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Macron says Trump handshake was 'moment of truth'
Sun, 28 May 2017 05:13:00 GMTFrench President Emmanuel Macron says his now famous white-knuckle handshake showdown with U.S. counterpart Donald Trump was "a moment of truth" — designed to show that he's no pushover. Macron told a Sunday newspaper in France that "my handshake with ...
Thousands Take Part in Manchester Run as Hunt for Bombing Accomplices Continues
Sun, 28 May 2017 23:25:00 GMTEmotions ran high in Manchester, England, on Sunday as thousands of people took to the streets for the largest 10-kilometer run in Europe and, for the first time, a half-marathon. Scenes of cheering crowds encouraging runners across the finish line ...
US using 'annihilation tactics' in final stages of ISIS fight in Mosul, Mattis says
Sun, 28 May 2017 23:31:00 GMTDefense Secretary James Mattis said Sunday the U.S. has switched to “annihilation tactics” against the Islamic State and is focused on completely surrounding the militants instead of moving them from place to place. “Our strategy right now is to ...
U.S., South Korea confirm North Korean launch of short-range ballistic missile
Sun, 28 May 2017 21:29:00 GMTMay 28 (UPI) --North Korea launched a short-range ballistic missile early Monday, United States and South Korea military officials said, the communist nation's ninth missile test this year and second in the past week. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff ...
Philippines military: 16 bodies found were civilians fleeing militants
Sun, 28 May 2017 07:14:00 GMTMay 28 (UPI) --The bodies of 16 people thought to be killed by Islamist militants were found in the southern part of the Philippines, the nation's military said Sunday. Islamist militants and Filipino soldiers have been fighting for control of Marawi City ...
Sri Lanka pleads for help as death toll from floods and mudslides hits 100
Sun, 28 May 2017 23:17:00 GMTSri Lanka officials appealed for outside help Saturday as the death toll from floods and mudslides rose to 100 with 99 others missing. The Disaster Management Center said more than 2,900 people have been displaced. The military used large armored vehicles ...
Putin set to visit France in hope of mending strained ties
Sun, 28 May 2017 23:47:00 GMTOn a trip that will likely shape Russia-France ties for years to come, President Vladimir Putin is set to visit France for talks on Monday with newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron after expressing sympathy for his rivals during the campaign.
Philippine Forces Are Making Gains in the Southern City Under ISIS-Linked Siege
Mon, 29 May 2017 00:24:00 GMT(MARAWI, Philippines) — Philippine forces now control most of a southern city where militants linked to ISIS launched a bloody siege nearly a week ago, authorities said Monday. Only small areas of Marawi are under militants' control after six days of ...
Great white shark jumps into fisherman's boat, injuring 73-year-old man
Sun, 28 May 2017 21:00:00 GMTTerry Selwood, 73, was fishing offshore at Evans Head on the New South Wales north coast when the shark launched itself into his boat. "I caught a blur of something coming over the boat … and the pectoral fin of the shark hit me on the forearm and ...
North Korea launches short-range ballistic missile, U.S. military says
Sun, 28 May 2017 15:38:00 GMTNorth Korea on Sunday launched a short-range ballistic missile, the U.S. Pacific Command said. The missile was tracked for six minutes until it landed in the Sea of Japan, the U.S. Pacific Command said. The White House said President Trump had been briefed ...
Trouble at the top of the world: Bodies recovered at Everest and complaints of stolen oxygen
Sun, 28 May 2017 07:58:00 GMTTragedy and a troubling mystery have enveloped Mount Everest as the mountain’s climbing season reaches its peak. The bodies of three Indian climbers were retrieved Sunday amid reports that climbers were being jeopardized by the disappearance of oxygen ...
After Summits With Trump, Merkel Says Europe Must Take Fate Into Own Hands
Sun, 28 May 2017 01:33:00 GMTMUNICH — Europe can no longer completely rely on its allies, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday, pointing to bruising meetings of G7 wealthy nations and NATO last week. Merkel didn't mention by name U.S. President Donald Trump, who criticized ...
British police arrest two more in Manchester bombing investigation
Sun, 28 May 2017 14:21:00 GMTLONDON --British police made two more arrests and stormed three more locations Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large. Greater ...
U.A.E. Minister Says Gulf Going Through Crisis Amid Qatar Spat
Sun, 28 May 2017 23:30:00 GMTA United Arab Emirates minister said Gulf Arab monarchies are going through a “severe” crisis, an apparent reference to a spat between a Saudi-led alliance and Qatar over ties with Iran. The dispute poses a “grave danger” to members of the Gulf ...
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