Turkey’s state of emergency ends as country mulls new terror laws
As Turkey’s controversial two-year-long state of emergency comes to an end, the government is set to introduce new anti-terrorism laws it says are needed to deal with continued security threats.
At least 19 dead after a ship carrying about 150 presumed migrants capsizes in the Mediterranean
At least 19 people are dead after a ship, carrying around 150 presumed migrants, capsized in the Mediterranean Sea just off the northern coast of Cyprus, officials said Wednesday.
Starbucks and McDonald’s teaming up to create sustainable cup
Starbucks and McDonald’s are joining forces to create a fully recyclable, compostable cup within the next three years.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt declined ‘Brokeback Mountain’ roles: report
Actors Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal ultimately starred in “Brokeback Mountain” when it came out in 2005.
‘America’s Got Talent’ stunt goes wrong for married trapeze performers
“America’s Got Talent” rewards big risks, but that means there are usually high stakes for failure. One married trapeze couple learned that the hard way when there performance went horribly awry on the live stage.
White House not ruling out Putin proposal to let Russia question ex-US ambassador, prominent financier
The White House said Wednesday that President Trump would consider whether Russian prosecutors would be allowed to interview a onetime U.S. ambassador to Moscow, Michael McFaul, and others in connection with a case against Bill Browder, a hedge fund manager and prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Trump says he holds Putin responsible for election meddling, defends Helsinki performance
President Trump said in an interview airing Wednesday that he holds Russian President Vladimir Putin personally responsible for the Kremlin’s attempts to meddle in the 2016 presidential election, as the president and White House tried deflecting backlash over the world leaders’ summit for a third day.
Secret Service agent who died of stroke is remembered by Trump, US officials
President Trump on Wednesday mourned the loss of a U.S. Secret Service agent who died of a stroke on Monday during the president’s recent trip overseas.
Military parade requested by Trump initially estimated to cost $12M, official says
The military parade President Trump requested to be held later this year in Washington, D.C., is initially estimated to cost $12 million, a U.S. official told Fox News on Wednesday.