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Ex-US deserter to NKorea who married Japanese abductee dies

December 12, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Charles Jenkins, a U.S. Army deserter to North Korea who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release, has died. He was 77. more »»

US drone strike removes 'imminent threat' to Somali capital

December 12, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A U.. more »»

JK Rowling says she's proud to receive royal honor

December 12, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling can add another magic moment to her list of achievements — she has been made a royal Companion of Honor. more »»

Macron's climate summit in Paris finds new money, tech help

December 12, 2017

PARIS (AP) — World leaders, investment funds and energy magnates promised Tuesday to devote new money and technology to slow global warming at a summit in Paris that President Emmanuel Macron... more »»

Zimbabwe ex-leader Mugabe on 1st trip abroad since resigning

December 12, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe's former leader Robert Mugabe and his wife, Grace, have traveled to Singapore on their first trip abroad since Mugabe resigned last month under pressure from the... more »»

Bangladesh questions family of man accused of NYC attack

December 12, 2017

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh counterterrorism officers are questioning the wife and other relatives of a man accused of carrying out a bomb attack in New York City's subway system,... more »»

The Latest: Macron hosts leaders in global warming battle

December 12, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the climate summit taking place in Paris (all times local):

1:30 p.m. more »»

Lawmakers extend German military missions until spring

December 12, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers have extended the military's participation in missions against the Islamic State group and in Afghanistan, Mali and Iraq until the spring of 2018. more »»

Oscar Pistorius bruised in a jail fight over telephone use

December 12, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use, a South African prison spokesman confirme... more »»

World leaders, high security at Paris climate summit

December 12, 2017

PARIS (AP) — More than 50 world leaders are joining bankers, energy magnates and others Tuesday in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight... more »»

US-based climate scientists to take research to France

December 12, 2017

PARIS (AP) — It is a dream come true for U.S. more »»

Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains

December 12, 2017

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — For nine years in a row, the World Economic Forum has ranked Iceland as having the world's smallest gender-equality gap, and for about as long gender studies professor... more »»

Israel survey finds deep divisions, displeasure with leaders

December 12, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — With the prime minister facing a slew of corruption allegations, the peace process at a standstill and the government moving to stifle critics, it is no secret that Israel is a... more »»

Houston 18-year-old arrested on charges of trying to aid IS

December 12, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston 18-year-old has been arrested and charged with illegally distributing explosive-making information and attempting to support the Islamic State organization.

The U.. more »»

Ex-US deserter to NKorea who married Japan abductee dies

December 12, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Charles Jenkins, a U.S Army deserter to North Korea who married a Japanese abductee and lived in Japan after their release, has died. He was 77. more »»

France names winners of anti-Trump climate change grants

December 11, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Eighteen climate scientists from the U.S. more »»

Ash falls like snow as celebrities flee California community

December 11, 2017

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ash fell like snow and heavy smoke had residents gasping for air Monday as a huge Southern California wildfire exploded in size, becoming the fifth largest in state history and... more »»

UN: Tensions over North Korea worsen rights violations

December 11, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's leadership has cracked down further on human rights as tensions have escalated over its nuclear and missile tests, including beefing up restrictions on... more »»

Venezuela president's threat to ban opposition draws rebuff

December 11, 2017

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Opposition parties in Venezuela won't be bullied out of participating in future elections, a leading anti-government politician said Monday, rejecting threats a day... more »»

A confident and upbeat Putin goes on Mideast 'victory' tour

December 11, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin declared "victory" in Syria during a surprise visit Monday to a military base there, then traveled to Egypt and Turkey, where he celebrated Moscow's... more »»

 
 
 

 

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