US praises Modi's call for freedom of navigation for peace

China - a major trading partner for the hermetic nation - has been a key ally in denuclearizing the Korean peninsula, Mattis said. But in Singapore Gen Mattis also struck a positive note on U.S. But "conflict is not inevitable", he added. China claims nearly the whole of this strategic maritime space where, during the past few years, it has built facilities on artificial islands that could be of military use, leading to mounting tension in the region.

Trump aides won't say whether he believes in climate change

He eventually deleted the tweet and joked about the meaning of the made-up word, telling his followers to "Enjoy!" During a press briefing which the White House unsurprisingly chose to hold without cameras present, a reporter pressed him on the matter.

Bill Maher apologizes for using racial slur during HBO show

Bill Maher apologizes for using racial slur during HBO show

Maher was interviewing Senator Ben Sasse when he joked that he was a "house n****r". Sasses tells Maher , "You're welcome". SASSE: You're welcome. " Twitter , understandably, came after the comedian for using the N-word-a term of racial subjugation and oppression that is never OK for white people to use, in any context", the Daily Beast noted.

Trump travel ban: What happens after Supreme Court appeal

This has added an interesting timing twist in the case, as if the Supreme Court decides to hear arguments - and allows the travel order to go into effect - the 90 day time limits in the executive order could theoretically expire before arguments are even heard, and the case might be moot at that point.

HomeNewsCorn Mill in Fatal Wisc. Explosion Previously Cited

JOHNSON CREEK, Wis. (AP) - The body of a third worker was recovered Friday from the ruins of a corn mill that exploded in southern Wisconsin, and company executives insisted safety violations were corrected years ago. The district houses early childhood through 12th grade in one building about an eighth of a mile from the plant, Superintendent Timothy Raymond said.