128 nations thumb nose at Trump's Jerusalem recognition

by Bob Unruh -- [caption id="attachment_4178391" align="aligncenter" width="600"] U.N. Building in Manhattan, New York[/caption] A total of 128 United Nations members thumbed their collective nose at the United States Thursday, voting to more…

Raul Castro plans to leave office

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AFP) – Cuban President Raul Castro will step down in April 2018 straight after elections that same month to choose his successor, according to a vote on Thursday more…

Car slams into pedestrians in Melbourne, injures 14

by Paul Bremmer -- [caption id="attachment_4640003" align="aligncenter" width="597"] Two men were arrested after the driver of an SUV plowed into Christmas shoppers in Melbourne, Australia, Dec. 21, 2017. (Image via Twitter from more…

Japan warns of 'impending' mega-quake

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (London Telegraph) Japanese government experts have warned that a mega-quake as large as the 2011 disaster may hit the country’s northernmost region within the next 30 years. An more…

N.Korea's No. 2 vanishes, execution feared

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Newsweek) The absence of one of North Korea’s top officials, General Hwang Pyong So, from leader Kim Jong Un's side continues to fuel speculation that he has fallen more…

N.Korea executes nuclear test-site official

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Newsweek) North Korea has dismissed the official responsible for the Punggye-ri nuclear test site and executed him, Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported, citing unconfirmed reports from an unidentified more…

E.U. superstate punishes Poland

by -NO AUTHOR- -- The European Union is cracking down on Poland, claiming the nation's conservative government is interfering with the judiciary system. If Poland does not address the bloc's concerns within more…