Japan cabinet approves bill to allow Emperor Akihito abdication
Japan on Friday approved a bill that will allow Emperor Akihito to hand over the Chrysanthemum throne to his heir, Naruhito. His heir apparent Crown Prince Naruhito-and any future successors-would not be able to abdicate under the same law.
Beijing pledges aid to nations along trade routes
Xi said the initiative focuses on the Asian, European and African nations, but is open to all other countries. The China Development Bank has earmarked US$890bil (RM3.8 trillion) for some 900 projects.
White House calls North Korea 'flagrant menace' after latest missile test
The 38 North analysis points out that the distance flown by the missile means it could strike a USA military base at Guam. US President Donald Trump's administration has made North Korea a priority security issue.
McMaster declines to say whether Western Wall is in Israel
Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism. US presidents of both parties have repeatedly waived a USA law requiring the embassy be moved to Jerusalem .
Rangers take winning streak on the road against Tigers
This particular bad outing just came at an inopportune time for the Orioles, who sure seem to be reeling right now. Michael Pineda (4-2) allowed three runs and six hits with two walks over six-plus innings.
Stay 4Warned: Severe weather expected several days this week
There is not yet enough energy to send those storms our direction, but by Tuesday night , our storm chances return. However, it doesn't appear high end severe weather will be as likely as cooler air intrudes into the area.
Pyongyang claims missile can carry nuke, hit the US
The missile firing took place Sunday, North Korea time, with the projectile landing in the sea between North Korea and Japan. He also warned North Korea not to test his resolve.
Pottstown School Board to vote on $62M budget with no tax hike
The second phase of a long-term plan to renovate and upgrade district schools will turn the attention to elementary schools. More than $1 million of the increased spending is due to personnel costs, which comprise nearly 65 percent of the budget.
Triple Talaq Case: SC Will Continue Hearing Today
A five-judge bench of the apex court further observed that it would not hear polygamy issue along with the triple talaq case. The AIMPLB counsel said the age-old practice was "part of my faith and you can not determine what should be my faith".
SL backs India's concern over Kashmir in China's connectivity project
Separately, a speech by former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru during the Asian Prime Ministers Conference in Colombo had also cited Panchsheel as the touchstone of peaceful global relations.
MLB Partners With Facebook To Live-Stream Games
A Chicago Cubs fan died after falling over the railing while leaving Wrigley Field Tuesday night. The deal is not exclusive, so Facebook will piggyback local broadcasts of the games.
Tom Hardy To Play Venom, Ruben Fleischer To Direct
Sony Pictures also has a director on board for the Venom movie, with Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer set to take the reigns. Rosenberg's credits include Con Air and Kangaroo Jack while Pinkner previously worked on The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
Shadow Brokers says "would release new exploit for Windows 10"
It renewed debate over how and when intelligence agencies must disclose vulnerabilities used in cyber spying programs. The blog post criticizes the global technology giants and their relation with the U.S government.
Theresa May labelled 'scared' by fellow leaders for skipping TV debate
Making a play on the Tory's "strong and stable" election mantra, she accused the Prime Minister of "weak and unstable" leadership .
Cannes 2017: Aish Looks Like a Princess
The intricate embroidery lent a traditional touch to the ensemble, while the layering in tulle gave her a sensual look. Aishwarya has been a part of Cannes Film Festival for a long time as the brand ambassador of L'Oreal Paris.