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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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Inspectors' visit to suspected Syria gas attack site delayed

President Donald J. Trump announced the combined strikes were in retaliation for the regime of Syrian leader Bashar Assad using chemical weapons April 7 against civilians in Doum...

Michael Cohen withdraws lawsuits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

Cohen's lawyer, David Schwartz , said in a statement that the suits were withdrawn because Cohen no longer has time for them, report the Wall Street Journal , Politico an...

Mueller team says it has not gone rogue

Bloomberg reports that Rosenstein met with the president last week and that's when the Deputy AG gave the president the assurance according to people familiar with the matter. The...

Just when you thought Sean Hannity couldn't sink any lower …

Cohen should be asked to reveal the name or can permissibly do so", the letter said. Maddow explained the that the Steele dossier allegations are "just" allegations, but noted wh...

Barbara Bush remembered as friendly, approachable by Bush library visitors

Bush's daughter, Doro, had a couple of friends in common. "We just came to pay our respects to Mrs". Bush died Tuesday evening according to a statement made by the office of Geo...

Former First Lady Barbara Bush To Be Laid To Rest Saturday

Laura, Barbara, Jenna, and I are sad, but our souls are settled because we know hers was. "Especially now - we should remember her by working to return those values to our public l...

Diamonds from space may be from 'lost planet'

The meteorites were formed after an asteroid slammed into Earth's atmosphere - making it technically a meteor - exploding 23 miles (37 kilometers) above the Nubian Desert in Suda...

Gold medalist sues USA Gymnastics, Michigan State

Two-time Olympic medal winning gymnast McKayla Maroney says she has questioned whether she paid too high of a price for her success . Maroney pointed to personnel overhauls at...

Local Congressional Leaders on Syria Airstrikes

The Russian military, meanwhile, claims to have struck down a majority of the missiles . The tripartite military action from the United States, France and Britain was created to...

Indo-Nordic summit: India, Sweden to strengthen defence and security cooperation

We will engage with them in a similar manner, and examine how they can help our missions like Make in India , Skill India, Startup India and Smart Cities programmes. The partnersh...

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Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Younkers stores could shutter across Iowa as part of bankruptcy

Bon-Ton has 700 employees at its corporate offices in downtown Milwaukee. Liquidators are companies that sell off all of retailers assets and then close the stores. The group signe...

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

ZTE suspends trading after being blacklisted by the United Kingdom and US

Bush, on President Trump's decision to block Broadcom's takeover of Qualcomm , the president's push for a wall along the border with Mexico and the president's upcoming meeting wi...

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Vice President Mike Pence makes quick visit to Colorado Springs

Syria came under attack one week after a suspected chemical weapons attack hit the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus. With reporters' cameras and tape recorders rolling, Trudeau...

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Colorado Senator Releases Statement On Marijuana Policy

Gardner reacted by blocking nominees for DOJ positions, he said. This story is developing and will be updated . Sessions on January 4 rescinded a policy begun under Democrati...

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

France Mulls Military Action Against Syria For Gas Attacks

That meant airstrikes, possibly in tandem with France and other allies that have expressed outrage at the alleged Syrian chemical attack, could be launched within hours of a presid...