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DC Residents Warned of 15-Week Metro Shutdown

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 01:04
Officials of the Washington, D.C., Metropolitan Area Transit Authority say part of the transit train system is set to shut down for 15 weeks, affecting an estimated 17,000 riders per day.

Revisiting France, and Recalling D-Day's Horror and Triumph

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:57
For historians, D-Day was a turning point in the war against Germany; for men who were among the 160,000 Allied fighters who mounted history's largest amphibious invasion, June 6, 1944, remains a kaleidoscope of memories, a signal moment of their youth.

A 'Violent Tornado' Has Touched Down in Missouri

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:54
Weather Service: A 'violent tornado' has touched down in Jefferson City, Mo., causing possible fatalities, heavy damage.

Russia-Belarus Talks to Prepare for PMs' Meeting on Oil: Kozak Aide

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:25
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Kozak will meet Belarusian counterpart Igor Lyashenko on Thursday to coordinate energy...

AP Sources: Pentagon Proposing a Troop Buildup in Mideast

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:03
AP sources: Pentagon drawing up plans to send as many as 10,000 more troops to the Middle East as a bulwark against potential threats from Iran.

Modi's Party Has Commanding Lead as Indian Votes Are Counted

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:00
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu nationalist party have a commanding lead as votes are counted in India's massive general elections.

Runaway Barges Threaten Dam in Another Day of Midwest Storms

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 00:00
Two runaway barges were loose Wednesday night on the swift, flooded Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma, spreading alarm downstream as they threatened a dam.

U.S., Japan, South Korea, Australia Hold First Naval Drills in Western Pacific

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:54
TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. Navy ships conducted joint drills with warships from allies Japan, Australia and South Korea in their first combined...

Dutch, UK Polls Open, Starting 4 Days of European Elections

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:50
Polls open in Netherlands and United Kingdom for the European Parliament, starting 4 days of voting across the bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics.

Pakistan Says It Wants Peace With India, Conducts Missile Test

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:47
By James MackenzieISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has signaled a willingness to open peace talks with India as Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears...

Asian Shares Slip as US-China Spat Takes Center Stage

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:44
Asian markets slip as traders brace for impact of U.S.-China spat.

Belarus Vice PM to Meet Russia's Kozak on Thursday: RIA

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:44
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Belarusian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko who oversees oil and gas will meet Russian counterpart Dmitry Kozak in Moscow on...

The Latest: Tornadoes Move Through Southwest Missouri Towns

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:39
Tornadoes have touched down near Joplin, Missouri, on the eighth anniversary of a massive tornado that killed 161 people there.

In Western France, a Village Remembers D-Day's 'Secret Massacre'

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:37
By Richard LoughGRAIGNES, France (Reuters) - The lost U.S. paratrooper tapped on the door of the Rigault family's farmhouse in Normandy in the...

LEADING OFF: Cano Exits After Grounder, JD Martinez Out

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:36
LEADING OFF: Cano exits after running out grounder, JD Martinez ailing, Nola pitching better.

National Weather Service: A 'Violent Tornado' Has Touched Down in Missouri Causing Possible Fatalities, Heavy Damage

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:29
National Weather Service: A 'violent tornado' has touched down in Missouri causing possible fatalities, heavy damage.

'We Have Lost the Battle,' Says Regional Leader of India's Congress: TV

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:17
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - "We have lost the battle," a regional leader of India's main opposition Congress party said on Thursday, after Prime Minister...

Man Sentenced to 15 Years to Life in Son's Fatal Shooting

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:05
A man who pleaded guilty to shooting and killing his adult son has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison.

Australian Deputy PM Re-Elected After Conservative Coalition Holds Power

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 23:05
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack was on Thursday re-elected leader of the junior partner in the coalition...

Tennessee Man Accused of Stealing, Crashing Police Car

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 22:59
Police in Tennessee say a man fleeing authorities stole a patrol car and then crashed it before trying to flee on foot.