Ex-cyclone Cook bearing down on NZ

The weakening weather system is continuing to bring heavy rain to parts of the South Island, and is expected to pass over Dunedin later on Friday. They have also warned that it is a "really tightly packed cyclone" that will bring a "phenomenal" a... More..

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Russia vetoes Syria resolution: UN proposal on chemical attack investigation blocked
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russia vetoes Syria resolution: UN proposal on chemical attack investigation blocked

The text also condemned the reported use of chemical weapons and demanded a speedy investigation. President Vladimir Putin's intervention in Syria has saved President Bashar Assad's government from imminent c...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Gas attack a 'fabrication' - Syria's Assad

We have a lot of questions regarding very ambiguous and as well as sometimes contradictory ideas on coming from Washington . Ahead of his arrival, the Kremlin officially announced that President Vladimir Put...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russia Blocks The UN From Investigating Syrian Chemical Attack

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday said that relations with Moscow are at "a low point" after meetings in Russian Federation that seemed to do little to bridge a deepening diplomatic divide ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

MoveOn.org Launches TV, Digital Campaign In Georgia Special Election

Mike Pompeo, who became President Donald Trump's Central Intelligence Agency director. Estes received 53 percent of the vote in Kansas's 4th Congressional District, compared to Thompson's 46 percent. In a...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad defies supreme leader to attempt comeback

Ahmadinejad was barred from seeking a third consecutive four-year term, but is now eligible again. More than 126 people have registered to run for the presidency, Iran state media says. President Mahmoud Ab...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

United Kingdom scientists: samples from Syrian attack test positive for sarin

Assad even cast doubt on whether the victims were actually dead. Moscow offered the explanation that regime aircraft hit a chemical weapons facility controlled by rebels on the ground. The OPCW mission will d...More..

Tigers hold off Cleveland comeback bid, 7
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Tigers hold off Cleveland comeback bid, 7

Not only did the bomb cap off a 13-run performance at the plate, but it also marked the first multi-homer game for Ramirez, who finished with a career-high six RBIs. Santana and Chisenhall, who each homered on ...More..

Defund Planned Parenthood? Trump's New Bill Gives the Go-Ahead
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Defund Planned Parenthood? Trump's New Bill Gives the Go-Ahead

Under that bill, which lacked enough support for passage, Planned Parenthood would have lost federal funding for a year. President Donald Trump signed a bill on Thursday that overturns a last-minute regulatio...More..

Youth killed in alleged security force firing in Srinagar
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Youth killed in alleged security force firing in Srinagar

Monitor that an army vehicle was moving through the area when some youth pelted stones and the forces opened fire resulting in Sajad's death. However, sources said, they lost their way and entered interiors o...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump Signs Bill Letting States Deny Federal Funds to Abortion Providers

The bulk of federal money Planned Parenthood receives, though, goes toward preventive health care, birth control, pregnancy tests and other women's health services. Obama signed the bill into law after 12 state...More..

Hillary Clinton chides Donald Trump on Syrian refugee ban after airstrikes
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Hillary Clinton chides Donald Trump on Syrian refugee ban after airstrikes

I think in this election there was a very real struggle between what is viewed as change. that is it welcomed and exciting to so many Americans, and change which is worrisome to many others. "As a person, I'm o...More..

Trump administration report labels no USA trading partners as currency manipulators
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump administration report labels no USA trading partners as currency manipulators

Germany, along with Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and Switzerland were also on the "monitoring list" in the US Treasury report. The Treasury also warned that it will scrutinize China's trade and currency practic...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

U.S. officially declines to label China as currency manipulator

The Treasury did not alter its three major thresholds for identifying currency manipulation put in place past year by the Obama administration: a bilateral trade surplus with the United States of $20 billion or...More..

Aaron Hernandez Jury Foreperson Speak Out About the Verdict
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Aaron Hernandez Jury Foreperson Speak Out About the Verdict

Bradley said Hernandez later ordered him to follow de Abreu out of the club and eventually onto the road, where Bradley said Hernandez shot the men from the vehicle. Prosecutors attempted to connect an incident...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

AL Planned Parenthood won't be affected by withholding of federal funds

Planned Parenthood claims just 3 percent of federal dollars go to abortions. She said states will now have the option to spend federal family-planning funds on comprehensive health care clinics. The rule was en...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Kasper Schmeichel says Leicester up for fight in Champions League

They are now in a good position to qualify for their third Champions League semifinal in four seasons after appearing in two of the last three finals in the competition. Leicester's sports scientist Tom Joel ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Ex-President Ahmadinejad stuns Iran with election bid

Ahmadinejad was a two-term president taking the office for 8 years, before President Hassan Rouhani won the 2013 election. Mr Rouhani was endorsed by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in September 2016, w...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Cafeteria duty awaits Gorsuch at Supreme Court

Markey's comments came hours after Neil Gorsuch was sworn in as the Supreme Court's newest justice . Democrats gained the 41 votes needed mostly over their consternation Republicans refused to hold hearings...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russia: Syria probe must involve many nations

The powers are at odds over the fate of Moscow's longtime ally President Bashar al-Assad, a rift exacerbated after an alleged Syrian chemical attack last week that triggered a punitive USA missile strike . "We...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

India, Australia Ink 6 Pacts; To Boost Counter-Terror Cooperation

India and Australia on Monday chose to kick-start the stalled negotiations on the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) by holding the next round of talks soon. "We are heading to the Akshardham T...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea Tries A Missile Launch & Fails

Hawaii time (2121 UTC) on Saturday and that the missile exploded upon launch. "The missile blew up nearly immediately". South Korean and U.S. intelligence officials are trying to determine what type of missil...More..

German prosecutors: Detained Iraqi fought for Islamic State
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

German prosecutors: Detained Iraqi fought for Islamic State

UEFA said it made the decision after consulting both teams, however Tuchel said he and his players were not asked. "We were told by text message that the decision had been made in Switzerland", said Tuchel af...More..

Left-Wing Candidate Heading for Victory in Ecuador Election
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Left-Wing Candidate Heading for Victory in Ecuador Election

The second round of Ecuador's presidential elections was held on Sunday. Thousands of outraged supporters of opposition Ecuadorean presidential candidate Guillermo Lasso shouted "fraud" and broke through me...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea 'ready to hit back with nuclear attacks' if provoked

Beijing's decision earlier this year to cut off coal imports from North Korea also are being seen as a hopeful sign. He criticised President Trump for "creating a war situation" on the Korean Peninsula by di...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Opposition parties vow to keep the pressure on President Zuma

A celebratory atmosphere hung over President Jacob Zuma's home on the occasion of his 75th birthday Wednesday. Zuma meanwhile sang, danced and cracked jokes at his 75th birthday celebrations held in Soweto ...More..

Are you anxious about escalating tensions between USA and North Korea?
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Are you anxious about escalating tensions between USA and North Korea?

North Korea rolled out intercontinental ballistic missiles and other military hardware at a massive parade on Saturday to celebrate the birthday of the country's late founder, as third-generation leader Kim Jon...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Japan says it must remain on alert over N. Korea

Mr Kim did not speak during the annual parade, which celebrates the 1912 birthday of his grandfather and North Korea's founder Kim Il-sung, as a nuclear-powered United States aircraft carrier group steamed ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump Signs Bill Allowing States to Defund Planned Parenthood

Trump signed into law a bill that empowers states to halt hundreds of millions in Title X federal funding from Planned Parenthood and other organizations that perform abortions. It squeaked through the Sena...More..

Turkey has radar info showing Syrian regime is behind chemical attack
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Turkey has radar info showing Syrian regime is behind chemical attack

While Syria witnessed warplanes attacking Khan Sheikhoun, a town 50km away from the city of Idlib, early on Tuesday which killed around 80 people, rest of the world watched a seemingly cold-hearted, uncaring Pr...More..

Death to Jadhav: India warns Pak to consider consequences
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Death to Jadhav: India warns Pak to consider consequences

He underlined the need of cooperation between India and Pakistan, " so that in the US-Russia rivalry, we don't end up being losers". India should not call "apples, oranges", he said. Meanwhile Pakistan Prime Mi...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump 'creating a war situation' says North Korean official at huge parade

What could possibly go wrong? In his annual New Year's address, Kim said that the country's preparations for an ICBM launch have "reached the final stage". Chinese officials expressed concern over increasingl...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Braves greats help celebrate opening of new SunTrust Park

Ender Inciarte matched his homer total for all of last season with his third in two games and the Atlanta Braves made the opening of SunTrust Park a winning one Friday night vs. Ten retired numbers were unve...More..

Delta Will Give Passengers Up To $10000 To Leave An Overbooked Flight
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Delta Will Give Passengers Up To $10000 To Leave An Overbooked Flight

Airlines boost profits by overselling, betting against the number of passengers who will miss their flights. The goal is to avoid having to find a seat for a crew member after all passengers have already boarde...More..

Syria auto bomb explosion kills 100 people fleeing for Aleppo
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Syria auto bomb explosion kills 100 people fleeing for Aleppo

A huge blast struck buses full of evacuees from government-held towns and killed at least 100 people, including children, according to the rescue group Syria Civil Defense, popularly known as the White Helmets...More..