January 2, 2019

Six people killed in deadly train accident on Denmark’s Great Belt Bridge

fottodk/iStock(LONDON) -- Six people have died and 16 more were injured in Denmark after debris detached from a cargo train and hit a passenger express train on the Great Belt Bridge, authorities said Wednesday. The trains were on parallel tracks but traveling in opposite directions, Deutsche Bahn, the cargo train operator, told ABC News. The accident took place around 7:35 a.m. local time. The area was experiencing high winds and powerful waves caused by Storm Alfrida. There were 131 passeng..
January 1, 2019

Family of Paul Whelan, American detained in Russia for alleged spying, ‘deeply concerned for his safety’

iStock/yulenochekk(MOSCOW) -- The family of an American man arrested in Russia on spying charges has said they are certain he is innocent -- and are worried about his well-being. Paul Whelan was arrested Friday by Russia's domestic security service, the FSB, which said he was detained because he was conducting "spying activity." Whelan's family said in a statement Tuesday that they are "deeply concerned about his safety and well-being." "His innocence is undoubted and we trust that his..
January 1, 2019

In ‘unprecedented’ speech, Kim Jong Un says North Korea is ready for another summit with US, but warns against sanctions

Pyeongyang Press Corps/Pool/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Kim Jong Un says he is ready to sit down again with President Donald Trump -- but also warned the United States against imposing more sanctions. During his annual televised New Year's speech, the North Korean leader said he hopes a follow-up summit meeting will “produce an outcome welcomed by the international community.” Kim and Trump met in June in Singapore for the first time in the history of the rival countries. But in the..
January 1, 2019

Kim Jong Un warns US in New Year’s address

Pyeongyang Press Corps/Pool/Getty Images(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Kim Jong Un says he is ready to sit down again with President Donald Trump -- but also warned the United States against imposing more sanctions. During his annual televised New Year's speech, the North Korean leader said he hopes a follow-up summit meeting will “produce an outcome welcomed by the international community.” Kim and Trump met in June in Singapore for the first time in the history of the rival countries. But in the..