Skip to content

World News

North Korea fires 2 projectiles after offering talks with US

North Korea fires 2 projectiles after offering talks with US

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korea launched two projectiles toward the sea on Tuesday, South Korea's military said, hours after the North offered to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States but warned its dealings with Washington may end
Trump says peace talks with Taliban are now 'dead'

Trump says peace talks with Taliban are now 'dead'

WASHINGTON — U.S. peace talks with the Taliban are now "dead," President Donald Trump declared Monday, two days after he abruptly cancelled a secret meeting he had arranged with Taliban and Afghan leaders aimed at ending America's longest war.
Poor People's Campaign to register voters on 20-state tour

Poor People's Campaign to register voters on 20-state tour

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Poor People's Campaign will begin touring more than 20 states later this month to bring together residents of disenfranchised communities and help them register to vote. The Rev.

Father of Country Music's museum to get temporary home

MERIDIAN, Miss. — The home-town museum honouring the father of country music will open in temporary space while renovation of its new permanent home continues.
UK's Johnson to suspend Parliament as his Brexit plans stall

UK's Johnson to suspend Parliament as his Brexit plans stall

LONDON — British lawmakers demanded Monday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government release officials' private correspondence about plans for Brexit, as the government prepared to suspend Parliament and send rebellious lawmakers home until two
3 killed, including 2 children, in shooting in Dutch city

3 killed, including 2 children, in shooting in Dutch city

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — A Dutch police officer and two children died and a woman was seriously wounded in a shooting Monday at a home in the city of Dordrecht, authorities said.
End of an era: Lone peep show in Las Vegas area closes

End of an era: Lone peep show in Las Vegas area closes

LAS VEGAS — An adult video and bookstore that's believed to have operated the last remaining peep show in the Las Vegas area has closed, marking the end of an era.
Afghans brace for fresh violence after US-Taliban talks halt

Afghans brace for fresh violence after US-Taliban talks halt

KABUL — Afghans braced for a possible new wave of Taliban violence Monday after President Donald Trump abruptly broke off nearly a year of talks with the insurgent group just when a deal to end America's longest war seemed to be at hand.
Israeli leader claims to find new Iranian nuke site

Israeli leader claims to find new Iranian nuke site

JERUSALEM — Israel's prime minister on Monday unveiled what he said was a previously undisclosed Iranian nuclear weapons site, further escalating a showdown between the two enemy countries. Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement came as the U.N.
US consumer borrowing posts biggest gain since late 2017

US consumer borrowing posts biggest gain since late 2017

WASHINGTON — Consumer borrowing surged in July at its fastest pace since late 2017, driven by a big jump credit card use. Consumer borrowing increased by $23.3 billion in July after a $13.