Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on NKorea

Trump, who frequently denounced China on the campaign trail, has turned to Beijing to help pressure its ally North Korea, prompting concern among Asian partners that America might go easy on the South China Sea territorial dispute. Doctors did not speculate as to what may have caused cardiopulmonary arrest in Otto Warmbier , a previously healthy 20-something. However, other senior United States officials said the administration's policy hinges on pressuring North Korea through China.

Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii

Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii

An interceptor missile fired from a US Navy destroyer off the coast of Hawaii failed to hit the target, the US Missile Defense Agency said. The agency told a House subcommittee in early June that although the previous test in February was a success, the intercept system is "not there yet" when it comes to reliability.

Opposition picks Meira Kumar as presidential candidate

The Opposition - Congress and the Communist Party of India (CPI), and other parties - chose to meet on Thursday to discuss the National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) decision on Presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind. But yesterday, Nitish Kumar pulled the plug on that understanding with his early announcement that he would support Ram Nath Kovind . He is Bihar's first Governor who has been nominated for this post.

Muslim girl killed walking to mosque for Ramadan prayers

But in two subsequent tweets posted on Monday, the Fairfax County Police Department insisted that Hassanen's murder was connected to road rage , not a hate crime , although the brutality of the attack and public details of the incident make a good case for it being classified as such.

Hamas, PFLP, ISIS Buck over Claiming Recent Jerusalem Attack

Hamas, PFLP, ISIS Buck over Claiming Recent Jerusalem Attack

In an online statement, the group said three IS fighters had targeted "a gathering of Jews" in an operation yesterday during which the three attackers were killed by Israeli police. "The idea that this was some kind of a coordinated event, potentially, with multiple attackers is less frequent", Al Jazeera's Harry Fawcett, reporting from occupied East Jerusalem, said.

Opposition Set to Take Call on Presidential Candidate Against BJP's Kovind

Besides Prime Minister Narendra Modi , virtually the entire council of Union ministers, NDA chief ministers and MPs and MLAs from across the country will be among proposers and seconders of his candidature. However, there were last-minute concerns about the JD (U)'s support for Kovind now that Meira Kumar , who hails from the party's stronghold of Bihar and is the daughter of prominent Dalit leader Babu Jagjivan Ram, has been fielded by the Opposition.