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Hopes fading in China for 118 still missing day after landslide

The Xinhua news agency reports that 15 people are confirmed dead in a landslide in southwestern China. "It's the biggest landslide to hit this area since the Wenchuan natural disaster", Wang Yongbo, an official leading one of the rescue efforts, told state broadcaster China Central Television.

United States shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

Since then, the agreement has been a crucial link that has allowed Moscow and Washington to coordinate their military actions in the region, in which Iran, Israel, Russia, Syria, Turkey, and the US with its allies carry out attacks in pursuit of often competing aims.

Pentagon chief blasts N.Korea over USA student who died

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China has a responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to prevent an escalation of tensions in the region. Trump had held high hopes for greater cooperation from China to exert influence over North Korea, leaning heavily on Chinese President Xi Jinping for his assistance.

China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearisation

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had said on Thursday that the United States pressed China to ramp up economic and political pressure on North Korea, during his meeting with top Chinese diplomats and defence chiefs. "I know being there had something to do with it", Volo said. "When I was organizing the trip and I (met) with the delegates here, I addressed Otto Warmbier and I said to them we would need some type of good faith if we're ever going to do some type of future sports relations".

Terror attack at Brussels station

At a news conference, spokesman Eric van der Sypt said it is not clear whether the shot suspect is dead or alive - however, no civilians were injured or killed in the explosion. The National Security Council will meet Wednesday morning to address the incident. The man left his luggage before it exploded a second time. Authorities revealed that the attacker detonated a suitcase containing nails and gas bottles .

Looking forward to welcome "true friend" Modi, says Trump

Welcome to the live blog of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first visit to United States after Donald Trump took charge of the White House from the incumbent Barack Obama. It will be interesting to see what the shape of the USA policy to Pakistan will look like, but I think the rhetoric will be stronger and tougher and there will be attempts to exert some USA pressure on Islamabad in ways we haven't seen before", he added.

J&K cop lynching: Three more arrested; SIT to probe case

The family amid chanting slogans like 'we want justice' demanded immediate release of their beloved one, saying that he is innocent and shouldn't be treated as a criminal. They show maximum restraint because they feel that they're dealing with their own people. "The day their patience wanes away, then, I believe, things will be hard".

Michigan health chief charged in Flint water probe

Lyon also received a second felony charge of misconduct in office. Lyon's defense lawyers called the claims baseless. "We absolutely, vehemently dispute the charges". Nick Lyon and the others are accused of failing to alert the public to an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease. " Nick Lyon and Dr. Wells have been and continue to be fully committed to Flint's recovery".

15 dead, 120 feared buried in China landslide

More than 140 people are missing and feared to have been buried under debris following a landslide in China . Have you read Trendiee Today? Xinhua quoted the government of Sichuan province, where the town is located, as saying the identities of the 118 missing will be soon made public.

Girl killed, father hurt when struck by boat on Texas lake

Officials say the accident happened around 7 p.m. Friday at Temple Lake Park in Belton. His injuries resulted in the amputation of both legs, Temple police spokeswoman Shawana Neely said. She was pronounced dead at Scott and White Hospital by Justice of the Peace David Barfield. Several agencies responded to the scene, including Temple Police Department, Temple Fire & Rescue, Morgan's Point Police, Morgan's Point Dive Team, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and US Army Corps of Engineers.

Oppressive Heat May Force Phoenix Airport to Adopt Dubai's Strategy

Dozens of flights were cancelled Tuesday in Phoenix as extreme heat swept over the region, prompting officials to deem it too hot for some planes to fly. Seven flights were canceled due to weather on Monday, when the temperature reached 118 degrees, rounding out the total to 50 weather-related cancellations in two days.

Trump now target of collusion, obstruction of justice and money laundering probes

The New York Times has gone to court to try to get copies of documents created by fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey after his conversations with President Donald Trump . Shortly after Trump fired Comey, a Justice Department official tapped Mueller to take up the investigation as a special counsel . Comey said the notes contain his recollections that Trump asked for his loyalty when they met for a January dinner and then urged him during a private meeting in the ...

Philando Castile Dashcam Video Showing Deadly Traffic Stop Released

Video footage of the fatal shooting of a black motorist by a Minnesota police officer released on Tuesday showed how quickly the incident unfolded but shed no light on whether the victim had reached for the gun he told the officer he was carrying.

Putin Accuses US Of Meddling Abroad, Hopes For Better Russia Ties

Regardless, Putin's arms, at least rhetorically, are wide open as he said if Comey were to face political persecution, Russian Federation "is ready to accept him too". Putin stated that , "The Russophobia now evolving in the United States - we can see it, and we believe that this is the outcome of a spiraling domestic struggle for power".

Leo Varadkar formally elected as prime minister of Ireland

While Ireland has an increasingly diverse population and Europe's fastest-growing economy, it's still emerging from a conservative mindset: Homosexuality was only decriminalized in 1993, and divorce two years later. Echoing new French President Emmanuel Macron, he said: "I want to do right for our citizens". The new Taoiseach said the government he will lead will be neither right-wing nor left-wing and that he had no interest in fighting the political battles of the 1980s.

Andre Ward Stops Sergey Kovalev By 8th Round TKO

The first time the two fought on HBO PPV, they recorded a reported 160,000 buys. The fight, a scheduled 12-rounder that headlined an HBO pay-per-view telecast in the USA, was a rematch of their November 2016 fight, which Ward won by a controversial decision.

Sen. Schatz Slams Unveiled Republican Healthcare Bill

Brian Sandoval. If three Republican senators vote "no" on the legislation, the measure will fail, CBS2's Jessica Moore reports . And that's precisely what the Senate bill did! " Medicaid's not actually being cut from our perspective", Republican Sen.

100 people burnt to death after oil tanker catches fire

They said a DNA test would be needed for identification of deceased. Rescue work under way at the incident site. Although the inferno has been controlled, the road has not been cleared yet. Amir Bukhari while talking to ARY News detailed that the district administration was facilitating the victims. Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif took notice of the accident and ordered the concerned authorities to take emergency steps for better treatment of the people.

Istanbul bans gay and transgender pride march for second year

LGBTI activists had announced on social media that they would organise a march starting from Istanbul's Taksim Square. "In addition, no application that suits the methods was made to our governor's office", the statement released from the governor's read on June 24, as it added that "there are serious reactions against the march".

Dad of freed student says son was 'brutalized'

He says he's proud of his son, and does not believe the North Korean's story that he contracted botulism soon after his conviction and slipped into a coma after taking a sleeping pill. Warmbier was released Monday on humanitarian grounds . He went on to reiterate that Dennis Rodman - who arrived for his fifth trip to North Korea wearing a "Pot Coin" T-shirt right around the time of Otto Warmbier's return - had nothing to do with his son's long-awaited release.

North Korea denies United States claims that Otto Warmbier was tortured

Mourners stand outside the art center before a funeral service for Otto Warmbier , who died after his release from North Korea, at Wyoming High School in Wyoming, Ohio , June 22, 2017. The North had earlier Friday denied torturing or mistreating Warmbier, in the first official reaction to his death. "They said they understood". The Obama administration failed to secure Warmbier's release but it succeeded in getting 10 other prisoners of the regime free.

Obama slams Senate GOP health care bill

At lightning speed and with a little over a week for wider review, the Republicans' bill could influence health care and health insurance of every American. With 52 Republicans in the Senate, the GOP can only afford to lose the support of two members. Sen. Schumer rallied Friday at Bellevue with local activists and medical workers, threatening that similar crowds will oppose the bill nationwide.

Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says ''no''

A vote from Collins, who has been willing to break from her party in the past, would be key to ensuring the bill's passage. Critics on both sides of the aisle said the bill, which was drafted behind closed doors by a small group of Senate leadership and committee staff, has been shrouded in secrecy.

Tornadoes spawned by Cindy's remnants cause damage in Birmingham, AL

Cindy made landfall between Cameron, LA and Port Arthur, TX, early Thursday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center . "Over the next few days", Channel 2 Action News meteorologist Karen Minton said, "the remnants of Cindy will bring heavy rain to North Georgia".

US Lawmakers Urge Trump to Press India's Modi on Trade, Investment

Following this, Modi and Costa greeted each other with a warm embrace at the Necessidades Palace here before the two went on a one-to-one meeting over a walk on the palace gardens. But there will be no press meet, "as preferred by both leaders". PM Modi is likely to bring up the issue of climate change with Trump. So I came to see and meet him, ? he said.

Massive Fire At London High-Rise Started In A Refrigerator, Police Say

We now have expert evidence that the fire was not started deliberately - the fire started in a fridge freezer - the make and model is a Hotpoint FF175BP. The affected buildings, housing potentially thousands of residents, are in eight local authority areas, including Manchester, Plymouth and Camden in north London , Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid said in a letter to lawmakers.

'Like Being Struck by Lightning': Black Bears Kill 2 in 2 Days

Race organisers quickly launched a search for Cooper, but the teen was dead when rescuers found him less than two hours later. "Everyone on site is concerned for those involved", Chris Kennedy, general manager at Pogo Mine , said in a statement, according to Alaska Dispatch News .

Jared Kushner speaks publicly for first time since the election

That changed yesterday, when Kushner spoke to the first meeting of the newly created American Technology Council , part of Trump's Office American Innovation, which is meant to nudge government into operating more like the business world.

Mueller is "Good Friends" with Comey, and that's "Bothersome"

He is very, very good friends with Comey, which is very bothersome. One attendee to the event was New Hampshire State Rep. Al Baldasaro, who at the Republican convention called for Hillary Clinton to be shot for treason. "There has been no collusion". "There has been no collusion - there has been leaking by Comey", he told " Fox and Friends ". Virtually everybody agrees to that.

Trump to Pelosi: I Like You Right Where You Are

And it certainly won't happen if rabid progressives keep demonizing and denigrating people with whom they disagree. It's come to this: For leadership that doesn't repel a majority of Americans, Democrats need to recruit someone who doesn't represent the truth about their party.

Trump administration pushing China on North Korea

The spokesman said North Korea could not understand why Mr. Warmbier died so suddenly after returning home because his health indicators were "normal" upon his release. A North Korean spokesman quoted by AFP news agency accused the United States of mounting a " smear campaign ". The university said in a statement that Dettwyler's comments do not reflect the school's values and are "particularly distressing".

Donald Trump could win 2020 presidential election, here's why

And we need a message-how are we going to get there? "If you look at the numbers, these are all seats where just seven months ago ( Republicans ) won by double digits, and they were nail-biters after Trump takes office", said Rep. Moulton backed Pelosi's challenger Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) in 2016. And sometimes it's hard to get people who are in power, who are used to that, to say, 'You know what? Senator Chris Murphy of CT told MSNBC that Democrats needed to focus on economic ...

Health care poses a test of Trump's work with the Senate

McConnell has acknowledged that he's willing to change the measure before it's voted on. "We don't have enough time , both members and the public, to completely evaluate this bill, see the scoring, see all the debate within the public realm".

USA lawmakers urge Trump to press India's Modi on trade, investment

PM Modi will receive a "red carpet" welcome at the White House on his arrival. "Bilateral trade and investment is small considering the size of the countries' economies and the scale of the potential relationship -India accounts for less than two per cent of total USA exports of goods and services and less than one percent of the stock of United States overseas investment", they said.

Bernie Sanders: 'Democratic brand is pretty bad'

Sanders has been on a mission to move Democrats away from what he calls "identity politics", but which Democrats call "core Democratic values", and toward a more appealing message to white working class voters, which the dictionary calls "identity politics".

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