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Israel's Patriot missile defence system downs 'drone' from Syria

A huge explosion shook Damascus in what state media said was an Israeli missile strike on a military installation near the Syrian capital's global airport. A mi...


New Trade Deal with Mexico, Canada 'Very Possible'

While most of his fire has been directed at Mexico, Trump abruptly shifted course this week to pick fights with Ottawa over softwood lumber and dairy products. ...


Trump says Iran not living up to nuclear deal

Shamkhani further said that Trump's words and deeds have always been contradictory, adding that he only looks at matters economically. Republicans in the ...


Syria formally asks United Nations to probe chemical attack

OPCW head Ahmet Uzumcu said in a statement on Wednesday that analysis of the bodies of three victims and seven survivors at four different laboratories indicate...


India's Champions Trophy in doubt

The England Cricket Board will bank US$143-million‚ and everyone else - including Cricket South Africa - US$132-million. But BCCI office-bearers were adamant on...


San Diego "strike force" still heading to Korea

The admiral noted he also ordered the carrier to proceed north. The destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyers is conducting bilateral maritime exercises with a South Kore...


May shoots down Johnson's talk of strike on Assad

It responded by launching cruise missiles against a Syrian air base, and has said it would not tolerate use of chemical weapons by the Assad government. "I leav...


Backed YPG targets Turkish military from Syrian border town of Tal Abyad

Ankara claimed it had targeted militants of the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) who were preparing attacks in Turkey. American officials expressed indign...


Kim Jong-Un oversees North Korea display of military strength amid tension

Meanwhile, China also issued a stern warning on Friday that a conflict over North Korea could break out "at any moment" after Pyongyang vowed a "merciless" resp...


Congress Likely To Avoid Government Shutdown (At Least For Another Week)

If Republicans didn't need Democrats to pass a bill, they would want to hike up defense spending, grant Trump's border wall supplemental budget, defund Planne...


David Dao, United Airlines agree on settlement over dragging incident

Delta Air Lines also increased payouts to nearly $US10,000 for passengers who voluntarily give up their places on oversold flights following the public uproar...


Trump calls on UNSC to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea

China - Pyongyang's sole ally - is angry about the anti-missile system, saying it will do little to deter the North. After repeated missile tests by Nort...


North Korea displays apparently new missiles as USA carrier group approaches

The U.S. on Thursday dropped the GBU-43/B Massive Ordinance Air Blast bomb, nicknamed the "mother of all bombs", on tunnels used by the Islamic State terrorist ...


NYPD Launches 1st Phase of Bodycam Program

Other cops, also sporting the small cameras attached to the front of their uniforms, drove out from a precinct parking area. As WCBS 880's Peter Haskell repor...


Turkey arrests more than 1000 'secret imams' in police purge

According to Soylu, the "secret imams" were part of a parallel leadership structure within the police force that was ultimately answerable to Gulen, whose extra...


Italy saves thousands of migrants over Easter

A spokesperson for the service said 19 rescue operations by coastguards or non-governmental organisations had saved a total of 2,074 migrants on 16 rubber din...


South Korea deploys parts of US THAAD system

In an exchange with panel Ranking Member and Washington State Democrat Adam Smith, the command chief said he was not confident "that North Korea is not going ...


North Korea is Trump's first major worldwide problem

It ends with a burning American flag, superimposed over a cemetery of white crosses. Haley's comments followed President Donald Trump's recent statement that ...


Macron favourite for presidency in run-off with Marine Le Pen

The sitting President wasn't even in the race and all the candidates of mainstream parties were routed in the first round of the French presidential election....


IL lawmakers hear testimony about legal marijuana from Colorado

The poll showed that 65 percent think that marijuana is not as risky as other drugs, and 23 percent believe that the legalization of the drug would lead to cr...


Venezuela to withdraw from OAS

Leftist-run Venezuela and the OAS have been clashing for months, and the OAS head has said Venezuela should be suspended from the body if it does not hold g...


Syria blames Israel for missile attack near Damascus International Airport

Israeli media said residents in the northern town of Safed reported seeing two missiles being launched and of explosions occurring afterward. Israeli media ...


Three leaders prepare to battle in TV debate

THE Liberal Party announced on Wednesday that Premier Christy Clark was welcomed by a B.C. company that stood up to an unfair and punitive USA trade action - an...


China urges withdrawal of US THAAD missile defence system in South Korea

Sure enough, on Tuesday, the MI, a guided-missile, nuclear-powered submarine appeared in Busan, South Korea Fox News reports . (Mass Communication Specialist...


United Kingdom 'could join U.S. strikes on Syria' - Johnson

Britain is carrying out air strikes in Syria and Iraq against terrorists of the so-called Islamic State (IS), but has taken no military action against the Assad...


USA vows to force N.Korea back to nuclear talks

Cha, speaking Thursday at a conference organized by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies , said that, on average, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un schedu...


Israeli missile shoots down 'target' over Golan, says army

The Israeli military later said it shot down "a target" over the occupied Golan Heights neighbouring Syria, although it was unclear whether the two incidents we...


Kodak Black Found Guilty On Several "Probation" Accounts

Earlier in the day, the defense team for Octave called its final three witnesses to dispute a claim by a strip club bartender that did not attack her inside Clu...


How Trump's tax plan could affect you

Trump's plan would help pay for lower individual tax rates by eliminating deductions, exemptions and credits. President Donald Trumps plan to overhaul the US ta...


Trump Knows Striking North Korea Is Last Resort, McCain Says

A flurry of military activity, by North Korea and the US and its partners on and around the divided Korean Peninsula, has added to the world's sense of alert. T...


With fish and football, French presidential hopefuls woo voters

Centrist Emmanuel Macron would win the run-off in France's presidential election on May 7 against far-right leader Marine Le Pen with 61 percent of the vote ver...


Syria regime launched 'chemical attack'

French intelligence earlier unveiled a report with national assessment of the alleged use of toxic agents in the town of Khan Sheikhoun. "We have definite s...


The Street Expecting $-0.3 Per Share For Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE)

Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eighteen have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. Th...


Countdown to the Browns' Draft Day decisions

Ulrich is wondering the same thing a lot of Browns fans are wondering: Whether they will pick the best player or the most valuable player at No. 1 overall. ...


Abbas to stop funding electricity in Hamas-run Gaza

Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri called the decision "a risky escalation and a fit of insanity" and blamed Israel. An Israeli tank opened fire Thursday on a Ham...