Iran nuclear deal cannot survive if U.S. pulls out – Russia’s...

UNITED NATIONS (NS) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday the Iran nuclear deal cannot survive if the United States pulls out...

Theresa May, Emmanuel Macron shore up defense commitments

Jan. 19 (UPI) -- A summit meeting between British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emanuel Macron yielded a commitment to enhanced defense...

China denies violating shipping sanctions against North Korea

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- China denied it is in violation of United Nations Security Council sanctions resolutions, following a Wall Street Journal report six...

U.N. seeks release of more Ethiopian ‘political detainees’, reforms

GENEVA (NewsSyrup) - The United Nations on Friday welcomed Ethiopia freeing 115 detainees, including a senior opposition leader, this week, but called for it...

‘Fast & Furious’ star Diesel brings high-octane live show to London

LONDON (NS) - The roaring engines and burning rubber of “The Fast & The Furious” films - one of cinema’s highest-grossing franchises - are...

Tennis: Physically extraordinary Djokovic is battle ready, says Agassi

MELBOURNE (NS) - Novak Djokovic is “physically extraordinary” and can emulate Roger Federer by winning the Australian Open in his first tournament for six...

HK activist Oasis calls on GMO Internet to strengthen governance

TOKYO (NS) - Hong Kong-based investor Oasis Management Company has proposed that Japanese internet and cryptocurrency firm GMO Internet reduce the power of its...

Calif. warns employers they could be prosecuted for cooperating with ICE

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- California officials warned employers Thursday that they may face prosecution and fines if they give personal information on employees to...

U.S. government to shield health workers under ‘religious freedom’

WASHINGTON (NS) - The U.S. government is seeking to further protect the “conscience and religious freedom” of health workers whose beliefs prevent them from...

NASA: 2017 was second warmest year since 1880

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- NASA temperature measurements suggest 2017 was the second warmest year since detailed record keeping began in 1880. NOAA data suggests...

Storm kills three in the Netherlands, one in Germany

AMSTERDAM (NewsSyrup) - Three people were killed in the Netherlands and a man died in Germany on Thursday as powerful winds toppled trees, blew...

India test-fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- From an island off the Odisha coast Thursday morning, India test-fired its Agni-V, a nuclear-capable ballistic missile that could reach...

Famous birthdays for Jan. 18: Jason Segel, Kevin Costner

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Capricorn. They include: -- English physician Peter Roget, who compiled Roget's Thesaurus,...

Ex-assistant to Goldman Sachs president David Solomon arrested for stealing $1.2...

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- A former assistant to the co-president of Goldman Sachs was indicted in federal court Wednesday for allegedly stealing $1.2 million...

Watch: PSG’s Neymar lights up Dijon for four goals, booed during...

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Brazilian striker Neymar netted four goals in PSG's win vs. Dijon, but he received boos from the home crowd. He scored...

Airbus delivers first upgraded Tiger helicopter to French armed forces

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The first delivery of a combat-functional helicopter retrofit for France was announced this week by Airbus Helicopters. The aviation company said...

Springtime bird calls help scientists study global warming

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- As global warming disrupts the timing of seasonal changes, scientists are concerned the biological clocks of migratory birds and other...

Farage backs off second Brexit referendum talk as EU says UK...

STRASBOURG (NS) - Leading British anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage rowed back on Wednesday from remarks favouring a second referendum on Brexit, a week after...

Shortage of public health workers possible as baby boomers retire, researchers...

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A study published Wednesday questions whether the number of public health workers will be sufficient as baby boomers start to...

Davos paper attacks Trump’s views on trade

GENEVA (NewsSyrup) - U.S. Donald Trump’s view of world trade will be challenged next week when he visits the World Economic Forum (WEF) at...