Portland stabbing victims hailed as heroes
Eight People, Including Sheriff?s Deputy, Dead in Mississippi Shooting
US will step up air strikes to 'annihilate' Isis and citizen casualties are inevitable, warns Defence Secretary
Pentagon chief James Mattis has said that the US is ?accelerating the tempo? of the fight against Isis, and that civilian deaths should be anticipated as a ?fact of life?. While US forces operating in Syria and Iraq do ?do everything humanly possible? to prevent the loss of innocent life, ?Civilian casualties are a fact of life in this sort of situation,? General Mattis told CBS? Face the Nation on Sunday. The interview comes after new figures from war monitor the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights found that the last four-week period was the deadliest for Syrian civilians on record since the US-led coalition bombing campaign began in 2014.
Memorial Day observed across the U.S.
Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty
BERLIN (AP) ? German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday urged European Union nations to stick together in the face of emerging policy divisions with the U.S., Britain's decision to leave the bloc and other challenges.
Young Boy Thrown Off Slide At Dublin's New Water Park
NBC News Exclusive: a Look at Taiwan?s Military Drills As China Looms
General de Gaulle's grave vandalised, say French police
The grave of General Charles de Gaulle, France's World War II hero and post-war president, was vandalised on Saturday, police said. De Gaulle led the Free French Forces in London from 1940-44 and reshaped the country's political landscape after the war, founding the Fifth Republic in 1958. De Gaulle died in 1970 shortly before his 80th birthday.
3-Week-Old Dies in Dog Attack After Being Left Alone With Family's Three Pit Bulls
Thousands protest against Moscow housing resettlement, but numbers fall
Thousands of Muscovites protested in the south-west of the Russian capital on Sunday against government plans to resettle millions of citizens from shoddy Soviet-era apartment blocks, but numbers had fallen compared to earlier rallies. A Reuters witness said around 5,000 people attended the latest rally, compared to organizers' estimates of 60,000 at a protest on May 14. Moscow residents are also concerned about the location and quality of the planned new accommodation, a lack of services and infrastructure and about threats the redevelopment may pose to the historic face of the Russian capital.