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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...

Apr 19 2017

Popular Australian visa to be abolished

It will be replaced by two temporary visas, one for two-year stays and another for four-year stays. However, when there aren't enough skilled workers available, a small...

Apr 19 2017

Canada: Trump is wrong when he says dairy practices unfair

They traveled recently to Mexico City with the U.S. Daily Export Council to reinforce its commitment to the country. But she said the Buy American push could have some ...

Apr 19 2017

Trump Approval Rating Sees Modest Rise After Military Strikes

The number of Americans who believe that Donald Trump will follow through on the promises he made on the campaign trail is dwindling. Only 40 percent of women think T...

Apr 19 2017

Tags: North Korea | carl vinson | carrier

As worries deepened last week about whether North Korea would conduct a missile test, the White House declared that ordering an American aircraft carrier into the Sea...

Apr 19 2017

NFL Draft: Have Jets found any studs in late rounds?

I have gone over why it would be a mistake to waste the first pick in the draft on a quarterback; along with the debacle of drafting Tim Couch in 1999 and the futility th...

Apr 18 2017

Opposition calls for Turkish vote annulment after Erdogan wins powers

According to the preliminary results of the referendum held in Turkey on Sunday, 51.3 percent of voters supported the proposed constitutional amendments, which, if passed...

Apr 18 2017

North Korean test missile explodes on launch

The office had no other details and said it was analyzing the launch attempt. Also Friday, North Korea's vice foreign minister told The Associated Press in an exclusi...