DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh was struggling to restore power hours after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed on Saturday, causing a nationwide blackout, and officials said it would take at least 12 more hours to repair the system.
A former US Marine, jailed in Mexico since March for carrying firearms into the country, was back in the United States Saturday after a Mexican court ordered his release. Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi, 26, a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, crossed the border into San Diego overnight, before flying to Florida, US media reported. His arrival follows pressure from top US officials, who pushed for Tahmooressi's release after he was detained on March 31 while entering Mexico from San Ysidro, California. Tahmooressi's family has said he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and crossed the border into Tijuana inadvertently with several weapons that he had purchased legally in the United States inside his truck.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — After an all-night session, the United Nations' expert panel on climate science was scrambling Saturday to finish a report on global warming that a top U.N. official said offers "conclusive evidence" that humans are altering the Earth's climate system.