Yemen officials see latest US strikes as sustained operation 

AHMED AL-HAJ, Associated Press SANAA, Yemen (AP) — U.S. jets carried out dozens of airstrikes on al-Qaida targets in Yemen overnight and in the past 48 hours in one of the lengthiest, sustained operations inside this conflict-torn Arab country, Yemeni officials and residents said Friday. According to the officials, the strikes focused on a triangle-shaped […]

Kim Jong Nam murder suspect trades ‘LOL’ T-shirt for bulletproof vest as she makes court appearance – New York Daily News

New York Daily News Kim Jong Nam murder suspect trades 'LOL' T-shirt for bulletproof vest as she makes court appearanceNew York Daily NewsKUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Appearing calm and solemn, two young women accused of smearing VX nerve agent on Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader, were charged with murder […]

Casualties mount as Iraqi troops advance in IS-held Mosul 

SUSANNAH GEORGE, Associated Press MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — “We have wounded!” the men shouted from the roadside. Two soldiers, bleeding, were being bandaged beside their smoking vehicle on the side of a dusty dirt road. Iraqi special forces Maj. Saif Ali yelled to his driver to stop and leaped out. “Put one inside and the […]

Malaysia warns North Korea to cooperate with investigation 

EILEEN NG, Associated Press KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Saturday that they would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat if he refuses to cooperate with the investigation into the deadly attack on North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un’s exiled half brother. The investigation has unleashed a serious diplomatic fight […]

In Kim Jong-nam’s Death, North Korea Lets Loose a Weapon of Mass Destruction – New York Times

New York Times In Kim Jong-nam's Death, North Korea Lets Loose a Weapon of Mass DestructionNew York TimesThe Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia on Friday. The terminal where Kim Jong-nam was assassinated with VX nerve agent on Feb. 13 will be decontaminated despite the passage of time, the police said. Credit Associated Press.North Korea's […]

US, Mexico at odds over deportation as top officials meet 

JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s mounting unease and resentment over President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown are looming over a gathering of U.S. and Mexican leaders that the U.S. had hoped would project a strong future for relations between neighbors. There is no shortage of tension points as U.S. Secretary of State […]

China nearly finished building South China Sea structures to house missiles, officials say – Fox News

The Nation China nearly finished building South China Sea structures to house missiles, officials sayFox NewsIn a move likely to stoke tensions in the region, China has built new structures to potentially house surface-to-air missiles on three of its artificial islands in the South China Sea, but so far no missiles have been sent there, […]