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WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has fired an information technology staffer following his arrest on a bank fraud charge at a Virginia airport where he was attempting to fly to Pakistan. Wasserman Schultz spokesman David Damron says Irman Awan was fired by the...
Novak Djokovic will miss the rest of this season because of an injured right elbow. That means Djokovic will pull out of the U.S. Open and end his streak of participating in 51 consecutive Grand Slam tournaments. The two-time U.S. Open champion announced the news Wednesday,...
BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France (AP) — French authorities ordered the evacuation of up to 12,000 people around a picturesque hilltop town in the southern Cote d'Azur region as fires hopscotched around the Mediterranean coast for a third day Wednesday. A raging wildfire began late...
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been sentenced to 120 days in jail after police say he cut a pet fish in half during a domestic dispute. The Bristol Press reports ( http://bit.ly/2uwo8kj ) 33-year-old Juan Vega pleaded guilty Tuesday to breach of peace. As part of...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany says it will examine a new package of U.S. sanctions against Russia approved by the House of Representatives amid concerns that the measures could affect European businesses. Germany and Austria in recent weeks have criticized the planned penalties, saying...
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in southern France and Portugal (all times local): 1:50 p.m. Wildfires are burning across swaths of central and southern Italy, aided by the region's drought and high temperatures, but authorities say most have been caused by arson. Civil...
THE ARCTIC CIRCLE (AP) — While it may be frigid and wet on deck, the crew of a modern icebreaker can expect creature comforts inside the ship, even saunas. Cabins on board the MSV Nordica are small but functional, with a desk, a TV and an en suite bathroom. Most of the 21...
THE ARCTIC CIRCLE (AP) — While it may be frigid and wet on deck, the crew of a modern icebreaker can expect creature comforts inside the ship, even saunas. Cabins on board the MSV Nordica are small but functional, with a desk, a TV and an en suite bathroom. Most of the 21...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on House passage of legislation placing additional sanctions on Russia (all times local): ___ 7:30 a.m. The president of the European Union's executive arm is threatening unspecified action against the United States if a package of sanctions on...