KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Afghanistan Friday for urgent talks with Afghan President Hamid Karzai as an end of October deadline looms for completing a security deal that would allow American
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. troops are holding a senior Pakistani Taliban commander they captured in Afghanistan a week ago, an Afghan provincial official said Friday.
The capture could be a significant blow to the Pakistani Taliban, who
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Kerry arrives in Kabul on unannounced visit for urgent security talks with Afghan president.
NEW YORK (AP) — JPMorgan Chase, the biggest U.S. bank by assets, reported a third-quarter loss after setting up a big reserve for legal expenses.
The bank absorbed a reserve for litigation expenses of $9.2 billion in the
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N.’s human rights office says Iraq’s execution of 42 people over the past two days is an “inhuman” and likely illegal use of the death penalty.
Rupert Colville, a spokesman for the U.N.’s Office
HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong film festival on Friday unveiled a lineup bookended by an action movie inspired by director John Woo’s works and a South Korean sci-fi action thriller featuring Hollywood stars Tilda Swinton and
NEW YORK (AP) — The government shutdown could mean a change to the New York City Marathon’s staging area.
That’s because the site is the federally operated Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island.
Organizers of the Nov. 3 race
DETROIT (AP) — The General Motors Foundation is donating $50,000 to the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit to help boost art education programs, officials said.
The funding announced this week for the museum, also called MOCAD, will support
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — A car bomb exploded outside a building housing the Swedish and Finnish consulates in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Friday, badly damaging it but causing no casualties, Libyan and Swedish officials said.
LONDON (AP) — Diamonds may be forever, but a lot of jewelry doesn’t survive through the centuries. Rings and bracelets get broken up for re-use, pearls decay, gold is melted down.
That explains the excitement over a new