A train ran off the tracks in India's eastern state of West Bengal, killing at least two people and injuring six, a railways spokesman said Wednesday, reviving concerns about safety just weeks after a
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Hundreds of people protested a white nationalist's speaking engagement at the Texas A&M University campus.
An 18-year-old was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison for planning a Mother's Day attack in Melbourne, the latest of a series of plots in Australia involving teenagers.
Countries that have formal diplomatic ties with Beijing cannot enjoy such links with Taipei and vice versa. Both Beijing and Taipei in principle consider themselves the only legitimate power in charg
Second time in a year officer Lucas Jones cleared of using deadly force
Syrian rebels have withdrawn from the last areas they held in Aleppo's old city, monitors say.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Among the youngest white adult Americans, feelings of racial and economic vulnerability appear to be closely connected to their support for Donald Trump in last month’s electi
WASHINGTON (AP) — On issues of national security and intelligence, no one is likely to have more influence in Donald Trump’s White House than retired Gen. Michael T. Flynn. Yet Flynn, TrumpR
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Maybe getting stuck at a traffic signal might not be so bad, if you know how long the wait will be. That’s what vehicle manufacturer Audi is hoping, with the debut this week in
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are spending plenty of money and are greasing the way for retired Gen. James Mattis to be President-elect Donald Trump’s secretary of defense as they race toward adj
WASHINGTON - House Republicans are laying the groundwork for a fresh effort to overhaul the nation's food stamp program during Donald Trump's presidency, with the possibility of new work and eligibili
FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump promised to “heal our divisions and unify our country” as he prepares to meet with some of the victims of last week’s car-and-
WASHINGTON (AP) — They’re at opposite ends of the political spectrum, but two Washington groups that had been focused squarely on Hillary Clinton now have something in common: preserving their
‘We can get these terrorists and stay true to who we are’, outgoing US president says
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian defense ministry says a Russian colonel who worked as a military adviser in the government-controlled part of the Syrian city of Aleppo has died in rebel shelling. The fatal
TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo District Court has rejected a civil lawsuit demanding that tests into food toxicity and illnesses required by law be carried out for “Minamata disease” poisoning. D
PIDIE JAYA/JAKARTA, Indonesia (Reuters) - The death toll from a strong earthquake that hit northern Indonesia's Aceh province on Wednesday has doubled to at least 50, Indonesia's disaster agency said,
ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi is opening his final days in office by meeting with his party members, as opposition leaders jockey for position following his resounding defeat in a weekend
Napoli and Benfica clinched places in the Champions League last 16 on Dec. 6 as nine-man Besiktas capitulated at Dynamo Kyiv, while Arsenal snatched first place away from Paris Saint-Germain in Group
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A war monitor said on Wednesday the Syrian army had seized control of all parts of the Old City of Aleppo which had been held by rebels, part of an advance which has seen insurgents
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In the video, an unarmed black man runs away as a white police officer shoots him repeatedly in the back. But a lone holdout on a South Carolina jury forced a mistrial. The outc
Airstrikes on rebel-held areas in the country's northwestern city of Idlib killed 25 people on Tuesday.
HONOLULU (AP) — EDITOR’S NOTE — On Dec. 7, 1941, as Japanese bombs rained down on Pearl Harbor, The Associated Press’ chief of bureau in Honolulu, Eugene Burns, was unable to get out the
UEFA has played down fears that Manchester United fans could be targeted by local gangs when they are in Odessa for the club’s final Europa League group fixture on Nov. 6 night. Read more here
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — Surprise, fear, anger and pride overcame Jim Downing as Japanese planes bombed Pearl Harbor. Then a newlywed sailor, he recalled a Japanese plane flying low and slow in hi
Because sometimes puzzles can get a bit dull.
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Voters in Ghana are casting ballots in presidential and legislative elections despite widespread concerns over the credibility of the country’s electoral commission. Authori
Vauxhall said it has received "no confirmed reports" of fires starting in the heating and ventilation systems of some Corsa models after it was reported there may be a risk.
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine feels let down by the European Union for not keeping to a promise to give its citizens visa-free travel in the bloc, senior Ukrainian officials said.
A third of the world's polar bears could disappear in the next 40 years because of melting Arctic sea ice, say scientists.
Four Navy veterans will gather aboard the USS Arizona Memorial for a solemn ceremony.
In September, the UNRWA reported a funding gap of $74 mn for providing assistance to Palestinian refugees
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian authorities said the death toll from a 6.5 magnitude earthquake that struck the northern province of Aceh on Wednesday has risen to 52.
A strong undersea earthquake has rocked Aceh province, killing at least 54 people and sparking a frantic rescue effort in the rubble of dozens of collapsed and damaged buildings.