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'Drop dead gorgeous' teenage girl shows up for prom in coffin

'Drop dead gorgeous' teenage girl shows up for prom in coffin

Megan Flaherty, a student at Pennsauken High School, decided not eschew the traditional prom entrance in limo or fancy auto and instead showed up in a wooden coffin , complete with her own hearse. "C...

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Back on TV, Kimmel zings critics of his health care plea

Back on TV, Kimmel zings critics of his health care plea

Back on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" Monday after a week's absence, he said baby Billy is recovering well from open-heart surgery for a birth defect and thanked well-wishers. The future of Paul Ryan's he...

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South Koreans vote for new leader after months of political vacuum

Moon, a human-rights attorney, declared a decisive victory in his country's election, held early following the impeachment of former president Park Geun-hye in a bribery scandal. Park's five-year ...

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Texas AG sues 'sanctuary cities' after state law signed

San Antonio Police Chief William McManus said the law could divert police resources and added that it has sent a chill through immigrant communities, who fear that cooperating with police could cause ...

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Protestors in Austin Speak Out Against Law Banning Sanctuary Cities

Monday morning the police chief there announced his department will no longer prohibit San Antonio officers from asking about a person's immigration status. Under the law, police chiefs and sheriffs c...

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Texas AG prepares for legal challenges to 'sanctuary cities' ban

Greg Abbott said Sunday. The lawsuit claims that "Plaintiffs are safer when all people, including undocumented immigrants, feel safe when their local law enforcement officers can be trusted for report...

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Detention of fourth United States citizen by N. Korea 'concerning': White House

Four U.S. citizens are now being held in North Korea, a country with which the United States has no diplomatic relations and has technically remained at war with since the 1950-53 Korean conflict. He ...

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Graham: 'I want to know more about Trump's business dealings'

Graham: 'I want to know more about Trump's business dealings'

Expect them to do it again, said former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper during a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing Monday. He says Russia's meddling in last year's USA presiden...

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World Leaders Congratulate Macron for French Election Win

Macron's next challenge is to secure a solid base in next month's legislative elections, which may prove hard, says Mathieu Gallard of pollsters Ipsos. She also said she had wished Mr Macron success i...

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Tornadoes, storms kill nine across South

Shelters have been set up in Canton, Emory and Eustace for those affected by the tornados . The Weather Service said it was too soon to know the magnitude of the tornadoes until surveyors visit...

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Would price cap pledged by Tories result in lower energy bills?

Would price cap pledged by Tories result in lower energy bills?

May, from the centre-right Conservative Party, has previously praised free markets. Tories say the price limit could save 17 million families £100 a year, but energy bosses warned the Tory price cap...

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Cavs push Raptors to brink

DeRozan had a career playoff high 37 points, but the Cleveland Cavaliers pulled away to beat the Toronto Raptors 115-94. Moments after the loss, a downcast DeRozan addressed the frustration of a p...

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Car bomb wounds 42 at supermarket in southern Thailand

Car bomb wounds 42 at supermarket in southern Thailand

Police said that the second explosion was set off by a vehicle bomb. Several witnesses said that they heard a loud explosion. Initial reports from rescue workers said no one had been killed while ...

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Kapil Mishra's allegations will lead to AAP's internal demolition: Congress

A day after he was sacked, Mishra alleged that he saw Kejriwal taking Rs 2 crore from Health Minister Satyendar Jain. The income tax department on Tuesday issued a notice to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP...

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Nick Cannon Childhood Friend Killed In San Diego Mass Shooting

Nick Cannon Childhood Friend Killed In San Diego Mass Shooting

Police said Selis was distraught over a breakup with a girlfriend. "It is apparent that he wanted his girlfriend to listen in as he carried out his rampage". As police responded to 911 calls, office...

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Army kills 50 Afghan forces in border fight

Army kills 50 Afghan forces in border fight

Pakistani Maj. Gen. Nadeem Ahmad told reporters at the crossing that two Pakistani soldiers were killed in Friday's fighting and another nine were wounded. "But we were restrained so that peace was no...

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Avalanche kills 3 people in French Alps

Avalanche kills 3 people in French Alps

Authorities do not know what caused the avalanche, which slammed the skiers onto a rocky ridge. "We know definitely that there were only three victims", Blanc said, adding that the search operation ...

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Islamic State beheads Russian officer in disputed video

Islamic State beheads Russian officer in disputed video

It is believed that the man killed in the video was Colonel Evgeny Petrenko, a captain in the second division of the FSB, Russia's intelligence service, who lived in Moscow. Increasingly, that has mad...

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President Trump slams media after Yates, Clapper testimony on Russian Federation

But, the media had nothing to do with what we learned Monday: That the acting attorney general was concerned enough about information she learned regarding the national security adviser that she sough...

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Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

The Queen had called an emergency meeting to announce Philip is stepping down from royal duties. Despite rumors surrounding the announcement, a Buckingham Palace spokesman assured citizens there ...

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Germany arrests second soldier in alleged far-right plot

Germany arrests second soldier in alleged far-right plot

Federal prosecutors said that 30-year-old Abdulmalk A. and 23-year-old Mousa H.A. were arrested Tuesday in Berlin and the nearby state of Saxony-Anhalt, based on warrants issued last week. "The planne...

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News guide for Trump-Russia probe focusing on ousted Flynn

Later in the same briefing, Spicer was asked whether the White House placed Flynn under any additional restrictions between Yates' warning and his eventual ouster. But Yates description of her exchang...

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Up to 245 missing after 2 Mediterranean shipwrecks

Up to 245 missing after 2 Mediterranean shipwrecks

Eighty-two people were reported missing and feared dead Friday when a rubber dinghy sank in the Mediterranean several hours after leaving Libya. On Sunday, a smuggling boat went down off the Libyan ...

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Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

Zoran Zaev and several other lawmakers from his party appeared outside the Social Democratic headquarters in the capital several hours after the attack. Russian arms deliveries to Serbia have also pr...

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Indian court rules liquor baron Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court

Indian court rules liquor baron Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court

The Supreme Court directed Mallya to appear on July 10, CNBC TV18 said. Mallya is wanted in India for alleged loan default and money laundering worth more than Rs 9,000 crore. The bench had specific...

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Nicola Sturgeon hails 'fantastic' result in Glasgow despite failing to win power

The Tories also earned more first preference votes than the SNP in Gordon, where the former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond is the incumbent MP. She said: "This was a council election that the ...

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Trump's comments on Muslims could haunt him in appeals court

Trump later shifted his focus away from religion to nationality, but administration officials frequently portrayed the executive order as a fulfillment of his campaign pledge. Sally Yates testifying...

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Fireworks cache explodes in Mexico, killing at least 12

Fireworks cache explodes in Mexico, killing at least 12

Apart from the 14 dead 22 people were injured, officials were quoted by the Independent online as saying. Nine people were killed on the spot and five more died after being taken to nearby hospitals...

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Jakarta governor sentenced to 2 years prison for blasphemy

Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen, reporting from Jakarta on Sunday, said critics of Purnama celebrated outside the court after the sentencing , which has been harsher than expected. The maximum sentence i...

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Top Islamic State commander killed in Afghan raid

Top Islamic State commander killed in Afghan raid

A daring U.S. Army raid has killed Afghanistan's top ISIS leader, Sheikh Abdul Hasib. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spokesman Captain Bill Salvin later elaborated on the raid said: "There wer...

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Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

Seoul's presidential Blue House says White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster has confirmed that the US won't be seeking South Korean money for the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense syst...

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Syria rejects international forces in safe zones

Syria rejects international forces in safe zones

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem "asserted that there will not be global forces under the supervision of the United Nations , and the Russian guarantor clarified that military police forces w...

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New Hamas chief makes 1st public appearance in native Gaza

He was born in the Shatti refugee camp in western Gaza City in 1963. Abbas rejected Haniyeh's leadership in June 2007, after the Hamas takeover of Gaza. Israeli authorities put the current figure at...

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Wall Street pares gains as energy shares slip (ENDP)

The VIX .VIX , Wall Street's "fear gauge", hit its lowest level in more than a decade earlier in the day. A measure of market volatility, the CBOE Volatility Index , fell to a roughly 23-year low on ...

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Liberal Candidate Moon Jae-In Wins South Korea's Presidential Election

Observers are expecting a high turnout at the ballot boxes, with numbers boosted by younger voters, as South Koreans choose from 13 candidates. Tuesday's election was a by-election that resulted fro...

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White House meeting on Paris climate accord postponed

A State Department official said a USA delegation would travel to Germany, though it would be "much smaller" than in previous years, and would aim to ensure "that decisions are not taken. Both men hav...

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Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

Lindsey Graham, who opened the hearing with an implicit rebuke of the President and his alternative explanations for the interference in the election. Yates also said her decision to notify the White ...

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Wife of American detained in North Korea pleads for his release

This image captured from footage of North Korea's state TV station on May 8, 2016, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C) speaking at a congress of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea. In a statemen...

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Yates: I warned White House that Flynn could be blackmailed

Back on the defensive, the White House pushed back. She never voiced the idea that Trump, Pence, or anyone else in their campaign might have knowingly colluded with Flynn to spread false information. ...

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Emmanuel Macron: Tough task ahead after victory in France

Emmanuel Macron: Tough task ahead after victory in France

The result is hardly a ringing endorsement for Macron, even if he did eclipse all the other candidates on offer. They've got a couple of years to rebuild and try again before the next elections, but...

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