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MADRID (AP) — Police in Barcelona fired gunshots Tuesday to stop a Swedish man who stole a butane gas truck and drove it at high speed against traffic on a city highway, ramming several cars along the way, a police spokeswoman said. The man was arrested and is being questioned...
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A Portuguese court has ordered police to extradite a former CIA agent to Italy, where she will serve a prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that kidnapped suspects for interrogation, her lawyer said Tuesday. Police took...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The United Nations children's agency is warning that almost 1.4 million children are at "imminent risk of death" as famine threatens parts of South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia and Yemen. The UNICEF announcement comes a day after famine was declared in parts of...
LONDON (AP) — A 45-year-old backup goalkeeper used his team's big moment against Arsenal to take part in a betting stunt. A British newspaper's betting company, which sponsored Sutton United for the game, had 8-1 odds that overweight reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw would eat a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jane Mayer's "Dark Money" and Zachary Roth's "The Great Suppression" are among several works about the modern conservative movement and rural whites that are on the short list for the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize. Other nominees announced Tuesday are Arlie Russell...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The surprise was finding that people dependent on candles, batteries, kerosene and fuel for generators in countries without a secure supply of electricity spend more on power than solar options. The founders of Dutch company Lumos knew they could do better:...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The surprise was finding that people dependent on candles, batteries, kerosene and fuel for generators in countries without a secure supply of electricity spend more on power than solar options. The founders of Dutch company Lumos knew they could do better:...
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli military court has sentenced a soldier to 18 months in prison for the fatal shooting last year of a wounded Palestinian attacker. Prosecutors had asked that Sgt. Elor Azaria be sentenced on Tuesday to 3-5 years in prison. His defense attorneys...
CAIRO (AP) — Scores of bodies of African migrants washed ashore in Libya, in the western city of Zawiya on the Mediterranean Sea, a spokesman for the Libyan Red Crescent said on Tuesday. The drownings — at least 74 bodies were found in Zawiya — are the latest tragedy at sea...