World Liu Xiaobo Released From Chinese Prison Following Cancer Diagnosis 2017-06-27T04:14:08.000000000-04:00 Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been released from prison early and is receiving treatment in a Chinese hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer. Brazil President Temer Is Charged With Corruption 2017-06-27T03:57:38.000000000-04:00 Brazil’s top prosecutor filed criminal charges against President Michel Temer, marking a critical new phase for the corruption purge that has roiled Latin America’s largest country for the past three years. Trump Administration Warns Assad Would Pay 'Heavy Price' for Another Chemical Attack 2017-06-27T03:56:14.000000000-04:00 The White House said the U.S. had detected what may be preparations by the Syrian government for a chemical-weapons attack and warned that the country’s ruler and military would “pay a heavy price” if they carried out a strike. North Korea Compares Trump to Hitler 2017-06-27T03:11:02.000000000-04:00 North Korea’s state media described President Donald Trump’s “America First” policy as “Nazism in the 21st century,” and compared the president to Adolf Hitler, in the harshest language that Pyongyang has directed at the administration. Chinese Premier Touts 'Unimaginable Job Growth' 2017-06-27T03:03:54.000000000-04:00 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang made a strong defense of his signature program aimed at bolstering the country’s new economy as traditional drivers lose steam, saying the initiative has led to significant job creation. Thaad Not on Chopping Block, South Korean Foreign Minister Says 2017-06-27T02:19:40.000000000-04:00 South Korea’s foreign minister struck a conciliatory tone regarding the controversial missile system, ahead of President Moon Jae-in’s White House visit this week. Trump, Modi Move to Bridge Divisions 2017-06-27T00:08:40.000000000-04:00 President Trump welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House on Monday, where they agreed to expand cooperation on combatting terrorism, stabilizing Afghanistan and overcoming trade differences. Freighter Captain Says U.S. Destroyer Ignored Warnings 2017-06-26T21:54:41.000000000-04:00 The captain of a cargo ship that hit a U.S. destroyer near Japan earlier this month has said in a report that the ship sent emergency warnings as the American vessel suddenly cut across its path, according to a person with direct knowledge of the testimony. May Clinches Deal With Northern Irish Party to Support Minority Government 2017-06-26T19:55:35.000000000-04:00 U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May clinched a deal with a group of Northern Irish lawmakers that will keep her Conservative Party in government despite the loss of its Parliamentary majority in elections earlier this month. Germany Warns Turks on Security Officers 2017-06-26T14:48:59.000000000-04:00 Germany warned Turkey that members of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail facing arrest warrants in the U.S. wouldn’t be welcomed during next month’s Group of 20 summit.