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North Korea missile program progressing faster than expected, Seoul says

North Korea missile program progressing faster than expected, Seoul says

In a unanimous statement backed by China, the council voiced "utmost concern" about Sunday's launch, described by Pyongyang as a mid-to-long range missile that traveled 787 kilometers before plunging into the Sea of Japan. The test-launch was a legitimate act of self-defence under global law and US criticism was a "wanton violation of the sovereignty and dignity of the DPRK", a North Korean diplomat told the U.N. Consulte Mais Informação

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Emergency declared at Hanford nuclear site in Washington state

Emergency declared at Hanford nuclear site in Washington state

Spokesman Destry Henderson said response crews discovered that the damage was more extensive than first thought, after they found a 400-square-foot section of the decommissioned rail tunnel had collapsed. Cleaning up radioactive materials at the Hanford site , a federal facility, has been one of the Energy Department's priorities for years. Even Energy Secretary Rick Perry, who once proposed eliminating the Department of Energy altogether, has acknowledged the severity of the situation at ... Consulte Mais Informação

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News guide for Trump-Russia probe focusing on ousted Flynn

News guide for Trump-Russia probe focusing on ousted Flynn

Flynn was forced to resign after it was alleged that he discussed the sanctions imposed on Russia by President Obama in a phone conversation with Russian Ambassador Kislyak. This had left Flynn vulnerable to Russian blackmail, the Justice Department officials said - and Yates, an Obama administration holdover, said she was sharing the information so the White House could take action. Consulte Mais Informação

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The sun shines on retail sales

The sun shines on retail sales

The surge in United Kingdom retail in April looks even better compared to just 0.3-percent expansion in the entire first three months of this year. The long-term unemployment rate stood at 4.1% of active population in Q1 2017, and it decreased by 0.1 percentage points compared to Q4 2016, and by 0.2 percentage points over the year-ago period. Consulte Mais Informação

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IS fighters attack government-held areas in central Syria

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said IS captured several army positions as well as the village of Aqareb al-Safi, killing 19 troops and 12 civilians. US -backed and Kurdish-led forces are meanwhile marching toward the extremists' de-facto capital of Raqqa, in northern Syria. The coalition had so far kept its military operations focused on Islamic State militants and al Qaida-linked groups. Consulte Mais Informação

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Disputes Arise between Netanyahu, Trump over Relocation of US Embassy

The Israeli Prime Minister 's Office issued a statement Sunday urging Trump to move the embassy after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the president was "being very measured" about the decision. Worshippers at the Western Wall in the Old City of Jerusalem , Jan. 17, 2017. "I am looking at two states or one state, and I like the one that both parties like", Trump said, adding that "the two states looks like it could be the easier of the two". Consulte Mais Informação

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Chelsea Manning shows look as woman after prison release

Chelsea Manning shows look as woman after prison release

She now heads to Maryland, according to supporters who set up an online fundraising site that collected more than $150,000 for housing and other essentials as she re-enters society. "For the first time, I can see a future for myself as Chelsea". "Freedom was only a dream, and hard to imagine". She also went on a hunger strike a year ago, which she ended after the military agreed to provide her with gender transition treatment. Consulte Mais Informação

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Chinese state media says US should take some blame for cyber attack

Other experts also blamed the government. According to reports , more than 100 systems of the Andhra Pradesh police have been affected by the ransomware. A deeper look into the Trojan's eruption reveals a callous disregard on Microsoft's part for users of its older operating systems. Microsoft had released a patch for the vulnerability earlier this year, but many systems that had not installed the updates were hit. Consulte Mais Informação

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Donald Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russia

Do you think they need to tone it down? The White House and advisers to the campaign have since confirmed four meetings between Mr Kislyak and Trump advisers during that time. President Trump condemned the appointment of a special counsel to investigate whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation, saying it would deepen the chasms that have split a "not-unified" America. Consulte Mais Informação

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Jury acquits Tulsa officer in shooting of unarmed black man

Jury acquits Tulsa officer in shooting of unarmed black man

The comments came Thursday after a jury acquitted Tulsa officer Betty Shelby the night before on a manslaughter charge. Here's everything you need to know about the shooting of Terence Crutcher. After the verdict, Shelby left without making a statement as Crutcher's family tearfully left the courtroom. Following her acquittal, Shelby's status with Tulsa police is being evaluated by the department's legal and human resources officials. Consulte Mais Informação

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