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U-turn on North Korea; US opts for diplomacy

Similarly, the U.S.is not in search of an excuse to station more of its troops along the North Korean border, nor does it have any "desire to inflict harm on th...


McMaster Dodges Questions About Working With Bannon

They hate him for benefiting from Russia's campaign interference at their expense; they regard obstructionism as payback for the GOP's posture towards Obama and...


Commonwealth Bank CEO to retire by mid 2018

The announcement comes as the bank faces a money-laundering scandal, with Australia's financial intelligence and regulatory agency, AUSTRAC, accusing the bank ...


Portugal global wants West Ham move

The holding midfielder has sparked the interest of many top clubs in recent years, inclusing the recent rumours linking him to a move to Arsenal. Carvalho, wh...


Has an internet sleuth uncovered Game of Thrones secrets concerning Jon Snow?

A long-lost character returns to Game of Thrones in an exposition-heavy episode that effectively stages the final run of season 7 nonetheless. That said, ther...


17 immigrants found in south Texas 18-wheeler, police say

The find comes about a month after three dozen people were found in a tractor-trailer in San Antonio at a Walmart parking lot. They heard people knocking back f...


Charges dismissed in two teacher-student sex cases

Witt's attorney had argued that the two students Witt is accused of having sex with weren't under her direct authority and were capable of consenting, reports ...


Barnaby Joyce refers himself to the High Court over citizenship cloud

Mr Joyce said he was asking the High Court to rule on his citizenship status and whether he was eligible to be in Parliament , the ABC reported. In fact we w...


United States soldiers killed, 5 others wounded in Iraq

Five other soldiers were wounded, it said in a statement, without providing further details. More than 5,000 USA troops are taking part in the war against IS ...


USA stocks inch higher on Friday

Pacific territory of Guam . The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 0.45%, around 100 points lower and retreating below its 20,000 level. The annual de...


3 militants, 2 soldiers killed in Shopian encounter

Itoo, also spelt as Yatoo, was a resident of Chadoora area of Badgam district. The firing from terrorists prompted the security forces to wait until dawn while ...


Nuclear confrontation with North Korea would be "catastrophic": Mattis

Mattis cited as evidence that diplomacy was gaining traction last week's successful USA -led effort to get the United Nations Security Council to vote on toughe...


Trump Administration declares the opioid crisis a national emergency

The President said urgent action was needed as he pledged more government resources to help solve the crisis at a press conference at his golf course in Be...


Latin America rejects Trump's Venezuela invasion threat

In surprise comments on Friday, Trump asserted a "military option" could be considered, which Venezuela's Defence Minister Vladimir Padrino slammed as "an act o...


Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

Central Intelligence Agency director Mike Pompeo and HR McMaster, Donald Trump's national security adviser, tried to provide assurances that a conflict is avo...


Facts About North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un

The comments were interpreted by some as threatening a preemptive nuclear attack and overheated. Asked if "threats alone" would be enough for the U.S. "But ma...


NASCAR Michigan 2017 results: Kyle Larson wins Pure Michigan 400

A red flag for oil on the track only added to the drama, and when the race restarted for the final time, Larson - who hadn't led at all to that point - drove ...


More people dead in Charlottesville riots

The "alt-Right" demonstrators gathered late on Friday and chanted "blood and soil" and "one people, one nation, end immigration" as they carried burning torches...


Security forces eliminate Kashmir operational commander of Hizbul Mujahideen

The terrorists killed included Hizbul Mujahideen's operational commander Yasin Itoo , also known as "Ghaznavi". "Adil Malik and Yasin Itoo resembled each oth...


Star receiver Antonio Callaway among 7 Gators suspended for MI game

The Read Optional's Trey Wallace first reported the news. The Florida Gators will be without possibly their best player in their huge season opener against...