• Otto Warmbier returned from North Korea in coma has 'severe neurological injury'
Otto Warmbier returned from North Korea in coma has 'severe neurological injury'

As he spoke to the media Thursday, Fred Warmbier also said he was glad to be wearing the same jacket his son had worn during his court appearance in North Korea . "There's no excuse for the way the North Koreans treated our son and no excuse for the way they have treated so many others". When asked what he would say to the North Korean regim...

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  • London tower fire: 79 people presumed dead
London tower fire: 79 people presumed dead

The news comes a day after officials released images showing the devastation inside one of the apartments. London fire chief Dany Cotton told BBC radio that it might be "some days yet" before firefighters could say they have reached everyone in the building.

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  • Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation Efforts
Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation Efforts

Seattle police have released video connected to the fatal shooting of a pregnant woman by two officers who responded to a burglary report at her apartment. Police say children inside the apartment were not injured. Lyles' family told reporters on Sunday that she suffered from mental health issues and appeared to be having a breakdown of so...

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  • US Supreme Court set to rule on religious rights
US Supreme Court set to rule on religious rights

The U.S. Supreme Court will rule between Phillips' religious rights and the couple's right to equal treatment under the law, and whether Phillips discriminated against the couple. If Kennedy were to retire, President Donald Trump , a Republican, would have a historic opportunity to recast the court in a more conservative posture, possibly for deca...

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  • GRAPHIC VID: Watch horrifying moment teen girl plunges from theme park ride
GRAPHIC VID: Watch horrifying moment teen girl plunges from theme park ride

The events leading up to the fall and the reasons why the teen ended up dangling from the ride remain unclear. Howard says he stood under the girl and promised he'd catch her. I don't recall it being necessarily scary or unsafe, and indeed, and every ride inspected at Six Flags Great Escape passed its most 'recent state inspection (though not...

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  • Theresa May still pursuing deal with DUP for crunch Commons vote
Theresa May still pursuing deal with DUP for crunch Commons vote

The Conservatives have 317 seats in the 650-seat parliament after the 8 June election and need the support of the DUP's 10 MPs to be able to govern. "This agreement will operate to deliver a stable government in the United Kingdom's national interest at this vital time", DUP leader Arlene Foster said.

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  • Celebrating The Dignity of Work: President Trump Signs Executive Order Promoting Apprenticeships
Celebrating The Dignity of Work: President Trump Signs Executive Order Promoting Apprenticeships

We're going to hear some very big names that I can't tell you about now. That same weekend, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder flew to Asia in an attempt to lure Taiwan-based Foxconn to his state. Participants get on-the-job training while going to school, sometimes with companies footing the bill. He said they were joined by governors from around the cou...

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  • Spanish Firefighters Battle Portugal's Deadliest Fire
Spanish Firefighters Battle Portugal's Deadliest Fire

Portuguese newspaper Correio de Manha, which reported the crash, admitted it was a "false alarm". " I have no information that any airplane working for civil protection has crashed ", said Vaz Pinto, adding that an explosion heard by many in the vicinity may have been caused by abandoned gas bottles.

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  • Ivanka Trump says she tries to stay out of politics
Ivanka Trump says she tries to stay out of politics

I don't think anyone operates like that with a parent, or within the context of an administration. Small business owners across this country feel a renewed sense of optimism in vigor and spirit. "I think one of the things that in this country we don't have is. substantive dialogue, where people who have different opinions can speak about them", Iva...

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  • 'Triggering' Star of David flags not allowed at Chicago LGBT march
'Triggering' Star of David flags not allowed at Chicago LGBT march

One of the people carrying the flag with the Star of David who was asked to leave is Laurel Grauer, a manager at A Wider Bridge, an LGBT organization that advocates for "equality in Israel" and promotes ties between Americans and Israelis.

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  • Unlock protected sectors of Indian economy: US congressmen to Trump
Unlock protected sectors of Indian economy: US congressmen to Trump

Modi was just four-month old into his new job. Modi also promised to the Indian American community that he will fulfil their dreams of India's development. Trump posted on his official (@POTUS) Twitter handle. Moments later PM Modi returned the gesture. "Thank you @POTUS for the warm personal welcome.

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  • PM Narendra Modi US visit: Indian diaspora optimistic about India-US ties
PM Narendra Modi US visit: Indian diaspora optimistic about India-US ties

The working dinner that Mr Trump is hosting for Mr Modi is the first of its kind under the present administration. Though there is a strong speculation that doing away with the question and answer session was done at India's behest, a White House official the official added that it was "preferred by both leaders".

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  • Arizonans Share Perspectives On New Senate Health Bill
Arizonans Share Perspectives On New Senate Health Bill

The legislation would phase out extra federal money that more than 30 states receive for expanding Medicaid to additional low income earners. The comments are a blunt - but defensible - description of the Senate bill , which maintains some of the structure of President Obama's signature Affordable Care Act as it relates to the individual ...

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  • MEA has emerged as strong humanitarian force for Indians globally: PM Modi
MEA has emerged as strong humanitarian force for Indians globally: PM Modi

Modi "is a very powerful leader and I am sure something very positive on the H1B visa is going to come out of his meeting with Trump", she said. "This visit provides an opportunity for relationship building". India as a net beneficiary of the Paris Agreement and has sound economic reason to support the agenda. That could change very quickly. It...

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  • Israel did not comply with United Nations call to stop settlements
Israel did not comply with United Nations call to stop settlements

During that period, however, the population of existing settlements and unauthorized so-called "wildcat outposts" has nearly trebled. While the Palestinians have cautiously supported a renewed US-brokered peace effort, Trump's staunchly pro-Israel position and the views of his advisers have raised questions whether they can be impartial actors.

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  • Rescuers ordered to leave amid fears over second China landslide
Rescuers ordered to leave amid fears over second China landslide

Dozens of homes were buried when the landslide hit Xinmo village in Mao County, Aba Prefecture Saturday morning that experts said was caused by torrential rain and possible geological damage from a 2008 quake. "We felt that something bad was happening and immediately rushed to the door, but the door was blocked by mud and rocks", said Qiao. E...

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  • Russia Is Recalling Ambassador at Center of Trump Campaign Controversy
Russia Is Recalling Ambassador at Center of Trump Campaign Controversy

Several American news outlets reported on Sunday evening that Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak , who met with senior members of U.S. President Donald Trump's administration before they entered the White House, has been summoned back to his country and will leave his post soon.

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  • Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide
Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide

The number of refugees , asylum-seekers and internally displaced persons in the world by the end of 2016 totaled a record high of 65.6 million people . Hotspots continue to produce refugees around the globe, but two conflicts stand out for the number of people who have been forced to flee their home countries, according to the UNHCR report.

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  • Indonesia eyes joint anti-ISIS patrols with Philippines & Malaysia
Indonesia eyes joint anti-ISIS patrols with Philippines & Malaysia

The city is crawling with militants affiliated with Maute and Abu Sayyaf, two groups which have sworn allegiance to the Islamic State and carry the same black flag into battle. He said eight more civilians were captured by the militants. Año said the military is getting a clearer picture of what the Maute Group was planning based on materials c...

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  • Global Pact on Environmental Rights to be Presented to UN
Global Pact on Environmental Rights to be Presented to UN

As Ukrinform reported , last week President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that this week the phone conversation of the leaders of the "Normandy format" countries - Ukraine, France, Germany and Russian Federation - was scheduled. In June, after Trump withdrew the United States from the climate accord , France's Ministry for Europe and Foreign A...

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