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Apr 25 2017

UK Labour Leader Reaffirms His Stance on Using Nukes

The leftist leader, whose views on foreign policy have often been at odds with those held by other lawmakers in his party, also said he would have to consider whether he ...

Apr 25 2017

Sweden summons Russian Federation envoy over reports of Chechnya anti-gay violence

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said Monday that she was " disturbed " by the reports , while Sweden on Thursday said it had responded by summoning Ru...

Apr 25 2017

Welsh electoral 'earthquake' of Tory gains suggested by poll

The Conservatives are set to beat Labour in Wales for the first time in almost 100 years, according to a new poll published on Monday. That would see 10 seats switc...

Apr 25 2017

Mani says he will resign if CPI(M) asks for it

Even though the Speaker urged them not to hinder the Q&A session, the Opposition didn't pay heed to it. When asked if the controversies would disturb smooth conduct of th...

Apr 24 2017

Britain urges N Korea to stop nuclear weapons drive

North Korea , still technically at war with the South after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce but not a treaty, has on occasion conducted missile or nuclear tests ...

Apr 24 2017

Volleyball games spotted at North Korea's nuclear testing site

The agency notes that this would be the first time that three games at the same location had been recorded. A probable volleyball game at the command centre support a...

Apr 24 2017

On Holocaust day, Netanyahu says its lessons guide him

The Knesset, Israel's parliament, will also host a Holocaust memorial ceremony titled "Unto Every Person There is a Name". We can not let that ever even be thought of. Ko...

Apr 24 2017

Boy arrested after 1300km solo drive

A 12-year-old Aussie kid has made the incredibly bold and ill-advised decision to drive from Kendall, NSW to Perth in Western Australia. The boy apparently wanted to ...

Apr 23 2017

Pence hails US$10b in Indonesia deals, from Exxon to GE

Trump's Indonesian business partner, billionaire Hary Tanoe, is an aspiring politician who has said he might run for president in 2019. US Homeland Security officials h...

Apr 23 2017

China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft

It is created to dock with the Tiangong 2 space laboratory, or "Heavenly Palace 2", where two astronauts spent a month in space last October in China's longest ever man...

Apr 23 2017

MPs overwhelmingly vote for snap general election on 8 June

Britain now has two years to negotiate the terms of the divorce before it comes into effect in late March 2019. The next general election wasn't due until 2020, one yea...

Apr 22 2017

Pence aims to reassure Australia after tense Trump call

Indonesia is on President Donald Trump's trade hit list, and a US company that operates the world's largest copper mine in the Indonesian province of Papua is in a protra...

Apr 22 2017

FBI, NSA call for further testimony on Trump-Russia investigation

Mike Rogers have been asked to return to testify during a closed session on May 2. The House panel also invited former CIA Director John Brennan, former Director of Nat...

Apr 22 2017

GM halts operations in Venezuela after government seizes factory

General Motors Venezolana said Thursday that it was forced to cease operations in Venezuela due to an illegal judicial seizure of its assets. Opponents of President Nicol...

Apr 20 2017

Patriots' Gronkowski Crashes Spicer's White House Press Briefing

While all the Patriots players were invited to the White House ceremony Wednesday, some players chose to skip the visit for different reasons. A team spokesman said t...

Apr 20 2017

Pence in Japan: 'All options are on the table' regarding North Korea

The video, presented during an orchestral performance held as a celebratory activity marking the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korean founder Kim Il Sung, showe...

Apr 20 2017

US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley condemns LGBTQ attacks in Chechnya

A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin has denied the reports, saying that he does "not have any reliable information about any problems" in Chechnya, a Musli...

Apr 20 2017

Deputy Dead, Suspect Arrested in Central Oklahoma

Wade, 40, was taken by helicopter to OU Medical Center. KOCO reports the deputy was serving an eviction notice . Wade was able to return fire, but Devereaux didn't s...

Apr 19 2017

Georgia Special Election Results Hang In Suspense

If he doesn't, he'll probably have a tough time in the runoff; as Erick Erickson observes , "There hasn't been any significant poll showing Jon Ossoff equaling or exceed...

Apr 19 2017

Does Donald Trump actually know who the leader of North Korea is?

Wang's comments came amid a mounting war of words between Washington and Pyongyang. The officials weren't authorized to speak publicly on the results of the policy revi...