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Britain accuses Russia of barbaric behavior in poisoning of former spy, identifies two suspects

Britain accuses Russia of barbaric behavior in poisoning of former spy, identifies two suspects

Britain accuses Russia of barbaric behavior in poisoning of former spy, identifies two suspects  Los Angeles Times UK charges 2 Russians in absentia in nerve agent attack  PBS NewsHour British PM: Skripals’ Attackers Were Russian Military Agents  Voice of America Russian Nikolai Glushkov’s Death In London Was A Murder, Police Say  NPR Salisbury novichok attack: Russian ‘spies’ named as […]

South Korean special delegation visits Pyongyang for meeting amid stalled denuclearization talks

South Korean special delegation visits Pyongyang for meeting amid stalled denuclearization talks

A team of South Korean envoys arrived in Pyongyang on Wednesday in a bid to help break an impasse in North Korea’s nuclear negotiations with the U.S. and plan for President Moon Jae-in’s third summit with North leader Kim Jong Un later this month. The five-member delegation sent by Moon and arrived in the North […]

Botswana, Long an Elephant Refuge, Faces Poaching Threat

Botswana, Long an Elephant Refuge, Faces Poaching Threat

Botswana, Long an Elephant Refuge, Faces Poaching Threat  U.S. News & World Report Nearly 100 elephants killed for ivory in Botswana  Yahoo News Nearly 90 Elephants Found Dead Near Botswana Sanctuary, Killed By Poachers  WBUR The Final Report — Great Elephant Census  Great Elephant Census Dozens of elephants killed near Botswana wildlife sanctuary  BBC News Full coverage Source link

David Hogg helps raise thousands for billboard showing anti-Ted Cruz tweets from Trump

David Hogg helps raise thousands for billboard showing anti-Ted Cruz tweets from Trump

CLOSE President Trump constantly going after Texas Senator Ted Cruz on the campaign trail. Now…Cruz writing a flattering profile piece on his former rival for Time’s list of the 100 most influential people. Veuer’s Nick Cardona has that story. Buzz60 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student David Hogg speaks during the March for Our Lives […]

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says new NAFTA should include Canada

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says new NAFTA should include Canada

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Sunday poured cold water on President Trump’s nascent trade agreement with Mexico, saying that any effort by the administration to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement should include Canada as well. In an interview on “Fox News Sunday,” Trumka said that the economies of the United States, Mexico and […]

Saudi Coalition Admits Error in Air Attack That Killed Dozens in Yemen

Saudi Coalition Admits Error in Air Attack That Killed Dozens in Yemen

RIYADH — A Saudi-led coalition in Yemen acknowledged Saturday that an air attack last month that killed dozens of people, including children traveling on a bus, was unjustified, and it pledged to hold accountable anyone who contributed to the error. The rare concession came after mounting international pressure, including from allies, to do more to […]

Russia Offers a Carrot to Embattled Syrian Rebels

Russia Offers a Carrot to Embattled Syrian Rebels

TAL AL-KURUM, Syria—More than 2,000 rebels who had been fighting the Syrian army abandoned their positions along a rocky outcrop here and surrendered their heavy weaponry to Russian officers in July with barely a shot fired. The episode showed how Moscow is trying to demonstrate soft power in the Syrian war, as it tries to […]

Woman shot, killed by police in South Pasadena identified as actress on TV show 'ER'

Woman shot, killed by police in South Pasadena identified as actress on TV show 'ER'

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. (KABC) — A woman who was fatally shot by South Pasadena police has been identified as an actress on the TV show, “ER.” The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, which is assisting South Pasadena police with the investigation, identified the woman on Friday as 49-year-old Vanessa Marquez. Marquez was known for her […]

NZ clears way for Chelsea Manning to visit

NZ clears way for Chelsea Manning to visit

New Zealand authorities have cleared the way for convicted American whistleblower Chelsea Manning to visit the country as part of a speaking tour. Manning, a former US army intelligence analyst best known as a leaker of classified military and diplomatic documents, is scheduled to speak in Australia and New Zealand next month. New Zealand’s centre-right […]

Pound firm after EU offers Britain a post-Brexit partnership, dollar near four-week low

Pound firm after EU offers Britain a post-Brexit partnership, dollar near four-week low

TOKYO (Reuters) – The British pound held firm in Asian trade on Thursday, after making its biggest gains in seven months the previous day, taking heart from the European Union’s offer of a post-Brexit ‘partnership’. FILE PHOTO: British Pound Sterling and U.S. Dollar notes are seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas White/Illustration/File […]