Tropical Storm Cindy churns toward Gulf Coast

Tropical storm Bret has degenerated into a tropical wave, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Tuesday . "Coastal areas will see 8-14" with locally much higher amounts (potentially isolated 14-24" near the Louisiana and MS coasts).

Samajwadi Party to declare stand on Kovind on Thursday

Sada, who represents Sonbarsha constituency in the state assembly, told IANS on telephone: "The party has made a decision to support Kovind". However, given Kovind's views on social justice and empowerment, choosing a loyal, conformist leader like him was much more of a natural choice for the Sangh parivar than any radical shift in its traditional position on the caste system.

Family declines autopsy for U.S. student released by North Korea

South Korean officials described the move as "a provocation" and said if Kim Jong-un's regime does not stop "our military will forcefully retaliate". Spicer said the USA is continuing to work with China to apply pressure on North Korea and said the United States has seen "positive movement" with China.

Jon Ossoff in 6th District concession: 'The fight goes on'

Republicans won House special election victories already this year in GOP-held districts in Kansas and Montana and hope to add Georgia to that string. Her narrow victory over Ossoff allows Republicans to breathe a sigh of relief after what's being recognized as the most expensive House race in U.S history, with a price tag that may exceed $50 million.

Family declines autopsy for USA student released by North Korea

Family declines autopsy for USA student released by North Korea

They said it should be a "call to action to those in the position to protect our American citizens here at home AND overseas". Three other US citizens, who are ethnic Koreans, and six South Koreans remain in custody in North Korea. Justin Weber told The Associated Press a press conference is expected later to provide more information. "Unfortunately, the very bad, torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the ...

Mexico snatch dramatic late leveller to deny Portugal victory

Portugal still went on to take the lead shortly afterwards, with Ronaldo setting up Ricardo Quaresma . It would have been the first opportunity Ronaldo had to elaborate on reports linking him with a move away from Real Madrid after Spanish authorities accused him of tax fraud.