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Christian leaders urge Trump to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Christian leaders urge Trump to declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Some expected he would make the announcement during his visit to Israel this week. Given the competing claims, the US and most countries maintain embassies in Tel Aviv, not Jerusalem . When Netanyahu...

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UN Security Council strongly condemns North Korea's latest missile test

North Korea has carried out two atomic tests and dozens of missile launches since the beginning of previous year in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the contin...

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Philippine President Alleges China Threatened War

An inaugural meeting between the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) and the Foreign Ministry of China for the bilateral consultative mechanism in the South China Sea dispute will tak...

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South Korea fires at North 'object'

Liu spoke after a closed-door Security Council meeting on North Korea's latest missile test on Sunday. But Liu said China "first and foremost" wants to see the six sanctions resolutions against ...

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Hamas says Trump speech on Jews' ties to Jerusalem 'racist, counterfeit history'

Hamas says Trump speech on Jews' ties to Jerusalem 'racist, counterfeit history'

But while Trump said earlier this month that he believed brokering peace is "maybe not as hard as people have thought", he measured his comments on Tuesday. The problem is not between us and Judaism...

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North Korean diplomat tells U.N. that United States is real aggressor

The unidentified object was spotted in the inland Chorwon County area at about 4 p.m. local time (0700GMT), prompting troops from the South to shoot more than 90 machine gun rounds before losing sight...

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Angry Venezuela protesters take aim at Chavez statues, home

Angry Venezuela protesters take aim at Chavez statues, home

In another statement, the Attorney General's office said that it will investigate the incident in which another 23-year-old man was run over by a vehicle at a protest on Francisco de Miranda Avenue in...

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Israeli Leaders Congratulate French President-Elect Macron

Israeli Leaders Congratulate French President-Elect Macron

While it appeared that Macron won the election with a large majority , things might not be so simple. And unlike his adversary Marine Le Pen , Macron supports remaining in the European Union , wh...

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Minus two weeks: Washington braces for impact of Comey comet

But the president, in an interview with NBC News , recalled the three occasions, once over dinner and twice over the phone, in which he asked Comey if he was under investigation, to which the FBI ...

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Trump urges Israel, Arab world to start

Trump urges Israel, Arab world to start "new partnership"

Trump's remarks were his latest salvo against Iran since starting his first foreign trip after taking office. "I am pleased to have led this letter with many of my colleagues which sends a stron...

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Melania Trump Appears to Dodge President's Hand Again, This Time in Rome

Melania Trump Appears to Dodge President's Hand Again, This Time in Rome

US President Donald Trump extended his hand to First Lady Melania Trump after the couple arrived in Israel on Monday, but she swatted it away. The pose echoed a freakish viral photo that emerged ...

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Korea bears the brunt of China's displeasure

Korea bears the brunt of China's displeasure

South Korea and Japan have agreed to resolve a row over a 2015 deal on Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women in a future-oriented manner, President Moon Jae-in's special envoy said Saturd...

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Families searching for missing loved ones after attack

Monday's attack was the deadliest in Britain since four British Muslims killed 52 people in suicide bombings on London's transport system in 2005. Police responded to reports of an explosion s...

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Trump wants peace through engagement with North Korea: South Korean envoy

Trump wants peace through engagement with North Korea: South Korean envoy

U.S. President Donald Trump told South Korea's presidential envoy that Washington was willing to try to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through engagement, but under the right conditions. A ...

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Trump Asked Intel Chiefs to Push Back Against FBI Russia Probe

Trump made the request after FBI Director James Comey announced the existence of the FBI's investigation at a March hearing before the House Intelligence Committee. Painter said the entire episod...

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UK Lib Dems put Brexit at center of manifesto

UK Lib Dems put Brexit at center of manifesto

He said the reaction to his haircut has been mixed, with a lot of people questioning why he chose to dedicate a space on the side of his head to Tim Farron's party. The presenter then blasted: "They...

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Coats won't say whether Trump asked him to deny Russian collusion evidence

Former Senator Dan Coats of IN says it would not be appropriate for him to comment on the Washington Post report that President Trump asked him to deny the existence of any evidence of collusion...

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Comey to testify in front of Senate Intelligence Committee

TASS posted pictures showing the trio together in the Oval Office, angering the White House and adding odd and ironic optics to questions swirling around the White House over Comey's firing and the ...

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Ex-SKorean President Park arrives for start of bribery trial

Ex-SKorean President Park arrives for start of bribery trial

Presiding judge Kim Se-yun, who heads a three-man panel, asked her: "What is your occupation, the accused Park Geun-hye?" Park answered in calm, measured tones when asked for her address and occupatio...

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May backtracks on care funding policy with promise of cap

May backtracks on care funding policy with promise of cap

The manifesto said it considered such measures "more equitable, within and across the generations, than the proposals following the Dilnot Report, which mostly benefited a small number of wealthier pe...

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Viral video shows startling moment sea lion drag girl into water

Viral video shows startling moment sea lion drag girl into water

The general manager said that the harbor has warned visitors for years not to feed the animals . Trites pointed out that that sea lions usually don't come close to humans unless they've been made...

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Ex-CIA chief concerned over Trump campaign Kremlin contacts

House investigators are particularly interested in finding out more about how Russia conducted its election attacks inside the USA and who Russian spies attempted to recruit to their side, said a Ho...

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Ariana Grande's Manchester concert filled with young fans who call themselves 'Arianators'

However, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said that the US has not verified any connection between the bomber and any known terror groups. She was loved by everyone and her warmth and kin...

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South Korea's prez scraps state textbooks to 'normalise history education'

South Korea's prez scraps state textbooks to 'normalise history education'

In the first conversation in eight months between the leaders of the two countries, Mr Xi reiterated China's opposition to the controversial deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence syste...

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Cummings says documents prove Mike Flynn lied on his security clearance

Burr also explained why the committee is not considering offering Flynn immunity. Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn is going to ignore a subpoena ordering him to turn over documen...

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U.S. ambassador 'breaks norms' by endorsing Israel's Jerusalem Day

U.S. ambassador 'breaks norms' by endorsing Israel's Jerusalem Day

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Israel after a direct flight from Saudi Arabia. The ambassador is the first U.S. representative to hold an office in Jerusalem and is an open supporter o...

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Top official says US hasn't verified IS claim on Manchester

Both men were apparently concerned about the ethics of the request and both refused to push back against the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe. Trump's requests to Director of National Intellige...

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Trump urges Muslims to fight 'crisis' of extremism in Saudi speech

Trump promised to schedule a trip to Egypt soon, and he singled out the Egyptian's choice of footwear, a pair of shiny black shoes. Trump called on Arab leaders to do their fair share to "drive out"...

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Under-fire Michael Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena

Finally, note that yesterday's letter from Elijiah Cummings and other Democrats on the House Oversight Committee wasn't a press release, meant to expose alleged wrongdoing; rather it was a letter ...

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Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile program will continue

Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile program will continue

According to the White House, this deal will bolster security in the face of Iranian threats and the package demonstrates the United States commitment to partnership with Saudi Arabia , while also ...

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Trump pledges to help end Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Trump pledges to help end Palestinian-Israeli conflict

Trump wrapped up a historic two-day visit to Israel and the West Bank on Tuesday, meeting Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem where he reaffirmed his commitment "to t...

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First victims of bomb Manchester attack named

My partner was helping to try to stem the blood from this one person. they were pouring blood from their leg. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a bombing in the Bri...

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Congressman quits post in GOP group over health care bill

Congressman quits post in GOP group over health care bill

Now he cites the debate as a reason for his decision to step down as co-chairman of the Tuesday Group, a caucus of moderate Republicans. "You can't lead people where they don't want to go", MacArth...

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James Bond Actor, Roger Moore Dies At 89

MGM signed him to a contract and he received supporting work on several pictures. Claiming he wanted to beat the critics to the punch, Moore frequently made light of his limitations. In 1953, he acc...

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New S. Korean leader scraps plan for state history books

New S. Korean leader scraps plan for state history books

North Korea's Korean Central TV Broadcasting Station released what it claims are satellite images of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system deployed in South Korea's Seongju county on May 8, 2...

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