May 15, 2018

Israeli troops kill 2 and injure hundreds, Palestinians say

iStock/Thinkstock(JERUSALEM) -- Israeli troops killed two Palestinians and injured hundreds at the Gaza boundary fence on Tuesday as residents buried dozens of Palestinians who were shot and killed by Israeli forces a day earlier, Palestinian authorities said. As the U.S. opened its new embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, Palestinians saw the deadliest day since the Gaza war in 2014. Israeli forces fired tear gas and live fire at Palestinian protesters, killing at least 60, including eight children,..
May 15, 2018

North Korea threatens to withdraw from summit with Trump: Report

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- North Korea is threatening to cancel its upcoming summit between leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump over South Korea-U.S.military drills, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported, citing North Korean state media. North Korea has also canceled high-level talks with South Korea that were scheduled for Wednesday local time over those same drills, according to Yonhap. The controversial summit between the American and North Korean leader was first announced..
May 15, 2018

Meghan Markle’s dad not 1st royal relative caught in scandal

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are facing family controversy just days before their wedding, but they are not the first royal couple to do so. Markle, 36, is dealing with her father, Thomas Markle Sr., potentially not attending her wedding this Saturday after he was accused of taking part in staged paparazzi photos. Markle Sr. allegedly told TMZ he no longer plans to walk his daughter down the aisle in front of an expected 600 guests at St. George’s Chape..
May 15, 2018

Putin inaugurates controversial bridge by driving a truck across to seized peninsula Crimea

Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- (NEW YORK) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin today inaugurated a nearly 12-mile-long bridge connecting Russia to Crimea, marking the occasion by driving a bright-orange truck across to the disputed peninsula that Russian troops seized from Ukraine in 2014. The bridge that spans the Kerch Strait establishes Russia’s first land connection with Crimea and, as such, is freighted with symbolism, with the Kremlin portraying it as a physical affirmation of th..