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President Moon Jae-in's special envoys to US, Japan to depart Wednesday

It conducted its latest ballistic missile launch, in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions, on Sunday which it said was a test of its capability to carry ...


Solange Knowles Perfectly Captured the Challenges of Growing Up

Solange Knowles is an artistic force to be reckoned with - just look to her latest album, A Seat at the Table, for proof. She recounts the days her mom would ma...


Chicago Police release final version of use-of-force policy

Beginning this year, ever sworn CPD officer will take a computer-based course on the new policy, followed by an orientation with a four-hour training session th...


Confederate Monument Being Removed from New Orleans

The City Council voted 6-1 in 2015 to remove the monuments after a succession of contentious public meetings where impassioned supporters and opponents heckled ...


Voices of Iranians ahead of presidential election

Iranians go to the polls on Friday. Eshaq Jahangiri, senior vice president under Rouhani, dropped out , leaving just four candidates in the race. Ghalibaf ...


NY appeals court judge interviews for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

An adviser to another candidate on the White House short-list, former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, 75, said Kelly is also being persuaded to s...


Israel Dismisses US Concern Over Jerusalem Embassy Move

However, the global community does not recognize Israel's annexation of east Jerusalem , which the Palestinians seek as the capital of a future independent sta...


Trump threatens fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director with mention of "tapes"

Trump, however, doesn't appear to have any idea how misguided that kind of threat is - even if it is only a sham created to intimidate Comey. But very well know...


What do we know about North Korea's new missile?

Pyongyang is threatening a sixth nuclear test. Leader Kim Jong-Un personally oversaw the test, it said, and "hugged officials in the field of rocket research,...


Strike pressures Sydney transport network

The strike started at 12AM 18 May and is said to uphold for 24 hours. The strike affected bus services from Burwood , Kingsgrove , Leichhardt and Tempe ...


United States envoy to United Nations shifts stance a bit on dialogue

The US has steadfastly refused to rule out military action against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), and has sent a nuclear-powered missile-arme...


German leaders court migrants from Russia ahead of election

The EU operates in accordance with two key deals: the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (1957) and the Treaty on European Union (1992), as well as...


Bone found on seabed confirmed to be from Sewol victim

The bodies of nine victims have never been found, and the 145-metre Sewol was raised intact at the relatives' insistence to prevent any trapped remains being lo...


Trump confident he can broker Mid East peace

Trump has faced deep scepticism at home and overseas over the chances for him to achieve any quick breakthrough, not least because his administration has yet to...


Putin says Russia has transcript of Trump meeting

He accused Trump's detractors of suffering from "political schizophrenia". Russian Federation not only tampered in our election, but now we're supposed to bel...


Mike Brown has amusing run-in with police entering Oracle Arena

What Brown wasn't expecting was a phone call from Spurs coach Gregg Popovich right after his nearly arrest by police. The Spurs star will sit out Game 2. But th...


Putin says he can prove Trump did not give secrets to Russian Federation

The White House on Tuesday defended Trump discussing with the Russians an Islamic State group terror threat related to the use of laptop computers on aircraft. ...


International Court of Justice to announce Kulbhushan Jadhav verdict today

Counsels of the two states, Pakistan and India had concluded their arguments following which the panel had reserved the verdict. The International Court of Ju...


Putin Accuses US Of 'Political Schizophrenia' Over Trump And Secrets

But complaining about what he said were signs of " political schizophrenia " in the United States, Putin said Trump was not being allowed to do his job proper...


Everything you need to know about French president-elect Emmanuel Macron

Macron is a keen advocate of the European Union and the euro currency, while Le Pen has proposed taking France out of both. 39-year-old Macaron stepped down a...


Vladimir Putin dismisses Donald Trump information-sharing scandal

Information was regarding the Islamic State. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman lauded security ties between the United States and his country, saying i...


Comey Says Trump Asked Him to End Flynn Probe

Flynn resigned the day before the February 14 meeting, after it was revealed he apparently had lied to his about the nature of his contacts with Russia's ambass...


Trumpet star Blanchard: Confederate statue removal historic

P.G.T. Beauregard from City Park, calling it a "another step forward for our city". Located at the intersection of Carrollton and Esplanade Avenues - near the...


Qld lags with jobless rate stuck at 6.3pct

That was less than half the wage growth rate workers enjoyed a decade ago when a mining boom boosted pay across Australia. But, wage growth is likely to stay ...


Syria's 'de-escalation zones' explained

Osama Abo Zayd, a spokesman for the Syrian military factions at the Kazakhstan talks, said on Friday that it was "incomprehensible" for Iran to act as a guara...


Has A President Been Impeached Before? Trump Wouldn't Be The First

King called Comey a "by-the-book guy", saying Congress must "get to the facts of this situation" and verify any conversation between Trump and Comey. Talk of ...


Israel calls for embassy move to Jerusalem

The diplomats also told the Israelis that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was not welcome to join Trump there, Channel 2 reported. Israel objected and sough...


Gov. Cuomo to host final tasting for craft beer contest

He'd been homebrewing since 1999 and always enjoyed eating out at taphouses and pubs. "We have a lot of friends who work at other local breweries - there's a ...


Newly freed Chelsea Manning: 'I'm figuring things out'

Pvt. Chelsea Manning is due to be released from a Kansas military prison after serving seven years of her 35-year sentence for leaking classified government...


Comey Hopes Trump Taped Their White House Dinner Conversation

Trump was widely known to record some phone conversations at his office in Trump Tower during his business career, sometimes remarking to aides after a call as ...


Substantial gains for Tories in the west of the region

While the SNP vote has largely held up, the party will face strong challenges in some of its key seats, including Moray, where the SNP's leader in Westminster A...


Raisi's victory as president to put Iran on unpredictable path

Tehran's hardline mayor, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, has withdrawn from Iran's presidential election. Khamenei has even criticised some of Rouhani's election slog...


New York City music teacher arrested for alleged sex trafficking of minors

The other officials echoed his remarks, with Bronx DA Darcel Clark citing "the dehumanizing treatment of girls ensnared in sex trafficking"; HSI Special Agent i...


Kapil Mishra, on hunger strike against Arvind Kejriwal, attacked

Mishra, who began his hunger strike Wednesday morning at his residence demanding that AAP government release details of funds of foreign travels of five of its ...


USA would talk to N. Korea if missile, nuclear tests stop: Haley

North Korea said the missile it had tested on Sunday was a "newly developed ballistic rocket" capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead. The council on Mo...