• South Korea-US military drills violate agreements: North Korean media
South Korea-US military drills violate agreements: North Korean media

On Monday, North Korean state media claimed the U.S.'s joint military drills with South Korea , which restarted last week, violate the so-called inter-Korean military agreement. The findings come amid a stalemate in denuclearization talks between the US and North Korea. The Center for Strategic and International Studies - relying on satellite p...

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  • World leaders gather in Paris a century after WWI armistice
World leaders gather in Paris a century after WWI armistice

The French presidency later sought to defuse the row, saying Macron remarks had been misinterpreted. "It is our deeply rooted obligation to think of the future, and to consider what is essential". The conflict was one of the bloodiest in history, reshaping Europe's politics and demographics. Macron spent the week in the build up to Sunday's cer...

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  • Melania Trump calls for firing of national security aide
Melania Trump calls for firing of national security aide

Her departure would leave national security adviser John Bolton without one of his key allies in the administration, a deputy who has also shared his penchant for bureaucratic infighting. A spokesman for the National Security Council had no immediate comment. The source cautioned Trump could still change his mind on the matter, but said he has...

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  • What comes next after EU/UK Brexit text agreement?
What comes next after EU/UK Brexit text agreement?

Boris Johnson claimed Mrs May is on the brink of "total surrender" to the European Union over Brexit as he urged the Cabinet to mutiny against the Prime Minister's withdrawal agenda. Boris Johnson described it as a "catastrophe" - and Nigel Farage agreed. Certainly not. She could face a vote of no confidence if 48 Tory MPs demand one, wi...

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  • Donald Trump lashes out at another CNN reporter over ‘stupid’ question
Donald Trump lashes out at another CNN reporter over ‘stupid’ question

Acosta's attempts haven't come without criticism and that particular incident earned him a derisive critique from White House advisor Kellyanne Conway. The American Civil Liberties Union also chimed in on Twitter , saying "It shouldn't take a lawsuit from CNN to remind the president of the First Amendment".

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  • Southeast Asian summit puts focus on trade tensions, trends
Southeast Asian summit puts focus on trade tensions, trends

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said the trade war between China and the U.S. would trigger a "domino effect" that would affect trade relations. The draft of a communique to be issued by RCEP nations later in the week, which was reviewed by Reuters, said the group would instruct "ministers and negotiators to work toward the full conclus...

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  • LatestNews - California wildfires toll rises to 31
LatestNews - California wildfires toll rises to 31

Meteorologist David Gomberg told the Los Angeles Times newspaper that fire tornadoes were possible. "More than 4,000 are fighting the Camp and Woolsey Fires in California that have burned over 170,000 acres", Trump tweeted . He took the time to explain what happened and I'm grateful for all of their hard work trying to save my home. She ...

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  • California fires: Malibu residents ordered to evacuate
California fires: Malibu residents ordered to evacuate

No injuries have been reported in either fire. "Firefighters continue to be challenged with extreme fire and weather conditions including strong winds and long range spotting", says the latest update from CAL Fire. At least 200 deputies will be in the five Los Angeles County cities effected by the fire - Westlake Village, Hidden Hills, Agoura H...

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  • Kyrsten Sinema wins election to become Arizona's first woman senator
Kyrsten Sinema wins election to become Arizona's first woman senator

Senate seat Monday in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Rep. Martha McSally in the battle to replace GOP Sen. "Arizonans had a choice between two very different ways forward: one focused on fear and party politics and one focused on Arizona and the issues that matter to everyday families", Sinema s...

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  • Dershowitz: 'Hypocritical' to Seek Whitaker's Recusal From Mueller Case
Dershowitz: 'Hypocritical' to Seek Whitaker's Recusal From Mueller Case

Mueller has brought charges against Trump's former campaign chairman and other campaign figures, as well as against 25 Russians and three firms accused of meddling in the campaign to help Trump win. Sessions' decision to recuse himself infuriated Trump. Whitaker, a former USA attorney from Iowa who twice ran unsuccessfully for statewide office an...

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  • World leaders mark 100 years since WWI Armistice in Paris
World leaders mark 100 years since WWI Armistice in Paris

The two leaders seek to preserve a West-led social democratic order that they feel is threatened both at home and overseas. He said the convergence of world leaders in Paris to discuss the consolidation of world peace was a step in the right direction and that Liberia whole-heartedly supports such an initiative.

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  • Hemsworth visits destroyed Malibu home
Hemsworth visits destroyed Malibu home

The fire has now surpassed the 1933 Griffith Park disaster that killed 31. Several of the bodies discovered earlier this week were found in or near burned out cars, police have said. The fire has burned both homes and land stretching from Malibu, Westlake Village, and Thousand Oaks, and is now threatening both the Simi Valley and West Hills.

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  • Thousand Oaks Shooter Mocked ‘Hopes and Prayers’ in Pre-Shooting Facebook Post
Thousand Oaks Shooter Mocked ‘Hopes and Prayers’ in Pre-Shooting Facebook Post

It is a moment many Californians have come to dread: Seeing smoke from one of the state's increasingly devastating wildfires approaching and knowing they may soon be forced to leave their homes, perhaps forever. The mother of a young man who survived last year's gun massacre in Las Vegas only to be killed by another gunman in a California bar t...

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  • Whitaker likely 'very interim' Attorney General: McConnell
Whitaker likely 'very interim' Attorney General: McConnell

Democrats, as the minority party in the Senate, might need some Republican support to have legal standing to sue Trump under the Appointments Clause, said Andrew Wright, who was a White House lawyer under former President Barack Obama. Whitacker has previously criticized the Mueller investigation, calling it a "mere witch hunt". Whitaker, who i...

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  • Theresa May's no-deal Brexit plan 'raises alarm bells', says DUP leader
Theresa May's no-deal Brexit plan 'raises alarm bells', says DUP leader

It comes as tensions are mounting between the DUP and the British Prime Minister over the future of Northern Ireland post-Brexit. The DUP has interpreted the wording of her letter to mean that specific Northern Ireland measures will be contained in the Brexit divorce deal despite Mrs May's assurances.

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  • Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel call for Sara Sanders to be terminated
Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel call for Sara Sanders to be terminated

Ms Sanders said the decision was made as a result of Acosta "placing his hands on a young woman just trying to do her job as a White House intern". Trump also labeled a question from a reporter about whether he wants Whitaker to restrict Mueller's investigation as "stupid". "Sometimes we ask questions that they did not like, and maybe ther...

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  • California Wildfire Toll: 9 Lives, Thousands of Homes, Buildings
California Wildfire Toll: 9 Lives, Thousands of Homes, Buildings

Fanned by high winds and fueled by low humidity and dry vegetation, California's fires have spread rapidly Thursday and overnight into Friday. Portions of Southern California remain under siege as two large brush fires are threatening numerous communities.

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  • Wildfires near California town still reeling from bar shooting
Wildfires near California town still reeling from bar shooting

In Northern California's Butte County, a huge brush fire devasted the town of Paradise, where 1,000 structures were lost. The Los Angeles Police Department was placed on a citywide tactical alert early Friday to ensure all resources are available to assist with any evacuation orders and road closures prompted by the Woolsey Fire , according ...

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  • Vehicle 'explodes', man shot by police in Melbourne
Vehicle 'explodes', man shot by police in Melbourne

The attack during the afternoon rush hour brought the centre of Australia's second largest city to a standstill. The reason for the attack has yet to be confirmed. Local media showed video footage of a man in a dark tunic slashing and stabbing wildly at two police officers as the vehicle burned, before being shot with a weapon.

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  • Trump administration takes step to tighten asylum system
Trump administration takes step to tighten asylum system

The fast-track regulation is nearly certain to trigger legal challenges, Politico reported, even as the announcement of the new measure suggests the president won't ease up on an immigration crackdown that defined his campaign - and first two years in office.

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  • PG&E Stock Falls as California Wildfire Quadruples in Size
PG&E Stock Falls as California Wildfire Quadruples in Size

Other witnesses reported seeing homes, supermarkets, businesses, restaurants, schools and a retirement home engulfed in flames. The Camp Fire started Thursday morning near Paradise, a town of around 27,000 some 90 miles north of Sacramento.

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  • Fly Jamaica flight to Toronto crash lands at airport in Guyana
Fly Jamaica flight to Toronto crash lands at airport in Guyana

It had taken off not long before heading for Toronto. Six people were reported injured and pictures show substantial damage to the starboard wing and engine. The plane had 118 passengers, two infants and eight crew members on board. It says Flight OJ256 "suffered an accident on landing", but offered no other details on the nature of the acciden...

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  • Twitter Users Jokingly Offer To Donate Their Ribs To Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Twitter Users Jokingly Offer To Donate Their Ribs To Ruth Bader Ginsburg

She has survived bouts with cancer and undergoes regular medical checkups. RBG also took a spill back in 2012 and broke 2 ribs that time. Ruth Bader Ginsburg's supporters are clearly willing to do anything to make sure she recovers from a fall that landed her in the hospital on Thursday.

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  • At least 12 killed at California bar shooting
At least 12 killed at California bar shooting

They called a mental health specialist who assessed Long but concluded he couldn't be involuntarily committed for psychiatric observation. A woman in the background added: "He was kind of a loner". "He went in to save lives, to save other people". "In this community, it's very hard for me to comprehend it because I've been here all my life and to...

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  • Democrats wrest power away from Republicans at the state level
Democrats wrest power away from Republicans at the state level

Democrats made modest inroads against the GOP's commanding lead in governors' offices around the country after Tuesday's midterm elections. Democrats did win gubernatorial races in Kansas, Wisconsin and IL, as well as four other states. But their most promising gubernatorial candidates, Stacey Abrams and Andrew Gillum, lost in Georgia and Florida...

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  • Gunman wounds 11 people at California bar
Gunman wounds 11 people at California bar

I just started hearing these big pops. People were trying to get out the window.... "A gentleman walked in the front door and shot the girl that was behind the counter". Officials have said the man was 29 and deployed a smoke device and used a.45-calibre handgun when he opened fire. Helus is survived by his wife and son.

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  • Meet the winners who have made history in the 2018 midterms
Meet the winners who have made history in the 2018 midterms

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a Democrat, is now the youngest woman elected to Congress. BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 01: Boston City Councilor and Democratic congressional candidate Ayanna Pressley speaks at a rally calling on Sen. In a midterm election cycle heralded as the "Year of the Woman" because of the record number of female candidates for office ...

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  • EL Chapo trial jury selection begins in Brooklyn
EL Chapo trial jury selection begins in Brooklyn

Guzman has been branded the world's biggest drug lord since Colombia's Pablo Escobar, who was dubbed "The King of Cocaine" and was one of the wealthiest men in the world until police shot him dead in 1993. Guzman faces 11 trafficking, firearms and money laundering charges. Prosecutors say the Sinaloa Cartel, named for Guzman's home state, smuggle...

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  • Chris Watts: Dad admits to killing family to avoid death penalty
Chris Watts: Dad admits to killing family to avoid death penalty

Shanann Watts, Bella and Celeste were first reported missing on August 13 by one of Shanann Watts' friends. Shanann Watts, center, and her children are seen in this photo posted to Facebook. "We talked a lot about whether we would require [Chris] to come forward and give us what we hope to be a complete, accurate and truthful statement", Rourke c...

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  • 1st Somali-American in Congress on her journey to making history
1st Somali-American in Congress on her journey to making history

On January 1, 2009, Rashida became the first Muslim American woman to serve in the Michigan Legislature, and the second Muslim woman in history to be elected to any USA state legislature. Tlaib's relatives in the West Bank village of Beit Ur Al-Fauqa greeted the news of her election with a mixture of pride and hope that she would be able to take ...

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  • Dead brothel owner wins Nevada state assembly seat
Dead brothel owner wins Nevada state assembly seat

The strip club owner, who ran five legal brothels in Nevada, during his campaign, dubbed himself the "Trump from Pahrump" in reference to the town where he lived in Nevada. His body was discovered by porn actor Ron Jeremy and a prostitute. Hof's Love Ranch brothel about an hour outside of Las Vegas, the same brothel where National Basketball Asso...

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  • Facebook bans accounts over United States midterms interference campaign
Facebook bans accounts over United States midterms interference campaign

The action came after law enforcement authorities contacted Facebook to inform them of social media activity that they believe may be linked to foreign entities, Nathaniel Gleicher, the company's cybersecurity policy head, said in a release.

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  • Oprah Winfrey Responds to 'Racist Robocalls' Targeting Stacey Abrams in Georgia
Oprah Winfrey Responds to 'Racist Robocalls' Targeting Stacey Abrams in Georgia

Here's a look at the dispute, how it unfolded and what's at stake. "You don't have to actually have someone who is successful in running up against your system", they don't have to find a vulnerability for it to be potentially criminal or even try and execute it, Broce said .

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  • 2018 could be known as the vote of the 'ticked off'
2018 could be known as the vote of the 'ticked off'

It makes these midterm elections extremely hard to predict. The entire 435-member House of Representatives and a third of the 100-seat Senate are up for grabs. This will leave President Trump unable to pass key laws through the houses. Democrats would need all five of those races to go their way presuming they hold the seats they're expec...

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  • Five arrested over Grenfell Tower effigy burning
Five arrested over Grenfell Tower effigy burning

The Metropolitan Police say the men turned themselves in late Monday and were arrested on suspicion of a public order offence after allegedly creating an effigy of the fire-ravaged west London apartment building. Meanwhile, the Prime Minister, fire chiefs and victims have condemned the partygoers. "To mock that disaster in such a crude way is v...

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