Police: Bloody carpet found in missing Missouri woman’s home

CREVE COEUR, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis man who is charged with evidence tampering in the disappearance of his wife was spotted on video purchasing cleaning products and bleach-soaked bloody carp...

The Latest: US diplomat arrives for impeachment hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and House impeachment hearings (all times local): 8:35 a.m. The former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine has arrived...

Russia ditches new soccer uniform with upside-down flag

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has decided to ditch its new national team soccer uniform after fans objected to sleeves they believe shows the country’s flag upside-down. The Russian soccer fe...

Cuba grants unprecedented access to presidential tour

GUANTANAMO, Cuba (AP) — President Miguel Díaz-Canel began the day in a small town overlooking the American naval base at Guantanamo Bay. He decried the U.S. trade embargo, then inspected a series of s...

AP Photos: Hong Kong protesters resort to medieval weapons

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters, including student, who barricaded themselves inside Hong Kong’s universities have tried to turn the campuses into armed camps, resorting to medieval weapons to stop police...

Taliban say prisoner swap promised by Kabul fails to happen

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Taliban spokesman says three Taliban prisoners who were to be freed in exchange for an American and an Australian national, both kidnapped in 2016, are still in custody in Bagram pr...

Bloomberg pouring $100M in anti-Trump ad campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg, who is deciding whether to launch a Democratic presidential bid, is pouring $100 million into an online advertising campaign attacking President...

Russian men sweep top sports at Rostelecom GP

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian men swept the top spots Friday in the short program of the Rostelecom Cup, the fifth of sixth figure skating Grand Prix preliminary competitions. Alexander Sama...

The Latest: Lithuania, Russia carry out spy swap

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Latest on a spy swap between Lithuania and Russia (all times local): 2 p.m. Lithuania’s spy chief, Darius Jauniskis, says the two Lit...

Egypt: French traveler arrested for packing illegal pills

CAIRO (AP) — Cairo airport authorities say they have arrested a French passenger of Egyptian descent who was allegedly carrying hundreds of pills of banned drugs in his luggage. Ibra...

Slovak man convicted, sentenced after explosives found

PRAGUE (AP) — A court in the Czech Republic has convicted a Slovak national of public endangerment and promoting terrorism and sentenced him to six-and-a-half years in prison. Two ye...

New Davis Cup era begins with revamped format, new features

MADRID (AP) — The famous face behind the biggest overhaul in Davis Cup history can’t hide his anxiety. The men’s international team tournament that begins Monday in the Spanish capit...

Free broadband? UK Labour Party promises nationalization

LONDON (AP) — The British Labour Party's latest plan for public ownership of big industries sent shivers through the telecoms sector Friday with an electoral promise to nationalize part of the former ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. OUSTED AMBASSADOR TO TESTIFY IN IMPEACHMENT PROBE Marie Y...

German parliament approves carbon pricing, air ticket hike

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s parliament has approved a bill to introduce a price for carbon emissions in the transport and heating sectors as part of a broader package of measures designed to tackle climat...