Authorities alleged the person who sent the package falsely completed the customs declaration, labeling the item a holiday “art craft” worth 30 euros and including a cheeky message: “Joyeux Noel” (Merry Christmas). Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Trading barbs, the U.S. and Israel escalated their increasingly public spat Wednesday over Benjamin Netanyahu’s GOP-engineered congressional speech next week, with the Israeli prime minister accusing world powers of rolling over to allow Tehran to develop nuclear weapons. Secretary of State John Kerry openly questioned Netanyahu’s judgment on the issue.
GENEVA — The United States and Iran are working on a two-phase deal that clamps down on Tehran’s nuclear program for at least a decade before providing it leeway over the remainder of the agreement to slowly ramp up activities that could be used to make weapons.
WASHINGTON — The president of Liberia will visit the United States later this month, her first trip to the country since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.
By this morning, a foot of snow was already on the ground across much of Eastern Massachusetts, and 20 inches had already fallen in some coastal areas. Much of the Midwest also suffered through extreme cold last night and this morning. Another winter storm, Octavia, is expected to bring snow and ice to about a dozen states tonight and tomorrow…from Missouri to Virginia. Continue reading
Yet another weekend winter storm has set its sights on the coastal northeastern United States, bringing with it high winds, heavy snow, subzero wind chills and the potential for coastal flooding Saturday into Sunday. Continue reading
The United States is filing a case against China at the World Trade Organization over allegations that the country is illegally subsidizing various industries catered to the export market, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. The case, announced on … Continue reading
A crippling and potentially historic winter storm was approaching a large swath of the northeastern United States Sunday, which officials and forecasters warned could dump up to three feet of snow, produce high winds and cause power outages and flight cancellations between Monday and Wednesday.
HAVANA — The United States and Cuba are trying to eliminate obstacles to normalized ties as the highest-level U.S. delegation to the communist island in more than three decades holds a second day of talks with Cuban officials.
Every year, millions of North American monarch butterflies head south for the winter — but recently their numbers have plummeted by up to 90 percent. In Washington, responding to a petition submitted
by conservation organizations, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently announced a year-long review that could mean the the butterflies are placed on the Endangered Species List. Continue reading