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Minor subway derailment near Harlem leaves seven hurt, causes outage, delays

Jun 28, 2017

Minor subway derailment near Harlem leaves seven hurt, causes outage, delays

A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers, causing minor injuries to seven people and leading to massive systemwide delays. Joe Lhota, the chairman of New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority, said officials were investigating why the train’s emergency brakes ...

Assad visits Russian air base in rare sortie out of Damascus

Jun 28, 2017

Assad visits Russian air base in rare sortie out of Damascus

Syrian President Bashar Assad visited a Russian air base at Hmeymim in western Syria on Tuesday, his first visit to the base from which Russian jets have supported his war effort. Photos circulated showed the Syrian leader in the cockpit of a Russian Sukhoi ...

Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

Jun 27, 2017

Hackers strike across Europe, sparking widespread disruption

Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. Company and government officials reported major disruption to the Ukrainian power grid, banks and government offices. Russia’s Rosneft energy company also reported falling victim to hacking, as did shipping company A.P. Moller-Maersk, which ...