Thu, 22 Aug 2019

Bus hijacking in Brazil ends, hijacker dead, hostages freed

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A hostage situation in Rio de Janeiro involving a bus and thirty seven hostages has ...

Situation in Persian Gulf described as troubling and complex

NEW YORK, New York - The UN Security Council has been briefed on the escalating hostilities in the Middle East. ...

Continuation of current situation in Yemen untenable, says UN envoy

ADEN, Yemen - A month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing ...

Stealing personal identification data causing nightmares for victims

The headquarters of a large national bank had detected fraud on an account and sent word to an Atlanta branch ...

Jordan considered closing Israeli embassy, expelling ambassador

AMMAN, Jordan - While Israel is being courted by Arab countries to establish diplomatic relations, members of Jordan's parliament are ...

Advancing techology forcing changes in U.S. Navy

WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Navy and the world it operates in are a far cry from what they were four ...

Myanmar ambulance driver killed in crossfire

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar - A volunteer ambulance driver has been killed and several others have been injured during a ...

Libyans, facing political and economic collapse, lament Western help

It's been eight years since the NATO-led military intervention in Libya. Many analysts consider the action a crucial step forward ...

For Istanbul's Syrians, a time of hoping and hiding

When Syrian refugees first arrived in Istanbul almost eight years ago, many made for Fatih, a district of historic mosques ...

Obiri to compete in both 5k and 10k in Doha

Nairobi - Kenyan middle-distance champion Hellen Obiri said on Wednesday she will compete in both the 5k and 10k races ...

Rummenigge suggests Sanches, Boateng could leave Bayern

Berlin - Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has suggested that Renato Sanches and Jerome Boateng may be heading for the ...

England unchanged for 3rd Ashes Test

London - England named an unchanged squad on Monday for this week's third Test against Australia at Headingley.The injured James ...

Twitter agree to meet with Manchester United over Pogba abuse

London - Twitter have reacted to calls for more to be done in preventing racist abuse of footballers on social ...

Ex-Liverpool striker Sturridge signs for Trabzonspor

Ankara - Former Liverpool forward Daniel Sturridge has joined Trabzonspor on a three-year contract, the Turkish club announced on Wednesday."We ...

Centre Te'o joins Toulon as World Cup cover after England snub

Paris - England centre Ben Te'o has joined Top 14 club Toulon as a Rugby World Cup cover, the French ...

Concerns Growing that China's Influence Operations Getting Bolder

Nike Ching contributed to this report, which includes information from Reuters.Revelations that China has been using social media accounts to ...

Greece Says it Won't Assist Iranian Tanker Sought by US

ATHENS, GREECE - Greece said on Wednesday it won't endanger its relations with the United States by aiding an Iranian ...

Haryana Police inspector bags gold in World Police Games

Chandigarh [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Haryana Police Inspector Nirmala has bagged a gold medal in wrestling at the World Police ...

Pant needs to work on shot-selection: Virender Sehwag

New Delhi [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Former Indian opener Virender Sehwag on Wednesday said left-handed batsman Rishabh Pant needs to ...

India opens up 137 mountain peaks for mountaineering, trekking

New Delhi [India], Aug 21 (ANI): The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday announced the opening of 137 mountain peaks ...

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Concerns Growing that China's Influence Operations Getting Bolder

Nike Ching contributed to this report, which includes information from Reuters.Revelations that China has been using social media accounts to ...

Greece Says it Won't Assist Iranian Tanker Sought by US

ATHENS, GREECE - Greece said on Wednesday it won't endanger its relations with the United States by aiding an Iranian ...

Trump: US Jews Show 'Great Disloyalty' by Voting for Democrats

Updated Aug 21., 1:52PM WASHINGTON - Republican U.S. President Donald Trump has sparked a new political fight with American Jews ...

Beijing to Washington: 'Meet China Halfway' to End Tariff War

Beijing appealed to Washington on Wednesday to "meet China halfway" on a new trade deal to end the tit-for-tat tariff ...

US Drone Shot Down Over Yemen

PENTAGON - A U.S. MQ-9 drone was shot down over Yemen by Houthi rebels late Tuesday, a U.S. official told ...

US Space Command Launching Next Week

Smita Nordwall contributed to this report.PENTAGON - The United States military is launching next week its first new combatant command ...

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