• Nikkei hits 7-week high on relief over US-Japan summit outcome
Nikkei hits 7-week high on relief over US-Japan summit outcome

The two leaders appeared to present a more united front on North Korea, addressing Japan's worry that Trump might press Kim Jong Un only on long-range missiles that could hit the US and not the short- and medium-range missiles that pose a threat to Japan.

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  • State of the Air
State of the Air

The American Lung Association ranks USA cities annually according to the number of days a metropolitan area is found to exceed federal standards for specific pollutants. "We still have a lot to do in this country to clean up air pollution", said Lyndsay Moseley Alexander, director of the Association's Healthy Air Campaign.

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  • Pres. Trump orders flags flown at half-staff to honor Barbara Bush
Pres. Trump orders flags flown at half-staff to honor Barbara Bush

The former first lady's visits to Tulsa date back to at least the late 1970s, and include three times in just a five-year period in the 1990s. "Barbara said she'd never kissed another man. Bush, who will turn 77 next week, said he is "more interested in fishing with my granddads than the earned-income tax credit or these kinds of issues." .

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  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for early elections in June
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for early elections in June

Bahceli, we made a decision to hold elections on June 24, 2018, a Sunday", said Erdogan , standing in front of Turkish flags at the presidential palace. In his 15 years of rule, Erdogan has transformed a poor country at the eastern edge of Europe into a major emerging market. A government spokesman made the announcement on Wednesday and the ...

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  • Ariana Grande Teases New Music Ahead Of Manchester Attack Anniversary
Ariana Grande Teases New Music Ahead Of Manchester Attack Anniversary

Ariana Grande's record label hosted a listening party for her new song and it left the room in tears. Last May, Ariana was performing in Manchester when a suicide bomb went off. The 24-year-old singer has kept a super low profile for the past several months, finishing her Dangerous Woman World Tour in September 2017 and barely even coming onto...

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  • Saudi cinema launch ends 40-year ban
Saudi cinema launch ends 40-year ban

In a moment set to go down in history, a public cinema will open in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday evening, for the first time in 35 years. Over the past several years, Saudi Arabia has gradually been loosening restrictions on movie screenings, with local film festivals and screenings in makeshift theatres.

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  • Fox News 'Fully' Supports Hannity In Lawyer Fiasco
Fox News 'Fully' Supports Hannity In Lawyer Fiasco

U.S. District Court Judge Kimba Wood appeared to reject the idea, saying that a "taint team" created by prosecutors to set aside privileged documents is a "viable option", while a court-appointed outside lawyer known as a "special master" may also play a role in determining which records can and cannot be viewed by prosecutors.

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  • Area House members off condolences on the passing of Barbara Bush
Area House members off condolences on the passing of Barbara Bush

They were married longer than any couple in presidential history. Her son, George W. Bush wrote, "our souls are settled because we know hers was". Ann and I will profoundly miss her friendship, her compassion, & the twinkle of her eye. Her warmth and compassion won't soon be forgotten and we will honor her and all she did for the country. - Ba...

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  • Stormy Daniels' Sketch Sure Looks Like Her Husband
Stormy Daniels' Sketch Sure Looks Like Her Husband

The drawing released on ABC's "The View" Tuesday shows a man with a light beard, hair pushed back from his face and wearing a hoodie. Cohen's apartment, office and personal properties were raided last Monday, the Associated Press reported , as the Federal Bureau of Investigation sought information about the alleged payments to Daniels and to P...

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  • Spring storms dump snow and ice on central U.S., hampering travel
Spring storms dump snow and ice on central U.S., hampering travel

Deadly slow-moving storms generated record or near-record snowfall and low temperatures in the U.S. Midwest and tornadoes further east on Sunday, leaving airline travelers stranded and thousands without power. It also warned of potential flooding along Lake Michigan in Wisconsin and IL. Police said 48-year-old Anthony George of Greensboro was kil...

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  • Russian Government Asked Google, Apple To Remove Telegram From Stores
Russian Government Asked Google, Apple To Remove Telegram From Stores

Users reported many online games, mobile apps , and cryptocurrency services going dark over the course of the day. Durov , the Russian tech entrepreneur who founded Telegram, said the effect on Telegram's operations was minimal. He said in a statement "Telegram doesn't have shareholders or advertisers to report to". According to Meduza ,...

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  • Swedish PM Breaks Protocol To Welcome Modi At Airport
Swedish PM Breaks Protocol To Welcome Modi At Airport

PM Modi's itinerary in Sweden: The prime minister will hold bilateral talks with his Swedish counterpart on Tuesday. The Joint Action Plan aims to deepen collaboration between the two countries in smart, sustainable and renewable energy , women's skills development and empowerment , space and science , and health and life sciences .

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  • Younkers and Herberger's liquidation appears likely
Younkers and Herberger's liquidation appears likely

Bon-Ton, founded in 1898 and with 260 stores in 24 states, filed for bankruptcy in February and had been hoping to sell to US mall owners Namdar Realty Group and Washington Prime Group to secure a bid that would have kept many of its locations open, Reuters reported.

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  • Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur hit with 8th murder charge
Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur hit with 8th murder charge

Last month, police released a heavily edited photograph of a bearded man who appeared to be dead, asking the public to help identify him. Police identified the man Monday as Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam, who had arrived in Canada in 2010 and lived in the Toronto area.

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  • USA export ban on ZTE; UK advises against use of firm's equipment
USA export ban on ZTE; UK advises against use of firm's equipment

Also as a part of its punishment, ZTE agreed to dismiss four senior employees and penalize 35 others by reprimanding them and reducing bonuses. The Chinese telecommunication equipment maker was accused by the US Department of Commerce of making false statements during an investigation into sales of its equipment to Iran .

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  • Minnesota School Knife Attack by Boy, 8, Injures 3 Others
Minnesota School Knife Attack by Boy, 8, Injures 3 Others

The Foundation School for Autism , a ReponsiveEd School is a tuition-free, public charter school in San Antonio that has served children ages 3-7 since its opening in 2010. Ambulances as well as armed police were seen at the school, local media sn.dk reports. Parents of children attending Pleasantview all received an electronic notice of the ...

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  • Carrie Coon Is Playing Proxima Midnight in Avengers: Infinity War
Carrie Coon Is Playing Proxima Midnight in Avengers: Infinity War

During the downtime between Avengers: Infinity War and the untitled fourth Avengers movie. The stones - six rocks of inexplicable power which when combined will create even more incredible power - have become huge plot points in numerous Marvel Cinematic Universe movies, with each discovery taking us closer to the conclusion which we know ...

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  • Trump hosts Abe with North Korea on the agenda
Trump hosts Abe with North Korea on the agenda

Japanese officials said Abe and Trump might also discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership, after Trump indicated last week that the US might be interested in rejoining what is now an 11-country trade agreement. However, speaking before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday, Trump's pick for new secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, said while ...

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  • Armenia opposition chief urges new protests, strike
Armenia opposition chief urges new protests, strike

As the chairman of the ruling Republican Party and its nominee for the position, Armenia's last president Serzh Sargsyan is the top choice for the prime minister spot and is widely expected to win the legislative body's vote of confidence.

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  • `Skinny, humble´ teenager killed metres from home in latest London stabbing
`Skinny, humble´ teenager killed metres from home in latest London stabbing

The suspect was identified by police as 42-year-old Ariston Nacion who was shot dead by responding policemen who were also attacked by the troubled man. A 26-year-old man was attacked with a knife in Colindale, north London, just before 6pm on Sunday and a woman in her 30s was stabbed to death in Brixton, south London, shortly after 6.30pm.

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  • Latam summit overshadowed by Syria, trade and China
Latam summit overshadowed by Syria, trade and China

The vice president called Maduro's government a "dictatorship" and said the U.S. would continue to push a hard line against the country's leadership. "We think we're close", Pence said. Instead the summit has become a stage for awkward encounters between leftist leaders and their northern counterparts. While the press focuses on whether Pence w...

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  • Paul Ryan backs McCarthy for House GOP leadership role
Paul Ryan backs McCarthy for House GOP leadership role

The move helps elevate the No. 2 House Republican in a bid to replace Ryan and potentially heads off a messy and protracted leadership battle before the midterm elections . Of course, there is a good chance that neither Scalise nor McCarthy will get to hold the speaker's gavel. GOP members in leadership positions are vying to replace him already.

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  • Humboldt Broncos Hockey Trainer Dayna Brons Succumbs to Injuries
Humboldt Broncos Hockey Trainer Dayna Brons Succumbs to Injuries

And Kyle Hope said, "Rest in peace Jaxon, you were one of the happiest people I've ever met. Love ya buddy". "What really touched me is I'm a young student right now, and seeing on social media the different relationships it's affected", Boyd says.

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  • Trump expected to pardon former Cheney aide Libby
Trump expected to pardon former Cheney aide Libby

Rather, it's been mostly about alleged false statements, just as it was with Libby. Libby, Cheney's former chief of staff, was convicted in 2007 of lying to investigators and obstruction of justice following the 2003 leak of the covert identity of Central Intelligence Agency officer Valerie Plame.

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  • US Vice President expects NAFTA deal within weeks
US Vice President expects NAFTA deal within weeks

Setting wage minimum wage thresholds for the auto industry could benefit the United States and Canada, whose trade unions say that lower Mexican pay has prompted manufacturing capacity to move south of the Rio Grande. In meeting after meeting, Pence offered a low-key, extended hand. The US Vice President said the topic of funding for the border w...

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  • Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies
Trump puts off Syria strike decision, will talk to allies

According to the sources, the specific response being considered in the event of US military action against Syria is Japan's "support for the USA resolve to fulfill its responsibility to prevent the use of chemical weapons". But rival politicians and some Conservative colleagues have called for a parliamentary vote before any British involvement....

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  • Syria air strikes: 'Where is the legal basis?' asks Corbyn
Syria air strikes: 'Where is the legal basis?' asks Corbyn

In his interview with Sky News, Corbyn pointed to the 2013 investigation into the chemical weapons attack in Ghouta and the agreement reached between the then U.S. Some 75 people, including children, are said to have died when the Syrian regime used chlorine gas and another nerve agent in Douma last Saturday. Corbyn, the British opposition leader...

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  • Ramaphosa dedicates Maya Angelou's famous poem to Madikizela-Mandela
Ramaphosa dedicates Maya Angelou's famous poem to Madikizela-Mandela

She was an African woman who - in her attitude, her words and her actions - defied the very premise of apartheid ideology and male superiority. "The pain inflicted on her lives on in us", she said, with her sister Zindzi standing next to her at the podium.

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  • Gardner says Trump vows to protect marijuana industry
Gardner says Trump vows to protect marijuana industry

Satisfied, the first-term senator is now backing down from his nominee blockade. Uber expands privacy settlement with FTC Pompeo pressed on plans for cybersecurity at State McConnell urges GOP senators to call Trump about tariffs MORE (R-Colo.) said on Friday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: I'd only rejoin Pacific trade pact if de...

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  • Chelsea were against VAR says Pep Guardiola
Chelsea were against VAR says Pep Guardiola

As soon as Chris Smalling's well-timed finish struck the back of Ederson's goal last Saturday to give United a 3-2 lead, numerous home fans at the Etihad Stadium turned to each other and lamented their collapse. That side, which included Zidane, Luis Figo, David Beckham, Iker Casillas and Raul lost six of their last seven games to finish seven poin...

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