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The Latest: Iran dismisses Israeli 'atomic warehouse' claim
The latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local):. 8:05 p.m.. Iran's foreign minister is deriding as an "arts and crafts show" Israel's visual-aid-enhanced accusation that his country is keeping a secret atomic warehouse. State-run ...
Jetliner misses Micronesian runway, winds up in lagoon; no serious injuries reported
A jet of the national airline of Papua New Guinea landed in a lagoon at an airport in the Federated States of Micronesia on Friday morning, the airline said. No serious injuries were reported as a flotilla of small boats swarmed the scene to pluck the ...
Women Are Not 'Chattel,' Says India's Supreme Court In Striking Down Adultery Law
India's Supreme Court has struck down a colonial-era law that made adultery illegal, calling it arbitrary and saying it is unconstitutional because it "treats a husband as the master." Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code makes it a crime for a man to ...
Wall Street Journal
US, Russia Clash at UN as Lavrov Calls for Easing of North Korea Sanctions
Wall Street Journal
UNITED NATIONS—The Trump administration worked to move ahead on its top diplomatic priority—the denuclearization of North Korea—but ran head-on into opposition to its plans from Russia, which called for the easing of United Nations sanctions against ...
A slippery slap to the face: The instant legend of a kayaker, seal and octopus
In the azure waters off the coast of New Zealand, a primal scene was unfolding. A seal had an octopus in its teeth, the eight-limbed mollusk flailing, fighting for its life. Then, a kayaker — bright yellow watercraft and life vest, cap, sunglasses and ...
Blog: Stalling Out Front. Looking Forward To The Weekend!
Last night a cold/cool front moved into the region. We had some scattered showers and storms that moved in and fell apart, but then some more scattered showers re-formed this morning. The front is stalling out over the region today instead of just to ...
Venezuela's minimum wage increase angers skilled workers
Yusbell Arcaya used to earn more than seven times the minimum wage as a human resources analyst at a university in western Venezuela, but socialist President Nicolas Maduro's economic reforms changed all that. Last month, Maduro unexpectedly ...
Trade turmoil between China and the US spills into military relations
WASHINGTON — As the world's two largest economies exchange tit-for-tat tariffs, there are growing suggestions that the trade turmoil has spilled over into military relations. China has canceled friendly engagements with the U.S. Navy, possibly due to ...
F-35 makes US combat debut in Afghanistan
The United States has used an F-35 fighter jet in combat for the first time, conducting an airstrike in Afghanistan, the U.S. military announced Thursday. The fighter jet conducted an airstrike Thursday in support of ground clearance operations ...
Boris Johnson sets out his 'Super Canada' Brexit plan
Boris Johnson has set out his own plan for Brexit, arguing that the UK should "chuck Chequers" and negotiate a "Super Canada" free trade deal instead. The ex-foreign sectary, who quit over Theresa May's Chequers Brexit plan, called her strategy "a ...