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North Korea hasn’t reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons program. Most or all of the North Koreans living in the United States are based […]

Travel limits to affect few N. Koreans; most in US ...


North Korea hasn’t reacted yet to newly announced U.S. travel restrictions on its citizens, but they are largely a symbolic measure for the North Asian country already under severe sanctions because of its nuclear weapons program. Most or all of the North Koreans living in the United States are based […]

Travel limits to affect few N. Koreans; most in US ...



Cricket legend and potential Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan on Monday criticized the United States’ new strategy for Afghanistan and said a continued military campaign will not solve the 16-year-old conflict in the neighboring nation. Khan, who is considered a likely contender for premier after next year’s parliamentary elections, also […]

Pakistani cricket star Khan criticizes US’s Afghan policy


The United Kingdom has seen five terrorist attacks this year, but London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Sunday that more attacks have been foiled. Since March, seven terrorist plots have been thwarted, he said. “The phrase used by police experts, counterterror experts in relation to terrorism is what we’re seeing […]

UK hit by 5 attacks this year, but police thwarted ...


The United Kingdom has seen five terrorist attacks this year, but London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Sunday that more attacks have been foiled. Since March, seven terrorist plots have been thwarted, he said. “The phrase used by police experts, counterterror experts in relation to terrorism is what we’re seeing […]

UK hit by 5 attacks this year, but police thwarted ...








North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Monday that his country has the right to shoot down U.S. warplanes in response to President Trump‘s “declaration of war.” North Korea has “every right to take countermeasures … including to shoot down United States strategic bombers, even when not inside the […]

North Korean minister says Trump has declared ‘war’


North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said Monday that his country has the right to shoot down U.S. warplanes in response to President Trump‘s “declaration of war.” North Korea has “every right to take countermeasures … including to shoot down United States strategic bombers, even when not inside the […]

North Korean minister says Trump has declared ‘war’



Puerto Rico’s nonvoting representative in the U.S. Congress said Sunday that Hurricane Maria’s destruction has set the island back decades, even as authorities worked to assess the extent of the damage. “The devastation in Puerto Rico has set us back nearly 20 to 30 years,” said Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner […]

Official: Hurricane Maria set Puerto Rico back decades



German voters rewarded Angela Merkel‘s center-right Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party in national elections on Sunday, sending the chancellor to a record fourth term as one of Europe’s key leaders, while a far-right party in the country made some initial and possibly disruptive gains. Exit polls conducted for public television […]

Merkel wins fourth term as German far-right party makes gains




Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration’s response but called for the emergency loosening of rules long blamed for condemning the U.S. territory to second-class status. In northwest Puerto Rico, people began returning to their homes […]

Aid begins to flow to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico




Prince Harry’s girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle, is sitting in the stands for Saturday’s opening ceremony of Prince Harry’s Invictus Games for wounded veterans. Markle lives in Toronto, but hadn’t appeared with Harry since he arrived in the city. She recently told Vanity Fair they’re in love. They were not […]

Meghan Markle appears at Prince Harry’s Invictus Games


South Korea’s weather agency said a magnitude 3.2 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday close to where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural. The quake was detected in an area around Kilju, in northeastern North Korea, just 6 kilometers (3.7 […]

South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected













An American-born journalist and her mother, who were active in opposition to the Syrian regime, were found murdered in Istanbul yesterday. Halla Barakat and her mother Orouba Barakat were Syrians living in Turkey and close friends of American humanitarian aid worker Kayla Mueller, who was taken hostage by ISIS in […]

Syrian-American journalist and her mother killed in Turkey




A stern Russian warning Thursday against targeting its special forces in eastern Syria heightened concerns over direct clashes between rival Moscow- and Washington-backed forces fighting for the energy wealth to be found among the Islamic State group’s shrinking domain. The warning was followed by an acknowledgement from the Pentagon of […]

Russian special forces helping Syrian troops in key city



Rescuers continue to frantically dig through the rubble of a collapsed school in Mexico City two days after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck, killing hundreds. Officials offered conflicting information on how many died and who was still trapped inside the building. Today, Mexico’s deputy minister of information told ABC News […]

Search for survivors continues at Mexico City school





North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un said President Donald Trump will “pay dearly” for his address to the United Nations General Assembly earlier this week. In the statement released Thursday, Kim also said North Korea is considering the strongest possible response to what he called Trump’s provocation. “I’d like to […]

Kim Jong Un says Trump will ‘pay dearly’ for UN ...








More than 200 people, including 21 schoolchildren, are dead after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday afternoon, hitting on the 32nd anniversary of the biggest quake to strike the country’s capital. Yesterday’s earthquake was centered about 75 miles southeast of Mexico City and caused extensive damage, leveling […]

More than 200 dead after magnitude 7.1 earthquake strikes Mexico


The island of Puerto Rico has been “destroyed” after Hurricane Maria made landfall there as a Category 4 storm Wednesday morning, according to emergency officials. Puerto Rico’s office of emergency management confirmed that 100 percent of the U.S. territory had lost power, noting that anyone with electricity was using a […]

Power out in 100 percent of Puerto Rico, curfew set ...



Three people were arrested Monday night during a protest after a vigil for a Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police, a university spokesman said. Police shot and killed Scout Schultz late Saturday night after the 21-year-old student called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated […]

3 arrested during protest at Georgia Tech after vigil


Three people were arrested Monday night during a protest after a vigil for a Georgia Tech student who was fatally shot by campus police, a university spokesman said. Police shot and killed Scout Schultz late Saturday night after the 21-year-old student called 911 to report an armed and possibly intoxicated […]

3 arrested during protest at Georgia Tech after vigil













More than 105 people are dead after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked central Mexico Tuesday afternoon, hitting on the 32nd anniversary of the biggest earthquake to ever strike the country’s capital. The earthquake caused extensive damage to Mexico City, leveling at least 27 buildings, including homes, schools and office buildings, […]

More than 100 dead after 7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Mexico


More than 105 people are dead after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake rocked central Mexico Tuesday afternoon, hitting on the 32nd anniversary of the biggest earthquake to ever strike the country’s capital. The earthquake caused extensive damage to Mexico City, leveling at least 27 buildings, including homes, schools and office buildings, […]

More than 100 dead after 7.1 magnitude earthquake strikes Mexico



Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday attended the weeklong war games with Belarus that have demonstrated the Russian military’s resurgent might and made neighboring countries nervous. Putin observed the Zapad (West) 2017 drills — tank attacks, airborne assaults and air raids that got underway Thursday — at the Luzhsky range […]

Putin attends military drills that worry Russia’s neighbors






Hurricane Maria grew into an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm Monday as it barreled toward a potentially devastating collision with islands in the eastern Caribbean, and forecasters warned it was likely to become even stronger. The storm’s eye was expected to pass near Dominica later in the day on a […]

Hurricane Maria grows, threatens storm-battered Caribbean