• Syria Plane Shot Down By US After Warnings Not Heeded
Syria Plane Shot Down By US After Warnings Not Heeded

Russia's deputy foreign minister, Sergei Ryabkov, said the USA strike "has to be seen as a continuation of America's line to disregard the norms of global law". But since the fall of Aleppo, pro-Assad forces have been moving further east, bringing them into closer proximity with the USA forces and upping the potential for confrontation, said For...

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  • U.S. lawmaker shot dead by angry gunman
U.S. lawmaker shot dead by angry gunman

A list of names - including some Republican members of Congress - was found with the Alexandria shooter, according to a law enforcement source and Rep. "Everyone on that field is a public servant", Trump said, his tone somber, America's acrimonious politics set aside for the moment. Stephen Brennwald, an Alexandria lawyer, also saw Hodgkinson a...

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  • Father of Local Sailor Killed: 'He was My Everything'
Father of Local Sailor Killed: 'He was My Everything'

From bottom left to right, Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T Truong Huynh , 25, from Oakville, Conn.; Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez, 26 , from Weslaco, Texas; and Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr., 37, from Elyria, Ohio.

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  • Israel Denies Daesh's Claim of Responsibility for Deadly Jerusalem Attack
Israel Denies Daesh's Claim of Responsibility for Deadly Jerusalem Attack

In a Facebook post in Arabic, Mordechai charged that Fateh had congratulated the attackers . "With God's help, we succeeded in carrying out an attack in the heart of Jerusalem , near the Temple Mount", ISIS said in a statement on its Amaq news agency.

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  • Myanmar searches for missing army plane with 122 aboard enters second day
Myanmar searches for missing army plane with 122 aboard enters second day

Life jackets and a plane tire were found earlier. The plane lost contact 29 minutes after takeoff while flying at 18,000 feet (5,485 meters) over the Andaman Sea, about 43 miles (70 km) west of the town of Dawei, the military said. The pilot, Lieutenant Colonel Nyein Chan had more than 3,000 hours of flying experience according to the military....

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  • Record-breaking congressional election headed for photo finish
Record-breaking congressional election headed for photo finish

Trump can make a difference in midterm races, even in some Republican districts . Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel have both focused on local concerns, but national political groups have spent heavily in the biggest proxy war between the two parties since Trump's upset victory in the 2016 presidential election.

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  • South Korea president criticizes North on death
South Korea president criticizes North on death

When he was released last week in a coma, doctors said that all regions of Warmbier's brain had suffered extensive damage. " North Korea Proves Your White Male Privilege Is Not Universal", read one Huffington Post piece, penned by blogger La Sha, days after Warmbier was sentenced in March 2016.

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  • Shiv Sena endorses Ram Nath Kovind's candidacy for President
Shiv Sena endorses Ram Nath Kovind's candidacy for President

Ram Nath Kovind is a good person". "Shah informed him (Thackeray) about the BJP choice and also sought the Shiv Sena's support for Kovind's candidature", Raut said . Political pundits say Opposition parties have no choice but to accept Kovind or put up another Dalit candidate against him. Sitaram Yechury of the CPI-M struck a different n...

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  • Chinese tour agency axes visits to North Korea for USA citizens
Chinese tour agency axes visits to North Korea for USA citizens

Warmbier was medically evacuated to the United States on Tuesday last week, suffering from severe brain damage. He died six days later surrounded by relatives in his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio. Warmbier's release came amid mounting tensions with Washington following a series of missile tests by Pyongyang, an arms buildup that Pentagon chief Jim M...

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  • McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea
McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

Yun learned about Warmbier's condition in a meeting a week before the release the North Korean ambassador at the U.N.in NY. What happened to Otto Warmbier , an American college student who died just days after North Korea released him from detention, has outsiders baffled.

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  • South Korea's Moon: North Korea bears responsibility in US student's death
South Korea's Moon: North Korea bears responsibility in US student's death

Officials of the communist country allege that the college student contracted the disease while in custody. Three US citizens and a Canadian pastor are still being detained in North Korea. Republican Sen. Rob Portman, who is from Warmbier's home state of OH, said North Korea should be "universally condemned for its abhorrent behavior".

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  • Election official urges voters to head to polls
Election official urges voters to head to polls

ET on Tuesday. The most expensive congressional race in USA history headed to a tight finish on Tuesday as voters in suburban Atlanta cast ballots in an election that was seen by many as a referendum on President Donald Trump . Komen Foundation executive in 2012 when the organization sought to cut off its support of Planned Parenthood. The spe...

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  • Water-dropping plane crash reported in Portugal
Water-dropping plane crash reported in Portugal

Raging forest fires in Portugal have killed at least 62 people, most of whom burnt to death in their cars, the government said Sunday, in one of the worst such disasters in recent history. In the small village of Atalaia Fundeira, a big cloud of smoke billowed from a scrub of land as villagers including 76-year-old Palmira Coelho rushed out wit...

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  • MLB Draft: Day One Thoughts
MLB Draft: Day One Thoughts

The 6-foot-1, 185-pound Lewis hit.377 with four homers and 25 stolen bases for JSerra Catholic High School , establishing himself as a top prospect with excellent speed and a solid bat. "We know he's going to be a leader the second he steps on the field". The slot value at No. 35 is $1.94 million, while the 37th pick comes with an approved limit o...

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  • US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria
US says it shot down Iranian-made drone in Syria

The U.S. -backed Syrian Democratic Forces vowed on Monday to retaliate if pro-government forces continued to attack its positions in Syria's Raqqa province, Reuters reported. It's the latest twist in a conflict that one analyst has described as undergoing a "dramatic escalation" as an "uneasy battlefield coexistence" between forces with competing...

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  • Socceroos go down 3-2 to Germany in Confederations Cup opener
Socceroos go down 3-2 to Germany in Confederations Cup opener

The Asian champions were undermined by two key shortcomings in their 3-2 defeat to the Germans: they conceded goals too quickly and struggled to retain possession, an area in which coach Ange Postecoglou will be looking for more from talented midfielder Aaron Mooy.

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  • Otto Warmbier: 'a gregarious, intelligent, curious guy'
Otto Warmbier: 'a gregarious, intelligent, curious guy'

Warmbier, who was born in OH, was arrested in North Korea in January 2016 while visiting as a tourist. US Senator John McCain says North Korea has murdered Otto Warmbier , an American student who died days after his release from detention there.

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  • USA sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea
USA sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

James Foley was a freelance war correspondent before he was captured and held for almost two years. Kasich calls Warmbier a young man of exceptional spirit. The funeral will be held at 9 a.m.at Wyoming High School, where Warmbier was an athlete and salutatorian of his 2013 class. Justin Weber told The Associated Press that a news conference is ex...

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: Seventy-nine people feared dead
Grenfell Tower fire: Seventy-nine people feared dead

The three victims are Ya-Haddy Sisi Saye, 24, also known as Khadija Saye . Based on what police now know, sadly 79 people are either dead or missing. "It is really hard to describe the devastation the fire caused". Speaking later outside Scotland Yard, he added: "I have investigated major crime for most of my service and I have seen some bad t...

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  • US shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria
US shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has said the pro-Syrian forces are backed by Iran, and have been knowingly operating "inside an established and agreed-upon deconfliction zone". The US said it took the action to defend the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a rebel group fighting ISIS on the outskirts of Raqqa in the northeast.

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