White House warns Syria against chemical weapons use

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House warned Syria's President Bashar Assad on Tuesday that if he chooses to use chemical weapons, the U.S. and its allies "will respond swiftly and appropriately," pushing...

The Latest: Syrian state media report Israeli airstrikes

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Syrian state media and an independent monitoring group are reporting an Israeli air raid...

Kremlin criticizes Trump's warnings about attacking Idlib

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's warnings against a possible Syrian government attack on a rebel-held enclave. Trump on Monday sent a tweet warn...

UK police arrest 3 including teenage girl on extremism

LONDON (AP) — British police have arrested three people including a teenage girl in connection with a counter-terrorism investigation. London's Metropolitan Police said Tuesday a 16-...

Welsh man charged after counter-terrorism police inquiry

LONDON (AP) — A man from Wales has been charged with eight terror-related offenses after an investigation by the Wales Extremism and Counter Terrorism police unit. Edward John Harris...

The Latest: Dutch lawmaker cancels Muhammad cartoon contest

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on a cartoon contest in the Netherlands that has offended Muslims (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Ge...

Dutch judge orders cartoon contest suspect held for 2 weeks

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch judge is extending by two weeks the detention of a 26-year-old man who allegedly threatened to attack the organizer of a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest. ...

Taiwan terror suspect pleads guilty in federal court 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese terror suspect An Tso "Edward" Sun (孫安佐) on Tuesday (Aug. 28) pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge on the hopes that he will only be deported as part...

Taiwan TV celeb’s son slapped with fine and suspended charges for bomb threat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rick Wu (吳睿軒), the 19-year-old son of entertainer Jacky Wu (吳宗憲), will have to pay a fine of NT$500,000 (US$16,250) but will have charges of endangering public safety susp...

TV celeb Jacky Wu's son threatens to bomb Taipei City Hall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Rick Wu (吳睿軒), the 19-year-old son of TV star Jacky Wu (吳宗憲), is being investigated by police for threatening to blow up Taipei City Hall, leading the elder Wu to blast his son...

Paris to have 12,000 police officers out for big weekend

PARIS (AP) — Paris is pouring police into the streets this weekend for what France hopes will be back-to-back celebrations — Bastille Day and a victory in the World Cup final. Paris ...

Snake eyes: Reptile found in hard drive at Miami airport

MIAMI (AP) — A man with a python hidden inside an external hard drive was stopped from boarding a Florida plane headed to Barbados. The Miami Herald reports that officers screening l...

Teen pleads guilty after Michigan school threat arrest

PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old student who was arrested in March after threatening violence at his school and the discovery of guns, ammunition and pipe bomb materials at his southwestern Michiga...

The Latest: Vegas police ID man arrested after mall scare

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a man who police say wore a mask and carried a fake rifle into a shopping mall several miles east of the Las Vegas Strip (all times local): ...

Taiwan terrorism suspect waives right to hearing to have charge dropped

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Tso "Edward" Sun (孫安佐), the Taiwanese exchange student arrested in March for allegedly threatening to "shoot up" a private school in Upper Darb...