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Alligator scales fence to enter Navy base in Florida
Odd News // 2 hours ago
Alligator scales fence to enter Navy base in Florida
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- A driver stopped on a Florida road to capture video of an alligator scaling a fence at a military base and wandering around inside.
Sudan's former dictator Bashir faces corruption charges on top of war crimes
World News // 2 hours ago
Sudan's former dictator Bashir faces corruption charges on top of war crimes
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Former Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir went to court Monday for the start of his trial on corruption charges for allegedly possessing foreign currency and receiving illegal gifts.
North Korea disparages new U.S. visa policy
World News // 2 hours ago
North Korea disparages new U.S. visa policy
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- North Korea is slamming the United States for prohibiting foreign passport holders from traveling visa-free.
Trump: Mideast peace plan will follow Israeli election
World News // 3 hours ago
Trump: Mideast peace plan will follow Israeli election
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- U.S. President Donald Trump has said his Middle East peace plan will not be fully released until after Israeli elections next month.
Iran warns U.S. against seizing newly freed oil tanker
U.S. News // 3 hours ago
Iran warns U.S. against seizing newly freed oil tanker
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Iranian officials warned the United States Monday to leave a supertanker detained by Britain last month alone, now that it's been freed and heading toward Greece.
British PM headed to Germany, France to negotiate EU exit
World News // 4 hours ago
British PM headed to Germany, France to negotiate EU exit
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will meet with French and German leaders this week to negotiate a plan so Britain can leave the European Union with a deal in place before the Oct. 31 deadline.
Wildfire on Gran Canaria forces thousands to evacuate
World News // 5 hours ago
Wildfire on Gran Canaria forces thousands to evacuate
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- More than 700 firefighters are trying to put out a wildfire on the Spanish vacation island of Gran Canaria, where officials say about 5,000 people have been evacuated so far.
Afghan president pledges to root out IS after deadly wedding attack
World News // 5 hours ago
Afghan president pledges to root out IS after deadly wedding attack
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Responding to a weekend attack that killed at least 63 people, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani promised Monday to root out the Islamic State terror group from its hideouts and blamed the Taliban for supporting terror.
Protests erupt in West Papua over alleged police brutality, racism
World News // 6 hours ago
Protests erupt in West Papua over alleged police brutality, racism
Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Protests that erupted in West Papua over the weekend turned violent Monday when demonstrators set fire to a parliament building and local stores in anger against alleged police brutality committed against ethnic Papuans.
Moon urges North Korea, United States to seize dialogue opportunity
World News // 8 hours ago
Moon urges North Korea, United States to seize dialogue opportunity
SEOUL, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- President Moon Jae-in called on North Korea and the United States on Monday to seize the current opportunity to achieve denuclearization and lasting peace.
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