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LYON-MONT VERDUN AIRBASE, France (Reuters) - From close-up encounters with Russian warplanes to the threat of attacks from lightweight drones, France's air force is on alert on two fronts as it confro
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump welcomed Japan's prime minister to the White House with a warm embrace Friday as they looked to shore up a long-standing security alliance and repair economic ties
BOSTON (AP) — A mother has pleaded guilty to helping dispose of her toddler’s body after Massachusetts authorities say her boyfriend killed the girl. Rachelle Bond entered her guilty plea Fri
The survivor has provided a chilling account that challenges the government’s assertion that those killed in the antidrug campaign were shot by the police in self-defense.
360 kilograms of cocaine, worth an estimated R830 million washed up in duffel bags on two beaches near Great Yarmouth.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Lawyers for a former South Carolina police officer want statements he gave investigators tossed out of his upcoming federal trial for killing an unarmed man running away from
Pakistan has decided to borrow $600 million from China to increase its forex reserves as its foreign currency reserves have declined by USD 1.7 billion due to end of the International Monetary Fund
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Relatives of three people who died when the sand they were walking on at a New Jersey beach gave way beneath their feet begged a judge to permanently close the beach, say
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gov. John Kasich on Friday delayed eight executions as a court fight continues over the constitutionality of the state's lethal injection process. Kasich's announcement postponed the
A civil court has ruled against Jan Böhmermann, who caused an uproar with his poem about Turkey’s president, though a criminal case was dropped.
PARIS (Reuters) - Authorities and volunteers in Nice have removed thousands of mementoes laid out for victims of last summer's truck rampage as the city readies for its annual carnival, its biggest p
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Linus could still explain the true meaning of Christmas to Charlie Brown under a bill approved by the Kentucky Senate. Senators voted Friday for the measure that defends the r
United Nations peacekeepers killed four civilians when they fired into a crowd seeking refuge in western Central African Republic.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked Slovenia for offering to host his first meeting with US President Donald Trump, but added that the prospect hinges on Washington.
LINLITHGOW, Scotland (Reuters) - Scottish independence supporters in West Lothian have some advice for their First Minister Nicola Sturgeon: bide your time on another referendum.
Skiing is not the greenest of sports but some resorts are working to lessen its environmental impact.
NATAL, Brazil (AP) — Just hours after armed conflict between two gangs erupted inside the Brazilian prison complex of Alcacuz, Maria Jose de Souza learned that her husband had died in the massacre.
On Thursday, CBS news reported that Videgaray had made changes to Trump's January speech announcing an executive order about construction of a border wall.
The wife of a Free State police officer has been handed a 25-year prison sentence after being convicted of his murder.
An internet troll has been jailed after making anti-Semitic death threats to a UK Labour MP, telling her she would "get it like Jo Cox".
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said she had a positive meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and saw the U.S. call for NATO partners to increase their fun
Iranians on Friday marked the anniversary of the country’s 1979 Islamic Revolution with nationwide celebrations and mass rallies.              
The president told an Israeli newspaper that settlements “don’t help the process” and indicated he was rethinking moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire broke out in a subway car in Hong Kong, injuring 13 people.
Their talks will cover Japanese investment in the US, following recent criticism from Mr Trump.
Pictures of Finland and Slovakia used for Lithuania's "Real is Beautiful" campaign.
A doctor had to be called in after a man in China messed up while removing insect from his ear canal.              
WASHINGTON (AP) — Betsy DeVos was met with shouts of “stand up, fight back” from angry protesters as she made her first visit to a public school Friday as education secretary. Several d
WASHINGTON (AP) — Several dozen protesters are gathered outside a public school where Betsy DeVos is paying her first visit as education secretary in a bid to mend fences with educators after a bru
GENEVA (AP) — High-school student Selena Mercado was born in Switzerland, has gone to school in Switzerland, considers herself Swiss and dreams of a political career here one day. But her passport
In 2006, Oprah Winfrey bought a painting by Austrian master Gustav Klimt for $87.9 million, the auction record for a Klimt painting. Wise move.              
Russian President Vladimir Putin has thanked Slovenia for offering to host his first meeting with US President Donald Trump, but added that the prospect hinges on Washington.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they won’t charge a District of Columbia police officer who fatally shot a man armed with a BB gun designed to look like a handgun. The shooting occu
VITORIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Authorities in the Brazilian state of Espirito Santo threatened striking police officers with criminal charges on Friday as the federal government sent in more troops in a
President Donald Trump is lashing out at the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision against reinstating his refugee and immigration order, calling it "a disgraceful decision."
WASHINGTON - Kellyanne Conway, the high-profile White House counsellor, has come under fire from Democratic and Republican lawmakers, fact checkers and the media. But she's so far maintained the suppo
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s highest court has upheld the conviction of the former deputy commissioner of the Nassau County Police Department. William Flanagan was convicted in 2013 on off
Russia says its jets bombed co-ordinates provided by Turkey - a claim the Turkish military rejects.
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina man who vigorously maintained that DNA evidence cleared him of raping and killing his 12-year-old daughter has died while serving a life sentence in prison.
ROME (Reuters) - Italy on Friday adopted measures to accelerate the asylum process, easing pressure on shelters and speeding deportations of those whose appeals are rejected.
A study found the work limit for a healthy life should come in at just under 40 hours a week.              
THESSALONIKI, Greece - Authorities in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki were distributing fliers and putting up informational posters Wednesday as part of preparations to evacuate about 75,000 p
President Donald Trump has hit out at the ruling by the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals against reinstating his refugee and immigration order, calling it "a disgraceful decision".
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Judges are hearing more arguments about North Carolina Republican lawmakers’ efforts to reduce Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s authority in choosing his Cabinet. A thr
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police say three people have been shot to death and one has been wounded during an attempted robbery in Mississippi’s capital city. Jackson police said Friday that a sho
PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — A judge has sentenced two teen parents to probation for leaving their newborn girl in a trash bin in western Kentucky. According to media reports, McCracken Circuit Judge Craig
Virginia lawyers cite "overwhelming evidence" the policy "resulted from animus toward Muslims".
U.N. said about 30,000 returned to Mosul since Iraqi forces launched October offensive.              
Oil prices rose 1.5% after Opec's compliance with last year's production cut deal hit records
Several former officials from Spain's ruling Popular Party (PP) and businessmen close to the grouping were sentenced from three to 13 years in jail, a court said Friday, in what is only part of a wide
At least 16 people were killed in car bombings in the eastern section of Mosul, northern Iraq, weeks after it was recaptured from the Islamic State.
When an appellate court ruled in favor of Washington's challenge to President Trump's travel ban, state politicians didn't bite their tongues.
"When I seen it, it was game-on," says the Pennsylvania man who caught the scared doe.
Rio de Janeiro's police went into partial shutdown Friday when relatives of officers blockaded several stations to demand back pay, sparking fears that Brazil's second biggest city could descend into
Military forces fly reconnaissance missions over disputed Khawr Abdallah waterway near Kuwaiti border
How an Australian man's boxing broadcast sparked memes, legal threats and a complex debate.
The court deemed satirist Jan Boehmermann's poem about Turkey's president "abusive and defamatory".
Citizens of Turkey and Ukraine will be able to visit each other’s countries using national passports
MIAMI (AP) — An arrest warrant says a 37-year-old woman accused in the deaths of four women was “a willing participant” and bought ammunition before a two-state killing spree ended with
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has announced he won’t run for a third term amid an FBI probe into $160,000 worth of gifts he initially failed to report. Repo
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