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US general confident North Korean missile can be intercepted

The launch was from Sinpo, a port city on the North's east coast, and the missile flew about 60 kilometres, South Korea's Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said - Sinpo is the site of a North Korean submarine base. The launch was near Kalma in ea...

Bannon is at Trump's table -- but slipping further away

Indeed, Kushner's lawyer, Jamie Gorelick, said that the form was sent in prematurely on January 18, and a day later, Kushner told the Federal Bureau of Investigation he would submit more information. Recently, Bannon was removed from hisNationa...

Jacob Zuma survives clamour to resign

Cosatu, which was instrumental in Zuma's rise to the presidency in 2009, said in a statement that it was time for a new collective to lead at government level. The main opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party said it had filed an urgent court appli...

Graham says Nunes' objectivity 'in question'

The Justice Department responded to O'Neil saying that the question of what privileged conversations Yates could discuss was ultimately up to the White House. Nunes has disqualified himself as the leader of the Intelligence Committee's investigat...

Russian Federation outlaws images of Putin as gay clown

Authorities can also seize any material or equipment, like printers, used to create the images. The move was a response to a May 2016 court ruling that banned more than a dozen images uploaded to a social networking site by a man named A.V.

Israeli soldier killed in auto ramming attack

It brings to 41 the number of Israelis killed in knife, gun and car-ramming attacks since October 2015. The Israeli army said a auto driven by a Palestinian deliberately rammed into two Israelis, killing one and injuring the other, in the occupied...

Investment in renewable energy dips globally as prices fall

Led by solar, wind, hydropower and bioenergy, respectively, capacity totaled 161 gigawatts (GW), bringing global renewable energy capacity to over 2,000 GW. Geothermal rallied 17 per cent to $2.7 billion. The Ramanathapuram solar complex in India, ...

Comcast goes into US wireless business with unlimited data plans

The $180 bln USA cable firm is pushing into cellular service, nipping at the heels of Verizon and AT&T , which in turn are edging into TV. Depending on how much money you pay Comcast each month will determine how much you pay for Xfinity Mobile.

'Mowgli girl' found in Katarniaghat forest with habits similar to animals

Police officer Dinesh Tripathi said: "When he called the girl, the monkeys attacked him but he was able to rescue the girl". She becomes violent quickly and is frightened at the sight of humans, the Times of Indian reported. She was surrounded by...

NASA's Cassini spacecraft is about to attempt something truly insane

For the past 13 years the spacecraft has been orbiting around Saturn, collecting data about the solar system's second-biggest planet and its impressive rings and helping scientists get a better understanding of big planets. But before that violent en...

Advertisers flee Bill O'Reilly's show but impact unclear

Advertisers withdrew their ads from political commentator Bill O'Reilly's show on Fox News The O'Reilly Factor that brings the channel over 100 million dollars in ad revenue following a series of sexual harassment claims against the star anchor.

Does YouTube TV have commercials?

Getting networks on board is a challenge everyone in the online streaming space will face, and if YouTube can't secure the big networks, it won't matter how much name recognition it has. When announced , YouTube TV boasted 40 networks as well ...

Trump drastically cuts women's health funding to UN

The State Department said it is dropping the funding because the UNFPA "supports, or participates in the management of, a programme of coercive abortion or involuntary sterilisation". The agency works in more than 150 countries and regions, home to m...

Last Fed meeting's minutes show talk of paring bond holdings

Yet the Fed has yet to begin significantly reducing the massive amount of Treasurys and mortgage-backed securities it purchased during the financial crisis to try to spur lending and keep interest rates low. "Several participants now anticipated that...

Michael Flynn in Talks with Congress, Wary of Prosecution

While not naming the Russian probe in his tweet, Trump continues to attack the media and Democrats for asking questions about possible ties between himself and his campaign staff to Russia during the election last fall. It is not yet known when Flynn...

NSW flood tragedy: Mum died with child in her arms

A body lifted has been lifted into a rubber police boat at Tumbulgum near the site on Dulguigan Road where a vehicle driven by Stephanie King, 43, left the slippery, flood affected road and plunged into the Tweed River yesterday afternoon. Former pol...

Chelsea Clinton doesn't rule out her mom running for public office again

She later added, "I clearly don't agree with our president, but I'm definitely not the right person to defeat him in 2020". "I think right now she's focused on her book". "We deserve those answers", she said . Ms Clinton gave a politician's answer...

Former Trump campaign boss had ties with Russian Federation

Information about Paul Manafort's transactions was turned over earlier this year to USA agents working in the treasury department's financial crimes enforcement network, The Associated Press has learned. There is nothing inherently illicit about us...

Pence breaks Senate tie on killing family-planning grants rule

Pence, a long-time opponent of abortion rights, voted with the 50 other Republicans to proceed to a vote to roll back an Obama administration rule that barred states from cutting off federal family-planning money to abortion providers. It falls under...

Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds

If the Trump administration succeeds in overturning the rule, then Republican state legislatures will likely target other money that goes to abortion providers, which could lead to closures. What this doesn't deal with, however, is the flow of federa...

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Canada Launches Global Trade Complaint Against US Over Use of Duties

This decision appears even more fraught given the USA administration's critical stance on the WTO; the Trump administration feels as if world trade rules are stacked against them....

Yikes: Camila Cabello Admits the Girls of Fifth Harmony Hurt Her Feelings

Did we use the word "fluke" for the massive success of " Havana "? Meanwhile, Camila has recently spoken out about the reason she left American girl group Fifth Harmony in a ...

Google acquires United Kingdom technology start-up Redux

However, it is believed the deal went through in August. The Verge tested startup's technology a year ago on a tablet. "Moreover, our surface audio technology is more power ef...

Trump says Russian Federation probe is a 'Democrat hoax'

Mueller for months has led a team of prosecutors and agents investigating whether Russian Federation and Trump's Republican campaign coordinated to sway the 2016 election, and whe...

Rain on tap but watch out for Friday night

Mostly cloudy and cold , with a high near 10. The strongest winds will be found from west central to south central Minnesota where winds could gust to 40 miles per hour . A Blizz...

Trump, Bipartisan Lawmakers Discuss Immigration Reform

Led by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul, the bill would curtail chain migration and end the Diversity Visa Lottery, which Presiden...

Trump's plaintiff cry to Bannon, Wolff - Shut up or I'll sue

Sanders said there was a "very short phone conversation" but there was no "interview about the book ", accusing Wolff of falsely making it seem as if he was outside the Oval Offic...

Suspects in death of 4-year-old MI girl captured in Georgia

Police say Diaz and Fields are driving a 2002 black Chevy Cavalier with the MI license plate of DTR1854. A postmortem uncovered signs of Battered Child Syndrome, denoting the gi...

Replay of SpaceX's first launch and landing of 2018

A backup two-hour launch is slated for tonight, January 8 at 8:00 p.m. Zuma is funded by an unknown branch of the United States government and its payload is classified. Falcon H...

HTC Vive Introduces New Vive Pro Headset, Wireless Adapter

CES appears to have other players in the wireless-VR space, as well, and we'll do our best at Ars to cover or go hands on with any promising VR demos, especially any with the HTC ...

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Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

Supreme Court to review Section 377: All your questions answered

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to review two challenges to a MS law considered to be one of the most extreme anti-gay rights laws in the country. This follows the ape...

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

'Trump administration trying something new for Pakistan'

The US has given almost $33 billion aid to Pakistan since 2002. The Foreign Military Financing programme, by which the United States pays Pakistan to buy its military hardware ma...

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Bigg Boss 11: Luv Tyagi eliminated; show gets its top 5 contestants

Luv tells that he will miss the wake up song, while Hina tells that she will miss the peace in the house. Contestants Hina Khan , Shilpa Shinde , Vikas Gupta , Luv Tyagi wer...

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Prosecutors in pot-friendly states will decide on crackdown

Sillitoe said he doesn't expect prosecutors to start banging down his doors. "You're not going to waste your resources on cases you can't win or cases your community is against". T...

Astronaut John Young remembered as

Astronaut John Young remembered as "fearless"

He eventually became one of the most accomplished astronauts in the history of the United States space programme. Spanning three generations of spaceflight, he went on to fly in s...