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U.N. Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions against North Korea on Friday in response to its latest launch of a ballistic missile that Pyongyang says is capable of reaching anywhere on the U.S. mainland. The resolution adopted by the council includes sharply lower limits on North Korea’s refined oil imports, the return home of all ...

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U.S. Warns Kosovo Not To Abolish War Crimes Court

Any move by Kosovo to scrap a war crimes court linked to its independence struggle would seriously undermine relations with friendly western nations, its main backer the United States said Friday, Reuters reports. Lawmakers from the governing coalition, who hold a majority, are pressing for a vote to abolish the court. The vote was scheduled for later in the day, ...

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U.S. Warns Kosovo Not To Abolish War Crimes Court

Any move by Kosovo to scrap a war crimes court linked to its independence struggle would seriously undermine relations with friendly western nations, its main backer the United States said Friday, Reuters reports. Lawmakers from the governing coalition, who hold a majority, are pressing for a vote to abolish the court. The vote was scheduled for later in the day, ...

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FBI Charges Man With Planning Christmas Attack On San Francisco Tourist Mecca

The FBI said a California man who espoused support for Islamic State planned a Christmas suicide attack on San Francisco’s Pier 39 at Fisherman’s Wharf, a popular tourist destination, The Los Angeles Times reports. Authorities alleged in court documents filed Friday that Everitt Aaron Jameson of Modesto, a tow truck driver, told an undercover FBI employee he believed to be ...

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FBI Charges Man With Planning Christmas Attack On San Francisco Tourist Mecca

The FBI said a California man who espoused support for Islamic State planned a Christmas suicide attack on San Francisco’s Pier 39 at Fisherman’s Wharf, a popular tourist destination, The Los Angeles Times reports. Authorities alleged in court documents filed Friday that Everitt Aaron Jameson of Modesto, a tow truck driver, told an undercover FBI employee he believed to be ...

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Boats Made By Kids Save Christmas Re-Enactment Of Washington’s Delaware Crossing

George Washington and his troops’ annual Christmas Day trip across the Delaware River has been saved by boats made by children, The Associated Press reports. Organizers had feared the crossing would have to be canceled because low water levels in the river between Pennsylvania and New Jersey would have made it impossible for re-enactors to navigate their wooden Durham boats. ...

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Boats Made By Kids Save Christmas Re-Enactment Of Washington’s Delaware Crossing

George Washington and his troops’ annual Christmas Day trip across the Delaware River has been saved by boats made by children, The Associated Press reports. Organizers had feared the crossing would have to be canceled because low water levels in the river between Pennsylvania and New Jersey would have made it impossible for re-enactors to navigate their wooden Durham boats. ...

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Israeli Fire Kills 2 Palestinians In Gaza ‘Day Of Rage’

Two Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in demonstrations along the Gaza border, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, CNN reports. The latest violence flared amid tensions over the status of Jerusalem after U.S. President Donald Trump early this month recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday rebuked the move. The Islamist group ...

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Israeli Fire Kills 2 Palestinians In Gaza ‘Day Of Rage’

Two Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire in demonstrations along the Gaza border, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, CNN reports. The latest violence flared amid tensions over the status of Jerusalem after U.S. President Donald Trump early this month recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday rebuked the move. The Islamist group ...

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