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N Korea fears attack, beefs up defences of east coast

Speaking at a White House press conference, the US President said military action was "not a preferred option" but "if we have to take it, we will". Those a...


'North Korea boosts defenses' amid tensions with US

North Korea's foreign minister Ri Yong-ho said on Monday that North Korea had the right to shoot down US bombers in its airspace and Trump's statements were "...


Macron, Merkel to meet ahead of European Union summit: French presidency

Mr Macron was setting out his ideas before German Chancellor Angela Merkel begins the task of building a coalition government after she suffered a sharp fall ...


What the East Coast Should Expect From Hurricane Maria

We will see areas of drizzle with scattered showers mixing in throughout the day. Water levels could be 2 to 4 feet above normal with the greatest risk to neigh...


Confederate flag images appear at Washington's American University

They appeared to be posted on bulletin boards for specific programs, including boards dedicated to the Center for Israel Studies and to American Studies month, ...


Standoff with suspect in SUV closes San Francisco freeway

The standoff that took place during the morning rush hour on Interstate 80 in the suburb of Emeryville came to a bloody conclusion about an hour after the suspe...


Shakhtar will attack Man City, predicts Fernandinho

City is the first English team since Blackburn Rovers to score five or more goals in three consecutive matches. The manager, though, says that it is far t...


Madhya Pradesh polls: Jyotiraditya Scindia to lead Congress, says Kamal Nath

Kamal Nath while speaking to the media in Guna said that the Congress is ready to contest the coming assembly polls under the leadership of Jyotiraditya Scindia...


European Union rolls out new plan to resettle 50000 refugees in two years

European immigration officials have struggled to relocate those migrants to countries outside the EU. About 37,000 migrants that arrived while the previous pl...


Hurricane Lee gradually strengthening while moving westward

Hurricane Maria has no potential for landfall in the next 24 hours and a low potential to inflict significant insured loss, according to the Wednesday morning c...


Merkel welcomes Macron's 'European passion', mum on proposals

In a marathon, 90-minute speech at the Sorbonne in Paris , Macron sought to present a new vision for the European Union as it reels under the rise of far-right...


Red Miller, who led Broncos to first Super Bowl, dies at 89

The Broncos hadn't reached the playoffs in their 1st 16 years of existence, but Miller didn't just reach the playoffs in his first season in 1977. Miller coac...


Russian Federation destroys last Cold War-era chemical weapons

Putin of Russian Federation presided over the destruction of his country's last declared chemical weapons on Wednesday, describing the elimination as a "histori...


Teen blogger Amos Yee released from 10-month detention in US

But federal immigration agents detained him at O'Hare International Airport and he had been behind bars since. Messages left Tuesday for DHS and Immigration and...


Wait, What? Jared Kushner Registered To Vote As A Woman

Jared Kushner reportedly registered to vote as a woman - and has been voting that way for the past 8 years. It wasn't immediately clear what happened that Ku...


Midlothian MSP helps charity prepare for coffee morning

It just goes to show that every slice of cake and cup of coffee can add up to make a real difference. They can also register their free fundraising pack via t...


Trump wants rule to stop National Football League players from kneeling during anthem

There is no greater unifier in this country than sports, and unfortunately, nothing more divisive than politics. "Both have been devastated - and I mean abs...


Truck giant Scania hit with £770m fine for price-fixing

Last July, the Commission gave the other truckmakers a combined record €2.9bn fine, with Man escaping a fine as it blew the whistle, but said Scandia would not ...


PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:PTCT) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume

Perritt Capital Management Inc owns 130,941 shares or 0.25% of their United States portfolio. Great Point Partners Llc bought 431,479 shares as the company's st...


Mourinho rues absence of injured Fellaini

The playmaker has been in top form for the Red Devils this season so far and he has scored one goal and made five assists in six Premier League outings. It pr...