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USA sends supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump blamed the "brutality of the North Korean regime" for Warmbier's death . The US often sends powerful warplanes in times of heightened animosities with North Korea , and...

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Saudi Arabia's crown prince deposed

Until Wednesday's announcement, the successor to the throne was Prince 57-year-old Mohammed bin Nayef, one of the king's grandsons, widely respected by the Saudis and their foreign allies for dismantl...

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McCain Has a Suggestion for Americans Wanting to Travel to North Korea

Moon, who was elected on a plan to engage in talks with North Korea, said he agreed with Trump on being willing to participate in a dialogue with North Korea under certain conditions. President Donal...

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Senate steers toward showdown vote next week on health bill

Senate steers toward showdown vote next week on health bill

Senator John McCain says he hasn't seen the Senate's version of the American Health Care Act - but wouldn't be surprised if the Russians have. DUNWOODY, Ga. "I think we'll have ample opportunity...

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United States fighter jet shoots down pro-Syrian-regime drone

United States fighter jet shoots down pro-Syrian-regime drone

Coalition troops were working in the area alongside local forces who are being trained to fight the so-called Islamic State group. That incident flared long-simmering tension between the US and Russ...

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Took 'unremitting' efforts in N Korea issue: China replies to Trump tweet

United States rights group Human Rights Watch said Warmbier's death highlights the North's position as "one of the worst rights abusing governments in the world". Now, it appears Trump has given up ho...

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Franken: Trump might be 'gullible' on China

Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labor in North Korea, convicted of subversion after he tearfully confessed he had tried to steal a propaganda banner. "I thought American citiz...

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Auto crashes into gendarmerie van in Paris

Tourists strolling along Paris' famous Champs-Elysees boulevard watched in horror as a vehicle rammed into a police van Monday afternoon - and some witnessed the auto burst into flames as police gra...

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Public funeral planned for Otto Warmbier

Otto Warmbier , 22, died Monday afternoon at an OH hospital, six days after returning to the US and more than a year after becoming comatose while in North Korean captivity for attempting to steal...

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Republican Handel wins 52 percent of the vote in Georgia race

Republican Handel wins 52 percent of the vote in Georgia race

A staunchly Republican seat, the sixth district of Georgia has been held by Republicans since 1979. "The enthusiasm on the ground has been fantastic", she said . Left-wing actors Jane Fonda , C...

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Queen outlines United Kingdom government agenda in scaled-down speech

Queen outlines United Kingdom government agenda in scaled-down speech

The DUP is urging the Government to give "greater focus" to the negotiations. When asked whether a deal would be finalised this week, the DUP source said: "It does not look likely". Prince Charles a...

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All Eyes on Georgia as Desperate Democrats Seek Win in Trump Era

All Eyes on Georgia as Desperate Democrats Seek Win in Trump Era

A special election run-off for a suburban Atlanta seat in Congress looked set for a tight finish on Tuesday, with polls showing a very narrow lead for the Democratic candidate seeking to take a distri...

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Republican Karen Handel wins most expensive House election ever

Republican Karen Handel wins most expensive House election ever

Republicans have some breathing room after Karen Handel won a nationally watched congressional election in Georgia to avoid a major upset ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. The results will...

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BIGBANG's Taeyang To Release A Song For 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

BIGBANG's Taeyang To Release A Song For 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

South and North Korea are still formally at war, as no peace treaty was ever signed after the Korean War of 1950-1953. His overture reflects a desire by South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-in,...

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House Minority Whip supports proposed travel ban to North Korea

China has tightened controls on trade in North Korean coal, but many doubt that Beijing will truly enforce any sanctions that might threaten the stability of its unpredictable neighbor."We're going to...

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South Sudan No Longer in Famine, but Situation Is Critical

South Sudan No Longer in Famine, but Situation Is Critical

Today, the United Nations and South Sudanese officials have announced that conditions in the two affected counties no longer meet the technical definition of a starvation. "It's when people don't kn...

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US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria

US military shoots down Iranian-made drone in Syria

The Shahed-129 UAV was shot down by the US Strike Eagle about 12:30 am on Tuesday morning after it advanced on Coalition forces and showed intent hostile. "Talks were already launched between the U....

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Bear kills 16-year-old race participant in Alaska

One of the foresters shot and wounded the animal, but he managed to escape. A Sunday attack left a teen, Patrick Cooper, dead as he was competing in the Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb Race between ...

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Paul Ryan foe touts blue-collar upbringing in campaign ad

Paul Ryan foe touts blue-collar upbringing in campaign ad

Done? Great. The ad is an emotional plea in some spots, a powerful admonishment of the current political status in Washington in others , and overall less of an announcement of Bryce's candidacy than...

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What killed Otto Warmbier?

But he wasn't the only American detained by North Korea . Trump has pressured China's President Xi to help curb North Korea's nuclear program and missile tests. "This is a personal tragedy", Richar...

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Washington will continue to pressure North Korea: White House

Washington will continue to pressure North Korea: White House

The Wall Street Journal reported this week that the USA has held secret talks with North Korea for more than a year, hoping to free US prisoners and establish a diplomatic channel for efforts to const...

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Iran says ISIS strike serves as warning to US, Saudi Arabia

Iran says ISIS strike serves as warning to US, Saudi Arabia

But Sunday s strike was the first known missile attack launched from Iran into foreign territory since the Iran-Iraq war of 1980-88. "Medium-range missiles were fired from the (western) provinces ...

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Republican Karen Handel wins special election in Georgia

Handel will be the only woman in the current 16-member Georgia congressional delegation, and the 7th woman ever sent to Congress from the state. Handel thanked the president while addressing supp...

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Trump Says China Failed to Help US With North Korea Problems

Trump Says China Failed to Help US With North Korea Problems

The Ohio coroner examining the death of a University of Virginia student who was held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months expects to share preliminary findings of the autopsy on Tuesday or Wedne...

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Trump Pivots From China on Solving North Korea Problem in Dire Tweet

The president seemed to place blame on the Obama administration, saying that if Warmbier had been returned home to the USA earlier, "I think the result would have been a lot different". Last week, T...

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US Shoots Down Drone In Syria

Moscow warned Monday that it will track allied aircraft operating west of the Euphrates River in Syria as potential targets after the US shot down a Syrian government warplane. All of the strikes, the...

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Legal wrangling deepens over Egypt transfer of islands

Legal wrangling deepens over Egypt transfer of islands

In reaction to the lawmakers' decision, hundreds of filmmakers, doctors and journalists signed statements accusing the government of giving up national territory and violating a Supreme Administrative...

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Brussels Explosion Now Considered a Terror Attack

His identity is still unknown for the time being. "We have been able to identify him", Jambon told RTBF radio television without giving further details, Agence France-Presse reported. This observa...

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Australia halts Syria air strikes after Russian Federation warning

Australia halts Syria air strikes after Russian Federation warning

The US-led coalition said the Syrian aircraft attacked Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) positions, adding that the coalition downed the Syrian jet as part of "collective self-defense of Coalition pa...

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Brussels terrorist was Moroccan, shouted 'Allahu akbar' before being gunned down: Authorities

Brussels terrorist was Moroccan, shouted 'Allahu akbar' before being gunned down: Authorities

Pictures from the scene showed a small fire had broken out inside the station building. Authorities said the attack in a crowded Brussels station could have been far worse if the explosives had fu...

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Republican Routs Democrat in Georgia's Special US Congregational Election

Pamphlets sit outside the campaign office of Jon Ossoff , Democratic candidate for Georgia's 6th congressional district in Chamblee, Ga., Monday, June 19, 2017. The Democrat in the Georgia race, Jon...

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Iran launches missiles at Daesh targets in Syria following Tehran attacks

Iran launches missiles at Daesh targets in Syria following Tehran attacks

For the first time in its involvement in Syria's six years of civil war, Iran has launched missiles against Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria. The Syrian regime and Iranian militias have incr...

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Belgium: Man reportedly carrying explosives shot in Brussels

Belgium: Man reportedly carrying explosives shot in Brussels

He was a 36-year-old Moroccan citizen who lived in the Brussels borough of Molenbeek and had not been suspected of militant links. All train traffic into Brussels Central station has been halted a...

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South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

But neither the USA nor North Korea has showed signs of compromising. Trump who previously called the case "a truly awful thing", said the USA condemns the "brutality" of the North Korean regime. Th...

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Trump's son-in-law Kushner begins peace push with Middle East talks

Trump's son-in-law Kushner begins peace push with Middle East talks

Nabil Abu Rudeineh, a spokesperson for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas , said in a statement the new settlement "constitutes a serious escalation and is an attempt to thwart the efforts of the ...

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Sinn Fein to hold talks with PM May and Taoiseach Varadkar

DUP leader Arlene Foster says she's had "very good" discussions with the British Prime Minister, and she hopes to reach a conclusion sooner rather than later. Sir John Major is one of those urging ...

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United States student's death makes Trump-Kim meeting less likely

United States student's death makes Trump-Kim meeting less likely

The coroner's office reviewed medical records from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the air ambulance service that helped bring Warmbier from Pyongyang to Cincinnati after 17 mo...

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Mohammed Bin Salman named as Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Mohammed Bin Salman named as Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia

Salman also believes in greater rights for women and has shown that he might be willing to give freedom to women who now can not drive or can not leave the house without permission of a male relative....

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S'Africa Raises Black Ownership Percentage In Mining Firms

S'Africa Raises Black Ownership Percentage In Mining Firms

Moody's said the Mining Charter would worsen the credit ratings of South African miners because a lot of them would need to fund the required increase in black economic empowerment shareholding to 30%...

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Thousands join Yoga Day celebration in Dhaka

Thousands join Yoga Day celebration in Dhaka

Dressed in a white t-shirt and pants, Modi joined over 51,000 people at the sprawling Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan and said yoga had now become part of every person's life. Demand for Yoga teachers is incr...

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