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South Korea paying for THAAD 'impossible'

Harris also warned of the intercontinental ballistic missiles that North Korea is developing, saying the North will soon be capable of delivering nuclear warhea...


China's balancing act as United States rattles North Korea

Speaking to the Reuters news agency, Mr Trump said the actions by Pyongyang were his biggest global worry. Trump had kind words for Chinese President Xi Jin...


Japan, US on high alert over N. Korea

A US submarine is set to join the USS Carl Vinson in drills near the Korean Peninsula, South Korean military officials said Monday. The United States has spec...


Latos, Lawrence to start for Jays vs. Angels

The eighth inning of Friday night's 5 1/2-hour game proved costly for both teams. The veteran southpaw has had a rough start to begin the 2017 campaign as he ...


China Launches Second Aircraft Carrier

The ship, festooned with red national flags and banners, then stopped next to the dock. It is the second aircraft carrier in the People's Liberation Army Navy...


Sgt Alexander Blackman, Marine A, released from prison

The conviction was quashed by the Court Martial Appeal Court and replaced with diminished responsibility manslaughter last month, following a high-profile campa...


Trump's first 100 days were an executive success

Trump's best approval numbers come in relation to his handling of ISIS, terrorism and the economy. In the survey, 50.5 percent said they disapprove of his perfo...


Le Pen's party swaps leader after Holocaust comments

Le Pen has sought to purge the FN of the anti-Semitism that has been the hallmark of her firebrand father, party co-founder Jean-Marie Le Pen. In comments une...


United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger who was dragged off plane

According to CNN , Dao's lawyers did not disclose the settlement amount. The attorney for the passenger who was dragged off a United flight for refusing to g...


Red Bull heir facing arrest warrant over policeman's Bangkok 'hit-and-run' death

The order came after he failed for the eighth time to meet prosecutors over an alleged hit-and-run auto crash that killed a police officer in Bangkok five yea...


Iran condemns Turkish airstrikes in Kurdistan Region

Turkish President Recep Erdogan said the U.S. and Russian Federation were informed of the attacks. At least five Peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq and "man...


Pentagon launches probe into Trump's ex-security adviser Flynn

The letter says one reason is that "many, if not all, documents relating to" Flynn's contacts with foreign nationals after January 20, 2017 "are likely to co...


Korea disputes Trump comments on missile system, trade

Security Council meeting later this week, an official said. Tillerson said the United States approach to North Korea under Trump is different from the Obama...


Explosion Rocks Damascus Airport

Last month, Syria fired anti-aircraft missiles at Israeli military jets . Three or four Iranian cargo were reported to have landed at the military airbase nea...


Opponents queue to submit petitions on vote

The "Yes" camp won 51.41% in Sunday's referendum , according to complete results released by election authorities. Trump called Erdoğan on Monday to discus...


U.S. moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparks protests

As a standoff escalated over North Korea's nuclear weapons and long-range ballistic missiles, South Korea said the deployment of a United States anti-missile de...


European Central Bank keeps stimulus on hold as risks loom

The ECB has slashed interest rates, including its main one to zero, and embarked on a big bond-buying stimulus program to keep a lid on market interest rates. "...


China warned N.Korea of sanctions after any nuclear test: Tillerson

It came in response to Trump's comments made in an interview with Reuters , in which he said he wants South Korea to pay the cost of the U.S. THAAD anti-miss...


Trump to sign order aimed at expanding offshore drilling

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Tuesday nothing is off the table. When asked about this, Zinke said only that "everything" is under review, and "whatever rec...


As BJP Leads in MCD Polls, AAP Loses Its Grip Over Delhi

That AAP's popularity has slipped was clear right after the latest round of the assembly polls, when it failed to perform in Punjab up to its expectations and d...


Students clash with police in Paris anti-election demo

She is 24 years his senior, and at age 39, Macron already has multiple step-grandchildren. Macron, shown simultaneously at his meeting in a nondescript room, lo...


Trump says NAFTA negotiations start now - but they can't

During his Oval Office comments, Trump left open the possibility that he could still pull the USA out of the trade agreement, "if I'm unable to make a fair deal...


Tillerson: China threatened to sanction North Korea over another nuclear test

The Navy's top officer in the Pacific has warned that the North Korea crisis is real - and the USA must assume Kim Jong Un intends to launch nuclear attacks o...


Texans trade up to draft Clemson QB Watson

The only downside to this deal is the compensation, as the Texans gave up their first-round pick in next year's draft to make this move. The Texans also surre...


Asian stocks lower as North Korea jitters flare

After repeated missile tests by North Korea - including a failed ballistic missile test on 16 April - and threats of further nuclear tests, US Vice-President Mi...


Knight Riders thrash Pune by seven wickets

While the twice IPL champions skittled Royal Challengers Bangalore for the tournament's lowest score of 49 to win by a massive 82 runs here last Sunday, skipper...


Donald Trump warns of 'major, major conflict' with North Korea

Trump's comments come a day after his administration briefed almost every USA senator on the North Korea issue, a rare gathering of the entire Senate at the Whi...


NBC, ABC Use Same Dem Attack Line to Slam Trump Tax Plan

On Today , co-host Matt Lauer snidely remarked to Mnuchin: " Mr. Secretary, you've said the President has already revealed a lot of financial information, more...


Iran summons Pakistani envoy over attack on borders guards

Jaish al Adl (the Army of Justice) undertook the responsibility of attack, putting the number of killed Iranian borders at eleven. In a letter to Prime Minist...


Sukma attack: Maoist's body recovered from site of ambush

The body was yet to be identified, he said. The spokesperson, while congratulating the military wing of the Naxals said the attack should be seen as a retaliati...


Canada sets new sanctions against Syria after chemical attack

Canada announced new sanctions against Syria on Friday targeting officials and entities linked to the use of chemical weapons. And US Defence Secretary James...


Death toll in Turkish raids on Syria Kurds hits 28: Monitor

Violent clashes resumed when peace talks collapsed between the PKK and the Turkish government in June 2015 with the army attacking guerrilla positions inside ...


EU to say united Ireland would be automatic full member

Ireland is pushing for the guarantee to be allowed in the EU's formal Brexit plans which will be agreed tomorrow. The EU are set to "recognise the potential f...


Venezuela to officialize its withdrawal from OAS

Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez says President Nicolas Maduro will send a letter Thursday to the Washington-based OAS renouncing its membership in the hemisp...


Why S. Korea is debating US anti-missile system

The port call by the USS Michigan came as a US aircraft carrier strike group steams for Korean waters and as the top nuclear envoys from South Korea, Japan, a...