{FD} Amtrak train derailment victim identified as convicted sex offender

Authorities have identified the third victim who died in an Amtrak train derailment Monday morning in Washington state as a man under federal supervision for a child pornography conviction.

{FD} Family of slain Australian concerned about US investigation

The family of an Australian woman fatally shot by a police officer in the United States in July has demanded a more rigorous probe into the incident after a Minnesota prosecutor cast doubts on the initial investigation.

{FD} US commandos train to capture North Korean nukes

U.S. military forces reportedly trained earlier this month for a mission that would put them on North Korean soil, with the objective of “infiltrating” and “removing weapons of mass destruction,” according to foreign military sources.

{FD} Trump threatens Jerusalem opponents with US funding cutoff

President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to cut off U.S. funding to countries that support a resolution criticizing his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

{FD} Gymnast sues US Olympic Committee and university over sex-abuse scandal

Olympic gold medalist McKayla Maroney filed a lawsuit Wednesday gainst Michigan State University and the US Olympic Committee Wednesday, alleging the two institutions “failed to properly investigate, discipline” the Michigan sports doctor convicted of possessing child pornography and assaulting gymnasts.

{FD} Israel, US team up to block UN vote on Jerusalem

Israel is intensively lobbying countries around the world to oppose a U.N. resolution criticizing President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Israeli officials said Wednesday.

{FD} University of Michigan teaches ‘uncomfortable’ white employees how to engage in social justice

The University of Michigan became the latest public university to host a special workshop for white employees who feel “uncomfortable” confronting race relations on campus because of their skin color.