COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan police have started an inquiry into a group wedding for police dogs trained to detect explosives, after Sri Lanka’s minister of culture condemned the event and demanded an investigation, a spokesman
NEW YORK (AP) — Minimum and maximum temperatures in Fahrenheit, precipitation in inches and weather conditions as recorded for the previous day and forecast for the current and following day in each city as of 0700 GMT:
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian opposition pledged Saturday to slash the amount of money the government spends on legal assistance for asylum seekers if it wins national elections next week.
The soaring costs for taxpayers of an
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a suicide car bomb at a police checkpoint in the southern city of Kandahar has killed at least five people.
Javed Faisal, who is spokesman for the provincial governor, says police
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The United Nations rights chief has expressed concerns about Sri Lanka’s future, saying the island nation is showing signs of heading in an increasingly authoritarian direction despite the end of a civil war
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities say that gunmen have stormed a Sunni mosque in Baghdad, killing five people.
Police officials said the attackers entered the building in Baghdad’s southeastern neighborhood of New Baghdad and shot at Sunni worshippers
MARIANNA, Fla. (AP) — University of South Florida researchers will begin exhuming dozens of graves Saturday at a former reform school in hopes of identifying the buried boys and learning how they died.
The work is set to
MAYS LANDING, N.J. (AP) — A homeless woman has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder in the fatal stabbings of a Canadian mother and daughter who were visiting Atlantic City last year.
The Press of Atlantic City
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lotfi Mansouri, a former general director of the San Francisco Opera for 13 years, has died. He was 84.
In a press release, the San Francisco Opera said Mansouri died Friday after a brief
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Survivors of more than 30 people killed when an oil train derailed in Quebec in July are seeking a role in the U.S. bankruptcy case of the company whose train caused the disaster.
FRESNO, California (AP) — Nearly a third of a huge forest fire burning in and around Yosemite National Park was contained Friday and some small communities in the area were no longer under evacuation advisories.
Nearly 5,000 firefighters
BEIRUT (AP) — UN chemical weapons experts depart Syria, cross into neighboring Lebanon.
North Dakota State comes from 14-down in the second half to shock Kansas State 24-21 on Friday night.
BEIJING (AP) — An earthquake hit a mountainous area in southwestern China Saturday morning, killing at least one person and injuring several more, according to state media and the China Earthquake Administration.
The quake, which measures 5.9 on
MANHATTAN, KS — First home game excitement. Kansas State fans set up camp outside of the stadium Friday to get ready to cheer on… More »
CAIRO (AP) — Reeling from a fierce security crackdown, Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood is shifting its tactics.
Although tens of thousands of people heeded the Brotherhood’s nationwide call for a day of “decisiveness” on Friday, most of those protesting