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Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses

May 30, 2016

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and sex crimes during his time in... more »»

It's raining men! Sweden sees historic gender balance shift

May 30, 2016

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Famous for its efforts to put women on an equal footing with men, Sweden is experiencing a gender balance shift that has caught the country by surprise: For the first time since... more »»

Spanish man in rush for plane causes Cologne security scare

May 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A Spanish man in a rush for his plane caused a security scare at Germany's Cologne-Bonn airport Monday when he skirted security screening, causing authorities to shut down and... more »»

Uganda to stop security cooperation with North Korea

May 30, 2016

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda is cutting military ties with North Korea to comply with U.. more »»

Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido rescued after kidnapping

May 30, 2016

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities rescued kidnapped soccer player Alan Pulido after he was able to dial an emergency phone number and alert authorities to his location, a state... more »»

Pakistan says new sampling shows progress against polio

May 30, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — For the first time in Pakistan's history all the previous month's environmental samples for polio have tested negative — a sign of progress in the campaign to eradicate the virus... more »»

As peace talks stall, Syrian opposition negotiator resigns

May 30, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The chief Syrian opposition negotiator in the Geneva peace talks has resigned amid no signs of progress in the peace process that began earlier this yea. more »»

Spain's Prado unveils major exhibit of Dutch master Bosch

May 30, 2016

MADRID (AP) — It may not be the most suitable exhibit for the squeamish but the Prado Museum's 500th anniversary display of the most and best of Dutch Renaissance master Hieronymus Bosch is... more »»

Afghan official says Taliban attacks killed 12 policemen

May 30, 2016

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A string of coordinated Taliban attacks on police checkpoints in the increasingly volatile southern Afghan province of Helmand killed at least 12 policemen, an official... more »»

NATO urged to show stronger resolve on Russia, boost defense

May 30, 2016

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — NATO's Parliamentary Assembly urged alliance members Monday to stand up to Russia's military assertiveness and to do a better job sharing the burden of collective defense. more »»

Turkey rolls back curfew in Kurdish area, assesses damage

May 30, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish authorities on Monday partially lifted a curfew in Kurdish areas in southeast Turkey where military operations against Kurdish rebels have done extensive damage to housing. more »»

Iraqi forces push into Fallujah as IS bombings kill 24

May 30, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi forces started pushing into the city of Fallujah on Monday as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24... more »»

The Latest: Iraqi forces start pushing into IS-held Fallujah

May 30, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in Iraq (all times local):

12:50 p.m. more »»

IS bombings in Baghdad, near Iraqi capital kill at least 24

May 30, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — A wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group targeted commercial areas in and around Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 24 people in attacks that came as Iraqi troops... more »»

Bleaching kills third of coral in Great Barrier Reef's north

May 30, 2016

SYDNEY (AP) — Mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little... more »»

Finally allowed 2nd child, older Chinese parents turn to IVF

May 30, 2016

BEIJING (AP) — China's decision to allow all married couples to have two children is driving a surge in demand for fertility treatment among older women, putting heavy pressure on clinics and... more »»

American charged in Paris police car attack amid protests

May 29, 2016

PARIS (AP) — A 27-year-old American man has been given preliminary charges of attempted murder in an exceptionally violent attack on police in their patrol car that drew national attention, the... more »»

Turkey president raps US, Russia, Iran for presence in Syria

May 29, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president has criticized the United States, Russia and Iran for their presence in Syria and said their unwillingness to depose Syrian President Bashar Assad was... more »»

UAE media say US businessman gets 15 years prison

May 29, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai court sentenced an American businessman to 15 years in prison on Sunday after convicting him on theft and fraud charges. more »»

Israel media: Police recommend indicting Netanyahu's wife

May 29, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media reported Sunday that a police investigation has recommended indicting the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over misuse of state funds and inflated househol... more »»

Driver's family press charges over US drone hit on Pakistan

May 29, 2016

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — The family of a driver who was killed alongside Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. drone strike in Pakistan has filed a case against U.S. more »»


Memorial Day Chicken BBQ May 30, 2016

WESLEY — The American Legion is hosting a Memorial Day Chicken BBQ at 5 p.m. Monday at the Wesley Community Center. more »

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