Sunday, February 17, 2019

Last Kuwaiti detainee at Gitmo repatriated – Fayez Al-Kandari ‘delighted’ to return home

WASHINGTON: The last Kuwaiti Guantanamo Bay inmate has been transferred from the US military prison back to Kuwait, the Pentagon announced yesterday, bringing the...

Obama mocks gun ‘conspiracy’ – President will not campaign for opponents of new laws

FAIRFAX, Virginia: US President Barack Obama mocked conspiracy theorists and tore into the National Rifle Association for pushing "imaginary fiction", as he described his...

Kuwait Embassy in US buys $18 m mansion

KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Embassy to the United States in Washington DC has bought a palatial 20,000 square foot home in the tony Forest Hills area...

Floodwaters draw warnings anew about wastewater, pollutants – ‘It came up through the sewers’

KANSAS CITY: Veronica Tate knew from the stench that sewage was among the 8 feet of water that swamped the basement of her ranch-style...

Emotional Obama unveils plan to cut gun violence

WASHINGTON: A visibly emotional President Barack Obama, at one point wiping tears from his cheek, unveiled his plan yesterday to tighten control and enforcement...

Deliberate acts cause more airline deaths than crashes – Flight security remains a concern

WASHINGTON: There were more airline deaths worldwide due to deliberate acts in 2015 than from accidental air crashes, for the second year in a...

Military kids sexually abused hundreds of times each year – Figures offer greater insight...

WASHINGTON: Cpl Aaron C Masa became fast friends with a fellow Marine during field training in North Carolina. But behind his buddy's back, Masa...

Consumers won’t know meat origin as US ends labeling law

WASHINGTON: It's now harder to find out where your beef or pork was born, raised and slaughtered. After more than a decade of wrangling,...

St Louis area facing massive cleanup effort after flooding – ‘Everybody around us had...

ST LOUIS: As the Mississippi River and its tributaries retreated from historic winter levels that flooded towns, forced evacuations and killed two dozen people,...

Obama tackles ‘unfinished business’ of gun violence – Firearm ‘epidemic’ claims more than 30,000...

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama made fighting gun violence his chief resolution for 2016 in a New Year's Day address, calling it a major piece...

World welcomes New Year despite fears – ‘It’s better not to take any risks’

SYDNEY: New Year's Eve kicked off in Sydney, but tightened security muted revelries in Europe with Brussels scrapping celebrations and fireworks cancelled in Paris...

New Year revelers unfazed by attack worries – ‘We need to continue to live’

NEW YORK: In Bangkok, police-flanked partygoers will ring in the new year at the site of a deadly bombing that took place just months...

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