Plane crash kills 6 in northern Mexico

Authorities investigating cause of crash while resident say gangs responsible. MEXICO CITY  - Six men died in a plane crash in the state of Chihuahua, authorities...

Scientists surprised by decline in global carbon emission

New findings underline need for international agreements By Barry Eitel SAN FRANCISCO – Researchers said Monday they believe global carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels declined...

Basketball: Unbeaten Warriors set new NBA record

Golden State Warriors set new NBA record becoming first team to win first 16 games of the season ANKARA - Defending NBA champions Golden State Warriors set a...

US releases Osama bin Laden’s secret documents

Files include bin Laden's communications with family, other al Qaeda leaders WASHINGTON - The U.S. on Wednesday released a portion of documents it says was taken...

UN downgrades global economic growth forecast

Estimates lowered by 0.4 percent amid persisting cyclical and structural headwinds NEW YORK -- The United Nations on Thursday downgraded its world economic growth projections for 2015. Citing weak...

US dismisses New York Times’ claim on Iran nuke stockpile

State Dept. spokeswoman, reporter spat on Twitter over stockpile levels WASHINGTON – A State Department representative got into Twitter spat with a reporter who claimed...

FIFA vice president agrees extradition to US

Juan Angel Napout faces bribery charges relating to sale of marketing rights for millions of dollars GENEVA - Suspended FIFA Vice President Juan Angel Napout has agreed...

UPDATE – ‘Missing’ Chinese tycoon assisting probes: company

Statement comes after Guo Guangchang reported missing amid speculation whether he was detained as graft suspect UPDATES TO ADD BACKGROUND BEIJING - Companies controlled by a renowned...

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

NEW YORK Muhammad Ali, one of the most influential sports figures in the 20th century, has passed away at the age of 74 in Phoenix,...

Suez Canal upgrade may not live up to promise

Experts say canal upgrade may not attract levels of traffic projected By Andrew Jay Rosenbaum ANKARA - Improvements to the Suez Canal may not provide the...

US ‘clock boy’ Ahmed seeks $15 million from Texas city

Lawyers representing Ahmed Mohamed's family demands $15 million as well as apologies from Irving officials NEW YORK - The family of Ahmed Mohamed, the U.S....

Harper marks Canadian liberation of Dutch 70 year ago

Canada still confronting enemies of ‘great evil,' says Canadian prime minister. TRENTON, Ontario -- Prime Minister Stephen Harper and a few dozen remaining Canadian veterans...
GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA - OCTOBER 3 : Rescue workers and firemen search for survivors at the the site of a landslide in Cambray, a neighborhood in the suburb of Santa Catarina Pinula, about 10 miles east of Guatemala City on October 3, 2015.

Death toll rises in Guatemala landslide

Hundreds still missing as rescue efforts continue By Sandra Cuffe RIVAS, Nicaragua - The death toll from a landslide in Guatemala rose to 69 late Saturday,...

US service sector activity rose in February for 61st month

Institute for Supply Management's index of service sector shows continuing growth for more than five years. ANKARA  - U.S. economic activity in the service sector grew in...
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Brazil exec arrest links Petrobas, Workers’ Party gaft plot

- Prosecutors say Milton Pascowitch helped operate huge scheme with bribes between Brazilian oil giant, ruling party SAO PAULO -- A business executive accused of operating a vast...