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Strike forces South African Airways to cancel some flights

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:10am

South African Airways says it is experiencing some domestic flight delays and cancellations because of a strike by some cabin crew.

Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:01am

The wife of a Thai man who hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live said Wednesday her husband is the only person to blame and she bears no anger toward the social media site or the users who shared the horrific video.

Deadly ambush raises fears of rebel resurgence in India

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:00am

Women wailed as Indian soldiers carried a flag-draped coffin holding the body of one of their colleagues killed this week in a deadly ambush by autonomy-seeking Maoist rebels.

US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:51am

In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system have been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power.

3 government troops killed in eastern Ukraine

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:50am

Ukrainian authorities say three of its troops have been killed and four injured in eastern Ukraine in an apparent flare-up of fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatists.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 4:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:42am

President Donald Trump's plan to provide massive tax breaks to corporations faces big challenges as Washington struggles with mounting debt. The populist president is also trying to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class. Trump is scheduled to unveil the broad outlines of a tax overhaul later today that would reduce the top corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent.

US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:30am

A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday, the latest tense naval encounter between the two countries.

French foreign minister says sarin gas used in Syria attack bears chemical 'signature' of the regime

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:30am

French foreign minister says sarin gas used in Syria attack bears chemical 'signature' of the regime .

Hong Kong arrests 2 disqualified lawmakers over oath fracas

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:30am

Hong Kong police have arrested two disqualified pro-independence lawmakers over their attempts to barge into the legislature last year in a dispute over their oaths.

Turkey: hundreds more detained over suspected links to Gulen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:21am

Police have launched simultaneous operations across the country on Wednesday, detaining hundreds of people with suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.

2nd suspect in Stockholm truck attack released

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:12am

Swedish authorities say they have released a second person arrested in connection with the April 7 truck attack that killed four people and injured 15 others in Stockholm.

Russia says US airstrike on Syria damages peace process

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:10am

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the airstrike that the United States launched at a Syrian military base earlier this month damages the prospects of a political settlement for the war-torn country.

10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:02am

The Paris prosecutors' office has announced 10 arrests in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of three attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in January 2015.

Iran confirms rejecting appeal by held British-Iranian woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:10am

Iran has confirmed that the final appeal by a British-Iranian woman detained in Iran while on a trip with her toddler daughter of having her five-year prison sentence overturned has been denied.

Japan minister resigns over remark about 2011 tsunami

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:52pm

Japan's disaster reconstruction minister resigned over his remark that "it was good" that the March 2011 quake and tsunami had hit northern Japan instead of areas closer to Tokyo.

US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:33pm

In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power.

Venezuela threatens to exit OAS as pressure on Maduro mounts

Fabiola Sanchez and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:23pm

Venezuela is threatening to pull out of the Organization of American States as the socialist government's response to political unrest that has been blamed for 26 deaths in recent weeks draws rebuke from the hemisphere's major powers.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 11:50 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:52pm

An attorney for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn says that his client told the Defense Intelligence Agency that he would be traveling to Moscow to attend a gala for a Russian state-sponsored television network. Attorney Robert Kelner says Flynn also talked with agency staff after he returned and answered any questions they asked. Two top congressmen on a House committee investigating Flynn say he may have violated federal law.

Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:40pm

China's state-owned airline will resume flights from Beijing to North Korea that had been suspended because of poor ticket sales.