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Trump thanks 'deplorables' for helping him win election

WASHINGTON, United States -- Donald Trump tweeted his thanks and congratulations to the millions of Americans who elected him president one year ago Wednesday, including the "deplorables" criticized by rival Hillary Clinton during their toxic camp

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Barack Obama dismissed from jury duty in Chicago

CHICAGO, United States -- Former US president Barack Obama answered a jury summons Wednesday, but was dismissed soon after arriving at a Chicago courthouse to perform the civic duty asked of all Americans.

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Death toll from Vietnam typhoon rises to 69

DANANG, Vietnam -- The death toll from typhoon downpours and floods wreaking havoc along Vietnam's south-central coast has risen to 69, authorities said Tuesday, as the country prepares to host a world leaders' summit.

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2 men chase Texas church shooter: 'Let's go'

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas -- A former National Rifle Association instructor who grabbed his rifle and ran barefoot across the street to open fire on the gunman who slaughtered 26 people at a small-town Texas church was hailed as a hero Monday, alo

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Trump dump delights peckish Japanese fish, outrages Twitter

TOKYO, Japan -- US President Donald Trump sparked a feeding frenzy on social media Monday when he was photographed dumping a box of fish food into a pond of koi carp during his trip to Japan.

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Trump calls church shooting 'act of evil'

TOKYO -- President Donald Trump said a Texas church shooting that left 26 dead was an "act of evil" and promised his administration's full support to the investigation.

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Typhoon death toll in Vietnam climbs to 44

HANOI, Vietnam -- A powerful typhoon that rocked Vietnam has killed at least 44 people, left more than a dozen missing and caused extensive damage to the country's south-central region ahead of a summit that will draw leaders from around the world

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15-year-old girl among Japan 'serial killer' mutilation victims

TOKYO, Japan -- Three high school girls, including a 15-year-old, were among the nine people mutilated by a suspected serial killer in Japan, reports said Monday, as one woman described how she had a lucky escape.

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