General News

The Latest: Russian dismisses US claim of treaty violations

Oct 23, 2018

Russia is calling U.S. accusations that it isn't complying with a 1987 nuclear weapons treaty "groundless" and says its claims of U.S. violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty are "justified"

Judge upholds Monsanto verdict, cuts award to $78 million

Oct 23, 2018

A Northern California judge has upheld a jury's verdict finding Monsanto's weed killer caused a groundskeeper's cancer, but she slashed his $289 million award to $78 million

The Latest: Suicidal man in Alaska detained after standoff

Oct 23, 2018

Police in Alaska say they've detained a suicidal man who was parked in a vehicle with a woman for hours outside a town's only public hospital

UN humanitarian chief: 8.4 million Yemenis need urgent aid

Oct 23, 2018

The U.N. humanitarian chief says the conflict in Yemen has left 8.4 million people dependent on emergency food assistance and 75 percent of its 22 million people requiring aid

UK's May pleads for support, says Brexit deal is almost done

Oct 23, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May urges fellow lawmakers to hold nerve during last negotiations on Brexit, saying most issues had been settled with one sticking point left, the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland

Supreme Court blocks questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross over decision to ask about citizenship on 2020 census

Oct 23, 2018

Supreme Court blocks questioning of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross over decision to ask about citizenship on 2020 census

Category 4 Hurricane Willa threatens Mexico's Pacific coast

Oct 23, 2018

A potentially catastrophic Hurricane Willa is sweeping toward Mexico's Pacific coast with winds of 155 mph (250 kph), threatening a stretch of high-rise resort hotels, surfing beaches and fishing villages

Young climate activists say their lawsuit should go to trial

Oct 23, 2018

A group of young activists suing the U.S. government in a high-profile climate change lawsuit say the case poses important constitutional questions that should be evaluated at trial next week

Oregon bakery appeals fine for turning away lesbian couple

Oct 23, 2018

The owners of a shuttered Oregon bakery who were fined for refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple want the U.S. Supreme Court to consider their case

5 of the 6 killed in Utah highway crash were from Honduras

Oct 22, 2018

Authorities say five of the six men killed last week when a dump truck collided with a pickup truck on a Utah highway were from Honduras

Weather, 20 December
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