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...

Millions of Americans depend on smartphones for Web access

Smartphones are main link to Internet for 15 percent of Americans, says new survey. A new report Wednesday from the Pew Research Center found 7...

Police Searching For 2 ‘Dangerous’ Inmates Who Escaped From A Washington State Jail

On Tuesday, two dangerous inmates escaped from a correctional center in Washington State, police are currently are searching for them. Dangerous escapees: The men escaped from the...

Shooting of black US boy deemed ‘reasonable’

Investigators say white police officer Timothy Loehmann was justified in shooting dead black 12-year-old Tamir Rice NEW YORK - A white U.S. police officer was...

US troops will remain in Afghanistan through 2015

Obama planned to reduce US troops to 5,000 by the end of 2015 but granted a request by Ghani to keep current posture of...

TASS: US, Russia agree on 72-hour cease-fire in Syria

Russia and the U.S. have agreed on a 72-hour cease-fire in Syria’s Mediterranean province of Latakia starting on Saturday, April 30, the head of...

Gunmen in Brazil kill 19 in night 'massacre'

Series of attacks in Sao Paulo shocks city where murder is on declineBy Ben TavenerSAO PAULO - Gunmen in the Brazilian city of Sao...

At least 11 killed, 77 hurt in Dominican Rep. bus crash

Head-on collision involves 2 buses transporting hotel workers By Senabri Silvestre SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Rep. - At least 11 people were killed and 77 seriously injured Thursday...

Brazil bank workers walk out in nationwide strike

Workers demanding higher pay, improved conditions, perks By Ben Tavener SAO PAULO -- Banks in 20 states and the Federal District closed their branches Tuesday as staff...

Brazil prison riot leaves 8 dead, hostages being freed

- The prison riot, reportedly triggered by inter-gang tensions, took place in the northeastern state of Bahia by Ben Tavener SAO PAULO - A prison riot in...
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Brazil Senate passes bill to increase import taxes

- Taxes on a range of imported products would be increased in hopes of boosting revenues by $337 million next year By Ben Tavener SAO PAULO...

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...

UPDATE – Opposition defeats Maduro’s Socialists in Venezuela

With 96 percent of results counted, opposition receives 99 of 167 seats in parliament ADDS STATE DEPT., WHITE HOUSE REACTIONS SAO PAULO -- Venezuela's opposition coalition...

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...

US: Hundreds gather for Charleston victims

People from across the country pay their respects to Rev. Clementa Pinckney as his open casket is placed at site of massacre CHARLESTON, South Carolina...

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