EU nations urge new sanctions on Russia

Senior politicians from Germany, Austria, Poland and Estonia have raised the possibility of new EU sanctions against Russia to punish it for capturing three Ukrainian vessels at sea, an incident the West fears could ignite wider conflict.

Active shooter report at major US hospital

Police in the US state of Maryland say they’re investigating a possible report of an active shooter at the Walter Reed hospital outside Washington.

Hundreds of bodies in mass grave in Syria

Syrian workers have exhumed more than 500 bodies from one of the largest mass graves near the city of Raqqa and are still uncovering remains, a local official said.

Trump warns US may cut off GM subsidies

US President Donald Trump says the White House is looking at cutting subsidies for General Motors after the largest US car-maker said it would halt production at five plants in North America and lay off thousands of workers.

Manafort met with Assange in 2016: report

A British newspaper alleges that Paul Manafort secretly met WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian embassy in London within days or weeks of being brought aboard Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

Judge defers action on Assange charges

Prosecutors have acknowledged to a US judge that they erred when they mistakenly referenced criminal charges against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in an unrelated case.