myEarthLink
News

Weather  

 

The Weather Channel
Rain
76° F
New York, NY
Rain
Hi: 79° / Lo: 69°

Sports   edit

nhl - Scoreboard [hide]

Monday, September 17, 2018
Final
No Games Scheduled
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Preview

nba - Scoreboard [hide]

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Final
No Games Scheduled
Sunday, September 30, 2018
Preview

nfl - Scoreboard [hide]

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Final
Sunday, September 9, 2018
Final
No Games Scheduled
Monday, September 24, 2018
Preview

mlb - Scoreboard [hide]

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Final
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Boston Red Sox (103-47) at
Preview
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Boston Red Sox (103-47) at
Preview

Market Update  

- By Andrea Riquier Unsettled markets -- housing and job -- have left many Americans in a role they never thought they'd have: landlord During the bubble years of the mid-2000s, Americans w...
More

MarketWatch

 
Sign In to get personalized news, weather and more at myEarthLink.
 

International News  

Pope: Sex is a gift from god, not taboo, between couples
(AP Photo - Alessandra Tarantino)
From Associated Press
September 18, 2018 12:27 PM EST

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has told French young people that sex is a "great" gift from God, not a taboo, and should be lived as a lifelong, passionate love between man and woman.

MADRID (AP) — Scaffolding at a luxury hotel undergoing renovation in central Madrid collapsed on Tuesday, killing one construction worker and injuring at least 11 others, an official said.

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's crackdown on freedom of expression under the rule of general-turned-president Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has reached "alarming" and "unprecedented" levels, Amnesty International said Tuesday, calling for the unconditional release of Egyptians jailed for peacefully expressing their views.

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Some 2,000 asylum-seekers will be moved out of a severely overcrowded migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos this month, a Greek official said Tuesday as charities slammed conditions at the camp, which has raw sewage running out of its main entrance.

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria welcomed Tuesday the Turkey-Russia deal declaring a demilitarized zone around Idlib province but vowed to keep up its campaign against "terrorism," either through military action or reconciliation deals with the opposition.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is welcoming the leader of Poland to the White House. Trump and first lady Melania Trump greeted President Andrzej Duda and his wife on Tuesday.

BERLIN (AP) — German doctors treating a member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot said Tuesday that claims he was poisoned are "highly plausible," but stressed they can't say how this might have occurred or who was responsible.

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis decreed on Tuesday that ordinary Catholics should be consulted about issues facing the Catholic Church and that bishops gathering for periodic meetings can make binding decisions on church teaching.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — If North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was searching for the perfect propaganda set piece, something designed to show his people that he's a strong leader pushing inexorably for the long-delayed, long-promised prosperity they deserve, then visiting South Korean President Moon Jae-in might be providing him with a unique opportunity during their summit this week.

GENEVA (AP) — U.N.-backed investigators who examined a bloody crackdown by Myanmar security forces that caused hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh issued a searing critique Tuesday of the United Nations' own response to the human rights crisis.

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Pope Francis' role in Argentina's most famous case of priestly sex abuse is coming under renewed scrutiny as he faces the greatest crisis of his papacy over the Catholic Church's troubled legacy of cover-up and allegations he himself sided with the accused.

It's a rare and highly symbolic occurrence that history marks with reverence: A leader of a nation, once at hot or cold war with the other, ventures into enemy territory.

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by a Syrian missile over the Mediterranean Sea, killing all 15 people on board, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday.

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in began his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday with possibly his hardest mission to date — brokering some kind of compromise to keep North Korea's talks with Washington from imploding and pushing ahead with his own plans to expand economic cooperation and bring a stable peace to the Korean Peninsula.

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian authorities say 100 people have died in flooding after heavy rains in recent days. A National Emergency Management Agency spokesman tells The Associated Press that the deaths have occurred in 10 states and that the toll could rise.

BRUSSELS (AP) — EU leaders grapple this week with two of the biggest threats to the entire European project: the messy divorce with Britain and their failure to share responsibility for people seeking sanctuary or better lives in Europe.

BALTIMORE (AP) — By imposing taxes on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, President Donald Trump has intensified a battle of wills between the world's two largest economies — and the outcome is far from certain.

LONDON (AP) — Information about possible links between a Russian businessman who died in mysterious circumstances and U.K. intelligence services will remain secret for security reasons, a British judge said Tuesday.

TOKYO (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Tuesday that the U.K. will flourish with or without an agreement on its relationship with the European Union after it leaves the grouping next year.

LONDON (AP) — Citizens of European Union countries should not have easier access to the U.K. after Brexit than people from other parts of the world, a government-commissioned report recommended Tuesday.

TANGIERS, Morocco (AP) — Hundreds of sub-Saharan migrants escaping poverty and violence in their home countries are fleeing to forests to escape police raids in the northern Moroccan port city of Tangiers — only to be chased from their makeshift camps.

BEIJING (AP) — An outspoken critic of China's internment camps who now lives in Istanbul says his wife and son face potential deportation to China because Turkish authorities might bar them from entering the country.

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for his third and possibly most challenging summit yet with leader Kim Jong Un in which he hopes to break an impasse in talks with the United States over the North's denuclearization and breathe energy into his own efforts to expand and improve relations between the Koreas.

WASHINGTON (AP) — By imposing tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, President Donald Trump has intensified his trade war with Beijing and triggered the likelihood of price increases for many American companies and consumers.