|2 gang members sentenced for deaths of prosecution witnesses - |
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — U.S. District Court Judge Max O. Cogburn didn't mince his words in describing the 2014 shooting deaths of a South Carolina couple who had been scheduled to testify in a criminal case.
|US 'deeply concerned' by Turkish strikes in Syria, Iraq - |
The United States is "deeply concerned" by Turkish air strikes that reportedly killed more than two dozen Kurdish fighters in Iraq and Syria, the State Department said Tuesday. The strikes underscore the delicate political tightrope the United States is treading in Syria -- and to a lesser extent in Iraq -- where it is relying heavily on Kurdish forces to conduct the ground fight against the Islamic State group.
|Dragged United passenger 'aggressive', officers say - |
Newly released reports from security officers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport paint an unflattering picture of the man dragged from a United Airlines flight, setting off a worldwide uproar. The documents, requested by US media outlets which reported on their contents Tuesday, say passenger David Dao was "aggressive," and that one of the three officers attempting to remove him from his seat on United Flight 3411 had lost his grip when Dao flailed his arms, causing the 69-year-old to fall and injure himself. The reports also for the first time identified the three Chicago Department of Aviation officers on the plane, one of whom wrote that they had used "minimal but necessary force" to remove Dao from the packed flight to Louisville, Kentucky.
|The Scandals of Donald Trump: Presidential Edition - |
Michael Flynn’s troubles keep getting worse. On Tuesday, the chairman and ranking member of the House Oversight Committee said that the former national security adviser had likely broken the law by failing to seek permission to receive, and failing to disclose payments he received, from Russia and Turkey.
|ASEAN leaders likely to go soft on sea feud in Manila summit - |
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asian leaders will express serious concern over territorial disputes in the South China Sea when they gather in an annual summit in Manila this week, but a draft of a communique to be issued at the end of the meeting indicates they will adopt subdued language on a conflict that has increasingly alarmed Asian and Western governments.