• Trump praises China for abstaining from vote on Syria
Trump praises China for abstaining from vote on Syria

Trump had spent two days with Xi at his Mar a-Lago resort in Florida and spoke to him over phone a day earlier. "You never know", Trump said, explaining that he's not going to announce his military plans to our adversaries, as former President Obama did.

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  • At Easter, Trump has yet to find a church home in DC
At Easter, Trump has yet to find a church home in DC

After some litigation, the Obama White House began releasing the visitor records late in 2009, Obama's first year in office. After Trump took office, a liberal watchdog group has taken over the fight, filing a lawsuit on Monday demanding the records.

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  • Pence aims to reassure allies amid North Korea threat
Pence aims to reassure allies amid North Korea threat

It is the vice president's first official trip to the Asia-Pacific rim, where he will meet with leaders to discuss trade, economic and security issues, including North Korea's provocative military actions. Pence lands in Seoul the day after North Korea's biggest national day, the "Day of the Sun". "He continues to launch missiles into the Sea of Ja...

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  • Renowned Canadian HIV/AIDS researcher Dr. Mark Wainberg drowns in Florida
Renowned Canadian HIV/AIDS researcher Dr. Mark Wainberg drowns in Florida

Wainberg was on the first team to discover, in 1989, the anti-viral drug, Lamivudine , to be used in treating AIDS. Former president of the International AIDS Society Professor Mark Wainberg, a fierce critic of former president Thabo Mbeki's views on the pandemic, has died.

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  • Gun theft fugitive caught in southwest Wisconsin
Gun theft fugitive caught in southwest Wisconsin

Joseph Allen Jakubowski has been the subject of an intense manhunt since the April 4 burglary at Armageddon Supplies near Janesville, a city about 60 miles southwest of Milwaukee. In the 35 pages obtained exclusively by NBC5 News, Jakubowski refers to health insurance, taxes and religion as examples of the government trying to brainwash its citizen...

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  • Trinamool says win was expected; BJP satisfied with rise
Trinamool says win was expected; BJP satisfied with rise

Bhattacharya got 95,369 votes and Jana 52,843. Responding to a query about the steps taken by the state government after the Ram Navmi celebrations by Sangh parivar , he said: "State government's responsibility is to provide full security if a person or a political party calls for a programme".

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  • Trump, Xi Discuss 'Menace Of North Korea' In Telephone Call
Trump, Xi Discuss 'Menace Of North Korea' In Telephone Call

A barrage of recent North Korean missile tests has stoked US fears that Pyongyang may soon develop an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the USA mainland. On Saturday, it marks the "Day of the Sun", the 105th anniversary of the birth of state founder Kim Il Sung. Wang last month urged North Korea to susp...

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  • Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'
Trump declares US-Russia relations may be at 'all-time low'

On April 4, a reported toxic gas attack hit the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in Syria's Idlib, killing over 80 people and wounding scores of others. Tillerson said the two countries had agreed to set up a "working group" to coordinate on "smaller issues". It's unclear whether Putin will grant Tillerson a meeting.

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  • Rajnath Singh refutes Pakistan's claim of fair trial to Kulbhushan Jadhav
Rajnath Singh refutes Pakistan's claim of fair trial to Kulbhushan Jadhav

The Iranian government has also said that Jadhav was in that country and not engaged in any illegal activity", they said. Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz defended the Pakistan Army Court's verdict saying, "Why would an innocent person possess two passports?" Jadhav, who was arrested in March 2016 in Balochistan, is ac...

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  • GRAPHIC: Officers fired after punching, kicking man during arrest
GRAPHIC: Officers fired after punching, kicking man during arrest

Shortly thereafter, Officer McDonald bolts toward Hollins and stomps him in the head. But the trouble for the department did not end there. "What happened yesterday at the hands of my former officer was embarrassing not only to the Gwinnett County Police Department, but to all law enforcement".

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  • Rouhani and hardline rival register for bruising Iran election
Rouhani and hardline rival register for bruising Iran election

Ahmadjinejad was required to step down because of term limit rules in 2013, when President Hassan Rouhani won in a landslide on a promise to reduce Iran's worldwide isolation. However, he faces a stiff challenge this time around from conservative hardliners because of discontent over the economy. "Those who made incessant efforts on the nuclear...

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  • Pakistani student killed over alleged blasphemy
Pakistani student killed over alleged blasphemy

Mashal Khan, who studied journalism at the Abdukl Wali Khan University in Mardan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, was suspected by the mob of running Facebook pages that published blasphemous content, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Alam Shinwari said.

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  • McCain: US Administration 'Partially to Blame' for Chemical Attack in Syria
McCain: US Administration 'Partially to Blame' for Chemical Attack in Syria

Her words, however, came a day after she said Washington was ready to take additional action after a solo U.S. strike on a Syrian air base. Haley said she doesn't see a political solution in Syria with Assad remaining as president, but that other US priorities were defeating Islamic State and to "get the Iranian influence out".

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  • Le Pen sparks antisemitism row over wartime deportation
Le Pen sparks antisemitism row over wartime deportation

He claimed that the "homeland of the Enlightenment and of the rights of man", committed the "irreparable" that day and said "breaking its word, it handed those who were under its protection over to their executioners". In the eyes of many, it became a synonym for racism and anti-Semitism. Polls suggest Marine Le Pen will advance to the second rou...

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  • U.S. drops 'Mother of All Bombs' on ISIS caves in Afghanistan
U.S. drops 'Mother of All Bombs' on ISIS caves in Afghanistan

Republican senators said the strike with a bomb known as the "mother of all bombs" (MOAB) was a sign of President Donald Trump's commitment to defeating ISIS wherever the group materializes. General John Nicholson, the commander of USA forces in Afghanistan, was required to get permission to use the weapon, but it's unclear how far up the chain o...

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  • The biggest-ever non nuclear bomb used by US is unleashed
The biggest-ever non nuclear bomb used by US is unleashed

The strike in Afghanistan follows last week's death of a USA special forces soldier fighting IS in Nangarhar. The weapon was brought into Afghanistan specifically for this mission. 2- GBU-43B is a GPS-guided munition that is America's most powerful non-nuclear bomb. The United States dropped a 22,000-pound bomb on an ISIS cave complex in Afghan...

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  • China's exports accelerate in March, import growth moderates
China's exports accelerate in March, import growth moderates

China's main import partners are: the European Union (12 percent of total imports, of which Germany accounts for 5 percent), ASEAN countries (12 percent, of which Malaysia accounts for 3 percent), South Korea (10 percent), Japan , Taiwan and the United States (9 percent each) and Australia (4 percent).

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  • Fifth protester killed as Venezuela unrest intensifies
Fifth protester killed as Venezuela unrest intensifies

Reports on social media said the projectiles included eggs and stones. Opposition activists accuse police and the National Guard of indiscriminate use of tear gas, including at clinics, and arbitrarily detaining people for simply being within the vicinity of protests.

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  • Summer Gas Prices Expected to Top 2016
Summer Gas Prices Expected to Top 2016

Asheville is paying the highest average price in the state at $2.33 per gallon, while Wilmington is seeing the lowest at $2.25. US retail gasoline prices have been on a steady increase for the better part of the year. During the spring and summer, gasoline demand often increases and gasoline specifications change from winter-grade gasoline to sp...

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  • Bashar al-Assad: Chemical Attack Claims Are '100 Percent Fabrication'
Bashar al-Assad: Chemical Attack Claims Are '100 Percent Fabrication'

The Syrian army meanwhile issued a statement saying that the USA -led coalition attacked a position of the Islamic State group in the eastern province of Deir el-Zour, killing hundreds of fighters and civilians, many of them from poisonous gas.

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