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5 missing after two US military planes crash off Japan

Rescue operations were underway Thursday for five US marines missing after two American military aircraft crashed during a refueling operation off the coast of Japan, the Japanese defense minister said. One crew member has already been rescued and is thought to be in a stable condition, Takeshi Iwaya told reporters. A spokesman for the Japanese […]

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Huawei exec arrested in Canada

VANCOUVER/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The daughter of Chinese tech giant Huawei’s founder has been arrested in Canada and is facing extradition to the United States, dealing a blow to hopes of any easing of Sino-US trade tensions and rocking global stock markets. The shock arrest of Meng Wanzhou, who is also Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s [HWT.UL] […]

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Girl, 2, needs world’s rarest blood to survive

MIAMI (AP) — A worldwide search is on to find blood donors with a rare genetic variation to help save a 2-year-old South Florida girl battling cancer. has neuroblastoma and needs life-saving transfusions. But finding compatible donors is immensely challenging, because she’s missing a common antigen most people carry in their blood, called “Indian B.” […]

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Trump odd man out as presidents assemble for Bush funeral

WASHINGTON (AP) — There was no mistaking the odd man out. Wednesday’s funeral service for former President George H.W. Bush served as a rare reunion of the remaining members of the presidents club, but the front-row banter among Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and their spouses came to an uneasy end when President […]

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World’s first baby born via womb transplant from dead donor

LONDON (Reuters) – A woman in Brazil who received a womb transplanted from a deceased donor has given birth to a baby girl in the first successful case of its kind, doctors reported. The case, published in The Lancet medical journal, involved connecting veins from the donor uterus with the recipient’s veins, as well as […]

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Woman set on fire in India after complaining of attempted assault

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Two men accused of trying to molest a 20-year-old woman in northern India set her on fire two days later after she lodged a complaint with police, authorities and her family said. Women in India have struggled to secure prosecution for sexual attacks in the face of widespread police indifference, rights […]

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