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Red Cross: Over 2,000 attacks on health care in conflict

May 23, 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Over 1,200 violent incidents against hospitals and medical personnel have taken place in 16 countries in the two years since the U.N. more »»

 
 
 
Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensions

May 23, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro expelled the top U.S. more »»

The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

May 22, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a year spent carefully cultivating two princes from the Arabian Peninsula, Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for President Donald Trump, thought he was finally close to... more »»

Poland's Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International Prize

May 22, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for fiction Tuesday with "Flights," a novel that charts multiple journeys in time, space and human... more »»

Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensions

May 22, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro expelled the top U.S. more »»

Italy: PM pick had library pass, no official status at NYU

May 22, 2018

MILAN (AP) — A law professor put forward as Italy's next premier faced suspicions Tuesday that he overstated his academic credentials, including referring on his resume to seven summers of studie... more »»

Venezuelan President Maduro expels top US diplomat, deputy

May 22, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro expelled the top U.S. more »»

Brazil leader scraps bid, supports ex-finance minister

May 22, 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Acknowledging the unlikelihood of his re-election, Brazil's deeply unpopular president on Tuesday said he wasn't running and endorsed his former finance minister for the top... more »»

Mormon missionaries pulled from Nicaragua due to unrest

May 22, 2018

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is pulling 169 missionaries from Nicaragua because of growing political instability in the Central American country. more »»

US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies quid pro quo

May 22, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are working toward an agreement that would ease U.S. sanctions that were imposed on ZTE Corp. more »»

Tear gas, broken windows disrupt Paris labor march

May 22, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Clashes between police and groups of masked youths erupted Tuesday on the sidelines of a labor march in Paris, forcing protesting civil servants to stand clear of flying debris and... more »»

Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

May 22, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced tough questions from European Union lawmakers Tuesday over what one of them branded Zuckerberg's "digital monster," and he apologized for the wa... more »»

The Latest: Italy PM pick had 'no official status' at NYU

May 22, 2018

MILAN (AP) — The Latest on the law professor picked to be Italy's next premier (all times local):

9:45 p.. more »»

Ukraine: Grenade explosion on bus kills 1 teen, wounds 3

May 22, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say an accidental grenade explosion on a bus has killed one teenager and wounded three other. more »»

Romania court acquits Senate speaker of lying under oath

May 22, 2018

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has acquitted the Senate speaker of making false statements under oath in a trial related to a fraudulent real estate case. more »»

Russian sub test-fires 4 intercontinental missiles in salvo

May 22, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian nuclear-powered submarine successfully test-fired four intercontinental ballistic missiles on Tuesday, the navy said. more »»

Palestinians ask ICC to investigate alleged crimes by Israel

May 22, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Accusing Israel of systematic crimes, including apartheid in the occupied territories, Palestinians on Tuesday urged the International Criminal Court to open an... more »»

Rights group: Rohingya insurgents massacred Myanmar Hindus

May 22, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — Amnesty International said Wednesday that Myanmar's army was not the only group that has slaughtered civilians in the country's volatile west. more »»

Vatican bank reports profit but says ethics more important

May 22, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican bank says it earned 31. more »»

German foundation examining origin of colonial-era goods

May 22, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — The German foundation that coordinates research into the origin of Nazi-confiscated property says it will also start looking into cultural objects collected during Germany's colonia... more »»

Prince Harry, Meghan at first royal event as newlyweds

May 22, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, on Tuesday attended their first royal event as newlyweds — a Buckingham Palace garden party honoring Harry's father, Prince Charles,... more »»

 
 

 

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Lake Placid Diet

I won’t miss winter, but I will miss the shoveling. Really.

March 23, 2018 This week: 436 lbs. Last week: 433 lbs. Start (Jan. 2): 444 lbs. Total lost: 8 lbs. Now that spring is here, I’ll have to find new methods of exercise. more »

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