Category: World

  • How to Talk to Conservatives About Climate Change

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    Conservatives perceive terrorism and crime to be much larger and more immediate threats than climate change. How can their minds change? The United States has a climate change acceptance problem. It’s elected a President who’s on record claiming global warming is a Chinese hoax. One of its two major political parties has “refusal to accept climate science” as a […]

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  • Will Trump’s withdrawal from nuclear treaty spark an arms race or Russian compliance?

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    The agreement was designed to keep ground-based nuclear missiles out of Europe, but critics say tearing it up could spark an arms race there. A piece of reckless brinkmanship that could spark an arms race between NATO and Russia in Europe, or a hardball negotiating strategy that might push Moscow into keeping its longstanding promises […]

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  • Turkey denies giving recording of Khashoggi’s death to Pompeo

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    Officials expanded their investigation to two new locations, a police source told NBC News. ISTANBUL — A senior Turkish official on Friday denied reports that America’s top diplomat was given an audio recording capturing the killing of Saudi Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. “Turkey has not given a voice recording to Pompeo or any other […]

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  • Everything You Need To Know About the Invictus Games 2018

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    At the beginning of 2014, Prince Harry founded the Invictus Games. The event is an international sporting event for injured service men and women. And the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will feature 500 competitors from 18 participating nations. When is the Invictus Games opening ceremony? The Invictus Games opening ceremony will take place on Saturday, […]

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  • Kandahar police chief killed in Afghan attack but U.S. Gen. Scott Miller unhurt

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    The Taliban claimed responsibility and said the American commander was the intended target. PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Scott Miller, escaped injury during a Taliban-claimed gun attack Thursday, but three Americans were wounded. The police chief of the southern province of Kandahar, Gen. Abdul Raziq, was killed, reportedly […]

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  • Rocket fired from Gaza strikes house in southern Israel

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    Israeli military strikes more than 20 targets in Gaza in response. TEL AVIV — A long-range rocket fired from the Gaza Strip early Wednesday landed in the largest city in southern Israel, destroying part of a house. It was the first rocket to hit Beersheba, a city of 200,000, since 2014. Another rocket fired from […]

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  • EXCLUSIVE: Russian FM slams Brexit Britain for using EU to hurt Russia

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    Russia’s Foreign Minister has hit out at the UK saying they used the EU to facilitate sanctions against Russia in the wake of the Novichok scandal. Sergey Lavrov’s criticism came hours after the EU unveiled a sanctions regime that could target people and entities worldwide who create or deploy chemical weapons. “It’s very funny how, […]

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  • Recovering after Hurricane Michael could take years, Irma survivors say

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    A Floridian who survived Hurricane Irma said those in the Panhandle are “very shell-shocked and they’re just trying to pick up the pieces.” Florida Keys resident Mike Umberg struggled through two chapters of recovery after Hurricane Irma plowed through the chain of coral islands in September 2017 as a fearsome Category 4 storm. First came the fight […]

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  • Fiancée of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi to Trump: Please help

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    The fiancée of a prominent Saudi Arabian journalist who went missing inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul a week ago requested that President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump directly intervene in the worrying case to “help shed light” on Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance. In a Washington Post opinion piece published late Tuesday, Hatice Cengiz “implored” the Trumps to get involved. […]

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  • Hurricane Michael upgraded to Category 2 storm, expected to strengthen before Florida landfall

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    “Hurricane Michael is forecast to be the most destructive storm to hit the Florida Panhandle in decades,” Florida Gov. Rick Scott warned on Tuesday. Hurricane Michael strengthened to a Category 2 storm Tuesday morning as it barreled toward Florida’s northeast Gulf Coast, threatening catastrophic storm surge, torrential rain and heavy winds. “Hurricane Michael is forecast […]

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