats that happened in London one year ago. Sandra Ruiz, whose 12-year-old niece, Jessica Urbano Ramirez, died in the fire, said: "Green for Grenfell Day is ...More..

Trump jokes he wants 'my people' to 'sit up at attention'
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Trump jokes he wants 'my people' to 'sit up at attention'

US President Donald Trump spoke in admiring terms about North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, praising Kim's ability to get his people to "sit up at attention", and wishing he could do the same. A recent story by...More..

Democrats rebuff Graham's call for military use authorization against North Korea
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Democrats rebuff Graham's call for military use authorization against North Korea

Senate Democratic Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSchumer blames congressional GOP for net neutrality repeal American people want serious legislators who collaborate across party lines De...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Government - rebel peace talks break down

He said the final decision on the wording was taken by May. Nine months later and the bill seemed mainly to bring confusion and acrimony to parliament last week. If they are serious, now is the time to either...More..

Trump Says He Hates Border Separations But Rejects Immigration Deal
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Trump Says He Hates Border Separations But Rejects Immigration Deal

In an interview on Fox News Channel early on Friday, Trump appeared to blast one of two delicately crafted immigration proposals that had a better chance of passing. Dan Newhouse, R-Washington, one of the Repub...More..

Netanyahu: Haley ‘Exposed the Hypocrisy’ of UN Bias Against Israel
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Netanyahu: Haley ‘Exposed the Hypocrisy’ of UN Bias Against Israel

US Ambassador Nikki Haley dismissed the resolution as "one-sided" and accused Arab countries of trying to score political points at home by seeking to condemn Israel at the United Nations . Turkey´s Ambass...More..

Pakistani Taliban Head Killed by U.S. Airstrike in Afghanistan
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Pakistani Taliban Head Killed by U.S. Airstrike in Afghanistan

Defense Ministry spokesman Mohammad Radmanish told TOLOnews that the strike happened at about 2:30am local time. She also became a co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 for her struggle in support of ed...More..

Merkel says Germany won't make North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spending target until after 2024
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Merkel says Germany won't make North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spending target until after 2024

After late-night talks between them failed to resolve the dispute, a parliamentary session Thursday was suspended to allow the rival camps - Merkel's CDU and its traditional sister party from Bavaria, Seehofer'...More..

Sessions Cites The Bible To Justify Immigrant Family Separations
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Sessions Cites The Bible To Justify Immigrant Family Separations

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is citing the Bible in defending the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant parents from their children after they enter the USA illegally. "This is a man that...More..

Five times James Comey used his personal Gmail for Federal Bureau of Investigation business
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Five times James Comey used his personal Gmail for Federal Bureau of Investigation business

Lynch had announced that she would go along with whatever Comey recommended with regard to the Clinton case, although she didn't formally recuse herself. The report says the attorney left Mueller's investig...More..

by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Backlash after Victoria Police issue advice to women after alleged murder

Journalist Chloe Booker wrote on Twitter: 'Pls people don't blame her for walking in a park at night, as is our society's default position. Ms Dixon was killed as she walked home following a gig on Tuesday ni...More..

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani Praises Taliban Ceasefire in Eid Holiday Address
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani Praises Taliban Ceasefire in Eid Holiday Address

The statement did not say whether the strike had killed anyone and did not identify Fazlullah as the target, but added that US forces were continuing to "adhere to a cease-fire" which Afghanistan has agreed wit...More..

Trump officials to begin building tent city to house migrant children
by | Saturday, June 16, 2018

Trump officials to begin building tent city to house migrant children

But over the last month, the number of boys housed there has increased from around 1,200 to 1,500. "This is the United States of America, and a tent city is being erected for children who have come across the b...More..

United Nations chief's position on denuclearization of Korean Peninsula unchanged: spokesman
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

United Nations chief's position on denuclearization of Korean Peninsula unchanged: spokesman

Professor Pearce said modeling showed that if the U.S. were to fire 1,000 nuclear warheads, 50-times more Americans would die than did on 9/11, even if no missiles were fired back. "We believe the Security Coun...More..

Trump says Michael Cohen is not his lawyer
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Trump says Michael Cohen is not his lawyer

The move would prevent Avenatti, who has used the media frequently as his platform, from speaking to the press about the Stormy Daniels' case in order to avoid an unfair trial. According to CNN , Cohen would...More..

Donald Trump Wants Attention Like Kim Jong Un Gets From North Koreans
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Donald Trump Wants Attention Like Kim Jong Un Gets From North Koreans

He said that when Kim speaks "his people sit up for attention". He also continued to bash former FBI Director James Comey , who was the subject of a report released Thursday by the Justice Department's ins...More..

Trump says he will not sign moderate immigration bill
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Trump says he will not sign moderate immigration bill

Asked about whether the White House backed either of the two House proposals on Thursday, press secretary Sarah Sanders did not directly answer. McHenry said GOP leadership will wait for "clarity" from ...More..

Manafort pleads not guilty to witness-tampering charges, judge weighs revoking bail
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Manafort pleads not guilty to witness-tampering charges, judge weighs revoking bail

Judge Jackson has rebuffed Manafort's repeated requests to end his home confinement in exchange for pledging $10 million in real estate as collateral. "But I tell you, I feel a little badly about it". Prose...More..

by | Friday, June 15, 2018

TTP chief Mullah Fazlullah killed in United States strike, confirms Afghan ministry

The Pakistani Taliban is a separate group to the Afghan Taliban, which the US has been battling since 2001 in Afghanistan. Afghanistan's defence ministry spokesman said that Fazlullah was among the dead. Acco...More..

Sanctions Remain Until North Korean Denuclearization
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Sanctions Remain Until North Korean Denuclearization

Members of military delegations from the DPRK and the ROK cross the concrete border on the DPRK side of the truce village of Panmunjom on Thursday. But South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday hi...More..

Canadians boycott U.S. products, cancel vacations to America
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Canadians boycott U.S. products, cancel vacations to America

Trump says Trudeau "probably didn't know that Air Force One has about 20 televisions". Freeland's visit is part of a broader Canadian effort to underscore the importance of the US-Canada relationship and part...More..

Eid Mubarak! Hundreds of people celebrating Eid at Taiwan's largest mosque
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Eid Mubarak! Hundreds of people celebrating Eid at Taiwan's largest mosque

Sheikh Thaqeel Al Shammari. Ramadan , one of the Five Pillars of Islam which lasts between 29 and 30 days, is based on when a new moon is sighted by local religious authorities. Likewise, The Saudi Royal Cou...More..

Read Elizabeth Warren’s statement on Donald Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Read Elizabeth Warren’s statement on Donald Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un

During his press conference, Trump acknowledged that denuclearization won't happen overnight, but said, "once you start the process it means it's pretty much over". "The diplomatic track is often challenging,...More..

Roller coaster at Daytona Beach Boardwalk stuck; 2 hurt after falling
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Roller coaster at Daytona Beach Boardwalk stuck; 2 hurt after falling

Two riders were injured when they were ejected from their vehicle entirely and fell to the ground. The middle vehicle partially derailed with four riders in it, and two more riders were in the last auto. In t...More..

EXPLOSIVE EXCHANGE: Huckabee Sanders SCORCHES Reporter over Immigration
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

EXPLOSIVE EXCHANGE: Huckabee Sanders SCORCHES Reporter over Immigration

On Wednesday, an MSNBC reporter became one of the first journalists to tour a facility in Brownsville, Texas, that houses almost 1,500 immigrant children ages 10 to 17 who have been separated from their pare...More..

Inspector general's report proves no political bias — Federal Bureau of Investigation director
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Inspector general's report proves no political bias — Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The inspector general says he did not follow regulations. The Justice Department has issued a stinging rebuke to the FBI for its handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. "What is taking so lon...More..

The meaning behind Trump and Kim's historic handshake
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

The meaning behind Trump and Kim's historic handshake

The two talked about nuclear weapons and military exercises, plus the ongoing tension with South Korea . South Koreans applauded in a train station as they watched; the South Korean president grinned broad...More..

Kim commits to work towards complete denuclearisation amid historic Trump summit
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Kim commits to work towards complete denuclearisation amid historic Trump summit

President Trump has assured North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un that the long awaited summit that started today in Singapore is a "one-time shot" and repeatedly told reporters "we'll see what happens". "Th...More..

South Korea's Moon says will write new history with North Korea
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

South Korea's Moon says will write new history with North Korea

Bishop said that "the strength of this agreement will only be as good as the verification process that North Korea allows", as per an Efe report. Trump's announcement took by surprise, even Moon, because more...More..

George H.W. Bush becomes first USA president to reach 94
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

George H.W. Bush becomes first USA president to reach 94

The celebration comes a week after Mr. Bush was discharged from a ME hospital for low blood pressure on June 4. According to reports, the nation's 41st president wants a low-key day and "no presents". Her...More..

Mehbooba Mufti In Tears As She Recalls Meeting Shujaat Bukhari
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Mehbooba Mufti In Tears As She Recalls Meeting Shujaat Bukhari "Days Ago"

According to some media reports, Bukhari was in his vehicle when "terrorists attacked" him leaving him and his PSO injured. They have been shot and taken to the hospital as well. As per an official statement,...More..

Italy’s FURY: Populist leaders still waiting for an apology from France’s Macron
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Italy’s FURY: Populist leaders still waiting for an apology from France’s Macron

Italy's move almost sparked a diplomatic row, with prime minister Giuseppe Conte considering postponing a meeting with French president Emmanuel Macron . Salvini has repeatedly accused fellow European Union me...More..

Sen: Following election-day rebuke from Trump, Sanford falls in GOP primary
by | Friday, June 15, 2018

Sen: Following election-day rebuke from Trump, Sanford falls in GOP primary

Democrats need to pick up 23 seats in the House and two seats in the Senate in the November 6 elections to regain control of those chambers, allowing them to block Trump's agenda and possibly launch investigati...More..

Strong Storm Damages Businesses, Overturns Cars In Luzerne County
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Strong Storm Damages Businesses, Overturns Cars In Luzerne County

STORM DAMAGE: These are photos taken in Bradford County from a viewer. Wilkes-Barre Township in Pennsylvania is being described as a " war zone " after major and damaging storms ripped through the area on Wed...More..

United Nations rights chief calls for major probe into Kashmir abuses
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

United Nations rights chief calls for major probe into Kashmir abuses

After the two armies agreed on May 30 to stop exchanging artillery fire following the repeated deadly clashes, thousands of people from Jammu and Kashmir headed back to their homes near the de facto border wi...More..

May seeks compromise on Brexit Bill, Europe News & Top Stories
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

May seeks compromise on Brexit Bill, Europe News & Top Stories

Apologists for the continued efforts to derail Brexit - despite the Leave vote in 2016 and an electoral landslide for parties which stood on a platform of delivering a clean Brexit from the EU, its Single Marke...More..

President Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize Again
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

President Trump Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize Again

The Norwegian lawmakers who nominated Trump were Christian Tybring-Gjedde and Per-Willy Amundsen of the country's right-leaning Progress Party , which advocates for limited immigration and shrinking the size o...More..

Corker blasts Senate colleagues for blocking vote on tariffs
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Corker blasts Senate colleagues for blocking vote on tariffs

Corker's amendment would provide a congressional review process for certain executive branch trade actions taken for national security reasons, such as those taken by Trump with respect to steel and aluminum....More..

Comey 'broke norms but not biased' - agency watchdog report
by | Thursday, June 14, 2018

Comey 'broke norms but not biased' - agency watchdog report

Bloomberg has obtained a copy of the report's conclusion, which reportedly says that former FBI Director James Comey "deviated" from FBI and Department of Justice procedures when he oversaw the Clinton i...More..