Sunday, May 29, 2016
Current Weather
Loading Current Weather....
Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido kidnapped in border state
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) -- Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido was kidnapped Sunday in the northern border state of Tamaulipas, a state official said.... 5/29/2016 4:44 PM

German nationalist slammed over black soccer player comment
BERLIN (AP) -- A top member of a rising German nationalist party drew sharp criticism Sunday for reportedly saying that many people wouldn't want Jerome Boateng, a key player on Germany's national soccer team whose father was born in Ghana, as their neighbor.... 5/29/2016 4:41 PM

Gibraltar fears border with Spain could close if UK quits EU
MADRID (AP) -- Gibraltar could find its access to the single European market blocked by a hostile Spanish government if the United Kingdom were to vote to leave the European Union in a referendum next month, the chief minister of the tiny British territory on Spain's southwestern tip said Sunday.... 5/29/2016 4:39 PM

Syrian rebels counter IS offensive, retake 2 villages
BEIRUT (AP) -- Syrian rebels retook two villages from Islamic State militants Sunday as they fought to undo gains made by the extremist group in a surprise offensive days earlier, activists said.... 5/29/2016 4:34 PM

Buried IED blamed on Boko Haram kills 5 in northeast Nigeria
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- The military says a tricycle taxi has triggered a homemade explosive buried near a military checkpoint that killed four civilians and a soldier in Nigeria's northeastern town of Biu.... 5/29/2016 4:29 PM

Extremists attack, kill 5 UN peacekeepers in central Mali
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- The United Nations mission in Mali says at least five Togolese peacekeepers have been killed in an attack by extremists in central Mali.... 5/29/2016 4:14 PM

UK coast guard rescues 20 people in English Channel
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's Home Office said Sunday that 20 people including 18 Albanians had been rescued overnight from an inflatable boat that started to take on water in the English Channel.... 5/29/2016 4:01 PM

Verdict expected in landmark trial of ex-Chad dictator
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Souleymane Guengueng was among thousands imprisoned in Chad during the 1982-1990 rule of dictator Hissene Habre. When Guengueng, an accountant accused of working with the opposition, was released in 1990 he collected more than 800 accounts of fellow prisoners and vowed to seek justice for their torture and suffering.... 5/29/2016 3:56 PM

Egypt military court sentences 8 to death
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian military court sentenced eight alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to death on terrorism charges on Sunday, a security official and the website of state newspaper Al-Ahram said.... 5/29/2016 3:55 PM

State official says soccer player Alan Pulido has been kidnapped in northern Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- State official says soccer player Alan Pulido has been kidnapped in northern Mexico.... 5/29/2016 3:55 PM

Iraqi forces complete buildup around IS-held Fallujah
TARIQ CAMP, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's special forces completed a troop buildup around Fallujah on Sunday ahead of an operation to retake the Islamic State-held city west of Baghdad, a military officer said, as the militants attacked a newly-liberated town to the west.... 5/29/2016 3:52 PM

Israel media: Police recommend indicting Netanyahu's wife
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli media reported Sunday that a police investigation has recommended indicting the wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over misuse of state funds and inflated household spending.... 5/29/2016 3:47 PM

UAE media say US businessman gets 15 years prison
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- A Dubai court has sentenced an American businessman to 15 years in prison after convicting him on theft and fraud charges.... 5/29/2016 3:03 PM

More than 700 feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings
POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) -- Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as European ships saved thousands of others in daring rescue operations.... 5/29/2016 2:35 PM

Israel thanks Russia for returning tank from 1982 war
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister has thanked the Russian President for agreeing to return a tank from a battle in the 1982 Lebanon war from which three soldiers are still missing in action.... 5/29/2016 2:29 PM

Child in critical condition after Paris lightning strike
PARIS (AP) -- A child remains in critical condition after a lightning bolt disrupted a birthday party in a Paris park, injuring several.... 5/29/2016 1:52 PM

UK Conservative Party dispute over immigration escalates
LONDON (AP) -- Conservative Party members seeking a British exit from the European Union have launched increasingly personal attacks on Prime Minister David Cameron over his leadership of the campaign to keep Britain within the 28-nation bloc.... 5/29/2016 1:46 PM

US bomb from World War II defused at German airport
BERLIN (AP) -- An American bomb dropped during World War II has been defused at the airport in the northern German city of Hannover in an operation that forced dozens of flights to be diverted.... 5/29/2016 1:34 PM

Fire at Ukrainian home for the elderly kills 17, injures 5
MOSCOW (AP) -- A fire swept through a private home for the elderly in a Ukrainian village shortly before dawn Sunday, killing 17 people and injuring five others, an emergency official said.... 5/29/2016 12:44 PM

Kuwait food firm Americana says deal off to sell big stake
KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Kuwait Food Company says a planned deal involving the sale of a majority stake in the company has been called off after the parties involved failed to reach an agreement.... 5/29/2016 12:34 PM

Recommended for You