PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic Of — The leaders of North and South Korea announced a wide range of agreements Wednesday which they said were a major step toward peace on the Korean Peninsula.
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TOKYO—Electric drones booked through smartphones pick people up from office rooftops, shortening travel time by hours, reducing the need for parking, and clearing smog from the air.
This vision of the future is driving the Japanese government's “flying car” project.
LOS ANGELES—After announcing that he'll take the first-ever commercial rocket trip around the moon, Yusaku Maezawa said he wants company for the week-long journey.
The Japanese billionaire said he plans to invite six-eight artists, architects, designers, and other creative people to join him on board the SpaceX rocket “to inspire the dreamer in all of us.”
MOSCOW — A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was brought down by a Syrian missile over the Mediterranean, killing all 15 people on board, the Russian defence ministry said Tuesday. It blamed Israel for the crash, saying the plane was caught in the crossfire as four Israeli fighters attacked targets in northwestern Syria.
ITOGON, Philippines — A Philippine mayor said Monday that it’s unlikely any of the dozens of people feared buried in a huge landslide set off by Typhoon Mangkhut will be found alive, though rescuers are still digging through the massive mound of mud and debris covering a chapel where they had taken shelter.
SHANKSVILLE, Pa.—U.S. President Donald Trump today remembered the “band of brave patriots" aboard a Sept. 11 flight that crashed in Pennsylvania, praising passengers and crew members who resisted hijackers and sent a message that the nation would "never, ever submit to tyranny.”
MINNEAPOLIS—The Trump administration on Thursday lifted a roadblock to copper-nickel mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness of northeastern Minnesota, reversing a decision made in the final days of the Obama administration.
ISLAMABAD — Afghan rights workers warned Tuesday that the U.S. national security adviser’s blistering attack on the International Criminal Court investigating war crimes allegations will strengthen a climate of impunity in Afghanistan, prolong the war and embolden those carrying out acts of violence.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.—Miss New York Nia Imani Franklin was named Miss America 2019 in Atlantic City.
Her victory last night resurrected a string of successes the Empire State has had in the pageant in recent years.
Mallory Hagan, Nina Davuluri, and Kira Kazantsev won the title from 2013-15 competing as Miss New York.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is questioning whether one of his senior officials committed treason by going public about an effort within the administration to thwart his agenda and contain his “eccentric behaviour.” The answer is no.
TRUMP: “TREASON?” ‚Äî tweet Wednesday.