North Korea's Latest Missile Never Even Made It Out of Korea

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs could lead to "catastrophic consequences". An embassy official said Mike Pompeo and his wife were in the South Korean capital on Monday, but would not say for how long. It may mean ratcheting up those sanctions even further. Read More

North Korea Threatens To Sink US Carrier; China Urges Restraint

The drill marked the 85th anniversary of the founding of North Korea's military in which people dance at an outdoor party in the capital city of Pyongyang. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said the call between the two presidents was the latest manifestation of their close communication, which was good for both of their countries and the world. Read More

Korea arrests USA citizen over 'coup' plot claim

Korea arrests USA citizen over 'coup' plot claim

Another American man is now being detained by the North Korean government for allegedly committing "hostile acts", state-run media reports . The U.S. Previously, the US itself prepared a plan of evacuation of its 230,000 citizens from the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. A commentary carried by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) referred to recent commentaries in China's People's Daily andGlobal Times newspapers, which it said were "widely known as media speaking for ... Read More

Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

South Korea's Foreign Ministry went even further saying Pyongyang was "playing with fire" and warned of tougher sanctions. "Diplomatic and financial levers of power will be backed up by willingness to counteract North Korean aggression with military action, if necessary", he said . Read More

Thousands Of Marchers Expected To Take On Trump's Climate Policies

Thousands Of Marchers Expected To Take On Trump's Climate Policies

Thousands of people across the US are marking President Donald Trump's hundredth day in office by marching in pro. Participants surrounded the White House complex and staged a choreographed sit-in, beating their chests 100 times to symbolize both the president's time in office and the heartbeat of the environmental movement. Read More

Champs-Elysees gunman had shot at French police before

Champs-Elysees gunman had shot at French police before

Paris: One police officer was killed and three wounded in a shooting on Paris's Champs Elysees, police said, just days ahead of France's presidential election. Cheurfi was only released in 2015 but was detained again this February - only to be released due to a lack of evidence. James and Sara Heuser, who married about a year ago, were dining in a restaurant on Champs Elysees when they first heard shots being fired in yesterday's Paris attack. Read More

Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'

Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over'

The vice president says the US wants to achieve this through peaceful means, but all options are on the table. According to the sources, the Pentagon would likely use an Aegis missile defense system on a Naval vessel to shoot down North Korean test missiles - not the more sophisticated Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) system the United States is providing to South Korea's government for security. Read More

Trump picks trade fight with Canada

Trump picks trade fight with Canada

It's not uncommon for administrations to release press releases detailing the high-power conversations that take place behind closed doors. These moves of President have escalated a spat between neighbors with whom USA has friendliest cross-border relationship in the world. Read More

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Moore running for US Senate

Suspended Alabama Chief Justice Moore running for US Senate

The Alabama Court of the Judiciary last September suspended Moore for the remainder of his term as chief justice after finding him guilty of ethics violations related to his anti-marriage equality actions. After running unsuccessfully for governor in 2006 and 2010, Moore regained his old seat on the state's top court in 2012, but was suspended previous year after ordering the state's probate judges to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Read More

Jaitley salutes soldiers slain in Kupwara army camp attack

Jaitley salutes soldiers slain in Kupwara army camp attack

The army also launched a search operation inside the camp to ascertain whether the militants had managed to sneak into the camp. One of the killed army officer is identified as Captain Ayush, reported Indian media . As the day progressed, local people resorted to protest by throwing stones at security personnel as they demanded the bodies of the terrorists. The political fraternity has come together in condemning the attack and also paying their tributes to the slain soldiers. Read More

Melania Trump celebrates her 47th birthday in DC

Melania Trump celebrates her 47th birthday in DC

Trump showed them how incorrect that assumption is. Does Melania not want to be First Lady? . Just like "the girl from the south side" who came before her, Melania Trump's rise to first lady was entirely unprecedented, and no less fascinating to witness in its own right. Read More

Ivanka Trump hears groans as she defends father in Berlin

Ivanka Trump hears groans as she defends father in Berlin

When asked if that included opening the United States to Syrian refugees, Ivanka Trump responded: "That has to be part of the discussion, but thats not going to be enough in and of itself". "I think she has a great relationship with my father", Trump said. When she mentioned about her father, Donald Trump as a "tremendous champion of supporting families" and whose administration is an instrument of change, the audience booed the First Daughter and some even hissed at her statement. Read More

Turkey bombs Kurdish forces in northeast Syria

On April 25, Turkey carried out a wave of deadly airstrikes against PKK targets in the northern Iraqi area of Sinjar and YPG targets in Karachok in northeastern Syria. "20 fighters were martyred and 18 others wounded, three of them critically", said spokesman Redur Xelil. "We have expressed those concerns with the government of Turkey directly", State Department spokesman Mark Toner told reporters on a conference call. Read More

AAP pays tribute to CRPF troopers killed in Maoist attack

AAP pays tribute to CRPF troopers killed in Maoist attack

The 25 CRPF troopers were killed while fighting a valiant battle against the Left-Wing Extremists near Burkapal in Chintagufha under Dornapal in Sukma district. "The state will definitely be represented in the meeting", Subhani added. A senior security official said: "One needs to look at the role of the local police as they are totally dependent on the CRPF without providing any support or backup to them". Read More

British PM May's Conservatives on 48 pct support in YouGov poll

European Parliament President Antonio Tajani said as much when he visited May in London on Thursday, adding that a new government before talks start later in June is "good not only for the United Kingdom but for us". LAUNCHING her general election campaign in Egerton on Wednesday , Theresa May tried to pretend that her snap election is all about Brexit. Brexit has divided both of Britain's main political parties, but Labour is also struggling under Corbyn's leadership, with 172 of ... Read More

Xi Urges Restraint in Call with Trump

Xi Urges Restraint in Call with Trump

In a commentary, Rodong Sinmun , official newspaper of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party, said: "The United States should not run amok and should consider carefully any catastrophic outcome from its foolish military provocative act". "People have put blindfolds on for decades and now it's time to solve the problem", he said. Negotiations continue between the White House and congressional leaders on a spending measure to keep the US government running beyond this week, and Trump is still ... Read More

Author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya

Author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann shot in Kenya

A guard at Gallmann's compound said the herders had tried to enter the property after the attack. According to Kenya's government, hundreds if not thousands of herders have sought pasture in Laikipia, the region where Gallmann was shot, for their dying cattle. Read More

'A Terrible, Sad Time': 3 Kids, 2 Adults Die in NYC Fire

Five people, including three children, died in a Sunday afternoon house fire that engulfed a single-family home in New York City, spreading to other houses and injuring other neighbors. New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio said it was the biggest loss of life at a fire in the city in two years. They were jumping from the windows. The wood frame house was destroyed in a multi-alarm fire in Queens Village on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Read More

Nicki Minaj Works London Streets in New Video for 'No Frauds'

Nicki Minaj Works London Streets in New Video for 'No Frauds'

Watch it below. Directed by Benny Boom , the video features Nicki cavorting around London in an elaborate headdress, before meeting up with Drake and Wayne. Nicki gave fans a 5-minute warning on social media that she'd be releasing the video, and of course we paused everything to check it out. Things heat up as the clip goes on, with Drake and Wayne joining Minaj at her palace for luxurious late-night party. Read More

Trump to Hold Rally on Same Night As White House Correspondents' Dinner

The event also falls on the same night as the White House Correspondent's Dinner, which Trump has made a decision to skip, breaking years of precedent. As Trump approaches his 100th day in office, it appears there is a rush to make good on two of his key campaign promises: health care and taxes. The president announced the rally in a tweet on Saturday. Read More

Andre Johnson retires as a Texan

Andre Johnson retires as a Texan

Johnson spent the first 12 seasons of his career in Houston . Johnson, 35, finished his career with 1,062 catches for 14,185 yards and 70 touchdowns. So seeing the sacrifices you made - I remember you'd fallen asleep coming to pick me up from night school - it was just tough times that we experienced as a family that I never wanted to experience again. Read More

GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized

It was not immediately clear why authorities seized the GM plant, but the Venezuelan government, run by a socialist political party, has taken over factories owned by American companies in the past. The automaker told CNNMoney Friday it stands by its statement on Wednesday, saying Venezuelan authorities had seized its auto assembly plant in the country. Read More

20 children killed when minibus hits truck in South Africa

20 children killed when minibus hits truck in South Africa

The emergency services rescued seven children before the bus burst into flames. Pictures show the minibus on its side, entirely burnt out. He added: "Paramedics arrived on the scene to find the fire services already in attendance". The other children were found outside the vehicle. However, the education department later clarified two of the dead were adults. The post 20 pupils killed in South Africa minibus accident appeared first on Vanguard News. Read More

Pence says United States won't negotiate directly with North Korea -- for now

The last vice president to visit the Reagan was Joe Biden in 2009, Navy officials said. In a separate interview with CNN , the vice president said that "the only thing we need to hear from North Korea is that they are ending and ultimately dismantling their nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles program". Read More

Tiger still in the woods

Tiger still in the woods

Woods was guest of honour at Big Cedar Lodge in Missouri to unveil plans for his first public course design. TGR Design company is also designing a par-3 short course at Big Cedar Lodge for beginners and kids. "I have to make sure I don't screw this up", Woods said in announcing "Payne's Valley", a new 18-hole course adjacent to the Buffalo Ridge site and the newest part of the Big Cedar Lodge stable of courses south of Branson. Read More

Bangkok bans street food stalls

Bangkok bans street food stalls

Dr Vallop said they will meet the business associations in Yaowarat and Khao San to discuss the issue, and will need to consult the traffic department before imposing a zoning scheme in these areas. He explained that the stalls will not be allowed for order and hygiene reasons . The law targets all 50 of Bangkok's districts, including the famed areas of Yaowarat (Chinatown) and Khaosan, where alone there are 200 street stalls . Read More

Pence visiting military camp near Korean DMZ

Pence visiting military camp near Korean DMZ

Pence was aboard Air Force Two flying over the Bering Sea when a North Korean missile exploded during launch on Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said. President Trump tweeted Thursday that he has "great confidence" in China's ability to "properly deal with North Korea". A fresh North Korean missile test failed when it exploded after launch Sunday, the United States military said, a day after Pyongyang publicly showcased its ballistic arsenal at a giant military parade. Read More

European Union says Brexit plans unchanged by British election call

The Republic is one of four countries officially competing to attract both agencies. Officials at a meeting held last Tuesday agreed an uncompromising position over the future of the EU's banking and medicine regulators - which employ about 1,000 people in London . Read More

Trump could release his taxes but probably won't, experts say

Trump could release his taxes but probably won't, experts say

But 71-year-old Ilene Singh said he's wrong. Last year, Donald Trump became the first major-party political nominee in over 40 years to choose not to release his federal taxes. One of Trump's sharpest critics in the House spoke to protesters at the U.S. Capitol just before they set off on a march to the National Mall in Washington , D.C. Read More

United to pay compensation to plane passengers

United to pay compensation to plane passengers

Chief executive Oscar Munoz said: " The truly horrific event that occurred on this flight has elicited many responses from all of us: outrage, anger, disappointment ". One of the officers involved in Dao's forcible removal has been placed on paid administrative duty pending an investigation leave, according to the Chicago Department of Aviation. Read More