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GOP senator: North Korea missile test 'one of most advanced yet'


It was North Korea's seventh test this year of a missile it says can reach us military bases in the Pacific. Leader Kim Jong Un personally oversaw the test on Sunday, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said , and pictures by state media showed him gazing at the missile in a hangar before the launch. Read More »

Man Carries Mom's Severed Head into Grocery Store

Sandy provides police services for Estacada, which also has around 2,500 residents. - Police in OR say a man entered a grocery store over the weekend while carrying his mother's severed head before allegedly stabbing a cashier seven times. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn Says A Labour Government Wouldn't "Hold Hands" With Donald Trump


Mr Corbyn will focus on national security and foreign policy on Friday, and is expected to reject criticism over his stance on defence and the use of nuclear weapons . "He thinks that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is nonsense, I think he's still the chair of Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and I find it genuinely alarming that just last month when we sent the enhanced forward presence to shore up our friends in the Baltics, UK troops went to Estonia he said that an "escalation of ... Read More »

Syria denies building crematory for political prisoners


The allegation of mass killings came as United States President Donald Trump weighs options in Syria, where the U.S. launched cruise missiles on a government air base last month after accusing Assad's military of killing scores of civilians with a sarin-like nerve agent. Read More »

N. Korea again dominates S. Korea's presidential election


North Korea regularly denounces the longstanding military alliance between Washington and Seoul, although the statement comes at a particularly tense time. The Pentagon, however, defiantly accelerated the THAAD installation to ensure it was in operation before the election. "We have breaking news". "We did not even know about his arrival in South Korea", an official said. Read More »

Seoul May Launch Preemptive Strike in Case of 'Imminent' Pyongyang Attack


After the new missile test ratcheted up tensions even further, here are live updates and the latest news on the standoff between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. The missile flew as far as 489 miles and landed roughly 60 miles away from the coast of Russia's Vladivostok region. Aside from Pyongyang's space launches, Jeffrey Lewis of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies in the United States told AFP: "This is the longest-range missile North Korea has ever tested". Read More »

Oil flat, watching for USA inventory data, OPEC news

Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation, the world's top two oil producers, agreed on Monday on the need to keep the current cut in place until March 2018. Brent for July settlement gained 6 cents to $51.88/bbl on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. The problem for OPEC and non-OPEC allies that have agreed to cuts in an effort to rebalance the global market, has been a reviving USA energy sector and record inventory levels stateside, which are keeping a ceiling on prices. Read More »

French parties fret after Macron win


Valls doesn't meet the criteria to be a candidate for Republic on the Move, Macron's party, he said. "Every support to the president is welcome", said Jean-Paul Delevoye, the president of the commission in charge of assessing candidates. "Emmanuel Macron carries the hopes of millions of French people and also many in Germany and across Europe", she told reporters. His party's parliamentary candidates' atypical profiles show "a need to renew faces" in a country that has traditionally ... Read More »

Cross border firing again in Rajouri, 1000 people evacuated


According to Reuters an official in Azad Kashmir said Pakistan had responded to "unprovoked" Indian firing. They were referred to a nearby hospital, where from critically injured Zaitoon was shifted to Government Medical College, Jammu for specialized treatment. Read More »

Turkey PM criticises Trump's decision to arm PKK to fight Daesh

Erdogan's charge on the U.S. follows this week approval by President Trump to provide the Syrian militia group with additional arms as the group pushes edges on Deach in a move to take the terrorist group's stronghold of Raqqa. US-backed rebels said they "liberated" the strategic Syrian city of Tabqa and a nearby dam from ISIS. We will work very closely with Turkey in support of their security on their southern border. Read More »

Trump Urges Erdogan to Immediately Release Imprisoned American Pastor

On May 12, Erdogan said that during his meeting on Tuesday with Trump he would seek the extradition of US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, who is accused by Ankara of masterminding the 2016 failed coup in Turkey. Marco Rubio, New Jersey Democratic Sen. Trump didn't touch on any of the disagreements and instead praised Turkey's efforts in the war against ISIS and for its fight against internal terrorist attacks. Read More »

'Hope He's OK': Private Plane Carrying NH Man Goes Missing

According to the Coast Guard, the plane disappeared from radar and Miami Air Control lost contact with the plane near the Bahamas on Monday afternoon. The Bermuda Triangle, or sometimes known as the Devil's Triangle, covers 440,000 miles of the North Atlantic Ocean and in the past 100 years have claimed least 20 planes and 50 ships. Read More »

The Texas Officer Who Fatally Shot Jordan Edwards Is Appealing His Termination

The police didn't detail Oliver's violations, saying he is entitled to appeal his firing and that the Dallas County district attorney together with the Dallas County sheriff's office are now investigating the case. Merritt, speaking to the New York Times Monday, said this development was "a big deal" for the investigation moving forward. Jordan's 16-year-old brother and their three friends were detained at the scene and taken away from Jordan's wounded body to the Dallas County ... Read More »

Sean Spicer Still Won't Say If President Trump Is Recording Conversations


As Mr. Holt's persistent NBC interview revealed, the president has been consumed by personal animosity toward Mr. Comey, and by the two congressional investigations into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians. "The attorney general was supposed to have recused himself from anything involving Russian Federation, and here he is, recommending the firing of the top cop doing the Russian Federation investigation, in clear violation of what he, the attorney general, had ... Read More »

Syria denies US allegations of mass killings, crematorium


Although the regime's many atrocities are well-documented, we believe that the building of a crematorium is an effort to cover up the extent of mass murders taking place in Saydnaya prison. Dujarric noted that various United Nations entities have repeatedly reported and documented human rights violations in Syria, including torture in the context of detention. Read More »

Michigan State football to host Toledo in 2020


According to the release from the Rockets website, it would be the third time the teams have played, and the first since 1925. FOX revealed on Monday that it will be televising the contest between the Buckeyes and the Wolverines in Ann Arbor in late November, along with several other marquee contests. Read More »

Syrian Government Denies Mass Killings, Calls Accusations a 'Hollywood Plot'


Galant's remarks come after the USA accused Assad yesterday of establishing crematorium in order to burn the bodies of thousands of executed prisoners. The State Department released newly declassified commercial satellite photos of what it said is a building at the prison used as the crematorium. Syrian rebels and government officials are meeting separately with the United Nations envoy as peace talks on the war-torn Mideast country got underway in Geneva. Read More »

US Police officer charged with murder for shooting African-American teen

Body-cam footage showed that the auto was driving away when Oliver shot Edwards, contradicting initial police reports that the vehicle was traveling in the direction of the officer. A lawyer representing Oliver did not return calls seeking comment. His attorney, Cindy Stormer, called for patience in a statement provided to the Dallas Morning News . Read More »

Who was in Trump's meeting with the Russians?


But the calls intensified Tuesday morning after Trump seemed to acknowledge on Twitter that he had shared sensitive information during his meeting with the Russians. Asked why the NSA and Central Intelligence Agency were put on notice if the revelations were not problematic, McMaster cast the notification as being provided "from an overabundance of caution". Read More »

Talks on forming new Dutch government break down over immigration


Schippers said the four parties were unable to bridge their differences on how to deal with migration. Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his VVD party had been in talks with the D66, the Christian Democrats and the Green-Left with a view to forming a coalition in the country, but the issue of Holland's borders led to gridlock. Read More »