JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli officials are refusing to confirm reports that the country’s military carried out an airstrike this month in Syria, only saying that the Jewish state is determined to act against weapons shipments to Syria that
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — Authorities in Bahrain say a bomb explosion has injured four policemen in the latest blast targeting security forces in the violence-wracked Gulf nation.
Anti-government factions have increased bombings as part of a 29-month uprising
BEIJING (AP) — A group of Vietnamese tourists who became trapped by a landslide in northwest China amid weeklong storms that have killed at least 89 people have reached a major town, Chinese state media reported Sunday.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi authorities say unknown attackers have killed six people in northern Iraq, including a local government official.
Police officials say the first attack occurred early Sunday, when gunmen killed two soldiers in an assault on
MADRID (AP) — Opera singer Placido Domingo says he has left a hospital in Madrid after spending five days there recovering from a lung artery blockage.
Domingo said “Going home” on his Twitter account, attaching a photograph dated
PARIS (AP) — Troops from 13 African countries who backed France in a war against al-Qaida-linked extremists in Mali marched with the French military during the Bastille Day parade in Paris on Sunday to honor their role in
CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy (AP) — For a day, Pope Francis has abandoned his traditional Sunday greeting at the Vatican, opting for an informal front-door encounter in a hill town outside Rome which hosts the papal summer residence.
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — An aid group says about 60,000 Congolese have fled to Uganda after a rebel attack on a town by the border, stretching humanitarian capacities.
Catherine Ntabadde of the Uganda Red Cross said Sunday that
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Human rights activists are calling for picketing of an African Union summit to protest a visit to Nigeria by indicted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir.
A diplomat at Sudan’s embassy says al-Bashir, indicted in 2009
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say NATO-led coalition forces attacked a group of Taliban fighters in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least five militants.
Coalition spokesman Capt. Luca Carniel said Sunday that NATO forces had carried out a “precision
ARUSHA, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania’s deputy foreign minister says the killing of seven Tanzanian peacekeepers in Sudan’s western region of Darfur is “shocking to Tanzania.”
Mahadhi Juma Maalim said Sunday that Tanzanian officials were yet to get full
LONDON (AP) — J.K. Rowling has pulled off some impressive literary wizardry: She has managed to gain acclaim for writing a detective novel without anyone knowing she had penned it.
The best-selling author of the “Harry Potter” series
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Syria’s main Western-backed opposition said Sunday that 200 civilians are trapped in a mosque in a suburb of the Syrian capital as fighting rages outside between rebels and forces loyal to President Bashar Assad.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Protesters angered by the acquittal of George Zimmerman demonstrated in four California cities, breaking windows and starting small fires in Oakland, police said.
The gatherings Saturday night ranged from a few dozen to a
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Welcome to the “Max and Dave Show,” a campaign-style swing around the country featuring two of the most powerful members of Congress rallying support for their effort to overhaul the nation’s tax laws
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before Asiana Flight 214 crash-landed in San Francisco, the last time the Korean airlines’ flight attendants made news it was over an effort by their union earlier this year to get the dress code
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The third person to die from injuries suffered when an Asiana Airlines jetliner crash landed in San Francisco was identified as a 15-year-old Chinese girl who attended school with the other two victims.
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — An Australian woman was seriously injured after being gored during the final bull run of this year’s annual San Fermin festival in Spain on Sunday. Four other runners were also hospitalized after sustaining cuts
Weather Underground Forecast for Sunday, July 14, 2013.
Rainy weather is expected for much of the Central U.S. on Sunday as an upper low over the Midwest shifts toward the Southern Plains. This transition combined with warm and
IONIA, Mich. (AP) — Most people are content to keep their fond childhood memories as memories, but not Dan Lower of Ionia.
He recalls a time when his parents would take the family to a drive-in movie theater.