Ohtani fans Trout, Japan tops US 3-2 for WBC championship
Shohei Ohtani emerged from the bullpen and fanned Los Angeles Angels teammate Mike Trout for the final out in a matchup the whole baseball world wanted to see, leading Japan over the defending champion United States 3-2 for its first World Baseball Classic title since 2009.
Biden admin concerned about Mexican military seizure of American company's property, warns of trade impacts
A State Department spokesperson said they are concerned over the seizure of an American company's property in Mexico by the military and warned of the impacts it could have on trade.foxnews.com
Ghost lake set to reappear as California hit again by rain
A lake that dried up 80 years ago looked set on Tuesday to reappear, as monster rainfall accumulated over California's wet winter season overwhelms the state's rivers.In California's Central Valley, authorities issued evacuation orders for residents of communities in Tulare County, where a lake that dried up around World War II was set to reappear.news.yahoo.com
American children missing in Mexico: State Department 'aware of reports of 2 missing US citizens'
A 9-year-old American boy and his sister, 16, went missing in the Mexican state of Nuevo León. The State Department said it was "aware of reports" of the two missing U.S. citizens.foxnews.com
Live updates Xi and Putin to hold formal talks in Moscow
Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to hold formal talks on Tuesday, as he continues his three-day visit to Moscow, his first since the invasion of Ukraine last year. Beijing has billed the state visit as a peace mission. But officials around the world are watching warily for signs it could embolden Putin by signaling China’s tacit approval of his aggression, as the two men position themselves as the leaders of a new global order opposed to the United States and its allies. Xi touched down in Moscow on Monday, to an afternoon of fireside talks and dinner: quail and mushroom pancakes, venison, and Russian wine.washingtonpost.com
Apaches tell court copper mine would harm sacred sites
A Native American group that’s trying to stop an effort to build one of the largest copper mines in the United States told a full federal appeals court panel Tuesday that the project would prevent Apaches from exercising their religion by destroying land they consider sacred.
Saudi Arabia frees American imprisoned over critical tweets
Saudi Arabia on Monday freed an American citizen, a 72-year-old Florida retiree, it had imprisoned for more than a year over his old tweets critical of the kingdom’s crown prince, his son said. Neither Saudi nor U.S. officials immediately confirmed the release of Saad al Madi, a longtime Florida, resident. Madi on Monday night was at home with family members who live in Riyadh, said his son, Ibrahim al Madi, in the United States.news.yahoo.com
US says China and Russia blocking UN action on North Korea
The United States is accusing China and Russia of shielding North Korea from any action by the U.N. Security Council for its unprecedented spate of intercontinental ballistic missile launches, which violate multiple U.N. resolutions.
Column: Is the Pledge of Allegiance just an empty, performative ritual?
The 131-year-old pledge is back in the news. A high school student recently landed in the principal's office for failing to honor it. She's not the first to protest a pledge that has been called unconstitutional.latimes.com
Pentagon video shows Russian jet dumping fuel on US drone
The Biden administration has released video of a Russian fighter jet dumping fuel on a U.S. Air Force surveillance drone, as the U.S. sought to hold Russia responsible for the collision that led to the drone’s crash into the Black Sea without escalating already fraught tensions with the Kremlin.
Divide on Ukraine support emerges in early 2024 GOP field
Former President Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis are emerging as leading rivals for the Republican presidential nomination, but when it comes to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, they are united in arguing that stopping the aggression isn’t a vital U.S. strategic interest.