Larson To Congress: Get With The Program On Syria

Trump said that "as long as America stands for justice, then peace and harmony will, in the end, prevail". Images from the attack drew global condemnation and are said to have spurred Trump to take military action. Expanded military intervention in... More..

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Japan slams North Korean missile launch
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Japan slams North Korean missile launch

Pyongyang is on a quest to develop a long-range missile capable of hitting the USA mainland with a nuclear warhead, and has so far staged five nuclear tests, two of them a year ago. Experts and officials in the...More..

Dogs Are Increasingly Attacking Mail Carriers
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Dogs Are Increasingly Attacking Mail Carriers

After Los Angeles, the worst cities for postal worker dog bite in 2016 were Houston, Cleveland, and San Diego. Dog attacks on postal workers rose a year ago the highest in three decades, as internet shopping ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

US officials say military hotline with Russia remains open

Russian government spokesman Dmitry Peskov called the US missile strikes "aggression against a sovereign state in violation of worldwide law" launched "under a far-fetched pretext". One U.S. pilot flying missio...More..

Farm loan waiver will 'impact credit discipline'
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Farm loan waiver will 'impact credit discipline'

He claimed that with such schemes the overall government borrowing goes up, the yields on government bonds are also impacted, and an increase in cost of borrowing is expected. The waiver is to be funded by the ...More..

Prostitute to be deported to Canada
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Prostitute to be deported to Canada

Immigration agents arrested her after she finished her jail sentence on March 29, but Schwab couldn't provide any details on when the deporation was to take place or where in Canada she would be taken to. She s...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Hampton County officials taking precautions against severe weather threat

National Weather Service meteorologist Jeff Orrock said investigators were dispatched to the Virginia city of Chesapeake and the towns of Kilmarnock and Irvington, where he said there was a good possibility of ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Abdullah welcomes Trump engagement in Israel-Palestinian peace

Jordan in the past called the Israel-Palestine conflict the root cause of the region's political turmoil and Abdullah may have played a hand in delaying Trump's promise to move the embassy during his last visit...More..

Finland routs Germany 8-0, wins bronze at world championship
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Finland routs Germany 8-0, wins bronze at world championship

But she didn't consider the offer, even for a second. After the USA won four straight in a pre-Olympics exhibition series, and after Canada won two one-goal thrillers in Sochi, this much is clear: While the g...More..

4 dead, 12 injured, 1 arrest in Stockholm attack
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

4 dead, 12 injured, 1 arrest in Stockholm attack

According to local reports , one eye witness in the shopping centre said she saw "hundreds of people" running for their lives. Armed police have cordoned off the scene, and police cars, helicopters and ambul...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

What's next for Trump's foreign policy after Syrian strike?

The meeting was overshadowed by the U.S. missile strike in Syria, which was announced shortly after the two leaders finished dinner on Thursday. China is Alaska's leading trade partner, buying more than $1 bi...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Stolen truck kills 4 in Stockholm; Sweden calls it terror

Stockholm police spokesman Lars Bystrom would not comment on media reports that the suspect confessed to ramming a stolen truck into crowds outside a busy department store in the centre of the capital on Friday...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Syria calls United States missile strikes 'reckless' and 'irresponsible'

There can be no dispute that Syria used banned chemical weapons, violated its obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention and ignored the urging of the U.N. In the wake of yesterday's airstrikes, this bel...More..

In divided Syria, US strike both welcomed and condemned
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

In divided Syria, US strike both welcomed and condemned

The government refers to all groups fighting against it, including mainstream rebels, as terrorists, and has denied any involvement in the chemical attack. It said the USA strikes would deter future chemical at...More..

At least four dead in Swedish truck attack
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

At least four dead in Swedish truck attack

One arrest was made although it was not clear who the "person of interest" was. The Sapo security police said in its annual report it was impossible to say how big a risk there was that Sweden would be target...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

USA at Odds with Russia, China Over UN Meeting on Human Rights

In February a year ago, as Mr Trump was challenging the Republican establishment to secure the party's White House nomination, she called the brash property baron "everything a governor doesn't want in a presid...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Berlin panned for not lighting gate for Russian subway attack victims

The majority of the victims and survivors are locals from St. Petersburg, including the now-deceased 25-year-old Denis Petrov, who was an army hand-to-hand combat champion and a St. The driver of the St. Peters...More..

South Africans protest Zuma as country downgraded to junk
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

South Africans protest Zuma as country downgraded to junk

A second ratings agency has downgraded South Africa to junk status. He is seen as favouring his ex-wife, former African Union chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, to succeed him. Just reading Zuma's struggle credent...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Israel military: An Israeli killed in West Bank by a Palestinian

It is located in east Jerusalem , occupied by Israel in 1967 and later annexed, and is central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Moscow appears ready to recognize West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump jokes he's gotten 'absolutely nothing' so far from Chinese president

Before the meeting Trump, had said he'd expected a " very difficult " summit, with jobs and trade to dominate discussions along with regional security issues like North Korea. Relations between China and the ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump lauds 'outstanding' relationship with Chinese leader

USA officials are expected to offer a readout of the meeting later Friday. US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he believed he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had made progress in the bilateral ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

White House Push Fails to Get GOP Votes for Healthcare Bill

Pelosi suggested that Republicans in Congress were aware of what they could get passed, her only fear was White House meddling. Here's how it works in a nutshell: Before federal agencies can implement any n...More..

Australia, China to boost trade with beef making the cut
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Australia, China to boost trade with beef making the cut

Image: Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shakes hands with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang before the start of an official signing ceremony at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, March 24, 2017. Both ...More..

Obama Officials Made List to Safeguard Russia Probe Documents
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Obama Officials Made List to Safeguard Russia Probe Documents

The committee has asked 20 individuals for private interviews, among them Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner. Clint Watts is with the Foreign Policy Research Institute Program on National Security. Watts say...More..

Schiff Slams White House 'Subterfuge' on Russian Federation
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Schiff Slams White House 'Subterfuge' on Russian Federation

Congressional committees, along with the FBI, are investigating what USA intelligence agencies have concluded were attempts by Russian Federation to influence the November 8 presidential election in Trump's fav...More..

ISIS Shoots Down Iraqi Helicopter Over Mosul, Kills Two Pilots
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

ISIS Shoots Down Iraqi Helicopter Over Mosul, Kills Two Pilots

ISIS' Amaq news agency said seven suicide fighters attacked a police position and the home of the head of the city's counter-terrorism service, who was killed. ISIS fighters shot down an Iraqi helicopter on...More..

In big win for Trump, Senate approves Gorsuch for Supreme Court
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

In big win for Trump, Senate approves Gorsuch for Supreme Court

That decision effectively ended a fiery debate against President Donald Trump's nominee. The rule change was dubbed the "nuclear option" because it was considered an extreme break from Senate tradition. Later...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump, Xi end summit with 'tremendous' progress

He did not give specifics about areas of agreement. As the two leaders wrapped up a Florida summit overshadowed by USA missile strikes in Syria overnight, Xi joined Trump in stressing the positive mood of the...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Aaron Hernandez lawyers intend call 3 witnesses, rest case

Assistant District Attorney Mark Lee cross-examines a witness during former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez's double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. " ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Uber halts autonomous auto testing after Arizona crash

Speaking to Bloomberg News Montenegro mentioned another vehicle which is said to have failed to yield for the Uber auto. Uber was not one of the first companies to begin work on self-driving cars,...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

S Korea test fires 800km-range missile

North Korea fired another ballistic missile Wednesday morning, military officials in the United States and South Korea said, apparently testing a land-based version of its rocket that can be fired from a subm...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

USA warns North Korea over missiles

South Korean media speculated at the time that North Korea might have attempted to test a missile that it has not deployed. The missile was sacked at a high angle and reached an altitude of 189 km (117 mil...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Swedish PM says nation united in grief and anger after attack

The Swedish news agency TT said many people have been rushed away in ambulances and live television footage showed smoke rising out from the department store that the truck smashed into. Although there was conf...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Vladimir Putin meets French far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in Moscow

The Kremlin said Putin's meeting with French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in Moscow was standard practice as are meetings with other opposition figures. The Kremlin, meanwhile, has officially ...More..

Devin Nunes steps away from probe on Russian Federation meddling
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Devin Nunes steps away from probe on Russian Federation meddling

In a statement , the House Ethics Committee cited its "institutional obligation" to investigate "unauthorized disclosures of classified information". The allegations that Nunes mishandled classified data were ...More..