The world's 1.5 billion Muslims began observing the holy fasting month of Ramadan on Saturday, blighted by conflict and bloodshed in countries ranging from Afghanistan to Libya
PITTSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A judge has ordered a prison guard to stand trial in the death of a Michigan inmate who killed herself. Judge J. Cedric Simpson says he’s never seen a “cl
DALLAS (AP) — Failed land-development deals in Idaho and Colorado have cost the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System approximately $100 million, officials for the system say. The deals account for a
Peace talks between the Philippine government and communist insurgents broke down on Saturday after a dispute over the rebels' ordering their fighters to step up attacks
BOLINAS, Calif. (AP) — The body of a 79-foot (24-meter) blue whale has washed ashore in California’s Marin County and experts are trying to determine why it died. The whale was discovered off Ag
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Four men have been ordered to stand trial in Pennsylvania in the death of a Somali immigrant cab driver in Pittsburgh. Prosecutors allege the group wanted to rob a pizza delivery dri
Zbigniew Brzezinski, the hawkish Polish-born Cold War strategist and former top aide to US president Jimmy Carter, has died, his family said. He was 89
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A sheriff says a woman chained in a shipping container for two months by a serial killer will get the $25,000 reward for helping solve a quadruple slaying after nearly 13 year
German leader Angela Merkel said on Saturday that US President Donald Trump's G7 partners remained in the dark about his intentions on climate change, calling the debate at a summit in Sicily "very un
NEW YORK (AP) — Some haters are grumbling on social media about women-only screenings planned for the upcoming “Wonder Woman” film starring Gal Gadot. Controversy bubbled up Friday over p
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities are offering a $10,000 reward in hopes of catching teenagers suspected of igniting a fireworks display inside a grocery store in Atlanta, sending shoppers fleeing and fillin
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court may soon decide how courts are supposed to view presidential power in the age of Donald Trump. The administration has promised a high court appeal of a ruling bloc
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democrats are expanding their efforts to resist President Donald Trump’s crackdown on immigrants in the country illegally with bills aimed at limiting how m
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The woman in Newtown’s highest elected office announced she will step down, five years after she helped lead the community through the Sandy Hook school shooting. Newtown F
SIGONELLA, Italy (Reuters) - With trouble facing him back home, U.S. President Donald Trump ended his nine-day overseas journey in dramatic fashion on Saturday, addressing U.S. troops at a campaign-st
The life of Salman Abedi, the bomber whose attack killed 22 people in Manchester this past week, was interwoven with the tortured recent past of Libya.
AUSTELL, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a Georgia police officer shot and killed a man after they say he opened fire at an event center outside Atlanta. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation said in a Satur
ONEIDA, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee authorities say a man has died after he drove at police officers during a traffic stop. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says it’s investigating the incident
LONDON (Reuters) - British intelligence experts no longer believe another attack is imminent as significant progress has been made by police investigating the suicide bomb attack on a pop concert in
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at the conclusion of a G7 summit in Sicily on Saturday that a debate between leaders over climate had been "very unsatisfying", noting the United States had been t
LONDON (Reuters) - British Airways has canceled all its flights from London's two biggest airports until Saturday evening after a global computer system outage caused confusion and chaos, with thousan
John F. Kennedy was born 100 years ago Monday, and a new book recounts his brief but eventful presidency — and the style and wit with which he shaped the hopes of a generation — through day-by-day re
BARCELONA, Spain - Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy warned Catalan business leaders on Saturday of "terrible economic consequences" if separatists win independence for the northeastern region.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum ......
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's son-in-law and now top White House adviser Jared Kushner reportedly proposed setting up a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team ..
PORTLAND, Ore. - Authorities on Saturday identified a 35-year-old Portland man as the suspect in the fatal stabbing of two people on a Portland light-rail train in Oregon.
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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that Tehran is ready for talks with Arab nations to reach a “real agreement toward peace and brotherhood.”
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — The Coast Guard says it has called off its search for three boaters missing off the coast of Georgia since Tuesday. The Coast Guard said in a statement that it suspended the s
The airline said it had found "no evidence that it's a cyberattack," with Britain still recovering from a ransomware attack that crippled key infrastructure earlier this month.
G7 countries will on Saturday recognize the deadlock about taking collective action on climate change as US President Donald Trump mulls his position, officials said
Group of Seven (G7) leaders have still not agreed to joint language on the issues of trade and Russia, a G7 source said, hours before their final communique is due to be published. The source said dip
WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s been a muted week for the “real” Donald Trump, the Twitter account where the president normally says a lot of things that are unreal. Other frequent sources o
Two men were killed and a third injured in a knife attack after they tried to stop what police are describing as a hate speech incident in Portland,
MEDORA, N.D. (AP) — When Meridian Energy Group set out to develop “the cleanest refinery on the planet,” it chose a spot in western North Dakota’s oil patch near highways, railroads