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Australia, New Zealand hit back at North Korea threat

North Korean media similarly attacked South Korean acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn when US Vice-President Mike Pence arrived in South Korea on Monday, and threatened Japan days later. The stern warning comes after Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said on Thursday that North Korea would be hit with further Australian sanctions as a clear message that its behaviour will not be tolerated. Read More »

Wanjiru holds off Bekele as Keitany breaks record in London

Ally Dixon was the fastest British woman home in a personal best to book her place for London, where she will be joined by Charlotte Purdue and, most likely, the third-placed Briton, Tracy Barlow. Bekele finished nine seconds adrift whilst Wanjiru's compatriot Bedan Karoki was third in 2hr 07:41. The weather was really good this year. "My body felt fit enough and I have trained well and I tried to push all the time". Read More »

Influential Ukrainian politician detained in graft probe

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Investigators had sought a court order to place Martynenko, a former chairman of the Ukrainian parliament's fuel and energy committee, in pretrial custody. Strengthening Ukraine's anti-corruption bureau was one of the top demands of the International Monetary Fund connected to a Dollars 17.5 billion rescue package for Ukraine in 2015. Read More »

US supercarrier due in Sea of Japan 'in days': Pence

Japan's ships would accompany the Carl Vinson north at least into the East China Sea, a source with knowledge of the plan told Reuters news agency. The US supercarrier Carl Vinson will arrive in the Sea of Japan in days, Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday (Apr 22), after days of mixed messages from Washington over the warship's whereabouts. Read More »

Nadal écoeure Zverev à Monte-Carlo pour son anniversaire — Tennis

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De son côté, Rafael Nadal s'est imposé face à Alexander Zverev sans aucun problème. Deux petits jeux perdus et seulement 1h08 sur le court, Rafael Nadal a tout simplement corrigé Alexander Zverev. L'Espagnol aura un match plus abordable sur le papier lors des quarts de finale , contre l'Argentin Diego Schwartzman (41e) ou l'Allemand Jan-Lennard Struff (58e). Read More »

US Rep. Warns Against Breaking Iran Pact

Just days into his presidency, Trump suddenly changed his mind and said he would "rigorously" enforce the nuclear deal. "They (Iranians) are doing a tremendous disservice to an agreement that was signed". Russian Federation dismisses as false a Reuters report saying a government think tank controlled by President Vladimir Putin developed a plan to swing the 2016 us presidential election to Trump. Read More »

Some Russians are not ready to give up on Trump

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Notwithstanding the Russian allegations that the U.S. is selling a false narrative over the use of chemical weapons by the authoritarian Syrian regime, Mattis defended the American missile attacks against Syria last week. Not long before Trump spoke, Russian Federation vetoed a Western-backed United Nations resolution that would have condemned the chemical weapons attack and demanded a speedy investigation. Read More »

Macron-Le Pen 'in French run-off'

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Pollsters are unclear about what a low or high turnout could mean in 2017. Flowers, candles and messages of solidarity with police adorned a makeshift memorial on the Champs-Elysees for the slain police officer, Xavier Jugele. The same could happen here", said Renette Decicco, a 78-year-old out shopping for food. Many voters think current immigration policies have exacerbated France's unemployment problems and contributed to the deadly terror attacks of the past couple of years. Read More »

Police search for boy after father found passed out at park

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Spencer Louie. "He is 4'1′" tall, 55 pounds and was last seen wearing a turquoise shirt and plaid shorts. Around 8:30 a.m. - about two hours after the man was found outside a auto in Arroyo Park - a woman called San Marino police, saying the father of her child had never shown up to drop off their son. Read More »

French Foreign Minister Urges to Vote for Macron in Presidential Run-Off

On Saturday, police arrested a man brandishing a knife at Paris's Gare du Nord station, briefly causing panic as some passengers rushed out of the way. "We do not want to live under the yoke of the threat of Islamic fundamentalism". Mr Macron did too, but also accused his rivals of trying to capitalise on the attack with their anti-immigration, tough-on-security messages. Read More »

Benoît Hamon laisse ses militants sous le choc

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Recueillant 6,2% des voix (estimations), Benoît Hamon a en effet réalisé le pire score d'un candidat socialiste depuis Gaston Defferre en 1969. Tandis que les contestataires devenaient des insoumis. En signant le plus faible score de l'histoire du Parti socialiste, Benoît Hamon pourrait également mettre en péril l'avenir du parti. C'est aussi la conséquence d'un quinquennat pas bien vécu par l'électorat de gauche. Read More »

Confusion over recent U.S. involvement in Syria

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But any such expectations have crashed into reality amid the nasty back-and-forth over Syria and ongoing US investigations into Russia's alleged interference in America's USA presidential election. He said working groups would be established to improve U.S. -Russian ties and identify problems. Mr Tillerson said there was no doubt that the attack had been planned and executed by the Syrian regime, which has used chlorine bombs on more than 50 occasions. Read More »

Trump administration broadening its approach to North Korea

He said President Obama's failed policy of strategic patience towards North Korea gave them the space they needed to develop long-range missiles and nuclear weapons. China made a plea for a return to negotiations. China may be getting fed up with continued nuclear bluster from long-time ally North Korea and tilting toward the United States. Read More »

Dispute Over Aaron Hernandez's Brain Highlights Push for CTE Awareness

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Henry N. Nields performed an autopsy on Mr. Hernandez on Wednesday and concluded today that the manner of death was suicide and the cause asphyxia by hanging", Massachusetts District Attorney Joseph D. He was taken to a hospital and pronounced dead about an hour later. Authorities on Thursday clamped down on releasing more details about Hernandez's apparent suicide. Read More »

Tony Blair urges cross-party election push to stop Tory 'hard Brexit'

Her ostensible reason was to provide herself, if her Conservative Party improves its position in the elections, a more unified British front in the next two years of negotiations with the European Union over the terms of Britain's exit and, possibly, its post-departure relationship with the 27 partners in the EU. Read More »

Accused Fresno Shooting Spree Gunman Also Charged In Motel Murder

Police said he fired twice at that victim. Within minutes, the alleged gunman in the deadly rampage was under arrest. Prosecutors said Muhammad will face murder charges over all four men, but they are waiting for investigators to assemble their case before filing the other three. Read More »

USA intelligence intercepted communications between Syrian military, chemical experts

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Russia's hopes for a thaw in Russia-U.S. ties following Trump's election have been shattered by the congressional investigation into alleged ties between Trump's campaign associates and Russian Federation. Secretary Tillerson told President Putin peace can not happen in Syria while Assad is still in power. As the council debated its response on Thursday, the United States fired cruise missiles at a Syrian airbase that the U.S. Read More »

Fear That Turkey's Vote Closes Door On Democracy

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Reuters also reported that an initial assessment by the Organization of Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) - the European monitor that was supposed to have been overseeing the voting - concluded that it "did not meet democratic norms". Read More »

Jean-Luc Mélenchon ne reconnait pas les résultats actuels

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Paradoxalement, les déçus sont nombreux dans les rangs de ses partisans, eux qui voyaient leur favori accéder au second tour de la présidentielle. C'est une défaite en demi-teinte pour Jean-Luc Mélenchon. Malgré une fin de campagne en boulet de canon leur champion Jean-Luc Mélenchon ne se qualifie pas pour le second tour de l'élection présidentielle. Accompagné de deux soutiens européens (la portugaise Marisa Matias, membre du Bloc de gauche, et l'espagnol Pablo Iglesias, leader de ... Read More »

Ossoff Campaign: Jon Didn't Vote In 2012 Because He Was Studying Abroad

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Candice Broce says a runoff is a continuation of an initial election under Georgia law. Ossoff will face Karen Handel in the runoff election on June 20. It has been a solidly Republican House seat for almost 40 years, but the tide has turned to such a degree against the Republican Party, that they are trying to rig a game that they should have already won. Read More »

France : Macron et Marine Le Pen qualifiés pour le second tour

La candidate du Front national a lancé "un appel" aux "patriotes sincères" pour "sortir des querelles périmées, des a priori et des ressentiments". Selon ces mêmes estimations, au terme d'un match à quatre serré, le candidat des Républicains François Fillon (19-20,3%) et le candidat de la France insoumise Jean-Luc Mélenchon (19,5-20%) sont éliminés, au coude-à-coude pour la troisième place. Read More »

Number of ISIS terrorists killed by US bomb jumps to 94

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The US launched GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb in combat for the first time Thursday, hitting IS tunnel network in a remote, rugged area of eastern Nangarhar province. "It was the right time to use it tactically against the right target on the battlefield", General John Nicholson, commander for United States forces in Afghanistan, said at a news conference. Read More »

Chloe describes escaping from van in river

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The courageous young girl swam to shore near Tumbulgum, NSW, on April 3, and hiked to the nearest farmhouse to raise the alarm. I've got no doubt whatsoever that that woman is a hero. "I can tell you the mother was trying to get one of her children out of the auto when she passed away". She spoke of her escape from the sinking vehicle on April 3, saying she loved and missed her mum and siblings, Ella-Jane, 11 and Jacob, 7. Read More »

Oppose candidates who back Brexit at any cost, Blair urges voters

Normally, Conservative-supporting papers will seize on favourable opinion polls for the Tories and play down any that give encouragement to Labour. Approval for May as a leader is leagues ahead, compared to Corbyn. According to an analysis for the Times , the Conservatives are on course to win 12 seats in Scotland while Labor will be wiped out from its former political stronghold. Read More »

North Korea threatens Australia with nuclear strike

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North Korea watchers here say the commentary appears to be Pyongyang's response after Chinese experts and media have recently called for escalating sanctions against the North, including the suspension of oil exports, in case of its sixth nuclear test. Read More »