• Country singer's son drowns in Tennessee
Country singer's son drowns in Tennessee

According to The Tennessean , Greer was out tubing with friends on Kentucky Lake in Humphreys County, TN when he and another friend fell into the water. Authorities say crews were using an underwater vehicle to scan a stretch of the river where the water is up to 15 feet deep at points. Jerry was Morgan and Karen's middle child.

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  • May makes undiplomatic figure top UK diplomat
May makes undiplomatic figure top UK diplomat

The French minister said he needs a negotiating partner who is "clear, credible and reliable" for the upcoming negotiations on Britain's stated desire to leave the EU. Asked what he expected of working with Johnson, given such comments, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said to laughter "you see that it's an advantage not to have such a great c...

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  • United Nations to move non-critical staff out of South Sudan
United Nations to move non-critical staff out of South Sudan

Still, late Tuesday, civilians say the fighting continues. "Please ask all your relatives and friends in South Sudan to make use of this opportunity and move out", External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said in a series of tweets from her official Twitter handle.

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  • Binali Yildirim says situation largely under control as military attempts coup
Binali Yildirim says situation largely under control as military attempts coup

In Istanbul, an explosion was heard in the vicinity of Ataturk International Airport, approximately an hour before the plane transporting Erdogan landed. An unconfirmed report from the state-run Anadolu news agency suggests that parliament in Ankara has been hit by at least one bomb. The state news agency says the chief of staff of the Turkis...

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  • Brother kills Pakistani model-cum-actor
Brother kills Pakistani model-cum-actor

If the reports are to go by, the Pakistani starlet was shot by her brother. She was an internet sensation for her videos and selfies with Mufti Qawi, a former member of the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee. Recently Baloch had admitted to being married and having a son. Alhough she had been reviled by many and frequently subject to misogynist a...

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  • Turkey coup: What we know now
Turkey coup: What we know now

Turkish fighter jet shot down: A Turkish F-16 fighter jet has shot down a helicopter used by coup plotters over Ankara , according to CNN affiliate CNN Turk. Both the Turkish prime minister and the Turkish military claimed Friday that a coup attempt had taken place, but it was not immediately clear who had seized control of the country.

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  • President Obama calls attack on Nice 'appalling' and 'sickening'
President Obama calls attack on Nice 'appalling' and 'sickening'

Ten of the victims were children and teenagers. He said he tried to help the wounded, including a woman with catastrophic injuries. He said he did not know when the seaside businesses would be reopened and when he could return to work under the palm trees.

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  • Turkey military opens fire on crowds in Istanbul, casualties: AFP photographer
Turkey military opens fire on crowds in Istanbul, casualties: AFP photographer

Approximately 50 soldiers backing the coup against the Turkish government on Saturday surrendered on the Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul that they had held throughout the night, television pictures showed. "We will understand who they are and their objective soon and will do what is needed". Private NTV television reported that one helicopter was sho...

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  • Ramaphosa condemns South Sudan violence
Ramaphosa condemns South Sudan violence

Stating that the targeting of civilians and attacks against the UN Mission in South Sudan, diplomatic installations, NGOs, and humanitarian workers are intolerable, the USA today warned those committing atrocities or impeding efforts to halt the fighting.

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  • Local French community reacts to terror attack in Nice
Local French community reacts to terror attack in Nice

He had nevertheless succeeded in killing 84 people and wounding 202 more. Among the dead are 10 children. Fifty more were injured. The image of a plastic doll lying on the pavement beside an undersized body under a metallic sheet has already been seared into the consciousness of people around the world.

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  • UN Security Council condemns Nice attack
UN Security Council condemns Nice attack

The U.S. version of the campaign, Friends of Fondation de France , is also soliciting donations. France's state of emergency , which had been imposed after a horrific terrorist attack in November in which armed suicide bombers killed 130 people in multiple places across Paris-making it the deadliest attack on French soil since World War II-was ...

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  • South China Sea ruling risks ASEAN stability: Chinese expert
South China Sea ruling risks ASEAN stability: Chinese expert

After considering a case brought by the Philippines , the court ruled against China on virtually every substantive point. Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said late on Thursday he wanted to start talks with China, although he suggested some careful thinking would be needed first.

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  • Korea premier pelted with eggs, bottles over missile site
Korea premier pelted with eggs, bottles over missile site

By doing so, the South Korean government "sold off the destiny and interests of the nation and harassed regional peace and stability", a spokesman for the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea said in a statement carried by the state-run news agency KCNA.

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  • Brutal Nice truck attack hit smallest victims the hardest
Brutal Nice truck attack hit smallest victims the hardest

He was a French citizen of Tunisian descent, and even though he had been known to police in connection with minor crimes and petty theft, nothing he had done had gotten him on France's terror watch list. The attack was a psychological blow not only to the victims but to the French nation and he promises to beat those who would indiscriminately kill...

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  • Clinton pounces on Mike Pence's 'religious freedom' fiasco in Indiana
Clinton pounces on Mike Pence's 'religious freedom' fiasco in Indiana

The logo was released Friday as Trump announced his running mate, Indiana Gov. It features an interlaced blue "T" and "P" next to red stripes, evoking the American flag. "It's totally in line with his personality". "But I wouldn't have said "yes" if I didn't believe in my heart of hearts that, should the moment ever come, by God's grace, I beli...

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  • Turkish Military Says it Has Taken Over Control of the Country
Turkish Military Says it Has Taken Over Control of the Country

At roughly the same time that Erdogan's plane touched down, employees of CNNTürk said that rebel soldiers stormed their studios and forced them to stop broadcasting. The coup is seen as an uprising within the military against Erdogan who came to power in 2002 on a platform that promised to do away with the military's involvement in Turkish politics...

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  • US Congress Finally Releases '28 Pages' of 9/11 Report
US Congress Finally Releases '28 Pages' of 9/11 Report

House intelligence committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said that while he supported the release, "it's important to note that this section does not put forward vetted conclusions, but rather unverified leads that were later fully investigated by the intelligence community".

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  • Tunisian town buries doctor killed in Istanbul
Tunisian town buries doctor killed in Istanbul

Meanwhile, another report said that Turkish police has carried out raids against suspected Islamic State cells in Istanbul and the Aegean coastal city of Izmir. "Ask anybody inside ISIS or who's fought ISIS". In 2011 he was detained by Bulgarian police at the country's border with Turkey as Russian Federation wanted him for "participation in ...

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  • UK's Johnson says Britain could have greater Europe role post-Brexit
UK's Johnson says Britain could have greater Europe role post-Brexit

Davis, a senior Conservative lawmaker who was beaten by former prime minister David Cameron in the party's 2005 leadership election contest, was appointed to the new role of Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union. The former mayor of London is internationally famous - but for rumpled eccentricity and distinctly undiplomatic gaffes, rat...

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  • Bastille Day attack leaves 84 dead in Nice
Bastille Day attack leaves 84 dead in Nice

A state of emergency , which was imposed following the Paris attacks and was due to end on July 26 has now been extended for another three months. As the terror attack unfolded in Nice, France, former Florida congressman Allen West said that earlier this year he "had the sick feeling this would happen" and offered his thoughts on how the USA "...

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