• Hamilton County Coroner: No autopsy for Warmbier
Hamilton County Coroner: No autopsy for Warmbier

It should never, ever be allowed to happen. "I think we should strongly consider it", Corker said. Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio did not mince their words as they expressed outrage over the death of the 22-year-old, who was released back to the United States last week in a coma and later died.

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  • Republican Karen Handel projected winner in GA District 6 special election
Republican Karen Handel projected winner in GA District 6 special election

But for all Mr Ossoff's fresh-faced enthusiasm and talk of change, it was Republican Karen Handel who has apparently emerged victorious. View the results of the race below. "I think in the 6th District we have a chance to make a decision about who's going to lead us whether the president is there or not there, whether his policies are g...

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  • China invites Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner to visit Beijing
China invites Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner to visit Beijing

Kushner spoke of the need to modernize government IT systems to create huge savings and "meaningfully improve the lives of Americans". A report by the US Government Accountability Office in 2016 found that the government spends more than $80 billion on IT every year, but that "federal legacy IT investments are becoming increasingly obsolete".

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  • Putin hopes Russian Federation and Kyrgyzstan will remain close allies
Putin hopes Russian Federation and Kyrgyzstan will remain close allies

Russia and Kyrgyzstan have agreed to step up anti-terrorist cooperation as part of worldwide groups including the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday.

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  • US Shoots Down Drone In Syria
US Shoots Down Drone In Syria

The F-15 plane downed the drone around 00:30 on Tuesday (21:30 GMT Monday) north-east of Tanf, according to a United States military statement . A statement released by US Central Command on Sunday said the Syrian jet was "immediately shot down.in accordance with rules of engagement and in collective self-defence of Coalition partnered for...

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  • McConnell confirms: Healthcare bill released Thursday, vote 'likely' next week
McConnell confirms: Healthcare bill released Thursday, vote 'likely' next week

The Senate could vote on a version of the House's health-care bill as soon as next week, and key senators - as well as the health and human services secretary and possibly even the president - haven't seen it. His comments Tuesday came amid growing indications that the climactic vote could occur next week. "We're just not there yet", the Utah Repub...

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  • Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia's 6th District Congressional race
Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia's 6th District Congressional race

Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, enlisted numerous state's top elected officials to keep Georgia's Sixth District in Republican hands. "This race is not about what's going on around the rest of the country - it is about you", she told supporters on Monday night.

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  • ICC may have two World T20s in place of Champions Trophy
ICC may have two World T20s in place of Champions Trophy

Starting the tournament as the world's No 8 ranked side and coming on the back of controversial spot-fixing incidents in the Pakistan Super League where Sharjeel Khan and Mohammad Irfan were punished, Pakistan have been a breath of fresh air.

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  • S Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly
S Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

A coroner's office in OH is investigating the death of a 22-year-old college student who died less than a week after his return to the US after almost a year and a half in North Korean detention, a spokesman said Tuesday. While almost all Americans who have gone to North Korea have left without incident, some have been seized and given draconian ...

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  • Despite China's 'Help With North Korea, It Has Not Worked Out'
Despite China's 'Help With North Korea, It Has Not Worked Out'

But he firmly rejected two statements issued last week by Tomas Ojea-Quintana, the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in North Korea, about detainees and stalled family reunions between Koreans on both sides of the divided peninsula.

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  • After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching
After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. The official reaction from the campaign arm of House Democrats - the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee - was that Ossoff had run a very good race in Red State America, and that Democrats "have the mome...

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  • Brussels railway station reopens after terror blast
Brussels railway station reopens after terror blast

The suspect was initially reported to have been wearing an explosive belt and had wires coming out of his clothes, according to some media, although police say they are unable to comment on the reports. Belgian troops shot a suspected suicide bomber in Brussels Central Station on Tuesday but there were no other casualties and the situation ...

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  • No conclusion yet on U.S. student's cause of death
No conclusion yet on U.S. student's cause of death

United States officials told CNN that if a sixth nuclear test by North Korea were to occur, it would be clear that the existing pressure by China on North Korea is not working. On Monday, he blamed the "brutality of the North Korean regime" for Warmbier's death. The University of Virginia student was accused of trying to steal a propaganda bann...

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  • U.S. shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria
U.S. shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

In the latest incident, the Iranian-made drone was flying near coalition forces, prompting the U.S.to deploy an F-15E fighter jet to shoot it down. The developments added to already-soaring regional tensions and reflect the intensifying rivalry among the major players in Syria's civil war that could spiral out of control just as the fight again...

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  • Georgia Republican Wins Expensive House Race To Replace Tom Price
Georgia Republican Wins Expensive House Race To Replace Tom Price

The race came down to the wire as Ossoff, a 30-year-old filmmaker and onetime political staffer running on a centrist message, and Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, spent election day seeking to convert as many independent or undecided voters as possible .

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  • Michael Cinco creates wedding gown for Swarovski heiress
Michael Cinco creates wedding gown for Swarovski heiress

Swarovski , who is also a singer, wore a 46kg custom-made wedding gown that she designed herself with the help of Dubai-based designer, Michael Cinco. Guests ate a five-tier wedding cake while watching a fireworks display after dancing. Victoria's dress is thought to have cost more than £700,000 and came embellished with 500,000 Swarovski crystal...

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  • Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia House special election, CNN projects
Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia House special election, CNN projects

The district has historically leaned heavily Republican . With 81 percent of the district reporting, Handel leads by a 52 to 48 margin over Democrat Jon Ossoff . It just hasn't flowed through her campaign, which has raised $5 million thanks in part to three fundraisers headlined by Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan.

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  • Romanian prime minister, gov't ousted in no-confidence vote
Romanian prime minister, gov't ousted in no-confidence vote

At first Grindeanu complied but recently began asserting his independence, which reportedly led to the current crisis. Romania is regarded as the European Union's most corrupt state , while Brussels has been specially monitoring its justice since it joined the bloc in 2007.

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  • United States jet shoots down Iranian drone over Syria
United States jet shoots down Iranian drone over Syria

A statement released after the incident said that the drone was armed, and that it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces". It was the second time this month that the US has shot down an armed drone in the vicinity of the camp at Tanf.

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  • Donald Trump: China Effort on North Korea 'Has Not Worked Out'
Donald Trump: China Effort on North Korea 'Has Not Worked Out'

Korean-Americans Tony Kim and Kim Hak Song, who worked at the foreign-funded Pyongyang University of Science and Technology in the capital, were recently detained for hostile acts against the government, according to North Korea's state media.

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