• Yen slumps on Japan stimulus speculation
Yen slumps on Japan stimulus speculation

Abe and his ruling party aim to amend the post-war constitution, and expand Japan's military activities to build up normally functioning forces under the principle of "collective self-defense". A wildcard this time is that Japan's voting age has been lowered from 20 to 18 to encourage young people to take part in politics but how they will vote, an...

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  • Kate Middleton & Prince William React to Pippa Middleton's Engagement News!
Kate Middleton & Prince William React to Pippa Middleton's Engagement News!

Roll Out The Red Ball at The Savoy Hotel on February 11, 2016 in London , England. Pippa Middleton flashed a huge ring today amid claims she is now engaged to her boyfriend James Matthews . James' famous young brother, the reality TV star Spencer Matthews , is very close to Pippa's brother James Middleton , and the duo are often photogr...

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  • Trump Seeking $10M From Fired Aide
Trump Seeking $10M From Fired Aide

But Nunberg says he never leaked the gossip item - and even if he did, it would not have been covered by his contract. Nunberg's parents - both lawyers - said outside court that an affair between a married campaign manager and an attractive single press secretary who was a former Ralph Lauren model would not sit well with Trump's conservative fol...

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  • Erdogan says he narrowly escaped death during Turkey coup attempt
Erdogan says he narrowly escaped death during Turkey coup attempt

Mr Erdogan has blamed his arch-foe Fethullah Gulen, a moderate Turkish preacher living in the United States, for being behind the attempted power grab that left more than 300 people dead, and has demanded that Washington extradite him. When asked what evidence the government had that Gulen was behind the coup, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmu...

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  • North Korea Fires 3 Ballistic Missiles, U.S. Confirms
North Korea Fires 3 Ballistic Missiles, U.S. Confirms

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (C) looks through a periscope of a submarine during his inspection of the Korean People's Army (KPA) Naval Unit 167 in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang June 16, 2014.

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  • Melania Trump labelled a copy-cat after recycling Michelle Obama's old speech
Melania Trump labelled a copy-cat after recycling Michelle Obama's old speech

Donald Trump turned to political allies, reality TV stars and onetime Hollywood actors for his first night at the Republican National Convention. The statement didn't mention Mrs. Other delegation members say they'll push a rules change Monday to free delegates from those voting restrictions. Mr Trump hoped the chaos would be little more than a ...

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  • Thousands Of Deleted Clinton Emails May Yet Be Made Public
Thousands Of Deleted Clinton Emails May Yet Be Made Public

Democrats on the committee, in turn, criticized their GOP colleagues for spending hours on the email issue rather than on gun violence, the shooting spree that killed five police officers in Dallas on Thursday or the deaths of two African-American men at the hands of police last week.

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  • European Union and U.S. alarmed at Turkey's response to failed coup
European Union and U.S. alarmed at Turkey's response to failed coup

They struck while Erdogan was on vacation, but failed to take him out of action completely when they had the chance. Warplanes have patrolled Turkey's skies following a failed coup, a sign that authorities fear the threat against the government is not yet over.

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  • Multiple people critically injured after attack on German train
Multiple people critically injured after attack on German train

The IS news agency Amaq called the assailant "one of the fighters of the Islamic State and the fighter answered calls to target countries of the coalition that is fighting the Islamic State". Hong Kong's top official, Chief Executive Leung Chun-Ying, condemned the attack and extended his sympathies to the victims and their families. Two people rema...

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  • Trump, Pence Face Questions Over Divergent Stand on Issues
Trump, Pence Face Questions Over Divergent Stand on Issues

There is something else that will appeal to Trump and a lot of poorer Americans with children trapped in failing schools because Democrats won't let them escape due to pressure and donations from the teachers' unions. I might not do that, but I would absolutely want him to come in. I served with Mike in my first term and consider him a friend. De...

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  • Boris Johnson gets backing from US, seeks solution for Syria
Boris Johnson gets backing from US, seeks solution for Syria

Appearing at a London news conference with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Johnson was asked if he was going to apologise for his disobliging remarks about world leaders. The U.S. envoy also underscored his and his nation's commitment to the "special relationship" between Britain and the U.S. Asked about Obama's remark before Britain's refere...

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  • Hostage standoff in Yerevan enters third day
Hostage standoff in Yerevan enters third day

Armenia security forces say a group of armed men has attacked a central police station in the Armenian capital, killing one officer, wounding two and taking others hostage. More than a dozen other people were detained early in the afternoon when they tried to demonstrate near the seized Erebuni compound cordoned off by security forces.

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  • Donald Trump: Mike Pence 'absolutely' my first choice for VP pick
Donald Trump: Mike Pence 'absolutely' my first choice for VP pick

Donald J. Trump raged at the leaked reports of his plan to choose Mike Pence , the governor of IN, as his running mate. By the end, Trump had uttered more than 2,160 words while Pence's word count clocked in around 900. In conversations late into the evening, Mr. Trump repeatedly hesitated over selecting Mr. Pence, according to people briefed on...

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  • Hot Stock under Consideration: Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)
Hot Stock under Consideration: Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC)

Four analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and eighteen have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. In related news, VP David M. Carroll sold 62,300 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Friday, April 22nd. Rockland Trust Co. raised its position in shares of Wells Fargo & Co.by 6.4% ...

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  • Sudan's al-Bashir, attending Rwanda summit, defies the ICC
Sudan's al-Bashir, attending Rwanda summit, defies the ICC

Kigali-Effectively kicking off the activities of the 27th African Union's summit in Rwanda's capital Kigali , participants announced that the summit is chiefly aimed at bolstering integration and merger among union members. Dlamini-Zuma has been the AU Chairperson since 2012. "We will therefore suggest to the summit for consideration, as we la...

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  • Death penalty not ruled out for coup plotters, Turkey's Erdogan tells CNN
Death penalty not ruled out for coup plotters, Turkey's Erdogan tells CNN

As he did early on Saturday, Stoltenberg condemned the attempted coup in Turkey and reiterated his full support for Turkey's democratic institutions. Gulen is considered a key suspect being linked to Friday's failed coup attempt. While they illustrated the deepening frustration with his government's response to the failed coup, which has even...

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  • Turkey's U.S.-Made Fighter Jets Reportedly Almost Shot Down Its President
Turkey's U.S.-Made Fighter Jets Reportedly Almost Shot Down Its President

Special Istanbul anti-terror police units raided the prestigious air force military academy yesterday morning, detaining four suspects, the state-run Anadolu news agency reported. Erdogan had told supporters on Sunday that Turkey could consider reintroducing the death penalty which it had abolished in 2004 as part of its longstanding European Union...

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  • 2 rescued after boat grounds near brink of Niagara Falls
2 rescued after boat grounds near brink of Niagara Falls

That caused the boat to ground just south of Goat Island, and the boat's anchor was able to stop its drift towards the falls. The Coast Guard told the boaters to anchor. They eventually realized the anchors weren't even holding; the boat was only being held in place by the lower unit of the engine, which was acting as an anchor.

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  • John Kerry Walks Into Door During UK Visit
John Kerry Walks Into Door During UK Visit

U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has refused to apologize for withering one-liners he's made about world leaders but he has won the support of Britain's closest ally as the country navigates its hard path out of the European Union. Kerry's public schedule says his trip to London will focus on multilateral talks related to Syria and Yemen. J...

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  • Apple may drop Samsung as supplier for future iPhone chips
Apple may drop Samsung as supplier for future iPhone chips

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has reportedly secured exclusive orders for the A11 processor expected to power Apple's 2017 "iPhone 8". KitGuru Says: Given all of the legal issues, Apple might be looking to replace Samsung as a supplier for some of its critical parts, like its processors.

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