Published: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:00:08 GMT2017-02-25T16:00:08Z
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:00:08 GMT2017-02-25T16:00:08ZBEIRUT (AP) - In synchronized attacks, insurgents stormed into heavily guarded security offices in Syria's central Homs city, clashed with troops and then blew themselves up, killing a senior officer and at least 31 others, state media and officials reported.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 15:14:41 GMT2017-02-25T15:14:41ZFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A lawyer says the son of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:45:07 GMT2017-02-25T02:45:07ZRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Revelers across Brazil began Carnival celebrations on Friday, taking to the streets to dance, drink beer and spirits, and blow off steam at a time of economic angst and fury with politicians over a sprawling corruption scandal.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 01:18:07 GMT2017-02-25T01:18:07ZBRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A missing 6-year-old Connecticut girl was found in Pennsylvania on Friday following a high-speed car chase and crash that involved a car driven by her father, who's suspected in her mother's killing, authorities said.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:00:44 GMT2017-02-25T00:00:44ZPARIS (AP) - Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo, France's foreign minister and an American cinema luminary pushed back at U.S. President Donald Trump for insulting the City of Light on Friday in a speech.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:22:22 GMT2017-02-24T21:22:22Z
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:36:13 GMT2017-02-24T20:36:13ZMOSUL AIRPORT, Iraq (AP) - As Iraqi ground troops pushed into western Mosul on Friday, the country's air force struck Islamic State group targets inside Syria for the first time in response to recent bombings in Baghdad claimed by the militants.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:27:15 GMT2017-02-24T19:27:15ZCANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) - Authorities this week cleared the last holdouts from a large Dakota Access pipeline protest camp on federal land in North Dakota, but it will be a while before the region returns to normal.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:52:56 GMT2017-02-24T18:52:56ZGRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - An FBI agent who was arrested in western Michigan for shooting at a police officer outside a fitness club could avoid jail under a plea agreement.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:31:37 GMT2017-02-24T14:31:37ZCOPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A politician in northern Sweden wants to list sex as an officially approved activity for civil servants during their daily paid lunchbreak.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:16:01 GMT2017-02-24T14:16:01ZMOSCOW (AP) - Diplomats, colleagues and relatives said their final farewells Friday to Vitaly Churkin, Russia's long-time ambassador to the United Nations who died earlier in the week.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:15:36 GMT2017-02-24T14:15:36ZANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey could hold a referendum on reinstating the death penalty, if parliament fails to pass such a measure.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:46:34 GMT2017-02-24T10:46:34ZSEOUL — The North Korean leader's half brother was killed by VX, a nerve agent that can kill within minutes if absorbed through the skin, Malaysian police said Friday, giving their first assessment of the cause of Kim Jong Nam's death.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 01:00:30 GMT2017-02-24T01:00:30ZCANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) - Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arresting dozens of holdouts who had defied a government order to leave.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:36:11 GMT2017-02-23T23:36:11ZMADISON, Wis. (AP) - Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer in Wisconsin will receive $3.35 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit, attorneys announced on Thursday.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:38:01 GMT2017-02-23T19:38:01ZWASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Supreme Court won't review the case of the Ohio leader of a breakaway group that was accused in hair- and beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:45:11 GMT2017-02-23T18:45:11ZINDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The sole winning ticket for an estimated $435.3 million Powerball jackpot - the 10th largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history - was sold at a northern Indiana convenience store where a store official said Thursday she hopes the winner is someone local.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:36:09 GMT2017-02-23T18:36:09ZRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - While campaigning last year to become Rio de Janeiro's mayor, Marcelo Crivella, a retired Pentecostal bishop, insisted his faith would not get in the way of governing the nation's most famous city.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:08:06 GMT2017-02-23T16:08:06ZLAHORE, Pakistan (AP) - Explosives in a building under construction ignited Thursday, ripping through a market in an upscale neighborhood in the eastern city of Lahore, killing eight people, officials said. It was not immediately clear whether the explosives were meant to be a bomb or merely stored in the building.
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:00:10 GMT2017-02-23T15:00:10ZVATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis's chief alms-giver went on a shopping spree in quake-struck central Italy on Thursday, buying up prosciutto, cheese and local produce from struggling local businesses and donating the bounty to Roman soup kitchens.