USS Fitzgerald’s leadership removed

By | August 19, 2017

The commanding officer, executive officer and senior non-commissioned officer of the USS Fitzgerald are due to be removed from their duties for cause amid the fallout surrounding the deadly collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a cargo ship off the coast of Japan on June 17.

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Sierra Leone: New mudslide threat looms

By | August 19, 2017

The death toll from a devastating mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital climbed Thursday to 331 as mourners prepared to lay their dead to rest in a mass burial.

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Tillerson, Mattis: Military option still in play for North Korea

By | August 19, 2017

The US continues to consider military options to respond to North Korea’s aggressive pursuit of missile capabilities, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday, swatting down claims that White House chief strategist Steve Bannon made in a magazine interview that “there’s no military solution” to tensions with the rogue nation.

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