Raf Casert and Mark Carlson, Associated Press | PostedDec 9th - 8:48am
Deaths among journalists killed in the line of duty are lower this year, but a journalism advocacy group said Monday that one reason appears to be that media workers are refraining from going to the most dangerous areas.
Mark Baker and Nick Perry, Associated Press | PostedDec 9th - 6:46am
A volcano on a New Zealand island erupted Monday with a towering blast of ash and scalding steam as tourists were exploring the moon-like surface, killing five people and leaving perhaps two dozen others missing and presumed dead. Eighteen others were rescued, some of them severely burned.
Iran is ready for more prisoner swaps with the United States, the Cabinet spokesman said Monday even as he reiterated the Iranian leadership's stance that there will be no other negotiations between Tehran and Washington.
Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press | PostedDec 9th - 2:44am
North Korea insulted U.S. President Donald Trump again on Monday, calling him a “heedless and erratic old man” after he tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wouldn’t want to abandon a special relationship between the two leaders and affect the American presidential election by resuming hostile acts.
Day laborers in one of New Delhi's most congested neighborhoods demonstrated against unsafe working conditions on Monday, a day after at least 43 people were killed in a devastating fire at an illegal factory there.
The Justice Department's internal watchdog has found that the FBI was justified in opening its investigation into ties between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia. The findings in the highly anticipated report undercut President Donald Trump’s claim that he has merely been the target of a “witch hunt.” The inspector general's report on Monday does identify “serious performance failures” up the bureau’s chain of command. But it rules out political bias in the decision to investigate Trump's campaign. Trump's attorney general, William Barr, quickly rejected the main conclusions by his inspector general, who was in place when Barr was appointed by the president..