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At Least 34 Dead After Strong Earthquake Hits Indonesia

A strong earthquake with a magnitude 6.2 hit Indonesia's Sulawesi island Friday, killing at least 34 people, destroying residential and commercial buildings and triggering landslides, local authorities said.

Britain to Require COVID-19 Tests for Visitors to Prevent New Strains

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Friday that travel corridors into the nation would be closed to fight the spread of COVID-19.

Former Government Contractor Sentenced for Role in Bribery and Kickback Scheme

A former government contractor was sentenced for his role in a bribery and kickback scheme where he paid bribes to secure U.S. Army contracts, on January 15.

US Cuts Troops in Iraq to 2,500

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Christopher Miller, said Friday the United States has cut troops in Iraq to 2,500, meeting a goal set by the Trump administration late last year.