by | October 12, 2018 | 06:14

South Korea banned the North from using its shipping lanes and ended most of its joint economic projects between the two countries. A controversy has erupted in South Korea over U.S. The North and South also announced measures to reduce conventional military threats, such as creating buffer zones along their land and sea boundaries and a no-fly zone above the border.

by | October 10, 2018 | 12:33

The president told reporters in the Oval Office after announcing the resignation of UN Ambassador Nikki Haley that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Kim to hammer out the details. 'Singapore was fantastic but we'll probably do a different location'. But Trump insisted that 'we've made a lot of progress'. Last month, the North's foreign minister told the United Nations there was "no way" his country would disarm first as long as tough USA sanctions remain against his country.

by | October 10, 2018 | 12:31

Saudi Arabia has denied accusations the journalist was murdered, saying it's searching for him. Prince Mohammed said the deal between Aramco and Sabic, which he hopes will close next year, was key for the future of the country?s energy industry.

by | October 10, 2018 | 12:00

New Justice Brett Kavanaugh says the Supreme Court "is not a partisan or political institution", and is promising to "always be a team player on a team of nine". "Every American can be assured that I will be an independent and impartial Justice devoted to equal justice under law", he said. It's going to be "on" for opponents of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh for at least through the midterms, and probably all the way to 2020.

by | October 10, 2018 | 11:44

In a public apology after his testimony, Mr. Nene said he was sorry for failing to disclose the meetings, which took place when he was deputy finance minister and later when he was finance minister. He is urging those ministers and other senior officials to follow Mr. Nene's example by volunteering to give testimony at the national inquiry into corruption so that their conduct can be reviewed.

by | October 10, 2018 | 09:59

Children living at The Nest in Nairobi greeted her with singing and dancing, and it didn't take long before the typically reserved US first lady gave in to the moment. "And that was anonymous source and I would leave it at that", she said. And sometimes he listens and sometimes he doesn't. "I have my own voice and my opinions and it's very important to me that I express how I feel".

by | October 09, 2018 | 14:43

President Trump, after leaving the conference Monday afternoon, said he was thankful for the opportunity to speak at the event. Rosenstein and Trump delayed a planned September 27 one-on-one meeting until Monday to allow Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's contentious confirmation process to play out.

by | October 09, 2018 | 14:14

Sumwalt said NTSB investigators will look at the company's compliance with state and federal regulations, it's safety culture, records of previous crashes and management of its drivers, among other factors. The 19-seater limo ran a stop sign and hit a parked SUV on Saturday in Schoharie (skoh-HAYR'-ee). We know that the vehicle hurtled through a stop sign before piling into a parked auto killing 18 people in the limo and two pedestrians.

by | October 08, 2018 | 16:54

Pompeo and Kim "refined options for the location and date" of their next summit, and they agreed to instruct their respective working-level teams to meet soon to intensify discussions on the key remaining issues, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement .

by | October 08, 2018 | 15:42

European Union and Britain are seeking "decisive progress" on the Irish issue in time for a leaders summit due Oct.17-18 and then a final deal, including a blueprint of future relations, at another one in mid-November. Michel Barnier, the bloc's chief negotiator, mentioned the idea in an interview with the Guardian and other papers past year. The UK is due to leave the European Union in March, but the two sides have not yet reached a deal on how this will work.

by | October 08, 2018 | 14:57

The USGS said Saturday's quake was centered 12 miles (19 kilometers) northwest of Port-de-Paix, which is about 136 miles (219 kilometers) from the capital of Port-au-Prince . An auditorium has reportedly collapsed in the northern part of the country, while a local police station has also been damaged, forcing police to release detainees from custody as a precaution.

by | October 08, 2018 | 13:57

French authorities say he boarded a plane and arrived in China, but the 64-year-old's subsequent whereabouts are unknown. Beijing has remained silent over the mysterious disappearance of Meng Hongwei, who was last seen leaving for China in late September from the Interpol headquarters in Lyon, southeast France, a source close to the enquiry told AFP.

by | October 08, 2018 | 13:14

Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formally had requested National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to allow him to meet his younger brother Shehbaz Sharif. The hearing Saturday was originally scheduled to take place inside the judge's chamber, but was later moved to an open court following PML-N lawyers' protest.

by | October 07, 2018 | 16:35

It didn't take long for them to realize that their son Leo was behind the mischief. The Belnap family's savings have taken a considerable blow after their toddler, Leo, placed $1000 worth of notes through an electronic shredder. Fortunately for the couple, they learned they'll be able to have the cash replaced after contacting the U.S. Department of Treasury. Of course, Jackee and Ben said their son will be banned from going near the shredder anytime soon.

by | October 07, 2018 | 15:44

The State Disaster Agency warned people to stay at least 4km away, but said there was no need to evacuate for the time being. "If anyone predicts another massive natural disaster or tsunami, it's fake news", said Daryono, head of the geophysics agency's quake and tsunami information centre, who like many Indonesians goes by one name.

by | October 07, 2018 | 14:40

An elite group of North Korean hackers has been identified as the source of a wave of cyberattacks on global banks that has netted "hundreds of millions" of dollars, security researchers said Wednesday. "There's no nuclear testing and there's not testing of rockets". It is part of a wider pattern of malicious state-backed cyber activity that has led the Trump administration to identify North Korea - along with Russia, Iran and China - as one of the main online threats facing the United ...

by | October 07, 2018 | 14:34

Ford testified that Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her at a party in 1982 when both were high school students. "I think the senators should pay attention to that", Stevens said. At a forum at their alma mater on Friday, Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor anxious about how the bitter partisan battle over the nomination of Brett M.

by | October 05, 2018 | 16:12

The images below show just how close the vessels came to colliding. The two countries have imposed increasingly severe rounds of tariffs on each other's imports. On Sunday, the US Navy's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer conducted a freedom-of-navigation operation near the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea.

by | October 05, 2018 | 15:27

Just 30 per cent of Germans have a favourable view of the United States, down five points from past year and the lowest score in the entire survey after Russian Federation, on 26 per cent. In Australia - where 52 percent say China is the current leading economic power - almost three-quarters still say they prefer a future where the the world's dominant power.

by | October 05, 2018 | 00:13

According to Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying , the USS Decatur sailed into Chinese waters near the Spratly Islands , also known as the Nansha Islands in Chinese, on September 30. The US Pacific Fleet says a US Navy ship had to manoeuvre to prevent a collision with a Chinese destroyer in the South China Sea that came aggressively close to the American vessel.

by | October 04, 2018 | 17:24

The purchase assumes important as it will violate sanctions under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act ( CAATSA ) enforced by the US Congress on arms purchases from Russian Federation, though there is a possibility of a presidential waiver.

by | October 04, 2018 | 17:07

Last year President Erdogan has accused Germany in the "Nazi practices", after several Turkish Ministers in Berlin were forbidden to hold rallies in the country. "I believe our state visit to Germany will strengthen Turkish-German friendship in every aspect", Erdogan said in a Twitter post. "This racism has to end", he said , adding that Germany should reinstate dual citizenship.

by | October 04, 2018 | 16:22

Neither Harvard officials nor Kavanaugh has said why that is. Harvard Law School representatives did not immediately return a request for comment from CNN seeking a specific reason why Kavanaugh felt he could not commit to teaching the course.

by | October 04, 2018 | 15:44

Unusually large numbers of Capitol Hill Police officers restricted movements in corridors and formed wedges around senators walking through hallways. This will allow Republicans to follow through on McConnell's repeated pledge to hold Kavanaugh's final confirmation vote later this week.

by | October 04, 2018 | 13:58

The Conservative Party crowd in Birmingham roared and cheered. After an awkward dance episode during her visit to Kenya in August had made the wrong kind of headlines, May chose to dance up to the podium to the beats of one of the Swedish band's most enduring songs in an attempt to set a lighter tone to her much-anticipated speech.

by | October 04, 2018 | 08:31

As the Senate Judiciary Committee vote is now on pause pending an FBI investigation into Kavanaugh , this is probably the worst thing Trump could have done to help his case. How'd you get there? Sources previously told Fox News that Senators and some aides would be able to start looking at the FBI's background investigation on Thursday morning and that Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and committee member Sen.

by | October 03, 2018 | 16:39

But I had one beer. "I don't doubt her sincerity for a moment", Hawley, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Missouri, told reporters in a conference call Monday morning. Charles "Chad" Ludington, who now teaches at North Carolina State University, said he was a friend of Kavanaugh's at Yale and that Kavanaugh was "a frequent drinker, and a heavy drinker".

by | October 03, 2018 | 16:00

She has, however, promised new proposals on a plan B - a backstop - to keep the frontier open if and until the new trade deal could be agreed with the EU. And if we get it right we can have a glorious future. "If we cheat the electorate, and Chequers is a cheat, we will escalate the sense of mistrust", he said.

by | October 02, 2018 | 20:58

The September 28, 2018 quake was anticipated by a series of small-to-moderate sized earthquakes over the hours leading up to this occurrence, the USGS located 4 other earthquakes of M 4.9 and larger in the core region, beginning with a M 6.1 quake three hours earlier and just to the south of the M 7.5 event."More than 384 people have died in the city of Palu alone", one of the two cities worst-hit by the tsunami, according to Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, spokesman for Indonesia's National Disaster ...

by | October 02, 2018 | 20:58

Meanwhile, the punitive tariffs on steel and aluminum levied last spring on spurious and insulting "national security" grounds remain in place - this was not directly part of the NAFTA negotiation - though perhaps now the Americans will see less value in holding onto bargaining chips that boomerang on their own economy by increasing the price of inputs to US manufacturers.

by | October 02, 2018 | 20:54

Facing New Hampshire voters at Saint Anselm College, Flake repeatedly condemned the rise of "tribalism" shaping the Supreme Court debate and US politics. A similar demonstration was planned for New Hampshire. The visit came several days after Mr. Flake played a central role in the kerfuffle over Judge Brett M.

by | October 02, 2018 | 20:45

More than 800,000 mines are believed to have been planted along the entire border during and after the 1950-53 war to defend against infiltration. In this October 1, 2018 photo, South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon speaks at the National Assembly in Seoul, South Korea .

by | October 01, 2018 | 17:19

The airline said locating the missing man as well as providing ongoing support to the other passengers, crew and families remains its primary concern. Initial reports on scene indicated that all passengers and crew were safely evacuated from the aircraft. Jaynes said those aboard managed to wade through waist-deep water to the emergency exits on the sinking plane.

by | October 01, 2018 | 15:47

He repeatedly interrupted Democratic senators' questions, including on whether he'd support their bid for testimony by Mark Judge, the friend who Ford has claimed participated in Kavanaugh's assault on her. "Of the 11 Republicans on the Judiciary Committee, only the vote of GOP Sen". Democrats have rallied strongly behind Ford. "In 10 years prosecuting all sorts of cases, from mafia to murder to white collar, I NEVER had a more credible witness than Dr.

by | September 30, 2018 | 13:58

The fiery speech of Sushma Swaraj comes a day after her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi expressed disappointment on India's rejection of Prime Minister Imran Khan's offer of resuming peace talks following the diplomatic snub at the informal meeting of the SAARC foreign affairs ministers in NY.

by | September 30, 2018 | 12:46

His resignation marks a significant change in direction since a phone conference on Wednesday afternoon between some board members ended with "support" for Milne's position and affirmation of the board's decision to sack former managing director Michelle Guthrie on Monday .

by | September 30, 2018 | 11:23

Earlier in the day, Trump accused China of interfering in the USA midterm elections as a way to undermine his aggressive trade policies. Mr Trump did not provide details of the alleged interference, which was strongly denied by China's foreign minister, Wang Yi .

by | September 30, 2018 | 11:14

Dozens of people were reported to be trapped in the rubble of a hotel and a mall in the city of Palu , which was hit by waves as high as six metres (20 feet) following the magnitude 7.5 quake on Friday. "We need tents, medicine, canvas, nurses..." A young air traffic controller who remained behind during an natural disaster to make sure a plane carrying hundreds of passengers took off safely has been hailed a hero.

by | September 28, 2018 | 15:46

China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi stressed that the "rights of all countries to trade with Iran should be respected" after the European Union said a special payment system would be set up to keep alive business ties with Iran. Security Council resolution that endorsed the nuclear deal as global law. It said Iranian shippers are also providing generous payment terms and, in some cases, accepting euros and Chinese yuan instead of USA dollars in payment for the oil.

by | September 28, 2018 | 14:29

Gastonia Police have provided a missing child poster with a new tip line number in the search for missing 6-year-old Maddox Ritch , who disappeared Saturday at Rankin Lake Park in Gastonia. " "I just want my baby home, please, whatever you can do." ". Investigators say they're following 250 leads and combing through thousands of acres.

by | September 28, 2018 | 14:25

Pronouncing his judgment, Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said the 150-year-old adultery law was "arbitrary" adding that "there can not be a shadow of doubt" that it was a ground for divorce. Section 497 of the IPC defines adultery as an offence committed by a man against a married man if the former engages in sexual intercourse with the latter's wife.

by | September 28, 2018 | 13:13

Tensions between the USA and Iran have soared since Trump, an outspoken critic of Tehran, took office last January. "In less than two years my administration has accomplished more than nearly any administration in the history of our country", said Trump.

by | September 28, 2018 | 12:58

That's clearly the point. Israel, "which is accustomed to launching many aggressions under different pretexts, will have to make accurate calculations if it thinks to attack Syria again", he said . "What's important to us is that the weapons defense systems that the Russians transfer to Syria are not used against us". On September 30, the Russian air force launches a campaign of air strikes in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whose forces are struggling against rebels.

by | September 28, 2018 | 12:43

Air Niugini says all on board its Boeing 737-800 that landed in a lagoon short of the runway at Chuuk Airport in the Federated States of Micronesia have been rescued. Witness Bill Davis told Yahoo7 News that all the passengers were evacuated quickly, a few of whom had minor injuries. Flight PX073 was operating from Pohnpei in Micronesia and was due to continue to Port Moresby.

by | September 28, 2018 | 12:32

While the Democrats on the committee plan to interview her themselves, the all-male GOP majority bloc has enlisted a veteran prosecutor from Arizona, Rachel Mitchell , to conduct its questioning. Ms. Mitchell has been recognized in the legal community for her experience and objectivity", Judiciary Chairman Charles E. Grassley said in a statement announcing the hire.

by | September 28, 2018 | 12:28

After seeing Ford's testimony, White House aides and allies expressed concern that Kavanaugh would have an uphill climb to deliver a strong enough showing. "He began running his hands over my body and grinding into me", she said, sounding on the verge of tears. But the letter was leaked to the press. "They were laughing with each other".

by | September 28, 2018 | 11:13

Susan Collins. Murkowski and Collins remained largely out of sight on Thursday, although both had said they would be watching the hearing closely. Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee are hoping to hold another phone conversation with Judge Kavauaugh on Wednesday to quiz him about Ms Swetnick's allegations.

by | September 27, 2018 | 17:27

In use since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the honour is issued personally by the president "as recognition of services to the state and the people of Russian Federation involving a heroic deed", the group says. President Putin has always insisted that the two men wanted in the United Kingdom for the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal , were just ordinary civilians on holiday.

by | September 27, 2018 | 15:43

The president was scheduled to meet with Rosenstein Thursday to discuss reports that he offered to wear a wire in the White House a year ago and discussed invoking the 25th Amendment to remove Trump. Mark Meadows says Rosenstein should answer questions about reports that he floated the idea of secretly recording President Donald Trump . I would certainly prefer not doing that.

by | September 26, 2018 | 20:13

Avenatti, who also represents the adult-film actress Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President Donald Trump , said he "will be demanding the opportunity to present testimony" to the Judiciary Committee, which is overseeing Kavanaugh's nomination proceedings.