May 31, 2018

Top North Korean to hand-deliver letter to Trump from Kim Jong Un: Pompeo

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump signaled Thursday that it’s very likely a delegation of North Korean officials “will probably be coming down” to Washington Friday to hand-deliver a letter to him from Kim Jong Un. Trump said he doesn’t know what the letter will say but says he thinks “it’ll be very positive.” Later Thursday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed that Kim's top adviser, Kim Yong Chol, would deliver the letter himself after talks with Pompeo in New Yor..
May 31, 2018

How Russian journalist faked his own death with pig’s blood and trip to the morgue to avoid murder plot

iStock/Thinkstock(KIEV, Ukraine) -- The Russian journalist who staged his own death in a sting operation with Ukrainian authorities has described how he was smeared with pig’s blood and taken to a morgue as part of the spectacular effort that he said was necessary to thwart a Russian plot to kill him. The reporter, Arkady Babchenko, revealed the details of the operation to reporters in Ukraine's capital, Kiev on Thursday, a day after Ukraine's SBU spy agency announced that Babchenko&#0..
May 31, 2018

Trump says North Korean delegation will likely hand-deliver a letter from Kim Jong Un

iStock/Thinkstock(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- President Donald Trump signaled Thursday that it’s very likely a delegation of North Korean officials “will probably be coming down” to Washington on Friday to hand-deliver a letter to him from Kim Jong Un. Trump said he doesn’t know what the letter will say, but said he thinks “it’ll be very positive.” Trump cautioned that while he hopes a planned summit in Singapore on June 12 between the U.S. and North Korea is still in the cards, he wants it to be..
May 31, 2018

Transgender member of migrant caravan dies in ICE custody

iStock/Thinkstock(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) -- A transgender woman who was a part of a migrant caravan that arrived at the southern border of the U.S. earlier this month has died in custody. Roxana Hernandez traveled with the group of migrants from Mexico beginning in late March and was later transferred to an immigration detention center in New Mexico. Hernandez, a Honduras national, died in the Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility in Albuquerque on May 25. Her death was confirmed in a stateme..