Pope urges mediation to end N.Korea crisis, avert devastating war
By Philip Pullella ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Saturday a third country should try to mediate the dispute between North Korea and Washington, saying the situation had become "too hot" and the world risked a devastating war. Francis said he believed "a good part of humanity" would be destroyed in any widespread war. Speaking to reporters aboard the plane taking him back from Cairo, Francis also said he was ready to meet U.S. President Donald Trump when he is in Europe next month but that he was not aware that Washington had made a request for a meeting.
Arkansas girl found dead after mom, great-uncle killed
One of two missing Arkansas siblings was found dead in a wooded area on Friday near the creek where their mother's body was discovered and not far from where another relative was found dead, authorities said. Investigators are hopeful the other child is alive.
Donald Trump marks 100 days with attack on 'fake news' media and Washington 'swamp' at rally
Donald Trump has marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on healthcare and taxes, while attacking the media for allegedly misleading Americans. To supporters at an evening rally in Pennsylvania, he promoted American power and patriotism while emphasising such priorities as American manufacturing, better trade deals for the US and a still-to-be defined tax cut plan. Mr Trump's 100th day events were set in a politically important state that he won with 48 per cent of the vote.
Delta Airlines Pilot Hits Passenger
Military plane crashes in Cuba killing all eight on board
A military airplane crashed into a mountain in Cuba's north-western region of Artemisa on Saturday morning, killing all eight personnel on board, the Ministry of Revolutionary Armed Forces said. The aircraft, a twin-engined turboprop Antonov AN-26, had taken off at 6:38 a.m. (0638 ET) from Playa Baracoa, just outside Havana, and crashed into the Loma de la Pimienta mountain some 80 km (50 miles) westwards. "The eight military personnel on board, including the crew, died," the ministry said in a statement published by state-run media.
People's Climate March across the U.S.
Swimmer injured in shark attack at Southern California beach
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) ? A shark attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends, tearing away part of her upper thigh off a popular Southern California beach, authorities and witnesses said Sunday.
Body Believed to Be Teen Hiker Found, Grandmother Still Missing
Berkeley Professor Robert Reich: First Amendment is 'absolutely critical'
Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia
By Can Sezer and David Dolan ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has blocked online encyclopaedia Wikipedia, the telecommunications watchdog said on Saturday, citing a law allowing it to ban access to websites deemed obscene or a threat to national security. The move is likely to further worry rights groups and Turkey's Western allies, who say Ankara has sharply curtailed freedom of speech and other basic rights in the crackdown that followed last year's failed coup. "After technical analysis and legal consideration ... an administrative measure has been taken for this website (Wikipedia. ...