United States carriers will begin drills in rare show of force

United States carriers will begin drills in rare show of force

North Korea will be at the top of the agenda as Trump tries to pressure Beijing into cracking down on Pyongyang. USS Nimitz (CVN 68), and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) will commence a three-carrier strike force exercise in the Western Pacific this weekend. Read More

Cornyn and Cruz under pressure over allegations in Alabama Senate race

Cornyn and Cruz under pressure over allegations in Alabama Senate race

Moore, at the time an assistant district attorney, asked for her number and later took her to his home, where they engaged in sexual activity before she asked to be taken home, Corfman said. It is a misdemeanor offense for an adult 19 or older to have sexual contact with a minor ages 12 to 16. Wendy Miller says she was 14 and working as a Santa's helper at the Gadsden Mall when Moore first approached her, and 16 when he asked her on dates, which her mother forbade. Read More

U.S. alone outside of Paris climate accord as Syria joins

U.S. alone outside of Paris climate accord as Syria joins

The United Nations welcomed Syria's statement as a declaration of intent to adhere to the Paris pact. Meanwhile, AFP reported that United Nations spokesman Nick Nuttall confirmed Syria's signing and clarified that Syria is required to submit ratification documents at the United Nations headquarters based in NY. Read More

Japan's 'Black Widow' sentenced to death for murder

Japan's 'Black Widow' sentenced to death for murder

Yesterday, presiding judge Akiko Nakagawa said: "It was an extremely malicious and shrewd crime borne only out of a greed for money". According to the details provided, Kakehi used to poison her victims by making them drink a poisonous compound, drawing comparisons with the spider that kills its mates after copulation. Read More

U.S. missions in Turkey partially resume visa issuing

Turkey also suspended the issuance of visas to United States citizens, according to Trend. "The United States has received initial high-level assurances from the government of Turkey that there are no additional local employees of our mission in Turkey under investigation", State Department spokeswomann Heather Nauert said in a written statement announcing the resumption of visa services. Read More

Robert Mugabe fires Vice President

The announcement was made Monday afternoon by Information Minister Simon Khaya Moyo. Mr Mnangagwa, 75, had displayed "traits of disloyalty", Moyo added, as the big stick was wielded on one said to be a favourite to succeed the 93-year-old leader. Read More

North Korea Threatens 'Merciless Punishment' On US After Trump's 'Foolish Remarks'

North Korea Threatens 'Merciless Punishment' On US After Trump's 'Foolish Remarks'

But as the president prepares to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in, a report by a South Korean spy agency Thursday said there was "active movement" surrounding a missile research facility in Pyongyang. Dumont noted that the USA is evaluating North Korea's ability to target heavily populated areas of South Korea with long-range artillery, rockets and ballistic missiles. Read More

Liberia holds breath as court rules on presidential vote

Liberia holds breath as court rules on presidential vote

In his ruling Monday, one day to the earlier scheduled presidential run-off on November 7, Chief Justice Francis Korkpor of the Supreme Court said the electoral body ought to have investigated the claims by the disgruntled political parties before it reached the Supreme Court. Read More

No cooperation between Russian Federation and USA on North Korea

No cooperation between Russian Federation and USA on North Korea

Joined by his wife Melania on part of the trip, Mr. Trump's tour of Asia is the longest by an American president since George H.W. Bush in 1992. "Our self-defensive nuclear treasure sword will be sharpened evermore unless the U.S. "The relationship is really extraordinary. We like each other and our countries like each other", Trump said before dinner with Abe, who for this meal did show Trump traditional cuisine with a teppanyaki dinner. Read More

American arrested in Zimbabwe for 'insulting Robert Mugabe'

American arrested in Zimbabwe for 'insulting Robert Mugabe'

Zimbabwe police on Friday picked up O'Donovan and seized her laptop during a dawn raid on her home in Harare. The subversion charge carries a 20 year prison term. Frustration is growing in the once-prosperous southern African nation as the economy collapses and the president, in power since 1980, is already running for next year's elections. Read More

Multiple Deaths in Shooting At Texas Church, Sheriff Says

Multiple Deaths in Shooting At Texas Church, Sheriff Says

President Donald Trump said he was monitoring the situation while in Japan on a 12-day Asian trip. Local and state law enforcement were responding to the scene. It's unclear if he was killed by police or took his own life. Shooter walked into the church shortly before noon and opened fire. He added that the Federal Bureau of Investigation is on the scene. Read More

European arrest warrant issued for ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and aides

European arrest warrant issued for ex-Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and aides

They will go before a judge who will have until Monday morning to decide the next step, which could include executing arrest warrants against the men or imposing bail requirements, said Gilles Dejemeppe, a spokesman for the Brussels prosecutor's office. Read More

Jinnah's daughter Dina Wadia passes away at 98

Jinnah's daughter Dina Wadia passes away at 98

Born on the night between August 14 and 15 in 1919 in London, Dina's relation with Jinnah suffered when she chose to marry a Parsi man against her father's wishes. Detailing this visit, the report said she visited the mausoleum and wrote: "This has been very sad and wonderful for me". The distance between father and daughter grew after Ruttie's death in 1929, and it came as no surprise that she stayed back in India after Partition. Read More

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Announces Sudden Resignation

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri Announces Sudden Resignation

Hariri also lashed out at Iran and its ally Hezbollah , a Shi'ite militia operating in Lebanon for interfering in the affairs of Arab countries. "I will continue to call for dialogue between Saudi Arabia and Iran". Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced his suprise resignation on November 4, 2017 in a televised speech. Hariri's father was assassinated in February 2005 when a bomb struck his motorcade near the Beirut seafront. Read More

Did Sessions mislead Congress about his interactions with Russian Federation?

Did Sessions mislead Congress about his interactions with Russian Federation?

Franken asked Sessions during his confirmation hearing on Jan 10 what he would do "if there is any evidence that anyone affiliated with the Trump campaign communicated with the Russian government in the course of this campaign". Democrats say the filings appear to contradict Sessions' sworn testimony before Congress. "Ultimately, whether or not he committed perjury, will be again, I believe, Bob Mueller's call", Franken said. Read More

Saudi intercepts missile targeting Riyadh from Yemen

Saudi intercepts missile targeting Riyadh from Yemen

The kingdom's civil aviation authority said flights were unaffected at the King Khalid International Airport, located about 35 kilometers (22 miles) outside the capital. More than 2,100 people in Yemen have been killed since a chlorea outbreak in April as hospitals struggled to secure basical supplies amid a coalition air and sea blockade. Read More

Syrian government forces will march to Raqqa soon, Iranian official says

Syrian government forces will march to Raqqa soon, Iranian official says

ISIS fighters executed at least 741 Iraqi civilians in Mosul, including women and children who had tried to flee, during the nine-month battle by government forces to retake the northern Iraq city, the United Nations said on Thursday. Deir Ezzor was also fully liberated on Friday, according to Syrian state media outlet SANA. Driven this year from its two de facto capitals - Iraq's Mosul and Syria's Raqqa - both the Iraqi and Syrian governments and their global backers say they worry that ... Read More

Three people shot, one dead in shooting at Chicago Starbucks

Three people shot, one dead in shooting at Chicago Starbucks

The shootings occurred about 8:15 p.m.in the 4700 block of North Broadway Street, police said. The 12-year-old boy and a 24-year-old man were waiting for the 28-year-old inside the Starbucks when the shooting began, Buslik said. Police say a gunman shot a man outside the coffee shop in what may have been a drug deal. The suspect is still at large. An altercation on a Chicago street ended with shots being fired inside of a Starbucks store. Read More

Catalonia crisis: Sacked ministers held by Madrid court

Catalonia crisis: Sacked ministers held by Madrid court

Dastis said he believes Puigdemont will not seek political asylum in Belgium. Several hundred people took part in another protest called after the nine leaders were ordered held in custody, many fewer than the hundreds of thousands who staged several demonstrations for independence over the last two months. Read More

Taxi mounts sidewalk, hits pedestrians in London, not terrorism-related

Taxi mounts sidewalk, hits pedestrians in London, not terrorism-related

The Transport for London authority said several roads were closed "due to a serious collision". "We're aware of an incident in #CoventGarden & have crews on scene". Officers and the other emergency services attended the scene. Stuart Crichton of London Ambulance Service said: "A man was treated for a serious leg injury and taken to a major trauma centre as a priority". Read More