Secret No More: Israel’s Outreach to Gulf Arab States
A surprise visit to Oman by Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the weekend appears to have opened the floodgates for a series of appearances by senior Israeli officials in Gulf Arab states.
AP Interview: Okinawa Leader Wants Americans to Stop US Base
The bicultural, newly elected governor of the southern Japanese island of Okinawa plans to visit the United States with a message to the American people: Stop building a disputed military base and build peace instead.
The Latest: Helicopter Crash Kills 25 in Afghanistan
The Latest on the war in Afghanistan (all times local):
Online Rants by Would-Be Shooters Create Dilemma for Police
Their anger about perceived slights are all over social media for the whole world to see, with rants about minorities, relationships gone bad or paranoid delusions about perceived slights.
House Democrats Look for Win in California Farm Belt
In California’s Central Valley, the nation’s great fruit-and-nut basket, voters like Lou Waller could help determine which party controls the U.S. House.
Samsung Reports 3rd-Quarter Profit Surge on Demand for Chips
Samsung Electronics Co. has posted a record operating profit for the last quarter with robust demand for its mainstay memory chips compensating for a slowdown in its smartphone business.
Shattenkirk’s Shootout Goal Leads Rangers Past Sharks 4-3
Allowing another late goal could have been debilitating to the New York Rangers. Instead, they managed to bounce back and get a well-deserved win.
4 Rescued, at Least 18 Missing in Philippine Landslide
Rescuers have pulled out four survivors and three bodies but several more were missing after a massive landslide set off by a typhoon crashed down on two government buildings in a northern Philippine mountain province, officials said Wednesday.
Towering Statue of India’s Independence Leader Unveiled
India’s prime minister on Wednesday unveiled a towering bronze statue of Sardar Vallabbhai Patel, a key independence leader and the country’s first home minister after British colonialists left in 1947.
Regulators Cleared Child Doc Charged With Serial Sex Abuse
Nearly two decades ago, Pennsylvania regulators were confronted with evidence that a well-regarded pediatrician had fondled the genitals of two small children during office visits. Instead of holding him accountable, regulators let the doctor keep his medical license. He went on to molest at least a dozen more young patients, victimizing children right up until the time of his arrest in January, prosecutors say.