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Abe's coalition still short of votes to change constitution

July 22, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday, but it lost ground and fell short of the super-majority... more »»

 
 
 
Papua New Guinea PM won't discuss China on Australian visit

July 22, 2019

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Papua New Guinea's prime minister said on Monday his country's relationship with China is not open to discussion during his current visit to Australia. more »»

Clashes involving Hong Kong's protest movement grow violent

July 22, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Clashes involving Hong Kong's protest movement escalated violently late Sunday as police launched tear gas at protesters who didn't disband after a massive march and subway rider... more »»

Ukraine president's party buoyed by exit poll after election

July 21, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party was headed to win the biggest share of votes in the Ukraine's snap parliamentary election, according to an exit poll Sunday, but it was... more »»

The Latest: Ukraine's president outlines main priorities

July 21, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukraine's parliamentary election (all times local):

9:55 p.m. more »»

The Latest: French NGO returns to migrant sea rescues

July 21, 2019

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — The Latest on migration issues in Europe (all times local):

8:45 p.m. more »»

Police launch tear gas as Hong Kong protest turns violent

July 21, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's protest movement took a violent turn Sunday as police launched tear gas at protesters after a massive march continued late into the evening, and subway riders were... more »»

President's party leads Ukraine election, exit poll says

July 21, 2019

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party took the largest share of votes in the country's snap parliamentary election, an exit poll showed Sunda. more »»

The Latest: Attackers beat Hong Kong protesters in subway

July 21, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local):

12:35 a.. more »»

Japan's ruling coalition secures upper house majority

July 21, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday but will not reach the super-majority needed to propose... more »»

Hong Kong police launch tear gas in latest mass protest

July 21, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police launched tear gas at protesters Sunday after a massive pro-democracy march continued late into the evenin. more »»

1,800 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal

July 21, 2019

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — About 1,800 firefighters were struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured 20 people, including eight firefighters, authorities said Sunday. more »»

New audio shows UK could not prevent Iran takeover of tanker

July 21, 2019

LONDON (AP) — The release Sunday of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare in the strategic... more »»

Hong Kong police launch tear gas in attempt to end protest

July 21, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police launched tear gas at protesters Sunday after a massive pro-democracy march continued late into the evenin. more »»

Pakistani hospital hit by female suicide bomber, 9 killed

July 21, 2019

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a comple... more »»

Teen climate activist gets Normandy's first Freedom Prize

July 21, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Swedish teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg has received the first Freedom Prize awarded by France's Normandy region, which last month commemorated the 75th D-Day anniversary. more »»

The Latest: Hong Kong police use tear gas on protesters

July 21, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local):

10:50 p.m.

Hong Kong police have thrown tear gas canisters at protesters after they refused to disperse. more »»

Hong Kong residents deface Chinese emblem in latest protest

July 21, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday, with some of the marchers defacing a national Chinese emblem in their latest... more »»

Audio shows UK navy trying to thwart Iran from seizing ship

July 21, 2019

LONDON (AP) — In an audio recording released Sunday, a British naval officer insists that a British-flagged oil tanker must be allowed to sail through the Strait of Hormuz as Iranian paramilitary... more »»

1,000 firefighters battle wildfires in central Portugal

July 21, 2019

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Some 1,000 firefighters are working to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured eight firefighters and 12 civilians, authorities said Sunday. more »»

UK Treasury chief vows to quit if Boris Johnson becomes PM

July 21, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Treasury chief Philip Hammond said Sunday that he will quit if — as widely expected — Boris Johnson becomes prime minister this week on a promise to leave the European Union... more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time July 23, 2019

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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