November 19, 2019

Dog found in Bahamas rubble 3 weeks after Hurricane Dorian is adopted by Florida family

Chase Scott/Big Dog Rescue(NEW YORK) -- Miracle, the puppy that was rescued in the Bahamas after surviving more than three weeks under debris from Hurricane Dorian, has a new family just in time for the holidays. The Beaty family -- Clark, Briana and their three daughters Jayne, 8; Kate, 5; and Clare, 3 -- of Palm Beach, Florida, were formerly announced Wednesday as Miracle's new owners during a news conference at the Big Dog Ranch Rescue in Loxahatchee Groves. "Miracle has now gained 16 p..
November 18, 2019

Tense standoff: Hong Kong Polytechnic University becomes center of police protesters’ battle

LewisTsePuiLung/iStock(HONG KONG) -- Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University has become the front line of a fight between protesters and authorities. Violence broke out on Sunday and turned into a tense standoff on Monday. Since Sunday morning, Hong Kong's police have attempted to disperse protesters from the occupied roads around PolyU, the last major university that’s occupied and fortified by protesters. This is one of the largest and most sustained battles in this protest movement, now in i..
November 18, 2019

North Korea hits back at Trump implying another summit

ABC News(SEOUL, South Korea) -- Pyongyang hit back hard in response to President Donald Trump's recent tweet suggesting another summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. North Korea is no longer interested in holding a "fruitless" summit with the United States, according to a statement Foreign Ministry Adviser Kim Kye-gwan released to the state media outlet, Korean Central News Agency. "We will not give the U.S. president anything to boast of without getting anything in return," Kim sai..
November 18, 2019

Six arrested over US teacher found bound, murdered in Dominican Republic

Courtesy Adrianne Machina(SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic) -- Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested six people in connection with the death of an American teacher who was found dead in her home there last week, authorities said Sunday. Patricia Anton, a U.S. citizen who lived in the Dominican Republic for the last several years, was found strangled to death last Tuesday in her apartment in Cabarete, a town on the northern coast of the island nation, the National Police said in a ..