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Any missile or nuclear strike by the United States would be responded to "in kind", said the North Korea representative. Or is his saber rattling - moving an aircraft carrier battle group to the Korean peninsula and pointing to his missile strikes in Syria and use of a massive conventional bomb in Afghanistan - merely meant to frighten North Korean leader Kim Jong-un into capitulation? But when he found himself getting briefed about the North Korean military with soldiers standing little ...
  • US strike on Syrian air base has limited impact on Bashar Assad

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    Haley said the airstrikes destroyed an airfield from which the United States believes the chemical attacks on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun were launched. He had planned to travel to Russia Monday on a trip meant to start a fresh dialogue with Moscow. Asked about Putin possibly skipping a meeting with Tillerson, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said, "There is a bit of irony that for all of these talks that have been perpetuated about back channels and direct links, that now ...
  • EU Launches Probe in Hungarian Education Law

    EU Launches Probe in Hungarian Education Law

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    Thousands of students broke off from an earlier protest in Heroes" Square and marched on to the parliament on Wednesday, chanting "Europe! This is an issue that has not been resolved since 2004 when Hungary and other countries in central-eastern Europe joined EU.
  • 'All Out War': North Korea Promises 'Weekly' New Missile Tests

    'All Out War': North Korea Promises 'Weekly' New Missile Tests

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    North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador accused the United States on Monday of turning the Korean Peninsula into "the world's biggest hotspot" and creating "a unsafe situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment". Pence is expected to discuss rising tension on the Korean peninsula with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday when he travels to Tokyo to kick off economic talks with Finance Minister Taro Aso.
  • Russia's Assad stance dims hopes for US thaw

    Russia's Assad stance dims hopes for US thaw

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    Ten countries supported the text, while Bolivia joined Russian Federation in rejecting it. However Russia, an ally of Syria, used its power of veto to block the UN Security Council resolution. "That's a butcher. That's a butcher", Trump said of Assad. Secretary of defense says the United States has no doubt the Syrian government planned and executed the chemical attack in Idlib.
  • Meet the woman behind the White House Easter Egg Roll

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    The president's motorcade was seen leaving the private resort at 3:48 pm and arrived at the Palm Beach International Airport about 10 minutes later on his way back to Washington. The tradition originated almost 150 years ago, when children would gather on Capitol Hill to roll eggs. The first lady also took part in another traditional aspect of the Easter event, reading portions of "Party Animals", written by Kathie Lee Gifford, to the kids.
  • S. Africa's former deputy finance minister, Mcebisi Jonas resigns

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    The South African government remains committed to a measured fiscal consolidation that stabilizes the rise in public debt, President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. Partly in response, at least one major ratings agency has downgraded South Africa's credit rating to " junk ", and the South African rand took a beating in currency markets.
  • Assad Shrugs off Trump's Strike, Uses Just-Hit Airbase to Bomb Rebels

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    Syria's envoy Mounzer Mounzer said the air strike by the U.S. against his country had been a "treacherous, barbaric, flagrant act of aggression" and a grave violation of worldwide law and the United Nations charter. But the Russian Defense Ministry said on Wednesday that the deadly gas contamination was caused by the explosion of chemical weapons produced and stored by the rebels, after Syrian aircraft bombed the area.
  • 5-Year-Old Boy Killed In Milford Hit-And-Run

    5-Year-Old Boy Killed In Milford Hit-And-Run

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    Police released surveillance images of a bright red Scion xB with tinted windows and black wheels they believe was involved. The Scion may have a back right brake light out and damage to the front right or undercarriage. According to some commenters on the Milford Police Department's Facebook page who said they witnessed the auto, the Scion might have Florida license plates.