BBC NewsNorth Korea nuclear: White House calls Senate to briefingBBC NewsIn an unusual move, the entire US Senate is being called to the White House for a briefing on North Korea. Washington has become increasingly concerned at North Korean missile and nuclear tests and threats to its neighbours and the US.
Los Angeles TimesTennessee kidnapping suspect wanted to take teen to Mexico, court documents sayLos Angeles TimesA former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping his teenage student wanted to flee to Mexico with the girl, federal prosecutors said Monday. In court documents filed Monday, federal prosecutors said Tad Cummins “planned and executed an audacious and more »
New York TimesUS Imposes Sanctions on Syrian Government Workers After Sarin AttackNew York TimesSteven T. Mnuchin, left, the secretary of the Treasury, announced sanctions on Monday in response to a chemical weapons attack in Syria. “We take Syria's disregard for innocent human life very seriously,” he said. Credit Stephen Crowley/The New York