President Trump announced on Wednesday morning that the U.S. military will not allow or accept any transgender individuals.
In the aftermath of the fatal shooting of Justine Damond, the Minneapolis Police Department announced new bodycam policies for officers.
A week after his brain cancer diagnosis, Sen. John McCain returned to Washington to cast a crucial vote to begin debate on the GOP health care legislation.
By Asif Shahzad ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani police have arrested 25 members of an informal village council accused of ordering the rape of a 16-year-old girl as revenge for her brother's alleged sexual assault of another girl. The Supreme Court also requested a report on the case, which echoed a notorious case from 2002 in which another teenager was gang-raped on a local council's order. "A total of 29 people were involved in this ghastly crime, and we have 25 of them in our custody," Multan City Police Officer Ahsan Younus told Reuters by telephone on Thursday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned killer in Ohio arrived at the death house a day ahead of his scheduled execution Wednesday with several requests for a delay pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
French authorities ordered the evacuation of up to 12,000 people around a picturesque hilltop town in the southern Côte d’Azur region as fires hopscotched around the Mediterranean coast for a third day Wednesday.
Federal authorities say the fuselage of the vintage plane came apart as it crash-landed, but fortunately the pilot and passenger survived.
After President Trump announced Wednesday that transgender people would be barred from serving in the military, the Canadian Armed Forces took a different tack. In an apparent jab at its southern neighbor, the Canadian military invited individuals “of all sexual orientations and gender identities” to join the ranks. Join us! #DiversityIsOurStrength #ForcesJobs,” a tweet sent from the official Canadian Armed Forces handle read.
The Philippines tried Wednesday to reassure Southeast Asian neighbours about its proposal to partner with Beijing in oil exploration in the disputed South China Sea, promising to consult them on any plans. President Rodrigo Duterte has softened his predecessor's policy opposing China's claims -- which expand to nearly the entire sea -- causing alarm among neighbouring Southeast Asian countries, which also hold partial claims. On Monday Duterte said his government was in talks with China over joint drilling for natural resources in the sea, reversing years of tensions.
Republicans are abandoning their ambitions to repeal and replace the ACA, instead hoping they can get 50 votes for a so-called skinny repeal of aspects of current law.