Belligerence as strategy: Pyongyang and its provocations
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:45:17 -0600
In Japan, the prime minister said North Korea would be committing a "grave, provocative act" if it followed through on plans to launch a long-range rocket. South Korea warned of "searing consequences"
World stocks down on growth jitters, Japan dives 5.4 percent
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:12:34 -0600
Global markets sank Tuesday, led by a 5.4 percent slide in Tokyo, as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks.
Train crash in Germany kills at least 4, injures scores
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 03:11:34 -0600
BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Two trains crashed head-on in southern Germany early Tuesday, leaving at least four people dead and 40 seriously injured, the German news agency dpa said. More than three h
South African court hears case against president
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:54:46 -0600
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's highest court is hearing a case against President Jacob Zuma, who is accused of violating the constitution in a scandal over state spending on his private home.
The Latest: German train crash was head-on
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:51:53 -0600
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local):
US faces shortcomings in coalition-building for anti-IS war
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:51:29 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — To doubters of its strategy for defeating the Islamic State, the Obama administration likes to tout its coalition of 66 nations and claim strength in numbers. But a year and a half i
HRW: Russia and Syria carry out daily cluster bomb attacks
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:38:27 -0600
BEIRUT (AP) — An international human rights group says Syrian government forces and the Russian military have been carrying out daily cluster bomb attacks over the past few weeks.
Taiwan seeks detention of developers of toppled building
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:33:44 -0600
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Prosecutors have requested the detention of the developers of a high-rise apartment building in southern Taiwan that collapsed over the weekend following a strong earthquake, kil
US Army study: Iraq’s Mosul dam at ‘higher risk’ of failure
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:30:10 -0600
BAGHDAD (AP) — The US Army Corps of Engineers say they have identified "signs of distress" at Mosul dam, indicating that it is at "significantly higher risk of failure" than previously understood.
Iraqi woman charged with role in Kayla Mueller’s death
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:23:33 -0600
WASHINGTON (AP) — The wife of a senior Islamic State leader who was killed in a U.S. raid last year has been charged in federal court with holding American Kayla Mueller hostage and with contributing
Party like it’s 1999: Denver to celebrate another Super Bowl
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:21:00 -0600
DENVER (AP) — Denver's getting ready to party like it's 1999.
Paltrow describes years of messages from accused stalker
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:16:36 -0600
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The letters addressed to Gwyneth Paltrow came for years, often with unsolicited items ranging from pornography and sex toys to religious books, earrings and clothes.
Japan worried about 2020 problem, or life after the Olympics
oaoa.com / Tue, 09 Feb 2016 02:12:13 -0600
TOKYO (AP) — Japan is gearing up for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with gusto, investing in everything from stadiums to electric cars, and expecting an economic bonanza from a construction frenzy and an inf
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