Gold Star Moms Blast Trump For Delayed Response To Soldiers' Deaths
The mother of a soldier killed in Iraq called President Donald Trump?s delayed response to the deaths of U.S. service members in Niger an abdication of his first duty as commander in chief ? ?to acknowledge the sacrifice of one of his military members.?
Mother Of Slain Teen To Trump: Defend All LGBTQ People, Not Just My Child
WASHINGTON ? Katrina Johnson, the mother of a gender-fluid teenager who was shot to death last year in Burlington, Iowa, appreciates that President Donald Trump?s Justice Department sent a federal hate crimes attorney to aid the prosecution of a man accused of killing the high school student.
U.S. diplomat warns to be 'prepared for the worst' right after N. Korean official reportedly shuts down diplomacy
Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan told reporters on Tuesday that while the State Department remained focused on quelling tensions with North Korea through diplomatic channels, that the nation and world must remain prepared for the possibility that those efforts will fail.
ISIS Losing Its 'Capital' Is A Pivotal Defeat For The Terrorist Group
The self-described Islamic State finally lost its tenuous grip on the Syrian city of Raqqa on Tuesday as U.S.-backed forces retook the extremist group?s last major urban territory following a four-month military campaign.
Confederate monuments vandalized in 2 Virginia cities
Rohingya man refugee again 40 years after leaving Bangladesh
Nearly four decades ago Fazol Ahmed returned to his native Myanmar with his family under a Rohingya repatriation scheme. Now he is back in the teeming camps of Bangladesh with his wife and children, a refugee once again. Ahmed is among the hundreds of thousands of refugees who have crossed into Bangladesh since an upsurge in violence in neighbouring Myanmar in August that the UN has said amounts to ethnic cleansing.
Crews push to contain California fires, search for bodies
By Jim Christie SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) - Crews fought their way across rugged, steep terrain on Tuesday in a push to gain full control of the deadliest wildfires in California history, as search-and-rescue teams picked through an ashy moonscape of destroyed homes looking for victims. "There are still some concerns that if the west winds come up or we get some erratic winds they could push our lines, but as of right now we're looking pretty good," Steve Crawford, a fire operations chief, told reporters at a briefing in Sonoma County in the heart of California's celebrated wine country. Already 41 people have been confirmed killed in the fires, which erupted last week and were driven by dry, hot winds into Northern California communities, giving residents little or no chance to escape.
Still standing: Photos capture abandoned buildings after years of neglect
Trump reverses course on emerging Senate health care deal
A bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is reeling after President Donald Trump reversed course and opposed the agreement, and top congressional Republicans and conservatives gave it a frosty reception.
Col. Jack Jacobs: Trump Gold Star Family Remarks 'Almost Obscene'