Acting DEA chief to resign following clash with Trump

The next DEA administrator will immediately have to grapple with the opioid crisis that has been declared a national emergency by President Donald Trump . The New Jersey State Police superintendent is said to have discussed the job with Justice of... More..

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by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Macron to present 'initiative for Europe'

But at a time when Europe is rocked by tensions between east and west and battling to overcome almost a decade of economic crisis, Macron's rhetoric runs the risk of falling on deaf ears. Macron devoted a sig...More..

North Korea: Trump's statement a 'declaration of war'
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

North Korea: Trump's statement a 'declaration of war'

US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers escorted by fighter jets flew east of North Korea in a show of force after a heated exchange of rhetoric between Trump and Kim. He said specifically that all measures were o...More..

3.4 magnitude quake possibly triggered by nuclear test hits North Korea
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

3.4 magnitude quake possibly triggered by nuclear test hits North Korea

The Chinese state news agency, Xinhua, said on Twitter that natural disaster was detected "at roughly the same site as [the] shallow quake on September 3 that was caused by [a] nuclear test". The natural disast...More..

Trump Is Never Getting Banned From Twitter
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Trump Is Never Getting Banned From Twitter

DPRK Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho responded by calling Trump "mentally deranged". Though President Trump's threat to essentially destroy North Korea in the tweet under discussion is oblique, it requires a clos...More..

VENEZUELA: Opposition Withdraws From Talks In Dominican Republic
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

VENEZUELA: Opposition Withdraws From Talks In Dominican Republic

The restrictions on Venezuela were limited to officials from a list of government agencies and their families, while full travel bans were placed on nationals from the other seven countries, including North Kor...More..

S.Korea, China together to resolve North's nuke crisis
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

S.Korea, China together to resolve North's nuke crisis

Trump also used the derisive "Rocket Man" reference to Kim in his speech to the U.N. General Assembly on September 19, but this time he added the word "little". The development comes as USA bombers flew in the ...More..

Trump's insult ensures an attack on the U.S., says North Korea
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Trump's insult ensures an attack on the U.S., says North Korea

Tensions have been rising between the US and North Korea , with dictator Kim's accelerating weapons program culminating in his country's sixth and most powerful nuclear test earlier this month. Another Korea M...More..

First group of Manus detainees depart for USA resettlement
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

First group of Manus detainees depart for USA resettlement

The trial will see some of the transferees in Manus fly to Port Moresby to give evidence in court later this week. Australia agreed on a deal with former U.S. The original deal agreed on the resettlement of u...More..

North Korea accuses USA of declaring war, says can take countermeasures
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

North Korea accuses USA of declaring war, says can take countermeasures

Kim responded with the first-ever direct statement from a North Korean leader against a USA president, lobbing a string of insults at Trump. Speaking earlier in NY, where he had been attending the annual U.N....More..

North Korea: Trump insult ensures attack on US
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

North Korea: Trump insult ensures attack on US

At the United Nations on Monday, the North's top diplomat, Ri Yong Ho, argued that Trump's Twitter blast gives it the right to shoot down US warplanes, like the strategic bombers Washington flew close to th...More..

Trump's tweets are 'newsworthy', will stay
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Trump's tweets are 'newsworthy', will stay

The tweet has been interpreted by many, including Ri, as a " clear declaration of war " - and by some as a violation of Twitter's terms of service. "We need to do better on this, and will". The company als...More..

U.S. says it hasn't declared war on North Korea
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

U.S. says it hasn't declared war on North Korea

Pressed about the President's characterization of certain NFL players as "sons of bitches", Sanders said she believes "it's always appropriate for the President of the United States to defend our flag, to d...More..

Prototype Border Wall Construction to Begin This Week in San Diego
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Prototype Border Wall Construction to Begin This Week in San Diego

Six contractors from across the country have been selected to build the eight prototypes, half of which will be constructed of concrete and the other half of "other materials". Supervisor Greg Cox said it is im...More..

Jim Mattis reveals USA wants diplomatic end to North Korea crisis
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Jim Mattis reveals USA wants diplomatic end to North Korea crisis

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho also staged the latest episode of the verbal war in NY on Monday, after saying that the US President's statement to the United Nations, in which he threatened to "totall...More..

North Korea bolstering its defence
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

North Korea bolstering its defence

Trump warned North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in a speech to the UN General Assembly last week that the United States would " totally destroy " the country of 26 million people if necessary. Defense Secretary J...More..

Infant found abandoned in vehicle seat near Oklahoma highway
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Infant found abandoned in vehicle seat near Oklahoma highway

He at first idea there was a doll inside the auto situate, however he saw two feet kicking inside the auto situate and instantly pulled over. Its eyes were closed. Mathews declined to say why, but the child's m...More..

Catalan bishops call for calm as Spain cracks down on independence vote
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Catalan bishops call for calm as Spain cracks down on independence vote

The Interior Ministry says the top prosecutor for Catalonia met on Saturday with officials of the Catalan regional police, the National Police and the Civil Guard in Barcelona to inform them of the request. "...More..

Zimbabwe court orders release of activist pastor
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Zimbabwe court orders release of activist pastor

Appearing in maroon slacks, pastor Evans Mawarire of the #ThisFlag movement in Zimbabwe appeared before a High Court yesterday to answer charges of attempting to subvert the government led by Robert Mugabe....More..

by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

South Koreans preparing 'survival' bags amid Trump, North Korea war of words

Trump's Twitter comments, in which the USA leader said Mr. Ri and leader Kim Jong-un "won't be around much longer" if they acted on their threats, amounted to a declaration of war and that Pyongyang had the ri...More..

Sec State Wayne Williams urges voter registration
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Sec State Wayne Williams urges voter registration

For those unable to make it to one of Tuesday's events, a voter registration form can typically be found on the county Board of Elections' website . Election Day this year isn't until November 12, but organi...More..

Protest the POLICE not the United States flag
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Protest the POLICE not the United States flag

I was pointing out the hypocrisy of the fact that if the goal is and the message is of police brutality, which they've stated, then that doesn't seem very appropriate to protest the American flag". The protests...More..

Jayalalithaa's death mystery gets deeper, tough time for probe panel
by | Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Jayalalithaa's death mystery gets deeper, tough time for probe panel

If one thought that the state cabinet was speaking in one voice on this issue - albeit short of etiquette desired for the Justice Arumughaswamy Commission to make a comfortable start - there was a "shocker" in ...More..

Trump associates to talk to House panel in Russian Federation inquiry
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Trump associates to talk to House panel in Russian Federation inquiry

US intelligence agencies had concluded earlier this year that Russians or their operatives may have had a hand in feeding the stolen Democratic Party material to Wikileaks. Longtime Trump associate Roger Stone...More..

Congresswoman kneels on House floor to protest Trump's criticism of NFL
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Congresswoman kneels on House floor to protest Trump's criticism of NFL

As Lee knelt, she affirmed that she was doing so in front of the flag in honor of the First Amendment and as a stand against racism. During her time, Lee also made it a point to disparage Trump's temperament an...More..

Top US general voices support for transgender troops
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Top US general voices support for transgender troops

North Korea has been working to develop nuclear-tipped missiles capable of hitting the USA mainland, which Trump has said he will never allow. Over a month ago, a secret United States intelligence report reve...More..

Ireland to hold referendum on abortion in 2018
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Ireland to hold referendum on abortion in 2018

A member of the committee, Anne Rabbitte, said it would make every effort to meet its deadline but it may not prove possible. "Any amendment to our constitution requires careful consideration by the people", ...More..

NBC reports FBI arrests Arizona Basketball Assistant Coach in corruption scheme
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

NBC reports FBI arrests Arizona Basketball Assistant Coach in corruption scheme

Attorney's Office for the Southern District in NY at noon. More details about the charges are expected at a Tuesday morning news conference with the U.S. "The defendants' alleged criminal conduct not only s...More..

Airbnb offers tours with special guest (who likes to shop for shoes)
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Airbnb offers tours with special guest (who likes to shop for shoes)

The entire itinerary was planned by Parker herself, and she told the AP that it "speaks to the very colorful identity that is NY", adding that "we could have gone to MOMA or the Whitney or walked through Chin...More..

Saudi Arabia to let women drive
by | Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Saudi Arabia to let women drive

The move, which has been welcomed by the United States, represents a significant opening for women in Saudi Arabia, where women's rights have steadily and slowly gained ground over the years. Women, however, ...More..