Mourners gather for funeral of student detained in N Korea

The service was held at the 22-year-old's school in OH, before his burial at a nearby cemetery. But later in the day, they said the family objected to an autopsy being performed on his body, so just an external exam was done. It is still not yet clear what the next step will be in addressing the North Korean threat, but relations between Beijing and Washington appear to be stable enough.

Rebels attack Philippine village, possibly to divert troops

A rescued resident is seen with government forces after he was rescued from his home in Marawi city, Philippines on Wednesday. Padilla confirmed that the BIFF members had taken hostages which they used as "human shields" as they fled pursuing government troops, but he had yet to receive information on whether they had been released.

In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

The successes that were top of mind for Trump included Republican congressional wins on Tuesday night in Georgia and SC - prompting the president to deride media coverage that he said had imagined a Democratic victory. At the rally, the president said of Scalise, "I would like to take this moment to send out thoughts to our courageous friend Steve Scalise and everyone recovering from the assault".

Trump scraps Obama-era program protecting undocumented parents

DAPA affected certain undocumented immigrants who are the parents of children who are US citizens or legal residents. The Trump administration is leaving in place a program protecting hundreds of thousands young immigrants from deportation - one that President Donald Trump had pledged to eliminate.

DUP deal still possible, says senior Tory

May has promised to work with "humility and resolve" as she prepares to set out her legislative programme for the next two years in a Queen's Speech expected to be dominated by Brexit. If the so-called "confidence and supply" agreement is challenged in the courts, judges would have to decide whether such a government would be unable to exercise "rigorous impartiality".

Trump to meet with tech CEOs on government overhaul

Representatives from the largest United States tech companies, including the executive chairman of Google's parent company Alphabet Eric Schmidt, Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple's chief executive Tim Cook , and Satya Nadella, Microsoft's CEO, discussed how to make the federal government more efficient.