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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Rival Koreas Start Talks Meant to Set up Leaders’ Summit

SEOUL — Senior officials from the rival Koreas met Monday to set a date and venue for a third summit between South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, part of an effort to breathe new life into resolving the nuclear standoff between Washington and Pyongyang.
James Currie appears in Manhattan criminal court during his arraignment, Friday in New York. Photo: Mary Altaffer / Associated Press

Prosecutors: Father Texted About Baby Found in River

NEW YORK — A man who fled to Thailand after allegedly tossing his dead 7-month-old son into a river sent a chilling text to...
An Alaska Airlines plane taxis Friday, April 13, 2018, at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Photo: Ted S. Warren / Associated Press

‘Suicidal’ Mechanic Steals Plane from Seattle Airport

SEATTLE — A "suicidal" airline mechanic stole an empty Horizon Airlines plane, took off from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and was chased by military jets before crashing near a small island in the Puget Sound on Friday night, officials said.
Authorities Sunday investigate the death of a baby boy who was found floating in the East River near the Brooklyn Bridge in Manhattan in New York. Photo: Robert Bumsted / Associated Press

Police: Dad of Baby Found Floating in River Returned to US

NEW YORK — The man who police say fled to Thailand after carrying his dead 7-month-old baby around in a backpack and tossing his...
Palestinian mourners carry the coffin of 23-year-old pregnant mother Enas Khamash and her daughter Bayan, whose picture is on the coffin, Thursday during their funeral in Deir el-Balah, central Gaza Strip. Photo: Adel Hana / Associated Press

Hamas Says Gaza Cease-Fire Reached With Israel

JERUSALEM — Gaza's Hamas rulers said late Thursday that a truce had been reached with Israel, ending an intense two-day burst of violence that...
A Thursday explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City. Photo: Khalil Hamra / Associated Press

Two Thais Injured in Israel as Fighting With Gaza Goes On

JERUSALEM — Israeli warplanes struck dozens of targets in the Gaza Strip and three people were reported killed there, while Palestinian militants from the...

Shark Thriller ‘The Meg’ Goes Deep, Stays Shallow

We're going to need a bigger boat for all these shark movies. On the tail of "The Shallows," ''47 Meters Down," ''Dark Tide" and, of...
A Spanish Eurofighter Typhoon in 2014. Photo: Gerard van der Schaaf / Flickr

Spanish Fighter Jet Accidentally Fires Missile in Estonia

HELSINKI — Estonia's military says it is looking for the remains of a missile that a Spanish fighter jet accidentally fired while drilling in...
Monte Campbell, of Stillwater, Okla., right, stands under the Brooklyn Bridge in the Manhattan borough after jumping into New York's East River to rescue a baby floating in the East River. Photo: Robert Bumsted / Associated Press

NYPD: US Dad Fled to Thailand After Tossing Dead Baby in River

NEW YORK — A Bronx dad fled to Thailand after carrying his dead 7-month-old baby around New York City in a backpack and tossing...
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers a speech in 2016 at the Philippine Economic Forum in Tokyo, Japan. Photo: Eugene Hoshiko / Associated Press

Duterte Berates, Threatens to Kill Corrupt Police on Live TV

MANILA — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday threatened to kill corrupt police, including those accused of involvement in illegal drugs and other crimes,...





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