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'Game is over' as Moscow summons Israeli ambassador

Earlier on Monday, media reported that Koren was summoned for a second time. Israel says forces loyal to Syrian dictator Assad (pictured) fired missiles at so...


Plane crashes in South Sudan, at least 14 injured

The plane's right wing hit a vehicle and a fire started on the right side of the plane, Ateny said. "No one died but there are a number of injured people rig...


Norway Ranked Happiest Country Worldwide

That's according to the fifth annual United Nations World Happiness Report . That's just.02 "steps" higher than those in the second happiest country , Den...


NCAA Denounces Confederate Flag, Does Nothing

They had planned to stay throughout the games and be on grounds as fans arrived at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. "Freedom of speech activities on the public prope...


France investigates terror link to Orly attack

Investigation showed Ben Belgacem was also behind a shooting targeting security officers during a routine road check at about 6:55 a.m. (0555 GMT) Saturday at S...


Use of pre-emptive force an option with NKorea

The impeachment of President Park Geun-hye one week ago has not only upended domestic politics, it has raised questions over the balance of Washington-Seoul rel...


Tillerson gets a look at NKorea at the DMZ between Koreas

And then at the weekend, there will be his much anticipated trip to Beijing , amid reports that Tillerson will seek to finalise plans for Chinese leader Xi Jin...


Merkel-Trump meet low on personal rapport

But his demand was swiftly rejected by German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen, who said on Sunday that "there is no debt account at North Atlantic Treaty ...


Turkey threatens to end migrant deal with European Union amid spat

The Turkish president has also said Europe is regressing to the pre-World War II era. Despite Turkey's previous criticism of the virulently anti-Islam Wilders...


South Africa extends grants payments contract to avert social aid crisis

Zuma's remarks fly in the face of remarks made by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng this week, where he described the current grants crisis in the country a result ...


ETA to announce disarmament

Spanish newspaper El País reported that ETA would use civil intermediaries to notify French legal authorities of the location of its weapons caches - thought ...


Not in race for UP CM, says Rajnath Singh

Asked specifically as to whether there was any likelihood of an election for the post of the leader of the Legislature Party, Pathak avoided a direct reply, say...


Trump offers no apology for claim on British spying

Tapper tore into the White House after President Trump's "the buck stops there" approach to Sean Spicer citing Fox's Andrew Napolitano yesterday over a report a...


Man Wrongfully Convicted of Murder Released From Prison After 32 Years

But on Wednesday, a Los Angeles judge ordered him free "as soon as possible" after prosecutors concluded that he did not get a "fundamentally fair trial". "Th...


Donald Trump tells Angela Merkel: We've both been wiretapped by Barack Obama

While the President Trump had earlier greeted the German leader with a handshake upon her arrival at the White House, he appeared to ignore requests to do so as...


Trump sidesteps blame over wiretap row with Britain

Director James Comey has said it in private and will be public that such wiretapping/surveillance did not happen, and that Obama never ordered such wiretapping/...


Wednesday brings highs of 71, sunny skies

Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 45. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Ottawa and Allegan Counties...


Tillerson: NKorea 'need not fear' United States

The latest bout of tension with North Korea comes at a time of political turmoil in South Korea. "The history of U.S. policy toward North Korea is complicated...


US President Donald Trump stands by wiretapping claim during Angela Merkel visit

It sparked a full blown diplomatic incident, with the Cheltenham-based eavesdropping agency issuing a very rare public statement to rubbish the unsubstantiated ...


Twitter image leads to cyberstalking charge for Maryland man

John Rayne Rivello, 29, of Salisbury was arrested Friday in Maryland after sending a message via Twitter to Dallas reporter Kurt Eichenwald on December 15, 2016...


Tillerson calls for 'new approach' to N. Korea threat

U.S. officials have been spooked by North Korea's accelerating progress towards building an intercontinental ballistic missile that could threaten USA mainland ...


Trump Offered No Apology Over British Intelligence Spy Claims, White House Says

The British intelligence agency, which rarely comments on allegations about intelligence matters, flatly denied the claim, responding with a statement calling t...


Spicer: We don't regret repeating claim that United Kingdom spied on Trump

A spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said the White House has assured the British government that allegations that GCHQ spied on Trump will not ...


Tillerson cites pre-emptive option for North Korea

But he warned that past policies and punishments have had virtually no effect on Pyongyang's ambitions. It has conducted two nuclear tests and a series of missi...


Tillerson on North Korea: Military action is 'an option'

Last week, after the USA and South Korea began annual military drills that the North views as rehearsal for invasion, it test-fired four missiles into seas off ...


Tillerson tells North Korea not to fear, yet hints at tougher tack

Tillerson also emphasized the need for "trilateral cooperation" with an increasingly unstable South Korea, which just impeached pro-American president Park Geun...


China to build station on Scarborough Shoal, ignoring Hague ruling

However analysts warn that building on Scarborough Shoal would radically change the situation since it is just 230 kilometres (143 miles) from Luzon. Our triu...


Japanese government faulted in 2011 Fukushima disaster

The district court in Maebashi, north of Tokyo , said the government and plant operator were to blame for failing to prepare anti-tsunami measures. "My wife ...


Clinton comeback? Hillary declares she's 'ready to come out of the woods'

Talking to a crowd in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Clinton joked that she is "ready to come out of the woods " and to engage in society again. Clinton, who shunne...


Rex Tillerson US diplomat says military action against North Korea an 'option'

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stressed on Thursday the importance of the United States working with allies Japan and South Korea to counter pe...


No delay in electing CLP leader in Goa: Digvijaya

But, the blame for letting Goa slip from the grasp should go to the Congress and its leaders. The Congress, the single-largest party with 17 MLAs, suffered a ...


Low Intensity Blasts Near Agra Cantt Railway Station; No Damage Reported

The level of security at India's famous Taj Mahal has been strengthened on Friday, with Indian police patrolling the Yamuna river bank after reported threat fro...


Tillerson to face Chinese ire over blame for North Korea tensions

He said any North Korean actions that threatened the South would be met with "an appropriate response". It doesn't actually want the North Korean regime to co...


US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits Korean DMZ

Tillerson is expected to hold a press conference ahead of the discussions with his South Korean counterpart. Certainly we do not want for things to get to a mil...


France's Macron seen defeating Le Pen, Hamon losing support: BVA poll

The far-right politician later said that he was not against the reality of the Holocaust and accused those preparing the film of "cleverly" editing his remarks....