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South Korean president 'may visit Pyongyang'

Tensions have been running high with Washington calling for more sanctions and warning a military option was on the table, but Trump recently softened his postu...


U.S. to expand intelligence cooperation with Turkey

Mattis "reiterated USA commitment to protecting our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally", spokeswoman Dana White said in a statement . Prior to the commitm...


Tillerson lays out Trump's 'America First' foreign policy to skeptical officials

Noticeably absent from Tillerson's remarks was any mention of Trump's proposal to slash the State Department's budget - or the massive personnel cuts that Tille...


North Korea's Missile Test: What You Need to Know

North Korea fired a ballistic missile that landed in the sea near Russian Federation on Sunday. That is a higher altitude and longer flight time than any oth...


Miss USA 2017 Miss District of Columbia - Kara McCullough of DC

I don't really want to consider myself - try not to consider myself like this die hard, you know, like, oh, I don't really care about men, but one thing I want ...


USA should not stockpile cyber weapons

Exploits in the hands of governments have repeatedly leaked into the public domain and caused widespread damage, wrote Smith, who compared the leaks of Centra...


Microsoft blames United States stockpiled vulnerability for ransomware attack

Several cyber security firms said WannaCry exploits a vulnerability in Microsoft and that Microsoft patched this in March. Microsoft blamed government secrec...


Cyber experts: What's coming could be worse

Windows 10, 8.1 and 8 all include Microsoft's Windows Defender antivirus software. Wainwright described the cyberattack as an "escalating threat". Britain...


President Xi talks with Moon Jae-in by phone

He had served as acting president since December when former President Park Geun-hye was impeached over a corruption scandal. Moon said he understood Beijing'...


Russia Brokers 'De-Escalation' Zone Deal in Syria, Eases Fighting

The largest safe zone includes Syria's Idlib Province and adjoining districts of Hama, Aleppo, and Latakia provinces. The agreement will remain in place f...


Burnaby kids embrace NDP sweep in Student Vote

Neither the NDP nor the BC Liberals can yet confidently claim victory with the two parties near deadlocked in the seat count and a minority government now expec...


DFA: No insistence to tackle ruling on PH-China dispute

Opposition legislator Gary Alejano, a former military officer, said that in the Asean summit, "they (China) won by convincing Duterte not to include any stateme...


China Will Resume US Beef Exports

The economic impact of the agreement - which will start taking effect in July - was unclear. In addition, NCBA expects China would be interested in the same ...


Like Trump, China makes an overture to Duterte

Duterte's invitation to the United States by Trump not only raised eyebrows among human rights organizations but also political groups in the Philippines. Trump...


North Korea accuses United States and South Korea of assassination attempt

North Korea frequently lambasts the United States and South Korea , but this accusation is unusual in its details. North Korean ministry claimed that the g...


China wins praise for Silk Road but concerns persist

Grounding the plan in China's history, Xi described the Belt and Road Initiative as a "project of the century" that had its inspiration in the ancient trade...


Global cyberattack alert as experts warn of more havoc

Interior Ministry: The Russian Interior Ministry acknowledged a ransomware attack on its computers, adding that less than 1% of computers were affected. "The C...


How much has been paid to ransomware hackers REVEALED — NHS cyber attack

The attack has hit more than 200,000 victims across the world since Friday and is seen as an "escalating threat", said Rob Wainwright, the head of Europol, Eu...


Czech PM to tender resignation Thursday

Sobotka, whose priority is to keep Babis out of any new cabinet before the October election, was due to discuss the timing of his formal resignation on Thursday...


Moors Murderer Ian Brady dies in hospital

The pair tortured the children in the 1960s and four of the victims were buried on Saddleworth Moor in the South Pennines. Myra Hindley died in 2002. "Now is ...


Russian President Putin to US: "Intimidating North Korea is unacceptable"

The KCNA news report also mentioned that the missile can reach targets further away when it is fired at a standard trajectory. North Korea fired on Sunday ...


North Korea says new missile can carry heavy nuclear warhead

But refusing to crack down on North leads to a North Korea racing toward its nuclear finish-line, USA military build-up in Northeast Asia, and even a direct mil...


13 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest

Flooding, lightning and tornadoes caused at least five deaths in Arkansas, four in Texas , two each in MS and Missouri and one in Tennessee. States from No...


Moon willing to visit North Korea

Abe also said he'd like to host a trilateral summit in Tokyo with his Chinese and South Korean peers as soon as possible, and hold a bilateral meeting with Moon...


Stop handing out money to terrorists, Trump tells Abbas

Notably, no message was posted from President Trump's account to mark his meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in February. "Instead, Trum...


Pakistani shelling on LoC enters second day, 10000 people affected

We are giving an apt reply to their firing, the government will also take appropriate steps", Singh said."Since three days they are continuing firing. Almost 1,...


Ghost Recon Wildlands second expansion out in late May

The Fallen Ghosts campaign will feature 15 new missions in which players will have to take down four new bosses located in three different regions. Jammer...


Forget fidget spinners - because the fidget roller is the latest toy craze

The toys are three-sided with a bearing in the middle that allows them to spin, either in the hand or on a hard surface. "They also need good classroom manageme...


Former WH official: Obama did not record private meetings

An ally of Spicer's told The Wall Street Journal he knows "this hasn't been a good week for him", referencing the press secretary's off-camera interview nea...


Schumer raises possibility of stalling Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee

He appeared to contradict the White House this week when he described the inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the United States election as "a highly signi...


U.S. government stockpiled malware codes instead of reporting them

Hackers can still gain easy access to personal computers that lack a security update issued in March by Microsoft to fix the vulnerability in its Windows operat...


Graham: Unmasking of Flynn Just as Bad as What the Russians Did

Yates testified about two events -on January 26 and 27- where she came to the White House to speak with its counsel Don McGahn. Yates had been fired during that...


Scotland wants to be member of EU: Sturgeon

Sturgeon has now indicated she may not seek immediate reentry to the European Union after independence after all, confirming speculation she could instead propo...


When Vladimir Putin played piano while awaiting Xi Jinping in Beijing

Nearly everyone said the following: "we see a growing number of components of uncertainty in the largest, leading political and economic centers", the President...


Conte: I'll be at Stamford Bridge next season

The Italian had already been drenched by champagne, iced water and beer in the dressing room, forcing a change of clothes, before his postmatch news conference ...