• Philippines leader wants USA troops out
Philippines leader wants USA troops out

The volatile Philippine leader's visit to Japan comes amid jitters about his foreign policy goals after weeks of verbal attacks on ally the United States and overtures towards China. "I do not need to have the airports to host the bombers". "Whether we like it or not, someday we'll have to talk about it and present our side and I said, in front o...

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  • North Korean nuclear disarmament unlikely, says U.S. intelligence chief
North Korean nuclear disarmament unlikely, says U.S. intelligence chief

That is their ticket to survival", Mr Clapper said . A top USA official confirmed on October 25 that North Korea is building nuclear weapons and the US government has all but given up on trying to stop them from doing so. Others wondered if it could be a way to tell Beijing it needs to ramp up enforcement of global sanctions on North Korea . ...

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  • Coast Guard searches for missing Chinese mariner in Pacific
Coast Guard searches for missing Chinese mariner in Pacific

Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules crews conducted six search patterns in the vicinity of the Quindao China and its charted course following notification of the situation Tuesday and into Wednesday. The China rescue coordination center had been in constant contact with Chuan, who was not likely to miss scheduled calls, the Coast Guard said. A top...

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  • Twelve killed in attack in northeast Kenya
Twelve killed in attack in northeast Kenya

While the details of the incident remain sketchy, more casualties are expected after a group of armed men opened fire on a lodge in the town of Mandera bordering Somalia. Kenyan security forces have managed to stop the wave of al-Shabaab attacks in major cities in Kenya that have killed hundreds. Early this month, six people were killed by the ...

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  • Warren on Clinton: 'Nasty Women are Tough, Nasty Women are Smart'
Warren on Clinton: 'Nasty Women are Tough, Nasty Women are Smart'

Nasty women are tough. "He became the first person running for president of the United States, Republican or Democrat who has refused to say he'd accept the results of this election", she said . Warren spoke of how Trump claims the election is "rigged". Warren laid down her own marker, making sure to brand Clinton's policy blueprint as a "pr...

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  • Hockey: India eye semis spot in Asian Champions Trophy
Hockey: India eye semis spot in Asian Champions Trophy

India's 3-2 victory on Saturday was their 54th, while Pakistan have 82 wins to their credit and 30 matches have been drawn. Starting on a brisk note, the Koreans scored twice by the third minute of the match with a open play strike from Lee Jung-Jun in the opening minute and a penalty corner conversion by Kim Seong-Kyu in the third.

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  • Indians fans pitch in with wedding gifts for rookie Merritt
Indians fans pitch in with wedding gifts for rookie Merritt

I never said that he wasn't good enough. "I'm a huge Indians fan". All things considered, it still seems odd to think that all roads could be leading through Cleveland and that the Indians distinctly hold the upper hand at this juncture in the season.

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  • Did Trump launch Trump TV during the last debate?
Did Trump launch Trump TV during the last debate?

A Trump network could "shine more light on some ideas that have traditionally been relegated to the fringe and, until this campaign, really haven't been heard much in the mainstream", Dr. Trump TV or a channel dedicated to feeding news and opinion to the faithful Trump fans has been talked about for more than a year. Of course, that version of Fo...

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  • UK Labour leader Corbyn says he plans no purge of critics
UK Labour leader Corbyn says he plans no purge of critics

Today he praised Mr Corbyn's "charisma" during a debate at the Labour Conference at the ACC. "I'll be working with everyone in our party to ensure we get the government our country needs". Former shadow cabinet minister Vernon Coaker warned: "The political terms of trade in this country are changing". Last year Corbyn , a longtime back-bench...

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  • Odell Beckham Jr. returns to practice on a limited basis
Odell Beckham Jr. returns to practice on a limited basis

The accolades were great, he admitted, but the finish, in particular, bothered him. More and more, they are resembling their 5-11 team from a year ago, rather than a group of players that learned valuable lessons from the 2015 debacle and was ready to alter the narrative.

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  • USS Mason fired on again
USS Mason fired on again

But the USA strikes earlier this week did not take out Huthi missiles and, though the radar destruction makes it harder to aim the weapons, officials have warned rebels could still use spotter boats or online ship-tracking websites to find new targets.

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  • Theresa May aware of tensions 'some weeks' before Dame Lowell Goddard quit
Theresa May aware of tensions 'some weeks' before Dame Lowell Goddard quit

Last month, new Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the New Zealander had made a decision to quit because she was homesick but a newspaper report subsequently disclosed allegations of racism and hard behaviour. Dame Lowell said she had consulted lawyers in London about the allegations. In yesterday's statement, Lady Smith said: "I come to this role ...

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  • Horror clown craze: Police in plea over prank near Shropshire school
Horror clown craze: Police in plea over prank near Shropshire school

Superintendent Duncan Greenhalgh said: "Although these reports are not restricted to the Surrey area, we would urge people to refrain from such activity". In the Norwich case, the woman was walking alone in Eaton Park last night when the man leapt out, screamed at her and ran after her. She said: "A children's party was being held at the location...

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  • Will 1.4 million people lose their health insurance plans in 2017?
Will 1.4 million people lose their health insurance plans in 2017?

The new plans may still be expensive. Read the full Bloomberg coverage here. While her COBRA premium was high, about $800 a month , Bryan described it as "the Cadillac of insurance", with low copays, prescription drug coverage and a $500 deductible.

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  • Canada, Please Stop Telling America It's 'Great'
Canada, Please Stop Telling America It's 'Great'

For example, one person said, "We know you've got some really big decisions to make, but as you're thinking about your future, we just want you to know that you guys are great". Canada, that bastion of unending positivity, is singing the praises of the US of A., to bring a little cheer in these hard times . "Everything is so intertwined, we can'...

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  • Trump's 'unpredecented' flattery of Putin 'out-of-step': Obama
Trump's 'unpredecented' flattery of Putin 'out-of-step': Obama

Trump suggested on Monday that Hillary Clinton was too "tough" in her language about Russian Federation, and said that if he won the election, he might meet with President Vladimir V. Clinton's campaign previously released a video that noted Trump's connections to Russian Federation. "But their behavior has undermined global norms and worldwi...

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  • Moscow says Russian Federation and Syria are halting Aleppo air strikes for now
Moscow says Russian Federation and Syria are halting Aleppo air strikes for now

The Council also said that the special meeting was called by a group of countries including Germany, France, Italy, Britain, the U.S., Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. In Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel said sanctions against Russian Federation over its actions in Syria should remain an option. The European Union has condemned Russia's air camp...

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  • Missiles Fired at US Warship Parked Off Yemen Coast, None Hit
Missiles Fired at US Warship Parked Off Yemen Coast, None Hit

Navy destroyer USS Mason on Saturday while it was in worldwide waters off the coast of Yemen , U.S. officials said, according to reports . US officials had said earlier Sunday that the Mason had come under attack from two inbound missiles that originated in Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen .

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  • Turkey to use jets in Mosul when time comes, PM says
Turkey to use jets in Mosul when time comes, PM says

US troops can embed at Iraqi army headquarters at the brigade and smaller battalion level, but have so far stayed at the division level. MPs heard that British military instructors are also alongside Iraqi forces providing support and training.

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  • Hard-liners in Iran release video showing detained American
Hard-liners in Iran release video showing detained American

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps detained Siamak Namazi, an Iranian-American national, in October 2015. His 80-year-old father, also a dual Iranian-American citizen, was arrested in February 2016. Earlier this week, Mizan posted a minute-long video showing a montage of clips including Siamak in a conference room, his arms raised at his side...

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