Latest Breaking News

Reuters News - 1 min ago

By Ed Cropley JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - When dying Zambian president Michael Sata flew to London last week he was following a long line of African leaders who have sought emergency -- and secret -- medical treatment in foreign hospitals most o ...more

AP News - 4 mins ago

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's new left-leaning government on Thursday recognized a Palestinian state — a move that comes during increased tensions between Arabs and Jews over Israel's plans to build about 1,000 housing units in east Jerusalem.The Eu ...more

Reuters News - 4 mins ago

WINSTON-SALEM N.C. (Reuters) - Two brothers were in police custody on Thursday in connection with a shooting outside a North Carolina courthouse that critically wounded two people, police said. Brandon Tremaine Morris, 31, was identified as t ...more

AP News - 4 mins ago

DENVER (AP) — Science teachers need more safety training before running dazzling chemical experiments that can result in dangerous flash fires.That's the recommendation Thursday from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board, which reviewed three fires ste ...more

AP News - 5 mins ago

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities closed off all access to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site Thursday, after police killed a Palestinian man suspected of trying to assassinate a hard-line Jewish activist well known for his efforts to promote increased ...more

Reuters News - 9 mins ago

By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - A Canadian ex-soldier who once advised the defense in the trial of Saddam Hussein is leading an effort to prepare prosecution-ready dossiers of evidence against individuals responsible for crimes in Syria's war ...more

AP News - 9 mins ago

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Beloved Kansas State University football coach Bill Snyder on Thursday endorsed Sen. Pat Roberts for re-election and is appearing in a new television ad for the three-term Republican incumbent, potentially giving the GOP a boost in ...more

AP News - 16 mins ago

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Protesters stormed Burkina Faso's parliament Thursday, dragging furniture and computers onto the street and setting the main chamber ablaze, in the most significant challenge to the president's rule during his 27 years ...more

AP News - 17 mins ago

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A judge has refused to throw out most of the charges against three New Mexico teenagers accused of beating two homeless men to death with cinderblocks and other objects.KOV-TV reports that a state District Court judge on ...more

AP News - 17 mins ago

KOSLANDA, Sri Lanka (AP) — Hundreds of desperate Sri Lankan villagers dug with bare hands through the broken red earth of a deadly landslide Thursday, defying police orders after a top disaster official said there was no chance of finding more survivor ...more