HONOLULU (AP) — A Colombian fisherman who was lost at sea for more than two months said he's grateful to God for his life and thanks those who rescued him.
A massive wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta grew to 85,000 hectares (210,035 acres) and officials said Thursday they would like to move south about 25,000 evacuees who had previously ...
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Foreign journalists invited to cover North Korea's first ruling party congress in 36 years were treated on Thursday to song and dance performances by schoolchildren professing their love for leader Kim Jong Un. Kim is expected to use the congress starting on Friday to declare North Korea a nuclear
SEATTLE (AP) — When the decision was made to use the opening day of boating season in the Seattle area for what would eventually become a world-renown rowing regatta, the creators of the Windermere Cup knew having an opponent like the Soviet Union to challenge Washington would instantly give the event
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Steve Wheatcroft and Andrew Loupe each shot 7-under 65 on Thursday in rain and steady wind to share the first-round lead in the Wells Fargo Championship, while Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler dodged a thrown golf ball with an earplug attached to it.
By Leonardo Goy and Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's Supreme Court removed the speaker of the lower house of Congress on Thursday on charges of obstructing a corruption investigation, days before an impeachment process that he engineered was expected to oust President Dilma Rousseff.
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the rescue of a Colombian mariner who was lost at sea for two months (all times local):
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The 120-nation Nonaligned Movement headed by Iran accused the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday of violating international law by ruling that nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets can be paid to victims of attacks linked to the country.
Damascus, May 6 (IANS) Jihadist groups in Syria unleashed a wide-scale offensive against a government-controlled town south of the northern town of Aleppo, in another breach to the shaky, yet strenuous truce that started in the city early on Thursday, a military source told Xinhua. The radical groups
By Roli Ng and Manuel Mogato MASINLOC/MANILA, Philippines (Reuters) - A 30-foot trawler named "Marvin" lies beached on a grass bank overlooking the South China Sea, idle since China's coastguard began driving away Philippine fishermen after a fierce standoff four years ago. Its 10-man
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Arsenio Hall is suing Sinead O'Connor over a Facebook post in which the singer accused him of furnishing Prince with drugs.
By J.R. Wu PINGTUNG, Taiwan (Reuters) - Tsai Ing-wen becomes Taiwan's first woman president this month when her mission will be to convince giant neighbour China her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is not seeking independence, any hint of which could lead to war. Communist Party leaders in Beijing
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A renowned Russian conductor led a triumphant concert Thursday in the ruins of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra, once terrorized by the Islamic State group, even as an airstrike on a refugee camp in the north left at least 28 people dead and dozens wounded, including many children
By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation is likely to interview Hillary Clinton in the next few weeks about her use of a private email server while she was U.S. secretary of state and have already interviewed some of her aides, CNN reported on Thursday. The nine-month
By Eli Berlzon SUFA, Israel (Reuters) - Israel's military said it had discovered a cross-border tunnel on Thursday built by the Islamist group Hamas from the Gaza Strip during a rare flare-up of violence along a border that has been largely quiet since a 2014 war. Gaza hospital officials said a
CHICAGO (AP) — The Miami Marlins and Pittsburgh Pirates will find out within the next few days if they will play in Puerto Rico this month.
Copenhagen, May 6 (IANS) Singer Adele offered to be a "surrogate" mother to a gay couple who got engaged at her concert here. Joining her on stage, Swedish fan Andre Soderberg promptly dropped to one knee and popped the question with a plastic ring to his partner Simon Carlsson, who excitedly
Ottawa, May 6 (IANS) The wildfire in western Canada, which ballooned to 85,000 hectares in Fort McMurray overnight, is now billowing across a wide front south of the city, a senior official said on Thursday. The fire, which broke out early this week, has forced a massive evacuation of 88,000 people,
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister announced Thursday that he will stand down, giving the country's increasingly authoritarian president free reign to appoint someone less likely to challenge him —a development that could have implications for Turkey's internal conflicts and external
By Emily Stephenson and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top elected U.S. Republican, Paul Ryan, said on Thursday he was not ready to endorse Donald Trump, a sign of the challenges the party's presumptive presidential nominee faces rallying the Republican establishment behind his White
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's top court voted unanimously Thursday to suspend the scandal-tainted leader of the lower house of Congress from his duties.
MIAMI (AP) — British biotech company Oxitec and the Cayman Islands government announced plans Thursday to release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the fight against a species that spreads Zika and other diseases.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said on Thursday that before the party's convention in July, he would put out names of possible candidates he might nominate to the Supreme Court if he is elected president. In an interview with Fox News, Trump said would consider "wonderful
(Reuters) - The wildfire that raged on Thursday in Fort McMurray in the heart of the Canadian oil sands region knocked out as much as a third of Canada's daily crude capacity and closed some pipelines. While oil sands facilities are not in the fire's path, eight production companies and two
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Thursday he thought Britain would be better off out of the European Union. "I think the migration has been a horrible thing for Europe. A lot of that was pushed by the EU. I would say that they're better off without