Syrian government air strikes and artillery fire killed at least 16 civilians on Wednesday in rebel-held neighbourhoods in the east of Aleppo city, a monitor said.
France's Le Monde daily said Wednesday it would no longer publish photographs of killers responsible for terror attacks to avoid giving them "posthumous glorification". The country's biggest rolling news television channel, BFMTV, later confirmed that it was following suit, as did
Spain's top criminal court said Wednesday it had sentenced 11 former executives of stamp firm Afinsa to up to 12 years in jail for their role in a vast scam that ruined thousands of savers. The Madrid-based Audiencia Nacional also ordered six of the accused to pay 2.57 billion euros ($2.8 billion
KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis is coming to southern Poland from July 27-31 to meet with young people from around the globe who gather for the World Youth Day, which is being held July 25-31. Here's a look at his trip and the places he will be visiting.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Soon after Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine accepted Hillary Clinton's offer to be her running mate, he called Terry McAuliffe to say thanks.
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President Barack Obama acknowledged Wednesday that his hopes for a new tone in politics, embodied in the rousing Democratic convention speech he delivered 12 years ago, never materialized. Still, he says ...
Earth bid a final farewell to robot lab Philae on Wednesday, severing communications after a year-long silence from the pioneering probe hurtling through space on a comet. Philae sent home reams of data garnered from sniffing, tasting and prodding its new alien home hundreds of millions of kilometres
CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to address issues surrounding the resentencing of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, including whether he will attend the hearing in Chicago in person.
One of the assailants who slit the throat of an elderly French priest had dreamed of going to Syria and threatened to attack churches -- but seldom visited his local mosque, neighbours said. Adel Kermiche, 19, had been known to the French authorities before Tuesday's shock church attack in a Normandy
KRAKOW, Poland (AP) — Pope Francis is traveling to Poland to meet young Catholics from around the globe and visit the Auschwitz death camp and many Catholic places in this deeply religious nation.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Meet the new Hillary Clinton, repackaged and updated from previous versions. But will voters notice or care?
MEETEETSE, Wyo. (AP) — A nocturnal species of weasel with a robber-mask-like marking across its eyes has returned to the remote ranchlands of western Wyoming where the critter almost went extinct more than 30 years ago.
Ground controllers bid a final farewell Wednesday to robot lab Philae, cutting communications after a year-long silence with the tiny probe hurtling through space on the surface of a comet. "Today communication with Philae was stopped," Andreas Schuetz of German space agency DLR told AFP from
By Daren Butler and Orhan Coskun ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey ordered another 47 journalists detained on Wednesday, part of a large-scale crackdown on suspected supporters of U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen, who is accused by Ankara of masterminding a failed military coup. Turkey has
Altria's second-quarter profit beat analysts' estimates, helped by lower costs. The company also boosted its full-year adjusted earnings outlook. Its shares edged higher in premarket trading. The owner ...
By Gayatri Suroyo and Eveline Danubrata JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo pleased market reform advocates on Wednesday by bringing home the World Bank's managing director to be finance minister and upset human rights activists by naming a controversial ex-general as security chief
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods fell in June by the largest amount in nearly two years, reflecting a big decline in the volatile category of commercial aircraft. The key category ...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive has refrained from calling for heavy fines against Spain and Portugal over budgetary breaches and sought instead to set "new fiscal paths" for the two countries.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — America's top diplomat has shared a working lunch with the new Philippine president, who has criticized U.S. security policies and publicly made friendly overtures to China.
Coca-Cola Co. reported disappointing sales for the second quarter on Wednesday and cut its outlook as global volume remained flat from a year ago. The world's biggest soda maker said it faced "challenging ...
Boeing, absorbing billions in write-downs related to two of its newest commercial jets and a military fuel tanker, reported its first quarterly loss in nearly seven years. Yet revenue for the Chicago aerospace ...
MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of Russian Orthodox Christian pilgrims have reached the center of Ukraine's capital to finish their procession to the city's most revered monastery after their march was disrupted on Tuesday.
University of Washington biology professor Adam Summers no longer has to coax hospital staff to use their CT scanners so he can visualize the inner structures of sting ray and other fish. Last fall, he ...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It's her party now.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities issued warrants Wednesday for the detention of 47 former executives or senior journalists at the Zaman newspaper, which was associated with the U.S.-based Muslim cleric who the government says is behind Turkey's failed July 15 coup.