The clash between President Donald Trump and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi dominated an on-camera meeting at the Oval Office that was supposed to help find a way to avoid a government shutdown over Trump's border wall demands. Instead of coming together, Trump and Pelosi lectured each other and traded insults while Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer joined in. Pelosi later told lawmakers privately that Trump's border wall was a "manhood thing" for him.
They call it the Volcano of Fire, one of the most active volcanoes in the Americas, frequently spewing ash and gas across a swath of Guatemala west of the capital. On June 3, the mountain erupted with a fury not seen in more than a century, exploding with 1,300-degree molten rocks and black clouds of ash that smothered villages and buried at least 194 people alive. An additional 234 are missing.
Ahn Young-Joon and Young-Jin Kim, Associated Press | PostedDec 11th - 8:17pm
Dozens of South Korean soldiers visited former front-line North Korean guard posts on Wednesday to verify their recent removal as part of warming diplomacy by the rival Koreas while U.S.-North Korea nuclear disarmament efforts remain stalled.
A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the famous Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday, killing three people, wounding up to a dozen and sparking a massive manhunt when he got away. France immediately raised its terror alert level.