Hurricane Lorena spared the resort-studded twin cities of Los Cabos a direct hit, instead heading up the east coast of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula early Saturday prompting new warnings and watches in that coastal area.
The Solomon Islands formed diplomatic relations with China on Saturday after breaking ties with rival Taiwan, giving Beijing another victory in its campaign to isolate the self-ruled island it claims as part of its territory.
Pan Pylas, Associated Press | PostedSep 21st - 3:33am
Britain's major opposition Labour Party was thrown into turmoil Saturday after a close ally of leader Jeremy Corbyn sought to oust his deputy, a move that prompted a furious outcry from many in the party.
Iraqi security forces boosted their presence and measures around the Shiite holy city of Karbala on Saturday, a day after a deadly bombing hit a minibus packed with passengers outside the city. Iraq's prime minister said security forces have detained a man suspected of detonating the bomb.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | PostedSep 21st - 3:19am
Parachutes glowing gold and white against clear blue skies, hundreds of paratroopers floated to the ground in the eastern Netherlands on Saturday to mark the 75th anniversary of a daring but ultimately unsuccessful mission that Allied commanders hoped would bring a swift end to World War II.
Amir Vahdat, Associated Press | PostedSep 21st - 2:25am
Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard is ready for combat and "any scenario," its chief commander said Saturday, as the country's nuclear deal with world powers collapses and the U.S. alleged Iran was behind a weekend attack on major oil sites in Saudi Arabia that shook global energy markets.
President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden. That's according to a person familiar with the matter. Democrats are condemning what they see as Trump's effort to try to damage a political rival. The issue is at the center of an explosive whistleblower complaint against Trump. Trump says "nothing was said that was in any way wrong" in a July telephone call he had with Ukraine's leader.