Uganda to stop security cooperation with North Korea
Asia

Uganda to stop security cooperation with North Korea

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda is cutting military ties with North Korea to comply with U.N. sanctions over North Korea’s nuclear program, a Ugandan official said Monday May 30th, following a meeting between President Yoweri Museveni and South Korea’s visiting president. Uganda’s government is simply “disengaging from military co-operation” and not cutting diplomatic ties with … Continue reading

In Mexico missing students case, suspects allege torture
Campus Life / Latin America & the Caribbean

In Mexico missing students case, suspects allege torture

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Within weeks of the September 2014 disappearance of 43 college students, Mexican authorities had rounded up scores of suspects and announced they had solved the case. At a hastily called news conference, prosecutors showed video of drug gang members confessing to taking the students from police, then slaughtering them and incinerating the … Continue reading

Police: Suspect called herself ‘sociopath in training’
Campus Life / Virginia

Police: Suspect called herself ‘sociopath in training’

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia Tech student charged in the kidnap-slaying of a 13-year-old girl called her co-defendant a “sociopath” and referred to herself as a “sociopath in training” a police detective testified Friday. Also, prosecutors in the case against David Eisenhauer and Natalie Keepers introduced text messages taken from Eisenhauer’s cellphone speculating … Continue reading

China’s high-tech future emerges in factory town Shenzhen
Asia / Technology

China’s high-tech future emerges in factory town Shenzhen

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Forget Beijing and Shanghai. China’s economic future is emerging in Shenzhen. Formerly a collection of fishing enclaves next door to Hong Kong that became the epicenter of China’s manufacturing-driven miracle, Shenzhen is reinventing itself again by staking its future growth on finance, technology and culture. The metropolis teeming with millions of … Continue reading

Man shot outside White House remains in critical condition
Campus Life / National

Man shot outside White House remains in critical condition

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man shot by a U.S. Secret Service officer outside the White House remained in critical condition in a Washington hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said. George Washington University Hospital spokeswoman Susan Griffiths would provide only his condition Saturday, May 21st, one day after the shooting. She referred other questions to the Secret … Continue reading

Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends
Campus Life / Education / National

Pall of sex abuse investigations hangs over alumni weekends

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Between cocktails, campus tours and squash games, alumni visiting St. George’s School for their annual reunion weekend will find something different this year: discussions about what has unfolded at the elite boarding school since December 2015, when leaders acknowledged dozens of students were sexually abused in the past. St. George’s is … Continue reading