Can tough-talking Trump solve North Korea — AP Analysis

But can he sway Beijing into doing more of what Washington wants? Xi is travelling to the USA state of Florida where Trump will host him at his Mar-a-Lago resort for two days. It may already be able to hit Japan and the tens of thousands of US tr... More..

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India China dispute deepens over Dalai Lama's India trip

From April 8 to 10, His Holiness will give teachings in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh. Buddhist inhabitants of Tawang and West Kamang districts are waiting impatiently for what they see as their life time experie...More..

Central banks ditch euro exposure in preference for sterling
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Central banks ditch euro exposure in preference for sterling

The ECB targets inflation over the medium term at just below 2%. The survey of 80 central banks responsible for $6 trillion of reserves, which was conducted in February, found that negative interest rates and...More..

Lopez leads Nets over Magic, 121-111
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Lopez leads Nets over Magic, 121-111

Brooklyn clearly looked like the better team for this quarter, which mirrored how most of the game had gone to that point. "I thought Jeremy and Brook really set the tone", Atkinson said. A night after blowin...More..

CNN hires April Ryan as political contributor
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

CNN hires April Ryan as political contributor

Spicer isn't the first press secretary to run into Ryan. Addressing a wide range of issues from Devin Nunes on the White House Grounds to whether or not Michael Flynn should testify and ask for immunity, Sp...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Foul-mouthed Messi gets 4-match ban as Argentina fall in Bolivia

According to reports, FIFA did not communicate the suspension with the Argentine Football Association (AFA) ahead of breaking the news on their website just six hours before the Albiceleste's clash with Bol...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Watford beat Sunderland 1-0 to ease EPL relegation concerns

I would be the first one to say that to him. Watford manager Walter Mazzarri has warned his side can not afford to underestimate bottom club Sunderland when they come to Vicarage Road. The former Inter Milan ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Ecuador's Election Ends In Close Result, And Accusations Of Cheating

Moreno, a paraplegic former vice president, secured 51.15 percent of the votes, compared with Lasso's 48.85 percent, with almost 99 percent of votes counted, according to the electoral council on Monday morning...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Susan Rice Sought Unmasking of Trump advisors

Rice did not respond to Bloomberg's request for comment, but denied having knowledge about any information being incidentally collected on Trump transition officials last month, The Hill reported . A US inte...More..

DeVos's brother tried to open back channel between Trump, Russia
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

DeVos's brother tried to open back channel between Trump, Russia

The Obama administration used them after taking office to see whether Iran was open to improving ties. The Post , which has broken a number of major stories about the relationship between President Trump...More..

UN Security Council condemns attack in Russian Federation
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

UN Security Council condemns attack in Russian Federation

Forty-five people were injured. Some 45 people were injured, the committee said.The prosecutor general's office condemned the blast as a terrorist attack. Authorities late Monday said an 11th person had died....More..

Botswana rocked by strongest EVER quake - hours after South Africa struck
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Botswana rocked by strongest EVER quake - hours after South Africa struck

He says mining activity may not have necessarily played any role in the shakes. Emergency services and paramedics have urged South Africans to remain calm and seek places of safety in the event of another tre...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

French presidential debate lifts euro to six-week highs

But Macron attacked Le Pen for using Islam to divide France . The single currency strengthened against all of its 10 major peers after a poll showed independent candidate Emmanuel Macron emerged as the most ...More..

Donald Trump tweets Federal Bureau of Investigation to tell them about Fox News story
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Donald Trump tweets Federal Bureau of Investigation to tell them about Fox News story

Donald Trump has apparently used Twitter to alert the Federal Bureau of Investigation to allegations of "electronic surveillance" against him. Some unmasked not associated with Russian Federation. "'Spied on be...More..

Norway Tops the Global Happiness Rankings for 2017
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Norway Tops the Global Happiness Rankings for 2017

The Netherlands, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and Sweden round out the top ten, while the United Kingdom came in 19th place. And Norway surged from 4th place in last year's assessment all the way to the top...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Sesame Street Debuts First Muppet With Autism

The "Meet Julia " episode of " Sesame Street " airs on April 10 on both PBS and HBO. To create Julia's character, the team behind the series worked with autism organizations, families and teachers to det...More..

10 killed in St. Petersburg Metro blast
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

10 killed in St. Petersburg Metro blast

The National Anti-Terrorism Committee says another 45 people wounded in Monday's explosion are being treated at hospitals. Authorities have closed all St. Health minister Veronika Skvortsova said the blast ha...More..

Putin says Russia's existing internet regulations are sufficient
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Putin says Russia's existing internet regulations are sufficient

The Interfax news agency says Russian law enforcement agencies are searching for two suspects in the St. Petersburg subway bombing. The agency that runs the subway said several stations in the northern Russian ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Saudi Arabia halts Brazilian beef and poultry imports over food safety fears

He hoped the move would help restore customer confidence in Brazilian meat that had not been brought in from the factories involved. South Korea ended the ban after just one day after Brazil assured Seoul t...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

[Newsmaker] Park endures grueling day at prosecution

Park was removed from office after a corruption scandal, involving her, broke out in public. She is now facing charges of abuse of power and fraud for allegedly using her relationship with Park to force major S...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

ISIS claims role in British Parliament attack; 8 held

After leaving Kent, it is thought he most recently spent time in the West Midlands, with a witness to an armed raid on a flat in Edgbaston saying: "The man from London lived here". "Whilst there is no evidenc...More..

Resolution to Get Trump's Taxes from Steven Mnuchin Faces Vote Tuesday
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Resolution to Get Trump's Taxes from Steven Mnuchin Faces Vote Tuesday

Yes, despite a Republican in the Oval Office and Republican majorities in the Senate and House, Trump and Speaker Paul Ryan couldn't pressure that faction of "free-market Republicans" known as the Freedom Cau...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

St Petersburg metro explosion suspect 'from Central Asia'

The National Anti-Terrorist Committee said an explosive device had been found at another station, hidden in a fire extinguisher, but had been defused. The city healthcare committee said 25 people have been brou...More..

Trump calls out 'sleepy eyes' Chuck Todd, slams 'fake news media'
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Trump calls out 'sleepy eyes' Chuck Todd, slams 'fake news media'

In a follow up tweet to his "sleepy eyes" comment, Trump surmised that the media is obsessed with the "fake" Russian story because they are embarrassed for being so off in their election predictions. "Russia ...More..

Belgium has 4 suspects in Turkey brawl in detention
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Belgium has 4 suspects in Turkey brawl in detention

The United States has long designated the PKK as a terrorist organization, having fought a three-decade insurgency against the Turkish state. "The Euphrates Shield Operation, launched to secure our country's ...More..

Comey Hearing Turns Partisan Through Lawmakers' Lines Of Inquiry
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Comey Hearing Turns Partisan Through Lawmakers' Lines Of Inquiry

A source reportedly told CNN that this information is, in part, what Comey was referencing when he told Congress that the FBI is investigating Trump's campaign and its ties to Russian Federation. "Inv...More..

Blast in St. Petersburg metro station kills 9: authorities
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Blast in St. Petersburg metro station kills 9: authorities

Another died in an ambulance heading for a hospital and two others died at the hospital. Closed-circuit footage from a few minutes later showed him outside the station hit by the blast, looking at his telepho...More..

Venezuelan supreme court overturns controversial ruling
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Venezuelan supreme court overturns controversial ruling

The public rebuke by the nation's top prosecutor was, perhaps, the clearest sign yet that support is eroding for Maduro within the dominant socialist party that his mentor Chavez assembled over the last two dec...More..

US, Turkey strain for deal on key element of anti-IS fight
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

US, Turkey strain for deal on key element of anti-IS fight

The Turkish authorities consider the YPG, or the People's Protection Units, to be a Syrian faction of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), a banned Kurdish movement that has been fighting for autonomy in southeas...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

McCaskill to oppose Gorsuch nomination, support possible Democratic filibuster

The key to how Gorsuch's confirmation unfolds from here comes down to whether Republicans can peel off eight Democrats to break the filibuster led by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY. Until now, McCas...More..

UK Follows US With Laptop Ban On Some Flights From Mideast
by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

UK Follows US With Laptop Ban On Some Flights From Mideast

About 50 daily USA -bound direct flights are affected. It cited fresh "evaluated intelligence" that suggested terror groups continued to target commercial flights by "smuggling explosive devices in various co...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Korea prosecutors grill Park over corruption allegations

Park has been accused of colluding with her decades-long friend Choi Soon-sil, who is now in custody, to receive tens of millions of US dollars in bribes from Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, the...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Goldman veterans brought vast wealth to Trump's White House

A pie chart shows that OGE judged the majority of Trump White House nominees' holdings to be "complex" or "extremely complex", while the majority of the incoming Obama employees' finances eight years ago were d...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Trump administration approves Keystone XL permit, construction to move forward

Jack Gerard, president and chief executive of the American Petroleum Institute, the primary industry lobbying arm, said the decision was "welcome news" and was "critical to creating American jobs, growing the...More..

by | Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Trump's Son-In-Law Jared Kushner Visits Iraq With Joint Chiefs Chairman

Kushner is accompanied by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine General Joseph Dunford and homeland security adviser Thomas Bossert. It said the goal of the visit wasn't immediately clear. As ...More..