U.S., South Korea set to announce suspension of major military drills

South Korea and the United States are expected to announce the suspension of large-scale military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearize, news agency Yonhap said on Sunday. Citing an unnamed government source, the South Korean news agency said the suspension was… Read More U.S., South Korea set to announce suspension of major military drills

Gunman fatally shot after opening fire at arts festival in New Jersey

A suspected gunman was shot dead and 22 people were injured on Sunday after a dispute among rival gangs erupted into gunfire at an all-night arts festival in Trenton, New Jersey, officials said. One of the shooting victims was a 13-year-old boy who was in extremely critical condition, Mercer County Prosecutor Angelo Onofri told a… Read More Gunman fatally shot after opening fire at arts festival in New Jersey

Theranos Inc founder Elizabeth Holmes, former president Ramesh Balwani indicted on fraud charges

Theranos Inc founder Elizabeth Holmes and the embattled blood-testing company’s former president were indicted on charges that they engaged in schemes to defraud investors, doctors and patients, the U.S. Justice Department announced on Friday. The charges against Holmes and Ramesh ‘Sunny’ Balwani were announced shortly after the privately held company said that she was stepping… Read More Theranos Inc founder Elizabeth Holmes, former president Ramesh Balwani indicted on fraud charges

Greece, Macedonia sign pact to rename former Yugoslav republic

​Greece and Macedonia defied protests and set aside three decades of dispute on Sunday as they agreed on a new name for the Balkan state, potentially paving the way for Macedonia’s admission to the European Union and NATO. The foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia signed an accord to rename the former Yugoslav republic the… Read More Greece, Macedonia sign pact to rename former Yugoslav republic