North Korean missile test fails, say USA and South Korea

After a two-month policy review, officials settled on a policy dubbed "maximum pressure and engagement", US officials said Friday. The US Pacific Command said it tracked a missile launch on Sunday night and said the missile blew up nearly immediate... More..

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Government 'concerned' at new North Korea missile test amid growing tension

Vice President Mike Pence will discuss the U.S. response to a North Korean provocation on a visit to South Korea and Japan as part of a 10-day tour of Asia beginning this weekend. China's customs department i...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sweden attack suspect denied request for Sunni Muslim lawyer

The Uzbek construction worker had an asylum request rejected by Sweden a year ago and was arrested several hours after the attack, in the Stockholm suburb of Marsta. Akilov, who was known to intelligence serv...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea missile launch 'fails'

The JCS confirmed the botched missile launch, saying it is still analyzing what type of missile was launched. The failed launch also comes ahead of Vice President Pence's arrival in Seoul, South Korea for t...More..

Arkansas encounters two new legal hurdles in execution plans
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Arkansas encounters two new legal hurdles in execution plans

The state of Arkansas on Friday ran into a pair of new legal obstacles to its plan to carry out lethal injections on seven murderers in an unprecedented series of executions before the end of the month. McKesso...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Death toll rises to 100 in blast targeting evacuees from Aleppo

The deal had stipulated that in the first stage 8,000 people, including 2,000 loyalist fighters, leave the two towns but in the event just 5,000, including 1,300 fighters left, the Britain-based Observatory sai...More..

Ender Inciarte christens SunTrust Park with its first home run
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Ender Inciarte christens SunTrust Park with its first home run

Miami starter Tom Koehler allowed three runs in six innings. (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran (49) works in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Di...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Rex Tillerson to press Russian Federation on Syrian chemical weapons

This is not the first time the Assad regime has used chemical weapons; the sarin attack in Ghouta resulted in over 1,400 deaths in 2013 and, under threat of U.S. Obama got his Iran Deal, which will likely prove...More..

India calls off maritime talks with Pakistan as tension soars over Jadhav
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

India calls off maritime talks with Pakistan as tension soars over Jadhav

The defense ministry said that Pakistan has taken a decision that defies all worldwide norms, which is why it would be futile to hold talks with the country. Rajnath Singh also expressed concern over low turnou...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Latest North Korean missile test ends in premature detonation

Pyongyang conducted two unauthorized nuclear test explosions last year and almost two dozen rocket launches in a years-long push to expand its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs. China, North Korea'...More..

3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt Extravaganza

There's also so much more fun and egg-citement at Toy Kingdom where girls can play the part with pretty pastel-colored bunny ears headbands, or find a new friend with the store's collection of cute plush bunnie...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation monitored Trump aide for Russian Federation links
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation monitored Trump aide for Russian Federation links

And for all the insistences that Mr Page's role in the campaign was marginal-both he and Mr Trump say they never met-the revelation of the FISA warrant is significant. These counterintelligence investigations o...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea warns against United States 'hysteria' as it marks founder's birth

Any fighting on the Korean Peninsula is likely to draw in China, which has repeatedly expressed concerns about a wave of refugees and the possible presence of US and South Korean troops on its border. After a t...More..

Pakistan, India should negotiate to resolve all disputes: Stephane Dujarric
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Pakistan, India should negotiate to resolve all disputes: Stephane Dujarric

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has told Parliament that 362 Indians are now being held in Pakistani jails. Mr Kasuri also cautioned India against any attempt to isolate Pakistan, saying it would not be ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

13 arrested in pro and anti-Trump rallies

The City of Berkeley Police Department posted on its Twitter account images showing some "prohibited items", including a knife, removed from the site in the downtown park area. on Saturday, Apr. 15, 2017. He he...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russian Federation presses for Syria chemical attack investigation

Mr Lavrov said after talks with the US Secretary of State that some progress had been made on Syria and that a working group will be set up to examine the poor state of U.S. Mr Lavrov said that the USA had ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russia, Syria and the Fears of the West

Russian Federation has alleged that the victims were killed by toxic agents released from a rebel chemical arsenal and warned against putting the blame on Damascus until an independent inquiry has been conduc...More..

Tillerson Criticized for Not Meeting Russian Civil Groups in Moscow
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Tillerson Criticized for Not Meeting Russian Civil Groups in Moscow

Tensions have been growing ever since the White House accused Russian Federation of trying to cover up the suspected chemical weapon attack in Syria, though Trump has said the USA isn't headed for a ground war ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Melissa McCarthy Tackles Sean Spicer's Hitler Comments On 'SNL'

Some even called for Spicer to be fired as press secretary. Using Veggie Tales stuffed toys, McCarthy's Spicer explained that the holiday came about after the Pharaoh told the Jewish people to "start making...More..

Republicans Resort to 'Nuclear Option' in Gorsuch Confirmation. What Does that Mean?
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Republicans Resort to 'Nuclear Option' in Gorsuch Confirmation. What Does that Mean?

Johnny Isakson of Georgia was absent. He was back in his home state recovering from a second back surgery in the past month. The Supreme Court seat was controversial before Trump was even elected, as Democrat...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Govt not for conflict with public over liquor issue: G Sudhakaran

With 950 liquor vends facing closure following the orders of the Supreme Court, the government is set to change the nomenclature of the state highways under the new maintenance policy for roads. However, the co...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea's missile launch threatens whole world, South says

Part of his mission will be to reassure allies in South Korea and Japan that the US will defend them against North Korean aggression without acting in a way that might tip the region into open conflict. Washing...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Canada announces legislation to legalize recreational marijuana

The South American nation of Uruguay is the only nation to legalize recreational pot. Trudeau has long promised to legalize recreational pot use and sales. Individuals would be allowed to carry up to 30 grams...More..

Vehicle bomb kills more than 100 during Syrian evacuation
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Vehicle bomb kills more than 100 during Syrian evacuation

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that 98 evacuees from the northern towns of Fuaa and Kafraya were killed when an explosives-laden vehicle hit their buses at a transit point west of Aleppo on Saturd...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russia, Iran, Syria denounce United States 'act of aggression'

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday called the recent U.S. missile attack against Syria unacceptable, media reports said. In an exclusive interview in Damascus - his first since the alleg...More..

La Liga Roundup: Real Madrid, Barcelona stretched but keep win run going
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

La Liga Roundup: Real Madrid, Barcelona stretched but keep win run going

However, it was Isco's late victor helped the Zinadine Zidane side to move six points clear of title rivals Barcelona at the top of La Liga. Duje Cop gave Sporting the lead from Mikel Vesga's flicked ball o...More..

High alert at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai airports after hijack threat
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

High alert at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai airports after hijack threat

The airport security agencies have also cordinated with the city police and other forces. Security at Mumbai , Chennai, and Hyderabad airports has been increased as officials investigate the potential threat...More..

Dublin hit-and-run murder probe launched
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Dublin hit-and-run murder probe launched

It is believed Mr Lynch became involved in an altercation with a number of men who were in a silver Ford Focus , which was then driven at him. Detectives believe that the hit and run may have been planned by...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Protesters in Texas seek release of Trump tax returns

Presidents are not required to release their tax returns but have done so voluntarily dating to the 1970s. "Disclosing tax returns is the very lowest ethical bar for a president, and we are going to insist th...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Jadhav row: India scraps talks with Pak coast guards

The Pakistani media on Saturday reported that three more RAW agents had been arrested by the police and they had confessed that they had been tasked by the agency to hit targets in the China-Pakistan economic c...More..

In big win for Trump, Senate approves his conservative court pick
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

In big win for Trump, Senate approves his conservative court pick

We did it! Thanks to you and so many NOM members and conservative activists across the country, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was able to muster the votes to change Senate rules to allow the Gorsuch ...More..

Free public college education in NY, with some strings
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Free public college education in NY, with some strings

Tuition will be free for residents who earn up to a specific income cap, which will be phased in over the first three years. Potential undergraduate students who are NY residents from families earning unde...More..

16 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of rubbish collapses
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

16 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of rubbish collapses

Crows fly over a row of houses buried by a collapse of a garbage dump in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo , Sri Lanka, Saturday, April 15, 2017. Sri Lanka's government had planned to remove the dump s...More..

Russia, Syria and Iran warn U.S. against further strikes
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russia, Syria and Iran warn U.S. against further strikes

The US-along with France and the UK-had sought to pass a resolution condemning the use of chemical weapons in Syria and calling for a full probe into last week's attack only to have it vetoed by Russian Feder...More..

Man stung by scorpion on United Airlines flight
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Man stung by scorpion on United Airlines flight

At first, the airline asked for volunteers, offering $400 and then when that did not work, $800 per passenger to relinquish a seat. He also indicated that Dao will be suing the airline and the city of Chicago, ...More..