Category: International

Look for 2 new Harry Potter books in October

LONDON (AP) – Two new books from the Harry Potter universe are set to be released as part of a British exhibition that celebrates the 20th anniversary of the...

US coal exports surge on sales to Europe, Asia

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – U.S. coal exports rose sharply in early 2017 amid increased demand in Asia and Europe. The U.S. Department of Energy said Tuesday that...

In rare sight, lioness nurses leopard cub in Tanzania

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – Newly released photographs from a Tanzanian wildlife area show an incredibly rare sight: a leopard cub suckling on a lion believed to have...

GOP-led House Rejects Bill Pentagon From Paying For Gender Transition Surgeries and Hormone Therapy

The GOP-led House has narrowly rejected a measure that would have forbid the Pentagon from paying for gender transition surgeries and hormone therapy. The GOP-led House...

Tourist dies after being blasted by airplane’s jet engine

ST. MAARTEN – A woman is dead after participating in a popular tourist activity in Saint Maarten. Police on the Caribbean island said on Wednesday, the...

Massive iceberg breaks off in Antarctica

A vast iceberg with twice the volume of Lake Erie has broken off from a key floating ice shelf in Antarctica, scientists said Wednesday. The iceberg broke off from the...

NORTH KOREA THREAT LATEST: Pentagon says missile was new type

WASHINGTON (AP) – A Pentagon spokesman says the long-range missile that North Korea test-launched Tuesday was a type not previously seen by U.S. analysts. The...

NORTH KOREA THREAT LATEST: Kim vows North Korea’s nukes are not on negotiation table

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vows his nation would “demonstrate its mettle to the U.S.” and never negotiate its weapons...

More court challenges expected for Trump’s new travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — A scaled-back version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban is now in force, stripped of provisions that brought protests and chaos at...

Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop

BEIJING (AP) — The world’s biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year’s...