Israel says air strike in Syria sent 'no immunity' message to Iran

JERUSALEM/DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Israel said on Sunday an air strike against an arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards in Syria that it accused of planning "killer drone attacks" showed Tehran that its forces were vulnerable anywhere. A senior Revolutionary Guards commander denied that Iranian

Trump suggested nuking hurricanes: Report

WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump suggested dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes before they made landfall in the United States, Axios reported Sunday (Aug 25). During a hurricane briefing, Mr Trump asked if it were possible to disrupt hurricanes forming off the coast of Africa by dropping a nuclear bomb in the eye of the storm, Axios wrote.

Singapore braces for challenges in the job market

Education Minister Ong Ye Kung says the Singapore government has been preparing for the challenge of an aging workforce "for the past 20 years."

Sanders says McConnell doesn’t ‘have the guts’ to debate national issues

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday branded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as an obstructionist for blocking Democratic efforts to reduce gun violen…

6 spectators hurt after lightning strike at golf tournament

ATLANTA - Six spectators were injured when lightning struck a tree during the Tour Championship at East Lake in Atlanta on Saturday (Aug 24), a Tour official said on American broadcaster NBC. The network said the spectators were hit by falling debris as the result of a lightning strike about 28 minutes after play had been halted during the third r

Iranian official Javad Zarif arrives unexpectedly at G7 amid tensions. Trump's response? 'No comment

Iranian official Mohammad Zarif arrived unexpectedly at the G7 meeting in France, a dramatic move that seemed likely to highlight U.S. isolation.

Let college kids work longer summers to pay their bills

As the dog days of summer ­meander to their end, where have all the college kids gone? They’re mostly back at school, weeks before Labor Day, during a time most of them can be banking money for the…

China state media blasts U.S. after Trump threats

Chinese state media on Monday blasted the United States after U.S. President Donald Trump announced additional tariffs on goods from China and lashed out at China and ordered U.S. companies to find &q...

France says it told G7 partners "early enough" of Iran's Zarif visit

France told its G7 partners of the Iranian foreign minister's surprise visit for side talks at a summit as soon as it was possible, a French official said on Sunday, after the White House said the move had surprised President Donald Trump. Asked why other countries weren't told earlier of the

Iran's Quds Force Chief Soleimani Says ‘Insane Operations’ are Israel's ‘Last Step’

The chief of Iran's Quds Force, Qassem Soleimani, reacting to an Israeli airstrike in Syria and the crash of two Israeli drones in a Beirut suburb, tweeted on Sunday that "these were the last struggles" of Israel.

Bolivia president does about-face and will now accept aid to put out wildfires

Bolivian President Evo Morales did an about-face on Sunday and said he was now open to international aid to fight the blazes that have engulfed rural villages and doubled in size since Thursday. Morales is also suspending his campaign for re-election for at least a week, just two months from election

Trump gets ready to "double down" on trade war with China

The White House suggested Sunday that President Trump is prepared to "double down" on his trade war with China. The president said he had doubts about the strategy at the G-7 summit in France earlier. But officials quickly clarified that his only regret is that he hasn’t been tougher. Ben Tracy reports.

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