Binaj Guruacharya, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 12:45am
Mountaineering expedition organizers in Nepal are sending huge trash bags with climbers on Mount Everest during the spring climbing season to collect trash that then can be winched by helicopters back to the base camp.
Two anti-abortion activists who secretly recorded Planned Parenthood conversations about fetal tissue must each face more than a dozen felony charges. California's new Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed 15 counts apiece Tuesday against David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt of the Center of Medical Progress, saying the videos were made without the consent of the people in them in violation of state law. Planned Parenthood said the videos were deceptively edited to support extremists' false claims.
The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee says White House meddling in Congress' Russia investigations is not helping to lift the cloud of suspicion that hangs over the Trump administration. Virginia Sen. Mark Warner says that if the White House has nothing to hide about its relationship with Russia, there should be no problem with government officials answering questions in public testimony.
Residents of Australia's cyclone-battered tropical northeast emerged from their homes on Wednesday to find roofs lying in their yards, boats flung onto rocks and roads blocked by tangles of fallen trees and power lines, as emergency officials tried to reach communities cut off by the powerful storm.
Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 8:03pm
A cockpit voice recorder failed to capture audio of the doomed flight of a light plane that crashed into the roof of an Australian shopping mall last month killing a pilot and four Americana tourists, accident investigators said Wednesday.
Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro and Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 6:23pm
The bodies of an American and a Swedish investigator with the United Nations and their Congolese interpreter were found in Central Kasai province, authorities said Tuesday, more than two weeks after they disappeared while looking into recent violence there.
Sinan Salaheddin and Robert Burns, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 5:24pm
U.S. airstrikes probably played a role in the deaths of dozens of civilians in Mosul earlier this month, U.S. and Iraqi military officials acknowledged Tuesday, but they denied the rules for avoiding civilian casualties have been loosened despite a recent spike in civilian casualties.
Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 4:50pm
Central European University said Tuesday that government-proposed amendments to Hungary's law on higher education "would make it impossible to continue its operations" in Budapest, its home for over 25 years.
Alexis Adele and Carley Petesch, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 3:45pm
An Ivory Coast court on Tuesday found former first lady Simone Gbagbo not guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity after a trial on her alleged role in postelection abuses that led to the deaths of thousands.
Jamey Keaten, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 28th - 3:24pm
Lawyers say a Roman Empire-era coffin depicting the 12 labors of Hercules is set to go home to Turkey, ending a legal battle over a prized artifact that had mysteriously turned up in Geneva's secretive customs-office warehouse years ago.