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Fox News features Swedish 'security adviser' who isn't

Feb 26, 2017

Fox News features Swedish 'security adviser' who isn't

A trans-Atlantic wave of puzzlement is rippling across Sweden for the second time in a week after a prominent Fox News program featured a “Swedish defense and national security adviser” who is unknown to the country’s military and foreign-affairs officials. Swedes, and some Americans, ...

Feb 26, 2017

Guatemala's Volcano of Fire erupts

Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire erupted Saturday, spewing lava and sending up plumes of ash that rained down on nearby communities and could eventually reach the capital, civil protection authorities said. The Volcan de Fuego, one of the country’s three active volcanos, is located about ...

Oldest Rio party kicks off as Carnival hits full stride in Brazil

Feb 26, 2017

Oldest Rio party kicks off as Carnival hits full stride in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro’s famed Carnival bacchanalia hit full stride on Saturday as hundreds of thousands roared into the streets for one of the city’s oldest and by far its biggest “bloco” street party, the Bola Preta. The Bola Preta, or “Black Ball,” gathering routinely ...

U.N. vote on Syria sanctions sought; Russia vows veto

Feb 25, 2017

U.N. vote on Syria sanctions sought; Russia vows veto

Nations urging the U.N. to ban helicopter sales to Syria and impose other sanctions over its use of chemical weapons are seeking a Security Council vote, saying the body needs to take action over attacks that the U.S. envoy called “barbaric.” But Russia is ...