Conflict between Iran and Israel will rest on fate of the nuclear deal

With Trump expected to announce if he is nixing the deal by May 12, Tehran is contending with a sluggish economy, the worst drought in 50 years and growing public discontent – making Russia ties ever more important

World’s ‘oldest person’ dies in Japan aged 117

Nabi Tajima. Photo: Daily Star TOKYO: A Japanese woman born in the final year of the 19th century and believed to have been the world’s oldest person died on Saturday, Kyodo news agency said. She was 117.Nabi Tajima, born in 1900, died from old…

Decoding your baby’s DNA: It can be done. But should it be?

A groundbreaking $25-million federal effort has studied the value of sequencing babies’ entire DNA, known as their genome. Tests show this can help some very sick newborns, but it also raises complex questions.

Bay Area falling behind on quake safety despite booming tech economy

Property values are soaring to stratospheric levels. The tech-fueled economy is booming. But the Bay Area has stalled on seismic safety effort. Some fear officials are losing a golden moment with so many flush with so much money.

Nawaz, Maryam to return to Pakistan today

Former PM Nawaz Sharif (left) and daughter Maryam. Photo: File Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam will return to Pakistan later today.According to sources, the former premier and his daughter will arrive in Islamabad from…

‘No criminal suspicion’ in DJ Avicii’s death: Oman police source

Avicii. Photo: AFPA police source in Oman said Saturday there was no suspicion of criminal activity after Swedish DJ superstar Avicii was found dead in the Gulf sultanate’s capital Muscat.The 28-year-old’s representative announced his death in…

Pakistan cricket team to leave for England-Ireland tour today

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Hans Asperger, autism research pioneer, ‘actively cooperated’ with Nazi child euthanasia

Article in the journal Molecular Autism claims that Asperger referred severely disabled children to Vienna’s notorious Am Spiegelgrund clinic where almost 800 children died under the Nazi program

Time is running out for men and women who hope a meeting between the leaders of North and South Korea will lead to long-awaited reunions for families divided by the Korean War. CNN’s Paula Hancocks reports.

As US, North Korea plan to meet, Iran warns against Trump deals

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attend a meeting with Muslim leaders and scholars in Hyderabad, India, February 15, 2018. Photo: Reuters NEW YORK: A US push to change the Iran nuclear deal was sending a…

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Stephen Strasburg is outdueled by Hyun-Jin Ryu as Nationals fall to Dodgers

Ryu pitches seven scoreless innings and the Nationals muster only two hits to waste Strasburg’s own strong outing.

As Richmond Raceway officials try to turn back the clock, Kyle Busch earns third straight win

Track officials try to recapture the excitement of NASCAR’s heyday, and Busch takes another checkered flag.

Romney forced into primary for Utah Senate seat

The former presidential candidate remains the heavy favorite to win the seat in November.

Will President Trump ever go to London? The saga of the special relationship’s long delayed visit.

The United States has had a storied relationship with Britain. So has President Trump.

At least 31 Afghans killed in Kabul by suicide bomber, official says

At least 54 others were wounded in the attack at an entrance for the office for voters’ registration. Long-delayed elections in Afghanistan are set for October.

Holocaust Museum rethinks FDR’s World War II refugee legacy

Macron to give Trump seedling from World War I battle site

French President Emmanuel Macron is bringing an environmentally friendly gift to the White House when he visits U.S. President Donald Trump this week: a tree sapling

Islamabad police investigate complaints of female officers’ harassment

The women officials of the Islamabad police have made allegations of harassment and sexual exploitation against some of their senior male colleagues including some DSPs and inspectors. Photo: fileISLAMABAD: The Islamabad police has been rocked by…

PTSD plagues the Israeli special forces that inspired Fauda

All the 15 Duvdevan members who have fallen in the line of duty have been killed in training accidents or by friendly fire. Now veterans of the unit are finally getting help to cope

Tribute to late Rhodri Morgan at Labour conference

A film tribute was played at the Welsh Labour conference to the former first minister.

Isolated strong thunderstorms, flooding possible across Southeast

A strong line of storms is moving through the South to start the week.

The gunman, who was nude, also injured four people at the Nashville-area restaurant, police say

Three people were killed and four were wounded in a shooting at a Waffle House in the Nashville area, Metro Nashville Police tweeted. Police say the gunman, who was nude, opened fire at about 3:25 a.m. (4:25 a.m. ET). A patron wrestled away the gunman’s rifle, police said.

3 killed at Waffle House in Tennessee

Three people were killed and four were wounded in a shooting at a Waffle House in the Nashville area, Metro Nashville Police tweeted.

3 killed at Waffle House in Tennessee

Three people were killed and four were wounded in a shooting at a Waffle House in the Nashville area, Metro Nashville Police tweeted.

London Marathon 2018: Kenya’s Vivian Cheruiyot wins but Paula Radcliffe keeps world record

Kenya’s Vivian Cheruiyot wins the 2018 London Marathon but Paula Radcliffe’s’ mixed-gender’ race world record remains intact.