One of US Navy’s most powerful weapons makes rare appearance

The USS Nevada, an Ohio-class nuclear-powered submarine carrying 20 Trident ballistic missiles and dozens of nuclear warheads, pulled into the Navy base in the US Pacific Island territory on Saturday. It’s the first visit of a ballistic missile submarine — sometimes called a “boomer” — to Guam since 2016 and only the second announced visit … Read more

North Korea conducts a fourth presumed missile test in a month

The Japanese Prime Minister’s office said in a tweet that North Korea launched a “possible ballistic missile.” Monday’s presumed test follows two last week and one a week earlier as Pyongyang continues to pursue a missile program. North Korea claimed to have a successfully test-fired hypersonic missiles on January 5 and 11, according to the … Read more

Djokovic flies out of Australia, ending his Australian Open ambitions

Goran Zabic, who was among a group of Djokovic supporters who gathered in Melbourne on Sunday, said he was “absolutely devastated, as well as shocked” by the outcome. “I really was surprised that a person such as a minister could overturn a judicial system. So, very disappointed, very disappointed,” Zabic told CNN. He had believed … Read more

Djokovic confirms he is leaving: “I cannot stay in Australia and participate in the Australian Open.”

Chief Justice James Allsop announces the court’s decision on Sunday. (Federal Court of Australia) Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic has lost his appeal against the Australian government’s decision to cancel his visa for a second time. The 20-time grand slam champion had been scheduled to play against fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic on Monday. But while … Read more

The latest in Novak Djokovic’s Australian visa saga

Here’s where things stand on Novak Djokovic’s visa saga. What is happening right now? A hastily convened Federal Court hearing adjourned after lunch. Three judges are now considering submissions made by both parties. When will we get a decision? That’s not clear. Chief Justice James Allsop said the judges would endeavor to give some guidance … Read more

Djokovic’s federal court hearing has begun

Protesters demonstrate outside Melbourne Park after Novak Djokovic returned to an immigration detention hotel in Melbourne on Saturday. (Mark Baker/AP) Novak Djokovic has returned to the Park Hotel detention facility in Melbourne, according to CNN affiliate Nine News.  The men’s world No. 1 was seen in a white van arriving at the hotel, which is … Read more

Live updates: Tonga hit with tsunami after volcanic eruption

Satellite imagery showed the violent underwater volcanic eruption that first occurred on Friday near Tonga in the South Pacific. The volcano is located about 30 kilometers (18.6 miles) southeast of Tonga’s Fonuafo’ou island, according to CNN affiliate Radio New Zealand, and about 65 kilometers (40 miles) north of Nuku’alofa. New Zealand’s official weather service said … Read more

Tsunami warning issued for Tonga following volcanic eruption

The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano first erupted Friday, sending a plume of ash 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) into the air, according to CNN affiliate Radio New Zealand (RNZ). A second eruption hit on Saturday at 5:26 p.m. local time, RNZ reported. Satellite image shows a massive ash cloud and shockwaves spreading from the eruption. Waves from the … Read more

Live updates: Novak Djokovic’s visa and Australian Open news

Tennis player Rafael Nadal. (Simon Baker/AP) Rafael Nadal told reporters in Melbourne on Saturday that no one player is more important than the Australian Open. That includes himself, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer, he said. “It’s very clear that Novak Djokovic is one of the best players,” Nadal said, but added the Australian Open is … Read more

India’s Hindu extremists are calling for genocide against Muslims. Why is little being done to stop them?

Her words and calls for violence from other religious leaders were met with a roar of applause from the large audience, a video from the three-day conference in the northern Indian city of Haridwar shows. After mounting pressure, India’s top court intervened on Wednesday, asking for a response from state and federal authorities within 10 … Read more

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