July 19, 2019

Canadian police investigating ‘suspicious’ deaths of couple on side of remote highway

iStock(BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada) -- Authorities in British Columbia, Canada, are desperately looking for answers after the lifeless bodies of a young couple were found on the side of a remote highway. Chynna Noelle Deese, 24, of Charlotte, North Carolina, and boyfriend Lucas Robertson Fowler, 23, of Australia, were found Monday on Alaska Highway 97, south of Liard Hot Springs, British Columbia, according to the Northern Rockies, Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Authorities said that they considere..
July 19, 2019

Trump says White House is helping rapper ASAP Rocky, who is being held in Sweden without charges

Christian Vierig/Getty Images(STOCKHOLM) -- President Donald Trump spoke out for the first time Friday about the case of rapper A$AP Rocky, who has been held in a Swedish jail for more than two weeks without charges following a street fight. The president said the White House has been communicating with Sweden and working on the release of the hip-hop star, who will be detained at least until July 25, a judge ruled Friday. "A$AP Rocky is a situation in Sweden. Sweden's a great country and ..
July 19, 2019

German Chancellor Merkel expresses ‘solidarity’ with freshman lawmakers after Trump attack

Omer Messinger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel criticized President Donald's Trump's comments that four Democratic congresswomen should "go back" to where they came from, saying the idea "contradicts America's strength," and expressed "solidarity with the attacked women.” The chancellor, who made the comments on Friday during her annual press event, said the country's strength is derived from the contributions of people from many backgrounds, and tha..
July 19, 2019

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seizes British-flagged tanker in Strait of Hormuz

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Iran's paramilitary Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said it had seized a British-flagged oil tanker traveling through the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, in what appeared to be a significant new escalation between Tehran and Western countries. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said in a statement he was "extremely concerned by the seizure of two naval vessels by Iranian authorities." The British tanker, the Stena Impero, was crossing through the strait when it abruptly ch..