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Moon Jae-in sworn in as South Korea's President

Moon Jae-in sworn in as South Korea's President

The two leaders agreed to exchange special envoys "at an early date", with Mr Moon proposing sending a separate delegation to Beijing and Mr Xi inviting him to visit, Mr Yoon said. The liberal leader ...

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EU to approve mandate to open Brexit negotiations

EU to approve mandate to open Brexit negotiations

The EU's plan for negotiating Britain's departure from the bloc was set on Monday, giving chief negotiator Michel Barnier the green light to launch talks in June. The directives also allow for the B...

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Texas revives transgender 'bathroom bill' for public schools

Texas revives transgender 'bathroom bill' for public schools

Along with Straus and the Texas legislature's badly outnumbered Democrats, the transgender bathroom bill is opposed by major companies, chambers of commerce, and the National Football League and NBA. ...

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Trump arrives in Israel in search of 'the ultimate deal'

President Donald Trump says peace in the Middle East can be achieved only by working together. "There is no other way". Walking along a red carpet before the national anthems were played, Trump aske...

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PGA TOUR: Day 'feeling good' despite play-off loss

PGA TOUR: Day 'feeling good' despite play-off loss

Quiros made his experience count though, and after they halved the first playoff hole in pars, a two-putt effort for par was enough to seal the victory for Quiros at the second time of asking - sadly,...

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North Korea Missile Launch Seen As Political Victory For Kim Jong Un

North Korea Missile Launch Seen As Political Victory For Kim Jong Un

Moon Jae-in, who easily won South Korea's presidential election Tuesday, was the beneficiary of another popular backlash against a ruling establishment perceived as corrupt and out of touch. The U.S. ...

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FBI launch investigation into Fyre Festival

FBI launch investigation into Fyre Festival

As reported by New York Times , the FBI are investigating " possible mail, wire and securities fraud ", with federal prosecutor from the "complex frauds and cybercrime unit" assigned to this case. Nu...

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Kuwait Joins Saudis, Russia to Seek Oil-Cuts Extension Into 2018

Kuwait's oil minister Essam al-Marzouq said today that his country supported the Saudi/Russian initiative. Venezuela is undergoing a wave of unrest with protesters angry at an economy in crisis, wit...

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Judges hit Trump lawyer with tough questions over revised travel ban

Judges hit Trump lawyer with tough questions over revised travel ban

Travel order case heard "en banc" before a panel of all judges of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals (covers Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia). Chuang ruled at the...

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New GST Leaves Service Providers Worried

New GST Leaves Service Providers Worried

The GST council on Friday set the tax rates on service at five, 12, 18 and 28 per cent, in line with what it had set for goods. Telephone bills and mobile handset prices will go up from July 1 when ...

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Cholera outbreak claims 315 lives in Yemen

Cholera outbreak claims 315 lives in Yemen

According to World Health Organization, more than 240 people have died from cholera in just the last three weeks, out of a total of 23,400 infections. The Saudi aggression has taken a heavy toll on ...

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Djokovic in cruise control to stroll into Rome final

The world No. 2 confirmed he will work with Agassi as his new coach starting during Roland Garros practice week. "We don t have any long-term commitment. Novak Djokovic has called in a big gun of...

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Celtics cruise past Wizards in Game 7 to Eastern Conference finals

Celtics cruise past Wizards in Game 7 to Eastern Conference finals

Former UW Husky Thomas scored 29 points and had 12 assists, ex-Gonzaga player Olynyk scored a career-playoff-high 26 points and the Celtics beat the visiting Wizards 115-105. As the series went on, ...

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In nod to Comey story, aide shares video of Clinton avoiding hug

In nod to Comey story, aide shares video of Clinton avoiding hug

The Clinton debate prep video was shot two weeks before the bombshell news that Trump, in 2005, had boasted in lewd language to then " Access Hollywood " anchor Billy Bush about grabbing women witho...

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Kuwait next to back oil production cap extension

Global oil inventories increased by 100,000 barrels a day in the first quarter - just 8% of their gain a year ago - and are set to drop by 700,000 a day in the second, the agency said. However, the ag...

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The Commonwealth has worked out how much the bank levy will cost

The Commonwealth has worked out how much the bank levy will cost

The Government forecast that the levy will raise $6.2 billion in revenue over four years by imposing a 0.06 per cent tax on certain bank liabilities. Australia's so-called Big Four banks are very we...

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Cathay Pacific announces plan to lay-off 600 employees

Cathay Pacific announces plan to lay-off 600 employees

Commenting on the news, Rupert Hogg, chief executive officer at Cathay Pacific , said: "We greatly appreciate and respect our people's dedication, hard work and achievements". The airline is also los...

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Melania, Ivanka Trump abstain from wearing headscarves in S. Arabia

He made no mention of the disputed travel ban, signed days after he took office, that temporarily banned immigration to the USA from seven majority Muslim countries: Iraq, Iran, Syria, Sudan, Libya,...

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Calls for Brazil's president to resign or be impeached grow

Calls for Brazil's president to resign or be impeached grow

The charges by Attorney General Rodrigo Janot followed the release this week of an audio recording said to show that the president tried to slow or halt a massive corruption investigation known as...

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Amazon Echo Show With Touchscreen Gets Official

Confirming what was rumored earlier today due to a leak , Amazon has announced that the Amazon Echo Show will be released on June 28 in both the U.S. The other person you call doesn't also have to...

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