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North Korea Warns Against US 'Hysteria'


State television showed what appeared to be several KN-08 and KN-14 missiles rolled out on trucks at the parade. An official from South Korea's Defense Ministry couldn't immediately confirm whether any of the rockets represented a new type of ICBM. Read More »

Han Song-Ryol: Trump building 'vicious cycle' of tensions


China is North Korea's lone major ally but has spoken out against its missile and nuclear tests and has supported United Nations sanctions. Pyongyang has said that their nuclear weapons development is created to counter USA policy that they believe is meant to invade the country and topple the government, namely supreme leader Kim Jong-un. Read More »

BUILD THAT WALL! Trump Demands Border Wall Funds in Spending Bill


President Trump's administration is scrambling to notch a significant legislative victory before he hits the 100-day mark next week and Democrats are finding themselves in the unusual position of holding all the cards in the negotiations. "That being said, if it's important enough to the Democrats, we'd be happy to talk to them about including that in sort of some type of compromise", he added. Read More »

Iraq officials: 26 hostages, including Qatari royals, freed


Twenty-six Qatari nationals have been handed over to the Iraqi authorities after having been abducted more than one year ago by an unidentified armed group, an Interior Ministry source said Friday. Iraq's Interior Ministry said their passports were checked, photographs and fingerprints taken before they were handed over to Qatari officials. He said Qatari officials were given assurances about the well-being of the hostages during negotiations. Read More »

Fresno suspect charged with earlier killing

Muhammad on Tuesday first walked up to a utility truck and shot a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. employee sitting in the passenger seat. He was a 34-years-old father and it was his first day out in the field. The gun may have been picked up by someone else, Dyer said. Muhammad - born Kori McDonald - will be arraigned Friday morning on that murder charge. Read More »

Australian PM to visit India - energy, education, trade on table

At a joint press event with Turnbull, Modi said they reviewed the entire gamut of ties and took many "forward looking" decisions including one on earlyholding of the next round of talks on comprehensive economic cooperation agreement. "Last year, two-way trade and good and services was almost $20 billion - more than double what it was a decade ago. We, therefore, agree on the need for a secure and rule-based Indo-Pacific", Modi said at a joint media conference with Turnbull here. Read More »

Here's your rodeo weather forecast for the north valley


Scattered rain showers linger into Friday , with high temperatures in the upper 60s. For the first time in months no areas have an extreme drought. Northwest winds 5 to 10 miles per hour. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms packing high winds knocked down trees and power lines in western MI, prompting some school closings. Read More »

North Korea now a problem for Canada too

North Korea has conducted a series of ballistic missile launches in recent months in defiance of United Nations sanctions and concerns have been growing that it could soon conduct a sixth nuclear test after carrying out two past year. If it's launched high enough in the sky, it can take down the US electricity grid, which in turn shuts off the clean water supply, transportation networks, regional food terminals, and more. Read More »

China 'seriously concerned' about North Korea

Trump told a news conference "some very unusual moves have been made over the last two or three hours", and that he was confident Chinese President Xi Jinping would "try very hard" to pressure Beijing's neighbour North Korea over its nuclear and missile programmes. Read More »

HTC VIVE VR System launched in India for Rs. 92990


This is the first complete VR system that has been made available to customers in the India market. Taiwanese consumer electronics company HTC on Friday launched virtual reality (VR) system HTC Vive for the Indian consumers that includes wireless VR controllers, room-scale movement and head-mounted display with a built-in camera. Read More »

Fox News Channel dismisses O'Reilly, its biggest star


Following the report on the harassment allegations, several major companies pulled their advertising from the show, including German carmakers BMW and Mercedes Benz. He said he wishes "only the best for Fox News Channel". O'Reilly's exit came nine months after his former boss, Fox News CEO and Warren native Roger Ailes, was ousted following allegations of sexual harassment. Read More »

Turkish opposition party files to have referendum voided


But it has been particularly outraged by an electoral board decision, announced as the polls closed Sunday, to accept ballots that didn't bear the official stamps used to verify they are genuine, as required by Turkish law. The "Yes" camp won more than 51 percent in Sunday's referendum while the "No" side got nearly 49 percent, according to near-complete results released by Turkey's election authorities. Read More »

May wins Parl vote to hold snap poll

A victory would give Ms May a powerful mandate extending until 2022, long enough to cover the Brexit negotiations plus a possible transition period into new trading arrangements with the European Union - a prospect that has strengthened the pound. Read More »

Nelson Mandela Foundation finds Ayanda Mabulu's painting "distasteful"


The ANC says the painting is trying to divide rather than to promote nation building. "We, however, find this painting distasteful", the statement read. Murray's painting was vandalised when it was displayed in the Goodman Gallery in Johannesburg . Earlier this month, well-known cartoonist Jonathan Zapiro published a cartoon showing Zuma and a member of the Gupta family raping South Africa. Read More »

Police Searching For Murder Suspect In Double Shooting


The weapon used in the attack was not recovered by police, which is why Cash has been deemed "armed and unsafe". He's associated with Lynn, Boston, and Florida. "He is 5'10" tall and weighs approximately 330 pounds. Police say he has occasionally used an alias: WILLIAM S. BANKS. He may be driving a silver or gray 2005 Chrysler with MA plates 3FS 819, but police say he may be in a different vehicle at this point. Read More »

Hernandez lawyer to ask court to erase murder conviction


Family members of Aaron Hernandez have asked a judge to order MA prison officials to preserve evidence so they can investigate the circumstances of his death. Courts in MA and a number of other states customarily vacate the convictions of defendants who die before their appeals are heard. It asks that prison officials be barred from altering or destroying any potential evidence, including Hernandez's writings, video and audio recordings and medical records. Read More »

Iraqi soldiers killed in Mosul clashes

Iraq's federal police moved forces 200 meters deeper into the Old City, getting closer to al-Nuri mosque, a statement said . One of the most senior religious leaders in the Islamic State (IS) group has been killed in west Mosul , according to Iraqi forces. Read More »

CNN Exclusive: Erdogan insists Turkey reforms don't make him a dictator

Meanwhile, the cabinet late Monday agreed to extend the state of emergency - already in place for nine months - for another three months. "But", he cautioned, "my hope would be that there is a second phone call, one that doesn't require a lot of public airing, where he's unambiguous as the President of the United States on his concerns over human rights, on freedom of the press, on the rights of women, on freedom of religion and the rule of law and all the necessary actions to preserve the ... Read More »

Obama to hold first public event of his post-presidency


President Obama is keeping his promise to promote engagement and train the next generation of political leaders by holding his first post-presidential event in Chicago on Monday. Although Obama, who delivered his "farewell address" in Chicago, has kept a relatively low public profile since exiting the Oval Office, the former commander in chief recently made headlines for defending his signature health care law, the Affordable Care Act, against Republican-led efforts to dismantle it. Read More »

Paris shooting: Fillon, Le Pen cancel election campaigning


One of Le Pen's main competitors is Jean-Luc Mélenchon, a 65-year-old socialist often described as the French Bernie Sanders. Fillon, 63, whose poll standing is slowly recovering after a financial scandal, also speaks the language the pro-business European Commission likes to hear but wants to reduce the role of EU institutions in French life. Read More »

North Korea threatens 'super-mighty' strike on U.S.

Kim In Ryong told a news conference that "if the USA dares opt for a military action", North Korea "is ready to react to any mode of war desired by the US". "We believe that there is more China can do in terms of sanctions and other economic efforts", Ms Bishop said. And when asked what he plans next, President Trump said, "Wait and see". Read More »

South Korea's ex-president Park charged with bribery

Three people died and dozens were injured in violent protests that broke out in Seoul last month after South Korea's Constitutional Court upheld a parliamentary vote to impeach Park over allegations of corruption and cronyism. South Korea pardoned two of its convicted former leaders in the late 1990s in a bid for national reconciliation amid a financial crisis, and its court had until recently shown leniency toward corrupt business tycoons because of worries about hurting the economy. Read More »