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North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests

North Korea fires Scud-class ballistic missile, Japan protests

South Korea imposed unilateral sanctions against the North after its fourth nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch previous year, in addition to sanctions applied in 2010 after the sinking of a ...

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What to know about travel ban appeals

What to know about travel ban appeals

In his ruling issuing the nationwide injunction, Judge Watson wrote that "a reasonable, objective observer - enlightened by the specific historical context, contemporaneous public statements , and sp...

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Oil drops after OPEC-led output cut extension falls below expectations

Rising U.S. shale output won't derail OPEC's goals and a nine-month extension will "do the trick", Al-Falih said Thursday after the meeting in Vienna . SINGAPORE ( Reuters ) - Oil prices weakened...

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Oregon clinches spot in the Women's College World Series

Oregon clinches spot in the Women's College World Series

Kentucky came out on fire offensively - scoring the first three runs of the game before the Ducks responded for two in the bottom of the fifth to make it a one-run game. The third-seeded Ducks (52-6) ...

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Trump lands in Israel, prepares to confront thorny Mideast peace politics

Mr Trump, wearing a black skullcap, became the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall on Monday. On Tuesday, he is set to meet with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank and d...

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Jared Kushner 'wanted secret line to Russia': Diplomat

He added: "Ultimately we're going to want Mr Kushner to come before the committee and I fully expect that to happen". Shortly after Trump's remarks on Twitter , Homeland Security Secretary John K...

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Reports swirling about Kushner and back channel with Russia

The Times reported that Flynn was at the center of the idea. Kushner has acknowledged meeting during the transition with the Russian ambassador to Washington, but Reuters, citing seven current and...

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Kelly says Kushner's Russian Federation back channel was 'acceptable'

Administration officials close to President Donald Trump have been pushing Kushner to step aside while the FBI investigates meetings that Kushner he had with Russian figures during the transition peri...

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Trump hits out at fake news following Kushner reports

US Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said such secret channels may be used in situations including peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan or for th...

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Theresa May accuses Jeremy Corbyn of 'shameful scaremongering' over dementia tax backlash

Her party has been so shaken over the public backlash since the phrase " dementia tax " was splashed across newspaper front pages that it paid for adverts on Google which directed users who searched...

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Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation

The latest reports in the Russian Federation matter said Kushner spoke with Russia's ambassador to the United States about setting up secret communications with Moscow during the presidential tr...

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Kushner's security clearance should be reviewed, top committee Democrat says

US intelligence operatives reportedly learned about Kushner's interest in back-channel talks through communications that Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak had with Moscow. "It's both normal, in my o...

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Not going to comment on Kushner: Trump's NSA

Flynn served briefly as Trump's national security adviser before being fired in February after officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed US s...

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Mississippi Lawmaker 'Sorry' For Calls To Lynch Confederate Monument Removers

Mississippi Lawmaker 'Sorry' For Calls To Lynch Confederate Monument Removers

A MS state lawmaker on Facebook said Louisiana leaders in favor of removing Confederate monuments "in a Nazi-ish fashion" should be "lynched". His post appears to have been deleted but he has no...

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Philippine forces hit militants; civilians wave white flags

President Rodrigo Duterte, who declared martial law on the island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines on Tuesday night, vowed to crack down on local militants who have alleged links with ISIS and ...

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Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

Death toll in Egypt attack on Christians rises to 29

The attack came after church bombings in December and April claimed by the Daesh group that killed dozens of Egypt's Coptic Christians . But the only confirmed strikes appear to have hit a pro-Al Q...

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Complete shutdown being observed in occupied Kashmir

Complete shutdown being observed in occupied Kashmir

The two-day strike in the valley was called by the joint separatist leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and Mohammad Yasin Malik against the killings and use of brute force on ...

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United flight evacuated after engine fire erupts

Passengers were kept on the planes as the pilots waited for permission from the FAA to deboard the airliners. Britons faced stepped-up security, authorities pushed forward with raids they said were ...

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Times Square driver told cops he wanted to 'kill them all'

Times Square driver told cops he wanted to 'kill them all'

Rojas, who lived with his mother in the Bronx, is accused of driving his auto from his home through Times Square on Thursday, then making a U-turn, steering his vehicle onto a footpath and roaring bac...

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Trump pushes for peace

Trump's approach has largely been welcomed in the region. Saudi Arabia doesn't recognize Israel and the two states don't have diplomatic relations. The Trump administration drew the ire of some Isra...

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Ariana Grande Vows Return To Manchester In Letter To Fans

Grande, 23, didn't specify the date of her planned return concert. "I don't want to go the rest of the year without being able to see and uplift my fans". this will not change that". "From the day...

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Trump seeks to warm Israel-Arab relations

Both were careful to give the standard American disclaimer-"This is not a battle between different faiths, different sects, or different civilizations"-but Trump also dropped the following hammer: "...

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Donald Trump's speech to Israeli parliament scrapped amid concerns

In Saudi Arabia , he gave a speech to leaders of over 50 Muslim-majority countries, challenging them to drive terrorists out of their lands. Obama took up the lofty oratory of democracy promotion...

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White House shrugs off concerns over Kushner's 'secret line' with Russian Federation

The back channel was meant to connect Michael Flynn, who later became Trump's first national security adviser, with Russian military leaders, said the person, who wasn't authorized to publicly discuss...

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Fake Media prevent Americans from hearing real story

The latest furor was stirred up after The Washington Post reported late Friday that Kushner - arguably Trump's closest White House aide, and husband of the president's eldest daughter Ivanka - ...

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Cesc Fabregas unhappy at missing out on FA Cup final starting spot

Cesc Fabregas unhappy at missing out on FA Cup final starting spot

That is today, basically. "We have a board meeting on Tuesday, so I think on Wednesday things will be clearer", he told BBC Sport . He added: "For me the contract does not have a special meaning but,...

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Islamist militants kill 19 in south Philippines: army

Residents with their belongings walk along a deserted street as they evacuate from their homes in Marawi , in southern island of Mindanao on May 27, 2017. A paper sign attached to one of the men indi...

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Europeans making sales pitch to Trump on climate accord

Europeans making sales pitch to Trump on climate accord

Gary Cohn , Trump's top economic adviser, said Trump was listening to the views of his world counterparts on the issue. Climate was among the most disputed issues separating Trump from other leaders...

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G7 leaders divided on climate change

US President Donald Trump has reportedly told 'confidants, ' including the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, that he plans to leave a landmark worldwide agreement on climate change . And...

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Merkel and Trump: 2 Very Different Takes on G7 Summit

Trump announced in a tweet Saturday that he would make his "final decision" this week on whether or not to keep the U.S.in the landmark accord in which nations agreed to work toward curbing greenhouse...

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Police find body dumped in wheelie bin

Police find body dumped in wheelie bin

A garbage truck operator made the discovery while emptying the wheelie bin in Preston on Saturday morning. Detective Sergeant Mark Butterworth on Saturday said the bin didn't belong to the home wher...

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North Korea fires unidentified projectile — S.Korea military

North Korea fires unidentified projectile — S.Korea military

The council struggled to come up with a sturdy resolution with discord among nations such as the USA, the UK, France, and the North's more friendly neighbors China and Russian Federation. "As we a...

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McMaster: We are not worried about 'back channel'

He instead called for a review to determine whether Kushner was being truthful when he applied for his clearance to serve in the White House . It was said to be the first time any investigators hav...

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Kushner's Russia ties questioned as Trump cites media 'lies'

But some former administration officials on Sunday criticized the use of such secret channels, especially during a presidential transition, saying they could send a confusing message and be manipulate...

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Another man linked to Manchester attack arrested by police

Though her Dangerous Woman Tour has been suspended in the aftermath of the terror attack, which took the lives of 22 people and injured countless others, the pop star acknowledged her plans to stay ...

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Police arrest man in connection with Manchester blast

Police arrested two more people and were on Thursday searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert , as British authorities complain...

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US Navy ship sails near South China Sea reef claimed by Beijing

China has mostly ignored the operations to sail USA warships through the area, which has meant the Pentagon has to not only officially announce them, but then publicize that they are being done expl...

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DNC calls for firing Trump's son-in-law over Russia revelations

DNC calls for firing Trump's son-in-law over Russia revelations

Despite McMasters' defense of using backchannel communications, Kushner's suggestion is odd because the secure channel was meant to shield his communications from his own government. When proposed by ...

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Melania Trump hails 'empowerment of women' at Saudi company visit

Melania Trump hails 'empowerment of women' at Saudi company visit

Ever since Donald Trump delivered a speech in Saudi Arabia declaring Arab leaders as USA allies in fighting terrorism, speculations have been flying around on whether the president has changed his...

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First rain drops at French Open

The two legends have more French Open titles between them - five - than the entire field combined, emphasising their recent dominance of the women's game. World number one Angelique Kerber has endu...

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