SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of North Korea responded Thursday to new sanctions from South Korea by firing short-range ballistic missiles into the sea in a show of defiance and vowing to “liquidate” all remaining South Korean assets at former co-operative projects in the North.
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BERLIN Germany’s federal criminal police said Thursday they are in possession of files containing personal data on members of the extremist Islamic State group and believe them to be authentic.
VATICAN CITY Pope Francis imposed new financial accountability regulations on the Vatican’s multimillion-dollar saint-making machine Thursday after gross abuses were revealed in two books.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska Skygazers from around the country caught a flight from Alaska to Hawaii on Tuesday for prime viewing of a total solar eclipse that will unfold over parts of Indonesia and the Indian and Pacific oceans.
KENT, Wash. Private space travel company Blue Origin expects its first test flights with people in 2017, company founder Jeff Bezos said Tuesday during a tour of the venture’s research and development site outside Seattle.
And Bezos said thousands of people have expressed interest in eventually paying for a trip on a suborbital craft.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Federal prosecutors in Alabama say a former armoured transportation company worker has agreed to plead guilty to stealing nearly $200,000, all in quarters.
The U.S. attorney’s office in Birmingham says 49-year-old Stephen Lancaster Dennis of Harpersville agreed to plead guilty to theft.
WASHINGTON U.S. airstrikes bombarded an al-Shabab training camp in Somalia Saturday, killing more than 150 militant fighters who were preparing to launch a large-scale attack, likely against African or U.S. personnel, the Pentagon said Monday.
WASHINGTON Can Donald Trump really make good on his promise to build a wall along the 2,000-mile (3,200-kilometre) U.S.-Mexican border to prevent illegal immigration? What’s more, can he make Mexico pay for it?
Sure, he can build it, but it’s not nearly as simple as he says.
PHOENIX A jury verdict against two polygamous towns in Arizona and Utah for discriminating against nonbelievers now puts the future of the communities in the hands of a judge who will have to remedy the sweeping civil rights violations.
DEBARY, Fla. The mayor of a central Florida city is planning to visit Cuba and return home on a makeshift raft so he can better understand what Cuban migrants go through when crossing the Florida Straits.