New top story: Vietnam Authorities Take Forensic Samples to Identify the 39 Found Dead in England Truck

October 27, 2019 at 06:22PM (YEN THANH, Vietnam) — Police in central Vietnam said Sunday that they have taken forensic samples from residents who believe their family members may be among the 39 victims found dead last week in the back of a truck in England. Police in Nghe An province took samples including hairContinue reading “New top story: Vietnam Authorities Take Forensic Samples to Identify the 39 Found Dead in England Truck”

New top story: British Opposition Parties Propose Dec. 12 Election to Force Brexit Divorce Deal Delay

October 27, 2019 at 06:14PM (LONDON) — Two British opposition parties on Sunday proposed an even earlier election date than Prime Minister Boris Johnson has offered, trying to force his government to delay a final decision on its European Union divorce deal. The chess move by the Liberal Democrats and Scottish National Party reflects theContinue reading “New top story: British Opposition Parties Propose Dec. 12 Election to Force Brexit Divorce Deal Delay”

New top story: ‘He Died Like a Dog’: President Trump Announces ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Dies in U.S. Military Raid

October 27, 2019 at 05:57PM ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by U.S. special forces in a “daring nighttime raid” in northwest Syria, President Donald Trump announced Sunday morning. “He died after running into a dead-end tunnel, whimpering and crying and screaming all the way,” Trump said. He added that al-Baghdadi had “dragged” threeContinue reading “New top story: ‘He Died Like a Dog’: President Trump Announces ISIS Leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi Dies in U.S. Military Raid”

New top story: After Amazon Region Bishops Push for Married Priests, Pope Francis Urges Openness to Change

October 27, 2019 at 05:21PM (VATICAN CITY) — On the heels of a bold call by Amazon region bishops for married men to become priests, Pope Francis is urging openness to new ways, and in a possible slap at conservative critics who fear he is weakening the Catholic church’s foundations, he cautions faithful against enteringContinue reading “New top story: After Amazon Region Bishops Push for Married Priests, Pope Francis Urges Openness to Change”

New top story: North Korea Says It’s Running Out of Patience With U.S. ‘Cold War Mentality’

October 27, 2019 at 05:00PM (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea on Sunday said it’s running out of patience with the United States over what it described as hostile policies and unilateral disarmament demands, and warned that a close personal relationship between the leaders alone wouldn’t be enough to prevent nuclear diplomacy from derailing. InContinue reading “New top story: North Korea Says It’s Running Out of Patience With U.S. ‘Cold War Mentality’”

New top story: Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly Says He Warned Trump of Impeachment

October 27, 2019 at 04:57PM (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s former chief of staff, John Kelly, says he advised the president not to fill the job with someone who wouldn’t be honest with him and provide a check on his impulses because he would end up being impeached. “That was almost 11 months ago, andContinue reading “New top story: Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly Says He Warned Trump of Impeachment”

New top story: 2 Dead, at Least 14 Injured in Texas A&M University-Commerce Homecoming Party Shooting

October 27, 2019 at 04:50PM (GREENVILLE, Texas) — Two people have been killed in a shooting at an off-campus Texas A&M University-Commerce party that also left at least 14 others injured, a sheriff’s official said. The shooting took place just before midnight Saturday in Greenville, around 15 miles (24 kilometers) southwest of the Commerce campus,Continue reading “New top story: 2 Dead, at Least 14 Injured in Texas A&M University-Commerce Homecoming Party Shooting”

New top story: ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Reportedly Killed in U.S. Military Raid in Syria

October 27, 2019 at 01:17PM (WASHINGTON) — Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the shadowy leader of the Islamic State group who presided over its global jihad and became arguably the world’s most wanted man, is believed dead after being targeted by a U.S. military raid in Syria. A U.S. official told The Associated Press late Saturday thatContinue reading “New top story: ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi Reportedly Killed in U.S. Military Raid in Syria”

New top story: Trump Keeps Talking About Syria’s Oil Fields. Here’s What’s Going On With Them

October 27, 2019 at 02:15AM As the Trump administration pulls American troops away from Syria’s northern border, the President has repeatedly insisted that the region’s oil has been “secured,” even going so far as to suggest the United States is now responsible for the fate of the oil. “We’ve secured the oil and, therefore, aContinue reading “New top story: Trump Keeps Talking About Syria’s Oil Fields. Here’s What’s Going On With Them”

New top story: Trump Keeps Talking About Syria’s Oil Fields. Here’s What’s Going On With Them

October 27, 2019 at 02:15AM As the Trump administration pulls American troops away from Syria’s northern border, the President has repeatedly insisted that the region’s oil has been “secured,” even going so far as to suggest the United States is now responsible for the fate of the oil. “We’ve secured the oil and, therefore, aContinue reading “New top story: Trump Keeps Talking About Syria’s Oil Fields. Here’s What’s Going On With Them”