Pilots, civilians given life terms over Turkey's 2016 coup

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court sentenced several military and civilian personnel at an air base to life prison sentences Thursday, proclaiming them guilty of involvement in a failed coup attemp...

Analysis: Biden prioritizes experience with Cabinet picks

NEW YORK (AP) — Competence is making a comeback. President-elect Joe Biden has prized staying power over star power when making his first wave of Cabinet picks and choices for White ...

Left for dead, twice, RadioShack gets another shot online

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — RadioShack, a fixture at the mall for decades, has been pulled from brink of death, again. It's the most prized name in the basket of brands that entreprene...

ATP Schedule

H-hard, C-clay, G-grass Jan. 3-11 2020 — Qatar ExxonMobil Open, HO (Andrey Rublev) Jan. 9-18 2020 — Adelaide International, HO (Andrey Rublev) Jan...

Yemen rebels claim attack on Saudi oil facility in Jiddah

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen's Houthi rebels said they struck a Saudi oil facility in the port city of Jiddah on Monday with a new cruise missile, just hours after the kingdom finished hos...

Nigerian soldiers had live ammo during deadly protest

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Nigerian Army has admitted for the first time that soldiers were given live bullets when they went to disperse a large crowd at the Lekki Toll Plaza in Lagos, where several p...

Commander seeks to get embattled Fort Hood 'back on track'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Every week, Army Lt. Gen. Pat White dons his workout clothes and walks through the neighborhoods at Fort Hood with his wife, Emma, and golden retriever Sadie, looking for some unvarn...

Donald loves seeing Rams defense dominate on weekly basis

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald recognizes this iteration of the Los Angeles Rams defense is special. “It ain’t just one, two, three guys. It’s all 11, so having a group li...

Iran's allies on high alert in Trump's final weeks in office

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iran has instructed allies across the Middle East to be on high alert and avoid provoking tensions with the U.S. that could give an outgoing Trump administration cause to launch attacks...

Explosion at gas pipeline blows in Egypt's Sinai causes fire

CAIRO (AP) — An explosion at a natural gas pipeline in restive northern Sinai Peninsula caused a fire but little other damage and there were no casualties, a senior Egyptian official said. ...

Death toll at 37 in Uganda unrest after Bobi Wine's arrest

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The death toll from protests over the arrest of Ugandan opposition presidential hopeful and musician Bobi Wine has risen to 37, police said Friday. This is the country’s worst u...

Taiwan’s Asus announces Chromebox 4 mini PC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Asus has announced its latest mini PC that runs Google’s Chrome OS — the Chromebox 4. At 148.5 x 148.5 x 40 mm, the new micro PC is similar in size to the C...

Australian minister says war crimes report made her 'ill'

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Defense Minister Linda Reynolds said Friday that she was “physically ill” after reading a military report into war crimes that found evidence that elite Australia...

US general says IS in Iraq and Syria still long-term threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Although the Islamic State extremist group is battered and scattered, it cannot be fully defeated until the world finds a way to reconcile and resettle the thousands of people displa...

Mexico says no more US trials for corrupt officials

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican officials said Thursday that a U.S. agreement to return a former defense secretary accused of aiding drug traffickers will apply to any official accused of such corruption, ...