Macron outshines Le Pen in French presidential debate

Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, attends a political rally in Bordeaux, France , April 2, 2017. Thus at this stage of the election cycle, Fillon could be worth a se... More..

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1 person dead after shooting near mall in South Florida
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

1 person dead after shooting near mall in South Florida

City of Miami police officers work the shooting scene at the Shops at Merrick Park on April 8, 2017 in Coral Gables, Florida. "Initially we thought it was an active shooter. Witnesses described Wilson, a ta...More..

US strike in Syria: Game changer or deterrent?
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

US strike in Syria: Game changer or deterrent?

All this occurred under the rubric of fighting terrorism ― that is, until Thursday night, when Navy destroyers fired 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian military base from which us officials believe the Syrian r...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Masahiro Tanaka's last start surprised the Yankees

Matt Holliday was an early Yankee hero, driving in three runs in his first two-bats, including a two-run shot off Baltimore starter Ubaldo Jimenez . It was a tough night to play and the guys just battled, pic...More..

US Marshals: DeVos security detail could cost nearly $8M
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

US Marshals: DeVos security detail could cost nearly $8M

The Education Department will reimburse the detail $7.78 million for their protection that started in mid-February and goes through the end of September. DeVos, with her husband - the son of Amway co-founder Ri...More..

Boris Johnson cancelled his trip to Moscow after tensions escalated in Syria
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Boris Johnson cancelled his trip to Moscow after tensions escalated in Syria

Russia and the USA set up the so-called deconfliction line in October 2015 after Russian air forces intervened in the ongoing Syrian civil war. "Our [military-to-military] communication line is still open and...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

US, China to peacefully resolve N Korean nuclear threat

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, on April 6, 2017. "China has a red line which means that its employment of sanctions against North Kor...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

The Heat: Xi-Trump Summit wraps up in Florida

Tillerson said Xi told Trump that he "understood that such a response was necessary when people are killing children" and expressed "an appreciation" to Trump for informing him of the number of missiles that ...More..

Not so silent night: Dallas emergency siren system hacked
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Not so silent night: Dallas emergency siren system hacked

Residents are asked to be patient and to avoid calling 911 or 311 as the sirens may sound again during reactivation. Officials say all of the city's 156 outdoor sirens that are used to alert people to shelter...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

U.S. Launches Missile Strike on Syria in Response to Gas Attack

If Trump believes the content of his speech to be true, then he either he is misunderstanding Syria's threat to USA national security, that he does not give much value to the sovereignty of other nations, or ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Syria war: Should Congress have approved Trump missile strikes?

No matter how extensive the damage at Shayrat, Assad has other options, Hamade said. US officials said the air base targeted was most likely the one used to launch the chemical attack. However, a year later Mr ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Former NATO Ambassador On US Military Strike On Syria14:00

This strike makes things even worse. We will have to see if this is the moment when Congress finally grows a spine and reasserts its war powers. "I think the President has the authority to do what he did", he...More..

Seven arrested in St Petersburg bomb probe
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Seven arrested in St Petersburg bomb probe

Authorities said on Wednesday that they had searched Jalilov's residence and said CCTV footage showed him leaving his home ahead of the attack "with a bag and rucksack". Kyrgyzstan is a former Soviet republic w...More..

Cancellation of Johnson's Visit to Moscow 'Serious Mistake' - Russian Lawmaker
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Cancellation of Johnson's Visit to Moscow 'Serious Mistake' - Russian Lawmaker

US officials said the strike was meant to make it harder for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to carry out future chemical attacks against his own citizens. "The United States will not stand by when chemical we...More..

South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada dies at 87
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada dies at 87

Born into an Indian origin family in Schweizer-Reneke in northwest South Africa, Kathrada was involved in passive resistance movements against apartheid in his youth. Kathrada spent 26 years in jail for protest...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Sacking triggers civil war in S Africa's ruling ANC

This is not the basis upon which you fire, inverted commas, or release from their responsibilities. a minister of finance and a deputy minister of finance. "We hope more and more South Africans will make it abs...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump Says He's Received 'Absolutely Nothing' So Far From China's Xi

China is Alaska's leading trade partner, buying more than $1 billion in Alaska products in 2016. China supplies North Korea with nearly all its fuel oil, imported foods, consumer goods and the raw materials u...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Cyclone Debbie's days of destruction

Category four Cyclone Debbie hit northeastern Australia on Tuesday between Bowen and Airlie Beach in Queensland state, ripping up trees, washing boats onto land and causing widespread damage . Close to 300 p...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Shooting at Equinox gym leaves 1 dead, 2 wounded in Florida

The MDFR helicopter landed at the nearby Coral Gables Senior High School's sports field and took the two wounded to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. The police department surrounded the mall. ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Bannon ready for White House 'gunfight'

And in another change, the national security adviser will set the agenda for the council as well as for the Homeland Security Council, and can delegate that at his discretion. Bannon had been named to the board...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

China urges cooperation with US

As the two leaders wrapped up a Florida summit overshadowed by US missile strikes in Syria overnight, Xi joined Trump in stressing the positive mood of the meetings while papering over deep differences that hav...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Durbin, Kinzinger Support Trump's Missile Strike In Syria

President Donald Trump, United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had all made comments explaining that some measure needed to be taken against the Syrian regime in response to...More..

Four children among nine civilians dead in US Syria strike: state media
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Four children among nine civilians dead in US Syria strike: state media

The minister explained that diplomatic steps and sanctions against Syria have not led to positive results. Rinkevics admitted that the situation is becoming more complicated and unsafe and that despite the ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

U.S., South Korea: Strong response to North Korea needed

Trump has yet to provide details, but he and other administration officials have said all options are on the table, including military action. "North Korea just stated that it is in the final stages of deve...More..

IS downs Iraqi helicopter over Mosul, killing two
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

IS downs Iraqi helicopter over Mosul, killing two

The Iraqi Federal Police forces are largely dominated by the Badr Organisation, a militant Shia jihadist organisation backed by regional Shia power Iran. "Aerial bombing will target (ISIS) gangs and not civil...More..

Balotelli lead Nice over Lille
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Balotelli lead Nice over Lille

Having played two more games, Nice went past defending champions Paris Saint-Germain into the second position, just one point adrift of leaders Monaco. Three minutes later, Balotelli timed his run well to meet ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

China's Xi urges trade cooperation in first meeting with Trump

It was likely a massive surprise for Xi as well-China, along with Russian Federation, voted against sanctioning Syria in the United Nations in February this year, and the meeting between Xi and Trump was bill...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Six detained in St Petersburg for suspected ISIS recruitment

Investigators plan to ask the court shortly to authorize the suspects' arrest. On Monday, an explosion occurred in St. Petersburg in a subway train auto on the stretch between the Sennaya Ploshchad and Tekhno...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump drops China bashing during warm Xi summit

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the USA and China have agreed to increase cooperation on trying to get North Korea's to abandon its nuclear weapons program. First lady Melania Trump and Peng Liyuan (puhng...More..

Stockholm attack: Man held on suspicion of terrorism
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Stockholm attack: Man held on suspicion of terrorism

Police said they had found a suspicious device in the vehicle, which ended up rammed into the Ahlens department store, but said they did not yet know if it was a homemade bomb, as reported by public broadcaster...More..

Former England rugby player Brian Moore suffers heart attack
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Former England rugby player Brian Moore suffers heart attack

Moore made 64 appearances in an England shirt, and was a part of three Grand Slam-winning sides, in an worldwide career which spanned eight years between 1987 and 1995. Tributes are being paid to Moore, wishing...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

USA to 'chart own course' on N. Korea if China can't help

The official China Daily newspaper on Saturday said it was encouraging to see the two-day summit that ended on Friday "going as well as it could" after earlier "confusing signals" from Washington about how it...More..

Spain denies ship made illegal incursion into disputed waters off Gibraltar
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Spain denies ship made illegal incursion into disputed waters off Gibraltar

The territory was ceded to Britain in 1713 as part of the Treaty of Utrecht . On Friday, the European Union indicated that it would tacitly back Spain's claims on the territory in its draft negotiation gui...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Pope prays for victims and families of Russian Federation bomb attack

The six detained were suspected of recruiting "mostly immigrants from the republics of Central Asia to commit crimes of a terrorist nature and involvement in the activities of terrorist organizations banned in ...More..

Basque group ETA hands over arms in southern parts of France
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Basque group ETA hands over arms in southern parts of France

Eight caches of weapons containing 120 firearms, three tonnes of explosives and several thousand rounds of ammunition are understood to be stored on the sites. The Spanish and French governments have refused. ...More..