North Korea missile program progressing faster than expected, Seoul says

Despite that, President Trump already expressed his intent to keep the relationship between the USA and North Korea "diplomatic" to prevent the latter from using nuclear missiles. In a unanimously agreed statement, the 15-member council said it was o... More..

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Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings

A foreign ministry statement published by state news agency SANA said the USA administration had come out with "a new Hollywood story detached from reality" by alleging the crematorium had been built at Sednaya...More..

Despite sharp differences, Trump and Erdogan clasp hands after cozy meeting
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Despite sharp differences, Trump and Erdogan clasp hands after cozy meeting

At their White House meeting earlier, Trump and Erdogan had nice things to say about each other - even after the US made a decision to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria . Mr. Erdogan had pledged to use the White...More..

NCAA Men's Golf regionals: Stanford bumped from first
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

NCAA Men's Golf regionals: Stanford bumped from first

LSU's Sam Burns followed his 7-under round on Monday with an even par tour on Tuesday and holds a 5-shot lead over Oregon's Wyndham Clark and Duke's Alex Smalley for medalist honors. "I was very pleased with ...More..

Derby winner Always Dreaming gallops smoothly for Preakness
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Derby winner Always Dreaming gallops smoothly for Preakness

Stevens was working Royal Mo five furlongs in company when the incident happened near the quarter pole on an off track. There was no initial indication that there was additional damage to the area around the ...More..

Putin warns against 'intimidating' North Korea after latest missile launch
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Putin warns against 'intimidating' North Korea after latest missile launch

This weekend's successful test could accelerate North Korea's stated goal of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capable of carrying a small nuclear warhead that could reach the United State...More..

South Korea says communication channel with North must reopen
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

South Korea says communication channel with North must reopen

South Korea's left-leaning new leader Moon Jae-In will travel to the United States for a summit with President Donald Trump next month, Moon's spokesman said on Tuesday, amid high tensions over the North's nucl...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Coroner: Killer Brady's ashes mustn't be scattered on moor

Keith's mother, Winnie Johnson, died in 2012 without knowing despite repeated requests to Brady. Brady's lawyer Robin Makin told Radio 4's Today programme he had seen his client around two hours before hi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

White House won't release list of persons present during Trump-Lavrov talks

The White House said Trump and Abe did not review classified information in the public setting. Yet his decision to reveal an ally's information on ISIS with another country - and a geopolitical adversary, at...More..

Israel Tensions Rise After Trump Official Says Western Wall in West Bank
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Israel Tensions Rise After Trump Official Says Western Wall in West Bank

Moving the embassy would likely indicate a change in USA policy towards recognizing Israel's claim to a united Jerusalem. The Palestinians want east Jerusalem as a capital of a future state. "The administrati...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump Meets Palestinian Leader Abbas to Weigh Peace Prospects

The meeting Wednesday is a sign that " Trump s approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is more conventional than anyone expected", said Ilan Goldenberg of the Center for New American Security. Abbas also ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn probe

McCain, who chairs the Armed Services Committee, also calls it "unacceptable" for Trump to invite Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov into the Oval Office last week, calling him a "stooge". "We need to have ...More..

Germany's Schulz sees 'rocky road' to election after key state defeat
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Germany's Schulz sees 'rocky road' to election after key state defeat

The second victor was the charismatic, 38-year-old leader of the liberal Free Democrats (FDP), Christian Lindner, his party's top candidate in the state. Meanwhile, the populist AfD (Alternative for Germany), w...More..

Payment Systems Go Offline At Some Starbucks Stores
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Payment Systems Go Offline At Some Starbucks Stores

Some locations gave away free coffee while the system was offline. Outage hits Starbucks stores in USA and Canada after overnight tech update on cash registers. Most stores' payment outages had been fixed as ...More..

Trump talk with Russians 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump talk with Russians 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says

Critics accused him of seeking to short-circuit an investigation into whether Trump campaign associates colluded with Russians who sought to influence last year's election. On Tuesday, the White House denied ...More..

NYT report: Trump asked Comey to end Flynn investigation
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

NYT report: Trump asked Comey to end Flynn investigation

The Times reported that, according a Comey associate, Trump then spoke to Comey and said Comey should consider putting reporters in prison for publishing classified information. Inside 1600 Pennsylvania Aven...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Missile Defense 101: N. Korea could hit with little warning

Pyongyang has carried out dozens of missile tests under ruler Kim Jong-un, but the latest launch was the first since Moon took office last Wednesday. Haley's comments at the United Nations , alongside ambass...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

In tense times, new SK president is headed to Washington

The Moon administration should consider the limits of Chinese influence before making policy decisions regarding North Korea, Fingar said, for example, whether to freeze or remove the USA anti-ballistic missile...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Bank of England holds, sterling turns lower

However, forecasts for 2018 and 2019 were revised up from 1.6 per cent and 1.7 per cent to 1.7 per cent and 1.8 per cent respectively. It raised its growth forecast for 2018 to 1.7% up from 1.6% in February. Th...More..

EU wants more talks with Poland on rule of law worries
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

EU wants more talks with Poland on rule of law worries

EU ministers are gathering in Brussels on Tuesday for their first official discussion on the European Commission's probe into the breaches of rule of law in Poland. Before the meeting began, Dutch Foreign Minis...More..

Concerns Swell That Trump Will Pick a Total Lackey for FBI Director
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Concerns Swell That Trump Will Pick a Total Lackey for FBI Director

But the President said it is "very important" to him that the question of Russian meddling in the election is resolved. Trump spent most of the week out of sight, a marked change from a typically jam-packed...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Happy Mother's Day 2017 Quotes, Messages Wishes for Facebook and WhatsApp

It's my time to know you that how fortunate and special I am to be blessed with a mother as caring, loving as you . So, guys which ever tradition or religion you follow don't forget to wish your mommy ...More..

Kim Jong-un Claims New Missile Can Reach Mainland US
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Kim Jong-un Claims New Missile Can Reach Mainland US

KCNA said the new rocket was a "perfect weapon" which was "capable of carrying a large-size heavy nuclear warhead". On the respected 38North website, aerospace engineering specialist John Schilling said yeste...More..

Korea reports on South's presidential election
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Korea reports on South's presidential election

Even so, North Korea's relations with Moon's conservative predecessor, Park Geun-hye, were extremely bad, so it is nearly certain to be cautious about any Moon proposals for increased engagement. It's highly un...More..

Boko Haram strikes again; Six Farmers Killed
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Boko Haram strikes again; Six Farmers Killed

Two suspected suicide bombers had attempted to enter the University of Maiduguri early morning, but they were thwarted by security personnel posted at the gate, Anadolu news agency quoted National Emergency Man...More..