Sat, 25 May 2019

U.S. president storms out of meeting in a rage

WASHINGTON DC - U.S. President Donald Trump totally lost it on Wednesday.In a lengthy statement he derided Democrats, kept repeating ...

Bomb scare in Derry/Londonderry set a trap for police

DERRY/LONDONDERRY, Northern Ireland - Ugly scenes took place in the Moss Park area of Derry/Londonderry on Thursday night when police ...

Assange hit with new charges, could see him jailed for 175 years

WASHINGTON DC - A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment against Julian Assange,  the founder of WikiLeaks, ...

Fears Ebola epidemic could spread beyod DRC

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Central Africa) - With the Democratic Republic of the Congo's worst ever Ebola outbreak ...

India Poll - Modi wins a majority of seats

NEW DELHI/KOLKATA, India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party scored a historic victory in India's general election, his foreign ...

Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...

Hamas and UNRWA to blame for plight of Gazans, Greenblatt tells UNSC

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Envoy to the Middle East and one of two Chief ...

Major casualties after Indonesian election protests turn violent

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Six people lost their lives while more than 200 suffered injuries after mobs clashed with security forces ...

Disabled Australians preyed on, defrauded of millions

SYDNEY, Australia - A massive fraud involving millions of dollars has been uncovered in Australia's largest city, resulting in the ...

No democracy in sight in Thailand, five years after coup

BANGKOK, THailand - Since Thailand's military seized power on May 22, 2014, the country has faced unending repression of fundamental ...

As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...

Iran Rejects Speculations on Japanese PM's Visit

Media reports say Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran for talks with Iranian officials on mutual ties and ...

Injured Wie withdraws from US Women's Open

Los Angeles - US golfer Michelle Wie said Friday the nagging right wrist injury that has sidelined her since March ...

GOP Conservative Temporarily Blocks $19B Disaster Bill

WASHINGTON - A House GOP conservative complaining of Washington's free-spending and opaque ways blocked a $19 billion disaster aid bill ...

Defying Congress, Trump Sets Arms Sales to Saudis, UAE

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump, saying there is a national emergency because of tensions with Iran, swept aside objections ...

Germany coach: A move to Bayern good for Sane

Berlin - Germany coach Joachim Loew said on Friday that a move to Bayern Munich would be good for Manchester ...

Merkel vows to work for 'orderly Brexit' after May leaves

Berlin, May 24, 2019 (AFP) -Germany will keep working towards an "orderly" Brexit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday, hours after ...

(Im)migration Weekly Recap, May 19-24

WASHINGTON - Editor's note: We want you to know what's happening, why and how it could impact your life, family ...

Semenya to return to track in 2 000m race in Paris suburbs

Paris - Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2 000 metres in a meeting held in the ...

Turmoil Deepens With May's Exit in Britain

LONDON - Theresa May became Britain's prime minister in 2016 after the country's vote to leave the European Union prompted ...

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Pentagon wants reports on unidentified flying objects

U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them ...

Rapid water quality tests better protect beachgoers

Planning a trip to the beach? Along with looking forward to some summer fun, beachgoers may be thinking about the ...

Mathematics of scale: Big, small and everything in between

Breathe. As your lungs expand, air fills 500 million tiny alveoli, each a fraction of a millimeter across. As you ...

Migrant Surge Accelerates at US-Mexico Border

CAPITOL HILL - The Trump administration on Thursday said a surge of migrant arrivals at the southern U.S. border continues ...

Can John Walker Lindh Be Deradicalized

WASHINGTON - The former radical jihadi dubbed the "American Taliban" was released from prison Thursday after completing 17 years of ...

A Call for Justice in Africa's Great Lakes Region

Last week, the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region met in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss "combating impunity and upholding ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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