Skip to content

World News

Wily seal that cruised to pond surrenders at police station

BEVERLY, Mass. (AP) — A gray seal that wandered into a Massachusetts pond and evaded authorities’ attempts to capture him turned himself in Friday after waddling up to the local police station.
New twist in Pogba extortion probe, with brother's videos

New twist in Pogba extortion probe, with brother's videos

PARIS (AP) — A police investigation into allegations that France soccer star Paul Pogba was targeted by extortionists took a bizarre new twist Friday with the release by one of the suspects, his elder brother Mathias, of a long string of videos takin
UN rights experts cite signs of war crimes in Ukraine

UN rights experts cite signs of war crimes in Ukraine

GENEVA (AP) — A team of experts commissioned by the U.N.
Alabama halts execution because of time, IV access concerns

Alabama halts execution because of time, IV access concerns

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama officials called off the Thursday lethal injection of a man convicted in a 1999 workplace shooting because of time concerns and trouble accessing the inmate’s veins.
Moscow-held regions of Ukraine vote whether to join Russia

Moscow-held regions of Ukraine vote whether to join Russia

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Voting began Friday in Moscow-held regions of Ukraine on referendums to become part of Russia, Russian-backed officials there said.
US urges world to tell Russia to stop its nuclear threats

US urges world to tell Russia to stop its nuclear threats

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States urged other nations to tell Russia to stop making nuclear threats and end “the horror” of its war in Ukraine as all three countries' top diplomats spoke — but didn't quite meet — at a high-profile U.N.
Alex Jones set to testify in trial over Sandy Hook hoax lies

Alex Jones set to testify in trial over Sandy Hook hoax lies

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones appeared in court Thursday in Connecticut as he and his lawyer try to limit damages he must pay for promoting the lie that the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre was a hoax.
6.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico, 2 dead

6.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico, 2 dead

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Mexico early Thursday, causing at least two deaths, damaging buildings and setting off landslides. The earthquake struck at 1:19 a.m. near the epicenter of a magnitude 7.
Judge blocks Indiana abortion ban week after it took effect

Judge blocks Indiana abortion ban week after it took effect

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana judge on Thursday blocked the state’s abortion ban from being enforced, putting the new law on hold as abortion clinic operators argue that it violates the state constitution .
Australia holds day of mourning for queen with art, flowers

Australia holds day of mourning for queen with art, flowers

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia honored the late Queen Elizabeth II with a national day of mourning Thursday, including dignitaries placing sprigs of golden wattle in a wreath at Parliament House, which she had opened on one of her visits three