Quantcast
Latest Stories

Hong Kong leader says Beijing won’t back down

A woman is silhouetted as she walks past a barricade made of metal gates and umbrellas in the central financial district, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014, in Hong Kong. Students and activists, many of whom have been camped out since late Friday, spent a peaceful night singing as they blocked streets in Hong Kong in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience to push demands for genuine democratic reforms. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for reforms after spending another night blocking streets in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience.

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

White House intruder got far past front door

White House Intruder

The intruder who climbed a fence made it farther inside the White House than the Secret Service has publicly acknowledged, a Republican congressman said Monday. The disclosures came on the eve of a congressional oversight hearing with the director of the embattled agency assigned to protect the president’s life.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Obama in the mood for Modi, hosts India’s PM for White House visit

Narendra Modi

Once shunned by the United States, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi rode a wave of enthusiasm and popular support Monday to the White House, where he is kicking off a two-day visit with President Barack Obama. The two leaders sought to put a brave face on the relationship despite widespread concerns that US-Indian ties have frayed in recent years.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Hong Kong protesters set deadline for government

Hong Kong protest

Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong set a Wednesday deadline for a response from the government to meet their demands for reforms after spending another night blocking streets in an unprecedented show of civil disobedience.

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

South Korean ship runs aground, everyone rescued

A cruise ship, right, approaches to rescue passengers from  another cruise ship that ran aground in waters off the southwestern coast near Hongdo, South Korea, Tuesday. AP

A South Korean cruise ship ran aground off the southwestern coast Tuesday but all of the 109 people aboard the vessel have been rescued, coast guard officers said.

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

Advertisement
Advertisement
Marketplace
Advertisement