Damage heavy on Key West, but booze still flows

Hurricane Irma took power, water and cell phone service, but she couldn’t take this tiny island’s party spirit — or the cold Coors Light. Share Take a look at parts of Key West, Fla. after Hurricane Irma’s impact. USA TODAY Bartender Cissy Bourzikos, 48, hands over a warm Jaegermeister shot to a customer inside the Bourbon […]

UN slams Israel for ‘de-development’ of Palestine

New report reviews effects of Israel’s 50-year occupation of the Palestinian territories and settlement growth. A new UN report has strongly condemned Israel for the “de-development” and “deteriorating humanitarian conditions” of the Palestinian territories of East Jerusalem, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, brought about by Israel’s 50-year occupation. The report by the United Nations […]

Air Berlin: Eine Fluglinie in Auflösung

Abgesagte Flüge, “kranke” Piloten: Air Berlin kann den Flugbetrieb nur noch zum Teil aufrechterhalten. Ist das Unternehmen jetzt schon am Ende? Die Einschläge kommen näher. Auch am Mittwoch drohen bei der insolventen Fluglinie Air Berlin wegen Krankmeldungen vieler Piloten Dutzende Flugausfälle. Bereits am Montag hatte Air Berlin kurzerhand und ohne Angabe echter Gründe fast alle […]

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi to miss key UN meeting

It comes as the nation’s de facto leader faces criticism over her handling of the Rohingya crisis. Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is to miss a key UN debate next week as criticism grows of her handling of a crisis involving the Rohingya Muslim minority. Some 370,000 Rohingyas have fled to Bangladesh […]

The Latest: Mayor: 5 dead from nursing home that lost power

LOWER MATECUMBE KEY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Irma (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief says five people have died from a Florida nursing home that had lost power after Hurricane Irma roared through the state. Police and fire crews began evacuating the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills on […]