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Greece general strike disrupting services across country

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Athens, May 17 (AP) - Greek workers walked off the job across the country Wednesday for an anti-austerity general strike that was disrupting public and private sector services across the country.
Workers' unions called the strike to protest new belt-tightening measures that to be imposed beyond the end of Greece's third bailout next year. The left-led coalition government agreed to the reforms as part of a deal with the country's international creditors to release funds from its next bailout...
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Plane with New York CEO, 3 others, missing in Bahamas

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Miami, May 17 (AP) - Authorities searched in the Bahamas on Tuesday for a small overdue plane with four people from the U.S. on board, including a prominent New York businesswoman and her two children.
The U.S. Coast Guard said the twin-engine MU-2B was east of the island of Eleuthera on Monday...
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North Korea is intimidating the entire world

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United Nations, May 17 (AP) - U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused North Korea on Tuesday of intimi-dating the entire international community with its nuclear program, military ability and cyberattacks, and said any country that doesn't implement U.N. sanctions is supporting Pyongyang's...
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Trump, Turkish leader hail ties despite US arming of Kurds

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Washington, May 17 (AP) - The presidents of the United States and Turkey vowed Tuesday to repair a relationship battered by years of disputes over Syria's civil war and its various fighting groups, even as they broached a new disagreement over U.S. plans to arm Kurdish fighters.
Delivering a...
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Scientists find 38 million pieces of trash on Pacific island

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Wellington, May 16 (AP)- When researchers traveled to a tiny, uninhabited island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, they were astonished to find an estimated 38 million pieces of trash washed up on the beaches.
Almost all of the garbage they found on Henderson Island was made from plastic. There...
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