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In Milan, colors pop at MSGM, Etro; Marras stitches a tale

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:44am

Fashion may seem a respite for the cares of the world, but often it is actually an expression of them.

Abbas denies Palestinians refused peace talks with Israel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:13am

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has denied U.S. claims the Palestinians have refused to enter peace talks with Israel.

Gaza officials say Palestinian killed at border protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:49am

Gaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian has been killed and dozens injured by Israeli fire at a border protest.

State of emergency in Mexico's Sinaloa as 3 dead in flooding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:24am

Federal officials in Mexico declared a state of emergency for 11 municipalities in the northwestern state of Sinaloa due to flooding from a tropical depression's heavy rains that killed at least three people, authorities reported Friday.

Chinese minister inaugurates embassy in Dominican Republic

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:14am

China's foreign minister inaugurated his country's embassy in the Dominican Republic on Friday almost five months after the two nations established diplomatic relations.

Brazil arrests man linked to Hezbollah on crimes in Paraguay

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:04am

Brazilian police on Friday arrested a fugitive sought in Paraguay who is accused by U.S. officials of belonging to Lebanon's Hezbollah militia and of being a key financier of terrorism.

Snapchat addict sentenced to 14 years for manslaughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:59am

A judge has sentenced a Snapchat addict to 14 years in prison for orchestrating the killing of her sometime boyfriend and posting a video of him as he lay dying on a west London street.

Brazilian federal police have arrested a man US authorities say is a member of Hezbollah and key financier of terrorism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:46am

Brazilian federal police have arrested a man US authorities say is a member of Hezbollah and key financier of terrorism.

Australia police arrest man accused of killing emus with car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:21am

A man in Australia accused of deliberately killing several emus with his car and then posting a video of it online has been arrested, police announced Friday.

Model sentenced to at least 25 years for murdering rival

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:03am

A British fashion model has been sentenced to at least 25 years in prison for murdering a more successful rival during a fight over a love interest.

Germans angry over spy chief's promotion after comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:41am

A spat over Germany's domestic intelligence chief flared up again Friday, after a center-left party in Chancellor Angela Merkel's government said it wanted to nix a deal that saw the spy promoted out of office.

Polish police arrest suspect in rock attack on synagogue

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:27am

Police in the Polish city of Gdansk have detained a 27-year-old man suspected of smashing a synagogue window during the Yom Kippur holiday earlier this week.

Man throws baby off Berlin balcony before jumping to death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:01am

Berlin police say a 23-year-old man killed his baby son by throwing the infant from the 7th floor of a high-rise building before jumping to his death.

Lavrov says Russia won't interfere in Bosnia Oct. 7 election

Radul Radovanovic, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:51am

Russia won't interfere in next month's elections in Bosnia, an ethnically-divided Balkan nation where Moscow maintains strong influence among the country's Serbs, Russia's foreign minister insisted Friday.

An absolute monarchy in Africa holds parliamentary election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:42am

The southern African kingdom of Eswatini is holding an election largely free of suspense.

Israel, Russia to improve Syria hotline after plane downed

Ian Deitch, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:35am

An Israeli military official says its "deconfliction line" with Russia for their air forces in Syria will be improved after a Russian plane was hit by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli raid.

UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:02am

Drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organization said Friday.

India calls of foreign ministers' meeting with Pakistan

Ashok Sharma, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:56am

India on Friday called off a planned meeting between its foreign minister and her Pakistani counterpart on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly session in New York this month, aggravating tensions between the longtime rivals.

Danish court: Man can be extradited to Rwanda for war crimes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:44am

An appeals court in Denmark says a man can be extradited to his native Rwanda where he is suspected of committing crimes against humanity in 1994.