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March 31, 2016 2:23 AM North Korea in focus as Washington nuclear summit kicks off

North Korea's nuclear defiance will feature prominently during the first day of a major security summit hosted by President Barack Obama in Washington Thursday. Obama will kick off the nuclear security summit by meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-Hye, followed by a separate sit-down with President Xi Jinping 18

March 30, 2016 12:47 AM Concerns over airline security heightened after Brussels, Egypt

While no one was injured, Tuesday morning's hijacking of an EgyptAir flight was the latest in a string of incidents that have reminded the world that they are at risk. When a man, who officials have since described as emotionally unstable and who appeared to be wearing a suicide belt demanded that the pilot land the plane in Cyprus, observers of the events 15

March 29, 2016 8:05 AM Capitol back to normal a day after officers shoot intruder

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Capitol complex is set to return to normal Tuesday a day after police said officers shot and wounded a man who pulled a weapon at a security checkpoint as he entered the underground Capitol Visitor Center. Capitol Police identified the man as 66-year-old Larry R. Dawson of Tennessee. He was charged with assault with a deadly 10

March 29, 2016 5:10 AM Police shoot armed man at US Capitol checkpoint

Police shot a man after he pulled a weapon at a US Capitol checkpoint as spring tourists thronged Washington. The suspect was previously known to police, who last October arrested him for disrupting House of Representatives proceedings and yelling he was a "Prophet of God". US Capitol Police identified the man as 66-year-old Larry Dawson of Tennessee 15

March 28, 2016 10:37 PM Man shot by police after he pulls weapon at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON — Capitol Police shot a man on Monday after he pulled a weapon at a U.S. Capitol checkpoint. The suspect was taken to a local hospital and a female bystander sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The U.S. Capitol was on lockdown for about an hour and the White House also was briefly locked down. As Washington teemed with spring tourists 15

March 28, 2016 9:04 PM US Capitol shooting: Police shoot armed man at visitor centre

Police shot an armed man as he tried to enter the US Capitol building's visitor centre in Washington, officials said. A female bystander suffered minor injuries when police fired at the suspect. Officials said the suspect was known to Capitol police and ABC News reported that the man had disrupted a House session last year. The massive complex was placed 11

March 28, 2016 6:17 AM Israeli soldier executes wounded Palestinian

A video appearing to show an Israeli soldier killing an already wounded Palestinian has sparked uproar in Israel. Palestinians say the shooting proves their claims that Israel is guilty of using excessive force and carrying out extrajudicial killings. As the Israeli military pressed on with an investigation, nationalistic politicians accused the army of abandoning 16

March 26, 2016 12:37 AM A year of war that has set Yemen back decades

Ahmed Sharif stood on top of a mound of rubble, waving a dinner plate. "The Saudis attacked this," he said. "There was no weapons facility. There was no military site. This was a tourist attraction." He descended from the wreckage of a house that had stood for 1,400 years to gave me a tour of Kawkaban - an ancient citadel perched on a cliff top. Locals 17

March 24, 2016 5:12 AM North Korea says it successfully conducts solid-fuel rocket engine test

SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea said Thursday that it had successfully conducted a solid-fuel rocket engine test, which if confirmed would be a major step forward in boosting its missile attack capability against South Korea and the United States. North Korea is known to use liquid propellants for its main ballistic missiles that target South Korea 11

March 24, 2016 3:41 AM Progress made in missile development, North Korea claims

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - North Korea said Thursday that it had successfully conducted a solid-fuel rocket engine test, which if confirmed would be a major step forward in boosting its missile attack capability against South Korea and the United States. North Korea is known to use liquid propellants for its main ballistic missiles that target South 11