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North Korea can hit most of United States: US officials

North Korea’s latest test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) has shown that Pyongyang now may be able to reach most of the continental United States, two US officials told Reuters on Monday. The assessment, which the officials discussed on ...

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Trump dictated misleading statement on son’s meeting with Russian: Washington Post

US President Donald Trump dictated a statement, later shown to be misleading, in which his son Donald Trump Jr said a meeting he had with a Russian lawyer in June 2016 was not related to his father’s presidential campaign, the ...

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Britain could lose 40,000 investment bankers after Brexit: Report

Britain’s finance industry could lose up to 40,000 investment banking jobs in the next few years unless it strikes a softer deal on its departure from the European Union, according to a new report by consultancy firm Oliver Wyman. Banks ...

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Embattled Trump replaces chief of staff

US President Donald Trump ousted his beleaguered chief of staff Reince Priebus on Friday, replacing him with Homeland Security Secretary and former general John Kelly after vicious White House infighting spilled into the open. Only hours after a humiliating defeat ...

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N Korea tests another missile, putting US cities in range

North Korea fired a missile on Friday that experts said was capable of hitting Los Angeles and other US cities and the United States and South Korea responded by staging a joint missile exercise. North Korea confirmed the launch on ...

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North Korea hacking increasingly focused on making money more than espionage: South Korea study

North Korea is behind an increasingly orchestrated effort at hacking into computers of financial institutions in South Korea and around the world to steal cash for the impoverished country, a South Korean state-backed agency said in a report. In the ...

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Trump ban on transgender service members alarms some military officers

US President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to ban transgender personnel from serving in the military has alarmed some senior military officers who were caught off guard by it. Trump’s declaration, which came via early morning tweets on Wednesday, appeared to ...

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Israel bans men under 50 from disputed Jerusalem holy site on Friday

Israel sent extra police into Jerusalem on Friday and said men under the age of 50 would be banned from the Old City’s Al-Aqsa mosque for the day in anticipation of more mass protests. Tensions have been high at the ...

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Pakistan’s Supreme Court ousts PM Sharif over corruption claims

Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Friday toppled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who resigned after the court ruled he was unfit to hold office and ordered a criminal investigation into his family over corruption allegations. Sharif’s ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party, ...

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17 bodies found, Gujarat flood toll rises to 111

With the recovery of 17 more bodies on Wednesday, the deaths in the Gujarat floods since Jun 1 rose to 111 even as relief and rescue operations were in full swing following a break in the rain. Gujarat Revenue Minister ...

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