US deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) anti-ballistic missile system in South Korea poses a great threat to Russia's security and will be factored into its foreign policy and military planning, senior officials of Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.
HONG KONG, March 8 (Reuters) – Asian stocks erased early
losses and edged higher on Wednesday as strong China trade data
bolstered bets of a recovering global economy, though gains were
capped by caution ahead of a widely expected U.S. interest rate
hike next week.
BEIJING – A senior Chinese diplomat said Wednesday that tensions on the Korean peninsula were like “two accelerating trains” headed for collision, saying the way to defuse the crisis required action from both sides. Foreign Minister Wang Yi proposed that North Korea could suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a halt […]
SAN DIEGO – An earthquake fault running from San Diego Bay to Los Angeles is capable of producing a magnitude-7.4 earthquake that could affect some of the region’s most densely populated areas, according to a study released Tuesday. The study looked at the Newport-Inglewood and Rose Canyon systems — previously thought to be separate — […]
A Connecticut man’s distaste for the Kardashians has landed him in jail. Carl Puia, 74, was arrested on Monday for destroying several of Kim Kardashian’s “Selfish” books at a Barnes & Noble in Glastonbury, Connecticut. In a typed note left behind, he explained to the staff his contempt for the reality TV star and “people […]
Attorneys for Hawaii are planning to file paperwork Wednesday to challenge President Trump’s revised travel ban, which goes into effect on March 16. Lawyers for the state said they will move for a temporary restraining order on March 15, a day before the new executive order is supposed to take effect. “This new executive order […]
A New York City lawyer, for years, has billed the city $300 an hour in the case to find $5,000 believed stolen by two workers from a City Council campaign about eight years ago. Roger Bennet Adler, the lawyer, has announced that in the “interest of justice,” he intends to dismiss all charges against the […]
A Wyoming ski instructor got into a bit of a sticky situation when he was impaled by an 18-inch tree branch while trying to jump between two trees on March 1. Natty Hagood, 29, was skiing his first run of the day at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort with his roommate and a visitor when […]
Health and Human Services secretary Tom Price told Fox News’ “Hannity” Tuesday night that House Republicans’ bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare was the first step of a three-part process to implement the long-promised GOP tonic for the Affordable Care Act’s ills. “This is a work in progress and continues to be so,” Price told […]
The armed thieves stole a haul of foreign currency after posing as police, reports say.