North Korea Says Nuclear War 'May Break Out Any Moment'
North Korea warned a United Nations committee on Monday that a nuclear conflict ?may break out any moment,? continuing a bombastic war of words between the East Asian country and the United States that has only increased in recent months.
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.
'Very unusual' mistrial in woman's burning death
BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) ? The jury in the tense murder trial of a Mississippi man charged with setting a 19-year-old friend on fire and leaving her to die handed a bailiff a note: They have reached a verdict.
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
Mandalay Bay Security Guard To Appear On ?Ellen? After Ducking Other Interviews
Billy Joel, 68, and wife Alexis Roderick are expecting a baby
China ready to 'defeat' Taiwan independence: Xi
Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a stern warning to Taiwan Wednesday, saying that Beijing has the will and power to thwart any attempts at independence. Addressing a twice-a-decade gathering of the Communist Party in Beijing, Xi warned that China has "the resolve, the confidence, and the ability to defeat separatist attempts for Taiwan independence in any form". "We will never allow anyone, any organisation, or any political party, at any time or in any form, to separate any part of Chinese territory from China," he said.
Newt, it takes just a few seconds to proofread a tweet
Typos are a fact of life. Today's example: Newt Gingrich, tweeting his steadfast support for "Presideent Trtump." In the words of the former speaker of the House, "Trtump was rermarkably stgroing in hius joint press event with" Senator Mitch McConnell held earlier Monday at the White House. A glowing review! SEE ALSO: Trump and Mitch McConnell formally announce bromance in weird Rose Garden press conference Gingrich has replaced the original tweet with a legible version. "Sometimes my ideas are faster than my fingers," he claims, which...fine. Just for future ref, Newt? it takes about three seconds to proofread a tweet before pressing send. So close, Newt. pic.twitter.com/JZZwkSOVTy ? Michael Del Moro (@MikeDelMoro) October 16, 2017 this was Trump tweeting while Newt struggled to take his phone back pic.twitter.com/HKHSQ1K8jR ? thomas violence (@thomas_violence) October 16, 2017 ?It?s not a good look to try to defend the president when you?re drunk? Newt: Frist off aal, pic.twitter.com/0HX6stfRtN ? alex tumay (@alextumay) October 16, 2017 pic.twitter.com/7mH3Dsmd4A ? ?_? (@MikeIsaac) October 16, 2017 Newt Gingrich is trying to bring back Weird Twitter. pic.twitter.com/c4kClYrORb ? ParaNorbit? (@TimDuffy) October 16, 2017 WATCH: This wearable Bluetooth device will turn any surface into a keyboard
John McCain Is Worried the U.S. Is Going Back 'to the 1930s'
Senator John McCain, echoing the sentiments of his Monday night speech in Philadelphia, said Tuesday that he is worried the United States is reverting to the nationalistic tendencies that characterized the 1930s.