Finnish police request two knife attack suspects be detained for murder

HELSINKI (NewsSyrup) - Finnish police have requested that two of five Moroccans arrested over last week's deadly knife attack in Turku be detained for...

Trump reverses course, commits U.S. to open-ended Afghanistan war

WASHINGTON (NS) - President Donald Trump has committed the United States to an open-ended conflict in Afghanistan, reversing course from his campaign pledges and...

France’s Macron, seeking to re-shape Europe, heads east

PARIS/WARSAW (NewsSyrup) - While Britain toils over its messy divorce with the European Union, France's president Emmanuel Macron is embarking on a drive to...

Paul Ryan: Trump ‘messed up’ in remarks about Charlottesville

Aug. 22 (UPI) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan criticized President Donald Trump's remarks regarding the violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. this month during a...

U.S. defense secretary arrives in Iraq on unannounced visit to meet...

BAGHDAD (NewsSyrup) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Iraq on Tuesday, just days after the start of an offensive to take back...

Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong back in dock days after...

HONG KONG (NewsSyrup) - Less than a week after being jailed for unlawful assembly, Hong Kong democracy leader Joshua Wong was summoned again to...

China begins trial of prominent rights lawyer Jiang Tianyong

BEIJING (NewsSyrup) - Chinese authorities on Tuesday began the trial of a prominent rights lawyer on charges of subverting state power in a case...

U.S. Navy to launch fleet-wide probe as search for 10 missing...

SINGAPORE (NewsSyrup) - Ships, aircraft and divers from an international search-and-rescue operation were still looking for 10 missing U.S. sailors on Tuesday after a...

Too many babies still placed on stomach to sleep: Study

MONDAY, Aug. 21, 2017 -- Despite years of public health campaigns, many American parents are still putting their babies to sleep in an unsafe...

Indianapolis Colts sign former San Francisco 49ers CB Chris Culliver, ex-Bills...

The Indianapolis Colts, seeking to add secondary depth, signed veteran free agent cornerbacks Chris Culliver and Corey White on Monday. The 29-year-old Culliver last...

Brazil’s Lula on the road, eyes comeback despite graft conviction

LAGARTO, Brazil (NewsSyrup) - Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Monday accused Brazil's government of undoing social progress made during his years...

Scottish, Welsh government heads aim to stop ‘blatant power grab’ after...

EDINBURGH (NewsSyrup) - The head of devolved governments in Scotland and Wales will meet on Tuesday to try to set a common strategy to...

North Korea shipments to Syria chemical arms agency intercepted: U.N. report

UNITED NATIONS (NewsSyrup) - Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program were intercepted in the...

Quake hits Italian island, one dead, 25 injured

ROME (NewsSyrup) - An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 hit the tourist-packed Italian island of Ischia, off the coast of Naples, on Monday night, killing...

UK outlines ways of resolving cross-border legal disputes post-Brexit

LONDON (NewsSyrup) - Britain will outline ways on Tuesday to resolve cross-border civil disputes with the European Union after Brexit, the latest in a...

Africa Endeavor 2017 communications conference starts in Malawi

Aug. 21 (UPI) -- The Africa Endeavor 2017 defense communications and technology sharing conference sponsored by the Armed Forces of Malawi and U.S. Africa...

Study: People favor products with more reviews, regardless of what reviews...

Aug. 21 (UPI) -- New research suggests that consumers use reviews and ratings by other consumers to drive their purchasing decision-making. The study, published today...

Rocket strikes downtown Kabul | NewsSyrup

KABUL (NewsSyrup) - A rocket struck the heart of Kabul's government and diplomatic area on Monday night, setting off alarms and sirens at foreign...

Chile court ruling ends abortion ban; new law allows in limited...

SANTIAGO (NewsSyrup) - A Chilean court on Monday ruled that a law legalizing abortion in certain cases is constitutional, a win for President Michelle...

Trump likely to approve modest troop increase for Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (NewsSyrup) - President Donald Trump is likely to open the door to a modest increase in U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan when he...