Bangladesh squad returns to Pakistan for first cricket test

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Bangladesh cricket squad has returned to Pakistan for the second leg of the bilateral series, which includes its first test match in the country since 2003. Bang...

Bangladesh check security at Pakistan stadium before test

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — A three-member security delegation from Bangladesh visited Pindi Cricket Stadium on Tuesday, a day before the national cricket team arrives for a test against Pakistan. ...

Second CIA contractor testifies in 9/11 case at Guantanamo

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — A former CIA contractor who helped design the agency’s harsh interrogation program following the Sept. 11 attacks pushed back Friday on the notion that the survival training for...

Judge to sentence Coast Guard officer accused of terror plot

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and drafting a hit list of prominent Democrats and TV journalists is scheduled to be sentenced on Friday for his guilty plea ...

UK police use of facial recognition tests public's tolerance

LONDON (AP) — When British police used facial recognition cameras to monitor crowds arriving for a soccer match in Wales, some fans protested by covering their faces. In a sign of the technology’s div...

UK police say assault on prison guard was terrorist attack

LONDON (AP) — Two inmates wearing fake suicide belts attacked and wounded a guard at a maximum-security prison in England, police said Friday. Detectives are treating the incident as a terrorist attac...

Brazil's Supreme Court allows gay Jesus film on Netflix

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The president of Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday issued an order that allows streaming service Netflix to continue exhibiting a satirical film depicting Jesus as a gay man and...

Pope Francis appeals for prayers for Somalia blast victims

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Pope Francis appealed for prayers Sunday for the scores of people who lost their lives in a truck bombing in Somalia's capital. The pope joined internationa...

Court: 17-year term in attack on FBI agent 'shockingly low'

NEW YORK (AP) — A 17-year sentence for a New York City man who sought to aid the Islamic State group by trying to kill an FBI agent is “shockingly low," a federal appeals court said Friday as it order...

Ex-bombmaker, Bali widow forge friendship, seek peace

TENGGULUN, Indonesia (AP) — The Balinese widow stared across the courthouse at the man who had murdered her husband and 201 others and longed to see him suffer. Ever since that horri...

Ex-bombmaker, Bali bomb widow forge friendship, seek peace

TENGGULUN, Indonesia (AP) — The young Balinese widow stared across the courthouse at the man who had murdered her husband and 201 others, and longed to see him suffer. Ever since tha...

Afghan official: Suicide bombing kills 6 troops in the north

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A powerful suicide car bombing targeted an Afghan army compound in the country's north on Thursday morning, killing six Afghan soldiers, the defense ministry said, blaming th...

Teen Naseem leads Pakistan to homecoming triumph

KARACHI (AP) — Teenager Naseem Shah became the youngest fast bowler to take a five-wicket haul in test cricket history as Pakistan completed a winning comeback to tests on home soil with a 1-0 series ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Dec. 23, the 357th day of 2019. There are eight days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 23,...

Attacker hit Venezuela military post, 1 soldier killed

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's defense minister said that “extremist opposition sectors” attacked an outpost near the border with Brazil early Sunday, killing at least one soldier before being ...