Dinosaur skeleton to be repatriated to Mongolia

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. authorities in New York plan to repatriate a 70-million-year-old nearly complete Tyrannosaurus skeleton to the Mongolian government. Authorities say the skeleton was looted from the Gobi Desert and illegally smuggled into the U.S.…

Brands risk image in varying Bangladesh responses

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Global clothing brands involved in Bangladesh’s troubled garment industry responded in starkly different ways to the building collapse that killed more than 600 people. Some quickly acknowledged their links to the tragedy and promised…

Student at northeastern Pa. college fatally shot

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Investigators say a 22-year-old Lackawanna College student was fatally shot after a party in northeastern Pennsylvania. Authorities say Harri……
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Iraqi death hints of Iran’s role in Syrian crisis

BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say a bomb that went off at a Baghdad restaurant has killed four civilians. Two police officers say the bomb went off Monday afternoon in the Iraqi capital’s southern Dora neighborhood. They say four…

Buffett says bonds are terrible investments today

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett says he doesn’t like owning bonds right now, and he doesn’t think average investors should either. Buffett said on CNBC on Monday that bonds are a terrible investment at the moment…

UK, lawyers for Kenya torture victims in talks

LONDON (AP) — Lawyers for Kenyans suing Britain over alleged torture during an anti-colonial uprising say they are negotiating with the British government over a possible settlement. Law firm Leigh Day confirmed Monday that talks were taking place,…

SAfrican firm tries to free 12 workers in Senegal

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A South African company which specializes in the removal land mines has reached out to the government of Senegal and to the United Nations to try to win the release of their 12 Senegalese…

Bomb at Pakistan Islamist party rally kills 16

PARACHINAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani official says a bomb blast has killed at least 14 people at an election campaign rally of a pro-Taliban party in the country’s northwest. Javed Khan, a government administrator in the Kurram…

NJ governor ‘saves’ children from spider

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wasn’t in a pardoning mood when an itsy, bitsy spider crawled on his desk while the governor spoke to a group of school children. The students spotted the insect…

NJ governor ‘saves’ children from spider

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wasn’t in a pardoning mood when an itsy, bitsy spider crawled on his desk while the governor spoke to a group of school children. The students spotted the insect…

Afghanistan protests to Pakistan over border

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan says it has lodged an official protest with Pakistan after its forces allegedly came under fire along a contested stretch of their border. The Foreign Ministry says the incident along the eastern frontier…

Tanzania police: 4 Saudis arrested after blast

ZANZIBAR, Tanzania (AP) — A police commander in Tanzania says four Saudi Arabian citizens have been arrested following a bomb attack on a Catholic church. Magesa Mulogo said Monday that the four Saudi nationals were among six people…

Sarah Brightman plans on upcoming space journey

NEW YORK (AP) — If you called Sarah Brightman a space cadet, it would probably make her smile. That’s because she plans on becoming the first recording artist to venture into space en route to the International Space…

Arrest made in slaying of Ohio man in pond

OLMSTED FALLS, Ohio (AP) — Police say they’ve made an arrest in the slaying of a 20-year-old Cleveland man whose body was tied to a concrete block and steel pipe an……

Tuareg leaders announce new group in northern Mali

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A new group of Tuareg leaders in northern Mali says it wants to hold negotiations with the Malian government. A statement from Tuareg leaders in the Kidal region announced the launch of the High…

US-led Gulf naval exercises underway

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The US Navy says envoys from 41 nations have gathered in Bahrain to begin anti-mine drills in the Persian Gulf amid efforts by Iran to expand its naval presence there. The US-led exercises, which…

US-led Gulf naval exercises underway

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The US Navy says envoys from 41 nations have gathered in Bahrain to begin anti-mine drills in the Persian Gulf amid efforts by Iran to expand its naval presence there. The US-led exercises, which…

Italy’s ex-premier Giulio Andreotti dies at 94

ROME (AP) — Giulio Andreotti, Italy’s former seven-time premier and a symbol of post-war Italy, died Monday at his home in Rome, Italian officials said. He was 94. In announcing the death, Rome Mayor Gianni Alemanno called Andreotti…