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US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

US plans first test of ICBM intercept, with NKorea on mind

The agency added that North Korea fired a suspected Scud-type ballistic missile that flew about 450 kilometers (280 miles). The projectile is likely to fall within Japan's exclusive economic zon...

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Trump calls North Korea a 'big problem', promises to resolve issue

Trump calls North Korea a 'big problem', promises to resolve issue

Sitting alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Trump said just before the start of Friday's summit that it would have a "particular focus on the North Korea problem". "And it will be solved ...

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Exeter becomes English rugby champion for first time

Exeter becomes English rugby champion for first time

The Aviva Premiership trophy goes West, in glorious procession. "When we got off the bus, it was focussed. It is a complete switch, a completely different mentality with a different team, and I wa...

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Civilians wave white flags as Philippines forces hit militants in siege city

Padilla said 11 soldiers, two policemen and 31 militants had been confirmed killed in the fighting, which has involved the military bombing buildings where the militants have been hiding. Much of Mar...

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Trump to decide on Paris accord next week

Leaders from Tunisia, Kenya, Ethiopia, Niger and Nigeria took part in the discussions in Sicilian town Taormina earlier on Saturday. "Today if the USA really chooses to leave the Paris agreement , ...

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Jerusalem still suffers from divisions, 50 years after war

The activists then formed a human chain to block Israeli police and military from entering the Old City to secure the march. The hilltop site in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem is known to Muslims as...

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Shane Lowry right in contention at the BMW Championship

Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat, England's Graeme Storm and Scotland's Scott Jamieson were the pacesetters at the European PGA Championship at Wentworth on Thursday. "I wish I could take them up...

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Back home after foreign trip, Trump faces slew of challenges

The Washington Post reports that Russia's ambassador to the USA has told his superiors that he and Jared Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications channel between the Trump transition ...

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Sabzar Bhat killing: Curfew-like restrictions imposed in Kashmir

Sabzar Bhat killing: Curfew-like restrictions imposed in Kashmir

There was a fierce exchange of fire after the troops noticed some "suspicious movement" in the early hours. The Tral gunfight ensued after a patrol of the army's counter-insurgency unit Rashtriya ...

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Weather Forecast: Warming up to finish Memorial Day weekend

Weather Forecast: Warming up to finish Memorial Day weekend

Saturday brings a little more heat and humidity with partly sunny skies into the afternoon and temps in the mid to upper 70s and winds SW 5-12 miles per hour. A chance for additional rain will contin...

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Volley: débuts écrasants des Français contre l'Islande en qualifs du Mondial

Volley: débuts écrasants des Français contre l'Islande en qualifs du Mondial

L'Ukraine, ce sera justement le prochain adversaire des Tricolores, jeudi, avant la Turquie, l'Azerbaïdjan et enfin l'Allemagne. Parole d'un Laurent Tillie admiratif: " Quel match on a fait en servi...

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Kushner sought secret communications with Russia

While much remained fluid Saturday, the beefed-up operation could include the return of some of Trump's more combative campaign aides, including former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, who was sack...

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New batch of Model 3 pictures surface online

New batch of Model 3 pictures surface online

That's kind of disappointing. Additional info is available on the Model 3 Owners Club . Earlier this month, Tesla CEO Elon Musk clarified , "We're going to be a broken record on this front, bu...

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Tens of thousands gather in Jerusalem to celebrate 50th anniversary of reunification

Trump made the surprise announcement in a tweet after resisting pressure from European leaders to stay in the agreement. Israeli forces moved in, and clashes ensued with the Palestinian protesters...

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Photo of Manchester attacker, new details released by UK police

His father and brother have been detained in Libya . Police made two more arrests in Manchester on Saturday on suspicion of terrorism offenses, bringing the number of suspects in custody to 11. Mil...

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Donald Trump a refusé de s'engager sur l'assistance mutuelle — Sommet de l'OTAN

Donald Trump a refusé de s'engager sur l'assistance mutuelle — Sommet de l'OTAN

BRUXELLES , 25 mai (Xinhua) - Donald Tusk, président du Conseil européen, et Jean-Claude Juncker, président de la Commission européenne, ont rencontré jeudi à Bruxelles Donald Trump , présiden...

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Où en est l'enquête, trois jours après — Attentat de Manchester

Où en est l'enquête, trois jours après — Attentat de Manchester

Le frère, selon cette source, " était au courant du projet d'attentat " perpétré lundi à Manchester (nord-ouest de l'Angleterre ) où Salman Abedi , un Britannique d'origine libyenne de 22 ans, s'e...

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US spy plane intercepted

US spy plane intercepted

A map showing the overlapping claims in the South China Sea . China has constructed islands and bases in the sea in order to lay claim to the heavily trafficked waterway. The six patrol boats that ...

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US Navy ship sails near SCS reef claimed by Beijing

In the meantime, the U.S. president is seeking support from his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping , to restrain North Korea , which continues to hold nuclear and missile tests. " China appears to hav...

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Senate Intelligence Committee Presses For Flynn Documents

Senate Intelligence Committee Presses For Flynn Documents

Meanwhile, his National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was sacked after less than a month on the job after it was disclosed that he had misrepresented his discussions with the Russian ambassador to ...

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Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

The choice of a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director will be closely scrutinised with the administration thrown into turmoil by a succession of stunning allegations against Trump, most damagin...

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Mattis: Fighting Islamic State shifts to 'annihilation tactics'

The Defense secretary said the U.S.is planning to accelerate its military strategy against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ), in the face of a growing number of attacks claimed by the...

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16 bodies found were civilians fleeing militants — Philippines military

The President said the influence of Islamic State remained one of the country's top security concerns and warned martial law could soon be extended across the Philippines . The violence erupted Tue...

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Trump says White House leaks on Kushner 'fake news'

He tweeted that "it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers". "#FakeNews is the enemy!" he said . Contacts between Trump associates and Russian offici...

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Former FBI director James Comey acted on fake intelligence information, says report

Former FBI director James Comey acted on fake intelligence information, says report

The Russian document cited a supposed email describing how then-Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch had privately assured someone in the Clinton campaign that the email investigation would not push too ...

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Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace

Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace

While "Islamic" can refer to any aspect of the Muslim faith, "Islamist" refers more specifically to a fundamentalist ideology that espouses Islamic law as the basis of society. I believe Trump will be...

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Maryland student accused of murder denied house arrest request

Maryland student accused of murder denied house arrest request

Witnesses told police that Urbanski was intoxicated at the time of the attack , and police said that the suspect and victim did not know each other. Vidal Adams, a fellow Bowie State student, tol...

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Anthony Weiner to plead guilty in sexting case

Mere hours after disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner cried in court Friday, his wife and longtime Hillary Clinton aide, Human Abedin, officially filed for divorce . During that federal ...

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Chelsea Manning takes her first steps of freedom

For the time being, Manning will continue to be on active duty in the USA military pending the outcome of her appeal. "Whatever is ahead of me is far more important than the past". Army spokeswoman ...

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Cher leads tributes to her late ex-husband Gregg Allman

Cher leads tributes to her late ex-husband Gregg Allman

Read the full statement below. But when Duane Allman left behind a lucrative gig as a session musician in Muscle Shoals, Ala., he called his younger brother to join a band with two lead guitaris...

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