German police on Wednesday arrested a 19-year-old Algerian refugee who had fled a psychiatric facility earlier in the day yelling, "I'll blow you up," ending the latest in a string of incidents that have set the country's nerves on edge. German federal police arrested the asylum-seeker
By David Brunnstrom and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In the lead-up to an international court ruling on China's claims in the South China Sea this month, United States officials talked about rallying a coalition to impose "terrible" costs to Beijing's international reputation
By Tulay Karadeniz, Gulsen Solaker and Can Sezer ANKARA/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey on Wednesday deepened a crackdown on suspected followers of a U.S.-based cleric it blames for a failed coup, dismissing nearly 1,700 military personnel and shutting 131 media outlets, moves that may spark more concern
Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped all charges against the three remaining Baltimore police officers awaiting trial over the death of Freddie Gray, concluding a landmark police brutality case without any convictions. Mr. Gray’s death last April, among others, helped ignite that debate – and his was also
When Pete Frates challenged his friends to dump a bucket of ice water on their heads in a video, he hoped to turn a Facebook trend into a fundraiser for ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. It all started with Frates.
When it comes to tone, the contrast between the conventions in Philadelphia and Cleveland could not be more stark. Democrats this week have been hammering home those differences: an ostentatious emphasis on love, hope, change, optimism, and togetherness. Trump got a significant post-convention bounce
As the line between politics and popular culture grows increasingly blurred, an emphasis on celebrity endorsements has become the norm for candidates vying for media attention, especially those belonging to the Democratic Party.
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SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister has called for an investigation into allegations that teenagers were abused at a juvenile detention center in the country's north.
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — One of the Greek lawyers for eight Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece last week aboard a helicopter after last week's failed coup in their country says they are being transferred to Athens.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A car bomb exploded on the Syrian-Jordanian border early on Tuesday, the Jordanian military said, killing and wounding several Jordanian border guards in an attack that raised new questions about the pro-Western kingdom's stability.
The second jihadist involved in a French church attack had tried to travel to Syria, prosecutors said Thursday as calls mounted for the prime minister and interior minister to resign after the latest terror attack. The prosecutor's office said that the second killer was 19-year-old Abdel Malik Petitjean
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — N. Korean official tells AP US 'crossed red line' by putting Kim Jong Un on sanctions list.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim is set to chair a top-level military meeting that is likely to lead to a major shake-up within the country's armed forces following a failed coup by renegade military officers.
PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Australia seized control of the first test, reducing Sri Lanka to 116-4 with three key wickets on the third morning of the series-opening match.
Face down in the dirt with an iron post impaling his rump, Chinese Olympic mascot Huanhuan has seen better days. Once a proud talisman of the 2008 Beijing games, the character -- a traditional Chinese "good luck" doll whose fiery headdress symbolised the Olympic torch -- now lies in a field
MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian president has called on an Orthodox Christian leader to recognize the independence of his country's splinter church.
Royal Dutch Shell's net profit collapsed 71 percent in the second quarter on the back of ultra-low oil prices, the British energy giant said Thursday. Net profits sank to $1.175 billion in the three months to June, compared with $3.986 billion in the same part of 2015, Shell announced in a results
By Chine Labbé and Michel Rose PARIS/SAINT-ETIENNE-DU-ROUVRAY, France (Reuters) - The second teenager involved in the killing of a priest in a church in France this week was a 19-year-old who was known to security services as a potential Islamist militant, police and judicial sources said on Thursday
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's top diplomat for U.S. affairs told The Associated Press Thursday that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jong Un on its list of sanctioned individuals, and said a vicious showdown could erupt if
DHARMSALA, India (AP) — The niece of a prominent Tibetan religious leader has fled China and arrived in exile in northern India to reveal what her family says is the truth about the man's death in a Chinese prison.
Lloyds will axe 3,000 more jobs by 2017, it said Thursday, as it braces for the Bank of England's widely-expected post-Brexit interest rate cut next week. Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) has decided to extend its restructuring plans with the closure of 200 branches and 3,000 jobs by the end of next year
LONDON (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell said Thursday that second-quarter earnings fell 72 percent as low oil prices weigh on the profitability of the Anglo-Dutch energy giant.
Thousands of children have been detained and many tortured during security operations carried out in response to threats from extremists such as the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria, and Boko Haram in Nigeria, Human Rights Watch said Thursday. In a new report, the US-based rights group documented
Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas was sent off for a reckless lunge at Liverpool new boy Ragnar Klavan, overshadowing a 1-0 friendly win at the Pasadena Rose Bowl on Wednesday. The Premier League giants locked horns in the pre-season International Champions Cup in a match which was more remarkable for its
MOSCOW (AP) — A much-depleted Russian team has departed for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country's doping scandal.