COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka (all times local):
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Wednesday that she and French President Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting in Paris next month seeking to eliminate acts of violent extremism and terrorism from being shown online.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Port commissioners Tuesday night unanimously approved a proposal to lease land for a 200-bed temporary homeless shelter in the popular Embarcadero tourist area as the city struggles with a severe shortage of affordable housing.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten is getting another chance at getting out of prison following a years-long saga that has seen a board recommend her parole three separate times.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Russia by train on Wednesday, a day before his much-anticipated summit with President Vladimir Putin that comes amid deadlocked diplomacy on his nuclear program.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The death toll from the Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 359 and more suspects have been arrested, police said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A U.S Marine veteran from Southern California was part of a group of dissidents wielding machetes and fake guns when they stormed North Korea's embassy in Madrid and tied up and beat officials inside, federal prosecutors alleged in a criminal complaint released Tuesday.
TONALA, Mexico (AP) — Central American migrants traveling through southern Mexico toward the U.S. on Tuesday fearfully recalled their frantic escape from police the previous day, scuttling under barbed wire fences into pastures and then spending the night in the woods after hundreds were det…
NEW YORK (AP) — The lawyers' ads on the internet aggressively seeking clients to file sexual abuse lawsuits give a taste of what lies ahead this year for the Boy Scouts of America: potentially the most fateful chapter in its 109-year history.
MOSCOW — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un departed for Russia by train on Wednesday morning to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported citing Pyongyang’s KCNA.
SAN FRANCISCO — An Oregon federal judge will block the Trump administration’s policy of prohibiting taxpayer-funded health care providers from referring pregnant women to abortion clinics, the state’s top legal officer said.
CHICAGO — Police reports based primarily on visits to an Illinois house from where a 5-year-old boy remains missing describe a site of filthy living conditions, physical confrontations and possible drug use.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers worked to find common ground Tuesday between law enforcement groups and reformers intent on adopting first-in-the-nation standards designed to limit fatal shootings by police.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The men who rented the green, four-room bungalow along a quiet lane in a Colombo suburb took pains to avoid their neighbors. They ordered takeout, never went to the local mosque and only ventured outside in a white Suzuki sedan, its windows heavily tinted.
MINNEAPOLIS — Testimony in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor is nearing completion in its fourth week as prosecutors prepare to call expert witnesses to the stand Wednesday, capping off more than 50 people who have testified in court.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A participant in the federal program shielding young immigrants from deportation is suing a Silicon Valley company, saying she was denied a job she was qualified for despite being authorized to work in the U.S.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge approved Pacific Gas & Electric Corp.'s plans Tuesday to pay $235 million in employee bonuses this year, despite the California utility's bankruptcy and objections from lawyers of victims of the state's massive wildfires.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Broward prosecutors won’t file charges against the 15-year-old student whose head was slammed against the pavement in a forceful off-campus arrest. A cellphone video of the teen’s arrest sparked outrage across the country.
NEW YORK (AP) — Big deals for Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and others that included large signing bonuses masked an otherwise flat market for the second straight offseason that caused Major League Baseball's opening-day payrolls to drop by $43 million for 2019.
GAUHATI, India (AP) — A moderate earthquake shook remote northeastern India near the border with China early Wednesday, but no damage or casualties were immediately reported.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The zookeeper who was attacked Saturday by a tiger at the Topeka Zoo, injured with lacerations and puncture wounds to her head, back and neck, was identified Tuesday as Kristyn Hayden-Ortega.
A Navy SEAL awaiting trial for alleged war crimes in Iraq in 2017 also is being investigated in the shooting death of an Afghan civilian in 2010, according to his defense attorney, who complained to the judge about the investigation last week.
It sounds like a subway train rushing by. Or a plane flying low overhead. But it’s something much more exotic: In all likelihood, the first “marsquake” ever recorded by humans.
UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution condemning sexual violence in warfare, but only after language on a woman’s right to “reproductive health” was removed to avert a veto by the anti-abortion Trump administration.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a much-anticipated summit Thursday, the Kremlin said, ending weeks of speculation about the meeting's timing and venue.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Florida man who mailed crudely made pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump said he abused steroids for over 40 years, an issue his lawyers say they'll cite at sentencing.
SINGAPORE — Myanmar’s Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the verdicts of two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists for Reuters who were jailed while reporting on the country’s violent suppression of Rohingya Muslims.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — As the death toll from the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 321 on Tuesday, the Islamic State group claimed responsibility and released images that purported to show the attackers, while the country's prime minister warned that several suspects armed with explos…
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—Suspended Broward Sheriff Scott Israel lost his fight Tuesday to have the Florida Supreme Court return him to duty.
NEW YORK (AP) — The pharmaceutical industry executive hit Tuesday with criminal charges stemming from the opioid crisis doesn't have his name on a museum wing, and his company isn't within earshot of Apple or anyone else on the Fortune 500. Even his $1.5 million paycheck was a paltry sum com…
AUSTIN, Texas — Texans would have no more twice-yearly clock changes, but instead would choose to stay year-round on either daylight saving time or standard time, under a proposed constitutional amendment the House approved Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California woman could face up to seven years behind bars on a slew of charges filed Tuesday after authorities say surveillance video showed her casually tossing a bag of 3-day-old puppies into a trash can on a sweltering day.
MIAMI (AP) — The Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against a sheriff who fought his removal from office after the governor claimed he failed to prevent last year's Parkland school shooting.
HARTFORD, Conn. — A Trinity College professor whose racially charged social media posts created an uproar in 2017 is once again facing a firestorm from alumni of the Hartford liberal arts school for tweeting “Whiteness is terrorism” on Easter and referring to Barack and Michelle Obama as “wh…
MINNEAPOLIS — The family of the child thrown from a balcony at the Mall of America earlier this month would not confirm or deny a statement by a family pastor saying the boy showed “zero evidence” of any brain injury.
CALGARY, Alberta, April 23, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Suncor will release its first quarter financial results on May 1, 2019 before 8:00 p.m. MT (10:00 p.m. ET).
CALGARY, Alberta, 23 avr. 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Suncor publiera ses résultats du premier trimestre le 1er mai 2019 avant 20 h, HR (22 h, HE).
CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself sued the "Empire" actor's attorneys on Tuesday, accusing them of defamation by continuing to insist publicly that the brothers carried out a real, bigoted attack on Smollett d…
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles equipped with bags that may not inflate in a crash. The problem could be responsible for as many as eight deaths.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A video that police say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying a massage parlor worker for sex should not be publicly released for now because it would ruin his chance for a fair trial, a judge ruled Tuesday.
CHICAGO — Two brothers who allege “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett paid them to stage an attack on him filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday against Smollett’s attorneys, saying the high-profile legal team has continued to smear them after Cook County, Ill., prosecutors dropped all charges against S…