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  • Indonesia police say Surabaya headquarters attacked

    May 14, 2018 3:52 AM 23

    Attack comes day after 3 churches attacked by family of suicide bombers The police headquarters in Indonesia's second largest city was attacked Monday by suspected militants who detonated explosives from a motorcycle, a day after suicide bombings at three churches in the city by members of one family killed at least eight people. CCTV footage shows a car and two motorcycles

  • Waffle House hero met with Parkland students over breakfast at Denny’s

    May 13, 2018 10:50 PM 12

    It was a change of scenery for James Shaw Jr., who wrestled an AR-15 from a gunman in a Waffle House in Tennessee last month. It was a change of scenery for James Shaw Jr., who wrestled an AR-15 from a gunman in a Waffle House in Tennessee last month, which authorities said likely stopped the murder spree that left four people dead. The 29-year-old found

  • 113-year-old Ohio woman now the oldest person in the U.S

    May 13, 2018 10:18 PM 10

    CLEVELAND—A 113-year-old woman living in suburban Cleveland is believed to be the oldest person in the United States after the death of a 114-year-old Pennsylvania woman. Cleveland.com reports the 88-year-old daughter of Lessie Brown says her mother remarked, “that’s good” when told Friday she had become the country’s oldest person. Brown was born in 1904 in Atlanta

  • New lava fissure opens as Hawaii awaits explosive eruption

    May 13, 2018 7:40 PM 22

    Total number of lava outbreaks in and around Leilani Estates now up to 17 New lava fissures, ground deformation and abundant volcanic gases indicate eruptions on the eastern flank of Kilauea volcano are likely to continue. Two new fissures opened on Saturday, bringing the total number of lava outbreaks in and around Leilani Estates to 17. The U.S. Geological

  • Wildlife park visitors chased by cheetahs

    May 12, 2018 5:22 PM 9

    The general manager of Beekse Bergen park in the Netherlands says there are clear warnings about not getting out of your car. THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS—A group of tourists had an unsettling experience at a Dutch wildlife park after they got out of their car and were chased backed in by several cheetahs. A video widely aired on Dutch media showed a group

  • Where does Syria go from here?

    May 12, 2018 2:23 PM 19

    The CBC's Margaret Evans reports from Damascus, accompanied by Syrian government representatives She took questions Saturday about the ongoing conflict and the country's future. The conflict playing out in Syria between Iran and Israel left 42 people dead this week, including 19 Iranians, according to a Syria war monitor. The U.K.-based Syrian Observatory

  • Delphine Gibson, oldest person in the U.S., dies at 114

    May 10, 2018 11:36 PM 9

    Gibson, who had been living at a Huntingdon nursing home since 2004, when she was 100, attributed her long life to good food, her faith in God and her church. She took no medication except for a single vitamin a day, Glover said. “She has an amazing spirit,” Glover said. “She always singing to us or sharing the gospel. She is a treasure to the nation

  • Israel bombards Iranian military positions in Syria

    May 10, 2018 7:26 PM 10

    Israel and Iran have long fought each other through proxies, but U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal earlier this week has emboldened Israel to make a direct attack. In a statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said “the Iranian regime’s deployment into Syria of offensive rocket and missile systems

  • Congo reports five new suspected cases of Ebola

    May 10, 2018 2:06 PM 10

    Two nurses who were in contact with patients are among those infected in what is the ninth Ebola outbreak in Congo since 1976. KINSHASA, CONGO—A hospital director says there are five new suspected cases of Ebola in Congo’s northwestern town of Bikoro, where an outbreak of the often deadly hemorrhagic fever was declared this week. Dr. Serge Ngalebato

  • U.S. prepares to impose new sanctions on Iran

    May 9, 2018 9:05 PM 11

    Restrictions could be applied as early as next week, according to Sarah Huckabee Sanders U.S. President Donald Trump is preparing to impose new sanctions on Iran, perhaps as early as next week, to ensure it does not develop nuclear weapons, the White House said on Wednesday, a day after Trump announced the United States was withdrawing from the 2015 Iran nuclear