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World News Nov 5 to 10, 2017

Little Women, big wreck

Nov 10, 2017 / 3:30 pm

Authorities say a reality TV star killed a U.S. Coast Guard technician in a drunken wrong-way collision on a Virginia highway. News outlets report that...

No nose gear for landing

Nov 10, 2017 / 3:23 pm

A passenger plane carrying more than 50 people made an emergency landing without its nose gear at Belfast International Airport in Northern Ireland Friday,...

O.J. barred at Vegas hotel

Nov 10, 2017 / 6:34 am

O.J. Simpson's attorney says the former football star has been banned from The Cosmopolitan hotel-casino in Las Vegas. Attorney Malcolm LaVergne on Thursday...

There's a cow in the pool

Nov 9, 2017 / 6:47 am

An 800-pound heifer made a big splash when it was found in a North Carolina family's swimming pool. Catawba County Chief Animal Control Officer Jenna...

Nurse may have killed 100+

Nov 9, 2017 / 6:40 am

A nurse who is already serving a life sentence for two murders may have killed more than 100 patients over several years at two hospitals in northwestern...

Russian volcano spews ash

Nov 9, 2017 / 6:31 am

An ash plume drifting from a Russia volcano has prompted flight cancellations in northern Alaska. William Walsh, a spokesman for Ravn Alaska, says the airline...

Surgeons give boy new skin

Nov 9, 2017 / 6:26 am

Doctors treating a critically ill boy with a devastating skin disease used experimental gene therapy to create an entirely new skin for most of his body in a...

Ask for non-opiate meds

Nov 8, 2017 / 4:14 pm

Given the ongoing opioid crisis, researchers in the U-S are exploring ways to limit the prescription of these powerful medications. Researchers randomly...

Trans woman wins election

Nov 8, 2017 / 6:28 am

A transgender candidate defeated an incumbent Virginia lawmaker Tuesday who sponsored a bill that would have restricted which bathrooms she could use. Democrat...

Sea otter shot, killed

Nov 8, 2017 / 6:20 am

California authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a protected southern sea otter that had been rescued and returned to the ocean last year,...

Pioneering astronaut dies

Nov 8, 2017 / 6:16 am

Apollo 12 astronaut Richard "Dick" F. Gordon Jr., one of a dozen men who flew around the moon but didn't land there, has died, NASA said. He was...

Russia clashes with West

Nov 7, 2017 / 9:50 pm

Russia clashed with Western nations Tuesday over a report blaming Syria for a deadly chemical weapons attack, with Moscow dismissing its findings as...

Trump talks trade

Nov 7, 2017 / 9:50 pm

After a brief truce with China to co-operate on North Korea, President Donald Trump visits Beijing this week amid mounting U.S. trade complaints, with limited...

Elex results from U.S.

Nov 7, 2017 / 8:34 pm

Voters on Tuesday headed to the polls to elect two governors, some big-city mayors and one member of Congress in an election dominated by local and state races....

Mexican to be executed

Nov 7, 2017 / 7:59 pm

Police who stopped at a convenience store more than 20 years ago in South Texas determined two men at the business were drunk and told them to find a friend to...

'Do not try us' - Trump

Nov 7, 2017 / 6:36 pm

President Donald Trump will warn North Korea not to "try us" in a speech delivered hours after his surprise visit to the heavily fortified Korean...

Trying to save shrinking sea

Nov 7, 2017 / 6:35 pm

California regulators on Tuesday approved a plan to spend nearly $400 million over 10 years to slow the shrinking of the state's largest lake, a vital...

Fired for flipping off Trump

Nov 7, 2017 / 9:39 am

A woman has gotten the boot after flipping the bird at President Donald Trump's motorcade. The Washington Post reports Juli Briskman was on her bicycle last...

Chief tweeter vs Great Wall

Nov 7, 2017 / 6:55 am

America's tweeter-in-chief is set to face off bit-to-bit against China's "great firewall." President Donald Trump's arrival in Beijing on...

10 arrests in attack plot

Nov 7, 2017 / 6:30 am

Ten people suspected of using encrypted social networks to prepare a possible attack were arrested Tuesday in counterterrorism operations in France and...

Heroes chased shooter

Nov 7, 2017 / 6:24 am

A former National Rifle Association instructor who grabbed his rifle and ran barefoot across the street to open fire on the gunman who slaughtered 26 people at...

Arrest at White House

Nov 7, 2017 / 6:21 am

A Dallas man was arrested Monday at the White House after he reportedly travelled to Washington intending to kill "all white police" at the executive...

Brazen courthouse escape

Nov 7, 2017 / 6:19 am

Two men charged with tying up employees at gunpoint during a cellphone store robbery made a dramatic escape Monday from a suburban Silicon Valley courthouse,...

Harvard honours Sir Elton

Nov 6, 2017 / 6:30 pm

Elton John has been honoured at Harvard University for his philanthropic efforts to fight HIV and AIDS. The 70-year-old singer was awarded the Harvard...

2017 among hottest ever

Nov 6, 2017 / 12:27 pm

The U.N.'s weather and climate agency says 2017 is set to become the hottest year on record aside from those impacted by the El Nino phenomenon. The World...

Ohio twister injures 8

Nov 6, 2017 / 12:24 pm

At least eight people have been injured after a possible tornado hit a small Ohio city. Mercer County officials say six people were hurt when a restaurant in...

Did CFLer kill his wife?

Nov 6, 2017 / 12:17 pm

Utah authorities say a former Calgary Stampeders linebacker is suspected of killing his wife. Prosecutors said in a news release Friday that Anthony D....

'Defenceless people'

Nov 6, 2017 / 10:20 am

UPDATE 10:20 a.m. The gunman who opened fire in a small Texas church, killing 26 people during worship services, sent threatening text messages to his...

'Mental health, not guns'

Nov 6, 2017 / 6:27 am

President Donald Trump says the mass shooting at a Texas church "isn't a guns situation," but is a "mental health problem at the highest...

Who was church gunman?

Nov 6, 2017 / 6:13 am

The man officials have identified as the gunman in a mass shooting at a Texas church was discharged from the Air Force for allegedly assaulting his spouse and...

'Threat to civilized world'

Nov 6, 2017 / 6:08 am

Declaring that North Korea was "a threat to the civilized world," President Donald Trump vowed Monday in Japan that the United States "will not...

More Trump-Russia contacts

Nov 6, 2017 / 6:03 am

One after another, details keep emerging of previously undisclosed contacts between Russians and current and former aides to President Donald Trump. The latest...

Texas' worst mass shooting

Nov 5, 2017 / 8:53 pm

A man dressed in black tactical-style gear and armed with an assault rifle opened fire inside a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, killing 26...

Texas church massacre

Nov 5, 2017 / 3:56 pm

UPDATE: 3:55 p.m. Governor says 26 people were killed in attack on Texas church in the deadliest mass shooting in the state's history. UPDATE: 2:35 p.m. A...

The Trumps in Japan

Nov 5, 2017 / 10:58 am

After easing into his Asian debut with golf and a taste of home, President Donald Trump is trying to put a human face on North Korea's menace, hearing from...

Saudi princes arrested

Nov 5, 2017 / 7:42 am

Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of princes, senior military officers, businessmen and top officials, including a well-known royal billionaire with extensive...

Going after N Korea nukes

Nov 5, 2017 / 7:34 am

The only way to locate and destroy with complete certainty all components of North Korea's nuclear weapons program is through a ground invasion. That blunt...

Belgium arrests Catalan boss

Nov 5, 2017 / 7:10 am

Brussels prosecutors said Sunday that ousted Catalan president Carles Puigdemont and four ex-regional ministers were taken into custody to start the process of...

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