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France, Britain spiral into crisis in wake of migrant deaths

CALAIS, France (AP) — The already fractious relationship between France and Britain spiralled further downward into anger and incomprehension Friday, with the two erstwhile European partners at logger...

French fishermen block ports, Eurotunnel in spat with UK

CALAIS, France (AP) — French fishing crews briefly blocked French ports, ferry traffic across the English Channel and the freight entrance to the Eurotunnel on Friday to disrupt the flow of goods to t...

France cancels UK invite to migrant meeting after Johnson letter

France on Friday told British Home Secretary Priti Patel that she was no longer invited to a meeting of interior ministers on Sunday, after at least 27 people died when a migrant boat capsized in the ...

Dozens drown in English Channel's deadliest migrant drowning accident

Dozens of people were found dead on Wednesday in the English Channel — the waters between France and the UK — after their inflatable dinghy capsized. The incident ocurred near the French ...

US to require vaccines for all border crossers in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will require essential, nonresident travelers crossing U.S. land borders, such as truck drivers, government and emergency response officials, to be fully va...

Ferry capsizes in Sri Lanka; at least 6 dead

COLOMBO (AP) — A ferry capsized in eastern Sri Lanka on Tuesday, killing at least six people, a police spokesperson said. Twenty people have been rescued but it is not certain how ma...

Navy official says at least six people dead after ferry capsizes in eastern Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Navy official says at least six people dead after ferry capsizes in eastern Sri Lanka.

Protests erupt over virus rules in Austria, Italy, Croatia

VIENNA (AP) — Tens of thousands of protesters, many from far-right groups, marched through Vienna on Saturday after the Austrian government announced a nationwide lockdown beginning Monday to contain ...

COVID curbs spark protests worldwide

Thousands took to the streets across Europe and Australia on Saturday to protest fresh rounds of COVID restrictions. Several countries have recently reintroduced tighter measures in a bid to combat a...

Winds whip up volcanic ash from 1912 eruption in Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Volcano scientists issued an alert Wednesday, warning that a cloud of ash — from an eruption more than century ago — was headed toward Alaska’s Kodiak Island. ...

Nelly Korda has a new coach in middle of a breakout season

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Nelly Korda won her first major championship, rose to No. 1 in the world for the first time in her career and topped it off by winning an Olympic gold medal. That...

Trip to 1994 Baltic Sea ferry disaster backs earlier report

HELSINKI (AP) — The Estonian and Swedish accident investigation boards said Tuesday that a research expedition earlier this year to the wreck of a ferry that sank in the Baltic Sea 27 years ago hasn’t...

Scheffler steady at the end to build 1-shot lead in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — A key figure in the U.S. victory at the Ryder Cup, now Scottie Scheffler goes after a trophy of his own in the Houston Open. Scheffler pitched in from 55 feet for bird...

Israeli couple arrested in Turkey on espionage charges

ISTANBUL (AP) — An Israeli married couple were arrested for espionage late Friday after taking photographs of the Turkish president’s residence in Istanbul, Turkey’s official news agency said. ...

Lundy scores 23, Penn State wins in Shrewsberry's debut

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Seth Lundy scored 23 points, Sam Sessoms scored 17, and John Harrar added 16 points as Penn State defeated Youngstown State 75-59 on Wednesday night, giving Micah Shrewsber...