Lima mall blaze claims four near APEC venue

Nov 17, 2016

Lima mall blaze claims four near APEC venue

At least four people died Wednesday in a fire that broke out in a shopping mall steps away from a Lima luxury hotel where some APEC Asia-Pacific trade summit delegations were expected to stay, officials said. Four bodies — two men and two women ...

Trump soon to get sobering reality check, Obama says

Nov 15, 2016

Trump soon to get sobering reality check, Obama says

President Barack Obama cautioned against dire predictions for Donald Trump’s presidency Monday, saying his Republican successor faces a reality check if he tries to enact his most controversial campaign promises. The outgoing Democratic leader made his comments at a wide-ranging news conference before he ...

Chelsea Manning reportedly asks Obama for reduced sentence

Nov 14, 2016

Chelsea Manning reportedly asks Obama for reduced sentence

Imprisoned transgender soldier Chelsea Manning, serving 35 years behind bars for leaking classified U.S. documents, has asked President Barack Obama to reduce her sentence before he leaves office, reports said. Originally called Bradley, Manning was convicted in August 2013 of espionage and other offenses ...