Phone call sparks switch in MH370 hunt
Phone call sparks switch in MH370 hunt

Analysis of two satellite calls staff made to MH370 suggests the plane turned earlier than originally thought - and the…

Toronto mayor Rob Ford in new scandal
Toronto mayor Rob Ford in new scandal

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford once made players on a high school football team roll in geese droppings, according to newly released…

Stripped and marched to their deaths
Stripped and marched to their deaths

Video emerges appearing to show around 200 government soldiers in Syria being marched in their underwear through the desert…

Report hits out at elitism
Report hits out at elitism

A "cosy club" of people educated at private schools and Oxbridge still dominates British politics, the judiciary and media…

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UN says Syria refugees top 3 million mark

GENEVA (AP) The United Nations refugee agency says the civil war in Syria has forced a record 3 million people out of the…

Miley Cyrus' date turns self in, posts bail

DALLAS, Oregon (AP) The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought…

Actor arrested with Jackie Chan's son released

BEIJING (AP) A Taiwanese actor arrested along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan on drug charges has been…

Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants

CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) The largest crackdown by Mexican authorities on illegal migration in decades has decreased the flow…

USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

WASHINGTON (AP) The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some…

Quake rattles southern Greece, capital city

ATHENS, Greece (AP) An earthquake has rattled southern Greece and was widely felt in the capital, Athens. There were no…

Ecuador heralds 'digital currency' plans

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) Ecuador is planning to create the world's first government-issued digital currency, which some analysts…

Obama cautions against using force to solve crises

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama, faced with deepening crises in the Middle East and Ukraine, is putting the brakes…

Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions

WASHINGTON (AP) As President Barack Obama warns of stepped-up economic punishments against Russia for its military incursions…

Japan stocks lead Asian declines after weak data

HONG KONG (AP) Tokyo stocks led declines in most Asian markets on Friday after Japanese economic data showed that the region's…

Fiji says 43 soldiers captured in Golan Heights

SUVA, Fiji (AP) Forty-four Fijian soldiers working as U.N. peacekeepers remained captive to a militant group in Syria Friday…

HIV case spurs call for porn production moratorium

LOS ANGELES (AP) The California advocacy group for the adult film industry has called for an industrywide production moratorium…

Philippine man sentenced to death in Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) State media say a court in Hanoi has sentenced a Philippine man to death for cocaine trafficking. The…

Colombia allows lesbian couple to adopt child

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Colombia has taken a major step recognizing the rights of same-sex couples after the country's constitutional…

North Korea yanks cheerleaders for Asian Games

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) North Korea said Friday it won't send cheerleaders to the upcoming Asian Games in rival South Korea…

Experts urge Haiti to act on climate change threat

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) Coffee and mango fields that help form the backbone of Haiti's agricultural economy are at risk…

Russia replies to Canada's colorful map tweet

TORONTO (AP) It began with Canada tweeting some not-so-friendly travel tips for the Russian military: a map showing Russia…

Suit claims police brutality at Ferguson protests

ST. LOUIS (AP) A federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that police in Ferguson and St. Louis County used excessive force…

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APNewsBreak: Buffett heir buys Rosa Parks archive

DETROIT (AP) Hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks and have been sitting unseen for years in…

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Five possible sites for comet landing
Five possible sites for comet landing

The European Space Agency (ESA) said it has drawn up a shortlist of five possible sites for carrying out the first-ever…

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Libya's 'full-blown civil war' warning
Libya's 'full-blown civil war' warning

Libya's ambassador to the UN warned today of "full-blown civil war" if the chaos and division in the North African country…

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