Richard Lugar has died; Foreign policy expert and former senator dies at age 87, cause of death was complications from CIDP

Indianapolis — Former Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar, a Republican foreign policy sage known for leading efforts to help the former Soviet states dismantle and secure much of their nuclear arsenal, but whose reputation for working with Democrats cost him his final campaign, died Sunday. He was 87. The Lugar Center issued a statement saying Lugar […]

“Avengers: Endgame” ticket sales: “Avengers: Endgame” Marvel movie hits $2 billion, unseats “Titanic” and 2nd place to “Avatar”

“Avengers: Endgame” continued its global domination at the box office in a second week victory lap that saw the blockbuster cross the $2 billion mark in record time and unseat “Titanic” as the second highest-grossing film ever worldwide. The Walt Disney Co. estimated Sunday that “Endgame” added $145.8 million from North American theaters and $282.2 […]

Putin-Kim Jong Un summit in Russia on North Korea nuclear program kicks off today

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un attend an official reception following their talks in Vladivostok, Russia, April 25, 2019. SPUTNIK/REUTERS Vladivostok, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Thursday they had good talks about their joint efforts to resolve a standoff over Pyongyang’s […]

UNCC shooting suspect: What we know about suspected UNCC shooter Trystan Terrell

Charlotte, N.C. — Details are emerging about a gunman accused of opening fire in a University of North Carolina-Charlotte classroom during the last day of classes Tuesday. Police say Trystan Andrew Terrell, armed with a handgun that was purchased legally, killed two people and wounded four others at the school before campus police disarmed and arrested him, […]

Cyclone Kenneth to hit Mozambique just 6 weeks after Cyclone Idai left a high death toll and destroyed infrastructure

Johannesburg — A powerful tropical cyclone is expected to make landfall by early Friday in northern Mozambique, just six weeks after Cyclone Idai devastated the central part of the country and left hundreds dead. Mozambique is one of the world’s poorest countries and Cyclone Idai wiped out crops in the southern African nation’s breadbasket on […]

Sri Lankan bombings suspects still at large as defense secretary steps down today and spice tycoon questioned

Colombo — Sri Lanka’s Catholic churches suspended all public services over security fears on Thursday and Muslims were urged to avoid gathering for Friday prayers. Both religious groups were still nervous as thousands of troops joined the hunt for suspects in the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 253 people — a revised death toll the […]