World: South Korea names new PM, finance minister

South Korea's presidential office on Wednesday named a new prime minister and finance minister, the highest-level shake-up since President Park Geun-hye's administration was rocked by a scandal involving a friend accused of meddling in state affairs.
Read Full Article On
Rwandan President Paul Kagame was sworn in Friday for a third term in office after a crushing election win that rights groups criticized over irregularities and voter intimidation.
Suspects in Spain's twin terror attacks were preparing an even bigger assault but were thwarted in their plans and forced to act quickly, police said Friday.
The head of an Islamic police brigade deployed by extremists controlling a city in northern Mali in 2012 went on trial Friday accused of cutting off victims' hands and publicly whipping women.
Grenade attacks on two bars killed at least three people and wounded 27 others in the Burundian capital of Bujumbura, police and hospital sources said on Friday.
The US and Japan have agreed to advance their multilateral security and defence cooperation with countries like India, South Korea and Australia, amidst China's growing assertiveness in the Asia Pacif
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called Germany's ruling politicians "enemies of Turkey" who deserve to be rejected by German-Turkish voters. Germany will hold a general election on 24 Septe
Massoud Barzani, General Joseph Leonard Fotel discuss fight against ISIL, planned referendum on region’s independence
Turkey’s new military operation in Syria, directed against terrorist organizations, has been prioritized on the day’s agenda
The ANC and its leadership must get back on track and put the country and its people first again, writes NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Finland say they have shot a man in the leg after he was suspected of stabbing several people in the western city of Turku. Finnish broadcaster YLE says several
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a man was wounded in a shooting involving police officers in Kentucky. Police said in a statement that officers from the Mayfield Police Department responded to
Several people have been wounded in a stabbing in the city of Turku in western Finland, according to local media.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Rev. Francis X. DiLorenzo, who served as bishop of the Diocese of Richmond for 13 years and made a return to conservative values his top priority, has died. He was 75 years
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says at least one American was killed and one injured in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain. The department said Friday that diplomats from the U.S.
HAGATNA, Guam - The leadership at Guam's Roman Catholic Church is not happy that one of its schools is continuing plans to sponsor a concert by singer Yvonne Elliman-Alexander, who ...
Truls Gulowsen, head of Greenpeace Norway, disputed the Coast Guard`s right to board the ship and urged Norwegian authorities to be more worried about climate change.
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Several people were stabbed in the Finnish city of Turku, police said on Friday, adding they had shot at and arrested one person.
Port Elizabeth police arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery at the Pick n Pay in Linton Grange.
Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is calling for the resignation of a Missouri legislator who posted on Facebook, 'I hope Trump is assassinated!
KINGSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say an environmental conservation officer has shot and killed a coyote believed to have attacked a woman walking along a rural New York trail. The Washington Coun
The 59-year-old Kagame, who was re-elected with nearly 99 per cent of the vote, took a swipe at critics who regularly highlight repression and lack of freedoms in the tiny east African nation.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities say they have confirmed the true identity of a suspected serial killer. In January, authorities said that a man who died in a California prison in 201
BOSTON (AP) — Organizers of a counterprotest to what’s being called a free speech rally in Boston say they expect as many as 20,000 to 30,000 people to join them. Boston-area leaders of Black
Sergey Lavrov, Sigmar Gabriel say there is 'no alternative' to political, diplomatic solutions  
LOWER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A driver was forced to gun his engine and jump a drawbridge that began rising as he crossed it with his family. Terence Naphys, of West Deptford Township, had paid the t
NEW YORK (AP) — “These are the times that try men’s souls,” was written more than two centuries ago, but given events this week, they could have popped up in any blog or tweet in
PITTSFIELD, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage has criticized traditional education during the unveiling of a new vocational school, describing classroom teachers as “a dime a dozen.”
ABUJA (Reuters) - More than 100 girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014 are ready to return to normal life after being released and receiving psychologi
South Africa is planning to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe, allowing her to return to Harare and avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of a 20-year-old model, a go
The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged the Turkish population of Germany not to support the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) at the elections
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening with small losses as a steep slump for farm equipment maker Deere hurts industrial co
MIAMI (AP) — Hunters have killed 500 Burmese pythons during an elimination program in the Florida Everglades. Officials who are overseeing the program tell local news outlets that Miami snake hunte
At least 14 people are dead and more than 100 others are injured following two possible terror attacks in Spain. Video provided by Newsy              

Recent News

NFL 2017 Predictions: Best Long-Shot Super Bowl Bets In The NFC, AFC

When it comes to making a Super Bowl LII prediction, a few obvious choices come to mind. The New England Patriots are the class of the AFC, while the Seattle Seahawks, Green Bay Packers and Atlanta F
Read Full Story

Carl Drega Facts: New Hampshire To Mark 20th Anniversary Of Drega Shootings

Twenty years after Carl Drega murdered four people in the New Hampshire town of Colebrook, two of whom were state troopers, law enforcement officials from across the town and Vermont prepare to mark
Read Full Story

Sacramento Police Release Footage After Pregnant Woman Accused Officer Of Pushing Her

Sacramento Police Department on Thursday released the bodycam footage of an incident wherein an officer was accused of pushing a pregnant woman to the ground outside her home July 9. However, the f
Read Full Story

Who Is 'DWTS' Val Chmerkovskiy Dating? Full Girlfriend List Before Season 25

He's a "Dancing With The Stars" pro who is known for choreographing sexy routines with all of his partners. However, even if he participates in the show's upcoming 25th season, fans shouldn't g
Read Full Story

Who Is Laura Ingalls-Hood? Murder Victim's Decomposed Body Identified

Police in Pennsylvania identified Friday the decomposed body of a woman found on the side of a highway earlier this week. Authorities determined the body belonged to 33-year-old Laura Ingalls-Hood. 
Read Full Story

Bella Thorne Denies Hooking Up With Kourtney Kardashian’s Ex-Boyfriend Scott Disick Again

Although Bella Thorne hooked up with Scott Disick a few times, nowadays the “Famous in Love” star wants everyone to know that whatever sparks they had, have totally burned out. On Thursday, the 1
Read Full Story

Popular America