- World/Latin America
- 2018-06-29 00:30:11Z
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - In a June 28 story about an attack at a newspaper in Annapolis, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the suspect arrested in the shooting had mutilated his fingers in an apparent attempt to make it harder for police to identify him. That report was based on initial information given to law enforcement authorities, which has since been corrected. While the suspect was identified using facial recognition technology, his fingers were not mutilated.
ZURICH (AP) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani began a two-day visit to Switzerland on Monday that was expected to focus on salvaging progress from the nuclear deal the United States left.
A Thai provincial governor says all 12 boys and their coach have been found alive in the cave where they went missing over a week ago in northern Thailand.
When his owner almost stepped on a rattlesnake during an early morning hike near their home in Arizona, Todd, the golden retriever, knew exactly what to do. The six-month old puppy jumped in front of Paula Godwin. Instead of Ms Godwin's legs, the venomous fangs sank into his snout. The grateful owner posted the story of their snake encounter on Facebook, alongside photographs of Todd's swollen features. "As we were walking down the hill I literally almost stepped on a rattlesnake. But my hero of a puppy Todd saved me," she wrote. Paula Godwin's post quickly went viral "He jumped right in front of my leg where I surely would have got bit. This is what a hero looks like." Her saviour...
A woman who was cyberstalked by the gunman who shot dead five people at a US newspaper office last week has said she lived in constant fear he would one day find and kill her. In an interview with the "Today" show on NBC broadcast Monday, the woman, who asked to be identified as Lori, added that when she heard about the rampage at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis on Thursday, she had no doubt her stalker was behind it. Jarrod Ramos, 38, was arrested shortly after the attack and charged with charged with five counts of murder.
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A woman on vacation in western Australia says she decided to hand-feed the sharks while boating when she was pulled into the water.
Michael Cohen, the longtime personal attorney to President Trump, seems to distance himself from the president in a new interview with ABC News; Laura Ingle reports on what else was said.
Statement beauty looks took over the Parisian catwalks this weekend, as the city kicked off the Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2018/19 show season. From wild hair to bleached brows, there was something for every beauty fan in the opening day of the presentations on Sunday.
Roseanne Barr says she likes an offer she's received to return to television.
TooFaced could be set to double down on its debut into skincare by expanding its range. The makeup brand's co-founder and CEO, Jerrod Blandino, has hinted in an interview with HelloGiggles that a full skincare line could be on the way, following the label's debut in December, when it launched its cult "Glow Job" face mask. "I'm actually tip-toeing in skin care based on our Hangover line," Blandino told the publication.
Even by astronomical standards it is a discovery that is out of this world. Scientists have for the first time witnessed the birth of a planet, a huge gas giant many times the size of Jupiter, swirling into existence 370 light years from Earth. The theory of how gas planets form from a vortex of hydrogen and helium molecules captivated by their own gravity, is now widely accepted by scientists. But it has never been seen before, until now. Today scientists at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) in Heidelberg and the SPHERE instrument consortium at the Very Large Telescope of the European Southern Observatory (ESO) in Chile, released a spectacular image of the birth The planet,...
We could be looking at the revival of BMW's famed Coupe Sport Lightweight.
Pop star Ariana Grande is sporting a new tattoo that reportedly pays tribute
There are running jokes about how often Canadians tend to say "sorry." But on
Disney's newest roller coaster debuted at Walt Disney World in Florida over
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - A Philippine provincial city mayor known for parading drug suspects in public but also alleged to have drug ties himself was shot and killed by a sniper Monday in a brazen attack during a flag-raising ceremony in front of horrified employees and village leaders.
A Philippine mayor on President Rodrigo Duterte's list of allegedly narcotics-linked officials was shot dead Monday by a "sniper" in a broad daylight attack at a town ceremony, police said. Antonio Halili was hit in the chest by a single shot fired from a distance, unleashing chaotic scenes during the weekly flag raising ceremony at the town hall in Tanauan, south of Manila. Town police chief Renato Mercado told AFP the shot was fired from about 150 metres (490 feet) away.
By Hyonhee Shin and Doina Chiacu SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday he believed the bulk of North Korea's weapons programs could be dismantled within a year, as the United States and North Korea resumed working-level talks. Bolton told CBS's "Face the Nation" that Washington has devised a program to dismantle North Korea's weapons of mass destruction - chemical, biological and nuclear - and ballistic missile programs in a year, if there is full cooperation and disclosure from Pyongyang.
The baby Velar is shaping up quite nicely.
TOKYO (AP) - Japan's 84-year-old Emperor Akihito was advised to rest after feeling nauseous and dizzy early Monday and canceled or postponed his duties.
Donald Trump is continuing to hammer Harley-Davidson over the motorcycle
CLEVELAND (AP) - LeBron James is leaving home for Hollywood and an iconic team.
Mexico elected leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in a landslide
Mexico's veteran leftist leader Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador appears on track to be proclaimed president, potentially by a landslide, after both his rivals admitted defeat. Jose Antonio Meade, candidate for the ruling PRI, announced shortly after the first exit polls were given, at 8pm in Mexico City, that he accepted his loss. He congratulated Mr Lopez Obrador, who according to Televisa's exit polls has claimed between 43 and 49 per cent of the vote. Ricardo Anaya, from the PAN, conceded 45 minutes later, leaving the path clear for Mr Lopez Obrador. Mr Anaya said he had already phoned the winner to wish him well. "I recognised his triumph, I congratulated him, and I wished him...
Cal Fire is battling a monster fire in Yolo County which exploded in size overnight. More than 1,000 firefighters are on the front lines of the 22,000-acre County Fire, which has now moved into Napa County towards Lake Berryessa.
Mexican leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is likely to be the country's next president, according to an exit poll by polling firm Parametria that pointed to a massive victory for him in Sunday's election. The exit poll showed the former Mexico City mayor winning between 53 percent and 59 percent of votes. Ricardo Anaya, who leads a left-right alliance, trailed Lopez Obrador in second place, with between 19 and 25 percent of votes, the poll found.
LeBron James is now a Laker.
Indian police said Monday they have arrested 23 people after five men were bludgeoned to death by a crazed mob in yet another horrific lynching to rock the country. Indian media estimate more than 25 people have been killed in recent months in similar cases sparked by false rumours spread on smartphones of child kidnapping or allegations of thievery or sexual harassment. The latest gruesome incident saw eight men set upon in Dhule district, 330 kilometres (205 miles) from India's financial capital Mumbai in the western state of Maharashtra on Sunday.
BERLIN (AP) - A resolution to Germany's government crisis proved elusive Sunday after the head of the Bavaria-only Christian Social Union in Angela Merkel's conservative bloc offered his resignation rather than back down from his stance against the chancellor's migration policies.
Staffers at the Capital Gazette published a powerful editorial on Sunday in
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PARIS (AP) - Holocaust survivor Simone Veil, who repeatedly broke barriers for women in French politics and spearheaded the fight to legalize abortion, was buried at the Pantheon on Sunday, an honor reserved for French heroes.
A wildfire that has forced mandatory evacuations in Yolo County near Guinda, California has grown to 22,000 acres.
London's Victoria and Albert Museum said Sunday it plans a reprise in 2019 of a Christian Dior retrospective that last year drew record numbers to the Decorative Arts Museum in Paris. The show, to run from February 2 to July 14, promises to be "the largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever staged in the UK on the House of Dior," the V&A said in a statement. "Spanning 1947 to the present day, 'Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams' will trace the history and impact of one of the 20th centuryâ s most influential couturiers," the statement said.
The company refunded her money after the mix-up.
A family of 11 found dead at their home in New Delhi had been observing "spiritual, mystical practices", police said Sunday. "Ten of the 11 family members were found hanging when we reached the house. The last, a 75-year-old female, was dead on the floor," a Delhi police official said.
"A candidate for this important position who would overturn Roe v. Wade would not be acceptable to me"
Tesla Inc nearly produced 5,000 Model 3 electric sedans in the last week of its second quarter, with the final car rolling off the assembly line on Sunday morning, several hours after the midnight goal set by Chief Executive Elon Musk, two workers at the factory told Reuters. It was not clear if Tesla could maintain that level of production for a longer period of time. Tesla did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
PARIS (AP) - A notorious French criminal serving 25 years for murder made an audacious escape from prison Sunday after several heavily armed men landed a helicopter in a courtyard, freed him from a visiting room and carried him away.
France's most famous gangster on Sunday made a spectacular jailbreak with the help of three heavily-armed accomplices who landed in his jail in a helicopter and flew out with him on board. Redoine Faid was being visited by his brother in Réau prison in the Paris region when the men burst into the room on Sunday morning and extracted him. A third man waited in the helicopter in the prison courtyard to watch over the pilot, a flying instructor whose aircraft the men hijacked in a nearby airfield and whom they forced to take part in the dramatic operation. It was the second time Faid, 46, has pulled off a spectacular jailbreak. In 2013 he became the country's most-wanted criminal after he...
Civilians fleeing Syria's war will not be allowed to enter Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday adding however that his government will continue providing them with humanitarian aid. Tens of thousands of Syrians have fled a government offensive in the country's south that started on June 19 and some have set up makeshift camps near the Israeli-held Golan Heights. "Regarding southern Syria, we will continue to defend our borders," Netanyahu said at the start of a cabinet meeting.
The marriage of a Malaysian man with a 11-year-old Thai girl has sparked outrage in the Muslim majority country with one activist Sunday labelling the groom a "child predator". Malaysian Muslims below the age of 16 are allowed to marry if they obtain the permission of a religious court. But the country's women and families ministry said there was no record of religious authorities approving the union, which took place last month across the border in Thailand's largely Muslim far south. "Our officers have gone to the house and met the girl's mother. We are waiting for more reports before deciding on the next course of action," deputy prime minister Wan...
The 2,000-pound, 32-foot MOMO-2 rocket crashed just after 5:30 a.m. local time in Japan, the second failed launch in a year.
The 2,000-pound, 32-foot MOMO-2 rocket crashed just after 5:30 a.m. local time in Japan, the second failed launch in a year.
"We love that the American story is filled with people who come from all over the world to have a better life here." Chrissy Teigen spoke from the heart on Saturday during an appearance at the Families Belong Together march in Los Angeles. Although she couldn't resist peppering in a few Trump burns - who can? - she spent most of her time at the podium preaching the virtues of America's immigrant population. SEE ALSO: The best signs from the Families Belong Together marches "Making America great doesn't mean building walls to keep people out; it means continuing to embrace the dreams of immigrants who add to our culture, our economy, and our humanity,"...
Andrés Manuel López Obrador casts his ballot at a polling station during the presidential election in Mexico City on Sunday. Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the 64-year-old leader of the Movement for National Regeneration or Morena party, has cast the vote as an epoch-making opportunity to radically transform Mexico by electing a leader who will rid the country of corruption and rule for the 53 million Mexicans still stuck in poverty. "This is a historic day," López Obrador, who is better known as Amlo, told reporters as he arrived at a Mexico City polling station to vote early on Sunday morning.