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Philly heavyweight contender who challenged Larry Holmes dies in construction accident in Camden

David Bey was recently inducted into the Pennsylvania Boxing Hall of Fame....

From West Philly to North Korea, priest tries to help as tensions rise

For the Rev. Gerard Hammond, 84, a life on the line is a life well lived....

Doctor in genital mutilation case freed on $4.5M bond

Dr. Jumana Nagarwala was freed from jail after relatives and friends posted $4.5M worth of real estate as security...

President’s U.N. speech outlines the Trump doctrine

The speech offered the most fleshed-out definition yet of the Trump doctrine, a style of big-power nationalism....

China may relax rules for foreign EV makers

Existing China rules require foreign automakers to set up joint ventures with local counterparts...

Stunned by 2 fatal collisions, Navy exhausts some sailors with 100-hour workweeks

The revelation comes as Navy leaders face growing pressure to explain what went wrong aboard the USS Fitzgerald and the USS McCain....

Colin Powell at U-M: America should ignore North Koreans when they shoot missiles

Former Sec. of State Colin Powell makes remarks during visit to U-M...

Trump's North Korea threats leave Asia struggling to explain

Was it a bluff? A warning that Washington would shoot down North Korea's next missile test?...

Happening nearby Lake Norman: Sept. 20-26, 2017

Things to do in Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville and Mooresville....

Happening nearby south Charlotte: Sept. 20-26, 2017

Things to do in Ballantyne, Cotswold, Matthews, Mint Hill, Pineville and SouthPark....

Rohingya Muslims are being wiped off Myanmar's map

YANGON, Myanmar — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is being wiped off the...

Global differences abound as leaders address UN

UNITED NATIONS — This year's U.N. gathering of world leaders put an immediate spotlight Tuesday on deep differences on tackling crises from North Korea to global warming: France's...

The Latest: Chinese expert says Trump speech sounded warlike

UNITED NATIONS — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):10:45 p.m.A Chinese expert on North Korea was surprised by the vehemence of President Donald Trump's...

What Total Destruction of North Korea Means

As Trump considers military options, he’s drawing unenforceable red lines....

Trump said he would start a war, then had food and wine at lunch like it was no big deal

Trump sat down for lunch with other world leaders and U.N. representatives after discussing military action against North Korea....

Mueller's team is slowly surrounding Trump, as prosecutors might treat a mob boss

The special counsel's team includes experts in white-collar and organized crime cases....

President Trump made some wild claims in his U.N. speech, not all of them true

Donald Trump made headlines with his U.N. speech. Did he tell the truth?...

Donald Trump tells the U.N. that some parts of the world “are going to hell”

During the president's first address to the U.N., he asked that the organization work more effectively....

Michael Flynn's former deputy is on her way to becoming an ambassador

Despite "inflammatory comments," Flynn's former deputy K.T. McFarland has passed Senate committee confirmation for the Singapore role....

Budget cuts are being investigated as a possible cause of deadly military accidents

Admiral John Richardson told senators Tuesday that budget shortfalls and a spike in naval activities had strained his operations....

Trump’s U.N. speech wouldn’t make Steve Bannon happy

Trump’s address was, with a few exceptions, relatively measured and aimed at garnering international support for action against North Korea....

People are building nuclear bunkers and shelters again because of Trump and North Korea

One company advertises a bunker with a sauna, game room, bowling alley and gun range....

North Korea delegation walks out of U.N. hall before Trump threat to "totally destroy" the "Rocket Man’s" country

North Korea’s delegation to the United Nations was in no mood to listen to President Donald Trump....

Slavery is alive and well: 89 million have been in some form of bondage in the last five years, report says

Slavery is alive and well as 89 million have experienced some form of forced bondage in the past five years....

Costco stores in South Korea offer chopped onions for hot dogs. Koreans have a different idea

When Americans see chopped onions at Costco, they know what to do: Sprinkle them on hot dogs. Koreans know what to do too: Heap them in giant mounds as a side dish. It's called...

Japan deploys missile interceptor near North Korea flight path

Japan on Tuesday moved a mobile missile-defence system on the northern island of Hokkaido to a base near recent North Korean missile flyover routes....

Stanislav Petrov, 'the man who saved the world' from nuclear war, dies at 77

Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as 'the man who saved the world' for his role in averting a nuclear war over a false missile warning at the...

Blunt, fiery POTUS speech to UN was 'signature Trump'

U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech to the United Nations was colourful, blunt and uncharacteristic of most presidents, although very characteristic of this one, experts say....

ICBM 101: What does North Korea need to do to strike North America?

CTVNews.ca takes a look at four challenges North Korea needs to master before it can strike North America with a nuclear weapon – and why one of those challenges could be dangerous...

Trump says 'rocket man' Kim Jong-Un is 'on a suicide mission' in address to UN

U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday that the United States will be forced to "totally destroy" North Korea unless Pyongyang backs down from its nuclear standoff....

'Man who saved the world' from nuclear war dies at 77

Stanislav Petrov, a former Soviet military officer known in the West as "the man who saved the world" for his role in averting a nuclear war over a false missile warning at the...

Trump tells the UN that 'major portions of the world' are 'in conflict' and 'going to hell'

President Donald Trump said in an address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday that "major portions of the world are in conflict."...

Suu Kyi 'burying head in sand' over Rohingya crisis

Refugees reject Aung San Suu Kyi's claim that Rohingya are safe in Myanmar, as Amnesty accuses her of victim blaming....

China: Threats against North Korea won’t solve anything

BEIJING — Threatening action or rhetoric cannot help resolve the situation on the Korean peninsula, China’s Foreign Ministry said Tuesday, after US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis...

Sex doll sharing service shut down for being too ‘vulgar’

A sex doll sharing service in China has been scrapped days after its launch because it’s been deemed too “vulgar” by police, according to reports The company, called Touch, shut...

Trump tells UN that US is prepared to ‘totally destroy’ North Korea

President Trump in a fiery speech to the United Nations on Tuesday vowed to “destroy” North Korea if it continues to threaten the US and its allies with nuclear weapons. “The Unit…...

US mulls shooting down North Korean missiles that don’t pose direct threat

The Trump administration is considering shooting down rockets fired by North Korea even if they do not pose a direct threat to the US or its allies in the region, according to a...

Donald Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea

In his sternest warning yet, the US President describes Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un as a "rocket man on a suicide mission"....

UK to end training for Myanmar military amid Rohingya crisis

The Government will stop programmes for the southeast Asian country's armed forces as 420,000 Muslim refugees flee to Bangladesh....

Tangible shift from Aung San Suu Kyi on Rohingya - but it's not enough

Myanmar's leader may have spoken about the crisis in Rakhine but she remains under pressure to prove she cares about the minority....