Mar 31, 2015

U.S. admiral says China 'creating a great wall of sand' in sea

China is “creating a great wall of sand” through land reclamation in the South China Sea, causing serious concerns about its territorial intentions, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Tuesday. Adm. Harry Harris Jr. told a naval conference in Australia that competing ...

Mar 31, 2015

U.S. leads pledges with $507 million at Syria donor conference

The United States pledged $507 million in humanitarian aid at an international donors’ conference for Syria on Tuesday as the United Nations issued an appeal for $8.4 billion in commitments this year — the organization’s largest appeal yet for the war-ravaged country. Earlier, Kuwait, ...

Mar 31, 2015

McDonald's to test all-day breakfast beginning in April

A McMuffin for dinner? It might happen, as McDonald’s plans to test an all-day breakfast at some locations in the San Diego area starting in April. The firm said in a statement that the move is in response to customers who have said they’d ...

U.S., South Korean militaries stage massive landing drill

Mar 30, 2015

U.S., South Korean militaries stage massive landing drill

Thousands of U.S. and South Korean troops, backed by helicopters and fighter jets, staged a massive, amphibious landing drill Monday — the centerpiece of an annual military exercise condemned by North Korea. A total of 7,600 soldiers, including 3,500 marines, along with 80 aircraft, ...