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donald-trump3-113018_24jun19.jpg President Donald Trump has followed through on previously announced plans to impose new sanctions on Iran after an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone was recently shot down by Iranian forces. Trump told reporters at the White House on Monday that the U.S. does not seek conflict with Iran but said his administration will continue to increase pressure on Tehran.

viietnam-us2-062419.jpg Vietnam court sentenced 55-year-old Michael Phuong Minh Nguyen to 12 years in prison, alleging attempts to overthrow the state administration. After the jail term, Nguyen will be deported. He was arrested along with 23-year-old college student Huynh Duc Thanh Binh and 21-year-old Tran Long Phi last...

iransanctions-jun24.jpg President Donald Trump is set to announce the latest round of sanctions on Iran targeting the Islamic nation's nuclear weapons program on Monday. "Iran cannot have Nuclear Weapons! Under the terrible Obama plan, they would have been on their way to Nuclear in a short number of years, and existing verification is not acceptable," Trump said on Twitter. He said he looks forward to the day that sa

defensepolicy-jun24.jpg Former Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak, who is also a defense policy expert, said he is running for President. The announcement was made in a video released on his campaign website. The 67-year-old serviceman-turned-politician promised that if elected as President, he will be accountable to the people, above self, above party and above any special interest. "I wore the cloth of the nati

U.S. President Donald Trump considers his 2016 Presidential opponent Hillary Clinton as a "tough and ruthless" candidate than former Vice President Joe Biden. "I actually think that Hillary Clinton was a great candidate. She was very smart. She was very tough. She was ruthless and vicious," Trump...

U.S. President Donald Trump Sunday said he does not want to start a war with Iran. However, he warned that if it comes to a war then it will be "obliteration like you've never seen before" for the Islamic Republic. In an interview on NBC's "Meet The Press" on Sunday, Trump said that the only condition...

gayprideparade-062019.jpg Missouri police officials have arrested a man after he threatened to "kill every gay person" at an upcoming gay pride parade in St. Louis. Edward Terry of Overland, Missouri, was charged with making a terrorist threat after he allegedly sent a threatening email to one of PrideSTL's parade planners....

trump3-112018_21jun19.jpg Confirming earlier media reports, President Donald Trump revealed that he called off an attack on Iran just "10 minutes before the strike" in a post on Twitter on Friday. Trump said he decided to call off the military strikes amid concerns the number of expected casualties was not a "proportionate" response to Iran shooting down an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone.

ffabars-jun21.jpg U.S. aviation authorities have ordered aircraft registered in the country not to fly over territories controlled by Iran in the wake of escalated tensions in the region. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it has issued a Notice to Airmen prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over the Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. "All flight operations in the over-water area of t

suicide-jun21.jpg The suicide rate in the United States is the highest in 77 years, a new research by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics has found. A 33 percent rise in suicide rate has been recorded in the country during a 18 year period from 1999 to 2017, according...

Canadians will be able to buy cannabis-infused edibles by the middle of December 2019. Recreational cannabis became legal in Canada in 2018. Cannabis-infused edibles will become legal after the amended Cannabis Act comes into force on October 17. Last week, Health Canada released details of the...

trump9-sept_20jun19.jpg Amid escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran, President Donald Trump suggested Thursday that the downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone by Iranian forces may have been unintentional. Trump still declined to say whether the U.S. would retaliate against Iran for shooting down the drone.

indiatops-jun20.jpg India has the highest average data usage per smartphone, according to a new study by Swedish telecom equipment maker Ericsson. Ericsson Mobility Report June 2019 edition reports that India recorded usage of 9.8 GB per month per smartphone user at the end of 2018. The report forecasts that the figure...

trump-iran-062019.jpg U.S. President Donald Trump has blasted Iran after the country shot down a U.S. military drone. Oil prices jumped 6% following the news. "Iran made a very big mistake!" Trump tweeted on Thursday morning. Hours earlier, US officials said an Iranian surface-to-air missile shot down the unmanned military...

mexicoratifies-jun20.jpg Mexico became the first country to ratify the tri-lateral North American trade agreement. The Mexican Senate passed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) with overwhelming support. While 114 lawmakers supported it, only four voted against. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador...

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