USA and South Korea begin joint military drills amid Korean peninsula tensions

The Foal Eagle event comprises field training involving aerial, naval and ground troops and will be wrapped up only by the end of April. This is in response to North Korea's repeated provocations over the last few months, including the launch of a ba... More..

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Police deny Jong-nam's family members arrived in Malaysia

She was dressed in a red T-shirt and jeans. While Malaysia hasn't directly accused the North Korean government of being behind the attack, officials said earlier this week that four North Korean men provide...More..

In Emotional Moment Of Speech, Trump Addresses Navy SEAL's Widow
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

In Emotional Moment Of Speech, Trump Addresses Navy SEAL's Widow

They came to see me, they explained what they wanted to do, the generals-who are very respected. "My generals are the most respected we've had in many decades I believe". Moments after Jones' remarks, Republ...More..

Ash Wednesday Serves as Time to Reflect
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Ash Wednesday Serves as Time to Reflect

Thomas. Lent is a time when Christians prepare for Easter, when they believe Jesus rose from the dead. "The joy that springs out of the season of Lent is grounded in the resurrection of Christ". Bishop Soto w...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Turkey builds more than half of Syrian border wall

Gaziantep - The Turkey-backed Free Syrian army said it will continue to attack regime forces and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) southeast of their positions in Al Bab following Syrian army advances south...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Donald Trump proposes $54 billion increase in U.S. defence spending

On Monday, the White House said it would request $ 54 billion more in military spending for next year . A budget maximum will be sent out to each federal department for review, and the directors will de...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Taarak Mehta no more

In year 2005, Taarak Mehta was awarded with the prestigious award of Padmashree. Prime Minister Narendra Modi remembered Mr Mehta in a series of tweets and wrote: "Taark Mehta never gave up on writing satire". ...More..

White House to Propose $54 Billion Defense Spending Increase
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

White House to Propose $54 Billion Defense Spending Increase

President Donald Trump is seeking what he called a "historic" increase in defence spending, but ran into immediate opposition from Republicans in Congress who must approve his plan and said it was not enough ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Italy grants partial clemency to ex-CIA agent in abduction

Sabrina De Sousa, 61, was arrested at Lisbon Airport in 2015 and was expected to be handed over to Italy on Wednesday to begin serving a prison sentence. Mattarella's statement came on the eve of her extraditio...More..

BJP may offer outside support to Sena in BMC
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

BJP may offer outside support to Sena in BMC

Shiv Sena, has 84 corporators, and support of four independents. The PWP-Congress-NCP alliance has 38 seats whereas Shiv Sena/BJP has 21 members. Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam, said that the party ...More..

Trump family members attend hotel opening amid protests
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Trump family members attend hotel opening amid protests

Joo Kim says he chose the Trump brand in part because he felt a bond with Trump's son Donald Jr. "Thank you very much also for your great tutelage of your son, he said, coming from someone that has some exp...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

George W Bush attacks Trump Presidency, criticising travel ban and media war

His comments on Russian Federation came after Republican Congressman Darrell Issa called for a special prosecutor to be appointed to investigate claims Russian Federation interfered in the presidential election...More..

Bergdahl lawyers appeal decision over Trump comments
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Bergdahl lawyers appeal decision over Trump comments

Lawyers for Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl will ask an army appeals court on Monday to dismiss charges against him. After Trump became president, Bergdahl's lawyers argued the judge should dismiss the charges ...More..

Ramjas row: Security tightened outside Delhi University ahead of protest march
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Ramjas row: Security tightened outside Delhi University ahead of protest march

Kaur, a student of Lady Shri Ram college, launched an online campaign against the ABVP, for which she received rape and death threats. The ABVP members on Monday protested against Left student groups for thei...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

What will it take for China to rein in North Korea?

Last week, in a bid to pressure Pyongyang to back away from its ballistic missile tests and Security Council violations, China banned coal imports from North Korea. Angered by Kim's defiance of United Nations r...More..

Liberal Activists, New DNC Chief Face A Trump-Era Reckoning
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Liberal Activists, New DNC Chief Face A Trump-Era Reckoning

The runner-up in the race, US Congressman Keith Ellison , had been supported by Senator Bernie Sanders, who was defeated by Mrs Clinton in last year's fight for the Democratic Presidential nomination. Ellison ...More..

Donald Trump set to address Congress for first time as President
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Donald Trump set to address Congress for first time as President

The current approach Trump claims has to want is a compromise on the issue. President Trump said he listened to the "pleas" of the American people and began enforcing immigration laws - laws he said will rais...More..

Knicks waive Jennings; Rose next?
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Knicks waive Jennings; Rose next?

Therefore, it wouldn't be insane for the Knicks, who were reportedly shopping Rose before the trade deadline and clearly don't have an interest in re-signing Rose, to simply let him go sooner rather than later,...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Saudi King arrives in Malaysia at start of Asian tour

Gunawan reported that the King's 600-strong entourage, now in Malaysia with him, will join him in Indonesia, along with an additional 800 delegates, including princes and ministers. It has also agreed to invest...More..

House Republicans block Democrats' pursuit of Trump's tax returns
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

House Republicans block Democrats' pursuit of Trump's tax returns

The vote was 229 to 185. Critics contend that Trump has violated the emoluments clause in the U.S. Constitution, which bars him from benefiting (either financially or otherwise) from his extensive business de...More..

Malaysia scrutinising North Korean front firms operating arms business
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Malaysia scrutinising North Korean front firms operating arms business

The UN report, obtained by AFP on Friday, said Glocom was selling North Korean-made military communications equipment to Eritrea, with suppliers in China and an office in Singapore. according to the embassy, th...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Berry, Chiefs agree to long-term deal

On Sunday, he reiterated that point when asked at the 101 Awards if he's changed his mind. At $7 million per season, Jefferson was going to be hard to lure in given the Ravens' tight cap situation, but at signi...More..

Donald Trump says he's open to 'compromise' immigration bill
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Donald Trump says he's open to 'compromise' immigration bill

President Donald Trump , signaling a potential shift on a signature issue, has indicated that he's open to immigration legislation that would give legal status to some people living in the U.S. The people requ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Kim Jong-un 'ordered' half-brother's killing, South Korea says

North Korea is not a signatory to the treaty, though, and NPR's Elise Hu reports the country is believed to have stockpiles of the chemical, along with up to 5,000 tons of various other agents. Questions are be...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Image of Indian national bird peacock projected on Buckingham Palace

Britain's cultural ties to India are to be celebrated over the coming year, and the fanfare has begun with a glittering reception at Buckingham Palace. The Anglo-Indian theme of the night was reflected in the c...More..

Nigeria's economy slumps 1.5% in 2016
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Nigeria's economy slumps 1.5% in 2016

The metal ores sub-sector grew by 7.03% in Q4 of 2016 as compared to 6.93% in the last quarter of 2015. The fall in oil prices and output, according to Bloomberg, almost halved government revenue and simultan...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

'Exceptional' Student To Be Deported 3 Months Before Graduation

Miss Satkunarajah was born in Sri Lanka, but fled conflict there with her parents when she was 12. On Feb 21, however, Shiromini was told that her asylum application had been rejected. "Shiromini figures am...More..

Trump Will Propose Immigration Reform Bill at Tonight's Address to Congress
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Trump Will Propose Immigration Reform Bill at Tonight's Address to Congress

Trump campaigned as a "law and order" candidate, vowing strict enforcement of existing immigration laws and sweeping effort to step up deportations. The comments were particularly striking given Trump's lon...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Obama Behind Protests and 'Possibly' the Leaks

President Trump sat down with Steve Doocy , Ainsley Earhardt and Brian Kilmeade yesterday for an interview that aired this morning on Fox & Friends. I would have done it differently. According to t...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Spicer Personally Involved In Push Against Damaging Russia Story

Richard Burr, the chair of the Senate Select Intelligence Committee, to dispute the news report and then stayed on the line to listen in, Axios reported , citing a senior administration official. "We have a m...More..

Watsonville company hoping to build Trump's wall
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Watsonville company hoping to build Trump's wall

Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico seemed like one of those outlandish campaign promises created to curry favor with nationalistic, isolationist voters, but it's quickly moving from rhetoric to reality. "...More..

Cali. officer tackles man with bat outside police station
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Cali. officer tackles man with bat outside police station

The suspect, identified as 28-year-old Christopher Rivas of West Covina, suffered minor injuries from the fall and was taken to a hospital for treatment, Lopez said. Rivas can be seen guarding the front entranc...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Duterte apologizes for death of German hostage: 'We failed'

The video showed a machete-wielding militant behead Jurgen Kantner. The Philippines' armed forces pledged in a separate statement to bring Mr Kantner's killers to justice and to continue operations to free ot...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

North Korea diplomat in China amid coal cut tension

President Donald Trump took office. Political decisions seem to be on the rise this winter, not only in the United States but in Asia. The Trump administration's most urgent task, therefore, is to persuade Ch...More..

Hillary urges Trump to speak out against hate crimes
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Hillary urges Trump to speak out against hate crimes

On Monday, the victor of the popular vote took to Twitter to share her thoughts on President Trump's much maligned travel ban, which effectively bars people from seven Muslim-majority nations from entering the ...More..