By Gul Yusufzai QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Militant group Islamic State said on Tuesday that fighters loyal to its movement attacked a police training college in Quetta in southwest Pakistan in a raid that officials said killed 59 people and wounded more than 100. Pakistani authorities have blamed
By Colin Packham and Jonathan Barrett SYDNEY (Reuters) - Four people were killed on Tuesday on a river rapids ride at Australia's biggest theme park, police said, after a malfunction threw two of the victims off the seemingly innocuous ride and left the other two trapped inside. "One of the
By Andrew Osborn and Gleb Stolyarov MOSCOW (Reuters) - Two Moscow airport workers involved in a plane crash in which Christophe de Margerie, the CEO of Total, was killed had been drinking alcohol, Russia's aviation regulator said on Tuesday, saying the accident could have been avoided altogether
Three in four Americans have a “great deal” of respect for their local law enforcement, according to a Gallup poll, marking the highest rate of community approval in nearly 50 years. The number has increased by 12 points since last year, with 17 percent saying they have “some” respect for police and
Daniel Derksen knows only too well how polarizing Obamacare can be. In 2012, he was leading an effort to build a health insurance marketplace for New Mexico under the new law. The state’s Republican governor, Susana Martinez, and Dr. Derksen – also a Republican – were committed to standing up a robust
At least 60 people are reported dead and 120 injured in Pakistan after militants assaulted a police training academy outside of the southwestern city of Quetta on Monday night. Pakistani officials initially attributed the attack to Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, a Taliban-affiliated jihadist group that is one of
Variations on Monday night's broadcast, which featured an interview of campaign manager Kellyanne Conway by Trump advisors Boris Epshteyn and Cliff Sims, will air live on the Republican nominee's Facebook page every night at 6:30 pm ET leading up to the election. Recommended: What do you know
Strasbourg (France) (AFP) - The European Union moved Tuesday to prolong border controls in the passport-free Schengen area for three months, after introducing them as an emergency measure to cope with last year's massive migrant influx.
A bomb blast at a guesthouse in northeast Kenya killed at least 12 people on Tuesday, in an attack claimed by Shabaab militants who last hit the area earlier this month. Kenyan media reported that some of the dead were members of a theatre group due to perform for school children in Mandera. The Al-Qaeda-linked
Spain's acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said on Tuesday he had accepted a mandate from King Felipe to seek parliament's backing to form a new government and end over 10 months of political deadlock. The Socialist party agreed on Sunday to abstain in the vote, allowing Rajoy to lead a minority
San Francisco (AFP) - A US judge on Tuesday granted final approval for a $14.7 billion class action settlement in Volkswagen's diesel emissions cheating scandal.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican and Argentina's bishops have finished cataloguing their archives from the country's "dirty war" and will soon make them available to victims and their relatives who have long accused church members of complicity with the military dictatorship.
Syrian refugee children have been working in factories in Turkey making clothes for British high street retailer Marks & Spencer and online store ASOS, an investigation by BBC Panorama has found. The investigation, broadcast on Monday evening, found Syrian refugees as young as 15 working long hours
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A birther debate in Venezuela is heating up as President Nicolas Maduro's opponents seek to push the embattled socialist leader from office at any cost.
An Israeli working along the border with Egypt was shot and killed on Tuesday, the Israeli army said, while also noting the incident did not appear related to "terror activities". The defence ministry said earlier an employee for a contractor carrying out work on a border fence was wounded
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Iraq where an operation by Iraqi forces and their allies to retake the city of Mosul from Islamic State militants is no in its second week (all times local):
LONDON (AP) — A plane traveling from San Francisco to London diverted to Vancouver after members of the crew reported feeling ill, British Airways said Tuesday.
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in the southwest German city of Ludwigshafen are telling residents to stay indoors after an ammonia leak.
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli man reportedly working on a border fence between Israel and Egypt was shot and killed on Tuesday when gunmen in Egypt opened fire at him, officials from both countries said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Judge approves Volkswagen's $15B emissions settlement; VW to start buying back cars in Nov. .
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Carlos Alberto Torres, a teammate of Pele and the captain of Brazil's World Cup-winning team in 1970, has died. He was 72.
Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, the largest in Russia, has invested $865 million into building a new terminal and expanding its operations ahead of the 2018 World Cup, its chief executive said Tuesday. "We can say with certainty that the construction is moving along according to our deadlines
WOODSTOCK, Ontario (AP) — Police say a nurse has been charged with the murders of eight elderly people at nursing homes in southwestern Ontario over seven years.
A Canadian nurse was charged on Tuesday with using drugs to murder eight elderly patients at two long-term care facilities in the province of Ontario, police said. Elizabeth Wettlaufer, 49, is accused of killing five women and three men in the towns of Woodstock and London between 2007 and 2014. Wettlaufer
CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldovan prosecutors have detained 28 police officers on suspicion that they took bribes instead of handing out traffic fines.