By OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ and DON THOMPSON source AP News OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Thousands evacuated their Northern California homes Sunday evening after authorities warned an emergency spillway in the country’s tallest dam was in danger of failing and unleashing uncontrolled flood waters on towns below. About 150 miles northeast of San Francisco, Lake Oroville
source BBC News India Feb 12, 2017 At least eight people have died in Indian-administered Kashmir during and after a gun battle between the security forces and militants, officials say. The violence began when security forces entered a village in the southern Kulgam district overnight on Saturday in pursuit of suspected militants. The exchange of
By ALAN FRAM source AP NEWS WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans love cutting taxes, especially if they were authored by a president named Barack Obama. But as they push their wobbly effort to erase his health care overhaul, they’re divided over whether to repeal the levies the law imposed to finance its expanded coverage for millions
By KIM TONG-HYUNG source AP NEWS SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military said Sunday that North Korea fired a projectile into its eastern sea, a likely effort to advance its weapons program while also challenging the young Trump administration in Washington. The South’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the
By Jim Sciutto and Evan Perez, CNN Source: CNN Washington (CNN)For the first time, US investigators say they have corroborated some of the communications detailed in a 35-page dossier compiled by a former British intelligence agent, multiple current and former US law enforcement and intelligence officials tell CNN. As CNN first reported, then-President-elect Donald Trump
By Todd Beamon | Wednesday, 08 Feb 2017 10:59 PM The Venezuelan Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, allegedly has been selling passports to the highest bidder for several years, including criminals and terrorists, who can use them to enter more than 130 nations without a visa — though not the United States, according to news reports. “Here,
When the guy who designed it in doing so to kill people wouldn’t accept civilian use why should the government. “The family of the man who invented the AR-15 assault rifle says he never intended for the weapon to be used by civilians. “Our father, Eugene Stoner, designed the AR-15 and subsequent M-16 as a
This year’s Golden Globes award ceremony stood out for the adulation and ovations heaped upon the CIA. Whether for Argo, Zero Dark Thirty or Homeland, the projects’ creators provided gushing thank-you’s to the heroic agency and its covert operators – in Argo’s case taking this to the level of pure fetish: A real-life CIA officer
The Iranian asylum seeker set himself on fire during a visit by United Nations officials to the detention center on the Pacific island nation of Nauru.
Unlike postwar Germany or post-Communist Eastern Europe, China cannot openly face the baggage of its past, the Cultural Revolution, a psychoanalyst says.
Charting a future for thousands of young rebel fighters like Mélida is vital to the success of any deal to end 50 years of armed conflict, analysts say.
The nomination of Mr. Tohti, selected for trying to promote dialogue in the troubled Xinjiang region of China, was all but certain to anger Beijing.