Following arrest of K-pop star Jung Joon-young, South Korea deals with fallout of video camera sex scandal

Following arrest of K-pop star Jung Joon-young, South Korea deals with fallout of video...

Police in South Korea are cracking down on the illegal filming and sharing of sex videos amid a widening scandal that uncovered spy cameras in the motel rooms of hundreds of guests and the high-profile arrest of a K-pop celebrity this week. The stepped-up efforts by authorities come as pop star Jung Joon-young was arrested…

Charlottesville schools closed over ‘racially charged’ online threat

A 17-year-old male was arrested over race-based threats against the Charlottesville school system, local police say. The Virginia city's public schools were closed for two days -- Thursday and Friday -- in light of the threats that were made online. Charlottesville police announced Friday they had arrested a juvenile in connection to the online threats.…
Flooding continues in Midwest as more towns evacuated

Flooding continues in Midwest as more towns evacuated

At least 12 levees have been breached on the Missouri River in the last week as record flooding continue in the Plains and the Midwest. Thousands of people have had to evacuate, including the entire towns of Craig, Nebraska, and Elwood, Kansas. The Missouri River continues to rise north of Kansas City, where several towns…
Trump’s Golan statement draws strong regional condemnation

Trump’s Golan statement draws strong regional condemnation

From Syria to Turkey and beyond, President Donald Trump's abrupt declaration that Washington will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights drew strong condemnation on Friday. The Syrian government called it "irresponsible" and a threat to international peace and stability, while Iran's foreign ministry said it plunges the region into a new crisis. The…
2 US service members killed in Afghanistan

2 US service members killed in Afghanistan

Two U.S. service members were killed in Afghanistan on Friday, according to military officials. The two were killed "while conducting an operation," according to a statement from NATO's Resolute Support. There were no further details given about how they were killed or where the incident took place. The victims' names will not be released until…
‘Start Here’: Rosenstein’s letter offers clues on Mueller’s report, and Trump’s tweet tweaks Mideast policy

‘Start Here’: Rosenstein’s letter offers clues on Mueller’s report, and Trump’s tweet tweaks Mideast...

It's Friday, March 22, 2019. Let's start here. Rosenstein's letter While awaiting the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, a letter written by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein offers clues on what not to expect: condemnation of President Donald Trump. In a 12-page letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley last June, Rosenstein…
Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips

Tyson recalls 69,000 pounds of chicken strips

Tyson Foods announced on Thursday it's recalling more than 69,000 pounds of frozen chicken strips that may have been contaminated with pieces of metal. The ready-to-eat strips were produced on Nov. 30 and shipped nationwide, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. (U.S. Department of Agriculture) Tyson Foods is recalling approximately 69,093 pounds of frozen…
Police dashcam video released showing West Virginia officers allegedly beating 16-year-old after chase

Police dashcam video released showing West Virginia officers allegedly beating 16-year-old after chase

Authorities in West Virginia have released dash-cam video showing police officers allegedly beating a 16-year-old who crashed a car after a high-speed chase. The video, which was taken on Nov. 19, 2018 and released by the Berkeley County Prosecutor's Office, shows the teen's car driving ahead of the police before appearing to hit the brakes…
White House rejects House Democrats’ request for Trump-Putin communications

White House rejects House Democrats’ request for Trump-Putin communications

The White House rejected a request from Congressional Democrats for a slew of documents related to President Donald Trump's phone calls and meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, in a letter sent Thursday to the chairmen of the House Oversight, Foreign Affairs, and Intelligence Committees, said that Congress has demonstrated…
Father and daughter to face murder charges in killing initially blamed on panhandlers

Father and daughter to face murder charges in killing initially blamed on panhandlers

A father and daughter who authorities say fabricated a story of a panhandler stabbing his wife to death were extradited to Baltimore early Thursday to face murder charges as newly released documents show the husband allegedly asked his brother to help kill the victim. Keith and Valeria Smith were brought back to Maryland by the…
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