June 25, 2019

Trump announces new sanctions on Iran, including on supreme leader

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Monday announced new "hard-hitting" sanctions on Iran, including on the country's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Trump signed an executive order imposing additional sanctions on Iran late Monday morning, as he promised to do on Friday after pulling back on a military strike against Iran for the shooting down of a U.S. military drone. The president said the order, which also targets other senior leaders of Iran&#039..
June 24, 2019

Trump dismisses Khashoggi investigation, Pompeo doesn’t raise it in Saudi meeting

Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The murder of Washington Post Jamal Khashoggi did not come up in Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's meeting with the Saudi king on Monday, according to a senior State Department official. It's the latest sign that the Trump administration has dropped the issue and tried to move past the brutal killing for the sake of what it says is a critical economic and security partnership. President Donald Trump was dismissive on Friday of Khashoggi, the Sa..
June 24, 2019

Air Canada investigating after passenger left asleep on empty plane

Jetlinerimages/iStock(TORONTO) -- A sleeping passenger was left on board an Air Canada flight earlier this month hours after the plane had landed and the crew disembarked. Tiffani O'Brien, of Ontario, Canada, said she fell asleep in an empty row of seats on her short flight home from Quebec City to Toronto. She awoke hours later around midnight still strapped to her seat and all alone on a cold, dark plane. "It was completely pitch black," O'Brien said in an interview Monday with CTV N..
June 24, 2019

Bodies of seven missing climbers recovered in Indian Himalayas, officials say

deeltijdgod/iStock(NEW DELHI, India) -- The bodies of seven climbers who went missing in the Himalayas within India last month have been recovered, officials said. A search team from the Indo-Tibetan Border Police retrieved the bodies on Sunday at an altitude of 5,800 meters (about 19,000 feet) to the base camp, according to Vijay Jogdande, an administrator of northern India's Uttarakhand state. It will take two to three days to return them to base camp. The bodies have not yet been identif..