Author: Yi Yang


Water levels dropping behind California dam

California officials say the water level at Lake Oroville is 32 feet below its dam’s damaged emergency spillway. For


Brazil races against time to save drought-hit city

The shrunken carcasses of cows lie in scorched fields outside the city of Campina Grande in northeast Brazil, and

A Pakistani woman comforts a mourner after the death of a relative at a local hospital in the town of Sehwan in Sindh province (YOUSUF NAGORI/AFP/Getty Images)

Suicide bombing kills 72 people in Pakistan

It’s the latest in a recent string of massive attacks in Pakistan—but this one has left scores of children


Hero cop saves drive-thru from fire

Dashcam video from Glenn Heights, Texas shows how a police officer used his squad car to protect a fast-food


Libya deports nearly 170 African migrants

Libyan authorities deported around 170 Senegalese migrants on Thursday (February 16) who had entered the country illegally in recent

US Secretary of Defence James Mattis (C), flanked by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (L), speaks during the NATO Defence Ministers' meeting held at the NATO headquarters in Brussels on February 16, 2017. / AFP / POOL / Virginia Mayo        (Photo credit should read VIRGINIA MAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

NATO defence ministers to discuss how to counter Islamic militants

NATO defence ministers on Thursday (February 16) were expected to discuss how the alliance can meet U.S. President Donald

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 15: U.S. President Donald Trump (R) and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) answer questions during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House February 15, 2017 in Washington, DC. President Trump hosted Prime Minister Netanyahu for talks for the first time since Trump took office on January 20. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Trump on Israeli peace deal: “Both sides will have to make compromises.”

President Donald Trump opened his joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Feb. 15 with a


Oracle launches ‘flying’ America’s Cup yacht with Airbus engineering

Oracle Team USA unveiled its new yacht on Tuesday (February 14) developed in collaboration with Airbus, that will defend


Paris museum gets an Airbus A380 superjumbo

France honored the A380 superjumbo with a place in its national aerospace museum on Tuesday (February 14), granting it


Malaysia sends aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

A Malaysian relief team distributed aid to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh on Wednesday (February 15), following persecutions by Burma.

A man watches a television showing news reports of Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, in Seoul on February 14, 2017.
Kim Jong-Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has been assassinated in Malaysia, South Korean media reported on February 14. / AFP / JUNG Yeon-Je        (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

North Korean leader’s brother reported killed in Malaysia

Kim Jong Nam – half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un – was killed at Kuala Lumpur


White House press secretary on Flynn resignation: “An issue of trust.”

White House spokesman Sean Spicer says that President Donald Trump did not instruct his former National Security Adviser, retired


Judge denies tribes’ request to halt pipeline

A judge has rejected a request by two American Indian tribes to halt construction of the remaining section of


Couples Wed Atop Empire State Building on Valentine’s Day

Love was in the air atop the Empire State Building on Tuesday (February 14) as couples got married and

STANFORD, CA - JANUARY 19: Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen discusses monetary policy and the economic outlook at Stanford University on January 19, 2017 in Stanford, California. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)

Fed on Course to Raise Interest Rates at an Upcoming Meeting

The Federal Reserve will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said


Pooches Show Their Best Side at Westminster

Release the hounds. Thousands of dogs strut their stuff in New York City at the 141st annual Westminster Kennel

An army offensive has since cleared the militants from the eastern half of the provincial capital, Mosul, and nearby towns and villages like Qaraqosh. But the terror and mismanagement that characterised their two-year rule after seizing Iraq's agricultural heartland has devastated farmers and exacerbated the country's food security problem.

After Islamic State Defeat, Iraqi Farmers Weigh Heavy Losses

Sami Yuhanna was making a decent living as a wheat farmer until a jihadist put a gun to his


Chocolate Makes Valentine’s Day Sweeter in Brussels

Belgian chocolate shops on Monday (February 13) prepared for Valentine’s Day with special offers for shoppers and their loved


Diggers Face Freezing Waters Looking for Gold

This is life in the village of Tash-Bashat in the Naryn region of Kyrgyzstan, some 345 km southwest of


Nice Welcomes 133rd Carnival, the City’s Biggest Event Since Attack

Carnival joy filled the French Riviera town of Nice on Saturday (February 11) as it welcomed the 133rd edition

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