• Former North Korea detainee Kenneth Bae describes Otto Warmbier's death an 'outrage'
Former North Korea detainee Kenneth Bae describes Otto Warmbier's death an 'outrage'

Warmbier had been on a tourist trip to North Korea when he was detained and sentenced to hard labour early past year for allegedly stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel. Ria Westergaard Pedersen, 33, who was with Warmbier in North Korea, told the Danish broadcaster TV2 this week that he had been nervous when taking pictures of soldi...

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  • Vox Writer: Special Elections Results Mean 'Republicans Are in Trouble'
Vox Writer: Special Elections Results Mean 'Republicans Are in Trouble'

It's time for a new generation of leadership". Pelosi's most logical challenger would be Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., 55, the House Democratic Caucus chairman. Pelosi brushed off the tweet , contending that Trump hadn't actually written it himself because "it's a classic Republican line". Also, in the past three midterm elections , more...

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  • Capitol flag honors for 2 San Diego sailors killed near Japan
Capitol flag honors for 2 San Diego sailors killed near Japan

Most of the 300 crew members were asleep when the collision occurred at 2:20 a.m. Saturday, Aucoin said . "This was not a small collision", USA 7th Fleet commander Vice Adm. Three others aboard the ship were injured in the collision, including the Fitzgerald's commanding officer, Cmdr. "She said she wasn't leaving the ship until they found him...

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  • Former homeland secretary says Federal Bureau of Investigation delayed notification of cyber hack
Former homeland secretary says Federal Bureau of Investigation delayed notification of cyber hack

All 17 intelligence agencies have agreed Russian Federation was behind the hack of Democratic email systems and tried to influence the 2016 election to benefit Trump. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI director, met on Wednesday with senior Senate Judiciary Committee members to ensure there was no conflict between his investigation of...

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  • Around 100 People Feared Buried by Landslide in Southwestern China
Around 100 People Feared Buried by Landslide in Southwestern China

In May 2008 90,000 people died in the Sichuan province, when a magnitude 7.9 temblor struck it. The Sichuan province is also known to be prone to earthquakes. In Maoxian county itself, 37 tourists were killed when their coach was buried in a landslide caused by the natural disaster. An estimated 18 million cubic meters of earth mass fell some 1...

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  • Trump to Pelosi: I Like You Right Where You Are
Trump to Pelosi: I Like You Right Where You Are

Speaking with reporters on Capitol Hill two days after Democrat Jon Ossoff's stinging loss in Georgia's 6th District, Pelosi said to her critics: "I think I'm worth the trouble". "Charleston lawyer Joe Cunningham became the first Democrat to announce a campaign to unseat Congressman Mark Sanford in the 1st District", the Charleston City Paper...

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  • GOP rep: Georgia win proves Trump doesn't need to tweet his agenda
GOP rep: Georgia win proves Trump doesn't need to tweet his agenda

She's "paving the way for a new generation" or something, and she has no intention of letting a bunch of Democrat rabble-rousers kick her to the curb. Personally, I never saw Handel's persistence in stepping into the arena as an unseemly inability to get the message that she wasn't wanted. Lachlan McIntosh, a South Carolina-based Democratic s...

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  • North Korea tests new missile engine
North Korea tests new missile engine

President Donald Trump has made halting the North Korean nuclear threat his number one foreign policy priority. Sputnik reported on June 12 that " North Korea is likely to keep lobbing missiles off the Korean Peninsula , about every two weeks for the rest of the year", referring to a study by the Korea Economic Institute of America.

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  • New Zealand vs Portugal
New Zealand vs Portugal

After a spell of early pressure, Russian Federation took the lead when Samedov coolly slotted the ball beyond Mexico goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa from the right side of the box just moments after Fedor Smolov had hit the post . Yes, and with a difference of more than two goals in New Zealand last lost in 2013. Russian Federation coach Stanisl...

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  • Confederations Cup Social Diary: Ronaldo not on winning side for once
Confederations Cup Social Diary: Ronaldo not on winning side for once

John Sutcliffe reports from Sochi on the keys to Mexico's victory in a game full of squad changes against New Zealand. Salcedo was one of only three players to start both Mexico's opening games of the Confederations Cup, but in line with the rules of the competition he can not be replaced.

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  • Tapes of Comey Talks Denied
Tapes of Comey Talks Denied

Mr Trump's tweet came after weeks of challenges to the White House to prove the assertion that he might have recordings of the conversations. Trump fired Comey on May 9. "My story didn't change". Trump accused Mueller of being bias in his appointment, accusing him of hiring all supporters of Hillary Clinton . "Not a great strategy, Presid...

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  • Donald Trump makes sunny side up pitch for Mexico wall
Donald Trump makes sunny side up pitch for Mexico wall

Donald Trump is thinking about the engineering, one of his new idea regarding the border wall between the U.S. and Mexico is so-called "solar wall". Trump said in Iowa. In all four congressional races, Democrats did far better than in previous elections. In January, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto made a televised address in which he...

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  • South Korea Tests Missile Capable of Reaching North Korea
South Korea Tests Missile Capable of Reaching North Korea

The North also conducted two nuclear tests previous year alone as it openly pursues a long-range nuclear missile that could reach the United States mainland. US President Donald Trump has said he would like to solve the North Korea crisis diplomatically, but has previously warned that a "major, major conflict" is possible.

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  • Cladding on dozens of United Kingdom tower blocks fail fire tests
Cladding on dozens of United Kingdom tower blocks fail fire tests

Six people who sustained injuries in June 14 Grenfell Tower blaze remain in hospital, with two in critical condition. They are looking for aluminum panels with a combustible, polyethylene core - the same type of flammable material that London police on Friday blamed for the rapid spread of the flames.

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  • CBS Ignores Dems Blaming Pelosi for Georgia Defeat, ABC Brushes Over
CBS Ignores Dems Blaming Pelosi for Georgia Defeat, ABC Brushes Over

Rep. Seth Moulton , a Massachusetts Democrat , told CNN his party needed new leadership. The loss also renewed the focus on Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi , who was demonized by the GOP side in the Georgia race. One lesson for Democrats would therefore seem to be to look at a mix of indicators for the competitiveness and partisanship of a dist...

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  • Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'
Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

Meanwhile, Rodman and his agent feel they are partially responsible for the North Korea's release of American college student Otto Warmbier , who died last Monday, just days after being medically evacuated from a North Korean prison on the day the former National Basketball Association star arrived.

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  • Accident reported involving F-16 at Ohio air show
Accident reported involving F-16 at Ohio air show

Members of the US Air Force Thunderbirds Demonstration Squadron will be there on that day, at that time signing autographs for all their fans and supporters. A decision on whether to go forward with plans for the show in Dayton on Saturday has not been made. A U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds fighter jet flipped onto its top as it landed during a prac...

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  • Cristiano Ronaldo nets as Portugal reach Confederations Cup semi-finals
Cristiano Ronaldo nets as Portugal reach Confederations Cup semi-finals

Mexico's victory sees them progress into the semi-finals alongside Portugal , who cruised to a 4-0 victory over New Zealand in the group's other fixture. Moor's 11th-minute goal looked to be enough, with Toronto goalkeeper Alex Bono preserving the win with a save on Teal Bunbury's header in the 88th minute.

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  • Deadly Grenfell Tower blaze because of faulty fridge
Deadly Grenfell Tower blaze because of faulty fridge

Gentoo has sent samples of cladding from its high-rise blocks for safety testing in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster. The massive fire broke out early in the morning on June 14 and spread quickly through the 24-story apartment building.

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  • Queen's speech: Government will deliver eight separate bills on Brexit
Queen's speech: Government will deliver eight separate bills on Brexit

The Queen confirmed that there would be a full public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire and that an independent public advocate, who will act for bereaved families after public disasters, would be introduced. The Queen delivered the speech in a toned-down ceremony that dispensed with a horse-drawn procession to parliament, and she swapped he...

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