General News

Hospital officals: Nearly 500 dead in Sierra Leone mudslides

Aug 20, 2017

Churches across Sierra Leone held special services Sunday in memory of the more than 450 people who were killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week

Tensions rise within Yemen's rebel alliance

Aug 20, 2017

A long-simmering power struggle between Yemen's Shiite rebels and a former president has burst into the open, threatening to undermine their alliance against the internationally-recognized government and its Saudi-led backers

Finland honors stabbing victims; wounded suspect questioned

Aug 20, 2017

Finland has observed a minute of silence for the victims of a stabbing attack in the western city of Turku that left two people dead and eight injured

US military leaders await Trump decision on Afghan mission

Aug 20, 2017

The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan signals the U.S. military expects its mission to continue

Saudi carrier says Qatar has not yet approved hajj flights

Aug 20, 2017

Saudi Arabia says its aircraft have not been given permission to land in Doha to pick up Qatari pilgrims for the annual hajj

Egyptian MP steps back from call to extend president's term

Aug 20, 2017

The Egyptian lawmaker behind a call to amend the constitution to extend the president's term by two years says the change won't apply to President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's current four-year term

Germany welcomes release of writer sought by Turkey

Aug 20, 2017

Germany's foreign minister welcomed the release Sunday of a German writer detained in Spain on a Turkish warrant

America still in turmoil a year after Kaepernick's protest

Aug 20, 2017

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's national anthem protest is still causing debate in and around the NFL a year later as the embattled quarterback looks for a chance to play again

Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

Aug 20, 2017

The victims of vehicle attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort came from around the world and across generations

'The Hitman's Bodyguard' outdoes 'Logan Lucky' at box office

Aug 20, 2017

The Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds action comedy "The Hitman's Bodyguard" has taken the top spot at the box office this weekend with an estimated $21.6 million in grosses from 3,337 theaters according to studio estimates Sunday

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