S. Korean lawmakers arrive in United States to help resolve Seoul-Tokyo row

The airspace violated is above two small contested islands Japan and South Korea both claim. South Korea's presidential national security director Chung Eui-yong discussed the issue with visiting U.S. China on Wednesday defended a joint air f... More..

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Senate Intel Committee probe finds Russian meddling dates to 2014
by | Saturday, July 27, 2019

Senate Intel Committee probe finds Russian meddling dates to 2014

The US Congress has remained divided on measures to secure America's elections, despite fresh warnings that Russian Federation had interfered extensively in the 2016 election and continues to be a threat for 2...More..

Imran Khan celebrates, rivals decry one-year anniversary of Pakistan`s 2018 election
by | Saturday, July 27, 2019

Imran Khan celebrates, rivals decry one-year anniversary of Pakistan`s 2018 election

Following India's rebuttal of Trump's claim , the White House joined hands with the Indian Foreign Office in a damage control exercise that essentially focused on the US President's penchant for having "covf...More..

Trump sues to block House Democrats from accessing N.Y. tax returns
by | Saturday, July 27, 2019

Trump sues to block House Democrats from accessing N.Y. tax returns

An impeachment inquiry would qualify as more universally legitimate, but Democrats in House leadership have been unwilling to take that step, for fear of alienating moderate voters and angering conservatives wh...More..

Iran's president suggests deal possible over seized oil tanker
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Iran's president suggests deal possible over seized oil tanker

Amir Hatami dismissed the claims, however, telling reporters Wednesday that when Iran shot down a US drone last month it shared images of the wreckage to verify it. "Should they be committed to global framework...More..

Thunderstorms set to hit Edinburgh as Met Office issues UK-wide warning
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Thunderstorms set to hit Edinburgh as Met Office issues UK-wide warning

That would pass the current record for a day in July - 36.7C (98.1F) - which was recorded at Heathrow Airport in 2015. With a heatwave gripping much of Western Europe, temperatures in South East England could...More..

PM May fights back tears as she is applauded out of parliament
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

PM May fights back tears as she is applauded out of parliament

She said: "As a party leader who has accepted when her time is up, perhaps the time is now for him to do the same". New Liberal Democrat leader Jo Swinson also said: "Can I ask the Prime Minister what adv...More..

Girl tossed in air after bison charges Yellowstone tourists
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Girl tossed in air after bison charges Yellowstone tourists

On Tuesday, the National Park Service confirmed that the incident occurred near the Old Faithful Geyser area, reporting that "according to witnesses, a group of approximately 50 people were within 5-10 fe...More..

Britain's Johnson to appoint his Brexit team
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Britain's Johnson to appoint his Brexit team

Boris Johnson awaits the Conservative leadership results at the QEII Centre on July 23, 2019 in London , England. Later Mr Johnson is expected to make a speech at Downing Street, and then enter for the firs...More..

Hong Kong authorities arrest men with triad gang links over mob attack
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Hong Kong authorities arrest men with triad gang links over mob attack

China denies interfering in Hong Kong and has warned that the violent protests over the proposed legislation allowing extraditions to mainland China were an "undisguised challenge" to the formula under which ...More..

Georgia woman charged with murder after dropping baby during fight
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Georgia woman charged with murder after dropping baby during fight

Freddie Williams, with the Moultrie Police Department. Harrison got into a fight with another woman outside of a beauty supply store in Moultrie, Georgia , while holding her 3-month-old in her arm. The l...More..

Singapore announces $48M seizure of ivory, pangolin scales
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Singapore announces $48M seizure of ivory, pangolin scales

The shipment also contained 11.9 tonnes of pangolin scales , estimated to be worth S$48.7m ($35.7m/£28.6m). This Monday, July 22, 2019, photo released by National Parks Board shows pangolin scales in bag...More..

Fellow classmate has been arrested in the brutal shooting of Ally Kostial
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Fellow classmate has been arrested in the brutal shooting of Ally Kostial

Ally Kostial was shot at least eight times . The Lafayette County Sheriff's Department and The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation arrested Brandon Theesfeld in the killing of Ally Kostial, the sheriff...More..

China won't rule out force in reuniting Taiwan with mainland
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

China won't rule out force in reuniting Taiwan with mainland

The document is China's first comprehensive national defence white paper published since the 18th National Party Congress in 2012, an official spokesman said. China says it will not "renounce the use of force" ...More..

FBI Director Wray: Russians still intent on interfering in elections
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

FBI Director Wray: Russians still intent on interfering in elections

FBI Director Christopher Wray is set to appear before a Senate committee examining oversight of the bureau. "My view is until they stop they haven't been deterred enough". nearly all leading back to China"....More..

Pirates attack Korean cargo ship near Singapore Strait - Yonhap
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Pirates attack Korean cargo ship near Singapore Strait - Yonhap

Seven pirates used a speedboat to approach the 40,000-tonne CK Bluebell before boarding it. Yonhap news agency had reported that the armed pirates attacked the cargo ship near the Singapore Strait. Accord...More..

Massive wildfire in Portugal under control, firefighters remain on ground
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Massive wildfire in Portugal under control, firefighters remain on ground

One of the three wildfires which broke out on Saturday in Castelo Branco, a district 225 kilometers (139 miles) northeast of Lisbon, is still burning. The blazes in Portugal have forced evacuations and 31 peopl...More..

Video Emerges From Couple's Final Days Before Brutal Murder
by | Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Video Emerges From Couple's Final Days Before Brutal Murder

Mr Fowler, 23, from Sydney, and Ms Deese, 24, from North Carolina, were stranded on the highway after their blue 1986 Chevrolet van broke down on the afternoon of 14 July. When Deese is finished, she and Fowler...More..

It's Now or Never for Puerto Rico
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

It's Now or Never for Puerto Rico

But there's no question of whether he's going to have to resign; he has to resign, because Puerto Rico is hitting the streets, and Puerto Rico will continue to hit the streets. Puerto Rico defaulted on its mo...More..

Johnson or Hunt? What to expect from the UK's Conservative leadership contest
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Johnson or Hunt? What to expect from the UK's Conservative leadership contest

Cabinet ministers Philip Hammond , David Gauke and Rory Stewart are expected to join them on the back benches after the leadership change. The new leader will enter Number 10 after Theresa May takes her fina...More..

Bahamian low pressure becomes tropical depression Monday afternoon
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Bahamian low pressure becomes tropical depression Monday afternoon

The third tropical depression of the 2019 hurricane season has formed in the Atlantic. National Hurricane Center says there's a low chance of development in the Gulf this weekend. Even if Chantal doesn't ...More..

Widespread blackout hits Venezuela, first major outage since March
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Widespread blackout hits Venezuela, first major outage since March

As the March outages left the country in the dark, Caracas saw dueling protests by supporters of Maduro and of opposition leader Juan Guaidó, who has been recognized as Venezuela's interim president by more ...More..

Alleged drug dealer crashes 270kg of ice into parked cop auto
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Alleged drug dealer crashes 270kg of ice into parked cop auto

A driver has been charged after methamphetamine valued at more than $185-million was found in a van that crashed into police cars parked outside a Sydney police station, police said on Tuesday. Inside the box...More..

Trump meets with tech CEOs on Huawei
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Trump meets with tech CEOs on Huawei

President Donald Trump met with executives of top United States tech companies on Monday - including Google , Intel, and Qualcomm - to discuss restrictions against sales to Chinese telecommunications gi...More..

Body of supermarket worker, missing for 10 years, found behind freezer
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Body of supermarket worker, missing for 10 years, found behind freezer

Police said former employees at No Frills Supermarket said it was common for workers to be in the space on top of the coolers, which was used for storage. The store was shuttered in 2016. "It was a snowstor...More..

Trump to curtail due process for immigrants facing deportation
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Trump to curtail due process for immigrants facing deportation

At challenge is what's acknowledged as expedited removal, a process written into the legislation that lets in the federal government to oust illegal immigrants with out needing to undergo a corpulent removal pr...More..

Deputy Commissioner of Police, 6 Shiite Protesters Killed in Abuja
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Deputy Commissioner of Police, 6 Shiite Protesters Killed in Abuja

Punch is reporting that the protesters shot a police officer, DCP Umar, dead. Though we are aware of the fact that the security agents have been going around taking off those they killed from the streets. A po...More..

Al Franken Was Taken Down by a Desperate LA Talk Radio Station
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Al Franken Was Taken Down by a Desperate LA Talk Radio Station

Gillibrand said Monday that she "could have told" any of the senators who called for Franken to quit that "there is no prize for someone who tries to hold accountable a powerful man who is good at his day job...More..

British politician resigns as London readies for new PM
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

British politician resigns as London readies for new PM

Maverick Boris Johnson or manager Jeremy Hunt: Who will be Britain's new prime minister? May will answer questions in parliament as prime minister for the final time at midday (1100 GMT) on Wednesday before...More..

South Korea jets fires warning shots at Russian military planes violating airspace
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

South Korea jets fires warning shots at Russian military planes violating airspace

The plane returned half an hour later, breaching the airspace for four minutes this time, the South's military said . South Korea's Defense Ministry confirmed the incident in a statement, saying at least thr...More..

Thousands expected to demonstrate Monday against Puerto Rico's governor, hold general strike
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Thousands expected to demonstrate Monday against Puerto Rico's governor, hold general strike

Monday was the 10th consecutive day of protests , and more are being called for later in the week. Thousands more filled other streets in the capital city, San Juan, chanting "Ricky, resign!" as the United...More..

Trump says United States having 'positive correspondence' with DPRK
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Trump says United States having 'positive correspondence' with DPRK

KCNA didn't say exactly when and where Kim's inspection of the submarine occurred. North Korea's Foreign Ministry hinted last week that the working-level nuclear talks could be halted if the USA goes ahe...More..

New Lib Dem leader Swinson 'aiming to stop Brexit'
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

New Lib Dem leader Swinson 'aiming to stop Brexit'

She was first elected as MP at the 2005 general election, serving until her defeat by John Nicolson of the Scottish National Party in 2015 but regained the seat at the 2017 snap general election. We believe our...More..

Dog horror as SEAGULL snatches chihuahua from owner’s garden
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Dog horror as SEAGULL snatches chihuahua from owner’s garden

She also posted about Gizmo on Facebook. "There's a small minority of the public that's mocking [the owner] because it's a seagull that's taken her dog". In May 2015 another Devon pet owner watched in h...More..

No Current Link Between Murdered Aussie And Missing Teens, Canadian Police Say
by | Tuesday, July 23, 2019

No Current Link Between Murdered Aussie And Missing Teens, Canadian Police Say

The mystery deepened as police appealed for information on the missing teenagers whose burning truck was found next to the body of a man on Friday 500km away. Fowler's father, an active member of the New South ...More..