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U.N. pleads for more help to relieve Venezuelan refugee crisis

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi appealed on Sunday for more humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees pouring into neighboring countries where they are overwhelming social services and sparking local tensions. Grandi had pl…

Danish PM says idea of selling Greenland to US is absurd

Greenland is not for sale and the idea of selling it to the United States is absurd, Denmark’s prime minister said on Sunday after an economic adviser to President Donald Trump confirmed the U.S. interest in buying the world’s largest island. “Greenla…

UPDATE 1-Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers call off strike to negotiate

Portugal’s fuel-tanker drivers voted on Sunday to call off an indefinite strike, with their union agreeing to negotiate with employers in government-brokered talks due on Tuesday. Demanding better salaries and working conditions, the National Hazardou…

San Francisco bison named Brunhilda dies

An 8-year-old female American bison living in Golden Gate Park’s famous paddock has died after suffering severe kidney disease. The San Francisco Zoo and Gardens, which cares for the bison herd, announced Brunhilda’s death Friday after a necropsy, acc…

Bail set at $200,000 for NYC subway scare defendant

Bail has been set at $200,000 for a homeless man from West Virginia who was charged with placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station. The bail was set Sunday when Larry Kenton Griffin II of Bruno, West Virgi…

JPMorgan to brief clients on volatility in equity markets

“In the wake of a rather violent decline in yields, inversion of the curve, and volatility in equity markets, we consider the role of poor liquidity and systematic flows in exacerbating these market moves,” an invitation from JPMorgan Cross-Asset & Der…

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Italy's 5-Star says Salvini no longer a credible partner

ROME/LUCCA Aug 18 (Reuters) – Italy’s anti-establishment 5-Star Movement said on Sunday that Matteo Salvini, leader of the far-right League, was no longer a credible partner, apparently closing the door on any possibility of resurrecting the ruling coa…

7 shot after random Snapchat invites to ‘instant house party,’ Texas cops say

An “instant party” in Texas ended with a car chase and several people shot, police say.

4 back to school tips for parents of children with ADHD

For parents of the 6.1 million American children with ADHD, going back to school can be a major source of anxiety. Medication is frequently a part of ADHD treatment, but along with medications, there are many proven lifestyle and behavioral changes pa…

90-year-old man charged with murder after killing his 83-year-old wife, SC cops say

The 90-year-old is in jail, while his wife’s body was taken to a hospital for an autopsy.

Funeral for lost ice: Iceland bids farewell to glacier

It was a funeral for ice. With poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change, Icelandic officials, activists and others bade goodbye to what once was a glacier. The glacier used to stretch six square …

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