David Lynch leaves revival of cult TV series

Acclaimed director says he will not direct ‘Twin Peaks’ sequel due to financial disagreements. NEW YORK - Director David Lynch said Monday that he would not direct...

Brazil troops reinforce Rio slums after wave of deaths

Special forces occupy a string of shanty towns in north Rio after 4 deaths, including a 10-year-old. SAO PAULO - Special forces have occupied a broad...

Brazil business leader helps US FIFA investigation

José Hawilla assists FBI investigation by recording conversations with former Brazilian football chief By Ben Tavener SAO PAULO – A Brazilian football marketing boss helped the FBI...

US confirms evacuation of special forces in Yemen

U.S. pulled out remaining special forces in Yemen day after several suicide bombings at Shiite Houthi mosques in Sanaa killed more than 130 people. The...

Yemen at ‘edge of civil war,’ warns UN envoy

Jamal Benomar says recent events may turn the country into a “protracted” conflict zone in vein of a 'Libya-Syria combined scenario' U.N. Special Adviser on...

2 arrested in Baltimore protest over black man’s death

Demonstrators march from City Hall to a police department for justice for Freddie Gray. BALTIMORE - Protests over a black man's death while in police custody continued...

Missing Chinese tycoon ‘assisting probes’: company

Statement comes after Guo Guangchang reported missing amid speculation whether he was detained as graft suspect BEIJING - Companies controlled by a renowned Chinese businessman...
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UPDATE 2 – Death toll rises to 6 in US train derailment

- More than 140 hurt after passenger train carrying 238 passengers, five crew crashes in Philadelphia. NEW YORK/WASHINGTON – At least six people were killed...

Obama to visit ancestral Kenya in July

Obama's visit would be his first as president and the first by a sitting U.S. president U.S. President Barack Obama will travel to Kenya, the...

US: Syrians to vote 18 months after negotiations begin

Syrian government, opposition groups to begin talks Jan. 1 WASHINGTON – Syrians will vote for a new parliament and possibly a new president, 18 months...

Some US groups feed off Islamophobia: Turkish official

A Turkish presidency of religious affairs official tells the Muslim community to not get provoked because of anti-Islam events in the US. WASHINGTON - Some...

All US military roles open to women: defense chief

Women soon to be allowed to take fight on frontlines, serve as special forces WASHINGTON -- All posts in the U.S. military, including combat roles,...

Pentagon: Iraq’s Baiji oil refinery critically damaged

Col. Warren says coalition airstrikes may have damaged oil refinery complex in oil rich city. WASHINGTON -- The oil refinery complex in Iraqi city of...

US drops anti-Daesh leaflets over group’s stronghold

Drop is part of a campaign to deter potential recruits from joining the terror group. WASHINGTON (AA) -- The U.S. confirmed Thursday that it dropped...

Sen. Rand Paul announces run for US president

Republican senator says he is running 'to return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government.' WASHINGTON -- Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday officially...

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Pelican Bay State Prison Witnessed An Extreme Brawl Sparked Between Inmates...

Pelican Bay State Prison witnessed an extreme brawl sparked On Wednesday between inmates and correction officers, leaving seven inmates and eight guards admitted to...