• US Presses China to Show Leadership on N. Korea, Cut Oil Exports
US Presses China to Show Leadership on N. Korea, Cut Oil Exports

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he still had confidence in diplomatic efforts on North Korea and that the United States would be "unrelenting" in working through the United Nations . If the businesses don't achieve their targets, the head of the business in China gets sent back to North Korea and a new person is sent to replace them, Cheng ...

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  • North Korea: US 'begging' for war with 'largest ever' joint aerial drill
North Korea: US 'begging' for war with 'largest ever' joint aerial drill

The North's ruling party Rodong newspaper slammed the upcoming drill. North Korea reacted angrily on Sunday to the air manoeuvres, accusing the US and South Korea of a "grave military provocation" that will "push the already acute situation on the Korean Peninsula to the brink of nuclear war".

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  • Brexit Border Deal Could Threaten The UK Government
Brexit Border Deal Could Threaten The UK Government

The issue is a major sticking point in the negotiations and must be dealt with before trade talks can begin. Both the Irish Government and the European Union have consistently warned that Brexit negotiations can not move on to the next phase until "sufficient progress" is made on the border issue.

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  • Florida Teen Found in New York After Disappearing With Soccer Coach
Florida Teen Found in New York After Disappearing With Soccer Coach

In addition, Frasina's parents discovered sexual messages on Snapchat between her and Rodriguez after her disappearance. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office will hold a press conference on Monday, at 2pm with additional details. Frisina's family has been notified. The Columbia County Sheriff's Office in Florida says the girl, who had been missing...

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  • FO condemns Yemen's second missile attack on Saudi Arabia
FO condemns Yemen's second missile attack on Saudi Arabia

Arab media is reporting that the former president's supporters have gained control of key government installations in the capital, including the defense ministry, the interior ministry and Sana'a Airport. "The priority has been and still is to confront the forces of aggression". "I appeal to the leader Saleh to show more wisdom and maturity . an...

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  • Mom's boyfriend arrested in missing Jacksonville toddler case
Mom's boyfriend arrested in missing Jacksonville toddler case

Arrest warrants say Kimrey moved Mariah Woods' body from where she died, knowing her death was not natural. "It does not appear that they are related to this case, but they will be collected and turned over to investigative teams for further review so that we are 100 percent certain", he added.

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  • Israel strikes a Syrian military base
Israel strikes a Syrian military base

Like other recent strikes inside Syria, the Israeli jets reportedly fired from over Lebanese airspace, in order to avoid both Syrian anti-aircraft missile systems and provoking a Russian response. The extent of the damage is not yet clear although the TV report spoke of material losses at the base. Iran and Lebanon's Hizballah movement are alli...

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  • Taliban Disguised In Burqas Attack Agriculture College Campus In Peshawar
Taliban Disguised In Burqas Attack Agriculture College Campus In Peshawar

The operation is ongoing. "We were sleeping when we heard gunshots". Inter-Services Public Relations informed that two soldiers who were injured during the attack have been shifted to Combined Military Hospital for treatment. Salahuddin Mehsud, Inspector General of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, said timely action by police and the Army helped in reducing...

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  • PM Abbasi leaves for Russian Federation today to attend SCO summit
PM Abbasi leaves for Russian Federation today to attend SCO summit

Pakistan , along with India, in June became full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). The document, which plays an exemplary role for worldwide anti-extremism cooperation, shows the region's decisive resolution in the fight against the "three evil forces", namely terrorism, extremism and separatism, Li said.

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  • FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sunshine returns today with slightly cooler temperatures
FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Sunshine returns today with slightly cooler temperatures

However, it looks like that cloud cover will make a quick exit, with partly sunny skies following for the rest of the day. A weak cold front came through last night which will allow slightly cooler highs for your Thursday . Rain and thunderstorms are likely on Monday and Tuesday . Expect on-and-off rain throughout the day Thursday: occasion...

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  • Inside tour: First lady decorates White House for Christmas
Inside tour: First lady decorates White House for Christmas

Now President Trump has weighed in. The first lady unveiled the decorations at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on Monday, while welcoming children of military families to the residence. There is also a gingerbread house, candy, and arts and crafts for the more than 25,000 visitors expected to pass through during the holiday season. The National Christ...

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  • Dead, 80 Fishermen Missing As Cyclone Ockhi Nears Lakshadweep: 10 Facts
Dead, 80 Fishermen Missing As Cyclone Ockhi Nears Lakshadweep: 10 Facts

P8I aircraft, Navy Dornier and Coast Guard Dornier also airborne for search and rescue. Meanwhile, the Indian Navy has deployed five ships from Kochi while two are already on standby in Lakshadweep. While authorities have asked fishermen to not venture into the sea, schools in several districts have been told to remain shut. Four trains were part...

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  • Researchers believe flu vaccine may not be as effective this year
Researchers believe flu vaccine may not be as effective this year

The state Department of Health and Human Services reports the latest deaths have raised the death toll for the 2017-2018 flu season to five. Note that the nasal spray flu vaccine is no longer recommended due to a lack of proven effectiveness for preventing influenza.

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  • Blake Griffin has sprained MCL, could be out two months
Blake Griffin has sprained MCL, could be out two months

Speaking to reporters after practice, Nance shared that he continues to monitor the standings, and that he and his teammates have their eyes set on the bigger picture. Still, Griffin will miss a substantial amount of time for the third straight season. The departure of Chris Paul led the team to splash out on Griffin as they were desperate to k...

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  • EP is concerned about impact of Brexit on Irish border
EP is concerned about impact of Brexit on Irish border

That leaves the sensitive question of the Irish border as the main obstacle in separation talks. The UK can then spend the next decade trying to renegotiate on less favourable terms the 59 trade deals it now enjoys with other countries as a member of the European Union - and, more likely than not, dealing with a renewed IRA insurgency in Northern ...

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  • Tulsi Gabbard lashes out at Pakistan for freeing Hafiz Saeed
Tulsi Gabbard lashes out at Pakistan for freeing Hafiz Saeed

India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has said that Saeed's release confirmed once again the lack of seriousness by the Pakistan government in bringing to justice perpetrators of terrorism, including individuals and entities designated by the UN.

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  • Top Democrats Pull Out Of Planned Meeting With Trump
Top Democrats Pull Out Of Planned Meeting With Trump

I don't see a deal! Pelosi and Schumer were supposed to join their Republican counterparts, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin. It's not just the threat of a Democratic filibuster in the Senate but the affirmative need for Democratic votes in both House and Senate to make up for GOP defecti...

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  • Hamas Refuses to Disarm, Threatens to Send Weapons to West Bank
Hamas Refuses to Disarm, Threatens to Send Weapons to West Bank

The Egyptian delegation entered Gaza through the Beit Hanoun (Erez) crossing as the Egyptian officials are expected to meet with Hamas officials and discuss the reconciliation process, including the steps that were taken to enable the Palestinian government to assume its responsibilities in Gaza.

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  • First lady goes with classic, traditional Christmas decor
First lady goes with classic, traditional Christmas decor

The Trump family is taking a different approach with their holiday greeting than the Obama family, who opted to use the more generic phrase "Happy Holidays" in their greetings, according to the Daily Mail . She is also the first one not to move into the White House simultaneously with her husband. A promotional video from the White House s...

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  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren Fundraises off of Trump's 'Pocahontas' Jab
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Fundraises off of Trump's 'Pocahontas' Jab

After stating that the ceremony was meant to highlight the accomplishments and heroism of the code talkers, Begaye criticized the president for undermining the whole thing. "Senator Warren was offensive when she lied about something to advance her career". " Donald Trump does this over and over thinking somehow he is gonna shut me up with this",...

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  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Wednesday at Windsor Castle
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to Wednesday at Windsor Castle

They are grateful to the Queen for granting permission for the use of the chapel. " Prince Harry and Ms Markle are delighted that the lovely grounds of Windsor Castle will be where they begin their lives together as a married couple". Meghan moved into Prince Harry's home, Nottingham Cottage in Kensington Palace, earlier this month and stayed ...

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  • Russian fighter executes 'unsafe intercept' of US Navy plane over Black Sea
Russian fighter executes 'unsafe intercept' of US Navy plane over Black Sea

Traffic above the shared waters in Europe's southeast has resulted in a handful of tense encounters since relations with Moscow deteriorated in 2014 and the near miss between the Russian and USA jets was among the more spectacular. "After moving closer, the Russian [Su-30] fighter jet flew over the object and visually identified it as an American r...

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  • UK Gov publishes Industrial Strategy
UK Gov publishes Industrial Strategy

Qiagen chief executive Peer M Schatz said: "We are very excited about this partnership with Health Innovation Manchester, and the essential engagement of the University of Manchester, the NHS trust and the United Kingdom government". "We have a thriving research and science base and are home to a wide range of innovative sectors, from advanced ma...

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  • UofL Volleyball Heads to Minnesota For NCAA Tournament
UofL Volleyball Heads to Minnesota For NCAA Tournament

Saturday in a second-record match at Wichita State. The winners will play on December 2 at 6 p.m., and the champion of the four-team sub-regional advances to the third and fourth rounds December 8-9 at a site to be determined. The Blujays earned the conference's title with a come-from-behind, 3-2 win over Marquette in the league championship. No...

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  • Trump chooses legislative agenda over GOP repulsion of Moore
Trump chooses legislative agenda over GOP repulsion of Moore

This morning Trump tweeted a scathing attack on Moore's Democratic rival, Doug Jones , calling him a "Schumer/Pelosi puppet who is WEAK on Crime, WEAK on the border", the Hill reports. Faye served as a Gadsen police officer for 37 years and says she worked as a juvenile detective, explaining that every day her department "waited for a complain...

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