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Scots reject independence in historic vote

September 19, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. more »»

Islamic State plot in Australia raises questions

September 19, 2014

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Islamic State plot to carry out random beheadings in Sydney alleged by police is a simple and barbaric scheme that has shaken Australians. more »»

Roadside bombs kills 5 UN peacekeepers in Mali

September 19, 2014

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A roadside bomb in northern Mali killed five U.N. peacekeepers and wounded several others on Thursday, a spokesman said of the latest in a string of deadly attacks on the force. more »»

Alibaba poised to surge on the NYSE

September 19, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Chinese e-commerce powerhouse Alibaba will say "open sesame" to the New York Stock Exchange on Friday, as its shares begin trading in a highly anticipated debut that could raise u... more »»

Minority scholar denies separatism at China trial

September 19, 2014

URUMQI, China (AP) — A prominent Muslim Uighur scholar being tried on separatism charges told a court in far western China that he never advocated the overthrow of Chinese rule in his native... more »»

Mexico rights body probes deadly army-gang faceoff

September 19, 2014

ARCELIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's Civil Rights Commission says it is investigating the circumstances of a June confrontation between the army and a suspected drug gang that left 22 people dead. more »»

High turnout seen in Scotland's independence vote

September 19, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters... more »»

Thai military ruler apologizes for bikini comment

September 19, 2014

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military ruler apologized for suggesting that attractive foreign tourists might be unsafe on the country's world-famous beaches if they wear bikinis. more »»

Huge turnout seen in Scotland's independence vote

September 19, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters... more »»

Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

September 19, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters... more »»

Strong Senate vote for Obama on Syria rebel aid

September 19, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. more »»

Vote counting begins in Scotland on independence

September 18, 2014

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — From the capital of Edinburgh to the far-flung Shetland Islands, Scots embraced a historic moment — and the rest of the United Kingdom held its breath — after voters... more »»

Strong Senate vote for Obama on Syria rebel aid

September 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. more »»

Islamic State plot in Australia raises questions

September 18, 2014

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Islamic State plot to carry out random beheadings in Sydney alleged by police is a simple and barbaric scheme that has shaken Australians. more »»

Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow Ebola

September 18, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — In a desperate bid to slow West Africa's accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered its 6 million people confined to their homes for three days starting Frida... more »»

Senate votes to support Obama on rebel aid

September 18, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the heat of an election campaign, Congress cleared the way for the U.S. more »»

Witness: 21 killed by Mexico army had surrendered

September 18, 2014

ARCELIA, Mexico (AP) — A woman says she saw Mexican soldiers shoot and kill her 15-year-old daughter after a confrontation with a suspected drug gang even though the teenager was lying wounded on... more »»

Militant gains illustrate plight of Syrian Kurds

September 18, 2014

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militiamen backed by tanks defiantly advanced Thursday in Syria, capturing more than 20 Kurdish villages as the international community strains to assemble a coalition... more »»

Mexico boosts Los Cabos security after looting

September 18, 2014

LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Federal police on Thursday vowed to crack down on lawlessness and restore order in the hurricane-stricken resort area of Los Cabos after looting emptied store shelves and... more »»

Cardinals debate marriage before crucial meeting

September 18, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The battle lines are being drawn before a major church meeting on family issues that represents a key test for Pope Franci. more »»

 
 

 

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