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Trump fears ‘major, major conflict’ with North Korea

Trump fears ‘major, major conflict’ with North Korea

US President Donald Trump has said he would like to solve the North Korea crisis diplomatically, but that a “major, major conflict” is possible. In an interview with Reuters, he praised China’s President Xi Jinping for his handling of North Korea, calling him “a very good man” who loved his country. Mr Trump also said […]

CHICAGO – Obama offers advice to young people

CHICAGO – Obama offers advice to young people

CHICAGO — Former President Barack Obama used his first public appearance since leaving office to dole out advice to young people on leadership, managing social media and even marriage. What he didn’t do was mention his successor. At a forum Monday for students at the University of Chicago, adjacent to where his presidential library will […]

Confederate statue removed in New Orleans

Confederate statue removed in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS –– Masked New Orleans workers in bullet-proof vests have removed a Confederate monument that officials said was a symbol of the US South’s racist past. Watched by police snipers, the statue was gone before dawn in a stealthy operation designed to foil protests. The statues will be relocated to “a place where they […]

NEW YORK – Bill O’Reilly booted

NEW YORK – Bill O’Reilly booted

NEW YORK – Bill O’Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel following reports that five women had been paid millions of dollars to keep quiet about harassment allegations. 21st Century Fox issued a statement Wednesday that “after a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that […]

PHILADELPHIA – Facebook murder suspect dead

PHILADELPHIA – Facebook murder suspect dead

PENNSYLVANIA – Police say a man suspected of randomly shooting a grandfather on an Ohio street and posting video of the killing to Facebook has taken his own life. Steve Stephens’ car was spotted on Tuesday morning outside a McDonald’s in the city of Erie, Pennsylvania. State police gave chase and the suspect shot himself […]

Photo of ‘mock IED’ confiscated at Toronto Pearson Airport released

Photo of ‘mock IED’ confiscated at Toronto Pearson Airport released

U.S. Customs and Border Protection released a photograph of a mocked improvised explosive device found inside a piece of luggage at Toronto Pearson International Airport, which forced the grounding of a Chicago-bound United Airlines flight for several hours earlier this month. Joseph Galaska, 58, was charged with one count of mischief after border officers located […]

ILLINOIS – United boss will not resign

ILLINOIS – United boss will not resign

CHICAGO – United Airlines’ chief executive has said he will not quit amid an explosive backlash to video of a screaming man being dragged off a plane. Oscar Munoz said he felt “shame and embarrassment” and vowed it would never happen again to a seated passenger on one of United’s aircraft. The embattled aviation boss […]

CALIFORNIA – Three dead in school shooting

CALIFORNIA – Three dead in school shooting

CALIFORNIA – A newlywed who fatally shot his wife and a child before turning the gun on himself at a US school had projected a blissful marriage on social media. Cedric Anderson entered a primary school on Monday in San Bernardino, California, and gunned down estranged spouse Karen Elaine Smith, 53. On Facebook, he referred […]

ILLINOIS – Passenger dragged off overbooked United flight

ILLINOIS – Passenger dragged off overbooked United flight

CHICAGO – Not giving up a seat on an overbooked flight led to an upsetting scene on a United Airlines flight on Sunday night. Several passengers on United flight 3411 from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Louisville, Kentucky, captured video as a man was dragged off the plane by authorities after he apparently refused to […]

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