The Brief

U.S. President Trump delivers remarks to U.S. troops at the Naval Air Station Sigonella before returning to Washington D.C. at Sigonella Air Force Base in Sigonella
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A 'Home Run'

President Donald Trump said his maiden trip abroad was a "home run" and he vowed to overcome the threat of terrorism, concluding a five-stop sprint that ended with the promise of an imminent decision on the much-discussed Paris climate accord

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Trump: Paris Agreement Decision Coming 'Next Week'

President Donald Trump said he would make a decision on the Paris Agreement on climate change "next week" following months of intense speculation and lobbying on both sides of the issue. The announcement came as Trump departed the G-7 summit in Italy without endorsing the landmark global warming deal

Manchester Arena incident

British Airways Cancels All Flights From Heathrow, Gatwick

British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global IT failure caused severe disruption for travelers on a busy holiday weekend. The airline said it was suffering a "major IT systems failure"

Eighth Annual Women In The World Summit

Clinton Throws Shade at Trump at Wellesley Speech

Hillary Clinton sharply criticized President Trump during her graduation speech at Wellesley College Friday, delivering a stinging rebuke to his policies and governing style without ever mentioning his name


Memorial Day Weekend Traffic Could Get Crazy

If you're getting out of town for the holiday weekend, you aren't alone. Far from it: estimates say this is going to be the busiest Memorial Day travel weekend in more than a decade


Death Toll in Egypt Bus Attack Rises to 29

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus of Coptic Christians. The bloodshed came on the eve of the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan


100 People Killed in Sri Lanka Flooding

Sri Lanka has appealed for outside help as the death toll from floods and mudslides rose Saturday to 100 with 99 others missing. More than 27,000 people have been displaced

Judge Throws Out Life Sentences for D.C. Sniper

A federal judge dismissed the four life sentences given to Lee Boyd Malvo for his role in the 2002 Virginia sniper shootings due to his young age at the time of the crime. Malvo was only 17 when he committed 10 murders, officials said

Floral Tributes Are Left For The Victims Of The Manchester Arena Terrorist Attack

Grande to Hold Manchester Benefit Concert

Days after a suicide bombing killed 22 people at her concert in Manchester, Ariana Grande posted a tribute to the victims and said she would hold a benefit concert in the British city. The victims "will be on my mind and in my heart everyday," Grande said


Be Afraid Because Snakes Hunt in Packs

It's the worst nightmare of anyone who suffers from ophidiophobia. According to a new study, snakes are not the solitary hunters and eaters we perceive them to be. In fact, some of the slithery reptiles coordinate their missions to increase their success rate