• Chile: Partial decriminalization of abortion, an important win for human rights
Chile: Partial decriminalization of abortion, an important win for human rights

The bill passed by lawmakers earlier this month - after a years-long campaign by President Michelle Bachelet - added three exceptions to a law that for almost three decades outlawed abortion in all cases. An anti-abortion demonstrator holds a sign that reads in Spanish "It is written: you will not kill" outside the Constitutional Court building i...

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  • Philippines probe minor's death in anti-drug op
Philippines probe minor's death in anti-drug op

The firebrand leader has since changed his tack, capitulating on Monday there could have been abuses in his government's war on drugs, ordering police to take into custody those accused of killing delos Santos. "Petitioner De Lima's present request for legislative furlough is no less significant than the instances provided above as it is for an off...

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  • BMW M5 debuts with 600 horsepower, all-wheel-drive
BMW M5 debuts with 600 horsepower, all-wheel-drive

Under the hood of the 2018 BMW M5 is powered by an updated version of the twin-turbo 4.4-liter V8 engine that generates 600 hp and 553 lb-ft. of torque, increase from the previous generation of 40 hp and 53 lb-ft. A third, pure rear-wheel drive mode turns the AWD off altogether, and supports having the DSC off too, for those who think they can ...

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  • Poll Shows Nearly Half Of Americans Agree With Trump About Charlottesville
Poll Shows Nearly Half Of Americans Agree With Trump About Charlottesville

On Monday, the president struck a more unequivocal tone , describing white supremacists , the Ku Klux Klan, and other hate groups as "repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans ". Trump had blamed " both sides " for the violence, sparking a public outrage across the country. "I'm not sure that just removing every historical marker in Am...

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  • 24-Year-Old Man Arrested In Killing Of Three Girls
24-Year-Old Man Arrested In Killing Of Three Girls

A 2-year-old, reported to be another one of the suspect's sisters, was in the home at the time, but was Williams, who lives on the same street where the girls' bodies were found, was left alone by his mother, Andrena Kelly, to babysit the girls while she worked an overnight shift.

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  • Korea war games and how North might respond
Korea war games and how North might respond

Will the allies keep it low-key, or focus on projecting strength? Earlier this month, Trump pledged to answer North Korean aggression with "fire and fury". It's nearly certain that this year's drills will trigger some kind of reaction from North Korea . "The parties, especially North Korea and the United States, have to step up their effor...

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  • North Korea warns of nuclear war over USA military drills with South
North Korea warns of nuclear war over USA military drills with South

The North Korean military on Tuesday threatened to respond in a ruthless way to the annual military exercise between South Korea and the U.S. that began on Monday. North and South Korea are technically still at war after the 1950-53 Korean War ended with a truce, not a peace treaty. Edward Markey, D-Mass. "This would endanger the lives of many fore...

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  • Eclipse baby shares her name with solar event
Eclipse baby shares her name with solar event

She originally planned to name the girl Violet , ABC News reported. The decision to legally name her Eclipse was done at the last minute, according to the hospital. "We're probably going to call her Clipsey". The child weighs 6 pounds, 3 ounces and is about 19 inches long, WSPA reported. And while those other wee ones will eventually grow ou...

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  • South Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula
South Korea's Moon: There will be no war on Korean peninsula

The UFG drill in 2015 took place amid high tensions, which bubbled over and resulted in North and South Korea exchanging artillery fire across the border. Korea has developed small nuclear weapons that can be attached to an Intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), he has acknowledged the immediate need to increase our missile defense capabilities...

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  • Man arrested after 3 children found dead in Maryland home
Man arrested after 3 children found dead in Maryland home

They were found dead in bed with lacerations to their upper body. The children, who were aged from five to nine, were found with "trauma to the body", Prince George's County police said , but did not elaborate due to the ongoing investigation.

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  • There will be no war on Korean peninsula: South Korea's Moon Jae
There will be no war on Korean peninsula: South Korea's Moon Jae

President Moon ordered the two militaries to remain on high alert and vigorously strike back in the event of any hostile action by Pyongyang. In an unusual gesture, three top US military commanders - Pacific Command chief Adm. About 17,500 US service members are taking part, down from 25,000 a year ago. "If the enemy provokes, (our military) wi...

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  • Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins
Fresh Threats From Pyongyang As Joint Military Exercise Begins

The exercises this week, known as Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, follow a North Korean threat this month to launch four ballistic missiles into waters near Guam, home to major US military bases in the Western Pacific. 'They will exercise alongside other Sending States personnel as well as those from the Republic of Korea and the United States'. General ...

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  • North Korea: South Korea's Moon Jae-in a 'failure'
North Korea: South Korea's Moon Jae-in a 'failure'

In response, North Korea threatened to fire missiles over Japan into the waters surrounding the USA territory of Guam , which serves as a base for US bombers in the region. "We call on all countries to redouble their efforts, including through implementation of agreed UN Security Council resolutions, to bring North Korea to its senses and end its ...

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  • Bannon Says Racial Politics Help Trump In Wake Of Charlottesville Rally
Bannon Says Racial Politics Help Trump In Wake Of Charlottesville Rally

I want them to talk about racism every day. "I can't stand by this disgraceful administration any longer, and I would urge anyone who once supported him as I did to stop defending the 45th president ", Julius Krein, founder and editor of American Affairs, a pro-Trump magazine founded in February, wrote in New York Times editorial Thurs...

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  • The Public Pulse: President Trump should pay a price
The Public Pulse: President Trump should pay a price

Following Falwell's appearance on Fox News, Trump tweeted , "the Fake News should listen to what he had to say". Lindsey Graham , the Republican from SC who slammed Trump for expressing a "moral equivalency" between the white supremacists and those who took to the streets to counter their racist, anti-Semitic rally.

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  • United States general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack
United States general pledges to defend Japan from North Korean attack

Besides developing a miniaturized hydrogen bomb, some experts say it appears Kim's rocket scientists have yet to master the technology to protect a warhead from the extreme heat and pressure of re-entering the earth's atmosphere after an intercontinental flight South Korea believes North Korea will need at least another one or two more years to obt...

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  • House Speaker Paul Ryan: Trump 'messed up' in response to Charlottesville violence
House Speaker Paul Ryan: Trump 'messed up' in response to Charlottesville violence

Ryan, however, would not go so far as to support a censure of Trump, saying it would be "counter-productive". Ryan had been chipper throughout the start of the town hall that was broadcast on CNN and moderated by CNN anchor Jake Tapper. "I'd like to ask you what concrete steps that you will take to hold the president accountable when his words an...

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  • Half Arizonans against Trump potentially pardoning local former Sheriff
Half Arizonans against Trump potentially pardoning local former Sheriff

Of the older group, 51 percent said, "no" to the question: "This coming Tuesday, President Donald Trump will be in Arizona to hold a rally". Arpaio was found guilty last month of criminal contempt of court for continuing patrols targeting immigrants in the US illegally despite a court order in a racial profiling case.

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  • Lebanon Says Foiled Bomb Attack on Australia-Abu Dhabi Flight
Lebanon Says Foiled Bomb Attack on Australia-Abu Dhabi Flight

Nouhad Machnouk, addressing a Saudi Arabia-claimed TV channel, said four Lebanese-Australian siblings, incorporating one being held in Lebanon, were behind the arrangement. Neither applied for bail and they are scheduled to appear in court again on November 14. Australian police also said a man had tried to check in luggage without knowing that i...

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  • North Korea warns of clash as military drills begin
North Korea warns of clash as military drills begin

North Korea has warned Australia that it has committed a "suicidal act" by committing its troops to help the U.S. in any conflict over Pyongyang's nuclear programme and by joining military exercises with United States and South Korean forces.

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