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Film company guilty in 'Star Wars' accident that broke leg

July 26, 2016

LONDON (AP) — A film production company on Tuesday admitted health and safety breaches over an accident on the set of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" that broke the leg of star Harrison Ford. more »»

German officials vow more checking of migrants after attacks

July 26, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Top security officials in Germany called Tuesday for tougher security screening of asylum-seekers and also announced that more police officers will be hired following four attacks i... more »»

The Latest: Prosecutors look at accomplices in Ansbach

July 26, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a series of attacks in Germany (all times local):

11:30 a.. more »»

UN weather agency: 54 Celsius in Kuwait may be Asian record

July 26, 2016

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. weather agency says it suspects a 54-degree Celsius (129.2 Fahrenheit) temperature recorded in Kuwait has set a record for the eastern hemisphere. more »»

Letter foretold Japan rampage that killed 19 disabled people

July 26, 2016

SAGAMIHARA, Japan (AP) — A young Japanese man went on a stabbing rampage Tuesday at a facility for the mentally disabled where he had been fired, police said, killing 19 people months after he... more »»

Turkey: Erdogan to meet Putin Aug. 9 in Russia

July 26, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's deputy prime minister says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to travel to Russia next month to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin — the first meeting between the... more »»

Kerry says NKorea should learn from Iran, end nuclear arms

July 26, 2016

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons — when the world is trying to rid itself of them — is "very provocative deeply concerning," U.S. more »»

Letter by man accused of Japan stabbing carried a warning

July 26, 2016

The 26-year-old man accused of carrying out a mass stabbing Tuesday at a Japanese facility for the mentally disabled that left 19 people dead had written a letter in February to parliament's lowe... more »»

2 detained in Nice truck attack investigation

July 26, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Two new suspects have been detained in the investigation into the Bastille Day attack in Nice that killed more than 80 people. more »»

Bangladesh police say 9 militants killed in raid in Dhaka

July 26, 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — Police in Bangladesh's capital raided a five-story building Tuesday that was used as a den by suspected Islamic militants, killing nine of them, the country's police chief said. more »»

Kerry discusses email hack with Russia's top diplomat

July 26, 2016

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says he raised the email hack of the Democratic National Committee with Russia's top diplomat but stopped short of making any allegation about... more »»

Australian leader launches inquiry into teen detainee abuse

July 26, 2016

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's prime minister ordered a sweeping investigation Tuesday into alleged abuse at a juvenile detention center after video emerged of Aboriginal teens being tear-gassed,... more »»

With Turkey in turmoil, EU migrant deal back under fire

July 26, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Even before Turkey was thrown into crisis by a coup attempt, its deal with the European Union to stop migration westward was under strain: Turks did not get the visa-free... more »»

US, Japan, Australia step in for weak SEAsia to chide China

July 26, 2016

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — The United States, Japan and Australia have urged China not to construct military outposts and reclaim land in the disputed South China Sea, in a strong show of support for... more »»

The Latest: Japan calls knife attack 'tragic and shocking'

July 26, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on a knife attack at facility for the handicapped outside Tokyo (all times local):

12:45 p.m. more »»

Flight 370: With search suspended, a cold-case file awaits

July 26, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — For two years and more, it has been a lost ship, a metal container carrying 239 souls that simply disappeared one late Asian night never to be seen again. more »»

Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey

July 26, 2016

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on... more »»

At least 19 killed, about 20 injured in knifing near Tokyo

July 26, 2016

TOKYO (AP) — At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo in the worst mass killing in generations... more »»

Man touted as one of biggest drug dealers ever gets 35 years

July 26, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A Colombian described as one of history's biggest cocaine dealers was sentenced to 35 years in prison Monday by a Manhattan judge who called the scope of his crimes "staggering. more »»

 
 
 

 

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