North Korea's Latest Missile Test Exploded Within Seconds

Jeffrey Lewis, founding publisher of Arms Control Wonk, told Business Insider that North Korea's ultimate intention with its nuclear program is to create a thermonuclear weapon that can hit the mainland US. "As the saying goes, "let he who tied the... More..

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House intelligence panel chair cancels public session on Russian Federation

California Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee investigating links between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's presidential campaign, told The Chronicle Friday that it...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Prince William gets back to work at glitzy Paris party

In a speech Friday at the British Embassy, Prince William said the "deep friendship between the United Kingdom and France , forged in sweat and blood, is one that will endure". "I have been reminded over the...More..

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Russian Spies Charged Over 2014 Yahoo Hack

It comes as federal authorities investigate Russian interference through hacking in the 2016 presidential election. The two agents of the FSB who were charged are Dmitry Aleksandrovich Dokuchaev, 33, and Igor...More..

Trump deals blow to Obama-era environmental protections
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump deals blow to Obama-era environmental protections

Former vice president Al Gore called the order "a misguided step away from a sustainable, carbon-free future for ourselves and generations to come". A year ago the Supreme Court temporarily halted the plan, ...More..

Development for all, appeasement of none, says UP CM
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Development for all, appeasement of none, says UP CM

Kahin bhi josh mein, hosh na khone ki stithi nahin aani chahiye. After ordering a blanket ban on smuggling of cows and emphazing that there will be zero tolerance regarding this matter, as promised by BJP's m...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny Returns to Court After Anti-Corruption Protests

Navalny is arguably Russia's most popular opposition leader. The legal process was a retrial of a 2013 fraud case that initially ended with a five-year sentence , but was overturned by Russia's Supreme Court a...More..

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Top US commander admits coalition role in Mosul blast

It was the fullest acceptance of responsibility by a USA commander since the March 17 strike. Thomas said the assessment is looking at 700 videos from the area over a ten-day period. Army Lt. Gen. Stephen T...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Finance minister back in S. Africa on Zuma's orders

Gordhan has said the brothers have repeatedly asked him to intervene to have their accounts reopened. Gordhan first served as finance minister from 2009 to 2014 and was reappointed by Zuma in December 2015 ...More..

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Trump envoy holds talks on Mideast peace efforts

The Trump administration, the newspaper reported, is pressing the regime of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for a so-called peace deal with Palestinians that would halt the construction of illegal set...More..

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Hong Kong protest leaders to be prosecuted

Despite her low popularity, Lam won Sunday's election with 67 percent of the votes cast by the Election Committee. " Carrie Lam openly admitted at the very beginning of her election scheme, that she will con...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Nunes Reverses Course On Trump Surveillance

Russian Federation has denied allegations by USA intelligence agencies that it sought to influence the election, and Trump, a Republican, has said the controversy was cooked up by Democrats and fanned by host...More..

Not My Fault: Trump Deflects Blame for Health Care Defeat
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Not My Fault: Trump Deflects Blame for Health Care Defeat

But, because of uncertainty over how Congress and the Trump administration will change the federal health care system in that time, Denver Health has chose to scale back - to building one new health center and ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

London Attacker Taught English in Saudi Arabia for 2 Years

The death toll rose late Thursday after life support was withdrawn from a 75-year-old man injured in the attack, whom police named as Leslie Rhodes from south London. Although some of those he was involved with...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump signs order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies

The policy was also integral in keeping the USA on track to meet its goals as per the Paris Agreement, an worldwide accord detailing specific carbon emission reductions. The order covers a range of other Obama-...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Pence: Trump is going to move the U.S. embassy in Israel

Now it appears that that may soon change. Pence said USA commitment to Israel is "non-negotiable", and that President Donald Trump is committed to finding a lasting peace between Israel and the Palestinians...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

MSPs back second referendum - but they may have to wait until 2020s

Having won the vote in the Scottish assembly, Sturgeon said she would not seek discussions with London until after Article 50 was triggered because she recognised Wednesday was a momentous day and May should no...More..

Led strike should not have collapsed Mosul building - US commander
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Led strike should not have collapsed Mosul building - US commander

If the building was also used for making bombs, that could have triggered "secondary" explosions. So that is one of those things that we are trying to figure out in the investigative process because we have ......More..

Amarinder Singh takes oath as Punjab CM
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Amarinder Singh takes oath as Punjab CM

Speculation was rife that the cricketer-turned politician Sidhu would be given the post of deputy chief minister but he was the third among the list of nine ministers sworn in today. Amarinder had announced tha...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump tosses Obama's 'clean' energy plan, embraces coal

But the timing is largely coincidental: Coal's biggest problem isn't regulation - it's natural gas. DONALD TRUMP continues his assault on environmentalism. While the executive may have little immediate po...More..

The health care war is far from over
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The health care war is far from over

On Friday afternoon, House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled the AHCA from consideration on the house floor, delaying the vote on the bill indefinitely after House Republicans were unable to find consensus on the measur...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trade surplus among benefits from a free trade ride China offers

Last year, China imported more than US$6.1 billion in beef from Australia, including frozen and live cattle. China will be open to all eligible Australian beef exporters. The visit underscores Australia's and...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Nunes won't leave Russia probe; Ryan says no need to

Pence repeated the false information when asked about the situation in January, prompting Yates to inform the White House that Flynn may have misled Pence and other senior officials about his communications wit...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

'Fair chance' airstrike played role in Mosul deaths

Making the comments on March 26, deputy commanding general Brig. Airwars claimed there had been around 1,000 civilian deaths in Iraq and Syria in March alone due to coalition air strikes. "Our processes are...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Rights group: Coalition isn't protecting Mosul civilians

The rights group's allegations came after the US military acknowledged carrying out a March 17 airstrike in an area of western Mosul where residents say an explosion killed more than 100 civilians. "They ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

McConnell criticizes Iran nuke deal as 'windfall' for Tehran

Netanyahu, appearing by video at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual conference, said he'd had an "exceptionally warm" meeting with President Donald Trump last month. The adopted resolution ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Freedom Caucus leader says he'll force repeal

Trump met several times with Freedom Caucus members in recent weeks, with a focus on winning support from group leader Rep. Mark Meadows, even inviting him to the White House and his Florida resort, Mar-a...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

France's Le Pen says euro exit 'wouldn't be chaos'

Marine Le Pen , National Front candidate in the upcoming French presidential elections, discussed with President Putin in Moscow the prospects of cooperation with Russian Federation in counter-terrorism, cultur...More..

Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost

Congo Communications Minister Lambert Mende said villagers had discovered three bodies - two Caucasians and one Congolese - not far from where the experts group disappeared. "All other words fail me", he wrote....More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Korea says test shows North is making 'meaningful progress' in weapons program

In his New Year's speech, Kim Jong-un announced that North Korea "has reached the final stage of preparations to test-launch an intercontinental ballistic missile". The nation's new agency said the goal of th...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Republican Health Care Fiasco, Part II

Despite reports of backbiting from administration officials toward Ryan, Trump said: "I like Speaker Ryan". Poe (R-Texas) said the group can't just be obstructionists. This represents a shift since Frid...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

USA Hockey, women's players reach agreement to avoid boycott

Though the financial details of the deal have not been made public , the agreement does establish a group to oversee USA Hockey's efforts with women's hockey. Duggan said she was concerned about not being on...More..

Defoe's experience can help England, says Lallana
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Defoe's experience can help England, says Lallana

The Sunderland striker has been promised by England coach Gareth Southgate that he will have every chance of making the plane to the World Cup in Russian Federation next summer, as long as he keeps scoring at...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

US Rep. Richard Neal mourns death of Sinn Fein leader Martin McGuinness

In the Daily Mirror, an eight-page pullout focuses on the life of the former deputy first minister and his journey from a "man of war" to a a "man of peace". McGuinness first rose to prominence as a leader in...More..

'Blind' Sanctions Unable to Solve N Korean Nuclear Issue - Beijing
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

'Blind' Sanctions Unable to Solve N Korean Nuclear Issue - Beijing

On March 6, North Korea fired four missiles that fell some 300 miles off the coast of Japan. North Korea attempted a missile launch Wednesday, which the USA and South Korea said failed when the projecti...More..