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North Korean Leader Says 'We No Longer Need' Nuclear or Missile Tests - New York Times
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea's leader, Kim Jong-un, announced early Saturday that his country no longer needed to test nuclear weapons or missiles and would close a nuclear test site. “The nuclear test site has done its job,” Mr. Kim said in an ...
Gaza Protest Draws Fewer People but Remains Deadly - New York Times
JERUSALEM — They came in smaller numbers. But the outcome was still deadly, and the victims this time included a 15-year-old boy. Palestinians protested for a fourth Friday along the security fence dividing Gaza from Israel, some of them burning tires ...
Russia Says It Told US Where In Syria It Was Allowed To Bomb - Yahoo News
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has claimed that Moscow dictated where U.S., British and French forces were allowed to attack in the weekend's airstrikes on suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities, Sky News reported. Coalition forces ...
Kangaroo Dies After Visitors At Chinese Zoo Hurl Rocks To Force Her To Jump - HuffPost
One kangaroo was killed and another injured at a zoo in southeast China after visitors to their enclosure pelted the animals with rocks and other objects in an apparent attempt to get the kangaroos to hop around. The abuse has sparked fury online and ...
105 to 0: Why Syria's air defenses failed to intercept a single incoming missile - USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — Syria's once well-regarded air defense system completely failed to defend against the U.S.-led strike on the country's chemical weapons facilities last week, highlighting how far the regime's military has declined, according to the ...
Nicaragua Roiled by Protests Over Social Security Benefits - New York Times
MEXICO CITY — Extraordinary protests against the government of President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua extended into a third day on Friday as thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in Managua, the capital, and other cities, clashing with ...
See Japan's Ioyama volcano erupting for the first time in 250 years - Washington Post
Japan's Ioyama volcano awoke from a 250-year slumber Thursday afternoon, spewing a plume of ash taller than the Eiffel Tower that prompted warnings for planes and nearby villages that faced a threat from ash and falling rocks. The last time the volcano ...
An unexploded WWII bomb forced a mass evacuation in Berlin. There will be more to come. - Washington Post
BERLIN — Other countries may have hurricanes, blizzards or flooding that regularly shut down major transport hubs. Germany, meanwhile, is still dealing with the legacy of a war the country launched itself: thousands of unexploded bombs, hidden beneath ...
Mom who toured Europe, leaving 4 kids home alone, gets probation - Fox 32 Chicago
FOX NEWS - An Iowa mother who left her four children at home while she went on a trip to Europe in September was sentenced to two years' probation Thursday. Erin Lee Macke, 31, could have faced up to eight years in prison, two years for each count of ...
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