PARIS (AP) — France will wait for its parliament and the U.S. Congress to consider possible military action on Syria before making a decision about whether to launch strikes against Bashar Assad’s regime, President Francois Hollande’s office said
PRAGUE (AP) — An official says a passenger train in eastern Czech Republic smashed into a herd of cattle, killing 17 of them. No people were injured.
Martin Drapal, spokesman for Czech Rail Safety Inspection, says the train
The Toronto Blue Jays score three runs in the bottom of the 8th inning to beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 on Saturday.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A security official says suspected Islamic sect members have ambushed and killed at least 24 members of a youth vigilante group in northeastern Nigeria.
The attack, which occurred Friday when the Civilian Joint Task
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An aide to Yemen’s prime minister says the senior official escaped unharmed after unknown gunmen opened fire on his convoy.
Ali al-Sarari tells The Associated Press the gunmen were riding in a vehicle without
WYNNEWOOD, Okla. (AP) — Christie Carr wants her young ones to cooperate when they sit down for a family portrait, but at times it’s so difficult that she has to tell young Irwin to go to his bedroom.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opens nearly 25 years after the Loma Prieta earthquake damaged the old span. Here are some of the $6.4-billion structure’s specifications:
— It is
BOSTON (AP) — Three high school soccer players attending a sports camp in western Massachusetts have been arrested on charges they sexually assaulted three younger campers.
Berkshire District Attorney David Capeless said the assaults occurred Aug. 25 at
LONDON (AP) — A green Daimler owned and driven by Queen Elizabeth II has been sold at auction for 40,500 pounds ($62,755.)
Auction house Historics said the queen used the vehicle from 2001 to 2004 to travel around
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An Albuquerque mental health clinic is using hit show “Breaking Bad” about methamphetamine trafficking to help fight addiction.
KRQE-TV reports that Sage Neuroscience Center has partnered with HealthShire.com to give away two addiction-treatment scholarships
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Director Stephen Frears really wants Pope Francis to see his latest film, “Philomena,” the true story of a shamed Irish woman forced by nuns to give her son up for adoption in the 1950s.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — In an Aug. 30 story about Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd being indicted in south Mississippi, The Associated Press erroneously identified Keith Davis as the police chief of Ocean Springs,
ELMIRA, N.Y. (AP) — A house fire in a southern New York town near the Pennsylvania border has left four people dead.
Police and fire officials say the blaze was reported at around 9:20 p.m. Friday at a
MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Enrique Pena Nieto came to power Dec. 1 with a swagger.
His Institutional Revolutionary Party, for all its faults, knew how to govern. He promised a new Mexico, an economic powerhouse far from
NEW YORK (AP) — Four years after overwhelming support from black voters nearly carried Bill Thompson to an improbable upset of Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the lone African-American candidate for mayor is facing a stiff challenge for their support
A nascent campaign against employers’ use of unpaid interns is taking aim at what critics call some of the longstanding practice’s biggest enablers: colleges that steer students into such programs in exchange for academic credit.
Organizers hope to
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — An 18-year-old has been charged with shooting and wounding a fellow student at a North Carolina high school.
Police say Christopher Lamont Richardson Jr. was arrested Friday and charged with carrying a concealed weapon,