Elaine Ganley, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 1:34pm
The French presidential campaign lurched across another speedbump Wednesday as conservative candidate Francois Fillon defiantly vowed to stay in the race despite being notified that he may face preliminary corruption charges in two weeks.
Nataliya Vasilyeva, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 12:34pm
Russian-backed rebels are taking over scores of factories and mines in eastern Ukraine, many of them belonging to a tycoon whose foundation has been the largest provider of humanitarian aid to a war-battered population.
Jill Lawless, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 12:14pm
Britain's unelected House of Lords on Wednesday handed the government a stinging — though likely temporary — defeat on its plans to leave the European Union, resolving that EU citizens should be promised the right to stay in the U.K. after it quits the bloc.
Police have found the tortured bodies of nine men and two women on the outskirts of Mexico's Gulf coast city of Veracruz, authorities said Wednesday, a day after increased state and federal security forces were deployed to parts of the state.
Rahim Faiez, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 11:09am
Near-simultaneous Taliban suicide bombings and an hours-long shootout with Afghan security forces left at least 16 people dead and over 100 wounded in Kabul on Wednesday — a stark reminder of the militants' ability to stage large-scale and complex attacks in the country's capital.
Raf Casert, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 10:48am
Some 50 countries have signed up to attend a family planning conference in Brussels aimed at making up the gap left by President Donald Trump's ban on U.S. funding to groups linked to abortion, organizers said Wednesday.
Lori Hinnant, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 1st - 10:38am
Forensics officers locked down a neighborhood in western France on Wednesday, searching for traces of a four-member family that disappeared, leaving behind a bloody cellphone, stripped beds and a home where a prosecutor said "time froze."