'Don't be a tough guy': President Trump sent threatening letter to Turkish President Erdogan on day of invasion

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump admonished the president of Turkey in a surreal personal letter sent last week in which he threatened to be "responsible for destroying the Turkish economy" and said his...

Protests continue for supporters of Catalan Independence

donfiore/iStock(BARCELONA, Spain) -- Violent protests have been underway in Catalonia after Spain's Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan leaders to long prison sentences. Many people in Catalonia have long sought...

September 2019 ties for warmest on the planet: NOAA

Marccophoto/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Last month tied for the warmest September since temperatures began being recorded in 1880, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The average global land and...

Pope Francis calls for better nutrition access on UN World Food Day

DorSteffen/iStock(VATICAN CITY) -- Pope Francis highlighted nutrition inequality on the U.N.'s World Food Day, pointing out that rich countries and poor countries suffer from obesity for different reasons. “It is a...

Prince William and Kate follow in Princess Diana's footsteps in mountains of Pakistan

KeithBinns/iStock(ISLAMABAD) -- Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, spent day three of their five-day tour of Pakistan visiting the country’s mountainside to talk about climate change. ...

Hong Kong’s leader heckled, annual policy speech disrupted

sezer ozger/iStock(HONG KONG) -- All eyes were on Hong Kong’s Legislative Council Wednesday morning where the island's embattled leader Carrie Lam was scheduled to deliver her annual policy speech. Outside Hong...

US demonstrates 'show of force' after Turkish militia gets too close to base

Christopher Drzazgows/U.S. Air Forces(WASHINGTON) -- American F-15s and Apache helicopters carried out a "show of force" in Syria on Tuesday after Turkish-backed militia fighters "came very close" to a U.S. base, according...

Prince Harry and Meghan talk baby Archie at gala for kids with serious illnesses

NataliaCatalina/iStock(LONDON) -- Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, made their first joint appearance since their South Africa tour to attend the WellChild Awards, an awards ceremony for kids with...

Woman from Russian 'troll factory' that targeted 2016 election briefly detained in Minsk

Martin Holverda/iStock(MOSCOW) -- A Russian woman indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller as an employee of the Russian "troll factory" that conducted a propaganda campaign targeting the 2016 U.S. presidential election...

Family of UK teen killed in crash involving US diplomat's wife coming to White House

ABC News(WASHINGTON) --  The family of Harry Dunn, a British teenager killed when the wife of an American diplomat crashed into his motorcycle in August, is coming to the White House Tuesday for a meeting with...

Russia says it will prevent a clash between the Syrian government and Turkey

omersukrugoksu/iStock(MOSCOW) -- Russia on Tuesday said its troops were now patrolling an area separating the forces of the Syrian government and Turkey, a development that signals how Moscow is taking the role of key...

American prosecutor gunned down in Micronesia had 'most dangerous job' on the tiny island

Prathaan/iStock(LONDON) — An American lawyer was shot and killed on the Pacific nation of Micronesia on Monday evening, officials said. Rachelle Bergeron was shot as she returned home from her daily jog on the tiny...

Prince William and Kate meet with prime minister of Pakistan

KeithBinns/iStock(ISLAMABAD) -- Prince William and Duchess Kate followed in the footsteps of William's late mom Princess Diana Tuesday as they continued their tour of Pakistan. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met with...

Prince William and Kate arrive in Pakistan for royal trip

KeithBinns/iStock(LONDON) -- Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrived in Pakistan Monday for the start of their five-day official royal tour. Kate stepped off the plane in Islamabad in an aqua...

Family of teen killed in crash with diplomat's wife says apology 'not strong enough'

ABC News(LONDON) -- The family of Harry Dunn, a British teenager who was killed when the wife of an American diplomat crashed into his motorcycle in August , said they learned about the woman's written apology through...

Violent protests erupt in Spain as Catalan leaders given lengthy prison sentences

feradz/iStock(MADRID) -- Catalunya took to the streets of Barcelona on Monday after nine separatist leaders were sentenced to between nine and 13 years in prison by the Supreme Court of Madrid. The highest court's stiff...

What you need to know about who’s fighting in Syria and what the US withdrawal means

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- For over four years, the U.S. armed and fought with Syrian Kurdish forces who served as America's foot soldiers against the Islamic State terror group. But with President Donald Trump...

President Xi Jinping vows Chinese separatists will be ‘smashed to pieces’ as US-themed protests begin in Hong Kong

LewisTsePuiLung/iStock(HONG KONG) -- President Xi Jinping said that those seeking to divide China would be “smashed to pieces” in comments reported by state media Sunday, as protesters gathered for US-themed...

UK says immunity is 'no longer relevant' for American diplomat's wife

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(LONDON) --  An American diplomat's wife who was involved in a crash that killed a teenager in the United Kingdom is no longer covered by diplomatic immunity, according to British Foreign...

Nobel prize in economics given to three economists for work on alleviating global poverty

MicroStockHub/iStock(NEW YORK) -- The Nobel prize in economics has been awarded to three economists "for their experimntal approach to alleviating global poverty." Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were...

Kerrey Backing Biden, Sees Him as Best Bet to Beat Trump

Kerrey Backing Biden, Sees Him as Best Bet to Beat Trump

Danica Badura wins Class B Girl's Golf title, Scottsbluff wins team championship

Danica Badura wins Class B Girl's Golf title, Scottsbluff wins team championship

eSports On The Rise In Nebraska High Schools

eSports On The Rise In Nebraska High Schools

GI High School Students Gives Cocaine to other student

GI High School Students Gives Cocaine to other student

U of Nebraska offers buyouts to hundreds of tenured teachers

U of Nebraska offers buyouts to hundreds of tenured teachers

Beatrice tops Norris, completes epic comeback against Crete in opening day at state softball

Beatrice tops Norris, completes epic comeback against Crete in opening day at state softball

Fairbury blasts eight home runs, earns two big wins in first day of state softball tournament

Fairbury blasts eight home runs, earns two big wins in first day of state softball tournament

Seven-run first inning carries Guardian Angels Central Catholic to opening round win at state softball

Seven-run first inning carries Guardian Angels Central Catholic to opening round win at state softball

Syracuse advances to conference tournament semifinals

Syracuse advances to conference tournament semifinals

Wednesday's River Country Scoreboard, Oct. 16

Wednesday's River Country Scoreboard, Oct. 16