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Thai boys: Voices in dark

Jul 18, 2018 / 12:03 pm

Trapped in the recesses of a flooded cave, the 12 boys and their soccer coach were trying to dig their way out when they heard voices in the darkness. Their...

Trump at odds with chiefs

Jul 18, 2018 / 10:51 am

President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied Russia is still targeting the United States, a claim sharply at odds with recent warnings from his top intelligence...

How could you mom?

Jul 18, 2018 / 10:45 am

A Kansas City-area woman has been charged with letting men rape her 2-year-old daughter. Twenty-five-year-old Azzie Watson, of Independence, was charged Tuesday...

Thai youths meet the media

Jul 18, 2018 / 6:52 am

The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a cave in northern Thailand left the hospital where they had been recuperating and appeared at a news conference...

Historians on Trump

Jul 18, 2018 / 5:28 am

Plenty of U.S. presidents have created commotion in their travels abroad, but none as much as President Donald Trump. The president's tumultuous trip across...

EU fines Google $5 billion

Jul 18, 2018 / 5:26 am

The European Union's antitrust chief has fined Google a record $5 billion for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system. EU...

Trump on defensive

Jul 18, 2018 / 5:24 am

Taking to Twitter early Wednesday, President Donald Trump defended anew his much-criticized performance at the Helsinki summit, promising "big...

New Robin Williams doc

Jul 17, 2018 / 1:54 pm

A new documentary on Robin Williams tells the late comedian's story mostly using his voice. "Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind" uses a wealth of...

Suing mass shooting victims

Jul 17, 2018 / 11:52 am

MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that...

Obama talking to Trump?

Jul 17, 2018 / 8:25 am

UPDATE 8:25 a.m. Without ever mentioning President Donald Trump by name, former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday took aim at "strongman...

Teen Mom charged

Jul 17, 2018 / 6:59 am

Los Angeles prosecutors have charged reality TV star Farrah Abraham with two misdemeanour charges over a scuffle with a Beverly Hills hotel security guard last...

Wild west shootout

Jul 17, 2018 / 6:39 am

Las Vegas Police have released graphic video from a body camera which shows a chase and shooting of alleged murder suspects through the streets of Las Vegas. ...

Prime Day goes to dogs

Jul 17, 2018 / 5:30 am

Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines...

Stormy's 15 minutes not up

Jul 17, 2018 / 5:23 am

Porn star Stormy Daniels is set to return to Ohio next month, three weeks after her arrest at a Columbus strip club on charges that were later dropped. Daniels...

Praise Putin, pity Trump

Jul 17, 2018 / 5:16 am

For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself. While the U.S. leader went home to widespread criticism after their Monday...

Trump: 'Me First'?

Jul 17, 2018 / 5:13 am

Donald Trump's "America First" slogan morphed into "Me First" as the president unloaded on the U.S. intelligence community and Justice...

Lava crashes through roof

Jul 16, 2018 / 3:13 pm

An explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a sightseeing boat off Hawaii's Big Island, injuring 23...

Lava falls through roof

Jul 16, 2018 / 1:32 pm

Hawaii officials say an explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off the Big Island, injuring at least 13 people. The state Department of Land...

Trump - 'bizarre,' 'shameful'

Jul 16, 2018 / 10:42 am

Key members of Congress, including some Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a press conference with Russian President...

Putin wanted Trump to win

Jul 16, 2018 / 9:50 am

Russia's Vladimir Putin said Monday he did want Donald Trump to win the 2016 U.S. presidential election but took no action during the campaign to make it...

World Cup afterglow

Jul 16, 2018 / 9:49 am

The members of France's victorious World Cup team returned home from Russia to triumphant arcs of water heralding their airplane's arrival and a red...

Catfish eating ducklings

Jul 16, 2018 / 7:58 am

A German city is looking for a way to get rid of a giant catfish that is believed to have developed a taste for ducklings after eating all of its fellow fish in...

Croatian red carpet

Jul 16, 2018 / 7:00 am

In an outburst of national pride, Croatia on Monday threw out a red carpet and staged a heroes' welcome for the country's national team despite its loss...

Trump-Putin summit

Jul 16, 2018 / 5:49 am

UPDATE 5:48 a.m. With a wink and a slouch, respectively, President Donald Trump and Russia's Vladimir Putin opened their summit Monday as the American...

Royal family photo

Jul 16, 2018 / 5:26 am

Kensington Palace has released family photos of Prince Louis in the arms of his mother, the Duchess of Cambridge, to mark the baby boy's christening. The...

Trump: queen 'beautiful'

Jul 16, 2018 / 5:24 am

President Donald Trump has told a British TV interviewer that Queen Elizabeth II told him Brexit is "complex." Trump's interview with Good Morning...

Truck hits wedding party

Jul 16, 2018 / 5:22 am

Pakistani police say a trailer truck has hit a parked passenger bus carrying wedding guests on a busy highway near the southern city of Hyderabad, killing at...

Deadly fire near Yosemite

Jul 16, 2018 / 5:13 am

A wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended with...

Suspect killed in shooting

Jul 15, 2018 / 6:08 pm

A gunman being investigated in the killing of a university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police officers Sunday before dying in an...

Pakistanis mourning victims

Jul 15, 2018 / 8:26 am

Pakistanis observed a day of mourning on Sunday for the victims of the horrific weekend attacks that killed 132 people, including a provincial assembly...

John Cynn wins $8.8M

Jul 15, 2018 / 7:28 am

The 2018 World Series of Poker champion is an Indiana resident and professional player who barely missed the cut for the final table two years ago. John Cynn...

At least 15 dead in landslide

Jul 15, 2018 / 7:13 am

At least 15 people were killed and dozens injured in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar's jade mining region, state media and officials said...

Passenger fury at airline

Jul 14, 2018 / 8:52 am

Passengers of budget airline Ryanair expressed anger Saturday over the way the company treated them following an unscheduled landing in Germany that forced...

6 dead in Somalia attack

Jul 14, 2018 / 8:26 am

Somali security forces shot dead three extremists wearing soldiers' uniforms, foiling an attempted al-Shabab attack on the presidential palace that began...

Sharif in custody

Jul 14, 2018 / 8:10 am

Disgraced former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was in custody on Saturday, a day after the deadliest attacks in Pakistan's troubled election campaign killed...

Bulls injure six people

Jul 14, 2018 / 7:20 am

Spanish health officials say the final bull run of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona has left six people injured in the fastest dash this year in the northern...

Rescued boys crave food

Jul 14, 2018 / 7:12 am

The 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand are recovering well and are eager to eat their favourite comfort foods after...

Violence flares in Gaza

Jul 13, 2018 / 11:06 pm

The Israeli military struck several militant sites in Gaza early Saturday in response to renewed violence along the border, after which Hamas militants fired...

Marijuana management

Jul 13, 2018 / 10:34 pm

How much medical marijuana is in the pipeline in Oregon? The managers of the state's program concede that they simply don't know because of lax...

Teen fatally shot by deputies

Jul 13, 2018 / 7:26 pm

A 16-year-old boy who was reportedly suicidal and threatening his mother with knives and a baseball bat was fatally shot Friday by sheriff's deputies who...

Demonstrators mock Trump

Jul 13, 2018 / 4:20 pm

Thousands crammed the streets of central London on Friday to vent their anger over Donald Trump's first official visit to Britain, blowing horns, waving...

Trump's tea with queen

Jul 13, 2018 / 2:42 pm

And then, after all the diplomatic tumult, it was time to sip tea with the queen. President Donald Trump took a break from his sparring with U.S. allies and the...

Source of poisoning found

Jul 13, 2018 / 2:28 pm

British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people by the nerve agent Novichok in southwestern England said Friday that a small bottle found in the...

Russians charged for hack

Jul 13, 2018 / 10:12 am

Twelve Russian intelligence officers were indicted on charges they hacked into Democratic email accounts during the 2016 U.S. presidential election and released...

Explosive Trump interview

Jul 13, 2018 / 6:02 am

Bringing chaos with him as he moves across Europe, President Donald Trump's pomp-filled welcome to Britain was overshadowed Friday by an explosive interview...

7 endangered rhinos die

Jul 13, 2018 / 5:49 am

Seven critically endangered black rhinos are dead in Kenya following an attempt to move them from the capital to a national park hundreds of kilometres away, a...

Algeria's deadly expulsions

Jul 13, 2018 / 5:41 am

Algeria's deadly expulsions of migrants into the Sahara Desert have nearly ground to a halt after widespread condemnation and the abrupt firing of two top...

1 gored in Pamplona

Jul 13, 2018 / 5:30 am

Spanish health officials say one person was gored in the arm and three others sustained bruises on the seventh day of bull runs at the annual San Fermin...

Trump's claims of success

Jul 13, 2018 / 5:21 am

Declaring victory over freeloading partners, President Donald Trump claimed he had secured significant new concessions from NATO member nations on military...

Tourists scurry in flash flood

Jul 12, 2018 / 5:43 pm

Torrents of water rushed Thursday through an Arizona canyon famous for its towering blue-green waterfalls, sending tourists scrambling to benches, trees and...

NATO insists it's united

Jul 12, 2018 / 5:24 pm

NATO leaders pledged Thursday to stand united against foes like Russia despite a tumultuous summit that saw U.S. President Donald Trump rip into his allies for...

Trump met by protest, pomp

Jul 12, 2018 / 3:09 pm

President Donald Trump traded one hot spot for another Thursday, leaving behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels and moving on to Britain, where he...

Stormy 'set up'?

Jul 12, 2018 / 12:21 pm

UPDATE 12:20 p.m. Prosecutors dropped charges Thursday against Stormy Daniels just hours after the porn actress was arrested and accused of illegally rubbing...

Trump to meet Queen

Jul 12, 2018 / 8:37 am

President Donald Trump is coming to Britain fresh from a confrontational NATO summit that featured stinging criticism of America's closest allies, but...

Thousands still in shelters

Jul 12, 2018 / 7:01 am

More than 7,000 people were still in evacuation shelters and many more were struggling with basic needs Thursday after severe flooding and landslides last week...

Roller-coaster for death drug

Jul 12, 2018 / 5:39 am

A state trying to execute its first inmate in 12 years using an untested combination of drugs is heading back to planning stages, and a twice-convicted killer...

Trump out of picks

Jul 12, 2018 / 5:36 am

What would it take for President Donald Trump to get yet another Supreme Court pick? Probably the death of a justice. Trump has speculated that he could appoint...

US Navy dedicates destroyer

Jul 12, 2018 / 5:32 am

Not just one, not just two, but three generations of McCains are now honoured on a U.S. Navy ship in the Pacific. The secretary of the Navy added U.S. Sen. John...

NATO boosts spending

Jul 12, 2018 / 5:26 am

U.S. President Donald Trump says NATO allies have agreed to an additional $33 million in defence spending. Speaking after an emergency session of the alliance...

Racial slur ends career

Jul 12, 2018 / 4:54 am

Papa John's founder John Schnatter has resigned as chairman of the board. The company made the announcement late Wednesday, hours after Schnatter apologized...

Ponytails now allowed

Jul 11, 2018 / 8:22 pm

The Navy says it will now allow servicewomen to sport ponytails and other hairstyles, reversing a policy that long forbade females from letting their hair down....

Explosion kills firefighters

Jul 11, 2018 / 7:18 pm

A massive natural gas explosion killed a firefighter and levelled portions of a city block in a southern Wisconsin community, including a bar the firefighter...

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