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SKorea: Rival N.Korea launches ballistic missile

North Korea has also said that it would not abandon its missile and nuclear programs unless the USA ended its hostility toward Pyongyang. Its Musudan intermedia...


US AG issues new criminal charging policy

Sessions move shows his categoric disagreement with Holder, who wrote in 2013, that directing prosecutors to pursue the harshest punishment was hurting the co...


India boycotts China's OBOR summit, says it must respect territorial integrity

According to the National Development and Reform Commission of China, the country's investment in projects related to the initiative has totaled 60 billion Do...


Texas Senate Passes Anti-Transgender Legislation

When transgender wrestler Mack Beggs won a girls' state championship, his victory drew jeers and complaints that his steroid therapy treatment had given him a...


White House Defends Changing Accounts in Comey Firing: 'Our Story Is Consistent'

Trump, she said , wants Justice Department officials "to continue with whatever they see appropriate and sees fit, just the same as he's encouraged the House a...


North Korea sends protest to US Congress over sanctions

When asked if North Korea was also preparing to talk with the new government in South Korea, of liberal President Moon Jae-in, Choe said: "We'll see". But he sa...


UK Working to Restore Hospital Systems After Cyberattack

Hospitals across England and Scotland have been crippled by the global attack, which began on Friday and saw around 45 organisations infiltrated by malicious so...


En Marche! Names 428 Candidates for French Parliamentary Election

Like him, many are new to politics - and also like him, they hope to repopulate the political map of France with new faces and fresh ideas. "The youngest cand...


Mummies Discovered In Minya, Egypt

They also found a golden sheet and two papyri in Demotic, an ancient Egyptian script, as well as a number of sarcophogi made of limestone and clay. The Toun...


White House furious after being trolled with Russia Oval Office photos

Tensions between Russian Federation and the US have reached a post-Cold War high in recent months, amid revelations that Moscow interfered in the 2016 election....


Most Voters Say White House Press Briefings Are Necessary

During the Congressional hearing yesterday before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, Coats said, "We assess that Russian Federation is likely to be m...


Russia's Top Diplomat Meets With Trump at White House

Lavrov's meeting with the president was scheduled for 10:30 a.m. ET, and it was declared closed to the press. The meeting hadn't been listed on the president'...


Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Thursday that Washington was committed to protecting its North Atlantic Treaty ...


UK's Labour Party stung by early leak of election platform

The Labour leader, who did not answer questions on how a draft version of the manifesto had been leaked to the media on Wednesday, left the central London ven...


Comey writes farewell letter, says he 'will be fine' after firing

One of the most persistent revolved around the sequence of events - whether Mr. Trump had chosen to fire Comey , then asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions and ...


Germany grants asylum to Turkish soldiers

Reintroducing the death penalty in Turkey would completely block the country from joining the EU, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said . ...


Kushner family apologizes for mentioning White House adviser Jared Kushner

Kushner's personal lawyer said that Kushner "has no involvement in the operation of Kushner Companies and divested his interests in the One Journal Square ...


Pakistan warns India against 'misadventure'

The Indian Army yesterday lodged a strong protest with the Pakistani military over the beheading of its two soldiers in Jammu and Kashmir, calling it a "dastard...


Ghuggi quits AAP after Mann made Punjab chief

He lashed out at AAP national leaders for not taking Punjab leaders into confidence while taking major decisions. The party mp said Ghuggi was right in poin...


Mud in your eye: Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in slop

The 9-2 favourite, Always Dreaming was followed across the finish line by a pair of long shots - Lookin At Lee (33-1) and Battle of Midway (40-1). Pletcher ...


New Hamas chief makes first public appearance in native Gaza

Hamas is under increasing pressure in Gaza as it struggles under a blockade by Israel and what it says is a campaign by Palestinian leaders in the West Bank...


Trump administration delays Paris climate agreement decision

Halstead co-authored an opinion piece that ran in the New York Times Tuesday, titled "The Business Case for the Paris Climate Accord". Trump is expected to ...


Thousands of women march across Venezuela as political crisis deepens

Instead, opposition leaders said they're planning a protest on Monday at the Education Ministry to present arguments against the assembly, and are staging march...


Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

The subcommittee meeting Monday is one of three congressional probes into the Russian Federation interference, along with House and Senate intelligence panels. ...


EU official draws laughs with Brexit humor

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani rejected the prime minister's claim and a spokesman for Mr Juncker said his office was too busy to meddle in the ...


George under a mandatory evacuation

George, officials said. Evacuations continue in southeast Georgia where fire crews and foresters are grappling with the West Mims Fire as they work to contain...


CBI to examine Kapil Mishra's allegations on graft

In the letter, Mishra said he will register an FIR against Kejriwal. An income tax investigation found that the Aam Aadmi Party did not disclose facts related...


USA soldier death in Somalia is first there since 1993

Editor's Note: The Los Angeles Times is reporting that the service member killed was a Navy SEAL. The elite special operations unit, which led the raid that k...


Greenpeace unfurls anti-Le Pen 'resist' banner on Eiffel Tower

Six of them rappelled from the tower's archway beneath the banner. The Greenpeace activists converged on the tower around 5 a.m. and managed to keep the banne...


Finally Free: Largest Release of Chibok Girls from Boko Haram

Chibok school girls recently freed from Boko Haram captivity are seen in Abuja , Nigeria, Sunday, May 7, 2017 . This is the largest negotiated release fol...