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Suspected North Korean Spy Drone Snapped Photos Of US Missile Defense

North Korea is believed to possess up to 300 unmanned aerial vehicles, capable of performing both reconnaissance and combat operations. President Donald Trump will host his new South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-In at the White House late this month for talks on containing North Korea's nuclear program, described by Washington as a "clear and present danger". Read More »

White House defends Trump's travel ban after second setback from appeals court

The president tweeted, "Well, as predicted, the 9th Circuit did it again - Ruled against the TRAVEL BAN at such a unsafe time in the history of our country. All of this leads us to pose the question: Is the Trump administration incompetent or does it merely want the issue - not the underlying policy? " President Trump knows that the country he has been elected to lead is threatened daily by terrorists who believe in a radical ideology, and that there are active plots to ... Read More »

Macron vows retaliation if chemical weapons used in Syria

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As cameras rolled, Mr Macron held on tight to Mr Trump's notorious power grip as the two men sat next to each other , the Frenchman's mouth clenched and eyes firmly fixed at the 70-year-old tycoon's squinty stare. Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov has reportedly said he wants to purge the country of gays in time for Ramadan, which started on May 26. She says the global community needs to be tougher on Putin. Read More »

Trump to Host South Korean Counterpart

South Korean Defense Ministry said on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, the suspected North Korean drone found near the Korean border was found to have taken photos of a USA missile defense shield in the South. According to 38 North , a Korea-related analysis site maintained by Johns Hopkins University, these recovered drones were largely unsophisticated and followed a preplanned route with limited data-transmitting capabilities. Read More »

Outside probe clears police chief in Miss Black Texas arrest

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Ponder, 23, sued the police force and said she wanted police accountability and formal charges to be filed against Commerce Police Chief Kerry Crews. When she told him it was illegal for a 14-year-old to be driving, Ponder said she heard the man say, "Oh whatever, you black [expletive]". Read More »

Merkel assumes UK to stick with its Brexit plan

Thinking she could solidify her majority , she held a snap election this week-but the public that had voted for Brexit turned on her and took away the Conservatives' majority in Parliament. Heidi Allen, the MP for South Cambridgeshire, said she did not believe Mrs May would stay in office for more than six months. "It is not the outcome any of us would have wanted in the Conservative Party". Read More »

North Korea Spies on US THADD's With Drones

The drone was believed to have crashed because it ran short of fuel while returning to North Korea. In 2014, several other suspected North Korean drones were found south of the border and experts said they were low-tech but could be considered as a potential security threat. Read More »

Israel says ties restored with New Zealand after spat

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Israel also made a decision to return its ambassador to Senegal, another country that co-sponsored the UN Security Council resolution in December , after Netanyahu met with Senegal President Macky Sall last week at the ECOWAS (Economic Community of West African States) Summit. Read More »

US, Turkey to mull Qatar crisis

Saudi Arabia, UAE , Egypt and Bahrain last week cut diplomatic ties with Qatar over alleged accusations that Doha was supporting global Islamist extremists who are threats to the region's peace and security. The group said the list shows Qatar " announces fighting terrorism on one hand and finances and supports and hosts different terrorist organisations on the other hand". Read More »

Temer holds onto presidency after corruption acquittal

Judge Herman Benjamin, the rapporteur for the case, had said earlier in the day that sufficient evidence existed to invalidate the electoral outcome, presenting e-mails, testimony, bank records and other proof linking the winning ticket to corporate interests that made secret campaign contributions. Read More »

EU leaders to back closer defence ties, Paris climate accord - summit draft

The G7 environment ministers issued the final communique after their two-day meeting ended Monday, the first since the United States announced it was withdrawing from the pact. This text is the G7's latest installment as part of the Paris Agreement , where 197 parties around the world signed on to determine what commitments they'd make in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change. Read More »

US Anti-Missile System Spied On By Drone, South Korea Discovers

The THAAD system, is a sophisticated missile defense system that uses kinetic energy to destroy warheads in flight. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes to strengthen cooperation with his Chinese and South Korean counterparts to address threats from North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs while accelerating preparations for a visit to China he aims to arrange early next year, the sources said. Read More »

Trump Again Refutes Comey's Claims

When asked why Comey's testimony vindicated the president when it was his words versus Comey's, Trump said , "No collusion, no obstruction". Sekulow, also cited the leaks, as well as his actions during the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. Read More »

South Korea names new unification minister for north

A report released Friday by the Royal United Services Institute, a British defense and security think tank, found that "not a single component of the UN sanctions regime against North Korea now enjoys robust worldwide implementation". North Korea has been put forward as a potential host of the tournament - and it's not a joke. Prior to that, North Korea claimed it had successfully tested a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile. Read More »

Erdoğan urges Saudi king to solve Qatar row

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In his strongest comments yet on the crisis, Erdogan added that Qatar was a country "on which a death sentenced had in some way been pronounced". "We were not allowed to give refunds to our passengers", he said. "The king of Saudi Arabia, as leader of the Gulf, should solve this issue". Russia's state-run Tass news agency says the two discussed "the growing tensions around Qatar". Read More »

State of emergency declared on quake-hit Greek island Lesbos

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AFAD Izmir Director Osman Metin Saroglu said no causalities have been reported so far. "Our fellow citizen who was trapped in the house that collapsed in Vrisa was pulled out dead", Lesbos mayor Spyros Galinos said in a tweet. There are a total of about 8,000 refugees combined on the two islands. Ten people have been reported as injured after an quake with a magnitude of 6.3 rocked the Greek island of Lesbos and western Turkey at 3:28 p.m. Read More »

Body of teen missing off North Carolina coast recovered

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The U.S. Coast Guard, along with Emerald Isle officials, searched for days trying to find the missing 17-year-old teen. A 16-year-old who was also in the water was rescued and remains in critical condition at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville. Read More »

Bypassing blockade, entrepreneur to airlift 4000 cows to Qatar

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan denounced the isolation of Qatar by neighbouring states as a violation of Islamic values and tantamount to a "death penalty" against Doha in a crisis reverberating through the Middle East and beyond. Russia's state-run Tass news agency says the two discussed "the growing tensions around Qatar". Qatar has denied the allegations. After meeting Qatari foreign minister Mohammed al Thani, Mr Johnson urged Qatar "to take seriously their neighbours' concerns". Read More »

Arena boosts US, Mexico restored, Panama eye history — CONCACAF lessons

On Saturday, he thought about making as many as nine changes. In this case, after a 2-0 victory over Trinidad and Tobago on Thursday in Colorado, Arena planned to swap out at least seven and perhaps the entire group. Mexico showed off their speed and precision, and Carlos Vela put his low shot past Brad Guzan . On the surface, it was a 5-4-1, but depending on circumstances, the shape shifts. Read More »

Workers in Ivanka Trump Factory Describe 'Poverty Pay' and 'Verbal Abuse'

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Numerous factory's female employees are mothers, and they say their low wages mean they can not afford to live with their children. According to the Guardian , the factory-PT Buma Apparel Industry-is a supplier to G-III Apparel Group, the wholesale manufacturer of Ivanka Trump's label and several other fashion brands, and is one of those actually making Trump's clothes. Read More »

Philippine military airstrikes kill 10 troops: Defence chief

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Officials had hoped that around 1,000 residents would leave the city but only some 130 were freed, reports said . Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana said Jihadists from other countries joined the ISIS-linked Maute group that laid siege in the southern Philippines city. Read More »

South Korea's Moon names point man on North

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A suspected North Korean drone had photographed a US missile defense shield in South Korea before it crashed near the border where it was found last week, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday. North Korea is believed to be operating more than 300 drones for military purposes, either for surveillance or the delivery of attack weapons. The THAAD deployment, however, has angered China because the system's long-range AN/TPY-2 radar has the ability to peer into Chinese territory. Read More »

Kathy Griffin fears career axe after 'severed Trump head' backlash

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The 56-year-old comedian was accompanied by victims rights attorney Lisa Bloom as Griffin shared her reasoning behind the photo, how it has affected her career and how she feels bullied by the president and the federal government. "I feel disgusting . I did not think people would try to murder me or mobilize other people to murder me". Griffin reiterated the apology she posted on social media late on Tuesday, but remained defiant, saying, " I'm not afraid of Donald Trump , he's a ... Read More »