Stockholm attack suspect Rakhmat Akilov admits terrorist crime

National Coordinator Against Violent Extremism Anna Carlstedt, who used to lead the Red Cross in Sweden, said Friday's attack and the background of the suspect posed "difficult questions". A Facebook page appearing to belong to him showed he was fo... More..

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Northern Virginia Weather: Latest on damaging storms Thursday
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Northern Virginia Weather: Latest on damaging storms Thursday

Schools in parts of Georgia and SC dismissed early Wednesday as the storms approached those areas before heading to eastern N.C. Hail the size of tennis balls was reported in parts of Alabama. Multiple Alab...More..

IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

But even as things look up, the post?World War II system of global economic relations is under severe strain despite the aggregate benefits it has delivered - and precisely because growth and the resulting econ...More..

North Korea missile test: Latest launch 'blew up nearly immediately'
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea missile test: Latest launch 'blew up nearly immediately'

As a result, the UN Security Council tightened the sanctions regime for North Korea in an attempt to force Pyongyang to stop ballistic missile launches and nuclear tests, including imposing a measure meant to a...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

U.S. under Trump Series Key comments from Steven Mnuchin interview with FT

Given the quiet data calendar, it suggests that geopolitical concerns surrounding North Korea, Syria and France may prove influential in dictating sentiment both on Tuesday and in the days ahead. The dollar ind...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tillerson: US-Russia relations 'at a low point'

The US secretary of state says there is a "low level of trust" between Washington and Moscow and they "cannot have this kind of relationship". Neverthless, Lavrov said that he believes that Tillerson's vi...More..

North Korea provides yet another foreign policy test for President Trump
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea provides yet another foreign policy test for President Trump

But even amid his restful stay in South Florida, Trump could find himself confronting another provocative move from North Korea. Hours after a failed missile test by North Korea, McMaster emphasised Trump's p...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Turkish president defiant after voting irregularities found during referendum

President Donald Trump called Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to congratulate him on his referendum victory, a sharp departure from the critical reception some European officials have given to the vote ...More..

Outcome of Turkey vote likely to further cool European Union relations
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Outcome of Turkey vote likely to further cool European Union relations

They found that the opposition campaign had been restricted and the media coverage was imbalanced, and that the electoral authority had unfairly changed the rules after polls had opened. Turkey's mainly Kurdis...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tensions with North Korea are on the rise, yet again

Pence's advisers said the vice president would make the case to Abe and Aso that the US rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, under Trump did not signal a USA withdrawal from trade and economic de...More..

National Security Obtained FISA Warrant To Monitor Former Trump Adviser Carter Page
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

National Security Obtained FISA Warrant To Monitor Former Trump Adviser Carter Page

The FBI obtained a secret warrant in the summer of 2016 to monitor President Donald Trump's former campaign adviser Carter Page, as a part of the agency's investigation into the alleged ties between Trump's c...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pence, Japanese leaders begin talks in Tokyo

President Donald Trump pulled the USA out of the 12-country trade agreement after his inauguration in January. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday kicked off talks with Japan that the White House hopes ...More..

North Korea's Attempted Missile Launch Fails, US Officials Say
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea's Attempted Missile Launch Fails, US Officials Say

According to South Korean and US military authorities, the missile was sacked from Sinpo, South Hamgyong Province around 6:21 a.m. Sunday but its flight lasted just a few seconds. The North regularly launches ...More..

North Korea tries and fails to launch a missile
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea tries and fails to launch a missile

There are talks for the USA fleet to take part in joint military drills with South Korea, where the group would simulate attacks on the North. ANTHONY KUHN, BYLINE: Well, we haven't had a response from North ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

FBI Reportedly Monitored Trump Campaign Adviser For Russia Contacts

Trump's team had not prepared for a successful campaign, and as he inched closer to the GOP nomination, an all-out scramble ensued to fill out a roster of campaign advisers. Absolutely not. Never, not once? "...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The tone of tensions: Korean voices, North and South

In a separate appearance on the Fox Business Network, Trump said that the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was "doing the wrong thing". A North Korean missile "blew up nearly immediately" on its test launch to...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The first female Boston Marathon runner competes for 50th anniversary

Even Boston Police Commissioner William Evans was back on the course this year for the first time since the bombings in 2013. Switzer's then-boyfriend pushed Semple away, and Switzer continued the race, fin...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

French police thwart attack days before election

Police found weapons and materials to make explosives during a search of an apartment. Interior Minister Matthias Fekl said the attack was due to be carried out in the "next few days". The Journal du Dimanche...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Canada's Government Has a Plan to Legalize Recreational Weed By Next Summer

The legislation "seeks to legalize, strictly regulate and restrict access to cannabis, and it will make Canada safer", said Bill Blair, parliamentary secretary to the minister of justice, on Thursday. The gov...More..

Trump Admin Gives Differing Views On Erdogan Winning Referendum
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump Admin Gives Differing Views On Erdogan Winning Referendum

However, the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has demanded a recount of 60% of the votes and its deputy head has called for the result to be annulled altogether. The political opposition in the...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

India and Australia decide to expand defence-security ties

In their discussions on Monday, PM Modi and PM Turnbull reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations. In fact, Turnbull's visit would coincide with a visit by a large delegation of Australian universities...More..

Christians celebrate Easter with religious fervour
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Christians celebrate Easter with religious fervour

She said the death of Jesus to pay a debt he did not owe was for the salvation of mankind. Easter is not just about the Crucifixion- that was covered over Holy Week from Palm Sunday through Good Friday. "As...More..

Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Turkey's premier calls on opposition to respect referendum

It divides power between the parliament, which legislates, and the president, who implements. Turkey survived a military coup attempt on July 15 that killed over 240 people and wounded more than a thousand ot...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Putin lauds Orthodox Church for its service to people

Community pastor Anne Knox said the cross was something they had started doing back some time between 2000 and 2004, but they had stopped putting it up over the last few years. Bringing together loved ones...More..

3-month state of emergency declared by presidency, approved by cabinet
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

3-month state of emergency declared by presidency, approved by cabinet

The Egyptian president even accused a few countries, without mentioning them by name, of contributing to the growing instability in his country. - Donald J. The bombings were also strongly condemned by the Hi...More..

Germany urges Turkey talk to oppositions after referendum victory
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Germany urges Turkey talk to oppositions after referendum victory

In an address to politicians from his ruling party, he said the people had voted to switch from a parliamentary to a presidential system, adding: "The opposition should not speak after the people have spoken"...More..

US defense chief says NKorea 'recklessly tried to provoke'
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

US defense chief says NKorea 'recklessly tried to provoke'

He will then travel to Egypt Wednesday "to discuss regional security issues" and participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at a memorial for Egyptian soldiers. Mattis is set to kick off his tour in Saudi Arabia, ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Donald Trump Stumbles Toward War in East Asia

Pointing to Mr Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan, Mr Pence said North Korea "would do well not to test his resolve", or the USA armed forces in the region. equities rose as fears of an al...More..

Nicola Sturgeon statement on the General Election announcement
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon statement on the General Election announcement

At present the Tories, like Labour and the Liberal Democrats, have just one MP north of the border. She added "let's stand up for Scotland". "We will work tirelessly to elect Jeremy Corbyn prime minister ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump strategy on NKorea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

Mike Pence shaking hands with Vincent Brooks; US General as he visits South Korea on a 10 day trip of Asia. "They threw more military tech at us than any military parade I've ever seen", LaFoy told NK News ,...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korean envoy at United Nations warns of nuclear war possibility

The day marked the 105th birthday of Kim, the grandfather of the North's leader Kim Jong-un. Trump once seemed to understand how America had been taken to the cleaners during and after the Cold War. Tension i...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

DeLaet's ball-striking making chipping woes inconsequential at RBC Heritage

Initial attempts to shoo the alligator away weren't successful, leaving Poulter and his playing partners to try alternative ways to get it out of the way. Englishman Donald - who was world number one in 2011 - ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Bill O'Reilly Accuser Criticizes Trump for Comments Defending Fox News Host

On Wednesday, Waters also criticized President Donald Trump for defending the Fox News star, saying his words of support are "coming out of the mouth of someone who has said some bad things about women". "In ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Nearly half a million Iraqis have fled Mosul fighting

ISIS has grown increasingly desperate as the Iraqi military, assisted by Kurdish forces, Iran-backed Shiite Muslim militias and a US -led coalition, advanced on the largest and last major population center held...More..

Sessions review of Obama police reforms draws mixed reviews
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Sessions review of Obama police reforms draws mixed reviews

Negotiations on a potential agreement between Chicago and the Justice Department have been in the works. Sessions said last month that he had read a summary of the Justice Department report on Chicago and t...More..