US, South Korea launch large-scale air drills amid spiraling nuclear tension

Two dozen American stealth jets and several weapons are being mobilised as the US and South Korea embarked on a massive aerial drill on Monday, 4 December, in a strong show of force against the reclusive North Korean regime. "The Trump team is beggin... More..

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ICG issues warning as cyclone Ockhi heads for Maharashtra, Gujarat
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

ICG issues warning as cyclone Ockhi heads for Maharashtra, Gujarat

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday said a total of 2,604 fishermen out of the 2,864 caught in the cyclone have been rescued and search for the remaining 260 is on while the Kerala government said a total of 53...More..

Trump Urging Hatch to Run Again
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Trump Urging Hatch to Run Again

Although many thought Romney may have looked the part, he did not get the top job at Foggy Bottom. "Over the past year the President has encouraged Senator Hatch to consider running for re-election a number o...More..

Rob Gronkowski should find out Monday if he'll be suspended
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Rob Gronkowski should find out Monday if he'll be suspended

The NFL says Gronkowski violated its unnecessary roughness rules. "I mean, I'm not in the business of that", Gronkowski said . "Your actions were not incidental, could have been avoided and placed the opposi...More..

Former Yemeni president said to have been killed
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Former Yemeni president said to have been killed

The 75-year-old had survived civil war, rebellion in the north, an Al-Qaeda insurgency in the south and a June 2011 bomb attack on his palace that wounded him badly. The Saleh-Huthi alliance had been fraught si...More..

Yemen's strongman ex-president killed as battle rages in capital
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Yemen's strongman ex-president killed as battle rages in capital

In response, Houthi chief Abdul-Malek al-Houthi made a surprise speech this morning, calling on Saleh and tribal leaders to intervene to stop the internal bloodshed and reunite the internal ranks to face the ...More..

Senators, prosecutor cite fake comments on internet rules
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Senators, prosecutor cite fake comments on internet rules

The New York Attorney General's office has been working on getting to the bottom of the fake FCC net neutrality comment controversy for months. "This is akin to identity theft on a massive scale", he said. Howe...More..

Parthiv, Bumrah Named in India's Test Squad For South Africa Tour
by | Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Parthiv, Bumrah Named in India's Test Squad For South Africa Tour

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the Indian Test squad for the South Africa tour, set to start on the 5th of January next year. "The nature of wickets in South Africa will suit h...More..

Remains of missing South Dakota native found during search in California
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Remains of missing South Dakota native found during search in California

Forensics officers are now examining the remains. Search and rescue teams from Riverside and San Bernardino counties as well as searchers from Ontario and San Diego police departments took part in the search. T...More..

House GOP May Need Dems to Avoid Government Shutdown
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

House GOP May Need Dems to Avoid Government Shutdown

Democratic leaders were coy about their own strategy Thursday, with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi saying she'll wait to see what the GOP bill looks like before deciding what to do. Exiting Friday's meeti...More..

Meghan Markle's the star on royal debut
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Meghan Markle's the star on royal debut

It didn't take long for Meghan Markle to take on her new royal duties. For their first joint royal engagement , the couple, who will Wednesday next May, visited the National Justice Museum before heading o...More..

US Defence Secretary Mattis to visit Pakistan on Monday
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

US Defence Secretary Mattis to visit Pakistan on Monday

The US wants Pakistan to act in "its best interest" and take action against terror safe havens, US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis said today, ahead of his first visit to Islamabad as America's Defence Secret...More..

UN General Assembly president regrets United States withdrawal from global migration compact
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

UN General Assembly president regrets United States withdrawal from global migration compact

The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has announced Washington's withdrawal from the process to create a global compact aimed at facilitating worldwide migration, as it goes against the American idea of s...More..

One killed, five hurt by auto in brawl outside NY bar
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

One killed, five hurt by auto in brawl outside NY bar

The New York Police Department hasn't yet officially commented on the incident.The wounded were taken to a local hospital. The other people struck and the two people stabbed were in stable condition. "The bodie...More..

Egypt presidential hopeful returns home
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Egypt presidential hopeful returns home

Shafik, a former air force commander and government minister, was seen as the strongest potential opponent of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who is expected to run for a second term next year. A Gulf source fa...More..

by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Where ballot papers were used, BJP votes down, says Akhilesh Yadav

Rejecting charges of irregularities in Urban Local Bodies elections and tampering of Electronic Voting Machines levelled by Bahujan Samaj Party, the State BJP accused Opposition parties of "spreading misinforma...More..

by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Iran Inaugurates Chabahar Port Expansion

But New Delhi has proceeded cautiously at a time when the United States administration has taken an aggressive new approach toward Tehran. The Times of India reported that Tehran was believed to have asked ...More..

Police Complaint Filed Alleging Conductor James Levine Molested a Teen Boy
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Police Complaint Filed Alleging Conductor James Levine Molested a Teen Boy

Levine said that the charges were completely false, and we relied upon the further investigation of the police", Gelb said in a statement to the Globe. The conductor, known for his wild hair and revered for h...More..

Partly cloudy skies, temps above normal this weekend
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Partly cloudy skies, temps above normal this weekend

Unfortunately, no measurable precipitation in the forecast with the dry spell continuing. With that being said, mostly clear skies and light winds will allow temperatures to drop off overnight. Sunrise Saturda...More..

Saturday Night Live's Cold Open Made Donald Trump Face Michael Flynn
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Saturday Night Live's Cold Open Made Donald Trump Face Michael Flynn

This week's " Saturday Night Live " opened with a skit showing Alec Baldwin as President Donald Trump being visited by ghosts of his life, as seen in "A Christmas Carol". Camera IconBeck Bennett returned ...More..

South says North Korea's latest missile test is bigger threat
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

South says North Korea's latest missile test is bigger threat

Trump's tweets further inflamed tensions reignited this week after North Korea said it had successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile in a "breakthrough" that put the USA mainland within...More..

Jose Mourinho calls David De Gea 'best goalkeeper in world' after heroics
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Jose Mourinho calls David De Gea 'best goalkeeper in world' after heroics

The only other goalkeeper to make so many saves in a Premier League match are Tim Krul for Newcastle United (versus the Spurs in November 2013) and Vito Mannone for Sunderland (versus Chelsea in April 2014)...More..

Jets starting LB Darron Lee a healthy scratch against Chiefs
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Jets starting LB Darron Lee a healthy scratch against Chiefs

Josh McCown and the Jets pulled out the win against the Chiefs. They extended that to 30-24 on a Chandler Catanzaro field goal with 11:23 remaining. The Jets converted two on their second try thanks to a pit...More..

Quake detected near North Korea nuclear site
by | Monday, December 04, 2017

Quake detected near North Korea nuclear site

South Korea's military believes that the latest missile, which flew 950 kilometers before splashing down in waters near Japan, is potentially capable of striking targets as far as 13,000 kilometers, which woul...More..

Garrison Keillor fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of inappropriate behavior
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Garrison Keillor fired by Minnesota Public Radio over allegations of inappropriate behavior

Veteran radio host and writer Garrison Keillor confirmed Wednesday that he was sacked by his longtime broadcast home, Minnesota Public Radio, over accusations of improper behavior. In light of that news, it's o...More..

Mueller removed investigator from team after discovering anti-Trump text messages
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Mueller removed investigator from team after discovering anti-Trump text messages

The inquiry into Mr. Strzok is being conducted by the Justice Department's inspector general, Michael E. Horowitz, who is leading a broad examination of how the F.B.I. The OIG said it had earlier commented that...More..

Russian Federation positioning itself to make U.S. irrelevant in North Korean nuclear crisis
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Russian Federation positioning itself to make U.S. irrelevant in North Korean nuclear crisis

Sergey Lavrov's statement at a Rome news conference with his Italian counterpart today came two days after Ambassador Nikki Haley said that if war breaks out over North Korea's missile tests, the country woul...More..

Former NSA employee admits to taking classified documents
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Former NSA employee admits to taking classified documents

Authorities found classified documents throughout his home, according to court documents , which Pho took from work between 2010 and 2015. Starting in April 2006, Pho worked as a developer in the National...More..

Ireland demands 'significantly more clarity' from United Kingdom over #Brexit border
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Ireland demands 'significantly more clarity' from United Kingdom over #Brexit border

Ireland's premier on Friday called on London to provide a "credible" plan for the border separating his country from the United Kingdom once Britain leaves the European Union. Leo Varadkar, Ireland's taioseach,...More..

Rahul targets Modi over high fees in Gujarat's educational institutions
by | Sunday, December 03, 2017

Rahul targets Modi over high fees in Gujarat's educational institutions

The Congress vice-president has been posing a question a day to the prime minister as part of his electioneering for Gujarat Assembly polls slated for December 9 and 14. BJP demanded Rahul specify his religio...More..