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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump is tweeting his support for tough new sanctions against North Korea unanimously approved by the U.N. Security Council. "The United Nations Security Council just voted 15-0 to sanction North Korea. China and Russia voted with us. Very big financial impact!" he said on Twitter. The sanctions against North Korea for its escalating nuclear and missile programs include a ban on coal and other exports worth over $1 billion.
SYDNEY (AP) — U.S. military officials have called off a search and rescue operation for three U.S. Marines who were missing after their Osprey aircraft crashed into the sea off the east coast of Australia while trying to land. The U.S. Marine base Camp Butler in Japan says in a statement the rescue operation was suspended on Sunday morning.
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Hiroshima's appeal of "never again" on the 72nd anniversary of the world's first atomic bomb attack has acquired renewed urgency as North Korea moves ever closer to acquiring nuclear weapons. The city marked the 72nd anniversary of the Aug. 6, 1945, attack that killed 140,000 people with a somber ceremony Sunday and a call to eliminate nuclear weapons. Mayor Kazumi Matsui says "hell is not a thing of the past," urging that the "absolute evil" of atomic weaponry be banished.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition activist Leopoldo Lopez has been returned home after being taken back to jail nearly a week ago. The activist's wife Lilian Tintori said in a message on Twitter that she and her husband remain committed to achieving "peace and freedom for Venezuela."
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fox News has suspended Eric Bolling, the co-host of its nightly program "The Specialists" while it investigates allegations he sent a lewd photo to co-workers. A network spokesperson confirmed Bolling's suspension in an email message on Saturday. News of the suspension came one day after a Huff Post report relying on anonymous sources stated Bolling had sent a lewd photo to at least three female colleagues at Fox New and Fox Business. Bolling's attorney called the accusations untrue.
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