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Jun 14 2017

Suspected N.Korea drone photographed US missile defense site

South Korea said it has recovered a crashed North Korean drone that was spying on a controversial US-built missile system that is being deployed in the country. The veh...

Jun 14 2017

Islamic State calls for attacks across the globe during Ramadan

But a powerful counter-message is emerging in recent days. IS and al-Qaida, both radical Sunni groups, are competing for recruits in the global jihadi movement. The Phi...

Jun 14 2017

Gov. Raimondo Reaffirms RI's Commitment To Paris Climate Agreement

The communique includes this item on climate science that the USA also refused to sign onto: "We support an interactive evidence-based dialogue drawing on the best avai...

Jun 14 2017

India, Pakistan become full members of SCO

Issues related to cooperation in fight against worldwide terrorism , security and situation in the Middle East and Afghanistan were on the agenda the SCO summit . Pri...

Jun 14 2017

Canadian dollar climbs on hawkish central bank comments; pound wobbles

In currencies, the Canadian dollar CAD= held on to Monday's strong gains, after a Bank of Canada official said the central bank would assess if it needs to keep interes...

Jun 14 2017

Trump posts vague, midnight tweet about 'negative press covfefe'

Wednesday. The Babylon Bee offered an exaggeratedly high-stakes rationale as to its origin. Merriam-Webster might not even be up to the task. He deleted it at 5.50 a....

Jun 14 2017

Wounded May soldiers on as election shock complicates Brexit

With most of the vote accounted for, analysts predict that May's Conservatives will fall around 8 seats short of the 326 needed to make an outright majority in the U.K....

Jun 14 2017

Ruth Davidson dismisses Scottish Tories breakaway claim

The Scottish National Party , which almost swept the board in Scotland two years ago, saw a resurgent Conservative Party north of the border claim scalps including f...

Jun 14 2017

North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

Rodman is being accompanied by a small entourage: his agent, Chris Volo, and Joe Terwilliger, a geneticist who has taught in Pyongyang and who has said he serves as Ro...

Jun 14 2017

Murray and Wawrinka sweep into French Open last 16

What is Murray's record against Del Potro? He called for umpire Carlos Bernardes to check and stood for a good minute leaning on the net with head in hands after Berna...

Jun 14 2017

AG Jeff Sessions testifies before Congress

But even if D.C. hasn't been gripped with the same fervor of " Comeymania ", people are still anxious to see Sessions' appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committ...

Jun 14 2017

Sessions' plans to testify surprised Senate intelligence panel members

A third area of vulnerability for Sessions also arose from the Comey hearing. CARRIE JOHNSON, BYLINE: Hi, Rachel. Also certain to be of interest is Comey's claim that S...

Jun 14 2017

Timeline of Otto Warmbier's saga in North Korea before being released

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced that the State Department had secured Warmbier's release at the direction of the president. Warmbier was serving a 15-y...

Jun 14 2017

Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example

In a selfie taken during her last vacation, she is seen at the top of a Mayan pyramid in Belize. "She was not expecting any of this". Winner, prosecutors say when confr...

Jun 14 2017

Trump to host new South Korean president at White House

Over the decades since the peninsula was divided, dozens of North Korean soldiers have fled to the South through the zone which extends for two km either side of the ac...

Jun 14 2017

Putin visits France for talks; Macron does not give an inch

Russian Federation is a strong supporter of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad whereas, as Putin adviser Yuri Ushakov said before the visit, France "is among the countri...

Jun 14 2017

Maryland, DC attorneys general plan lawsuit against Trump

Therefore, the lawsuit seeks the directive to stop Trump from defying the Constitution but the final decision on what should be done lies with the court. Norman Eisen, ...

Jun 14 2017

Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

Ron Wyden (D-OR) asked the committee to compel Attorney General Jeff Sessions to answer questions in public in the coming weeks. Sessions had been due to appear bef...

Jun 14 2017

Puerto Ricans - But Not A Lot Of Them - Voted For Statehood

Ricardo Rossello the governor of the island and his government had been pushing for a vote for statehood as the best way to deal with Puerto Rico's debt. at the moment"...

Jun 14 2017

Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defense site

The THAAD or Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, is a sophisticated missile defense system that uses kinetic energy to destroy warheads in flight. It is not the f...