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'Moral compass': Requiem for South Africa's Archbishop Tutu

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Anglican Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has been remembered at a state funeral Saturday for his Nobel Peace Prize-earning role in ending South Africa's apartheid regim...

US drone strikes killed thousands of civilians: report

Newly obtained Pentagon documents show that US airstrikes have been marked by "deeply flawed intelligence" and resulted in thousands of civilian deaths in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, The Ne...

Kim Yong Ju, younger brother of North Korea's founder, dies

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Kim Yong Ju, the younger brother of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung who was once regarded as the country’s No. 2 official before his nephew was anointed as the next ruler, ha...

Man lynched in Pakistan buried in native Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The body of a Sri Lankan factory manager who was tortured and set on fire by a mob in Pakistan for alleged blasphemy was buried in his native village with state honors on Wed...

Salvadoran military plane crashes in Pacific, 3 dead

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A Salvadoran military plane crashed into the Pacific on Thursday, killing all three people aboard, including the son of the defense minister. The ar...

Smollett defense set to cross-examine star state witness

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett’s legal team Thursday will seek to dent the credibility of a star state witness who the day before testified about how he said the former “Empire” actor recruited him an...

Hilton Gifts Collections Offers Hampers This Festive Season

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 1 December 2021 - This upcoming festive season, Hilton Gifts Collections is offering a wide variety of Christmas and Chinese New Year (CNY) themed gift hampers in Singa...

Barriers, crowd control in focus in Houston concert deaths

HOUSTON (AP) — Investigators are expected to examine the design of safety barriers and the use of crowd control in determining what led to a crush of spectators at a Houston music festival that left e...

Mourning starts as Houston officials probe concert deaths

HOUSTON (AP) — Investigators Sunday worked to determine how eight people died in a crush of fans at a Houston music festival, as families mourned the dead and concertgoers recounted the horror and con...

Teams combine for 9 turnovers; Dolphins defeat Texans 17-9

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — There was celebratory music coming from the Miami Dolphins locker room on Sunday afternoon, the first time that's happened this season. The game was ugly. ...

Taiwan, Vatican have friendly relations, sturdy communication channels: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) confirmed relations with the Vatican remain positive on Monday (Oct. 25) following an article by Corriere della Sera, Ita...

US vows to pay relatives of Afghans killed in drone strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Defense Department said Friday that it is committed to offering condolence payments to relatives of the 10 people who were killed in an errant U.S. drone strike in Kab...

US vows to pay relatives of Afghans killed in Kabul drone strike

The Pentagon on Friday offered condolence payments for the family members of civilians killed during a botched US drone strike in August. The US had admitted that the attack killed as many as 10 civi...

Australian Office, AIT express condolences after Taiwan’s Kaohsiung fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The representative offices of Australia and the U.S. both expressed condolences on Thursday (Oct. 14) to families of victims affected by a building fire that took place in...

A more comfortable goodbye? Vets bring pet euthanasia home

NEW YORK (AP) — Clarence the giant schnauzer came into Penny Wagner's life as a puppy nearly eight years ago, at a traumatic time for her family. She and her husband, Steve, had rece...