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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service isn't saying why a car driven to a security checkpoint near the White House was deemed suspicious and the driver arrested. The car was stopped last night about a quarter-mile from the White House. The president was away. It was the second incident of the day yesterday. Earlier, someone jumped a low metal barrier just outside a White House fence.
PARIS (AP) — French police say drug and alcohol tests will be part of the autopsy to be performed today on the body of the Orly Airport attacker. Meanwhile, Police released the father of the suspect but continue to hold two other relatives. The suspect was shot and killed while taking a soldier hostage.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia is expanding its hunt form North Koreans believed involved in the killing of the half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. National police chief Khalid Abu Bakar says the new suspects are in addition to the seven North Koreans already being sought in last month's poisoning death of Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur's airport. Khalid says the new suspects include an "important person."
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea is again drawing attention to itself with a new rocket-related test. The Korean Central News Agency says Pyongyang has successfully tested a new type of high-thrust engine to propel its rockets. The KCNA indicates the engine is to be used for the space program. North Korea is banned by the U.N from conducting long-range missile tests. But it claims its satellite program is for peaceful use. Many in the U.S. and elsewhere doubt that.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A longtime adviser to President Donald Trump says neither he nor Trump "have anything to fear in a fair, balanced inquiry" into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Roger Stone says he has been asked by the Senate intelligence committee to retain any documents that could be related to its investigation.
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