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Dennis Rodman following Trump's orders in North Korea?

In March 2016, North Korea's highest court sentenced Warmbier to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion as he tearfully confessed that he had tried to steal a propaganda banner. "It's all about peace", he said. The trip was sponsored by PotCoin , a cryptocurrency for legalized marijuana. One of Rodman's earlier trips was sponsored by an an Irish gambling company, Paddy Power. Read More »

Angela Merkel urges speedy Brexit talks after United Kingdom vote

British newspapers summed it up in a word: mayhem. He made up ground in the course of the campaign, closing a big gap. She's attempting to form a government. "She didn't do enough to engage", said Gus McKay, a 38-year-old voter in London. "But at the same time, she's very, very weak. That's not a matter for me", she said. Read More »

Attorney General Sessions responds to Comey hearing, testifies in Russian Federation probe

If you want to find out more about Russian hacking during the 2016 U.S. presidential election , don't bother asking Jeff Sessions . Richard Burr , the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, subsequently turned the floor over to the attorney general, who went on to say that he had consulted with senior Justice Department staff prior to his testimony about what he called a "longstanding policy" regarding communications with the president. Read More »

PM May nears DUP deal

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Democratic Unionist Party (DUP ) leader Arlene Foster and deputy leader Nigel Dodds speak to the media at Stormont Castle ahead of talks aimed at restoring powersharing in Northern Ireland , in in Belfast, Monday, June 12, 2017. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn countered with a bit of previously unforeseen swagger, wearing a huge red rose - his party's symbol - in his lapel as he sparred with May. Read More »

Ghost Ship Fire Landlord Arrested for Fatal Blaze

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Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley said Almena and Harris "knowingly created a fire trap with inadequate means of escape". Derick Ion Almena and Max Harris took over the aging warehouse in Oakland with hopes of creating an affordable space for artists and musicians to live and work in the Bay Area's overheated housing market. Read More »

Sessions confirms part of Comey's story about private talk with Donald Trump

The US Secret Service said there are "no records" of audio copies or transcripts of recordings in President Donald Trump's White House. Trump tweeted in his first comments since the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday. The FBI was at the time investigating former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's links to the Kremlin. Trump had stayed unusually quiet on Thursday. Read More »

Naked woman shocks devotees in Jerusalem

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The holiest site where Jews can pray, it is in the Old City of east Jerusalem, which Israel occupied in the 1967 Six-Day War and later annexed in a move not recognized by the worldwide community. The woman's parents later told local media she suffers from mental health issues after she was reportedly taken for a psychological evaluation. Police forces and Western Wall plaza ushers covered the woman before she was interrogated by Jerusalem authorities. Read More »

I could miss the first test against New Zealand - Warburton

You could be set up right and then the angle is wrong for you and there is nothing you can do about it. "It's just like having a baby where I'm perfectly used to waking me up every hour and a half!" But flanker Warburton, 28, accepts he can not face the world champions under-cooked. Read More »

Grocery store employee kills 3 coworkers, himself, police say

Troopers found the bodies of two men and two women inside, along with one witness. "This is another senseless act that didn't have to happen", state police said . Stair and the victims were all employees working after hours inside the grocery store when he took out two shotguns from a duffel bag and fired on his co-workers at about 12:50 a.m. Read More »

0-magnitude quake hits western Turkey

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Tremors could be felt in Athens and in Western Turkey , as well as on neighbouring islands. Homes were destroyed by the quake, which registered a magnitude of 6.3. "My God, all the picture frames fell on the ground and I have no idea how I ran out", she said. Turkey and Greece sit on significant fault lines and have regularly been hit by earthquakes in recent years. Read More »

Tommy Sheppard withdraws from race to become SNP's new Westminster leader

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It's been an honour to be MP for Moray for 16yrs and wish my successor well. The Scotsman understands that Mr Blackford was nominated for the group leadership yesterday by two high-profile SNP MPs, Mhairi Black and Stephen Gethins. Mr Robertson, who is also the SNP's deputy leader, had won widespread praise for his performance at PMQs, with many political opponents commending his forensic questioning of the prime minister. Read More »

Sinn Féin's Michelle Gildernew returned as Fermanagh MP

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Major warns that a deal could cause the peace process to "unwind" . "It is uncertain, it is under stress, it is fragile". As for Sir John's suggestion that Scotland and Wales may take exception to Northern Ireland getting its barrel-load of pork from the mainland...is he serious? His comments came as DUP leader Arlene Foster warned Stormont rivals participating in the faltering negotiations that the "time for unreasonable behaviour and unrealistic demands is over". Read More »

Trump Should Testify Before The Senate On Russia And Comey, Schumer Says

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Trump Jr. argued Saturday that Comey was being disingenuous in his description of the meeting. He also told reporters that he will talk about the tapes he allegedly has of him and Comey "sometime in the very near future". In the wake of Comey's testimony and Trump's rebuttal, the American public has been left with the hard decision. The President later said he would "100%" be willing to testify under oath. Read More »

Australia reaches settlement with suing asylum seekers

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Lawyers for the detainees told the Victorian supreme court in Melbourne on Wednesday that they have reached a settlement with the Australian government and the operators of the Manus Island regional processing centre. In settling the case, the government will avoid a long and potentially damaging trial, which was set to last about six months and reveal explosive claims about life and conditions at the Manus Island regional processing centre. Read More »

North Korea releases US student Otto Warmbier

One month later, he was sentenced to prison. Three more Americans are still detained. He was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for attempting to steal a propaganda poster from a hotel, he said , to give to a friend in the United States in exchange for a used vehicle. Read More »

Family says US college student released by NKorea is in coma

Resident Amy Mayer says news of his release has sent waves of shock and joy through the neighborhood. The State Department denied any connection between Mr Warmbier's release and Rodman's controversial visit, which the Trump administration said it did not authorise. Read More »

Sessions Denies Knowledge Of Russian Interference During Testimony

He vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations". The Senate Intelligence Committee called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in an open hearing on Tuesday, Things got heated while Senator Ron Wyden began asking questions about Sessions' recusal from the Russian Federation probe. Read More »

Trump's Attempt to Go After Comey Could Backfire

It said the friend, Columbia Law School professor Daniel Richman, confirmed to NBC News that "he's now turning over any Comey memos that he has in his possession to the Federal Bureau of Investigation ". Bush and President Barack Obama . Stating that Trump had never tried to pressure Comey into ending the probe into Flynn's behavior, Kasowitz added , "The president also never told Mr. Read More »

Parade for Warriors on Thursday. Will NBA champs visit White House?

The Warriors won the 2015 National Basketball Association championship but failed to repeat past year after blowing a 3-1 finals lead to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James scored 41 points with 13 rebounds and eight assists. The Warriors will roll through their schedule as long as they employ Stephen Curry , Kevin Durant , Draymond Green , and Klay Thompson together. Read More »

Talks at Stormont in bid to restore power-sharing

The initiative restarted on Monday, after breaking for the General Election, but negotiations have again been put on ice on Tuesday as the political focus shifted to Westminster and the anticipated parliamentary deal between the DUP and the Conservatives. Read More »

Sir John Major: Tory-DUP deal may endanger fragile peace process

Former Prime Minister John Major said he was concerned a deal with the DUP could thrust the province back towards violence almost two decades since a US-brokered peace deal brought peace to Northern Ireland. "Westminster has brought us austerity, has brought us hardship, and it has hurt the working class people in our communities", one of their MPs told reporters at a news conference in London . Read More »

US, NK officials ahead of student's release

Warmbier's release was confirmed and announced by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , who as The New York Times detailed, said he's being transported from Japan to Anchorage, Alaska , and will ultimately be sent home from there. Fred and Cindy Warmbier have been relentlessly pressing - first behind the scenes and then more publicly - for their son's release. The United States has no formal diplomatic relations with North Korea. Read More »

Trump May Block Comey's Testimony Via Executive Privilege

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify before a Senate committee next Thursday as part of a probe into alleged Russian meddling in the United States of America presidential election and possible collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign. Read More »

Inmates kill prison guards, escape during bus transport

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At least one of the men, both of whom have long, violent criminal histories, shot both officers. Authorities search for green Honda civic escaped inmates believed to be traveling in. Georgia Department of Corrections spokeswoman Joan Heath could not provide additional details. Putnam County Sheriff holds news conference regarding escaped inmates. Read More »