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Interpol chief Meng Hongwei vanishes on trip to China

France has opened an investigation into the disappearance of Meng Hongwei, the Chinese head of the international police agency Interpol. His family have not heard from him since he left Interpol HQ in the French city of Lyon for a trip back to China on 25 September, officials said. “He did not disappear in France,” a source close to the […]

by December 7, 2019

Kings‘ Kovalchuk eager to resume Cup pursuit

LOS ANGELES — has an Olympic gold medal but he is back in the NHL to add the one thing missing from his stellar career — a Stanley Cup. Editor‘s Picks Can the Capitals repeat, or will Sidney Crosby be back on top? Which goalies will bounce back? Who are the sleepers? How will Gritty affect it all? Our picks […]

by December 7, 2019

US pulls diplomats from Iraqi city after threats from Iran

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK – The United States announced on Friday it will effectively close its consulate in the Iraqi city of Basra and relocate diplomatic personnel assigned there following increasing threats from Iran and Iran-backed militia, including rocket fire. The decision adds to mounting tension between the United States and Iran, which is the target of increasing U.S. economic sanctions. In […]

by December 7, 2019