November 5, 2015

Britain says Egypt must tighten security before UK flights can resume to Sinai

LONDON (AP)_ The latest on the crash of a Russian plane in Egypt that killed all 224 people onboard last Saturday. (All times local.) 3:15 p.m. […]
November 5, 2015

Final design of African American Museum in Charleston under way as Boeing donates $500K

CHARLESTON, S.C. _ Final design of a planned $75 million African American museum in Charleston is underway and the project has received a boost with a […]
November 5, 2015

South African student steals bus in desperate bid to get classmates to final year exam on time

JOHANNESBURG  (AP)_ South African media say a high school student stole a bus in a desperate effort to get to his final year mathematics exams. Broadcaster […]
November 5, 2015

Taiwan President Ma to raise island’s diplomatic isolation with China’s Xi at historic meeting

TAIPEI, Taiwan 9AP)_ Taiwan’s president said Thursday he hopes this weekend’s historic meeting with China’s leader can ease Beijing’s hard-line stance on diplomatic relations with Taiwan, […]
November 3, 2015

US first lady Michelle Obama meets Qatari emir, joins Conan O’Brien to entertain US troops

DOHA, Qatar (AP) _ First the emir, then Conan and the troops. U.S. first lady Michelle Obama spent part of her first full day in the Gulf […]
November 3, 2015

Maine activist who accused Haiti orphanage founder of molesting boys loses bid for new trial

PORTLAND, Maine  (AP)_ An activist who falsely accused a Haiti orphanage founder of molesting boys and was ordered to pay $14.5 million in damages has lost […]
November 3, 2015

Haiti council needs more time to issue preliminary results from presidential vote

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) _ Haitians will have to wait longer for official preliminary results from last month’s first-round presidential election. The leader of Haiti‘s Provisional Electoral Council […]
November 3, 2015

What’s involved in recovering black box, bodies from El Faro ship? Ocean expert explains

By Bob Salsberg THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON _ It’s 15,000 feet (4,600 metres) beneath the waves _ deeper than the final resting place of the Titanic. […]
October 30, 2015

South African police create mock murder scene with fake blood, then make real life arrests

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ South African police said it was like a Hollywood movie. Police duped a businessman who allegedly wanted to […]
October 30, 2015

Conan O’Brien to accompany Michelle Obama on visit next week to US troops stationed in Qatar

By Darlene Superville THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Michelle Obama is bringing a little bit of Hollywood on her trip to Qatar next week. The first […]
October 30, 2015

New York police join family members in Guyana to pay last respects to slain officer

GEORGETOWN, Guyana(AP) _ Officers from the New York Police Department are in Guyana for the funeral of a slain comrade from the South American country. Dozens […]
October 29, 2015

NASA needs better handle on health hazards for astronauts on long Mars missions

By Marcia Dunn THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. _ NASA needs to get cracking if it wants to keep its astronauts alive and well on […]