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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson chaired the United Nations Security Council meeting, where he urged the worldwide community to come together to put pressure on North Korea . Friday's test is Kim Jong Un's 75th missile test and the ninth missile launch this year. Though diplomatic efforts with the Kim regime have failed in the past, experts have told Business Insider that with the increasing capability of North Korea's nukes and mounting global pressure, they may represent the only way to ...
  • President Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

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    Other prominent Democrats across Washington cited Nixon's behavior more than 40 years ago to describe Trump's decision to sack Comey following the recommendation of the attorney general and deputy attorney general. Democratic leaders have reacted with thinly veiled suspicion that Trump's real motive was shutting down ongoing FBI investigations into his alleged ties to Russian intelligence services which allegedly hacked into Democratic email systems during the election - the very subject of ...
  • The Bachelor's Chris Soules arrested after fatal hit-and-run

    The Bachelor's Chris Soules arrested after fatal hit-and-run

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    He is a fourth generation farmer and graduated from the University of Iowa with a major in agricultural studies. The driver died after he was rushed to the hospital via ambulance. Soules' attorneys addressed the crash in a statement sent to NBC News. Identities of the victim and the pickup driver and the medical condition of the pickup driver were not available Monday night.
  • Manchin: Clinton said 'Horrible,' 'Horrific Things' About Coal Miners

    Manchin: Clinton said 'Horrible,' 'Horrific Things' About Coal Miners

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    Clinton and many congressional Democrats have claimed that the FBI's unprecedented intervention tipped the balance in a close election and gave Republican Donald Trump a critical last-minute boost. "Certainly in my view, ( Russia presents) the greatest threat of any nation on earth, given their intention and their capability", Comey said in response to a question during his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, where lawmakers expressed concern over Russian activities in the ...
  • Trump to meet Pope Francis in Rome May 24

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    A statement from the White House released earlier this week said that Trump's visit will aim to "further strengthen the United States-Israel partnership" and to discuss the prospect of advancing "a genuine and lasting peace between the Israelis and Palestinians".
  • Launched the first aircraft carrier from China

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    After the launch, the new carrier will undergo equipment debugging, outfitting and mooring trials to be fully operational. "Develop into a crack operational force". However, military experts warned that China should be "mindful" of the US' 100,000-tonne nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, which is twice the size of Shandong .
  • Spicer: Trump 'Welcomes' Graham's Scrutiny Of Any Business Ties To Russia

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    Graham later made clear what he is looking for and why it's important. Graham on Tuesday said he meant to look into Trump's business ties to see whether any connections exist between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign or the president's associates and would monitor the FBI's investigation to see how it could affect a Senate probe.
  • Rete protezione Messina Denaro, 14 fermi

    Rete protezione Messina Denaro, 14 fermi

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    Al centro delle indagini dei militari è la famiglia mafiosa di Marsala e il suo organigramma. Per i magistrati "le investigazioni hanno fornito inediti e importanti elementi sulla operatività e la possibile periodica presenza del latitante nella Sicilia occidentale".
  • Kushner Sister Invokes Jared, In Appeal to Chinese Investors

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    While Kushner, the husband of Ivanka Trump, has stepped down from managing the firm, he remains the beneficiary of trusts that hold some business interests, and so he still holds a financial stake in the company's success. "In 2008, my brother Jared Kushner joined the family company as CEO, and recently moved to Washington to join the administration", Meyer said. The EB-5 visa program was supposed to end on April 28 until Congress passed a spending bill extending it until September.
  • Medicare freeze to be lifted in budget

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    Treasurer Scott Morrison was widely expected to tinker with the freeze in the 2017/18 budget after the unpopular policy nearly cost the coalition the 2016 federal election but Sky News reports it will be completely lifted. "This new law will set up a Medicare Guarantee Fund to pay for all expenses on the Medicare Benefits Schedule and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme".