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LOS ANGELES - The Latest on the 89th Academy Awards (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Jackie Chan has brought some furry friends to walk with him on the Oscars red carpet. The action star did red carpet
A Syrian cameraman and rescue worker whose documentary about the "White Helmets" Civil Defence group has been nominated for an Oscar will not attend
Nearly 200 storm chasers paid tribute Sunday to the late actor Bill Paxton by spelling out his initials using GPS co-ordinates on a map depicting the heart of Tornado Alley. The effort co-ordinated b
Kim Jong-Nam was dead within 20 minutes of being attacked and would have suffered a painful death as his major organs shut down, according to Malaysia's health minister. Video provided by AFP  
Mr. Trump’s sympathetic remarks about young immigrants and inaction on the program that shields them have caused rifts in the White House and angered his Republican base.
A Canadian man whose family is trapped in a militant-controlled area in the Libyan city of Benghazi has travelled to Turkey in effort to assemble an
A small town leads the charge on a strategy embraced across Canada allowing homeless people begin to address their other challenges only after they have secured shelter.
The truck was transporting worshipers from three small towns to a local church when it crashed on Sunday in the remote West Khasi Hills district in the state of Meghalaya
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Thousands protested in the Romanian capital Bucharest on Sunday against the Social Democrat government that tried to weaken a crackdown on corruption earlier this month.
Nearly 200 storm chasers paid tribute Sunday to the late actor Bill Paxton by spelling out his initials using GPS coordinates on a map depicting the heart of Tornado Alley. The effort coordinated by
Indians were relatively welcoming of President Trump’s victory, but the killing of an Indian man in Kansas and serious worries about an immigration crackdown were starting to sour that view.
The mystery surrounding the killing of Kim Jong-nam leaves more questions than answers two weeks on. Rupert Wingfield-Hayes went to Kuala Lumpur to try and find out.
ALGIERS (Reuters) - A bomb exploded in the eastern Algerian city of Constantine near a police station, but there were no immediate reports of casualties, local private broadcaster Ennahar TV reported
CAIRO — Egyptian officials said yesterday they were inching closer to meeting all demands set by Russia on airport security to resume flights to Egypt, suspe
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California doctor has a colleague to thank for giving him the gift of life. The Orange County Register reported Sunday (http://bit.ly/2mzIzpQ) that Dr. Brian Dunn got a
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say more than 100 headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia, damage discovered less than a week after similar vandalism in Missouri. Police said
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say scores of headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia. A police spokeswoman said preliminary estimates are that 75 to 100 graves were damaged a
The UN has declared that parts of South Sudan are experiencing famine, the first time the world has faced such a catastrophe in six years. Some 5.5 m
MILAN (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Sunday it is up to his successor to decide whether Italy should hold its next national election before the natural end of the current legis
Editor’s Note: The following is a transcript of the Feb. 26 program of CBS TV’s “Face the Nation program. DICKERSON: Should Russia be monitored, what are they going to do next, or sh
FLORAL CITY, Fla. (AP) — A man who fired shots at a central Florida construction site died during a shootout with sheriff’s deputies following a chase. Citrus County Sheriff Mike Prendergast sa
PARIS (Reuters) - Francois Fillon, The Republicans' presidential candidate, on Sunday accused the French government of not doing enough to curb the violence that has hit election campaign events.
Editor’s Note: The following is a transcript of the Feb. 26 NBC TV news program “Meet the Press.” SEN. TOM COTTON: Well, Chuck, let’s step back. Russia is not our friend. Vladi
MOUNT AIRY, N.C. (AP) — The WWII Navy officer who guided his warship into Japanese territory to rescue future President John F. Kennedy and his crew has died at age 97, his daughter said Sunday. Will
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — A woman who drove off a highway into a swollen Northern California creek was rescued after spending a chilly night in the backseat with her dog. The Press Democrat reported
“StopFake News,” which is overseen by the journalism department at the Kyiv-Mohyla Academy in Ukraine, debunks fake news from a basement television studio.
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A man who denied firebombing an animal researcher’s laboratory at Michigan State University in 1992 even as he pleaded guilty now admits he carried out the attack and
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Former NHL enforcer Andrew Peters has been suspended indefinitely as coach of a youth hockey team pending a Buffalo police investigation into his role in an on-ice brawl. Buffalo
PARIS (Reuters) - French independent candidate Emmanuel Macron would easily beat far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the second round of the country's presidential election in May, two opinion polls sho
Syrian government warplanes have pounded a rebel-held neighbourhood in the central city of Homs, killing at least three people and wounding dozens, opposition activists said.
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Palestinians are celebrating a Christian crooner from the West Bank city of Bethlehem who won this year’s Arab Idol, the Arab world’s premier television song c
YANGON — Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on yesterday broke a month-long silence to describe the assassination of one of her top legal advisers as a great lo
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The BTK serial killer’s daughter is writing a book about dealing with the emotional trauma of discovering that her father had killed 10 people. Kerri Rawson told The Wichit
The United States called on Russia to "immediately" observe the cease-fire in Ukraine, accusing combined Russian-separatist forces of targeting international monitors.
ROME - Pope Francis on Sunday became the first Catholic pontiff to visit an Anglican parish in Rome, using the historic occasion to press for greater closeness after centuries of mistrust, prejudices
"We call on Russia and the separatist forces it backs to immediately observe the cease-fire, withdraw all heavy weapons, and allow full and unfettered access to the OSCE monitors," the Stat
ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Sunday he wants to make a trip to South Sudan together with the head of the Anglican Church to bring attention to the suffering of people stricken by civil war an
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump might support an investigation into last month's U.S. raid in Yemen that killed several al Qaeda militants but also left a Navy SEAL and several civilians
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The small Alaska fishing community of Homer is no stranger to political activism. In the 1970s, a landmark legal case involving one of its residents found the constitutional rig
DUBAI (Reuters) - A bomb blast hit a bus carrying policemen in the island kingdom of Bahrain on Sunday, the interior ministry reported on its official Twitter account, wounding four officers.
TERREBONNE, Ore. (AP) — It was midweek in mid-February, so I figured the trail up Smith Rock State Park’s Misery Ridge would be pretty much free and clear of other hikers and sightseers. I was
GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrian activists called on Sunday for the Assad government to engage in serious talks on political transition and for the United Nations to strengthen the fragile ceasefire as viole
A 25-year-old man accused of driving a pickup truck into a crowd of spectators at a Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans has been charged with injuring 2
ORONO, Maine (AP) — Researchers are testing a technique they say could determine the age of lobsters. Lobsters can live to be more than 100 years old. Their ages are typically estimated based on size
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A Niagara Falls aquarium is expanding so it can breed and protect the threatened Humboldt penguin. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says work has begun on a $3.3 million project to create
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — “We have wounded!” the men shouted from the roadside. Two soldiers, bleeding, were being bandaged beside their smoking vehicle on the side of a dusty dirt road. Iraqi s
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — With his party now holding all of the levers of power in Arkansas politics, a Republican state lawmaker is pushing to remove the names of the state’s most famous Democr
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death of film and TV actor Bill Paxton, of “Titanic,” ”Aliens,” ”The Terminator,” ”Apollo 13″ and the HBO series 
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An Air Force noncommissioned officer convicted of misconduct with eight women, including three who accused him of sexually assaulting them, was sentenced to three months confinemen
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is dodging questions about whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions should consider withdrawing from the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the 201
A government official says at least nine Indian tourists drowned as a fishing boat sank during a joyride in the Bay of Bengal in southern India. Government administrator M. Ravi Kumar says the accide
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian Jordan Peele’s directorial debut “Get Out” has made a splash atop the box office in its opening weekend. Studio estimates Sunday show the thriller earned
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says that when President Donald Trump skips the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, expect him to spend that Saturday night in April “focused
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — Police near Cleveland say a 34-year-old man kidnapped three family members and was taken into custody after his aunt escaped a basement where she had been tied up. Authorities
Support for France's 39-year-old centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron has jumped, a poll showed Sunday, following a new election alliance and mounting legal problems for his rivals
LOS ANGELES - A family representative says prolific and charismatic actor Bill Paxton, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13" and a treasure hunter in "Titanic," has died from complications due to sur
LONDON (Reuters) - British anti-EU campaigner Nigel Farage posted a picture of him having "dinner with The Donald" on Twitter, the latest meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and the critic of
Thousands of supporters of President Rodrigo Duterte join large rallies in Manila, highlighting how his brutal drug war has polarised the Philippines. Video provided by AFP       
MOSCOW - Thousands of Russians marched through Moscow on Sunday shouting slogans such as "Russia will be free!" and "Putin is war!" to mark two years since opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned d
Prolific and charismatic actor Bill Paxton, who played an astronaut in Apollo 13 and a treasure hunter in Titanic, has died from complications due to
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