Japanese defense chief visits contentious war shrine

Japanese defense chief visits contentious war shrine

TOKYO — Japan’s defense minister on Friday visited a Tokyo shrine viewed by China and both Koreas as a symbol of Japanese wartime...
Coyote bites 5-year-old in popular Canadian park

Coyote bites 5-year-old in popular Canadian park

A coyote bit a young child in Vancouver, Canada. Authorities are investigating the incident and trying to locate the aggressive animal. Fortunately, the child only suffered minor...
UN warns of humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan, urges neighbors to keep borders open

UN warns of humanitarian disaster in Afghanistan, urges neighbors to keep...

The United Nations refugee agency on Friday called on Afghanistan’s neighbors to keep their borders open to avert a humanitarian disaster as the Taliban...
Italy may have recorded Europe's hottest temperature on record

Italy may have recorded Europe’s hottest temperature on record

The Italian island of Sicily may have reached the hottest temperature ever recorded in Europe this week — just shy of a blistering 120...
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Las Vegas landlord kills two tenants, injures another over unpaid rent

A Las Vegas landlord accused of shooting dead two female tenants and critically injuring a man in a dispute over unpaid rent allegedly said...
Disney star's anti-mask speech raises ruckus at school board meeting

Disney star’s anti-mask speech raises ruckus at school board meeting

Former Disney Channel star Leigh-Allyn Baker is not happy about the mask mandate enforced in her children’s Tennessee school district. A video surfaced on...
Afghan women wait to receive free wheat donated by the Afghan government during a quarantine, amid concerns about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kabul, Afghanistan April 21, 2020.

State Dept. official deletes tweet about concern for Afghan women

A senior Biden State Department official has deleted a tweet expressing concern for Afghan women who “stand to lose everything” — as reports emerge...
Virginia Giuffre's dad 'proud' she is suing Prince Andrew for alleged sex assault

Virginia Giuffre’s dad ‘proud’ she is suing Prince Andrew for alleged...

Virginia Roberts Giuffre’s dad says he is “proud” of his “brave” daughter for suing Prince Andrew — insisting that the UK royal “should be...
A military base in Washington has been placed on lockdown after a report that an armed person was spotted on the base. Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling posted a note on its Facebook page on Friday, Aug. 13, 2021, that the base was being placed on lockdown.

DC military base on lockdown and preparing to ‘fight’ over ‘potential...

A military base in Washington, DC, said it was on lockdown Friday over reports of a “potential armed individual” — telling troops to “prepare...
Critics slam Biden's long-weekend as Afghanistan falls to Taliban

Critics slam Biden’s long-weekend as Afghanistan falls to Taliban

Republican leaders are slamming President Biden for taking a long weekend out of the public eye as major cities fall to the Taliban in...