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Donald Trump tweets he's considering pardon of boxer Jack Johnson

Donald Trump tweets he's considering pardon of boxer Jack Johnson

In July 1910 he pummelled the white boxer Jim Jefferies in Reno, Nevada, a famous a victory that led to deadly race riots. Johnson was sentenced in June 1913, after being convicted by an all-white j...

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S. African president calls for maximum restraint in dealing with violent protests

S. African president calls for maximum restraint in dealing with violent protests

He also urged security forces to "exercise maximum restraint". One person has died and three others have been injured during violent demonstrations. "To pay attention to the situation in the North W...

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Central Park to be auto free starting this summer: Mayor

Central Park to be auto free starting this summer: Mayor

As of June 27, the final loop drives in the park that are now open to auto traffic will close to cars for good. "We are prioritizing the safety and the health of the millions of parents, children and ...

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North Korea Suspends Nuclear Tests Indefinitely

North Korea Suspends Nuclear Tests Indefinitely

Kim said earlier on Saturday that after conducting a total of six nuclear tests since 2006, further missile tests as part of the country's nuclear weapons programme were no longer needed, reports said...

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Communication breakdown: What the Nikki Haley flap reveals about Trump's foreign policy

A striking intra-administration quarrel splayed out in public when National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow told reporters Tuesday that Haley "got ahead of the curve" when she said the USA woul...

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US Treasury's Steven Mnuchin considering trip to China to talk trade

US Treasury's Steven Mnuchin considering trip to China to talk trade

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he may travel to China , a move that could ease tensions between the world's two largest economies, as global policymakers acknowledged Beijing...

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NBA Play-Offs: D'Tigers' Aminu Stars As Blazers Lose To Pelicans

NBA Play-Offs: D'Tigers' Aminu Stars As Blazers Lose To Pelicans

In Game 2 , they had 39 - and Dame had only 17. The Pelicans , perhaps hyped by the raucous crowd, were tenacious on defense, swarming the Blazers and forcing 12 first half turnovers, while givi...

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Queen Elizabeth II marks 92nd birthday with Commonwealth concert

Queen Elizabeth II marks 92nd birthday with Commonwealth concert

Australia's Kylie, Canadian pop chart-topper Shawn Mendes, South African all-male choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo and US-Jamaican reggae star Shaggy were to join British stars including Jones, Craig Dav...

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NBC5 Forecast: Another weekend brings another chance for rain

NBC5 Forecast: Another weekend brings another chance for rain

Mostly clear, with a low around 33. Clear skies stick around as winds calm. Some patchy frost is possible after 3 a.m., and that could linger until about 8 a.m. The highest chances between are 2 and 6...

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Vox Cinemas to Operate Over 600 Screens in Saudi Arabia

Vox Cinemas to Operate Over 600 Screens in Saudi Arabia

Other cinemas now under design include Majid Al Futtaim's Mall of Saudi and City Centre Ishbiliyah. To serve a population of more than 32 million, most of whom are under the age of 30, the authoriti...

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Palestinian man killed in Malaysia 'was Hamas member'

Palestinian man killed in Malaysia 'was Hamas member'

Health officials say Israeli soldiers firing from across a border fence have killed four Palestinians, including a 15-year-old boy, and wounded more than 150 others as several thousand people in block...

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Zoo Kangaroos Weren't Active- So They Threw Bricks at Them

Zoo Kangaroos Weren't Active- So They Threw Bricks at Them

A breeder working for the Fuzhou Zoo in the southeastern Fujian province told China Central Television visitors sometimes throw rocks in the enclosure to make the animals wake up or move around. "Some...

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Cabinet agrees to death penalty for raping children below 12

Cabinet agrees to death penalty for raping children below 12

In recent weeks, the issue of child rape has come to the fore as public anger at the inaction of the Adityanath government in UP over the Unnao rape and the support BJP leaders extended to those charg...

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Iran vows to retaliate if U.S. withdraws nuke deal

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit the White House next week, hoping to persuade President Donald Trump against pulling the US out of the Iranian nuclear...

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White House spokeswoman goes on wacky MSNBC rant against 'delusional' James Comey

White House spokeswoman goes on wacky MSNBC rant against 'delusional' James Comey

Comey, who is in the middle of a media blitz to promote his new book , 'A Higher Loyalty , ' has said he did not recall McCabe discussing with him that he had authorized the disclosures, which becam...

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European Union says U.S. tariffs are 'distorting' global trade flows

European Union says U.S. tariffs are 'distorting' global trade flows

Along with other United States allies, it managed to negotiate for itself a temporary exemption from the tariffs on imported steel that President Trump announced last month, citing national security c...

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North Korea Suspends Nuclear And Missile Tests Ahead of Planned Trump Summit

North Korea Suspends Nuclear And Missile Tests Ahead of Planned Trump Summit

Look forward to our Summit", the tweet said". "North Korea has agreed to suspend all Nuclear Tests and close up a major test site", Trump wrote on Twitter . In a week from today, North and South ...

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Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, says ending all ties with BJP

Yashwant Sinha quits BJP, says ending all ties with BJP

The meeting has been called under the banner of Rashtra Manch , floated by him and another rebel BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha, to discuss present political scenario and the future course of action. Yashwa...

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N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

July 4: North Korea conducts its first flight test of an ICBM, the Hwasong-14, which Kim calls the North's "package of gifts" for the U.S.'s Independence Day. Clapper did not, however, meet with Kim,...

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OPCW: Inspectors unable to begin probe

OPCW: Inspectors unable to begin probe

A mission by experts with the United Nations chemical watchdog, who were supposed to enter the Syrian town of Douma to examine the circumstances surrounding an alleged chemical attack, has been once...

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Alfie Evans: Court rules hospital to begin 'end of life' plan

Alfie Evans: Court rules hospital to begin 'end of life' plan

Describing the case as "desperately sad", three judges said that his parents had exhausted all legal avenues and that Alfie should remain in Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool. He argued tha...

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N.Korea Suspends Nuclear and Long-Range Missile Tests

N.Korea Suspends Nuclear and Long-Range Missile Tests

The ruling Workers' Party of Korea was holding a full meeting of its central committee Friday to discuss a "new stage" in what it called "the important historic period of the developing Korean revolut...

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UN chemical weapons inspectors barred from Douma by Russia

UN chemical weapons inspectors barred from Douma by Russia

The early-morning strikes aimed to punish the regime of Bashar al-Assad for a suspected chemical-weapons attack that killed dozens of people in the city of Douma a week earlier. "I can guarantee tha...

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Washington Post Says Patriots Have NFL's Easiest Schedule In 2018

Washington Post Says Patriots Have NFL's Easiest Schedule In 2018

Deja vu at the end: Just as the Patriots did in the 2017 season, they will conclude the season with home games against the Bills ( Week 16 ) and Jets ( Week 17 ). 15 , having a "TBD" time. Buffalo ...

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Michael Cohen Has Claimed He'd Have a Bullet to Trump. Not Allergic

Michael Cohen Has Claimed He'd Have a Bullet to Trump. Not Allergic

District Judge James Otero said he needed more time to review Cohen's and Trump's request to put Daniels' case on hold for 90 days. Cohen has recently become subject to a criminal investigatio...

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