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Chemical weapons inspectors reach Syrian town

International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, Syrian state media reported Tuesday, after they had waited for days in the capital for permission from Syrian and Russian authorities.   The fact-finding mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is investigating reports

Nasim Aghdam: Vegan bodybuilder who ‘railed against YouTube’

The woman suspected of opening fire at YouTube’s HQ in California had reportedly criticised the platform for suppressing her videos and reducing her revenue. Police have named Nasim Aghdam, 39, as the suspect in Tuesday’s gun attack that left three people injured. She is reported to have started shooting at an outside dining area before

Deadly ‘bomb cyclone’ leaves 1 million without power

Deadly ‘bomb cyclone’ leaves 1 million without power A powerful storm will pound the Northeast with drenching rain, howling winds and surging waves for a second day Saturday. The nor’easter has already killed at least five people, prompted the cancellation of more than 3,300 flights, snarled ground traffic and knocked out power to more than

War crimes convict reportedly dies after poison claim

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Croatian state TV reported Wednesday that a convicted Croat war criminal has died after swallowing what he said was poison seconds after a United Nations judge confirmed his 20-year sentence for involvement in crimes during the Bosnian war of the 1990s. In a stunning end to the final case at

London police respond to reports of shots fired at Oxford Circus

Police say officers have been stood down after responding to reports of shots being fired on Oxford Street in central London. The Metropolitan police said they could find no evidence of shots being fired, there were no reports of serious casualties and they had not located any suspects. Oxford Circus and Bond Street Underground stations

Trump trades insults with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un

President Trump labeled North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un a “madman” hours after announcing new sanctions on the rogue regime. The comments, sent in a tweet early Friday morning, appeared to be a reaction to the North Korean leader’s dismissal of Trump in his own statement on Thursday night. “Kim Jong Un of North Korea,