US general confident North Korean missile can be intercepted

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast on Wednesday, South Korea's military said, ahead of a summit between U.S. and Chinese leaders who are set to discuss Pyongyang's increasingly defiant arms programme. More..

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Premier League, round 30 Leicester City vs Stoke City
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Premier League, round 30 Leicester City vs Stoke City

NAIJ.com recalls that Vardy, last season's Football Writers Player of the Year victor scored 24 goals enroute to helping his side win an unlikely league title. It was just his eighth league start of the season ...More..

Malaysians held in NoKor return home
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Malaysians held in NoKor return home

The Prime Minister was on a six-day official visit to India, and would proceed to New Delhi later this evening. North Korea has denied having anything to do with the killing and has slammed Malaysia's investi...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Senate vote on Neil Gorsuch Friday

The 60-vote filibuster requirement on Supreme Court nominees was effectively gone, and with it the last vestige of bipartisanship on presidential nominees in an increasingly polarized Senate. All three are mo...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Donald Trump: Syria strike in 'vital' United States interest

Assad's government had been under mounting global pressure after the chemical attack, with even key ally Russian Federation saying its support is not unconditional. Unclear also is whether Trump is adopting any...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump acts tough, unleashes military strikes against Assad's airbase in Syria

When Obama then threatened military action after a 2013 chemical attack, Trump issued a series of tweets opposing the idea, including "Do NOT attack Syria, fix US". The attack happened in Syria's Idlib province...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump administration on Syria strikes

Captain Jeff Davis said the attack on Shayrat Airfield in Homs governorate was conducted at the direction of US President Donald Trump "in response to the Syrian government's chemical weapons attack". "One qu...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Chinese president Xi Jinping arrives in US for talks with Donald Trump

White House officials are predicting warm words between the two leaders in public, but tough talking behind the scenes. What the White House wants, what President Xi wants, and what American businesses want ma...More..

U.S. strike on Syria: What we know now
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

U.S. strike on Syria: What we know now

The United States struck a Syrian airbase in the country's central region at dawn Friday and caused losses, a Syrian military source said. The source said the terrorists launched an attack on a Homs-Sha'irat ...More..

Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath waives off farmers' loan upto Rs 1 lakh
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath waives off farmers' loan upto Rs 1 lakh

State Agriculture Minister Surya Pratap Shahi said a proposal prepared for farm loan waiver will be presented before the cabinet at its first meeting. Thackeray said that Yogi Adityanath has shown that prom...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

North Korea fired another ballistic missile off east coast, Seoul says

Visitors sit in front of the TV screen showing a news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. From a year ago, North Korea t...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Harf: Questions remain after U.S. launches airstrikes in Syria

Security Council, we will know how to act without its permission", he said on a conference call with reporters. The US fired dozens of cruise missiles at an airbase from which it said a deadly chemical weapon...More..

Flood warning issued for Suncook River as water levels rise
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Flood warning issued for Suncook River as water levels rise

Officials say the Pearl River is falling at Jackson, meaning damaging flooding is unlikely following heavy rains. The warning is in effect through Friday night. "Any issues will be very minor with a significa...More..

North Korea test-fires missile into sea of Japan
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

North Korea test-fires missile into sea of Japan

According to the Center for strategic and global studies, North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un in his first five years has overseen more than double the number of missile tests than his father did during his 17-yea...More..

Fitch downgrades South Africa's credit rating to junk status
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Fitch downgrades South Africa's credit rating to junk status

Fitch Ratings has downgraded South Africa's Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) to 'BB+' from 'BBB-'. "In the agency's view, the cabinet reshuffle is likely to result in a cha...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Three dead after truck crashes into Stockholm department store

It comes after the recent terror attack on London, when a vehicle mowed down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, before its driver got out and stabbed a police officer at the gates of Parliament. "I ran away as ...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Syria says US attack killed six, caused extensive damage

Tehran is Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's main regional ally and has provided military and economic support for his fight against rebel groups and Islamic State militants. The Saudi-based HNC, the main oppos...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Nikki Haley Appeared at a Women's Summit, and Things Got Uncomfortable

And so Russian Federation absolutely has not done what they're supposed to do, " Haley said of the Syrian ally. When addressing the U.N.'s investigation into chemical weapons use in Syria against civilians, H...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Air India bans Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, cancels Pune return ticket

Gaikwad told reporters on Thursday that he hit the Air India official 25 times with a slipper. Airlines including Air India have said they are considering a no-fly list that would ban disruptive or violent ...More..

Former Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort Proposed Plan To Benefit Putin
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Former Trump Campaign Chairman Manafort Proposed Plan To Benefit Putin

Mr Manafort and Mr Deripaska maintained a business relationship until at least 2009, according to one person familiar with the work. New corruption allegations lodged in Ukraine against President Donald Tr...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Ukraine accuses Russian Federation of 'state terrorism' after former MP shot

In response to Voronenkov's killing, Dmitry Peskov, a presidential spokesperson for Vladimir Putin, promptly dismissed any claims that the attack could be linked to the Kremlin . "I said he was not a crook, ...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

China's president to meet Trump in Florida

When it comes to clean energy investment and emissions goals, China is leading the world - but China's carbon emissions are double those of the US and the European Union combined, says UCLA law professor Alex ...More..

US strikes on Syria
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

US strikes on Syria

While Syria's allies Russian Federation and Iran condemned the attack, Trump's order received support from the governments of the United Kingdom, Israel, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. FRANCE/GERMANY: In a joint stat...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

South African opposition files no-confidence motion against President

Zuma fired former minister of finance Pravin Gordhan as well as his deputy, Mcebisi Jonas - who has since resigned from Parliament. He blew the whistle on the Gupta family making decisions on President Jacob Zu...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Jurgen Klopp wants Liverpool to close out matches like Chelsea

He asked. "I can explain exactly how it was". "Everybody would miss Sadio, Southampton probably still miss Sadio, Red Bull Salzburg miss him, we have nice company". "We are normally fearless in these situations...More..

BJP leader Tarun Vijay triggers controversy with racist remark, apologises
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

BJP leader Tarun Vijay triggers controversy with racist remark, apologises

Many have interpreted Vijay's comment as a racist attack on South Indians. Elangovan told ANI that he found Vijay's comments "funny" because "not all people in Kerala, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are black". H...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Hollywood celebs react to United Airlines controversy

A traveller who witnessed the incident took to Twitter . The young girl was eventually allowed to board the plane but only after changing into a dress. Some men mocked United by threatening to wear leggings t...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

US missiles blast Syria; Trump demands 'end the slaughter'

President Donald Trump's order to fire about 60 cruise missiles at an air base in Syria on Thursday night drew concerns about its authorization as Trump did not seek prior consent from the Congress. The U.S. ...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

European Union expands sanctions against North Korea

Because Wednesday's missile only traveled 60 kilometers horizontally, USA officials deemed the launch a failure, but the Lowy Institute suggested otherwise. The constant testing has deepened concern especially ...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Russian agents arrest 3 in subway bombing, defuse device

People gather at a symbolic memorial at Technologicheskiy Institute subway station in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. In Wednesday's sweep in St. Petersburg metro". Konstantin Serov, the chi...More..

Mark Few praises referees despite questionable calls in Gonzaga loss
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Mark Few praises referees despite questionable calls in Gonzaga loss

Gonzaga Coach Mark Few said after the game he would have called for a review had he seen Meeks' hand cross the line, although the NCAA later said the call wasn't reviewable anyway. Then, when a call actually ...More..

Trump Strikes Syria -- Three Quick Thoughts
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Trump Strikes Syria -- Three Quick Thoughts

Applauding Trump for taking such an action, Senator Bob Corker, Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said it is critical that Assad knows he will no longer enjoy impunity for his horrific crimes a...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

4 soldiers killed in United States missile strike on Syrian airbase: monitor

Iran, another close ally of the Syrian government, condemned the strike, describing "unilateral action" as "dangerous". Shiite Iran and majority Sunni Saudi Arabia have been locked in a power struggle over infl...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Gold and silver are jumping after the U.S. missile strike on Syria

On Trump's orders, USA warships launched between 50-60 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the Syria Government airbase where the warplanes that carried out the chemical attacks were based, US officials said. Tehran is...More..

Top Democrat accuses White House of trying to distract from Russian Federation investigation
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Top Democrat accuses White House of trying to distract from Russian Federation investigation

The other was filed Friday, more than a month after Trump fired Flynn as national security adviser. The New York Times reported Sunday Flynn also failed to disclose all payments from Russia-linked entitie...More..