U.S. probing whether Al-Qaeda deputy chief killed in Syria

U.S. probing whether Al-Qaeda deputy chief killed in Syria

March 1, 2017 - 12:05 AMT  08:05 GMT
Al-Masri is a son-in-law of Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden and is believed to be deputy to the group's current leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.
NPR One app available on Alexa-enabled devices

NPR One app available on Alexa-enabled devices

March 1, 2017 - 11:55 AMT  07:55 GMT
Amazon has been building out its voice-controlled AI system, Alexa, expanding into smart cars and Motorola phones.
South Korea, U.S. begin large-scale annual drills

South Korea, U.S. begin large-scale annual drills

March 1, 2017 - 11:49 AMT  07:49 GMT
The exercise, called Foal Eagle, comes amid heightened tension following the latest test launch of a ballistic missile by the North.
Google brings Keep notes directly into Docs

Google brings Keep notes directly into Docs

March 1, 2017 - 11:45 AMT  07:45 GMT
According to Google, the new Docs-Keep integration should roll out to everyone on G Suite over the next few days.
Malaysian court charges two women with airport murder

Malaysian court charges two women with airport murder

March 1, 2017 - 11:28 AMT  07:28 GMT
The women were surrounded by a police as they were charged in court over the February 13 killing involving a deadly nerve agent.
U.S., China talk improving “mutually beneficial economic relationship”

U.S., China talk improving “mutually beneficial economic relationship”

March 1, 2017 - 11:23 AMT  07:23 GMT
Yang Jiechi's visit to the U.S. follows months of strong rhetoric from Trump, who has accused China of unfair trade policies.
Penguin Random House to publish two books by the Obamas

Penguin Random House to publish two books by the Obamas

March 1, 2017 - 11:15 AMT  07:15 GMT
Terms of the agreement, in which Penguin Random House acquired worldwide publication rights for the two books, were not disclosed.
German SPD trims Merkel's lead in Forsa poll

German SPD trims Merkel's lead in Forsa poll

March 1, 2017 - 11:09 AMT  07:09 GMT
Merkel is seeking a fourth term in the Sept. 24 election. She now leads a coalition government made up of her CDU/CSU and the center-left SPD.
Russia, China veto UN sanctions on Syria over gas attacks

Russia, China veto UN sanctions on Syria over gas attacks

March 1, 2017 - 10:49 AMT  06:49 GMT
Russia’s deputy UN ambassador stressed that there was “no convincing evidence” to determine who was responsible for using chemical weapons.
New Trump order “to remove Iraq from list of banned countries”

New Trump order “to remove Iraq from list of banned countries”

March 1, 2017 - 10:45 AMT  06:45 GMT
Citizens of six other predominantly Muslim countries — Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen — will remain on the travel ban list.