November 7, 2018

In setback, Pompeo’s North Korea meetings called off without explanation

Carlos Tischler/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A Thursday meeting between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his North Korean counterpart in New York has been abruptly called off without explanation in another setback for the Trump administration's nuclear negotiations. The cancellation comes amid North Korean threats to restart its nuclear development unless the U.S. begins to remove sanctions -- a step the administration says it will not take until North Korea meaningfully moves to denucleariz..
November 7, 2018

Kremlin: Relations with US likely to remain troubled following midterms

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) -- The Kremlin said Wednesday it expects relations with the United States to remain troubled for the foreseeable future following the outcome of the U.S. midterm elections. “We can suggest with a high degree of confidence, that of course there is no rosy outlook for normalizing Russian-American relations on the horizon,” President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, told reporters on his daily briefing call. But Peskov said he saw little reason to believe relatio..
November 7, 2018

Five Navy sailors accused of running LSD ring aboard carrier

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Carlisle/Released(WASHINGTON) -- Five U.S. Navy sailors serving on the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan face criminal proceedings for their involvement in an LSD distribution ring. Ten other sailors who were investigated for their involvement have received administrative punishments. The aircraft carrier permanently operates in the western Pacific from its home port of Yokosuka in Japan. “Naval Criminal Investigative Service (N..
November 6, 2018

At least 79 children kidnapped from school in Cameroon

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Authorities in Cameroon are looking for more than 80 students and staff members who were kidnapped from a school in Cameroon in the early hours of Monday morning. At least 79 students and three staff members were taken from the Presbyterian Secondary School Nkwen in Bamenda, the capital of the country’s troubled North West Region. The children range in age from 11 to 17, the AP reported, citing the region's governor. "It is rather unfortunate that this is happ..