• Trump aide, CNN reporter spar over immigration plan
Trump aide, CNN reporter spar over immigration plan

According to FOX Business , the legislation would change legal immigration in the United States to more of a merit-based system. In a later back and forth , Miller referred to the " Statue of Liberty law of the land" asking the CNN journalist in what decade and which number of people entering the country each year he approved of US immi...

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  • Pentagon: US Test-Fires ICBM amid Tensions with 'Reckless' N. Korea
Pentagon: US Test-Fires ICBM amid Tensions with 'Reckless' N. Korea

Experts of the US and South Korea have studied the videos of the missile's trajectory. In August, the US and South Korean militaries hold Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, one of the world's largest annual military exercises that has drawn harsh rebukes from North Korea in the past.

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  • Dumi Masilela's aunt dies after hearing the news of her nephew's death
Dumi Masilela's aunt dies after hearing the news of her nephew's death

Masilela's younger brother Mbongeni confirmed that both his brother and aunt had died. In a statement, the Rhythm City producers wrote: "We are shattered!" Dumi Masilela has passed away. Our deepest condolences to Simphiwe and the rest of the Masilela family. We don't have any details yet, but we do know that it happened last night.

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  • China warns Indian troops to leave contested region
China warns Indian troops to leave contested region

His comments also come after Indian National Security Adviser Ajit Doval met his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of a BRICS summit of NSAs from the member countries. The statement included a thinly-veiled threat of military action. Ren said the Chinese armed forces will resolutely protect the country's territorial sovereignty and security in...

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  • United States bans travel to North Korea from September 1
United States bans travel to North Korea from September 1

This year's ARF comes amid heightened concerns and uncertainty over the North's nuclear and missile programs. Developing nuclear weapons that threaten the United States is his insurance policy against being overthrown by a US -led coalition, said Joo Seong-ha, a defector who was imprisoned in North Korea before escaping to South Korea.

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  • U.S. to ban travel to North Korea
U.S. to ban travel to North Korea

Signed by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on July 21, the measure officially goes into effect on Sep. Tillerson's comments come days after North Korea carried out its second test of an intercontinental ballistic missile. "Anytime you have a dramatic change in the administration like we had six months ago, there are going to be individuals wh...

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  • Secret Service moves out of Trump Tower over lease dispute
Secret Service moves out of Trump Tower over lease dispute

The exit of the Secret Service from Trump Tower, first reported by The Washington Post , came after disagreements over the terms of a lease between the General Services Administration, which is tasked with negotiating such matters, and President Trump's company, the Trump Organization.

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  • US launches an ICBM that travels 4200 miles to hit its target
US launches an ICBM that travels 4200 miles to hit its target

North Korea's recent missile test came dangerously close to an Air France passenger jet. The ICBM's reentry vehicle, which contained a telemetry package used for operational testing, traveled about 4,200 miles to the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands.

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  • Tillerson Applies Brakes on North Korea War Talk: 'We're Not Your Enemy'
Tillerson Applies Brakes on North Korea War Talk: 'We're Not Your Enemy'

Speaking at the State Department press briefing, Tillerson stressed that the USA was not seeking regime change or looking to send its military "north of the 38th parallel" that divides North and South Korea, reports CNN . "Our other options are not attractive", Tilerson added. On Monday, President Donald Trump uttered assurances during the start...

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  • Trump seeks to sue schools over affirmative action seen to hurt whites
Trump seeks to sue schools over affirmative action seen to hurt whites

The Trump administration is readying resources in the Justice Department's civil rights division for the objective of investigating and litigating "race-based discrimination" in U.S. Levitt, a former deputy assistant attorney general in the division in the Obama administration told The Times . "Longstanding Supreme Court precedent has ...

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  • Australian PM had to repeatedly explain refugee deal to Trump during call
Australian PM had to repeatedly explain refugee deal to Trump during call

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the country's intelligence agency is restoring the aviation threat level to what it was before four men were arrested in Sydney on Saturday in connection with what authorities dubbed a credible threat to bring down a plane.

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  • Pakistan govt website attacked; hacked post Indian national anthem, I-Day greetings
Pakistan govt website attacked; hacked post Indian national anthem, I-Day greetings

Another message that was posted on the website read , "Freedom in the Mind, Faith in the words..." This is not the first time that hackers have defaced Pakistan government websites. The hacker group named "Pakistan Haxors Crew " wrote abuses about Indian government and the Indian Armed forces on the landing pages of the websites.

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  • Tillerson assures North Korea 'We are not your enemy'
Tillerson assures North Korea 'We are not your enemy'

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that he hopes Washington and Pyongyang can eventually establish diplomatic discussions as North Korea continues to increase the scope of its ballistic missile program. Defense experts say the ICBM could reach as far as the USA states of Alaska and Hawaii, but questions remain over whether North Kor...

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  • Leaked transcript reveals how Trump-Turnbull January phone call really went
Leaked transcript reveals how Trump-Turnbull January phone call really went

His Mexican counterpart has remained critical of the proposed wall and is steadfastly against his country paying for it. Trump has signed an executive order for the wall, but only a portion of the funding has been set aside in a House-passed spending bill.

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  • Craziest Moments From Donald Trump's Call With Australian PM
Craziest Moments From Donald Trump's Call With Australian PM

Peña Nieto rebuffed Trump , saying that "my position has been and will continue to be very firm, saying that Mexico can not pay for the wall". "Well, maybe you should let them out of prison", Trump said. The full transcript of the call was leaked to the Washington Post and published on Thursday. Trump also told Turnbull about his massi...

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  • Two men charged after terror plot
Two men charged after terror plot

Police will allege the men began talking with ISIS back in April. As a result, the bag didn't make it on to the plane , the newspaper said. The men were a long way from having a "functioning chemical dispersal device" and the plot was completely disrupted.

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  • Lavrov and Tillerson agree to talk US-Russian ties: Moscow
Lavrov and Tillerson agree to talk US-Russian ties: Moscow

The full text of the announcement explains that the State Department no longer thinks it is safe for Americans to enter North Korea due to the risk of "arrest and long-term detention". He noted, however, that the USA does not blame China for the North Korean nuclear conundrum and Pyongyang "does not define" Washington's relationship with Beijing.

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  • Taiwan fraud suspects deported to China from Indonesia: MOFA
Taiwan fraud suspects deported to China from Indonesia: MOFA

The deportees left from Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport on two flights, immigration office spokesman Agung Sampurno told BenarNews, an RFA-affiliated online news service. There are no formal diplomatic relations between Taiwan and Indonesia. Taiwan has been facing similar challenges involving countries with whom it lacks diplomatic t...

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  • Kelly faces daunting task of reconnecting Trump to disillusioned GOP establishment
Kelly faces daunting task of reconnecting Trump to disillusioned GOP establishment

Kelly has complete authority over all staff and operations at the White House. Former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus may not have personally leaked information from 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.in the past six months, but the buck stopped with him.

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  • Rahul Gandhi visits flood hit Lakhimpur district in Assam
Rahul Gandhi visits flood hit Lakhimpur district in Assam

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is likely to visit the flood-hit areas of Gujarat on August 4. The overflowing river had broken an embankment and caused large-scale destruction of human habitation and farmlands here. "For the Ganga Rejuvenation Project, the NDA government has allocated Rs 20,000 crore package but for entire northeastern state...

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