Latest Breaking News

Reuters News - 8 mins ago

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Organizers of the next America's Cup regatta will announce their decision on its venue on Dec. 2, challengers Team New Zealand said on Friday, shooting down media reports the holders had decided on Bermuda for the 2017 event. ...more

Reuters News - 11 mins ago

GILLINGHAM England (Reuters) - Britain's anti-EU UKIP party won its second seat in parliament on Friday, defeating Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives in a special election six months before what is shaping up to be a closely-fought national v ...more

AP News - 28 mins ago

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize winner who will lead the first major review of United Nations peacekeeping operations in 15 years said Thursday his panel likely will do its work from afar.In a closed-door meeting of the Security Coun ...more

AP News - 29 mins ago

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe dissolved the lower house of Japan's parliament Friday, paving the way for a general election next month.The move is widely seen as an attempt by Abe to shore up support for his government after a series of ...more

Reuters News - 30 mins ago

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand's martial law will not be lifted for the foreseeable future, the justice minister said on Friday, despite an earlier pledge to lift the law in some provinces to help the tourism industry which has struggled since a military ...more

AP News - 33 mins ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano prevailed Thursday in persuading the system's governing board to authorize five years of tuition increases, a politically risky move likely to ignite months of debate to determine ...more

AP News - 35 mins ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Astrid Silva didn't hear her name when the president of the United States first said it Thursday night.But she couldn't miss the cheers from a crowded room in Las Vegas where she and others listened to Barack Obama tell a story ...more

Reuters News - 43 mins ago

(Reuters) - Australian Olympic officials say they will oppose plans to stage the 2016 Rio Olympics swimming finals late at night. Although the final schedule for the Rio Games has not been completed, reports that the swimming finals could sta ...more

AP News - 47 mins ago

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military-installed prime minister, known for scolding journalists, is trying a new tack: patting their heads and tugging their ears.A video posted on Facebook by Bangkok Post reporter Wassana Nanuam shows Prime Minister ...more

AP News - 57 mins ago

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida State University alumnus and attorney who shot three people at the school's library early Thursday believed the government was targeting him for persecution, detailing his thoughts in a journal and in videos detective ...more