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Moon Jae In: From special forces soldier to South Korea president

Moon has previously expressed ambivalence over the THAAD system and told Xi he was "well aware" of Chinese concerns about it. The election has been watched cl...


Former Director of National Intelligence: US institutions 'under assault' from Trump

He thinks our own president is playing a role as well. A former USA spymaster today accused Donald Trump of assaulting American institutions, saying the U.S. ...


USA holds back-channel talks with North Korea

AFP | North Korea on Tuesday congratulated Emmanuel Macron on his victory in the French presidential election, expressing hopes that the new leader will achieve...


Trump US President to nominate Callista Gingrich as Vatican envoy

The wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R), Callista Gingrich, is going to be announced as the next ambassador to the Vatican, potentially this week, a...


Labour's Tom Watson warns of dangers of large majority for Theresa May

A new £500 million fund has also been proposed to ensure the NHS avoids a winter crisis and 2.5 million cancer patients are helped by delivering in full the can...


Trump seeks new Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee

He spoke following Mr Trump's sudden firing of Mr Comey last week, which drew sharp criticism because it came amid the FBI's investigation into Russia's interfe...


North Korea launches ballistic missile

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was said to have witnessed the test and "hugged officials in the field of rocket research, saying that they worked hard to ach...


Seven hospitals affected by cyber attack still in need of support

For many of them, the motivation to pay the ransom will be high, even if it is unclear whether the malware author will actually had over the encryption key. Cyb...


Chelsea look to keep momentum ahead of FA Cup final with Arsenal

Conte has rejuvenated Chelsea , champions under Jose Mourinho in 2014-15 before finishing 10th last term. Conte wants to keep his best players and strengthen...


North Korea fires unidentified projectile: South Korea military

North Korea on Friday demanded the extradition of the South's spy chief, a Chinese businessman, and unnamed U.S. Central Intelligence Agency agents over a suppo...


Federal Bureau of Investigation chief tells Graham that Russian Federation is still involved in U.S. politics

Sending the letter to Congress about the Clinton probe less than two weeks before the elections was "one of the world's most painful experiences", Comey told US...


Trump to create panel to study voter fraud, suppression

Although Trump won a majority of the Electoral College votes that determine the victor of the presidential election under the U.S. Constitution, Democratic oppo...


Kapil Mishra files 3 complaints with CBI, threatens to launch hunger strike

A day after being sacked as Water Minister, Aam Aadmi Party legislator Kapil Mishra claimed he saw Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain handing out Rs 2 crore...


Historic Lower East Side Synagogue on Fire

Here are the first heartbreaking photos this morning from 60 Norfolk St., the former Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue, which was ravaged by fire last night. The...


Effects of South Korea's election will be felt in US

President Donald Trump has made the denuclearization of North Korea a top priority of his new administration, pursuing - sometimes erratically - a strategy of s...


U.S., China Strike Trade Deal On Beef, Poultry And Natural Gas

Most of the contentious issues, like barriers to US carmakers and product dumping by state-owned heavy industry, have yet to be addressed. "Past foot-dragging...


North Korea missile test due to Kim's 'paranoia': Nikki Haley

Sunday's launch was of a "new ground-to-ground medium long-range strategic ballistic rocket" named the Hwasong-12, the official Korea Central News Agency (KCNA)...


Delta apologizes for threatening to jail dad who wouldn't give up seat

A video of the April 23 incident was uploaded to YouTube on Wednesday and added to the list of recent encounters on airlines that have gone viral, including...


US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick: Schumer

Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer warned that shattering any tapes would be a violation of the law. The New York Democrat called on Republicans to put ...


Russia, Iran, Turkey Ban US Planes Above Syrian "Safe Zones"

They discussed developments in Syria, including a Russian-proposed plan for "safe zones" that went into effect on Saturday. The State Department has expressed...


Phil Anderson: Remembering my Mom on Mother's Day

All around the world, it will be a treat from sons & daughters to their mothers . It's a priceless gem to society when it's done well. Motherhood is the best a...


EC meeting on EVMs underway, AAP claim its proposal rejected

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday accused the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of tampering with Electronic Voting Machines to win the civic polls in the ...


Mnuchin Says U.S. Reserves Right To Be Protectionist

Mnuchin meets with Padoan May 11. Tense trade talks have dominated the meetings. In the bilateral talks, Padoan assured his US counterpart the stock of non-...


North Korea: New long-range missile can carry heavy nuke

Japan's defense minister says the missile test-fired by North Korea might have been a new type given the altitude and duration of its flight. The launch, whic...


Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa, say activists

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces advanced on Raqqa in a multi-pronged offensive, with backing from the US-led coalition, bringing them within four k...


Letters: The electoral arithmetic of Macron's victory means a bumpy ride

The National Front has two lawmakers in the outgoing parliament but hopes for dozens in June. Macron has a lot on his shoulders, knowing that if he fails to g...


North Korean Defector Says War With US 'Unavoidable' Amid End Times Warning

The detained teachers join two other Americans now in detention: Otto Wambier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia student arrested last year for allegedly des...


Stop handing out money to terrorists, Trump tells Abbas

But he also says a deal "cannot be imposed by the United States or any other nation". While Abbas will be challenged on the payments, Trump will also use the...


White House refuses to answer questions on Trump 'taping Comey's conversations'

The FBI launched an investigation into whether Moscow coordinated with Trump's presidential campaign officials to undermine last year's divisive elections after...


Emmanuel Macron sworn in as new French president

He then chose to be driven by military jeep rather than civilian limousine to the Arc de Triomphe, where he stood in the rain, without coat or umbrella, to ligh...


Turkey brands U.S. supplying arms to Syrian Kurds 'unacceptable'

The capture of Tabqa, a key step in the advance on Raqqa, the extremist group's de-facto capital, came seven weeks after the launch of the Kurdish-led offensive...


Trump slams ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump said in a string of Twitter posts.In a report that added to critics' charges that Trump has overstepped the norms of his office, the New York Times repo...


White Male Opens Fire on Black Partygoers at California Pool

One of the seven shooting victims at a San Diego pool party said he's grateful to a security guard who hustled him and others to ambulances. Peter Selis, 49...


Trump calls for tougher sanctions on North Korea

The U.S. Pacific Command said the flight of Sunday's test "is not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile", a technology the North is believed to ...


North Korea ballistic missile launch challenges new leader in Seoul

Moon, the first liberal leader in Seoul in almost a decade, said as he took his oath of office that he would be willing to visit the North if the circumstances ...