by | August 22, 2017 | 21:58

The White House was placed on lockdown for about an hour Tuesday. That package was seen along the north fence line. Secret Service cleared the White House's North Lawn and sent journalists and construction workers in the area into the West Wing, according to The Hill .

by | August 22, 2017 | 21:58

President Donald Trump has also threatened to unleash " fire and fury " on North Korea in response to any provocation. On Monday, South Korean President Moon Jae-in told his cabinet that "North Korea must understand its repeated provocations are what is forcing South Korea and the USA to conduct the joint defensive drills, which in turn, keeps the vicious cycle going".

by | August 22, 2017 | 21:45

Environmental experts have suggested that Hume's 264 horns could be sold and retained in trust by Hume pending final issue of permits. "It's hard to understand why anyone would buy rhino horn within South Africa when there are limited numbers of local consumers and it's still illegal to export rhino horn internationally, meaning markets in Asia can not be accessed".

by | August 22, 2017 | 21:42

The final story came from a little boy named Tyler Schweer, whose mother was diagnosed with breast cancer. It's really cool to see man. Struggling to hold back the tears, Cena said: "Stop, stop ... "' And now I'm cancer-free". "This is a great moment, some really, really heartfelt stuff", he added. The 40-year-old WWE icon has granted more than 500 wishes through the Make-A-Wish Foundation for children suffering from life-threatening diseases.

by | August 22, 2017 | 21:41

The king said that bilateral issues had also been discussed during his meeting with the Turkish president. His hosts' solidarity with Turkey during last year's attempted coup is much appreciated, the President added. Turkey and Iran have existential issues regarding a common concern; both are home to the region's largest Kurdish populations. Ankara views the US-backed force an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), waging a decades-long war against the Turkish government ...

by | August 22, 2017 | 21:34

But the United States and South Korea are set to begin their annual 10-day Ulchi Freedom Guardian joint exercises on Monday, involving tens of thousands of troops. The "lax enforcement" of existing sanctions and Pyongyang's "evolving evasion techniques" were undermining the UN goal of getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes, according to the report by independent UN.

by | August 22, 2017 | 21:32

President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo demanded an apology for hurt national pride but also cautioned against exaggerating the incident with his neighbor. Malaysia and Indonesia are both Muslim majority nations and share a similar language but often trade accusations of stealing the other's food and culture.

by | August 22, 2017 | 21:32

The single-engine, homebuilt Wheeler Express crashed near the Madras airport around 1:50 p.m., said to Ian Gregor, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration. The plane crashed near the rim of a canyon and sparked a fire that was quickly extinguished. Officials originally reported that two people died in the Saturday afternoon crash.

by | August 22, 2017 | 21:30

President Moon even said he'll consider sending a special envoy to North Korea if the North stops provocations. "The people worked together to rebuild the country from the Korean War, and we can not lose everything again because of a war", Moon said in a nationally televised news conference.

by | August 22, 2017 | 21:27

In case anyone forgot: Barron is 11 years old. President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and son Barron Trump walk across the tarmac to board Air Force One at Morristown Municipal Airport, Sunday, Aug. The story prompted widespread rebukes from both sides of the political aisle and the media, including a sharp statement from Clinton, who knows firsthand the spotlight of a White House childhood.

by | August 22, 2017 | 21:25

The Alnic MC is making its way to the Raffles Reserved Anchorage in Singapore. "Damage control efforts by the crew halted further flooding". The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore said: "There is no report of oil pollution and traffic in the Singapore Strait is unaffected".

by | August 22, 2017 | 21:24

If you didn't win the Powerball jackpot this past weekend, there's still time for you to win one of the biggest jackpots ever. The highest-ever Powerball jackpot was almost $1.6 billion in a January 2016 draw, which was split between three winning tickets.

by | August 22, 2017 | 21:16

Headlines brim with talk of possible war on the Korean Peninsula. Moon, who took office in May, told a news conference to mark his 100th day in office that United States and South Korean policies are aligned on North Korea . Tensions on the Korean Peninsula eased this week as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un postponed planned missile launches. Meanwhile, the chairman of the USA joint chiefs of staff General Joe Dunford yesterday said peace with North Korea is a "possibility", but warned ...

by | August 22, 2017 | 21:06

People lined up outside of the Jackson District Library Carnegie branch in hopes of getting their hands on a pair of eclipse viewing glasses. But when the moon aligned directly in front of the sun around 1:30 p.m., cries and shouts of excitement could be heard across the lawn as the sky darkened, with just a thin ring of light shining through.

by | August 22, 2017 | 20:52

The latest United Nations resolution against Pyongyang prohibits United Nations member states from buying coal, iron ore, and other key commodities from North Korea, a move that's meant to cut the country's export revenue by US$1 billion annually, according to the Security Council members.

by | August 22, 2017 | 20:53

But, because of the increased attention on the Korean peninsula, North Korea's allies of China and Russian Federation are making louder calls to freeze these exercises in the interest of getting North Korea back to the table to talk about de-escalating aggression on the peninsula.

by | August 22, 2017 | 20:51

Iran is still involved in developing its nuclear know-how and finding its applications in different fields, incluing agriculture, industry and healthcare, he said. Tehran, for its part, accuses Washington of violating the spirit of the deal by imposing new sanctions against the Islamic republic over its missile program.

by | August 22, 2017 | 20:48

In Syria, at least 42 civilians were killed in a barrage of US-led air strikes on Islamic State (IS) group territory in the northern city of Raqa. The U.S. However, 25,000 civilians are still trapped in the city and are at the risk of being used as defences by ISIS in the face of an attack. The airstrikes have been concentrated on the neighbourhoods in central Raqqa , and according to the human rights activists and citizen journalist group " Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently" ( ...

by | August 22, 2017 | 20:48

Two Austrians were arrested after police pulled five bags filled to the brim with carrot-colored ecstasy pills made in the likeness of President Trump. Both father and son were arrested while the drugs, money and their auto were seized. Officials also found a large amount of cash in the vehicle. As British newspaper the Metro reported in July, the pills have already made their way to the United Kingdom and are going for £8 a pill.

by | August 22, 2017 | 20:47

It said India's claim that Chinese building road in Doklam is a potential threat to New Delhi was "ridiculous and vicious". In a veiled warning to India, China on Tuesday said that if Chinese troops use India's Doklam logic and enter its territory there would be utter chaos.

by | August 22, 2017 | 20:47

Stanton, a Democrat, has publicly sparred with Trump over his plans for the rally since Friday, following a tense week of protests over the president's blaming of " both sides " for the violence at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville , Va., on August 12.

by | August 22, 2017 | 20:39

Rallies by right-wing demonstrators at the University of Virginia campus on August 12 turned into battles between protesters and counter-protesters. A woman was killed and at least 19 others were injured. Police stormed the chamber to restore order, but failed. Three people were reportedly removed by police and issued summonses for disorderly conduct.

by | August 22, 2017 | 20:41

Miller, who is being held without bond , was charged with first-degree murder, resisting arrest, and carrying a concealed weapon. Baxter radioed in his intention to make contact with the group, and Sgt. He was married to another Kissimmee police officer and they have four children. He and his wife have one child. A woman who was watching TV at her home nearby said she heard three gunshots and looked out her door moments later to see Miller speeding away in his sedan and two officers lying ...

by | August 22, 2017 | 20:36

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has joined the Victorian Premier in Melbourne to campaign for the "yes" vote on the upcoming same sex marriage postal vote. "That is part of a debate, the only way to stop people saying things that you find hurtful is to shut down free speech", he said on Tuesday. "You can not ask for respect from the No case if you're not prepared to give respect to the No case", he said.

by | August 22, 2017 | 20:31

China and Russian Federation back an idea known in shorthand as "freeze for freeze" - suggesting that the USA and South Korea should suspend its large scale annual exercises in exchange for Pyongyang halting its nuclear and missile tests. During last year's Ulchi Freedom Guardian, Pyongyang test-fired a submarine-launched ballistic missile followed by a fifth nuclear test a few weeks later.