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BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces on Tuesday captured new ground on the northwestern edge of the city of Aleppo, tightening the siege on rebel-held parts of the metropolis where some 300,000 people live, activists said. The Syrian army also called on the opposition fighters...
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the hostage-taking in the French region of Normandy. (all times local): 1:50 p.m. French President Francois Hollande is suggesting that the Islamic State group is behind an attack on a church that left an 84-year-old priest dead. Hollande called it a "...
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's president on Tuesday replaced his deputy and opposition leader Riek Machar, who fled into hiding this month amid renewed clashes with government forces. The move threatens an already fragile peace deal in a country ravaged by civil war...
LONDON (AP) — A film production company on Tuesday admitted health and safety breaches over an accident on the set of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" that broke the leg of star Harrison Ford. The actor was struck by a hydraulic door on the set of the Millennium Falcon — his...
PARIS (AP) — Two attackers seized hostages in a church near the Normandy city of Rouen on Tuesday, killing one hostage by slitting their throat before being killed by police, a security official said. The identities of the attackers and motive for the attack are unclear,...
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-laden cars on Tuesday outside the U.N. Mine Action Service offices and a Somali army checkpoint in Mogadishu, killing 13 people, including seven U.N. guards, Somali police officials said. The two blasts took...
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. weather agency says it suspects a 54-degree Celsius (129.2 Fahrenheit) temperature recorded in Kuwait has set a record for the eastern hemisphere. The World Meteorological Organization said Tuesday it is setting up a committee to look into whether the...
The 26-year-old man accused of carrying out a mass stabbing Tuesday at a Japanese facility for the mentally disabled that left 19 people dead had written a letter in February to parliament's lower house speaker, outlining what was similar to Tuesday's attack, and expressing his...
VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said progress is being made with Russia on a potential military partnership that could strengthen a faltering truce in Syria despite grave doubts expressed by the Pentagon and joint chiefs of staff. Speaking Tuesday after...
CHICAGO (AP) — Parents of newborns with rare genetic conditions used to hear the grim words that the severe birth...
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2016--UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF), a diversified financial...
SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — It's Tesla Motors' biggest bet yet: A massive, $5 billion factory in the Nevada desert that...
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2016--UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF) announces it has named...
KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 26, 2016--UMB Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: UMBF) is pleased to announce...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is in danger of becoming the next internet company forced into a desperation sale if...