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Rescuers Pull 15 Out Alive From China Landslide, 32 Missing
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:26:00 GMTBEIJING — Rescuers have pulled 15 people alive from a landslide that slammed into a village in China's eastern Zhejiang province after a typhoon but 32 people are still missing there and in another nearby village, state media said on Thursday. Heavy ...
Report Accuses Sudan of ‘Scorched Earth’ Tactics in Darfur
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:47:00 GMTUNITED NATIONS — Amnesty International said on Thursday that Sudanese government forces had laid waste to dozens of villages in the restive region of Darfur, bombing them from the air, burning homes, looting livestock and raping women — while ...
Turnbull Steps Up Attack on Renewables After Australian Blackout
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:48:00 GMTAustralia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull stepped up his government’s attack on renewable energy by seizing on a storm-driven blackout in the mainland state that’s most reliant on wind and solar generation. South Australia, which draws 41 percent ...
Toasting life with Shimon Peres
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:30:00 GMT"Dream, don't just study. Dream, imagine, don't be afraid to take a risk." That life advice came from Shimon Peres as I sat with him in his Tel Aviv apartment for a Fox News interview just two months ago. The former Israeli Prime Minister and President who ...
MH17 shot down by Buk missile brought from Russia, say investigators
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:30:00 GMT(CNN)Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed over eastern Ukraine by a Buk missile brought in from Russia and fired from a village under the control of pro-Russian separatists, a team of international prosecutors said Wednesday. Speaking at a press ...
Australian Government Wants Slower Switch to Clean Energy
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:38:00 GMTA rush by Australia's state governments to switch to clean electricity sources could undermine the country's energy security, the federal government warned Thursday after an entire state lost power. South Australia state lost power on Wednesday as it was ...
UN says EU may ratify Paris Agreement soon
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:45:00 GMTUNITED NATIONS – U.N. officials say the Paris Agreement on Climate Change appears likely to enter into force within the next few days with India announcing that it has ratified the agreement and the EU signaling it may ratify within the next few days.
Australian gets bit by venomous spider on his penis — again
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:18:00 GMTHis spider sense should've warned him this would happen again. According to the BBC, an Australian construction worker got his fly caught in a wicked web inside a portable toilet, as a venomous arachnid chomped down on his penis for the second time in five ...
FARC Rebels Prepare To Leave Behind Guns, Drug Trade And The Life They Know
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:19:00 GMTYARI PLAINS, Colombia ― As a child growing up in south central Colombia, Roberto Méndez never had a chance to study beyond the first grade. From a young age, he was forced to work on coffee farms in the hills surrounding his home, where leftist ...
It's been two years since 43 Mexican students disappeared, and we still don't know exactly what happened to them
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:12:00 GMTTwo years after 43 Mexican college students vanished in the southwestern city of Iguala, the case remains a grisly mystery and a dark stain on the administration of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. The public anger was on display Monday — the ...
Secretary of State Kerry meets for the first time with firebrand president of Venezuela
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:12:00 GMTSecretary of State John F. Kerry on Monday held his first meeting with the firebrand president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, whose country is mired in a humanitarian and political crisis. The two men met on the margins of the signing here of a landmark ...
A Veiled Threat? State Department’s Kirby Predicts Russia Will ‘Send It’s Troops Home in Body Bags’
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:34:00 GMT[ Ed. note – Some pretty non-diplomatic words were spoken today by the State Department’s John Kirby: “Extremist groups will continue to exploit the vacuums that are there in Syria to expand their operations, which will include attacks against ...
How it happened: Flight MH17, the weapon, the launch and the aftermath
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:33:00 GMTNear Utrecht, Netherlands: In July 2014, a Buk ground-to-air launcher, armed with four missiles and sat on a low trailer, crossed the Russian border into eastern Ukraine. At the time, pro-Russian separatists in the area were under sustained attack from ...
Terrorists mull ‘chemical attack’ in Aleppo to frame Syrian govt – Russia’s Defense Ministry
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:46:00 GMTTerrorist groups in Syria might use chemical weapons against civilians and the army in Aleppo in order to pin the blame for the atrocities on Damascus and further undermine the crumbling peace process in the war-torn country, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
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