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SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy announced on Monday a fleet-wide probe and plans for temporary halts in operations to focus on safety, as it searched for 10 sailors missing after the fourth major accident in the U.S. Pacific fleet this year.
BBC correspondent James Cook views the total eclipse from 40,000ft above the Pacific Ocean.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is likely to open the door to a modest increase in U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan when he lays out his strategy on Monday night for America's longest military conflict, U.S. officials said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A majority of Americans think Confederate monuments should be preserved in public spaces, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll, a view that is at odds with efforts in many cities to remove them.
Just weeks after the Libyan city was declared liberated from Islamists, footage shows more bloodshed.
Africa's population is set to boom over the next few decades - reaching 2.5 billion people by 2050. Scientists in Kenya are trying to find ways of growing enough food for everyone.
Angolans go to the polls on Wednesday as President Dos Santos steps down after 38 years in power.
CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN, Oregon (Reuters) - As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize.
A new monument will commemorate the first time a Canadian commander led Canadian troops in WW1.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations.
An inventor charged with killing a journalist on his personal submarine has admitted that she died on board “and that he consequently buried her at sea” off the coast of Copenhagen, police announced Monday. But Peter Madsen, who is being held by police, contends that reporter Kim Wall died in an “accident” before he threw her into the water, according to […]
Five decades after a 21-year-old soldier from Richmond named James Joseph Dresnok sprinted through the demilitarized zone and began his new life as a propaganda tool for North Korea, his Pyongyang-born sons have announced his death. Dresnok's health had been failing for years, and his sons said he died of a stroke in November. He was […]
BEIJING — Cambridge University Press reversed course Monday after facing a major backlash from academics over its decision to bow to Chinese government demands to censor an important academic journal. The British-based publisher announced Friday it had removed 300 articles and book reviews from a version of the China Quarterly website available in China at […]
LONDON — Big Ben rang out 12 times at noon on Monday before halting its regularly scheduled bonging for four years to allow for major renovations at the Houses of Parliament. The 13-ton bell will still sound for special occasions such as New Year’s Eve, but parliamentary officials say the bonging must be muted while […]
After the USS Fitzgerald collided with a giant container ship in mid-June, killing seven sailors, Adm. William F. Moran, vice chief of naval operations, said that the Navy crew's lack of preparedness was partly to blame. “Clearly at some point, the bridge team lost situational awareness,” Moran said. Two months later, another destroyer from the same fleet […]
An international manhunt was underway Saturday for the driver of a van that killed 13 people in Barcelona, as police probed the wreckage of a suspected bomb factory for clues to the cell behind two terror attacks in Spain.
The threat of terrorism has become a grim fact of life for parts of Europe.
Police in Finland have shot and arrested a suspect after several people were injured in a stabbing spree in the southwestern city of Turku.
Spaniards have expressed shock over two deadly terror attacks that hit the region of Catalonia just hours apart, having enjoyed years of calm since a decades-long separatist insurgency burned out.
People on the scene recount what it was like as a van plowed through a crowded plaza in a popular Barcelona area