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Trump, SKorea's Moon Agree to Boost Seoul's Missile Capabilities

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US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said they plan to revise a 43-year-old joint treaty that caps the number and range of South's ballistic missiles, Moon's office said on Saturday. A typical THAAD battery consists of six launchers and a radar. At the White House a spokeswoman said, "Discussions are ongoing, but we have no announcements at this time". Read More »

Record-breaking Astronaut Peggy Whitson returns to Earth

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It is expected to touch down southeast of Kazakhstan's Zhezkazgan at 4:22 Moscow time. Launched last November 17 aboard the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, Whitson logged 288 days in space during her third, extended mission while Yurchikhin and Fischer logged 136 days. Read More »

Thousands of People Evacuate Homes in Frankfurt, Germany Before WWII Bomb Defused

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Around 60,000 people have been forced to leave their homes, and Frankfurt fire and police chiefs have warned than an uncontrolled explosion could be large enough to flatten a city block. Allied forces carried out a heavy bombing campaign, and between 10 per cent and 30 per cent of the bombs that were dropped did not explode. Officials said it would take four hours to disarm the bomb. Read More »

Ontario gas prices headed for major spike in wake of Harvey

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McTeague said Harvey-induced fears of potential gas shortages in the eastern US are mainly what's driving up prices this weekend in many eastern Canadian cities. Hurricane Harvey has wreaked havoc in Texas along the Gulf Coast, causing oil refineries to pre-emptively shut down production. Some analysts have speculated that it could take months for the fuel market to return to normal, based on records from previous hurricane outages, but Ervin said it's more likely to be a few weeks as it ... Read More »

Manufacturing PMI demonstrates a booming industry

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That's up from 51.1, and it moves further above the boom-or-bust line of 50 that separates expansion from contraction. The strongest euro exchange rate in two and a half years did little to dent demand for French-made goods as the flow of new orders and backlogs of work grew, the survey showed. Read More »

Merkel says 'can't stay silent' on rule of law in Poland

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He added that she seemed to "have no plan at all" to deal with the issue of pollution from diesel emissions that exceeds the limits of several cities. Seeking a fourth term, Merkel has had to contend with loud and sustained heckling on her campaign trail from demonstrators strongly opposed to her refugee policies, reported Reuters . Read More »

US GDP Growth Revised Up to 3%

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That's the strongest growth since the first quarter of 2015. The second-quarter result likely cements the likelihood of at least one more rate increase from the Bank of Canada in 2017. Besides wild cards like Hurricane Harvey's impact on the Gulf Coast, and political uncertainty about issues like tax reform and a possible increase in infrastructure spending, traders are also keeping an eye on the Federal Reserve. Read More »

President Trump visits Springfield, Mo. to speak about tax reform

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President Donald Trump hits the road on Wednesday on a tour to sell tax reform to everyday Americans and lawmakers, but this campaign pledge is still very short on details. "And I'm speaking against myself when I do this, I have to tell you", he said. But he also injected the official White House event with a purely political message aimed at Missouri Democratic Sen. Read More »

Trump Renews Call For Mexico To Pay For Border Wall

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During his campaign, Trump repeatedly insisted that the multi-billion-dollar cost of the wall would be borne by Mexico, an idea scornfully dismissed by Mexican officials. "It's a priority, and we're moving forward with it", Sanders said. The White House previously has suggested that one possibility is a 20 percent tax on imports from Mexico. Read More »

Fargo Woman's Story on Baby Changed

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Burdick says part of Crews and Hoehn's hearing will be determining if they need court appointed representation. In a news conference Sunday night Fargo Police Chief David Todd says the body was discovered by kayakers about 5:45 Sunday. Read More »

Veteran Houston Police Officer Drowns While Responding to Harvey

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Perez lost his life because he tried to make it happen, he tried to get at his post ..." Acevedo said . Search crews even enlisted the help of the volunteer "Cajun Navy" to help look for Perez, Acevedo said. He is survived by his adult son and daughter and his wife, Cheryl, who told him not to go into work in the heavy rains. When he didn't show up, officers reached out to his family who said he'd left at about 4 a.m. Read More »

A German Male Nurse Murdered At Least 90 Patients

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Hoegel would inject patients with an overdose of unprescribed heart medication in order to revive them and show off his nursing skills, a court heard during his initial trial. Following the confession, relatives of patients who died in the clinics where Hoegel worked urged German police to investigate the horrific claim. All to impress co-workers with his resuscitation skills. Read More »

China Rejects New US Sanctions Against Venezuela, Calls for Internal Solutions

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The executive order also carved out short-term financing for most commercial trade, including the export and import of petroleum, said US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. Maduro has used Trump's remarks to reinforce support for his government, which has witnessed record- low approval ratings amid an ongoing political and economic crisis. Read More »

North Korea fires several missiles into East Sea

South Korea's presidential office and military said North Korea fired "several" projectiles in what was presumed as a test of its 300-millimeter rocket artillery system. "We confirmed there was no direct impact on our country's security". The region where the missiles were launched is a known military test site frequently used by the North for short-range missile drills, said Kim Dong-yub, a military expert at the Institute for Far Eastern Studies in Seoul. Read More »

15 rescued from Dickinson nursing home

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A county commissioner told CNN the county has received more than 1,000 requests for evacuation and rescue. A dramatic photo circulating on the Internet showed the residents of the La Bella Vita nursing home sitting in several feet of water as they waited for help. Read More »

Secretary of State says Trump doesn't speak for American values

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Appearing on Fox News Sunday , the secretary of state was asked to address a formal rebuke from the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which censured the United States for its "failure at the highest political level" to "unequivocally reject and condemn" the hate groups that gathered in Charlottesville . Read More »

Rep. Cohen: '2 Down and 1 To Go' From Trump's Nationalist Allies

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Deputy Assistant to the President Sebastian Gorka was ousted from his job in the White House this past week, with Gorka claiming on Friday he resigned while the White House insisted otherwise . Gorka faced relentless criticism from the mainstream media for his views on Islam, as well as his familial connections to Vitezi Rend―a Hungarian meritorious organization originally created around World War II. Read More »

Lebanon, Hezbollah suspend ISIS fight for soldiers' release

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Syrian media say around 400 militants and their families are expected to be moved toward Deir el-Zour, a city in eastern Syria that is mostly controlled by ISIS . Hezbollah has been fighting alongside troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad since the Syrian conflict erupted in 2011. Ibrahim also added that locating the bodies was part of a deal reached with the Islamic State group during a military offensive in the area that began last week. Read More »

Saudi-led coalition kills 42 Yemenis, including children, in one week

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Al-Massira television channel run by the Shiite Huthi rebels who control the capital said those killed were all civilians, and blamed the Saudi-led coalition for the strike. On Friday's strike, he said: "I will review the information". However, a senior ICRC official visited the site of the strike on Friday and said, "From what we saw on the ground, there was no apparent military target". Read More »

Yankees Have Huge On-Field Brawl with Tigers

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Cabrera then shoved Romine, punches were thrown, and an all-out brawl unfolded on the baseball diamond. Five players were ejected, along with both managers and the Yankees' bench coach. It is the final time the Yankees and Tigers are scheduled to play this season. "I think I still got him by two feet", Judge said. I expected much more from you, Joe . Read More »

GCSE results: Hackney students 'excel yet again' in face of major reforms

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Jenny Brown, headmistress at the school, said: "Obviously we're incredibly proud of this year's results, which show what can be achieved through hard work and a lot of stamina". "I would like to thank all of the staff, parents, governors and, most importantly, the students themselves, for the role they play in making our school into the magnificently successful learning environment that it is". Read More »