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A Former Prisoner Of North Korea Sympathizes With Otto Warmbier

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After being detained for more than 17 months, Warmbier was released to his family in the US on Tuesday , but reportedly is in a coma and has sustained severe brain damage . Warmbier's parents have stated they do not believe the official story, and are convinced that their son was "brutalized and terrorized". The older Warmbier said he felt disbelief and couldn't sit down. Read More »

Mentally-ill passenger threatens to detonate a Malaysia-bound flight

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Pilots made a return to the airport after a passenger reportedly attempted to gain access to the cockpit, claiming that he had an explosive device on his person. It is not believed to have been a terrorism-related incident. A passenger attempt at the cockpit caused flights to be suspended in Melbourne . The 25-year-old Sri Lankan man had recently been discharged from a psychiatric hospital in Melbourne and was travelling on a student-visa. Read More »

La. Congressman Steve Scalise remains critical after Virginia shooting; suspect dead

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Hodgkinson was 66 years old, according to multiple sources online. Capitol police assigned to Scalise security detail returned Hodgkinson's fire. Trump's sons Eric Trump and Donald Jr . The lobbyist earned a master's degree from Western Michigan University and rose through the political ranks as a legislative aide, first with Michigan state legislature in Lansing and then on Capitol Hill, serving with then-congressman Dave Camp and then Rep. Read More »

Rod Rosenstein Says There's No Reason to Fire Mueller

PBS' Judy Woodruff reported Monday that Trump friend Chris Ruddy told her after visiting the White House that Trump is "considering perhaps terminating" Mueller - a decision that would set off a massive political backlash. "It is certainly theoretically possible that the Attorney General could fire him, that's the only person who has the authority to fire him". Those words don't mean Mueller won't be dismissed, it just makes it's less likely. Read More »

Why Trump is attacking Germany over trade

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The sharp words from German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel came after Mr Trump concluded his first official tour overseas, which took him to Saudi Arabia , Israel, Brussels and then Italy for a G7 summit. The statement was made hours after Trump complained about Germany in a tweet . German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday downplayed suggestions that her bid to further develop relations with India and China was a signal that Berlin and the European Union were moving away from ... Read More »

Time Warner (TWX) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,139,570 shares. It is down 13.59% since June 16, 2016 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 30.29% the S&P500. The company was maintained on Friday, September 11 by Macquarie Research. M Partners maintained the shares of TWX in report on Monday, August 3 with "Buy" rating. Read More »

Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing in tweet

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It is believed he was referring to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , who appointed Mr Mueller as special prosecutor to investigate the Trump campaign. "Trump had received private assurances from then-FBI director James Comey starting in January that he was not personally under investigation". "There's still no evidence of obstruction, and current and former leaders in the intelligence community have repeatedly said there's been no effort to impede the investigation in any ... Read More »

Escaped Georgia Inmates Captured

During the chase, the fugitives fired several rounds at RCSO deputies, according to Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine. The escaped inmates wanted in the slayings of two Georgia prison guards have been captured in Rutherford County. Read More »

Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe, poll shows

The White House has been inconsistent with its public messaging about the dismissal - initially saying Trump took the recommendations of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about Comey's management of the Federal Bureau of Investigation , but then the president himself said he had made up his mind prior to receiving the recommendations from the two top lawyers at the Department of Justice. Read More »

Trump cries witch hunt amid Russian Federation probe

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A spokesman for Mr Mueller's team declined to comment. "We are not in a position to comment further". "The FBI leak of information regarding the President is outrageous, inexcusable and illegal", Corallo told CNN. Mueller met with Sens. Trump fired Comey in March - branding him a "showboat". Comey also testified he had told Trump he was not under investigation. Read More »

How Fed hike will affect U.S. consumers and overseas economies

Rising interest rates will eventually affect millions in the USA from buyers of home to those with credit cards to those saving money. However, Yellen said business and household confidence remain quite strong, and echoed the statement from the Fed's policysetting Federal Open Market Committee, which repeated its confidence that the USA economy would continue to expand "at a moderate pace" even with further gradual rate increases. Read More »

Kevin Spacey pokes fun at sexuality speculation with Tony Awards number

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The Divine Miss M, who won best actress for " Hello, Dolly! " was not going to be denied and signaled she was in a feisty mood early: "I'd like to thank all the Tony voters - many of whom I've actually dated", she joked. It was worthy of the standing ovation that it received from his peers that were gathered at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. She gave a long speech and thanked many people for her success. Read More »

Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester concert released as charity album

The album's proceeds will purportedly go to a charity benefiting the victims of last month's attack, which killed at least 22 people and wounded nearly 60 more. "My heart is with you Manchester, I'm so sorry for all your loss and all the pain you've been through", he stated in the clip, adding, "My family and I send our heartfelt condolences". Read More »

Spider-Man and VR Games Coming to PS4

For this year's presentation, the game studio shared more details about their highly anticipated titles and unveiled several surprises along the way. If I am remembering correctly, which at this point would be a miracle, Sony more or less made the same statement at E3 2016. You can see a lot of them here: Best PS4 games to look forward to in 2017 & 2018. Read More »

French politicians condemn attack on legislative candidate

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The Paris prosecutors' office said a investigation had been opened into the incident. Bystanders give assistance after Les Republicains (LR) party candidate Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet collapsed following an altercation with a man (R) while campaigning in the 5th arrondissement in Paris on June 15, 2017 , ahead of the second round of the French legislative election. Read More »

Theresa May responds to criticism of her Grenfell Tower visit

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Planning documents detailing the refurbishment did not refer to a type of fire barrier that building safety experts said should be used when high-rise blocks are being re-clad, according to Reuters research. Local residents say there had been repeated warnings about the safety of the building, which recently underwent an £8.7 million (NZ$15 million) exterior refurbishment, which included new external cladding and windows. Read More »

Beijing can help tame North Korea, says US

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Mattis, however, went on to say, "We can not and will not accept unilateral, coercive changes to the status quo" in the South China Sea. "We can not and will not accept unilateral, coercive changes to the status quo", Mattis added. Australia continues to work closely with the United States and other partners to apply diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea in an attempt to curb its erratic behaviour, but China has unrivalled influence, she noted. Read More »

Microsoft's Pix adds a feature that transforms images into psychedelic masterpieces

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The difference between what each app does according to Microsoft is that Pix uses texture, style, and backgrounds that it has picked using deep neural networks from actual famous works of art. 'In the past, a lot of our efforts were focused on using AI and deep learning to capture better moments and better image quality. But Microsoft's latest update, which bears a striking resemblance to the iOS app Prisma, lets you have a little more fun by turning photos into masterpieces. Read More »

Earthquake Shakes Yellowstone National Park

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Nine earthquakes followed. At 2:02 Friday, a 2.8 magnitude quake hit the same area. It was followed by a 2.7 magnitude quake at 6:40 a.m., and then another one at 7:17 a.m. The West Yellowstone Police Department reports the quake was felt but no damage was reported. Indeed, 2014 saw a host of noticeable quake activity around Yellowstone, with swarms rocking Idaho and western Montana. Read More »