Pope Francis to canonise children at Fatima shrine

They clapped in admiration after the pope recited the rite declaring the Martos saints. Up to one million people were expected to attend the canonisation mass at the shrine for the children. The pope is leaving Saturday after a visit of less than 2... More..

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Putin, Trump agree to work together on Syria, set up meeting

The White House statement on the call between Trump and Putin described the situation in North Korea as "very risky". The State Department announced that a top official, Acting Assistant Secretary Stuart ...More..

Minority likely as NDP, Liberals at 42 seats each, three Greens
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Minority likely as NDP, Liberals at 42 seats each, three Greens

Clark said Wednesday she spoke with Lt. Governor Judith Guichon, who asked her to remain as premier while absentee ballots are counted and one or more recounts takes place. Premier Rachel Notley hasn't commente...More..

Valls Supports Macron's Movement
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Valls Supports Macron's Movement

Macron politically is in his infancy and has no party in a formal sense, instead is leading a "movement". Reflecting on Macron's victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the presidential runoff on Sunda...More..

North Korea accuses USA of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

North Korea accuses USA of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un

It comes amid high tensions in the region. The Kim regime has been testing ballistic missiles in recent days, while the USA began installing a defense system in South Korea that would ideally destroy missiles l...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump Says New FBI Director Could Be Named Next Week

Justice Department officials will be interviewing several possible candidates Saturday. Trump told reporters that "we could make a fast decision" because "almost all of them are very well known". She left after...More..

Army Secretary Pick Withdraws from Consideration After 'False and Misleading Attacks'
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Army Secretary Pick Withdraws from Consideration After 'False and Misleading Attacks'

Some Republicans also voiced doubts about Green's nomination. His withdrawal came less than a week after the Human Rights Campaign, the nation's largest LGBT civil rights group , said it generated 6,800 call...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Tillerson: US reviewing climate change policy

Indeed, a consensus statement agreed upon in Fairbanks on Thursday had a lot to say about climate change, stating that "the Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the global average" and calling cli...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Palestinian Shot Dead in West Bank Clash

Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah accused Hamas on Saturday of sole responsibility for blocking the election in Gaza where he said it maintains a rival government that supports "separation". Despite mul...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Xi nudges Moon to think twice on THAAD

This, in turn, could alarm a more conservative Washington. "I will go to Beijing and Tokyo, and even to Pyongyang under the right conditions.". "In South Korea, what defines you as a conservative or progressi...More..

Oil prices awaken on draw in inventories
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Oil prices awaken on draw in inventories

Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter, has notified several Asian refiners of its first cuts in crude allocations for regional buyers since OPEC's output reduction took effect in January. 'During the f...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

BC Greens begin talks with other parties

The most closely watched will be Courtenay-Comox, where only nine votes separated the NDP's Ronna-Rae Leonard win over the Liberals' Jim Benninger. "I don't think the Liberals had a message about how to make ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

South Korean military: North Korea launches ballistic missile

North Korea conducted another in a string of missile tests Saturday amid heightened global tensions over its nuclear program. North Korea fired on Sunday a ballistic missile from a region near its west coa...More..

North Korea fires ballistic missile, Japan issues protest
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

North Korea fires ballistic missile, Japan issues protest

North Korea launched a ballistic missile from the northwestern part of the country early Sunday, the South Korean Joints Chief of Staff said. For the first time in decades, North Korea sent a letter to th...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

No US troops in Iraq after defeat of ISIS

Separately, The Associated Press reported that talks have begun with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to allow for a permanent US military presence in the country even after the Islamic State fighters are...More..

Man wrestles massive 16-foot python
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Man wrestles massive 16-foot python

Maybe they ought to measure snakes in inches since they don't have feet. Get the DUHtails at WBBH NBC News-2. "Whoo! Sixteen-10, baby! Man, that's a big one! Biggest snake I ever caught in my life right t...More..

Moon Jae-in sworn in as South Korea's President
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Moon Jae-in sworn in as South Korea's President

This, in turn, could alarm a more conservative Washington. Images of Moon, without a jacket and holding a cup of coffee while cheerfully talking with his aides in the presidential garden, also generated a buzz....More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

We Are 'Adequately Resourced' for Russia Investigation — Acting FBI Director

Trump also said that Comey told him "you are not under investigation" during a dinner the two had to discuss Comey's future at the helm of the FBI. He spoke out publicly for the first time Thursday about his fi...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump tweets warning to Comey over leaks

Trump, who has been preparing for his first foreign trip to the Middle East and Europe late next week, also will deliver the commencement address to the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecti...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

North Korea holds another missile launch test

The new South Korean president has also adopted a conciliatory approach toward the North, saying he is willing to work for peace with its neighbor. Outsiders will be especially interested in what kind of proj...More..

India's top court upholds death sentences for gang-rape attackers
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

India's top court upholds death sentences for gang-rape attackers

Her intestine was pulled out. The Supreme Court upheld the sentences over what it described as "the brutal, barbaric and diabolic nature of the crime", in which a 23-year-old woman, a physiotherapy student, w...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

North Korea launches projectile

The launch marks North Korea's 10 missile test this year. The South Korean military did not immediately say whether Saturday's test resulted in the missile actually taking flight, as some previous tests have ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Korea will talk to U.S. "if conditions are there", says diplomat

Yonhap reported that North Korea experts said the meeting could provide both countries a chance to explore talks. A senior North Korean diplomat said on Saturday that Pyongyang would engage in talks with t...More..

Pope says he'll seek common ground with Trump, won't preach
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Pope says he'll seek common ground with Trump, won't preach

President Donald Trump and Pope Francis are shown kissing in a mural displayed on a wall near the Vatican. This one shows Francis, wearing a simple cross around his neck, embracing Trump, who wears a gold wat...More..

Pound (GBP) Investors Less Optimistic after Bank of England (BoE) 'Super Thursday'
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Pound (GBP) Investors Less Optimistic after Bank of England (BoE) 'Super Thursday'

The Bank of England has warned the squeeze from Brexit-fuelled inflation on household income has started and said growth would remain "moderate" after faltering at the beginning of the year. The BoE policymaker...More..