• Lithuania Nov 6, 2019

    Son: Extradition Apparently Underway for Lithuanian Ex-Judge

    The son of a former Lithuanian lawmaker and judge wanted in her homeland in connection to claims she made about a pedophile ring said Tuesday that his mother’s extradition from Chicago appears to be underway.

  • Lithuania Nov 6, 2019

    Son: Extradition Apparently Underway for Lithuanian Ex-Judge

    The son of a former Lithuanian lawmaker and judge wanted in her homeland in connection to claims she made about a pedophile ring said Tuesday that his mother’s extradition from Chicago appears to be underway.

  • Facebook Aug 24, 2019

    Cancer Patient and Husband's Emotional Photo Shoot Goes Viral

    When Charlie Johnson found out she had to go through chemotherapy and would lose her hair, she decided to make her cancer battle beautiful.

  • spokeswoman Jul 30, 2019

    'Chernobyl' Miniseries Sends Curious Tourists to Lithuania

    An HBO miniseries featuring Soviet-era nuclear nightmares has sparked global interest in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and boosted tourism in Lithuania. The Baltic country, which served as the filming location for “Chernobyl,” has become a destination of so-called atomic tourism since the program aired earlier this year.

  • Europe Nov 13, 2018

    The ‘World's Longest Hair Competition'

    Women from Lithuania competed for a title of who had the longest hair. The winner got an all-expenses-paid trip to the European Parliament in Strasbourg or Brussels.

  • head Dec 15, 2017

    NATO Concerned Russian Missile System Breaks Cold War Pact

    NATO said Friday that it is concerned about a Russian missile system that could carry nuclear warheads, and which it says could violate a landmark Cold War arms treaty. The U.S.-led military alliance said in a statement that “allies have identified a Russian missile system that raises serious concerns.” It urged Russia “to address these concerns in a substantial and...

  • Singer Nov 6, 2017

    Bono Among Figures Named in Leak of Tax-Haven Documents

    Leaked papers revealing investments in tax havens by the world’s wealthy suggest U2 frontman Bono used a company based in low-tax Malta to buy part of a shopping mall in Lithuania. The Guardian newspaper says the “Paradise Papers” document trove reveals that the singer was an investor in Maltese company Nude Estates, which bought the Ausra shopping center in 2007....

  • Donald Trump May 25, 2017

    Watch: Trump Appears to Push Aside Montenegro Prime Minister

    President Donald Trump’s push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media — but the man he shoved aside took it in stride. At Thursday’s gathering in Brussels, Trump put his right hand on the right arm of Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic and pushed himself...

  • Associated Press May 10, 2017

    US May Send Patriot Missile to Lithuania Amid Moscow Threat

    U.S. defense officials said a long-range Patriot missile battery may be deployed to the Baltic region later this year as part of a military exercise. The move, if finalized, would be temporary but signal staunch U.S. backing for Baltic nations concerned about the threat from Russia. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday declined to confirm the specific deployment, but...

  • Europe Apr 27, 2017

    1st African Player to Reach MLB Hits Single Off the Bat

    Gift Ngoepe might not have had the weight of the world on his shoulders but he felt like a continent was counting on him. Ngoepe, the first African to reach the major leagues, singled in his first plate appearance and Josh Harrison led off the bottom of the first with a home run Wednesday night to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates...

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