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How you can help victims of Hurricane Harvey

How you can help victims of Hurricane Harvey

A Big Island Red Cross volunteer has deployed to Houston to help ensure the safety and security of volunteers and assets on this relief operation. Broomfield says the National Guard has been trans...

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Vehicle bomb kills eight at Baghdad market: medics

Vehicle bomb kills eight at Baghdad market: medics

The attack was committed a day after two auto bombs exploded in southern Baghdad, leaving five people dead and six others injured. A police officer said the explosives-laden auto went off on Monday ...

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Hundreds trapped in '500-year flood' after Harvey dumps rain on Texas

Hundreds trapped in '500-year flood' after Harvey dumps rain on Texas

As Hurricane Harvey dumped foot after foot of rain on Houston this weekend, President Donald Trump seemed to marvel at the extent of the disaster on his Twitter feed Sunday. Harvey is no ordinary ...

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North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectiles Into Sea of Japan

North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectiles Into Sea of Japan

The final objective of any peace talks must be a denuclearization of Korea, insist the U.s. The companies and individuals under the latest transaction alert are those that were blacklisted by the U....

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ACLU sues Pres. Trump over transgender military ban

ACLU sues Pres. Trump over transgender military ban

When Trump made the initial Tweet a month ago, it drew the ire of both parties, civil rights advocates and the LGBT community. The government gave the military until this year to start accepting new t...

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England lose 41-32 as New Zealand win fifth title

England lose 41-32 as New Zealand win fifth title

It was quickly becoming New Zealand's final and, as England's defence appeared to tire, Cocksedge took advantage to burst over the line. Around 150m saw the game around the world. He congratulated...

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1000s join funeral march for teenager shot by police in Manila, Philippines

1000s join funeral march for teenager shot by police in Manila, Philippines

He was dragged by plain-clothes policemen to a dark, trash-filled alley in northern Manila, before being shot in the head and left next to a pigsty, according to witnesses whose accounts appeared to b...

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Iraqi forces a step closer to seizing IS stronghold

Iraqi forces a step closer to seizing IS stronghold

The statement said troops have captured all of the town's neighbourhoods and are now heading to al-Ayadia district, about six miles north-west of Tal Afar, where militants have fled. Such a quick coll...

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North Korea reportedly fires another missile

North Korea reportedly fires another missile

It is also believed to be developing a solid-fuel missile that could be used for submarine launches. The presidential office in Seoul said the us and South Korean militaries will proceed with th...

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Local firefighters head to Texas to help with Harvey relief

Local firefighters head to Texas to help with Harvey relief

The New Jersey's Urban Search and Rescue team will be divided into six components: Search, Rescue, Planning, Logistics, Hazmat and Medical. As Texas feels the wrath of Hurricane Harvey , groups ...

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North Korea fires possible ballistic missile

North Korea fires possible ballistic missile

One of the three missiles blew up "almost immediately", with none of the weapons posing a threat to either North America or the USA territory of Guam , the spokesman said. South Korea's Yonhap news...

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All set for Nandyal bypoll counting

All set for Nandyal bypoll counting

Due to his sudden death, TDP had filed his nephew Brahmananda Reddy name in the election, while the YSR Congress has fielded TDP rebel Silpa Chandra Mohan Reddy. Similar scenes of celebration were wit...

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North Korea shrugs off United Nations sanctions, fires 3 new missiles

North Korea shrugs off United Nations sanctions, fires 3 new missiles

One appeared to have blown up nearly immediately while two flew about 250 km (155 miles) in a northeasterly direction, Pacific Command said , revising an earlier assessment that two of the missiles h...

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Imagining a War With North Korea-It's Not Unthinkable

China has argued for a "dual suspension" approach to the Korean peninsula, calling on the United States and South Korea to end their joint military exercises - which are scheduled for next month - i...

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North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles,' South Korea says

North Korea fires 'short-range projectiles,' South Korea says

The North fired three ballistic missiles in a half-hour timespan, U.S. Pacific Command said. The test "shows an advance in capability", says The Times because the " missiles were 300-millimeter...

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Sensex heads for fourth session of gains, Infosys leads

Sensex heads for fourth session of gains, Infosys leads

The stock opened at 947 level and hit an intra day low of 937.90. At 9.46 a.m, the Sensex was trading up 145.97 points or 0.46% at 31,742.03 with 20 components gaining. Infosys' board held its first...

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Flooding rain risk with Harvey much of this week

Flooding rain risk with Harvey much of this week

We will be a little warmer Tuesday afternoon with mostly cloudy skies, a high of 87, and a stray shower or storm Tuesday also. As Harvey pulls north, he is likely to bring more moisture into our area,...

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North Korea fires three missiles into sea

North Korea fires three missiles into sea

The second missile launch at 12:07 p.m. appears to have blown up nearly immediately", Pacific Command said, using times at its Hawaii-based headquarters. The department said the targeted individuals a...

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Trump set to roll back limits on military gear for police

Trump set to roll back limits on military gear for police

Several waves of unrest in the USA town of Ferguson in 2014-2015 and the use of military equipment there led to widespread concerns over the militarization of the police. "In fact, that stuff is disap...

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United States revises assessment of N. Korea launch

It said that the second missile appears to have blown up immediately and that none posed a threat to the United States territory of Guam, towards which the North had previously warned it would fir...

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N Korea's Three Ballistic Missiles Launch 'Provocation' Against US - Tillerson

N Korea's Three Ballistic Missiles Launch 'Provocation' Against US - Tillerson

All three were described as failing. "The second missile launch at 12:07 p.m. appears to have blown up nearly immediately". "The first and third missiles at 11:49 a.m. The U.S. military and South Ko...

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USA revises assessment of N. Korea launch

USA revises assessment of N. Korea launch

The launches coincide with joint exercises between the USA and South Korean militaries, exercises that North Korea always strongly protests because it considers them preparation for an invasion. The...

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United States revises assessment on North Korea missile launches

Japan has previously deployed missile interceptors after North Korea threatened to fire projectiles over Japan toward the US territory of Guam. The county's military didn't mention any failures. Tille...

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Tension heightened as North Korea fires 3 new missiles

The first and second missiles "failed in flight" and the third "appears to have blown up nearly immediately". Also on Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praised Pyongyang for demonstratin...

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Merkel on refugee distribution and European Union solidarity

Merkel on refugee distribution and European Union solidarity

Although Merkel was interrupted for several times by whistles and jeers by thousands of protestors, Merkel made it clear in her speech that refugees were welcome in Germany and the year like 2015 woul...

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Rail upgrade prompts Bank Holiday travel warning

Rail upgrade prompts Bank Holiday travel warning

It said travel between Scotland, the North-West, West Midlands and London tomorrow and on Sunday was "discouraged". The coach operator National Express said it was adding hundreds of extra services ...

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US Politics: Trump threatens government shutdown

US Politics: Trump threatens government shutdown

We've had a slew of polls on Trump's wall proposal, and there's a consistent theme to the results. The Mexican Foreign Ministry also addressed the first part of the U.S. Trump's homeland security ad...

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Eight Die in the Alps in Three Climbing Accidents

Eight Die in the Alps in Three Climbing Accidents

The group fell in a very remote area of the mountain at an altitude of about 2,000m. Those on the lowest rope slipped on the glacier , dragging others higher up the slope, according to the rescue cen...

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North Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea

The projectiles flew about 250 kilometers (155 miles) into the Sea of Japan, or East Sea, the Saturday statement said. South Korea's Yonhap news agency said a ballistic missile may have been fired, ...

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Rex Tillerson slams North Korea missile test but still seeks talks

Rex Tillerson slams North Korea missile test but still seeks talks

North Korea's latest test comes at the same time as USA and South Korean forces participate in joint military exercises on the Korean Peninsula. A spokesman for US Pacific Command said none of the...

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Tillerson slams North Korea missile test but still seeks talks

Tillerson slams North Korea missile test but still seeks talks

Earlier, South Korea's Yonhap news agency said a ballistic missile may have been fired, without citing a source. Earlier this month Trump had warned that North Korea would be met with " fire and...

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BRIBERY SCANDAL: Jailed Samsung heir appeals 5-yr sentence

BRIBERY SCANDAL: Jailed Samsung heir appeals 5-yr sentence

Lee's lawyers are expected to appeal soon, where the decision is likely to be taken by the country's Supreme Court, possibly next year. A Seoul Central District Court judge delivering its ruling ...

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North Korea launches another missile into sea

North Korea launches another missile into sea

The North fired three ballistic missiles in a half-hour timespan, U.S. Pacific Command said. Also on Tuesday , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson praised Pyongyang for demonstrating "some level...

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Indian troops 'disengaging' after border stand-off with China: ministry

Indian troops 'disengaging' after border stand-off with China: ministry

The finer details of the agreement have not been released. Bhutan has also protested China's road building activity in its territory. "As of the end of July, there were still over 40 Indian border t...

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North Korea 'FIRES missile' after threatening U.S. with war

Pacific Command said the missiles did not pose a threat to the USA mainland or to the Pacific territory of Guam, which North Korea had threatened earlier this month to surround in a "sea of fire". The...

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Aaron Rodgers Hides Tickets Around Town For Denver Fans

Aaron Rodgers Hides Tickets Around Town For Denver Fans

That will likely affect how much Aaron Rodgers plays. "We've got another week to get ready for the Rams". The thin air affected the Packers , they admitted as much. There is no question that the ...

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Conway says Trump will make sure Congress pays for Mexico wall

Conway says Trump will make sure Congress pays for Mexico wall

President Trump is going to make sure his Mexico border wall gets built - and that Congress pays for it, his White House counselor said Thursday. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Mo...

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Guatemala court blocks expulsion of United Nations anti-graft chief

Guatemala court blocks expulsion of United Nations anti-graft chief

He also said that he had made a decision to sack Foreign Minister Carlos Raul Morales. Morales had announced the expulsion of the head of the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala o...

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NZ dollar drops to 15-month low vs euro

The euro hit a 2.5 year high against the dollar early on Monday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi refrained from talking down the single currency. Treasury yields and the U.S...

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North Korea launches short-range missiles, US Military says

The launches came a month after the North tested its second intercontinental ballistic missile, raising fears about the rapid progress of its nuclear weapons program. Pacific territory of Guam with fo...

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