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South Korea military: North Korea fires missile

Japan said the latest missile reached an altitude of more than 2,000 km (1,245 miles) and flew for 30 minutes before dropping into the sea between North Korea's east coast and Japan. It also comes after repeated warnings from President Trump to North Korea to stop - and to China to crack down on its errant neighbor. But she said more analysis was needed. Read More »

Senate panel subpoenas Flynn for Russia-related documents


Flynn, who was sacked from his White House position after lying about December phone calls he had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, is under investigation in Congress, the FBI and the Pentagon over his dealings with Russians dating back to late 2005. Read More »

Macron wins French presidency but hurdles remain in campaign to govern

Mr Macron's party has announced that the "En Marche!' movement will now change its name to "En Marche la Rpublique" or 'Republic on the Move", so as to structure itself more like a traditional party. The people held their referendum last Sunday. Francois Baroin, head of the Republicans' parliamentary election team, said on Tuesday they would abandon key proposals that their unsuccessful presidential candidate, Francois Fillon, stood for. Read More »

On the Removal of the Jefferson Davis Monument in New Orleans

We talked to executive director Dr. Tom Payne about that, and there appears to be some confusion coming out of the New Orleans Mayor's Office. "To literally put the Confederacy on a pedestal in some of our most prominent public places is not only an inaccurate reflection of our past, it is an affront to our present, and a bad prescription for our future", he said . Read More »

CIA forms special unit focused on North Korea threat


Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing. This is the first CIA Mission Center established under President Trump, and the agency's 11th overall. North Korea held a military parade, rolled out a few missile mock-ups and tested a missile, which blew up nearly immediately after launch. Presidential spokesperson Yoon Young-chan said that Moon told Xi, "The resolution of the North Korean nuclear issue must be comprehensive and sequential, with pressure and sanctions used in parallel with ... Read More »

Youth attacks Mishra at hunger strike venue


Earlier in the day, his mother Annapoorna Mishra, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader, wrote to Kejriwal and urged him "not to lie" and "reveal" the details of the AAP leaders' travels overseas as demanded by her fasting son. "He was a worker of the AAP's Mohalla Clinic", Mishra said. Mishra, who began his hunger strike Wednesday morning at his residence demanding that AAP government release details of funds of foreign travels of five of its leaders, alleged he has been receiving "death threats ... Read More »

North Korea test fires 'new longer range missile'

The missile landed in the sea near Russian Federation on Sunday in a launch that Washington called a message to South Korea, days after its new president took office pledging to engage Pyongyang in dialogue. South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks as he presides over a meeting of the National Security Council at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, May 14, 2017. Read More »

USA holds back-channel talks with North Korea

North Korea's U.N. Mission late Thursday issued a statement calling the purported plot to kill Kim a "declaration of war". The regime's official news agency said Sunday that he was being held for "hostile acts against the country", although more detail about the alleged acts was not provided by North Korean authorities. Read More »

Kerala HSE results likely to be out today


It has made the timetable available in the official website of Kerala board for download. How to Check Kerala VHSE 12th Class Plus 2 Results 2017? Candidates who appeared for the exam for DHSE Plus two Results, Kerala HSE Result, Kerala 12th Exam Result now do not have to wait much longer. Read More »

EC to AAP: Can't vilify EVMs by hacking a look-alike machine


It may be recalled that the Election Commission has invited 7 national parties and 48 recognized state parties for a meeting tomorrow that will be held at the Constitutional Club in New Delhi. The VVPAT-equipped EVMs dispense a paper slip which helps voters confirm that their vote has indeed gone to the candidate of their choice. However, the voting machine the Greater Kailash MLA used was a dummy of what the Election Commission actually uses during polling. Read More »

Ransomware attack hit more than 100000 organizations, says Interpol

Experts say another attack could be imminent and have warned people to ensure their security is up to date. "I think the security industry as a whole should be considered heroes", Huss said, but also cautioned others that the criminals could re-launch the extortion scheme - this time without a kill switch, or a better hidden one. Read More »

Democrats maintain pressure on Trump over Comey firing

Trump's popularity didn't seem to take a significant hit from the Comey investigation - it dropped one point from last month's NBC/WSJ survey to 39% support. But I said to myself, "I might even lengthen out the investigation". McCabe's hearing came after Comey was unexpectedly fired by U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday evening. Read More »

North Korea Is Accelerating Plan to Land Missiles in US

A South Korean army soldier walks by a TV news program showing a file image of missiles being test-launched by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, on Sun., May 14, 2017. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ordered cabinet officials at National Security Council meetings held Sunday to collaborate closely with Washington and Seoul. Read More »

North Korea launches ballistic missile

North Korea is widely believed to be developing an intercontinental missile tipped with a nuclear weapon that is capable of reaching the United States. The North's state media said Saturday the nation will bolster its nuclear capability unless the United States abandons its hostile policy. Russian Federation responded to North Korea's test by putting its far eastern air defenses on high alert, according to a report from the RIA-Novosti news agency. Read More »

The Pope proclaimed saints two children

Pope Francis encouraged the sick present at Mass to "live their lives as a gift" and to not think of themselves simply "as the recipients of charitable solidarity" but rather "a spiritual resource, an asset to every Christian community". Portuguese church officials initially doubted them. Francisco and Jacinta, ages 9 and 7, and their 10-year-old cousin, Lucia, reported that on March 13, 1917, the Virgin Mary made the first of a half-dozen appearances to them while they grazed their sheep. Read More »

James Comey rejects invitation to testify before Senate committee

He said Mr Comey had requested the dinner because he wanted to keep his Federal Bureau of Investigation job. Democrats have labeled his actions "Nixonian". The pick will be under intense scrutiny since Comey was sacked while leading the Federal Bureau of Investigation's probe of possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

EPL 2016/17, Manchester City 5-0 Crystal Palace: 5 Talking Points


We created more chances here and at Stamford Bridge. 'Vincent Kompany's return has helped us to be better in our box. "We created a lot of chances and in the first half we didn't take them". The victory lifted City above Liverpool into third in the table on goal difference while Palace , despite looking likely to survive, still have work to do to make their top-flight place certain after being outplayed and have now suffered three defeats on the bounce. Read More »

Austrian party picks new leader, early elections likely


Austria will hold parliamentary elections a year early this autumn, which is likely to result in a populist far-right party joining the governing coalition. If the election goes ahead it could see the Freedom Party, which is now riding high in opinion polls, enter or even lead a new coalition government. Read More »

EVM row: AAP workers protest outside EC office

This is a work in progress", the court, which fixed the matter for further hearing on 8 May, said. ECI also said that the "duplicate" EVM used by AAP MLA was made to be tampered. "There are issues of hacking as well". "Where did the rest of Rs 40 crore go?" "They said EVM tampering is not possible". "What they (AAP) used is a prototype..." If people and parties are satisfied, your system will be accepted. Read More »

'WannaCry' cyber attack hits 200000 victims in at least 150 countries: Europol


A GLOBAL cyber attack that has struck computers across Europe and Asia is believed to have infected its first Australian business, the federal government says. "For so many organizations in the same day to be hit, this is unprecedented", Wysopal said. MeitY has also asked Microsoft India to inform all its partners and customers to apply the relevant patches. Read More »

China hosts Silk Road summit in shadow of N.Korea missile


Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russian Federation and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey also spoke at the opening ceremony. At the opening ceremony, Xi promised to provide $8.70 billion in aid to countries and global organizations that participate in the Silk Road plan. Read More »

LA not sure it will play Trump card in Games bid


Sunday will be spent holding interviews between the commission and the bid team, led by co-presidents Tony Estanguet and Bernard Lapasset, before a dinner at one of the top Parisian landmarks, the Petit Palais. "We have three very intense days of work". "There is no major risk that we can highlight right now", Baumann added. Later stops included the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum , the historic centerpiece of the 1932 and 1984 Olympics also held in the city. Read More »

Melissa McCarthy returns as Sean Spicer driving podium through NYC

The Spicey surprise came in the same week that SNL released a promo video featuring McCarthy getting Spiced up, set to West Side Story's " I Feel Pretty ". McCarthy and the writers of SNL certainly have a lot to work with after this week in politics. "He's doing a good job", President Trump said of Spicer in an interview with Fox News that aired yesterday. Read More »

Mom of boy who killed himself vows he 'will be heard'

The school called him "an outstanding young man". Officials for the Cincinnati police have refused to make any further comment on Gabriel's death and are directing all inquiries to the coroner's office. He was on the floor just over seven minutes. Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco, the Hamilton County, Ohio , coroner, said "We will review all the new info including the video when it's provided". Read More »

Mattis tells Turkey's PM: US committed to your security

The president has authorized the Pentagon to heavily arm Kurdish fighters in Syria in an attempt to take back the Islamic State's stronghold of Raqqa. Mr Erdogan has not yet responded to Mr Trump's decision , but has repeatedly castigated Washington for its support of the YPG. Ankara possesses the second-largest military in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and considers the YPG an offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which both Ankara and Washington consider a terrorist ... Read More »

North Korea claims US poses 'nuclear threats'


The North Korean authorities detained a USA citizen called Kim Hak-song on Saturday. The country's official Korean Central News Agency said Kim Hak Song was detained Saturday and that "a relevant institution is now conducting detailed investigation into his crimes". Read More »

UAE commendeds China's Belt and Road initiative


More than 100 countries and worldwide organizations have joined the Initiative, among which more than 40 have signed cooperation agreements with China, reaching a broad global consensus on the Initiative. Xi said Beijing plans to announce dozens of new investment and other agreements during the two-day event. Some diplomats and political analysts say Beijing is trying to create a political and economic network centered on China, push the United States out of the region and rewrite rules ... Read More »

Sinclair to buy Tribune for $3.9 billion

The New York Times reports Fox had been interested in Tribune Media mainly to rival Sinclair's expansion plans. Sinclair owns 173 stations around the country. Sinclair subsequently announced in late April it and a related entity would acquire 18 TV stations in five states from Bonten Media Group Holdings and Esteem Broadcasting . Read More »

Alone in the wrestling ring: Reactions to Abbas-Trump meeting

But I hope that it is possible to achieve a change and to pursue a genuine peace. As a package, that formulation has been a non-starter for Israel, which itself has shown no sign since Mr Trump took office of backing off on any of its own longstanding fixed positions. Read More »