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U.N. aid workers return to Yemen on first flight to Sanaa: U.N.

Reuters - 47 min 22 sec ago
GENEVA (Reuters) - A flight carrying humanitarian aid workers landed in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Saturday, the first after a nearly three week blockade imposed by the Saudi-led military coalition, an official of the U.N.'s World Food Programme (WFP) said.
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Ousted Zimbabwe finance minister Chombo in court to face corruption charges

Reuters - 54 min 56 sec ago
HARARE (Reuters) - Former Zimbabwe finance minister Ignatius Chombo, who was among those detained by the military when they seized power before Robert Mugabe resigned this week, appeared in court on Saturday to face corruption charges, his lawyer said.
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Trump names an interim head of the CFPB hours after the outgoing director appoints a different successor

Associated Press - 1 hour 38 sec ago
President Donald Trump named an interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau shortly after the outgoing director appointed his own successor, signaling a potential showdown over who's in charge of the federal agency.
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What you need to know abou the CFPB

Associated Press - 1 hour 24 min ago
Richard Cordray has stepped down as the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Here's what you need to know about the controversial agency.
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The air force launched strikes on terrorist outposts and cars after 235 people were ambushed and killed in a mosque

Associated Press - 1 hour 33 min ago
Egypt's air force launched airstrikes on "terrorist outposts" and vehicles after attackers massacred 235 people when they ambushed a mosque in northern Sinai, the military said.
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Pakistani police fire tear gas at Islamists blockading capital

Reuters - 1 hour 59 min ago
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani police used tear gas and watercannon, and fought running battles with stone-throwing Islamist activists, as they moved to clear a protest by the religious hard-liners who have blocked main routes into Islamabad for more than two weeks.
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Japan coast guard finds body of dead male suspected from North Korea

Reuters - 2 hours 5 min ago
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Coast Guard found the body of a male and parts of a wooden boat suspected to be from North Korea on the coast of one of Japan's outlying islands on Saturday, an official said.
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Bangladesh says agreed with Myanmar for UNHCR to assist Rohingya's return

Reuters - 2 hours 26 min ago
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to take assistance from the UN refugee agency for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali said on Saturday .
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Pakistani police fire tear gas to break up Islamists' sit-in blocking capital

Reuters - 4 hours 40 min ago
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani police used tear gas and watercannon in clashes with stone-throwing Islamist protesters on Saturday, as they moved to clear a protest by the religious hard-liners who have blocked main routes into Islamabad for more than two weeks.
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Did a coal fire sink the Titanic?

Associated Press - 6 hours 16 min ago
Author Senan Molony believes pictures hidden in a forgotten album for a century prove that the Titanic was weakened by a smoldering coal fire even before it left on its maiden voyage.
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Woman walking her dogs is killed by a hunter

Associated Press - 6 hours 25 min ago
A woman walking her dogs near her western New York home was fatally shot Wednesday by a man who told police he mistook her for a deer.
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Black Friday shoppers storm stores

Associated Press - 6 hours 47 min ago
The holiday shopping season officially begins as the doors open on Black Friday, early in some cases. Andrew Spencer reports.
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Momentum grows for another grand coalition in Germany

Reuters - 7 hours 20 min ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - Members of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) will likely approve a renewed coalition with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives if party leaders present a convincing proposal, a member of the party's executive leadership said on Saturday.
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Remembering David Cassidy

Associated Press - 7 hours 57 min ago
David Cassidy, the wildly popular '70s heartthrob who shot to fame when he starred and sang in TV's "The Partridge Family," has died at the age of 67.
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Hope fades after 9 days of searching for Argentine submarine

Reuters - 8 hours 4 min ago
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Families of the 44 crew members of a missing Argentine submarine gave up hope and went home on Friday after days of waiting at the sub's Mar del Plata naval base, saddened and angered by evidence that the vessel may have exploded.
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Mediator tells how Mugabe was persuaded to step down

Associated Press - 8 hours 38 min ago
As a young priest, the Rev. Fidelis Mukonori collected evidence of atrocities during Zimbabwe's brutal civil war. The reports filtered to Robert Mugabe, then a leading figure in the liberation struggles.
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US officials puzzled by lack of North Korean missile tests

Associated Press - 8 hours 45 min ago
US defense and intelligence officials are growing increasingly puzzled why Kim Jong Un has not tested a ballistic missile in nearly two months. And for now, as President Donald Trump travels through Asia, it does not appear another missile test is imminent.
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