Aung San Suu Kyi to defend Myanmar against accusations of genocide at the Hague

RonTech2000/iStock(THE HAGUE, Netherlands) -- Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar, will appear at the United Nations' International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague to defend the country against accusations of...

Chilean Air Force plane carrying 38 people missing, presumed crashed

StanRohrer/iStock(SANTIAGO, Chile) -- The Chilean Air Force announced Monday evening that a C-130 Hercules aircraft has gone missing after taking off from an air base in Puntas Arenas, Chile. The C-130 was bound for the...

Ukraine and Russia agree to prisoner exchange by year's end

Fredex8/iStock(PARIS) -- Russia and Ukraine agreed on Monday to several steps for improving the situation around the war in eastern Ukraine at a major peace summit in Paris, but did not make any major breakthroughs for...

Hospital shooting leaves multiple dead and injured in Czech Republic

Albertem/iStock(OSTRAVA, Czech Republic) -- At least six people have been killed and two others seriously injured in a shooting in a hospital in Ostrava, Czech Republic. The shooting happened Tuesday morning at the...

South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi named Miss Universe 2019

JadeThaiCatwalk/iStock(ATLANTA) -- Sunday saw the Miss Universe crown go to South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi. She bested 90 other women competing in the annual pageant that was filmed by Tyler Perry Studios. People reports...

Russian court upholds release of American held for 2 years over cleaning product

DNY59/iStock(MOSCOW) -- A Moscow court has upheld a decision to release an American man who spent almost two years in a Russian jail after he was put on trial over a cleaning product he bought online. Gaylen Grandstaff, a...

Finnish minister Sanna Marin to be world's youngest prime minister at 34

Derek Brumby/iStock(HELSINKI, Finland) -- The world's youngest prime minister is a woman. Sanna Marin is expected to be confirmed this week as prime minister of Finland by the country's Parliament. The 34-year-old was...

Death toll from New Zealand volcano eruption rises to six

Echinophoria/iStock(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) -- At least five people were killed and many more remain missing after a volcano erupted on a small island in New Zealand on Monday, officials said. New Zealand Police Deputy...

Russia, Ukraine to hold 1st major peace summit in years next week

Fredex8/iStock(WASHINGTON) --  Russia and Ukraine will hold peace talks at a summit in Paris on Monday, the first time in three years there have been high-level talks between the two countries focused on ending the...

American student Xiyue Wang jailed in Iran for 3 years freed in prisoner exchange

iStock(NEW YORK) -- An American graduate student who was jailed for more than three years in Iran is headed home after a prisoner swap. Xiyue Wang, 38, a Princeton University student, was exchanged for Iranian scientist...

2Nd teen escapee wanted for murder, back in police custody

iStock(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) -- A third teenager, who was among the four which escaped from a juvenile detention center in downtown Nashville, Tennessee, has been captured -- leaving only one escapee on the loose, police said...

Clash on the Dunes: Saudi Arabia fights to overcome criticism, controversy with heavyweight bout

iStock(NEW YORK) -- Today’s highly anticipated rematch for the heavyweight champion of the world will take place in a location that has shocked fans and caused controversy: Saudi Arabia. New York City's Madison...

Ambassador Kelly Craft: UN Security Council will focus on 'credibility' and make a Kentucky retreat

Tasos Katopodis(NEW YORK) -- As the U.S. assumes the rotating presidency of the U.N. Security Council for December, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft said Friday she would focus members on "credibility...

Russian opposition celebrates after anti-Putin blogger given lenient sentence

(Kirill Kudryavtsevia/AFP/Getty Images)(MOSCOW) -- Russian liberal society on Monday celebrated after a Moscow court handed a student YouTube blogger an unusually lenient suspended sentence instead of prison for posting...

Russia detains conman who built fake border with Finland to trick migrants

pawel.gaul/iStock(MOSCOW) -- Russian authorities have detained a man accused of building a fake fence in the woods close to the country’s border with Finland in order to trick a group of migrants into believing he...

Giuliani in Ukraine with conservative news outlet in effort to discredit impeachment probe

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(WASHINGTON) --  As impeachment drama marches forward in Washington, D.C., focusing on a call between President Donald Trump and the president of Ukraine, Rudy Giuliani traveled to Kyiv. The...

$820M worth of methamphetamine seized in massive drug bust in Australia

Australian Federal Police(MELBOURNE, Australia) -- Australian authorities have seized the country's largest methamphetamine lot, which had a price tag of $820 million and weighed nearly 3,200 pounds, officials said. The...

Thousands more US troops could be headed to Middle East

omersukrugoksu/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The White House is weighing the possibility of sending thousands more U.S. troops to the Middle East to deter continued Iranian provocations, according to officials familiar with the...

Mass strikes across France against pension reforms have brought the country to a near standstill

Cineberg/iStock(PARIS) -- Mass strikes taking place across the whole of France against proposed pension reforms have severely impacted transportation services and brought Paris to a near standstill on Thursday. Nearly...

Duchess Kate sharing reindeer food, picking out Christmas trees with kids is a full holiday mood

Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Duchess Kate made a quick change from mingling with world leaders Tuesday to wearing boots and jeans Wednesday to help ring in the holiday season with kids. The Duchess of...

Armed robbery at Grand Island liquor store

Armed robbery at Grand Island liquor store

Nebraska district says drivers not stopping for school buses

Nebraska district says drivers not stopping for school buses

Victim UPDATE: Car wreck on 281 north of Hastings

Victim UPDATE: Car wreck on 281 north of Hastings

NCN Investigation Finds Watchdog Questioning Councilman's Election

NCN Investigation Finds Watchdog Questioning Councilman's Election

Tour de Nebraska releases route for 2020

Tour de Nebraska releases route for 2020

Tuesday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 10

Tuesday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 10

Steve Schneider announces retirement from Peru State football

Steve Schneider announces retirement from Peru State football

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 9

Monday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 9

Wayne State Names New Head Football Coach

Wayne State Names New Head Football Coach

Saturday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 7

Saturday's River Country Scoreboard, Dec. 7