• Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea
Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

The US military did not directly comment on Sunday's operation, but said US forces operate in the region daily. The Chinese confronted the two ships - the Higgins destroyer and the Antietam cruiser - and ordered them to leave as they sailed within 12 nautical miles of the Paracel Islands, an archipelago in the waters over which Beijing clai...

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  • Russia: Only Syrian forces should be stationed on Israel border
Russia: Only Syrian forces should be stationed on Israel border

Rebels hold stretches of that area and intensive Israeli airstrikes in Syria this month were prompted by what Israel said was Iranian rocket fire from the area into the Golan Heights . Jordan said on Monday it was discussing south Syria with Washington and Moscow, and all three agreed on the need to preserve the ceasefire, which reduced violence s...

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  • Giuliani: Briefing may prompt calls to end Russian Federation probe
Giuliani: Briefing may prompt calls to end Russian Federation probe

The White House provided no evidence to support Trump's claim that President Barack Obama's administration was trying to spy on his 2016 campaign for political reasons. He said those same concerns had kept the Federal Bureau of Investigation from tracking an influence campaign that included Russian-driven Facebook posts that reached more ...

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  • Rudy Giuliani Accuses Robert Mueller's Probe of Being Rigged
Rudy Giuliani Accuses Robert Mueller's Probe of Being Rigged

A number of former campaign aides have met with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators and racked up large legal bills, according to media reports . In addition to Comey's termination, Mueller's investigation into Trump's potential obstruction of justice is also reportedly focused on Trump's firing of former national security adviser Mi...

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  • State of emergency declared as Baltimore devastated by floods
State of emergency declared as Baltimore devastated by floods

Local officials say the damage might be even worst this time around. The area was still in the process of rebuilding when waters overtook the city's roads once again on Sunday. But he said both were devastating. About 20 centimetres of rain fell in six hours, the majority of it falling in three hours. A damaged vehicle swept away by floodwa...

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  • Service member missing after flooding strikes Maryland city
Service member missing after flooding strikes Maryland city

Hogan said the state would continue to provide assistance to anyone in the affected areas and make sure they followed all warnings. Commuters are rescued from a flooded vehicle on Columbia Pike after a flash flood in Oakland Mills, Maryland , USA, 27 May 2018.

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  • Hero Ind. Teacher: Actions Were 'Only Acceptable' Options to Save Kids
Hero Ind. Teacher: Actions Were 'Only Acceptable' Options to Save Kids

Another student, Ella Whistler, was also shot. The injured middle school teacher who tackled a gunman in his in classroom said, "my actions on that day, in my mind, were the only acceptable actions I could have done given the circumstances".

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  • Two people reportedly killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza
Two people reportedly killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza

The Palestinian Health Ministry said the fatalities were caused on Sunday, naming two of the slain Palestinians as Hussein al-Amour, 25, and Abdul Haleem al-Naqa, 28. The fatalities have been caused by the Israeli fire since March 30, when people in the besieged coastal territory began peaceful rallies near the fence demanding the right to return t...

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  • Four Russian servicemen killed in Syrian militant raid
Four Russian servicemen killed in Syrian militant raid

This week, the jihadists ramped up their hit-and-run attacks on regime positions there, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor. The statement added that some 43 militants were killed in the ensuing clashes, which lasted for around an hour, without saying exactly when or where the fighting occurred.

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  • Putin says Kim Jong Un 'did everything he promised to do'
Putin says Kim Jong Un 'did everything he promised to do'

It was last Tuesday when President Moon and President Trump met in Washington, . where the Blue House official said the two leaders agreed to do their utmost so the North Korea-U.S. "I think people want to see if we can get the meeting and get something done", he said. American officials are skeptical that Kim will ever fully abandon his nuclea...

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  • Talks with powers to continue over saving nuclear deal: Iran
Talks with powers to continue over saving nuclear deal: Iran

The United States and Israel have also warned that an Iranian nuclear weapons program would be countered with force. Nations that remain in the agreement - Britain, China , France , Germany and Russian Federation - began meetings on Friday for the first time since Trump left the pact, but diplomats see limited scope for salvaging it.

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  • Israel uses F35 jet fighters
Israel uses F35 jet fighters

On Thursday a picture of an Israeli fighter jet in the skies over Beirut was published. Based on the Disengagement Agreement in 1974, Israel withdrew from part of it. For example, the F-35's infrared detection system could have picked up what Norkin described as a BM-27 Uragan multiple rocket launcher vehicle operating in the service of Hezbo...

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  • Trump administration said to reach deal with China on ZTE
Trump administration said to reach deal with China on ZTE

The fine would come on top of the roughly $1 billion ZTE has already paid for selling equipment to North Korea and Iran in violation of United States sanctions. - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 25, 2018Yes they have a deal in mind. "Now congress will need to act", he added. The comments from Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intel...

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  • Britain is 'BLAMING all its mortal SINS' on Russian Federation, fumes Vladimir Putin
Britain is 'BLAMING all its mortal SINS' on Russian Federation, fumes Vladimir Putin

Investigators probing the 2014 downing of flight MH17 said Thursday for the first time that the missile which brought down the plane over eastern Ukraine originated from a Russian military brigade. "This resembles the so-called Skripal case when they said "highly likely that's the Russians" but Scotland Yard immediately reported that the inv...

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  • North, South Korea Leaders Meet Over Trump
North, South Korea Leaders Meet Over Trump

Report has it that the two leaders spoke at length for two hours about the possible and potential of the June 12 meet between Kim and Trump still happening. But on Friday he indicated the meeting could be salvaged after welcoming a conciliatory statement from Pyongyang . "I believe one of the keys to the peace and stability of the peninsula is t...

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  • Classified collusion briefing features top lawmakers, Federal Bureau of Investigation … and Trump's lawyer
Classified collusion briefing features top lawmakers, Federal Bureau of Investigation … and Trump's lawyer

Clapper later reacted to Trump on CNN Wednesday, calling the president's use of his words a "distortion". Top law enforcement and intelligence officials briefed congressional leaders from both parties on Thursday about the F.B.I.'s use of an informant in the Russian Federation investigation , a highly unusual concession to Congress all but o...

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  • Joshua Holt, American Held In Venezuela, Is Welcomed Home
Joshua Holt, American Held In Venezuela, Is Welcomed Home

President Donald Trump found out Friday that Holt would be released, said the official, who was not authorized to speak publicly and requested anonymity. Holt's mother, Laurie Holt, gave him a bear hug, not letting go for almost a minute as they both cried. "We are on our way home", Corker tweeted . Eva Golinger, a New York-based immigration l...

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  • Science teacher who was shot and tackled school shooter releases statement
Science teacher who was shot and tackled school shooter releases statement

To all the students, you are all wonderful & I thank you for your support. She also asked users to pray for the student who was shot. A former Southern Illinois football player tackled a gunman who entered an IN middle school classroom Friday morning, potentially saving numerous lives while being wounded himself.

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  • Largely Roman Catholic Ireland votes 2-to-1 to repeal abortion ban
Largely Roman Catholic Ireland votes 2-to-1 to repeal abortion ban

Left-wing Republican party leader Mary Lou McDonald celebrates the "Yes" campaign in Dublin as the results from the referendum begin to come in on Saturday. If the Yes camp win the government intends to overhaul Ireland's abortion laws by the end of the year, bringing them in line with the rest of Europe.

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  • South Korea's Moon: North Korea still committed to full denuclearization
South Korea's Moon: North Korea still committed to full denuclearization

The report says that Jong-un is not happy to see his regime struggle under sanctions, and that he hopes to create rapid economic growth to improve living conditions in his regime. According to a senior administration official, other factors also led the president to cancel the summit, including poor communication, broken promises and the North Ko...

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