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At least four killed in shooting in eastern Canada city, police say

Police in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick said Friday at least four people have been killed and one suspect is in custody ...
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French Facebook link leads to New Hampshire kin getting Korea War soldier’s wallet stolen decades ago
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 03:42:26 +0200
Sharon Moore had heard the stories about her father getting his duffel bag stolen on his way back from the Korean War. The New Hampshire ...
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South Korean abductee families look on amid Korean War family reunions
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 06:50:49 +0200
As a lucky few Korean families meet decades after being divided by war, Hwang In-cheol looks on lamenting the absence of his father, whose plane ...
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Ex-Aum cultist Makoto Hirata has ‘no special feelings’ about Asahara’s execution
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 13:25:09 +0200
Makoto Hirata, a former Aum Shinrikyo executive, says he has “no special feelings” about the execution last month of Shoko Asahara, the founder of the ...
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ALPS system at Fukushima No. 1 plant failing to remove more than tritium from toxic cooling water
Sun, 19 Aug 2018 13:23:30 +0200
Despite being put through a special procedure, the tritium-tainted water piling up at the crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has been found to ...
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Survival of Japanese toddler, found after being lost for three days, hailed as a miracle
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 10:44:22 +0200
This week’s discovery of an uninjured 2-year-old boy who had been missing for three days on an island in western Japan is being called a ...
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Powerful typhoon set to batter western Japan later this week as another storm skirts Kyushu
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 05:11:02 +0200
A strong typhoon approaching western Japan could make landfall sometime between Thursday afternoon and Friday in an area that was already left battered by massive ...
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U.S. Navy hospital ship Colombia-bound to help in Venezuela humanitarian crisis
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 03:47:00 +0200
The U.S. Navy is sending a hospital ship to Colombia on a mission to assist in the humanitarian crisis in neighboring Venezuela, a defense official ...
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Strong Pacific quake strikes near Vanuatu but no tsunami threat
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 03:45:37 +0200
A strong earthquake has struck near the Pacific nation of Vanuatu, but authorities say there is no threat of a destructive tsunami.The magnitude 6.7 quake ...
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Founding member of Argentina’s ‘Grandmothers’ dies at 95 after never finding own stolen kin
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 03:44:29 +0200
Chicha Mariani, a founding member of Argentina’s campaigning Grandmothers who fought to identify hundreds of children stolen by the 1976-1983 military dictatorship, has died at ...
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Vermont’s transgender gubernatorial candidate getting death threats
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 03:43:14 +0200
Vermont’s transgender gubernatorial candidate says she’s been getting a steady stream of death threats and other personal attacks since her candidacy began to gain traction.Christine ...
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Cooperative Michael Flynn not yet ready to be sentenced, prosecutors say
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 03:41:06 +0200
Prosecutors with the special counsel’s office say President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is not yet ready to be sentenced.The joint filing ...
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Former ‘fixer’ Michael Cohen pleads guilty to campaign-finance violations, implicates Trump
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 02:34:37 +0200
Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer and fixer, pleaded guilty Tuesday to campaign-finance violations and other charges, saying Trump directed him to arrange ...
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Hawaii residents rush to buy ramen and water as Hurricane Lane forecast to get ‘dangerously close’
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 02:22:06 +0200
Hawaii residents rushed to grocery stores Tuesday to stock up on bottled water, ramen and toilet paper as they faced the threat of heavy rain, ...
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‘Race without a finish line’: U.S. states scramble to tap into cash for election security
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 02:02:39 +0200
Racing to shore up their election systems before November, states are using millions of dollars from the federal government to tighten cybersecurity, safeguard their voter ...
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Global backlash erupts over poll-closing plan in mostly black Georgia county
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:51:31 +0200
A predominantly black county in rural Georgia is facing a nationwide backlash over plans to close about 75 percent of its voting locations ahead of ...
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