• United States seeks China's help on North Korea, ignoring Donald Trump's tweet
United States seeks China's help on North Korea, ignoring Donald Trump's tweet

China sent its top diplomat, State Councilor Yang Jiechi, and Gen. Fang Fenghui, chief of the Chinese military's Joint Staff Department. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged China to help pressure North Korea to rein in its weapons programs.

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  • Tim Cook to Donald Trump: Tech workers 'nervous' about immigration
Tim Cook to Donald Trump: Tech workers 'nervous' about immigration

Apple's Tim Cook also spoke up at the meeting, stating the coding should be made a mandatory requirement in US's schools. Mr Nadella agreed, asserting that workers needed more skills for a technology-based economy. Almost 100 major technology companies - including Facebook, LinkedIn and Intel - also opposed the administration's travel ban i...

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  • Britain's Prince Philip hospitalized but in 'good spirits'
Britain's Prince Philip hospitalized but in 'good spirits'

The royal has been hospitalized several times in recent years, including for treatment of a blocked coronary artery in 2011 and a bladder infection in 2012, but he has been in generally good health. Prince Philip will not attend. His place at the latter was taken by Prince Charles . "Her Majesty is being kept informed and will attend Royal Asco...

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  • Otto Warmbier dead: Student was 'murdered' by North Korea, says John McCain
Otto Warmbier dead: Student was 'murdered' by North Korea, says John McCain

Sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel while in the country as a tourist, 22-year-old Warmbier was medically evacuated from Pyongyang in a coma last week but died in the US Monday. "But by no means will China, nor will Chinese society permit it to, act as a "U.S. ally" in pressuring North Ko...

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  • Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election
Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election

Democrats on Tuesday also lost a special election in neighboring SC, where Republican Ralph Norman easily prevailed over Democrat Archie Parnell in a seat formerly held by Republican Mick Mulvaney , who is now Trump's budget director.

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  • Adele visits London firefighter in wake of apartment tower disaster
Adele visits London firefighter in wake of apartment tower disaster

Apparently, Adele opened the door with her sunglasses on in an incognito fashion. Authorities have warned the final number of victims from the fire in the 24-storey block could still change. Extra construction staff have been taken on in a bid to get the social housing apartments ready as soon as possible, it added, with work due to be finished...

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  • London fire: Cladding in other buildings 'combustible'
London fire: Cladding in other buildings 'combustible'

Cladding will be removed from five tower blocks in Camden after tests showed it had a similar plastics to that used on Grenfell Tower . The identities of the 79 people who died in the massive fire that engulfed a 24-storey residential tower block in west London may never be known as they could be living in flats sublet without permission by th...

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  • Trump's new idea - a 'solar wall' on Mexican border
Trump's new idea - a 'solar wall' on Mexican border

Other rally subjects included Trump confirming reports that he wants to put solar panels on his Great Wall, so " Mexico will have to pay much less money" (which will be news to Mexico because the country has stressed that they're not paying a dime).

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  • Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed
Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed

British Prime Minster Theresa May is set to fly to Brussels to try to break the impasse in Brexit negotiations over the status of expatriate citizens after Britain leaves the bloc. Several eastern European states have also urged the EU to ensure that Britain's departure does not harm co-operation on security issues from intelligence-sharing to ...

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  • Driver of van attack on London mosque was born in Singapore
Driver of van attack on London mosque was born in Singapore

Darren Osborne , 47, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and terrorism offences. This is not the first time that Muslim Welfare House mosque in Finsbury Park has been the target of hate crime . London's police commander Cressida Dick said the attack was clearly aimed at Muslims. Sherizi told AFP of her shock when she recogn...

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  • Schumer: Dems Have 'Good Chance' of Blocking Vote on GOP Health Bill
Schumer: Dems Have 'Good Chance' of Blocking Vote on GOP Health Bill

Democratic Senator Patty Murray of Washington said in a statement that leaked details of the bill indicated it was "every bit as devastating for families' bank accounts and healthcare coverage as the disastrous bill that passed in the House".

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  • Presidential election: BJP welcomes JDU's support to Ram Nath Kovind
Presidential election: BJP welcomes JDU's support to Ram Nath Kovind

Leaders of 18 opposition parties will meet tomorrow to discuss the probability of a joint candidate. He said the JD (U)'s support to Kovind clearly speaks of his wider acceptability among non-NDA parties. He has already conveyed to Congress president Sonia Gandhi that JD (U) will not support the opposition if it puts up a candidate against Kovind...

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  • Canadian accused of stabbing cop appears in court
Canadian accused of stabbing cop appears in court

A male suspect is in custody. Many feared the day this may happen, when someone enters the US from Canada and commits such a crime. "Dropped both bags and came out, pulled out a knife, yelled " Allahu akbar ", and stabbed Lt Neville in the neck", Gelios said.

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  • Man charged with MI airport terror
Man charged with MI airport terror

The Minister of Public Safety has spoken with the RCMP Commissioner and the National Security and Intelligence Advisor about the attack at Bishop International Airport in Flint Michigan . "Lt. Neville got him to stop stabbing him". "I never had any problems with him", Luciano Piazza told The Canadian Press. Fthoui seemed to have acted alon...

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  • Waiving farm loans has become a fashion now, says Venkaiah Naidu
Waiving farm loans has become a fashion now, says Venkaiah Naidu

Echoing similar sentiments, Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala also castigated Naidu and said that the Union Minister should have not made such a harsh statements at a time when the situation in Madhya Pradesh is so volatile. "It needs to focus on healthcare, administration, education and basic amenities", Naidu said in his address while launc...

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  • French armed forces minister Goulard quits as probe overshadows her party
French armed forces minister Goulard quits as probe overshadows her party

PARIS French armed forces minister Sylvie Goulard unexpectedly quit her job on Tuesday, saying she did not want to stay on because of an investigation overshadowing her center-right Modem party's affairs in the European Parliament . Goulard is a member of the Modem party that allied itself with Republic on the Move in the presidential and legisla...

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  • Indian IT export to grow 7-8% in current fiscal: Nasscom
Indian IT export to grow 7-8% in current fiscal: Nasscom

A leading lobby group for India's IT industry on Thursday forecast the sector's export revenues to grow at 7-8 percent for the year to March, around the growth levels seen last year, as the industry faces continued headwinds from the USA market.

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  • Socceroos to make changes for must-win clash against Cameroon
Socceroos to make changes for must-win clash against Cameroon

Germany's position atop the sport is nearly unquestioned, and when a manager like Jogi Löw knows the way he wants his teams to play and knows in large part his strongest XI, he can afford to use a tournament like the Confederations Cup to look at new players.

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  • Just saying, stuck to a coach I hated, for 20 years Bindra
Just saying, stuck to a coach I hated, for 20 years Bindra

Kumble's original contract expired with the team's Champions Trophy campaign , but the former captain was tipped to get an extension after enjoying a successful run during his year in charge. But the CAC has the authority to request the BCCI to allow the interview of candidates from the outside who they deem fit for the position. I hated him!But st...

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  • Two detained over brawl during Erdoğan's USA visit
Two detained over brawl during Erdoğan's USA visit

Two Turkish-Americans have already been arrested for assault, and two Turkish Canadians have also been charged . That video soon went viral and the incident has been under investigation by the Washington police, the State Department and the Secret Service.

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