White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

There's been a lot of conversation, and we've heard that message all across the United States, that people have responded in all communities to the death of a police officer in their community. Last but certainly not least, there are a great group of county conservation officers, DNR officers, state police officers and state police investigators who routinely provide valuable law enforcement services in our community. Read More

United Nations chief condemns NKorea missile test

The Hwasong-12's range is estimated at 5,000km, with its speed reaching between Mach 15 and Mach 24 upon re-entering the Earth's atmosphere, the South's Yonhap News Agency says . At the request of the United States and Japan, the United Nations Security Council will convene an urgent session today to discuss the situation. North Korea's KCNA state news agency said on Monday that the test of a "newly developed mid/long-range strategic ballistic rocket, Hwasong-12" had gone to plan. Read More

Trump, Erdogan reaffirm commitment to combating terrorism

Trump, Erdogan reaffirm commitment to combating terrorism

He was quick to place a congratulatory call to the president last month after he narrowly won a flawed referendum on a huge expansion of his powers. "The best thing to be hoped for from this is that they come out saying that they are both determined to work on the relationship and that Turkish concerns are being taken into account", said Aliriza, who described the move to arm the YPG as an quake in U.S. Read More

Lalu Prasad puts up courageous front amid IT raids

Lalu Prasad puts up courageous front amid IT raids

A team of almost 100 tax department officials and police personnel are carrying out the raids. The Bharatiya Janata Party leaders had alleged Lalu Prasad was connected to hundreds of " benami " properties. Former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, whose Hindustani Awam Morcha-Secualar is a ally of the NDA, said it was a raid against corruption and it should be viewed like that. Read More

Melissa McCarthy brings a little Spicer with a bite to 'SNL'

The report was later corrected to say Spicer was "among" the bushes not "in" in the bushes. Spicer abruptly makes his way into the briefing room when a reporter suggests that Sanders should take over as press secretary: "That's right, Spicey's back, Sarah's out!" After insisting that "his friend", would never fire him , Spicer begins to worry. Read More

Xi Vows Belt, Road Support

Xi Vows Belt, Road Support

At the same time, Xi said that China will also provide RMB380 billion (US$55 billion) in loans from two Chinese policy banks and RMB60 billion (US$8.7 billion) in aid to developing countries and worldwide bodies in countries along the trade routes. Read More

G-7 nations seek ways to make growth help more people

This meeting helps lay the foundation for the G7 meeting of global leaders that will take place later this month in which President Trump will attend. The G-7 countries have called for taking steps to make the global economy work for everyone. Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said that Saturday's morning session on cybercrime was "unfortunately very timely", an apparent reference to the wave of ransomware attacks reported Friday in dozens of countries in which files were locked ... Read More

China offers billions for new Silk Road initiative

Mr Xi focused on his initiative, boasting that it represented a "road for peace", but he cautioned that "all countries should respect each others' sovereignty. Xi said Beijing plans to announce dozens of new investment and other agreements during the two-day event. While CPEC is highlighted as "flagship project", the B&R includes the Bangladesh, China, India and Myanmar (BCIM) Economic Corridor, New Eurasian Land Bridge, China-Mongolia-Russia Economic Corridor, China-Indochina Peninsula ... Read More

DNI Coats: Homegrown terrorists pose 'most frequent' terror threat

DNI Coats: Homegrown terrorists pose 'most frequent' terror threat

Iran continues to perform key research and development on nuclear missile capabilities despite the landmark nuclear agreement with Western powers, according to the last USA intelligence assessments. Coats's testimony paired with a Worldwide Threat Assessment report, released by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) Thursday. Read More

Trump blasts Comey, acting Federal Bureau of Investigation chief contradicts president

Trump blasts Comey, acting Federal Bureau of Investigation chief contradicts president

Trump's comments came amid increased criticism of the White House's evolving explanation of the firing. FBI Director James Comey was abruptly fired by President Trump on Tuesday . However, he said he does not personally believe Trump wants to cover anything up with the firing. Not surprisingly, most of the questions posed to McCabe were about the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Read More

Russian FM to meet Trump today

The scheduling of the meeting was confirmed by Russian state media. Mr Trump's talks with Moscow's foreign minister will take place after the Russian's meeting earlier in the day with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The meeting is closed to the press. A USA official and a person knowledgeable of the plans are describing what would be the highest level, face-to-face contact with Russian Federation of Trump's presidency. Read More

Is this joke Prince Philip's last zinger?

The longest-serving consort to a monarch in British history, Prince Philip , who turns 96 next month, will continue to attend previously agreed events until August, but won't be accepting new invitations, the palace said in a statement. Prime Minister Theresa May offered him the whole country s "deepest gratitude and good wishes". May said Prince Philip s contribution to Britain, the Commonwealth and the wider world would be "of huge benefit to us all for years to come". Read More

Conservatives claim there are no more 'no-go areas' in Scotland

She will say: "We go into this election with one seat". The share of the first preference vote is, in fact, exactly the same as it was five years ago, when the last round of local elections was held. The analysis also suggests that the party is ahead in Edinburgh South, which is now home to Labour's only MP in Scotland, Ian Murray. Meanwhile, leading pollster Professor John Curtice said claims of a Tory resurgence could be overblown - and that the contest to be Scotland's biggest ... Read More

United States could leave Kim in place if Pyongyang scraps nukes

He was identified as Kim Hak Song , an employee of the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology . The detainee, the report added, was identified as Kim Hak-song, who was a USA professor working at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology. Read More

Akhilesh should step down as SP chief: Aparna

Akhilesh should step down as SP chief: Aparna

Further hitting at the Congress he said, the grand old party had lodged various cases against him. To a question on his brother Shivpal deciding to form a new front, he said efforts should be made to strengthen the Samajwadi Party. A day earlier SP State president Naresh Uttam expelled with the "approval" of Mr. Akhilesh, five SP leaders, including Dipak Mishra, a key aide of Mr. Read More

Hamas says Ismail Haniyeh chosen as Islamic group's leader

Ismail Haniyeh will replace Qatar-based veteran Khaled Meshaal. Mr Haniya is seen as a pragmatist who will try to ease Hamas's worldwide isolation. Lieberman said that if he were defense minister, Haniya would be dead within 48 hours if he did not return two Israeli men and the remains of two soldiers that Hamas is believed to be holding in Gaza . Read More

Higuain's stoppage time strike foils 10-man Torino

Higuain's stoppage time strike foils 10-man Torino

Torino were holding their own until Higuain, who started on the bench, collected the ball on the edge of the penalty area and beat Joe Hart with a shot of stunning precision into the bottom left-hand corner. Torino took a shock lead when Ljajic floated a ideal free kick over the wall and in off the underside of the crossbar, leaving Norberto Neto stranded. Read More

Philip makes light of retirement decision

Philip makes light of retirement decision

In a statement issued last night about Prince Philip , who will turn 96 next month, the Royal Family said the Queen's husband would attend previously scheduled engagements between now and August, both individually and accompanying the Queen. Read More

Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

Mr. President, you and the administration said to North Korea , Don't test a missile. However, Trump did not elaborate when asked if he would respond to a North Korean nuclear test with the use of military force. "And if that happens, we can't allow it to happen". Pyongyang's show of defiance, at a time when its military ambition has reached its highest level in years, came just hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addressed a special meeting at the United Nations and called for ... Read More

Overtime pay rules may soon change: Here's what that means

Overtime pay rules may soon change: Here's what that means

Although its title does not reference the FLSA or overtime, the Act would amend the FLSA to allow private sector employers to offer non-exempt employees the choice between being paid in cash for hours they work beyond 40 in a work week or accruing an hour and one-half of paid time off. Read More

U.S. warns 'third country sanctions' on North Korea

U.S. warns 'third country sanctions' on North Korea

Last weekend, he spoke with the leaders of Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines.He drew criticism in Washington on Monday when he said he would be "honored" to meet North Korea's young leader. "Korean lessons are known to be happening throughout the Chinese-North Korea border given by ethnic Koreans living in China as instructors", the newspaper added. Read More

Steelers Draft James Conner in 3rd Round

An okay outcome for Round 1 pick T.J. Watt is that he has an impact in Pittsburgh like Lawrence Timmons or LaMarr Woodley: a solid player who is a valued member of the defense, but not a guy who will get any Canton votes. He fills a pass-rush need and he is a rising player. While the Steelers all-time leading sacker has almost perfected the pass rush game with his strength, Watt and Dupree tend to use their athleticism to get into the backfield. Read More

After Turkish and Kurdish Forces Clash, US Troops Deploy in Northern Syria

After Turkish and Kurdish Forces Clash, US Troops Deploy in Northern Syria

United States troops were seen Saturday in armored vehicles in Syria in Kurdish areas in a show of force apparently meant to dissuade Turkey and Syrian Kurdish forces from attacking one another. But it has complicated relations with Turkey, which views the group's Kurdish component as an extension of a terror group operating inside its own borders. Read More

Iran says 'terrorists' kill 10 border guards near Pakistan

Iran says 'terrorists' kill 10 border guards near Pakistan

Back in 2014 Jaish al Adl abducted five Iranian border guards including four soldiers who were serving their mandatory military service. On Thursday nine Iranian border guards were killed by terrorists in an ambush at the Pakistani border's zero-point, near the Iranian town of Mirjaveh in the province of Sistan-Baluchestan. Read More

Parts of controversial U.S. anti-missile system moved to South Korean site

Parts of controversial U.S. anti-missile system moved to South Korean site

Yang made the remarks during a press conference when answering a question on the latest development that parts of the THAAD anti-missile defence system were moved to the Republic of Korea (ROK) for deployment. "North Korea's unlawful weapons programs represent a clear, grave threat to U.S. national security in the United States, the ROK and Japan". Along with sending US military assets to the region in a show of force, President Donald Trump is leaning on China to exert economic pressure on ... Read More