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Vietnam | Mattis thanks Hanoi for supporting sanctions on North Korea

Vietnam | Mattis thanks Hanoi for supporting sanctions on North Korea

Others broke stacks of flaming bricks, while even a group of specially trained German Shepherd dogs got in on the action, descending from helicopters in a hostage rescue drill. "They can't do traini...

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Trump says he's willing to testify in Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe

Trump says he's willing to testify in Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe

As the White House has been increasingly cooperating with Mr Mueller's investigative team, there has been mounting anxiety - and disagreement - about how to respond to the prosecutor's demands. "I wou...

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Afghanistan U19s win by 202 runs against New Zealand

Afghanistan U19s win by 202 runs against New Zealand

New Zealand was sloppy with their fielding and dropped a couple of chances in the outfield. Mujeeb Zadran and Qais Ahmad then claimed four wickets each as the Afghans bundled out New Zealand fo...

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US Steps Up Efforts to End Turkey's Kurdish Offensive

US Steps Up Efforts to End Turkey's Kurdish Offensive

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Tuesday that the fighting "disrupts what was a relatively stable area of Syria" and "distracts from the worldwide efforts to ensure the defeat of ISIS", using anot...

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Ex-president Lula barred from leaving Brazil

Ex-president Lula barred from leaving Brazil

The decision of Court of Porto Alegre directly affects se elections to which Lula intends to attend as a candidate for Workers ' Party (PT) and for whom he was great favorite with a notable advantage ...

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'Spooked' Kushner rejects Senate Russia interview, Grassley says

'Spooked' Kushner rejects Senate Russia interview, Grassley says

Image copyright EPA Image caption Mr Grassley and Mrs Feinstein Why is Trump Tower meeting significant? Trump dismisses any talk of collusion. He said that he had been waiting for the committee to f...

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Senators blast Hawaii's 'inexcusable' false missile alert at hearing

Senators blast Hawaii's 'inexcusable' false missile alert at hearing

Brian Schatz will lead a hearing titled, "This is Not a Drill: An Examination of Emergency Alert Systems", at 5 a.m. HT (10 a.m. ET) today. Schatz also said he would be introducing legislation soon...

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Donald Trump's team ramps up trade war rhetoric

Donald Trump's team ramps up trade war rhetoric

Europe's heavy hitters, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron , were the big tickets Wednesday, and it's safe to say that they differ with their colleagues from the a...

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Melania Trump won't be going to Switzerland with Trump

Melania Trump won't be going to Switzerland with Trump

During his visit to Israel, Pence declared that if European allies do not agree to help "strengthen" the deal - which curbs Iranian nuclear activity in exchange for sanctions relief - the United Stat...

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Philadelphia police scanner lit up after Eagles' victory

Philadelphia police scanner lit up after Eagles' victory

But the Eagles are one victory away from the franchise's first National Football League title since 1960 thanks to key contributions from several backups. Wentz receives the Bert Bell Award after se...

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WPP Withdraws Support For Charity Fundraiser After Undercover Report

WPP Withdraws Support For Charity Fundraiser After Undercover Report

UK Prime Minister Theresa May , who is now at Davos, said she was "appalled" by the allegations but backed Zahawi. Education Minister Ann Milton said, " David Meller is stepping down as non-execut...

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4.0-magnitude quake hits SoCal area

4.0-magnitude quake hits SoCal area

Geological Survey said . Visitors to the USGS website from the Eureka area reported light shaking. Shortly after the quake, the National Tsunami Warning Center said a tsunami was not expected. A ...

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ECJ rules against sexual orientation tests for asylum seekers

ECJ rules against sexual orientation tests for asylum seekers

The highly controversial practice has been used in the past on asylum seekers who claim to have fled persecution due to their sexuality. F's claim was therefore rejected after a psychologist's repor...

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Trump questions missing Federal Bureau of Investigation texts

Trump questions missing Federal Bureau of Investigation texts

On Friday, 9,000 text messages were released to Congress - and they don't paint a pretty picture. Aside from the system breakdown, Republican lawmakers have seized on the text communications to ...

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Elton John to perform in Poland on final tour

Elton John to perform in Poland on final tour

My priorities now are my family and my husband. John said that his upcoming Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour - which he described as "the most produced, fantastic show I've ever done" - would be hi...

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Donald Trump to fulfill Could, Netanyahu and different world leaders in Davos

Donald Trump to fulfill Could, Netanyahu and different world leaders in Davos

US President Donald Trump has questioned whether peace talks with Israel will ever resume, blaming the Palestinians , APA reports quoting CNN . "Our interests overlap in encouraging American...

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'Padmaavat' protests spread across northern states

'Padmaavat' protests spread across northern states

The delegation told Chouhan that cinema hall owners would not release the film as protests had increased, said theatre owner Azizuddin, a member of the CCCA, adding the association would review the ...

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Delhi High Court to hear disqualified AAP MLAs plea today

Delhi High Court to hear disqualified AAP MLAs plea today

The court rejected the Election Commission's submission that the case must be heard by a Division Bench instead of a single Judge to save time. Justice Vibhu Bakhru sought the response of the po...

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Half of St Helens secondaries classed as under-performing

Half of St Helens secondaries classed as under-performing

Around 12 per cent of secondaries in the country have achieved this score. School leaders said the new grading system affecting English and maths has complicated the way school performance is calcul...

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Shootout at Florida intersection captured on dashcam video; 1 suspected gunman arrested

Shootout at Florida intersection captured on dashcam video; 1 suspected gunman arrested

Authorities in Florida have released a dramatic dashcam video that shows a shootout between the passenger of one vehicle and the driver of another at an intersection near Pensacola. Police were able...

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Lynyrd Skynyrd announce farewell tour, Hershey concert

Lynyrd Skynyrd announce farewell tour, Hershey concert

The tour will also include special guests on select dates such as Kid Rock , Hank Williams Jr ., Bad Company , Charlie Daniels Band , the Marshall Tucker Band . local time. The tour takes its n...

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Aston Villa confirm loan deal for Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe

Aston Villa confirm loan deal for Manchester United defender Axel Tuanzebe

He broke into the United first team towards the end of last season, playing in their final four league games, helping the side to three clean sheets in that time. However, with that loan deal up, McCo...

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United Nations cites safety, citizenship for Rohingya refugees amid fears of repatriation

United Nations cites safety, citizenship for Rohingya refugees amid fears of repatriation

It was not possible to independently verify the accounts as Myanmar has heavily restricted access to the area. "This moment is not safe to go back", he said. "It takes some time to fill the forms"...

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21 new flu deaths in NC; 67 total for the season

21 new flu deaths in NC; 67 total for the season

Paula Breck Bordeaux, a 42-year-old mother of five from St. Stephen, died after being diagnosed with double pneumonia and the flu, her husband Hank Bordeaux told the television station. Officials with...

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Nassar Is Sentenced, But Victims Still Want Answers

Nassar Is Sentenced, But Victims Still Want Answers

The judge transformed the gut-wrenching hearing into a therapy session. Nassar turned to the courtroom gallery to make a brief statement, saying that the accounts of more than 150 victims had "sha...

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Facebook Just Lost a Privacy Court Fight to Its EU Arch-Enemy

Facebook Just Lost a Privacy Court Fight to Its EU Arch-Enemy

Schrems claimed the ruling as a victory however, giving him the go-ahead to launch a lawsuit in Austria. Back in 2014, Schrems also tried to sue Facebook (fb) in Austria over its participation in ...

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Cohn: Trump Will Sell 'America First But Not Alone' Agenda in Davos

Cohn: Trump Will Sell 'America First But Not Alone' Agenda in Davos

That said, not all pundits accept the idea that Mr. Trump's policies depart widely from those gathered in Davos . Police in Zurich said about 1,000 demonstrators took part in marches on Tuesday...

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Ex-Egypt army chief and presidential candidate detained

Ex-Egypt army chief and presidential candidate detained

Anan's office manager Mustapha Al-Shal revealed in a tweet on Tuesday that Egyptian authorities arrested Anan and pulled him from his auto; after this his campaign team announced it had temporaril...

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Mayon still belching lava, ash, superheated gas and rocks

Mayon still belching lava, ash, superheated gas and rocks

There were no immediate reports of deaths or injuries, officials said. The volcano first spewed ash on Saturday afternoon - followed by a further five-minute eruption on Sunday morning. Mount Mayon'...

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Germany's young socialists use Corbyn tactics to torpedo Merkel

Germany's young socialists use Corbyn tactics to torpedo Merkel

A flood of new members signing up to Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) in the hope of voting down a renewed coalition deal with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives is raising time pressure on nego...

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