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New York's mayor blasts Sessions' 'soft on crime' statement

The department claimed the city "continues to see gang murder after gang murder" something it called "the predictable effect of the city's "soft on crime" stanc...


Theresa May wins Parliament's backing for snap UK election

May stunned the country on Tuesday when she announced her plan for an early vote, despite having repeatedly said she would wait until the next election sche...


Trump, Republicans face tricky task of averting US government shutdown

Lacking their support, House Speaker Paul Ryan may be forced to cut a deal with Democrats, something House leaders have been loath to do. Democrats who opposed ...


North Korea celebrates as tensions rise

North Korea has started a massive parade in Pyongyang to mark the 105th birthday of its founding father, Kim Il Sung, and trumpet the leadership of third-gene...


Turkey condemns attack on Champs-Elysees in Paris

He tried fleeing but was killed by police at the scene of the attack . He had been arrested in February on suspicion of plotting to kill police officers but ...


Tillerson criticizes Iran nuclear pact, U.S. plans review

The deal , he said , "fails to achieve the objective of a non-nuclear Iran" and "only delays their goal of becoming a nuclear state". By certifying that Iran...


Sasikala, Dinakaran ouster from AIADMK first victory

An influential section of Sasikala loyalists led by Palaniswami late last night made the dramatic announcement to keep away the General Secretary and Deputy Gen...


Paris shooting casts shadow over final day of election campaign

The French president, François Hollande, said the Champs Élysées attack was "terrorist in nature" and promised "utmost vigilance" by security services to ensure...


UK lawmakers approve June 8 election

With the Labor Party's popularity at a historic low, analysts widely expect Theresa May's Conservatives and their allies to retain a majority in parliament, mea...


Giraffes unite! "Giraffe Mom" meets April the giraffe at Animal Adventure Park

A look at April's calf standing for the first time: April has her own website and even an apparel line. April's little calf stands 5 feet, 9 inches tall and ...


Former Mexican Governor arrested for corruption

It said he is wanted on suspicion of money laundering and organized crime, and prosecutors directed the Foreign Relations Department to request Duarte's extradi...


North Korea endures missile test failure day after military parade

Mainland, he said. Both types of missiles were displayed in the parade Saturday. "We will die for you", they yelled. The White House foreign policy adviser ...


Suspect pointed gun at officer who fatally shot him

On Thursday April 20, 2017 at approximately 8:26 p.m. Wilmington Police Department patrol units responded to the area of 2nd and Connell Streets ( 1 block from ...


Fresno suspect charged with earlier killing

He shot three other white men at random on Tuesday, police said, including a Pacific Gas & Electric worker sitting in a truck and two men who had come out of a ...


Lawyers protest against Advocate Amendment Bill 2017

Seeking the support of parliamentarians, the chiefs of district bar associations have written to the MPs of their respective constituencies, urging them to prot...


[ April 20, 2017 ] Jeremy Corbyn Promises to 'Overturn Rigged System' Main Story

In his speech later today , Corbyn is expected to take a shot at big businessmen, such as Sport Direct's Mike Ashley and BHS' Philip Green, who have both been ...


Trump orders overhaul of H-1B visa system

Additionally, the executive order that was signed in the state of Wisconsin also seeks to push for the enforcement of rules that bar foreign contractors fro...


Neil deGrasse Tyson warns science denial could dismantle civilization

Unfortunately, while Tyson nails the problem as well as we'd expect from him, it's hard to know what the solution is-especially since, as he notes, society has ...


Paris terror attack will affect French elections

First, President Donald Trump described the shooting as a "terrorist attack" less than one hour after it occurred, before local law enforcement had made any ...


Democratic Korea is Ready to Repel US Attack

Mr Pence wants Japan to do more to open up its markets to American goods and may seek a two-way deal. Chinese President Xi Jinping has ordered a major mil...


'New weapons' on display at North Korean military parade

According to the adviser, the test had been expected and the USA had good intelligence both before and after the launch. North Korea conducted two such tests ...


US Treasurys edge higher as investors focus on data, auctions

The council said North Korea's illegal missile and nuclear activities "are greatly increasing tension in the region and beyond" and expressed "utmost concer...


Venezuela officials: 12 dead overnight violence

Tens of thousands of protesters have been on the streets of Venezuela's capital, but all eyes have focused on just one person - a young man who stripped down ...


Venezuela Protest Against Government: Photos & Videos From the Scene

The president has said that beneath a peaceful façade, allegedly encouraged by the United States, the protests are nothing but opposition efforts to foment a co...


12 die as rioting breaks out in Venezuela

Morales also said foreign and domestic attacks against President Nicolas Maduro and the Bolivarian Revolution are meant to send a threatening message to anti-im...


Pence praises moderate Islam in Indonesia

In South Korea and Japan, Pence played down protectionist declarations of "America first" and reaffirmed United States treaty commitments to the security of the...


V.P. Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

US President Donald Trump has said that will not happen, and stepped up pressure on the isolated North. But officials at Pentagon are believed to be unsure ...


Paris Shooting: Why it could actually help Emmanuel Macron

French President Francois Hollande later said all leads indicate that the attack was of a "terrorist nature ". Even though she has vowed to repeal marria...


Italy sees US supportive over Libya, denies Trump snub

Both Gentiloni and Trump expressed solidarity with the people and the government of France for the terrorist attack in Paris, that happened just moments before ...


May gets the go-ahead for 'snap' United Kingdom election

Britain will go to the polls again in June after the House of Commons today voted overwhelmingly in favour of an early election. Riding high in the opinion ...


Drift analysis says MH370 likely crashed north of search

MH370 disappeared on 8 March 2014 while enroute from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, and the official Malaysian investigation has concluded that it ended its flight i...


Canadian federal government to announce new marijuana legislation

The proposal, which the party hopes to make law by July of 2018, sets a minimum purchase age of 18, which is one year below the legal drinking age in most C...


Security dominates French election after shooting

Klaus Regling, the managing director of the euro zone's bailout fund, told a forum in Washington this week he doubted Le Pen would gain support to change Fran...


Melenchon, Fillon bridge gap on top two in France election

Then, assuming no one candidate receives over 50 percent of the vote, the two leading vote-getters from the first round will go head-to-head in a run-off electi...


VP Pence to North Korea: "The Sword Stands Ready"

The Bowling Green Republican said Beijing can put even more political and economic pressure on North Korea, after that country recently suffered an embarras...