May 13, 2019

Secretary of State Pompeo’s remarks leave transatlantic relations under ‘severe strain,’ experts warn

Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images(LONDON) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s trip overseas has already caused a stir in some European capitals. Last week he visited London and begins talks with European leaders in Brussels, Belgium, before visiting Russia on May 14. But as the next phase of talks with European leaders begins, the perceived unpredictability of U.S. foreign policy is now proving difficult to swallow for some of America's closest European and British allies, according to diplomat..
May 13, 2019

Three people found dead from crossbow bolts in German hotel

LINO MIRGELER/AFP/Getty Images(BERLIN) — Three people were found dead from crossbow wounds in a hotel room near the southern German city of Passau, according to police. Two other deaths, in the northern German state of Saxony, are possibly linked, police said Monday. The bodies of a 53-year-old German man and two German women, aged 33 and 30 were discovered, according to Passau Police. The man and 33-year-old woman were found lying together in bed, while the younger woman was found lying on the ..
May 13, 2019

Notre Dame: ABC News gets exclusive first look inside fire-ravaged cathedral

ABC News(PARIS) -- It’s been nearly a month since the flames leaping from Notre Dame cathedral in Paris left the world aghast. The cathedral’s 19th century spire collapsed into the church’s nave, irreparably piercing through the 850-year-old building, a landmark of Gothic architecture sitting in the heart of France's capital. It took several hours for hundreds of firefighters to quell the flames, which ignited during an evening mass on April 15 at the start of Holy Week, the busiest and m..
May 13, 2019

Sweden reopens rape case against Assange as WikiLeaks founder faces extradition

Jack Taylor/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Swedish prosecutors announced Monday that they will be reopening an inquiry into a sexual assault allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and will be seeking his extradition once he has served his prison sentence in the United Kingdom. Sweden's deputy director of public prosecutions, Eva Marie Persson, said at a news conference in Stockholm that the initial investigation into the rape charges, originating from 2010, was discontinued in May 201..