Oregon occupier holdouts surrender; ringleader changed

Feb 12, 2016

Oregon occupier holdouts surrender; ringleader changed

Surrounded by FBI agents in armored vehicles, the last four occupiers of a national nature preserve surrendered Thursday, and a leader in their movement who organized a 2014 standoff with authorities was criminally charged in federal court. The holdouts were the last remnants of ...

NATO sends three warships to Aegean to go after refugee-smuggling

Feb 12, 2016

NATO sends three warships to Aegean to go after refugee-smuggling

In a dramatic response to Europe’s gravest refugee crisis since World War II, NATO ordered three warships to sail immediately Thursday to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly smuggling of asylum-seekers across the waters from Turkey to Greece. “This is about helping ...

Feb 12, 2016

Japan, France weigh ways to boost female empowerment

Lawmakers and experts from Japan and France on Thursday discussed measures to help more and more women play active roles in society. In the debate, held at the National Assembly, the lower chamber of France’s parliament, in Paris, seven participants, including former Environment Minister ...