Japan, South Korea Reaffirm Cooperation Over North Korea

After the talks with Lee, special representative for Korean Peninsula peace and security affairs at South Korea's Foreign Ministry, Kanasugi, director-general of the Japanese Foreign Ministry's Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau, told reporters, "Nort... More..

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Pierce County Deputy killed in line of duty
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Pierce County Deputy killed in line of duty

Deputy Daniel A. McCartney arrived six minutes later and gave chase as the burglars ran, sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department said on Twitter that the officer, who has no...More..

Trump's weird video handle to White Home reporters
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Trump's weird video handle to White Home reporters

The New York Times has reported that Trump spends four hours, or sometime even double, in front of a television each day, often on cable news channels. Around 11:00, the president emerges for his first mee...More..

Justices won't step into MS gay rights legal fight
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Justices won't step into MS gay rights legal fight

HB 1523 defines and protects three religious beliefs and moral convictions: Marriage is a union of one man and one woman; sexual relations are reserved for such a marriage; and "male" and "female" refer to an i...More..

Wedding bells finally ring for Australia's gay couples
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Wedding bells finally ring for Australia's gay couples

One couple that got married in front of family and friends just after midnight was Glasgow Commonwealth Games sprinter Craig Burns and his partner of three years, Luke Sullivan , who's also an athlete. " Eve...More..

Cliven Bundy emerges free, defiant after Nevada case tossed
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Cliven Bundy emerges free, defiant after Nevada case tossed

Still, the decision comes as a devastating defeat for the federal government's prosecution against four men - Cliven Bundy, sons Ammon and Ryan Bundy, and Ryan Payne - on a host of felony charges stemming from ...More..

What Does Mueller Want With Ivanka Trump?
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

What Does Mueller Want With Ivanka Trump?

According to the Los Angeles Times , the president's eldest daughter spoke to Natalia Veselnitskaya and Russian-American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin as they exited Trump Tower following the meeting. Details o...More..

Trump reportedly works 11 am to 6 pm during the week
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Trump reportedly works 11 am to 6 pm during the week

Before his official schedule begins, according to Axios writer Jonathan Swan , the president takes at least three hours every morning for "executive time " in the Oval Office. After 6 p.m., Trump can finally ...More..

Iranian tanker ablaze off China amid fears of oil spill
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Iranian tanker ablaze off China amid fears of oil spill

A tanker has collided with a bulk carrier in the East China Sea, leaving 32, the entire tanker crew, missing. The Crystal's crew members were all Chinese nationals. The Sanchi's cargo was estimated to be wo...More..

Italian Court Acquits Finmeccanica's Former Chief in Augusta Westland Corruption case
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Italian Court Acquits Finmeccanica's Former Chief in Augusta Westland Corruption case

However, it became apparent only three years later on February 12, 2013 when Orsi, the CEO of Finmeccanica, AgustaWestland's parent company, was arrested by Italian authorities. The chargesheet, filed before a ...More..

Lions On Verge Of Getting Their Coach
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Lions On Verge Of Getting Their Coach

The Detroit News reported that defensive coordinator for the Carolina Panthers Steve Wilks is expected to interview with the Lions for the head coaching job. "It's always a learning experience, like when I'...More..

Mountain West school set to hire Alabama's Derrick Ansley
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Mountain West school set to hire Alabama's Derrick Ansley

SEC connections all the way around. He is the second member of the Crimson Tide's coaching staff to take a new coaching position as defensive coordinator Jeremey Pruitt accepted the Tennessee head coaching job ...More..

Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad reportedly arrested for inciting unrest
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad reportedly arrested for inciting unrest

Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been arrested by authorities for allegedly inciting unrest against the government, the London-based daily Al-Quds Al-Arabi reported Saturday, citing "reliabl...More..

Cabinet reshuffle: Damian Hinds appointed United Kingdom education secretary
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Cabinet reshuffle: Damian Hinds appointed United Kingdom education secretary

This means he will take on the Westminster coordinating role (chairing committees etc) that Damian Green had. I'll continue to do everything I can to create a country that has equality of opportunity for young ...More..

Local Border Patrol Union Leader Backs $18B Wall Plan Activist Calls 'Outlandish'
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Local Border Patrol Union Leader Backs $18B Wall Plan Activist Calls 'Outlandish'

The bill would offer immigrants years of conditional residency leading up to eventual citizenship if they pass a background check and meet certain requirements, according to CNN . Trump said any deal must stop...More..

Macron Intends to Give Chinese President Horse as State Gift - Beijing
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Macron Intends to Give Chinese President Horse as State Gift - Beijing

It is Macron's first visit to China since May 2017, when he became France's president. Macron will also give Xi Jinping the horse's harness and a a saber with the following inscription: "M. After Xian, ...More..

NYC reports fewest number of traffic fatalities since 1910
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

NYC reports fewest number of traffic fatalities since 1910

Last year, there were 214 traffic fatalities in the city, 101 pedestrians, 23 bicyclists, 33 motorcyclists and 57 drivers. Mayor de Blasio credits the fourth consecutive year of declining traffic fatalities t...More..

Sudan students, police clash on third day of protests
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Sudan students, police clash on third day of protests

Hundreds of Sudanese students on Monday threw rocks at riot police and were met with tear gas salvoes on the third consecutive days of protests over a doubling in bread prices , witnesses said. "Meanwhile, the...More..

Explosion Said to Target Anti-Government Rebels in Idlib Kills 18
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Explosion Said to Target Anti-Government Rebels in Idlib Kills 18

Syrian television says the country's military has recaptured a strategically important town in the northwestern province of Idlib in its latest advance into rebel-held territory this year. Also, almost 100 peop...More..

French Pop Icon France Gall Dies
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

French Pop Icon France Gall Dies

Culture Minister Francoise Nyssen wrote, "timeless icon of the French chanson". He also wrote her hit "Les Sucettes", which Gall later admitted she didn't understand the double-entendre lyrics when she record...More..

US Vice President Mike Pence to travel to Middle East next week
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

US Vice President Mike Pence to travel to Middle East next week

During the trip, which is slated from January 19-23, Pence will meet with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Jordan's King Abdullah and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, according to a statement ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Republicans call for probe of Trump dossier author

A number of official investigations, including one led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , are looking into the allegations - denied by both Moscow and Mr Trump. Some Republicans have also asserted that the do...More..

Threat warns students at Mitchell High to not go to school
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Threat warns students at Mitchell High to not go to school

It prompted schools and police in at least eight states to respond to concerns about safety on their MHS campuses. Albemarle County police determined that a Snapchat post, published Sunday, was a hoax and was...More..

Palestine rubbishes reports of its envoy to Pakistan being reinstated
by | Tuesday, January 09, 2018

Palestine rubbishes reports of its envoy to Pakistan being reinstated

Earlier, the US President accused Pakistan of providing "safe haven" to militant groups and feeding "lies and deceit" to the United States. Even then, Islamabad had issued a statement in defence of Ali and ap...More..

New Jersey prisons lift ban on book about race and mass incarceration
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

New Jersey prisons lift ban on book about race and mass incarceration

The ACLU has accused New Jersey prisons of violating the Constitution, claiming that the correction system's ban on " The New Jim Crow " infringes on inmates' First Amendment rights, according to a Monday le...More..

Mitt Romney was 'successfully treated' for prostate cancer previous year
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

Mitt Romney was 'successfully treated' for prostate cancer previous year

The news comes as Romney, 70, weighs whether to run for a Utah Senate seat now occupied by Republican Sen. "The cancer was removed surgically and found not to have spread beyond the prostate", one aide said. ...More..

No change in senior posts as Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet team
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

No change in senior posts as Theresa May reshuffles Cabinet team

But again, no official confirmations just yet. There are those in the Conservative Party who want to see new talent rising up the ranks, so expect to see a nod to that. May, weakened by the loss of the Conser...More..

by | Monday, January 08, 2018

A look at North-South Korean sports ties

That's probably also why Trump is leaving open the possibility of dialogue with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. But South Korean conservatives are painting the Moon government as naive in thinking North Kore...More..

U.S. spends record $306 billion on weather, climate disasters in 2017
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

U.S. spends record $306 billion on weather, climate disasters in 2017

That ties 2011 for the number of billion-dollar disasters, but the total cost of damages blew past the previous record of $215 billion in 2005. "Natural disasters have caused a record-setting amount of damage...More..

CAT 2017 results declared, 20 candidates score 100 percentile
by | Monday, January 08, 2018

CAT 2017 results declared, 20 candidates score 100 percentile

There were 231,067 students who had applied for the exam and only 199,632 candidates appeared for CAT 2017 . The exam was conducted in two slots and this year IIM Lucknow conducted the test for entry into ...More..