July 3, 2018

A few loyal accomplices aided French gangster’s daring prison escape, authorities say

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- A few “loyal unidentified accomplices” helped infamous French gangster Redoine Faid escape from a prison in the southern suburbs of Paris, authorities said more than 48 hours after the audacious breakout. “According to first elements of the investigation, we believe a team of four or five loyal unidentified accomplices helped Faid escape,” Philippe Veroni, the head of France’s organized crime police, said during a news conference Tuesday. Investigators “do not know ..
July 3, 2018

Rescuers weigh options for extracting soccer team from flooded cave

Linh Pham/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Rescuers and authorities are considering their options for evacuating the soccer team -- 12 boys and their coach -- discovered alive after they'd gone missing for 10 days. Authorities are considering whether the soccer players and coach should be immediately evacuated or assisted where they are as further measures are considered, even as technicians attempt to install a phone line so the boys can talk to their parents. Staying in place may be the safest..
July 3, 2018

Pompeo heading to North Korea as regime shows little progress towards denuclearization

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Three weeks after the historic meeting between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will return to North Korea on Thursday at a time the regime has done little to publicly show it is working towards denuclearization. Although face-to-face talks between the two parties resumed at the Demilitarized Zone over the weekend, new satellite imagery, first reported by the Wall Street Journal, showed North Korea has expanded..
July 2, 2018

Chancellor Angela Merkel’s coalition saved after row over migration comes to an end

iStock/Thinkstock(BERLIN) -- Those concerned about the future of Germany's ruling coalition and the possibility of a snap election can now breathe a sigh of relief. The coalition will remain in place after a lengthy row over migration threatened to weaken Europe's economic powerhouse. The number of asylum-seekers fleeing to Europe is back to pre-2015 levels, but the debate over migration has continued to create political turmoil, including a possible split in Germany’s ruling coalition..