International

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — An Italian appeals court has upheld the conviction and 16-year prison sentence for the Italian captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship that capsized off Tuscany in 2012, killing 32 people. Prosecutors had sought 27 years and three months for Capt...
LONDON (AP) — Britain's 90-year-old Queen Elizabeth II is a Vanity Fair cover star, in a portrait by photographer Annie Leibovitz. The monarch is pictured sitting with her four beloved dogs: corgis Willow and Holly, and dorgis Candy and Vulcan. The picture, published Tuesday,...
BLENHEIM PALACE, England (AP) — Dior returned Tuesday to England's historic Blenheim Palace to unveil its Cruise collection in glamorous surroundings that evoked the distinctive days of Christian Dior and Yves Saint Laurent. The show brought a modern, sassier Dior back to the...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A teenage boy sneaked into the cargo hold of an Emirates passenger plane in China and made it all the way to Dubai before being apprehended, the airline and Chinese media said Tuesday. The Dubai-based airline, the Middle East's biggest, said...
PARIS (AP) — Heavy rain drenched parts of France on Tuesday, prompting flood warnings near the English Channel, causing more delays at the French Open and soaking tourists in Paris. Floods or heavy rain were forecast for about a quarter of the country Tuesday, from Normandy in...
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The head of the independence movement in the Western Sahara, Mohamed Abdelaziz, has died after a long illness, the Polisario Front said in a statement. The movement ordered a 40-day mourning period, after which a new secretary-general will be chosen, the...
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has voted to renew sanctions on a number of individuals allegedly obstructing a peace agreement in South Sudan, where tens of thousands of people have been killed and millions displaced by over two years of fighting between the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Organization Of American States on Tuesday called for an emergency meeting of regional governments to evaluate Venezuela's respect for democracy, a move that could lead to the country's suspension from the hemispheric body. Luis Almagro said...
BANGKOK (AP) — Wildlife officials have removed more of the 137 tigers kept in a Buddhist temple that operated as an admission-charging zoo and is suspected of illegally trafficking in the animals, Thai authorities said Tuesday. The director of Thailand's Wildlife Conservation...
TOKYO (AP) — Mitsubishi Materials Corp., one of dozens of Japanese companies that used Chinese forced laborers...
TOKYO (AP) — For months, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said he would go ahead with a planned sales tax...
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo, where a gorilla was shot and killed over the weekend after a 3-year-old boy...
DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon each hit two of Colorado's team record-tying seven homers,...
DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado and Charlie Blackmon each hit two of Colorado's team record-tying seven homers,...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lorenzo Cain homered and drove in four runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Tampa Bay...