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UN report condemns sexual violence by Myanmar military

Aug 22, 2019 • 11:02 AM ET World The Washington Times  

BANGKOK (AP) - Sexual violence carried out by Myanmar's security forces against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe …

South Korea to nix intelligence-sharing deal with Japan, alarming US military officials

Aug 22, 2019 • 10:05 AM ET World USA TODAY  

South Korea's move prompted immediate concern from U.S. military officials and comes in the wake of repeated North Korean missile tests.         …

Pompeo: US focused on helping detained Canadians in China

Aug 22, 2019 • 10:01 AM ET World The Washington Times  

TORONTO (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday it's wrong that China is detaining two Canadians and the Trump administration is …

Captain facing jail time for saving migrants calls Paris bravery medal hypocritical, refuses award

Aug 22, 2019 • 9:48 AM ET World USA TODAY  

Pia Klemp was awarded one of France's highest honors, the Grand Vermeil Medal, for her continued rescue efforts of migrants and asylum seekers. …

What started the Amazon fires? Brazilian president suggests NGOs, but gives no proof

Aug 22, 2019 • 9:38 AM ET World USA TODAY  

The Amazon rainforest is burning at an alarming rate, with tens of thousands of fires laying waste to the world's largest tropical rainforest.   …

The Latest: UK says officials can't contact consulate worker

Aug 22, 2019 • 9:13 AM ET World The Washington Times  

HONG KONG (AP) - The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local): 8 p.m. The British government says officials and family members have not been …

Humanoid robot launched into space: Russian Soyuz rocket blasts off towards ISS

Aug 22, 2019 • 8:42 AM ET World USA TODAY  

The humanoid robot is en route to the International Space Station as part of tests of a new rocket.              …

Trump has remade the Republican Party, but at a price

Aug 22, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET World Los Angeles Times  

Trump has remade the Republican Party, a new USC/L.A. Times poll finds. Nearly half of GOP voters want to move in an even more populist direction. …

Newsletter: Today: Where are all the wildfires?

Aug 22, 2019 • 8:00 AM ET World Los Angeles Times  

A wet spring. A balmy summer. And now a relatively fire-free fire season. …

Report: Sen. Tom Cotton says he suggested Trump buy Greenland and met with Danish ambassador

Aug 22, 2019 • 7:53 AM ET World USA TODAY  

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said he was actually one of the first people to raise the possibility of purchasing Greenland.              …

Protesters skeptical as G7 claims anti-globalization mantle

Aug 22, 2019 • 7:50 AM ET World The Washington Times  

PARIS (AP) - The G-7 summit has for the first time co-opted the message of its protesters: Capitalism has led to damaging inequalities and …

11 tons of trash were taken off Mount Everest. Now, officials are banning single-use plastics

Aug 22, 2019 • 7:32 AM ET World USA TODAY  

Mount Everest has become littered with trash and bodies in recent years as more adventurers try their luck on scaling the natural wonder.           …

On This Day: 21 August 1911

Aug 22, 2019 • 7:24 AM ET World USA TODAY  

The Mona Lisa was stolen              …

The Latest: US legislators warn UK over Good Friday deal

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:33 AM ET World The Washington Times  

PARIS (AP) - The Latest on British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's effort to reopen Brexit talks on European trip (all times local): 1:30 p.m. French …

Rolls-Royces, Porsches and tantrums: How China's super-rich get noticed — the wrong way

Aug 22, 2019 • 6:30 AM ET World Los Angeles Times  

China's rich drive Rolls-Royces and Porsches and are famous for road rage and selfish parking. But an army of netizens is watching. …

S. Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute

Aug 22, 2019 • 5:34 AM ET World The Washington Times  

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea says it is canceling an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute with its Asian …

Danish ex-PM attacks Trump for comments on defense spending

Aug 22, 2019 • 4:14 AM ET World The Washington Times  

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military …

China 'will not sit idly by' over US arms sale to Taiwan

Aug 22, 2019 • 3:28 AM ET World The Washington Times  

BEIJING (AP) - China "will not sit idly by" if the U.S. proceeds with a sale of advanced F-16V fighter jets to Taiwan, a senior Chinese army officer …

2 top researchers quitting MIT Media Lab over Epstein ties

Aug 22, 2019 • 2:33 AM ET World Los Angeles Times  

Two prominent researchers are quitting MIT's Media Lab over revelations that the famed technology research hub and its director took money from …

Texas executes man who killed college student in 1998

Aug 21, 2019 • 11:21 PM ET World Los Angeles Times  

A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and killing of a …