SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. | US Open begins on old course with a new look

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y.  — The U.S. Open has begun on a century-old golf course with a new look. Harold Varner hit the opening tee shot on a gorgeous Thursday morning at Shinnecock Hills, using a fairway metal to hit a fairway that was some 60 yards wide in the landing zone. He still watched it anxiously, … Continue reading SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. | US Open begins on old course with a new look

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Diplomat says 4 UAE troops died in Yemen battle

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The Latest on the battle for Hodeida in Yemen (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The United Arab Emirates’ ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva says the four Emirati troops who were killed in Yemen were taking part in the campaign to retake the port city of Hodeida. Ambassador Obaid … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | The Latest: Diplomat says 4 UAE troops died in Yemen battle

LONDON | Duchess Meghan makes first joint appearance with queen

LONDON — The former Meghan Markle is making her first joint appearance with Queen Elizabeth II on an official royal visit to the northwest of England. The queen and the Duchess of Sussex, as Markle is now known, traveled by a special royal train for a series of events Thursday. Their first stop featured a … Continue reading LONDON | Duchess Meghan makes first joint appearance with queen

St Louis Weather Conditions & Forecast, June 14, 2018

St Louis Weather Conditions, Forecast & Air Quality Index readings published by STL.News ST LOUIS, MO – St Louis weather conditions & forecast readings from the St. Louis Lambert International Airport at 4:51 a.m at Latitude: 38.75°N, Longitude: 90.37°W – Elevation 604 feet.  Forecast is provided by the National Weather Service (N.W.S.). Current Weather Conditions … Continue reading St Louis Weather Conditions & Forecast, June 14, 2018

BERLIN | Prosecutor: Tunisian allegedly made ricin for German attack

BERLIN — German prosecutors say they’ve thwarted an Islamic extremist plot to launch an attack with the deadly toxin ricin. Federal prosecutors said Thursday a 29-year-old Tunisian, identified only as Sief Allah H., who was arrested Wednesday, started procuring material online including seeds needed for the creation of ricin in mid-May. They say he succeeded … Continue reading BERLIN | Prosecutor: Tunisian allegedly made ricin for German attack

MONTAUK, N.Y. | AP Investigation: Fish billed as local isn’t always local

MONTAUK, N.Y. — Even after winter storms left East Coast harbors thick with ice, some of the country’s top chefs and trendy restaurants were offering sushi-grade tuna supposedly pulled in fresh off the coast of New York. But it was just an illusion. No tuna was landing there. The fish had long since migrated to … Continue reading MONTAUK, N.Y. | AP Investigation: Fish billed as local isn’t always local

SEOUL, South Korea  | Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use

SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s biggest smartphone maker, joined on Thursday a growing list of companies that are promising to increase their use of solar and other renewable energy to help curb global warming. Samsung, part of South Korea’s biggest corporate group, is the first Asian electronics manufacturer to join a … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea  | Samsung joins global pledge to increase renewable energy use

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi-led forces battle Shiite rebels south of Hodeida

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Troops in a Saudi-led coalition captured a town south of the port city of Hodeida on Thursday as fierce fighting and airstrikes pounded the area, officials said, on the second day of an offensive to capture the strategic harbor. Soldiers took the town of Nakhila in Yemen’s ad-Durayhimi district, some … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Saudi-led forces battle Shiite rebels south of Hodeida