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Survivors hit back at Trump

Feb 18, 2018 / 5:43 pm

Students who escaped the deadly school shooting in Florida focused their anger Sunday at President Donald Trump, contending that his response to the attack has...

5 dead in church shooting

Feb 18, 2018 / 9:14 am

Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing five people and...

All feared dead in crash

Feb 18, 2018 / 8:20 am

An Iranian commercial airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of...

Meeting over separatists

Feb 18, 2018 / 8:03 am

The Canadian government is now seeking a meeting with the Indian politician who has publicly accused members of Trudeau's cabinet of being connected to the...

Russian suspected of doping

Feb 18, 2018 / 7:58 am

The Russian delegation at the Pyeongchang Olympics has announced that one of its athletes has failed a drug test. Two Russian state news agencies cited...

Trump arrives in Florida

Feb 17, 2018 / 7:17 pm

President Donald Trump has made a grim trip to a Florida community reeling from a deadly school shooting, meeting privately with victims and cheering the...

Biden for President in 2020?

Feb 17, 2018 / 7:15 pm

Former Vice-President Joe Biden is tiptoeing toward a potential presidential run in 2020, even broaching the possibility during a recent gathering of longtime...

1000s protest shooting

Feb 17, 2018 / 2:38 pm

Thousands of angry students, parents and residents demanded stricter gun control laws Saturday as new details were revealed about the suspect accused of...

Abuse commission revived

Feb 17, 2018 / 7:39 am

Pope Francis revived his lapsed sex abuse advisory commission by naming new members Saturday, after coming under fire for his overall handling of the scandal...

Nein to 'America First'

Feb 17, 2018 / 7:19 am

Germany's foreign minister slammed the "America first" approach of President Donald Trump's administration Saturday, saying that close U.S....

Anger rising over shooting

Feb 17, 2018 / 7:14 am

As families began burying their dead, authorities questioned whether they could have prevented the attack on a South Florida high school where a gunman took the...

Trump meets Florida victims

Feb 17, 2018 / 12:09 am

President Donald Trump came face-to-face Friday with hospitalized victims of the horrific school shooting in Florida and offered thanks to the doctors and...

Mexico shaken twice

Feb 16, 2018 / 9:20 pm

UPDATE 9:19 p.m. Crowds gathered on Mexico City's central Reforma Avenue as well as on streets in Oaxaca state's capital, nearer the quake's...

Playmate's Trump affair

Feb 16, 2018 / 11:34 am

U.S. President Donald Trump had a nine-month extramarital affair with the 1998 Playboy Playmate of the year beginning in 2006, showing the woman his wife's...

FBI ignored shooter tip

Feb 16, 2018 / 11:00 am

The FBI received a specific report in January that the suspect in the Florida school shooting could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate the...

Beat toddler to death

Feb 16, 2018 / 10:44 am

An Ohio man has been convicted of beating a 14-month-old boy to death and tossing his body into a creek with the help of the child's mother. The woman told...

Trump to visit Florida

Feb 16, 2018 / 8:24 am

President Donald Trump said Friday he's travelling to Florida "to meet with some of the bravest people on earth." He's expected to thank first...

Old photo spawns search

Feb 16, 2018 / 7:08 am

During World War II, four American servicemen who graduated from the same upstate New York high school had their photo taken for the yearbook: a Coast...

Maid found dead in freezer

Feb 16, 2018 / 7:03 am

The body of a Filipino housemaid found stuffed in a freezer in an abandoned apartment in Kuwait was flown home to her grieving family Friday, as attention...

Clambake hotel on hold?

Feb 16, 2018 / 7:03 am

Developers rebuilding a storied, hurricane-ravaged Hawaii hotel with a Hollywood connection were looking forward to the Coco Palms' rebirth when two men...

'Babe Bracket' raises ire

Feb 16, 2018 / 6:59 am

The runner-up from last year's "Babe Bracket," a radio station promotion that places local female journalists in a tournament-style contest...

US denies N Korea strike

Feb 16, 2018 / 6:54 am

The United States doesn't have a "bloody nose" strategy for North Korea, senators of both parties and a Trump administration official said...

Three minutes of terror

Feb 16, 2018 / 6:48 am

The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school confessed to carrying out one of the nation's deadliest...

Students paid to make bomb

Feb 16, 2018 / 6:35 am

A former high school teacher and his brother were accused on Thursday of stockpiling explosive materials in their apartment and paying students to dismantle...

El Chapo eager for trial

Feb 16, 2018 / 6:32 am

Notorious Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is eager to go to trial but complained in a letter filed Thursday that his...

Lives lost in school shooting

Feb 15, 2018 / 3:24 pm

When a gunman opened fire with an AR-15 at a large high school in south Florida, the 17 dead included students and school workers, young and old. Here is a look...

New president sworn in

Feb 15, 2018 / 3:13 pm

Cyril Ramaphosa became South Africa's president with a message of clean government and inclusiveness on Thursday, stirring the hopes of many South Africans...

Were warning signs missed?

Feb 15, 2018 / 3:00 pm

Months before authorities say Nikolas Cruz walked into his former high school and slaughtered 17 people, the troubled teen began showing what may have been...

3 billboards highrise protest

Feb 15, 2018 / 2:51 pm

Activists for victims of a deadly London highrise fire have taken inspiration from an Academy Award-nominated film to press for more action by police. Three...

School shooter charged

Feb 15, 2018 / 6:35 am

UPDATE 6:35 a.m. President Donald Trump weigh's in on Florida school shooting and focuses on Cruz's mental health. "So many signs that the Florida...

Danish prince mourned

Feb 15, 2018 / 4:54 am

A casket carrying Denmark's Prince Henrik, the husband of Queen Margrethe, left a palace in the country's north on Thursday for a downtown Copenhagen...

Porn star feels free to dish

Feb 15, 2018 / 4:37 am

Stormy Daniels, the porn star whom Donald Trump's attorney acknowledges paying $130,000 just before Election Day, believes she is now free to discuss an...

School shooter kills 17

Feb 14, 2018 / 4:05 pm

UPDATE: 4 p.m. A Florida sheriff says that 12 of the 17 confirmed deaths in Wednesday's shooting attack on a high school were found in the school. Broward...

President quits in scandal

Feb 14, 2018 / 1:18 pm

South African President Jacob Zuma resigned on Wednesday in a televised address to the nation, avoiding his almost certain ouster in a parliamentary vote...

Bull rampage closes school

Feb 14, 2018 / 12:02 pm

A high school in southeast Idaho was briefly placed on lockdown after a bull escaped an auction yard and stormed past the campus. The Times-News reports the...

Pizza stalker strikes again

Feb 14, 2018 / 11:54 am

German police are investigating a case of severe pizza stalking in the western town of Dortmund. Police are looking for someone who's bombarded a lawyer by...

Shooting outside NSA

Feb 14, 2018 / 8:16 am

UPDATE 8:17 a.m. Several people were hospitalized after a shooting Wednesday morning outside the National Security Agency campus at Fort Meade, but none of the...

Minnie Driver quits Oxfam

Feb 14, 2018 / 7:44 am

Actress Minnie Driver has resigned from her role as an Oxfam celebrity ambassador and corporate backers demanded accountability as the aid organization sought...

Love, international style

Feb 14, 2018 / 7:35 am

Tired of being single and alone in the Okanagan? Well, perhaps you'd prefer to be single and alone somewhere else? According to a new report in...

America's top dog

Feb 14, 2018 / 7:04 am

Flynn the bichon frise won best in show at the Westminster Kennel Club on Tuesday night, a choice that seemed to surprise almost everyone in the crowd at...

1 dead on Mount Hood

Feb 14, 2018 / 6:58 am

One climber fell to his death and several others had to be rescued after conditions turned treacherous on Oregon's tallest peak. More than a half-dozen...

Netanyahu faces charges

Feb 14, 2018 / 6:56 am

Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in two corruption cases, dealing an...

Mardi Gras comes to close

Feb 14, 2018 / 6:49 am

Families camped out from early morning to catch beads and stuffed animals thrown from float riders. Revelers took to the streets in elaborate or funny costumes...

Leaping elk crashes copter

Feb 14, 2018 / 6:46 am

An elk leapt into a research helicopter that was trying to capture it and brought down the aircraft in a collision that also killed the elk, authorities said...

Chaos in airliner evacuation

Feb 14, 2018 / 6:44 am

A small fire that broke out on a Southwest Airlines plane at a Southern California airport led to a confusing and sometimes chaotic evacuation, with some...

They buried wrong man

Feb 14, 2018 / 6:39 am

Relatives who thought they had buried their loved one only to find out he was alive 11 days after his funeral sued a California county Tuesday. The suit filed...

Immigrant IDs stolen

Feb 14, 2018 / 6:35 am

The chief counsel for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Seattle has been charged with stealing immigrants' identities. Raphael A. Sanchez, who...

Best in show dog food

Feb 14, 2018 / 3:40 am

Benjamin is a grand champion English toy spaniel, but he's not a champ at chow. The otherwise undemanding dog tends to balk at any food after a couple of...

Dozens of dolphins stranded

Feb 13, 2018 / 7:37 pm

Mexican authorities say dozens of dolphins have been found stranded on a rocky beach along the coast of Baja California Sur state. The federal environmental...

Powerball winner a mystery

Feb 13, 2018 / 7:33 pm

A New Hampshire woman who won a $559.7 million Powerball jackpot should be able to collect the winnings soon while a judge decides whether to let her remain...

Rescued on Mount Hood

Feb 13, 2018 / 3:57 pm

An Oregon Army National Guard helicopter airlifted a critically injured climber off the state's tallest peak as tumbling rocks imperiled a separate group of...

Gas pedal stuck at 100 mph

Feb 13, 2018 / 2:31 pm

Florida state troopers managed to stop an SUV with a stuck accelerator after it travelled about 50 miles (80 kilometres) on Interstate 95 at speeds up to 100...

Duterte slammed over threat

Feb 13, 2018 / 11:23 am

Human rights groups condemned the Philippine president on Tuesday for saying that troops should shoot female communist rebels in the genitals to render them...

Assange warrant upheld

Feb 13, 2018 / 11:18 am

A judge upheld a British arrest warrant for Julian Assange on Tuesday, saying the WikiLeaks founder should have the courage to come to court and face justice...

A dog for governor?

Feb 13, 2018 / 6:59 am

Kansas election officials are putting the brakes on a dog's campaign for governor. KWCH-TV reports that Terran Woolley, of Hutchinson, decided to file the...

Trump family powder scare

Feb 13, 2018 / 6:51 am

Donald Trump Jr.'s wife was taken to a New York City hospital on Monday as a precaution after she opened an envelope addressed to her husband that contained...

French nun's miracle

Feb 13, 2018 / 6:49 am

A nun whose recovery from decades of spinal problems was declared a miracle insists that she is "not a star" but just a "little sister" glad...

Plane crash pilot error

Feb 13, 2018 / 6:43 am

Investigators say the crash of a Russian passenger plane that killed all 71 people on board may have been caused by the pilots' failure to activate heating...

Dog's tale has happy end

Feb 13, 2018 / 6:36 am

A German Shepherd dog who disappeared from her home in Germany six months ago has resurfaced — more than 300 kilometres away in Switzerland. Officials in...

Cyclone destroys parliament

Feb 13, 2018 / 6:31 am

The Pacific nation of Tonga began cleaning up damage Tuesday from a cyclone that destroyed its Parliament House, as well as homes and churches, and was...

'Thank you life'

Feb 12, 2018 / 6:17 pm

How do you come back from suffering a fractured jaw, arm and pelvis, broken ribs, a ruptured spleen and a collapsed lung? If you are Mark McMorris, you win a...

14 worms taken from eye

Feb 12, 2018 / 5:34 pm

An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies. Fourteen tiny worms...

Trump slams Canada

Feb 12, 2018 / 4:59 pm

President Donald Trump is complaining about Canadian trade practices while threatening some as-yet-undefined international tax that has revived fears he might...

Olympian alleges abuse

Feb 12, 2018 / 10:35 am

Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors says her former coach "stole so much" from her in the decade she alleges he sexually abused her starting when she was a...

Trump's $4.4 trillion budget

Feb 12, 2018 / 9:20 am

President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget for next year that heralds an era of $1 trillion-plus federal deficits and — unlike the plan he...

WWII bomb closes airport

Feb 12, 2018 / 9:16 am

All flights in and out of London City Airport were cancelled Monday after a 1,100-pound unexploded World War II-era bomb was found nearby in the River Thames....

4/20 holiday tied to fatals

Feb 12, 2018 / 8:12 am

Marijuana users' self-proclaimed holiday is linked with a slight increase in fatal U.S. car crashes, an analysis of 25 years of data found. The study lacks...

Harry, Markle on the big day

Feb 12, 2018 / 7:18 am

Prince Harry and fiancee American actress Meghan Markle have released more details about their May 19 wedding, revealing that the event will include a carriage...

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