The Latest: Cairo explosion with 20 dead involved a car bomb

CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on the deadly explosion in Cairo (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Egypt's Interior Ministry says the multiple-car crash on a Cairo street in fro...

California town pledges to remain strong in wake of shooting

GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Only a few days ago, Gilroy was known for one thing: garlic. The rural community near San Francisco lived and breathed the prized, pungent crop. Now it's the si...

Review: 'The Russian' is a preposterous thriller

"The Russian: a Novel" (St. Martin's Press), by Ben Coes When two American politicians are assassinated by the Russian mafia, the sitting U.S. president whips out a supersecret codic...

US attorney general says encryption creates security risk

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr says increased encryption of data on phones and encrypted messaging apps are putting American security at risk. Barr's prepared commen...

Argentina honors terror attack victims on 25th anniversary

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Fire department sirens have sounded across the Argentine capital to honor 85 people who died 25 years ago in the nation's worst terrorist attack — the bombing of a Jewis...

FBI fears terrorist attack on the Fourth of July

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- U.S. authorities have released a statement calling for vigilance on July 4, believing that terrorists may attack public gatherings this Independence Day. The FBI, United Sta...

Morocco: Death penalty sought over Nordic hikers' killings

SALE, Morocco (AP) — A Moroccan prosecutor is seeking death sentences for three men accused of killing two European women hikers in what authorities describe as a terrorist attack in the scenic Atlas ...

Syria says sabotage damaged underwater oil pipelines

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's oil ministry says five underwater pipelines have been damaged and put out of order as a result of a sabotage attack off the coastal town of Banias. The...

CPC Taiwan estimates losses from Sea of Oman tanker at NT$8 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – State oil refiner CPC Corporation, Taiwan said Friday (June 14) it estimated losses after insurance payments from the burning of a tanker in the Sea of Oman at NT$8 millio...

32 Filipinos rescued from 2 stricken tankers, crew of Taiwan-bound ship in Iran

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A total of 32 Filipino sailors are reportedly safe after the two tankers they were aboard were struck by explosive devices at noon on Thursday (June 13), with the crew of one s...

Taiwanese tanker hit by 'torpedo' in Gulf of Oman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An oil tanker chartered by Taiwan’s state oil refiner CPC Corp was set ablaze after being "hit by a torpedo" around noon today (June 13), according to a senior ...

Judge to determine damages against neo-Nazi website operator

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge will hear arguments Wednesday for the amount of monetary damages a Muslim-American radio host can recover against a neo-Nazi website operator who falsely accused ...

Pilot killed in crash wasn't certified to fly in bad weather

NEW YORK (AP) — The pilot killed Monday when his helicopter slammed into the roof of a New York City skyscraper was not authorized to fly in limited visibility, according to his pilot certification, r...

AFC says Macau won't travel to Sri Lanka for WCup qualifier

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation says it has been informed by the Macau Football Association that its national team will not travel to Sri Lanka for a 2020 World Cup qual...

Rugby CEO: Crusaders name to remain for Super Rugby in 2020

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Rugby chief executive Brent Impey says the Crusaders Super Rugby team will retain its contentious name in 2020 despite calls for change after a terrorist att...