• China tour agency says won't take more US tourists to NKorea
China tour agency says won't take more US tourists to NKorea

In March 2016, Kim Dong Chul, a 62-year-old Korean-American missionary, was sentenced to 10 years of hard labor for subversion. South Korean President Moon Jae-In said Tuesday that North Korea bears a "heavy responsibility" for the death of U.S.

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  • USA officer cleared for fatal shooting of man
USA officer cleared for fatal shooting of man

Black gun owners have grown more concerned about their gun rights in light of police officer Jeronimo Yanez being cleared of shooting Philando Castile . John Choi, the Ramsey County prosecutor assigned to the case, told reporters following the verdict that Castile "did nothing that justified the taking of his life".

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  • Iraqi troops encircle Mosul's Old City
Iraqi troops encircle Mosul's Old City

Leaflets were recently dropped from aircraft urging civilians to take any opportunity to escape. The militants are reported to have been putting up fierce resistance, while the United Nations fears the jihadists could be holding more than 100,000 people in the densely-populated area as a human shield.

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  • Special Counsel Not Investigating President Donald Trump for Obstruction
Special Counsel Not Investigating President Donald Trump for Obstruction

Asked on NBC whether Trump's social media commentary may be created to intimidate Rosenstein or Mueller, Rubio said, "I have no basis on which to make a decision on what his intent is" but added that the tweets "in no way" will impede the work of the investigation.

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  • Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after U.S. downing of Syrian jet
Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after U.S. downing of Syrian jet

Navy F/A-18 warplane shot down a Syrian Air Force Su-22 that had dropped bombs near Syrian opposition forces. A U.S. official said Tuesday that the Russian aircraft came within five feet of a wing tip for a U.S. That took place near the Syrian city of Taqba, which has been the focus of fighting as US -sponsored ground forces advance on the ISIS ...

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  • Courts are right in blocking Trump's travel ban
Courts are right in blocking Trump's travel ban

The judge narrowed the injunction clearing the way for the administration to conduct internal reviews of other nation's vetting procedures for visa applicants while the case is being reviewed by the U.S. Legal experts, however, cautioned that this "win" for the administration may have an unintended practical effect. The Justice Department has req...

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  • Tour agency axes visits to North Korea for U.S. citizens
Tour agency axes visits to North Korea for U.S. citizens

Warmbier was released from North Korea with severe neurological damage last week. While in detention, he told a pro-North Korea newspaper based in Japan that he felt abandoned. Pyongyang has also vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the U.S. mainland. "Let us state the facts plainly: Otto Warmb...

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  • Truck driver killed after migrants block road near Calais
Truck driver killed after migrants block road near Calais

Nine Eritreans were found in one of the lorries held up by the roadblock and were arrested, according to French authorities. Breitbart London has often reported on the violent acts the Calais migrants have been willing to stoop to when trying to slow lorries so they can be boarded for Britain.

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  • Ryan promises to overhaul tax code this year despite hurdles
Ryan promises to overhaul tax code this year despite hurdles

But Ryan's speech will be an upbeat push to getting tax cuts done. One issue that Ryan soft-pedaled was the House Republicans' plan to institute a border-adjusted tax meant to encourage domestic production by taxing imported goods, but not exports.

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  • US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border
US shoots down drone close to Iraqi-Syrian border

In the first high-level USA public comments about the situation, Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Monday the former Cold War foes are in delicate discussions to restore normalcy to communications and maintain focus on fighting IS instead of each other.

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  • Democrats fume over 'secret' Republican healthcare bill
Democrats fume over 'secret' Republican healthcare bill

A television ad sponsored by the Community Catalyst Action Fund encourages viewers to call their senators to vote no on the Republican health-care bill. The House GOP bill would phase out Medicaid expansion in 2020. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that the House bill would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured by 2...

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  • 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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