• Number of defectors from N.Korea falls
Number of defectors from N.Korea falls

Meanwhile, in a new incendiary statement, Pyongyang promised to fire " a salvo of missiles " at the US territory of Guam, and keep its hands "closer to trigger" amid major US-South Korea drills involving B-1 bombers and a carrier strike group, RT reported.

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  • Freed family reaches Canada, says kidnappers killed 1 child
Freed family reaches Canada, says kidnappers killed 1 child

He says the kidnappers said they believed the American government would pay to prevent the baby from being born in captivity. A Taliban spokesman has denied accusations by a Canadian man that one of his children was murdered and his wife raped while they were being held captive by militants who kidnapped them in Afghanistan in 2012.

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  • Hamas, Fatah pen landmark reconciliation deal in Cairo
Hamas, Fatah pen landmark reconciliation deal in Cairo

Another party to the negotiations, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the agreement would see the Palestinian Authority forces take control of the Rafah border crossing between Gaza and Egypt. It has fought three wars with Israel since 2008 and the blockaded Gaza Strip has seen deteriorating humanitarian conditions. Fatah said it should be ...

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  • National Basketball Association legend Jordan defends buddy Woods
National Basketball Association legend Jordan defends buddy Woods

Kevin Durant's decision to join the Golden State Warriors a year ago was met with criticism from legends such as Charles Barkley and Reggie Miller. "To say he's any less than Jack is unfair". MICHAEL JORDAN , NBA legend, on the intrusive nature of social media. "He's in a transitional period", Jordan said.

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  • Perez opens up four-stroke lead at CIMB Classic
Perez opens up four-stroke lead at CIMB Classic

While Perez's 21-under total through three rounds is enough to win most Tour events, he has no plans to rest on his laurels and stated a goal to reach 27 under by week's end. Despite starting his round with a bogey on the first hole, he recovered with three birdies to get back into his momentum after producing an eagle and added another two birdies...

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  • BJP not anti-women, says Sushma, criticises Rahul for RSS remarks
BJP not anti-women, says Sushma, criticises Rahul for RSS remarks

Elaborating on the number of women in the central government, Sushma Swaraj pointed out that Modi's cabinet has six women ministers, including two in the powerful Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS). You should all take advantage of them as per your requirement", she said. The RSS and ruling BJP had demanded an immediate apology from the Congre...

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  • Sherin Mathews: Volunteers question why family isn't searching for missing Richardson girl
Sherin Mathews: Volunteers question why family isn't searching for missing Richardson girl

Wesley Mathews, 37, was arrested Saturday on charges of abandoning or endangering a child. Sherin, who reportedly suffers from developmental issues and has limited communication skills, was adopted by the Mathews family two years ago from an orphanage in India.

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  • Trump says he met with the 'president of the Virgin Islands'
Trump says he met with the 'president of the Virgin Islands'

Because again - and I really can not stress this enough - he is president of the US Virgin Islands. It is not in an ocean at all but the Caribbean Sea. In his speech, he did correctly refer to the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico as territories. He apologized when told of the flub. Mr Trump and his wife Melania meeting with Virgin Islands...

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  • Another One! Oliver Stone Accused Of Sexual Assault By Ex-Playboy Playmate
Another One! Oliver Stone Accused Of Sexual Assault By Ex-Playboy Playmate

Then I received from him long stem jungle roses. "It's not uncommon to receive flowers but something about them felt weird", she continues. Earlier in the day, Stone had said that Weinstein was being "condemned by a vigilante system" as people rush to pass judgment on allegations he sexually abused and raped multiple women.

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  • Sex segregation in Islamic-faith school ruled unlawful by United Kingdom court
Sex segregation in Islamic-faith school ruled unlawful by United Kingdom court

The latest court ruling found that the school policy was detrimental and considered to be less favourable treatment for both male and female pupils by reason of their sex. As a result of the successful appeal, schools which continue to completely segregate boys and girls could find themselves penalised by Ofsted. Ms Spielman said such "systematic...

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  • Boris Johnson says European Union should show Brexit urgency
Boris Johnson says European Union should show Brexit urgency

Mrs May said Britain would ensure the other 27 countries did not lose out financially from Brexit in the current European Union budget period to 2020 and would honour commitments - but Mr Barnier said London was failing to spell out just what it was ready to pay.

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  • Congress blazes victory trail in Nanded, BJP trails (2nd Lead)
Congress blazes victory trail in Nanded, BJP trails (2nd Lead)

In a big blow to Raj Thackeray led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS), six corporators of the party have joined the rival Shiv Sena . The BJP narrowed the gap between its tally with that of the Sena in the cash-rich Mumbai civic body as its nominee yesterday won the BMC bypoll from Bhandup, beating the bickering ally's candidate by 4,792 votes...

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  • Here is why EC did not announce dates for Gujarat assembly elections
Here is why EC did not announce dates for Gujarat assembly elections

The election date in Gujarat is likely to be announced after his visit. Stating that the elections for Gujarat will be held later, CEC Jyoti said that the election will be held prior to December 18, to help enable simultaneous counting in both the states, so that the voting pattern of one region shouldn't affect the voting of another.

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  • Kyrie Irving Rips Cleveland as a Sports City, Already Loves Boston
Kyrie Irving Rips Cleveland as a Sports City, Already Loves Boston

Irving , of course, requested and was traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Boston Celtics this summer. Earlier this week, former Cavaliers player Kyrie Irving threw some shade at the city he called home for almost six years, saying to a group of reporters of reporters "Boston, I'm driving in and (thinking), 'I'm really playing in a...

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  • Consumer demand boosts China's trade growth last month
Consumer demand boosts China's trade growth last month

China's imports of copper and copper products climbed by 26.5 percent year-on-year in September, Reuters calculations based on customs data showed Friday, but still remain on course for an annual drop in 2017. With a GDP growth of 6.9 percent in the first half, China's economy is also on firmer footing this year, contributing to brisk import growth...

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  • NaVorro Bowman not expected to be free agent for long
NaVorro Bowman not expected to be free agent for long

He had 38 tackles and one pass defended in five games this season, and his career line stands at 808 tackles, 12.5 sacks, four interceptions, seven forced fumbles, and five fumble recoveries, impressive numbers considering he missed all of the 2014 season due to injury and then most of the 2016 season, as well.

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  • Sri Lanka players reluctant to tour Pakistan for 3rd T20I
Sri Lanka players reluctant to tour Pakistan for 3rd T20I

The matter will come up at a meeting of the board on Monday. According to a cricket specific website, the players have sent a signed letter to Sri Lanka Cricket requesting that the match be moved to a neutral venue. If the majority of players are unconvinced by SLC's overtures, however, the Board may consider sending a second-string team compri...

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  • $24 million lottery victor claims prize in the nick of time
$24 million lottery victor claims prize in the nick of time

Smith and his much-sought-after ticket have been the subjects of a much-publicized search undertaken by the New York Lottery to locate the would-be Lotto millionaire on the verge of forfeiting the prize as the one-year deadline for claiming it approached.

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  • Pakistan again violates ceasefire in J&K's Poonch, three children injured
Pakistan again violates ceasefire in J&K's Poonch, three children injured

Jammu: Visibly frustrated by the repeated failed attempts to push terrorists from across the Line of Control (LoC), the Pakistan forces again violated the ceasefire in Poonch district, injuring at least three children. They were shifted to a hospital for treatment. On September 24, a civilian was martyred and two others were injured in firing fr...

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  • Modi, Nitish to share stage for first time after mending ways
Modi, Nitish to share stage for first time after mending ways

He appreciated the efforts Nitish Kumar towards development of the state and said the progress of eastern India is the Centre's topmost priority. Earlier, in the function at Patna University which was also attended by Nitish Kumar, Modi said it was a "blot" that Indian universities do not figure among the top 500 of the world.

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