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Trump lauds US economy in Davos, says little on climate woes

January 21, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday that he's led a “spectacular” turnaround of the U.S. more »»

As virus spreads, anxiety rises in China and overseas

January 21, 2020

WUHAN, China (AP) — Face masks sold out and temperature checks at airports and train stations became the new norm as China strove Tuesday to control the outbreak of a new virus that has reached... more »»

Death toll up to 10 in Ethiopia platform collapse; 250 hurt

January 21, 2020

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Regional officials in Ethiopia on Tuesday confirmed 10 deaths and 250 people injured after a wooden platform collapsed during a religious event the day before. more »»

Spain declares climate emergency, gets climate plan ready

January 21, 2020

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s new government declared a national climate emergency on Tuesday, taking a formal first step toward enacting ambitious measures to fight climate change. more »»

China sentences ex-boss of Interpol to 13 years for bribes

January 21, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China has sentenced the former president of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, to 13 years and six months in prison on charges of accepting more than $2 million in bribes. more »»

Thunberg slams Davos elites on climate as Trump takes stage

January 21, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Four young climate activists, including Greta Thunberg, told the elites gathered at the World Economic Forum they are not doing enough to deal with the climate emergency... more »»

Trump tells business leaders of 'spectacular' US economy

January 21, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to sell the United States to the global business community, telling an economic conference in the Swiss Alps that America's economi... more »»

Experts defuse World War II bomb in German city of Cologne

January 21, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Explosives experts on Tuesday successfully defused an unexploded American bomb from World War II in the western German city of Cologne, authorities said. more »»

Winter storm lashing Spain leaves 4 dead, power cuts

January 21, 2020

MADRID (AP) — A winter storm lashed much of Spain for a third day Tuesday, leaving 200,000 people without electricity, schools closed and roads blocked by snow as it killed four people. more »»

Thai court acquits opposition party of sedition charge

January 21, 2020

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Constitutional Court on Tuesday acquitted the country's third-largest political party of seeking to overthrow the constitutional monarchy in another legal case... more »»

As coronavirus spreads, anxiety rises in China and overseas

January 21, 2020

WUHAN, China (AP) — Face masks sold out and temperature checks at airports and train stations became the new norm as China strove Tuesday to control the outbreak of a new coronavirus that has... more »»

Swedish capital hit again by predawn blasts, 1 injured

January 21, 2020

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Two predawn explosions minutes apart rocked suburban Stockholm on Tuesday, damaging buildings and slightly injuring one person. more »»

Trump on mission to sell US overseas as Senate trial resumes

January 21, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump is on a mission to sell the United States to the global business community just as his historic impeachment trial is to get underway Tuesday in... more »»

Venetian islands revamp traditions to counter depopulation

January 21, 2020

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Venetian island of Burano’s charms are rooted in its fishing legacy: the colorful fishermen's cottages, the traditional butter cookies that kept fishermen going at sea an... more »»

China steps up efforts to control new coronavirus outbreak

January 21, 2020

WUHAN, China (AP) — Heightened precautions were being taken in China and elsewhere Tuesday as governments strove to control the outbreak of a new coronavirus that threatens to spread further... more »»

More precautions taken as 4th death blamed on China virus

January 21, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Heightened precautions were being taken in China and elsewhere Tuesday as governments strove to control the outbreak of a novel coronavirus that threatens to grow during the Lunar... more »»

100s in river 'no-man's land' after Mexico troops block way

January 21, 2020

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants were stranded in a sort of no-man’s land on the river border between Guatemala and Mexico after running up against lines of... more »»

Nepalese-owned operators take lead on world's highest peaks

January 21, 2020

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Once relegated to support staff, Nepalese climbers famous for their skills on the world's highest peaks are emerging out of the shadows of their Western peers. more »»

China coronavirus claims 4th victim as more screenings added

January 21, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — A fourth person has died in an outbreak of a new coronavirus in China, authorities said Tuesday, as more places stepped up medical screening of travelers from the country as it... more »»

Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus

January 21, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the... more »»

 
 

 

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