Iraq parliament votes to sack official after ferry sinking

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's parliament deputy speaker says the house's majority has voted to sack a provincial official following the tragic sinking of a ferry in the Tigris River that killed nearly 100 peo...

Mozambican families hunt for loved ones separated by cyclone

BUZI, Mozambique (AP) — She struggled home with food, her small daughter and the proof she was still alive. Veronica Fatia huddled on a wooden boat that left the cyclone-shattered ci...

TIPPING OFF: Dawkins faces his alma mater as UCF meets Duke

The point guard for Mike Krzyzewski's first Final Four team now is trying to lead Central Florida to its first Sweet 16 berth. Standing in Johnny Dawkins' way is his former coach and...

Iraqi president in Mosul after sinking of ferry killed 94

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's president has rushed to the northern city of Mosul and is holding meetings with security officials there over the sinking of a ferry in the Tigris River that killed 94 people. ...

Ferry packed with Iraqis celebrating holiday sinks; 94 die

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother's Day capsized in the Tigris River near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday, killing nearly 100 ...

Iraqi health official says death toll from river ferry disaster has climbed to 83

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi health official says death toll from river ferry disaster has climbed to 83.

Iraqi official says death toll from ferry sinking in Tigris River near Mosul has risen to 71

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi official says death toll from ferry sinking in Tigris River near Mosul has risen to 71.

Ferry sinks in Tigris near Iraq's Mosul, killing 40

BAGHDAD (AP) — A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year sank in the Tigris river near the Iraqi city of Mosul on Thursday, killing at least 40 people, an official said. ...

Iraqi official says ferry sinks in Tigris River near Mosul, killing 40 people

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi official says ferry sinks in Tigris River near Mosul, killing 40 people.

New ferry between Penghu and Western Taiwan welcomes free passengers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A total of 500 passengers were invited for a free trip Wednesday on a new high-speed ferry which will soon ply the route between Penghu in the middle of the Taiwan Strait and Ta...

The Latest: Man who slipped into California river found dead

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on river dangers in California (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Authorities say search teams have found the body of a man who fell into ...

Little girl lost in California river, 2 pulled from LA wash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Searchers combed a river in the Sierra Nevada foothills for a little girl swept away during the weekend, and two people were rescued from a fast-flowing wash in Los Angeles early ...

Putin visits Crimea to mark 5th anniversary of annexation

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin is marking the fifth anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea from Ukraine by visiting the Black Sea peninsula. Putin on Monday att...

Leading architects urge Israeli PM to cancel cable car plan

JERUSALEM (AP) — A group of leading international architects is appealing to Israel's government to halt its controversial plan to build a cable car to Jerusalem's Old City. Some 30 ...

AP Photos: Nets for soccer goals made on an Italian island

MONTE ISOLA, Italy (AP) — Step off the ferry onto Monte Isola and it feels like going back in time. The factory of La Rete S.r.l. — an old-fashioned producer of nets for soccer goals...