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S. Korean leader offers conditional resignation amid scandal

November 29, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Tuesday that she'll resign — if parliament arranges the technical details — in her latest attempt to fend off impeachment... more »»

Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam refuses to talk again

November 29, 2016

PARIS (AP) — French investigators have tried and failed — again —to persuade Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam to talk to anti-terrorism investigators. more »»

Brazilian soccer team's plane crashes in Colombia; 76 dead

November 29, 2016

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A chartered plane with a Brazilian first division soccer team crashed near Medellin while on its way to the finals of a regional tournament, killing 76 people, Colombian... more »»

Lufthansa pilots on strike again, 816 flights canceled

November 29, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Pilots at German airline Lufthansa are on strike again after a two-day break in their campaign of walkouts. more »»

California targets dairy cows to combat global warming

November 29, 2016

GALT, Calif. (AP) — California is taking its fight against global warming to the farm. more »»

Thailand's parliament invites crown prince to assume throne

November 29, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's parliament on Tuesday named Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn as the new king, completing a formal step for the heir to take the throne following the death of his father last... more »»

AP Interview: Iraqi leader predicts IS collapse in Mosul

November 29, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi says Islamic State group fighters lack the courage to put up long-term resistance in Mosul, despite unleashing hundreds of car bombs that have... more »»

Trek to Castro's final resting spot traces revolution's past

November 29, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — After his band of bearded rebels won power in 1959, Fidel Castro embarked on a victory tour delivering speeches to cheering crowds stretching from the eastern Cuban city of Santiago... more »»

2nd day of homage to Fidel Castro to end with mammoth rally

November 29, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Schools and government offices will be closed Tuesday for a second day of homage to Fidel Castro, with the day ending in a rally on the wide plaza where the Cuban leader delivered... more »»

Haiti: Jovenel Moise apparently wins presidential vote

November 29, 2016

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Jovenel Moise, the hand-picked candidate of Haiti's previous elected leader, apparently won the presidential election outright against 26 rivals, according to... more »»

South Korean leader plans announcement amid impeachment push

November 29, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The embattled South Korean president announced Tuesday that she would make a public announcement amid a push by lawmakers for impeachment and growing public calls for he... more »»

From milk to lightbulbs, Fidel Castro reshaped life in Cuba

November 29, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro changed the flavor of the milk Cuban children drink at breakfast. more »»

Residents of Iraq's Mosul fight, jostle over food

November 28, 2016

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul fought each other around trucks delivering humanitarian aid as they jostled for scant supplies on Monday, while government troops fighting... more »»

Rebels' hold on eastern Aleppo collapses as troops move in

November 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces captured more than a third of opposition-held eastern Aleppo on Monday, touching off a wave of panic and flight from the besieged enclave as rebel defenses... more »»

The Latest: Amnesty fears Syria detaining men in Aleppo

November 28, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

10:06 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Cubans line up to sign oath to revolution

November 28, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro (all times local):

2:45 p.m. more »»

Cubans bid Fidel Castro farewell, pledge loyalty to system

November 28, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Cubans bade farewell to Fidel Castro on Monday, pledging allegiance to his socialist ideology and paying tribute before images of the leader as a young... more »»

Think tank plans legal action to keep UK in EU single market

November 28, 2016

LONDON (AP) — A pro-Europe think tank says it is willing to take the British government to court to try and keep the U.K. in the European Union single market once it leaves the bloc. more »»

Pope confirms 2018 visit to Ireland, prime minister says

November 28, 2016

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis confirmed plans Monday to make a 2018 trip to Ireland, a Roman Catholic country devastated by the clerical sex abuse scandal, where same-sex marriages are legal... more »»

 
 
 

 

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