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Seoul: North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

South Korea now has several Hyunmoo-type missiles in its arsenal, including the Hyunmoo-2A, the Hyunmoo-2B and the Hyunmoo-3, which have ranges of 300, 500 and ...


Burger King tricks Google Assistant with clever and creepy ad

A new ad from Burger King is causing quite the stir and a lot of discussion today, which is pretty impressive considering it's only 15 seconds in length. Meanti...


Iran's Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

Mr Ahmadinejad remains a controversial figure in Iran. On the other hand, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is considered a moderate leader who also negotiated ...


Donald Trump ordered Syria strikes while eating 'the most beautiful cake'

On the attack: "I say, 'We've just launched 59 missiles, heading to Iraq'". "So what happens is I said , 'We've just launched 59 missiles. heading to Iraq, ...


IRS urges taxpayers not to rush; choose return preparers wisely

If the staff has taken on all the audits it can handle with the returns filed in April, the IRS may be less able to devote attention to those with extensions....


Australia-India sign 6 MoUs, including co-operation in terrorism and organised crime

Rao before returning to Australia at the end of his four-day visit to India . The prime minister mentioned that among the things Australia and India have in co...


Dorothy Mengering, David Letterman's Mom, Dead at 95

A representative for Letterman confirmed Mengering's passing in a statement issued to The Hollywood Reporter . She really became a star when the show too...


Drone strike in southern Sinai said to kill one person

The Sinai Peninsula has been under a state of emergency since October 2014, when a massive terrorist attack claimed the lives of 33 Egyptian soldiers. Sinai has...


North Korea calls US aircraft carrier dispatch outrageous

According to reports, a USA carrier group has departed Singapore and is headed to North Korea. In a show of force last week , Washington rerouted the Carl ...


Double trouble: USA keeps Davis Cup hopes alive

Hewitt did not rule out making a change to his doubles line-up with John Peers and Sam Groth scheduled to meet Sam Querrey and Steve Johnson for the third rubbe...


Here's why Taapsee Pannu's Naam Shabana got banned in Pakistan

The actress, who also completed four years of her journey in Bollywood, took a much-deserved break before starting work on her next movie with David Dhawan. Dir...


Pope opens free launderette for Rome's homeless

The Whirlpool Corporation donated six new washers and dryers to the launderette and Procter & Gamble provided the laundry detergent and fabric softener for the ...


Australian PM, in India, pushes bilateral, regional trade agenda

While the prime ministers agreed to reignite stalled talks on a formal trade deal, Mr Turnbull said it was encouraging partnerships were growing. According to...


G-7 ministers appeal to Russia on Syria but reject sanctions

The White House press secretary warned Syria to stop using barrel bombs against civilians, suggesting President Donald Trump may expand the criteria for US acti...


Modi India's most popular leader after independence: NDA

Addressing the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, a day before the session ends, Modi also pitched for pushing the reforms and development agenda, asserting that ...


Malaysia ranked tenth in use of death penalty, says Amnesty International

From beheadings in Saudi Arabia and hangings in Afghanistan, Japan and Pakistan, to the lethal injection in China , the United States and Vietnam: the death pe...


Cuomo's free college education initiative comes with a catch

That's why free tuition will be available to NY resident students attending two-year community colleges and four-year institutions throughout the state. NY stat...


BC election is underway after weeks of unofficial campaigning ends

The Liberals say the minimum wage has increased six times since 2011 and less than five per cent of workers in British Columbia earn the minimum wage . The c...


Prince and princess will be in Pippa's upcoming wedding

An ultra-select wedding that she handles with great mastery and during which she reserved prime roles for George and Charlotte, the children of her sister Kate....


US carrier strike group heads toward W. Pacific near Korea

Meyer and USS Michael Murphy and the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain, according to a statement from US Pacific Command. In a bustling week at the Pe...


Syria's allies claim United States crossed their own 'red lines' with missile strike

Tillerson also spoke by phone with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, whose government insists Assad should play no role in Syria's future. On April 7...


'Only time will tell' on improving US-China trade

Asked whether Xi had come with infrastructure investments to show Beijing's commitment to creating more jobs in the US, US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross sai...


Iraqi army helicopter shot down by IS militants over Mosul

Trump is finding ways to speed up the US-led coalition campaign that U.S. and Iraqi officials say, has been successful in evicting the Islamic State militan...


LeEco deal to buy Vizio for $2 billion falls through

Both LeEco and Vizio have announced that the merger agreement for the former to acquire the latter will not proceed. The companies still intend to work to...


93-year-old man dies trying to rescue dog from icy pond

A man from Canada plummeted into an icy pond to rescue his dog. "As soon as the ice broke, I just went right in", McIver told the TV crew . The footage sho...


2 adults dead, 2 kids shot at California school

Two children standing behind Smith were struck by gunfire. One father, who wasn't identified by the CNN affiliate, stood behind police tape, looking for on...


Chinese envoy arrives in S. Korea ahead of USA warships

The Chinese official is expected to express Beijing's opposition to the recent installation of a U.S. missile system in South Korea. "(Chinese) President Xi (...


In response to Jadhav's sentencing, India stops release of Pak prisoners

While the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) of Pakistan Armed Forces said that the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has confirmed deat...


Police say former Atlanta Braves player Otis Nixon is missing

Nixon's girlfriend, who lives with him, reported him missing. Nixon missed the postseason that year serving a 60-game suspension for testing positive for coca...


Prince George, Princess Charlotte to be in Pippa's wedding

After much chatter about George and Charlotte's presumed roles in the wedding, Kensington Palace confirmed that the 3-year-old and almost 2-year-old royal sib...


USA, Canada and Mexico will launch joint bid to host tournament

It helps that CONCACAF as a whole is behind the bid . But he said the joint approach made for a stronger bid, was positive for soccer in the region and serves a...


Hungary: Thousands rally in support of Soros-founded school

Hungarians held one of the biggest demonstrations yet against Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government, calling for the rejection of legislation on universiti...


Fox will investigate Bill O'Reilly harassment claims, lawyer says

The law firm earlier undertook an investigation of Roger Ailes, former Fox News chairman, who was dismissed after at least six women accused him of inappropr...


Gunman who killed Texas lawman killed himself

Dorris said investigators hadn't identified Kenny as the gunman until late Sunday and had been searching for him Monday when they discovered he already was dead...


Flags half mast for PC Palmer

Officers wearing dress uniform with white gloves and medals stood with heads bowed during a two-minute silence at the start of the service. London's new polic...


North Korea fired medium-range ballistic missile

North Korea's missile test comes just a day before Chinese President Xi Jinping visits US President Donald Trump for a summit in Florida, and as the US, Japan a...


Trump suggests Susan Rice might have committed crime

Without knowing the precise nature of the intelligence documents, which neither the Trump administration nor any Republican legislators complicit with this char...


News anchor maintains composure during live bulletin after learns of husband's death

The 28-year-old was reading the 10am morning bulletin on Saturday (8 April) when she spoke with a reporter on the phone who was reporting on a breaking news s...


North Korea calls US strikes on Syria 'unforgivable'

Never miss a story again - sign up to our Telegram channel and we'll keep you up to speed! The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says T...


Marine Le Pen campaigning for French presidency in Chad and Russian Federation

Ludovic de Danne, Ms Le Pen's global advisor who took part in the meeting with Mr Putin, said: "He wished her good luck". When touching upon the accusations o...


US soldier killed in Afghanistan during operations against Islamic State: US military

The soldier's name and unit were not released, pending notification of next-of-kin. There are about 8,400 United States troops in Afghanistan. A US soldier ...


Kendall Jenner 'devastated' by Pepsi ad controversy

Singer Madonna has dissed the soft drink company Pepsi in the wake of an ad controversy involving model Kendall Jenner. Released this week, the Pepsi commer...


North Korea says Syria airstrikes prove its nukes justified

It was introduced by Barack Obama in an attempt to stem North Korean progress in weapons testing. Initial U.S. and South Korean assessments indicate it was a ...


Arab League summit concludes with declaration focused on Syrian crisis

At the Arab League summit, the 21 leaders and top officials endorsed the 2002 Arab peace plan, which would see Arab states normalize ties with Israel in exchang...


Michael Flynn omitted Russian income off initial financial disclosures

Pressure continues to mount on former national security adviser Michael Flynn to testify before Congress about possible connections between the Trump campaign...


Trump national security aide McFarland may become envoy to Singapore

McMaster. US President Donald Trump's deputy national security adviser, Ms KT McFarland, is expected to step down and has been offered the position of US amba...


Trump explains military action in Syria to Congress

Earlier today, Trump congratulated the armed forces "for representing the United States, and the world, so well in the Syria attack". The former senior vice f...


US Vows to End 'Israel-Bashing' at United Nations

Israel, it is fair to say, is not viewed as a burden or a fly in ointment by the new administration, as it had been for eight years. "David, I look forward to w...


French far-left presidential candidate Melenchon ahead of Fillon for first time

Organizers said 70,000 people gathered in Marseille's Old Port district to hear Melenchon. He is ready to compromise interests of France for the sake of globali...


Somalia's new army chief survives car bomb that kills 13

In a brief statement on the Islamist extremist militant group's radio station, Radio Andalus, al-Shabab claimed responsibility for the suicide bomb. Last week...