General News

Trump signs surveillance law after confusing tweets

Jan 19, 2018

President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law to renew a foreign intelligence surveillance program

'Watching my family burn': Woman frantic after copter crash

Jan 19, 2018

The lone survivor of a helicopter crash that killed Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett and four others said in an emergency call that she was watching her "family burn"

Baby dies, 17 injured after car hits crowd on Rio boardwalk

Jan 19, 2018

Brazilian authorities say a motorist who drove into a crowded boardwalk along Rio de Janeiro's famed Copacabana beach killed a baby and injured 17 people

Family that owns Post-Gazette denounces Trump editorial

Jan 19, 2018

A Pittsburgh newspaper editorial denouncing efforts to brand President Donald Trump a racist for his vulgar comment about Africa and Haiti is causing a firestorm

Crunch time: What Amazon wants for its new HQ

Jan 19, 2018

Crunch time: What Amazon wants from the cities vying to make the cut

Honduran congressman indicted in US for drug trafficking

Jan 19, 2018

A Honduran legislator has been charged in U.S. federal court with participating in a drug trafficking conspiracy and related weapons offenses

Mattis says US competitive warfighting edge has eroded

Jan 19, 2018

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is laying out a broad new defense strategy, and he's warning that all aspects of the military's competitive warfighting edge have eroded

Markets Right Now: US stocks finish higher

Jan 19, 2018

Stocks are closing higher on Wall Street, driving several of the major indexes to new highs. Retailers and consumer goods companies led the gainers

Agents find 244 parrots stuffed into bags, boxes in Mexico

Jan 19, 2018

Agents in Mexico find 244 parrots stuffed into bags, boxes

Turkey faces balancing act amid border offensive in Syria

Jan 19, 2018

As Turkey threatens a bloody confrontation with a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in the main Syrian Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria, it faces the challenge of maintaining its old alliance with Washington and reinforcing a new rapprochement with Moscow

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