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Saudi strikes rock Yemeni capital after ex-president slain

Dec 6 2017 - 12:06am || Comments

SANAA, Yemen — Heavy airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition rocked Yemen’s capital Tuesday, striking Sanaa’s densely populated neighborhoods in apparent retaliation for the killing of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh by the Shiite rebels who control the city.

  • | Posted: Oct 10 2017 - 12:06am

    WASHINGTON — People make poor economic choices. They don’t save enough for retirement. They refuse to cut their losses on plummeting investments because they won’t own up to mistakes. They buy houses and stocks when prices are high, thinking that what’s going up today will keep going up tomorrow.

  • | Posted: Oct 8 2017 - 12:06am

    Facebook and Google once aimed to connect the world. Now they would be happy just to reconnect part of it.

  • | Posted: Oct 8 2017 - 12:05am

    MOSCOW — In a challenge to President Vladimir Putin on his 65th birthday, protesters rallied across Russia on Saturday, heeding opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s call to pressure authorities into letting him enter the presidential race.

  • | Posted: Oct 6 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK (AP) — Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist who in “The Remains of the Day,” “Never Let Me Go” and other novels captured memory’s lasting pain and dangerous illusions in precise and elegant prose, won the Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday.

  • | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 12:06am

    UNITED NATIONS — North Korea’s U.N. ambassador on Tuesday accused the United States of imposing “an economic blockade” on his country and deploying nuclear assets on the Korean peninsula aimed at toppling leader Kim Jong Un.

  • | Posted: Oct 5 2017 - 12:06am

    UNITED NATIONS — North Korea’s U.N. ambassador on Tuesday accused the United States of imposing “an economic blockade” on his country and deploying nuclear assets on the Korean peninsula aimed at toppling leader Kim Jong Un.

  • | Posted: Oct 1 2017 - 12:06am

    MUMBAI, India — A stampede broke out on a crowded pedestrian bridge connecting two railway stations in Mumbai during the Friday morning rush, killing at least 22 people and injuring 32 others, Indian officials said.

  • | Posted: Oct 1 2017 - 12:06am

    SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean Olympic officials said they were pleased after a North Korean figure skating pair became the nation’s first athletes to qualify for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, hoping it might help improve strained relations between the countries.

  • | Posted: Sep 29 2017 - 12:06am

    BALI, Indonesia — More than 130,000 people have fled the region around the Mount Agung volcano on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali, fearing it will soon erupt.

  • | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A humanitarian crisis grew Saturday in Puerto Rico as towns were left without fresh water, fuel, power or phone service following Hurricane Maria’s devastating passage across the island.

  • | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    VATICAN CITY — Several dozen tradition-minded Roman Catholic theologians, priests and academics have formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and civilly remarried Catholics.

  • | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    MEXICO CITY — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least one person, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes that together have killed more than 400 people.

  • | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    SEOUL, South Korea — Will North Korea’s next nuclear test involve a thermonuclear missile screaming over Japan? That’s a question being asked after North Korea’s foreign minister said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.

  • | Posted: Sep 24 2017 - 12:06am

    SEOUL, South Korea — Will North Korea’s next nuclear test involve a thermonuclear missile screaming over Japan? That’s a question being asked after North Korea’s foreign minister said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.

  • | Posted: Sep 23 2017 - 12:06am

    BEIJING — China announced Saturday that it will limit energy supplies to North Korea and stop buying its textiles under U.N. sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile development, further reducing support from Pyongyang’s last ally.