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Britain's anti-EU U.K, Independence Party (UKIP) will unveil its policy pledges Thursday, restarting an election campaign which was suspended after a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured dozens
Nine men and a woman were killed Wednesday during a police operation in northeastern Brazil that activists say was linked to a long-running conflict over land rights in the country
DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Nations urged authorities in Houthi-controlled Sanaa on Thursday to investigate a "grave attack" on the convoy of its envoy to Yemen during his visit to the capital.
British police have stopped sharing information on the suicide bombing in Manchester with the United States, the BBC reported Thursday, because of fears that leaks in the U.S. media could hinder a hun
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese government spokesman says his country is working with Pakistani authorities to rescue a Chinese couple abducted in southwest Pakistan. Police are currently searching for the t
Lockheed Martin Canada will provide and install new combat management systems for three of the Chilean Navy’s frigates. The majority of the work will be done at Lockheed Martin
A third set of human remains found following the recovery of South Korea's sunken Sewol ferry has been identified as one of the missing victims, officials said Thursday
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Donald Trump thinks Pope Francis is "terrific" and found his "spectacular" royal welcome in Saudi Arabia "beyond anything anyone's ever seen".
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia sheriff recently arrested by an officer who accused him of exposing himself in a park has suspended himself for one week. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports (http://on-a
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — After learning of his grandmother’s cancer diagnosis, a 17-year-old wanted to give her a night to remember. Stephen Vigil took his grandmother to Stafford High School&
It was the first American challenge to Beijing’s claims to the waters since President Trump took office.              
President Donald Trump is meeting with European Union leaders. Trump arrived at European Union headquarters Thursday morning. He was greeted by European Council President Donald Tusk. (May 25)  
Brazilian soldiers deployed Wednesday to defend government buildings in the capital Brasilia after protesters demanding the exit of President Michel Temer smashed their way into ministries and fought
A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said Wednesday, the first such challenge to Beijing in the strategi
A U.S. warship sailed near a reef claimed by Beijing in the South China Sea Thursday, a U.S. official said, the first such operation by U.S. President Donald Trump's administration in the disputed wat
FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — With just three stings and no serious injuries, two beekeepers have safely removed an estimated 40,000 bees that bedeviled a Virginia townhouse community. The Washington Pos
A Republican running for Congress in Montana was cited for misdemeanor assault after he allegedly "bodyslammed" a reporter for The Guardian newspaper Wednesday on the eve of the state's hotly conteste
Chloe Rutherford, 17, and Liam Curry, 19, were described as the personification of blooming love; Eilidh MacLeod, 14, was “full of fun”; Elaine McIver “would want us all to carry on.”
Troops backed by attack helicopters battled dozens of militants linked to ISIS holed up in a besieged city in the southern Philippines Thursday after attempts to secure volatile areas met heavy resist
ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran has built a third underground ballistic missile production factory and will keep developing its missile program, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Thursday, in a d
Before a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu took off carrying a passenger whose in-flight behavior prompted bomb-threat procedures and military fighter jets to escort the plane, passengers complained
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) - Two Turkish soldiers and a policeman have been killed in two separate clashes with Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in eastern Turkey, security sources said on Th
Was North Korea behind the ransomware epidemic that hit global computer networks earlier this month?That's the subject of heated debate in cybersecurity circles after analysts found similarities in th
British Prime Minister Theresa May will raise concerns with Donald Trump Thursday about U.S. leaks of intelligence on the suicide bombing in Manchester that police fear could hinder a hunt for a possi
British Prime Minister Theresa May will confront U.S. President Donald Trump over leaks of intelligence about a suicide bomb attack in Manchester at a NATO summit in Brussels Thursday, the Guardian ne
Britain raced Thursday to track down an extremist network suspected of orchestrating the Manchester concert attack, as a row escalated between London and Washington over leaked material from the probe
Donald Trump meets NATO and EU leaders for the first time Thursday with the U.S. president set to press nervous allies to do more on terrorism after the Manchester bombing
Donald Trump meets NATO and EU leaders Thursday in the city he once derided as a "hellhole", with nervous allies hoping for a strong show of commitment from the U.S. president
Tormented by an incurable disease, John Shields knew that dying openly and without fear could be his legacy, if his doctor, friends and family helped him.
U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn might plead the Fifth, defy a congressional subpoena and be held in cont
State-owned International Bank of Azerbaijan has been hit by an economic crisis in the former Soviet republic caused by the slump in oil prices since 2014.
LONDON (Reuters) - Net migration to Britain was 248,000 last year, official data showed on Thursday, down 84,000 from 2015 but still more than double the government's target level.
In 360, enter a Tulou home in Fujian, China, where multiple families live together in a circular structure. These houses have been designated World Heritage sites.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a brawl that officials say was extreme even by the violent standard of California prisons, correctional officers had to open fire to stop a melee that sent eight guards a
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepalese officials are casting doubt on the reported discovery of four bodies at the highest camp on Mount Everest. Officials said Wednesday that a team of Sherpa rescuers had
A candidate in a US congressional election has been charged with misdemeanor assault for grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground.
WUZHEN, China (AP) — A computer beat China’s top player of go, one of the last games machines have yet to master, for a second time Thursday in a competition authorities limited the Chinese publ
The sister of Salman Abedi claims her brother acted out of revenge against “Muslim children dying everywhere”, 9 News reported.  Jomana Abedi said the 22-year-old called his mother moments before deto
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump met the heads of European Union institutions in Brussels on Thursday ahead of a summit of NATO leaders at the military alliance's headquarters in the c
BOSTON (AP) — Oprah Winfrey told students to live with purpose. President Donald Trump said to ignore the naysayers. Will Ferrell sang some Whitney Houston. Those are a few of the speakers who have t
The XS-1 will manage this feat by flying to suborbital heights without boosters before deploying a disposable, secondary rocket to push its payload into orbit.
VIENNA (AP) — OPEC and other oil producers appear set to extend production cuts in an effort to shore up prices. But the hoped-for benefits could be short-lived. That’s due to U.S. shale produc
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s proposal to sell nearly half the U.S. emergency oil stockpile is sparking renewed debate about whether the Strategic Petroleum Reserve is still needed
BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s chief has affirmed that the alliance will join the international coalition fighting the Islamic State group but will not wage war against the extremists, as U.S. Presiden
North Atlantic Treaty Organization members hope to hear from U.S. President Donald Trump today about where the leader of the alliance's most powerful
BRUSSELS (AP) — In his first big tour on the world stage, President Donald Trump is choosing caution over his usual brand of chaos. The early morning Twitter rants that so often rattle Washington hav
Egypt has banned 21 websites, including the main website of Qatar-based al Jazeera television, for "supporting terrorism", state news agency MENA and security sources said on Wednesday.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A U.S.-backed alliance of Syrian militias promised on Thursday that no harm would come to Islamic State fighters in Raqqa who turned themselves in by the end of the month, calling o
BEIJING (AP) — China is protesting a U.S. Navy patrol that brought a guided missile destroyer near a group of man-made islands controlled by Beijing in the disputed South China Sea. China’s Defe
NATO will join at a summit Thursday with President Donald Trump the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State jihadis, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg said.
TOKYO (AP) — Dozens of people seeking to immigrate to Japan have staged a hunger strike while in detention. Supporter Mitsuru Miyasako told reporters Thursday many had been recruited to work in Japan
A bombing claimed by Islamist insurgents killed five civilians and injured six more in the Somali capital on Wednesday, a spokesman for the city's mayor said, underscoring the militants' ability to ca
A bombing claimed by Islamist insurgents killed five civilians and injured six more in the Somali capital on Wednesday, a spokesman for the city's mayor said, underscoring the militants' ability to ca
After a warm welcome in the Middle East and a "fantastic" visit with the pope, U.S. President Donald Trump walks on shakier ground on Thursday when European Union and NATO leaders will press him on de
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama inmate Tommy Arthur — called the “Houdini” of death row by some after he got seven prior execution dates postponed — is scheduled to be put to death Thursd
In its winter readiness plan, Eskom said it had already done most of the necessary plant maintenance work ahead of the winter season to prevent loadshedding.
Police hunting the terror network behind the Manchester Arena bombing have stopped passing information to the US on the investigation as a major transatlantic row erupted over leaks of key evidence in
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's president urged people to remain calm on Thursday, a day after suspected suicide bombers killed three police officers at a Jakarta bus terminal in an attack that author
The brother of Salman Abedi, the suspect accused of carrying out a bombing in Manchester, England, that killed 22 people, allegedly said he knew his brother was going to carry
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress’ official budget analyst is projecting that the House Republican health care bill would produce 23 million more uninsured people and costly, perhaps unaffordable cove
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