by | April 24, 2017 | 04:01

In a statement released on April 9 , the US Navy announced that the USS Carl Vinson strike group was directed to skip a previously planned port visit to Australia and to sail north from Singapore a day before, according to the Navy's news release.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:59

Turnbull also said that English requirements will be tightened for applicants, noting that basic English will no longer be sufficient to become an Australian citizen. Abbott said Australians, regardless of religious affiliation, should learn to show respect for Christianity as the "inspiration" that led to the creation of modern-day Australia.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:44

You can bet they wish they got the same treatment as the terrorists in Israeli prison. The objective of the strike is ostensibly to protest prison conditions, to receive more visitation time with family and to end detention without trial, but a number of observers see the effort as part of a Barghouti run for PA leadership.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:45

Mr Trump targeted Canada's dairy sector as "unfair" in a recent speech in Wisconsin. Canada said Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's charge that it is milking American dairy farmers through unfair trade practices is not based in fact.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:42

It has in the past marked important anniversaries with tests of its weapons. US and South Korean officials have been saying for weeks that the North could soon stage another nuclear test, something the United States, China and others have warned against.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:46

A luxury hotel there had already been burnt down last month. Nyahururu police boss Ezekiel Chepkwony said Gallman was rushed to a hospital in Nanyuki town for first aid before she was airlifted to Nairobi hospital. They say the politcians are trying to drive out voters who might oppose them and win votes by promising supporters access to private land. The head of the Laikipia Farmers' Association, Martin Evans, condemned the attack.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:36

Satellite images of the site appear to show two six-player teams facing each other, with a net between them. USA based monitoring group, 38 North, has been detecting increased activity around the Punggye-ri test site for the last month.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:30

In a likely reference to the Dublin rules, according to which refugees should stay in the first European Union country of arrival, and a deal between the European Union and Turkey to slow migration through the Balkan route, the pope criticized "international agreements [that] seem more important than human rights".

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:30

The Associated Press has quoted USA officials as saying the Trump administration will focus on working with China to raise pressure on North Korea rather than stepping in with military force. Also on display was a powerful midrange missile, which outside analysts call "Musudan", and which can potentially reach USA air bases in Guam. A North Korean man looks at a model of the Unha 3 space launch vehicle displayed at the Mangyongdae Children's Palace on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Pyongyang, ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:27

He had apparently driven across the entire state of New South Wales on his own. The boy was pulled over when highway patrol officers noticed his vehicle's bumper dragging across the ground. A 12-year-old boy trying to drive from coast-to-coast was picked up by local police in the mining city of Broken Hill. Police said inquiries into the boy's situation were continuing.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:23

As tensions continue to rise, the world remains fixated on the nuclear showdown between North Korea and the United States, the subject of the week's Rasmussen Minute. Only this time, the missile flies right across the Pacific Ocean toward the western U.S. coastline, before appearing to come crashing down on San Francisco in a giant ball of flames.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:20

The Republican leader also said Congress would be blamed for a shutdown and not the president, despite his proposals that were not included in past negotiations and have drawn opposition by Democrats and the shutdown threats. According to Mulvaney, funding from the White House would likely come in the form of insurance reimbursements commonly called cost-sharing reduction (CSR), reports The Hill.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:20

Responding to the news of his departure, O'Reilly said: 'It is tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims. The political commentator hosted the O'Reilly Factor from 1996 to 2017 and turned it into the network's most profitable show, and one of the most successful in the history of cable news.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:16

While the Afghan military did not give an exact figure of the dead and injured, the Balkh Provincial Council in its statement said over 100 soldiers had been killed and more than 60 others were wounded in the incident. By the end, at least five attackers were killed, and one was arrested, Araam said. "Nor were any other soldiers in the multinational force harmed", a spokesman for the German Operations Command said.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:14

Prince Charles said victory at Vimy Ridge came "at an unbearably high cost", calling it the "single bloodiest day in Canadian military history", but reminding that it showed "Canada at its best". "Let's renew our commitment to remember their heroism in the face of suffering and fear". The ceremony drew a wide range of dignitaries, including Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna, as well as service men and women, veterans and members of the public.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:13

According to the judgment, the premier would not be disqualified and a JIT (Joint Investigation Team) would be formed to probe money trail of Sharif family. "It was a close call for the Prime Minister", he said. Former president and Pakistan People's Party leader Asif Ali Zardari expressed doubts that junior officers working under Sharif can not deliver justice as part of JIT when the highest court failed to deliver justice.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:02

Christians attend mass in church for Easter Sunday, to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Every year people of all ages, from all over the world and from all realms of Christian life walk together at Easter to Holy Island. "O Christ our only Savior, we come back to you again this year with eyes downcast with shame and with a heart full of hope", the Pope prayed April 14.

by | April 24, 2017 | 03:02

French voters have started casting ballots for the presidential election in a tense first-round poll that is seen as a test for the spread of populism around the world. Across from the Eiffel Tower, women from the group Angry Wives of Law Enforcement demonstrated against violence aimed at police. "If we're believers in freedom, we must live with it", said Marise Moron, a retired doctor.

by | April 24, 2017 | 02:57

Overnight snow had largely covered the flowers, toys and notes left by the public, but church volunteers earlier in the morning shovelled a pathway through the snow to allow people access to the site. The authorities disseminated pictures of the clothing worn by the child in the hope that someone would identify him. They didn't stay long and the pair climbed back into an SUV that, like many vehicles in the city this weekend, was flying Edmonton Oilers flags as the National Hockey League team ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 02:57

Ellen talked about the incident on her show, making it clear that she does not think what United did was OK. Dao is scheduled to hold a press conference on Thursday. "Everyone was shocked and appalled", said Audra D. Bridges, the woman who posted the first video to Facebook. Munoz, who was forced to release a second apology when his first came under fire for being insensitive, said he felt "ashamed" when he watched the viral videos of passenger David Dao being forcibly removed from the ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 02:52

Speaking to Radio 4's World This Weekend, he said that voters need to know where candidates stood on Brexit and that Theresa May was pursuing an "unreasonable policy" that was driven by the right wing of her party. May dismissed criticism of her decision to call voters back to polling booths for the third time in just over 24 months. All sides are now gearing up for the fourth major election in four years, after last June's shock referendum vote for Brexit, the 2015 general election, and ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 02:47

Mrs May called the national election in a surprise move on Tuesday, saying it was necessary to boost her majority and provide stability as Britain gears up for two years of negotiations with the European Union about its departure from the bloc.

by | April 24, 2017 | 02:38

He also announced Saturday he would reveal his "tax reform and tax reduction" package Wednesday. Why? Because more than half way through the federal fiscal year, the Republican-controlled Congress has yet to pass any of the 12 appropriations bills required to fund the federal government.

by | April 24, 2017 | 02:34

Theresa May will not take part in TV debates ahead of the planned general election, a Number 10 source says. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and the Liberal Democrats' Tim Farron have both indicated that they will take part in the proposed programmes.

by | April 24, 2017 | 02:26

Perhaps they could fortify that core by trading for a player such as Carmelo Anthony, hope for better health next season, and take another couple of runs at a championship. Hayward struggled a bit down the stretch. Both Jazz coach Quin Snyder and Gobert have talked to Favors about his new role on both ends. "I don't know, Snyder said".

by | April 24, 2017 | 02:19

Another son and long-time oil policy official, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, was appointed state minister for energy affairs. A national security centre was established under the royal court and Ibrahim al-Omar was named governor of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority, an agency managing foreign investment in the kingdom known as SAGIA.

by | April 24, 2017 | 02:16

The attack happened Friday afternoon at Camp Shaheen, which houses the Afghan National Army 209th Corps in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif. After killing at least eight soldiers and wounding 11 others with rocket-propelled grenades and guns, one attacker was killed and the other five arrested, Jamshidi said.

by | April 24, 2017 | 02:11

Coach Allan Bunting added: "We definitely saved the best until last in this tournament". "Full credit to New Zealand, they are a team with great composure and made us pay for the few mistakes we made". Niall Williams underlined the win with a late try in the second half. The last-minute victory meant Australia (66) retained second place in the series standings after four of six rounds, but slipped 10 points behind leaders New Zealand after the Black Ferns won the final.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:59

Forecasters in Little Rock issued flood warnings Saturday for the White River at Augusta, effective Monday evening. Flood advisories were also issued for the Mulberry River near Mulberry and Flint Creek near the community of Kansas. Weather forecasters said they expect heavy rain over the weekend and that a flood watch would go into effect starting early Sunday and last until Tuesday.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:57

Since 2009, over 10 US citizens have been detained in North Korea on charges of anti-state and other unspecified crimes. The embassy looks after consular affairs for the North Korea because the two countries do not have diplomatic relations.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:54

The OSCE gave no details on the condition of the wounded staff member as Kurz demanded a "thorough investigation". "As a result of this incident, one patrol member has died and two members have been taken to hospital for further examination", OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine said on its Twitter account.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:52

The clashes erupted soon after the students took to the streets at these places to protest against "brutal use of force" against their comrades in and outside the government-run Degree College in southern Pulwama town on Saturday. However, the Broadband Internet Services remained untouched. As the clashes ensued, police fired dozens of teargas shells inside the premises of both SP College and Women's College but the unfazed students including girls continued pelting stones.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:52

In the run up to the Delhi civic polls which are to be held on Sunday, the leaders of various political parties, including the Congress, the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party have been campaigning in a bid to garner votes. Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken and former union ministers Jairam Ramesh, Salman Khurshid and Sashi Tharoor were among those who campaigned for the party.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:54

Please Wait while comments are loading. Anxiety and tension, meanwhile, prevailed for a while as a party worker tried to allegedly set himself ablaze to show his opposition to the police. The Panneerselvam camp reportedly wants him (Pannerselvam) to be made both the AIADMK General Secretary and Chief Minister, with Palaniswami as his deputy.

by | April 24, 2017 | 01:49

Israel says the violence is fueled by Palestinian incitement. The rest died in clashes with Israeli troops. The Magen David Adom ambulance service said four people, three in their 50s and one aged 70, were slightly wounded and taken to hospital.