The United States has recovered a missile that was accidentally sent to Cuba in 2014 after a logistical mixup in Europe, bringing an end to an unusual and sensitive episode in the world of defense. The dummy training version of a US Hellfire missile was returned to the US with the "cooperation3 minutes agoAFP News
Donald Trump and Ted Cruz take the stage with mainstream Republican candidates desperate to knock them off their perch in Saturday night's Republican presidential debate, where fireworks are expected ahead of South Carolina's primary. With the first two nomination contests in Iowa and New Hampshire
Justice Antonin Scalia, a towering conservative voice on the US Supreme Court, has died at the age of 79, setting up a showdown over his succession in the run-up to the US election. The flag outside the Supreme Court was lowered to half-staff in tribute to its longest-serving justice, who died in his
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Civil rights leader John Lewis on Saturday softened his dismissal of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' work in the 1960s on behalf of racial equality.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia was
GEORGE TOWN, Feb 14 — She is deaf, blind, needs a wheelchair to get around and relies on a ventilator to breathe. Leaving her house to go anywhere means she has to be accompanied by a minimum of...
GEORGE TOWN, Feb 14 — Nasi kandar, a favourite for those wanting a filling meal at reasonable prices, is increasingly out of reach of the average wage-earner. A lunch plate of RM4.60 last year...
Justice Antonin Scalia's death immediately sparked a heated election-year fight over whether President Barack Obama should try to fill the court vacancy. Republicans on Capitol Hill and on the campaign ...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis' visit to Mexico (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia (all times local):
PETALING JAYA, Feb 14 — City Hall plans to make the city free of potholes by next year. Although the aim was lauded by elected representatives, many fear City Hall might fall into a state of...
The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a commodity that is hard to come by in coal country: hope. Hope that by blocking a new federal rule cutting power-plant emissions, the court has turned the tide after ...
Pope Francis urged Mexico's leaders Saturday to provide "true justice" to citizens hit by drug violence and called on bishops to courageously fight the scourge plaguing the country. With President Enrique Pena Nieto by his side at the National Palace, Francis invoked the country's
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia kept your attention, whether you liked him or not.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Pope Francis challenged Mexico's political and ecclesial elites on Saturday to provide their people with security, justice and courageous pastoral care to confront the drug-inspired violence and corruption that are wracking the country, delivering a tough-love message to Mexico
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The suspected mastermind of a three-man escape from a Southern California jail says he never intended to harm anyone during his eight days on the run.
FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A pileup involving dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people and sent dozens to hospitals appears to have been related to a passing snow squall, authorities said Saturday.
A local prosecutor says he believes police were justified in firing back at a man they had chased through a Baton Rouge neighborhood before dawn Saturday. Neighbors awakened by the gunbattle say dozens ...
At least 30 people have been killed in fresh Boko Haram raids on two villages in northeast Nigeria, vigilantes told AFP Saturday, again calling into question President Muhammadu Buhari's claim that Nigeria had largely defeated the jihadist group. Gun and knife-toting assailants on bikes and in vans
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Non-Muslims should not go before Shariah judges when it comes to legal disputes with their Muslim convert spouses, lawyers have said following a proposal for a special hybrid...
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — The warden, superintendent and a guard have been arrested on murder charges following a prison riot in northern Mexico that killed 49 people, state prosecutors said Saturday.
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria as government troops, backed by Russian air power, continue to encircle rebel-held districts of the northern city of Aleppo (all times local):
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca told three lies to federal authorities who were investigating corruption at the jails he ran, according to a newspaper report.
FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly pileup on Interstate 78 in Pennsylvania (all times local):
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces on Saturday captured another village near Aleppo, tightening the noose around rebel-held parts of the northern city, Syrian state TV and an opposition activist group said.
Cuba's president Raul Castro awarded the country's highest honor to Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill on Saturday, hailing his role in the communist island's relations with Moscow. The 84-year-old president handed the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church the Order of Jose Marti, a Cuban
Turkey's military hit Kurdish and Syrian regime targets Saturday in the northern province of Aleppo, a state-run news agency reported, as Ankara mulled joint ground assault with Saudi troops. Anatolia, quoting a military source, said the armed forces shelled Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Bernie Sanders is pronouncing himself startled by the ferocity of Hillary Clinton's attempts to take him down, saying she's coming "unraveled" by his progress in the Democratic presidential campaign.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on a police shooting in Baton Rouge (all times local):
NEW YORK (AP) — Bitter temperatures and biting winds had much of the northeastern United States bundling up for the some of the worst cold of the winter — a snap so bad it forced an ice festival in Central Park to cancel and caused an Interstate pileup that killed three.
Venezuela's opposition said it will launch discussions Sunday aiming to devise a legal procedure within weeks to oust President Nicolas Maduro, whom it blames for the oil-rich country's economic crisis. "Tomorrow there will be a special day of debate among political leaders on this subject
"This is madness, this is not the solution!" said Nataly Orta, 48, at the locked gate of the Lider mall in eastern Caracas. "It's a drastic measure that will only create more unemployment and worsen an economy already in crisis." Authorities ordered more than 250 shopping centers
The European Commission on Saturday pledged to study a report claiming that Swedish furniture giant Ikea may have underpaid taxes by one billion euros between 2009 and 2014 due to aggressive tax strategies. Research commissioned by the Green/EFA group in the European Parliament claims to show that Ikea
Haitian lawmakers were set to elect an interim president Saturday to fill the power vacuum following the departure of Michel Martelly, after a vote to choose his replacement was postponed over fears of violence. Dejan Belizaire and Edgar Leblanc Fils are former presidents of the Senate. The third candidate
Samsung first introduced connected home appliances to its consumer range in 2014, with the Crystal Blue washing machine. At the firm's European Forum, held in Monaco, the South Korean manufacturer displayed its newest line of smart appliances, including washing machines, vacuum cleaners and fridges
A Venezuelan court has sentenced three men to 30 years in prison for the killing of a former beauty queen and her partner, prosecutors said Saturday. The court in the northern state of Carabobo convicted the men of "intentional homicide committed during a robbery" in the January 2014 attack
Elbowing each other in the stampede to buy Valentine's Day chocolate for the men in their lives, Japanese women brought stores to a standstill Saturday. In Japan, the menfolk do sweet nothing on February 14 while the women do battle in heaving aisles, loading up on confectionery treats for the object
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, with the focus turning to South Carolina and the Republican debate on Saturday night (all times local):
The Turkish military on Saturday hit targets of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) and the Syrian regime in two separate incidents in response to incoming fire, the state-run Anatolia news agency reported. In line with the rules of engagement, the armed forces shelled targets of the PYD
A new tranche of 551 email documents from Hillary Clinton's private server released by the State Department on Saturday includes 84 that have been reclassified as "confidential" or "secret." The former top diplomat, a top White House candidate in the 2016 race, has been dogged
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek farmers protesting planned tax hikes and pension changes have left a central Athens square where they had been camped out since Friday but are vowing to keep protesting until the government listens.
A convoy carrying medical aid on Saturday entered the besieged rebel-controlled Douma area, a flashpoint near the Syrian capital, the Red Crescent said. The aid consists of medicines and also milk for children, said Syrian Red Crescent director of operations Hazem Bakla, quoted by state news agency
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Social workers offered counsel to students at a suburban Phoenix high school Saturday, a day after two 15-year-old girls died there in a murder-suicide shooting.
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RENO, Nev. (AP) — Bernie Sanders is making common cause with advocates for Nevada's struggling solar industry as the state's Democratic presidential contest approaches.
The world has plunged into a "new Cold War", the Russian premier said Saturday, as Moscow came under attack at a global security gathering over its targeting of moderate rebels in Syria. US Secretary of State John Kerry told the Munich Security Conference that "the vast majority of Russia
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's long-time president declared Saturday he would deal firmly with any security threats during and after next week's presidential election, brushing aside fears of violence during a televised debate with seven challengers.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California jury convicted Alan Gimenez of killing his infant daughter Priscilla after medical testimony revealed what some doctors say is a tell-tale sign she had been shaken: brain swelling and bleeding inside her skull and behind her eyes.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi renewed his call Saturday for firms to invest in India and turn it into a global manufacturing hub, painting the country as a bright spot for investment in an uncertain world economy. The right-wing prime minister was addressing a gathering of industry leaders, CEOs
Thousands of people took to the streets of Burundi's capital Bujumbura Saturday to condemn what the country's embattled government calls neighbouring Rwanda's meddling in its affairs. Around 4,000 people rallied to the government's call to demonstrate over Rwanda's "acts of
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — John Kasich proudly cites his efforts while in Congress to cut what he believed was wasteful defense spending. But allies for Jeb Bush, a Republican presidential rival, see a potential vulnerability for Kasich in military-minded South Carolina and are trying to slow the Ohio governor
Somalia's Shebab insurgents on Saturday claimed responsibility for a bomb attack which ripped a hole in a passenger plane shortly after takeoff from the capital Mogadishu earlier this month. On February 2, Shebab "mujahideen carried out an operation targeting dozens of Western intelligence