Police say man shot mom, fled on tractor

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — A 29-year-old man killed his mother, set her house on fire and then shot randomly at passers-by in a Southern Cal…

Egyptian Islamist groups seek truce

CAIRO (AP) — Top leaders of two of Egypt’s former militant groups are offering an initiative to halt bloodshed, in which Islamists will stop…

US will sell Indonesia attack helicopters

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the Pentagon will sell eight Apache attack helicopters to Indonesia for $5…