• Death toll in Nepal landslides, floods rises to 49
Death toll in Nepal landslides, floods rises to 49

According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, seven persons were killed in Sunsari district in southern Nepal. Footage aired on Nepali broadcasters showed villagers wading through waist-high water with their belongings and using boats to reach higher ground.

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  • Trump tells China: Probe into trade practices coming
Trump tells China: Probe into trade practices coming

Trump's warning came after the North Korea threatened to fire ballistic missiles over Japan towards the US Pacific island of Guam. In a phone call Friday, Trump praised Chinese President Xi Jinping for backing the recent United Nations vote to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea.

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  • Keith Ellison Says Kim Jong Un 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump
Keith Ellison Says Kim Jong Un 'Acting More Responsible' Than Trump

On Wednesday, North Korea announced that a plan to attack Guam would be complete by mid-August. "Hopefully Kim Jong Un will find another path!" I would say Keith Ellison is an extremist crank and that you can't ascribe the same level of insanity to the entire Democratic Party.

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  • Stock markets extend losses at open
Stock markets extend losses at open

The Dow slumped 204.69 points or 0.9% to 21,844.01, the Nasdaq plummeted 135.46 points or 2.1% to 6,216.87 and the S&P 500 tumbled 35.81 points or 1.5% to 2,438.21. Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari, who has advocated for the Fed to halt interest rate hikes until inflation picks up gain, on Friday said his colleagues are telling each other "a...

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  • Trump's statements on North Korea reminiscent of Bush's preventive war doctrine
Trump's statements on North Korea reminiscent of Bush's preventive war doctrine

One of President Trump's most famous critics came to his defense this week after a vow of "fire and fury" for North Korea: former Vice President Al Gore. He sounds like the leader of North Korea , not the leader of the United States. In response, Japan began on Saturday to deploy its missile defense system Patriot, after threats from Pyongya...

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  • Mega 6.5 magnitude natural disaster rocks Indonesia - tremors felt '400 MILES AWAY'
Mega 6.5 magnitude natural disaster rocks Indonesia - tremors felt '400 MILES AWAY'

Chairman of the West Sumatra branch of the Indonesian Association of Geologists, Ade Edward, said the epicenter was known as a subduction zone, which was prone to big earthquakes. AP's earlier story is below. "As the natural disaster got stronger, I told my wife who was cooking in the kitchen to immediately get out of the house".

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  • U.S. tells China to fully execute NKorea sanctions
U.S. tells China to fully execute NKorea sanctions

With the regime's latest long-range ballistic missile tests, North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho was again isolated from the sole multilateral forum Pyongyang takes part in. When it comes to military hardware sales, clients can be classified into three main groups, Andrea Berger outlined in a 2016 paper when she was deputy director of the...

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  • State Department Press Briefing on North Korea
State Department Press Briefing on North Korea

On Tuesday , Trump threatened North Korea with " fire and fury " if Pyongyang made any further threats against the United States. A few moments later, he made her wildest dreams come true. "The American effort is diplomatically led, it has diplomatic traction, it is gaining diplomatic results and I want to stay right there right now", Mattis sai...

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  • New
New "Hamilton" app lets you enter lottery for $10 tickets

Tickets for Hamilton sell out extremely quickly but with the app, you will be able to access the #Ham4Ham ticket lottery. Hamilton creator and all-around cool guy Lin-Manuel Miranda announced the app in a Twitter video on Friday morning.

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  • YARMUTH: Statement on White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi Violence in Charlottesville
YARMUTH: Statement on White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi Violence in Charlottesville

Cable news commentary, Twitter and the inboxes of White House spokesmen quickly filled with this question: Where is the President? This is a breaking news story. "There was violence between protesters and counter protesters today". The president's reluctance to condemn white bigots also stood in stark contrast by his insistence of calling out ...

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  • Iran Parliament ratifies motion to counter US' 'terrorist' acts
Iran Parliament ratifies motion to counter US' 'terrorist' acts

The bill was submitted to the Majlis Presiding Board, by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Defense, Intelligence, as well as the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC), the IRGC Quds Force, and the Islamic Republic Army. The bill mandates the government to allocate an additional 260 million dollars for the "development of the missile programme" and...

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  • What does the United States military do on the island of Guam?
What does the United States military do on the island of Guam?

Jenna Gaminde told a press briefing on Thursday that the residents would be immediately notified by the 15 All-Hazards Alert Warning System sirens, located in low-lying areas throughout the island, the Pacific Daily News reported. In response, Trump on Tuesday threatened the communist country "with fire and fury ". Meanwhile, American and Sout...

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  • Moon to meet top USA military officer amid rising tension on peninsula
Moon to meet top USA military officer amid rising tension on peninsula

In early June, the unification ministry said that authorities had rescued four North Korean sailors on June 2 and 3 off the east coast. The man, noted to be in his 30s, was rescued Sunday near Daecheongdo, one of South Korea's frontline islands along the Northern Limit Line, the ministry detailed.

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  • Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea
Trump again cites 'military' option against North Korea

Trump has pushed China to pressure North Korea to halt a nuclear weapons program that is nearing the capability of targeting the United States. Calling it "the responsibility of all", Macron called on the worldwide community to "act in a concerted, firm and effective manner, as it has just done in the (U.N.) Security Council, to bring North Korea...

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  • Mehbooba opposes repeal of Kashmir's special status - Newspaper
Mehbooba opposes repeal of Kashmir's special status - Newspaper

Jammu and Kashmir BJP spokesperson Prof Virender Gupta spoke to DNA's Manan Kumar about the ongoing controversy on Article 35 (A) and 370. Opposition National Conference (NC) on Saturday demanded a statewide referendum on Jammu and Kashmir's special status enshrined in the Constitution.

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  • North Korea crisis hits stock market raising fears for pension savings
North Korea crisis hits stock market raising fears for pension savings

The S&P 500 sank 1.7% from Tuesday to Thursday, the Dow fell 1.1%, and the Nasdaq dropped 2.4%. Macy's shares closed down 10.2 percent and Kohl's fell nearly 6 percent as the companies continued to report a drop in quarterly same-store sales, stoking concerns that their turnarounds may still be a long way off.

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  • China still building islands in disputed waters: think-tank
China still building islands in disputed waters: think-tank

The South China Sea is filled with small islands, reefs and shoals and there are many territorial disputes between countries in the area. In a statement in Beijing , Spokesperson of Chinese Foreign Ministry , Gen Shuang called upon the US administration to refrain from any further action detrimental to the China-US mutual trust and regional s...

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  • 50 feared dead as landslide hits 2 buses on Himachal's Mandi NH
50 feared dead as landslide hits 2 buses on Himachal's Mandi NH

The tragedy struck at 12.15 am today in Kotrupi village in Padhar sub-division of Mandi district. Rescue operations are reported to be now underway in the region, as the number of injured victims may increase. It swept away the buses 800 metres down into a gorge and buried one of the buses completely. One of the buses was going from Chamba to M...

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  • Matsuyama 1 shot off lead after 3rd round of PGA C'ship
Matsuyama 1 shot off lead after 3rd round of PGA C'ship

Spieth lies 10 shots off the lead after a round of 71, effectively ending his chances of breaking Tiger Woods' record as the youngest career Grand Slam victor. But while McIlroy strives to claim a fifth Major history now beckons for Hideki Matsuyama . Clouds quickly gathered Saturday morning about the time some two dozen players were finis...

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  • Venezuela's defense minister calls Trump talk 'craziness'
Venezuela's defense minister calls Trump talk 'craziness'

President Nicolas Maduro has been under intense criticism around the world for installing a new all-powerful assembly that supersedes the Venezuelan congress and is packed with Maduro loyalists. The United States is increasing pressure on Venezuela's embattled President Nicolas Maduro . However, his request seems to have been ignored, wi...

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