News: World

Mother desperate for news of daughter after Hurricane Maria strikes Caribbean islands

Thursday  07:02,   21 september 2017
Toronto Star

Mother desperate for news of daughter after Hurricane Maria strikes Caribbean islandsJust hours before Hurricane Maria struck, hunkered between mattresses, Sara Ouellette Subero listened anxiously to the rumbling noise outside the walls of her[...]

Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors

Thursday  05:05,   21 september 2017
Associated Press

The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her.But it was the rescue operation at the Enrique Rebsamen school,[...]

Jerk Humans Immediately Shoot First Wild Bison Seen In Germany For Over 250 Years

Thursday  04:35,   21 september 2017
Gizmodo Australia

The first sighting of a wild bison in Germany in over 250 years came to an abrupt end after hunters were ordered to shoot the animal dead.The World Wildlife Fund said on Friday it will be pursuing charges against a local official who, upon receiving [...]

Iranian president: Trump's UN comments 'ignorant, absurd'

Thursday  04:26,   21 september 2017
Associated Press

Iran's president warned Wednesday that his country will "respond decisively" to any violation of the agreement that reins in its nuclear program."The world will have lost a great opportunity, but such unfortunate behavior will never[...]

Opinion: Aung San Suu Kyi: The Fallen Heroine Turns a Blind Eye to the Rohingyans

Thursday  02:38,   21 september 2017
Newsweek

She could have used the bully pulpit to change minds and indirectly influence the military. In a major address to the Myanmar public, and the international community on September 19, Aung San Suu Kyi gave her first significant speech about the[...]

Trump's Threat To 'Destroy' North Korea Is Wrong: Merkel

Thursday  01:25,   21 september 2017
HuffPost

Germany and the United States disagree on how to handle the standoff with North Korea, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday, condemning U.S. President Donald Trump’s threat to “totally destroy” the reclusive state. Merkel, who is expected to[...]

Assault on IS-held Raqqa in 'final stages'

Wednesday  21:27,   20 september 2017
BBC News

Assault on IS-held Raqqa in 'final stages'The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced that its three-month-old assault was now in its "final[...]

High stakes as US and S Korea stage joint drills

Wednesday  21:26,   20 september 2017
Sky News

As Donald Trump threatens North Korea with destruction, United States and South Korean forces are conducting a four-day military exercise close to the Korean border. Sky News joined troops from the 2nd Infantry Division of the US Eighth Army, the[...]

Amateur Archaeologists in England Unearth Rare Roman Mosaic

Wednesday  16:21,   20 september 2017
Mental Floss

It's being hailed as the most important mosaic of its kind discovered in Great Britain in more than 50 years.For the past three years, amateur archaeologists and historians in southern England have been working side-by-side with volunteers to[...]

Report: Russian helicopter fires on spectators at drills

Wednesday  15:52,   20 september 2017
Associated Press

A Russian military helicopter gunship accidentally fired on spectators during war games in western Russia, injuring several people, news reports said Tuesday. The Russian military acknowledged that a helicopter accidentally fired a rocket during[...]

Two more arrests over Parsons Green attack

Wednesday  14:49,   20 september 2017
Sky News

Two more men have been arrested in South Wales over the Parsons Green terrorist attack, police say. The pair, aged 48 and 30, were taken into custody in Newport just after 5am. © PA Police presence on Jeffrey Street in Newport It[...]

A hair-raising sense of deja vu in Mexico

Wednesday  14:48,   20 september 2017
Los Angeles Times

When the tremor struck Tuesday, the people of this earthquake-battered city feared the worst: a repeat of the Sept. 7 earthquake that tumbled buildings and left thousands homeless here. When the tremor struck Tuesday, the people of this[...]

Hillary Clinton Denounces Donald Trump's 'Dark and Dangerous' United Nations Speech

Wednesday  08:30,   20 september 2017
Time

<p>Hillary Clinton strongly denounced President Donald Trump’s speech to the United Nations Tuesday.</p>Hillary Clinton strongly denounced President Donald Trump’s speech to the United Nations Tuesday, telling Stephen Colbert the rhetoric was[...]

Trump using campaign, RNC funds to pay legal bills from Russia probe: sources

Wednesday  05:36,   20 september 2017
Reuters

<p>U.S. President Donald Trump is using money donated to his re-election campaign and the Republican National Committee to pay for his lawyers in the probe of alleged Russian interference</p>Following Reuters exclusive report on Tuesday, CNN[...]

Disturbing images show Navy hospital staffers mishandling infant, calling babies ‘mini Satans’

Wednesday  04:36,   20 september 2017
The Washington Post

The hospital said the images are “unacceptable, incredibly unprofessional, and cannot be tolerated."One video shows a female staffer in gloves and medical scrubs holding the infant by the armpit, moving the arms and body as music played in the[...]