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'We can't have this relationship with Russia' amid Syria crisis

More than 80 people were killed in what the USA has described as a nerve gas attack that Syrian president Bashar Assad's forces undoubtedly carried out. Vladimir Putin and President Trump are both right: US-Russian relations have "been degraded", as Putin put it Wednesday. He said "it would be a fantastic thing" if the two nations got along better but cautioned that "it may be just the opposite". Read More »

Penguins take 3-0 series advantage with OT win

Fleury made 31 saves of his own Pittsburgh's 3-1 triumph in its series opener against Columbus after being thrust into the lineup minutes before the opening faceoff when Matt Murray suffered a lower-body injury during warmups. The Oilers and star Connor McDavid took a quick 2-0 lead. "He made some good saves off deflections that aren't easy". It's a gift the Penguins get to open whenever they need to. Read More »

Modi greets people on Easter


Second, Easter doesn't have a specific date. Image: Members of the Italian community take part in a re-enactment of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on Good Friday in Bensheim, southwest of Frankfurt, Germany , April 14, 2017. Truth be told, at one time in my life, I didn't know the difference between Easter Sunday and Resurrection Sunday, and I was a PK (preacher's kid). Read More »

'Trust has eroded' between U.S. and Russian Federation

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov even calls the USA response "unlawful" - when the war crime of intentionally bombing hospitals has been one of Russia's signature tactics in Syria. "I'm amazed that this was the conclusion. And it was very, very successfully done". "Russian Federation now has a lot to prove", US Ambassador Nikki Haley said. Read More »

VP Mike Pence Visits Demilitarized Zone Between North and South Korea

USA vice president Mike Pence used an address to American military personnel in South Korea to make it clear Washington would take a tough stance against the regime of Kim Jong Un. While in Seoul, Pence will hold a bilateral meeting with the country's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn. His visit, full of Cold War symbolism, and his remarks to reporters come amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. Read More »

Pence warns NKorea not to mistake US resolve

Asked about the "options" against North Korea, he said Trump has made very clear that he is not in the business of announcing in advance exactly what hes going to do in any particular situation. The missile "blew up nearly immediately" after it was sacked on Sunday morning, USA military officials said, less than a day after leader Kim Jong Un paraded a never-before-seen long-range ballistic missile through the streets of Pyongyang. Read More »

Pepsi debacle not Kendall's fault, says Alec Baldwin

Despite having several interviews lined up, none of them are allowed to ask about Pepsi . It's possible that Jenner would have violated some kind of contract by pulling out of the Bumble event, which could have caused even more commotion. Read More »

North Korea missile launch failed

What does President Trump want? Pence is travelling to South Korea to hold talks with the country's leadership. South Korea, which hosts 28,500 US troops and holds a presidential election on May 9, warned of punitive action if the Sunday launch led to further provocation. Read More »

United Airlines chief says he won't resign


Officers followed him to the back of the plane. The man who was originally dragged down the aisle was removed from the plane again, and United employees made an announcement saying they had to "tidy up" the aircraft, Bridges said. It gave few details. In 2015 alone, 46,000 customers were involuntarily bumped from flights, according to the Department of Transportation. Today, unlike other airport police forces in Los Angeles, New York and Minneapolis, Chicago's aviation police are not ... Read More »

North Korea warns against United States 'hysteria'

In an interview with The Associated Press, a senior North Korean official said Friday that Pyongyang has determined that Trump is "more vicious and aggressive" than his predecessor, Barack Obama. He indicated that a worst-case scenario would force the act against the North, and that would be "a tough day for the leader of North Korea". Read More »

Hacking group publishes NSA exploits online

That forced companies to scramble to patch tools hackers could easily download and use. Reuters could not independently confirm that EastNets had been hacked. SWIFT said that it has no evidence that its primary network has been accessed without authorisation. They did admit, however, that it was possible that the local networking systems of some individual SWIFT users may have been breached. Read More »

Harry Styles imitates Mick Jagger on TV show

When SNL announced that Harry was due to appear on the show, we instantly started countding down the days.well, the wait was worth it! Following in the footsteps of frequent SNL musical guest Justin Timberlake , Harry didn't just stick to singing, and showed off his amusing side in a few of the show's sketches. Read More »

Iranian MPs Condemn US Missile Attack on Syrian Airbase

As long as Assad stays in power, she said, "there's not any sort of option where a political solution is going to happen". President Donald Trump launched the first USA direct attack against the Assad government early Friday local time. She, like the war-hawks, wanted to overthrow Assad and the Syrian government; she even recently voiced support for bombing the airfields in Syria. Read More »

US and allies weigh options on North Korea

In an AP interview, North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-ryol called Trump "more vicious and more aggressive" than his predecessor, adding that his country would keep developing nuclear weapons and possibly conduct a nuclear test "at a time and place" upon instructions from Kim Jong-un. Read More »

North Korea nuclear: US 'working with China' on response


The South Korean military said it was still analyzing what kind of missile was launched. On Saturday morning, the front pages of American news outlets were plastered with photos of North Korean " Frankenmissiles " being paraded through the streets of Pyongyang. Read More »

US Vice President Pence visits DMZ amid high tensions with North Korea

That won't change anytime soon. The failed launch also comes ahead of Vice President Pence's arrival in Seoul , South Korea for talks about how to handle Kim's regime. McMaster, hours after Pyongyang tested a ballistic missile from its eastern coast. Pence arrived at Camp Bonifas on Monday morning for a briefing with military leaders and to meet with American troops stationed there. Read More »

Democrats 'Fired Up and Mobilizing' After Narrow Kansas Loss

A county-by-county breakdown of results is available at the Kansas secretary of state website . The Kansas race also appeared to be affected by the extreme unpopularity of the state's Republican governor, Sam Brownback. Liberal activists are unleashing their fury on the Democratic Party establishment for failing to recognize that rampant disgust with President Donald Trump is now fueling an enthusiasm among voters that could turn even Republican districts blue. Read More »

Mike Pence begins Korea visit amid growing tension over North's missile test

On Sunday, U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said the problem with North Korea "is coming to a head". On that occasion the ballistic missile flew for about 37 miles (60km) before landing in the Sea of Japan. And it showed off canisters that seemed in line with what would be required for an intercontinental ballistic missile, which is Washington's greatest concern. Read More »

Pence lands in South Korea after North's failed missile launch

Asked about the "options" against North Korea, he said Trump has made very clear that he is not in the business of announcing in advance exactly what he's going to do in any particular situation. Pence was notified right away about the test, that it failed after four or five seconds, and, most importantly, it was not believed to be a nuclear test or an ICBM. Read More »

President Trump Claims Tax March Protesters Were 'Paid'

Images of tax protesters in cities including Washington , Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles and NY flooded social media. No official figures were immediately available about the size of the gathering. which has absolutely nothing to do with his tax returns. During Trump's presidential campaign, he kept postponing the release of his tax returns with the excuse that they were under audit. Read More »

April's giraffe calf height, weight revealed

Baby giraffes are reported to weigh around 150lbs and stand 6-feet-tall at birth, according to Animal Planet. The park says this is the first calf there, and is April's fourth and Oliver's first. But a word of advice: next time there's a viral craze surrounding the birth of an animal, remember that you're signing up to watch an unpredictable, often unpleasant birthing process. Read More »

'Charging Bull' sculptor is not a fan of 'Fearless Girl'

Siegel also said that State Street Global Advisors, the company that installed " Fearless Girl ", made money off the bull by running ads that included both sculptures, though the company has since omitted the bull. "The girl is like - 'I am here, what are you gonna do?'", he told reporters , his voice breaking at times. The artist told the press Wednesday that he invested $300,000 of his own money and two years work to make " Charging Bull " a reality. Read More »

United Airlines boss says he won't resign


Additionally, new cell phone video shows Dao speaking on the phone as a Chicago Department of Aviation security officer tried to get him to leave the plane. To represent him, Dao hired Chicago attorney Tom Demetrio, a partner at Corboy & Demetrio and a former president of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. Read More »

Pence lands in South Korea after North's failed launch

The U.S. Pacific Command said the missile "blew up nearly immediately", adding the type of missile was being analyzed. Recent satellite imagery suggests the country could conduct another underground nuclear test at any time. Meanwhile the United States has sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the Korean Peninsula, leading Pyongyang to accuse Donald Trump of "creating a war situation". Read More »

Wall scores playoff-best 32 as Wizards beat Hawks in Game 1

That hasn't happened since 1979 so it's a little ambitious. But there are reasons to remain optimistic. Washington's Southeast Division rival, the Atlanta Hawks, finished with a 43-39 record this season. LeBron James was at the peak of his powers. With so many young and talented former Cats just establishing their footing in the National Basketball Association, it may be a few more seasons before fans are exposed to an National Basketball Association playoffs composed nearly entirely of teams ... Read More »

NSA's powerful Windows hacking tools leaked online

The latest disclosure appears to have come courtesy of "The Shadow Brokers", a mysterious entity that for months has managed to slowly leak computer code allegedly used by NSA hackers to conduct cyberattacks on behalf of the USA intelligence community . Read More »

Hillary Clinton Explains Why She Really Lost to Trump

Representative Devin Nunes, a Republican, earlier on Thursday stepped aside from the congressional inquiry into Russian meddling in the USA presidential election because he is under investigation for disclosing classified information. When asked about how it feels to see the stumbles of the Trump administration in its early days, Clinton said she does not take any pleasure from seeing what she described as "chaotic functioning". Read More »

Trump says China working on NKorea 'problem'

USA officials said "the goal of engagement would have to be North Korea's denuclearization". In August past year, a submarine-launched ballistic missile tested from Sinpo flew 500 kilometers toward Japan. U.S. cooperation and diplomatic efforts are also important, he told lawmakers, warning that Kim's regime is believed to hold a "substantial" amount of chemical weapons and may be able to place sarin on a ballistic missile. Read More »

Samsung Close to 1 Million Pre-Orders for Galaxy S8

The handset will officially hit store shelves on April 21. Right now, we know that it can not be the upcoming Galaxy Note 8 , because that model number was leaked last month along with the codename. Bixby is also expected to arrive for other Galaxy devices like Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge and Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. "They also said Samsung has seen a rebound in consumer sentiment toward the firm since announcing the results of a probe into the fires and preventative measures on January 23", ... Read More »

Samsung Has Strong Demand for Galaxy S8 and S8+

Samsung Galaxy S8 series smartphones will pack Exynos 8995 octa-core processor in India, instead of Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor , which is limited to the United States and other select markets. If I had to bet, most people will look beyond the relatively minor software flubs Samsung is making with the Galaxy S8 and instead focus on the innovative hardware and design. Read More »

Australia will Work Closer with India, Says PM Turnbull

Australia's trade with India has doubled over the past decade to around $20 billion, Turnbull said, but added that it was a fraction of what it could and should be. The two leaders waved to the crowd gathered at the busy metro station, before boarding the train bound for Noida City Centre. The two leaders also inaugurated a research center on nano and bio technology. Read More »

Egg hunt: New day, same fun

April 8The Chester PBA Easter Egg Hunt will be held from 11 to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, at Chester Commons Park, 77 Laroe Rd., Chester (one quarter mile from Kings Highway, behind the highway department). The Kin Club Easter Egg Hunt starts at 11 a.m. sharp on April 15, so families should arrive a little early. For families that are looking to get away for an egg-citing Easter weekend, the Atlantica Oak Island Resort and Conference Centre offers a special deal for families of four. Read More »