• Trump hails Israel as 'beacon of hope'
Trump hails Israel as 'beacon of hope'

Israel and France are at logger-heads over Jerusalem's refusal to participate in a worldwide peace conference that the French government is insisting on holding before the end of the year. Israel will prevent Iran from establishing a military presence in Syria, and will continue intervening to stop Iran arming Hezbollah and other Shiite militias ...

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  • Trump Backtracks on Pulling US Troops Out of South Korea
Trump Backtracks on Pulling US Troops Out of South Korea

As a stopgap step, South Korea and Japan inked a trilateral intelligence transfer arrangement in December 2014, with the USA acting as an intermediary. "The United States will be steadfast and strong with respect to working with the ROK to protect against the instability in North Korea". But according to an official on Thursday, the Special Measu...

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  • Britain's Johnson says no need for gloom about Trump victory
Britain's Johnson says no need for gloom about Trump victory

Boris Johnson, who had previously accused the tycoon of stupefying ignorance that makes him frankly unfit to hold the office of president of the USA, said the election was a great opportunity for the UK. The Ukipper insisted that his transatlantic buddy would put Britain at the front of the queue for trade deals. The former London mayor had als...

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  • Malaysia, Philippines leaders stress ties in KL meet
Malaysia, Philippines leaders stress ties in KL meet

Extremists from the Southern Philippines, especially Abu Sayyaf, have been responsible for numerous piracy incidents and kidnappings for ransom in the waters between the two countries. "Our (Malaysia) economic partnership with the United States will continue", he said when asked had Malaysia's economic focus moved to China rather than the United St...

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  • Indian community in Japan warmly welcomes PM Modi
Indian community in Japan warmly welcomes PM Modi

This would be an important achievement, as until now Japan has been firm on its stand of not having nuclear technology exchange with any non-NPT signatory. The agreements are to be terminated by Japan if India tests any nuclear weapons, reports indicate. However, under the leaderships of Modi and Abe, the pace and content of friendship has increase...

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  • UK campaigners win appeal case over preventative HIV drug
UK campaigners win appeal case over preventative HIV drug

This judgment brings that possibility one step closer. The substance of the judgement appears to be that NHS England should consider providing PrEP in order to reduce the amount it needs to pay for HIV treatment in the future. Used consistently, it has been shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection in people who are at high risk by more than 90 p...

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  • British Supreme Court to Examine Brexit in December
British Supreme Court to Examine Brexit in December

Corbyn told the Sunday Mirror that Labour's "Brexit bottom line" would require guarantees for access to the single market for exporters, continued protection of workers' rights, safeguards for consumers and the environment, and pledges that Britain would make up any loss of European Union capital investment.

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  • Senior Chinese public security official elected as Interpol president
Senior Chinese public security official elected as Interpol president

Since becoming president in 2012, Xi has launched an extensive anti-corruption drive and China filed a list of 100 most-wanted suspects with Interpol in 2014. More generally, China's police and judicial systems have been routinely criticised for abuses, including confessions under torture, arbitrary travel bans and the disappearance and detention...

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  • Bodies found on suspect's land ID'd as husband, wife
Bodies found on suspect's land ID'd as husband, wife

Kohlhepp is due in cou. In disturbing news that sounds nearly too on the nose to be true, an Amazon account linked to suspected serial killer Todd Kohlhepp has surfaced. He also asked Wright to take a photo to his mother. The judge denied bond for Kohlhepp, charged with a 2003 quadruple. More charges are expected. That body was identified as Br...

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  • Bournemouth's Howe has little sympathy for under-fire Moyes
Bournemouth's Howe has little sympathy for under-fire Moyes

David Moyes paid tribute to Sunderland's supporters after the Black Cats secured their first Premier League victory over the season. MF Jason Denayer, N/R - Back from injury and did his midfield job with tenacity after replacing McNair.

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  • Court says dictator Marcos can be buried at heroes' cemetery
Court says dictator Marcos can be buried at heroes' cemetery

Chances for Supreme Court (SC) reconsidering its decision on Ferdinand Marcos' burial will be slim, but this should not deter the public in their quest for justice, a law expert said. Gore, who was jailed during martial law, talked about how painful it was to hear that dictator Ferdinand Marcos would soon be buried at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

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  • Do Democrats still think 'we need nine' on the Supreme Court?
Do Democrats still think 'we need nine' on the Supreme Court?

The shorthanded court now is split with four conservatives and four liberals. One of the court's Democratic-appointed justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is an 83-year-old survivor of pancreatic cancer. "A lot of people are saying he is really feeling lost without Scalia on that court", Austin-Hillery said. "They will be protecting the Second Amendment"...

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  • Turkey concerned as Syrian Kurds press toward IS-held Raqqa
Turkey concerned as Syrian Kurds press toward IS-held Raqqa

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said dozens of people were also wounded in the strikes on Tuesday night on the village of Al-Heisha, 40 km north of Raqqa. The Observatory also said 21 civilians were killed between the two locations. The US-led coalition that launched operations against IS two years ago is providing crucial backing to the of...

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  • Gold is sliding as the U.S. presidential election results roll in
Gold is sliding as the U.S. presidential election results roll in

A Trump victory could see an immediate negative reaction to financial markets worldwide, however JP Morgan Chases puts together the following scenario on gold and the Canadian dollar. Clinton is seen by some investors as the more predictable candidate. However, a win for Clinton could send gold prices back down toward $1,250 a troy ounce.

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  • North Korea calls Obama administration 'total failure' ahead of U.S. election
North Korea calls Obama administration 'total failure' ahead of U.S. election

Pyongyang believes "the USA, source of all kinds of evils, will certainly be buried". Its white paper purported to summarize the failings of US policy - or "imperialist moves" - during Obama's tenure. National Intelligence director James Clapper said last month that persuading North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program is likely a "lost c...

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  • Hillary Clinton casts her vote in USA election
Hillary Clinton casts her vote in USA election

Whether the 45th president is Hillary Clinton or the billionaire outsider, the U.S.is turning a corner. Recent polling shows a tightening race at both the national and state levels, as Clinton and Trump near the 2016 race's finish line.

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  • Woman in NYC subway push: I'm not guilty and didn't admit it
Woman in NYC subway push: I'm not guilty and didn't admit it

The suspect also appears to be the same woman who police spoke to after canvassing the scene of Fiedler's death that occurred on October 19. A former home health aide charged with shoving a woman in front of an oncoming subway train under New York's Times Square insists she's not guilty of murder.

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  • Chelsea Clinton Funneled Money From Foundation to Help Fund Wedding
Chelsea Clinton Funneled Money From Foundation to Help Fund Wedding

In his email to Podesta, Band suggests that Chelsea could be investigated for how she paid for her lavish, $3 million wedding among other things. Band also made a reference to how the Clintons used a prominent Clinton Foundation donor to suppress a critical press coverage of the wedding and its financial sources.

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  • Icelandic discount airline Wow air adds Pittsburgh flights
Icelandic discount airline Wow air adds Pittsburgh flights

From the airline's hub near Reykjavik , Wow flyers can connect to many cities, including Amsterdam, Berlin, London , Milan, Paris, Dublin and Barcelona. This will add to the low-priced airline's existing routes between Dublin and Boston, Washington, D.C, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Montréal and Toronto.

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  • South Korea prosecutors raid Samsung offices over President Park's political scandal
South Korea prosecutors raid Samsung offices over President Park's political scandal

In an air infiltration drill, the Army sent its special forces troops to sever the enemy's line of communication and take strategically important areas or facilities that can help South Korea and its allies in the event of a conflict breaking out.

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