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North Korea Capable of Nuclear Strike on USA

North Korea Capable of Nuclear Strike on USA Russia's Interfax news agency quoted Choe as telling reporters that she has no intention of meeting with USA or South Korean representatives during her stay in Moscow. South Korea has sent Lee Sang Hwa, director general for North Korean nuclear affairs, to attend the Moscow meeting, but South Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman Noh Kyu Duk told reporters Thursday that there was "no plan for now" for... [Full Article...]

Troops killed in Taliban attack on Afghan base

The attack on the army camp took place late on Wednesday and involved two suicide auto bombs, said spokesman Dawlat Wazir. In May this year, at least 10 Afghan soldiers were killed in another attack on an army base in the Shawali Kot district. [Full Article...]

USA urges United Nations to adopt Trump's comprehensive approach to Iran

USA urges United Nations to adopt Trump's comprehensive approach to Iran But the bloc, reluctant to isolate itself completely from Washington, is also looking at whether it should as a next move step up criticism of Iran's ballistic missile program and its role in what the West sees as fomenting instability in the Middle East, a senior European Union official said. [Full Article...]

US Supports Israeli Positions On Palestinian Unity Pact

US Supports Israeli Positions On Palestinian Unity Pact Greenblatt's statement was the first American comment on the advancing reconciliation efforts between the rival Palestinian Fatah and Hamas factions, and echoed Israeli demands . He accused Jason Greenblatt, Trump's special representative for global negotiations, of bowing to pressure from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's right-wing government. [Full Article...]

Nevada Attorney General announces General Motors settlement

Nevada Attorney General announces General Motors settlement This could lead a loss of electrical systems, including power steering and power brakes. The state attorneys general had alleged GM personnel were aware of the problem as early as 2004, but they decided it wasn't a safety concern and delayed making recalls. [Full Article...]

Seven policemen killed in Pakistan blast

Seven policemen killed in Pakistan blast Afterward, he said such attacks would not bring down the morale of the security forces. "Our security forces have destroyed terrorist networks from here and now they plan their attacks from across the border", he said. The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in an email sent to members of the media. Mr. Sarfraz Bugti said that Pakistan will take the war against terrorists and... [Full Article...]

Lighthizer confirms: United States tables perishable produce, Canadian dairy proposal

Lighthizer confirms: United States tables perishable produce, Canadian dairy proposal President Donald Trump has called NAFTA a disaster and repeatedly threatened to withdraw the USA from the agreement, a step the White House can set into motion by giving six months' notice to its partners. "As hard has this been, we have seen no indication that our partners are willing to make any changes that will result in a rebalancing and a reduction in these huge trade deficits". [Full Article...]

New wave of Rohingya refugees flock to Bangladesh camps

New wave of Rohingya refugees flock to Bangladesh camps More than 580,000 refugees have arrived in Bangladesh since August 25, when Myanmar security forces began a scorched-earth campaign against Rohingya villages. Footage shows the line of refugees stretching for many kilometres. An Associated Press photographer saw thousands of newcomers stretching for several kilometres near one border crossing Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Child injured after bull runs loose in Brooklyn

Child injured after bull runs loose in Brooklyn Reacting to news of the cow , which wound up in one of the borough's southernmost parks, Twitter quickly dubbed the runaway animal the Prospect Park Cow. At least two other cows were found running through NY since the beginning of 2016. There's no word yet how the bull got loose, or what will happen to it now. [Full Article...]

Mexico minister says can't yet see common ground to finish NAFTA talks

Mexico minister says can't yet see common ground to finish NAFTA talks Trump was propelled into the White House on a nationalist economic agenda and vowed to upend decades of prevailing trade policy, but stopped short of threats to do away with NAFTA . Washington has also called for an end to certain forms of trade dispute arbitration and for USA content requirements for auto manufacturing, which the auto industry itself opposes. [Full Article...]

The DPRK stated that nuclear war could begin at any time

The DPRK stated that nuclear war could begin at any time This was stated on Monday by the Deputy Permanent Representative of North Korea to the United Nations , Kim Yong Ryong, at the meeting of the First Committee of the General Assembly. This message comes after endless exchanges between U.S. European Union foreign ministers also agreed in Luxembourg not to renew work permits for North Koreans in the European Union while lowering the ceiling for ... [Full Article...]

College faculty goes on strike; classes at Oakville's Sheridan College suspended

College faculty goes on strike; classes at Oakville's Sheridan College suspended Anyone travelling to the Confederation College campus can expect delays crossing the picket line and Thunder Bay Transit buses will be making stops just off campus. "We should have had a deal based on our final offer". A total of 847 professors, instructors, counsellors and librarians are walking the picket line at Fanshawe College. [Full Article...]

Israeli jets attack anti-aircraft battery in Syria

On Monday morning, the Syrian air defense battery fired an interceptor missile at Israeli reconnaissance planes. Israel said the fire hailed from Syrian government-controlled SA-5 battery located about 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of Damascus. [Full Article...]

BJP leader trolled for calling Taj Mahal a 'blot'

BJP leader trolled for calling Taj Mahal a 'blot' He also accused Shahjehan of plotting ethnic cleansing of Hindus living in India. This controversial statement has come weeks after Uttar Pradesh Tourism Minister Rita Bahuguna Joshi rejected reports of Taj Mahal's exclusion from the state government's new tourism booklet. [Full Article...]

Trump joked VP Mike Pence wants to 'hang all the gays'

Trump joked VP Mike Pence wants to 'hang all the gays' Pence also signed a bill in 2016 that placed new restrictions on abortion providers and made in the only state requiring a burial or cremation of fetal remains from an abortion. The White House didn't immediately respond to a request for comment on the report. At the White House, Pence has been hosting a Bible-study group for Cabinet officers, led by an evangelical pastor named Ralph Drollinge... [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces advance on Kurdish-held sity of Kirkuk

Iraqi forces advance on Kurdish-held sity of Kirkuk Residents of Kirkuk said there was no sign the Iraqi forces were getting close to the city itself, which is under the control of the Kurdish Asayish police. Turkey, Iran and Syria also expressed their opposition to the creation of an independent Kurdistan over concerns that it may spur separatist sentiment in their own Kurdish-populated areas. [Full Article...]

Planet Nine must exist

Earlier this month, NASA finally lent some credibility to this idea in a press release explaining how explaining how a ninth planet is now the best explanation for several odd phenomena in the solar system. In fact, the tilt would be on the order of 90 degrees, as if the plane of the solar system and these objects formed an "X" when viewed edge-on. Pluto was earlier considered as Planet Nine... [Full Article...]

Child falls to death from Carnival cruise ship

Child falls to death from Carnival cruise ship Fascell Port of Miami on Saturday morning. The ship's medical team responded and Miami-Dade police were contacted, the statement said. She was then taken by ambulance to a local hospital, where she died. A statement from Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines, a subsidiary of US-British Carnival Corporation & PLC, to 7News said: "Our most heartfelt condolences are with the family at this very har... [Full Article...]

Lorenzana confirms death of Hapilon, Omar Maute

Lorenzana confirms death of Hapilon, Omar Maute Abu Sayyaf leader Isnilon Hapilon and Maute Group leader Omar Maute were killed during a military operation that also led to the rescue of 17 hostages in the early hours of Monday, Day 147 of the Marawi Crisis. Meanwhile, Lorenzana has said that their troops are now searching for Malaysian terrorist Mahmud Ahmad, who is believed to be a financier of the terrorist group. [Full Article...]

Trump Refers to Virgin Islands' President As Someone Other Than Himself

Trump Refers to Virgin Islands' President As Someone Other Than Himself Virgin Islands - who turns out to be him. 'These are people that are incredible people.' Trump himself is their president. The White House's official transcript later corrected the line to indicate Trump was referring to Mapp. Maybe that would explain some of the insensitivity that the Trump administration has shown to these small USA islands. Mr Trump was apparently referring to Kenneth ... [Full Article...]


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