Cuban migrants head off from Caymans, bound for Honduras
GEORGE TOWN Cayman Islands (Reuters) - A group of 15 Cuban migrants waved to onlookers as they set sail from Grand Cayman aboard a 14-foot homemade boat on Friday after a brief overnight stop, hoping to make the risky 400-mile journey across the Caribbean to the north coast of Honduras.
Four husbands, four deaths for 'Black Widow'
Police in Japan are questioning a wealthy widow about the mysterious deaths of her past partners.
Bahrain holds elections as Shi'ite opposition boycotts vote
MANAMA (Reuters) - Bahrainis voted on Saturday in elections boycotted by the Shi'ite Muslim opposition over accusations that constituency changes would still favor the Sunni Muslim majority represented by the ruling family.
Canadian vets plan to join Kurdish fight against Islamic State
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Several former Canadian soldiers plan to join Kurdish forces fighting Islamic State militants in coming weeks, with at least one already in Iraq, Canadian media reported on Friday, bolstering the ranks of foreigners fighting alongside the Kurds.
Flooding Becomes New Threat in Snowy Buffalo
Flooding becomes new threat in Buffalo area as snow ends; Cuomo says roads remain dangerous
Watershed moment for climate politics
For the world's two largest economies -- and largest emitters of greenhouse gas -- to announce a sustained commitment to reducing carbon emissions by almost a third by the year 2030 is a watershed moment for climate politics on so many fronts.
Craigslist Fires Back After Criticism Over Recalled Products
The CEO of Craigslist posted a letter to a top U.S. government safety official today, saying that while he agrees the consumer product recall system is deeply flawed...