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Korean flags, leader's photos in Seoul

Korean flags, leader's photos in Seoul

However, no member of North Korea's ruling family has ever before visited the Blue House, which is near where North Korea founder Kim Il Sung - Kim Yo Jong's grandfather - sent dozens of commandos to ...

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House passes budget bill overnight to end brief government shutdown

House passes budget bill overnight to end brief government shutdown

Rand Paul spoke on the Senate floor through the midnight deadline, blocking a procedural vote on a two-year budget and spending deal. Trump , in announcing he had signed the legislation, con...

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'Systematic' attacks on hospitals, clinics as pro-government forces bomb Idlib

'Systematic' attacks on hospitals, clinics as pro-government forces bomb Idlib

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the war, said Deir el-Zour province continues to be tense following the foiled attack and the USA response, and said there were reports of a new...

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White House speechwriter quits as ex-wife alleges abuse

Trump explained his support by pointing to Porter's own claims of innocence, apparently dismissing both the allegations by the two women, the photograph, and the fact that one of them had received a t...

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Congratulations, America! The GOP Just Shut Down the Government. Again

Congratulations, America! The GOP Just Shut Down the Government. Again

That suggested a short shutdown , if any, less than a month after the three-day interruption last month. The federal Office of Personnel Management said government operations would "vary by agency"...

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VP Mike Pence did not stand for unified Korea at Opening Ceremony

Kim Yo Jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister and close adviser, just sat down for a historic meeting with the president of South Korea in the latest surprising development to come out o...

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K'taka polls: Rahul Gandhi all set for election campaign

K'taka polls: Rahul Gandhi all set for election campaign

Goyal also said that people of Karnataka are smart and will not be impressed by such "tactics". "As for myself, as Chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party, I will work with the Congress Pres...

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White House Favors Releasing Democratic Memo

White House Favors Releasing Democratic Memo

Last week we saw the declassified Republican memo. This gives credence to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's argument that the publication of raw government data or documents can help citizens prevent...

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What Needs to Happen in Congress Today to Avoid Another Government Shutdown

What Needs to Happen in Congress Today to Avoid Another Government Shutdown

The shutdown, which started at midnight, was the second this year under the Republican-controlled Congress. According to The Guardian , dozens of House Republicans are also likely to vote against...

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EU's Barnier warns Britain post-Brexit transition 'not a given'

EU's Barnier warns Britain post-Brexit transition 'not a given'

Barnier, speaking to journalists in Brussels after the latest round of negotiations with British envoys, said he was surprised by London's position and that some of the EU's lines on the transitio...

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Government shuts down after Sen. Paul blocks vote on budget deal

Government shuts down after Sen. Paul blocks vote on budget deal

The White House said in a statement that the president would sign them into law. It was the second shutdown this year under the Republican-controlled Congress and Trump, who played little role in ...

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Russian Ambassador to Pyongyang Urges, First, Reduce Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Russian Ambassador to Pyongyang Urges, First, Reduce Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Russian Federation has started the process of expelling North Korean migrant workers from the country's Far East in order to comply with a United Nations Security Council resolution passed in December...

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Oppn boycotts RS, says their voice being muzzled in House

Oppn boycotts RS, says their voice being muzzled in House

Azad's remarks came soon after TMC member O'Brien alleged that the first five minutes of his speech on Motion of Thanks to the Presidential address was blacked out by Rajya Sabha TV. The parties wer...

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In Asia, Pence reminds world of North Korea's flaws

Kim Yo-jong , the first member of Pyongyang's ruling dynasty to set foot in the South since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War, accompanied Kim Yong-nam, North Korea's ceremonial head of state, to th...

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Scores of flights canceled as storm pummels US Midwest

Scores of flights canceled as storm pummels US Midwest

Weather service meteorologist Trent Frey says the forecast is for up to nine inches of snow in Detroit through late Friday. Early Friday, the National Weather Service received reports of 4 inches (1...

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Mattis: DACA Recipients in Military Won't Be Deported

Mattis: DACA Recipients in Military Won't Be Deported

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN . But on Thursday Mattis said flatly it's not a problem. Completely separate from the military service, obviously, that could jeopardize them, OK? All ...

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Eisenhauer guilty: Messages with second youth discussed murder

Eisenhauer guilty: Messages with second youth discussed murder

David Eisenahuser's trial was entering its fifth day when the news of a plea change came. News outlets report that David Eisenhauer entered his plea Friday to all three charges against him in the ...

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Trump 'unable' to declassify Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe

Trump 'unable' to declassify Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe

The Democrat's memo, drafted by ranking House Intelligence Committee Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA ), reportedly quashed the claims made by the GOP, showing how the allegations were taken out of ...

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Second White House official resigns over domestic abuse claims

Of Porter, Trump said, "It's obviously a tough time for him". Sorenson has denied the allegations - instead claiming he was the person abused in the two-and-a-half year relationship - but he neverth...

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Budget deal ends brief shutdown, but launches fight over immigration, deficit

Budget deal ends brief shutdown, but launches fight over immigration, deficit

Government employees will report for work Friday. The Senate and House approved a bipartisan measure to end a brief government shutdown . By doing so, Paul forced the chamber to wait until early ...

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Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria

Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militia targets in Syria

The attacks on border areas and the main town in the region began on Thursday night and have been among the worst since the Turkish army and Ankara-backed opposition fighters began a ground and air ca...

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Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Impersonators Crash Winter Olympics Ceremony

Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Impersonators Crash Winter Olympics Ceremony

South Korean President Moon Jae-in hosted the reception at a hotel in Yongpyeong, just east of the host city of the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games. The recent detente, anchored by South Kore...

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No free smartphones for North Korean and Iran Olympians

No free smartphones for North Korean and Iran Olympians

Mr. Pence is in Pyeongchang , South Korea , leading the USA delegation in the Olympic Winter Games . US Vice President Mike Pence, sitting a few seats away in the same VIP booth, looked stony fac...

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What next after Falcon Heavy for SpaceX, know the details

What next after Falcon Heavy for SpaceX, know the details

This week saw the first successful test flight of the most powerful rocket in the world. The convertible, with a dummy in a space suit at its wheel, is now heading toward an asteroid belt between M...

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Two Koreas hold top-level talks in Olympic rapprochement

Two Koreas hold top-level talks in Olympic rapprochement

Instead, they said, Kim simply wasn't seated in the area where Pence was receiving well-wishers. President Moon said the atmosphere in terms of inter-Korean relations has changed dramatically since ...

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Jerusalem declaration was high point of my time in office

Jerusalem declaration was high point of my time in office

President Donald Trump on Thursday thanked the president of Guatemala for supporting the USA decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the White House said. "The other presidents, all of th...

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Michigan State University Disciplines Officials in Wake of Nassar Abuse Scandal

Michigan State University Disciplines Officials in Wake of Nassar Abuse Scandal

Both Strampel and Mukherji are accused of not doing enough to enforce restrictions against Nassar following a university investigation. Nassar was sentenced last month to 40 to 175 years in prison f...

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PM breaks his silence on 'distressing' Barnaby Joyce matter

PM breaks his silence on 'distressing' Barnaby Joyce matter

Mr Joyce broke his silence about Ms Campion's pregnancy on Wednesday night, saying the breakdown of his marriage was painful for everyone involved. '(They are not thinking) "I wish the Daily Telegr...

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Pakistan wants Trump to pay for their fence to help reduce terrorism

Pakistan wants Trump to pay for their fence to help reduce terrorism

Two separate U.S. drone strikes struck a militant compound in a northwestern tribal region of Pakistan and a vehicle in Afghanistan , killing 11 militants, mostly from the Taliban-affiliated Haqqa...

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PM Modi, Donald Trump discuss Maldives row

PM Modi, Donald Trump discuss Maldives row

He also put Islamabad on notice for harbouring terrorists, and followed it up last month by withholding security assistance to Pakistan estimated at over $1 billion. As of now there are some 680,000 R...

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