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World News Jan 21 to 27, 2018

Trump at Royal Wedding?

Jan 27, 2018 / 5:56 pm

President Donald Trump says Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee, American actress Meghan Markle, look like a "lovely couple" and he doesn't...

Alleged sex assaulter resigns

Jan 27, 2018 / 2:22 pm

Casino mogul Steve Wynn resigned Saturday as finance chairman of the Republican National Committee amid allegations of sexual harassment and assault. Wynn has...

Massacre at party

Jan 27, 2018 / 7:39 am

Police say gunmen barged into a party and shot dead "a large number of people" in northeastern Brazil. A police officer at the homicide division in...

Balloons nearly crash plane

Jan 27, 2018 / 6:52 am

British investigators say a bundle of large party balloons almost caused a collision with a business jet shortly after take-off from London City Airport....

Holocaust remembered

Jan 27, 2018 / 6:40 am

Elderly survivors were gathering Saturday at the former Auschwitz death camp and political leaders warned that the Nazi genocide must continue to serve as a...

95 killed, 158 wounded

Jan 27, 2018 / 6:38 am

A suicide bomber driving an ambulance killed at least 95 people and wounded 158 more in an attack claimed by the Taliban in the Afghan capital Kabul,...

Cannibal kills, eats wife...

Jan 26, 2018 / 1:06 pm

UPDATE: 1:05 p.m. Nutritionist Magdalena Aguilar Romero, 25, disappeared in the Mexican city of Taxco, after going to pick up her two children from Cesar Gomez...

Shoppers brawl over Nutella

Jan 26, 2018 / 9:19 am

Brawls have broken out in French supermarkets as shoppers scramble to get their hands on discounted jars of chocolate and hazelnut spread. Chaotic scenes were...

Tons of beads down drain

Jan 26, 2018 / 6:21 am

Let the good times roll — just not into New Orleans' storm drains. That's the plea from city officials. Local news outlets report cleaning crews...

Mueller investigation vast

Jan 25, 2018 / 4:25 pm

More than 20 White House employees have given interviews to the special counsel in his probe of possible obstruction of justice and Trump campaign ties to...

Weinstein woes continue

Jan 25, 2018 / 1:59 pm

A former personal assistant for Harvey Weinstein alleges she was forced to undertake such tasks as cleaning up after his sexual encounters and taking dictation...

Warren Miller dead at 93

Jan 25, 2018 / 12:18 pm

Warren Miller, the legendary outdoor filmmaker who for decades made homages to downhill skiing that he narrated with his own humorous style, has died. He was...

New steroid vetting system

Jan 25, 2018 / 6:48 am

New evidence is being used to vet Russian athletes ahead of next month's Pyeongchang Games, the International Olympic Committee said Thursday. The IOC said...

Stripper pole, coffin anyone?

Jan 25, 2018 / 6:30 am

Looking for stripper poles, a coffin with cherry red lining and a velociraptor? You might want to check out the upcoming auction of gaudy items that decorated...

Trump will talk to Mueller

Jan 24, 2018 / 3:59 pm

President Donald Trump declared late Wednesday he's "looking forward" to being questioned — under oath — in the special counsel's...

Captive kids share slowly

Jan 24, 2018 / 3:25 pm

The California children who authorities say were tortured by their parents and so malnourished that their growth was stunted are slowly providing valuable...

Pope denounces 'fake news'

Jan 24, 2018 / 10:48 am

Pope Francis is denouncing "fake news" as evil and is urging journalists to make it their mission to search for the truth. After a week in which...

Nassar gets 40 to 175 years

Jan 24, 2018 / 10:46 am

The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation's top gymnasts for years under the guise of medical treatment was sentenced Wednesday to...

Scientists clone monkeys

Jan 24, 2018 / 9:37 am

For the first time, researchers have used the cloning method that produced Dolly the sheep to create two healthy monkeys, bringing science an important step...

Tide Pod challenge fight

Jan 24, 2018 / 7:21 am

Procter & Gamble says it's working to stop the "Tide Pod challenge," a social media-fueled trend in which teenagers eat single-load laundry...

Militants attack, killing 3

Jan 24, 2018 / 7:18 am

Militants stormed the offices of Save the Children in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing two security guards and a civilian, and triggering a shootout...

Ursula K. Le Guin, gone

Jan 24, 2018 / 6:44 am

Ursula K. Le Guin, the award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer who explored feminist themes and was best known for her Earthsea books, has died at 88....

Sports double whammy

Jan 24, 2018 / 5:33 am

Comcast's NBC is airing both the Super Bowl and the Olympics in February, a double-whammy sports extravaganza that the company expects to yield $1.4 billion...

First U.S. safe injection site?

Jan 23, 2018 / 7:58 pm

Philadelphia wants to become the first U.S. city to allow supervised drug injection sites as a way to combat the opioid epidemic, officials announced Tuesday,...

'You only hurt me'

Jan 23, 2018 / 4:01 pm

A former elite gymnast said Tuesday that a sports doctor who treated Olympic athletes overlooked what turned out to be a broken leg while he molested her in the...

Car bomb kills at least 27

Jan 23, 2018 / 3:59 pm

Libyan authorities say twin car bombs have exploded as people left a mosque in a residential area of the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, killing 27 and...

Five bodies pulled from rig

Jan 23, 2018 / 3:56 pm

Officials on Tuesday recovered the remains of five gas rig workers who had been missing since a fiery explosion in eastern Oklahoma a day earlier. Pittsburg...

2 dead in school shooting

Jan 23, 2018 / 3:49 pm

A 15-year-old student killed two classmates and hit a dozen others with gunfire Tuesday, methodically firing a handgun inside a crowded atrium at his rural...

Uber driver, illegal, charged

Jan 23, 2018 / 8:19 am

A Mexican man living in the U.S. illegally used his job as an Uber driver to target intoxicated young women and was charged Monday with raping, assaulting and...

Tourists shun U.S.

Jan 23, 2018 / 7:25 am

Despite terrorist attacks and catastrophic weather events, world tourism saw record numbers in 2017. International tourist arrivals grew by a remarkable 7 per...

Sessions getting grilled

Jan 23, 2018 / 7:19 am

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been interviewed in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation. Justice Department spokesman Ian Prior said...

Skiers injured by eruption

Jan 23, 2018 / 7:08 am

Twelve people, including eight soldiers, skiing on the slopes of a volcano near a famous hot spring resort in central Japan were injured Tuesday by flying rocks...

Neil Diamond quits touring

Jan 22, 2018 / 7:30 pm

Neil Diamond is retiring from touring after he says he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Days shy of his 77th birthday, the rock legend is cancelling...

Puerto Rico still in the dark

Jan 22, 2018 / 4:22 pm

Puerto Rico's governor announced Monday that he is moving to privatize the U.S. territory's public power company after its slow, troubled recovery from...

US embassy move in 2019

Jan 22, 2018 / 3:13 pm

U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence told Israeli lawmakers Monday that the U.S. would put plans to move its embassy to Jerusalem on a fast track, drawing angry...

5 missing in rig explosion

Jan 22, 2018 / 12:49 pm

Five people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through an eastern Oklahoma drilling rig Monday morning, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and...

Trump weighs solar tariffs

Jan 22, 2018 / 12:34 pm

Solar energy is booming in the United States, but companies riding the wave fear that President Donald Trump could undercut them this week if he decides to...

Violent volcanic explosion

Jan 22, 2018 / 7:19 am

The Philippines' most active volcano ejected a huge column of lava fragments, ash and smoke in a thunderous explosion Monday, sending thousands of villagers...

Little Eugenie, engaged

Jan 22, 2018 / 6:34 am

It will be a busy year for royal weddings: Princess Eugenie is engaged to be married later this year, several months after her cousin Prince Harry's...

Jackson fixes WWI film

Jan 22, 2018 / 6:28 am

"The Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson is transforming grainy black-and-white footage of World War I into 3-D colour for a new film....

Doughnut eater charged

Jan 22, 2018 / 5:00 am

A North Carolina man who made headlines when he was caught for break-ins after winning a doughnut-eating contest has been arrested again. And this time he's...

Afghan forces end siege

Jan 21, 2018 / 6:42 pm

Security forces said Sunday they had killed the last of six Taliban militants to end an overnight siege at Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel that left at least...

18 dead in hotel attack

Jan 21, 2018 / 7:18 am

A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital killed at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners, and pinned security forces down...

Forced to close their doors

Jan 21, 2018 / 7:01 am

Symbols of American promise have turned into emblems of American dysfunction amid a dispute in Congress over spending and immigration that has forced scores of...

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