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Ailing North Korea leader sends message to China


North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, who has not been seen for nearly a month due to apparent health problems, sent a congratulatory message to China on its national day Wednesday, state media said.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Paintings from Marcos art collection seized in San Juan raid

Imelda marcos paintings

Authorities said they seized paintings Tuesday from a property of former first lady Imelda Marcos as part of efforts to recover works by Picasso, Gauguin, Miro, Michelangelo and others.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US Ebola patient is first diagnosed outside Africa

West Africa Ebola

A man who traveled from Liberia to Texas is the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed outside Africa, US health authorities said on Tuesday.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Hong Kong protesters reject demands to end rallies

COLOR OF PROTEST LOOKS FAMILIAR  A woman picks up a yellow ribbon—a symbol of the Hong Kong prodemocracy movement from an activist in Hong Kong. The special administrative region has been plunged in its worst political crisis since the 1997 handover as prodemocracy activists take over the busiest streets following China’s refusal to grant citizens full universal suffrage.  AFP

Hong Kong demonstrators rejected demands immediately to end rallies that have paralyzed the city’s downtown, their numbers swelling for a third night before a national holiday Wednesday expected to put their campaign for free elections into overdrive.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Fears over fresh eruption cancel Japan volcano search

An aerial view shows volcanic smoke and fume raising from craters of Mount Ontake, central Japan, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. AP

Rescue operations on a Japanese volcano were called off for the day Tuesday because of fears there could be a fresh eruption, officials said, with at least 24 bodies still on the mountain.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »