Category Archives: U.S.A.

Russian hacking suspect says he thought arrest was abduction

SEATTLE (AP) — A Russian man charged with hacking into U.S. businesses testified Friday that he thought he was being kidnapped when three federal agents put him in handcuffs at…

US woman found stabbed to death in Costa Rica hotel

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — A U.S. woman who organized volunteer medical missions in Central America was found stabbed to death at a hotel in Costa Rica's capital of…

Final Push For Deal At Paris Climate Talks

Ministers from more than 190 countries have been working through the night in an effort to reach a historic deal on climate change. Talks at the United Nations summit in…

Lochte, US lead Europe after 1st day of Duel in the Pool

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ryan Lochte won a race & the U.S. women's 400-meter medley relay team set a world record Friday night at the Duel in the Pool, helping the…

US military college suspends cadets over 'KKK uniforms'

A prestigious military college in the United States suspended eight students & launched an investigation after photos emerged of cadets posing in all-white outfits reminiscent of the Ku Klux Klan,…

Napout officially out as CONMEBOL president following arrest

ASCUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Juan Angel Napout has officially resigned Friday as the head of South American soccer after being arrested last week in Switzerland on corruption charges issued by…

After California shooting, fears of Muslim harassment rise

NEW YORK (AP) — A severed pig's head was left outside a mosque in Philadelphia. An Islamic center in Florida was defaced. A Sikh temple in California was vandalized by…

After Netanyahu distances himself, Trump postpones trip to Israel

Donald Trump is postponing his planned trip to Israel, he announced Thursday, just a day after the Jewish state's prime minister criticized the White House hopeful's inflammatory anti-Muslim proposals. The…

Venezuela Congress taps Lopez judge as ombudsman, outraging foes

By Diego Oré & Alexandra Ulmer CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela's outgoing National Assembly on Thursday tapped a judge who is hated by the opposition for jailing politician Leopoldo Lopez as…