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Container ship adrift again off Canadian coast

October 18, 2014

PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia (AP) — A disabled Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel is adrift again but officials said Saturday there is no immediate risk of it reaching... more »»

Bishops scrap welcome to gays in sign of split

October 18, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful... more »»

Cautious optimism over Nigeria's kidnapped girls

October 18, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — There's no dancing in the streets, but people in the hometown of more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls are cautiously optimistic about news of a cease-fire with... more »»

Bermuda clears trees, power lines hit by Gonzalo

October 18, 2014

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Crews cleared away downed trees and power lines Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo battered this tiny, wealthy British territory for several hours but caused no deaths or... more »»

Iraq lawmakers approve interior, defense ministers

October 18, 2014

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi lawmakers approved Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's remaining Cabinet nominees on Saturday, including for the critical defense and interior portfolios, completing the... more »»

US, China vow to manage rifts ahead of Obama visit

October 18, 2014

BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Power out, trees fall as hurricane crosses Bermuda

October 18, 2014

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Hurricane Gonzalo crushed trees, flattened power lines and damaged Bermuda's main hospital during an hours-long battering, but the tiny, wealthy British territory suffere... more »»

WHO won't discuss Ebola mistakes document

October 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization said Saturday that it wouldn't explain details contained in an internal document obtained by The Associated Press in which the U.N. more »»

Food deliveries in Sierra Leone to fight Ebola

October 18, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The U.N. more »»

US-led strike kills 8 in IS-held Syria town

October 18, 2014

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — A U.S. more »»

Catholic bishops approve revised report on gays

October 18, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Catholic bishops on Saturday approved a revised document laying out the church's position on gays, sex, marriage and divorce, saying the report was a "balanced" reflection of... more »»

Bishops revise document on gays, expect approval

October 18, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Catholic bishops on Saturday approved a revised document laying out the church's position on gays, sex, marriage and divorce, saying the report was a "balanced" reflection of... more »»

Families of slain UK aid workers call for unity

October 18, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The families of two British hostages killed by the Islamic State group urged people of all faiths to unite against the militants' "hateful acts," as hundreds celebrated the life of... more »»

Paris sculpture removed after vandals strike

October 18, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A controversial green art installation on Paris' tony Place Vendome has been taken down after being vandalized overnight. more »»

Turkish prosecutors drop corruption probe

October 18, 2014

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish prosecutors dropped a bribery and corruption investigation that forced four government ministers to step down earlier in the year, drawing criticism on Saturday from... more »»

Container ship towed away from Canadian coast

October 18, 2014

PRINCE RUPERT, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian Coast Guard vessel continued to slowly tow a disabled Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel away from British Columbia's... more »»

Rome mayor defiantly registers 16 gay marriages

October 18, 2014

ROME (AP) — The gay marriage debate arrived within walking distance of the Vatican on Saturday as Rome's mayor defied Italy's government and registered 16 gay marriages celebrated abroad. more »»

Sweden underwater activity search continues

October 18, 2014

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's military continues to investigate reports of "foreign underwater activity" in the Stockholm archipelago using high-tech equipped naval vessels, aircraft and... more »»

9 more bodies push Nepal blizzard death toll to 38

October 18, 2014

KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A rescue helicopter spotted nine more bodies Saturday on a trekking trail in northern Nepal, bringing the death toll to 38 from this week's series of snow storms and... more »»

Endangered northern white rhino dies in Africa

October 18, 2014

PRAGUE (AP) — A Czech zoo says a 34-year-old northern white rhinoceros has died in Kenya, further reducing the world's dwindling population of the critically endangered anima. more »»

 
 
 

 

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