A 16-year-old junior has been suspended from school for 10 days and is on house arrest on charges she assaulted a teacher and pushed the woman down some bleacher steps during a Pennsylvania high school pep rally.
By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - They share a small two-bedroom apartment in Sacramento with few possessions, but for Syrian refugee Mohammad Abd Rabboh, his wife and two daughters, there is finally freedom from fear. Just six weeks after arriving in the United States, the girls are in school and no longer screaming in the night. "You walk in the street and someone falls dead right in front of you." Theirs is a story that could be easily lost in the U.S. political backlash against Syrian refugees that has been stirred by reports one of the militants involved in last Friday's deadly attacks in Paris may have hidden among the migrant flow.
A woman wearing an explosive suicide vest blew herself up Wednesday as heavily armed police tried to storm a suburban Paris apartment where the suspected mastermind of last week's gun and bomb rampage was believed to be holed up, police said.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Barack Obama called on China to halt land reclamation and construction in the disputed South China Sea in his latest show of support for Southeast Asian nations unnerved by China's assertiveness in the region.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Aggressive action to fight climate change will be a boon for businesses in Asia and beyond, President Barack Obama has asserted as he reaches for a global climate change agreement he hopes will burnish his environmental legacy.