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The Latest: At least 3 Britons killed in plane crash

March 25, 2015

11:25 a.m. (1025 GMT, 6:25 a.m. EDT)

Britain's foreign secretary says the government believes that at least three Britons have died in the Germanwings disaster. more »»

Thai seafood firm drops supplier named in AP slavery report

March 25, 2015

BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Thailand's biggest seafood company said Wednesday it has cut ties with a supplier named in an Associated Press report after determining it might be involved with forced... more »»

Damaged black box, 2 minutes key clues in Alpine jet crash

March 25, 2015

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — A cockpit voice recorder badly damaged when a German jetliner slammed into an Alpine mountainside and a crucial two-minute span when the pilot lost contact offer... more »»

The Latest: German students grieve classmates dead in crash

March 25, 2015

10:10 a.m. (0910 GMT, 5:10 a.m. more »»

Ukraine's president dismisses powerful regional governor

March 25, 2015

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko dismissed the billionaire governor of an eastern region Wednesday following a rancorous dispute pitting the tycoon against the government. more »»

Iran film portrays the Prophet Muhammad, drawing criticism

March 25, 2015

ALLAHYAR, Iran (AP) — Here in this Persian replica of Mecca, built at the cost of millions of dollars, an Iranian film company is attempting to offer the world a literal glimpse of the Prophet... more »»

Sectarian tensions simmer in Iraq shrine city targeted by IS

March 25, 2015

SAMARRA, Iraq (AP) — The al-Askari shrine in the Iraqi city of Samarra is surrounded by thousands of Shiite militiamen in mismatched uniforms, many of them awaiting transport to the nearby front... more »»

Graffiti boom born in tragedy brightens up Colombia capital

March 25, 2015

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A vibrant stream of giant murals greets people heading in from Bogota's main airport or walking down the cobblestone streets of colonial downtown. more »»

AP Investigation: Are slaves catching the fish you buy?

March 25, 2015

BENJINA, Indonesia (AP) — The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical island thousands of miles from home. more »»

AP tracked supply chain of slave caught fish to US

March 25, 2015

A year-long investigation into forced labor and trafficking in Southeast Asia's fishing industry led an Associated Press team to Benjina, a small town that straddles two islands in the far reache... more »»

Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; black box found

March 25, 2015

SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France (AP) — A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what caused a German jetliner to take an... more »»

Angelina Jolie undergoes further preventive surgery

March 25, 2015

LONDON (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of... more »»

Official: Ebola survivor may have infected new Liberia case

March 25, 2015

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — A woman who tested positive for Ebola in Liberia last week is dating a survivor of the disease, a health official said Tuesday, offering a possible explanation for how sh... more »»

The Latest: Germanwings forced to cancel 7 flights

March 25, 2015

1:03 a.m. (0003 GMT, 20:03 EDT)

Germanwings has had to cancel seven flights out of Dusseldorf because a number of crew members felt they were unfit to fly following news of the accident. more »»

Utah's adoption of firing squads bucks global trend

March 24, 2015

Utah's decision to reintroduce the firing squad as an execution method if lethal injections drugs are unavailable bucks an international trend. more »»

The Latest: Spanish town mourns German plane crash victims

March 24, 2015

11:10 p.m. (2210 GMT,6:10 p.m. more »»

The Latest: CEO: Details about plane crash should come soon

March 24, 2015

10:50 p.m. (2150 GMT, 5:50 p.m. more »»

Obama: Dim hope for end to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

March 24, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the U.S. is weighing whether to back Palestinian efforts to seek U.N. more »»

16 German high school students among plane crash victims

March 24, 2015

HALTERN, Germany (AP) — A stunned German town mourned 16 students who went down aboard Germanwings Flight 9525 on their way home Tuesday from a Spanish exchange, while the opera world grieved for... more »»

Mexico's Baja farmworkers strike for better conditions

March 24, 2015

SAN QUINTIN, Mexico (AP) — Workers at large, export-oriented farms in the Mexican border state of Baja California have led a week of violent protests over low pay, abuses and poor conditions,... more »»

 
 

 

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