‘I want a future’: Global youth protests urge climate action

Associated Press 09/21/2019

  NEW YORK — Young people afraid for their futures protested around the globe Friday to implore leaders to tackle climate change, turning out by the hundreds of thousands to insist that the warming world can’t wait…

Trump visits border wall in California, calls it ‘amazing’

Associated Press 09/19/2019

SAN DIEGO – President Donald Trump is capping a three-day trip to the West with a visit to the border wall in San Diego, where he is showing reporters details of the ongoing construction. Trump calls it…

Oil prices surge as attack on Saudi facility disrupts output

09/16/2019

An attack on Saudi Arabia’s largest oil processing plant pushed crude prices sharply higher Monday, though its longer-term impact depends on how long production is disrupted and the attack’s future implications.   U.S. crude oil jumped $5.61…

Violence flares after Hong Kong protesters defy police ban

Associated Press 09/16/2019

HONG KONG — Police fired chemical-laced blue water and tear gas at protesters who lobbed Molotov cocktails outside the Hong Kong government office complex Sunday, as violence flared anew after thousands of pro-democracy supporters marched through downtown…

US to commemorate 9/11 as its aftermath extends and evolves

09/11/2019

NEW YORK – Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to “never forget” and rising attention to the terror attacks’ extended toll on responders. A crowd of victims’ relatives is expected at ground zero Wednesday,…

US emergency workers recover more bodies in Bahamas

09/10/2019

MARSH HARBOUR, Bahamas – U.S. emergency workers on Monday found five bodies in the debris left by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, and they said they expected to find more victims a week after the devastating storm…

Kawhi Leonard’s sister charged with murder—report

Agence France Presse 09/08/2019

The older sister of Los Angeles Clippers player Kawhi Leonard has been charged with the alleged murder of an elderly California woman at a resort casino, the US media reported on Saturday. Kimesha Monae Williams was one…

Woman, 73, gives birth to twins with 82-year-old husband

Niña V. Guno - Inquirer.net 09/07/2019

A 73-year-old woman from India on Thursday, Sept. 5, gave birth to twins, her very first children with her 82-year-old husband. Mangayamma Yaramati gave birth to her twin girls by Caesarean section after becoming pregnant through in…

Wisconsin man arrested, accused of enslaving Filipina and her son

Inquirer.net 09/07/2019

MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin – A high school teacher lured a Filipino woman and her son to the U.S., promising them a better life but instead forced them to work as his servants. He is facing felony charges. Christian…

Wisconsin man arrested, accused of enslaving Filipina and her son

09/07/2019

  MILWAUKEE, Wisconsin – A high school teacher lured a Filipino woman and her son to the U.S., promising them a better life but instead forced them to work as his servants. He is facing felony charges.…

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