News archive from 7 December 2016, page 4

The Latest: Survivor says quake terrifying, fled to hill

The Latest: Survivor says quake terrifying, fled to hill

MEUREUDU, Indonesia –  The Latest on a magnitude-6.5 earthquake in Indonesia's Aceh province (all times local): 12:10 p.m. A woman in the worst-hit district near the epicenter of Indonesia's earthquake says she fled with her husband and children to a...

 

At least 25 dead after earthquake in Indonesia

BIREUEN, Indonesia -- A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing at least 25 people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse. A frantic rescue effort involving dozens of villagers, soldiers and police...

 

At least 25 dead after earthquake in Indonesia

BIREUEN, Indonesia -- A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing at least 25 people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse. A frantic rescue effort involving dozens of villagers, soldiers and police...

 

Time to reconcile: 2 cities overcome Pearl Harbor legacy

TOKYO –  Seventy-five years after a Japanese admiral led the attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, the mayor of his hometown is joining his Honolulu counterpart to mark the anniversary — as friends. Tatsunobu Isoda, the mayor of Nagaoka,...

 

Chinese ship pulls out of MH370 search, leaving lone ship

CANBERRA, Australia –  Officials say the sea bed search for the missing Malaysian airliner has been left to a single ship, with a Chinese vessel heading home to Shanghai. The Australian Transport Safety Bureau said in a statement Wednesday that a...

 
Eagles admit losing could be taking a toll on Wentz

Eagles admit losing could be taking a toll on Wentz

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE LATEST EAGLES AND NFL VIDEOS FROM THE NEWS JOURNALBrandon Graham on Eagles road loss | 1:43Brandon Graham on the Eagles' latest loss to the Bengals. 12/5/16 1 of 52CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare WATCH THE...

Usa Today, 00:57 in Sport
 

Thailand: 'No exceptions' on lese majeste for news outlets

BANGKOK –  Thailand's defense minister says the government will not back down from prosecuting news outlets that publish "illegal" content, following scrutiny of the BBC's bureau in Bangkok for an article about the country's new king. BBC's...

 

Earthquake rocks Indonesia's Aceh province; at least 27 dead

MEUREUDU, Indonesia –  A strong undersea earthquake rocked Indonesia's Aceh province early on Wednesday, killing at least 27 people and causing dozens of buildings to collapse. A frantic rescue effort involving dozens of villagers, soldiers and police...

 

Survey finds Afghans more pessimistic on security, future

KABUL, Afghanistan –  A nationwide survey has found Afghans increasingly uncertain about their future, less confident in their government and more pessimistic than before on issues such as security, corruption, and rising unemployment. The findings by...

 

Federal judge weighs whether to end Michigan recount

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge could decide whether to end Michigan's presidential recount after the state's second-highest court said the Green Party nominee was ineligible to seek a second look at millions of ballots. The federal judge who on Monday...

Chron, 01:57 in Politics
 
Trump offers Iowa Gov. Brandstad ambassador to China post, sources say

Trump offers Iowa Gov. Brandstad ambassador to China post, sources say

President-elect Donald Trump has offered the key post of U.S. Ambassador to China to Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, two GOP sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Fox News early Wednesday.  Branstad met with Trump at Trump Tower in New York...

Fox News, 02:00 in Politics
 

A look at the rise and fall of South Korea's president

SEOUL, South Korea –  South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who faces impeachment this week, rose to power with the support of conservatives enamored of the economic growth ushered in by her late dictator father decades ago. Even before the stunning...

 
The Avondale Quads: From birth and abuse to a new beginning

The Avondale Quads: From birth and abuse to a new beginning

The Avondale Quads arrival was announced weeks early on the front page of The Arizona Republic. A young Avondale couple struggling to make a living in a one-bedroom apartment was expecting quadruplets but were ill-prepared for the births. Touched by...

 

Ghana president, longtime opposition leader face off in vote

ACCRA, Ghana –  Voters in Ghana are casting ballots in presidential and legislative elections despite widespread concerns over the credibility of the country's electoral commission. Authorities already extended early voting to a second day after...

 
Renzi starts final days as Italy premier with party huddle

Renzi starts final days as Italy premier with party huddle

ROME –  Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is opening his final days in office by meeting with his party members, as opposition leaders jockey for position following his resounding defeat in a weekend referendum. Renzi will address his Democratic Party...

 

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