South Korea, China clash over US missile shield, complicating conciliation

South Korea, China clash over US missile shield, complicating conciliation

A Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor is seen in Seongju, South Korea, June 13, 2017. Picture taken on June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Aug 11 (Reuters) – China and South Korea clashed on Thursday over a US missile defense shield, threatening to undermine … Read more

Tiny African kingdom has skiing as Europe sweats summer heat

Tiny African kingdom has skiing as Europe sweats summer heat

Jerome Delay, The Associated Press Published Thursday, August 11, 2022 6:21PM EDT BUTHA-BUTHE, Lesotho (AP) – While millions across Europe sweat through a summer of record-breaking heat, others are skiing in Africa. Do not worry. This isn’t another sign of climate change but rather the fascinating anomaly of Lesothoa tiny mountain kingdom completely surrounded by … Read more

Armed man who tried to breach FBI Cincinnati office killed after standoff

Armed man who tried to breach FBI Cincinnati office killed after standoff

Andrew Welsh-huggins And Patrick Orsagos, The Associated Press Published Thursday, August 11, 2022 6:32PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, August 11, 2022 10:46PM EDT WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) – An armed man clad in body armor who tried to breach the FBI’s Cincinnati office on Thursday was shot and killed by police after he fled the scene … Read more

Fall travel guide: Four cheap European destinations to visit during the off-season

Fall travel guide: Four cheap European destinations to visit during the off-season

It’s common knowledge that traveling outside school holidays will get you more for your money. This year especially, hotel deals are everywhere – in London, some West End properties are collaborating with theaters on exclusive viewings for guests. Tour operators are offering fourth-quarter discounts – such as Abercrombie & Kent’s US$500 rebate on bookings to … Read more

Donald Trump calls for ‘immediate’ release of Florida search warrant – National

Donald Trump calls for ‘immediate’ release of Florida search warrant – National

Former President Donald Trump called late Thursday for the “immediate” release of the federal warrant the FBI used to search his Florida estate, hours after the Justice Department had asked a court to unseal the warrant, with Attorney General Merrick Garland citing the “substantial public interest in this matter.” In messages posted on his Truth … Read more

Judge denies Trump Org and Allen Weisselberg’s motion to dismiss tax fraud indictment

Judge denies Trump Org and Allen Weisselberg’s motion to dismiss tax fraud indictment

Judge Juan Merchan said he would grant a hearing to hear arguments over whether statements Weisselberg made while in custody the day of his arrest in July 2021 could be suppressed. The Manhattan district attorney’s office did not oppose the hearing but opposed the motion. Weisselberg and the Trump Organization were indicted last year on … Read more

Low water on Rhine poses new threat to Germany’s economy

Low water on Rhine poses new threat to Germany’s economy

Water in the river has dropped to “exceptionally low” levels in some areas, disrupting shipping on the country’s most important inland waterway, German officials told CNN on Friday. A lack of rainfall in recent months means that cargo ships are now carrying lighter loads, transport costs are soaring, and economic and power supply risks are … Read more