Pentagon chief troubled by Philippine president's latest comments

Oct 1, 2016

Pentagon chief troubled by Philippine president's latest comments

Defense Secretary Ash Carter hinted Friday at U.S. impatience with the Philippine government over inflammatory comments by President Rodrigo Duterte. At a news conference, Carter was asked his view on pursuing greater military collaboration with the Philippines in light of Duterte’s latest remarks. Earlier ...

Oct 1, 2016

U.S. Consul General backs military's presence in Okinawa

Joel Ehrendreich, U.S. Consul General in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, emphasized Friday that U.S. military bases in the southernmost prefecture contribute to regional peace and stability. “I firmly believe that our presence here makes both our countries safer and makes our region more stable and ...

Gunman kills three at mall near Seattle, flees

Sep 24, 2016

Gunman kills three at mall near Seattle, flees

A gunman opened fire in a crowded mall north of Seattle, killing three people and critically wounding another before fleeing Friday night, authorities said. Washington State Patrol spokesman Sgt. Mark Francis said police were searching for a Hispanic man wearing black and armed with ...

Charlotte workers asked to stay home after night of violence

Sep 22, 2016

Charlotte workers asked to stay home after night of violence

Streets appeared calm early Thursday in downtown Charlotte after a second night of violent protests over the deadly police shooting of a black man, although at least three major businesses were asking their employees to stay home for the day as the city remained ...

Unrest flares anew in U.S. city after police shooting

Sep 22, 2016

Unrest flares anew in U.S. city after police shooting

A second night of race-related clashes in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Wednesday left one protester on life support, with the renewed violence prompting the governor to declare a state of emergency. Gov. Pat McCrory said on Twitter that along with declaring the state of ...

New York-area terror bombing suspect caught dozing in doorway

Sep 20, 2016

New York-area terror bombing suspect caught dozing in doorway

An Afghan immigrant wanted in the bombings that rocked a New York City neighborhood and a New Jersey shore town was captured Monday after being wounded in a gun battle with police that erupted when he was discovered sleeping in a bar doorway, authorities ...