North Korea tops Pompeo agenda at Asia security meeting

North Korea tops Pompeo agenda at Asia security meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea will top Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s agenda as he heads to an Asian security meeting in Singapore this week amid new concerns over Pyongyang’s ballistic missile program and commitment to denuclearization. Pompeo and North Korea’s foreign minister are both set to attend the annual Association of Southeast Asian Nations […]

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Review: The 4K HDR Phone

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium Review: The 4K HDR Phone

Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Premium features possibly the finest mobile display ever made. Sony’s Premium line of smartphones has always brought about some interesting technological achievement, and this year is no different. Sporting the world’s first combination of a 4K display with HDR capabilities, as well as a dual-camera setup capable of recording 4K HDR content, […]

Kobach's running mate lends $1.5 million to campaign, finance reports show

Kobach's running mate lends $1.5 million to campaign, finance reports show

In this file photo from March 21, 2018, Willis “Wink” Hartman, right, announces he is running for lieutenant governor on a ticket with Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. Hartman, a Wichita oil executive, has loaned more than $1.5 million to the campaign. TOPEKA – Willis “Wink” Hartman, the Wichita oil executive who is running […]

Why it feels like Tiger Woods is a lock for the Ryder Cup

Why it feels like Tiger Woods is a lock for the Ryder Cup

AKRON, Ohio — An obvious and stated goal this year for Tiger Woods was to make it to Firestone Country Club. He became especially keen to do so when word trickled out that the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational was coming here for the final time this week. Woods has won at Firestone eight times, and it is […]

First-Ever Radioactive Molecule Spotted Around Remains Of Two Collided Stars

First-Ever Radioactive Molecule Spotted Around Remains Of Two Collided Stars

More than three centuries after detecting a massive collision between two stars, an international team of astronomers has found the remnant of the event, a bright nova, is surrounded by an extremely rare radioactive molecule. The material, known as 26-aluminum monofluoride or 26AIF, bears unstable radioisotope of aluminum (26AI) and is first-of-its-kind to be directly […]

Analysis: For buoyant Assad, Syrian war enters tricky phase

Analysis: For buoyant Assad, Syrian war enters tricky phase

BEIRUT – President Bashar Assad’s path to a final victory in the war in Syria is strewn with diplomatic landmines that will complicate his attempt to recover “every inch” of the country and may leave big areas out of his grasp indefinitely. Assad’s advances have accelerated this year in the conflict that began in […]

More Americans Protecting Their Vacation Investments with Travel Insurance

More Americans Protecting Their Vacation Investments with Travel Insurance

ORLANDO, Fla., July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As international travel grows in popularity, Americans are choosing to protect their vacation investments by purchasing travel insurance. According to a recent AAA Travel survey, nearly 4 in 10 Americans (38 percent) are likely to purchase travel insurance for future international trips. For those travelers, trip cancellation protection is […]

Cobra bite sparks life-saving bid for antivenom for Mich. man

Cobra bite sparks life-saving bid for antivenom for Mich. man

A Leucistic Monocled Cobra at the Planet Exotica zoological garden in Royan, France. The monocled cobra is native to India, China, Vietnam and Cambodia, as well as Malaysia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Laos, Nepal and Thailand.(Photo: MEHDI FEDOUACH, AFP/Getty Images) This month, Detroit Medical Center staffers rushed to treat an emergency case rarely encountered in southeast Michigan or the United […]