Indonesia Earthquake Kills Scores and Leaves 20000 Homeless – New York Times

New York Times Indonesia Earthquake Kills Scores and Leaves 20000 HomelessNew York TimesJAKARTA, Indonesia — Shellshocked Indonesians on the resort island of Lombok began returning to their destroyed homes on Monday after a powerful earthquake killed at least 98 people and seriously injured more than 200 others, officials said.Thousands left homeless by deadly quake on […]

Pompeo says sanctions a pillar of US policy toward Iran

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran will be rigorously enforced and remain in place until the Iranian government radically changes course. Speaking to reporters en route from a three-nation trip to Southeast Asia, Pompeo said Monday’s re-imposition of some sanctions is an important pillar in U.S. policy […]

North Korea reportedly developing new missiles despite vow to denuclearize – New York Daily News

New York Daily News North Korea reportedly developing new missiles despite vow to denuclearizeNew York Daily NewsUnited States spy satellites have reportedly detected indicators suggesting North Korea is building new missiles despite President Trump's June peace summit with Kim Jong Un. Satellite images taken in recent weeks appear to show workers developing “one …Two Ways to […]

Thieves steal Swedish royal jewels, escape by speedboat

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Thieves in Sweden walked into a small town’s medieval cathedral in broad daylight and made off with priceless crown jewels dating back to the early 1600s before escaping by speedboat, police said Wednesday. Two men vanished after the heist into a vast patchwork of lakes around Strangnas, 60 kilometers (37 miles) west […]

Cruise ship guards first tried to scare polar bear away

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian authorities are defending the actions of guards from a German cruise ship that killed a polar bear that had attacked and injured a crew member, saying they at first tried to scare it away. Police spokesman Ole Jakob Malmo says Monday that two members of the 12-man crew that set […]

At least 10 dead, 40 hurt as 6.4 quake hits Indonesia island

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A shallow, magnitude 6.4 earthquake early Sunday killed at least 10 people and injured 40 on Indonesia’s Lombok Island, a popular tourist destination next to Bali, officials said. The quake damaged dozens of single-story houses and taller buildings and was felt in a wider area, including in Bali, where no damage […]

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Resigns Amid Sexual Abuse Scandal – New York Times

New York Times Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Resigns Amid Sexual Abuse ScandalNew York TimesROME — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, the former archbishop of Washington, from the College of Cardinals, ordering him to a “life of prayer and penance” after allegations that the cardinal sexually abused …Cardinal McCarrick, prominent US Catholic, […]

World gazes at total lunar eclipse, longest of this century

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Curiosity and awe have greeted a complete lunar eclipse, the longest one of this century and visible in much of the world. The so-called “blood moon,” when it turns a deep red, was visible at different times in Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe and South America when the sun, Earth and moon lined up […]