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Barcelona cell planned big bomb attack, suspect tells court: source

MADRID (Reuters) – An alleged member of an Islamist group that carried out the Barcelona van attack told a Spanish court on Tuesday that the group had been planning a much bigger strike using explosives, a judicial source said. Reuters: ...

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Quake kills two on Italian holiday island, young brothers saved

CASAMICCIOLA, Italy (Reuters) – An earthquake hit the tourist-packed holiday island of Ischia on Monday night, killing two people, injuring dozens and trapping three young brothers who survived for up to 16 hours before being rescued. Reuters: World News

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North Korea shipments to Syria chemical arms agency intercepted: U.N. report

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country’s chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations. Reuters: ...

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U.S. divers search for 10 missing sailors in hull of damaged destroyer

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers began searching sealed sections of the damaged hull of a U.S. warship on Tuesday for 10 sailors missing since the guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant vessel near Singapore, the U.S. ...

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U.S. Navy to launch fleet-wide probe as search for 10 missing sailors goes on

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Ships, aircraft and divers from an international search-and-rescue operation were still looking for 10 missing U.S. sailors on Tuesday after a collision between a U.S. warship and a merchant vessel in waters near Singapore and Malaysia. Reuters: ...

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Trump commits to more troops in Afghanistan, vows ‘fight to win’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump opened the door on Monday night to an increase in U.S. troops in Afghanistan as part of a retooled strategy for the region, overcoming his own doubts about America’s longest war and vowing “a ...

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Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN, Oregon (Reuters) – As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize. Reuters: Top News

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Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United States

CHARLESTON, S.C./SHERIDAN, Oregon (Reuters) – As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize. Reuters: U.S.

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Rocket strikes downtown Kabul

KABUL (Reuters) – A rocket struck the heart of Kabul’s government and diplomatic area on Monday night, setting off alarms and sirens at foreign embassies, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. Reuters: World News

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Trump likely to approve modest troop increase for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump is likely to open the door to a modest increase in U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan when he lays out his strategy on Monday for America’s longest military conflict, U.S. officials said. Reuters: World ...

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