• Trump disbands federal advisory committee on climate change
Trump disbands federal advisory committee on climate change

The next report is due for release in 2018, but a document expected to be a key part of the assessment is now under review by the Trump administration. The advisory committee offers expertise on such things as climate effects and risk assessment and management. Even if the report is released, there's concern it will effectively be suppressed if...

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  • Estimates of North Korea's nuclear weapons hard to nail down
Estimates of North Korea's nuclear weapons hard to nail down

Security Council resolutions, and its exports of banned commodities has generated at least $270 million since February, according to a classified report compiled by a U.N. The drills, which began in the 1970s and involved 25,000 American and 50,000 South Korean soldiers previous year, consist mainly of computer simulations aimed at honing joint-dec...

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  • Charlottesville: America The Real Versus America The Ideal
Charlottesville: America The Real Versus America The Ideal

Trump in a Thursday tweet called them "our attractive statues and monuments" and said "you can't change history, but you can learn from it". The president went on to say that history can't be changed - but we can learn from it. He can't forget his election trouncing. We support growing calls to remove Confederate statues from public spaces, p...

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  • Buhari To 'Work From Home' As 'Renovations' Ongoing At His Office
Buhari To 'Work From Home' As 'Renovations' Ongoing At His Office

Buhari was also briefly hosted to a traditional performance by some Fulani and Gbagyi girls before he was driven to the Aso Rock Presidential Villa. Despite his prolong medical stay overseas, the Nigerian presidency has not divulged the precise nature of Buhari's ailment.

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  • Nashville soldier missing after helicopter crash in Hawaii
Nashville soldier missing after helicopter crash in Hawaii

The soldiers, who belonged to the 25th Infantry Division's Combat Aviation Brigade, had been on a training mission with another helicopter off the western tip of Oahu. Swift and dynamic currents prompted the expansion of the search area which is now up to 160 miles offshore from Ka'ena point. The search began late Tuesday following notification t...

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  • Plea agreement reached in Slender Man case
Plea agreement reached in Slender Man case

During the hearing in which Weier entered her guilty plea, she told Waukesha County Circuit Judge Michael O. Bohren that her co-defendant, Morgan Geyser (who has pleaded not guilty due to mental illness), pressured her to participate in the attempted homicide.

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  • Floyd Mayweather
Floyd Mayweather "Went Insane" When Justin Bieber Unfollowed Him On Instagram

Bieber, 23, has always been close with Mayweather, 40, and even walked the boxer to the ring for his much-hyped bout against Manny Pacqiao in 2015. After all, in the past couple months, Bieber has drawn ever closer to his Hillsong Church pastor Carl Lentz, the wire-frame- and baseball-cap-wearing man of God who is also the spiritual guru of Hai...

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  • Korea not to use Korea-US exercises as pretext for provocations
Korea not to use Korea-US exercises as pretext for provocations

North Korea's rapid progress in developing nuclear weapons and missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland has fuelled a surge in tension. Pyongyang later said it was holding off firing towards Guam while it waited to see what the United States would do next.

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  • One Dead, 20 Injured After Quake Strikes Italian Tourist Island
One Dead, 20 Injured After Quake Strikes Italian Tourist Island

The tremor hit at 8:57 pm (1957 GMT) and came just days ahead of the first anniversary of the 6.0 magnitude quake that killed almost 300 people in and around Amatrice central Italy. Electrical blackouts have been reported in the Naples area, and people have been reportedly evacuated from " many hotels ". Italian media are reporting that one woman...

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  • Arab foreign ministers welcome US Mideast peace mediation, Kushner visit
Arab foreign ministers welcome US Mideast peace mediation, Kushner visit

Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Egypt's Sameh Shukri and Palestine's Riyad Al Maliki said in a statement after the end of the second round that the envisioned peace agreement should be in accordance with the worldwide legitimacy resolutions, as reflected in the relevant United Nations resolutions and the Arab Peace Initiative, and bring an end to th...

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  • Donald Trump watches eclipse from White House
Donald Trump watches eclipse from White House

Her father peeked at Monday's solar eclipse , even after she tweeted a warning about not looking at the sun. Donald Trump surely knows this too, but that didn't stop the big doofus from stepping out onto the White House's Truman balcony and staring straight into that giant sphere of incredibly hot plasma in the sky.

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  • Spain promises extra security in tourist areas
Spain promises extra security in tourist areas

Nationalities of the victims of the terrorist attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils. With investigators working round the clock to identify the network behind the bloodshed, police said they were hunting for 22-year-old Younes Abouyaaqoub without confirming reports he was the driver who ploughed a van into pedestrians in Barcelona on Thursday.

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  • United States keen on further support for Jordan - Mattis
United States keen on further support for Jordan - Mattis

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis would travel to the Middle East and Europe next week to re- affirm Americas enduring commitment to strategic partnerships in the region, the Pentagon said today. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat, the chairman of Jordan's joint chiefs of staff. The conflict between Turkey and PKK, in which the latter demands the creation of an ...

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  • Suspected Van Driver In Barcelona Attack Shot Dead By Police
Suspected Van Driver In Barcelona Attack Shot Dead By Police

Driver flees on foot. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for both attacks. The name of the lone suspect at large, Abouyaaquoub, figures on a police list of four main suspects sought in the attacks. Four men, aged 21, 27, 28 and 34, who were arrested in connection with the attack remain in custody. They will be taken to the high ...

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  • Supreme Court to announce verdict on Triple Talaq tomorrow
Supreme Court to announce verdict on Triple Talaq tomorrow

The multi-religion constitution bench comprises of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices Kurian Joseph, RF Nariman, UU Lalit and Abdul Nazeer. The petitioners questioned the validity of triple talaq and argued that it infringed with Muslim women's fundamental right to equality before the law, while several Muslim countries had banned such a pract...

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  • Ghana supports Sierra Leone with over $1m
Ghana supports Sierra Leone with over $1m

More than 600 people remain missing and rescue officials have warned that the chances of finding survivors are decreasing each day. A crack team of Ghana's National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO), led by acting Director General Eric Nana Agyeman-Prempeh, are also in the country to offer technical assistance and train Sierra Leonean offi...

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  • Where to watch the eclipse and get free glasses in Michiana
Where to watch the eclipse and get free glasses in Michiana

From their vantage point, they'll witness an eclipse nearly three times longer than the one people will see from the ground. "I wanted people to know there are alternative methods than looking up and using specialized equipment". "But, as it turns out, we are running out". An event 99 years in the making is now just hours away. "On Monday we wi...

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  • N Korea warns Australia over 'suicidal' military exercises
N Korea warns Australia over 'suicidal' military exercises

The exercise between Seoul and Washington, which has been held since the 1970s, will be largely computer simulated and created to hone responses to any situation from conventional weapons to a nuclear war. Now he is waiting for the United States actions to improve the situation. While the allies are pushing ahead with the exercises that date to...

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  • Mar-a-Lago dumped, more event cancellations after Trump's Charlottesville remarks
Mar-a-Lago dumped, more event cancellations after Trump's Charlottesville remarks

According to the Palm Beach Post , the Cleveland Clinic - a leading research hospital - and the American Cancer Society have pulled upcoming events from being held at the Florida estate. Koman, the Salvation Army, and the American Red Cross said they would relocate their annual fundraisers, according to the New York Times . In Palm Beach a...

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  • RT America: Texas man charged with trying to bomb Houston Confederate statue
RT America: Texas man charged with trying to bomb Houston Confederate statue

The arrest was tied to a weekend raid at a home near Rice Village. Neighbors were asked to evacuate for safety reasons, as the search turned up hazardous materials. Dowling had been hailed as a Confederate war hero in Houston during the Civil War, serving in the Jefferson Davis Guards. The 25-year-old also admitted to police that he had other c...

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