• Kim Jong Un Fires Back After Trump's Nuclear Button Tweet
Kim Jong Un Fires Back After Trump's Nuclear Button Tweet

The Japanese Foreign Ministry official told Asean reporters in Tokyo that this was "the last time, the last opportunity" to push for a denuclearised Korean peninsula, as he cautioned that North Korea may otherwise "go even further". Reuters reports that Trump also raised doubts that talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would be usefu...

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  • Newsweek Headquarters Raided By Investigators
Newsweek Headquarters Raided By Investigators

Neither Newsweek , its owners, nor the Manhattan DA's office have issued any statement about Thursday's raid. Staffers originally had no clue what was going on and originally thought it was in relation to a mysterious white substance that was mailed to Newsweek executive Ken Li, but was later determined to be a false alarm.

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  • US House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fate uncertain
US House passes short-term spending bill, Senate fate uncertain

Ryan will have to win over key skeptics to get the temporary spending bill passed, particularly if Democrats unanimously oppose a measure with no agreement to protect the "Dreamers". Most likely, they will vote on another short-term stopgap spending bill that will leave major policy disputes unresolved, continuing to punt issues further down fie...

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  • Trump tweets create confusion on GOP plan to avert shutdown
Trump tweets create confusion on GOP plan to avert shutdown

Congress Democrats and Republicans have a deadline of midnight on January 19 to determine if they can find a way to fund the government and keep the doors open. And so they're just not sure what he will do, and they want some more assurances from Republicans in Congress that this deal is actually going to come together 'cause they're saying it'...

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  • Twitch reaches exclusive Disney deal, swipes at YouTube with prerecorded video tools
Twitch reaches exclusive Disney deal, swipes at YouTube with prerecorded video tools

This is all an attempt for Twitch to expand beyond its current streaming structure into pre-recorded videos similar to that of its rival, taking the opposite approach than YouTube . Disney's aim is similar, as it is looking to extend the confines of its YouTube content into other platforms. How about the new tools imbedded in Twitch for on-...

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  • Black Caps choose to bat in fifth ODI
Black Caps choose to bat in fifth ODI

But that's the reality as Pakistan kicked off its winning streak from the Champions Trophy and led it to nine consecutive wins but as they landed in New Zealand , not only it was over rather Pakistan suffered the series loss by 0-4.

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  • Mark Meadows: Not Enough House Votes to Pass Funding Bill
Mark Meadows: Not Enough House Votes to Pass Funding Bill

The tax was supposed to raise $29 billion over a decade to cover some of the costs of providing Obamacare medical insurance. CHIP on their shoulders? That poses a challenge as at least four Senate Republicans have said they will oppose the bill, and many more Democrats have committed to voting against it.

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  • Constitution Bench of Supreme Court starts hearing petitions challenging Aadhar
Constitution Bench of Supreme Court starts hearing petitions challenging Aadhar

Divan answered that in case of Aadhaar you give your information to someone you don't know and have no contractual relation with. He said : "Here, the private enrolment agency is not your banker or insurance agent or mobile service provider".

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  • Outrage in J&K over murder of nomadic girl
Outrage in J&K over murder of nomadic girl

He said on Wednesday morning, they were shocked when a man called them to say that a girl's body was lying at the place where he was grazing cattle. She wrote on social networking site, Twitter, "Outraged by the heinous incident in which a young Bakerwal girl has lost her life.

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  • Teen Who Slapped Israeli Soldier to Remain in Jail
Teen Who Slapped Israeli Soldier to Remain in Jail

There are frequent tensions between Israeli settlers in the Nablus area and Palestinians. The Palestinian health ministry identified the slain young man as 22-year-old Ahmed Jarrar . 18, 2018. Ahed is being charged on 12 counts, including assaulting an Israeli soldier, interfering with a soldier's duties, and two past instances of stone thro...

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  • Roger Federer safely through to round three of Australian Open
Roger Federer safely through to round three of Australian Open

The only time Federer looked remotely stumped came during a postmatch interview conducted by U.S. comedian Will Ferrell who told him that he had played like a " silky gazelle". The Anchorman star asked Roger Federer some freaky questions at the Australian Open . "All ended up way better than I thought it would, as you know".

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  • Marco Rubio thinks the GOP tax plan helps corporations too much
Marco Rubio thinks the GOP tax plan helps corporations too much

As both House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Vice President Mike Pence expressed, the party, and the president, are more focused on welfare reform. 26 editorial correctly noted, the harm to Marylanders from the federal tax bill will go far beyond any tax increase some will experience (" What Maryland needs to do to cope with the GOP tax bill ")...

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  • Sisi: Completing GERD studies 'only way' to guarantee Egypt's interests
Sisi: Completing GERD studies 'only way' to guarantee Egypt's interests

During the conference, President Sisi reiterated Egypt's previous suggestion to tap in the World Bank as a mediator in the tripartite technical negotiations of the Renaissance Dam impacts. On trade and economic relations, El-Sisi said that Egyptian investments in Ethiopia have reached $750 million, highlighting an Egyptian plan to build an industri...

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  • Minnesota not included on list for Amazon's HQ2
Minnesota not included on list for Amazon's HQ2

Tim Bajarin, president of tech consultancy Creative Strategies, said that in spite of what many in the Bay Area see as its benefits - access to strong educational facilities and investment shops in addition to its tech-industry bloodline - geography probably played a big role in Amazon's finalists decision.

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  • Trump's cognitive ability is normal, says White House doctor
Trump's cognitive ability is normal, says White House doctor

The examination at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre lasted several hours and was likely to measure things like Trump's blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, heart rate and weight. "It's called genetics. I don't know". He then went on to say , "I think he will remain fit for duty for the remainder of this term and even for the r...

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  • Martin O'Neill has
Martin O'Neill has "agreed terms" on a new deal with Ireland

Delaney said he always believed that O'Neill would stay even as he was approached by Stoke City . "So he took some time and he confirmed to me on Sunday after he spoke to Stoke that he wanted to stay with the Republic of Ireland. "If any approaches are made, he'll inform us". It's like if a footballer wants to leave Liverpool and go to Barcelona...

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  • President denies changing view on Mexico border plan
President denies changing view on Mexico border plan

On Wednesday, White House chief of staff Kelly told lawmakers that Trump's campaign promises on immigration were not fully informed and his thinking on building a wall along the entire border with Mexico wall had "evolved". The context was what would really comprise a border wall for which Trump has requested billions of dollars to build....

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  • United States to dismiss charges against 129 people in Trump inaugural protests
United States to dismiss charges against 129 people in Trump inaugural protests

There are 188 defendants with charges pending, and Bill Miller, spokesperson for the US attorney's office, said it would focus instead on a "smaller, core group" of the remaining 59. Thursday's decision to surrender on 129 of the cases likely spares the government hundreds of thousands if not millions of dollars in additional expenses.

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  • Trump Admin Asks SCOTUS to Hear DACA
Trump Admin Asks SCOTUS to Hear DACA

One of the most weird aspects of this whole fight over DACA and shitholes and Trump's racism is that Trump seems to think that if the failure to reach an immigration deal results in a government shutdown, he can credibly blame the Democrats for it and the people will go along with that.

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  • Railroads warn Trump against derailing NAFTA
Railroads warn Trump against derailing NAFTA

But Trump told the Wall Street Journal last week that he would be "a little bit flexible" on the withdrawal threat. U.S. President Donald Trump has always been threatening to pull out from the agreement, and reiterated his stance earlier today when he called Nafta a "bad joke" in a tweet.

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  • Syria 'ready to down Turkish jets attacking Kurds Afrin'
Syria 'ready to down Turkish jets attacking Kurds Afrin'

Turkey's Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın, meanwhile, said on June 18 that steps by Turkey "for protecting its own national security in Afrin, Manbij, Jarabulus or in other places [in Syria] are definitely not a move against Syrian Kurds ".

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  • 'Chains and padlocks': California police say parents shackled their children to beds
'Chains and padlocks': California police say parents shackled their children to beds

Sheriff's Capt. Greg Fellows, who serves as chief of Perris police, said conditions in the home were "horrific". Dr. Donald Kirby, director of the Center for Human Nutrition at the Cleveland Clinic, said Tuesday that deprivation can lock kids into their smaller bodies, with further growth impossible.

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  • Graham blames Trump's staff for scuttling deal
Graham blames Trump's staff for scuttling deal

The secretary of the Homeland Security Department is testifying under oath that she "did not hear" President Donald Trump use a certain vulgarity to describe African countries. And further complicating the issue, unless a deal is reached on DACA, there's a real possibility the government could shut down on Friday . Asked about Trump's comments...

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  • President Trump tweets he wants 'merit based' immigration system
President Trump tweets he wants 'merit based' immigration system

The main concern in many African and Latin American capitals is that those who voted for Trump and adhere to his racist ideology may constitute a majority in the contemporary US. No matter how polite the language he might have used, it's still racist and it's still wrong. "I haven't heard any of those six sources other than Senator Durbin talk ...

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  • Parents of 13 children held captive in California plead 'not guilty'
Parents of 13 children held captive in California plead 'not guilty'

The Turpins were arrested after their 17-year-old daughter was able to escape through a window and call police . The parents of the siblings , David and Louise Turpin , were set to make their first court appearance on Thursday, reported Reuters .

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