General News

US officials: Navy 7th Fleet commander to be removed

Aug 23, 2017

U.S. officials confirm that the commander of the Navy's 7th Fleet will be removed after a series of warship accidents in the Pacific

74 injured as train derails in north India

Aug 23, 2017

Officials say that at least 74 people have been injured after a train derailed in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh

Air New Zealand says result strong despite drop in profit

Aug 23, 2017

The profit for New Zealand's national airline has dropped 17 percent from last year but the carrier says it has risen to the challenge of increased competition

Justice is kind: Folksy judge, 80, becomes an internet star

Aug 23, 2017

An 80-year-old municipal court judge has been winning hearts and clicks on Facebook with a mix of compassion and humor from his courtroom in Providence, Rhode Island

Groups make last-minute push to save national monument areas

Aug 23, 2017

Conservation groups are airing TV ads and creating parody websites in a last-minute blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas that cover large swaths of land and water in the nation

Trump blames media for condemnation of comments on Virginia

Aug 23, 2017

President Donald Trump is blaming the media for widespread condemnation of his response to a Charlottesville

Tony de Brum, global voice for fighting climate change, dies

Aug 23, 2017

Tony de Brum, the Marshall Islands former climate ambassador and a leading voice behind the Paris Agreement, has died at 72

California dad to be sentenced in 5-year-old son's killing

Aug 23, 2017

A California man who admitted killing his 5-year-old son amid a contentious custody battle is scheduled to be sentenced

Trump again signals he'll pardon Joe Arpaio _ but not yet

Aug 23, 2017

President Donald Trump on Tuesday again signaled his willingness to pardon former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's conviction for intentionally disobeying a judge's order in an immigration case _ but not yet.

US says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCain

Aug 23, 2017

The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet says Navy divers have found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing since a collision between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker near Singapore

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