Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon says Nato ‘is waking up to the challenge of Kremlin aggression and could confront Vladimir Putin’s forces in a showdown.
South Korean prosecutors said President Park Geun-Hye “had an accomplice role” in helping a longtime friend extort money from companies and allowing her access to classified documents. The country’s main opposition party said it would consider pushing for an impeachment.
In a message circulated online from one of its media outlets, ISIS said an “insider source” reported that the OSU attacker Abdul Razak Ali Artan “is a soldier” of ISIS and “carried out the operation in response to calls to target citizens of international coalition countries,” according to a translation...
Thailand has begun the process of naming Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn as the country’s new king. Its parliament approved the sending of a formal invitation, which he has to accept before ascending to the throne.
Columbia Plan Crash Carrying 72 Passengers, 9 Crew, Brazilian Football Players on Board. The flight is believed to have been carrying the Chapecoense side to the final of the South American football championship.
‘You Hacked, ALL Data Encrypted,’ was the message at SF Muni stations across the city. Cate Cauguiran reports passengers were getting free rides all day on Saturday.
More than 3,000 civilians have left the eastern part of the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo in the last 24 hours, the Russian Center for Reconciliation said. It later reported that about 40 percent of the militant-held part of the city has been liberated.
In France, former Prime Minister Francois Fillon has declared victory in the country’s first-ever conservative presidential primary. Fillon called for unity to defeat the far right and the leftists in the victory speech. His moderate rival Alain Juppe conceded defeat after early results showed Fillon with a comfortable lead.
Following the Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, shooting on Bourbon Street, NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison and New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu talk about needing the public’s help in finding the Bourbon Street shooters. Mayor Landrieu also discusses the chronic problem with gun deaths in the U.S.
Five people are believed to be dead or missing after a boat capsized in the Kaipara Harbour northwest of Auckland on Saturday afternoon. Police say 11 people were on board the charter fishing boat The Francie that overturned near the harbor’s North Head at around 3.30pm.
The polls are open in France to decide the centre-right’s candidate for the presidency, with the winner likely to oppose the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in May.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday he has no ties to a foundation set up in his father’s name an organization that received some $200,000 in donations from a wealthy Chinese businessman shortly after he attended a fundraising dinner with the prime minister.
Florence Henderson, who began her career as an ingenue soprano in stage musicals in the 1950s but made a more lasting impression on television as the perky 1970s sitcom mom on “The Brady Bunch,” died on Thursday in Los Angeles. She was 82. Her death was confirmed by David Brokaw,...
Tens of thousands of Israelis have been fleeing wildfires in the northern city of Haifa, with the PM Benjamin Netanyahu warning that any proof of arson would be treated as terrorism.
“Hillary Clinton’s campaign is being urged by a number of top computer scientists to call for a recount of vote totals in Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, according to a source with knowledge of the request.
President Obama’s overtime pay rule, scheduled to take effect Dec. 1, was blocked by a federal judge on Tuesday, making it unlikely that this signature feature of his labor policy will remain in place before President-elect Donald Trump assumes office.
The New York Times reported on Tuesday, Facebook Inc has quietly developed a censorship tool that could persuade China to allow the world’s biggest social media network to re-enter the world’s second largest economy after a seven-year ban.