HIGHLAND, Calif | Deputies use Doritos to lure wayward pig back home

HIGHLAND, Calif. — Deputies in California have used Doritos to lure a pig “the size of a mini horse” back home. The pig was running around a neighborhood when the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Office received the call Saturday. One of the deputies had Doritos in her lunch bag. Video shows the deputy leaving a … Continue reading HIGHLAND, Calif | Deputies use Doritos to lure wayward pig back home

BEIRUT | The Latest: Syria’s FM: Oil-rich east region is next target

BEIRUT — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Syria’s foreign minister says it’s “impossible” for his government to give up on the “vital” oil-rich eastern Syria, controlled by U.S-backed Kurdish-led forces. Walid al-Moallem says the eastern banks of the Euphrates River will be the government’s next target, once the situation … Continue reading BEIRUT | The Latest: Syria’s FM: Oil-rich east region is next target

LEWISVILLE, Texas | Rapper Yella Beezy shot on Texas highway

LEWISVILLE, Texas  — Rapper Yella Beezy has been hospitalized after being shot while driving on a highway in Texas. Police tell The Dallas Morning News the rapper, whose real name is Deandre Conway, was driving on the Sam Rayburn Tollway in Lewisville early Sunday when someone in a vehicle pulled up next to him and … Continue reading LEWISVILLE, Texas | Rapper Yella Beezy shot on Texas highway

LOS ANGELES | Fleetwood Mac disputes Lindsey Buckingham lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — Fleetwood Mac disputes allegations in a lawsuit filed by Lindsey Buckingham for kicking him off the band’s new tour. In a statement, band spokesperson Kristen Foster says, “Fleetwood Mac looks forward to their day in court.” In the suit, the guitarist and songwriter is seeking his share of tour income because he … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Fleetwood Mac disputes Lindsey Buckingham lawsuit

BOSTON | Warren DNA analysis points to Native American heritage

BOSTON— A DNA analysis done on Sen. Elizabeth Warren provides strong evidence she has Native American heritage. That’s according to The Boston Globe , which published the Massachusetts Democrat’s test results on Monday. Republican President Donald Trump has repeatedly mocked her claim of Native American blood. The analysis was done by Stanford University professor Carlos … Continue reading BOSTON | Warren DNA analysis points to Native American heritage

QUNEITRA, Syria | Syria reopens 2 crossings with Jordan, Israeli-held Golan

QUNEITRA, Syria — A vital border crossing between Jordan and Syria reopened on Monday for the first time in three years, promising to restore trade and movement between the two countries that had halted because of the war. Another crossing, between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, also reopened for U.N. observers who had left … Continue reading QUNEITRA, Syria | Syria reopens 2 crossings with Jordan, Israeli-held Golan

MOSCOW | Amnesty researcher abducted, beaten in Russia

MOSCOW  — Rights group Amnesty International says its researcher in Russia’s North Caucasus has been abducted and beaten while reporting on protests in the region. Amnesty International said in a statement on Monday that Oleg Kozlovsky was abducted earlier this month by unknown men who said they were from Ingushetia’s anti-extremist unit and threatened to … Continue reading MOSCOW | Amnesty researcher abducted, beaten in Russia

ISTANBUL  | Turkey says joint ‘inspection’ planned at Saudi Consulate

ISTANBUL  — Turkey and Saudi Arabia are expected to conduct a joint “inspection” on Monday of the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, nearly two weeks after the disappearance of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish officials said. The announcement from an official at Turkey’s Foreign Ministry comes as international concern continues to grow over the writer … Continue reading ISTANBUL  | Turkey says joint ‘inspection’ planned at Saudi Consulate