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US Court Again Rejects Trump Effort To Block Transgender Military Recruits

US Court Again Rejects Trump Effort To Block Transgender Military Recruits

President Donald Trump's third travel ban was found illegal by a ruling of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Friday. The official ruling has been stayed pending the review of the Supreme Court, h...

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Japan's defense procurement from United States at record high

Japan's defense procurement from United States at record high

This adds to Japan's existing ship-based Aegis system, which aims to shoot down ballistic missiles in mid-flight and the ground-based PAC-3, which is meant to intercept them in the final stages of t...

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Sea Turtle Tangled in Cocaine Packages Worth $53M Rescued

Sea Turtle Tangled in Cocaine Packages Worth $53M Rescued

The U.S. Coast Guard recovered 1,800 pounds of cocaine while disentangling a large sea turtle in the eastern Pacific in November. Crew aboard the cutter Thetis pulled in the contraband but noticed...

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Cuomo OKs route for homeowners to pre-pay 2018 property taxes

Cuomo OKs route for homeowners to pre-pay 2018 property taxes

That's Gov. Andrew Cuomo's message after he issued Friday an executive order meant to make it easier for New Yorkers to pre-pay next year's property taxes prior to December 31. Cuomo and his budget di...

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Honduras opposition steps up protests over election

Honduras opposition steps up protests over election

Opposition presidential candidate Sebastian Nasralla accepted Hernandezs invitation to engage in dialogue, telling Hable Como Habla (HCH) television from Washington “Its good that hes calling for a na...

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Giants To Interview Louis Reddick For GM Job

Giants To Interview Louis Reddick For GM Job

Gettleman, a 30-year National Football League veteran who worked in the Giants front office from 1999-2012, met with co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch and former general manager Ernie Accorsi, who...

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Rome's 'mangy' $73K Christmas tree is being compared to a toilet brush

Rome's 'mangy' $73K Christmas tree is being compared to a toilet brush

A tree grows in Rome-or, rather, a Christmas tree is dying there, in a grim sign of the times. The Eternal City has had a run of bad luck with its Christmas trees, says The Local , with its lackl...

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North Korea now testing anthrax on ICBMs

North Korea now testing anthrax on ICBMs

The spy source told the newspaper that Kim Jong Un's regime is testing whether the biological agent can withstand temperatures of more than 7,000 degrees, the temperature that such a missile would f...

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Memphis sells parks out from under two Confederate statues

Memphis sells parks out from under two Confederate statues

City Council voted Wednesday to sell the two parks for $1,000 each to a private nonprofit called Memphis Greenspace . The presence of Confederate statues, memorials, and flags has become increasing...

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Birmingham Wins Bid To Host Commonwealth Games 2022

Birmingham Wins Bid To Host Commonwealth Games 2022

Birmingham was the only city bidding for the event, having emerged as Britain's candidate over Liverpool. The Games, with an estimated budget of £750m, were last held in the United Kingdom in Glasgo...

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UN Imposes New Sanctions Targeting North Korean Oil Imports

UN Imposes New Sanctions Targeting North Korean Oil Imports

The resolution seeks to ban almost 90 percent of refined petroleum product exports to North Korea by capping them at 500,000 barrels a year and demands the repatriation of North Koreans working overse...

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Trump's Ambassador to the Netherlands caught lying about his own conspiracy claims

Trump's Ambassador to the Netherlands caught lying about his own conspiracy claims

And yes, there are no-go zones in the Netherlands. When challenged about having called the broadcaster's suggestions " fake news ", Hoekstra denied he had used the phrase " fake news ". "I didn't ut...

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USA jobless claims rise by most since storms to five-week high

USA jobless claims rise by most since storms to five-week high

That follows the 6,200 jobs the state lost in October. November's unemployment rate of 3.3 percent continues a long stretch of the state's jobless rate landing well below 4 percent. From November 20...

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Cyber attacks row: Boris Johnson clashes with Russian foreign minister

Cyber attacks row: Boris Johnson clashes with Russian foreign minister

Lavrov said it was no secret that Britain's relations with Russian Federation were at a low point, and he reportedly rebuked Johnson for speaking publicly on issues ahead of their meeting, saying Ru...

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Nawazuddin honoured to portray Bal Thackeray

Nawazuddin honoured to portray Bal Thackeray

Amitabh Bachchan also had a request for the film's writer-director Sanjay Raut. The brief teaser depicts a scene from the two-phased riots which bloodied Mumbai in December 1992-January 1993 in th...

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Rahul Blasts BJP After CWC Meeting, Says Party's Foundation Based on Lies

Rahul Blasts BJP After CWC Meeting, Says Party's Foundation Based on Lies

The meeting, sources said, would discuss the situation arising out of the continued contention between the government and the main opposition Congress over Modi's remark against Singh suggesting that ...

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India, China hold 20th Special Representatives level talks

India, China hold 20th Special Representatives level talks

India and China held a new round of talks on their disputed borders on Friday, the first after a face-off between their armed forces at a Himalayan plateau this summer. The Prime Minister fondly recal...

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Blue British passport set to make a return in 2019 after Brexit

Blue British passport set to make a return in 2019 after Brexit

Andrew Rosindell, chairman of the parliamentary flags and heraldry committee, telling the Sunday Times he wanted the new passport to be "manufactured in Britain in a British factory employing British ...

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Majority of Americans say Trump has made race relations worse

Trump has seen a number of setbacks in his short time in office, including an expanding list of officials who have been fired or resigned. Those predictions have largely been rooted in Trump's histori...

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US House approves $81 billion for disaster aid

Thursday's 231-188 House vote and 66-32 Senate vote was largely along party lines. If you work for the federal government, you will still be paid - at least through mid-January. The House bill inclu...

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28 of 29 Victims of Jecheon Fire Identified

28 of 29 Victims of Jecheon Fire Identified

A Jecheon fire department official said the toll could rise as rescuers continue to search the building after putting out the fire. Local media showed firefighters battling the blaze with trucks and...

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Ukraine accuses government interpreter of spying for Russian Federation

Ukraine accuses government interpreter of spying for Russian Federation

The detainee began cooperation with Groysman during the latter's work as parliament speaker, and later he joined the government when Groysman was appointed prime minister. It said the official had b...

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Catalan separatists seen in position to keep majority in election

Catalan separatists seen in position to keep majority in election

Madrid called the snap poll after it declared October's independence referendum illegal and sacked the entire Catalan government. The three pro-independence lists-Together for Catalonia, leftist E...

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Canada and USA set up talks on North Korea for January

Canada and USA set up talks on North Korea for January

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland at State at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. So far, US -led sanctions on North Korea and dip...

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Twitter Ridicules Disney's New Robot Of Donald Trump

Twitter Ridicules Disney's New Robot Of Donald Trump

To make the robot as lifelike as possible, Disney asked the White House to provide the president's exact measurements. And considering how controversial Trump is-and, again, deeply unpopular, only a...

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