• Korea leaving door open to U.S. visitors
Korea leaving door open to U.S. visitors

Three other US nationals are now detained in North Korea. The State Department issued a notice in the Federal Register on Wednesday declaring US passports invalid for travel to, in or through North Korea. In its statement today, the DPRK foreign ministry maintained that trying a criminal in accordance with the law was an "legitimate right of a ...

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  • BBCI: Venezuela to open controversial constituent assembly
BBCI: Venezuela to open controversial constituent assembly

It was also widely dismissed as illegitimate by the global community, who saw it as a way for Maduro to bypass the legitimate Parliament - the National Assembly - which is now controlled by the right-wing opposition. Already more than 125 people have been killed in four months of protests against Maduro's government which the opposition sees as...

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  • Horrific Video Shows Two Men Falling in 2000 ft Gorge
Horrific Video Shows Two Men Falling in 2000 ft Gorge

Police said the victims and their friends worked at a poultry farm in Kolhapur, located around 74 miles from the scene of the accident. The deceased are Imran Gardi (25) and Prasad Rathod (21), both residents of Gadinglaj in Maharashtra. He tries to hold on to his friend for support, but ends up dragging him down as well. BELAGAVI:Two youths wh...

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  • Health care: Doing nothing is bad policy, politics
Health care: Doing nothing is bad policy, politics

Increase the number of customers buying insurance and premiums should go down. That's because insurance companies will charge more in premiums to make up for the lost payments. On Sunday Trump aides took to the Sunday morning talk-show circuit to deliver the message that the President is prepared to end cost-sharing reduction payments to insure...

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  • Scaramucci out as communications director in latest White House unheaval
Scaramucci out as communications director in latest White House unheaval

Harvard Law School apologised this week after "killing" Anthony Scaramucci , the short-lived White House communications director . Less than a week after a warmly received July 21 introductory press conference, Scaramucci gave The New Yorker an expletive-laden interview in which he had harsh words for the White House chief strategist, ...

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  • AG Session Says Sanctuary Cities Barred From Crime-Reduction Program
AG Session Says Sanctuary Cities Barred From Crime-Reduction Program

Thursday's memo singled out four cities that expressed interest in joining: Baltimore; Albuquerque, New Mexico; San Bernardino, California; and Stockton, California. "By forcing police to go into more unsafe situations to re-arrest the same criminals, these policies endanger law enforcement officers more than anyone", he said.

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  • Scattered showers and thunderstorms today and tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms today and tonight

Friday night , it will be mostly clear with a low of 59, according to the weather service. Next week: We'll continue with scattered showers and thunderstorms through Wednesday . Saturday again brings the chance of showers and thunderstorms, but only up until about 8 a.m. West wind around 16 miles per hour. Expect partly cloudy skies overnight...

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  • Yogi Adityanath and Akshay Kumar clean school in UP's capital Lucknow
Yogi Adityanath and Akshay Kumar clean school in UP's capital Lucknow

In the movie , Akshay Kumar will be seen playing the role of Keshav and the only thing he dreams of is getting married until he meets Jaya ( Bhumi Pednekar ) and falls in love. This event was going on in Millennium School, Lucknow. In the picture, the actor and the hon'ble CM of Uttar Pradesh seems to be lost in a deep conversation.

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  • Kenya opposition leader confident of victory in 'fair election'
Kenya opposition leader confident of victory in 'fair election'

In the case of the general elections held in Kenya on March 4, 2013, the presidential elections were keenly contested by President Uhuru Kenyatta of the National Alliance (TNA) and Raila Odinga of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) and an Election Dispute Petition arising from it was peacefully settled by the Supreme Court of Kenya.

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  • Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed as ambassador to United Kingdom
Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed as ambassador to United Kingdom

Kay Bailey Hutchison to be ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. At his senate confirmation hearing, a smiling Mr Johnson joked that his ownership of the New York Jets had taught him the importance of "commitment and perseverance".

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  • North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldier, 3 Afghan civilians killed in Taliban attack
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldier, 3 Afghan civilians killed in Taliban attack

The blast occurred after a suicide attacker detonated a vehicle bomb in Kabul's Gulaee Dawa Khana near the house of Mohammad Mohaqiq, the second deputy of Afghanistan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah. The conflicting death tolls could not be immediately explained, but the Taliban routinely exaggerate their claims. In Kandahar, Afghanistan, local...

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  • Time Running out on North Korea
Time Running out on North Korea

The Trump administration has been "incoherent, and not just on North Korea ", said North Korea expert Sue Mi Terry of the Bower Group Asia consultancy. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday slammed the United States for issuing a travel ban on the country, adding that US visitors "of good will" are welcome to the country, ...

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  • Court: States can sue if health care subsidies cut
Court: States can sue if health care subsidies cut

Overall, as Republicans took stock of the past seven months of control of the House and Senate under the Trump administration, the mood was glum. "He certainly has the power" to halt the payments, said Timothy Jost, professor emeritus at the Washington & Lee University School of Law in Lexington, Virginia.

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  • Saha piles on misery for Sri Lanka
Saha piles on misery for Sri Lanka

Yes, there was some assistance for the fast-bowlers early on but that was it. Nuwan Pradeep walked off the field mid-way in his over, reducing Sri Lanka's pace bowling options to nearly nothing. The team will play 11 ODIs, nine Twenty20 matches and three Tests. "Playing the 50th Test match for the country, it will be a proud moment for me", he ...

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  • Monthly new auto sales decline again
Monthly new auto sales decline again

The boom in sales witnessed in recent years, it had always admitted, was unsustainable - aided first by PPI compensation payouts to consumers by banks while it also championed strong availability of cheap finance. Hawes said weaker demand for new cars should result in some cheap deals for consumers. Other measures in the past two months have als...

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  • 'No Question Of Forming New Party', JD(U) Leader Sharad Yadav Dismisses Reports
'No Question Of Forming New Party', JD(U) Leader Sharad Yadav Dismisses Reports

Taking a dig at Nitish Kumar, he wondered how the Bihar Chief Minister would work with his new Ministers as "76% of them are tainted [as stated in an Association of Democratic Reforms report]". Hitting out at the Centre over the raids at the Bengaluru resort of Karnataka minister D K Shivakumar where Gujarat MLAs were put up, Lalu Yadav said: " N...

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  • A Republican Health-Care Bill? Probably Still Dead
A Republican Health-Care Bill? Probably Still Dead

What exactly does that mean? "Your insurance is not going away, you still will be able to enroll come November 1". And the GOP's majority is too thin to repeal the current law. The court decision notwithstanding, Trump's ability to stop the subsidies "is not diminished", said Justin Giovannelli, a research professor at Georgetown University's Cente...

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  • GoFundMe Account Set Up For School Explosion Victims
GoFundMe Account Set Up For School Explosion Victims

The explosion at Minnehaha Academy reduced part of a building on its upper school campus to rubble. A final determination as to what caused the natural gas explosion is not expected for some time. The lower and middle school campus is about a mile and a half away. Aerial video footage shows that part of a building was ripped apart, with wood sp...

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  • Two arrested after Southwest passenger catches man texting about molesting children
Two arrested after Southwest passenger catches man texting about molesting children

Michael Kellar, 56, and Gail Burnworth, 50, of Tacoma, Washington, were arrested after a passenger spotted Kellar texting lurid messages on a Southwest jet plane. Sex-crimes detectives Nick Jourdenais and Michael O'Grady conducted an interview where Kellar freely consented to a search of his phone - he reportedly dismissed his text messages as noth...

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  • Danish prince refuses to be buried with his wife, the queen
Danish prince refuses to be buried with his wife, the queen

The Danish royal has always been salty about the fact that he never got the title of "king" when his wife ascended the throne. The BBC reports that the 77-year-old queen is "said to have accepted her husband's decision". So, instead of being buried in the special sarcophagus-for-two at the Roskilde Cathedral, his final resting place will be e...

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