Danish police confirmed on Wednesday morning that the torso found in the area in which a journalist went missing two weeks ago does belong to the woman. Kim Wall, a 30-year-old reporter, is believed to have died this month aboard an amateur-built submarine that sank in the Baltic Sea, The Associated Press reported. Police said Wednesday the torso -- which was found without a head, legs or arms -- is the remains of Wall.
President Donald Trump launched a fresh attack on the news media at a campaign-style rally on Tuesday night and accused it of “fomenting” social and political divisions. "These are sick people," Trump told a riled up crowd in Phoenix on Tuesday. "If you wanted to discover the source of the division in our country, look no further than the fake news and the crooked media.
The U.S. Navy plans to relieve from duty the three star admiral in charge of the U.S. Seventh Fleet after a string of four accidents this year that includes this week's deadly collision of the destroyer USS John S McCain with an oil tanker off Singapore. According to a U.S. official, Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin, the commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet based in Yokosuka, Japan, will be relieved of duty for a loss of confidence. Aucoin will be relieved of command by Admiral Scott Swift, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, on Wednesday in Japan.
"Can I Be Me" offers an intimate glimpse into Houston's sexuality, drug use and her struggles raising her daughter, Bobbi Kristina.
In the face of swirling controversies and political infighting, and after a formal address Monday in which he expressed hope the country would find the inspiration to "unify" and "heal," President Donald Trump struck a hostile and defiant tone for the bulk of a campaign rally in Arizona Tuesday evening. Trump railed against his critics and the media as he continued to defend his response to last week's violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. After pledging to the audience inside the Phoenix Convention Center that he was "fully committed to fighting for our agenda" and would "not stop until the job is done," the president utilized much of his time recounting his actions in the wake of the white nationalist rally that left one woman dead in central Virginia.
“I apologize for my post on social media yesterday as well as my response," Linton said in a statement Tuesday. The apology was regarding a controversial comment in response to a user comment on a photo she posted showing her stepping off a government plane with her husband. #deplorable" -- a comment that Linton didn’t seem to appreciate.
Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson both declined to say how many more troops will be deployed in Afghanistan after President Trump's announcement Monday night of his decision to continue the long-running U.S. military engagement there. Mattis said he and Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, will first put together a plan before announcing the number of additional forces. Once that plan is public, "there will be visibility to troop levels," Tillerson said at a State Department press briefing.
Bodies of some of the 10 missing sailors have been found in flooded compartments of the USS John S. McCain, a Navy destroyer that collided with a commercial vessel east of Singapore early Monday morning, the U.S. Navy said. Ten sailors have been missing since the collision, and the remains of some were found by divers performing recovery operations inside the ship, Adm. Scott Swift, the commander of U.S. Pacific Fleet, said in a statement. Remains that may belong to another sailor missing from the McCain were found by the Royal Malaysian Navy as it assisted the U.S. in waters east of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore, Swift said.
The wife of Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin has apologized after lashing out at a critic on Instagram before making her account private on Tuesday. Louise Linton, a Scottish actress-producer, married Mnuchin in late June, and has been by his side for a number of work-related trips. A photo Linton posted where she highlighted her designer fashions and then went on to criticize a commenter caused uproar online today, and she has since apologized.
President Donald Trump spoke Monday about his administration's Afghanistan strategy for the first time since he took office, and while there were some clear pronouncements, a number of details remain unknown to the public. Trump was previously a vocal critic of the war in Afghanistan, but he reiterated Monday that there are no immediate plans for the U.S. to withdraw.
Anissa Weier, 15, one of two teens accused of stabbing Leutner 19 times, pleaded guilty Monday to attempted second-degree intentional homicide, party to a crime, with the use of a dangerous weapon as part of a plea deal.
During his encore, he appeared on stage wearing yellow Stars of David on the front and back of his blazer, like the yellow stars that Jewish people were forced to wear by Nazis during the Holocaust. Joel's daughter, Alexa Ray, and his ex-wife, Christie Brinkley, attended the concert, and showed their support via Instagram. "Now, THIS Is How You Do It! THAT’S MY POP!!! Proud Jewish New Yorker Through & Through!!!!! REPRESENT! STAND STRONG," Alexa Ray Joel wrote.
Authorities in the Kansas City, Missouri, area have responded to at least 160 water rescues after heavy rains produced deadly flooding, officials said. Nearly 10 inches of rain fell in the Kansas City metro area overnight, drenching the roads, flooding rivers and stranding residents. At least one person has died because of the flooding, according to authorities.
It was as close as President Trump ever really gets to admitting he was wrong. It was only after intense meetings and behind-the-scenes wrangling with his "Cabinet and generals," he said, that he landed on a strategy that recommits American forces to the nation's longest-running war. "Our nation must seek an honorable and enduring outcome worthy of the tremendous sacrifices that have been made, especially the sacrifices of lives," Trump said.
This Trump trip was a bust. German authorities arrested a father and his teenage son for allegedly carrying bags full of the psychedelic party drug ecstasy that featured President Donald Trump's likeness, police said in a statement. Five thousand orange tablets with an estimated street value of about $46,000 were seized and tagged as evidence in the northern German city of Osnabruck, according to a police statement.
Actor Tyrese Gibson just went through a three-hour surgery and had his two ladies right by his side the whole time. The "Fast & Furious" star didn't name his ailment but posted a picture in the hospital, with his daughter embracing him.
The third episode of "Bachelor in Paradise" began with the understanding that Monday night would be the first rose ceremony of the new season. It was time for a shakeup and soon Adam, from Rachel Lindsay’s season of "The Bachelorette," arrived with a date card to charm the ladies. Kristina really likes Dean and Dean likes Kristina ... as long as it suits him.