At least six civilians were killed and nearly two dozens injured when government forces fired at anti-India protesters in disputed Kashmir following a gunbattle that left three rebels and a soldier dead on Saturday, police and residents said.
A third day of protests began Saturday in Somalia over the arrest of the former No. 2 leader of the al-Shabab extremist group, who has been a leading candidate for a regional presidency. Officials said at least eight people have been killed so far as angry supporters take to the streets.
A federal judge in Texas has ruled President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act unconstitutional. But the law remains in place while the ruling is appealed. U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor ruled Friday that last year's tax overhaul knocked the constitutional foundation from under the health care act dubbed "Obamacare." Supporters of the law immediately said they will appeal. President Donald Trump is hailing the ruling and says Congress should pass a new law.
Australia has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but won't move its embassy until there's a peace settlement between Israel and Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Saturday.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedDec 14th - 10:59am
The U.N. envoy for Yemen called Friday for the urgent deployment of U.N. monitors to observe the implementation of a cease-fire in the strategic port city of Hodeida and the withdrawal of rival forces — a potential breakthrough in Yemen's four-year civil war.