• Attorney General Sessions Threatens to Punish 'Sanctuary Cities'
Attorney General Sessions Threatens to Punish 'Sanctuary Cities'

The Justice Department sent letters to cities struggling with gun violence, telling them they will be ineligible for a new program that aims to root out drug trafficking and gang crime unless they give federal immigration authorities access to jails and provide advance notice before releasing someone in custody who is wanted on immigration violatio...

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  • Vice Presidential poll: Venkaiah vs Gandhi tomorrow
Vice Presidential poll: Venkaiah vs Gandhi tomorrow

The counting of votes will start at 7 pm and the result will be declared Saturday evening. The vice-presidential election , scheduled for Saturday, may look like it is in the bag for the ruling NDA, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi is taking no chances.

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  • More than 90% of N. Korea's Trades Are with China
More than 90% of N. Korea's Trades Are with China

That tweetstorm wasn't enough to convince the Chinese government, which responded with the editorial that ran in the state-owned China Daily . "Trump is quite a personality, and he likes to tweet", said an editorial by Beijing's Xinhua news agency, according to a translation by The New York Times.

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  • Fire near Tokyo's famed Tsukiji fish market extinguished after 15 hours
Fire near Tokyo's famed Tsukiji fish market extinguished after 15 hours

The fire was in Tsukiji's "outer" market, an area packed with informal restaurants where tourists can tuck into fresh seafood plates and sushi. No people were injured in the fire that broke out late on Thursday and sent grey smoke billowing over the city, but 935 square meters of shops and restaurants in seven buildings were destroyed, a Tokyo ...

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  • Tillerson Not Using $80M to Fight ISIS, Russian Propaganda
Tillerson Not Using $80M to Fight ISIS, Russian Propaganda

President Donald Trump wants to cut State Department funding, so Tillerson is trying to spend less of it - not more. They say the State Department's R.C. During the conference Tillerson presented a synopsis on the foreign department's achivemenrts since his appointement as the USA state secretary seven month ago.

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  • Murder charges issued in shooting of WSU Police Sgt. Collin Rose
Murder charges issued in shooting of WSU Police Sgt. Collin Rose

Collin Rose. He died the next day . A judge later Thursday ordered Durham to also undergo a mental evaluation to determine if he is competent to stand trial in the Rose slaying. 'This is a solemn time, not one of celebration, as our department is still recovering, but it does provide some comfort, ' Holt said. Worthy wouldn't discuss what eviden...

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  • 3 shot at packed San Francisco park
3 shot at packed San Francisco park

She says once people realized they were gunshots they started running in a panic. Both were bleeding as emergency workers carried them away on stretchers, she said. No other information has been made available by police. As one of San Francisco's most popular destinations, Mission Dolores Park encompasses almost 16 acres, offering such features a...

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  • NASA photos from space show smoke from BC wildfires
NASA photos from space show smoke from BC wildfires

Humans aren't the only ones being watched for possible breathing problems due to an ongoing air quality advisory in Metro Vancouver resulting from wildfires in B.C.'s Interior. Symptoms that may be related to excess smoke exposure include repeated coughing, shortness of breath, wheezing, chest tightness or pain, palpitations, nausea and lightheaded...

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  • U.S. moves to have North Korea suspended from Asia's security forum
U.S. moves to have North Korea suspended from Asia's security forum

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not meet his North Korean counterpart at a regional forum in Manila and will instead push to deepen Pyongyang's diplomatic isolation, a senior US official said. "Does it make our life more hard?" The ban comes at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and North Korea, which has been wo...

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  • That clash between Stephen Miller and Jim Acosta and NC connections
That clash between Stephen Miller and Jim Acosta and NC connections

President Donald Trump along with GOP Senators unveiled the RAISE Act on Wednesday that would overhaul the nation's immigration system. "Does CNN not know the difference" between green-card policy and illegal immigration? The reporter also referred to the famous Emma Lazarus poem on the Statue of Liberty , the one that includes the...

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  • Other voices: Trump, North Korea and China's choice
Other voices: Trump, North Korea and China's choice

In August, the USA and South Korean militaries hold Ulchi-Freedom Guardian, one of the world's largest annual military exercises that has drawn harsh rebukes from North Korea in the past. In their meeting last April here, foreign ministers of ASEAN member states issued a strong statement against the ballistic missile and fissile material testing ...

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  • Dumi Masilela dies in reported hijacking ordeal
Dumi Masilela dies in reported hijacking ordeal

Dumi was a cast member in ETV soapie Rhythm City . Gauteng police spokesperson Kay Makhubela says police are investigating a case of murder and attempted hijacking following the death of actor and musician, Dumi Masilela . A young talent with so much ahead of him. We don't have any details yet, but we do know that it happened last night. "My de...

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  • China warns India against 'military buildup' on border
China warns India against 'military buildup' on border

In a statement, Geng said the action of the Indian side amounts to that of "irresponsibility and recklessness". "On this basis as the initial result of the boundary settlement both sides may negotiate a final agreement on the boundary alignment in the Sikkim sector to replace the historical treaty", said the External Affairs Minister.

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  • S. Korea to ramp up diplomacy on NK issue at ASEAN meetings
S. Korea to ramp up diplomacy on NK issue at ASEAN meetings

She said Sunday that a resolution that doesn't "significantly increase" pressure on Pyongyang "is worse than nothing, because it sends the message to the North Korean dictator that the global community is unwilling to seriously challenge him".

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  • Taiwan fraud suspects deported to China from Indonesia: MOFA
Taiwan fraud suspects deported to China from Indonesia: MOFA

They were on two flights heading for Chengdu and Tianjin. The 143 suspects, who are believed to be part of a trans-national organized crime ring, entered Indonesia as tourists. and impacts the healthy development of cross-straits relations", Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council said. Taiwan has been facing similar challenges involving countries with...

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  • Senate Republicans gradually turning their backs on Trump
Senate Republicans gradually turning their backs on Trump

In a statement released Tuesday, he forcefully denounced Senator Flake for his disingenuous abuse of Goldwater's conservative legacy. "For a conservative, that's an awfully bitter pill to swallow", he continued. The GOP senators criticized the White House director of the budget; they passed a Russian Federation sanctions bill that limits ...

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  • Lease Dispute Results in Secret Service Vacating Trump Tower Command Post
Lease Dispute Results in Secret Service Vacating Trump Tower Command Post

Before the dispute, the command center for the president's security detail was located in the room directly below his, one floor down. On Thursday, a spokeswoman for the Trump Organization said the government should seek space in another location.

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  • U.S. prepares to test launch unarmed ICBM from California
U.S. prepares to test launch unarmed ICBM from California

North Korea's recent missile test came dangerously close to an Air France jet. About 45 minutes later, North Korea launched its missile which climbed to more than 2,000 miles into the air. Amid the ongoing tensions over North Korea's latest missile launch, the U.S. Air Force on Wednesday successfully launched an unarmed intercontinental ...

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  • USA moves to have North Korea suspended from Asia forum
USA moves to have North Korea suspended from Asia forum

We do not seek an excuse to send our military north of the 38th parallel. "U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is trying to halt increasing discussions about a regime change in North Korea". On Monday, President Donald Trump uttered assurances during the start of his Cabinet meeting that the threat from North Korea will be taken care of.

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  • Justice Dept. pushes back on NYT's 'race-based discrimination' report
Justice Dept. pushes back on NYT's 'race-based discrimination' report

Ms. Flores's statement described the investigation as an administrative referral about a complaint filed by 64 Asian-American coalitions in May 2015 and that "alleges racial discrimination against Asian-Americans in a university's admission policy and practices".

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  • Trump's Conversation With Australian PM Goes Viral
Trump's Conversation With Australian PM Goes Viral

The Australian Security Intelligence Organization raised the threat level to aviation to "probable" as a result of the plot, Turnbull told reporters in the city of Perth on Thursday. I will be there again and again , ' Turnbull asserted. Now, the Washington Post has obtained the transcript of this phone call (along with that of his introdu...

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  • Pakistan's official website hacked
Pakistan's official website hacked

The perpetrators put up an image of the Ashoka Chakra in the colours of the Indian flag along on pakistan.gov.pk, which has now been restored. Pride in our Souls... His video could not have been more ill-timed as our country prepares to celebrate its 70th independence day on August 15. "The hackers also posted messages like "Pakistan Zindabad" an...

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  • Washington's Chief Diplomat Calls For Easing Tensions With North Korea
Washington's Chief Diplomat Calls For Easing Tensions With North Korea

North Korea claims the regular military drills by South Korean and USA troops are a precursor to an invasion of the North. Others, however, believe that at the rate it is going, Pyongyang may overcome these challenges and develop a nuclear weapon within five to 10 years that could strike the US.

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  • What really happened during 'that' phone call
What really happened during 'that' phone call

President Donald Trump said he won New Hampshire because it is a "drug-infested den", prompting lawmakers in the state to lash out Thursday and blame him for supporting policies that would worsen the problem. "It makes me look so bad and I have only been here a week", he continued, before receiving a reminder from Turnbull that the agreement is ...

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  • Trump talked tersely with leaders of Mexico, Australia
Trump talked tersely with leaders of Mexico, Australia

Trump told Turnbull that " I hate taking these people ", despite Turnbull's reassurances that they are economic refugees. "Right now, it seems, many of them are stuck on standing offers which are not as attractive as market offers". "You can certainly say that it was not a deal that you would have done, but you are going to stick with it". W...

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  • Terror accused to face Sydney court
Terror accused to face Sydney court

Earlier, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull police investigations had proceeded well on uncovering evidence. "That's what I can say to you". The three other men remain in custody and have yet to be charged, after a magistrate late Sunday gave police an additional seven days to detain them.

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  • Trump swears in John Kelly as chief of staff
Trump swears in John Kelly as chief of staff

Both Mattis and Kelly have been active in providing clarification of executive orders released by the White House. White House chief of staff Reince Priebus , who as the closest aide to Trump assumed the responsibility of coordinating within the White House and dealing with Congress, has resigned.

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  • Assam Floods: Rahul Gandhi Meets Flood-Affected Victims, Assures Assistance
Assam Floods: Rahul Gandhi Meets Flood-Affected Victims, Assures Assistance

Bharatsinh Solanki asked the party workers to expedite the distribution of food, clothes, utensils and other items to the flood victims, the release said. Terming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as the descendant of Nathuram Godse, the Congress on Thursday said even as per Mahatma Gandhi, if the party dissolves, the nation would be dead.

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  • U.S. test-launches unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile
U.S. test-launches unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile

It says the programmes, which contravene U.N. Security Council resolutions, are necessary to counter US aggression. "ASEAN is the only venue where we can promote candid dialogue on North Korea's nuclear ambitions with key stakeholders", he said.

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  • What White House Chief of Staff John Kelly needs most from Trump
What White House Chief of Staff John Kelly needs most from Trump

One source described McCaul, a Texas Republican who is the chairman of the House homeland security committee, as having the "experience necessary to run the agency" and "open to the position" of DHS secretary. Comey's dismissal was hugely controversial because of his role in the investigations of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton's use of ...

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  • Justice Department to investigate Harvard's admission process for alleged discrimination
Justice Department to investigate Harvard's admission process for alleged discrimination

In a statement released late Wednesday, Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said a recent announcement by the department's Civil Rights Division sought volunteers to investigate the complaint by a coalition of 64 Asian-American groups against "a university's admissions policy and practices".

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  • Netanyahu is a suspect in bribery and fraud case
Netanyahu is a suspect in bribery and fraud case

A gag order has been issued by the court for all cases involving Netanyahu. A statement from his office Thursday night said, "We completely reject the unfounded claims against the prime minister". It is only one of several corruption investigations that police have been following for months, with the Israeli press saying that they are close to re...

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  • Flames engulf skyscraper in Dubai
Flames engulf skyscraper in Dubai

Debris could be seen falling from the building as flames lit up the side of the tower. It said Civil Defence was tackling the fire. The Torch was damaged by an earlier blaze in 2015. local time. The Torch was the site of a fire in February 2015. It has 676 units and is considered the 32nd tallest building in the world. Claire Hopkin added...

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  • China welcomes US seeking dialogue with North Korea
China welcomes US seeking dialogue with North Korea

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Sunday night that the U.S. would not seek an emergency meeting of the UNSC in response to North Korea's second test of the Hwasong-14. North Korea's actions have violated the conflict- prevention aims of the ASEAN Regional Forum, which groups the United States and North Korea with 25 other countries.

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  • The Transcript Of Trump's Call With Malcolm Turnbull Has Leaked
The Transcript Of Trump's Call With Malcolm Turnbull Has Leaked

The fact that the refugees in question are from Muslim countries is the key for Trump . The president went on to label the US refugee deal as "stupid" and claimed it would make him "look terrible" in his first week in the White House. The majority of the conversation consisted of Turnbull trying to convince Trump to stick with an Obama-era...

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