Syrian troops advance in central city

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian government troops gained ground in clashes Friday in two rebel-held neighborhoods in the central city of Homs,…

US: Halliburton to plead guilty in spill

Halliburton has agreed to pay the maximum fine, be on probation for three years and continue to cooperate with the government’s criminal inv…

Police detain Spain train crash driver

Spanish police on Friday detained the driver of a train that crashed in northwestern Spain, lowered the death toll from 80 to 78 and took po…