• North Korea says it is suspending nuclear tests
North Korea says it is suspending nuclear tests

January 2: President-elect Donald Trump tweets , " North Korea just stated that it is in the final stages of developing a nuclear weapon capable of reaching parts of the U.S. North Korea has defended its nuclear and missile programmes in the face of worldwide condemnation and sanctions as a necessary deterrent against perceived USA hostility.

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  • Global Watchdog Awaits Access to Alleged Syria Chemical Site
Global Watchdog Awaits Access to Alleged Syria Chemical Site

Increasing regional jitters, Syrian anti-aircraft defences shot down missiles fired at the air base of Shayrat in Homs province late on Monday and at another base northeast of the capital, Damascus , Syrian state television and pro-Iranian Hezbollah media said .

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  • Lindsey Graham tweets support for Trump in 2020
Lindsey Graham tweets support for Trump in 2020

Although Corker was at one point being considered for Trump's Cabinet, when he announced his retirement from the Senate previous year, Trump tweeted that the Tennessee senator "begged" him for an endorsement and decided not to run because he "didn't have the guts".

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  • Former first lady Barbara Bush's memorial service set for 11 am Saturday
Former first lady Barbara Bush's memorial service set for 11 am Saturday

Mourners pause as former US first lady Barbara Bush lies in repose during the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston . 9 of 9 ATLANTIC OCEAN (June 10, 2012) Former first lady Barbara Bush at a promotion and reenlistment ceremony in the ship's hangar bay of the aircraft ca...

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  • Cuomo orders voting rights restored for parolees
Cuomo orders voting rights restored for parolees

Noting "energy efficiency is the most cost-effective way for New Yorkers to lower utility bills, curb harmful emissions and battle climate change", Cuomo said he was stepping up his already-ambitious energy agenda in direct response to the environmental shortcomings of the current federal administration.

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  • Maker of jet engine in fatal accident wants more inspections
Maker of jet engine in fatal accident wants more inspections

But for Mackey, a University of Oklahoma professor, there was nothing uncertain about what happened to Jennifer Riordan, the only person who died. Passengers dragged Riordan back into the cabin but she died at a Philadelphia hospital after the plane made an emergency landing.

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  • Michael Cohen Is Starting to Feel Like Michael Clayton
Michael Cohen Is Starting to Feel Like Michael Clayton

Otero is tasked with determining whether there is substantial overlap between the Federal Bureau of Investigation raids of Cohen's home, office and hotel earlier this month and his role in negotiating a deal with Daniels in 2016 in which she was paid to keep quiet about the alleged sexual encounter with Trump a decade before his presidency.

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  • Students Plan To Walk Out Of Class On Columbine Shooting Anniversary
Students Plan To Walk Out Of Class On Columbine Shooting Anniversary

The latest demonstrations follow a surge of youth activism following the February mass shooting that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida . According to the Corpus Christi Independent School District, their high schools allowed students to participate on their own accord, gathering in designated areas for a sh...

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  • Kurt Loder Reviews I Feel Pretty
Kurt Loder Reviews I Feel Pretty

Amy Schumer stars as a New Yorker whose crippling self-esteem issues get cleared up courtesy of head trauma in the directorial debut of Abby Kohn and Marc Silverstein , the screenwriting team behind Never Been Kissed . Unlike the exhausted tropes of other blockbuster movies where women are told they have to change themselves in order to achiev...

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  • Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria: What We Know and Don't Know
Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria: What We Know and Don't Know

As it looked to head off the threat of Western strikes, Syria said it had invited the OPCW to visit the site of the alleged attack. The strikes "successfully hit every target", Ms White told reporters at the Pentagon. Assad's Barzah research and development center in Damascus was destroyed, McKenzie said. It said there were a number of fataliti...

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  • Accountability Court rejects Nawaz, Maryam's one week exemption plea
Accountability Court rejects Nawaz, Maryam's one week exemption plea

Speaking to media in the British capital, Sharif called for prayers for his ailing wife Begum Kulsoom undergoing cancer treatment at a hospital here. While responding to a question about his return to the country, where he is now facing cases corruption cases against him, Nawaz said that the decision to return depends on court's judgement on exem...

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  • Kangaroo killed by stone-throwing visitors at a Chinese zoo
Kangaroo killed by stone-throwing visitors at a Chinese zoo

A 12-year-old female marsupial was struck on her left foot, per ABC Australia, but although zookeepers tended to the animal's bleeding limb, they apparently didn't account for internal injuries. In 2013, a group hibernating crocodiles were also stoned by visitors at a zoo in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, because the visitors wanted to check if the ...

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  • Sizing Up Analyst Views on Shares of Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE:CODI)
Sizing Up Analyst Views on Shares of Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE:CODI)

It has underperformed by 61.98% the S&P500.The move comes after 8 months negative chart setup for the $1.21B company. Guardian Investment Management decreased its stake in Boeing Co (BA) by 18.37% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.

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  • PM Modi joins world leaders for Commonwealth retreat
PM Modi joins world leaders for Commonwealth retreat

India, which is home to half of the 2.4 billion population of the Commonwealth, is expected to play a catalytic role in reinvigorating the organisation which had lost its relevance over the years in an increasingly multipolar world. So, as we tackle these challenges, I want to hear from everyone, and everyone will have chance to speak. The prime ...

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  • Alfie Evans' parents lose latest legal battle
Alfie Evans' parents lose latest legal battle

On Monday Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano urged his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, to allow Alfie, who is suffering from an undiagnosed degenerative disease to be transferred to medical facilities in Rome. Alfie's parents have already lost fights in the High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and European Court of Human Rights. The...

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  • Confirmed! Rajinikanth's new movie 'Kaala' to release on June 7
Confirmed! Rajinikanth's new movie 'Kaala' to release on June 7

The film's promo has left the audience impressed to the core and Rajinikanth is seen doing what he does best-enthrall the masses with his swag. But the plans had to be changed because the Tamil industry went on strike on March 1. Sources close to the crew say that the film has been censored with 14 cuts. The main plot of " Kaala " revolves arou...

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  • Teaser poster for the latest instalment of Halloween arrives
Teaser poster for the latest instalment of Halloween arrives

Now, with the expectations of what's to come in the fall, and knowing that the continuation of the famed horror franchise, Halloween , begins this October, you better believe that I'm sitting idly by for any news. "There was the idea of, 'What do you call it?' If I had had my druthers, I probably would've called it Halloween Retold". Although ...

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  • UK Basketball: Vanderbilt to test waters with NBA Draft, eligible to return
UK Basketball: Vanderbilt to test waters with NBA Draft, eligible to return

Kentucky freshman forward Jarred Vanderbilt sports watches the Wildcat Marching Band as they play the nation anthem prior to the game against Alabama in the SEC tournament semifinals on Saturday, March 10, 2018, in St. "We would certainly welcome Jarred back with open arms and I would love the opportunity to coach him for a full season, but I know ...

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  • Jerry Brown orders National Guard deployment of up to 400 troops
Jerry Brown orders National Guard deployment of up to 400 troops

Lieutenant Colonel Tom Keegan, a spokesman for the California National Guard, said in a statement that "state officials have not rejected anything" since California Governor Jerry Brown responded last week with a proposed agreement. It's unclear how long the Guard personnel will be needed for the mission, Vitiello said, explaining that that the g...

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  • Pacific Center for Financial Services Purchase Holding in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)
Pacific Center for Financial Services Purchase Holding in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Hennessy Advisors Inc who had been investing in Jpmorgan Chase & Co. for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $379.34B market cap company. $7.31 million worth of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Lake Marianne had sold 9,194 shares worth $1.03 million on Saturday, January 13. 7,280 JPMorgan Chase & Co. ( NYSE : JPM ) was sold by Petno Douglas B on S...

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  • Trump taunts Russian Federation and tells Syria to 'get ready' for missiles
Trump taunts Russian Federation and tells Syria to 'get ready' for missiles

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders insisted on Wednesday that a missile strike remains one of the many options on the table. But whatever response it ultimately adopts, the administration still appears to lack an agreed or viable strategy for achieving what it has repeatedly said are its dual aims in Syria - the final defeat of the Islamic...

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  • Oklahoma Fire Danger Continues
Oklahoma Fire Danger Continues

The National Weather Service in Norman, Oklahoma, reports showers and isolated thunderstorms are in the forecast for both Friday and Saturday. Firefighters continuing their relentless fight across the scorched plains of Oklahoma, battling risky wildfires and wind.

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  • Bill de Blasio expands Central Park vehicle ban
Bill de Blasio expands Central Park vehicle ban

Today we take it back. The prohibition, which applies to all but emergency motor vehicles, will close Center Drive, Terrace Drive, East Drive and West Drive. The move is meant to preserve the park for pedestrians, bicyclists and other non-vehicular traffic, the mayor said at a press conference. Members of the City Council previously introduced le...

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  • Mum who left kids alone to visit Germany sentenced
Mum who left kids alone to visit Germany sentenced

She could have faced up to eight years in prison. In February Macke entered an Alford plea to the child endangerment charges, admitting there was enough evidence to convict her but not actually admitting guilt. Court documents say that Macke planned to have neighbors check on her children from September 20 to 22 until her brother was available to...

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  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe summoned over Gem looting
Zimbabwe's Mugabe summoned over Gem looting

But parliamentary committee chairman Temba Mliswa told The Associated Press that the 94-year-old still should appear on May 9 to explain his comments. Non-governmental organisations such as Global Witness have accused government and security agencies of both looting and human rights abuses. Until the federal government cancelled all diamond mining ...

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