Nuclear war: Kim Jong-un provokes United States by laughing off military threat

27 Mar, 2017

Speaking at the United Nations, she said, "He is not thinking clearly". Observers say the mysterious man is not a known figure in North Korean politics. In another incident - not directly related but likely even more troubling for the regime - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during a regional visit focused on the nuclear and missile threat, laid down a marker in Washington's approach to the North under the new administration.

Marine Le Pen Meets Russian President

25 Mar, 2017

In turn, Le Pen, leader of France's far-right National Front party, criticized European Union sanctions against Russian Federation, calling them "unfair and silly", Tass reported . Also read: Does Russia need the support of Marine Le Pen? The French politician, who is now at the top of the polls for the first round of the elections, arrived in Moscow early on Friday and met officials from the Duma's global affairs committee.

Did Putin put out a contract on a Russian whistleblower and critic?

25 Mar, 2017

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the murder was an "act of state terrorism", a charge denied by Russian officials. After leaving Russia , he had voiced vehement criticism of Moscow's annexation of Crimea and the Kremlin's involvement in a pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine .

Vijay and Pujara may have benefited from delay in drafting annual contracts

24 Mar, 2017

Opening batsman, KL Rahul, medium-pacer Jasprit Bumrah and batsman Yuvraj Singh, Rohit Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav, and Wriddhiman Saha, are the notable players, in Grade B , whose annual salary has been increased, from Rs 50 lakh to Rs 1 crore.

Hatch questions Gorsuch about religious freedom in Supreme Court confirmation hearing

24 Mar, 2017

Leah Bressack, a former clerk, said he's a man that "cares when you have personal events in your life", and a judge who doesn't consider politics when deciding a case. The Senate Minority Leader did not demand all Democrats take his position in his speech on the Senate floor. "We can not demand perfection from Supreme Court justices", Casey said.

UN Nuclear Inspector: North Korea's Capability Has Entered A 'New Phase'

22 Mar, 2017

He said in an interview with the Independent Journal Review U.S. patience with the North is running thin, and " all options are on the table ". North Korea has been attempting to develop a missile capable of reaching the American mainland and experts are warning that the programme is growing at an alarming rate.

Robert Downey Jr. Adds New 'Doctor Dolittle' Movie To His To-Do List

22 Mar, 2017

Downey Jr. will play the titular character in The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle , which Universal Pictures just picked up after a competitive bidding war (via The Hollywood Reporter ). wraps two installments of Avengers: Infinity War . According to Variety , the director of the new effort will be Stephen Gaghan, who most recently directed Matthew McConaughey in Gold.

Taxing America's patience: President Trump must release his returns

21 Mar, 2017

Colbert performed a sketch on The Late Show which saw him reveal he had made a game-changing discovery: a joke. The joke was: "Why did the chicken cross the road?" The answer right after this break. 'The bombshell is that some of his tax returns have been released'. He paid 38, looks like $38 million in taxes. "She went out, when she found out that I got the scoop, and she bought me sneakers", she continued.

Presidential hopeful Francois Fillon under formal investigation over 'fake job' scandal

19 Mar, 2017

With less than six weeks to go Fillon has been unable to draw a line under allegations that he paid his wife with public money for no work. Mr Fillon's lawyer told the newspaper that Charles, the candidate's son, was paying back pocket and living costs.

African immigrants killed in airstrike off Yemen western coast

18 Mar, 2017

Middle East Eye reported: "Photos from the scene showed bodies of men, women, and children laid out on the ground at a small harbor, covered in pieces of colored fabric". The war in Yemen has killed more than 10,000 civilians and pushed the Arab world's poorest nation to the brink of starvation. Mohammed was unharmed in the attack.

Tillerson: State Department spending levels 'unsustainable'

18 Mar, 2017

The department had previously told reporters covering Tillerson's trip to South Korea, Japan, and China that he would not be taking reporters on his plane and that they would have to fly commercially, breaking with decades of precedent stretching back to Henry Kissinger.

Russians Got Flynn To Take A Pay Cut For Moscow Speech

17 Mar, 2017

Army Lieutenant General Michael Flynn (L) in Moscow, Russia, December 10, 2015. The Journal said both business engagements came in the summer and fall of 2015. "I can not recall any time in our nation's history when the President selected as his National Security Advisor someone who violated the Constitution by accepting tens of thousands of dollars from an agent of a global adversary that attacked our democracy", Rep.

Trump to play host to Xi in high-stakes summit

14 Mar, 2017

Axios first reported on the Xi Jinping visit. President Trump has targeted China as a threat to the US and appeared to shun the longstanding " one China " policy during the transition by having a phone call with Taiwan . He has accused China of manipulating its currency to allow its goods to outsell American made products. While he has changed his political positions on a range of issues, Trump has for years been consistent in how he views the US-Chinese relationship, blaming China as ...

Germany backs European Union chief for second term

11 Mar, 2017

Mr Tusk, 59, was a driving force in last year's deal with Turkey to address the migration crisis, and he has coordinated the EU's response to Britain's plan to withdraw. The rightwing Beata Szydlo accused the liberal Tusk of having "brutally violated" the rule of "political neutrality" by becoming involved in domestic political disputes.

Russians killed in helicopter crash in Istanbul

11 Mar, 2017

Vasip Sahin, the governor of Istanbul, said the cause of the crash is under investigation. Witnesses said the aircraft hit a television tower in dense fog before crashing on to a nearby motorway. Chairman of the Eczacibasi group Bulent Eczacibasi said that the Turkish executive who was killed was the head of the company's operations in Russian Federation.

Trump taps Bush administration lawyer and Cruz friend as Solicitor General

10 Mar, 2017

Francisco previously worked at the Jones Day Law Firm. "He is as easy to work with as he is persuasive to the courts., He can advance controversial issues without annoying the other side and even people who disagree with him in principal uniformly like him as a person".

To-Hawaii flight diverted to Los Angeles after dispute over blanket fee

10 Mar, 2017

No crime had been committed, police added. The plane took off and was in the air when a 66-year-old male passenger became cold and asked if he could have a blanket. While there was no physical altercation, crew members refused service and the pilot made the decision to dump fuel in order to land at LAX at 10:15 a.m., police said.

Massive strike set for tomorrow as the world marks International Women's Day

08 Mar, 2017

This year, the organizers of the Women's March on Washington have called for a day of action called, "A Day Without a Woman ". She says in 2014 on the eve of International Women's Day , the Bainimarama Government launched the first ever National Gender Policy, which further localizes this priority in ensuring that women's issues and concerns are mainstreamed into government policies and programs.

With Gayatri Prajapati still missing, co-accused surrenders before police

08 Mar, 2017

The court, on whose orders an FIR or police case was registered against the minister, said Mr Prajapati could go for legal remedies when a non-bailable warrant is issued. Only the court has the right to give directions on the same. Prajapati was sacked by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav a year ago but was later reinstated in the council of ministers.

Erdogan: German journalist is a spy and member of PKK

06 Mar, 2017

The latest dispute comes just days after Ankara detained Deniz Yucel, 43, a correspondent for Germany's Die Welt daily, charging him with spreading terrorist propaganda and inciting hatred. Berlin accuses Ankara of overreacting after a failed military coup last July, which triggered a wide-scale crackdown on supporters of Fethullah Gulen, the US-based cleric accused by the Turkish government of masterminding the plot.

Germany and Tunisia sign new pact on migrant flows

04 Mar, 2017

Essebsi, for his part, said the Tunisian consulate in Berlin had dedicated an office to verifying the identities of Tunisian asylum-seekers. Germany is interested in creating opportunities and chances for Tunisians before deporting failed asylum seekers, she added.

Mexico border wall construction draws interest of almost 200 companies

02 Mar, 2017

The designs for the wall will be evaluated based on "operational requirements, cost effectiveness, constructibility, and durability", Carlos said, adding that "any and all prototypes will be created to deter illegal entry into the United States".

Chiefs release longtime running back Jamaal Charles

01 Mar, 2017

In the case of the Eric Berry deal, those exceptions and cost-cutting measures appear to be releasing running back Jamaal Charles and allowing defensive tackle Dontari Poe to test the open market in free agency. Eric Berry wanted a long-term deal somewhere. He has said he does want to continue playing. The problem is the 30-year-old rusher hasn't been healthy in a long time.

Iraqi forces capture two west Mosul neighborhoods, key bridge

28 Feb, 2017

That figure includes recently cleared eastern Mosul, he said. The bridge the military secured on Monday is the southernmost of five spanning the Tigris River. Maj Gen Al-Maturi said Isil militants deployed at least 10 suicide auto bombs, but nine of them were blown up before reaching their targets. The coalition forces have already entered western Mosul from the south and the west.

Group Urges Obama to Run for President - of France

28 Feb, 2017

There will be indeed so many obstacles for Barack Obama and a hell lot of formalities to be done that he would probably choose to stay from France rather becoming their president. "He's Barack Obama", one of the campaign organizers told CNN . Organizers say "it is still possible to vote for a president and not against a candidate".

Malaysian police: Deadly VX nerve agent killed Kim's half-brother

26 Feb, 2017

Mr Kim, who is the eldest son of late former North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, was attacked at the busy Kuala Lumpur International Airport on February 13 when trying to board a plane to Macau. VX, thought to be stockpiled by Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria and used by Saddam Hussein during the Iran-Iraq war, is classified as a chemical weapon.

Dakota Access pipeline camp cleared of protesters

26 Feb, 2017

June Sapiel, an Indian American from ME, also rejected the idea that the protesters in North Dakota had failed. "We've very firm that the camp is now closed", Governor Doug Burgum, a Republican, told an evening news conference. "I don't know if they had second thoughts, or we scared them", Herr said . Thousands of protesters had occupied the campground on federal land between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's reservation and the construction site of DAPL since August 2016.

Funeral held for man allegedly stabbed by landlord

26 Feb, 2017

The victim was rushed to NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi where he was pronounced dead. When officers arrived, they found 44-year-old Zakir Khan with multiple stab wounds, according to the NYPD . Khan had three young children. Mahran was also described as a good person by people who know him. He stopped paying rent when he fell on hard times and was forced to close his real estate office, it said.

Syria Fighting Continues as UN Talks Get Under Way

25 Feb, 2017

The upkeep of a fragile ceasefire, and the improvement of humanitarian access in the war-torn country are both seen as key factors to talks involving representatives of the Syrian government and rebel factions seeking to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

New Norwegian flights to Ireland from United States to boost tourist numbers

25 Feb, 2017

Green Airport in Providence and New York's Stewart International Airport, about 60 miles north of Manhattan. A return will cost around £200, taking into account Air Passenger Duty (APD), which is applied to flights leaving the UK. The company's boss Bjorn Kjos said: "We are launching the new Boeing 737 planes we get this summer, and with those we'll be able to fly incredibly cheaply to the U.S.".

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