• India, US corner Pak on terrorism at UNSC
India, US corner Pak on terrorism at UNSC

Addressing the session of UN Security Council on Afghanistan, Ambassador Lodhi made it evident that USA should focus in Afghanistan instead of leveling baseless accusations against Pakistan. But he lamented that the visit was followed by a heinous and barbaric terrorist attack on the Pathankot airbase on January 1, 2016. Making the demand, Interior...

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  • Trump On North Korea Getting Nuclear Weapons: 'They Get Closer Every Day'
Trump On North Korea Getting Nuclear Weapons: 'They Get Closer Every Day'

Conservative politicians voiced anger over a proposal to have the country's athletes march with their North Korean counterparts under a unification flag rather than the South Korean flag. A member of the South Korean delegation was quoted as saying that they briefly exchanged greetings during breakfast. "We think that's entirely appropriate given...

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  • Bitcoin falls below $10000; value halved since mid-December
Bitcoin falls below $10000; value halved since mid-December

He told Reuters, "There is a lot of panic in the market". Countries considering a crackdown on cryptocurrencies include China , Japan and South Korea, whose finance minister Kim Dong-yeon confirmed that they were considering shutting down domestic exchanges.

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  • Most Members Quit National Park Service Advisory Panel in Protest
Most Members Quit National Park Service Advisory Panel in Protest

Board Chair Tony Knowles , a Democrat and former governor of Alaska, said in a resignation letter to Zinke that the advisory board has been waiting for a year to meet and "continue the partnership" between the board and Interior officials.

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  • AG on ICE Sweeps: California Is 'Not in the Business of Deportation'
AG on ICE Sweeps: California Is 'Not in the Business of Deportation'

The partnership is aimed at illegal immigrants who are arrested and charged for incidents unrelated to their immigration status. Recognizing these legal challenges, the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) and the Major County Sheriffs of America (MCSA) worked with ICE to develop a new process to clarify that aliens held by these jurisdictions ar...

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  • Ben Stokes court date clashes with global comeback
Ben Stokes court date clashes with global comeback

The ECB said Stokes' intention to contest the charge had been crucial in its decision to allow him to resume an England career that now comprises 39 Tests, 62 one-day internationals and 21 Twenty20 internationals. Stokes and two others were formally charged this week for their part in a brawl outside a bar in Bristol in September, which led to ...

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  • Facebook selfie leads to seven-year sentence in friendship turned fatal
Facebook selfie leads to seven-year sentence in friendship turned fatal

A chilling picture on Facebook revealed a woman wearing the same belt she used to strangle her best friend to death. According to the BBC , Antoine said that the girls were both drunk and high when they got into the argument that led to the murder, and while she has pleaded guilty, she says she doesn't recall the events taking place.

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  • January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month
January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month

As the nation marks Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill recently announced the expansion of the Office of the Indiana Attorney General Investigations Division's Human Trafficking Investigations Unit (HTIU).

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Jared Kushner on Murdoch ex-wife
Federal Bureau of Investigation warned Jared Kushner on Murdoch ex-wife

Ms Deng and Mr Kushner were not blamed for any wrongdoing in the report from the WSJ, which is distributed by News Corp , the huge media domain led by Rupert Murdoch. China , a political adversary to the USA and a rising world power, stands accused by the U.S. of forcing foreign firms to hand over technology and protectionist practices that disp...

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  • Boom heard as bright flash streaks across sky in Michgan, possible meteor
Boom heard as bright flash streaks across sky in Michgan, possible meteor

Well if they are large enough they get a little deeper into the atmosphere and they can explode like you saw. He went on to say that this particular fireball was caused by a small asteroid just one to two yards in diameter moving at an incredible speed of 28000 miles per hour.

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  • Construction firm involved in HS2 collapses
Construction firm involved in HS2 collapses

Carillion is part of a consortium that won a GBP1.4 billion contract to help build Britain's High Speed 2 railway on a year ago. Carillion contracts include major undertakings like high speed rail project HS2 , Network Rail and hospital projects like the Midland Metropolitan Hospital and Royal Liverpool Hospital .

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  • Trump disputes WSJ quote on North Korea
Trump disputes WSJ quote on North Korea

In an interview on Thursday, "The Wall Street Journal " reported that Trump had developed a positive relationship with the North Korea's leader despite their differences. I'm not saying I have or haven't. " I probably have a very good relationship with Kim Jong Un ", Trump said in the interview. While quibbling over a single word might...

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  • Putin says 'shrewd' North Korean leader has outplayed his rivals
Putin says 'shrewd' North Korean leader has outplayed his rivals

They argue about whose nuclear button is bigger . North Korea's Punngye-ri nuclear test site has recently witnessed increased activities, which could indicate that the reclusive nation may be preparing for yet another missile test. "Hopefully, a lot of good things are going to work out". Technically, South Korea and the US remain at war with...

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  • Donald Trump: 'We'll See What Happens' with Steve Bannon
Donald Trump: 'We'll See What Happens' with Steve Bannon

As Trump aides called him disloyal and disgraceful, the president branded his former chief strategist on Twitter as "Sloppy Steve", an apparent reference to Bannon's often unkempt appearance, and declared that "he lost his mind" when he was pushed out of the White House last August.

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  • Netanyahu backs USA criticism of UNRWA, says it should cease to exist
Netanyahu backs USA criticism of UNRWA, says it should cease to exist

Jordan signed a peace treaty with Israel in 1994, and is the custodian of Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem . "This absurdity has to stop", he declared. The U.N. aid pays for schools and health care for Palestinian civilians who are already suffering too much due to Israel's illegal blockade of essential commodities needed after Israel bombed out mos...

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  • Marriott apologizes for labeling China's territories as independent countries
Marriott apologizes for labeling China's territories as independent countries

In response, Marriott chief executive Arne Sorenson said: "We don't support anyone who subverts the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China and we do not intend in any way to encourage or incite any such people or groups". "We sincerely apologize and thank guests and netizens for their candid feedback", it said. Shanghai's Huangpu di...

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  • Mexico Travel Warning 2018: 5 Places You Should NOT Visit
Mexico Travel Warning 2018: 5 Places You Should NOT Visit

Reconsider Travel (orange): This advisory level designates areas where there are significant safety and security risk. Level 4 is for do-not-travel countries, those with a "greater likelihood of life-threatening risks" in which the US government may be limited in its ability to help.

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  • Murder, rape of 8-year-old Pakistan girl sparks protests around country
Murder, rape of 8-year-old Pakistan girl sparks protests around country

A post mortem examination revealed the child had been raped and strangled . Meanwhile, tweets expressing outrage over Zainab's rape and murder poured in from all over the country with #JusticeForZainab becoming the hashtag of choice on the micro-blogging platform.

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  • WINTER STORM WARNING Issued for the Broadcast Area
WINTER STORM WARNING Issued for the Broadcast Area

Rain is possible Wednesday night and Thursday , before rain changes to snow late Thursday afternoon as daytime temperatures fall to below freezing. WHAT.Heavy snow and blowing snow possible. The greatest snowfall totals from phase one of this system will likely be found in the Mountain West, including the Cascades, Sierra and the northern Ro...

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  • New hope for MH370 next-of-kin on Ocean Infinity search mission
New hope for MH370 next-of-kin on Ocean Infinity search mission

Ocean Infinity said in this week's statement that the vessel, which left the South African port of Durban on Tuesday, was taking advantage of favorable weather to move toward "the vicinity of the possible search zone". CEO of Ocean Infinity Limited, Oliver Plunkett, right, speaks at a press conference during the MH370 missing plane search operation...

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  • Family of five rescued from debris of home following California mudslides
Family of five rescued from debris of home following California mudslides

A massive operation is also under way to rescue 300 people who are stranded in a canyon, and helicopters borrowed from the U.S. coast guard are being used to airlift them out. Damaged homes, mud and debris near Randall Road. She posted another video to Instagram on Wednesday showing damage to her home's back yard. Dave Zaniboni says crews are...

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  • The Newest: Japan says it'll do what's wanted on N. Korea
The Newest: Japan says it'll do what's wanted on N. Korea

Japan responded by saying any attempt by South Korea to revise the 2015 deal, struck by a conservative South Korean government, would make relations "unmanageable". Following the review result announcement, President Moon said the 2015 deal can not resolve the "comfort women" issue. "(Seoul) is expected to urge Tokyo to take responsible steps vis...

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  • Trump will attend elite World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland
Trump will attend elite World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland

Bush did not attend the meetings during the time they were in the White House. 'The president welcomes opportunities to advance his America First agenda with world leaders, ' White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said. Trump did not attend last January's conference - it conflicted with his inauguration. Trump goes to Davos after ...

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  • How alligators survive the cold
How alligators survive the cold

According to experts, the alligators instinctively know when the water is about to freeze and before that happens they stick their noses over the surface. "I can't imagine it being very good for them if it was much over a week in cold water". Bone-chilling arctic air created risky conditions for a large portion of the US and resulted in at least ...

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

The manhunt started after police say the little girl was found unresponsive with severe burns on her body. She was taken to Saint Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor by ambulance. "She always had a smile on her face, loved to play", Deborah Barrett said . Police said he then fled the home and was later arrested on domestic violence charges.

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