German plane evacuated Madeira bus crash survivors

FUNCHAL, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese media says that a German army plane is evacuating 12 German tourists who survived this week's bus accident on the island of Madeira that claimed 29 lives. ...

Police in northern Greece stop truck with 59 migrants inside

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have stopped a truck with stolen license plates and found 59 undocumented migrants inside. The truck was stopped Friday afternoon on...

Taiwan MOFA looking to aftermath of U.S.-Japan security meeting

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Saturday it will keep a close eye on the regional situation after the United States and Japan agreed at a security meeting Friday t...

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___ Once-counterculture 420 marijuana holiday goes mainstream LOS ANGELES (AP) — Businesses inside and outside the multibillion-dollar marijuana industry are embrac...

Japan using emperor, first lady's birthday to court Trump

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduling a rushed visit to Washington to meet with President Donald Trump and celebrate first lady Melania Trump's birthday, and then is inviting h...

Fiat Chrysler recalls over 300K cars due to rollaway risk

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 300,000 vehicles in North America because a transmission problem could cause them to roll away unexpectedly. The recall covers Dod...

Bulgarian customs officials seize heroin from Iranian truck

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian customs officials say they have seized 288 kilograms (635 pounds) of heroin found in an Iranian truck entering Bulgaria from Turkey. The drugs were d...

German survivors of Madeira bus crash to be flown home

FUNCHAL, Portugal (AP) — A German plane is expected to arrive on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Friday to take home survivors from a bus crash that killed 29 tourists. Germany's...

The Latest: Woman killed in Alabama after tree falls on home

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on severe weather moving across the United States (all times local): 12:31 a.m. Alabama authorities say a woman has been killed after ...

Video shows boulder barely miss car during quake in E. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Dashcam video has surfaced showing a massive boulder barely missing a motorist driving through Taroko Gorge as the powerful magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck eastern Taiwan at 1:...

Italy: Gravestone maker suspected of cemetery drug stash

ROME (AP) — Italian police say they have arrested a 42-year-old gravestone maker after they found more than a kilogram (2.4 pounds) of cocaine hidden in two burial chambers at a Rome cemetery. ...

Second man dies after Brazilian army mistaken shooting

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A second man has died following a mistaken military shooting of a family car that has roused protests in Brazil. Relatives tell Brazilian news website G1 that L...

Uber rolls out feature urging riders to 'check your ride'

NEW YORK (AP) — Uber is releasing a new feature to help riders ensure they're getting into the right vehicles. The development comes several weeks after a University of South Carolin...

Leading directors of global cinema to compete at Cannes

PARIS (AP) — Cannes Film Festival organizers have announced its 2019 line up, which pits revered directors such as Ken Loach, Jim Jarmusch, Terrence Malick, and Pedro Almodóvar against each other in c...

Colorado schools reopen as FBI examines teen suspect's past

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The death of a Florida teenager who authorities say was obsessed with the Columbine school shooting and may have planned to carry out her own attack in Colorado did not end an ...