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Trump-Kim Jong Un summit fails to produce disarmament plan

Trump-Kim Jong Un summit fails to produce disarmament plan

By Victoria Kim, Noah Bierman And Matt Stiles, Tribune Washington Bureau

June 12, 2018


Filed under Global, National, News

President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "start a new history" with North Korea after a summit with Kim Jong Un that produced an agreement only to keep talking  and a promise by the U.S. to stop "war games" with its longtime ally, South Korea. The Pentagon's joint military exercises with South Korea...

SIU student reflects on the aftermath of Hurricane Maria eight months later

SIU student reflects on the aftermath of Hurricane Maria eight months later

By Amelia Blakely, Campus Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, Features, Global, More Headlines, News

Since Hurricane Maria ripped through the United States territory Puerto Rico this past fall on Sept. 20 the island's residents have been picking up the ruins of their homes and businesses while living with no power and water for months. “The days were long and the nights were short,” Ivonne Fr...

Mexico rescues continue; death toll reaches at least 274

Mexico rescues continue; death toll reaches at least 274

By Patrick J. McDonnell, Andrea Castillo and Laura King | Los Angeles Times

September 22, 2017


Filed under Global

Rescuers at sites across the sprawling metropolis of Mexico City used search dogs and calls to the cellphones of those trapped to try to pinpoint the location of anyone who had survived under the remains of buildings.

Counter-protesters gear up ahead of Berlin neo-Nazi rally

Counter-protesters gear up ahead of Berlin neo-Nazi rally

By dpa | Berlin

August 19, 2017


Filed under Global

Thousands of counter-demonstrators are expected to gather in the German capital on Saturday to protest a neo-Nazi rally called to mark the 30th anniversary of the suicide in a Berlin prison of Hitler's former deputy. About 500 neo-Nazis are expected to turn up for the rally in Berlin's Spandau district...

Spanish police kill five suspects in second terrorist attack

Spanish police kill five suspects in second terrorist attack

By Pablo Sanguinetti and Ana Lazaro Verde | Deutsche Presse-Agentur

August 18, 2017


Filed under Global

Spanish police early Friday said they had killed five "terrorists" who reportedly tried to mow down pedestrians in the resort town of Cambrils, hours after a similar attack in Barcelona. "We are working on the hypothesis that events in Cambrils were a terrorist attack. We have killed its alleged perpetrators,"...

China tells US, North Korea to ‘hit brakes’ on threats

China tells US, North Korea to ‘hit brakes’ on threats

By Al Jazeera | Doha, Qatar

August 16, 2017


Filed under Global, Uncategorized

China has warned the United States and North Korea to "hit the brakes" on threats and actions, and work towards a peaceful resolution of their dispute. Foreign Minister Wang Yi, in a phone conversation with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Tuesday, said the two countries should work together...

British police arrest 12 in terrorist attack

British police arrest 12 in terrorist attack

By Erik Kirschbaum and Laura King | Los Angeles Times

June 4, 2017


Filed under Global

As Prime Minister Theresa May called for stepped-up action to combat Islamist extremism, British police Sunday reported 12 arrests in connection with the vehicle-and-slashing attack that killed seven people and injured dozens of others. Forensics technicians scoured for clues and police patrolled...

19 dead, 50 injured in ‘terrorist incident’ at Manchester concert

19 dead, 50 injured in ‘terrorist incident’ at Manchester concert

By Bill Smith | DPA

May 22, 2017


Filed under Global

Nineteen people were confirmed dead and some 50 others injured after an explosion at Britain's Manchester Arena late Monday that was being treated as a "terrorist incident," police said. Police were called to reports of an explosion at the venue just before 10:30 p.m. local time near the end of a...

Rescuers race to find survivors as Italian quake toll reaches 120

Rescuers race to find survivors as Italian quake toll reaches 120

By Alvise Armellini | dpa

August 24, 2016


Filed under Global

AMATRICE, Italy — Rescue workers battled against time to find survivors from an earthquake that struck central Italy before dawn Wednesday, as the death toll reaches 120, according to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. During a visit to the affected region Wednesday evening, Renzi said at least 120 had...

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