SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of North Korea’s declaration that it had tested a hydrogen bomb for the first time was greeted with widespread condemnation ‚Äî but also skepticism and doubt ‚Äî as world powers vowed Wednesday to punish the impoverished and defiant nation with new international sanctions.
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HOUSTON The Canadian company that proposed the Keystone XL oil pipeline has filed a lawsuit over the U.S. government’s rejection of the project and says it plans a second legal challenge.
TransCanada on Wednesday filed a federal lawsuit in Houston alleging President Barack Obama’s decision in November to kill the pipeline exceeded his power under the U.S. Constitution.
DALLAS Authorities said a Texas teenager serving probation for killing four people in a drunken-driving wreck after invoking an “affluenza” defence was in custody in Mexico, weeks after he and his mother disappeared.
WEST MILFORD, N.J. New Jersey wildlife officials said there’s been a sighting of a bear that walks upright on its two hind legs, and has become a social media darling.
Fans of the bipedal bear nicknamed Pedals had grown concerned when the animal had not been seen for several weeks.
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. Peterson Air Force base is getting ready for its annual holiday mission ‚Äî tracking Santa’s storybook sleigh ride around the world.
The North American Aerospace Defence Command has been working for weeks to tackle the one-day mission.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska Scientists say they’ve discovered a massive landslide in an uninhabited area of eastern Alaska that’s the largest detected in North America since the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand A New Zealand judge ruled Wednesday that colorful Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the United States to face criminal copyright charges.
Dotcom’s lawyers said they have filed an appeal against the decision.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia Saudi voters elected 20 women for local government seats, according to results released to The Associated Press on Sunday, a day after women voted and ran in elections for the first time in the country’s history.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand New Zealanders have chosen a design for a possible new national flag that features the country’s iconic silver fern sitting next to the four stars that make up the Southern Cross constellation.
NEW YORK A 1956 Ferrari sold for $28 million at an auction that also featured top bidding for Janis Joplin’s psychedelic Porsche, a 1963 Pontiac owned by Roy Rogers decorated with silver dollars and guns and a kid-sized Ferrari.
RM Sotheby’s offered the vintage cars in its “Driven by Disruption” sale Thursday night.