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Apr 25 2017

Who Is Tony Kim? List Of American Citizens Detained By North Korea

At the meeting, army Gen. Pak Yong Sik, North Korea's minister of defense, reiterated Pyongyang's claim that the country is ready to use pre-emptive strikes or any other ...

Apr 25 2017

Arkansas governor says execution plan just part of the job

We also got a statement from the Arkansas Department of Correction: despite Saturday's ruling and the others that are expected, they are proceeding with preparations and ...

Apr 24 2017

91 wildfires burn across Florida; thousands evacuated

Officials said one of the brush fires has grown to almost 5,000 acres and is 10 percent contained. Scattered showers are giving an assist to firefighters battling wild...

Apr 24 2017

Saudi King restores civil servant and military allowances cut under austerity

But it immediately provoked outrage in Egypt, and was subsequently blocked by a court ruling, signed during a visit by Salman to Cairo past year. Sisi and Saudi Defence...

Apr 24 2017

Saudi Arabia restores civil service and military allowances

The Saudi central bank governor also told state-run TV on Saturday that the kingdom's foreign currency reserves were healthy, representing 80 percent of GDP, and that the...

Apr 23 2017

Thai shocker: Bangkok just banned its street food

According to AFP (via Channel News Asia ), the clean-up campaign has prompted outcry and anguish in the food-obsessed capital, which is famed for its eclectic and bust...

Apr 23 2017

Few major Western leaders to attend Chinese summit

The South China Morning Post says that 28 heads of state mostly from Asia will come to Beijing for a summit on May 14-15 and notes the lack of major Western power...

Apr 23 2017

Nigerian Couple arrested for smuggling in US

The following day, police searched a home in Regina and found a significant amount of cash - some in foreign currency, officials said. A Saskatchewan woman has been cha...

Apr 22 2017

Hyderabad: One arrested for sending hoax mail of hijacking

On April 16, the security at worldwide airports in Mumbai, Hyderabad and Chennai was put on maximum alert after the police forces of Maharashtra, Telangana and Tamil Na...

Apr 22 2017

DeRozan vows Game 4 will be different

By mid-way through the second quarter, Ibaka was using unnecessary elbows on box-outs of Antetokounmpo, in a thinly veiled attempt to redirect the game's emotional energy...

Apr 22 2017

Trump greets Egyptian-American charity worker freed from Egyptian prison

U.S. officials had raised Hijazi's case with Egypt soon after Trump took office on Jan 20, aides said . A Cairo court on Sunday acquitted Hijazi of child abuse and hum...

Apr 21 2017

Unite leadership candidate suspended from job

Mr McCluskey's principal opponent, Gerard Coyne, had argued Unite should stop "playing Westminster politics" and " failed to collect a penny back" from its donations to J...

Apr 21 2017

'John 3:16' written on Aaron Hernandez's forehead, source says

Wednesday morning. That officer had to force his way in, the report said, because cardboard had been jammed into the door tracks "to impede entry into the cell". MA o...

Apr 20 2017

With two championship games

According to NCAA.org, UNC Charlotte will host the first and second rounds of the Division I Men's Basketball Championship in 2018 at the Spectrum Arena on March 16...

Apr 20 2017

A Gigantic Iceberg Has Turned Up Off The Coast Of Canada

The big iceberg is one of many that have passed by off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador this year. A massive iceberg off the coast of Canada's Newfoundland is c...

Apr 20 2017

South Korean opposition adviser says renegotiated US FTA won't hurt trade

And it seems altogether fitting that as Vice President I could be here to personally express the timeless bond between the people of South Korea and the people of the Uni...

Apr 20 2017

Trump follows Turnbull's visa changes with 'buy American and hire American' order

Does that make sense?" he said. The latest executive order comes at a time when the businessman-turned-politician is nearing his 100th day in office, looking to regai...

Apr 19 2017

Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' order

The first, "Buy American", will tinker with certain rules the government uses when procuring goods and services. Mr Trump announced the order and made remarks at a visi...

Apr 19 2017

Vinson carrier group expected off Korea in late April

This sort of humiliating bungle seems to be in line with a White House that's proven itself to be reliably error-prone - but a miscommunication of this magnitude is deepl...

Apr 19 2017

Who's behind rallies seeking tax returns

ALLEN: After spending the morning at his golf club, the president's motorcade took a circuitous route back to Mar-a-Lago, one that seemed aimed at avoiding protesters. CH...