Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 9, the 222nd day of 2020. There are 144 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August 9,...

Japan marks 75th anniversary of Nagasaki atomic bombing

Japan observed the 75th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of the southern port city of Nagasaki on Sunday. A minute of silence was held at 11:02 a.m. local time (0202 GMT), the moment that the bom...

Father, son charges in Ahmaud Arbery slaying seeking bond

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The father and son jailed on murder charges in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery are asking a Georgia judge to grant them bond and to throw out two charges in their indictment. ...

English Standings

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Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Saturday, August 8, 2020 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the p...

AP PHOTOS: In flash, Beirut blast tore up thousands of homes

BEIRUT (AP) — The gigantic explosion in Beirut on Tuesday tore through homes, blowing off doors and windows, toppling cupboards, and sent flying books, shelves, lamps and everything else. ...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Saturday, August 8, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Saturday's Weather Condition;Saturday's High Temp (F);Saturday's Low Temp (F);Sund...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Saturday, August 8, 2020 _____ City/Town, Country;Saturday's Weather Condition;Saturday's High Temp (C);Saturday's Low Temp (C);Sund...

France's Saint-Tropez resort makes masks mandatory outdoors

SAINT-TROPEZ, France (AP) — The glamorous French Riviera resort of Saint-Tropez is requiring face masks outdoors starting Saturday, threatening to sober the mood in a place renowned for high-end, free...

The Latest: France set to launch aid conference for Lebanon

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the explosion in Beirut (all times local): 12:05 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron’s office has confirmed that an international aid ...

Show of solidarity after blast as Lebanon braces for protest

BEIRUT (AP) — Senior officials from the Middle East and Europe started arriving in Lebanon Saturday in a show of solidarity with the tiny country that suffered a deadly blast this week which caused la...

A father, a sister, a son: Beirut blast takes a heavy toll

BEIRUT (AP) — A close twin sister, now separated forever. An attentive and doting husband who sacrificed for his family and promised his wife the moon. A student financing his education by working dou...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Aug. 8, the 221st day of 2020. There are 145 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On August ...

Bad week for Mexico tourism capped by mis-translations

MEXICO CITY (AP) — It has been a bad week for Mexican tourism promotion, and it got worse Friday when the English language version of the country’s tourism website appeared with hilarious mis-translat...

Emmanuel Macron visits Beirut: Can there be a 'French solution' for Lebanon?

It was no coincidence that France's President Emmanuel Macron became the first western head of state to tour the remains of Beirut on Thursday (August 6). France's ties with Lebanon go back a ...