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American, Russian cheered as they reach Intl Space Station

April 20, 2017

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz space capsule on Thursday safely delivered an American astronaut making his first space flight and a veteran Russian cosmonaut to the International Space... more »»

Ontario, Canada brings in foreign housing tax to cool market

April 20, 2017

TORONTO (AP) — Foreign nationals who don't live in Toronto and its surrounding communities will pay an additional 15 percent tax on homes under legislation proposed by the Ontario government. more »»

AP Interview: Emirates won't withdraw from US cities

April 20, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates remains committed to the U.S. more »»

Who stashed gold inside a British piano? It's a mystery

April 20, 2017

LONDON (AP) — British officials say they've been unable to trace the rightful heirs to a trove of gold coins found stashed inside a piano and worth a "life-changing" amount of money. more »»

UN: Access to besieged Syrian areas even worse this year

April 20, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Aid agencies have not been able to reach as many besieged Syrians this year as they did over the same period last year, the U.N.'s chief humanitarian adviser for Syria said Thursday. more »»

American, Russian arrive at International Space Station

April 20, 2017

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz space capsule delivered an American astronaut making his first space flight and a veteran Russian cosmonaut to the International Space Station on Thursday. more »»

Kremlin: No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

April 20, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin's spokesman says the Russian president has no reason to doubt the Chechen leader's assurances that there's no persecution of gays in his republic, despite reports by ... more »»

China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft

April 20, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China has launched its first unmanned cargo spacecraft on a mission to dock with the country's space station.

The Tianzhou 1 blasted off at 7:41 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Pence says Trump to attend Asian summit in Nov

April 20, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Asia (all times local):

6:30 p.m.

U.S. more »»

Topsy-turvy French election still has surprises in store

April 20, 2017

PARIS (AP) — A French presidential campaign that's been filled with unprecedented twists and turns still has surprises in store heading into Sunday's first-round vote. more »»

Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblings

April 20, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis confirmed Thursday he will use his upcoming visit to the Portuguese shrine at Fatima to canonize two Portuguese shepherd children who say they saw visions of the... more »»

In Zimbabwe, boys are offered boxing instead of despair

April 20, 2017

CHITUNGWIZA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean boys as young as 10 hurry every weekend to a boxing ring whose nickname, Wafa Wafa, in the local Shona language suggests that whoever enters will be lucky... more »»

VP Pence praises Indonesia's democratic, tolerant values

April 20, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — U.S. more »»

Soyuz space capsule carrying American, Russian blasts off

April 20, 2017

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz space capsule blasted off Thursday for the International Space Station, carrying an American astronaut making his first space flight and a veteran Russian... more »»

France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

April 20, 2017

PARIS (AP) — France says it will provide proof within days that Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime carried out the April 4 chemical attack in Syria that killed at least 90 people. more »»

The Latest: Pence tours Southeast Asia's largest mosque

April 20, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Asia (all times local):

1:45 p.m. more »»

China prepares to launch country's first cargo spacecraft

April 20, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — China is preparing to launch its first unmanned cargo spacecraft on a mission to dock with the country's space station.

The Tianzhou 1 was due to blast off at 7:41 p.m. more »»

Indonesia prosecutors seek 2 years probation for Jakarta gov

April 20, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Prosecutors on Thursday recommended two years of probation for the minority Christian governor of the Indonesian capital during his trial for blaspheming the Quran. more »»

China says Interpol notice issued for outspoken tycoon Guo

April 20, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — An elusive overseas billionaire who for months publicly threatened to expose high-level corruption in China's ruling Communist Party was named in an Interpol arrest notice before h... more »»

VP Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

April 20, 2017

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is meeting Indonesia's president and other top officials in Jakarta on Thursday with trade and commercial disputes expected to be on the agenda. more »»

 
 

 

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