• 'We are not your enemy' United States tells N. Korea
'We are not your enemy' United States tells N. Korea

Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met privately and posed for a photo after a working lunch at the US-Asean meeting in Washington in May. "It is a very open relationship and it's one in which I feel quite comfortable telling him my views". "You can stop North Korea, militarily or diplomatically", he said...

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  • Russian Losses In Syria Four Times Higher Than Official Count
Russian Losses In Syria Four Times Higher Than Official Count

Russia is disputing a report by the Reuters news agency that shows higher Russian casualties in Syria than has been officially reported. The Russian Defense Ministry has repudiated information on supposed secret graves of Russian military servicemen allegedly killed in Syria, the ministry's spokesman Major General Igor Konashenkov said on Wed...

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  • Tillerson assures North Korea 'We are not your enemy'
Tillerson assures North Korea 'We are not your enemy'

Days after North Korea on Sunday launched its second intercontinental ballistic missile in a month, Tillerson on Tuesday said Washington was "responding to an unacceptable threat to the US". The US President had recently expressed disappointment that Beijing had not applied as much pressure as he would like or caused a change in North Korea's...

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  • Anthony Scaramucci Out: 4 People Who Could Replace Him
Anthony Scaramucci Out: 4 People Who Could Replace Him

That cuts against both Scaramucci's public pronouncement that he answered to the president and the impression he left that his relationship with the Donald Trump was more personal and closer than the average White House aide. Though it is unclear whether Trump or Kelly had made a decision to remove Scaramucci, White House Press Secretary Sarah Hu...

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  • Germany expels Vietnamese diplomat as Berlin accuses Hanoi of kidnapping
Germany expels Vietnamese diplomat as Berlin accuses Hanoi of kidnapping

A German foreign ministry spokesman said the kidnapping of a Vietnamese citizen on German soil was a violation of German and worldwide law. In September, Vietnam issued an worldwide arrest warrant for Thanh, saying it would find him wherever he was.

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  • Palestinian teen detained after stabbing Israeli man
Palestinian teen detained after stabbing Israeli man

The Palestinian attacker, center, before he stabs a fellow supermarket employee. The victim, 43, also reportedly a Shufersal employee, was rushed to the Kaplan Medical Center in the nearby city of Rehovot with multiple severe stab wounds in his upper body.

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  • U.S. test missile days after North Korea launch
U.S. test missile days after North Korea launch

The missile was launched at 2:10 a.m. local time from the Air Force's North Vandenberg Air Force Base , located almost 130 miles northwest of Los Angeles. "It's time for this saber rattling on an enormously unsafe scale to end". Previous Minuteman ICBM launches this year were conducted in February, April and May.

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  • Palestinian man confesses to killing his pregnant Israeli girlfriend, police say
Palestinian man confesses to killing his pregnant Israeli girlfriend, police say

Michal Halimi, 29, from the West Bank settlement of Adam, has been missing for more than two months. After additional interrogations, Harouf finally confessed to murdering Halimi by strangling and stoning her, after which he buried her deep in the ground.

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  • 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Broadway cast revealed
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' Broadway cast revealed

But on the bright side, we now officially know who is in the cast. The follow-up play to Harry Potter's story has received rave reviews in London, and now Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is coming to Broadway for all of us American muggles .

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  • Flood advisory, thunderstorm warnings in effect for Wayne County
Flood advisory, thunderstorm warnings in effect for Wayne County

Scattered thunderstorms will linger through Friday morning, the weather service said. "Between one and two inches of rain can be expected.some of this falling in a short period of time causing poor drainage and roadway flooding and nickel size hail", the service said.

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  • Acting DEA chief Chuck Rosenberg says Trump condoned police misconduct
Acting DEA chief Chuck Rosenberg says Trump condoned police misconduct

Less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump told an audience full of police officers in NY to be "rough" on suspects, the acting head of the Drug Enforcement Administration sent his employees an email that rebuked the President's suggestion.

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  • Arrest warrant issued for Northwestern professor in River North stabbing death
Arrest warrant issued for Northwestern professor in River North stabbing death

James Cornell-Duranleau. An arrest warrant has been issued for a Northwestern associate professor and a University of Oxford employee in connection with the fatal stabbing of a man in a Near North Side apartment. According to Lathem's LinkedIn account , he has worked at Northwestern University since 2008. He was placed on administrative...

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  • Rupee extends gain as RBI cuts repo rate
Rupee extends gain as RBI cuts repo rate

Mumbai , Aug 02 The Reserve Bank of India today fixed the reference rate of the rupee at 64.0690 against the U.S. dollar and 75.7488 for the euro. YES Bank has cut its 2017/18 average inflation projection to 3.5% from 4 percent. Radhika Rao, an economist at Singapore-based DBS Bank, said the neutral policy stance "will allow the RBI to be n...

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  • Trump's attorney previously denied POTUS involvement in Russian Federation statement
Trump's attorney previously denied POTUS involvement in Russian Federation statement

So he didn't have anything to do with the statement that Don Jr. put out that was being worked on with his team? "There's no inaccuracy in the statement". The Post says that the president's advisers fear now that the direct involvement of Donald Trump , in the declaration of his son, can put in a legal position to be unsafe.

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  • 'Totally unacceptable': NZ's opposition rails against 'sexist' question on her second day
'Totally unacceptable': NZ's opposition rails against 'sexist' question on her second day

Mr Little's exit followed a number of polls citing support for the opposition party has plummeted to below 25 per cent. Ardern replied that she didn't mind being asked the question because, she said, "I have been very open about discussing that dilemma because I think probably lots of women face it".

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  • Military option against North Korea inevitable
Military option against North Korea inevitable

The North Korean dictator had threatened Trump during his New Year's speech that his country was on the verge of developing a long-range ICBM capable of hitting the United States mainland. But the current USA intelligence assessment is that the missile programme aboard submarines remains in the very early stages, it said. Seoul's presidential...

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  • Turkey to Replace Army, Navy, Air Force Commanders
Turkey to Replace Army, Navy, Air Force Commanders

Turkey has replaced its land, naval and air force commanders, a presidential spokesperson announced at a press conference on Wednesday. The Supreme Military Council (YAS) made a decision to remove land forces commander General Salih Zeki Colak, naval chief Admiral Bulent Bostanoglu and air force commander General Abidin Unal, presidential spokes...

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  • Indians drop third straight in dramatic fashion
Indians drop third straight in dramatic fashion

CLEVELAND (AP) - Looking to again ride their bullpen deep into the postseason, the Cleveland Indians added another arm by acquiring reliever Joe Smith from Toronto for two minor leaguers Monday. Reed would be expected to return to a setup role behind Red Sox right-handed closer Craig Kimbrel . Pedroia missed three straight games before landing ...

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  • US launches unarmed ICBM from California in test
US launches unarmed ICBM from California in test

Carrying telemetry equipment to gather operational test data, the re-entry vehicle came down at Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, site of a US Army missile test range. Operational test launches highlight the teamwork of airmen at F.E. Warren and Vandenberg, said Col. Dave Kelley, 576th Flight Test Squadron commander.

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  • Former Florida QB John Reaves dies at 67
Former Florida QB John Reaves dies at 67

Robert Salmon, manager of operations with the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner, told the Herald Reaves' autopsy is being performed Wednesday, but he added that results probably won't be released for anther 4-6 weeks. In the lone setback at Auburn, Reaves threw nine interceptions, which remains an NCAA record almost 50 years later. Reaves set ...

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  • Newly Released Dashcam Footage Shows St. Louis Cop Threaten Shooting Victim
Newly Released Dashcam Footage Shows St. Louis Cop Threaten Shooting Victim

The fate of a former St. Louis police officer accused of killing a suspect rests with a judge, not a jury of his peers. Jason Stockley , 36, is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the December 20, 2011, shooting death of Smith following a police chase stemming from a suspected drug deal.

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  • Northwest braces for historic heat wave
Northwest braces for historic heat wave

The high will hit 105 degrees in most places by 5 p.m., breaking the daily record of 96 degrees in 1986. That creates "a unsafe situation in which heat illnesses are possible", the National Weather Service said. That's 21 degrees higher than the city's August average. What often makes the heat more intolerable in cities such as Portland and...

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  • ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) Shares Sold by Capstone Asset Management Co
ONEOK, Inc. (NYSE:OKE) Shares Sold by Capstone Asset Management Co

Several other large investors also recently modified their holdings of the company. Analysts await ONEOK, Inc. Huntington National Bank now owns 2,196 shares of the utilities provider's stock worth $122,000 after buying an additional 554 shares during the period.

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  • Gujarat Floods toll rises to 213; CM Rupani visits Banaskantha
Gujarat Floods toll rises to 213; CM Rupani visits Banaskantha

Union minister Smriti Irani today took potshots at the Congress , saying the party was anxious about ensuring the victory of its Rajya Sabha candidate, while its MLAs had left the flood-affected people of Banaskantha in Gujarat to fend for themselves.

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  • USA makes exceptions for North Korea travel ban
USA makes exceptions for North Korea travel ban

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the midnight launch of the missile on Friday night and called it a "stern warning" to the USA that it would not be safe from destruction if it tried to attack, the North's official KCNA news agency said.

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  • Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $323 million
Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $323 million

The Virginia Lottery says Tuesday night's winning Mega Millions tickets was bought at Martin's Food Market at 2035 East Market Street in Harrisonburg. Since January 1, more than 81.6 million winning tickets have been sold; 74 of those have been worth $1 million or more. There were no matches for the white balls - 20, 22, 52, 57 and 73, plus the...

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  • Stephen Colbert Plays Out The Mooch with a Queen 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Parody
Stephen Colbert Plays Out The Mooch with a Queen 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Parody

His going away party can serve what's left of his welcome cake. Then there's the reason why Scaramucci was let go. Ironically, The Mooch - labelled a "114-pounds of alfredo sauce, hair gel, and rage" - was responsible for the former Chief of Staff being fired just days ago, reportedly calling Priebus "Reince penis" during his tenure at the Whit...

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  • Texas officer hit by drunk driver, detains suspect
Texas officer hit by drunk driver, detains suspect

He was thrown into a lane of traffic, but was able to get up and walk. The suspected drunk driver hit Lesell, throwing him onto the road. An Acura came barreling into the frame after hitting the patrol auto, then collided with the vehicle being pulled over and Officer Lesell.

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  • Two killed in Portugal beach crash
Two killed in Portugal beach crash

An eight-year-old girl and 50-year-old man have been killed after a plane crash landed on a beach near Lisbon, according to local media reports. Officials said they were not aware of any injured. "We are used to seeing small planes cruising along the shore, along the beach near Lisbon". The bodies lay covered on the sand as police cordoned off th...

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  • Former FBI director James Comey to write memoir due in 2018
Former FBI director James Comey to write memoir due in 2018

Flynn and kept memos about his meetings with the president. New White House chief of staff John Kelly was so upset with how President Donald Trump handled the firing of FBI Director James Comey that Kelly called Comey afterward and said he was considering resigning, according to two sources familiar with a conversation between Kelly and Comey.

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  • North Korea missile tests continue to rile lawmakers in Washington
North Korea missile tests continue to rile lawmakers in Washington

That's likely a non-starter for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un now, who looks at former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein - who did not have nuclear weapons - and Libya's Moammar Gaddafi - who gave up his nuclear ambitions for sanctions relief and aid, only to be toppled and killed after the U.S.

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  • Trump dictated son's statement about Russian lawyer meeting
Trump dictated son's statement about Russian lawyer meeting

The Post , citing multiple people with knowledge of the situation, said the original plan in response to the New York Times' reporting was to issue a truthful statement ahead of the story, but then Trump personally made a decision to have the statement say Trump Jr.

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  • Tillerson says U.S. is willing to talk to North Korea
Tillerson says U.S. is willing to talk to North Korea

The aircraft and some 200 airmen will be withdrawn from the 176th Fighter Squadron of the Wisconsin Air National Guard, the Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) said Tuesday. "The specifics of our assessment are classified for reasons I hope you understand", Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis told a news briefing.

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  • Anthony Scaramucci listed as dead, embarrassing error in Harvard Law alum directory
Anthony Scaramucci listed as dead, embarrassing error in Harvard Law alum directory

The Mooch wouldn't be The Mooch if he could get through a day without doing things to the max , so even though he just got fired as Donald Trump's communications director after a little over a week with the job, things are somehow still getting more and more ridiculous for Anthony Scaramucci .

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  • Russia rebuffs US on North Korea, says Moscow, Beijing not to blame
Russia rebuffs US on North Korea, says Moscow, Beijing not to blame

Those are in addition to four other missile tests since Trump assumed office in January. The Philippines leader teed off against "crazy man" Kim ahead of a regional security meeting in Manila where the hermit state's ballistic missile tests will be a hot agenda item.

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