• North Korea 'top security threat,' US & China officials agree
North Korea 'top security threat,' US & China officials agree

US officials urged China to work with the United States and others to crack down on illicit North Korean activities that help fund the leadership in Pyongyang, and to prevent their companies from doing business with sanctioned North Korean entities, Tillerson said .

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  • Philippines military repels pro-IS fighters' school attack in Pigcawayan
Philippines military repels pro-IS fighters' school attack in Pigcawayan

Ten people, majority rebels, were also wounded, military and police said. The government should also sign the Safe Schools Declaration , which seeks to protect schools and universities from military use by all sides during armed conflict. The BIFF is said to be a breakaway faction of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Pigcawayan is on Min...

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  • Funeral for USA college student who died after North Korean detention
Funeral for USA college student who died after North Korean detention

A senior North Korean official speaking after the death of a USA student held prisoner for 17 months by Pyongyang said on Tuesday his country followed national law and worldwide standards in its treatment of detainees. A funeral will be held Thursday at Warmbier's alma mater, Wyoming High School in Ohio. Otto Warmbier's college girlfriend says he...

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  • The song that begat 'Baby Driver,' a quasi-musical on wheels
The song that begat 'Baby Driver,' a quasi-musical on wheels

Ant-Man and the Wasp is set to come out July 6, 2018 and you can catch Edgar Wright's Baby Driver on June 28. "I'm not waiting. I am partying now". Wright said: "It's fantastic, I remember the first day I shot with Kevin Spacey I sort of had an out of body experience". "The most diplomatic answer is I wanted to make a Marvel movie but I don...

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  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel says European Union future more important than Brexit talks
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says European Union future more important than Brexit talks

In an interview ahead of the summit with a group of European newspapers, new French President Emmanuel Macron pledged "pragmatism and cooperation" with post-Brexit Britain. You may say I am a dreamer but I'm not the only one". But the proposals are likely to meet resistance in Brussels , which has already published its own formal proposals whi...

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  • Germany and France favourites to house London-based European Union agencies post-Brexit
Germany and France favourites to house London-based European Union agencies post-Brexit

In Brussels , security was stepped up after Tuesday's failed bomb attack at one of the city's main rail stations by an Islamic State sympathiser, following strikes in Britain and France. Asked later if it was not an "illusion" to imagine halting Brexit, the 60-year-old Pole insisted: "Politics without dreams would be a nightmare".

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  • US jet 'downs Iranian-made drone' in southern Syria
US jet 'downs Iranian-made drone' in southern Syria

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. The coalition said it contacted Russian commanders to set up a "de-confliction line" to prevent the fighting from worsening. Russia's defense ministry warned it will start tra...

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  • Mourners in OH remember U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea
Mourners in OH remember U.S. student held prisoner by North Korea

Bush. The global community, including the United States, has criticized the military activities of the Asian nation and tightened the sanctions regime against Pyongyang. The attendees included Ambassador Joseph Yun, the U.S. special envoy who traveled to Pyongyang to bring Warmbier back, and U.S. Sen. "No conclusions about the cause and manner of...

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  • Presidential Elections 2017: A profile of Opposition's likely candidate Meira Kumar
Presidential Elections 2017: A profile of Opposition's likely candidate Meira Kumar

Asserting that it was Nitish who had initiated the whole idea of an united opposition and grand alliance to oppose the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) at national level, RJD leader Raghuvansh Prasad said that his party will be questioning the JD (U) in this regard.

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  • Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win
Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win

Ossoff told his supporters: 'The fight goes on'. Anti-Ossoff ads featured Pelosi , with some warning voters Ossoff would vote with her on many issues, despite his moderate tone on the campaign trail. "So you want me to sing my praises, is that what you're saying?" Well, we'll disagree on whether it's fair or justified (believe me, it is...

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  • Senate GOP releases draft of health care bill
Senate GOP releases draft of health care bill

While the senators might have stalled the bill crafted by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , that could prove temporary. While Trump reportedly called the House bill 'mean, ' Schumer said "the Senate bill may be meaner".

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  • Australia to resume airstrikes against ISIS targets soon
Australia to resume airstrikes against ISIS targets soon

The official did not elaborate on the exact date. "The coalition presence in Syria addresses the imminent threat ISIS in Syria poses globally", the US military said in a statement, referring to the Islamic State group, which controls a swath of territory in eastern Syria.

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  • Inspired by John Lennon, EU's Donald Tusk 'imagines' no Brexit
Inspired by John Lennon, EU's Donald Tusk 'imagines' no Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May will outline her approach to the "hugely important issue" of reassuring European Union expatriates about their future in Britain at a summit on Thursday which will be her first Brexit test since an election sapped her authority.

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  • Va. father questions motive for daughter's murder
Va. father questions motive for daughter's murder

Torres has been charged with the killing. Hassanen was with a group of as many as 15 other teens, boys and girls who had left their Sterling-area mosque between Ramadan prayers to get food at a McDonald's, Parker said . The reason for the attack was still unknown, but police said it "appears to be the result of a road rage incident ". Re...

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise Now in 'Fair' Condition
Rep. Steve Scalise Now in 'Fair' Condition

The Louisiana Republican arrived at the hospital last week in critical condition after being injured in the shooting that interrupted a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. James T. Hodgkinson was killed by police after he shot four people at a congressional baseball game. On June 17, the last time the hospital provided an...

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  • Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies aged 87
Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl dies aged 87

This required great political strength and courage - both of which qualities Helmut had in abundance. "Germany's chancellor had a personal, friendly, relation with Russia's first president - Boris Nikolayevich highly praised those warm feelings of Mr.

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  • Two Brits treated after Portugal fires
Two Brits treated after Portugal fires

Costa warned the death toll could increase, adding there were now more than 700 emergency staff deployed to tackle the blaze along with air support from Spain and France. "We were only able to save two goats", she said. State broadcaster RTP showed terrifying images of several people on a road trying to escape the intense smoke that had reduced...

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  • EU President Donald Tusk says Brexit could be reversed
EU President Donald Tusk says Brexit could be reversed

It has repeatedly extended them as the conflict between Ukraine's government and pro-Russia separatists has dragged on. "In many of our countries, the political parties that have built their strength on anti-EU sentiments are beginning to diminish".

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  • Four Republican senators say they can not support healthcare bill
Four Republican senators say they can not support healthcare bill

Some Republicans, however, say that Medicaid isn't doing a great job of helping opioid addicts. In the American tradition, former presidents tend to say very little about their successors. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said under the House bill, 23 million fewer people would have coverage by 2026. The Senate legislation drew sup...

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  • Trump says he doesn't have recordings of his conversations with Comey
Trump says he doesn't have recordings of his conversations with Comey

During his Senate testimony, Comey was asked whether he was aware of any recordings made of his conversations with Trump, to which he replied, "Lordy, I hope there are tapes". The tapes, produced between 1971 and 1973, helped doom the Nixon administration, leading to the President's resignation over the Watergate scandal. And more questions may s...

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