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Last Decade Warmest Recorded In History

The past decade was the warmest on record, government science agencies announced Wednesday. That conclusion, based on newly released data, also found that 2019 was the second-hottest year in recorded history. The yearly analysis is a closely watched indicator of the Earth’s changing climate, particularly as projections for future years anticipate the trend to continue. […]

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Mexican Cartel Kills 21 People In Gun Battle With Police

Four police officers were among nearly two dozen people killed after security forces engaged in an hour-long gunbattle with suspected cartel members Saturday in a Mexican town near the U.S. border, days after President Trump said he was moving to designate Mexican drug cartels as terror organizations. The shootout happened around noon in the small […]

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Hong Kong Police threaten Protesters With Live Bullets

Police officials in Hong Kong have reportedly threatened to use lethal ammunition if protesters do not leave the campus of Hong Kong Polytechnic University amid a standoff. The New York Times reported Sunday that police superintendent Louis Lau said that live rounds could be utilized as a “necessary minimum force” against protesters. “Coldblooded rioters can […]

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Obama Endorses Justin Trudeau For Re-Election In Canada

TORONTO (AP) — Barack Obama is urging Canadians to reelect Prime Minster Justin Trudeau, an apparently unprecedented endorsement of a candidate in a Canadian election by a former American president. Obama tweeted Wednesday that he was proud to work with Trudeau and described him as a hard-working, effective leader who takes on big issues like […]