Argentina ends missing submarine rescue mission

Argentina ends missing sub rescue mission Reuters Hope of finding the ARA San Juan with surviving crew members has faded The Argentine navy has said it has abandoned attempts to rescue 44 crew members on board a submarine that disappeared two weeks ago.”Despite the magnitude of the efforts made, it has not been possible to … Read more

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa gives key cabinet jobs to military figures

Zimbabwe’s Mnangagwa gives key cabinet jobs to military figures From the section Africa Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share … Read more

Pakistan attack: ‘Heavy gunfire’ heard at Peshawar training centre

Asia Asia Pakistan attack: ‘Heavy gunfire’ heard at Peshawar training centre From the section Asia Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email … Read more

Japan’s Emperor Akihito to abdicate in April 2019

Japan’s Emperor Akihito to abdicate in April 2019 AFP/Getty Images Image caption Emperor Akihito, seen here with Empress Michiko, has said his age has made it difficult to fulfil duties Japan’s ageing Emperor Akihito will step down in April 2019, marking the end of an imperial era for Japan.Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the abdication … Read more

Rex Tillerson: White House dismisses reports of replacement

Rex Tillerson: White House dismisses reports of replacement AFP Could Rex Tillerson (left) be replaced by Mike Pompeo? The White House has dismissed reports that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is about to be replaced. The US top diplomat “continues to lead the state department”, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said. And a state department … Read more

Trump hits out at UK PM Theresa May after far-right video tweets

US & Canada US & Canada Trump hits out at UK PM Theresa May after far-right video tweets From the section US & Canada Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open … Read more

North Korea: US urges all nations to cut ties with Pyongyang

Asia Asia North Korea: US urges all nations to cut ties with Pyongyang From the section Asia Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this … Read more

New migraine therapy hailed as ‘huge deal’

Migraine therapy that cut attacks hailed as ‘huge deal’ By James Gallagher Health and science correspondent, BBC News From the section Health Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a … Read more

Aaron Sorkin Suggests ‘West Wing’ Reboot With Sterling K Brown as President

Getty Images Aaron Sorkin says he has a “standing offer” from NBC to reboot “The West Wing,” but the lauded screenwriter and creator of the hit show that aired from 1999 to 2006 says he has no interest in adapting the Trump White House for television. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter published on Wednesday, … Read more

‘SMILF’ Gets Season 2 Pick-Up at Showtime

Showtime Showtime is holding on to its new baby “SMILF.” The freshman comedy has been picked up for a second season, the network announced on Wednesday. Frankie Shaw’s deliciously raw look at the life of a 20-something single mother, which also stars Rosie O’Donnell in her first series regular TV role, will air its season … Read more