• North Korea says missile test shows all USA within striking range
North Korea says missile test shows all USA within striking range

Joint Chiefs of Staff spokesman. The Pentagon, which earlier this week, warned that North Korea could have a nuclear-enabled ICBM as early as next year, said it detected the launch nearly immediately. Four missiles can be launched within a few seconds, which enables the South's military to carry out massive, lethal strikes in a short time, it ad...

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  • Chesters leads European Open
Chesters leads European Open

He returned later in the day, picking up another shot to card a five-under-par 67 and take his total to nine under for the tournament. 'I definitely didn't hit it as well off the tee today but the putter made up for a lot, so that's always nice, ' said Chesters, who turned professional after helping Great Britain and Ireland to a record Walker Cu...

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  • Trump mistreats native son Jeff Sessions, Alabama GOP says
Trump mistreats native son Jeff Sessions, Alabama GOP says

After meeting his Salvadoran counterpart, Sessions told AP he was "thrilled" with the support he's received, presumably from lawmakers. But Trump's view of him changed after Sessions belatedly admitted to meeting with Russia's ambassador during the campaign and recused himself from the intensifying federal investigation into election meddling.

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  • Temperatures to remain around normal today
Temperatures to remain around normal today

The downward trend in temperatures will continue through mid-week. Thursday night will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms. The best opportunity for rain will be on Wednesday . Highs in the low 90s. Sunday will be more of the same with a chance of thunderstorms and a high of 82 and a low of 60. Saturday will be clou...

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  • Anthony Scaramucci Warns the Media to Leave His Family Alone
Anthony Scaramucci Warns the Media to Leave His Family Alone

The President announced the reshuffle in a series of tweets , thanking Preibus and praising Kelly's abilities. Not only is this wrong, it's offensive on multiple levels. Joseph Dunford as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as national security adviser. "I think it's a good time to hit the reset butt...

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  • Auto bomb in Somali capital Mogadishu kills six - police officer
Auto bomb in Somali capital Mogadishu kills six - police officer

Pictures from the scene show that the exploded vehicle was engulfed by fire. "The explosion was so huge". A column of white smoke was seen above the capital and some shops in the area were rattled by the blast, GO correspondent in the capital reported.

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  • Trump drops Priebus, hires Kelly as staff chief
Trump drops Priebus, hires Kelly as staff chief

Priebus, 45, became a target of Trump's ire shortly into his term as White House chief of staff. Some individual police departments also issued statements rejecting Trump's advice, as did civil liberties advocates. The fact that Priebus is the one who is out certainly lends credence to the idea that the NY contingent, which believes in lettin...

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  • I am not dying, will not resign - 93-year-old Mugabe insists
I am not dying, will not resign - 93-year-old Mugabe insists

Her remarks on Thursday inject extra intrigue into a succession debate that has featured fighting within the ruling Zanu-PF party and a widespread sense of uncertainty in a country with debilitating economic problems. Mugabe's late deputies Joshua Nkomo, Joseph Msika, John Nkomo and Simon Muzenda all died in office at advanced ages. Mugabe is ZAN...

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  • Trump ousts Priebus as his chief of staff, appoints Kelly
Trump ousts Priebus as his chief of staff, appoints Kelly

Twelve days after Donald Trump's election victory, the president-elect asked John Kelly to meet with him at the stately Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, to discuss the roles of secretaries of State and Homeland Security.

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  • US Senate healthcare repeal bill fails
US Senate healthcare repeal bill fails

On Tuesday, McCain indicated that all he was doing was voting to advance to the debate, but that he was not a "yes" on the bill. The chamber adjourned following the defeat, and there are no further Senate votes this week. Ryan, R-Wis., seemingly opened a path for McConnell earlier Thursday evening by signaling a willingness to negotiate a more comp...

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  • 3-year-old girl struck by vehicle in Eagle Mountain dies
3-year-old girl struck by vehicle in Eagle Mountain dies

Nielson was in critical condition and on life support, and Saturday her family made a decision to remove life support. Charlie was in a park across the street from her home early Friday night when her mother called out to her from a doorway, about 50 feet away.

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  • Senate rejects proposal for 'Obamacare' repeal
Senate rejects proposal for 'Obamacare' repeal

The final no vote from GOP Sen. Since the healthcare debate got underway, the Republican-controlled Senate has had a fundamental problem: It had no bill it could pass. GOP leadership hopes to cobble something together that can garner 50 votes - they'll rely on Pence to deliver the deciding vote. GOP Sen. David Perdue conceded the "skinny repeal...

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  • Man Stabbed During Fight at Cincinnati Zoo
Man Stabbed During Fight at Cincinnati Zoo

Part of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden is taped off because of a stabbing, WCPO reports . Police do not have a suspect description at this time and urge anyone with information to call them. Eric Franz told WCPO a man was cut in the throat. The unnamed victim is hospitalized for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Police sa...

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  • An Embattled White House Gets a General
An Embattled White House Gets a General

Kelly was previously serving as Secretary of Homeland Security. The issue of leaks has weighed heavily on President Donald Trump as his administration tries to navigate questions about contacts some Trump campaign associates may have had with Russian government officials.

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  • 5-star Mitchell Robinson no longer on Western Kentucky campus
5-star Mitchell Robinson no longer on Western Kentucky campus

The recently-departed player signed his national letter on intent on November 15. Now, Andrew Slater of 247Sports speculates that Robinson, who played his high school ball at Chalmette, La., could end up back in his home state. "After careful consideration, I have chose to DECOMMIT from the University of Western Kentucky and explore my options this...

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  • Nitish's switch is good for him, BJP and Bihar
Nitish's switch is good for him, BJP and Bihar

Nitish has chosen a time of switch which speaks problems of plenty for the Congress party. The NDA had earlier submitted a list of 132 MLAs to the governor. Instead, the alliance - of Lalu Prasad Yadav's RJD, Kumar's JD (U) and the Congress - thrashed the BJP-led NDA, to capture 178 of 243 seats. It was a decision in the making for the last e...

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  • The end of democracy in Venezuela?
The end of democracy in Venezuela?

An opposition lawmaker, Freddy Guevara, said the struggle against Maduro started before the Constituent Assembly was mooted, and will continue regardless of the election. Venezuela's prosecutor-general on Saturday confirmed two more deaths during a general strike and protests organized by the opposition with the motive of derailing Sunday's electio...

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  • Trump threat: End health payments unless there's an overhaul
Trump threat: End health payments unless there's an overhaul

Because every repeal-and-replace bill has included these features, they won't suddenly vanish in the closed-door GOP bill-drafting sessions that will ensue if the Senate approves " skinny repeal " this week. This so-called "skinny repeal" bill, however, could have wrecked the individual market, said insurers, doctors, consumer advocates and health ...

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  • Gunman kills one, injures three in a German nightclub shooting
Gunman kills one, injures three in a German nightclub shooting

One person was killed while others were injured, including the suspected shooter, after a gunfight with police. A doorman appeared to have been shot with an automatic pistol as he tried to stop the attacker, witnesses told broadcaster SWR.

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  • Lewandowski: 'The President Has a Legal Authority to Fire Robert Mueller'
Lewandowski: 'The President Has a Legal Authority to Fire Robert Mueller'

I think I know - another one of his lies. Trump's newly named communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, acknowledged in a morning interview that the president was "obviously frustrated". The clearest indication that trust is fraying between the Oval Office and Capitol Hill is the fact that Representatives this week passed a tough sanctions b...

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