Climate warrior

September 17, 2019
WASHINGTON — Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future youth movement received Amnesty International’s “Ambassadors of Conscience” award on Monday for their work highlighting the need for urgent action to avert climate disaster.

Done power

September 15, 2019
RIYADH — Saudi Arabia said Saturday it was ready to respond to drone attacks claimed by Iran-aligned Yemeni rebels on two major oil facilities, which severely disrupted production as Washington blamed Tehran for the strike.

Monster storm

September 03, 2019
PORT SAINT LUCIE, United States — Monster storm Dorian hovered over the Bahamas as surging seawaters and ferocious winds sowed chaos in low-lying island communities, killing at least five people and spurring mass evacuations on the US east coast.

Texas shooting toll rises to seven

September 02, 2019
”Gerke said that on a Saturday afternoon in Odessa, the theater would have been one of the most crowded venues.At the time, the chief refused to publicly name the shooter so as not to give him notoriety. He said there was “some criminal record attached to his driver’s license,” but no active warrants.

HK protesters defy rally ban after crackdown

The now-cancelled demonstration was to mark the fifth anniversary of Beijing’s rejection of a call for universal suffrage in the semi-autonomous city, sparking the 79-day Umbrella Movement in 2014.Protesters are reeling after at least five high-profile activists and three lawmakers were arrested one after the other on Friday on accusations linked to the unrest, in a sweep that lasted late into the night.