North Korea detains another USA citizen

Kim had also been working at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology , in agricultural development with its "experimental farm", the university said in a statement. "I would say that advocacy is a great way to get involved". While at le... More..

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Meet Omar, who might be the longest cat in the world
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Meet Omar, who might be the longest cat in the world

Owner Stephy Hirst , from Croydon in Melbourne, told the Maroondah Leader she started an Instagram account for her giant cat a couple of weeks ago and before long he had been featured on Cats of Insta...More..

European Parliament raps Hungary on rights, eyes sanctions process
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

European Parliament raps Hungary on rights, eyes sanctions process

Legislation passed by the Hungarian government in April, which CEU says could force it from the country, has has been one of the triggers of action from MEPs, who see it as further evidence of a drift into auth...More..

Warriors Rout Kawhi-Less Spurs in 136-100 Win
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Warriors Rout Kawhi-Less Spurs in 136-100 Win

Jonathon Simmons had a team-high 22 points for the Spurs, who fell behind 0-2 in a play-off series for the first time since being swept by Phoenix in the West semi-finals in 2010. I think we've maybe felt it to...More..

Baywatch gets a new featurette and two clips
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Baywatch gets a new featurette and two clips

Dwayne Johnson , also known as The Rock, on Tuesday took to Twitter , where he shared a photograph alongside his co-stars Priyanka Chopra, Jon Bass , Zac Efron, Ilfenesh Hadera , Alexandra Daddario and Ke...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sharapova: 'I will rise up again'

Sharapova, a five-time Grand Slam victor, made her return to competition in April at the Stuttgart Open in April after a 15-month ban over a positive test for the angina drug meldonium. Perhaps it was too soon ...More..

Chinese media warn India over Belt and Road project
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Chinese media warn India over Belt and Road project

The initiative aims to bolster China's global leadership ambitions by building infrastructure and trade links between Asia, Africa, Europe and beyond. Xi said so far, the initiative had won support from 130 cou...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Labour eyeing seven Scottish seats after analysing vote in council elections

Corbyn acknowledged there had been some "difficult" results but quickly switched to Labour's core campaign message on Friday evening. THE SNP in North Ayrshire have said that they are open to a coalition ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Brazil's president denies authorizing payments to silence politician

Jornal O Globo said Joesley Batista visited Temer at his official residence in Brasília on March 7 while carrying a hidden recording device. According to the O Globo report , Batista allegedly recorded t...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody

Lima-Marin, who came to the US from Cuba with his parents when he was a toddler during the 1980 Mariel boat lift, was convicted in 2000 of multiple robbery, kidnapping and burglary counts after he and another m...More..

UN Security Council threatens DPRK with new sanctions for missile tests
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

UN Security Council threatens DPRK with new sanctions for missile tests

Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking in China, condemned North Korea's latest missile launch as "dangerous" but cautioned against "intimidating" the country. Pyongyang has conducted two nuclear tests and ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Acting FBI head undercuts White House claims on Comey, probe

When Trump then pressed for "honest loyalty", Comey told the president, "You will have that", said the associates, who told the newspaper they agreed to keep the story confidential while Comey was Federal Burea...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Judiciary panel expects to ask Comey to testify

Trump fired Comey last week, with the White House initially claiming it was because of a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that concluded Comey had mishandled the investigation into Democratic pr...More..

Election success would give SNP mandate on Brexit talks - Nicola Sturgeon
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Election success would give SNP mandate on Brexit talks - Nicola Sturgeon

Speaking to activists in South Queensferry, outside Edinburgh, Ms Sturgeon said: "I know we are not ideal". "I am simply saying it's possible, not necessarily desirable, but possible for a period Scotland wou...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Death toll rises to at least 42

Opposition activists accuse President Maduro of mismanagement that has led to a deep economic crisis in the country and call for an early election . "This isn't getting better, it's getting worse, and what w...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Bernie Sanders Defended Trump On His Australian Health Care Comment

On May 4, Trump sat down with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull aboard the US aircraft carrier Intrepid in Manhattan, New York. "So maybe when we get to the Senate we should start off with looking at t...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

City of Montreal declares state of emergency from flooding

Authorities said almost 1,900 homes have been flooded across 126 towns and cities and some 1,200 troops have reportedly been deployed to help evacuate people. "I can understand the anxiety, the angst people fee...More..

Bobby Moynihan Is Leaving Saturday Night Live
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Bobby Moynihan Is Leaving Saturday Night Live

SNL fans will get at least one more chance to watch Moynihan though. Of the current cast, only Kenan Thompson, who is concluding his 14th season, has been on the show longer than Moynihan. Television. Writer ...More..

Heitkamp stresses NAFTA renegotiation priorities to US trade rep
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Heitkamp stresses NAFTA renegotiation priorities to US trade rep

Addressing currency manipulation became a principal US negotiating objective of trade agreements as part of a trade promotion bill passed in 2015. North Dakota is the ninth largest agriculture exporting state i...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US capital slams "attack" as Erdogan guards clash with protest

Two suspects - not from Erdogan's detail - were arrested at the scene and 11 people were hurt, nine of them badly enough to receive hospital treatment. Dustin Stenbeck, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Police...More..

Georgia Just Carried Out Its First Execution This Year
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Georgia Just Carried Out Its First Execution This Year

J.W. Ledford admitted to brutal murder of his neighbor. He was found guilty of the armed robbery and murder of a 73-year old neighbor, Harry Johnston, whose throat he slit. His lawyers suggested death by firi...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Clark, Horgan, Weaver all say they're willing to work with other parties

Both Clark and Green Party leader Andrew Weaver have said they are open to working with other parties, but the precarious nature of minority governments and an alliance between the energy-friendly Liberals and ...More..

Sudan's Bashir to attend Saudi gathering, no word on Trump meeting -minister
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sudan's Bashir to attend Saudi gathering, no word on Trump meeting -minister

Al-Shiekh didn't make any press statements after the meeting leaving room open for interpretation on whether or not he came to extend the invitation to President Omer al-Bashir to attend the American-Islamic su...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Why Was James Comey Fired? President Trump Contradicts His Team

Even before Trump's provocative tweet, the White House was scrambling to clarify why Comey was sacked. Press Secretary Sean Spicer, who was back behind the podium Friday after Sarah Huckabee Sanders subbed for ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

PM Modi speaks to French President-Elect Macron

Centrist Emmanuel Macron, who won France's presidential election in a runoff vote on Sunday against far right candidate Marine Le Pen, is due to take office on Sunday. Over half of Macron's supporters in the fi...More..