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Pot 'smoke-in' on Capitol grounds leads to 4 arrests

Pot 'smoke-in' on Capitol grounds leads to 4 arrests

The group led its #Reschedule420 smoke-in days after seven were arrested while handing out marijuana to congressional staffers on Thursday in honor of 420, also known as National Weed Day. "Congress a...

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Korea, U.S. hold joint naval drills

Korea, U.S. hold joint naval drills

However, Beijing is intensely wary of any measures that might cause the collapse of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's hard-line communist regime, fearing that could lead to a wave of refugees and a Py...

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Denim Day campaign aims to bring awareness to sexual assault

Denim Day campaign aims to bring awareness to sexual assault

Individuals can show their support for sexual assault awareness by wearing denim on Wednesday. It was sponsored by the SGA and Emory Graduate Student Government Association and organized by the Respec...

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China urges withdrawal of US THAAD missile defense system in S.Korea

China urges withdrawal of US THAAD missile defense system in S.Korea

Cmdr. Jang Wook from South Korean navy public affairs said there was no plan for a drill. At the Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Tuesday, U.S. "Sarin gas doesn't have to be dropped", he said...

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'Unlikely' Russia had no knowledge of Syrian chemical attack

'Unlikely' Russia had no knowledge of Syrian chemical attack

In a blatant response to the alleged chemical attack, the USA launched dozens of Tomahawk to destroy the Shayrat airfield in Syria, believed by Washington be the base for warplanes that carried out th...

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What's next for the Iran nuclear deal?

What's next for the Iran nuclear deal?

Barack Obama argued the deal , between Iran and six world powers including China, Russia and the United Kingdom, was the best way to prevent Iran getting a nuclear weapon. policies. However, he a...

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Immigration Minister denies changes to Australian citizenship is a crackdown on Muslims

Abolishing 457 Visa programme for the soon-to-apply Applicants wasn't just enough. The new requirements will apply to all new applications. Under the new reforms unveiled by Prime Minister Mal...

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A 15% corporate tax rate could be very expensive

A 15% corporate tax rate could be very expensive

Yet by the time Republicans in Congress get around to tax reform, Brownback's fiscal plan could be history-and it'll be his own party that kills it. "The administration has embarked in a very risky ...

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General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows to 'change poll's course'

General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows to 'change poll's course'

It covers in more detail the same ground outlined last month by European Union president Donald Tusk in response to Prime Minister Theresa May's official March 29 notification that Britain was leavi...

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Turkey: hundreds more detained over suspected links to Gulen

Turkey: hundreds more detained over suspected links to Gulen

Some 8,500 police officers were involved in the nationwide operation, Anadolu reported, adding that arrest warrants had been issued for 390 suspects in Istanbul alone. The referendum bitterly divide...

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Canada hits back in dairy dispute with the US

Canada hits back in dairy dispute with the US

Scott Walker in writing a letter to President Donald J. Trump asking him to take action against Canada for its dairy pricing program, which limits the amount of dairy products exported across the nort...

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Ronaldo Goes Ballistic Following Messi's Last Gasp Winner In El Clasico

Ronaldo Goes Ballistic Following Messi's Last Gasp Winner In El Clasico

While it appears the clash was unintentional, it left Messi crumpled on the floor, with him spitting out blood from the mouth. With Real Madrid trailing 2-1 to great rivals Barcelona in the Clasi...

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Le Pen's father says campaign was too laid back

Le Pen's father says campaign was too laid back

Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says there could be a "very big surprise" when the French cast their ballots May 7 in the final round to choose a new leader, and she wins. Goodwin said ...

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Bernie Sanders and Nancy Pelosi Are Right

On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal published an article about divisions in the party , mentioning briefly - and erroneously - that during his tenure as a state legislator he supported a 2009 l...

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Trump touts plans to put 'American workers first'

Trump touts plans to put 'American workers first'

The US president added that the visa program to bring in the best of the worldwide workforce "should include only the most skilled and highest-paid applicants and should never ever be used to replac...

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Jeremy Corbyn clarifies position and rules out second referendum on Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn clarifies position and rules out second referendum on Brexit

Meanwhile, the European Commission's draft negotiating document indicated that Brussels officials also believe that the ECJ should rule over the agreement on citizens' rights. "I do not expect that it...

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North Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary - Yonhap

North Korea conducts large-scale artillery drills on anniversary - Yonhap

The U.S.is sending the Vinson to waters near the Korean Peninsula in a show of force amid concerns about North Korea's nuclear and missile development. As well as his military show of force, Trump has...

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Judge won't block Arkansas executions

Judge won't block Arkansas executions

Davis, a spokesman for Gov. Asa Hutchinson. Arkansas had planned to stage eight executions within an 11-day period, because its stock of the sedative midazolam is due to pass its use-by date at the ...

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Ted Cruz wants 'El Chapo' to pay for Trump's US-Mexico wall

Ted Cruz wants 'El Chapo' to pay for Trump's US-Mexico wall

Axios notes that Cruz wants to introduce legislation named after famed Mexican drug kingpin El Chapo to help pay for the wall. Cruz has found support in fellow Republican Newt Gingrich, who called ...

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Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails begin hunger strike

There are fears that the hunger strike - observed by 1,187 detainees, according to Israel's prison service - could fuel tensions across the Palestinian areas. "The New York Times has provided a plat...

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Tensions build up between US, Russia over Syria strikes

Tensions build up between US, Russia over Syria strikes

President Donald Trump ordered cruise-missile strikes on an airbase in Syria last week after his administration accused Russian Federation of trying to cover up Syrian leader Bashar Assad's role in th...

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Ex-teacher to return to Tenn. to face kidnapping charges

Cummins began making plans to flee, federal court documents filed Monday say. "I asked him why would he do this?" "We're so happy that California police worked quickly and were able to find them a...

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UK's Labour Party vows to ditch Theresa May's Brexit plan if elected

UK's Labour Party vows to ditch Theresa May's Brexit plan if elected

When asked whether "leaders of the UK's major political parties" should participate in the debates, 54 per cent of respondents said "yes", 25 per cent replied "no" and 21 per cent said they did not kn...

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Filipino lawyer files complaint with ICC against president

Filipino lawyer files complaint with ICC against president

The complaint says Duterte has been committing crimes against humanity ever since his time as mayor of his home town of Davao - indeed, the president has previously admitted to having links to the...

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South Korea confirms North Korean live-fire drill on army anniversary

South Korea confirms North Korean live-fire drill on army anniversary

President Donald Trump to exercise restraint in his treatment of North Korea. Japan's Foreign Ministry also announced that China's envoy for North Korea, Wu Dawei, will visit Tokyo later Tuesday f...

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North Korea marks army anniversary with live fire drill

North Korea marks army anniversary with live fire drill

South Korea's navy said it was conducting a live-fire exercise with USA destroyers on Tuesday in waters west of the Korean peninsula and would soon join the carrier strike group approaching the r...

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Kyiv Opens Probe of OSCE Monitor's Death

Kyiv Opens Probe of OSCE Monitor's Death

It called on Russian Federation to use its influence with the separatists to allow the OSCE to conduct a "full, transparent, and timely investigation". Russian Federation denies this and in turn accus...

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10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

The police swoops are targeting people suspected of involvement in supplying to weapons to Amedy Coulibaly. He shot dead four hostages at the Hypercacher supermarket in Porte de Vincennes, in ea...

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Park Geun-hye: ex-South Korean president formally charged in corruption probe

Park Geun-hye: ex-South Korean president formally charged in corruption probe

The coercion charge against Park stems from $US68 million that she and her longtime confidante, Choi, were accused of extorting from big businesses in the form of "donations" to two foundations that C...

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France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack

France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack

A Elabe poll released Friday showed Macron winning the first round of voting with 24 percent of the votes, followed by Le Pen with 21.5 percent, Fillon with 20 percent, and Mélenchon with 19.5 percen...

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Barcelona boss Luis Enrique declares Lionel Messi 'the best player in history'

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique declares Lionel Messi 'the best player in history'

Lionel Messi created a truly iconic image while celebrating his 500th goal for Barcelona , which just so happened to be a stoppage time victor against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu in El Clasico . "...

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Distracted Driving Awareness Week Coming up in IL

Distracted Driving Awareness Week Coming up in IL

Distracted driving laws have been in effect in the state of Illinois for seven years and in the past three, the amount of distracted driving related deaths has lowered according to the Illinois Depart...

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UK's Labour Party vows to ditch May's Brexit plan if elected

Voters, he says , should consider candidates' positions on Brexit, and cast their votes accordingly, backing any candidate regardless of party affiliation on that basis alone. The UK could give up th...

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Sharks C Joe Thornton needs ACL surgery before free agency

The Oilers got a big boost from goaltender Cam Talbot . This will be the first playoff meeting for these two teams. "You know, there's only eight teams left and we're one of them". The Oilers had ...

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Macron, Le Pen set for face off

Macron, Le Pen set for face off

In his favor, analysts say, is the fact that 35 percent of voters thought Macron was the best candidate to put the French economy on the right track, against only 20 percent for Le Pen, according to...

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