North Korea 'detains American citizen' - BBC
BBC NewsNorth Korea 'detains American citizen'BBC NewsAn American citizen has been detained in North Korea as he tried to leave the country, South Korean media say. The man was identified only by his surname, Kim. He becomes the third American to be detained by the North; one has been sentenced for ...N.Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being heldWashington PostNorth Korea detains third US citizen: YonhapReutersNorth Korea Detains Third US CitizenVoice of AmericaFox Newsall 20 news articles »
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 1:15 am
North Korea threatens to strike US aircraft
Fox NewsNorth Korea threatens to strike US aircraft carrier to show 'military's force'Fox NewsNorth Korea threatened Sunday to sink a U.S. aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military prowess as two Japanese navy ship joined a U.S. strike group for exercises in the Philippine Sea. “Our revolutionary forces are combat-ready to sink a U.S ...Aircraft Carrier Wasn't Sailing to Deter North Korea, as US SuggestedNew York Times170415-N-BL637-044 - Navy.mil - View ImageNavy.mil - View ImageNothing to see here: US carrier still thousands of miles from KoreaDefenseNews.comFox Business -Commander, US 7th Fleetall 758 news articles »
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 12:31 am
Amid North Korea crisis, Pence becomes Trump
Washington PostAmid North Korea crisis, Pence becomes Trump emissary abroadWashington PostSYDNEY — As tensions rose on the Korean peninsula, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, who has President Donald Trump's trust but little diplomatic experience to go with it, became the top American official headed to the region after North Korea again ...North Korea says ready to strike US aircraft carrierReutersChinese Media Is Subdued in the Face of North Korea-US StandoffNew York TimesNorth Korea threatens nuclear war ahead of Trump meeting with UN Security CouncilCBS NewsHuffington Post -The Hill -Yahoo News -STRATFORall 1,540 news articles »
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 12:09 am
Trump sons take helm of company, eye
Washington PostTrump sons take helm of company, eye domestic expansionWashington PostNEW YORK — Apprentices no more, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are now at the helm of the Trump Organization and adjusting to the reality presented by their father's presidency. They're eyeing ways to use the new lease on the family fame by expanding the ...and more »
Posted on 22 April 2017 | 5:53 pm
Germany AfD: Right-wingers set to move
BBC NewsGermany AfD: Right-wingers set to move further rightBBC NewsThe populist, anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) has rejected a bid by its co-leader to move the party closer to the mainstream. Frauke Petry had wanted the AfD to seek coalition with other parties and reject extremist views but delegates in ...German Populist Leader Suffers Setback Amid Party InfightingBloombergGerman anti-immigrant party set to go further right after leader suffers defeatReutersall 113 news articles »
Posted on 22 April 2017 | 1:26 pm
One-on-one with Attorney General Jeff
George Stephanopoulos interviews the U.S. attorney general in his first Sunday show interview since joining the Trump administration.
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 6:44 am
Sweet home Chicago: Obama re-emerges in city
By Chris Kenning CHICAGO (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday makes his first major appearance since leaving office, having chosen Chicago, the city where his political career started, to emerge from a three-month hiatus from the public eye. Obama will meet youth leaders and promote community organizing near the same South Side neighborhoods where his own activism blossomed and propelled him to two terms in the White House that ended with Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20. Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who served as Obama’s first White House chief of staff, said that he was proud that Obama picked Chicago to make his last speech as president and the first in his post-presidency.
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 6:41 am
Abu Sayyaf militants behead kidnapped
A Filipino soldier kidnapped last week in the southern Philippines by Abu Sayyaf militants was found beheaded, the military said on Sunday, hours after government troops killed three more members of the Islamic State-linked group in a clash elsewhere. The head of Sergeant Anni Siraji of the Army's 32nd Infantry Battalion was found 50 meters away from his body in Patikul town in Sulu, Brigadier General Cirilito Sobejana, commander of the Joint Task Force Sulu, said. Sobejana said Siraji was probably abducted and executed because of his involvement in peace initiatives in Sulu.
Posted on 23 April 2017 | 5:01 am
Should The Bible Be Taught In Schools?
A lawsuit alleges that the few who opted out of a bible class at one school were harassed and discriminated against.
Posted on 22 April 2017 | 5:00 pm
Saudi Arabia restores civil service and
Saudi Arabia's King Salman issued a royal decree on Saturday restoring financial allowances for civil servants and military personnel that had been cut under austerity measures. "The royal order returns all allowances, financial benefits, and bonuses to civil servants and military staff," said the decree, broadcast on state-run Ekhbariya TV. In September Saudi Arabia cut ministers' salaries by 20 percent and scaled back financial perks for public sector employees in one of the energy-rich kingdom's most drastic measures to save money at a time of low oil prices.
Posted on 22 April 2017 | 4:13 pm