The Newest: China says 36 died in North Korea visitors crash

Chinese visitors make up about 80% of all foreign tourists to North Korea, according to a South Korean think-tank, the Korea Maritime Institute, which estimates that tourism generates revenue of about $44 million each year for the isolated country. More..

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Korea nuclear crisis to top G7 foreign ministers' talks in Toronto
by | Monday, April 23, 2018

Korea nuclear crisis to top G7 foreign ministers' talks in Toronto

No date has been set, and there is uncertainty about what Trump might be able to accomplish. Trump has nominated Pompeo to be USA secretary of state but Pompeo isn't in Toronto as his confirmation faces oppos...More..

IPL 2018 Preview: Noose tightening around Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

IPL 2018 Preview: Noose tightening around Royal Challengers Bangalore and Delhi Daredevils

Umesh Yadav needs two more wickets to reach the milestone of 100 wickets in IPL. Talking about Saturday's opponent Delhi , who also have one win in four games, Woakes said: "We know that Delhi are in simil...More..

CIA Investigating Construction of Graphite Plant in North Korea
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

CIA Investigating Construction of Graphite Plant in North Korea

The thawing of relations between the DPRK and the ROK started with Kim's New Year speech, where he said that his country was "a peace-loving and responsible nuclear power", and called for lower military ten...More..

Arizona educators vote for statewide walkout under #RedForEd
by | Sunday, April 22, 2018

Arizona educators vote for statewide walkout under #RedForEd

That's not good enough, the teachers say. On Friday, Ducey vetoed 10 House bills with the same message given as why: "Please, send me a budget that gives teachers a 20 percent raise by 2020 and restores addit...More..

Florida suspect fired gun from within restaurant
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Florida suspect fired gun from within restaurant

Noel Ramirez and Deputy Taylor Lindsey , according to GCSO, an agency of 66 employees, including 27 deputies. "Both our heroes had simply sat down to eat while on duty", the sheriff's office said . Schultz...More..

Prince Charles to step up Commonwealth role straightaway
by | Saturday, April 21, 2018

Prince Charles to step up Commonwealth role straightaway

Britain's Prince Charles was approved as the successor to Queen Elizabeth as head of the Commonwealth at a meeting of the group's heads of government in Windsor yesterday, Sky News reported, citing unname...More..

Situation in Syria and Israel's Interests
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Situation in Syria and Israel's Interests

Even before the recent clashes with Israel , many average Iranians were publicly asking: What is Iran doing spending billions of dollars - which were supposed to go to Iranians as a result of the lifting of ...More..

Syracuse Fraternity Suspended, Campus Roiled After Racist Videos Surface
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Syracuse Fraternity Suspended, Campus Roiled After Racist Videos Surface

According to the Daily Orange , Theta Tau is the fourth fraternity to get suspended during the 2017-18 academic school year. On Tuesday, California Polytechnic State University suspended all fraternities and...More..

Local students to join National School Walkout, set for Friday
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Local students to join National School Walkout, set for Friday

State College Area School District spokesman Chris Rosenblum said students will face detention if they walk out of class on Friday. -Marion County Public School spokesperson " This is a student led event an...More..

First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

American movie theatre company AMC screened the movie at its single theatre screen in Riyadh . "The return of cinema to Saudi Arabia marks an important moment in the Kingdom's modern-day history and cultur...More..

Queen asks Commonwealth to put Prince Charles in charge
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Queen asks Commonwealth to put Prince Charles in charge

Picture: Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles attend the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting . The Queen's appeal comes a day before the heads of Commonwealth nations will hold...More..

Thanks to Tammy Duckworth, the Senate Just Made a Historic Change
by | Friday, April 20, 2018

Thanks to Tammy Duckworth, the Senate Just Made a Historic Change

Teleworking is not an option in the Senate , which requires members to vote in person. Maile Pearl Bowlsbey is just over a week old and already she's helping force more change in the Senate than most sea...More..

Trump ends plans of rejoining the Trans-Pacific Trade Pact
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Trump ends plans of rejoining the Trans-Pacific Trade Pact

The president, who abandoned the 12-nation deal days after entering the White House previous year, now believes that two-country agreements are "far more efficient" and better for American workers. He said at...More..

Turkey to hold early elections on June 24
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Turkey to hold early elections on June 24

Erdogan made the announcement after speaking with the leader of Turkey's main nationalist party, Devlet Bahceli , who, the previous day, floated the prospect of early elections. Erdogan said in televised s...More..

Chuck Todd Slams Fox News For Sean Hannity's Michael Cohen Connection
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Chuck Todd Slams Fox News For Sean Hannity's Michael Cohen Connection

Hannity and White House officials did not respond to requests for comment. Michael Cohen, President Trump's personal attorney, arrives at federal court on Monday in NY. Hannity's relationship with attorney ...More..

Castro nears retirement as Cuban president; lawmakers vote on successor
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

Castro nears retirement as Cuban president; lawmakers vote on successor

On Wednesday, the two men appeared smiling and in good spirits at the opening of the inaugural session of the Assembly that was elected last month. "On behalf of the National Nominating Committee, I have th...More..

'Cocaine Babe' weeps as she's sentenced to 8 years in prison
by | Thursday, April 19, 2018

'Cocaine Babe' weeps as she's sentenced to 8 years in prison

Roberge and two other Quebecers, have pleaded guilty to smuggling cocaine worth about $16 million U.S. packed in suitcases aboard the MS Sea Princess during a seven-week cruise in 2016 from Britain to Irela...More..

US, Britain charge Russian-backed hackers of global cyber espionage campaign
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

US, Britain charge Russian-backed hackers of global cyber espionage campaign

The hackers have tried to breach routers, switches and firewalls in an effort to breach organizations across the globe, officials said . Officials said the activity had been under observation for "some ti...More..

California Blocks National Guard From Helping Trump's Priorities at the Border
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

California Blocks National Guard From Helping Trump's Priorities at the Border

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced that she would not let National Guard troops from her state be stationed at the Mexican border, even though President Donald Trump did not request her troops. He then clarified ...More..

Federation Internationale de Football Association task force arrives to inspect 2026 candidate Morocco
by | Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Federation Internationale de Football Association task force arrives to inspect 2026 candidate Morocco

Monkey chants were aimed at black French players, including Paul Pogba , during France's 3-1 friendly win over Russian Federation in St. Petersburg last month. Petersburg Stadium , that will host a World Cup ...More..

Russian Federation to ban instant messaging app, Telegram after highly successful ICO
by | Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Russian Federation to ban instant messaging app, Telegram after highly successful ICO

In addition to being popular with the Russian public, Telegram has also become the messaging app of choice for many government officials. Telegram's top officials said that this requirement was impossible...More..

Abe to meet Trump amid challenges at home and overseas
by | Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Abe to meet Trump amid challenges at home and overseas

If Abe's forced to step down, fears that Japan is being passed over by the US would only grow. Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with figures from Japanese economic circles here Tuesday...More..

What was right and what was wrong about Trump's Syria strike
by | Monday, April 16, 2018

What was right and what was wrong about Trump's Syria strike

U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley announced on Sunday that the United States will imminently impose a new rounds of sanctions on Russian Federation. Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, slammed t...More..

Humboldt Broncos: Canada's jersey tribute to crash victims
by | Monday, April 16, 2018

Humboldt Broncos: Canada's jersey tribute to crash victims

Relatives of Dayna Brons, 24, said they will remember her "joyful smile". "She was surrounded by those she loved and those who loved her", the statement read. So did Canadian women's hockey Olympian Hayley Wick...More..