Top News Today: Kelly Ripa Returns To ‘Live,’ US Warns Against Visiting Tourist Sites In Turkey, & More
U.S. warns against visiting tourist sites in Turkey. The U.S. embassy in Ankara has issued an urgent security message for U.S. citizens currently in Turkey. According to them, the U.S. government received “credible indications” that popular tourist sites in Turkey may be attacked by terrorist groups who may target foreign tourists. U.S. citizens are urged to take heed of potential danger, especially when in a public area or tourist destination.
Sweden on alert for an ISIS attack. Sweden has received intelligence on Tuesday indicating that ISIS can possibly strike an attack on its capital. According to a report from Reuters, local media said that Swedish security police (SAPO) believe that seven to eight ISIS fighters have entered the country and is now planning to attack civilian targets.
Disgruntled soldier suspected in Cape Verde murders. A disgruntled soldier is believed to have gunned down eight soldiers and three civilians on Tuesday at the military barracks in Cape Verde.
According to the country’s government, there are “strong indications” that the suspected soldier who had gone missing was behind the slayings. According to a report from the Associated Press, the three civilian victims were men aged between 20 and 50, while two were Spanish technicians assigned in Cape Verde.
President Obama views North Korea threat as “relatively low-level.” These are the words of the U.S. president during a recent interview with “CBS This Morning” co-host Charlie Rose. Discussing North Korea, he stressed that the first priority is to protect the country and its allies against Pyongyang’s “provocative actions.”
Moreover, he admitted that the country has been “spending a lot more time positioning our missile defense systems” This, he said, is to be able to set up “a shield that can at least block the relatively low-level threats that they’re posing right now.”
Get ready for National Prime Rib Day. Get ready to celebrate this national food holiday on April 27. At Lawry’s The Prime Rib, you’ll be getting a complimentary rib upgrade when you dine in. Meanwhile, the Tremont House in Galveston is celebrating National Prime Rib Day with a special $15 meal.
Kelly Ripa returns to “Live,” Michael Strahan exits early. Ripa made her big return to “Live With Kelly and Michael” on Tuesday, telling viewers that the events that occurred involving her and her co-host the past few days “has been extraordinary in the sense that it started a much greater conversation about communication and consideration and, most importantly, respect in the workplace.”
Ripa took a sick day and went ahead with a planned vacation after Strahan abruptly advised her that he’d be leaving the show for “Good Morning America.” Now, a statement issued to Us Weekly reveals that Strahan’s last day on “Live” will be on May 13, giving him he chance to “start integrating” with his new show before he starts full time with “Good Morning America” in September.