• North Korea 'only months away' from USA nuclear strike, claims diplomat
North Korea 'only months away' from USA nuclear strike, claims diplomat

North Korea accused the United States on Tuesday of seeking to aggravate the situation on the divided Korean peninsula by "deploying large nuclear assets" nearby and lay the ground for a possible pre-emptive strike against it. North Korea tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile, the Hwasong-14, twice last July. World leaders have als...

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  • Trump claims memo 'totally vindicates' him in Russian Federation probe
Trump claims memo 'totally vindicates' him in Russian Federation probe

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is not going to run the flag up the pole again this year, and any effort to finish off Obamacare will have to wait until there are more Republicans in the Senate, according to Politico. "If Democrats don't figure out a way to negotiate, then the DACA program will end and that's not an outcome I think a...

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  • Afghan govt urged to take action against anti-Pakistan terrorists
Afghan govt urged to take action against anti-Pakistan terrorists

Moreover, Pakistan reminded the world that it has cleansed its border region of terrorists, but that Afghan refugees nevertheless pose serious security risks and should therefore be repatriated. Pakistan has offered a joint probe into the recent deadly attacks in Afghanistan as talks are underway between the senior Pakistani officials and the Afgha...

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  • Five shot during violent clashes between migrants in Calais
Five shot during violent clashes between migrants in Calais

Police are searching for a 37-year-old Afghan man suspected to have taken part in the shooting, according to the France 24 website. A fight pitting Afghan migrants against African migrants started Thursday afternoon close to a hospital where meals were being distributed, France Info reported .

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  • Tyler Public Library hosts Black history film collection
Tyler Public Library hosts Black history film collection

Black History Month is officially underway, and one organization created an adorable news parody starring mini reporters to kick off the celebration. Throughout the years, Woodson was inspired to showcase positive portrayals of African Americans and to educate future generations about black history.

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  • Putin says US list of Russians is 'hostile step'
Putin says US list of Russians is 'hostile step'

The chairwoman of the upper chamber of the Russian parliament says the publication of a list of Russian officials and businessmen as part of a USA law on sanctions against Russia is an attempt to influence Russia's upcoming presidential vote.

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  • Kenyan gov't arrests MP who led Odinga's 'swearing
Kenyan gov't arrests MP who led Odinga's 'swearing

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i in an address to journalists maintained that the government had commenced a probe into the now controversial ceremony. On Tuesday, the government cut live transmission of the country's top three TV channels as a huge crowd of tens of thousands gathered in a Nairobi park for the mock inauguration.

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  • Clippers send Blake Griffin to Pistons in 6-player deal
Clippers send Blake Griffin to Pistons in 6-player deal

On July 1, Griffin reached an agreement on a five-year, US$171 million deal with the Clippers , however he did not get a no-trade clause as part of the new contract. However, in the 40 games he played with Detroit , he averaged 15 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 2.1 assists on 31.7 minutes of action. In 2017-18, Johnson has appeared in just nine game...

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  • Turkey Detains Medical Association Members over Syria Offensive Criticism
Turkey Detains Medical Association Members over Syria Offensive Criticism

Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Artyom Kozhin told Russian news agencies on Tuesday that the conference is being delayed but "will start soon". The US has mostly just ignored those warnings. Turkey, which considers the YPG to be a terrorist organisation, has called on Washington to end its military support for the group and to pull back from t...

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  • United Kingdom ministers pledge business as usual with European Union during Brexit transition
United Kingdom ministers pledge business as usual with European Union during Brexit transition

On the "hard Brexit " side, the European Research Group consisting of about 60 pro-Leave Conservative deputies has said staying in the Customs Union would make the United Kingdom "a vassal state" of the EU during the transition period.

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  • Trump hints at fight over $1 trillion trade with Europe
Trump hints at fight over $1 trillion trade with Europe

Last summer, Cecilia Malmström the European Union commissioner for trade said a trade war between the United States and European Union would have negative implications on the whole world. " Many countries are puzzled a little bit about the lack of leadership from the United States", Malmstrom said. But Europe warned of a "robust response" if the...

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  • Saudi billionaire released after arrest in corruption shake-up
Saudi billionaire released after arrest in corruption shake-up

Critics say the crown prince, who is King Salman's son and heir, has used the purported anti-corruption campaign to sideline potential rivals and critics, and seize control of influential businesses run by numerous scions detained in the probe.

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  • Shoppers In France Are Full On Punching On Over Nutella
Shoppers In France Are Full On Punching On Over Nutella

A supermarket employee told local media that they were trying to get in between the customers but they were pushing them. Elsewhere, customers reported an old woman who was hit on the head with a box while another walked away with a bloody hand.

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  • Volunteers record living conditions of Rapid City's homeless population
Volunteers record living conditions of Rapid City's homeless population

Pam Anderson, the co-chair of the Housing and Homeless Coalition said the number is representative of a bigger picture. One recent study found that almost 554,000 people were living on the streets on a single night a year ago. Monarch Housing Associates is coordinating the NJ Counts survey for the fifth year. At 4 a.m., the volunteer teams were...

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  • Doomsday Clock Moves Closer To Midnight, We're 2 Minutes From World Annihilation
Doomsday Clock Moves Closer To Midnight, We're 2 Minutes From World Annihilation

The clock's brightest moment was in 1991 when, in the post-Cold War afterglow, it was set at 17 minutes to midnight . "To call the world nuclear situation dire is to understate the danger-and its immediacy", the group added as it again advanced the clock, just as it did a year ago.

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  • Fears over US-Turkey military confrontation in Syria
Fears over US-Turkey military confrontation in Syria

Analysts have cautioned that the area could be a flashpoint in already strained relations between Washington and Ankara . They include the lasting defeat of Islamic State and helping Syrian refugees return home while avoiding civilian casualties.

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  • Kentucky High School Shooting Leaves One Dead, Many Wounded
Kentucky High School Shooting Leaves One Dead, Many Wounded

The second victim was a 15-year-old male who died at the hospital, according to the governor . It's not always an outsider though, police say the suspect involved in Monday's mass shooting at a Kentucky school is a student who brought a gun to school and shot seven people.

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  • Alaska quake prompts tsunami watch in Bay Area
Alaska quake prompts tsunami watch in Bay Area

Environment Canada issued a tsunami warning after the 7.9-magnitude quake struck 281 kilometres south-east of Kodiak City, Alaska at a depth of about 25 kilometres. "This is nearly too soon to be into it to get that kind of information", he said. "I've been Kodiak for 19 years that was the strongest, longest lasting one I've ever felt", he told ...

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  • Watford sack manager Marco Silva, replace him with Javi Gracia
Watford sack manager Marco Silva, replace him with Javi Gracia

But Watford have now chose to take the action to dismiss Silva after one victory in their last 11 Premier League games - the worst form of any side in the league - has seen them dragged into the relegation mix. He left Rubin Kazan by mutual consent after they finished ninth in the Russian Premier League previous year. The Hornets' hierarchy h...

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  • Iraq sentences German woman to death for joining Isis
Iraq sentences German woman to death for joining Isis

Bayrkdar added, "The accused admitted during interrogations that she left Germany for Syria then Iraq to join ISIS with her two daughters, who married members of the terrorist organization". IS had seized control of almost a third of the country in 2014. Thousands of foreigners have been fighting for IS in Iraq and Syria. Today a court condemned ...

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