International

LONDON (AP) — Britons are voting in local and regional elections expected to deal a blow to Britain's main opposition Labour Party. Voters are electing legislatures Thursday in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as well as choosing many English local authorities — including a...
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli army's deputy chief of staff has drawn a rebuke from hawkish Israeli ministers for comparing pre-Holocaust Germany to trends in Israel today. Maj. Gen. Yair Golan, speaking at a Holocaust remembrance day ceremony at a kibbutz in central Israel, said...
RAMADI, Iraq (AP) — This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. Turning in every direction yields a picture of devastation. A building that housed a pool hall and ice cream shops —...
HELSINKI (AP) — Carl Fredrik Reutersward, one of Sweden's best-known modern artists and the creator of the iconic statue of a revolver barrel tied in a knot, has died at the age of 81. The artist, who was a major influence in the modern Swedish art scene, died in a hospital in...
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Thousands of Congolese attended the funeral Wednesday of Papa Wemba, a musician known around the world as the king of Congolese rumba. The 66-year-old musician died April 24 following a collapse on stage during a concert in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. His life...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia have persuaded Syria's government and moderate rebels to extend the country's fragile truce to the northern city of Aleppo, although sporadic clashes continue, U.S. officials said Wednesday. The agreement was reached late Tuesday...
KATY, Texas (AP) — A recently fired employee opened fire at a transportation company near Houston on Wednesday, killing one employee and injuring another before fatally shooting himself, sheriff's officials said. The gunman was fired earlier in the day and then returned with a...
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta's prime minister became the first head of government to visit Libya since the formation of a unity government following a U.N.-brokered agreement, meeting the Libyan prime minister-designate at a naval base near Tripoli's international airport. Libya...
FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A fire that forced the evacuation of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, Alberta, destroyed 80 percent of the homes in one neighborhood and extensively damaged property in a number of others, and officials warned it could get worse...
LONDON (AP) — Britons are voting in local and regional elections expected to deal a blow to Britain's main...
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A unit of Chicago-based Boeing Co. is opening an office in Starkville to work with...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is lowering its estimate of the number of people it believes have faced retaliation...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is lowering its estimate of the number of people it believes have faced retaliation...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vape away. Increasingly popular e-cigarettes and cigar varieties could be exempt from some...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vape away. Increasingly popular e-cigarettes and cigar varieties could be exempt from some...