General News

Japan votes: Incumbent PM Abe appears headed to victory

Oct 21, 2017

Japan's leader may have made the right call after all, if not for his country then for himself

Texas city requires no Israel boycott for hurricane relief

Oct 21, 2017

A civil rights group is calling unconstitutional a Houston suburb's hurricane repair grant program that requires individuals to not boycott Israel as a condition of receiving any money

Chinese power over North Korea? It's more myth than reality

Oct 21, 2017

Outsiders have long tried to get China to use its presumed influence to force North Korea to abandon its nuclear dreams, but the notion of Chinese power of Pyongyang is more myth than reality

Bail set at $100K for 2 Polish band members in rape case

Oct 21, 2017

The final two of four members of a Polish metal band had bail set at $100,000 on rape and kidnapping charges involving the assault of a woman on their tour bus following a show in Spokane, Washington

The Latest: Slain Vegas officer buried at veterans cemetery

Oct 21, 2017

An off-duty Las Vegas police officer who was killed by a gunman shooting from a hotel into a crowded country music concert has been laid to rest

US probe alleges corruption by top Honolulu law enforcers

Oct 21, 2017

A U.S. investigation has found a former Honolulu police chief and his prosecutor wife bilked clients and relatives out of hundreds of thousands of dollars to spend on their lavish lifestyle

Nets' national anthem singer kneels to finish performance

Oct 21, 2017

The national anthem singer at the Brooklyn Nets' home opener kneeled at the end of her performance

John Kerry bashes Trump on climate, Department of State jobs

Oct 21, 2017

Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is faulting President Donald Trump's administration for failing to fill many diplomatic positions and top Department of State posts and is criticizing his stance on climate change

Mexican prosecutor fired for revealing corruption probe

Oct 21, 2017

Mexican prosecutor fired for revealing corruption probe

DC court blocks for now immigrant teen's access to abortion

Oct 21, 2017

A Washington appeals court is blocking for now an abortion sought by a pregnant 17-year-old immigrant being held in a Texas facility

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