Trump, Xi at Mar-a-Lago for high-stakes summit

Trump will put pressure on China to "strictly implement United Nations resolutions and sanctions" on North Korea, since about 90 per cent of Pyongyang's foreign trade is with Beijing, according to the same source. Some $347 billion of the $502 billio... More..

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New Jersey State Trooper helps deliver baby girl on side of interstate
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

New Jersey State Trooper helps deliver baby girl on side of interstate

The driver pulled onto the shoulder of Route 78 East at mile marker 45.8 in Summit and dialed 911, police said. The Summit Police Department said Scotch Plains resident Olivia Cummings was getting a ride to t...More..

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North Korean ballistic missile launch condemned by UN Security Council

The South plans to deploy the new missile this year following further tests to determine its reliability, Yonhap said. Early estimations indicated the launch may have been the medium-range missile KN-15, also...More..

Police clash with protesters calling for president's resignation
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Police clash with protesters calling for president's resignation

South Africans of all races took to the streets today to protest the leadership of the country. Friday's marches were mainly peaceful, though police used stun grenades to disperse rival groups of protesters...More..

Ryan dampens hopes for quick revival of USA healthcare overhaul
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Ryan dampens hopes for quick revival of USA healthcare overhaul

Their conversation went well, apparently. A White House offensive to resurrect the moribund House Republican health care bill got an uneven reception Tuesday from GOP moderates and conservatives, leaving pr...More..

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World response to US strike reflects divide over Syria

The Syrian army reported that six people had been killed, according to a statement read on Syrian state TV. Here are some of the other reactions from around the world. But the USA military said it communica...More..

Chinese premier visits Australia to expand bilateral ties
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Chinese premier visits Australia to expand bilateral ties

The importance of this relationship can not be overstressed, said Professor James Laurenceson, deputy director of the Australia-China Relations Institute at the University of Technology in Sydney, who told Xinh...More..

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Sporadic violence in protest against Zuma

In Johannesburg, police "fired rubber bullets at protesters who were attacking other protesters with stones". "We want a president who will put South Africa first and not his friends and family", he said amid...More..

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Syria: US involvement since 2011

However, these airstrikes have targeted ISIS, not the Syrian government. The Trump administration quickly determined that it could not let such an atrocity go unpunished. No serious person can promise such a ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Stockholm attack: Swedish brewery confirms truck used was theirs

Local media said eight people were injured. A manhunt is under way for the driver of the vehicle, who police said is still at large. Live television footage showed smoke coming out of the department store t...More..

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Russian bombing suspect identified

Petersburg subway. A woman reacts as she lays flowers at a memorial . The blast came as Russian President Vladimir Putin was visiting the city, his hometown. The bomb went off between two stations and the ...More..

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Trump ready to nuke North Korea

The Trump administration has been hoping to convince China to step up pressure on the reclusive North Korea government to curtail its nuclear program. If Trump does, in fact, plan to live up to Tillerson's comm...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

France's Le Pen says lacks election funds, has no Russian backing

The Putin government has been accused of interfering in the USA presidential elections a year ago and influencing Donald Trump's win. "This is Vladimir Putin's world, Donald Trump's world in the United States...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes To Step Aside From Russia Probe

The normally secretive House Ethics Committee made a rare public pronouncement on Thursday, announcing it has launched a high-profile investigation into allegations that the House intelligence committee chairma...More..

Trump removes Stephen Bannon from National Security Council post
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump removes Stephen Bannon from National Security Council post

Outlets including The New York Times reported that Mr Bannon has considered resigning from the Trump team altogether following the failure of two key policies he is believed to have orchestrated - the travel ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

U.S. Strikes in Syria Are an Illegal Response to Atrocity

The intent was to minimize civilian casualties and comply with the Laws of War, according to the Department of Defense. November 15, 2016: Assad declares that United States president-elect Donald Trump wi...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Russian President Putin: The US Strikes on Syria Are Illegal

Mr Trump said the strikes on Shayrat airbase near Homs, which took place at 4.40am UAE time on Friday, were created to prevent and deter any further use of chemical weapons. One, the attack has sent a strong si...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Lawmakers slam Trump for bypassing Congress on Syria strike

Adham Sahloul woke up Friday morning to a push notification telling him the USA had bombed a Syrian airbase. At the time of the Ghouta attack , the Syrian government had access to about 600 tons of material ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Antonio Conte Italian sets Chelsea 18-point title target

When asked about the "fantastic" Eden Hazard, Chelsea defender jokingly tells SFR Sport : "He's ugly too". "We have to think about the last seven, eight games left to get in the Champions League". "This se...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Mass protests take place across South Africa against President Jacob Zuma

Those fired included finance minister Parvin Gordhan, a well-respected ANC politician who had been leading anti-graft activities in government and efforts to attract foreign direct investment for the country's ...More..

BC Ferries cancels Georgia Strait crossings due to approaching windstorm
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

BC Ferries cancels Georgia Strait crossings due to approaching windstorm

While that upper deck ramp was being built, BC Ferries doubled the amount of sailings on the route due to the reduced vehicle capacity, to once every hour. The winds are expected to die down overnight. A st...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

After US strikes, Syria attack victims dream of Assad ouster

The hotline's primary intent is to ensure Russian planes conducting combat missions in Syria's skies don't stumble into an accident or confrontation with aircraft flown by the USA -led coalition fighting an Isl...More..

At least four dead, several hurt as truck crashes into Stockholm store
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

At least four dead, several hurt as truck crashes into Stockholm store

Reports suggest the lorry was stolen by assailant. Police said there were no indications of shots fired in the area, as SVT had reported earlier. "People were screaming and running in all directions", sa...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Smiling Kim Jong-Un inspects North Korea tank competition

North Korea's young leader, Kim Jong Un, had issued a "standing order" for his elder half-brother's assassination, according to some South Korean lawmakers, and there was a failed attempt on his life in 2012. "...More..

Hijacked truck crashes into Stockholm store in terror attack
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Hijacked truck crashes into Stockholm store in terror attack

Live television footage showed smoke coming out of the upscale Ahlens department store on Drottninggatan Street, which the truck smashed into. Swedish media say a truck has crashed into a department store in ...More..

Terror in Stockholm: Truck rams into crowd
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Terror in Stockholm: Truck rams into crowd

Officials told nearby shoppers to stay inside buildings in the immediate vicinity while the area was secured, and the wider public was advised to keep away from the city center. It's most significant attack i...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Leahy, Welch, react to airstrikes launch in Syria

Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) are on Sen. The Syria issue has been a complicated one for Congress. She said that if the USA was "going to stop the killing", Trump must confront Russ...More..

The US Was not Attacked and the President Needs Congressional Approval
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

The US Was not Attacked and the President Needs Congressional Approval

If Trump plays this correctly, he will restore regional faith in American leadership and ability and be able to gather willing allies to create a balance against not only Russian militarism, but also Iranian ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

U.S. strike on Syria widely hailed as 'appropriate,' but angers Russian Federation

The barrage of missiles overnight marked the first time the USA has directly targeted Assad's forces and world leaders reacted quickly. Rep. Steny Hoyer, the Southern Maryland lawmaker and No. "Millions of pe...More..

Dead In Hospital, 15 Injured In Swedish Truck Attack Stockholm Authorities
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Dead In Hospital, 15 Injured In Swedish Truck Attack Stockholm Authorities

The Swedish prime minister, speaking shortly after the incident, said there were indications the truck hit pedestrians as "a terror attack". "We do not know whether this was a single incident or whether there...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Why I Launched a Missile Strike on Syria

The bombing represents Trump's most dramatic military order since taking office and thrusts the USA administration deeper into the complex Syrian conflict. An initial battle damage assessment from the strike wa...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

China-US relations should bring more benefits to people: Xi

The Chinese government condemned the use of chemical weapons Friday, but did not offer support for the U.S. strikes. On Friday, Hua Chunying , a spokeswoman for China's foreign ministry, said Beijing opposed...More..

U.S. denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

U.S. denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties

The result, she said, is just more innocent deaths. Along with civilian casualties, Iraqi troops have suffered significant losses, with almost 300 men killed since the west Mosul pushback began over a month a...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

South Africans protest against Zuma; violence hits Johannesburg

The opposition party Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane addressed the crowd saying, "We are embarking on a movement for change which seeks to create opportunities for all and build a prosperous and d...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Muslim man dies after attack by cow vigilantes in India

Counsel for the petitioner, entrepreneur and activist Tehseen S. Poonawalla, referred to the recent incident in Alwar, Rajasthan, where a man was lynched by a mob claiming to be cow protectors . Khan, Azmat an...More..