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US says it wants to help Indonesia provide maritime security

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 06:05
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Trump administration wants to help Indonesia play a central role in maritime security in the Asia-Pacific region.

Tensions between Sessions and FBI over senior personnel from Comey era

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 05:30
FBI Director Wray has been angered by efforts to make him replace Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, according to people familiar with the matter

9 injured in apparent volcano eruption near Japan ski resort

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 05:06
A disaster official says at least nine people have been injured by an apparent volcanic eruption and avalanche near a ski resort in central Japan.

Mexico: Woman slain, dismembered, cooked; ex is lead suspect

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 04:45
The remains of a young woman who disappeared over a week ago in southern Mexico were discovered Monday by authorities who said she is believed to have been slain, dismembered and cooked on a stove.

A disaster official says an apparent volcanic eruption near a ski resort in Japan has injured at least nine people

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 04:45
A disaster official says an apparent volcanic eruption near a ski resort in Japan has injured at least nine people.

Time for Tennys: American Sandgren into Aussie Open quarters

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 04:16
The last American man standing at the Australian Open is through to the quarterfinals.

S. Korean advance team goes to North for pre-Olympic events

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 03:34
A team of South Korean officials has travelled to North Korea to check logistics for joint events ahead of next month’s Winter Olympics in the South.

Hong Kong bookseller detained again by Chinese authorities

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 02:55
A Hong Kong-based bookseller who was secretly detained in China has been taken away by Chinese authorities again after being released into house arrest last October, his daughter said Monday.

Puerto Rico moves to privatize troubled power company

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 02:35
Puerto Rico’s governor announced Monday that he is moving to privatize the U.S. territory’s public power company after its slow, troubled recovery from Hurricane Maria focused new attention on longstanding accusations of mismanagement and corruption.

Philippine volcano spews fountains of lava, big ash plumes

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 02:04
The Philippines’ most active volcano has spewed fountains of lava and massive ash plumes overnight after authorities warned a violent eruption may be imminent.

UN blames leadership and inaction for peacekeeper killings

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 02:04
A U.N. report on the increase in peacekeepers killed in violent attacks blames many of the fatalities on inaction in the field and “a deficit of leadership” from U.N. headquarters to remote locations.

Sessions says ‘we will leave no stone unturned’ to find missing FBI text messages

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 01:59
Justice inspector general investigating why FBI did not save five months of officials’ texts

‘We are in your home’: After losses, ISIS steps up campaign to inspire attacks

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 01:50
The diminished terrorist group turns up the volume in urging “lone wolf” attacks abroad.

UN blames leadership and inaction for peacekeeper killings

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 01/23/2018 - 00:54
A U.N. report on the increase in peacekeepers killed in violent attacks blames many of the fatalities on inaction in the field and “a deficit of leadership” from U.N. headquarters to remote locations.

Puerto Rico to privatize island’s troubled power company

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:24
Puerto Rico’s governor announced Monday that he is privatizing the island’s government-owned power company following decades of mismanagement, corruption and blackouts.

Puerto Rico to privatize island’s troubled power company

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:13
Puerto Rico’s governor says he is privatizing the island’s government-owned power company following decades of mismanagement, corruption and blackouts.

Anti-Trump protest in Haiti temporarily shuts US Embassy

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 23:04
The U.S. Embassy in the Haitian capital closed Monday as demonstrators gathered outside to protest President Donald Trump.

Puerto Rico to privatize its troubled state-owned power company following decades of mismanagement, corruption

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 22:54
Puerto Rico to privatize its troubled state-owned power company following decades of mismanagement, corruption.

Environmental, community groups mourn killing of activist

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 22:54
A coalition of 37 environmental and community groups is demanding justice in the killing of a community activist in western Mexico who helped lead self-defense patrols against illegal logging.

Ecuador's president calls Julian Assange 'more than a nuisance'

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 22:50
It might be time for the house guest to leave.

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