• N Korea, US Should Step Up Efforts to Settle Korean Crisis - Beijing
N Korea, US Should Step Up Efforts to Settle Korean Crisis - Beijing

On North Korea , with regards to its denuclearization, we agreed we would ramp up effective pressure. With all of the government leaders, he spoke about the challenge of North Korea and the collective efforts to deal with the issue. Japan, which hosts about 50,000 USA forces members , has sought support for global efforts to pressure North Korea....

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  • Online petition calls for statue honoring Charlottesville victim
Online petition calls for statue honoring Charlottesville victim

Heyer , ' with the KKK and the white supremacists. "The call - the first call looked like it actually came during the funeral". "You can't wash this one away by shaking my hand and saying I'm sorry", Susan Bro said during an interview with ABC's Good Morning America .

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  • Charlottesville victim's mother won't take Trump's call
Charlottesville victim's mother won't take Trump's call

Trump had tweeted Wednesday that Heyer was "a truly special young woman" who would be "long remembered by all!" Hours before Tapper's broadcast, it was announced that White House chief strategist Steve Bannon was ousted . Heyer, 32, was one of a crowd of counterprotesters struck by a auto that police say was driven by James Alex Fields Jr ....

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  • Where are North Carolina's Confederate monuments? Here's a map
Where are North Carolina's Confederate monuments? Here's a map

The Austin City Council on Tuesday green-lighted the potentially lengthy process of changing the name of its Robert E. Lee Road after more than 12,000 people signed a petition asking for it. Confederate symbols and monuments are viewed by many Americans as symbols of hate. Four out of every 10 Americans now support the impeachment of D...

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  • Chicago stab victim had methamphetamine in his system when he died
Chicago stab victim had methamphetamine in his system when he died

Detectives were questioning the men Saturday. Autopsy results show a Chicago man who was slain in the apartment of a Northwestern University professor last month had methamphetamine in his system at the time. Lathem, who has been sacked as a microbiology professor at Northwestern University in IL, was in a personal relationship with the victim,...

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  • Most Americans disapprove of Trump's Charlottesville response
Most Americans disapprove of Trump's Charlottesville response

A growing number of conservative establishment members have attempted to distance themselves from the president's comments in recent days, including eight members of Trump's manufacturing council, causing him to disband the group; Rupert Murdoch's son James Murdoch , head of 21st Century Fox; and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Mitt Ro...

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  • Korea tensions ease as Moon urges calm
Korea tensions ease as Moon urges calm

Joint US-South Korean war games have been held since the Korean War ended in an armistice and ceasefire in 1953. The heated exchange led to concerns that the USA and North Korea were moving towards nuclear war, especially when Trump warned that the US armed forces are "locked and loaded" for a potential conflict.

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  • Iraqi Forces Begin Battle To Retake Tal Afar From IS
Iraqi Forces Begin Battle To Retake Tal Afar From IS

Five weeks after securing victory in Mosul, Iraqi forces have moved into positions around the city of Tal Afar, their next objective in the US -backed campaign to defeat Islamic State militants, Iraqi military commanders say. The city is surrounded by Iraqi government troops and volunteer militias in the south, and Kurdish Peshmerga fighters in t...

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  • Barcelona attack: 7-year-old Australian boy missing
Barcelona attack: 7-year-old Australian boy missing

Mr Cadman's social media profile states that he is from Dorset in Britain and living in Sydney . A spokesman for the Vell d'Hebron said the family did not wish to make a public comment at this stage. His cousin, George Cadman , wrote on Facebook: "My cousin, Julian Alessandro Cadman is missing". The Spanish Civil Protection Agency said countr...

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  • USS Indianapolis discovered 18000 feet below Pacific surface
USS Indianapolis discovered 18000 feet below Pacific surface

An "important chapter of WWII history concludes", Allen said on Twitter Saturday. The ship sank in 15 minutes on July 30, 1945, in the war's final days, and it took the Navy four days to realize that the vessel was missing. Among the elements that made this effort different was Allen's recent acquisition and retrofit of the 250-foot R/V Petrel ...

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  • U.S. history, culture being ripped apart by removal of civil war statues
U.S. history, culture being ripped apart by removal of civil war statues

A fresh debate over Confederate symbols has roiled the USA since Saturday's violence during a protest by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, against the removal of a Lee statue in which one woman died. The president unloaded on two Republican senators , Lindsey Graham of SC and Jeff Flake of Arizona, for different reasons. Trump sai...

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  • Lockdown in French city of Nimes following incident at railway station
Lockdown in French city of Nimes following incident at railway station

Update [01:55 AM PST]: Local police took one person into custody late Saturday night in Nîmes, France; the person is reported to have been in possession of a non-lethal, alarm gun in his backpack. Police said the station was evacuated. Train services were briefly cancelled, and passengers told to reschedule their journeys, but by 11pm the "situat...

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  • When terror struck Barcelona on August 17, 2017
When terror struck Barcelona on August 17, 2017

The police are now hunting for Moroccan-born Younes Abouyaaqoub, said to be at the centre of the investigation into the Thursday massacre in which a van driven by terrorists ploughed into a crowd in Barcelona's Las Ramblas boulevard killing 13 civilians and injuring 13 people, the Telegraph reported .

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  • Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon out at WH
Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon out at WH

Jason Greenblatt, the president's special representative for worldwide negotiations now leading the administration's talks with Israelis and Palestinians, attended the day's meetings, and posted photos of the White House summit and dinner on Twitter .

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  • Polls: Majority troubled by Donald Trump Charlottesville response
Polls: Majority troubled by Donald Trump Charlottesville response

He lost the support of a string of chief executives, forcing him to shut down two business advisory councils set up to energise American industry. Mr Trump unleashed attacks on two Republican senators, Mr Jeff Flake and Mr Lindsey Graham , in a series of Twitter posts yesterday, raising fresh doubts about his ability to work with lawmakers i...

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  • At Least Ten Killed, Dozens Injured in India Train Derail
At Least Ten Killed, Dozens Injured in India Train Derail

The express train from Puri to Haridwar derailed near the city of Khatauli, Uttar Pradesh Police said in a statement. The injured were taken to a local hospital, where doctors said their conditions were stable. The national authorities have sent disaster teams to help. There are fears some passengers are caught inside mangled coaches and death to...

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  • Video of Chinese Army pelting stones at Indian troops in Ladakh surfaces
Video of Chinese Army pelting stones at Indian troops in Ladakh surfaces

It is pertinent to mention that Japan is also engaged with the sovereignty issue with China over East China sea. He said two border personnel meetings had taken place between Indian border guards and Chinese troops recently. India accuses China of illegally occupying a section of the lake, which has Tibet on its eastern end. Reacting to the...

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  • Marco Rubio Backs State Department's Efforts on International Religious Freedom
Marco Rubio Backs State Department's Efforts on International Religious Freedom

However, China has issued a strongly worded statement against the USA and asked the State Department to "mind its own business". "I commend Secretary of State Tillerson for personally releasing the State Department's latest International Religious Freedom Report and helping to underscore how seriously the United States takes this fundamental huma...

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  • Donald Trump tells Guam missile threat will be great for tourism
Donald Trump tells Guam missile threat will be great for tourism

A recent editorial in a Chinese State-owned newspaper was picked up by the Washington Post who published what may very well be China's stance on the Korean peninsula and the mounting threat: "China should also make clear that if North Korea launches missiles that threaten US soil first and the USA retaliates, China will stay neutral ".

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  • Deepa Jayakumar opposes plans to convert Jaya's residence into memorial
Deepa Jayakumar opposes plans to convert Jaya's residence into memorial

She had taken the political plunge months after her aunt's demise and had launched the MGR Amma Deepa Peravai on 24 February, the birth anniversary of Jayalalithaa. The two-page letter has been written to the Palanisamy after his government on Thursday chose to convert Veda Nilayam, Jayalalithaa's residence in Poes Garden, into a memorial.

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