Trump, Chinese leader face North Korea dilemma

The most urgent problem facing Trump and Xi is how to persuade nuclear-armed North Korea to halt unpredictable behavior like missile test launches that have heightened tensions in South Korea and Japan. Xi will hope he is greeted by Trump the graci... More..

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Trade, North Korea pose challenges as Trump prepares to meet China's Xi

North Korea launched a projectile on Wednesday, which USA officials said appeared to be a liquid-fueled, extended-range Scud missile that only traveled a fraction of its range before spinning out of control and...More..

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'I Think' Susan Rice May Have Committed A Crime

Because of that, Axelrod said, "I think the national security adviser probably advised the President that things would go better if Mr. Bannon returns to a more appropriate role". Still, the White House has app...More..

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US, Japan, South Korea discuss North's latest threat before Trump-Xi summit

Concerns over North Korea have topped the Trump administration's foreign policy agenda following warnings by former U.S. president Barack Obama that the country could be developing missiles that would have the ...More..

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Immigration Reform 2017: DHS Imposes New Restrictions To Combat H-1B Fraud

The measures announced by DHS on Monday focus on site visits by U.S. authorities to employers who use H-1B visas. The USCIS move, the agency said in a press release , is to "further deter and detect H-1B...More..

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Now, Mr. President, about the quip that 'China is raping us?'

He also pulled the USA out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a proposed regional trade deal opposed by China. The White House has downplayed expectations for a breakthrough on issues such as trade and tariffs...More..

North Korea Fires Off Missile Before Trump's Meeting With China
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

North Korea Fires Off Missile Before Trump's Meeting With China

The launch was reportedly carried out from the outskirts of the coastal city of Sinpo in the South Hamgyong Province. Trump will host China's President Xi Jinping at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida for their...More..

Huge Brands Pulling Ads from 'The O'Reilly Factor'
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Huge Brands Pulling Ads from 'The O'Reilly Factor'

O'Reilly is the top-rated personality on Fox News, the favored network of Trump's supporters during the presidential campaign and the outlet where the president receives the most staunch support for his polic...More..

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Kremlin support for Assad not unconditional

At least 86 people were killed on Tuesday in rebel-held Khan Sheikhun in northern Syria in a suspected chemical attack that left people choking and foaming at the mouth. "I think what Assad did is bad", Trump ...More..

Former Russian MP shot dead in 'act of state terrorism'
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Former Russian MP shot dead in 'act of state terrorism'

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko blamed Russian Federation for what he said was a "cunning murder", saying Mr. Voronenkov's killing was an "act of state terrorism", his spokesman Svyatoslav Tsegolko wrote...More..

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Issues at stake in Trump-China summit in Florida

The laid-back setting is meant to give the two world leaders a chance to build a rapport, but government ethics experts question whether that's appropriate. While China was America's largest goods trading part...More..

As Sessions Reconsiders Police Reforms, LA County Sheriff's Watchdogs Get Nervous
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

As Sessions Reconsiders Police Reforms, LA County Sheriff's Watchdogs Get Nervous

Because the Baltimore decree has not yet been formally adopted, Sessions asked a federal judge to delay the legal proceedings surrounding its adoption for 90 days, presumably with the eventual aim of findin...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

China's nuke envoy to visit S. Korea next week

Kennedy. And within Trump's administration, there are still divisions over how to approach China. Asked what he had got in return, his press secretary, Sean Spicer, said: "The President always gets something"...More..

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Islamic Association of Lincoln chairman condemns 'cowardly' London terror attack

Police have searched 16 addresses, with five more raids still underway, mainly in London and the central city of Birmingham, where the attacker reportedly lived and near where he rented the auto used in the a...More..

No sign probes into Russia, Trump campaign will die down
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

No sign probes into Russia, Trump campaign will die down

Castro answered, "If I was betting, I would say yes". "My impression is that people will probably be charged, and I think people will probably go to jail", the House Intelligence Committee member added. Well,...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Highway liquor ban: State mulls ways to circumvent SC order

There are almost 450 liquor shops along the denotified stretches. In Delhi, 100 restaurants, liquor vends and bars, including those in five star hotels, along the six National Highways passing through the Sta...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

United Nations strongly condemns North Korea's latest missile launch

The missile launch may be a precursor, with more to come as the summit starts Thursday, Cossa said. The launch comes on the eve of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to the United States to meet Presiden...More..

Polls show even higher support for Obamacare after GOP whiffs on reform
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Polls show even higher support for Obamacare after GOP whiffs on reform

While Republicans are seeking to revive a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, the results of a new Gallup poll showed that a majority of Americans now support the healthcare reform law. The Freedom Caucus h...More..

Assad will be judged as a war criminal, says France
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Assad will be judged as a war criminal, says France

U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders said the Syrian government was to blame, but Moscow, a key ally of Assad, said the assault was caused by a Syrian airstrike that hit a rebel stockpile of chem...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Sinclair's three cheers for the title

Unbeaten in the league domestically, a sixth consecutive title and only four points dropped. Considering that he has managed in the Premier League before with Swansea as well as Liverpool, Rodgers will be fam...More..

Venezuela opposition keeps up pressure in streets
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Venezuela opposition keeps up pressure in streets

Ramon Muchacho, mayor of the Caracas Municipality of Chacao-an opposition stronghold-reported nine injuries, including a gunshot victim, after the clashes with police and a rival protest by government sympath...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Flynn's New Financial Disclosure Lists Russia-Linked Payments Not Earlier Reported

Flynn's lawyer and Donald Trump both explained his immunity request is to protect him from a "witch hunt". Press Secretary Sean Spicer lashed out at questions about White House involvement in providing inform...More..

South Korea brings to surface Sewol disaster ferry
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

South Korea brings to surface Sewol disaster ferry

Maritime police search for missing passengers in front of the South Korean ferry Sewol , which sank at the sea off Jindo April 16, 2014. About an hour later, the blue-and-white right side of the ship, rusty an...More..

DA files application with High Court to set aside Gordhan, Jonas dismissal
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

DA files application with High Court to set aside Gordhan, Jonas dismissal

Key ANC allies, the South African Communist Party and the main trades union federation Cosatu , joined in the calls for him to go. On Monday S&P Global downgraded South Africa's sovereign credit rating to ju...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Taiwan Assured Trump-Xi Meeting Won't Harm Its US Relations

Any military action would likely provoke severe North Korean retaliation and massive casualties in South Korea and Japan and among U.S. troops stationed there. Swift said a military response remained among thos...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

South Korea begins to raise Sewol ferry, three years after disaster

April 18, 2014: The ferry completely sinks below the surface. The process began a year ago with divers installing a total of 33 "lifting beams" underneath the wreck - often by digging through the seabed below...More..

Northern Ireland's Political Parties Can't Agree To Work Together
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Northern Ireland's Political Parties Can't Agree To Work Together

Tory Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will have to decide whether Northern Ireland should face a third election in under a year or move to direct rule from London , removing democratic accountabili...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

'Something Should Happen' With Assad, Syria

Western countries, including the USA, have blamed the Syrian President Bashir al-Assad of being responsible for the poison gas attack, the worst in Syria for more than four years. Moualem also said he saw a bas...More..

House intelligence committee chair steps aside
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

House intelligence committee chair steps aside

She said suggestions that the Obama administration used intelligence for "political purposes" were "absolutely false". Pelosi called on Trump to "declassify the basis" of his comment and said, "It's time ...More..

Adrian Peterson To Visit With Saints
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Adrian Peterson To Visit With Saints

Free agent running back Adrian Peterson will visit the New Orleans Saints, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports. Ingram gained 1,043 yards rushing with six touchdowns last season for the Saints (7-9). Peterson, the 2...More..

Nunes steps away from Russia probe, citing ethics complaints
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Nunes steps away from Russia probe, citing ethics complaints

Nunes came under fire last month after he announced that he believed Trump or members of his transition team may have been "incidentally" caught up in foreign surveillance by USA spy agencies. Chairman Nunes ...More..

PM: Labour 'let Ken Livingstone off the hook' over anti-Semitism row
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

PM: Labour 'let Ken Livingstone off the hook' over anti-Semitism row

With little formal opposition in parliament, May, who has yet to face election after being appointed prime minister following Britain's referendum on European Union membership, has been able to claim much of th...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Gareth Southgate has already proved why axing Wayne Rooney was right move

On Lithuania, the England boss said: "We'll have to pay attention to their wide players. It's a painful reminder and a good lesson for the future", he said. "I think Luke's sole focus has got to be how can he...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Kim deal chance for North Korea to bury murder evidence

Nine Malaysians freed by Pyongyang made an emotional return home Friday, after Kuala Lumpur sent back the body of the assassinated half-brother of North Korea's leader to end a bitter diplomatic feud. Feb 28:...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Mounting confidence nerve gas was used in Syria attack

USA officials said the gas was likely chlorine, with traces of a nerve agent like sarin. "With that qualification, we rate the claim Mostly True". Erdogan said Turkey would be prepared to do "whatever falls o...More..