Holy Saturday well-spent, city ready for Easter Sunday

According to the New Testament, Jesus died on the cross on Good Friday, and came back to life three days later. The Easter holiday is also a commercial one, as Americans are projected to spend $18 billion on everything from Easter goods, to clothi... More..

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2nd suspect held for Sweden truck attack

The prime minister says the incident is bein... The suspected Stockholm truck attacker had shown interest in extremist groups and had his permanent residency application rejected in June 2016, Swedish polic...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea displays 'new' missiles as USA carrier group approaches

The parade in Kim Il-sung Square, named after the founder, in the heart of Pyongyang took place at a time when the United States says it has not ruled out military options to prevent North Korea from advancin...More..

USA confirms 'failed' North Korea missile test
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

USA confirms 'failed' North Korea missile test

While analysts have been skeptical of North Korean claims about its intercontinental ballistic missiles capabilities, the country possesses a substantial arsenal of conventional missiles capable of striking Sou...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Attempted North Korean missile launch fails, US confirms

Why can't the U.S. attack North Korea like it did Syria? The extended-range Scud missile in that earlier launch suffered an in-flight failure and fell into the sea off North Korea's east coast, according to U...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

United Kingdom says Sarin-like gas used in Syria chemical attack

The US said it has "no doubt" Syria was behind the gas attack on the town of Sheikhoun that killed 87 people on April 4. While much of the world agrees that the chemical attack was launched by Syrian presid...More..

Syria's Assad Says His Forces Not Dented by U.S. Strikes
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Syria's Assad Says His Forces Not Dented by U.S. Strikes

He said if Syria had chemical weapons, it would have used them against the "terrorists" who were advancing near the capital, Damascus. He said Assad's government was responsible. "We may be at an all-time low"...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Barack Obama: Dan Rooney was a 'championship-caliber good man'

The Steelers announced Mr. Rooney died Thursday, Apr. 13, 2017. Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis issued a statement honoring the life of former Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney who died on Thursday....More..

'We can't have this relationship with Russia' amid Syria crisis
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

'We can't have this relationship with Russia' amid Syria crisis

Russian Federation has been one of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's most important supporters, while the US has supported the rebels battling the Syrian leader. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Ru...More..

Now Russia says Syria chemical attack might have been staged
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Now Russia says Syria chemical attack might have been staged

The Syrian government has denied responsibility for the alleged toxic gas attack in rebel-held Idlib province last week, following which the US retaliated by targeting a government airbase. Putin's military bac...More..

Russia Criticises Watchdog For Unfair Review Of Chemical Attacks Site
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russia Criticises Watchdog For Unfair Review Of Chemical Attacks Site

Russian Federation on Friday criticised the world's chemical weapons watchdog for not sending experts to the site of an alleged chemical attack in Syria, backing up President Bashar al-Assad's regime. Secretary...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Protests urge S.Africa president to quit

Opposition parties marched on Wednesday to call for Zuma's dismissal, and Parliament may debate a motion of no confidence in the president pending the conclusion of an application to the country's top court s...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Japan PM: North Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

Abe said that "tension is certainly rising" and that Tokyo needs to strengthen their defences. Military force can not resolve tension over North Korea, China said on Thursday, while an influential Chinese n...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korean missile fails as tensions rise

So experts were anticipating a big show Saturday, but even they were stunned by the range of apparently new missiles on display , and the sheer number of them. may launch preemptive strike if North Korea rea...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korean missile test fails, US and South Korea say

A U.S. Navy attack on a Syrian airfield this month with Tomahawk missiles raised questions about U.S. President Donald Trump's plans for reclusive North Korea, which has conducted several missile and nuclear te...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea missile launch fails: Seoul

On Friday, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi discouraged the US and North Korea from engaging in "tit for tat" behavior between the two countries after media reports claimed that the Trump administration w...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

John McDonnell: Boris Johnson has 'embarrassed' Britain over Russia sanctions

The foreign secretary claimed there was support for sanctions if further evidence of the chemical attack were gathered. Downing Street declined to give its support on Monday for the " hypothetical " possibili...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

At least 24 killed in Syrian evacuation bus convoy explosion

Residents from pro-government areas including Foua and Kfraya were involved in a "transfer" with those from rebel held areas like Madaya and Zabadani. "Those responsible for today's attack must be brought to ju...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Oldest person dies at 117

And despite her age, Morano had a childlike love of cookies, her doctor Carlo Bava said. He says "she thanked me and held my hand" as usual. "We will always remember the strength (she possessed) for moving forw...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Easter 2017: Everything you need to know

With Easter Sunday Christians, reflect on the resurrection of Christ from the dead. Easter for those of the Orthodox faith is typically one to two weeks after the Western churches celebrate. As we say in ever...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Moreno claims win in Ecuadorian vote; rival vows challenge

He permitted WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been taking refuge in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012, to stay there to avoid potential extradition to the United States, where he is sought ...More..

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

19 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

They also said about 145 houses had been damaged. Rescuers raced against time today to find survivors after a mountain of garbage collapsed on dozens of homes following a fire near the Sri Lankan capital two ...More..

Ecuador election council agrees to recount 1.3 million votes
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Ecuador election council agrees to recount 1.3 million votes

Moreno won 51.16 percent of valid votes versus 48.84 percent for his opponent Guillermo Lasso, with 99.65 percent of votes counted, according to the electoral council. "We believe this election was rigged", And...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korean missile explodes on launch

A US official said the ballistic missile "blew up nearly immediately", while the type of missile was still being assessed. The latest test happened just a few hours before US Vice-President Mike Pence's sched...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea Missile Launch Fails A Day After Military Parade

Last weekend, the USA sent aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to nearby waters as heated words ratcheted up. The North's test firing can be seen as a message of defiance to Washington, coming as it does on the ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump briefed on North Korea's 'failed' missile launch: US Defence Secretary

A South Korean defense official said the action took place in Sinpo, a port city in eastern North Korea. The ultimate goal is to have a full array of nuclear-tipped missiles in response to what Pyongyang sa...More..

Assad says army 'gave up' all chemical weapons
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Assad says army 'gave up' all chemical weapons

Erdogan's office said in a statement that the two leaders held a telephone conversation on Thursday, during which the Turkish leader stressed that the use of chemical weapons "is the greatest crime against huma...More..

Trump demands horse-drawn carriage for Queen visit
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump demands horse-drawn carriage for Queen visit

Indeed, thanks in part to the surge of protest Trump's visit will cause, security costs for his visit could reportedly top seven million pounds. But British security officials are anxious about the unique s...More..

House Freedom Caucus could back health care bill changes: 5 takeaways
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

House Freedom Caucus could back health care bill changes: 5 takeaways

The plan comes after the March 24 death in the House of the GOP's American Health Care Act (also known as Trumpcare), which did not garner enough support to pass - particularly among many members of the conserv...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Syria bus convoy blast: Death toll rises to 100, population transfer resumes

Syrian state TV said an unknown number of people had been killed and wounded. It said the remainder of the dead were aid workers and rebels tasked with guarding the buses. "We express our condolences to the f...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Over 100 killed during Syria's troubled population transfer

In return, the government will allow rebels and their families to leave the rebel-held towns of Madaya and Zabadani in northern Damascus to reach Idlib province. "The people are restless and the situation is di...More..

Round 2 of national protests: A birthday present for Zuma
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Round 2 of national protests: A birthday present for Zuma

Police Minister Fikile Mbalula said that violence during the National Day of Action would not be tolerated. We remain united against kleptocracy despite our political differences. "(Zuma's supporters) will do...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea just tried to launch a missile, but failed

North Korea has already conducted five nuclear tests and a series of missile launches . However, he added "the president has no further comment". Pence was in contact with President Trump, aides told repor...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

In an exclusive interview with AFP in Damascus - his first since the alleged April 4 attack prompted a United States air strike on Syrian forces - Assad said his army had given up all its chemical weapons a...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Jimmy Fallon plays Jared Kushner on SNL

Steve Bannon as the grim reaper returns, as well as a very stylish and very quiet Jared Kushner . He went to list all the memories they've had in the Oval Office thus far, before Pence dutifully interjected ...More..