International

(Tokyo) -- More than a dozen people are hurt after a strong earthquake hit central Japan on Saturday. The magnitude 6.8 quake which was felt in Tokyo destroyed several homes and temporarily halted high speed train service. At least 21 villagers were rescued after their houses...
(Washington, DC) -- There is a larger-than-originally-planned role the United States will play in Afghanistan next year. Back in May President Obama said the remaining 98-hundred American troops would focus on training Afghan forces and hunting down small al-Qaeda cells. A "New...
(Undated) -- The Dutch are taking drastic steps to prevent a possible bird flu spread. Dutch health authorities were destroying eight-thousand ducks Saturday to eliminate all risks after the H5N8 virus spread to three provinces since last Sunday. The Netherlands is the world's...
(Vienna) -- Diplomatic sources in Vienna are hinting that talks over Iran's nuclear program may be extended through Sunday. Secretary of State John Kerry sounded hopeful on Saturday as efforts intensified to reach a deal before Monday's deadline. State Department spokesman Jeff...
(Washington, DC) -- Secretary of State John Kerry remains in Vienna for the ongoing talks over Iran's nuclear program. State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke says the U.S. delegation is working hard to "get over the finish line." A Monday deadline looms large as the U.S. and...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama will travel to India in January. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited Obama to be the Chief Guest at India's Republic Day celebration in New Delhi. The White House says it will be the first time a U.S. President will attend Republic Day...
(Vienna) -- John Kerry is leaving the Iran nuclear talks in Vienna four days ahead of deadline. The Secretary of State will be discussing the issue with European partners in Paris, and his spokeswoman says "we have not yet determined when he will return to Vienna." The Iranian...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. plans to increase non-lethal military aid to Ukraine. Instead of weapons, The U.S. is sending Humvees and radar equipment to Ukraine, which is battling a Russian-backed separatist movement. The officials called the aid an expansion of U.S. support...
(Undated) -- The head of the National Security Agency says China might be able to shut down the computer systems of America's utilities, banks and aviation. Admiral Mike Rogers told the House Intelligence Committee that China and "probably one or two" other countries have the...