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Trump to Nominate Fox News Commentator Richard Grenell as Ambassador to Germany

Trump to Nominate Fox News Commentator Richard Grenell as Ambassador to Germany

Bush . The White House praised his years of public service in their announcement, per Politico , noting he is the "longest serving United States spokesman at the United Nations (2001-2008) having ser...

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US, South Korea to revise missile treaty to boost defences

US, South Korea to revise missile treaty to boost defences

During their first meeting in Washington, Mattis and Song vowed to push for the relaxation of a bilateral agreement that limits the range and payload of South Korean ballistic missiles and to ensure t...

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Trump sends Harvey aid request to Congress

Trump sends Harvey aid request to Congress

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that the "specific cities and locations are still being finalized" but that Houston and Lake Charles were likely stops. Government of...

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11 schoolgirls killed in Iran bus crash

11 schoolgirls killed in Iran bus crash

However, it crashed at about 4 a.m. local time. Hassan Noori, deputy executive director of Iran's Emergency Medical Services, explained that the injured victims were soon transferred to the hosp...

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Korea leader Kim has 3rd child

Korea leader Kim has 3rd child

The only information that has been disclosed is that Kim Jong-un's second child is a girl named Ju-ae, as the former National Basketball Association player Dennis Rodman revealed in 2013 after a visit...

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Pope Francis Urges World Leaders to 'Hear the Cry of the Earth'

Pope Francis Urges World Leaders to 'Hear the Cry of the Earth'

Together with the head of the Orthodox Church , Pope Francis urged people to be respectful and responsible toward creation while being aware of how disrupted ecosystems impact the poor. The Vatica...

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North Korea Declares Start of Pacific Offensive Amid Missile Standoff

North Korea Declares Start of Pacific Offensive Amid Missile Standoff

Japan's naval destroyers, equipped with the Aegis combat system and Standard Missile-3 interceptors, are now in deployment. It flew almost 1,700 miles and reached an altitude of 340 miles. The 1o-hou...

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Apple officially names Craig Federighi as head of Siri development

Apple officially names Craig Federighi as head of Siri development

Craig oversees the development of iOS, macOS, and Siri . Apple has transferred responsibility for Siri , its voice assistant, from content chief Eddy Cue to operating systems chief Craig Federi...

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Andretti extends Honda engine partnership with 'multi-year' deal

Andretti extends Honda engine partnership with 'multi-year' deal

With Alexander Rossi's official confirmation this morning and Ryan Hunter-Reay and Marco Andretti in long-term positions, Andretti has three drivers under contract and a need to continue signing d...

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Animal Rescue Fund Of The Hamptons Rescues Animals In Texas

Animal Rescue Fund Of The Hamptons Rescues Animals In Texas

Adoptable animals admitted into the SPCA shelter prior to Harvey are being shipped to Atlanta , where they will hopefully find their fur-ever homes. Even as the floodwaters ravaged the area, evacue...

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Readout of Secretary Mattis' Call with Japan Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera

Readout of Secretary Mattis' Call with Japan Minister of Defense Itsunori Onodera

The North Korean military said it could carry out a pre-emptive strike if there were signs of an American provocation. "Instead of the (US) President responding to the escalation via Twitter, as has...

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Aadhaar-PAN Linking Deadline Extended

Aadhaar-PAN Linking Deadline Extended

However, with heavy traffic expected on the Income Tax E-filing portal, you can instead choose to link Aadhaar , PAN card via SMS also. On July 31, the tax department had said that tax return filer...

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Cam Reddish, No. 4 recruit in nation, heading to Duke

Cam Reddish, No. 4 recruit in nation, heading to Duke

Reddish plays for Westtown School in West Chester, Pa. He's expected to make it official with the Blue Devils during the early signing period that starts November 8. A versatile wing that can play nea...

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Mexico, Canada to stay in NAFTA even if USA leaves - minister

Mexico, Canada to stay in NAFTA even if USA leaves - minister

US negotiators, however, may not reveal specific rules of origin targets until later rounds, according to auto industry lobbyists. July 17, 2017: The USTR published a summary of its specific objecti...

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South Korea F-15Ks hold exercise against North Korea's leadership

The agency's director, Lt. Gen. Sam Greaves, called the test "a key milestone" in giving U.S. Navy Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense ships an enhanced capability, but did not mention North Korea . Stil...

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Georgia DOT will limit lane closures of Labor Day Weekend

Georgia DOT will limit lane closures of Labor Day Weekend

Tuesday, Sept. 5. Here's what you need to know for the Labor Day holiday weekend, September 1st-4th, 2017. "Because we anticipate thousands of motorists will be traveling Tennessee's roadways duri...

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Obamacare Repeal Odds Slip as Senate Gets New Expiration Date

Obamacare Repeal Odds Slip as Senate Gets New Expiration Date

Now, if Republicans can't revive the repeal measure in the next four weeks, they will be forced to work with Democrats to change it. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., holds his first news conference since the Re...

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Texas judge strikes down Obama overtime rule

Texas judge strikes down Obama overtime rule

Department of Labor's call in July for public comments on the rule , and the expectation that it would issue a new rule with a lower salary threshold. But Christine Owens, executive director of the N...

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Cabinet reshuffle to take place on Sunday

Cabinet reshuffle to take place on Sunday

I am thankful to BJP chief Amit Shah and Prime Minister Modi for giving me this opportunity. The BJP on Thursday named Mahendra Nath Pandey, presently Union Minister of State for Human Resource Deve...

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Pakistan's Nab Recommends Seizure Of Assets Of Nawaz Sharif Family

Pakistan's Nab Recommends Seizure Of Assets Of Nawaz Sharif Family

Pakistan's National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday suggested freezing all assets of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his children. The Lahore Office also recommended putting the names o...

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After North Korea missile, Britain and Japan agree closer security ties

After North Korea missile, Britain and Japan agree closer security ties

She is also set to meet Emperor Akihito before leaving Japan on Friday. Trade specialists have raised doubts about the prime minister's plan to "carry over" the EU's trade deals with more than 5...

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Mattis froze the transgender military ban. Reality: no, he didn't

Mattis froze the transgender military ban. Reality: no, he didn't

That comment was made after President Donald Trump said that "talking is not the answer". "The U.S. has been talking to North Korea, and paying them extortion money, for 25 years". Trump surprise...

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Czech Republic vs Germany

Czech Republic vs Germany

Germany coach Joachim Loew was not in a celebratory mood after the inexperienced Czechs put his team under pressure in the second half. "We had to have a lot of luck today and if Mat hadn't scored ...

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Red Cross Text Donations Delayed After 'Inundation' of Messages

Massive relief efforts by nonprofits such as the Salvation Army and American Red Cross and other organizations are underway to assist the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and Louisiana, and Va...

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Trump, Defense Secretary Publicly Diverge on How to Handle N.Korea

The test came just two days after North Korea fired a KN-17 missile over Japan, triggering sirens and text alerts from the Japanese government to warn citizens of an imminent attack. Any new test wo...

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C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite Unsuccessful

C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite Unsuccessful

The launch vehicle PSLV-C39, carrying the 1,425kg satellite, is scheduled for a lift-off at 7pm from the second launch pad at the spaceport of Sriharikota , about 110km from Chennai . The eighth sat...

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Sanctions contre Pyongyang: la Chine dénonce le

Sanctions contre Pyongyang: la Chine dénonce le "rôle destructeur" de "certains pays"

Ankara appelle la Corée du Nord " à cesser les tirs de missiles balistiques et les autres activités qui menacent la sécurité et la stabilité régionales et mondiales et à respecter les résolutions pert...

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Dustin Johnson posts 66 in 1st round

Dustin Johnson posts 66 in 1st round

Johnson started on the back nine and used a superb approach from 221 yards to set up a four-foot putt for eagle on the par-five 18th hole to reach the turn in four-under 31. Masters champion Sergio Ga...

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Texting ban goes into effect in Texas

Texting ban goes into effect in Texas

With the first day of September comes signs of fall and a whole slate of new laws from the Texas Legislature . Drivers who violate the law will have committed a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of ...

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IS chief Baghdadi likely still alive: U.S. general

IS chief Baghdadi likely still alive: U.S. general

Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend said: "We're looking for him every day". In June, Russia said there was a "high probability" that Baghdadi had been killed a month earlier in a Russian airstrik...

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