June 14, 2018

A year later, Grenfell Tower fire victims remembered

Simon Dawson/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Londoners who lost loved ones in the Grenfell Tower fire marked the anniversary at the remnants of the building Thursday with a moment of silence to remember the 72 victims who died. Many wiped away tears and carried white flowers in their hands. Some wore green as part of a campaign to show support for those whose lives were forever altered by the fire. Mahmoud Alkarad, a Syrian refugee who lived in the tower at the time of the fire, brought a photo of his c..
June 14, 2018

Trump seen in awkward exchange of salutes with North Korean general on state TV

Handout/Getty Images(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- President Donald Trump saluted a North Korean general in an awkward moment captured on video and broadcast by North Korean state media on Thursday. The brief interaction was featured in a 42-minute-long program about Tuesday's unprecedented summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The program, narrated by North Korea's most famous newscaster, Ri Chun-hee, aired on state-run television two days after the summit in Singapor..
June 14, 2018

North Korean state TV airs first video of Trump-Kim summit

Handout/Getty Images(PYONGYANG, North Korea) -- North Korean state television has aired its first video from Tuesday's unprecedented summit between the regime's leader, Kim Jong Un, and President Donald Trump. The 42-minute-long program, narrated by North Korea's most famous newscaster, Ri Chun-hee, was broadcast on state-run television on Thursday, two days after the historic summit in Singapore and a full day after Kim returned home to his country's capital, Pyongyang. The ..
June 14, 2018

Ireland to vote on removing blasphemy from constitution

iStock/Thinkstock(DUBLIN) -- Less than a month after Ireland held a remarkable referendum vote that legalized abortion, government officials announced plans this week to hold a referendum on removing the offense of blasphemy from its constitution. Ireland’s constitution, which was written in 1937 following its independence from the United Kingdom, states that the "publication of blasphemous, seditious, or indecent matter is an offense which shall be punishable in accordance with law.” The Defama..