WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Pyongyang is a problem that “will be taken care of,” as speculation rose that North Korea might be on the verge of a sixth nuclear test.
When the news broke that a United Airlines passenger had been forcibly dragged out of his seat and down the aisle of a plane to make room for airline crew members, United CEO Oscar Munoz put the blame squarely on the passenger, calling him “disruptive and belligerent.” That didn’t go over well with the public, and now Munoz is doing an apology tour, promising that “This will never happen again.”
The 9-year-old boy who was shot Monday by his teacher’s estranged husband at an elementary school in San Bernardino, California, is on the road to recovery, his family says.
United Airlines ual CEO Oscar Munoz said he was ashamed of a now infamous video that shows a bloodied passenger being dragged from one of his airline’s planes, and declared that such an incident would “never happen again.”
By VIBEOn Thursday (April 13), a disturbing video of excessive use of force by a Gwinnett County Police Officer surfaced, prompting national outcry from viewers. According to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution, officer Robert McDonald hastily approached a handcuffed man — who was pinned flat on the concrete — and kicked the man in the face.
ATLANTA (AP) — Two Georgia police officers were fired Thursday, a day after authorities say one punched a man who had his hands up and the other kicked the man in the head once he was handcuffed on the ground.
Tensions between North Korea and America have reached a historic and worrying high during Donald Trump’s presidency.
By Roberta RamptonWASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will travel to South Korea on Sunday in what his aides said was a sign of the U.S. commitment to its ally in the face of rising tensions over North Korea’s nuclear program.
North Korea has reiterated that Pyongyang would not scale down its weapons programme but would go ahead and conduct a nuclear test whenever the country’s leader Kim Jong-un orders it. The reclusive nation’s vice foreign minister also added that it would not stay silent in the event of a pre-emptive strike by the US.
As tension and speculation increases over North Korea’s expected sixth nuclear bomb test, the United States on April 7 reportedly sent an aircraft to Okinawa, Japan, capable of sniffing out radioactive material following a blast, Stars and Stripes reported.