Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners
Europe "must take its fate into its own hands" faced with a western alliance divided by Brexit and Donald Trump's presidency, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday. While Germany and Europe would strive to remain on good terms with America and Britain, "we have to fight for our own destiny", Merkel went on. Special emphasis was needed on warm relations between Berlin and newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron, she said.
Man arrested after sheriff's deputy, seven others shot in Mississippi
A Mississippi man went on a shooting spree overnight, killing a sheriff's deputy and seven other people in three separate locations in rural Lincoln County before the suspect was taken into custody by police, authorities said on Sunday. Willie Corey Godbolt, 35, was arrested and was being treated in a hospital for a gunshot wound, according to Warren Strain, a spokesman for the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. The sheriff's deputy, identified as William Durr, was fatally shot after responding to an emergency call regarding a domestic dispute late on Saturday night at a house in Bogue Chitto, a small community about 69 miles south of Jackson, the state capital.
'Close to Treason? DHS Sec. Kelly Calls Out Intel Leaks
Homeland Security Sec. John Kelly tells Chuck Todd on Meet the Press that it?s ?totally unacceptable? for intelligence to be leaked, after details of the U.K.'s investigation into the Manchester bombing were published by American news outlets.
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Pilot's remains back on US soil from Vietnam after 52 years
SAN DIEGO (AP) ? Deborah Crosby touched her father's flag-draped casket as her three brothers hugged her in a tearful embrace on the tarmac at the San Diego airport Friday ? ending a more than half century search to find and bring home the remains of Lt. Cmdr. Frederick P. Crosby, shot down as a Navy pilot in the Vietnam War.
Texas toddler deaths: Two young children found dead ?after being locked inside hot car?
Two toddlers were found dead in a locked vehicle on Friday in Parker County, Texas. Temperatures had hit 96F (35C) when the mother of the children, a two-year-old girl and a 16-month-old boy, says she found them locked inside her car, according to a news release from the local sheriff?s office. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner?s website identifies the two children as Juliet and Cavanaugh Ramirez ? and says the cause of their deaths is still pending.
Defense secretary Mattis says US policy against Isis is now 'annihilation'
Secretary of Defense James Mattis, shown Saturday at the military academy West Point, said Sunday that the US planned to ?accellerate the campaign against Isis?. Secretary of Defense James Mattis said on Sunday the US had ?accelerated? its tactics against the Islamic State, moving from a policy of ?attrition? to one of ?annihilation?. The retired Marine Corps general also said ?civilian casualties are a fact of life in this sort of situation?, adding: ?We?re not the perfect guys, but we are the good guys.
Australian trafficker Corby back home amid media storm
Australian Schapelle Corby returned home Sunday following her deportation from Bali 12 years after her conviction for drug trafficking, as she battled through a media storm in a dramatic end to a saga that captivated her homeland. Corby and her sister Mercedes avoided cameras when she touched down in the eastern city of Brisbane early on Sunday morning, with live television broadcasts showing a convoy of vehicles believed to be carrying them leaving the airport. "It is with gratefulness and relief that this morning we mark Schapelle Corby's return to Australia," a member of her security team said, reading out a family statement at Brisbane airport.