A Palestinian man who allegedly stabbed one person to death and wounded six others in Hamburg was known to authorities as a suspected Islamic radical but also was psychologically unstable, German officials said Saturday.
The tenure of Reince Priebus as White House chief of staff has ended after six months. President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that he's replacing the former Republican Party chairman with the secretary of homeland security, John Kelly. Priebus says he offered his resignation after Trump indicated he wanted to go in a different direction. Kelly is a retired Marine Corps general and could bring military-style discipline to the White House.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is eager to use his aggressive work against the MS-13 street gang to help mend his tattered relationship with President Donald Trump. "I hope so," he said Friday, trying to turn the corner from a week of sour performance reviews from his boss.
The ruling party of deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will choose his successor Saturday, a day after Pakistan's Supreme Court removed the premier from office after finding that he and his family concealed their assets, officials said.
Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 29th - 1:38am
North Korea's rapidly accelerating nuclear weapons program is beginning to pose a grave challenge for liberal South Korean President Moon Jae-in, whose dovish proposals for engagement have been met by silence and two intercontinental ballistic missile tests in less than a month.
Eric Talmadge and Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted
Jul 28th - 10:21pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Saturday the second flight test of an intercontinental ballistic missile demonstrated his country can hit the U.S. mainland, hours after the launch left analysts concluding that a wide swath of the United States, including Los Angeles and Chicago, is now in range of North Korean weapons.
Few demonstrators heeded opposition calls for a mass protest Friday in Venezuela's capital against President Nicolas Maduro's divisive push to rewrite the constitution by a constituent assembly to be elected Sunday.
Japan's foreign minister says he and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will work closely with South Korea on a new U.N. Security Council resolution that includes more stringent measures against North Korea following its second test-launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile. Kyodo News service says Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida held telephone talks with Tillerson hours after Pyongyang's latest launch of a missile that analysts say is capable of reaching the U.S. mainland.