Woman given life for plot to blow up St. Paul's Cathedral

LONDON (AP) — A woman was jailed for life, with a minimum sentence of 14 years, on Friday for plotting to blow up London's St. Paul’s Cathedral, a nearby hotel and a subway train in...

Vice president attends Taiwan independence supporter's memorial event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President William Lai (賴清德) on Thursday (July 2) attended a memorial event for Taiwan independence supporter Chen Wen-chen (陳文成) and suggested the nation's misfor...

Death Cafes help ease grief, loss in the time of coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — Panic attacks, trouble breathing, relapses that have sent her to bed for 14 hours at a time: At 35, Marissa Oliver has been forced to deal with the specter of death on COVID-19′s terms...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, July 1, the 183rd day of 2020. There are 183 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July ...

Philippine army: fatal police shooting of troops a `rubout'

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine army chief on Tuesday angrily called the fatal police shooting of four soldiers, including two officers, “a rubout” and demanded justice for the killings whic...

Report: Bombing wounds Iranian paramilitary commander

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A roadside bombing in southeastern Iran has wounded a commander of the country's powerful Revolutionary Guard, a semi-official news agency reported Tuesday. The ...

Somalia to delay elections by 13 months, says official

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Somalia’s election body says it intends to delay the parliamentary and presidential elections scheduled for November by 13 months, citing the country's securit...

Philippine police fatally shoot 4 army soldiers in south

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine policemen fatally shot four army soldiers, including two officers, who were trying to locate a suicide bomber Monday but were suspected of being criminals by the ...

Pakistan army says Indian spy drone shot down in Kashmir

MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan’s military on Sunday said it shot down a small Indian spy drone that flew hundreds of meters into Pakistani-administered Kashmir, the ninth such downing of an In...

In Nigeria, an Islamic State-linked group steps up attacks

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — An Islamic State-linked group appears to be regaining strength in northeastern Nigeria and is now warning it will target civilians who help the military or even humanitarian ...

Israeli police release video of alleged car-ramming attack

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police on Wednesday released a video of a Palestinian vehicle slamming into a West Bank checkpoint and Israeli security forces shooting and killing the driver. ...

FCC to vote in July to make '988' the suicide hotline number

Federal regulators will vote in July on whether to make “988” the number to reach a suicide prevention hotline. The Federal Communications Commission says phone service providers wil...

Suicide bomber kills 2 at Turkish military base in Somalia

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A suicide bomber detonated inside a Turkish military training base in Somalia's capital and killed two people, police said Tuesday. It was the first time the Tu...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump tries to pin low turnout on protesters

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump falsely said at his rally Saturday night that Democratic rival Joe Biden apologized for opposing his restrictions on travel from China early in the coronavirus...

Florida sheriff decries hanging mannequin in police uniform

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Motorists saw a startling scene Saturday morning as they drove along a Florida interstate: a mannequin dressed in a police uniform dangling from a rope at an overpass. ...