Syrian rebels capture northern air base

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian activist groups say rebels have captured a major air base in the north of the country after months of fighting. The Ale…

Aussie dollar spikes despite rate cut

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday despite an upbeat report on U.S. service industries that are the main driver of…

Tibetan monk self immolates in Nepal

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Tibetan monk set himself on fire in Nepal’s capital Tuesday in what is believed to be the latest protest against Ch…