CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala | Migrant caravan marches on in Guatemala amid Trump’s threats

CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala  — A caravan of some 2,000 migrants hoping to reach the United States marched deeper into Guatemala as President Donald Trump threatened to cut off aid to Central American countries that don’t stop them. The weary Hondurans covered some 30 miles Tuesday to arrive in Chiquimula after crossing the border into Guatemala a … Continue reading CHIQUIMULA, Guatemala | Migrant caravan marches on in Guatemala amid Trump’s threats

SINGAPORE | Asian shares climb on strong US corporate earnings, data

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets rose on Wednesday as robust U.S. corporate earnings and encouraging data assuaged worries about softening global growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 jumped 1.3 percent to 22,842.12. The Kospi in South Korea advanced 1.1 percent to 2,169.20. The Shanghai Composite rose 0.1 percent to 2,548.88. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 gained 1.2 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares climb on strong US corporate earnings, data

SRINAGAR, India | Anti-India clashes, gunbattle erupt in Kashmir’s main city

SRINAGAR, India  — Anti-India protests and clashes erupted in the main city of disputed Kashmir on Wednesday shortly after a gunbattle between militants and government forces killed at least two suspected rebels and a counterinsurgency police official. The gunbattle began early Wednesday after troops cordoned off a neighborhood in Srinagar on a tip that some … Continue reading SRINAGAR, India | Anti-India clashes, gunbattle erupt in Kashmir’s main city

ANKARA, Turkey | Pompeo heads to Turkey as probe into Khashoggi case heats up

ANKARA, Turkey— Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said, as America’s top diplomat flew to the country on Wednesday to discuss the probe. The comment by the Turkish official to The Associated Press intensified pressure on Saudi Arabia to explain what happened … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Pompeo heads to Turkey as probe into Khashoggi case heats up

JERUSALEM | Rocket fired from Gaza hits home in south Israel; 4 treated

JERUSALEM — A rocket fired from Gaza struck a residential home in southern Israel early Wednesday and the Israeli military began attacking militant sites in Gaza in response as days of rising tensions appeared to be erupting into a new round of violence. The Magen David Adom medical service said a woman and her three … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Rocket fired from Gaza hits home in south Israel; 4 treated

DUBBO, Australia | Harry and Meghan get wet in drought-stricken Outback town

DUBBO, Australia— The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been jokingly thanked for bringing England’s notoriously inclement weather to a drought-stricken Outback town in a rain-drenched visit to Dubbo during their Australian royal tour. The former Meghan Markle on Wednesday brought banana bread that she had baked in Sydney overnight as a gift to a … Continue reading DUBBO, Australia | Harry and Meghan get wet in drought-stricken Outback town

YouTube goes down for more than an hour

YouTube‘s video streaming service went out for more than an hour on Tuesday, apparently affecting locations around the world. YouTube acknowledged the outage in a tweet at 9:41 p.m. EDT, noting that it affected YouTube, YouTube Music and YouTube TV. The company said it was working on the issue and apologized for the inconvenience. Reporters … Continue reading YouTube goes down for more than an hour

PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Scope of Michael’s fury becomes clearer in Florida Panhandle

PANAMA CITY, Fla.— Hurricane Michael killed at least 16 people in Florida, most of them in the coastal county that took a direct hit from the storm, state emergency authorities said Tuesday. That’s in addition to at least 10 deaths elsewhere across the South. The scope of the storm’s fury became clearer after nearly a … Continue reading PANAMA CITY, Fla. | Scope of Michael’s fury becomes clearer in Florida Panhandle