• U.S. Calls Urgent Security Council Meeting To Discuss North Korea Sanctions
U.S. Calls Urgent Security Council Meeting To Discuss North Korea Sanctions

The North was "willing to denuclearise", Moon said on Thursday, while the USA was willing to "end hostile relations" and provide security guarantees, "but there is a blockage as both sides are demanding each other to act first". North Korea has demanded USA security guarantees as key conditions for its disarmament, and ending the war is an integral...

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  • Putin: Demilitarized zone for Syria's Idlib to be created
Putin: Demilitarized zone for Syria's Idlib to be created

Russian Federation and Turkey agreed on Monday to a create a "demilitarised zone" between Syrian rebels and government forces in the northern city of Idlib, staving off a potential humanitarian catastrophe in the last rebel stronghold.

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  • 83-Foot Wave Recorded By Satellite Monitoring Hurricane Florence
83-Foot Wave Recorded By Satellite Monitoring Hurricane Florence

A Storm Surge Watch means there is a possibility of life- threatening inundation, from rising water moving inland from the coastline, in the indicated locations during the next 48 hours. Although slow weakening is expected to begin by late Thursday, Florence is forecast to be an extremely risky major hurricane when it nears the USA coast late T...

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  • RT: Novichok poisoning accused will never speak to journalists again
RT: Novichok poisoning accused will never speak to journalists again

Petrov said that on their first trip to Salisbury, they were unable to make it from the train station to the cathedral - about 800 meters - because of snow and slush. "Any sensible person would be afraid", said Boshirov. "So how did this happen?" We want to hear from you. The full unedited interview still hasn't been published online but the ...

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  • US Border Patrol agent arrested on suspicion of killing four women
US Border Patrol agent arrested on suspicion of killing four women

Police say he confessed to four killings, but refrain from revealing details of the attacks. Authorities arrested Juan David Ortiz on Saturday morning after a woman he allegedly kidnapped escaped and went to police, The Associated Press reported .

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  • China says world trade system not flawless, needs reform
China says world trade system not flawless, needs reform

Presumably, there will be a meeting. In addition to retaliatory tariffs, companies report China is slowing down customs clearances and stepping up inspections and other bureaucratic processes, the chambers said. "That's why a diverse coalition of industries is banding together to amplify the voices of hardworking Americans and ensure Washington...

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  • Mother, infant are first two confirmed deaths from Hurricane Florence
Mother, infant are first two confirmed deaths from Hurricane Florence

And cameras aboard the International Space Station managed to catch incredible footage just a few minutes after the storm's landfall. "A big worry about Hurricane Florence is that it's not acting like a normal hurricane", said Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher, reporting from Wilmington, North Carolina.

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  • White House says Manafort plea is 'totally unrelated' to Trump's 'victorious' campaign
White House says Manafort plea is 'totally unrelated' to Trump's 'victorious' campaign

The charges do not relate to Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The indicted former campaign chairman, according to reporting from CBS News in late October of 2016, was the person who moved the ex-Indiana governor into the role of Donald Trump's running mate.

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  • Palestinians Declare Trump Their Enemy, Threaten Explosion of Violence
Palestinians Declare Trump Their Enemy, Threaten Explosion of Violence

In a video, Erekat also said "We are determined to pursue our fight in the Security Council, General Assembly, Human Rights Council and the International Court of Justice". "We lost the USA administration but we gained our national rights", Zomlot said. "If the court comes after us, Israel or other U.S. allies, we will not sit quietly", Bolton ...

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  • Philippines: 10 million people in the path of Mangkhut
Philippines: 10 million people in the path of Mangkhut

It can affect as many as 31.4 million people in the region, according to the United Nation's Global Disaster Alert and Coordination System. Mangkhut, locally known as super typhoon Ompong, has already passed the US territory of Guam, where it caused widespread flooding and power outages.

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  • Mallya says met Jaitley before leaving India, Minister rejects his claim
Mallya says met Jaitley before leaving India, Minister rejects his claim

Three back-to-back statements and clarifications from absconding liquor king and alleged fraudster Vijay Mallya and Union finance minister Arun Jaitley about their unofficial encounter at some place in Parliament (which both agreed that it happened), raises some serious questions.

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  • World stocks mostly fall on possible US-China tariffs
World stocks mostly fall on possible US-China tariffs

The tariffs that Trump has imposed, and threatened to impose, total $517bn - more than the $505bn in Chinese goods that entered the country previous year. The US dollar rallied versus major peers and the offshore Chinese yuan fell the most in a week. That would give financial markets a chance to digest the politically sensitive data before tr...

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  • USA threatens to arrest ICC judges over war crimes probe
USA threatens to arrest ICC judges over war crimes probe

The Bolton speech today isolates the United States from worldwide criminal justice and severely undermines our leadership in bringing perpetrators of atrocity crimes to justice elsewhere in the world.... He said the PLO leadership has instead "condemned a yet-to-be-seen United States peace plan and "refused to engage with the United States governme...

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  • Trump Assails Highly Critical New Book
Trump Assails Highly Critical New Book

Trump's more misguided impulses", the self-satisfied, political equivalent of a "my job here is done" meme when you consider just how numerous president's impulses get out regardless. One of the most unsafe incidents involved Trump's obsession with the 28,000 troops the US has stationed in South Korea, and the $3.5 billion a year the USA pays to...

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  • New wildfire rips through northern California
New wildfire rips through northern California

More than 6,000 wildfires have hit the U.S. state of California this year, burning an area of 580,100 hectares (1,435,263 acres) and causing damages worth more than $2.56bn, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and the National Interagency Fire Center.

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  • India's Supreme Court ends colonial-era ban on gay sex
India's Supreme Court ends colonial-era ban on gay sex

Read | What is Section 377? "It happened because Prime Minister Narendra Modi and finance minister Arun Jaitley were of the view that section 377 should be decriminalized and the party should not be a hindrance in the process", said a senior BJP leader in the know of the development.

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  • Florence restrengthens into a hurricane, approaching East Coast
Florence restrengthens into a hurricane, approaching East Coast

Florence was expected to approach the southeastern coast of the United States on Thursday, possibly near the North Carolina-South Carolina border, according to maps of the storm's trajectory predicted by the NHC. Hurricane Isaac - which late Sunday became the fifth hurricane of the season - is heading west towards the Caribbean. In Charleston...

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  • Caller Blasts White House Whistleblower's Attack On Donald Trump As
Caller Blasts White House Whistleblower's Attack On Donald Trump As "Fake News"

However, allegations that Mattis is intervening regularly to avert national security disasters have once again raised the question of whether military commanders possess the authority to refuse a direct order from the President under certain circumstances.

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  • Dallas Cop Charged After Killing Man In Apartment She Thought Was Hers
Dallas Cop Charged After Killing Man In Apartment She Thought Was Hers

She had been visiting NY when she learned of her son's death. The Dallas Police chief announced Saturday morning that the warrant for the off-duty officer who shot and killed a man when she says she mistook his apartment for her own, is on hold, after a request by lead investigators, the Texas Rangers .

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  • Former Trump campaign aide sentenced - and his lawyer blames Trump
Former Trump campaign aide sentenced - and his lawyer blames Trump

United States investigators were only alerted to Papadopoulos's activities in mid-2016 after he told Australia's ambassador to London, Alexander Downer, about his talks with Mifsud during a late-night drinking session in a London pub. Papadopoulos pleaded guilty in October to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his dealings with Jo...

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"Up To" Five People Including Children Found Dead In Perth Home

POLICE have charged a 24-year-old man from Bedford with five counts of murder over the deaths of two women and three children. The bodies were discovered in a house in Perth in Western Australia after a man in his 20s went to the regional police station, 9News reported.

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  • India throws out ban on gay sex, but challenges remain
India throws out ban on gay sex, but challenges remain

Chandrachud. In a conservative country, political parties have steered clear of declaring their position openly on gay rights but the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party had told the court that it will support whatever decision it takes. LGBTQ activist Anjali Nazia said the Supreme Court had paved way for bigger judgements ahead. She had urged the ...

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  • Ex-Trump adviser George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison
Ex-Trump adviser George Papadopoulos sentenced to 14 days in prison

Papadopoulos had pleaded guilty to the crime last October. Defense counsel in their filings painted Papadopoulos as a naive and eager campaign aid who sought to impress the Trump campaign by setting up a meeting with campaign officials and Russian Federation to discuss whatever Russian Federation allegedly had on Ms.

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  • Lawyer claims $400K in GoFundMe account for homeless man is missing
Lawyer claims $400K in GoFundMe account for homeless man is missing

Dow ordered the couple's attorney, Ernest Badway, to tell his clients, who were not in court, that they must appear before her September 14 after giving sworn depositions on the matter next Monday morning at Badway's law office. They didn't buy Bobbitt a house, they bought him a trailer, registered it under McClure's name and parked it on her fam...

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  • Body of second person killed in Colorado River collision found
Body of second person killed in Colorado River collision found

One person was found in critical condition and flown to a hospital in Las Vegas, while nine others were taken to local hospitals by ambulance, authorities said . Mohave County, which borders the Colorado River , is a county in Arizona . Water depth in the area is shallow in some area but can be as deep as 30 feet in other areas.

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  • Bridge collapses in Kolkata, cars fall on the road below
Bridge collapses in Kolkata, cars fall on the road below

It runs over the Majerhat Railway Station and connects the city centre with the heavily populated Behala, vast areas of the southwest suburbs and neighbouring South 24 Parganas district. He said, "We have called in the cranes, let them pull up the debris, however, as per information, no one else is trapped under the debris". Prime Minister Narend...

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  • Russia Resumes Air Strikes Against Rebels in Idlib, Say Monitors
Russia Resumes Air Strikes Against Rebels in Idlib, Say Monitors

Syria has been at war since early 2011 with a multitude of parties including pro-government forces, rebel groups and militants all fighting for control over various areas. It also said talks were under way to establish a humanitarian corridor for civilians to leave Idlib. He said he had heard reports that Damascus had set a September 10 deadline fo...

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  • Sessions' job is safe until at least midterms, Trump says
Sessions' job is safe until at least midterms, Trump says

Thursday he told the outlet, "I do question what Jeff is doing". In the interview, Trump gave a token indication Sessions' fate wasn't sealed. "I think the immigration issue was poorly handled". For now. That comes from an interview President Trump gave Bloomberg today in which he declared he would not fire Sessions before the midterm elections...

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  • Typhoon set to bring rain, powerful winds to much of Japan
Typhoon set to bring rain, powerful winds to much of Japan

Japan's weather agency warned of possible landslides, flooding, high tides, lightning and tornadoes across a swathe of the country. The typhoon, the 21st of the season, is striking the area of the country that is home to Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe.

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  • Trump says Sessions’ DOJ has placed GOP in midterm jeopardy
Trump says Sessions’ DOJ has placed GOP in midterm jeopardy

Two easy wins now in doubt because there is not enough time. Collins and Rep. Duncan Hunter from California were both indicted last month, with Collins accused of insider trading , and Hunter of illegal campaign spending. Senator Jeff Flake, a Republican, said on Twitter the statement was "not the conduct of a President committed to defendin...

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  • Chinese billionaire arrested in United States over sexual misconduct
Chinese billionaire arrested in United States over sexual misconduct

The alleged assault would be a felony, authorities said , declining to provide further detail. However, police have not set any travel restrictions on Liu. In return, JD.com will join Google's shopping platform. JD.com was quick to defend its leader, saying that law enforcement had grilled him over an "unsubstantiated accusation" and let him go ...

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  • PM Khan, COAS Bajwa discuss matters of mutual interest
PM Khan, COAS Bajwa discuss matters of mutual interest

When we met Imran Khan for the first time in 1986, we never imagined that the swashbuckling Cricketer (who bowled "maidens" over) would turn to politics and would one day become the Prime Minister of one of the most important countries of the world.

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  • Justice lawyer was told Russia had 'Trump over a barrel'
Justice lawyer was told Russia had 'Trump over a barrel'

Ohr is a Department of Justice official who has been at the agency for nearly three decades. The letter was the latest salvo in a fight between the political parties as Republicans have criticized the propriety of the FBI's probe of ties between Moscow and Trump aides and whether they coordinated during the 2016 US election campaign.

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  • Man opens fire on crowd, shot by police outside Ice Cube concert
Man opens fire on crowd, shot by police outside Ice Cube concert

Within minutes there was a heavy police presence as San Diego County deputies streamed into the track and a helicopter was seen overhead. Ice Cube , who once rapped " shotgun bullets is bad for yo' health ", was due to perform at San Diego's Del Mar Racecourse on Sunday.

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  • Donald Trump scraps $300M Pakistan aid cash over terrorism claims
Donald Trump scraps $300M Pakistan aid cash over terrorism claims

Pentagon spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Kone Faulkner said in a statement to Reuters on Saturday that if the cuts are approved by Congress, the Pentagon aimed to spend the money on "other urgent priorities". Pentagon Spokesman Kone Faulkner said the USA military will aim to spend the money on other urgent priorities before the funds expire on Se...

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  • China's Xi says no to Africa 'vanity projects' as hosts major summit
China's Xi says no to Africa 'vanity projects' as hosts major summit

More concrete projects are expected to come into being during the upcoming series of FOCAC events, including the High-Level Dialogue of China-Africa Leaders and Business Representatives and the 6th China-Africa Business Forum. African presidents in attendance include South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa , Egypt's Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Zambia's Edgar L...

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  • Friends call John McCain hero, maverick at Arizona funeral
Friends call John McCain hero, maverick at Arizona funeral

Bush , who prevailed over McCain in the race for the Republican presidential nomination in 2000, and Democratic former President Barack Obama , who ran against McCain in the 2008 presidential election and won. Half a world away, wearing our nation's uniform, John McCain stood up for every value that this Capitol Building represents. Biden, a D...

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  • U.S. stops funding to Palestinian refugee agency due to 'irredeemably flawed operation'
U.S. stops funding to Palestinian refugee agency due to 'irredeemably flawed operation'

The UN says there are about 5 million Palestinian refugees , including the descendants of people who fled the 1948 war. That mission is part of a larger campaign by the Trump administration to pressure Palestinians to drop one of their key demands for Middle East peace: a "right of return" to Israel for the five million people in question.

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  • Assad regime to go 'all the way' in Syria's Idlib
Assad regime to go 'all the way' in Syria's Idlib

The ministry said the maneuvers will focus on antiaircraft, antisubmarine, and demining exercises. Key brokers on Thursday held last-ditch talks on the fate of Syria's only remaining rebel-held province, hoping to stave off a government offensive which the United Nations has warned could spark catastrophe.

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  • 4 dead in New Mexico bus-truck crash, state police say
4 dead in New Mexico bus-truck crash, state police say

Greyhound said bus schedule No. 1333 that left St. Louis Wednesday morning just before 9 p.m. was on Interstate 40 in New Mexico when it crashed head-on with a semi-truck. No details about the patients' conditions were released, nor was there confirmation of the total number of injured. "You could tell that people were distressed, screams were co...

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