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USA 'mother of all bombs' killed 36 Islamic State militants in Afghanistan

The US military was quizzed Friday on whether the 21,600-pound behemoth, known as the "mother of all bombs" for its extraordinary force, was necessary for that ...


French overseas territories kicking off presidential voting

President Trump tweeted Friday, "Another terrorist attack in Paris". Markets are pining for a scenario that would preserve the status quo: Macron, an indepe...


At least 50 Afghan troops killed in Taliban attack

Ten fighters dressed as Afghan army soldiers assaulted the base, which is located just outside Mazar-i-Sharif in the country's Balkh province. Such a major ...


Police officer killed in Paris was on duty at Bataclan

Attack came days before first round of voting in presidential election. He was convicted in that attack and had a criminal record because of involvement in viol...


Champs Elysées Assailant Karim Cheurfi Had Note Justifying ISIS

A note praising Islamic State (IS) was found near the body of the 39-year-old French attacker, who shot dead one officer and wounded two others before being kil...


Paris Champs Elysees shooting: Officer, attacker killed; 3 hurt

On its media channel, Amaq, ISIS claimed that the attack was carried out by "Abu Yousuf al-Baljiki (the Belgian) and he is one of the Islamic State's figh...


Legalizing Marijuana Takes Shape in Canada-is the US Next?

The government also announced new legislation that would rework Canada's impaired driving laws. Today, the long-awaited suite of bills was tabled in the House...


Former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping student captured

Elizabeth gave Barry a different name, but otherwise didn't talk, Barry said. The cabin's caretaker alerted law enforcement to their presence and helped them ...


U.S. will honour refugee deal Trump dubbed 'dumb', Pence tells Australia

New South Wales police have tightened security in and around Sydney for the visit of the US Vice President and for Tuesday's Anzac Day commemorations. His agend...


Pence underscores 'historic alliance' with Australian leader

Turnbull and Pence both spoke of the two countries' long history of milita. Under the deal inked in the final months of Barack Obama's presidency, the United ...


S. Korea on Heightened Alert as Isolated North Readies for Army Celebration

North Korea test-fired what the United States believed was a mid-range missile on Sunday. About half of North Korea's artillery pieces are multiple rocket lau...


The Citizens' Assembly have voted to change the Eight Amendment

Today, the Assembly voted in a series of ballots to amend, rather than repeal, the Eighth Amendment. Established in 2016, the Citizens' Assembly is made up of...


How many Brexit polls does it take to change a country?

Peers would also be forced to back the priorities under the Salisbury Convention, which means that the Lords will not try and vote down government plans mention...


How Trump's 'Buy American' order could play out

Labor Department filings. US President Donald Trump speaks before signing an executive order directing federal agencies to recommend changes to a temporary vi...


British Parliament votes in favour of early polls

Just last month, her official spokesperson categorically insisted that no election would take place. "Before Easter I spent a few days walking in Wales with m...


Krauthammer: With North Korea, We Do Have Cards to Play

NY [U.S.A], April 21: The Permanent Commission of North Korea to the United Nations has called on the UN Secretariat to hold a forum of legal experts to discuss...


Marine Le Pen Wants All Terrorist Suspects Expelled From France

Every presidential election since 1965 has gone to a second round. Earlier on Friday, Trump also tweeted that the recent murder of a French police officer...


USA says Syria's Assad must go after chemical attack

Haley's comments came after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told lawmakers he would look into stepping up sanctions on both countries, whose leadership s...


Mine Hill to host annual Easter Bunny breakfast, egg hunt

It was over in a matter of minutes, ” she said. The boys variety baseball tournament starts today, April 10, and runs until Thursday, April 13. Martina Dopf, ...


What's our next move with North Korea?

U.S. President Donald Trump's apparently offhand comment after meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping - that "Korea actually used to be a part of China" - has e...


Russia accused of complicity in Syria war crime

Defeating the militant Islamic State (IS) group, pushing Iranian influence out of Syria, and the ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are priorities for ...


Olmstead Easter egg hunt still fruitful despite difficulties

The event was led by For-Mar park naturalist and environmental educator Anna Darzi. Area children had their choice of several Easter egg hunts on Saturday. ...


UK's Labour vows to take on "cosy cartel" that protects wealthy

An enhanced Parliamentary majority would also make it harder, she said, for those trying to frustrate her Brexit strategy. Under Britain's winner-takes-all el...


Justice Dept. threatens to cut grants to sanctuary cities

Unless the recipients can prove they are no longer thwarting Homeland Security's efforts to deport illegal immigrants, the Trump Administration put the countr...


Donald Trump's National Security Advisor to visit Afghanistan

He also lauded NATO's contributions to the United States, saying that no other superpower ever had such backing. "I said it was obsolete", Trump said , ref...


Paris Shooting to Impact French Presidential Election

Le Pen is tipped to be one of the top two vote-getters who will qualify on Sunday for a decisive May 7 runoff. France's anti-terrorism prosecutor, Francois Mo...


Theresa May's U-turn on calling an election

Meanwhile, the European Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator Guy Verhofstadt said the election was a chance for the United Kingdom "to express themselves on how t...


Ready to respond to US aggression: N.Korea

North Korea has a strong desire to go to the bitter end, if the United States intends to continue its confrontation policy. Tensions have risen sharply in rec...


Donald Trump slams 100-day mark as 'ridiculous standard'

Ari Fleischer, a former press secretary for the George W. Bush presidency, further compared Trump's political stance coming into office to the reality of the pr...


Venezuela crisis: Opposition holds 'mother of all protests'

Seven protesters have been killed in demonstrations against Maduro's government, the BBC reported . "We have to protest because this country is dying of hu...


Man arrested at Paris train station after threatening police with knife

One police source told BFM TV the suspect said he carried a knife "because he feared for his life". He was told to lie down and followed the orders before he ...


Ovechkin returns in Period 2 after injury scare

The Maple Leafs pulled their goalie with over three minutes to go, the first time in the series that either team pulled their goalie, but while another thrown p...


North Korea propaganda video shows missile attack destroying United States city

Mattis also commented briefly on North Korea's latest failed missile test on April 16th, saying that the missile, which blew up nearly immediately after la...


100 dead and wounded after attackers in uniform storm Afghan army base

Other army officials confirmed that the attackers entered the base in disguise. He said four police were wounded in the blast. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mu...


Jakarta's Christian Governor Loses Election, so What's Next for Islamic Blasphemy Case?

A former Indonesian education minister won the race for Jakarta governor yesterday after a polarising campaign that cast a shadow over Indonesia's reputation ...