Two men have been charged with a Topeka carjacking and abduction that came to an end when the victims were discovered during a Kansas City, Kan., traffic stop.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts legislator has proposed a bill that would punish police officers for swearing or using racial slurs while dealing with the public.
Officers could even lose their jobs under the bill proposed by Springfield
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — Established Asian stars as well as budding actors and actresses walked the red carpet Thursday at the start of this year’s Busan International Film Festival.
But the director of the festival’s opening film,
ROME (AP) — An Italian official says 94 bodies have been found in the migrant shipwreck off the Italian island of Lampedusa but more than 200 people are still unaccounted for.
Pietro Bartolo, the top health official on
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says it’s investigating a “horrific incident” that caused the death of a member of the powerful military force but denies reports that it was an assassination.
A statement on the Guard’s
DANDRIDGE, Tenn. (AP) — For months, a tight-knit group of seniors at a North Carolina church had been looking forward to the road trip.
It was a tradition for members of the Young at Heart Ministry to attend
PATNA, India (AP) — A special court Thursday sentenced two former chief ministers of the eastern Indian state of Bihar to jail for embezzling millions of dollars in the 1990s with bogus bills for cattle feed.
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood has sharply criticized the military for ousting the country’s Islamist president, comparing its rule to that of Adolf Hitler or Roman emperor Nero.
Thursday’s criticism appears designed to whip up support for
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong customs agents have seized nearly a ton of illegal ivory worth about $1.5 million, officials said Thursday, in the city’s third big bust of endangered species products in three months.
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans, who’re increasingly optimistic about improving economic conditions, are expected to spend at a more rapid clip during the upcoming holiday shopping season than they did last year.
But that could change if the
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Department of Natural Resources says deer hunters are expected to see a successful season in the field this… More »
WHITTINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois coroner says an 18-year-old woman likely had an irregular heartbeat that led to her drowning death last… More »
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Officials say a chartered airplane carrying 20 passengers crashed into the bush and burst into flames after taking off from Lagos domestic airport.
They say there are casualties but would not confirm reports of
LONDON (AP) — British authorities have proposed new regulations for payday lenders, the firms that offer short-term loans at sky-high interest rates.
Under restrictions unveiled by the Financial Conduct Authority on Thursday, payday lenders will be required to
THABYUCHAING, Myanmar (AP) — Buddhist mobs carrying swords and knives swarmed Zaw Lay Khar’s village again and again, clashing with Muslims and burning their homes. When she saw about 40 attackers approaching her home, she fled with her