EDITION: US | UK | Canada
Thecapitalpost.com - Breaking, International, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Technology and Video NewsThecapitalpost.com - Breaking, International, Business, Sports, Entertainment, Technology and Video News
Sign In|Sign Up
 
 
Bridging The Gap
Obituary: Adrian Cronauer - the real Good Morning, Vietnam DJ Obituary: Adrian Cronauer - the real Good Morning, Vietnam DJ
Adrian Cronauer, who served as inspiration for Robin Williams' breakout character in the 1987 film Good Morning, Vietnam, has died in Virginia aged 79. Like his eponymous character, Cronauer was a radio presenter in Saigon in 1965 and 1966 known best for his enthusiastic early morning greeting and penchant for playing rock'n'roll tunes to raise American troops' morale during the Vietnam War. ...
 Read More 
Jewish nation state: Israel approves controversial bill Jewish nation state: Israel approves controversial bill
Israel's parliament has passed a controversial law characterising the country as principally a Jewish state, fuelling anger among its Arab minority. The "nation state" law says Jews have a unique right to national self-determination there and puts Hebrew above Arabic as the official language. Arab MPs reacted furiously in parliament, with one waving a black flag and others ripping up the bil...
 Read More 
Thai cave rescue boys relive 'moment of miracle' Thai cave rescue boys relive 'moment of miracle'
The 12 boys rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand last week have spoken publicly of their ordeal for the first time, describing the "moment of miracle" when divers found them. Adul Sam-on, 14, the only member of the group who speaks English, told reporters he could only say "hello" when the British divers surfaced. The boys were trapped in the Tham Luang caves for more than two we...
 Read More 
ECHR condemns Pussy Riot and Anna Politkovskaya cases ECHR condemns Pussy Riot and Anna Politkovskaya cases
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has condemned Russia for its handling of two high-profile cases. It said Russia had violated five articles of the human rights convention in its arrest and conviction of Pussy Riot members in 2012. Three women from the activist group were arrested after performing a protest song in a Moscow cathedral. Separately, the ECHR also heavily criticised t...
 Read More 
Egypt military officers get immunity over 2013 crackdown Egypt military officers get immunity over 2013 crackdown
Egypt's parliament has passed a law that could protect senior military commanders from being prosecuted over the deadly crackdown that followed the overthrow of President Mohammed Morsi. The current President, Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, will be able to name officers he wants to give lifelong reserve status. They will gain ministerial privileges and immunity for any crimes committed between July 2...
 Read More 
North Korean restaurant staff defection was forced, manager says North Korean restaurant staff defection was forced, manager says
A group of 13 North Korean restaurant staff who moved to the South in 2016 were forced to defect by South Korean intelligence, their manager says. Ho Kang-il told South Korea's Yonhap news agency he had been blackmailed and that his 12 female employees did not know where they were being taken to when they left for Seoul. The UN has called for a "thorough" investigation into the case. Sout...
 Read More 
Israel deals 'hardest blow' to Hamas since 2014 Gaza war Israel deals 'hardest blow' to Hamas since 2014 Gaza war
Israel has carried out its biggest attack against Hamas militant targets in Gaza since the war in 2014, Prime Minister PM Benjamin Netanyahu says. The raids were a response to rockets fired into Israel, he said, pledging more if necessary, but Palestinians said a ceasefire had been agreed. Palestinian health officials said two people were killed and 12 injured in an air strike in Gaza City. ...
 Read More 
Deraa, birthplace of Syria uprising, retaken by government forces Deraa, birthplace of Syria uprising, retaken by government forces
Syrian government forces are retaking control of the rebel-held part of Deraa, the birthplace of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad. Troops, accompanied by Russian military police, entered the area and raised the national flag, state media reported. Rebels there have reportedly agreed to surrender in return for an amnesty or safe passage to the rebel-held north. The army has rec...
 Read More 
Mexico earthquake leads to discovery of ancient temple Mexico earthquake leads to discovery of ancient temple
Archaeologists scanning a Mexican pyramid for damage following September's devastating earthquake have uncovered traces of an ancient temple. The temple is nestled inside the Teopanzolco pyramid in Morelos state, 70km (43 miles) south of Mexico City. It is thought to date back to 1150 and to belong to the Tlahuica culture, one of the Aztec peoples living in central Mexico. The structure i...
 Read More 
Thailand cave rescue: First footage emerges of boys in hospital Thailand cave rescue: First footage emerges of boys in hospital
The first footage has emerged from the hospital where 12 Thai boys and their coach are being treated after their dramatic rescue from a flooded cave. Several boys can be seen in facemasks and hospital gowns, at least one giving a victory sign for the camera. Meanwhile, reports say the boys and the coach were sedated to stop them panicking during the dangerous rescue. The Thai Navy Seals a...
 Read More 
Displaying 21 to 30 (of 2285 new item.) Result Pages: [<< Prev]   1  2  3  4  5 ...  [Next >>] 
 Latest News »
 
  Salman Khan and crew wows the ...
  President Trump takes swipe at...
  President Trump's July Fourth:...
  Following criticism, President...
  Navy’s planned shipbuilding sp...
  Confusion reigns in wake of Tr...
  The handshake, denuclearizatio...
  Trump to leave G-7 summit earl...
  Can Trump really do that? The ...
  Trump imposes steel, aluminum ...
  American freed from Venezuela ...
  Trump again changes tone on No...
  CIA Director Gina Haspel sworn...
  President Trump promises actio...
  What does Trump's Iran move me...
  Trump extends exemptions on st...
  Melania Trump 'really fun' but...
  Korean summit puts pressure on...
  Arriving for state visit, Emma...
  For an emotional good-bye to B...
 
 

Current Conditions:
Partly Cloudy

Forecast:
Fri - Thunderstorms. High: 93Low: 76
Sat - Thunderstorms. High: 87Low: 75
Sun - Thunderstorms. High: 80Low: 72
Mon - Partly Cloudy. High: 83Low: 68
Tue - Thunderstorms. High: 86Low: 73

Full Forecast at Yahoo! Weather



Washington, DC

  ©2010 The Capital Post. All rights reserved.