HAVANA (AP) — Oscar Espinosa Chepe, a high-level Cuban economist and diplomat who broke with Fidel Castro’s government in the 1990s and was imprisoned for dissident activities, died in Spain Monday. He was 72 and had been hospitalized
8 years ago, heavy rain fell in Topeka.
MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — A suicide car bomber has attacked a police station in Russia’s violent republic of Dagestan, killing two police officers and injuring more than two dozen other people.
Police spokeswoman Fatina Ubaidatova says the blast
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police have fired rubber bullets and tear gas in the third day of clashes with thousands of garment workers demanding better minimum wages amid escalating tension over the country’s main export.
Police say Monday’s
MOSCOW (AP) — One of the imprisoned members of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot says she is beginning a hunger strike to protest harsh working conditions and threats to her life.
Nadezhda Tolokonnikova is serving a two-year
BANGKOK (AP) — Global stock markets edged up Monday after a survey showed manufacturing in the world’s No.2 economy rose to a six-month high last month.
HSBC said the preliminary version of its monthly purchasing managers’ index for
The Kansas Department of Corrections has promoted the acting director of 10 regional parole offices in the northern part of the state.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Hostages being held by al-Qaida-linked terrorists in a mall in Nairobi, Kenya, have not been released despite an earlier statement from the military that “most” had been rescued. That’s what a person close to
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The defense ministry says two Romanian soldiers have died after they stepped on an improvised explosive device during a patrol in eastern Afghanistan.
The ministry said in a statement Monday the two were transported
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is under pressure to ramp up counterterrorism action against al-Shabab in Somalia following the al-Qaida-linked group’s deadly attack on an upscale Kenyan shopping mall that has killed and injured dozens, including Americans.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Hostages being held by al-Qaida-linked terrorists in a Nairobi mall have not been released despite an earlier statement from the military that “most” had been rescued, a person connected to the situation told The
NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy lost her way Sunday night.
Rarely a model of focus or pacing, this year’s Emmycast seemed downright addled.
For instance, what was Elton John doing there?
Why did the program squander all that
LONDON (AP) — The attack on the upscale Westgate Mall in Kenya’s capital has killed dozens of people and wounded scores of others. The dead include Africans, Europeans, Asians and North Americans. Here are details about some of
The Emmys lived up to its reputation as the least predictable entertainment awards show.
Television’s annual night of honors, where the AMC drama “Breaking Bad” and ABC comedy “Modern Family” were judged the industry’s finest on Sunday night,
WASHINGTON (AP) — With a week left to hammer out a deal to avoid a government shutdown, some lawmakers seem resigned — if not rushing — to that end.
Most say they don’t want the first government shutdown
DILI, East Timor (AP) — East Timor police say there will be zero tolerance against those who continue to practice martial arts after the government banned all clubs following deadly gang violence, an official said Monday.
QINGDAO, China (AP) — China’s richest man plans to invest 50 billion yuan ($8.2 billion) to build the country’s version of Hollywood in the eastern city of Qingdao.
Wang Jianlin said Sunday that his company, Dalian Wanda Group,