Wednesday, November 22, 2017

World

Mexican baseball league to get first female umpire

The Mexican baseball league is on track to get its first female umpire in the 2018 season
Updated: 14 minutes ago

Russia says expert body on Syria chemical attacks 'is dead'

Russia's U.N. ambassador says the expert body that has determined responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria "is dead" but Moscow is ready to discuss "a new mechanism."
Updated: 17 minutes ago
Ecuador again tells Assange to not meddle in other countries

Ecuador again tells Assange to not meddle in other countries

Ecuador is again calling on Julian Assange to not interfere in the affairs of other countries after Spain complained of his contacts with Catalan secessionists, though Quito says the Wikileaks founder will still have political asylum in its London embassy
Updated: 26 minutes ago

Suspects in Venezuelan corruption probe hold US passports

High-ranking officials that Venezuelan authorities arrested amid an anti-corruption sweep of its Houston-based subsidiary carry U.S. passports
Updated: 2 hours ago
Zimbabwe's incoming leader returns home to cheers

Zimbabwe's incoming leader returns home to cheers

Incoming leader of Zimbabwe returns home to cheers, promises new democracy
Updated: 2 hours ago
Mexico rights agency says minimum wage is still too low

Mexico rights agency says minimum wage is still too low

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says the country's 45-cent increase to the country's daily minimum wage is worrisome, because it still isn't enough to meet the basic needs of a single worker or a family
Updated: 2 hours ago
Hope dwindles for families of lost Argentina submarine crew

Hope dwindles for families of lost Argentina submarine crew

Argentine families of 44 crew members aboard a missing submarine are growing increasingly distressed as experts say that the crew might be reaching a critical period of low oxygen Wednesday
Updated: 3 hours ago
UN hopes sex misconduct cases buoy efforts to help women

UN hopes sex misconduct cases buoy efforts to help women

The head of the U.N. women's agency is hoping to capitalize on the attention around sexual harassment, abuse and rape.
Updated: 3 hours ago
As Churchill, Oldman performs his greatest disappearing act

As Churchill, Oldman performs his greatest disappearing act

Under heavy makeup and prosthetics, Gary Oldman performs his greatest disappearing act yet as Winston Churchill
Updated: 4 hours ago
Saudi-led coalition pledges to ease crippling Yemen blockade

Saudi-led coalition pledges to ease crippling Yemen blockade

Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels to reopen Sanaa airport, vital Red Sea ports to some aid
Updated: 4 hours ago