China warns 'conflict could break out at any moment' over N Korea

It said North Korea will face strong punishment it will find hard to withstand if it makes a significant provocation, such as another nuclear test or an intercontinental ballistic missile launch. Trump has threatened that if Beijing isn't willing... More..

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Diplomats can't agree on what Trump will do next in Syria
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Diplomats can't agree on what Trump will do next in Syria

Russian Federation and Syria have denied carrying out a chemical attack, instead blaming the incident on chemicals being released after an airstrike hit a "terrorist" arsenal. The two men "condemned the America...More..

Manhunt ends: Joseph Jakubowski captured in Vernon County
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Manhunt ends: Joseph Jakubowski captured in Vernon County

Robert Spoden , Rock County sheriff, Wisconsin state, explained that the capture occurred early on Friday morning after receiving reports last night that a suspect was camped in Vernon. His auto was found burne...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Fears, scars of extremism loom over French presidential vote

France's presidential race looked tighter than it has all year on Friday, nine days before voting begins, as two polls put the four frontrunners within reach of a two-person run-off vote. The National Front le...More..

Jadhav is innocent, says India
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Jadhav is innocent, says India

Describing Pakistan as a peace loving country, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had earlier this week said that Islamabad has always maintained a policy of having friendly relations with other countries, particu...More..

Putin and Rouhani, in phone call, condemn US aggression in Syria
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Putin and Rouhani, in phone call, condemn US aggression in Syria

Sir Michael also reiterated his support of Mr Trump's cruise missile strike in the early hours of Friday. Earlier this year, Assad said that the country's government had never used weapons of mass destruction...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Alleged chemical weapons attack a lie to justify United States strike, says Assad

The Russian government has condemned the missile strikes by the United States on a Syrian airbase last Thursday, calling Washington's move "aggression against a sovereign state in violation of global law". Ac...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

US sends dozens of troops to Somalia, 1st time in decades

Meanwhile, fighters pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group have emerged in the northern part of the country. While the US "withdrew" from Somalia in 1994 after volunteering to lead the United Nations ...More..

Trump signs bill to let states defund Planned Parenthood
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump signs bill to let states defund Planned Parenthood

Days after being sworn in, he signed an executive order reinstating the so-called Mexico City policy, also known as the global gag rule, which blocks United States funding from going to any nongovernmental orga...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Russian Federation vetoes UN Security Council's Syria resolution

The US scoops up such a large volume of communications intercepts in areas like Syria and Iraq, the material often is not processed unless there is a particular event that requires analysts to go back and look ...More..

Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

By rescinding the rule, Trump "has delivered a gut punch to the millions of Americans who rely on family planning providers for their basic healthcare needs", said Nancy Northup, president and CEO of the Center...More..

United Nations assessment reveals extensive destruction in western Mosul
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

United Nations assessment reveals extensive destruction in western Mosul

Mosul, 400 km north of the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, has been under IS control since June 2014, when government forces abandoned their weapons and fled, enabling IS militants to take control of parts of Iraq's ...More..

Vimy Ridge Anniversary Ceremonies
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Vimy Ridge Anniversary Ceremonies

The prime minister delivered the address at the commemorative ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Hundreds turned out to a candlelight vigil Saturday night at the National War ...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Sweden terror suspect 'confesses' to Stockholm attack

Responding to the attack, Swedish Justice Minister Morgan Johansson said he wanted to toughen the nation's terrorism laws. He had been known to intelligence services since previous year when he disappeared be...More..

US Says Ending UN Mission in Haiti Is a 'Strong Example'
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

US Says Ending UN Mission in Haiti Is a 'Strong Example'

This appeal by Nikki Haley has come after a widespread outrage against the UN Peacekeepers were allegedly found running a child sex ring in Haiti involving Sri Lankan peacekeepers. The report comes a month afte...More..

Minnesota senators press United Airlines about passenger dragged from plane
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Minnesota senators press United Airlines about passenger dragged from plane

When UA then chose four passengers to be removed and re-booked, the shocking video emerged of one man who refused to give up his seat and was dragged down the aisle, bleeding from the mouth, by law enforcemen...More..

Srinagar bypoll: EC orders repoll in 38 booths
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Srinagar bypoll: EC orders repoll in 38 booths

Jammu and Kashmir: Government Middle school, also a designated polling booth in Shopian's Padarpora, set ablaze by unidentified people. The government has chose to suspend internet services across the Valley ...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

French judges ask for Le Pen's parliamentary immunity to be lifted

The parliament believes the party used funds allotted for parliamentary assistants to pay Le Pen's personal assistant Catherine Griset and her bodyguard Thierry Legier for party work in France . According to r...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Donald Trump warns 'problem' of North Korea 'will be taken care of'

Over the last five years, we've been keeping you updated about Pyongyang's ambitions and efforts - and about North Korean leader the younger Kim's escalating combativeness, especially where the United States ...More..

North Korea: 'We will go to war with US if they choose'
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

North Korea: 'We will go to war with US if they choose'

It ended in 1953 not with a peace treaty, but an armistice. But the heat has been rising rapidly since Trump took office in January. Pyongyang recently tested a ballistic missile and claims it is close to perfe...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Leftist leads in Ecuador; rival cries foul

Moreno served as leftist outgoing President Rafael Correa's vice president from 2007-13 before serving as U.N. Special Envoy on Disability and Accessibility. Ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno was declared t...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Russia-US ties at 'low point', but progress made at Moscow talks

Putin himself said earlier Wednesday that trust between the two countries had worsened since Donald Trump took office. "Things went pretty well", he said during a news conference with NATO Secretary-General...More..

ANC backs Zuma as opposition calls for his resignation
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

ANC backs Zuma as opposition calls for his resignation

South Africa's main opposition party the Democratic Alliance yesterday asked the courts to declare Zuma's appointment of Malusi Gigaba as new finance minister irrational and unconstitutional, Bloomberg reported...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Korean official: United States more vicious, aggressive under Trump

As speculation mounted that Pyongyang was preparing a new nuclear test or fire a missile on a major anniversary Saturday, the official said the United States was poised to deal with the security threat po...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Donald Trump Backtracks, Saying China Is Not a Currency Manipulator

In an interview with The Wall Street Journal (https://www. wsj .com/articles/trump-says-dollar-getting-too-strong-wont-label-china-currency-manipulator-1492024312?mod=mktw), published on Wednesday afternoon, ...More..

Canada high: Marijuana set to be legalised for recreational use
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Canada high: Marijuana set to be legalised for recreational use

Proposed legislation announced Thursday by the federal government to legalize recreational marijuana as early as next year comes with strengthened laws for offences. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said makin...More..

'Islamic terror attacking Jerusalem, like major cities around the world'
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

'Islamic terror attacking Jerusalem, like major cities around the world'

The 23-year-old Jewish student, in Israel on a tourist visa, was stabbed repeatedly as the light rail entered the centre of Jerusalem opposite the walls of the historic old city. "Terror can never overcome us...More..

Palestinian stabs woman dead on Jerusalem train: Israeli police
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Palestinian stabs woman dead on Jerusalem train: Israeli police

Israeli police say a Palestinian man stabbed an Israeli woman in Jerusalem , seriously wounding her before forces apprehended him at the scene. Israeli police say she was attacked by a Palestinian man who st...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Boris Johnson cancels landmark Russian Federation visit after Syria chemical weapons attack

Russian military personnel and aircraft are embedded with Syria's , and Iranian troops and paramilitary forces are also on the ground helping Assad fight the array of opposition groups hoping to topple him. But...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Islamic State fighters, no civilians killed by massive bomb, Afghanistan officials say

The official said MOAB is produced by the Joint Ammunition Command, which oversees munitions for the USA force and troops. The bomb has been described as "the mother of all bombs ", one of the largest non-nu...More..

Arena thinks United States could win 2026 World Cup
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Arena thinks United States could win 2026 World Cup

Speaking Thursday during a conference call, Arena says "I think in 2026 we're going to be fully emerged into the game and a big player". I think 2026 will be the time where we're going to start talking about wi...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Jeff Sessions picked alleged Russian agent Carter Page for Trump's team

While Page denies any involvement in disrupting the Presidential election or having links with Kremlin, his track record suggests that he might have had a special interest in closer ties to Russian Federation. ...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sunny today but rain expected through the weekend

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Today , showers and thunderstorms are likely, mainly before 1 p.m., the weather service said. Winds E 5-10 miles per hour. After a chilly start tomorrow, temperatures w...More..

Trailer released for
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trailer released for "Star Wars: The Last Jedi"

Speaking earlier at the event, the film franchise creator George Lucas also paid tribute to Fisher, reportedly describing her as "the boss" of the stories. The first teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode VIII...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Parties promise jobs, public investments at dawn of BC election campaign

Taking questions at Government House, Clark said her party's platform is the only one that is costed and won't require tax increases. The British Columbia election campaign officially launches in Victoria T...More..