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North Korea: South Korea sees fall in defectors


The bombers flew from Guam and the fighters flew from Japan, joined by six South Korean fighter jets in the drill, a South Korean defence ministry official said . Moscow backs Beijing's proposal for a freeze on North Korea's nuclear and missile tests in exchange for a suspension of US-South Korea military drills, which China blames for fanning regional tensions. Read More »

Nikki Haley slams North Korea's "reckless" behavior


As world leaders head to the United Nations headquarters in NY for the annual General Assembly meeting this week, Ms Haley's comments indicated the United States was not backing down from its threat of military action against North Korea . Read More »

Hillary Clinton thrashes Donald Trump in Rachel Maddow interview


It's unclear why the president would choose this moment to mock Clinton, whom he defeated in the presidential election last November. Just before 8:30 AM this morning, following a series of tweets and retweets, President Trump chose to retweet an animated GIF originally posted four days ago by a user going by the screen name 'Fuctupmind' . Read More »

UN Security Council condemns DPRK's missile launch

In Beijing, the official Xinhua news agency said China and Russia began naval drills off the Russian far eastern port of Vladivostok, not far from the Russia-North Korea border. The Security Council this week imposed a new raft of sanctions on North Korea, slapping an export ban on textiles, freezing work permits to North Korean guest workers and placing a cap on oil supplies. Read More »

Hillary Clinton Won't Rule Out Challenging 2016 Election Results


Clinton , who has been touring the nation in support of her new book about the election, What Happened , said during an interview with NPR on Monday she wouldn't rule out questioning the legitimacy of the election, even though it is now more than 10 months since her surprising loss to Donald Trump . Read More »

US Navy fires two commanders after accidents in Asia


Both reliefs were due to a loss of confidence in their ability to command. The announcement comes a day before the Senate is scheduled to hold a hearing on Navy mishaps. That fleet, led by a three-star admiral, oversees all naval forces while they are in Asia. Adm. Joseph Aucoin, following the McCain's collision. According to the Navy's statement , Adm. Read More »

Nigerian teacher and school-founder wins Nansen Refugee Award


Meanwhile, a resident of the village who would not want his name mentioned had told journalists that more than 15 other persons were slaughtered aside the Chief Imam by the insurgent group, who allegedly stormed the village armed with AK47 rifles, knives and machetes. Read More »

WH officials fear colleagues are wearing a wire for Mueller


Mr. Cobb has argued for turning over as numerous emails and documents requested by the special counsel as possible in hopes of quickly ending the investigation - or at least its focus on Mr. "Mueller is trying to figure out Trump's state of mind in relation to obstructive acts", Andy Wright, a former associate counsel to President Barack Obama who is now a professor at Savannah Law School, said . Read More »

Jacksonville Jaguars Worth More Than $2 Billion


The Cowboys, for more than a decade the NFL's most valuable team, are now the top franchise on the planet with Forbes placing their worth at $4.8 billion. The league average is $2.52 billion, with an average increase of 8 percent per team from the previous season. The Vikings' $1.1 billion U.S. Bank Stadium, where this year's Super Bowl will be played, helped the team's venue revenue to more than $60 million. Read More »

Trump Considering Holding July 4 Military Parade


The leaders were meeting in NY ahead of the United Nations General Assembly. USA president considering 'really great parade to show our military strength'. "We had a lot of planes going over, and we had a lot of military might and it was really a handsome thing to see", he said. One thing Trump may want to consider: the damage a tank could do to the asphalt as it rolls down Pennsylvania Avenue. Read More »

Egyptian court acquits Irish citizen Ibrahim Halawa of murder


He was originally on a summer trip to Egypt with his family, and just 17 years old at the time. They were partaking in a protest in Cairo against the removal of the country's president Mohamed Morsi the previous month. January - A delegation of eight TDs visit the Wadi el Natrun prison where Halawa is now being held. Mr Halawa's lawyer Darragh Mackin, of KRW LAW, said he and the Halawa family "will be actively engaging with the Irish and Egyptian Government to ensure that happens without ... Read More »

United Nations chief, Trump call for change of United Nations bureaucracy


That's because it's past time for someone to tell the U.N. General Assembly to its face how its very structure has helped to increase aggression and war-like behavior in the world. Speaking at a session aimed at reforming the UN, Trump expressed faith and support for UN Secretary General António Guterres' "great reform vision" and commended him for ushering in much needed change in the deliberative body. Read More »

Hurt, 6 Critical, After Tour, MTA Bus Collide in Queens


The private bus, which is operated by the Flushing-based Dahlia Travel and Tours, subsequently crashed into a Kennedy Pizza and Chicken, damaging and starting a small fire inside the building, according to the New York Post. The collision has caused heavy traffic delays. A building also was hit. The injured all have been transported to nearby hospitals, de Blasio said. Read More »

Conservative Co-Host Jedediah Bila Exits 'The View'


Current co-hosts Whoopi Goldberg , Sunny Hostin , Joy Behar , Paula Faris and Sara Haines will likely be joined soon by a new conservative. "What you don't know about us is, these ladies, we're really friends". "And this places us in the past.' How do you respond to Democrats also coming out in criticism of you writing this?" "We need someone [who] disagrees.It has never been personal, and that has been good for the show". Read More »

Man Arrested For Wearing A Clown Mask To 'Discipline' His Daughter


The man inside the apartment allegedly came outside and fired his gun into the ground. Police arrested Barrett at the scene and charged him with child endangerment and inducing panic. False alarms prompted by the reports led to police warning against would-be jokers dressing as clowns. She was screaming that a clown was chasing her around the Boardman Township in the US State of Ohio . Read More »

President Trump's Plan for National Monuments


National monument designations add protections for lands appreciated for their natural beauty and historical significance with the goal of preserving them for future generations. The Wilderness Society is threatening legal action, calling the recommendations an unprecedented assault on our parks and public lands. Besides reducing the four sites, Zinke called for changes at Maine's Katahdin Woods and Waters, New Mexico's Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks and Rio Grande del Norte, two Pacific Ocean ... Read More »

Tropical Storm Maria expected to become hurricane today


While it's not yet clear if Hurricane Jose will make landfall in the United States, it's still expected to cause flooding and bring torrential rain to the East Coast. Hurricane Maria is also a category 1 storm with sustained winds near 75 miles per hour. Hurricane and Tropical Storm Watches are in effect for the Leeward Islands. Read More »

United Nations stunted by 'bureaucracy and mismanagement'


In his speech today, Mr. Guterres also noted reforms to the UN's development system, to become more coordinated, focused on the people and more accountable to better assist countries along the 17 priorities in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Read More »

Judge denies NFL's emergency motion against Ezekiel Elliott


Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, where the National Football League already has filed an appeal in the case. With Judge Amos Mazzant's ruling on Monday, Elliott can continue to play while he battles his case. Though, Mazzant's ruling did set precedence for the case to be expedited. It's the same argument the National Football League deployed in ultimately successful appeals against Tom Brady during Deflategate and Adrian Peterson after he pleaded no contest to misdemeanor ... Read More »

Florida Sets Emergency Generator Rules for Nursing Homes


A person by the same name was among several people who were listed as current or former owners of a Miami hospital and who paid a $15.4 million settlement over an alleged scheme in which the hospital "paid kickbacks to physicians in return for patient admissions", according to the Department of Justice . Read More »

Khamenei warns of Iran's 'tough reaction' if USA alters nuke deal


In fact, they would see a political system that allows one administration to make important Security Council-endorsed commitments on a crucial global issue on the worldwide plane, and the next to easily revoke that commitment in complete disregard of withdrawal procedures outlined in the agreement itself or under contemporary worldwide law. Read More »

The GOP's Last-Ditch Effort To Repeal ObamaCare Is Surprisingly Good


There are also inherent political risks in advancing Graham's bill. Credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings said Friday that because Medicaid spending represents one-third of state budgets, the bill would pose big challenges for them, particularly those that took advantage of Obamacare's Medicaid expansion. Read More »

GM Employees in Canada Go On Strike Over Production Shifts to Mexico


Dias said last month in an interview with The Windsor Star , the newspaper in an auto town that has lost all its G.M. plants. Industrial production in Canada, and Ontario in particular, has shifted toward both the United States and Mexico under Nafta, in addition to the general global shifts toward other countries, particularly China. Read More »

Local gas prices trickling down in Triad


According to the U.S. Department of Energy, a total of six Gulf Coast refineries are operating at reduced rates. "Gas prices should come back down to earth just as fast as they went up, but right now, my worry is they will not fall as fast as they should", he said in a statement. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi's DACA event overtaken by Dreamer protests

The group of protesters took over the scheduled press conference where Pelosi, along with Reps. The Democratic leader was barely able to speak over the chorus of chants Monday, including shouts of "undocumented and unafraid". The protesters were identified as members of the local chapters of RISE, Faith in Action and the California Youth Immigrant Justice Alliance, according to Pelosi aides. Read More »

Panthers QB good to go vs. Bills

While Olsen has a history of frequent injuries, he doesn't have a history of missing out on significant amounts of time over the past three seasons. Another 100 yards still would have been bad. He was replaced by Kevin Hogan, who promptly moved the Browns 83 yards in five plays for a touchdown, on a pace to David Njoku. "I wish I had like two or three balls back, but that's every game". Read More »