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Remember that US carrier strike force steaming toward North Korea? It wasn't.

The Navy announced on April 9 that its Carl Vinson Strike Group would skip a regularly scheduled visit to Australia and head toward the "Western Pacific O...


Trump 'Bullies' Boy by Tossing Hat at Easter Egg Roll?

The White House may have just witnessed the weirdest Easter Egg Roll annual celebration ever under Donald Trump's rule. Amazingly, this is one the least unco...


UN Security Council approves smaller successor mission in Haiti

The peacekeepers helped normalize a country in chaos after political upheaval in 2004 and a devastating 2010 quake that killed as many as 300,000 people - inclu...


Kim Jong-Un oversees North Korea display of military strength amid tension

North Korea shows its Pukguksong submarine-launched ballistic missile during a military parade in Pyongyang on April 15, 2017, in a photo from North Korean TV...


Rouhani reassures Assad of Iran's support

As the talks of regime change continue, under Trump's order the USA launched 50 tomahawk missiles against an airfield in Syria where the attacks occurred ...


Indonesian capital electing governor as tensions rise

They showed him with about 57 percent to Purnama on 43 percent. In the west Jakarta neighborhood of Kebon Jeruk, polling station No. 49 was guarded by two p...


N Korea Displays Apparently New Missiles as US Carrier Group Approaches

North Korea's vice foreign minister today blamed President Donald Trump for building up a "vicious cycle" of tensions on the Korean Peninsula, saying that his ...


Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 percent'

Pence arrived in South Korea Monday as part of his 10-day, four-nation Asia tour that will also take him to Tokyo , Jakarta and Sydney in what many view as w...


Aaron Hernandez, former New England Patriots star, kills self in prison cell

Aaron Hernandez died an innocent man due to a weird legal technicality that could offer some insight into the former NFL star's suicide on Wednesday and could p...


O'Reilly fired by Fox News Channel

WSJ also is owned by Rupert Murdoch . Maybe Fox could go after Stephen Colbert, in character, from " The Colbert Report ". The Wall Street Journal lat...


Mother of Facebook killer pleaded with son prior to murder

According to Tye, Stephens pulled away from the drive-thru when he spotted police pulling into the McDonald's parking lot. Authorities said Stephens fatal...


Russian Federation blocks Security Council resolution over chemical weapons in Syria

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Moscow comes a few days after his country attacked from the sea a Syrian airbase in retaliation for the use of ...


Theresa May attacks 'progressive alliance' of SNP, Lib Dems and Labour

TODAY JEREMY Corbyn, Labour party leader and Tim Farron of the Liberal Democrats received the beginnings of a full proposal from the Green party, which invited ...


Ivanka Trump secures her global brand, now from a White House base

I would never have allowed it, " said Norman Eisen, who served as chief White House ethics lawyer under Barack Obama. Trump has distanced herself from day-t...


Russia detains brother of suspected metro bombing organiser

The bombing killed 14 and injured more than 50 people. Both Azimov brothers are naturalised Russian citizens from Kyrgyzstan. "Akram Azimov has been brought...


Exxon seeks OK to resume Russian oil venture

Exxon had to stop a joint venture with Russia's Rosneft, headed by Igor Sechin (right, with Vladimir Putin). Texas-based ExxonMobil, the world's largest publi...


Ex-President George HW Bush remains in Houston hospital

Jim McGrath, the post-White House spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush and former First Lady Barbara Bush, tweeted a photo of the couple at the hospi...


Theresa May criticised for ruling out live TV debates

Meanwhile, former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg confirmed that he will fight to retain his Sheffield Hallam seat for the Liberal Democrats. Labour MP Gisel...


Dhinakaran virtually questions need for lookout notice

Amid moves to sideline him, Mr Dinakaran rushed back from Bengaluru without meeting his aunt as he had intended and called a meeting of legislators at the AIADM...


PMQs: Jeremy Corbyn grills Theresa May over televised election debates

While promising to run a "positive and optimistic campaign", she said the choice at the election was between her "strong and stable leadership" or a "coalition ...


Funeral for Facebook shooting victim scheduled in Ohio

Authorities warned residents in OH and the neighboring states of Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana and MI to be alert for Stephens. Following a brief police pur...


Trump on Georgia House runoff: 'It is now Hollywood vs. Georgia'

In recent days, the Democratic candidate said he still believed that was possible. The California Democrat remains an unpopular figure in the district. "Tomorro...


U.S. display of firepower 'a warning to more than just ISIS'

President Donald Trump called Thursday's operation a "very, very successful mission". This comes as the United Nations recently published a report saying airstr...


Republican vows 'all hands on deck' in Georgia congressional runoff

Tom Price - now Trump's secretary of health and human services - won it by more than 20 points. Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff almost did win a special U.S...


Georgia House race down to 2 candidates; election will go to runoff

At the time , the Justice Department said her work "does not produce accurate and reliable information and that thousands of citizens who are in fact eligibl...


See the aftermath of Syria's chemical attack

A senior Israeli military officer, in a briefing to Israeli reporters, said "a few tonnes of chemical weapons" remained in the hands of Assad's forces, a milita...


Theresa May wins Parliament's backing for snap United Kingdom election

A prime minister who can not be trusted". Theresa May insisted that she made the decision reluctantly and that a 2017 United Kingdom general election was of n...


Runoff likely in much-watched US congressional race in Georgia

Komen for the Cure, a nonprofit working to cure breast cancer. Democrats are hoping to capitalise on President Trump's low popularity ratings, which now sta...


Tense crowd awaits Tusk in Poland as he is to testify

Many see his questioning as part of a larger attempt by Poland's nationalist government to discredit him and perhaps imprison him eventually. PAP reported t...


MPs set to approve May's June 8 election plan

Subject to the two-thirds parliamentary approval necessary under the Fixed-Term Parliament Act, a general election will now be held on 8 June. "Had the electi...


UK lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 snap election

May enjoys a runaway lead in opinion polls over the main opposition Labour Party, and the British economy has so far defied predictions of a slowdown, offering ...


Indian liquor baron Vijay Malla arrested in London

Scotland Yard on Tuesday arrested Vijay Mallya and produced him in a Wensminster court acting upon the CBI's extradition request. Despite multiple injunct...


U.S. Supreme Court halts execution of Arkansas inmate

McGehee was convicted of the 1996 killing of John Melbourne, Jr. And late on Monday, after inmate Don Davis ate what was supposed to be his "last meal" and ju...


UK parliament votes in favor of early national election

Gavin Callaghan, leader of Basildon Labour Group, said now the country will see if Jeremy Corbyn was a "strong enough" candidate to be leader. "We are determi...


Theresa May: We won't be doing television debates

On the issue of TV debates, Robertson asked: "Can the prime minister tell the people why she's running scared of a televised debate with Nicola Sturgeon?" Mos...