INSIDE THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE | Korean border troops verify removal of each other’s posts

INSIDE THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE— Dozens of North and South Korean soldiers crossed over the world’s most heavily armed border Wednesday as they inspected the sites of their rival’s front-line guard posts to verify they’d been removed, part of inter-Korean engagement efforts that come amid stalled U.S.-North Korea nuclear disarmament talks. Soldiers from the two Koreas … Continue reading INSIDE THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE | Korean border troops verify removal of each other’s posts

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. | Nominees for Screen Actors Guild Awards to be announced

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif.— The nominees for the Screen Actors Guild Awards will be announced Wednesday as the show prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary. “Crazy Rich Asians” star Awkwafina and “Orange Is the New Black” actress Laverne Cox will read the nominations beginning at 7 a.m. Pacific at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, … Continue reading WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. | Nominees for Screen Actors Guild Awards to be announced

LOS ANGELES | ‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘Shining’ added to National Film Registry

LOS ANGELES — The National Film Registry is turning 30 and will bring in a new crop of films ranging from dinosaurs’ return from extinction, a cowboys-in-love drama and stories showcasing Native Americans. The Library of Congress announced Wednesday that the films “Jurassic Park,” ”Brokeback Mountain” and “My Fair Lady” are among the 25 movies … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | ‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘Shining’ added to National Film Registry

WASHINGTON | Google grilled in Congress: What’s ahead for tech companies

WASHINGTON — U.S. lawmakers’ grilling of Google CEO Sundar Pichai may have sounded like a broken record, but it amplified the prickly issues facing tech companies as Democrats prepare to take control of the House next month. The 3 1/2-hour hearing Tuesday hit upon familiar themes — online privacy, data protection and the danger of … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Google grilled in Congress: What’s ahead for tech companies

NEW DELHI | Beyonce! Hillary! Guests flood India for a very big wedding

NEW DELHI  — In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of two billionaire scions is set to be the biggest of them all. The bride, Isha Ambani, is the Ivy League-educated daughter of industrialist Mukesh Ambani, thought to be India’s richest man. Forbes estimates his net worth at over $43 billion. The … Continue reading NEW DELHI | Beyonce! Hillary! Guests flood India for a very big wedding

STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: 5 held as French police hunt Strasbourg attacker

STRASBOURG, France — The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local): 8:35 a.m. A senior French government official says that five people have been detained as police hunt for the man who attacked the Strasbourg Christmas market, but the gunman remains at large. Laurent Nunez, secretary of state … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | The Latest: 5 held as French police hunt Strasbourg attacker

LONDON | Britain’s May to face no-confidence vote by lawmakers

LONDON  — A British Conservative Party official says Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no-confidence vote from party lawmakers. Graham Brady says the threshold of 48 letters from lawmakers needed to trigger a leadership vote has been reached. Brady chairs the party committee that oversees leadership contests. Many lawmakers have been growing angry with … Continue reading LONDON | Britain’s May to face no-confidence vote by lawmakers