The State Department says it is considering using the Global Magnitsky Act to freeze assets and deny visas for the country's top generals.
Residents in these cities are healthy, active and feel supported by family and friends.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition on Tuesday denied striking Deir al-Zor city in eastern Syria after Damascus accused its jets of killing more than a dozen people.
Donald Trump put almost $500,000 (£379,000) of his own money towards the legal bills of his administration staff and campaign aides who are embroiled in investigations into Russian meddling in the US presidential election. The President...Show More Summary
In a sign of Xi Jinping’s greater clout, his name was attached to his theory, putting him on par with Deng and communist China’s founder, Mao Zedong.
When Lindsey Stirling recently shot a music video for a song from her new holiday album, her dancers couldn’t help but notice how much her moves had improved in the last month thanks to her current stint on “Dancing with the Stars.”
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's king met Monday with an influential Iraqi Shiite leader, as the United States stepped up efforts to contain the influence of Shiite-led Iran in the Middle East.
WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's Prime Minister Beata Szydlo said on Tuesday she expects some personnel changes in the government in the coming weeks.
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Firearms-related deaths and injuries increased 70 percent in parts of California in the weeks after gun shows in neighboring Nevada, which has fewer regulations on such events, a University of California, Berkeley study released on Monday found. Show More Summary
China's ruling Communist Party moved Tuesday to confirm Xi Jinping's rise to becoming the country's most powerful leader in decades by amending its constitution to add his name and ideology. Xi's concept of “socialism with Chinese characteristics for a new era” was added to the party constitution...
The Islamic State group executed dozens of civilians this month in the Syrian desert, a monitor said Monday, in a gruesome massacre as the jihadists see their "caliphate" collapse. The extremist group last week lost its key Syrian stronghold...Show More Summary
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Handcuffed, wearing bulletproof vests and under heavily armed guard, the two women accused of murdering the half-brother of North Korea's leader were pushed around a Malaysian airport in wheelchairs on Tuesday during a court visit to the crime scene.
Flipping through a binder of images of Thailand's late king Bhumibol Adulyadej, Somsree pauses and pulls out her favourite: a shot from the 80s of the casually-dressed monarch sitting on a wooden bridge, his back against a truck and chatting with a villager. Show More Summary
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand could become the first country in the Asia-Pacific region to legalize cannabis for personal use after an unlikely alliance of populist, centrist and leftist parties put drug policy immediately on the agenda of the incoming government.
CLARK, Philippines (AP) — Japan's defense minister asserted Monday that North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities have grown to an "unprecedented, critical and imminent" level, requiring "different responses" to the threat.
"Geostorm" hits hit theatres at a time when real world storms are wreaking havoc. The movie's stars recall their worst weather woes. (Oct. 23)
In order to stay safe around horses, you can't let them know they're stronger than you are. So says Jeff Bridges, who climbs into the saddle on-screen again in the wildland firefighting movie "Only The Brave." (Oct. 23)
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DALLAS (AP) — The father of a missing 3-year-old North Texas girl was arrested Monday after voluntarily giving new answers to investigators' questions about his daughter's disappearance.
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