• US, Japan, Australia tell PHL: Use court victory in sea dispute
US, Japan, Australia tell PHL: Use court victory in sea dispute

The negotiation of China and Asean countries will start this November regarding the formation of the code of conduct (COC) in the West Philippine Sea. According to the framework, the code of conduct "is not an instrument to settle territorial disputes or maritime delimitation issues". All or parts of the sea are also claimed by Brunei, Malays...

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  • Venezuela top court orders jailing of opposition mayor Muchacho
Venezuela top court orders jailing of opposition mayor Muchacho

The moves have prompted more countries to criticise Nicolas Maduro's government, saying it has become undemocratic. "The coming hours will be hard for me". Critics say such cases are a violation of due process rights that are meant to punish adversaries of the ruling Socialist Party. Intelligence agents last month arrested Alfredo Ramos, the mayo...

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  • AG Sessions to Mayor Emanuel: Obey Federal Laws or Forget Taxpayer Dollars
AG Sessions to Mayor Emanuel: Obey Federal Laws or Forget Taxpayer Dollars

But left unsaid in that argument is the city's long history of, allegedly, doing just that. So far in 2017, since January 1, there have been 416 homicides and 947 shooting victims in Chicago, as documented by the Chicago Tribune's special website "Crime in Chicagoland".

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  • What You Need to Know About White House Leaks
What You Need to Know About White House Leaks

Trump began a 17-day vacation on Friday, but his administration has portrayed it as a mandated absence so workers can replace the White House West Wing's heating and cooling systems . " Trump's base is shrinking", says pollster Alex Conant. Now, this is just one poll, but the change is still significant. "Now he judges collusion?" So...

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  • Who is Dipak Misra, the next Chief Justice of India
Who is Dipak Misra, the next Chief Justice of India

Justice Misra helmed the bench which upheld the death penalty of the four convicts accused in the December 2012 Delhi gangrape. Justice Dipak Misra is all set to become the 45th Chief Justice of India (CJI) as the Union government approved his name for the topmost judicial post Tuesday.

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  • Sheriff says fugitive rape suspect killed himself at parent's OH home
Sheriff says fugitive rape suspect killed himself at parent's OH home

A reward of $2,000 had been offered for anyone who had information about his whereabouts. "While this is not the outcome law enforcement had hoped for, law enforcement hopes the community can rest knowing this armed and unsafe individual is no longer a danger to the community", Landers said.

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  • Huskers Rank Again Among NCAA Attendance Leaders
Huskers Rank Again Among NCAA Attendance Leaders

The Wildcats topped all NCAA Division I schools with an average of 23,461 fans showing up to pack Rupp Arena. North Carolina State was the next highest ACC school at 15,906 fans per game. The largest crowd Syracuse men's basketball saw for a game in 2016-17 was more than 39,000, which was a mark they past twice. The number of home games included Sy...

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  • Israeli jets hit Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket strike
Israeli jets hit Hamas targets in Gaza after rocket strike

The firing of projectiles from the Gaza strip are rarely claimed and are attributed to radical palestinian groups. The spokesperson said that forces are searching the area to find remnants of the rocket. Israel, however, has blamed the islamist Hamas movement, which controls the palestinian enclave, and bombard usually the bases of its military...

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  • Climate Report Could Force Trump to Choose Between Science and His Base
Climate Report Could Force Trump to Choose Between Science and His Base

The report is part of the National Climate Assessment , a congressionally mandated summary of climate change's impacts on the U.S, produced every four years. "These persistent levels of denial unique in the USA have been intentionally created by the large carbon polluters taking the playbook from the tobacco companies, hiring pseudo-scientists a...

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  • Meeting between Chinese, Vietnamese ministers canceled amid South China Sea tensions
Meeting between Chinese, Vietnamese ministers canceled amid South China Sea tensions

Fifteen years ago ASEAN foreign ministers signed an even more strongly worded document committing the countries to begin negotiations with Beijing over China's claim to nearly all of the South China Sea , through which passes one third of global shipping, including much of Australia's.

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  • Trump Officially Endorses Luther Strange
Trump Officially Endorses Luther Strange

The Senate primary campaign's main issue has been which candidate is most closely aligned with Trump. Others competing for the GOP nomination include Roy Moore, the former chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. Mr. Strange, who heard from the president about his plans earlier Tuesday, had been lobbying for weeks to win Mr. Trump's support,...

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  • 4 takeaways from federal climate change report scientists fear Trump may suppress
4 takeaways from federal climate change report scientists fear Trump may suppress

The average temperature in the United States has risen rapidly and drastically since 1980, with the most recent years being the warmest of the past 1,500 years, according to a previous draft of the special science section of the National Climate Assessment published by The New York Times Monday.

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  • Hafiz Saeed's JuD launches political party in Pakistan
Hafiz Saeed's JuD launches political party in Pakistan

The social media is flooded with posters regarding the launch of the new outfit. Jamaat-ud Dawaa chief Hafiz Saeed. Khalid blamed India and the United States for conspiring against Pakistan and said there was a need for political leaders to stand up for the country.

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  • Man Turns Himself In, Claims Self-Defense in Lancaster Road Rage Incident
Man Turns Himself In, Claims Self-Defense in Lancaster Road Rage Incident

He turned himself in at the police department for questioning Monday afternoon and was released, according to the news release. The warrant says that Sida admitted to detectives to pointing a semi-automatic handgun at Victoria Best on Friday in the northbound lanes of I-35E.

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  • Vela to swap Sociedad for LAFC
Vela to swap Sociedad for LAFC

According to the soccer website transfermarkt.com, Vela's contract with Sociedad runs through June, meaning LAFC will have to play a transfer fee. LAFC won't start playing until next February, so it might have to loan Vela to another team for six months.

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  • Watford sign Brazil Under-20 star Richarlison for £11.3m from Fluminense
Watford sign Brazil Under-20 star Richarlison for £11.3m from Fluminense

He made 67 appearances for Fluminense and scored 19 goals, while he has two goals in eight Brazil U20 outings. Sky Sports News understands the Hornets have agreed a fee of £13m with the Brazilian club. Watford have already signed England Under-21 midfielders Nathaniel Chalobah and Will Hughes from Chelsea and Watford respectively, ex...

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  • Suspect accused of shooting, killing Missouri police officer arrested
Suspect accused of shooting, killing Missouri police officer arrested

Bill Lowe. He then got out of his auto and fired shots at the officer, killing him, Lowe said. A Missouri State Highway Patrol spokesman says the manhunt for a suspect in the killing of a Missouri police officer has been complicated by a varying terrain that includes fields, woods and abandoned buildings.

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  • Corbyn condemns
Corbyn condemns "violence by all sides", but avoids criticizing Maduro

When asked whether he condemned Mr Maduro's actions, the Labour leader said: "What I condemn is the violence that's been done by any side, by all sides, in all this". "Violence is not going to solve the issues", Corbyn told the BBC and other media, at the end of a local party meeting in the southern English town of Crawley.

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  • Cheetos is about to open its first restaurant
Cheetos is about to open its first restaurant

The Spotted Cheetah , only open for three days at 211 W. Broadway, New York, N.Y., promises "cheesy, crunchy and downright delicious food", according to its website. A cookbook that features the menu items from the restaurant will be available online. The menu, which you can find in its entirety here, is about what you'd expect: different flavor...

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  • Sonia Gandhi Attacks Modi Government, Says BJP Is the 'Enemy of Pluralism'
Sonia Gandhi Attacks Modi Government, Says BJP Is the 'Enemy of Pluralism'

He is a true Congressman, what he has said, shows that he is concerned for the party. Justifying the Gujarat Congress's decision to send 44 of its MLAs to party-ruled Karnataka on July 29 to fend off the alleged "poaching" attempts by BJP , he said the BJP had also resorted to transporting their MLAs in the past.

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