Little-known face of famed Nazi hunters shown in Paris

Their heroic quest to bring down fugitive Nazis such as the so-called “Butcher of Lyon” is widely known. But there’s more — a lot more — to the

US-Israel | Amid warnings, Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital

President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital today despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades

Two men in court in terror plot to kill British prime minister

Two men will appear in a London court to face terror charges after reportedly plotting to assassinate British Prime Minister Theresa May. The plan,

Brexit | Britain urges move to phase 2 to solve border issue

Britain’s foreign secretary said yesterday that Brexit negotiations mustn’t be held up by disputes over Irish borders and that the issue should be tackled in phase

This Day in History | 1941 Japanese planes bomb Pearl Harbor

Japan has launched a surprise attack on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii and has declared war on Britain and the United States.

Offbeat | ‘Big as my head’: Hawaii woman seeks record for huge avocado

A Hawaii woman is waiting to hear back from Guinness World Records to find out if the massive avocado she snagged is the world’s largest.

The Buzz | Rare skeleton shown of human ancestor, 3.6 million years old

Researchers in South Africa have unveiled what they call “by far the most complete skeleton of a human ancestor older than 1.5 million years ever found.”

World Briefs

ISRAEL  Arabs and Muslims across a Middle East on edge warned yesterday that President Donald Trump’s anticipated announcement recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would inflame

Rock icon Johnny Hallyday, known as French Elvis, dies at 74

Johnny Hallyday, France’s biggest rock star for more than half a century and an icon who packed sports stadiums and all but lit up the

Belgium | His job security questioned, Tillerson tours Europe anyway

What do you do when you’re America’s top diplomat, fourth in line to the presidency, and the White House makes it publicly known you’re living on borrowed

This Day in History | 1978 – Spain set to vote for democracy

Spaniards have been turning out in force today to cast a vote for democracy and end almost 40 years of dictatorial rule. The majority of the

Vermont city thanks French city for misspelled jerseys

Vermont’s capital city said merci via Skype last week to a French city it’s named after for some misspelled soccer jerseys that were sent its way. Montpellier,

Persian Gulf | UAE, Saudi Arabia forming new group, separate from GCC

The United Arab Emirates yesterday announced it has formed a new economic and partnership group with Saudi Arabia, separate from the Gulf Cooperation Council — a move

World briefs

PHILIPPINES President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the national police to rejoin anti-drug operations, the second time he has overturned previous decisions to remove the law enforcers from the

The Buzz | Spanish judge withdraws arrest warrant for Catalan leaders

A Spanish judge yesterday withdrew the European arrest warrants for ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont and four members of his former cabinet who have been fighting extradition from

EU | Theresa May makes diplomatic blitz to unlock Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May will make a diplomatic blitz to Brussels early today to meet top European Union officials and try to reach

USA | Billy Bush says Trump ‘Access Hollywood’ tape is real

Billy Bush said it was indeed Donald Trump’s voice captured on a 2005 “Access Hollywood” tape talking about fame enabling him to grope and try to have sex

Offbeat | Former President Barack Obama: ‘Think before you tweet’

When former President Barack Obama spoke to a leadership forum in India’s capital last week, he never once used the words “Donald Trump” and was careful to avoid

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