• USA says joint S.Korea war games not on the negotiating table
USA says joint S.Korea war games not on the negotiating table

Following North Korea's July 28 test of a missile capable of striking the United States, tensions between the two countries and the risk of military confrontation have escalated to new heights. Beijing is North Korea's biggest economic partner and source of aid. A state-run media outlet reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would ...

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  • Van Crashes Into Pedestrians In Barcelona City Center
Van Crashes Into Pedestrians In Barcelona City Center

Based on the primary information, cops launched the search operation to nab the prime suspect, identified as a 1.7 metre tall man. El Pais , citing police, said a Spanish passport was found inside the vehicle that hit the crowd. The area is now under lockdown; stores and nearby Metro and train stations have been ordered to close. PHOTOS: Photos...

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  • Indian Government Approves Purchase of 6 Apache Attack Helicopters From US
Indian Government Approves Purchase of 6 Apache Attack Helicopters From US

According to reports, the deal is worth $655 million dollars or about Rs. 4,170 crore. In 2014, the MoD had an in-principle agreement allow attack helicopters for the Army. The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) approved the procurement of AH-64E Apache helicopters from US' defence manufacturer Boeing. Under a $3-billion deal, India has contracted...

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  • Sen. Corker: Trump, WH Need 'Radical Changes' to Be Successful
Sen. Corker: Trump, WH Need 'Radical Changes' to Be Successful

U.S. Republican Sen. Bob Corker said that President Donald Trump lacks an understanding of the character of the nation and that the White House needs to make "radical changes"-otherwise, he fears for the country". Republican leaders including House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have put out statements criticizing th...

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  • Memphis Lawmaker Is Second Democrat To Bring Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump
Memphis Lawmaker Is Second Democrat To Bring Articles Of Impeachment Against Trump

A Democratic congressman from West Tennessee says he plans to introduce articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump following his comments on the white supremacist rally in Virginia that turned violent. "We fought a World War to defeat Nazis, and a Civil War to defeat the Confederacy". Cohen's decision follows on the heels of a si...

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  • Trump takes to Twitter to defend Confederate statues
Trump takes to Twitter to defend Confederate statues

Of Robert E Lee , Professor Alice Fahs from the University of California said: He's not a founding father, and it's as though Trump thinks he is. Trump's endorsement of Confederate monuments came after his failure to firmly condemn the white supremacists who organized the rally.

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  • Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief
Not surprising if North Korea tests missile again — Central Intelligence Agency chief

It did not identify which media. "North Korea tends to use symbolism as part of their decision making". "We are closely monitoring every move by the United States ". Moon in a speech Tuesday also said resolving the North Korean threat could begin with freezing its nuclear weapons program. "But make no mistake about it.

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  • South Korean president: Seoul must be involved in any military decisions
South Korean president: Seoul must be involved in any military decisions

The exercises are held twice yearly, typically incurring the wrath of Pyongyang , which views them as a show of aggression. A state-run media outlet reported that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he would watch the United States "a little more" rather than responding quickly, but would "make an important decision, as it already declared", ...

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  • Military downplays impact of North Korea plan to launch missiles at Guam
Military downplays impact of North Korea plan to launch missiles at Guam

That announcement had been a response to Trump's threat that the North would face "fire and fury like the world has never seen" if it threatened the US again. "And we assure our civilian populists, we assure the people that preparations are being made for any eventuality and we will inform communities that may be affected", Purisima added.

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  • Israel's Netanyahu Faces Criticism For Delayed Reaction To Charlottesville Rally
Israel's Netanyahu Faces Criticism For Delayed Reaction To Charlottesville Rally

Jewish group expressing shock that "the most vicious symbol of anti-Semitism" was being paraded in American streets. After clashing with President Barack Obama for eight years, Netanyahu welcomed the election of Trump, and he has worked to cultivate a strong relationship with the White House.

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  • Connelly: Poll verdict on Charlottesville -- terrorist act, disapproval of Trump
Connelly: Poll verdict on Charlottesville -- terrorist act, disapproval of Trump

While Trump seemed confident in his beliefs on the matter, the poll found that only 27 percent of respondents were happy with his response to the violence in Charlottesville , and 21 percent remained undecided. Now that most Americans have lowered expectations for the president, some could be allowing themselves to judge Trump under differen...

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  • Japan's defense chief calls for closer cooperation with United States over North Korea
Japan's defense chief calls for closer cooperation with United States over North Korea

The US will take immediate and specific actions to intercept any North Korean missile fired at US allies, US Defence Secretary James Mattis said on Thursday. The top United States diplomat laid out the global "peaceful pressure" campaign he is leading against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or DPRK, but in response to a question from C...

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  • P10-M fine instead of suspension, Uber appeals
P10-M fine instead of suspension, Uber appeals

Senator Paolo Benigno Aquino IV, in a statement, said that instead of a suspension, the LTFRB should only implement a fine as it would not affect daily operations. After Uber similarly withdrew a year ago from Austin in Texas, Arcade City built the world's first self-governing ridesharing network in the city (now totaling over 43,000 members) ...

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  • State senator calls for Trump's assassination in quickly deleted Facebook post
State senator calls for Trump's assassination in quickly deleted Facebook post

Louis Post-Dispatch reported . Ultimately, Senator Chappelle-Nadal will be held accountable by her constituents. After posting the screenshot to Twitter, Reardon said Chappelle-Nadal told KMOX, "I put something up on my personal Facebook page and it has now been deleted".

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  • Barcelona attack: Van hits crowd in famous tourist spot
Barcelona attack: Van hits crowd in famous tourist spot

A van has reportedly crashed into dozens of people in Barcelona's city center in what police have described as a "terrorist attack" . -This breaking news report was updated at 2:36 p.m. The police force for Spain's Catalonia region said a vehicle knocked down two police officers at a traffic checkpoint in Barcelona . A witness told a Spani...

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  • US House Democratic leader Pelosi calls for Confederate statue removal
US House Democratic leader Pelosi calls for Confederate statue removal

Lee and Stonewall Jackson were removed, tributes to Presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, who were slave owners, could be next. "There is no room for celebrating the violent bigotry of the men of the Confederacy in the hallowed halls of the United States Capitol or in places of honor across the country", she said.

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  • Abbott signs bill restricting insurance coverage of abortion
Abbott signs bill restricting insurance coverage of abortion

The bill was killed in the House after Republican House Speaker Joe Straus decided the measure simply wasn't a priority. The House abruptly adjourned on Tuesday , one day before the 30-day special session that Abbott called on a slew of issues.

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  • Cleveland Clinic pulls event from Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort
Cleveland Clinic pulls event from Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

Toby Cosgrove, the hospital group's CEO, was among the executives on the White House business councils that imploded this week after Trump blamed both sides for the violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia. The public letter seeking relocation of the event quickly collected more than 1,100 signatures from doctors, nurses, medical stude...

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  • The Real Story Behind Donald Trump's Pig's Blood Slander
The Real Story Behind Donald Trump's Pig's Blood Slander

While the world should be coming together in a pledge to battle extremism of all varieties, Donald Trump is off tweeting Internet hoaxes and embarrassing the United States of America. Essentially, the President Of The United States is using a terrorist attack that left 13 dead and 50 injured to push his bigoted anti-Muslim agenda.

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  • United Kingdom seeks Irish power play
United Kingdom seeks Irish power play

Countries that are part of the EU's customs union are not allowed to negotiate bilateral trade deals, and May's government has said Brexit means Britain must leave the customs union. It said any type of border, even electronic, would be a major disruption. On Wednesday, the media reported that European Union citizens would be permitted...

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